iSportconnect Media Pack


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iSportconnect Media Pack

  1. 1. PromotionalPack 2011 One place for Sport Business Professionals
  2. 2. IntroductionFirst time in the history of sports business, iSportconnect combines social networking, an in-depth look atthe latest sports business news and the market data, listings of events and jobs as well as market analysis toprovide a one-stop shop for the sports business community.It is an exclusive network for sports executives to connect & network and update with news & market datain a secured way with a STRICT DOOR POLICY. When you register, you go through a verification processto make sure you are part of the sports business community and every member can be confident in freelysharing information.To save time, you can synchronise your Linkedin and Twitter profiles & activity updates fromiSportconnect, meaning you don’t have to go anywhere else to engage in social networking. “ iSportconnect aims to bring together sports professionals creating a community where all the essential components of the industry can be found and utilised.” Sree Varma Founder & CEO One place for Sport Business Professionals
  3. 3. FeaturesiSportSocial: iSportNews: iSportMarket:Connect & Share One stop resource for Virtual market place for sports business news & every need of a sports information professional• Share Plans / Activities / Status / • Latest News Feed: • Latest tenders & Sponsorship News – synchronize with Twitter Updated hour by hour. opportunities & LinkedIn Daily Newsletter • E-commerce : Research reports,• Connect with other sports sports magazine subscriptions Executives: search by name, • Delivered to all iSportconnect & hospitality packages company or category, contact member’s inbox on a daily basis them directly by email • Directory of suppliers • includes daily headlines, fea & service providers• Share photos & videos tured releases, image gallery, of your events weekly featured profile and latest community discussions• Create Groups for connecting with colleagues or associates: customize the look One place for Sport Business Professionals
  4. 4. Features SteveiSportEvents & Jobs:• Sports business events & Executive jobs One place for Sport Business Professionals
  5. 5. Features SteveiSportDirectory:• Search by people, professional title, company, sports sector, region One place for Sport Business Professionals
  6. 6. Features SteveiSportData:Latest sports marketAnalysis• Sponsorship deals & Broadcasting right deals• Sports events attendances & TV figures• Sports Properties Revenue Data• Resource centre: Sponsorship, broadcasting and bidding case studies One place for Sport Business Professionals
  7. 7. “ iSportconnect is quickly becoming an important referenceAudience tool for the sports business professionals community. The new look and improved features has raised web standards to new heights thus facilitating sharing of information. Sports business is coming under every increasing scrutiny and budgets for non-essential marketing are being cut. In this context isportconnect is providing an effective platform for sharingof best practices across different disciplines. Right holders,The global sports business is now huge, employing over 216,500decision-making executives across the world concerned with financing, service providers and sponsors can all benefit frommarketing and promoting sport. this collective brain power. Well done.” Juan Carlos PérezMembers would include: Global Account Manager - Shell• Organising committees of international sporting events “ iSportconnect is a great platform for sports industry experts to network online and get in touch with those in• Sports federations and National Olympic Committees the same industry, It is also provides daily updates of the key news items we need to know about in a timely manor. It is the face book of the sports world!”• International sporting bodies and other administrators Paul Samuels Executive Director - AEG• Representatives from government and municipalities “ iSportsConnect is the must-visit site for all sports business• Club/team owners and directors professionals. It offers a one-stop shop to link up with fellow professionals, exchange views and ideas and to keep• Corporate sponsorship directors up to date on the key issues of relevance in the fast moving business of sport. No one working for or with a sports• Professional service providers (eg. sports law firms, insurance organisation can afford to be without it.” companies, and investment brokers). Steven Falk Former Head of Marketing, Manchester United Director, Star Sports Marketing One place for Sport Business Professionals
  8. 8. Audience “ I now rely on iSportconnect as a valuable business tool for information and networking.” Zak Brown Founder/CEO - Just Marketing International “ iSportconnect has provided a fantastically designedCont... website for the sports marketplace,which offers a great insight into the industry such as latest events/news, Experts columns, networking seminars and a social• Infrastructure specialists network that enables you to interact and stay connect to key decision makers in the industry. The site has been built• Construction/engineering consultants with functionality in mind, with an easy-to-use navigation tools that aren’t time-consuming or complicated. Being an• Contractors and suppliers active member of iSportconnect will keep you a head of the field in the industry.”• Sports marketing experts Barry Webber Commercial Director – West Ham United FC• TV, print and digital media• Sports journalists and commentators “ iSportconnect does what it says on the tin, great way to connect with like minded sports business people on a global scale, with great delivery of up to date sports industry news to keep me informed.” Mark Blundell Former F1 racing driver, TV pundit & CEO, 2MB Sports Management One place for Sport Business Professionals
  9. 9. A glimpse atiSportconnect membersSports Teams Sports properties Sports agenciesMan United FC FIFA IMGVirgin F1 Racing IOC IEGLotus F1 IAAF AEGFC Barcelona FIA OctagonSales Sharks Rugby Club ITF Just MarketingWest Ham FC Nascar Total Sport AsiaNew Castle FC FA CapitalizeVancouver Whitecaps London 2012 Havas SportsMan City FC NBA Synergy SponsorshipTottenham Moto GP GenerateAston Villa UFC USL PoweboratP1 World Match racing Tour WTA FIBA One place for Sport Business Professionals
  10. 10. A glimpse atiSportconnect membersBrands Media/ BroadcastingCoca Cola AljazeeraVisa EurosportAdidas BBC SportsPuma SKY SportsLenovo SportsProDell FC BusinessSonyDeloitteNestleUnileverBNP ParibasSony Ericson One place for Sport Business Professionals
  11. 11. A glimpse atiSportconnect membersAnd manymany more… One place for Sport Business Professionals
  12. 12. Audience by region 41% Europe 22%21%US Asia 3% 3% Latin America Latin America 8% 5% Africa Oceania One place for Sport Business Professionals
  13. 13. Audience by title 4% Consultants 9% 2% Journalists 7% Manager / Executive Others 12% 14% President / Vice President / Minister Director / Senior managers 21% Head / Owner of teams 31% Chairman / CEO / Director General One place for Sport Business Professionals
  14. 14. Promotional Pack provides a powerful and highly targeted platform to presentyour brand’s message, delivering severe message cut-through to the audience youwant to influence.This is a rare opportunity to establish and reinforce your brand throughiSportconnect platforms: Social Media AdvertisingDaily Newsletter iSportconnect Member News & Editorial Market Place Events One place for Sport Business Professionals
  15. 15. Advertising• Banner adverts in Home, Community & News pages• Video Enabled• Different sizes of your choice: Lead Board, Side Banner & Large Rectangle Banner• Video Gallery• Image Gallery One place for Sport Business Professionals
  16. 16. Social MediaSuper Group:• Your Brand sub community will have a vanity URL ( i.e: Brand) ***• Communicate with current associates & future prospects• Create a community feeling & to facilitate networking for your Brand by taking networking opportunities to the next level.• Customise the look of the group with background image & colours of your choice ***• Featured Sub community ***• News / Announcements / Blogs which would be sent to all the group members by email (Unlimited ***)• Group discussions to encourage members participation• Your Brand photos & videos by both admin & members ***• RSS News feed from Your Brand website• Super community status: Status update of Your Brand page will be visible to every iSportconnect member’s home page activity feed, even if they are not members of Your Brand group ***• It will also be synchronised to Your Brand Twitter account as Tweets to save time and to double visibility ***• Option : Open community or Closed community ( Admin has to approve a new member, only members see the content )*** Not available with any other social networking sites including LinkedIn One place for Sport Business Professionals
  17. 17. News & Editorial• Regular presence in the Latest News page at the ‘Featured Media Release’ section• Editorial: We would interview the key individuals in your organisation and profile in our in-depth Editorial section• Image Gallery of your brand / organisation / events / key people• Video Gallery of events / interviews / messages / promotional packDaily Newsletter• Banner advert• Featured Media Release• Featured Profile• Featured Image gallery One place for Sport Business Professionals
  18. 18. Market PlaceListing in the appropriate category with Featured company status.EventsiSportconnect Dining Club Events are quarterly networking meetings in London, New York,Lausanne/Monaco, and Dubai/Singapore.Advertisers will be given one free delegate pass to one event and a promotional opportunity at a choseevent (You would be given 50% discount on ticketing & exhibition opportunities to other events). We wouldalso have journalists from mainstream media to cover panel discussions. One place for Sport Business Professionals
  19. 19. Promotional PackOption 1: Option 2:• Lead board banner in the site (home page / social community • Side Banner in the site (home page / social community / News pages) / News pages) • Social Community platform: Super group• Social Community platform: Super group • News Platform (Featured Profile / Media release / Video / Images)• News Platform (Featured Profile / Featured releases / Video / Images) • Daily Newsletter (Side Banner advert / Media release news)• Daily Newsletter (Lead board / Featured release / Featured Profile / Image Gallery) Monthly cost: €5300 £4500 $7000• iSportconnect events: 2 x delegate passes and Exhibition opportunity * Option 3:• Listing in isportconnect Market Place • Lead board banner in the site & NewsletterMonthly cost: €6300 £5500 $8000 Monthly cost: €2900 £2500 $3900* Subject to terms & conditions Option 4: • Side Banner advert in the site & Newsletter Monthly Cost: €2150 £1800 $2800 One place for Sport Business Professionals