2022 Shortlist

Congratulations to The Irish Sponsorship Awards 2022 winners.

For high resolution photos from the event please visit our Flickr page.

Best Use of Digital

WINNER:


Bord Gáis Energy for GAAGAABox




FINALISTS:


  • Aviva Safe to Dream Team

  • Bord Gáis Energy for GAAGAABox

  • Energia Rugby Anthem submitted by Legacy Communications

  • SSE Airtricity ‘Eco Explorers Club’

  • SSE Airtricity for 'For Our World'

Best Use of PR

WINNER:


Indeed for #TalentUnleashed submitted by Legacy Communications




FINALISTS:


  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Indeed for #TalentUnleashed submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Littlewoods Ireland Camogie Leagues submitted by Edelman

  • Sky Ireland & Women’s National Team

  • SSE Airtricity ‘A Common Goal’

Best Use of Social Media

WINNER:


Sky Ireland & Women’s National Team




FINALISTS:


  • AIG Show Your Skills

  • Indeed for #TalentUnleashed submitted by Legacy Communications

  • MACE Right Options

  • Sky Ireland & Women’s National Team


Best Use of Media Channels

WINNER:


Mazars and Irish Times Innovation Sponsorship




FINALISTS:


  • 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

Rising Star in Sponsorship

WINNER:


Ellen McConville - Teneo




FINALISTS:


  • Caroline Cummins - Aviva Ireland

  • Ellen McConville - Teneo

Best Societal Sponsorship

WINNER:


Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by The Brand Fans




FINALISTS:


  • AIG for 20X20

  • Club Together with SuperValu, Centra & GAA

  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by The Brand Fans

  • SSE Airtricity ‘A Common Goal’

  • SuperValu for Community Includes Everyone

  • The B!G Idea - Creative Educational Programme

Best Societal Sponsorship - Charity

WINNER:


Aviva Ireland for #LaceUpWithPride




FINALISTS:


  • Aviva Ireland for #LaceUpWithPride

  • Electric Ireland for Darkness Into Light

  • EUROSPAR for The Empty Plate Appeal

  • SSE Airtricity ‘Eco Explorers Club’

  • Think Before You Flush operated by Clean Coasts in partnership with Irish Water

Best Grass Roots Sponsorship

WINNER:


Irish Water for the Green-Schools Water Theme




FINALISTS:


  • Aviva Safe to Dream Team

  • Energia AIL submitted by Legacy Communications

  • Irish Water for the Green-Schools Water Theme

  • SuperValu TidyTowns & Save the Bees

Best Arts & Cultural Sponsorship

WINNER:


Bank of America and Abbey Theatre Principal Partnership




FINALISTS:


  • Bank of America and Abbey Theatre Principal Partnership

  • Scoil Scairte sponsored by Foras Na Gaeilge

  • Seachtain na Gaeilge Le Energia submitted by The Brand Fans

Best Radio Broadcast Sponsorship

WINNER:


RTE's Future Now, Future Next with ESB




FINALISTS:


  • RTE's Future Now, Future Next with ESB

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

Best TV Broadcast Sponsorship

WINNER:


Londis Proudly sponsoring Ireland's Fittest Family




FINALISTS:


  • Boots Glow Up Ireland

  • Failte Ireland Proves There’s No Place Like Home

  • Londis Proudly sponsoring Ireland's Fittest Family

  • Saturday Night Fakeaways with McDonnells Curry Sauce

Best Virtual Sponsorship Event

WINNER:


What's Next for Women In Sport? Presented by KPMG & 20x20




FINALISTS:


  • Seachtain na Gaeilge Le Energia submitted by The Brand Fans

  • Three for Launch of 3Olympia submitted by Sweartaker

  • Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon

  • What's Next for Women In Sport? Presented by KPMG & 20x20

Best Multi-Platform Sponsorship

WINNER:


The Allianz Leagues




FINALISTS:


  • Londis Proudly sponsoring Ireland's Fittest Family

  • Lucozade Zero for First Dates Ireland

  • PwC x IMAGE Media Business Partnership

  • The Allianz Leagues

Innovation in Sponsorship

WINNER:


Bord Gáis Energy for GAAGAABox




FINALISTS:


  • Bord Gáis Energy for GAAGAABox

  • Lidl Ireland for Level The Playing Field

  • SSE Airtricity ‘Eco Explorers Club’

  • SSE Airtricity ‘COP26’

Best Low Budget Sponsorship

WINNER:


Aviva Soccer Sisters Virtual Skills Hub




FINALISTS:


  • Aviva Soccer Sisters Virtual Skills Hub

  • Pyrex for Easy Food Test Kitchen submitted by Zahra

Best Sporting Event Sponsorship

WINNER:


Lidl Ireland for the Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues




FINALISTS:


  • Dubai Duty Free Irish Open submitted by O Brien PR

  • Lidl Ireland for the Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues

  • Punchestown Festival submitted by Punchestown Racecourse

  • The Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships

Best Sports Team or Athlete Sponsorship

WINNER:


FBD Insurance for Team Ireland




FINALISTS:


  • AIG for Dublin GAA

  • Aldi Fresh Food Partner to Irish Rugby & Home Cookbook

  • Allianz Ireland and 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 Ambassador, Leona Maguire

  • Sky Ireland & Women’s National Team

Best Entertainment & Event Sponsorship

WINNER:


PwC All-Stars 50th Anniversary




FINALISTS:


  • Cannonball Ireland fuelled by milesPlus from Circle K

  • PwC All-Stars 50th Anniversary

  • XL Retail for Irish Music Month

Sunday Times

Best Sponsorship Team

WINNER:


Punchestown Racecourse




FINALISTS:


  • Line Up Sports

  • Musgrave

  • Punchestown Racecourse

Sunday Times

Best Sponsorship Brand

WINNER:


SuperValu




FINALISTS:


  • AIG

  • Aldi Ireland

  • Aviva

  • Littlewoods Ireland

  • Sky Ireland

  • SSE Airtricity

  • Supervalu

Sunday Times

Outstanding Contribution

RECIPIENT:


Mike Adamson

Sponsorship of the Year

WINNER:


FBD Insurance for Team Ireland




FINALISTS:


  • Aviva Ireland for #LaceUpWithPride

  • Aviva Soccer Sisters Virtual Skills Hub

  • Bank of America and Abbey Theatre Principal Partnership

  • Energia Get Ireland Growing submitted by The Brand Fans

  • FBD Insurance for Team Ireland

  • Irish Water for the Green-Schools Water Theme

  • Lidl Ireland for the Lidl Ladies National Football Leagues

  • Londis Proudly sponsoring Ireland's Fittest Family

  • PwC All-Stars 50th Anniversary

  • RTE's Future Now, Future Next with ESB

  • The Allianz Leagues

  • What's Next for Women In Sport? Presented by KPMG & 20x20