Moonsport has proved its mettle by winning the Sports Industry Awards’ – Young Agency of the Year.
Moonsportlaunched in 2014.Originally a digital content syndication business, it’s only in the last year that it has became a fully-integrated, client service, sports business.
“It’s always great to be acknowledged especially in such a competitive industry where one needs to constantly be thinking creatively, innovating and operating differently,”says Trent Key, MD of Moonsport.
The Sport Industry Awardsare South Africa’s most prestigious awards in the field, celebrating the best work over the last year. Moonsport was a finalist in four categories; Audio-visual Content of the Year; Best Use of Social Media; Cutting Edge Sports Award and finally, Young Agency of the Year.
“All the agencies we were up against are industry leaders and the award certainly could have gone to any of them,” adds Key.
In the past year, Moonsport has captured Mark Beaumont’s record-breaking Circumnavigation by Bicyclein an international digital media campaign, constructed and operated the largest digital screen ever seen in Africa at the Cape Town Sevens, won an SAB Media Award and worked with global federations, personalities and sports codes. From sports presentation to digital content strategy, in-stadium entertainment to video production services, content generation to activations; Moonsport has developed into a sports business of the future, filling in the cracks in the sports marketing world and tackling a diversity of work.
To date, Moonsport’s clients include: Sky Sports, SuperSport, Mark Beaumont – Around the World in 80 days, Rugby 365, Rugby Pass, South African Rugby Union, South African Referees, Hunters, FIH – Hockey World League / Frontiers, Nike, Stillwater/Athletics South Africa, Cape Cobras Cricket and Varsity Cup & Sport.
“It’s great to be on the scoreboard. It’s an exciting time for sports content and entertainment in South Africa, there are some great players and lots of opportunities for growth and development,” concludes Key.
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Moonsport (Pty) Ltd is a company dedicated to delivering sports content to multiple media platforms. Established as a division of Moonlighting, a leading South African film production service company, Moonsport has become a stand-alone provider of the written word, audio content, filmed sport material and sports entertainment. For more on Moonsport click here.