Origin Sports Group is a portfolio sports company, which delivers growth for its clients and customers through investment and development of sports properties.
Origin Sports Group aims to develop and grow sports properties utilising its experience and knowledge of the sports industry and the commercial sector. Different from the standard sports agency/consultancy model, Origin Sports Group, balances venture capital style investment with a team who can deliver a the highest level of international sport. With over 100 years of collective experience in sports business, working across some of the world’s biggest sports properties, Origin Sports Group has an unrivalled executive team with an enviable track record.
Our executive team has worked with some of the most important sports properties and organisations in the world.
100 years of collective experience in sports business, working across
some of the world’s biggest sports properties, allows ORIGIN Sports
Group to engage with major sports properties and organisations to
deliver growth and maximise value.
London 2012 Olympic Games
Sir Keith Mills (Vice Chairman) led the Senior leadership team that delivered the London 2012 Olympic Games from bid to Games execution.
£700m sponsorship raised (BMW, BP, British Airways, BT, EDF, LloydsTSB).
Created with less than a year from launch, ORIGIN was instrumental in all areas from commercial strategy & sales, to operational delivery of all elements of the Games from sport to ceremonies.
Secured Presenting Partnership with Jaguar Land Rover for 2015 Games in London, securing renewals for 2016 Games in USA, 2017 Games in Toronto and 2018 Games in Sydney.
Engaged to write feasibility study for Birmingham City Council to understand whether the city was capable of bidding for and hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
Following withdrawal of Durban as host city for 2022, ORIGIN established a team to evolve the feasibility study into a formal bid for the 2022 Games, which Birmingham won
Alex Thomson Racing
Licensed and operated three editions of the America’s Cup World Series in Portsmouth UK.
Significant economic impact of £15m and media value of £42m achieved with 500,000 fans attending the events.
Ongoing consultancy partner to Emirates Team New Zealand.
Engaged to put together the sponsorship and marketing/ communications strategy for the Great Britain SailGP team.
Successfully planned, managed and delivered the 2018 Cowes SailGP event.
Working in partnership with IMOCA, offshore yacht racing’s leadingsporting body, ORIGIN’s vision was to restructure the commercial rights and create a new brand to promote the sport around the world.
Negotiated a multi-year commercial licence for the IMOCA class, developed Ocean Masters brand, established two new races on the circuit and executed a multifaceted commercial sales process.