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Hosts


The 4th Annual Hashtag Sports Awards will be hosted by WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston and Xavier Woods.

Kofi Kingston

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Xavier Woods

Meet Xavier

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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


June 1, 2022

Shortlist Announced

July 12, 2022

Winners Announced Live
in Las Vegas

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
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Sarah Crennan

VP, Head of Content, DTC

NBA

Sean Brown
Head of Sports
Clubhouse
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Sean Brown

Head of Sports

Clubhouse

Dianna Kraus
Managing Director, Sports
FleishmanHillard
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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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