The winners of the Sport Industry Awards 2015 have been announced.

The Ceremony, which took place at Smock Alley Theatre on the November 5th, aimed to recognise and reward excellence in the business of sport whilst highlighting the the contribution of sport to Ireland.

An experienced and knowledgeable judging panel, which included Pat Gilroy, Niall McGarry and Cliona O’Leary, picked the winners of the inaugural Sport Industry Awards.

The winners were as follows:

Best Activation of a Sport Sponsorship: AIG & PSG Sponsorship – Dublin GAA

Best Innovation in Sport: Jumping in the City – Horse Sport Ireland

Best International Sports Event: ICC World Twenty 20 Qualifier – Cricket Ireland

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative in Sport: eir – Special Olympics Ireland

Best Mass Participation Event: Kelloggs GAA CĂșl Camps

Best Sports Facility: National Sports Campus

Best Use of Social Media: IRFU #shouldertoshoulder

Emerging Sport Business: Nutritics

Established Sport Business: STATSports

Excellence in Media Coverage: Business of Sport – Sunday Business Post

Best Sports Club: Castleblaney Faughs GFC

Best Global Sports Campaign: #thisgirlcan