Slingshot Sponsorship Appointed As Exclusive Sponsorship Agency for D&AD Awards 10th January, 2013

The world’s leading creative industry body, the D&AD, have appointed Slingshot Sponsorship as their exclusive sponsorship agency for the prestigious D&AD Awards. The awards will be held in June at the Roundhouse and are attended by the leaders in advertising and design from around the world.

Fifty-one years ago this inspiring community developed the event to recognise creative achievement and it continues to drive the industry forward today. Honouring the very best in advertising and design, the awards now include 130 categories spread across 25 disciplines ranging from Direct Integrated Campaigns to E-Book Design Front Covers.  The diversity of the awards emphasise the D&AD redefining traditional awards, recognising and challenging the creative community.

Amanda Moorby, D&AD Partnerships Director said: “D&AD are proud to be joining forces with Slingshot Sponsorship.  The specific expertise that Slingshot provides will help us deliver a truly memorable event – ensuring that our awards are as creatively challenging as the campaigns that enter.”

Integrated and tailored in its approach, Slingshot Sponsorship has evolved as an agency to develop and deliver inspired partnership opportunities for high profile awards and events.  The award winning, London based agency, will be working with D&AD to extend the commercial viability of the annual awards; adding value to brand partnerships across the world and creating access to the most creative minds in the industry.

Jackie Fast, Managing Director of Slingshot Sponsorship commented: “We are thrilled to be working with the D&AD Awards.  The D&AD Awards set the standard for creative excellence around the world, pushing boundaries and spurring ingenuity in all avenues; and as an agency this is what Slingshot strives for.  Working with the D&AD is a very exciting opportunity for us to showcase how truly creative partnerships can amplify events.”

Sponsorship opportunities for the D&AD Awards will be available in January 2013.