WHO WON THE SUMMER OF SPONSORSHIP 2018?

Interested in learning about what consumers, thought leaders, and your industry peers think were the highs and lows of this past summer of sponsorship? Then join us for another insightful marketing breakfast in partnership with ONSIDE as we examine the changing landscape of Irish sponsorship in 2018.

Building on our successful collaborations from the past three years - ‘Who Won the Rugby World Cup’ in 2015,  ‘Who Won the Summer of Sport’ in 2016 and 'Who Won the Summer of Sponsorship' in 2017 – ONSIDE invites you to another insightful event in partnership with The Marketing Institute of Ireland.

 
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PANEL SPEAKERS

 
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Kevin Quinn 

Head of Commercial and Marketing

Leinster Rugby

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Gemma Bell

Sponsorship Manager

Bank of Ireland

 

Bank of Ireland & Leinster Rugby: Doing The Double

An extraordinary first half of 2018 for rugby in Ireland culminated in the run into summer, as Leinster Rugby secured the double Guinness Pro14 and European Champions Cup titles.  Bank of Ireland, Title Partner of Leinster Rugby, enjoyed these perfect moments to seed their rebooted sponsorship strategy to rugby fans, with extra purpose behind their place in the game. Gemma Bell, Sponsorship Manager for Bank of Ireland and Kevin Quinn, Head of Commercial and Marketing for Leinster Rugby share the gains made as partners during these perfect moments in time, identifying opportunities you need to win with sponsorship and how to keep the fans at the heart of your success.

 
 
 
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Paul Tighe

Head of Corporate Marketing,,

SoftCo

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Deirdre Ashe

Director of Customer and Marketing

Liberty Insurance

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Alan Milton

Director of Communications

GAA

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Charles Coyle 

General Manager

Tayto Park

 

New Horizons: Reflections On A Game-Changing Summer

In a summer that saw the GAA kick-off new Championship formats, Women’s Sport hit new highs of success on and off-field and non-sports rights holders across festivals, experience providers all created new platforms for sponsors to connect in new ways with Irish consumers, our panel of experts from the GAA, SoftCo, Liberty Insurance and Tayto Park will share their learnings from the highs and lows of summer 2018.

SPECIAL GUEST PANEL

 
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Thomas Barr

Bronze Medal Winner, European Athletics Championships 2018

Irish Record Holder, 400m Hurdles

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Gary O’Donovan

Gold Medallist, 2018 World Rowing Championships

Olympic Silver Medallist, 2016 Olympic Games, Rio De Janeiro

 
 
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Rory Best

Captain, Irish Rugby team

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 
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Declan McBennett

Group Head of Sport

RTÉ

 

The Future Of Sports Broadcast

Declan will take us through sports rights inflation and how broadcasters and sporting organisations must strike a balance  between revenue and exposure for the audience, fans and commercial interests alike.

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Darragh Moloney

RTÉ