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Football Business Awards 2017 - Finalists

Football Business Awards 2017 - Finalists

The finalists for the 2017 Football Business Awards were announced this week and a number of clubs are up for prizes in their categories.

Remember, these are the 2017 awards so feature achievements in the 2016/17 campaign so a clubs' category may no longer reflect the division they are in for the 2017/18 season.

For the 2017 set and under the category of Best Club Marketing Initiative for the Premier League, the following clubs find themselves nominated:

West Ham

Best Club Marketing Initiative for non Premier League clubs, sees the following nominated:

Aston Villa
Huddersfield Town
St Johnstone
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wycombe Wanderers

Best Football Club Hospitality lists:

Club Wembley One Twenty
St Johnstone

Best Use of Technology in a Football Club features:

Aston Villa
Derby County with NewTek
Hull City
Leicester City with Seven League
Manchester City

The Innovation Award will go to one of: & Supponor
Emirates FA Cup Story
Huddersfield Town
Sport Structures

There are still a few more awards to be considered.

Best Football Community Scheme will be fought out between:

Albion in the Community (Brighton)
Burnley FC in the Community
Everton in the Community
Fulham FC Foundation
Manchester City FC
Watford Football Club`s Community Sports and Education Trust

The Best Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme will go to one of:

Burnley FC in the Community
Everton in the Community
Liverpool FC
Swansea City AFC
The Football Foundation

Best Non-match Day use of Venue:

Emirates Stadium
Manchester City FC - City Football Academy
Stamford Bridge
West Ham United FC

With Best Fan Engagement by Club featuring:

Leyton Orient FC, Kick it Out & the Football Supporters` Federation (FSF)
Manchester City
Tottenham Hotspur

And finally we have the Sponsorship Deal/Partnership of the Year category:

Avon & Liverpool Ladies
Beko & FC Barcelona
Betstars and Leicester City
Marathonbet & Hibernian
Virgin Media & The Football Supporters` Federation
Best Brand Activation Involving Football
Betsafe and Manchester City
Betstars and Leicester City
SportPesa and Everton
SportPesa and Hull City
Manning Gottlieb OMD for Virgin Media
NIVEA MEN and Liverpool
Reflect Digital

The national and annual event will see their Gold, Silver and Bronze awards handed out for each category this season at the Iconic Tabacco Dock on London on November 2 and the awards are in their sixth year now.


Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday September 9 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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