Veteran Endurance Sports Executive Ryan Dawkins Launches Mascot Sports
February 23, 2017
San Francisco sports marketing company brings together athletes, brands and live events
February 23, 2017 (SAN FRANCISCO) – Veteran endurance sports executive Ryan Dawkins today announced the launch of Mascot Sports, a San Francisco-based sponsorship and experiential marketing company focused on bringing together athletes, brands, and live events. Representing top-tier clients in the areas of sponsorship consulting, marketing, digital media, and athlete integration, Mascot’s partners include Spartan Race, AEG, L.A. Marathon, Clorox, IndyCar driver TJ Fischer, and former professional cyclist and four-time U.S. National Champion “Fast” Freddie Rodriguez, among others.
“Mascot was founded to ignite the rally for innovation across the traditional sponsorship and events landscape,” says Dawkins. “We are proud to partner with forward-thinking brands, global event properties and world class athletes who have always taken bold steps and embraced new ways of engaging their audiences.”
Dawkins, named “Best CEO in the Events Sector” in 2015, transformed running and cycling events through Project Sport, an industry leading production, management and promotion company he started as a 25-year-old graduate student. In 2012, Project Sport sold a portfolio event to the Competitor Group, which later became Rock ‘n’ Roll San Francisco. In 2014, Project Sport was then acquired by OmniForce, LLC.
Mascot marks Dawkins’ entrepreneurial return to the industry after 15 months of private consulting and incubating the new venture. Mascot will expand Dawkins’ footprint in the sector while continuing his signature business approach – building relationships with individuals, companies, and brands that transcend the traditional boundaries of work and play.
Mascot will also reshape the client experience through an array of new technologies including, user-friendly dashboards, apps, and real-time tracking tools designed to optimize project management and day-to-day operations.
ABOUT MASCOT SPORTS
Mascot Sports is a leader in sponsorship and experiential marketing igniting the rally for innovation through brands, athletes and events. Based in San Francisco, Mascot Sports was founded in 2017 by veteran endurance sports executive and competitive triathlete Ryan Dawkins, also the recipient of Acquisition International’s 2015 Business Excellence Award for “Best CEO in the Events Sector”. Mascot represents brands, event properties and athletes in the areas of sponsorship consulting, marketing, digital media, and athlete integration. Current clients include: Spartan Race, AEG, Clorox, L.A. Marathon, IndyCar driver TJ Fischer and former professional cyclist and 4-Time U.S. National Road Race Champion, “Fast” Freddie Rodriguez. For more information, please visit: mascotsports.com.
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