As many as 5 companies from the sports betting sector have been nominated in the “Sports Sponsor” category for the Sports Business Award for 2018.
The winner will be selected at the DEMERS 2018 Sports and Business Gala, which will take place on March 13th, 2019 at the Olympic Center of the Polish Olympic Committee.
As we can read on the organizer’s website:
Sports Awards The DEMES statuettes promote people and institutions that through their activities have a direct contribution to the development of Polish sport. Professional cooperation of business and sports environment allows for full development of sport, and thus – the emergence of Polish athletes in the international arena. The Sports Business Awards distinguish those who contribute to the development of the relationship between sport and business to the greatest extent.
The award ceremony has a rich 15-year tradition. This is not only an important moment for the winners, but also a key meeting for the sports business environment – it gathers the best of the best.
In the “Sports Sponsor” category, 25 companies have been nominated, of which 5 are bookmakers:
- forBET Zakłady Bukmacherskie Sp. z o.o.
- FORTUNA Zakłady Bukmacherskie Sp. z o.o.
- LV BET spółka z o.o.
- Star-Typ Sport Sp. z o.o. (STS)
- Totolotek S.A.
Totalizator Sportowy is also one of the nominated.
The fact that bookmaker companies strongly support sport teams, sports associations or athletes themselves is no secret. A dozen or so days ago Fortuna during the Przegląd Sportowy and Television Polsat Poll Gala for the best athlete of the year was honored with the title of the Polish Sports Patron.