Sports sponsorships for women athletes grew 20% in 2022

December 15, 2022

It was a boom year for sports sponsorships, especially for women athletes. Sponsorship deals for female athletes grew 20% year-over-year in 2022, according to sports and entertainment intelligence platform SponsorUnited.

Brands leveraged these partnerships through digital channels, including social media, where sponsorships of women athletes saw a 70% boost in engagement this year. Women are projected to overtake their male counterparts in social engagement by 2024. Martech