2022 Shortlist

Please see below the finalists of the 2022 Irish Sponsorship Awards.

Sponsorship of the Year

The winner of this award will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Outstanding Contribution

The recipient of this award will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Best Sponsorship Brand

  • AIG

  • Aldi Ireland

  • Aviva

  • Littlewoods Ireland

  • Sky Ireland

  • SSE Airtricity

  • Supervalu

Sunday Times

Best Sponsorship Team

  • Line Up Sports

  • Musgrave

  • Punchestown Racecourse

Sunday Times

Rising Star in Sponsorship

  • Caroline Cummins - Aviva Ireland

  • Ellen McConville - Teneo

Best Arts & Cultural Sponsorship

  • Bank of America and Abbey Theatre Principal Partnership 

  • Foras na Gaeilge for Scoil Scairte submitted by The Trailblazery

  • Seachtain na Gaeilge Le Energia submitted by The Brand Fans

Best Entertainment & Event Sponsorship

  • 2021 PwC All-Stars 50th Anniversary

  • milesPlus from Circle K for Cannonball Ireland

  • XL Retail for Irish Music Month

Sunday Times

Best Sporting Event Sponsorship

  • Dubai Duty Free Irish Open submitted by O Brien PR

  • Lidl Ireland for the LGFA National Leagues

  • Punchestown Festival submitted by Punchestown Racecourse

  • The Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships

Best Sports Team or Athlete Sponsorship

  • AIG for Dublin GAA

  • Aldi Fresh Food Partner to Irish Rugby & Home Cookbook

  • Allianz Ireland for Ellen Keane

  • FBD Insurance for Team Ireland

  • Immedis for Shane Lowry & Stephanie Meadow submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Indeed for #TalentUnleashed submitted by Legacy Communications

  • KPMG for Leona Maguire

  • Sky Ireland for the Republic of Ireland Women's National Team

Best Grass Roots Sponsorship

  • Aviva Safe to Dream Team

  • Energia AIL submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Irish Water for Green-Schools Water Theme

  • SuperValu TidyTowns & Save the Bees 

Best Multi-Platform Sponsorship

  • Ireland's Fittest Family Proudly Sponsored by Londis

  • Lucozade Zero for First Dates Ireland submitted by Mindshare

  • PwC x IMAGE Media Business Partnership

  • The Allianz Leagues

Best Radio Broadcast Sponsorship

  • RTE's Future Now, Future Next with ESB

  • Supermac's for the Fergal D'Arcy Show on Today FM

Best TV Broadcast Sponsorship

  • Boots Glow Up submitted by Mediacom

  • Fáilte Ireland for No Place Like Home submitted by Mindshare

  • Ireland's Fittest Family Proudly Sponsored by Londis

  • Saturday Night Fakeaways with McDonnells Curry Sauce submitted by Mindshare

Best Societal Sponsorship - Charity

  • Aviva Ireland for #LaceUpWithPride

  • Electric Ireland for Darkness Into Light

  • EUROSPAR for The Empty Plate Appeal

  • Irish Water for Think Before You Flush submitted by Clean Coasts

  • SSE Airtricity Eco Explorers Club

Best Societal Sponsorship

  • AIG for 20X20

  • Club Together with SuperValu, Centra & GAA

  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by The Brand Fans

  • KBC WellFest

  • SSE Airtricity for A Common Goal

  • Supervalu for Community Includes Everyone

  • The B!G Idea Programme

Best Low Budget Sponsorship

  • Aviva Soccer Sisters Virtual Skills Hub

  • Pyrex for Easy Food Test Kitchen submitted by Zahra

Best Virtual Sponsorship Event

  • KBC Dublin Marathon

  • KPMG Chapter for 20x20

  • Seachtain na Gaeilge Le Energia submitted by The Brand Fans

  • Three for Launch of 3Olympia submitted by Sweartaker

  • Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon submitted by Teneo

Best Use of Media Channels

  • Electric Ireland for Darkness Into Light One Sunrise Together submitted by RTE & Carat Ireland

  • ESB Science Blast The Wonder Of Why submitted by RTE

  • Mazars and Irish Times Innovation Sponsorship

  • WaterWipes for everymum the podcast submitted by Zahra

Best Use of PR

  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Indeed for #TalentUnleashed submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues submitted by Edelman

  • Sky Ireland for the Republic of Ireland Women's National Team

  • SSE Airtricity for A Common Goal

Best Use of Social Media

  • AIG Show Your Skills

  • Indeed for #TalentUnleashed submitted by Legacy Communications

  • MACE Right Options

  • Sky Ireland for the Republic of Ireland Women's National Team

Best Use of Digital

  • Aviva Safe to Dream Team

  • Bord Gáis Energy for GAAGAABox 2020

  • Energia Rugby Anthem submitted by Legacy Communications

  • SSE Airtricity Eco Explorers Club

  • SSE Airtricity for 'For Our World'

Innovation in Sponsorship

  • Bord Gáis Energy for GAAGAABox 2020

  • Lidl Ireland for Level The Playing Field

  • SSE Airtricity Eco Explorers Club

  • SSE Airtricity for COP26