ITW launches its Global Sports consultancy solutions – ITW Catalyst
- ITW launches its Global Sports consultancy solutions – ITW Catalyst
- ITW Catalyst enables bringing together brands for mutual associations with research based collaborations
ITW Catalyst enables bringing together brands for mutual associations with research based collaborations beyond the ordinary
ITW Consulting Pvt. Ltd leaps forward into the of Global Business Consulting with the launch of ITW Catalyst, a Sports, entertainment and media Consulting solution.
ITW Catalyst, as the name suggests, acts as a catalyst in initiating brands into an extensive global network of opportunities for maximizing its outreach & turbo charge the process of reaching its desired goals using high powered marketing platforms such as sports.
As an arm of the Global Sports Marketing company – ITW Consulting Pvt. Ltd, one of the first deals ITW Catalyst was instrumental in making was between Marriott Bonvoy and the Mumbai Indians.
As the consultant for Marriott Bonvoy (An exclusive customer loyalty program of the Marriott International) and Mumbai Indians, ITW Catalyst helped the two put together the landmark sponsorship deal by bringing out the best a sports marketing platform has to offer.
Mumbai Indians shall sport the jersey with the logo of Marriott Bonvoy on the Upper Right Chest during the upcoming VIVO IPL. Catalyst was also involved in bringing together TCL, one of the world’s biggest television brands, and Sunrisers Hyderabad, for the upcoming IPL.
Paroksh Chawla, CEO, ITW Catalyst said “With the Launch of ITW Catalyst we intend to be the forefront global business consulting cultivating key relationships with stakeholders involving Sports, Entertainment & Media.
"We pitched in the idea to Marriott Bonvoy with an intent to bring together two of the biggest and most trusted brand names in their arena. Sports in India have always brought about people from across cultures together at stadiums that have served as an arena of hospitality for the fans.
"Looking at that aspect and Marriott’s involvement with sports worldwide, we could not dream of a better partnership than bringing Marriott and Mumbai Indians, who enjoy one of the largest fan bases in IPL across India and will aim to create IPL’s most unique fan experience across the season.”
When asked about the announcement, Bhairav Shanth, Managing Director, ITW Consulting commented:
“ITW Catalyst is the next level in global Sports branding and Hybrid activations. We have been wanting to launch the Catalyst solution for some time now and with Paroksh coming on board we found a perfect fit to lead this new business.
"ITW has already consulted on many landmark associations, including Byju’s for the Indian cricket team Jersey, Amul on the South Africa cricket team Jersey, and was recently awarded the VIVO IPL fanpark activation by BCCI.
"We believe it's just a start of our foray into the exciting future for ITW Catalyst which will redefine the sports branding and hybrid activation space.”
About ITW Catalyst Pvt. Ltd.
ITW Catalyst is an Arm of ITW Consulting Pvt. Ltd. with a special focus on global business consulting in the space of Sports, Entertainment & Media. We work closely with the key right holders & brands, building synergies that enable each to reach the marketing objective.
ITW Catalyst is dedicated to its clients’ growth. ITW Catalyst is part of ITW, which is one of Asia’s leading consulting firm with interests and specialization in Sports Marketing, Talent Management, Sports media planning, and buying, Branded Entertainment, Experiential marketing & PR.
The group has a global presence with offices in London, Dubai, Colombo, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata & Chennai.Published 17 Mar 2020, 23:22 IST