EPFL awards Leagues’ Best Practices at Edinburgh Castle

EPFL Best Practice Awards Ceremony

The winners of the II edition of the EPFL Best Practice Awards will be finally known next Thursday 25 October, during a special gala ceremony which will take place at the magnificent Edinburgh Castle, in Scotland.

This year’s contest aims to raise awareness about the excellence of Leagues’ management in key areas, such as Youth Development, Media & Marketing, Fan Management, Stadia Management and Social Responsibility.

The EPFL is glad to announce that a total of twenty six projects have been submitted by the Leagues for this 2012 Awards. Here is the final 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)

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 Multifunctional Sports Complex – Lega Pro (ITA)
  • Stadium without Barriers & S.Card Project – Lega Pro (ITA)

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)

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)


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