Hashtag Sports Awards

Presented by Budweiser

The benchmark for

The 3rd Annual Hashtag Sports Awards is now open for entries!

About 3rd Hashtag Sports Awards

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 & Fees

JAN 14, 2021

Early Entry Opens
($295)

FEB 19, 2021

Regular Entry Opens
($350)

MAR 15, 2021

Late Entry Opens
($425)

MAR 29, 2021

Submission Deadline

The Engagement Academy

The winners of The Hashtag Sports Awards are selected by The Engagement Academy of Sports & Entertainment. Comprised of 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.

Heidi Browning

CMO

NHL

Carmelo Anthony

Athlete & Partner

Melo7 Tech Partners

Tina Davis

SVP, Corporate Sponsorships & Marketing

Citi

Nick Kelly

President

Charlotte FC

Mike Raffensperger

CMO

FanDuel

Josh Hart

Co-Host

LightHarted Podcast

Sandra Lopez

GM & VP

Intel

Michael D. Ratner

CEO & Founder

OBB Pictures

Sara Toussaint

VP, Sports Marketing

Wells Fargo

Baron Davis

Athlete & Founder

Baron Davis Enterprises

TJ Adeshola

Head of Sports

Twitter

Ricardo Fort

Head of Global Sponsorships

The Coca-Cola Company

Lisa Murray

CMO

Octagon

Taylor Rooks

Host, Take It There

Bleacher Report

Dev Sethi

Head of Sports

Instagram

Melissa Proctor

CMO

Atlanta Hawks

Jennifer Kavanagh

SVP Marketing & Media

Philadelphia Eagles

Ryan Blaney

Team Penske Driver

NASCAR

Tricia Clarke-Stone

CEO

WP Narrative_

Gotham Chopra

Founder & Storyteller

Religion of Sports

Why Industry Leaders Enter
The Hashtag Sports Awards

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

Adam Gotts, SPORTFIVE

40 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, 2020 - March 1, 2021. Explore categories eligible for entry within each of the groups below.

PAST WINNERS

Get inspired by past winners from the Hashtag Sports Awards here.

Partnership Opportunities

Hashtag Sports sponsorship delivers impact and visibility leading up to, during, and beyond the Awards and Conference. When you partner with us, you invest in delivering value and exposure to thousands of influencers including marketers, decision makers, athletes, creators, and press – and their millions of fans and followers.

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