Sport Buff look back on another outstanding year in the Fan Engagement world, as we further cemented our place as trailblazers in the industry.
The team was nominated for a remarkable 13 awards in our first full year in the market – a testament to the work ethic and skills of everyone at Sport Buff. We converted six of those nominations into awards. Our trophy cabinet is already filling up quickly!
Back in May, we were the winners of ‘Best Fan Engagement Technology’ at the STA Awards. Our international team were all in virtual attendance and treated ourselves to a toast when our victory was announced during the ceremony!
Next, we were shortlisted for BusinessCloud’s inaugural SportTech 50 innovation ranking. The final ranking was decided by an independent judging panel and BusinessCloud readers, and Sport Buff made the top 4.
It was after this that the nominations and awards started to fly in.
Alongside our partners Ata Football, we won ‘Best in OTT and Streaming’ at the Hashtag Sports Awards. The award itself arrived at our office in February 2022 – here’s our President Jonty Whitehead’s reaction:
Our President and Founder @Jontywhitehead has something to present to you all…
It's our shiny trophy 🏆 for winning Best in OTT or Streaming alongside @atafball at the 2021 @HashtagSports Awards! #HSAwards pic.twitter.com/Iw1NHEyDik
— Sport Buff (@SportBuffCo) February 23, 2022
We took home the gold for ‘Best Start-Up Tech Company’ and the silver for ‘Best in Fan Engagement’ at the SportsPro OTT Awards in London before completing our medal set with the bronze award for ‘Sports Technology of the Year’ at the Sports Business Awards.
It was a fantastic year for the whole team, and we’ve got some even bigger things coming in 2022…
Check out the full round-up video below!
2021, what a year!
13 industry award nominations and 6 wins 🏆
.. and we're just getting started🙃
Thanks to the fantastic Sport Buff team and to our amazing partners 🙏see you in 2022 💪 #gamification #fanengagement #awards #sportsindustry pic.twitter.com/XmbozUj4TQ
— Sport Buff (@SportBuffCo) December 21, 2021