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Linking sports fan engagement with Aussie attitudes and purchasing behaviours

2 minute read | June 2019

– Nielsen launches FANLINKS

Sydney, Australia: 3 June 2019: Global measurement company, Nielsen, has launched in Australia, FANLINKS.

FANLINKS brings together two existing Nielsen data sets, Nielsen Consumer & Media View (CMV) and Nielsen SportsLink, linking sports fan engagement insights with profiling data across retail, media and sports industries. By fusing these data sets together sporting bodies, rights owners, venues, agencies, publishers and brands will be able to identify, plan, execute & measure their sports business initiatives.

Glenn Channell, Product Leader Nielsen Sports Australia said, “Nielsen is eager to provide the Australian sports industry with a singular data source that can link the value of sports fans to their commercial growth objectives. FANLINKS is a versatile information source that supports practical applications and decision making. It provides the sports industry with:

  • Enrichment and enhancement of fan insights
  • Development of targeted communication planning
  • Partnership prospecting and pipeline validation
  • Partnership review and assessment
  • Enhancement of sports marketing and partnership campaigns”

Kate Kopczynski, Associate Director, Nielsen Consumer & Media View said, “Nielsen Consumer & Media View is a rich data set that provides a 360 degree view of consumers across all areas of their lives. Combining this with Nielsen SportsLink which has a unique understanding of Australian fan engagement and their behaviour across the sports entertainment landscape will mean that the sports industry has a unique understanding of the thoughts and actions of Australian fans.”

About Nielsen

Nielsen Holdings plc (NYSE: NLSN) is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. Our approach marries proprietary Nielsen data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation, continually developing new ways to answer the most important questions facing the media, advertising, retail and fast-moving consumer goods industries.

An S&P 500 company, Nielsen has operations in over 100 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit



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