Congratulations 2023 Finalists

Join Us on April 18th in NYC!

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2023 Luminary Awards

Navigator Award

  • Jessica Berman

    Commissioner

Legacy Award

  • Andres Cantor

    Telemundo Deportes Sports Anchor, Chief Soccer Commentator

BRANDS OF THE YEAR

Media

Event

Engagement

Jay Marine
Vice President Prime Video,
Global Head of Sports

Jen Escobar
Senior Marketing Officer & AVP of Enterprise Marketing

Bridget Sponsky
Executive Director, Brand and Sponsorship Marketing

Attend

The Edison Ballroom

When:
Morning of Tuesday, April 18th

Where:
The Edison Ballroom – Main
240 W 47th St. New York, NY 10036

Morning Schedule: 

8:00am – Doors Open
8:45am – Breakfast Served
9:00am – Program Start
10:30am – Networking
11:00am – Program End

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SPORTS CONTENT KING

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Content

Activation at Live/Virtual Event

  • ACC Football FanFestDisney
  • Chipotle x The Famous GroupChipotle x The Famous Group x NHL
  • Sonic Prime: Enter the ShatterverseNetflix + Infillion + Mediahub
  • Takis All American Tour + National Signing DaySinclair Sports Group
  • theScore Bet Skyline SeatstheScore Bet

Awareness Campaign for a Social Good by a Brand

  • Ally x Women's Sports: Watch the Game, Change the GameAlly
  • Celebrating Women in SportsBally Sports South
  • Fifty/50ESPN
  • Harlem Globetrotters: Play it ForwardHearst Media Production Group
  • Zelle-HER Homecourt HighlightHERHighlightHER

Awareness Campaign for a Social Good for a Cause/League

  • Boys In BlueShowtime Networks
  • LPGA Cognizant Founders CupLacy Maxwell Experiential
  • National Lacrosse League - Every Child MattersNational Lacrosse League

Best Campaign to Engage with Consumers 30 and Younger

  • Bally Sports+ CampaignBally Sports
  • Netflix House of Highlights Hustle ChallengeHouse of Highlights
  • The BreakdownWarner Bros. Discovery Sports

Best Consumer Platform

  • ESPN+ / ESPN App / ESPN.comThe Walt Disney Company
  • FuboTVFuboTV
  • Yahoo Sports: Scores & NewsYahoo Sports

Best Use of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL)

  • 1 Clem5on w/ Will Shipley + KJ HenryClemson Athletics
  • Man In The Arena + Tom Brady + ESPN+ NFTESPN and Autograph
  • Outback TeamMATESExcel Sports Management

Diversity Initiative

  • Fifty/50ESPN
  • Harlem GlobetrottersHarlem Globetrotters
  • New York Jets Girls HS Flag Football LeagueNew York Jets
  • Toronto Raptors Hack-A-ThonMLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership)
  • We Need To TalkCBS Sports

Documentary Series

  • B1G MomentBig Ten Network + Orange Lion Productions
  • One Jets DriveNew York Jets
  • The Journey: Big Ten Football 2022Big Ten Network
  • The Tournament: A History of ACC Men's BasketballACC Network
  • Tom Rinaldi Presents: WesleyFOX Sports

Documentary Special TV/Movie

  • Fightlore: Wrestling Demons, Mark Shultz's Ultimate VictoryUltimate Fighting Championship
  • Qué Momento: Edición MundialTelemundo Deportes
  • Return of the MeccaBally Sports Southwest
  • The OnlyParamount+
  • UFC: Year of the FighterUFC

Esports Event

  • 2022 Pokémon World ChampionshipsThe Trad Group + The Pokémon Company International
  • Gold Rush: Totally Excellent Weekend 2022Wisdom Gaming
  • NACE Starleague Fall 2022 Grand FinalsPlayfly Esports

Live Coverage of a Sporting Event - National

  • 2022 FIFA World Cup Final: Argentina vs FranceFOX
  • FIFA Women's World Cup Final DrawTelemundo Deportes
  • FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™Telemundo
  • FOX MLB: Field of DreamsFOX
  • NHL Playoffs on TNTWarner Bros. Discovery Sports
  • TUDN's FIFA World Cup Coveragedisguise

Live Coverage of a Sporting Event - Regional/Local

  • Angels vs Rays - Reid Detmers No HitterBally Sports West
  • Cardinals Telecast to TroopsBally Sports Midwest
  • Charlotte Football Club - Raycom SportsCharlotte Football Club
  • CIF Division 1 Championship: St. John Bosco vs Mater DeiBally Sports SoCal

Live Stream Presentation

  • HoH Showdown DodgeballHouse of Highlights
  • Thursday Night Football DebutPrime Video
  • World Cup NOWFOX Sports

Marketing Campaign - National

  • 2022 March Madness/National Championship CampaignWarner Bros. Discovery Sports
  • Ally x Women's Sports: Watch the Game, Change the GameAlly
  • Paramount + "UEFA Champions League Fall 2022 Launch" (:30)Northern Lights
  • Takis All American Tour + National Signing DaySinclair Sports Group
  • Tis The World Cup on FOXFOX Sports

Marketing Campaign - Regional/Local

  • 2022 FIFA World Cup on FOX - "Hometown Heroes"FOX Sports
  • Heart of the Fan - 100,000 HeartbeatsBally Sports Florida
  • Legacy: 2022 St. Louis CardinalsBally Sports Midwest
  • Padres City ConnectBally Sports San Diego
  • Rangers BeginningsBally Sports Southwest

Marketing Initiative

  • Bally Sports+ CampaignBally Sports
  • Big Ten TailgateBig Ten Network
  • Thank You BirminghamFOX Sports

Network Sports Branding Campaign

  • ESPN: This is SportsCenter CampaignESPN
  • FOX Sports: 2022 FIFA Mens World Cup in QatarFOX Sports
  • SEC Network: It Just Means MoreSEC Network

New Sports Show

  • Harlem Globetrotters: Play it ForwardHearst Media Production Group
  • On DeckAlex Bentley
  • Road to WrigleyMarquee Sports Network
  • SchemeUnderdog Sports
  • The Draymond Green ShowThe Volume

Overall Social Media Excellence (Brand)

  • Bally Sports SocialBally Sports
  • CBS Sports Golazo - Having Fun with Football ⚽CBS Sports Golazo
  • Showtime BasketballShowtime Networks
  • US Open Tennis Championships 2022 TournamentUSTA
  • Warner Bros. Discovery SportsWarner Bros. Discovery Sports

Overall Social Media Excellence (Limited Run/Campaign)

  • HoH Creator Cup and FIFA World Cup Trophy TourHouse of Highlights
  • Inaugural Big Ten Volleyball Media DaysBig Ten Network
  • NCAA Women's Basketball College Road Trip 2022NCAA Digital
  • NFL SlimetimeNickelodeon
  • Showtime Boxing: Jake Paul vs. Anderson SilvaShowtime Networks
  • World Cup NOWFOX Sports

Pregame Show

  • B1G TailgateBig Ten Network
  • FOX MLB: The PostseasonFOX + FS1
  • Futbol CentralTelevisa Univision + TUDN
  • Hoy en la Copa - FIFA World Cup 2022™ Pregame ShowTelemundo Deportes
  • NBC Sports | SNF Open 2022Northern Lights

Reality/Docu-Series

  • ACL Meets Jersey ShoreAmerican Cornhole League
  • Coach PrimeSMAC Productions + Prime Video
  • Combate Global Duelo de EquiposTelevisa Univision + TUDN
  • Race for the ChampionshipNASCAR Studios + USA Network
  • Vivid - The Perspective of a Blind NASCAR FanNASCAR Studios

RSN of the Year

  • Bally Sports MidwestBally Sports Midwest
  • Bally Sports West, SoCal & San DiegoBally Sports West, SoCal & San Diego
  • Marquee Sports NetworkMarquee Sports Network

Seasonal Coverage - National

  • B1G Volleyball on the Big Ten NetworkBig Ten Network
  • FOX NASCARFOX + FS1
  • Monday Night Football with Peyton and EliOmaha Productions
  • Premier LeagueTelemundo Deportes
  • SiriusXM NFL RadioSiriusXM

Seasonal Coverage - Regional

  • 2022 Atlanta Braves on Bally SportsBally Sports South
  • 2022 St. Louis Cardinals on Bally Sports MidwestBally Sports Midwest
  • 2023 Angels WeeklyBally Sports West
  • Chicago Cubs on Marquee Sports NetworkMarquee Sports Network
  • Cleveland Guardians on Bally Sports Great LakesBally Sports Great Lakes

Social Good TV Special or Episodes

  • Cardinals Telecast to TroopsBally Sports Midwest
  • Harlem Globetrotters: Play it ForwardHearst Media Production Group
  • NFL My Cause, My CleatsNFL

Spoken Word Series - English/Non-English

  • Club Shay ShayFOX Sports
  • My New Favorite FutbolistaNBCUniversal Local and Telemundo Deportes
  • SiriusXM's Let's Go! with Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald & Jim GraySiriusXM

Spot (30 Seconds) - Regional

  • Bally Sports x Rays Social Media SpotBally Sports Sun
  • Manny Machado BobbleheadBally Sports San Diego
  • Sugar ShaneBally Sports Sun

Spot (30 Seconds) – National

  • 2022 Tis The FIFA World Cup - "Pool"FOX Sports
  • 2022-23 Pac-12 Men's Basketball on Pac-12 NetworksPac-12 Networks
  • BMW "Doing More Together" 2022 MLB Custom Advertising CampaignPlayfly Creates
  • NHL Big City Greens ClassicESPN
  • The Rally "Fans"Bally Sports

Spot (Over 30 Seconds) - Regional

  • Chloe's StoryBally Sports Sun
  • LA Clippers All Season Long SpotBally Sports West / So Cal / San Diego
  • Polaroid Padres 2022 Season Celebration SpotBally Sports San Diego
  • Texas Football Days SpotBally Sports Southwest
  • The Bolts Will Strike AgainBally Sports Sun

Spot (Over 30 Seconds) – National

  • 2022 Tis The FIFA World Cup - "Superfan Santa"FOX Sports
  • NYC Point GodsShowtime Networks
  • Set ApartBally Sports

Studio Show

  • ESPN College GameDayESPN
  • NFL SlimetimeNickelodeon
  • NHL Playoffs on TNTWarner Bros. Discovery Sports
  • TNF Pre/Postgame CoveragePrime Video
  • Zona Mixtra: Edición MundialTelemundo Deportes

Tune-In Promotion

  • ACL Meets Jersey ShoreAmerican Cornhole League
  • B1G Story: Brands Brothers TrailerBig Ten Network
  • NHL Big City Greens ClassicESPN
  • SHOWTIME PPV: Jake Paul vs. Anderson SilvaShowtime Networks
  • Welcome to Wrexham TourFX

Use of Integrated Sponsorship for Broadcast

  • Angels Live Postgame Campaign 2022Bally Sports West + LA Angels + OC Health Care Agency
  • FanDuel Sportsbook Show with SullyScripps Sports + WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit
  • Harlem Globetrotters: Play it ForwardHearst Media Production Group
  • Hoy en el Mundial Presentado pro Verizon (Today in the World Cup presented by Verizon)Telemundo Deportes
  • Shams Charania - AT&T 5G - ITA PromoSinclair Broadcast Group

Use of Social Media – National/League

  • Drone Racing LeagueDrone Racing League
  • Formula 1Formula 1
  • World Cup NOWFOX Sports

Webisode Series

  • Club Shay ShayFOX Sports
  • Dana White's Contender Series: Next LevelUFC
  • El Inicio - FIFA World Cup 2022™Telemundo Deportes
  • Michigan MadeLEARFIELD Studios
  • The VoncastWarner Bros. Discovery Sports

People

Digital Executive

  • Bo HanBuzzer
  • Joaquin DuroTelemundo
  • Kristen HerlihyOmaha Productions
  • Matthew KlineThe Volume
  • Michael BucklinFOX Sports

League of the Year for Breakthrough Sport

  • Athletes UnlimitedAthletes Unlimited
  • Drone Racing LeagueDrone Racing League
  • Harlem GlobetrottersHarlem Globetrotters

Marketing Executive

  • Amanda TischlerMonumental Sports & Entertainment
  • Jennifer ZudonyiWarner Bros. Discovery Sports
  • Robert GottliebFOX Sports

Production Executive

  • Brad ZagerFOX Sports
  • Jared StacyPrime Video
  • Keith DawkinsHarlem Globetrotters

Tech

Best Fan Engagement Tool

  • ClipperVisionLA Clippers
  • HANG - Virtual Sports CommunityHANG Media, Inc
  • Slate - Engaging Fans Through SocialSlate
  • Visa Masters of MovementImagination
  • YES AppYES Network

Best Platform Geared to Diverse Sports Interest and Athletes

  • HBCUgo BasketballBitFire Networks + Studios
  • Fifty/50 WorldESPN and Active Theory
  • Harlem GlobetrottersHarlem Globetrotters

Mobile App

  • ESPN+ / ESPN App / ESPN.comThe Walt Disney Company
  • MaxPreps: America's Source for High School SportsCBS Sports
  • TunityTunity

Over the Top (OTT) Service

  • FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™Telemundo + Peacock
  • Monumental Sports Network Expands its High School ReachMonumental Sports Network
  • WWE Keeps DeliveringWWE

Innovation

Best Streaming Platform Innovation

  • ClipperVisionLA Clippers
  • FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™Telemundo
  • ONE Esports x Marriott Bonvoy - Gamer's ParadiseONE Esports
  • Orange Immersive TourOrange
  • Prime Vision with Next Gen StatsPrime Video

Broadcast/Consumer Tech Innovation

  • 2022 "Nickmas" GameCBS + Nickelodeon + Silver Spoon
  • Mixed Reality Charlotte Football ClubCharlotte Football Club
  • Rail Cam - Charlotte Football ClubCharlotte Football Club

Innovation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • eNASCAR iRacing Finds a New AudienceNASCAR
  • ONE Esports x Marriott Bonvoy - Gamer's ParadiseONE Esports
  • "What if" Playing Ultimate Fan Matchups Based on DataStrat-o-Matic

Production Innovation

  • HBCUgo BasketballBitFire Networks + Studios
  • HANG - Virtual Sports CommunityHANG Media, Inc
  • Remote Production for Rising PropertiesNational Lacrosse League

Sports Betting Innovator of the Year

  • BetMGM - The King of SportsbooksMGM
  • VSiN, The Sports Betting NetworkVSiN
  • Warner Bros. Discovery Sports, alongside DraftKings and FanDuelWarner Bros. Discovery Sports

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