The inaugural Sport Industry Awards will be hosted at the Smock Alley Theatre on 5th November, we had a great response to entries and below is a shortlist of those entered, winners will be announced on the night. More information at

1. Established Sport Business

  • McSport
  • STATSports
  • Teamer

Sponsored by: LOGO-crowne

2. Emerging Sport Business

  • GourmetFuel
  • KitmanLabs
  • Nutritics

Sponsored by: LOGO_leman

3. Best Mass Participation Event

  • Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camps
  • Run in the Dark
  • SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon

Sponsored by: custodian

4. Best International Sports Event

  • Croke Park Classic
  • ICC World Twenty 20 Qualifier- Cricket Ireland
  • SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon

Sponsored by: 

5. Best Activation of a Sport Sponsorship

  • AIG & PSG Sponsorship- Dublin GAA
  • Continental Tyres FAI Women’s League
  • Vodafone National Series- Triathlon Ireland

Sponsored by:lenovo

6. Best Sports Facility

  • DCU Sport
  • Fota Island Resort
  • National Sports Campus

Sponsored by: jlt

7. Excellence in Media Coverage

  • Business of Sport- Sunday Business Post
  • Off the Ball

Sponsored by:


8. Best Use of a Social Media

  • Cabinteely FC
  • Cricket Ireland #backinggreen
  • Great Dublin Bike Ride – TITAN
  • IRFU #shouldertoshoulder
  • LGFA #bethediff

Sponsored by: LOGO_paddypower

9. Best Corporate Social Responsibility initiative in Sport

  • eir- Special Olympics Ireland team
  • FAI- IPB Late Night Leagues
  • GAA Healthy Clubs
  • IRFU & Pieta House

Sponsored by: coca cola

10. Best Sports Club

  • Castleblaney Faughs GFC
  • Glanmire Basketball Club
  • Wicklow Swimming Club

Sponsored by: 

11. Best Innovation in Sport

  • Jumping in the City- Horse Sport Ireland
  • Pledgesports

Sponsored by: S_SUnday

12. Best Global Sports Campaign

  • #thisgirlcan
  • Pure Sport – SKINS

Sponsored by: 

A huge thank you to everyone who entered, the standard was extremely high in the inaugural year of the awards and the judging panel had some very hard choices to make. Best of luck to the shortlisted entrants and we look forward to the awards night on the 5th November!