Sport for Business 30 Under 30 2020 – Claire Liston

Claire Liston is Sponsorship Brand Manager with AIB and one of the key players in bringing the brand’s partnership with the GAA at Inter-county and at club level to life.

She joined the sponsorship team from AIB’s social media group in April of 2018 having spent two years in that role after initially coming through the ranks from working in the AIB branch in Ennis County Clare.

She was the driving force behind this years AIB GAA Club Championships across Hurling, Football and Camogie and was a key player in the AIB Club Player Awards.

Liston was a contributor on  AIB’s All Ireland Marketing Awards winning Marketing Team of the Year in 2017 and 2018 and presented as part of the winning entry in 2018.

She studied for a BA in Business Studies specialising in Event Management from Limerick Institute of Technology and turned an internship with Weddings by Franc into her job to get through college as an event manager.


Sport for Business 30 Under 30 – The Class of 2019
Sport for Business 30 Under 30 – The Class of 2018
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Do you know someone that has risen quickly through a career in sports administration, sponsorship or other areas where sport and business crossover that you believe deserves recognition?

We want to hear from you.

The criteria for submission is that the person should be working within the sports industry, or in a sponsorship or agency capacity that is bringing sport to life, and that they should be born in or after 1990.

The list will build up over the coming weeks and we will gather as a group in May of this year to meet with alumni from previous years and to further the creation of a network of people making a real difference within our industry.

The nomination process is simple. Contact us today, quoting 30 under 30 in the subject line, with a name and a few lines on why you or they could be one of our 30 Under 30 for 2020.



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