ENS is thrilled to have discovered that the Sports Technology Awards twitter account (@SportTechAwards) has reached a landmark 9 million twitter impressions. With thousands of votes for ‘Fan Brand of the Year’, the brilliant entries for ‘Best Selfie’ and the all-round interaction surrounding the awards, the social media presence of the inaugural STAs was a resounding success.

The awards brought together the biggest names in the industry to celebrate the best innovations in the sports technology world. With major players such as Sky Sports, Wimbledon and Speedo attending and tweeting, millions of people were exposed to all things STA.    

ENS is a frequent guest blogger on a range of sports sites but now we have a regularly slot on the Huffington Post. Our recent topics include the Sports Technology Awards and the value of female football fans to advertisers and there will be plenty more to come over the forthcoming weeks.

On 22nd May City AM, in partnership with BT Sport, will host a roundtable discussion on football’s financial fair play (FFP) rules which is being coordinated by ENS.

FFP has already been used to disqualify several clubs from lucrative European competitions, such as UEFA’s ban on Besiktas, and threatens to cause issues for the some of the EPL’s biggest brands. Teams recently relegated from the Premier League are facing huge fines as they try to reduce wage bills in accordance with the rules.

A panel of experts from football and finance will debate a range of issues including how clubs are looking to circumvent the new rules, spending’s effect on transfer targets and what the potential impact could be on the future of England’s national team.

Attendance is strictly by invitation but for more information please contact Yasmin Patel at ENS on t: 020 7384 8213 e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Friday saw the inaugural Sports Technology Awards take place at The Brewery in central London to great acclaim. Over 400 people representing over 180 brands were in attendance along with many stars and high profile figures in sport.

There were 20 awards made across a wide range of influential technologies, which were hotly contended by all sizes of organizations, from global multinationals and federations to start ups and emerging businesses. The ceremony culminated with Sport England’s announcement that they are co-creating a Sports Technology Design Challenge for the 2015 awards which will seek to find technology that gets more people participating in sport, especially young people, women or those with disabilities. For more information visit

It seems that Richard E. Grant can smell out quality fashion when he donned Rhino Rugby's Union Jack jacket for the launch of his new perfume. Rhino, a long-standing client of ENS, initially known for producing scrummaging kit, has now diversified into balls, training kit, clothing and grooming.   

This Thursday we will be helping celebrate the first anniversary of Out of Home media specialists, Talon Outdoor. ENS has enjoyed playing a small part in helping the brand grow from a start up to a multimillion pound agency – look out for our Tweets from the party #TalonTurnsOne

Wherever ENS goes our trusty mascot, ENSO, is never far behind. Having been to some of the world’s biggest venues andmet some famous stars along the way, it seemed natural that he should be present at our recent shoot at Allianz Park. Our little pig never turns down the chance to get his snout in front of the camera and rub trotters with sport’s elite…

Many thanks to a hugely patient Petrus Du Plessis

Joining the ranks of Lean, Hitchcock and Scorsese, ENS got behind the lens to on behalf of synthetic turf specialists, Bonar Yarns. Bonar, in partnership with SIS Pitches, was behind Saracens’ famous artificial pitch so, one year on, we were looking at how the new surface has affected the team and their game.

We interviewed Petrus du Plessis and Charlie Hodgson as well as ground staff, coaches, physios and Gordon Banks, the Stadium Director. This resulted in a film here which we predict great things from for next awards season.

The Sports Technology Awards has extended the opportunity to get involved with the awards to sports fans. The Fan Brand of the Year category went live on March 11thand gives fans the chance to have their say on the brands that matter to them. Votes can be entered either through the website through Twitter, using the hashtag #stavote plus the brand’s ID number (available via the website) Voting closes on 4th April so getting Tweeting or clicking.

ENS is working with Bonar Yarns, whose fibres are part of the synthetic turf at Saracens. The pitch’s first anniversary took place during the LV= Cup game against Newcastle Falcons on Sunday 26th January.