2 weeks left to nominate for the Leaders Under 40 Awards
The Leaders Under 40 Awards returns for a second year to the iconic Natural History Museum, on the 4 October 2016. The awards, created by Leaders and Aspire Academy, celebrates the individuals that are transforming the future of sport. The annual awards will search out, evaluate and select the best talent in the business of sport globally each year.
This year’s search is underway across seven different categories; Marketing, PR, Sales, Digital, Technology, Leadership and Entrepreneurial, and nominations will come to an end on 20 May 2016.
Leaders and Aspire Academy have received nominations from all corners of the world including, Juventus FC; Washington Redskins; Borussia Dortmund; Visa; Mercedes-Benz Grand Prix; Arsenal Football Club; CAA; Qatar Olympic Committee; ESPN; America's Cup 35; British Olympic Association; Bleacher Report; Euroleague Basketball; Ultimate Fighting championship; Facebook, Inc; The Football Association; AIG; Leicester City Football Club; Major League Soccer; BT Sport; Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Asociación; FC Dallas; Perform Group and DraftKings, plus many more.
Last year’s ceremony was a night of celebration of the 35 talented individuals on the shortlist from across the globe. 5 deserving winners were announced in front of an audience of over 400 of the industries both aspiring and established leaders. Carlo Ancelotti picked up the coveted Inspirational Leader Award, presented by Xaxi, and gave an expert insight in a one to one interview with evening host Mark Chapman.
Brad Simms, Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, Cleveland Cavaliers and winner of the Leaders Under 40 Sales and Commercial award 2015, commented:
‘Leaders Under 40 was probably the classiest event I have been to during my career in the sports industry, it was first class all the way. The venue was incredible, I was almost speechless walking in, it seemed like you were at the Oscars. Leaders and Aspire Academy really did a great job in uncovering talented people all over the globe in the sports industry.’