Best Business Serving Sport – 20 to 60 Employees

Jockey Club Services

Jockey Club Services (JCS) has developed a world class platform of services which is now available to the professional sports market. Marked improvements have been experienced by JCS’ clients in the performance of their clubs and they have experienced savings across many facets of their businesses; allowing profits to be re-invested back into their sport.

With expertise in Procurement, Ticketing, Finance & Accounting, Payroll, Public Wi-fi, IT Services, Live Music and Catering, JCS has provided procurement services to five county cricket teams, ticketing to three county cricket teams and the Badminton Horse Trials, live music to The Ageas Bowl and Kingsholm, has created the Rewards4Cricket Loyalty programme being run by Hampshire, Glamorgan, Durham, Lancashire and Worcestershire County Cricket Clubs. JCS’ fastest growing service is finance and accounting where partners include Table Tennis England, England Squash, Badminton England and British Fencing, with many other NGB’s in the pipeline.

JCS is able to deliver significant economies of scale to other professional sports organisations, saving them money and providing insights based on experiences which prove a real benefit. These economies of scale will only increase as new partners come on board.


EventScotland

EventScotland is working to make Scotland the perfect stage for events. Recognised as a leading force in events delivery, our accomplished track record in hosting mega and major events is world-renowned and recognised when bidding to Federations. Attracting and hosting major sporting events is a competitive business and we face the challenge of not only continually finding new and exciting sporting events to bring to Scotland but also to secure them from other host cities and countries.

In 2020 the sport of climbing will makes its debut at the Tokyo Olympic Games. With our strong traditions in climbing and mountaineering, this was a fantastic opportunity to bring major new events to Scotland, attract a new audience to our country and showcasing the amazing built and natural climbing facilities we have.

Together with Edinburgh Leisure, City of Edinburgh Council, and the British Mountaineering Council, we bid for and secured the IFSC Climbing World Cup (Lead and Speed) and Paraclimbing Cup in Edinburgh at EICA:Ratho – Europe’s largest indoor climbing arena, in September 2017.

It was a resounding success, with the sold out event attracting more than 1,200 spectators, athletes and coaches to Scotland, and demonstrated the power of what can be achieved when an event organiser works with a public body to take a sporting event to the next level.


Seven League

Seven League is Europe’s leading digital agency specialising in sport.

We help sports properties grow audiences, increase commercial value, engage audiences and champion technological innovation; futureproofing themselves in a fast-changing digital landscape.

Our work spans a whole range of stakeholders in sport; from leagues, federations and national governing bodies, to teams, franchises, venue owners, brands and sponsors – all across multiple sports and territories.

In the last year, we’ve expanded from 14 to 25 full-time staff, which included hiring Lewis Wiltshire, former editor of BBC Sport website and Twitter’s global Head of Sport.
Our football footprint continues to grow, covering clients FC Barcelona, Juventus, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Leicester City and Newcastle Utd. At league level we’re working with UEFA, Premier League, Bundesliga, FIFA and this year reached the milestone of working with over 50 of Europe’s National Football Associations.

Beyond football we’ve supported England Netball, ICC, esports leaders GFinity, MCC, British Canoeing and the NBA in the last year, including managing NBA’s social output end-to-end for five European markets.

Our combination of commercial savvy, marketing know-how, data analysis, geek prowess, creative innovation and content expertise helps our clients achieve their business goals


Goodform Ltd

Established in 2002, Goodform is the UK’s leading sports marketing and insight agency, committed to helping sports organisations understand, engage and grow their audiences.

Bringing a genuine passion for sport and applying consistently high standards, we deliver results by tailoring tried and tested strategies to our clients’ needs. Our business focuses on six key areas:

• Data
• CRM
• Insight
• Brand & digital
• Membership
• Contact Centre

For the majority of our clients (who currently include the EFL, British Athletics, NatWest 6 Nations and Silverstone), we deliver across several of these areas, bringing a cohesive approach and supporting them to align their marketing strategy across multiple channels. We pride ourselves on consistently evolving to drive growth and are committed to maximising opportunities and innovating within the sector.

Highlights of the year include our work as retained CRM & research agency for the IAAF and IPC World Athletics Championships 2017, which saw record ticket sales, launching British Athletics’s new website, securing new deals with Formula E and Badminton England, and driving digital engagement around the British & Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand. We have maintained consistent, organic financial growth, posting our highest ever turnover, with approximately 70% of revenue coming from retained business


TwelfthMan

TwelfthMan is more than a name. TwelfthMan is a spirit born from our desire to create compelling brands and products and drive them forward. To us, design and innovation is all about ambition and dedication. Great achievements don’t happen by accident. They’re hard-earned and based on trust and partnerships. And they’re impossible without the support of a team. We are the team behind your team.

We’re passionate about sport and it shows. In just three years, we have built a full-service creative agency, working with a diverse portfolio of exceptional clients across a range of sports. We work with rights owners and sponsors, competitions and federations, clubs and fans – giving us a unique perspective and understanding of the industry. Most importantly, we love what we do. We take pride in our culture of teamwork and togetherness, which has led to long-term, trusted relationships with our staff and clients.


ATP Media

ATP Media is the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour. We provide the centralised exploitation of broadcast rights across the ATP World Tour, are host broadcasters and worldwide distributors of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000s, Nitto ATP Finals & Next Gen ATP Finals, and are world feed producers and worldwide distributors of the ATP World Tour 500s tournaments. Our international rights-holders are our biggest customers and we are continually looking to: deliver the best possible product; stay ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation in production and delivery; add value to rights-holders whenever we can.

In 2017 we made numerous production enhancements including a new camera system and new graphics, implemented a truly global world feed remote production model, made additional live matches available to rights-holders, and gave rights-holders access to a certain amount of free archive content via www.atpworldtourarchive.com. In 2018 we started producing and delivering bespoke social media content to our broadcast partners to help drive tune-in and engage with their audiences, as well as electronic press kits for each tournament via our new Media Portal.


STATSports Group

STATSports is the world’s leading provider of GPS player tracking and analysis solutions for some of the most well-renowned sports franchises in the world by providing world leading performance monitoring devices for elite sports. Teams in the English Premier League, La Liga, the NFL, NBA and other professional sporting leagues use STATSports’ performance trackers to gather and analyse real-time player and team data during training and games to help them improve performance, strategy and reduce injuries.

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