Horizon Awards Honor Sports Marketing

ATLANTA Nominations are being accepted through Aug. 15 for the Atlanta Sports Council’s fifth annual Horizon Awards for Sport Business.

The categories include best sports business integrated marketing plan, best sports-themed advertising campaign, best sports philanthropic partnership, amateur sports organization of the year, sports business executive of the year, sports media program of the year, best new sports technology, best new sports facility, emerging sports property of the year and the best sports experiential marketing campaign.

Finalists will be notified by Sept. 20. The awards will be presented at a dinner in Atlanta on Nov. 2 that regularly attracts top athletes and marketing executives.

Past winners include ESPN, Nascar, Cingular Wireless, the Atlantic Coast Conference, Coca-Cola, the NCAA, CBS, Nike and UPS.