x

everywoman in Sports Industry Awards - Categories

Who Should Enter?

These awards are designed to celebrate women working in the industry of sport who serve as role models for the next generation. We also have special categories (Male Advocate of Change, Grassroots Inspiration and Campaign of the Year) dedicated to men and businesses who have actively contributed to increasing gender parity in the industry. Nominees can come from all parts of the industry including but not limited to:

  • Sports technology: including apps and tech relating to engagement, performance tracking and metrics, sports science, data analytics, stadium tech, etc

  • Sports apparel, equipment, nutrition

  • Sports physiotherapy, sports psychology

  • Law firms, insurance firms, consultancies, sports management agencies and PR agencies that have a sports offering

  • All National Sports Governing Bodies and Associations, All UK based professional sports team management,

  • All sports stadiums, sports clubs, sport venues (excluding leisure centres and community centres)

  • Creative Agencies, Design Agencies, Ad Agencies, PR agencies, Media

Special RECOGNITION awards

The Special Recognition Awards categories (Male Advocate of Change, Grassroots Inspiration and Campaign of the Year) are dedicated to men, women and businesses who have actively contributed to increasing gender parity in the industry. There will be one award winner per category.

 

*
Grassroots Inspiration

Awarded to an individual who has had a significant impact in driving female participation in sport at a grassroots level. This could be a coach / trainer or someone who works in a voluntary capacity to increase participation in sport.

*
Male Advocate of Change

Awarded to a man who is actively committed to advocating for greater gender representation in his company and/or the wider sports industry.

*
Campaign of the Year

Awarded to an agency or company that has delivered a standout campaign elevating the profile of women/girls in sport in the UK.  

Category awards

For each category, there will be a ‘Rising Star’ and a ‘Leader Award’ (excluding the Male Advocate of Change, Grassroots Inspiration and Campaign of the Year Awards where there will only be one winner per category):

  • Rising Star – Awarded to a woman under 30 who is excelling in her career and making a valuable contribution to her organisation.

  • Leader - Celebrates women working in a managerial/director/leadership capacity in an organisation who is an inspirational role model for women looking to pursue a career in the sport industry.

*
Technology & Innovation

This is awarded to a woman who is furthering tech and innovation within the industry, working either within a sports tech company/start up or within a tech/product development/innovation related role within the sports industry. 

  • Leader
  • Rising Star
     
*
Sports Brand

Awarded to a woman who is excelling in her role within a sports apparel, sports equipment or sports nutrition brand.

  • Leader
  • Rising Star
     
*
Health and Wellbeing

Awarded to a woman either within or outside the sports industry who is focused on using sport as a solution to improve the wellbeing and mental health of others.

  • Leader
  • Rising Star
*
Services to Sport

Awarded to a woman excelling in her role within a company providing services that support the sports industry (e.g. insurance, law, financial services, sport management agencies).

  • Leader
  • Rising Star
*
Sport and Sporting Event Organisations

Awarded to a woman working in professional sports team management, for a sports event organiser, or in an association who is excelling in her role and is contributing in some way to getting more women/girls involved in sport.  

  • Leader
  • Rising Star
*
Sports Venues, Stadiums and Hospitality

Awarded to a woman who is excelling in her role working within a sporting venue (such as a stadium, club etc) or in the sports hospitality industry.

  • Leader
  • Rising Star