The international expert jury selected the winners of five categories of SPORTO Awards 2016. Projects Together in A Battle: Paralympic Athletes and Lidl Slovenia (Lidl Slovenia), Smooth banking (Nova KBM), Slovene Rio 2016 (Olympic Committee of Slovenia), Prijaffise – it's important to take part! (Jaffa Crvenka) in Best Mountain Hut 2016 (Siol.net) were awarded out of 38 entered projects as the best examples of good practises in sponsorships and sports marketing in Adriatic region.
Read more about this year's winner here.
SPORTO Awards competition, presented by Slovenian Marketing Association, is the award in the sports business industry for successful marketing projects in the field of sport in the Adriatic region (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia). The winning campaign in the Best Sponsorship category of each country is also included in the Best of Europe category of ESA Excellence Awards, organized by the European Sponsorship Association (ESA).
The received projects, connecting sports contents with marketing communication activities towards selected target groups were judged by an international panel of recognised experts. This year’s jury members included Saša Ćirić (Frikom), Toby Hester (Sponsorship Coach & ESA), Darko Ivančević (Zagrebačka pivovara), Mitja Jereb (Renderspace), Niko Kušar (Telekom Slovenije), Uroš Stanić (NK Rijeka) and Špela Žorž (Grey Ljubljana) as Slovenian Marketing Association representative.