The additional judges awards’ shortlists were released today, which includes the newly launched Sport Industry Personality of the Year and Leadership in Sport Business. The criteria for these awards have been revised as part of this year’s awards enhancement.
To view the Sport Industry Personality of the Year nominations and biographies visit here and then begin voting. Voting is limited to one vote per person (members of the Sport Industry) and the closing date will be 21 April 2017. To vote for the Sport Industry Personality of the Year click here.
Sgwili Gumede, chairman of Sport Industry Group said: “These two awards are an indication of the changing face of the sport industry and these nominations will continually strive to lead and develop the industry. We are excited about both the shortlists and look forward to even more entrants in future years. This year’s nominations are wide spread and also include leaders from the ‘smaller’ sports. The nominations represent sporting codes netball, cricket, cycling, rowing and football.”
The Official Shortlist was selected through an extensive Steering Process. The process involved more than 40 key industry figures across a week of intensive judging, and will now go forward for consideration by the main Judging Panel, who will decide the winners in each category.
View the Official Shortlist at here.
The industry’s most anticipated night of the year will see major players from the world of sport, business and entertainment come together for an unforgettable night celebrating the standout work from across the sporting world on 18th May 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre.