2021 Clio Sports Awards Summit


Clio Sports Awards Summit

October 28, 2021 // 12:00pm ET

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2021 Clio Sports Awards Summit

The 2021 Clio Sports Awards Summit will be a virtual awards ceremony and thought leadership event on Thursday, October 28th. Hosted by Kay Adams, of the NFL Network’s Good Morning Football, the event will celebrate the Gold and Grand winning work from this year’s competition, followed by Specialty Award presentations and topic-driven panels with sports marketing leaders.

Hosted by Kay Adams

Kay Adams hosts the NFL Network’s Emmy Nominated morning show, Good Morning Football. Prior to her role with NFL Network, Kay had several on-air hosting roles including NBC Sports Network's Fantasy Football Live, and DirecTV’s Fantasy Zone. This upcoming fall, Kay will continue as host of Amazon's flagship football show, NFL Now. In addition to her responsibilities in the football world, Kay is also the host of the syndicated daily program People, an extension of the prestigious magazine. Kay has also hosted various events including the red carpet at the NFL Honors Ceremony, Nickelodeon's Superstar Slime Showdown, TruTV's Impractical Jokers Live Special, and has served as a special correspondent for EXTRA & Entertainment Tonight. This past year, she also served as host of the mobile app version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire for SONY.


All times Eastern
  • 12:00pm - Intro + Clio Sports Gold Winners
  • 12:05pm - Impact Award Presentation & Fireside Chat - Atlanta Dream - Accepted by Elizabeth Williams - Presented by AT&T
  • 12:15pm - Panel: Investment in Women's Sports - Sponsored by
  • 12:55pm - Panel: Tampa Pro Teams Champion Creativity - Sponsored by
  • 1:24pm - Spotlight: Be The Thunder: Turning Tampa Into a Hockey Town - Sponsored by
  • 1:38pm - Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation & Fireside Chat - David Falk
  • 2:10pm - Clio Sports Grand Winners
  • 2:13pm - Panel: How to Engage with Consumers & Fans Wherever They Are - Sponsored by
  • 2:47pm - Clio Sports "Of the Year" Winners - Agency, Team and Brand Of the Year Announcement

Panel Descriptions

Investment in Women's Sports

Sponsored by

The push for gender equality and visibility for women in sports must remain a top priority for the sports world. This session will explore investment strategies, increases in resources and exposure for women athletes and brand partnership opportunities that can impact and drive change for the future.


Thayer Lavielle - Moderator
The Collective at Wasserman

Sabina Ahmed
AVP, Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing

Kirta Carroll
VP, North America GMM Women's

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley
Head of Community & Impact; President of FundPlay

Tampa Pro Teams Champion Creativity

Sponsored by

Diving into how the two 2021 championship teams in Tampa, Florida produced creative marketing strategies and innovative campaigns which kept their fans engaged and ultimately contributed to the teams' success this year.


Brittany Austin
Sr. Director of Brand & Content Marketing
Tampa Bay Lightning

Nikki Donofrio
VP, Marketing, Events & Entertainment
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tim Nudd - Moderator
Muse by Clio

Spotlight: Be The Thunder: Turning Tampa Into a Hockey Town

Sponsored by

Spotlight on how Dunn&Co. used creative sports marketing to help turn sunny Tampa into a hockey town, culminating in a die-hard fanbase in the city and across the globe.


Troy Dunn
President and CCO

Kamden Kuhn
Managing Director

How to Engage with Consumers & Fans Wherever They Are

Sponsored by

Over the past year and a half, brands and teams have adapted and evolved how they market to consumers and fans. This panel will look at innovations in fan engagement using apps, gamification, AR/VR, social media and more to create interactive and immersive experiences.


Azher Ahmed - Moderator
Head of Digital

Justin Toman
Head of Sports Marketing

Adrienne Jonas
VP, US Sponsorships - Team Sports

Mark Jeffery
Founder & Chief Executive Officer