Creators of Color is a game-changing annual recognition program that spotlights and empowers sports creatives ages 21-33 who identify as Black, Latino, Asian and People of Color.
The cohort of 30 honorees is hand-selected by members of The Engagement Academy of Sports x Entertainment across nine creative specialties. Honorees attend a multiday summit each fall, receive spotlights across Hashtag Sports channels, and are empowered year-round through mentorship and career acceleration opportunities.
IS THIS FOR YOU?
You have a desire to grow into a position of leadership both inside and outside of your organization
You are eager to participate in events and experiences with peers
You have the capacity to take advantage of a senior executive as a mentor
You are committed to developing a generation of co-leaders who are increasingly diverse and empathetic
Your work demonstrates exceptional creativity and effective fan engagement
You are passionate about increasing the accessibility of sports entertainment to audiences of different ethnicities, genders and age ranges
You have helped define an organization’s brand, voice, or visual identity in a way that resonates with multicultural fans
Create a lifelong network of peers and friends in the industry
Meet people from across sports and entertainment who share your vision and goals for the industry
Receive spotlights across Hashtag Sports channels to showcase your personality, story and work
Gain access to senior executives through events, allyship and mentorship
Be discovered by organizations looking to hire creative talent in full-time or freelance roles
The program annually recognizes a cohort of thirty (30) individuals between the ages of twenty-one (21) and thirty-three (33) across nine creative specialties that include:
Video & Production • Social Media • Podcasting • Marketing & Revenue • Web & Digital • Storytelling & Editorial • On-Camera Talent • Design & Art • Photography
BRANDS AT THE LIVE SERIES
CONTENT x SPORTS BETTING
Over two days, sports betting + media will converge to discuss the North American fan. Learn the insights and strategies needed to develop partnerships, create and monetize betting content, and drive critical revenue and engagement.
May 12-13, 2021 (Virtual)
TRANSFORMING THE NEXT DECADE
Hashtag Sports® is the leading platform for media and marketing professionals and the next generation of creative talent across the converging sports and entertainment industries.
From unparalleled experiences like our annual conference and the Hashtag Sports Awards presented with Budweiser to inspirational digital content and mission-driven initiatives, Hashtag Sports is the benchmark for fan engagement and the go-to resource for the development of a new sports and entertainment ecosystem powered by digital media, content, culture, purpose, and technology.