In Pictures: One Year of Sportwalk

Marking the first year anniversary of the company, Inside Sportwalk takes you on a visual tour of the journey since May 2017.

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Redesign of Sportwalk’s official website.

May 2017: Moving to Chennai

After operating as a bootstrapped virtual startup for the first two years, Sportwalk shifted its base to Chennai aiming at serving a wider audience.

Jonty Rhodes, Inside Sportwalk
Team Sportwalk with Jonty Rhodes, former South African International Cricketer.

July 2017: Rebranding of a TNPL franchise

Sportwalk was commissioned the rebranding project ahead of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) 2017 season by Ruby Trichy Warriors, a franchise based out of Trichy.

The project involved rebranding, merchandising, social media management, web development and executing the campaigns involving Jonty Rhodes, the brand ambassador of the team. (You can learn more about the project here)

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Fan Pictures of Chelsea India Membership Kit.

September 2017: Fan Club Memberships

Sportwalk was commissioned the membership kit design and production project by Chelsea India Supporters Club, Manchester United Supporters Club Kerala and Arsenal Hyderabad for the 2017-18 football season.

Spanning over three months, Sportwalk handled the marketing, production, and shipment of 980 membership kits. (You can learn more about the project here)

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Photograph from the Kickoff edition of Sportwalk Huddle.

October 2017: Launch of Sportwalk Huddle

Sportwalk Huddle is an effort, aimed at building fan communities in a locality through meet-ups that bring people together under a single roof to talk, play and interact on the sport they love. The Kickoff edition of the Huddle was organized on 28th October. (You can learn more about the events here)

Comic Con, Inside Sportwalk
Abhranil Roy and Divakar KS with the volunteers at the Mumbai Comic Con 2017.

October – December 2017: Attending Comic Cons

Sportwalk became the first sports comics brand to exhibit at the Comic Con India in the tour of 2017 where it exhibited in Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Bengaluru – garnering visibility of over 70,000 people. (You can learn more about Sportwalk Comics here)

The Wall, Inside Sportwalk
Giridharan (Video Editor), Himamshu Bt (Writer), Adheedhan (Cartoonist) and Divakar KS (Project Lead) at the launch.

January 2018: Launch of ‘The Wall’ Comic

In collaboration with Rahul Dravid Fans Club, Sportwalk launched ‘The Wall’ – a 32-page comic book as a tribute to the unparalleled legacy that Rahul Dravid left behind. The project was featured across leading media platforms including the BBC. (You can buy the comic book here)

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Photograph of the ‘That Night in Munich’ book launched in association with Chelsea India Supporters Club.

March 2018: Launch of ‘That Night in Munich’

In collaboration with Chelsea India Supporters’ Club, Sportwalk presents ‘ That Night in Munich ’, a memorabilia book on how the London Club turned the tables and forever etched their names in the footballing legacy. (You can buy the memorabilia book here)

IPL Campaigns, Inside Sportwalk
Fan Pictures of the IPL Fan Merch by Sportwalk.

April 2018: IPL Campaigns

Marking the return of Chennai Super Kings – Sportwalk organized an offline event in Chennai involving fantasy draft, launched team based products and associated with officially recognized fan clubs of Royal Challengers Bangalore and produced ‘The Red Army’ membership kits. (You can buy the fan merch here)

Social Media, Inside Sportwalk
A sneak peek into the team based platforms by Sportwalk.

April 2018: Launch of city-based platforms

Sportwalk launched the first set of city-based platforms aimed at providing exclusive sports content on the franchises/ teams/ players from the respective states. Team Chennai, Team Mumbai, and Team Bangalore provided live coverage of the IPL matches across different platforms.

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Logo of the Highlights Sports Fan Fest.

April – May 2018: Highlights Fan Fest

Conceptualised by Sportwalk, Highlights is the first of its kind sports fan festival in India bringing people together through a series of events to celebrate sports. Over 800 people participated in the inaugural edition of the Highlights was organized in Chennai from April 28 to May 06th. (Learn more about the fest here)

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