Football Business Awards Shortlist Announced

September 27, 2013

Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal are amongst the leading clubs shortlisted for this year’s Football Business Awards.

September 27, sees the shortlisted clubs for the Football Business Awards announced. Categories for this year’s ceremony include Best Club Marketing Campaign, Sponsorship Deal of the Year, Best use of Social Media in Football, Use of Technology by Clubs, Best Football Community Scheme and the fcbusiness Magazine CEO of the Year Award. 

There is a massive increase in the quality and quantity of entries this year which includes twelve out of twenty premiership clubs making the final shortlist. Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool are some of the names that will be competing to win a prestigious award.

The winners will be announced at a red carpet awards dinner at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea Football Club, in London on Thursday 7 November.

Bruce Buck, Chelsea FC, said: “Chelsea Football Club is delighted to be hosting the second Football Business Awards at Stamford Bridge. In my opinion, these awards are extremely important, and long overdue, in giving recognition to those who have excelled in the wide array of businesses involved in the football industry.”

Simon Burton, Director of the Football Business Awards, said: “Business and football are inextricably linked and on pitch performance needs to be matched by commercial achievement and acumen. Football clubs are economic drivers for their communities and football itself is one of the UK’s greatest exports. The quality and diversity of the FBA entries never fails to inspire.”

To see the full list of finalists click here.

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