Megapro are Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 Exclusive Sales Agency
World Rugby confirmed on March 11, 2021, that Megapro is the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 exclusive sponsorship sales agency for the tournament in South Africa.
World Rugby Chief Commercial Officer Tom Hill said: “We are delighted to be working with Megapro as we enter the market with an exciting portfolio of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 partnership opportunities.”
Where is the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 played?
Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 follows the successful 2018 edition hosted at AT&T Park in San Francisco, USA “which attracted record attendance for a rugby event in the USA with a total attendance of more than 100,000 fans” says World Rugby.
The tournament in South Africa will take place at Cape Town’s 57,400-seater Green Point Stadium. It will also be the first time the Rugby World Cup Sevens will be held in Africa and it is the 8th edition of the World Cup.
Hill added, “Rugby World Cup Sevens is the pinnacle rugby sevens event for teams and fans alike and with the latest Nielsen research indicating 82 per cent of the South African population interested in rugby, we envisage delivering record broadcast viewership and digital engagement, well beyond RWC Sevens 2018 in San Francisco.”
RWC Sevens 2018 attracted cumulative domestic and global broadcast audiences of more than 24 million and 31 million viewers respectively said the press release from World Rugby.
Which teams play at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022?
The three-day tournament will see 24 national men’s teams and 16 national women’s teams compete over three days in September 2022.
Who is Megapro?
Megapro specialise in the commercialisation of rights and sponsorship sales across a variety of sports and entertainment properties within South Africa. They have been operating in South Africa for the past 30 years.
Lara Verbaan Sponsorship and Strategy Manager from Megapro said of the announcement: “We are delighted with this exclusive appointment to work with esteemed global entity RWCL on an event of this magnitude. “
We have been pivotal in the commercial success of various aspects of the game locally and look forward to drawing on this rich experience and our vast global network, which includes the quintessential on and off-field experience of ex-Springboks Sevens player Steven Hunt (Megapro Sales Manager), to ensure the commercial success of this event.”
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