• Industry Association offers grants for UK exporters

    By SGB sports on 18/05/2016
    Shop and Display Equipment Association (SDEA) is offering grants to UK companies in the retail display industry to help them boost exports through exhibiting at EuroShop 2017 in Düsseldorf. Grants worth £45,000 are available through the Association to SMEs taking on the Government’s challenge to double exports by 2020. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is the Government organisation providing the […]
  • Sport England launches scheme to help talented young athletes

    By SGB sports on 28/04/2016
    Sport England’s Backing the Best initiative will help our national teams become more representative, according to the organisation’s director of sport. The programme is backed by £5.5 million of new National Lottery funding which aims to level the playing field in top-level sport. The awards are worth up to £5,000 per year. Jessica Hunter, a 100m hurdler with a personal […]
  • President and vice president elected at AGM

    By SGB sports on 11/04/2016
    At its Annual General Meeting on 6 April, the Shop and Display Equipment Association elected Alan Pegram, managing director of Global Displays as President and Angus Morton, head of sales and marketing at B Brown Display Materials, as vice president. The AGM also saw three members re-elected to the Executive Council: Ronald Cohen, managing director of Foxbarn, Geoff Fairfield, managing […]
  • New Balance announces sponsorship of English Schools Athletic Association

    By SGB sports on 07/03/2016
    Global athletic leader New Balance has announced a multi-year title sponsorship arrangement with the English Schools Athletic Association for two of the organisation’s major competitions: the English Schools Cross Country Championships and the English Schools Track and Field Championships. Commenting on the arrangement, Pete Riley, New Balance’s sports marketing manager, said: “We are proud to support an organisation that provides […]
  • Elena Jasper to project manage ISPO Beijing and ISPO Shanghai

    By SGB sports on 23/02/2016
    Formerly responsible for communication projects and corporate events as senior manager at Siemens in Munich, Elena Jasper joins ISPO with knowledge of sport sponsoring and organizing events for both top-level sport and mass participation sport. In addition, she brings a Master’s degree in International Business, Chinese language skills, and time spent living in Hong Kong to her new role working […]
  • By SGB sports on 11/02/2016
    The Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) is delighted to announce the line-up for this year’s Conference & AGM, sponsored by The Camping and Caravanning Club. Taking place at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate on 16 and 17 March 2016, the event will see over 200 delegates gather together for two days of inspirational speakers, workshops, outdoor activities, and a series of […]
  • Health minister walks the talk about Outdoor activities

    By SGB sports on 28/04/2014
    On the same day that the Peak District National Park celebrated its 63rd anniversary (17th April), OIA CEO Andrew Denton was out on the hill in Derbyshire with Jane Ellison MP, minister for Public Health. The ‘walk and talk’ session had been specifically arranged by Denton to provide an opportunity to discuss the results of the recent ‘All-Party Commission on […]
  • Long hot summer inspires triathlon growth

    By SGB sports on 02/04/2014
    Triathlon Industry Association (TIA) has revealed that Britain’s multisport community experienced double digit growth last year fuelled by the post Olympic glow and the sixth hottest summer since records began   The interim research results of the Triathlon Industry Association’s Annual Triathlete Survey have shown a significant increase in all types of race start – Sprint, Olympic, Middle and Long […]
  • Sports Marketing Surveys USA. enter partnership with AA Data Company LLC

    By SGB sports on 18/11/2013
    AA Data is a provider of retail audit sales information to the surf and skateboard industry through its ActionWatch service. AA Data developed proprietary data collection and translation software systems to produce the ActionWatch program appropriate to maximise efficiencies and improve services to their respective clients. Cary Allington, one of the original founders of AA Data, will continue running the […]
  • ActivInstinct named in 100 Fastest Growing Companies List

    By SGB sports on 16/09/2013
    ActivInstinct has been entered in The Sunday Times’ Hiscox Tech Track 100 list of the UK’s fastest growing technology companies The list, updated yearly, contains some of the UK’s most successful technology companies across a variety of industries from Internet retailing, software development, social media and advertising. Commenting on ActivInstinct’s accomplishment in gaining entry to the list this year, Mike […]