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In April 2020, eleven Spanish football clubs joined sponsor CaixaBank’s cause campaign, supporting food banks to meet the rising need during the Covid-19 lockdown crisis.

Early in 2020, ‘Memotraits’ leveraged Rakbank’s rights in the UAE as a FC Barcelona regional partner by turning local Barca fan football memories into physical art.

On the weekend that would have hosted the cancelled 2020 Open, Mastercard took presenting partner rights to the final of the R&A’s ‘e-Open’.

Crypto trading platform StormGain leveraged its Newcastle United sleeve sponsorship in spring/summer 2020 with a video Q&A series featuring the Premier League club’s biggest stars.

For the 2020 Champions League’s return in August, Uefa partner Mastercard created a best practice example of how sponsors could switch physical experiences for virtual activations amid the pandemic.

New Zealand-based ASB Bank has elected to donate rights attached to its New Zealand Rugby sponsorship to help 100 small-to-medium-sized businesses

The National Hockey League's Arizona Coyotes have announced a multi-year partnership with financial services company Mountain America Credit Union

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) has agreed a deal to sponsor the 2022 edition of the Asian Games multi-sport event, which will be held in Hangzhou

La Liga’s Real Sociedad will open its newly renovated, 40,000-capacity stadium – under the new Reale Arena moniker – on Saturday, while the club is close to striking a new shirt sponsorship deal. T

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To leverage its 2019 IPL sponsorship, Yes Bank created an activation programme aimed at Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).

Uefa partner Santander brought the excitement of the 2020 Champions League Final in Lisbon to the world through an enhanced edition of its ‘Santander Media House’

Norwegian insurance giant Gjensidige Forsikring linked up with 19 national sports organisations to drive recruitment and participation via a 2018 employee engagement initiative called the Gjensidige Games.

Over the English cricket summer of 2019, NatWest activated its principal partnership with the ECB by celebrating cricket’s diversity and inclusion.

AIB’s digitally led campaign leveraged its 2018-19 partnership with the GAA across owned channels and media partner platforms to engage new customers, grow brand affinity and build its digital services credentials.

Longstanding Canadian golf sponsor RBC hit new marketing heights in 2019 with a season-long, multi-channel activation programme leveraging its two PGA Tour title sponsorships and its team of ambassadors.

An online and in-store led joint campaign from Hypovereinsbank (HVB) and Allianz leveraged their FC Bayern Munich sponsorships to promote their combined insurance/pensions partnership.

In 2019, FNB sought to life the spirits of nation with a campaign that linked fans, legends, coaches, friends and family to the players at the Rugby World Cup in Japan through fixed ad assets and real-time messaging.

For its first final as a Uefa Champions League sponsor, in 2019, Santander decided to become the ‘unofficial host’ via an array of on-the-ground activations in its home city of Madrid.

‘One Moment’, Visa’s UK-focused campaign around the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup, was built around market-relevant Team Visa player ambassador stories.

Citibanamex activated its Mexican national team sponsorship for the 2018 Fifa World Cup through AR, bots, a digital album, social content and a team-related competition.

Launched in August 2019, AIG’s global activation programme for the first year of its sponsorship of the Women’s British Open focused on positioning AIG as an ally for female golfers and for women in general.

BNP Paribas highlighted its deep commitment to French tennis around the 2019 French Open by creating mementoes from the physical matter of Roland-Garros’ Number One Court as its was dismantled for redevelopment.

HSBC leveraged its on-site rights at the 148th Open Championship in 2019 by creating the HSBC Golf Zone, an interactive experience open to all spectators.

NBA sponsor American Express created an award-winning campaign during the 2018-19 season by allowing Amex members to swap their jersey for free if their favourite player switched clubs.

As Japan prepared for an influx of international fans coming to watch the 2019 Rugby World Cup, AIG Japan leveraged the company’s sponsorship of New Zealand’s All Blacks toward a road safety campaign.

In 2019, the FAI and Aviva rejuvenated the ‘Aviva Soccer Sisters’ grassroots girls football programme and promoted it through a campaign that drove a 107% increase in participation.

The spearhead strand of Mastercard’s 2019 Rugby World Cup activation programme saw the tournament’s official payments partner harness real-time technology to create unique Player of the Match trophies for each match.

In 2019, the Football Association’s official payments partner pushed its mission – to ‘facilitate people’s passions with quick and easy payments’ – by allowing grassroots teams to easily pay their fees via the FA Matchday App.