Tecmark acquires Sportbox Media



Multi screen marketing agency, Tecmark, has acquired digital sports brand, Sportbox Media. The acquisition also brings Sportbox Media founder, James Gordon, on board to continue running the brand as part of Tecmark.

Sportbox Media offers website, content, social media and PR services for the sports industry, and boasts a portfolio of clients such as sports clubs, brands and retailers including Bets of Mates and Rhino Rugby.

James, a journalism graduate, first cut his digital agency teeth at Fast Web Media, working primarily on their Carling account and also owns and operates leading rugby league website, www.loverugbyleague.com.

In the four years since James Gordon founded Sportbox Media, the company has built up a six figure turnover and James is looking forward to propelling this further forward as part of Tecmark.

James comments: “I’m thrilled about the opportunity to take both Sportbox and myself to the next level with Tecmark. From my first meeting with Managing Director, Richard, I was excited by Tecmark’s plans and offering. It’s a huge boost for Sportbox to continue operating with Tecmark behind it and I’m looking forward to contributing to Tecmark and its growth.”

Tecmark’s Managing Director, Richard Heyes, adds: “This is a great acquisition for Tecmark. James has already built a great portfolio of clients and we’re looking forward to enhancing that portfolio and offering with Tecmark’s services and resources. James will be a great addition to Tecmark and brings with him a wealth of specialist digital sports knowledge.”

Founded in 2008, Tecmark was set up by Richard Heyes and Kevin Jones and is located in the heart of Manchester, near Piccadilly Station, with a further office in London. Experts in multi-screen digital marketing, Tecmark boasts an impressive portfolio of clients from Paramount Pictures and Holiday Gems to BUPA and Saga.

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