SAN DIEGO (PRWEB)
January 12, 2018
The National Sports Forum (NSF) is proud to announce the six finalists for the 2018 SAMMY Award. The National Sports Forum is the largest annual cross-gathering of sports sales, sponsorship, business development and marketing executives in North America. Every year, the NSF presents the prestigious SAMMY (Sales Advertising Marketing Management Idea of the Year) Award, which recognizes organizations who came up with an outstanding idea and followed through receiving big results: generating higher ticket sales, activating more sponsorships, inking more deals, etc.
“The 2018 SAMMY Award submissions are confirmation of the sports industry’s constant effort to devise new, innovative ideas year after year,” said Ron Seaver, President of the National Sports Forum. “This year we were absolutely blown away by the level of creativity and success we saw in the submissions we received, and we are absolutely thrilled to have our finalists share their fantastic programs with our audience.”
A superior judging panel, consisting of sports industry professionals in San Diego, CA reviewed all of the SAMMY submissions and narrowed them down to the six best ideas of the year. Finalists were chosen based on how well they executed their idea to receive impressive results.
2018 SAMMY Award Finalists:
Chip Ganassi Racing – Gears of Ganassi: The Stories of the Humans Behind the Wrenches
Kansas City Chiefs – Bud Light Game Day Pass
The Kentucky Derby – Extending the Kentucky Derby into a Multi-Day Event
Ohio University – Southern Ohio Copperheads Preseason Grand Slam
Seating Solutions – Nations’ First VIP Field Level Cabanas
Toronto Raptors – IttyBittyBallers
Each of the six finalists will have the opportunity to give an eight-minute presentation for a special SAMMY Award finalists session at the 2018 National…