Despite English teams failing to reach the Quarter Final stage last season and already losing five out of their 8 opening group games in the latest campaign, MasterCard’s group head of global media Ben Jankowski insists that the Uefa Champions League remains alluring for UK sponsors.
The Premier League has announced that it will drop its title sponsor from 2016/17 in an effort to bring in a ‘number of additional partnerships’ and make for easier global communication.
Football Association boss Martin Glenn has defended a tweet it sent celebrating the return of the England women’s team from the World Cup in Canada saying the tweet, which was criticised for being sexist, had been taken “out of context”.
The collective silence of sponsors during the European Super League fiasco spoke volumes, but brands should still be looking at ways to rebuild trust and engagement for fans of the beautiful game.
Louise Maugest will lead UK marketing operations, replacing Kris Robbens who takes on a global role as senior director of brand strategy at the soft drink giant.
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media’s new report into digital brand safety performance is a “notable milestone” for the industry, says Isabel Massey, but that does not mean marketers can rest on their laurels.
In an age of image fatigue, audio is fast becoming a favoured medium for brands looking to up the emotional engagement.