March 1 2019

Octagon wins European Sponsorship Association (ESA) Awards for Best Agency in Europe

Germany, Awards

Please find the German Translation below.

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Düsseldorf / London (March 2019) – Not only in the Rhineland traditional carnival could be celebrated, but also in London, where on Thursday evening the best European sponsorships were awarded. Octagon was awarded the title "Best European Agency of the Year" and its long-standing customer Mastercard won the "Best Use of Sponsorship across Multiple Markets" category with its Champions League commitment.

 

A total of 13 shortlist-nominations of clients – Zurich „Sport Sponsorship between €1M and €2M” and „Best Use of in Social Media”, CA Technologies „B2B Sponsorship”, Budweiser „Sport Sponsorship > €2M”, Mars Wrigley „Sport Sponsorship > €2M”, AB InBev „Best Use of Hospitality”, AIG „Best Use in Social Media”, Standard Chartered „Best Use of Sponsorship across Multiple Markets”, Rakuten „CSR Partnership”, Charles Russell Speechlys „Arts and Culture Sponsorship” and last but not least Mastercard – show Octagon's extensive portfolio, but above all the trusting and great partnership with national and international clients.

 

Karsten Petry, Managing Director Octagon Germany: "Congratulations to the teams, our customers and the entire Octagon Family. This is an award for the cooperation in Europe that fills us with pride. With the presented cases the agency can finally position itself as Creative Marketing Agency".

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Düsseldorf / London (März 2019) - Nicht nur im Rheinland konnte an Altweiber gefeiert werden, sondern auch in London, wo am Donnerstagabend die besten europäischen Sponsorships ausgezeichnet wurden. Octagon gewinnt als „Best European Agency of the Year“ und der langjährige Kunde Mastercard geht mit seinem Champions League-Engagement als Sieger in der Kategorie „Best Use of Sponsorship across Multiple Markets“ hervor.

 

Insgesamt 13 Shortlist-Nominierungen der Kunden – Zurich „Sport Sponsorship between €1M and €2M” und „Best Use of in Social Media”, CA Technologies „B2B Sponsorship”, Budweiser „Sport Sponsorship > €2M”, Mars Wrigley „Sport Sponsorship > €2M”, AB InBev „Best Use of Hospitality”, AIG„Best Use in Social Media”, Standard Chartered „Best Use of Sponsorship across Multiple Markets”, Rakuten „CSR Partnership”, Charles Russell Speechlys „Arts and Culture Sponsorship” und zuletzt Mastercard – zeigen das umfangreiche Portfolio von Octagon, aber vor allem die vertrauensvolle und großartige Partnerschaft mit nationalen und internationalen Kunden.

 

Karsten Petry, Managing Director Germany: „Glückwunsch an die Teams, unsere Kunden und die gesamte Octagon Family. Eine Auszeichnung für die Zusammenarbeit in Europa, die uns mit Stolz erfüllt. Mit den präsentierten Cases kann die Agentur sich endgültig als Creative Marketing Agency positionieren.“

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About the European Sponsorship Association (ESA)

The European Sponsorship Association (ESA) is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to inspire, unite and grow the sponsorship industry for the benefit of its members. ESA does this through education, guidance, representation, the recognition of excellence and the sharing of best practice and performance.

ESA’s reach encompasses all types of sponsorship activity from sport, broadcast, education, charity, the arts and culture through to environment and the community. Its membership includes sponsors, rights holders, agencies and consultants, professional advisors and suppliers. www.sponsorship.org

 

About Octagon

WHAT’S NEXT? – Octagon is an award-winning strategic and creative marketing agency that specialises in sport and culture. Part of the Interpublic group, Octagon have been helping brands such as Mastercard, Sony, AB InBev, Adidas, Delta, Mars, AIG, Footlocker , and Shell for over three decades.

At Octagon, our purpose is to create work that earns attention. Through smart partnerships and generous ideas, we compete for, capture, and ultimately earn the attention of those who matter most. See more at Octagon.com.

www.octagon.com    @Octagon_GER


Media Contact

Yoo-Jin Shin

Speicherstrasse 59, 60327 Frankfurt, Germany

Tel: +49 (0) 69 150 41 21 31

Mail: media.germany@octagon.com

www.octagon.com

 


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