The most important names within the Center East sporting neighborhood will collect for the Sports activities Business Awards (SPIA) because the occasion returns for its eighth version. SPIA recognises the achievements of people, organisations, amenities and campaigns which have contributed to the event of sport within the area.
The 2021 version of SPIA could have 21 award classes, which every recognise the achievements of the sporting trade within the Center East and serve to reward those that have excelled throughout a spread of numerous sporting segments.
For the primary time in its historical past the occasion, organised by Sport360X, consists of numerous esports classes – Greatest esports marketing campaign of the yr and esports event of the yr – that spotlight and have fun the rise of the gaming trade, which has seen numerous athletes and sports activities manufacturers compete like by no means earlier than.
Winners: The ceremony takes place on twenty fifth Might
Regardless of a difficult 12 months, which noticed the 2020 SPIA ceremony cancelled as a result of international pandemic, the imaginative and prescient and core methods supplied by the sports activities trade have ensured the area has stayed forward of the sport, whereas always setting new requirements which have develop into the envy of the worldwide sporting enviornment. For the 2021 occasion registrations have been accepted for 2019 and 2020 submissions.
Winners in all classes are determined by an unbiased panel of judges made up of trade consultants chosen for his or her abilities and expertise throughout the Center East sports activities trade. The ceremony itself will probably be held in Dubai on twenty sixth Might on the W Lodge, Palm Jumeirah.
Bassam Nawfal, Managing Director of Sport360 stated: “We’re delighted that SPIA will probably be returning after final yr’s unlucky cancellation. The occasion is the most important sports activities trade gathering within the area and celebrates sporting excellence within the Center East and attracts an enormous variety of submissions from numerous completely different sporting sectors.”
“SPIA is returning to Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah the place it is going to be hosted within the gorgeous ballroom of the W Lodge. The venue not solely supplies a sensational backdrop for our company but it surely additionally presents the best place for an intimate gathering, adhering to the brand new social distancing guidelines. SPIA is the one occasion of its type within the area, so it’s actually vital that we’re capable of put it on once more this yr to assist the sports activities trade who’ve discovered progressive and artistic methods during which to manage throughout these unprecedented occasions.”
Earlier occasions have seen over 400 attendees hoping to get their arms on a SPIA award, together with these on the 2019 ceremony held on the packed out Coca-Cola enviornment in Dubai’s Downtown space. Because of the pandemic, this yr’s occasion will probably be operating at a decreased capability and adhering to strict well being and security measures in addition to social distancing.
SPIA 2021 is being supported by YouGov Sport, a worldwide sports activities, sponsorship and leisure analysis firm, working with sports activities key stakeholders to unlock significant, actionable insights.
The occasion attracts a number of the area’s most influential CEOs and choice makers, which is why SPIA is delighted to be partnering with International Traveler USA because it’s official media accomplice.
For these wishing to attend the ceremony and gala dinner, there are a selection of packages out there. Costs for people seats begin at $330, tables can be found from $3,000 and VIP tables are priced at $5,500.
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