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Skærmbillede 2015-09-04 kl. 20.29.14

Traditional sports sponsorship models are changed by digital options

There is nothing new in seeing an organization or product being endorsed by a professional athlete. Sports stars have done that for years and the association with athletes is usually a good ‘add on’ for the organization or product. The business of sports is a celebrity-driven culture so this association enhances recognition and a positive […]

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Football economy – ‘living’ the brand of Real Madrid

The preaching vision of Real Madrid’s commercial partnership with the ‘Microsoft Cloud’ brand is to open the stadium to 450 million fans. The vision tells the story of technology being a great facilitator of fan engagement and sponsorship activation.   One of the biggest challenges for sports properties in the postmodern era is to establish […]

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UEFA Champions League reflecting the appealing spectacle of professional football

Different scholars have brought much in-depth knowledge about why sports fans engage with professional sports properties (Funk & James, 2001; Funk, 2001; Kahle & Close). The UEFA Champions League tournament and this year’s quarter finals exemplify some of these patterns. The general motivational factors tied to sports event participation and/or viewership, i.e. socialization, performance, excitement, […]

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How to ‘post’, ‘share’, ‘tag’ or ‘tweet’ your way to more profitable stakeholder relationships in the business of sports

The increase of social media in recent years has offered stakeholders in the business of sports a new and very powerful platform for brand activation. Although research years ago pointed to the fact that sports stars did not use social media to activate endorsement deals, today’s sports marketing trends tell a different story. As of […]

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When brands seek to find economic impact in sports sponsorship activation linked to WINNING

We have seen many changes in the relationship between sports and business over the years but one factor that have continued to be stable is the factor that it is still crucial to take advantage of the association with WINNING. When analyzing how premium sports properties operate and engage with stakeholders, there are many good […]

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