The 2015 CLIO Sports Awards, NYC
Affair: The 2015 CLIO Sports Awards

When: Wednesday, July 8, 2015 @ 6:30PM

Hot Spot: Cipriani 42nd St, NYC

Deets: CLIO Sports, the esteemed international competition honoring creative excellence in sports, today announced its list of Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in advance of the second-annual event set for July 8 in New York City with Tiki Barber as host. This year’s list highlights CLIO’s continued global expansion, with more than 35 international recipients from countries including Brazil, South Korea, India and Sweden, along with a diverse group of sports represented across categories – from football and NASCAR to cricket and Kabaddi.

The full list of 2015 Gold, Silver and Bronze winners, acknowledged for their visionary brilliance in sports advertising and marketing, is available at

Grand winners will be announced live at the CLIO Sports Awards, and are selected from the Gold winners in each medium if the jury, comprised of creative experts, has determined that one entry is deserving of this prestigious best-in-show honor.

“Across the globe, sports is a connector. We recognized that when first launching CLIO Sports two years ago,” said Nicole Purcell, president, CLIO. “This year, our winners represent some of the post powerful and touching creative, from Gatorade’s “Win From Within: Ben Jackson” to Guinness’ “Barnes Sisters”.

Some of the notable international agencies receiving a Gold CLIO Sports award include Africa for Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas’s “Inverted Jersey”; Forsman & Bodefors for United Nations World Food Programme’s “805 Million Names”; and Rethink for Molson Canadian’s “Hockey Heaven”.

Agency winners showcasing sports around the world include Blink Digital for Pro Kabaddi League’s “Star Sports; CHE Proximity for ICC Cricket World Cup’s “Greatness is Contagious”; and in the student category, Miami Ad School for AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship’s “Women’s Boxing Championship, Glove Corset”.

The top agencies/companies receiving multiple CLIO Sports awards include, R/GA with a total of 19 wins, ESPN with a total of 12 wins; and Innocean USA and BBDO New York, each with seven wins this year.

Major milestones for 2015 include CLIO Healthcare (entries opened March 9), CLIO Image
(May 5), CLIO Awards and CLIO Music (September 30), and The Key Art Awards (October 22).

Spotted: Tiki Barber, Scott Van Pelt, Mark Tatum, Noah Galloway, John Miller, Robert Gottlieb, Ann Wool, Paul Crandell, Ron Skotarczak, Laura Froelich, Jonathan First, Sue Hunt, David Levy, Dave Morgan, Brett O'Brien

Hint For The Average Socialite: Tickets and tables are available for purchase.

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