Slingshot Sponsorship Shortlisted For Three ESA Excellence Awards 23rd October, 2015

Slingshot Sponsorship is delighted to announce that they have made the shortlist in the ESA Excellence Awards not just once, but three times. Against fierce competition with a significant increase in award entries this year, Slingshot have been shortlisted within the B2B Activation Award for their work in securing Hill Dickinson as a sponsor for GB Taekwondo, focussed on reinvigorating staff and driving revenue within law. As a reflection of their strong work with commercialising rights holders, they have been shortlisted for a further two entries within the Rights Holders Achievement Award for their work with the What Car Awards and Wales Rally GB.

Jackie Fast, Managing Director, Slingshot Sponsorship said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted three times this year.  It’s a reflection of a lot of hard work within the agency as well as a lot of confidence from the clients we have been working with over the past couple of years.  It’s also an honor to be shortlisted against some great agencies and campaigns.  We are really looking forward to the event!”

The ESA Excellence Awards reward exceptional work created by sponsorship professionals across all of Europe and across a wide spectrum of sectors. These include sport, media, entertainment, culture, community and corporate responsibility. This year ESA has introduced a host of new categories to keep pace with the evolving way in which sponsorships are being used by marketers.

To book tickets for the Awards ceremony on Thursday 11 February, 2016, at Café de Paris, London, visit .

Slingshot Sponsorship Nominated for 4 Categories at the Corporate Engagement Awards 2013 20th August, 2013

Slingshot Sponsorship has been shortlisted for four categories at the Corporate Engagement Awards 2013 for the agencies’ work with the What Car? Awards, Mencap’s Little Noise Sessions and Digital Unite’s Spring Online. This is the third consecutive year that Slingshot Sponsorship has been recognised at the Corporate Engagement Awards for its work within the industry.

With twenty-one categories in total, the awards are judged specifically upon strategy, execution and outcome.  Slingshot has been shortlisted for Best Alignment to Brand Values through partnership or Collaboration (Digital Unite’s Spring Online & Carphone Warehouse), Best Collaboration for a Single Event (Little Noise Sessions), Best Collaborative Approach (What Car?) and Best Combined Partnership (Little Noise Sessions).

Managing Director Jackie Fast commented, “The Corporate Engagement Awards is the bench mark event for best practice in corporate sponsorship.  Our nominations are testament to the innovative approach Slingshot takes with each of its clients and the platforms we have the opportunity to work alongside.’

The event is to take place on Thursday 26th September at the Hotel Russell in Central London.

EDF Energy Signs as Headline Sponsor of the What Car? Green Awards 2012 29th August, 2012

The What Car? Green Awards 2012 will take place on September 19 at the Imagination Gallery, London, and will be sponsored by EDF Energy.

The What Car? Green Awards include the best green cars in each category, as well as an overall winner. The What Car? judging team evaluate more than just CO2, because cars emit a whole concoction of polluting gases, including nitrous oxides and particulates. The judges will also evaluate whole-life costs, driveability and reliability.

Awards will be given for the best supermini, small family car, family car, executive car, MPV, alternative-fuel car, SUV, fun car and an overall winner.

“Electric vehicles demonstrate important developments that have been made in low-carbon motoring,” said Angus Wilby, Head of Energy Services at EDF Energy. “As the largest producer of low-carbon electricity in Britain and provider of electric vehicle recharging solutions for homes and businesses, EDF Energy’s sponsorship of the What Car? Green Awards is the perfect opportunity for us to demonstrate our commitment.”

As Britain’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity and with considerable electrical and engineering experience within its workforce, EDF Energy is playing a leading role in facilitating the development of PIV recharging technology and infrastructure. This is being achieved by working and consulting widely with motor manufacturers, chargepoint manufacturers, and central and local government offices to help bring about effective recharging solutions.

What Car? publishing director Andrew Golby said: “The What Car? Green Awards advise an increasing number of motorists looking for greener motoring. The industry is delivering ever-greener and cleaner cars, and our awards will help narrow down the choice for consumers in what can be a complex arena.”

What Car? named the Vauxhall Ampera its overall winner in 2011, as well as the best alternative-fuel car.

Slingshot Sponsorship Nominated for the Corporate Engagement Awards 2012 25th July, 2012

Slingshot Sponsorship has been shortlisted for the second year running at the Corporate Engagement Awards.

Slingshot Sponsorship has been shortlisted for three categories at the Corporate Engagement Awards for their innovative approach with consumer publication What Car? Magazine. Categories shortlisted include Best Collaborative Approach, Best Execution of Corporate Sponsorship Activity and Best Relationship Building Sponsorship Programme.

Andrew Golby, publishing director at What Car? commented:

It is a huge achievement to be creating award winning partnerships at What Car?  We have seen first-hand how partnerships can truly achieve more together and it is great how our collaborative approach with Slingshot has helped to create this.

At last year’s awards Slingshot Sponsorship collected two Gold Awards and two Silver Awards for their corporate partnership programme with The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) and credit and business information specialist Equifax.

The Corporate Engagement Awards is the only European benchmark of best practice in all aspects of the corporate partnership & sponsorship process, and three nominations in such competitive categories is a fantastic acknowledgement of Slingshot’s hard work as they enter their third successful year.

Slingshot Sponsorship delivers and develops long-term brand strategies that engage targeted audiences through sponsorship rights.  Integrated and tailored in each approach, Slingshot diversifies across a range of industries with clients based in publishing, events, trade associations, charities, motorsport and music.

Jackie Fast, managing director of Slingshot Sponsorship and also a judge at the Corporate Engagement Awards, is thrilled to be shortlisted:

It is such an achievement to not only be nominated for a second year but to also be nominated within three categories alongside some very high profile campaigns. Slingshot Sponsorship has gone from strength to strength and I am thrilled that our hard work and unique approach is being recognised. I am also delighted to be appointed as a judge for the 2012 awards and I am looking forward to helping identify the best partnerships within the industry.

The winners of the Corporate Engagement Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony in London on September 18th 2012.