The Sponsorship Marketing Council Canada (SMCC) announced the recipients of the 2023 Sponsorship Marketing Awards (SMAs) at the awards ceremony held yesterday evening at the Globe and Mail Centre.
For years, sports sponsorships have been a great channel for Brands to support top-of-funnel marketing objectives like growing awareness or building brand affinity.
At rinks across the country, thousands of youth hockey players have been improving their skills while wearing orange jerseys. And when they get off the ice, these young people and their coaches have been having tough but necessary conversations about why those jerseys are on their backs. This is all part of the Orange Jersey Project, a grassroots truth and reconciliation initiative.
Sponsorship has been firmly established as an important element of the marketing mix for some time. According to figures reported in the 16th Annual Canadian Sponsorship Landscape Study (CSLS) from 2021, the portion of marketing communications budgets allocated to sponsorship has ranged from 15 per cent at the low end, to nearly 30 per cent at the high end over the course of the last 15 years or more.
Milestone moments are tough to come by, which is why they are called ‘milestones’. Being entrusted with the Sponsorship Marketing Council Canada Chair of the Board position is a pinnacle achievement, that carries with it a substantial responsibility.
Canada West is proud to announce a new marketing partnership with The Building Blocks Group. The partnership will work with existing properties and create exciting new opportunities for sponsorship including regional Championships and digital media.
The Sponsorship Marketing Council Canada (SMCC) announced the recipients of the 2022 Sponsorship Marketing Awards (SMAs) at the awards ceremony held yesterday evening at the Globe and Mail Centre.