- Success of Lions tour to influence HSBC's Australian sponsorship strategy
20 June 2013 4:09pmThe success of the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour of Australia will dictate HSBC's overall sponsorship strategy in Australia, which is likely to shift towards the bank's new worldwide trajectory, according to the company's head of global sponsorship and events, Giles Morgan.
- Pressure for action on gambling promotion, after crossbenchers rebel
18 June 2013 4:03pmPressure is mounting on the federal government to restrict gambling sponsorship, after key crossbenchers Senators Richard Di Natale and John Madigan and MP Andrew Wilkie recommended a ban on promotions on senior sports uniforms because of its contribution to the "normalisation" of sports betting for children.
- Heathway looks to boot gambling sponsorship; re-appoints executive director
12 June 2013 4:39pmWA health promotion agency Healthway is negotiating to remove gambling sponsorship from sporting codes in the state due to an "unhealthy influence" on children. Meanwhile, the organisation has secured the services of its executive director, David Malone, for five more years.
- Octagon promotes Fowler to replace Vercoe
05 June 2013 3:21pmSports and entertainment marketing agency Octagon has announced that Wylie Fowler will replace Rob Vercoe as its general manager.
- Bowls Australia beefs up commercial team
04 June 2013 4:00pmBowls Australia has appointed a new general manager of commercial operations to help lift the organisation's sponsorship and revenue generation activity.