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                                      HONORING ENGAGEMENT


                                      Engagement is the most business-critical challenge facing the sports, media, and entertainment industries in the attention economy. Hashtag Sports is proud to benchmark effective engagement and showcase the ROI of investing in the fan experience.

                                      The Hashtag Sports Awards is where media executives, CMOs, athletes, entertainers, creators, producers, gamers, and storytellers all come together to recognize & inspire those who do it best on the biggest stage.

                                      Key Dates


                                      May 31, 2022

                                      Shortlist Announced

                                      July 12, 2022

                                      Winners Announced Live

                                      THE ENGAGEMENT ACADEMY


                                      The nominees and winners of the 4th Hashtag Sports Awards are selected by The Engagement Academy of Sports x Entertainment. Comprised of 80+ industry leaders and engagement experts across the global sports media and marketing ecosystem, the Academy plays a vital role in shaping the future of sports content and experiences.

                                      Ken Gibbs Jr.
                                      Global Head of Social Media Marketing
                                      Spotify
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                                      Ken Gibbs Jr.

                                      Global Head of Social Media Marketing

                                      Spotify

                                      Sarah Crennan
                                      VP, Head of Content, DTC
                                      NBA
                                      Sarah Crennan
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                                      Sarah Crennan

                                      VP, Head of Content, DTC

                                      NBA

                                      Sean Brown
                                      Head of Sports
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                                      Sean Brown
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                                      Sean Brown

                                      Head of Sports

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                                      Dianna Kraus
                                      Managing Director, Sports
                                      FleishmanHillard
                                      Dianna Kraus
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                                      Dianna Kraus

                                      Managing Director, Sports

                                      FleishmanHillard

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                                      The Hashtag Sports Awards
                                      ROI of Recognition

                                       
                                      "To be recognized as a winner in engagement excellence amongst so many great brands and properties is a huge deal for our company and our client T-Mobile. We exist to create this type of excellence for our clients."

                                       – Adam Gotts, SPORTFIVE
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                                      "Being named among the best content creators in sports is an incredible honor and a benchmark to inspire and motivate us to continue creating compelling content in the years to come."

                                       – Cody Sharrett, Minnesota Timberwolves 

                                      CATEGORIES


                                      The Hashtag Sports Awards honor the work of brands, agencies, media companies, and sports and entertainment properties created during the period of January 1, 2021 - March 1, 2022. Explore categories eligible for entry within each of the groups below.

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                                      PAST WINNERS


                                      The Hashtag Sports Awards honor the work of brands, agencies, media companies, sports and entertainment properties, and technology companies enhancing fan engagement and experience.

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