Over the last 18+ months of uncertainty, the ongoing pandemic has affected every facet of the sports advertising arena. Areas of focus for marketers, including measurement, changing media consumption habits and the power of athletes as influencers have only increased in importance. To effectively engage consumers, marketers have had to remain nimble in an increasingly fragmented—and challenging—environment.

Heading into 2022, areas of focus for marketers will continue to transform. Nielsen Sports has identified five key factors to be mindful of, including the resiliency of esports, the importance of comprehensive measurement and the substantial value of sponsorships.

Download our Five Factors Shaping the Future of Sports Marketing report to learn how your brand can unlock growth and remain effective in the year ahead.