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Entry Deadline:

December 4, 2018

Late Deadline:

December 11, 2018


Cynopsis is launching a new awards program celebrating female trailblazers in the sports industry. These are the women pushing the industry forward, from roles in all levels of production, technology, marketing and more. Top Women in Sports honorees are change agents who empower and inspire with their drive for innovation and inclusion.


“With so many profound issues affecting women taking the spotlight in the past year, Cynopsis is launching our newest event, which will bring together the community from around the world of sports, and honor the drive and innovation that is evolving change in the sports industry.”

Chris Pursell – Director, Sports Content, Cynopsis Sports



Honoring a female executive helping improve the fan experience and engage audiences via technology like VR, mobile apps,OTT service and more.

    On-Air Talent

    Honoring on-air sports talent with insight and commentary that informs, entertains and engages sports fans.


      Honoring an outstanding sports programming production executive for demonstrating creativity, accuracy and innovation.

        Social Good

        Honoring an executive who has driven the execution of an outstanding program or campaign dedicated to social good.

          Social Media

          Honoring an executive who has driven the ideation and/or execution of a social media campaign that has generated excitement and boosted engagement in new and innovative ways.

            Sports-Centric Brands

            Honoring an executive at a sports-centric brand who has demonstrated an innovative approach to connecting with and engaging the sports audience.


              Honoring a marketing executive who has solved a marketing challenge with creativity and forward thinking.


                Honoring an outstanding executive for demonstrating creativity, accuracy and innovation in Business Operations in a sports-focused organization.

                  How to Enter


                  December 4, 2018

                  LATE DEADLINE

                  December 11, 2018


                  The price of each primary entry is $399. If you are submitting a secondary entry for the same person into two or more categories, the price drops to $200 for each additional entry.*

                  Regular Deadline: 12/4 ($399/entry)

                  Late Deadline: 12/11 ($549/entry)

                  *Please note, the content for any additional entries at the reduced rate will need to be the same as the original entry. Payment in full must accompany the entry and is not refundable.

                  All entries must be submitted online by 12/11 at 11:59pm EST. 

                  Finalists will be notified in late January.

                  Entry Process

                  The entry process is completed solely online:
                  First, you will be guided through the registration process, and then the entry (synopsis + supporting materials), and payment process.


                  How are the entries judged?

                  Entries are judged by a blue-chip panel of industry executives, as well as by the staff of Cynopsis Media. We evaluate your entry based on the criteria listed in the “Compiling Your Entry” section.

                  Who is eligible to win an award?

                  Any communications professional worldwide—corporate, agency, non-profit, academic institutions.

                  When and where will the reception be held?

                  The winners will receive their award during the Cynopsis Top Women in Sports Awards Gala in Spring 2019 in NYC.

                  What is your tax ID number?


                  W-9 Form Request

                  Questions about submitting your entry?

                  Please contact:

                  Cathy Pearson
                  Marketing Coordinator, Cynopsis Media

                  Interested in Advertising and Sponsorship Packages?

                  Please contact:

                  Mike Farina
                  VP, Sales & Marketing, Cynopsis Media

                  Contact & Questions


                  For award entries and event registration questions, contact:

                  Cathy Pearson

                  Cathy Pearson
                  Marketing Coordinator
                  Cynopsis Media


                  For awards event sponsorship opportunities, contact:

                  Mike Farina
                  VP, Sales & Marketing
                  Cynopsis Media


                  For information on programming at the awards event, contact:

                  Chris Pursell
                  Director, Sports Content
                  Cynopsis Sports
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