Slingshot Sponsorship’s Jackie Fast Shortlisted for Rising Star Award at Media Week Awards 2013 26th July, 2013

Slingshot Sponsorship’s Managing Director, Jackie Fast has been shortlisted for the Rising Star Award at this year’s Media Week Awards.  Since founding Slingshot Sponsorship, Jackie has been at the forefront of young talent emerging from the sponsorship industry.  Having only launched Slingshot Sponsorship three years ago, Jackie’s nomination for Media Weeks’ Rising Star Award is testament to her hard work and the influence she has had upon the industry.

Media Week’s Rising Star Award recognises young professionals working within agencies and media owners who are making a significant impact within their organisation and sector.  The award seeks to honour and celebrate excellence within the media industry.

Jackie stated: ‘I am delighted to be shortlisted for Media Week’s Rising Star Award. Slingshot Sponsorship has a drive to building greater awareness of sponsorship’s value within other industries and this recognition is one small step towards that goal.’

This year’s event will take place at Grosvenor House on 24th October, 2013.

Our own Jackie Fast announced in prestigious Media Week 30 Under 30 12th July, 2012

Managing Director of Slingshot Sponsorship, Jackie Fast, announced as part of the industry’s next generation of talent revealed at the prestigious Media Week’s 30 Under 30.

The competition is supported by The Mail on Sunday and the newspaper’s managing director Marcus Rich joined Jeremy King, editor of Media Week, on stage last night at the Cuckoo Club to reveal the names of those that made it onto the list.

Recognising the next generation of talent in the industry, this prestigious award showcases the emerging talent in the marketing and media industries.  Sought after by marketing and media agencies, Slingshot Sponsorship was the sole winner in the sponsorship industry to be recognised.

Jackie Fast commented, “It is absolutely fantastic to be recognised amongst this group of extremely bright and talented individuals.  I am especially proud to have our sponsorship work be recognised in such a marketing focused awards programme – truly showcasing how sponsorship is an important aspect in the marketing mix.  It is an unbelievable honour.”

Judged by a team of industry experts that included Marcus Rich, David Wilding, planning director at PHD; Tom Dunn, digital strategy director at Maxus; Karen Stacey, broadcast sales director for Bauer Media, Clare Rush, joint head of investment at MEC and Philip Smith, head of content solutions for the Brand Republic group, this year’s entrants were of a very high calibre.

To see the full Media Week 30 Under 30 list please click here.