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Scott Branch, CSM’s head of marketing communications, Motorsport, reviews the 2018 Formula One season and highlights what we can expect in 2019

With technology, rule changes and fan expectations constantly changing the way sports are played and viewed, Misha Sher, vice-president, Sport & Entertainment at Mediacom Worldwide, identifies five trends that will matter in 2019.

The City of Miami Commission has voted in favour of plans for a Formula One Grand Prix to be held in downtown Miami from the 2019 season

The Vélo Series is a road cycling property that aims to deliver a premium quality event to a large numbers of riders.

Phil Stephan, director of global consulting at data-driven sports marketing agency Two Circles, tells Sports Sponsorship Insider that sports rights-holders hold digital marketing assets that can compete with targeted advertising campaigns on Facebook and Google.

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Sports Sponsorship Insider invited Scott Branch, head of communications, Motorsports at the CSM Sport & Entertainment, to look back on the Formula One season and highlight five things the agency learned from the series' first year under new owners Liberty Media.

UK equestrian sports body British Eventing has conducted a major study of its audience data with the sport marketing agency Two Circles. Chief executive David Holmes explains how the study has informed the revamp of this traditional sports’ sponsorship strategy.

Will the media coverage given to major women's sports events in football, rugby and cricket during the summer inspire greater sponsorship investment in women’s sport in the UK? 

The busy summer of sport for women's national teams in football, cricket and rugby union represents, for some, a watershed moment in the development of women's sport, not least because of the growing…

Loren Angelo, vice president of marketing for carmaker Audi of America, opened the second day of the IEG conference in Chicago with a presentation explaining how the brand had moved from a challenger in…

Jim Andrews, senior vice president at IEG and ESP Properties, opened the 34th IEG Conference in Chicago on Sunday afternoon by explaining this year’s conference name: Pivot.

A sports sponsorship needs to align with the sponsor brand's wider marketing and business strategies and directly drive business. It’s a line you hear from brand representatives at almost every sport business conference

Have we got your attention? That was the question burning across presentations on the first day of the Leaders Sport Business Summit in New York City and on the minds of an industry anxious about last year’s broadcast ratings.

At most sports industry conferences, the temptation is to seek out the big names and major international players rather than the local sports, agency or corporate brands that largely populate the event. At SpoBis, German sports industry practitioners were out in force and themselves paid close attention to the narratives and strategies presented by many top-level speakers.

On day one of SpoBis, the sports industry conference held each year in Düsseldorf, Germany, the main session on the internationalisation of sports revealed some unanimity on the opportunities presented by the Asian market and, in particular, China.

Ben Cronin, Global Lead of Network Client Solutions, Publicis Media Sport & Entertainment, explains why financial brands are rethinking their sponsorship game plan

Last year, Sports Sponsorship Insider caught up with Marshall Osborne, Uber’s head of sports partnerships, for an informal video interview at the Sport Business Summit in London.

In this month’s Sports Sponsorship Insider, we covered ambitious sponsorship moves in mixed martial arts and esports, along with somewhat less heady growth stories in more mature, mainstream sports, l…

In October’s Sports Sponsorship Insider, we took an in-depth look at the sport of basketball, covering 773 sponsorship deals, including 400 National Basketball Association (NBA) team deals, plus central a…

Technological change continues to offer fresh commercial opportunities for football, but only time will tell whether the tech platforms discussed at the Soccerex Global Forum in Manchester this week will…

Mike Sundet, VP sports and entertainment marketing for the US-based Momentum Worldwide agency speaks about the structure of the energy drink sector, its values and its attitude towards mainstream sports.

Insight from John Scurfield, head of MediaCom Sport & Entertainment UK, on the challenges for Olympic sponsors ahead of Tokyo 2020

Our guest blogger, Richard Gillis, says you shouldn't believe every rumour you read about the sports sector 

TV Sports Markets' Richard Welbirg looks at Cricket Australia's media rights in sub-Saharan Africa