This year’s WFS Awards applications are coming thick and fast, with our deadline now extended to 1 August to accommodate even more entries and, here, we shine a spotlight on our star-studded jury that will be pouring over the 2021 nominees.
You can enter your own project into the WFS Awards before the cut-off, HERE.
After an influx of applications for the #WFSAwards, we can’t get enough of the game changing ideas being put to the table.
And for that reason, we’re extending our deadline for applications to 1 August!
🏆 #WFSAwards. Let's change the game.
— World Football Summit (@WFSummit) July 29, 2021
Football For Good by Common Goal
Suchetha Bhat (CEO, Dream a Dream), Carine Nikoue (Project Manager, UEFA Foundation for Children), Nasser Al Khori (Programmes Director, Generation Amazing, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy), Gichuki Francis (Founder, Transforming Young Stars of Africa (TYSA)), David Given-Sjölander (Project Manager, Swedish Postcode Foundation)
Best Executive by Nolan Partners
Danita Johnson (President, Business Operations, D.C. United), Billy Hogan (CEO, Liverpool FC), Laurent Collette (Managing Director, Olympique Marseille), Karen Brodkin (EVP, Content Strategy & Partnerships, Endeavor), Carsten Schmidt (CEO, Hertha Berlin)
Best Internationalisation Strategy by Deloitte
Michael Sutherland (Chief Transformation Officer, Real Madrid), Concha Iglesias (Lead Partner of Climate Change and Sustainability, Deloitte), Marc Menchen (Director, 2Playbook), Óscar Mayo (Head of Revenue, Marketing and International Development., LaLiga), Maria Carmen Fernández Tallon (Innovation and New Business Manager, MEDIAPRO Group), Enrique Geijo (Sponsorship Manager, Banco Santander)
🏆 #WFSAwards. Let's change the game.
🏃♀️ Best Women’s Football Initiative
🚚 Best Supplier
🙏 Football for Good
📈 Best Club Commercial Initiative
🏟️ Best Venue
🌍 Best Internationalisation Strategy
🤖 Outstanding Innovation Initiative
👩💼 Best Executive
— World Football Summit (@WFSummit) June 29, 2021
Best Club Commercial Initiative by McCann
Jaime Delgado Sanchez (Manager of sponsorship, events, and social media, Pelayo), Carlos Cantó (CEO, SPSG Consulting), Alfredo Bustillo (Director of the Sponsorship Area at CaixaBank), Manuel Hernández (Casino Marketing Director, Finetwork)
Best Supplier by SportsTechX
Susanne Timosci (Global Lead Key Account DFL Invested Company, DFL), Mitch Heath (Co-Founder, TeamWorks), Giel Kirkels (Captain Knowledge development & innovation, KNVB), Felipe Ribbe (Head of Innovation at Clube Atlético Mineiro)
Outstanding Innovation Initiative by N3XT Sports
Marc Bertomeu (Senior Manager, Innovation at Euroleague Basketball), Franco Segarra (Head of Innovation, Valencia CF), Arianna Criscione (Director of Women’s Football, N3XT Sports)
#WFSAwards 🤖 Outstanding Innovation Initiative
We’re thrilled to partner with @WFSummit’s #WFSAwards, where we’re on the lookout for game-changing innovation initiatives.
Apply today at the link below.https://t.co/SBNH7S7k9V pic.twitter.com/QyRUkBoXLm
— N3XT Sports (@n3xtsports) July 21, 2021
Best Venue by Mondo Stadia
Sam Hughes (Editor, Mondo Stadia)
Best Digital Platform by SevenLeague
Alex Trickett (Digital Media Advisor, Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy – Qatar 2022), Joe Edwards (CMO, Super League Triathlon)
Best Women’s Football Initiative by Women In Football
Ebru Koksal (Chair, Women in Football), Kelly Simmons (Women’s Professional Game Director, Football Association)
We're proud to be partnering with @WFSummit on their #WFSAwards prize for Best Women's Football Initiative. 🏃♀️🏃🏾♀️🏃🏻♀️🏅
Deadline is 30 July so be sure to enter your project this week 👇https://t.co/7nmfYplGSf pic.twitter.com/wL8AXdRouT
— Women in Football (@WomeninFootball) July 26, 2021