After an incredible year in Atlanta in 2017 where ATL UTD introduced itself to the world in record-breaking style, Atlanta United, Major League Soccer, Mercedes-Benz-Stadium and club owner Arthur Blank have all been nominated for Sports Business Journal's 11th Annual Sports Business Awards. Recognized for excellence in the sport industry, below are the nominees and their corresponding categories:
- Atlanta United – Sports Team of the Year
- Arthur Blank – Sports Executive of the Year
- Mercedes-Benz Stadium Food & Beverage Experience – Sports Breakthrough of the Year
- Major League Soccer - Sports League of the Year
- Major League Soccer - Best in Sports Social Media
The official SBJ award ceremony will be held on May 23rd at the New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square. To see the full list of awards and nominees, click here.