Earlier this year the NBA recently announced it was allowing its basketball franchises to attract shirt sponsors for the first time, Get Me Media’s Pete Davis hopes they won’t follow the football route and only sell to the highest bidder.
For years, the big US sports franchises – basketball, American football, baseball, ice hockey, etc – have protected their first-team shirts from sponsorship. There have been plenty of deals elsewhere, including individual player endorsements and practice shirt sponsors, but the main shirts have remained sacrosanct, unsullied by commercial forces.
But it’s clear that times are changing, with the recent news of the NBA opening up basketball team shirts to sponsorship.
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Last night at The Marketing Society Excellence Awards at the HAC, London, Sensodyne was awarded the prestigious Grand Prix prize and Alistair Macrow of McDonald’s was crowned the 2016 Marketing Society Marketing Leader of the Year in association with Campaign.
Over 500 members, guests and friends gathered to celebrate marketing in all its creative brilliance and to find out who this years’ much anticipated winners were. The judges, led by Ronan Dunne, CEO of O2, chose Sensodyne as the overall winner of the Grand Prix.
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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is expected to rule in favour of clamping down on e-cigarette advertising this week, despite a recent report by UK doctors that urged promoting the product for public health reasons.
The ECJ will rule on Wednesday on a final attempt by tobacco and e-cigarette manufacturers to ameliorate legislation that will come into force under the European Tobacco Products Directive later this month. [more…]