EPFL announces Candidates Projects for Best Practice Awards 2011-12

Following the successful inaugural edition of the EPFL Best Practice Awards in 2010/11, the EPFL is glad to announce the positive response of its Member Leagues and Associate Members to the II Edition of the EPFL Best Practice Awards for the season 2011/12.

These awards contest selects and prizes Best Practice activities and projects performed by the European Leagues in different management areas related to Professional Football. It aims to raise awareness about the excellence of leagues’ management when it comes to develop and run football related practices in areas such as Youth Development, Media & Marketing, Fan Management, Stadia Management and Social Responsibility.

We are glad to announce that a total of twenty six projects have been submitted by the European Leagues for this year’s contest. Here the list of candidates:

Youth Development

  • Football ‘Made in Germany’ – DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga GmbH (GER)
  • B Italia – Lega Serie B (ITA)
  • AC Reggiana – Lega Pro (ITA)
  • FC Zenit St Petersburg Academy – Russian Football Premier League (RUS)

Media & Marketing

  • LFP Mobile Application – Ligue de Football Professionnel (FRA)
  • Live Streaming of TIM Cup – Lega Serie A (ITA)
  • Celebrating the Supercup 2011 – Lega Serie A (ITA)
  • Serie bwin: an innovative Title Sponsorship model – Lega Serie B (ITA)
  • Eredivisie Live Sidekick – Eredivisie CV (NED)
  • Live Life Like a Pro – Eredivisie CV (NED)
  • Media Rights to Ekstraklasa 2011-2014 – Polish Professional Football League (POL)

Fan Management

  • Kids Clubs – DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga GmbH (GER)
  • TIM Rewards the Best – Lega Serie A (ITA)
  • L’Aquila Supporters’ Trust – Lega Pro (ITA)
  • Eredivisie Fan Survey 2011/12 – Eredivisie CV (NED)

Stadia Management

  • Electronic Sale of TIM Cup Final Tickets – Lega Serie A (ITA)
  • How to grow the relationship between clubs and their audience – Lega Serie A (ITA)
  • Monzello New Multifuctional Sports Complex – Lega Pro (ITA)
  • Stadium without Barriers & S.Card Project – Lega Pro (ITA)

Social Responsibility

  • Kickz – The Premier League (ENG)
  • Integration, a Winning Game – DFL Deutsche Fussball Liga GmbH (GER)
  • The Good Feet of Football – Lega Serie A (ITA)
  • B Solidale – Lega Serie B (ITA)
  • Tackling match fixing  – Lega Pro (ITA)
  • CIO-Palestine – Lega Pro (ITA)
  • More than Football Week – Eredivisie CV (NED)

The EPFL Best Practice Awards Ceremony shall take place on the 25th of October 2012 on occasion of the first EPFL General Assembly for the 2012/2013 Season.

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