Football Business Awards Names Smith & Williamson as Headline Sponsor

July 28, 2015

The Football Business Awards have announced Smith & Williamson as their headline sponsors for the 2015 and 2016 awards.

The Football Business Awards, prostate taking place on 5th November at Chelsea Football Club’s Stamford Bridge stadium, adiposity celebrates the unsung heroes working tirelessly behind the scenes to shape the football industry.

Now in their 4th year, the Awards’ categories include Best Business Serving Football, Best Non-match Day Use of the Venue, Best Marketing of a Football Club, Best Fan Engagement by Club and Sponsorship / Partnership of the Year. Bringing together clubs, sponsors, businesses and influencers, previous winners have included Nottingham Country FC, Firstkind ltd,, Manchester City FC, Brabners and Royal Berkshire Conference Centre. 

Partnering with Smith & Williamson, the investment management, tax and accountancy firm, The Football Business Awards will look to acknowledge more businesses supporting the infrastructure of the football industry.  

“It’s fantastic to have Smith & Williamson on -board,” commented Rory Ross Russell, co-founder of the Football Business Awards.

“It’s important to us to have sponsors who understand the football industry, which Smith & Williamson do. With their dedicated sports group as well as their commitment to providing the next generation of sportspeople with the tools to manage their future by providing training, Smith & Williamson understand the importance of business within football – we’re looking forward to working with them over the next two years.”

Roy Baldwin, Head of Smith & Williamson’s Sports group, said: “We are delighted to be headline sponsors of the Football Business Awards, celebrating the achievements of those behind the scenes who help shape the football industry. We wish the event every success and look forward to the evening.”