The Time-Critical Logistics Company has been named as Official Freight Partner

LONDON, New York, United States (27 April, 2023) –The STA Group today announced that Rock-it Global has become a sponsor of The Sports Technology Awards, the leading global celebration of tech-led innovation in sports.

Rock-it Global’s three-year partnership will commence with The 2023 Sports Technology Awards, The Awards’ inaugural event in the US, which takes place on May 18th in New York City.

Rebecca Hopkins, CEO The STA Group, explained: ‘Bringing The Sports Technology Awards to the U.S. for the first time is a very intensive operation, involving a large amount of logistics so we are delighted to have an experienced and respected partner, such as Rock-it Global, working with us on this’. 

‘Taking the opportunity to applaud innovation and excellence was an easy decision for the Rock-it Global team.’ said Adam Tubaro, Director, Key Accounts, Rock-it Global.

He continued: ‘We pride ourselves on being the best sports time-critical logistics provider so naturally we are eager to help recognize and celebrate those striving to be the best in technology innovation in sport.’

Rock-it Global, along with the other logistics specialists of GCL, provides logistics and freight forwarding services for the live entertainment and music touring, theatrical, fine arts, sports, motor sports, corporate events, film, television, and broadcasting sectors.

The Sport Technology Awards, dubbed ‘The Oscars of Sports Technology’ are owned and operated by The STA Group. The Group operates at the heart of sport globally whose mission is to identify, inform and celebrate the world’s leading sports technologies and the brands which embrace them.

Aggregate Sports, The STA Group’s North American partner, helped facilitate the agreement. 

The Sports Technology Awards 2023 is presented in association with NBC Sports Next. 

More information about The Awards and the Rock-it partnership can be found here.

About The STA Group

The STA Group’s mission is to identify, inform and celebrate the world’s leading sports technologies and the brands which embrace them.  It does this through The Sports Technology Awards, The STA Startups, The Sports Technology Annual Review, The Sports Technology Power List, its newsletter, Access Innovation and Tech Chairs: The Sports Technology Podcast. The Group’s Partners include Capgemini, The English Institute of Sport, Sportradar and HOK.

About Rock-it Global

Rock-it Global is a leading provider of time-critical air, ocean, and surface freight forwarding and logistics for the live entertainment and music touring, sports, motor sports, broadcast, performing arts, tradeshow, and corporate event sectors.

Rock-it Global is a Global Critical Logistics Company (GCL), the holding company for a family of leading brands including Dietl, Cosdel, CargoLive, Dynamic International, and CARS who work with customers in fine arts, classic and high-end automobiles, film, television, and industrial projects.

Headquartered in Los Angeles CA, GCL has offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia, and Central and South America, augmented by a network of long-term partner agents specializing in critical logistics.

GCL is backed by ATL Partners, a premier sector-focused private equity firm based in New York.

The companies of GCL have served thousands of customers annually for over 40 years with bespoke, specialized logistics solutions for the most demanding transportation requirements across every continent.

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