Twickenham Stadium to transform into golf course this summer
Twickenham Stadium will be the flagship venue for a new golf tour arriving in the UK this summer. Through a collaboration with US based golf company, Stadium Golf Tour, sports marketing agency Maverick Sports + Entertainment | The sponsorship experts, and the stadium, a new tour has been created that affords golfers the chance to play in some of the most iconic stadia in the world, including now, the home of England Rugby.
Stadium Golf Tour swings into the UK, driven by Maverick Sports & Entertainment
Stadium Golf Tour provides a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience world famous stadiums like never before. Stadium Golf Tour (SGT) transforms sports venues into uniquely designed 9-hole golf courses. Whether it’s teeing off from high in the upper tiers or walking through an exhibit of the great moments in the stadium’s history, Stadium Golf Tour creates an experience like no other.
The Maverick Group launches CarStore’s first purpose-led partnership with Battersea
Following The Maverick Group’s appointment by Pendragon as their agency of note, the Group have launched CarStore’s first purpose-led partnership. The used car retailer is teaming up with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and aims to become the nation’s most dog-friendly car brand. This partnership comes hot on the heels of CarStore’s title sponsorship of Power Maxed Racing in the BTCC.
Pendragon inks powerful sponsorship deal with Power Maxed Racing
Pendragon, one of the UK’s leading automotive retailers, has agreed a naming sponsorship deal with Power Maxed Racing (PMR), one of the foremost racing teams in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).
It’s time for UK teams, stadiums and rights holders to future-proof their businesses
Every team, stadium and venue owner will tell you the fan comes first – but is that the reality? In today’s technological age, are they doing enough to keep fans happy and returning week after week? Historically, UK sports have enjoyed fierce loyalty from their fan bases, but times are changing. As new generations become sports fans, it’s time for rights holders to step up and raise their game.
Nick Addecott joins TMG; tees-up growth of the S+E offering
The Maverick Group have appointed sports industry veteran, Nick Addecott, to lead their Sports & Entertainment division. Nick joins the Group, bringing with him a wealth of experience with over 20 years’ in the industry, from setting up his own player agency Sanctuary Marketing, leading WSM Communications, with stints brand side at Wilson Sporting Goods, BetVictor and Sportingbet, before most recently leading sales and partnerships for SaaS fintech, Tappit.
The Tokyo Olympics: A sporting success, but what about the sponsorship?
Empty stadiums… locals protesting… the weirdness of masked athletes and socially distanced medal ceremonies… But still, the Tokyo Olympics managed to be a phenomenal success, from a sporting point of view.
Should sustainable partnerships be part of your sponsorship portfolio?
Something’s changed in the world of sponsorship: sustainability has gone from being an afterthought to the main event. Consumers are demanding that brands do good and make a difference through meaningful, tangible action – and those that ignore the public do so at their peril.
Sports & Entertainment Marketing Trends for 2021
2020 changed everything. Sports and entertainment marketing was turned on its head, and brands, teams, leagues, and fans had to find new ways of doing things, fast. As the dust settles on a year like no other, we’ve taken a look at how the sports and entertainment industry has adapted, and what the biggest trends of 2021 are likely to be.