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2MA Ltd. boasts a worldwide reputation for delivering high quality action entertainment. UK based 2MA is one of Europe's leading production houses for live action entertainment. The company's expertise in producing top quality shows around the globe ensures that it is widely accepted as one of the best. With offices in the UK, Germany, Hungary and the USA, 2MA offers a wealth of experience and can advise its clients on all aspects of show production, including conceptual outlines, set design, pyrotechnics, health & safety, liability and insurance implications, talent scouting, writing, directing, stunt co-ordinating and much, much more. 2MA is actively involved within many aspects of the entertainment industry and has vast experience in producing outstanding entertainment. The company has produced shows for Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Warner Brothers Germany, Thorpe Park, Drayton Manor, Six Flags, Phantasialand Germany, Mitsui Greeland Japan and Aqualandia Spain. Other clients include Marvel, the BBC, ITV, Jetix, Microsoft, DFID, The Metropolitan Opera New York and Universal Music Group, plus many, many more. Sponsorship opportunities include    sponsorship of specific 2MA shows, including Water Warriors, Thunderdome Games, Wonderboy, etc.    direct product use in the public eye to audiences of over 120,000 at each show    brand/logos being seen on set, public entry onto set, equipment, costumes    providing shows at existing (or new) events specifically for the sponsor    logos on the company's world class performers, writers and directors in and out of show attire    logo also on the company's email newsletter    opportunity to link the 2MA Ltd website both ways to the sponsor's website, so the audience can see the full extent of the sponsorship    product/brand mention by the commentator during shows    show/production branding to the sponsor's name, eg Malibu's Water Warriors Extreme Stunt Show. 2MA Ltd. offers a consultancy service within the package to provide credible information on the various sports and activities for the sponsor to be able to use in their product promotion. 2MA Ltd. is covered for all forms of insurance and risk assessments. Its team have first aid certification and CRB clearance. Contact: Mo Matthews. Address: Springvale, Tutland Road, North Baddesley SO52 9FL. Tel.: 023 8074 1354. E-mail: mo.matthews@2ma.co.uk
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The charity: founded in 1988, Autograph ABP is a charity that works to educate the public in photography, with an emphasis on cultural identity and human rights, through exhibitions, publishing, education and the creation of a public archive of culturally diverse photography. It is based at Rivington Place, London, the home of culturally diverse contemporary art and photography in the UK, which opened in 2007. Designed by David Adjaye OBE, this prestigious award-winning building is the first new-build public gallery in London since 1968. Autograph is constantly expanding, and has recently worked on projects with The Hayward Gallery, The South Africa National Gallery, The Barbican, Harvard University and Syracuse University (both USA), DRIK (Bangladesh), Manchester Museum and Art Gallery, Amnesty International, MTV Europe Foundation and Magnum Photos, in partnership to reach yet larger audiences. The offer: Autograph's concerns give it a special place at the centre of the British art scene - the envy of the world - with its sophisticated, urbane and educated audience. Sponsorship would provide the sponsor with access to this demographic segment, and associate them with an arts organisation that is socially aware and has a proven track record. In a survey, Autograph ABP's annual audience figures were well over 500,000. The results of a spot-questionnaire for an Autograph exhibition at Rivington Place showed 68% of the audience were in work and 27% were students. 100% of those questioned rated their experience of the exhibition as either Good or Excellent. Recent press coverage included a four-page feature in the Guardian, a preview on Radio 3 Night Waves, three pages in The Independent, a full page in both Metro and The Times, a double page spread in New Humanist and numerous features and reviews in the general and art press. "Your mandate and programming is highly impressive ... the breadth of the photos both aesthetically and from the point of view of content, the associated contexts of the work, and the way the show was mounted. Wonderful, memorable, subtle, and in many ways revolutionary! Congratulations!" - Doina Popescu, Ryerson Gallery and Research Centre, Toronto, 2009; "You guys rock! The best exhibitions in the country. Cutting edge and accessible. Keep doing what you are doing and more" - Kevin McCullough, Christian Aid, 2009. Contact: Indra Khanna, Curator. Address: Autograph ABP, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA. Tel.: +44 (0)20 7729 9200. Fax: +44 (0)20 7739 8748. E-mail: info@autograph-abp.co.uk
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Possible benefits available to sponsors

     Logos on promotional print, online and on-site
     Naming of events or exhibitions after the sponsor's company
     Advice on purchase of photographs for the sponsor's collection
     Copies of Autograph publications
     Talks on Autograph's work and artists for the sponsr's staff and guests, either at Rivington Place or at the sponsor's workplace
     Exhibition tours by curators and artists

Possible sponsorship opportunities

     Exhibitions, publications, artists' commissions, public lectures, one-off events, etc., ranging from 2,000 upwards.



Bakewell Agricultural & Horticultural Society Ltd. offers the opportunity to be a part of Derbyshire's premier two-day agricultural and horticultural show, which has been in existence since 1819. Depending on the amount of sponsorship, benefits to be enjoyed include free admission to the show, with parking and grandstand seats; adverts in catalogues, schedules, programmes; banners in the Centre Ring and other rings; invitations to the President's Dinner; invitations to the sponsors' reception; and reserved tables in the Patrons' Dining Marquee. "Entertain and impress your clients and help to assure the continuing success of Bakewell Show". Contact: Janet Bailey, Show Manager. Address: The Showground, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1AQ. Tel.: 01629 812736. Fax: 01629 813597. E-mail: janet@bakewellshow.org
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The British Firework Championships, now in their nineteenth year, is the biggest free event taking place in the South West each August. Attracting a family crowd of around 200,000 people over two nights, the event features a competition involving six 10 minute firework displays by professional display companies. In order to expand the event further, the organisers are seeking a headline sponsor to work with, to develop the Championships. This would include the provision of a dedicated radio station on which the sponsor's brand can be promoted. The event already attracts wide media coverage across the South West, as well as nationally. It offers excellent scope for expansion into promotional activity for the right sponsor. Contact: Jim Winship. Address: The Event Services Association, 18c Moor Street, Chepstow NP16 5DB. Tel.: 01291 636331. Fax: 01291 630402. E-mail:
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BROWN JACKET PRODUCTIONS - Horse & Country Event at NEC Birmingham
Brown Jacket Productions have announced an equestrian-led Horse & Country Event to be held later this year. The event will take place on the last weekend before Christmas, 16th and 17th December, 2017 at the NEC Birmingham. Taking place at such a prestigious venue during a key month for retailers and gift buyers, the event is likely to be of huge interest to brands serving the sector and also across related consumer markets. "We are looking for brand-appropriate collaborations, particularly for arena eventing sponsorship, food and drink/VIP hospitality, horse and rider fashion and technology brands. We are also interested in discussing with a media partner". More information about the exciting potential for sponsors is available on request. Contact: Beverley Elisabeth Webb, Head of Business Development. Address: Cavell House, Stannard Place, St Crispins Road, Norwich NR3 1YE. Tel.: 07856 966930. Fax: 07856 966930. E-mail:
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Would you like to showcase your brand, product or service to thousands of small animal lovers over two days? Approximately 3,000 gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, rabbits and rats will attend The Burgess Premier Small Animal Show, the longest-running and biggest small animal show in the UK. Essentially 'The Crufts' of the small animal world, the show has been a key date since 1921, as it sees hundreds of breeders of small animals come together, under one roof, for the competition of the year. Formerly the Bradford Championship Show, the event now has a new title, new look and new marketing investment. Open to the public, this annual show sees some 10,000 animal enthusiasts come through the doors at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate. "Whether marketing or sales is your goal, this show is a fantastic opportunity for you to target the small animal market! We are seeking premier partners to support the event, with packages starting at just 1,000. Click the download button below for an overview of these packages, which include a double prime position trade stand, inclusion within the Burgess Premier Small Animal Show PR and marketing materials, feature and link on the official website and a free feature in our show guide. Packages are negotiable. Please contact us to discuss our sponsorship packages in further detail - or see our website for latest details". Contact: Kirsty O'Connor, PR and Events Consultant. Tel.: 01943 855630. E-mail:
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The Classic Motor Show is the biggest and most popular show of its kind in the UK. The basic audience profile is male, aged 25 to 55 and ABC1 (AB 68%); the show offers a national audience with a regional bias; visitors are multi-car owning (3.4 cars average per household) with a high average household income. Further details and prices are available on request and the organisers would be happy to discuss bespoke options. Contact: Andy Rouse, Show Manager. Address: NEC House, The NEC, Birmingham B40 1NT. Tel.: 0121 767 2772. Fax: 0121 767 2880. E-mail:
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Sponsor options:

    Official Partner


Logo on all advertising media
Logo/links on website
Dedicated editorial on website
Exhibition space
Page in official showguide
PR support
Offers included in direct email newsletters



The society organises a variety of annual events. Sponsors can choose from a wide range of sponsorship packages, tailored to suit their company's profile, representing a highly effective means of increasing brand awareness and meeting customers face-to-face. Contact: Vikki Guy, Marketing Executive. Address: East of England Showground, Alwalton, Peterborough PE2 6XE. Tel.: 01733 234451. Fax: 01733 370038. E-mail: info@eastofengland.org.uk
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Edinburgh's Christmas and Edinburgh's Hogmanay are two world class celebrations that take place annually in the spectacular setting of Scotland's capital city. Edinburgh's Christmas events and activities include the Festive Lights Switch On, the Winter Wonderland Ice Rink and the Edinburgh Wheel and Carousel. Many opportunities exist for sponsorship, sampling, promotions and advertising to an extensive audience comprised of Edinburgh residents and weekend visitors from the rest of the UK and overseas. Edinburgh's Hogmanay is a four day festival of music, cinema and street theatre and its flagship event, the Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party, brings together 100,000 people to celebrate the midnight moment and to welcome in the new year. Sponsorship is available of large scale public events as well as smaller sponsorships, and advertising opportunities in the brochures and on the website. Contact: Tania Alonzi. Tel.: 0131 529 3169. E-mail: tania.alonzi@edinburgh.gov.uk
link to website (www.edinburghschristmas.com)
link to website (www.edinburghshogmanay.com)


"Halifax Charity Gala is your opportunity to promote your business to around 15,000 people! And better still you will also be supporting lots of local good causes! The Halifax Charity Gala welcomes between 10,000 and 20,000 people to Manor Heath Park on the second Saturday in June each year, with many hundreds more along the route of the Grand Procession. Get your business known to these potential customers while supporting our community. The Halifax Charity Gala has a number of sponsorship opportunities starting from only 15.00! All our adverts and sponsorship printing are professionally done in full colour. Programme adverts range from 15.00 to 175.00 for a full page. Sponsor our 10,000 tickets for 250.00; 1,000 posters for 150.00; 10,000 A5 leaflets for just 300.00. Really want to get noticed? Sponsor our main arena for 1,000.00. Get the full list of possibilities from
www.halifaxgala.org.uk/programme". Contact: Lee Gething. Address: PO Box 810, Halifax HX1 9QD. Tel.: 01422 735101. E-mail: sponsorship@halifaxgala.org.uk
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Inspire Education has been working with schools across the UK providing exciting and revolutionary services to all sectors of education. The organisation is passionate about raising the attainment and aspirations of students regardless of ability, to maximise their potential for learning and to achieve success in life. In 2008, along with the World Memory Sports Council, Inspire established the UK Schools Memory Championships, an exciting and innovative project which trains young people to develop their working memory; this in turn builds on confidence and can contribute to exam success. The project has gone from strength to strength with schools requesting the memory training which can also be delivered to staff in order that the methods are embedded into every curriculum subject. Inspire Education's highly trained presenters visit schools to deliver memory training to groups of students. These students are given a pre-printed training manual, which has been written by the eight times World Memory Champion Dominic O'Brien. Participating schools receive a Brain Club resource pack, which aids the students in setting up a club to promote memory development and brain training in general. After a period of training, in-school competitions take place across the UK. These competitions assess each student's ability to memorise five types of information in a test of raw memory power. The top students in the country are invited to a national final which is held in the region of the previous year's winner. The competition is a great way both of embedding memory techniques into education and developing life-long learning skills which are transferable across the curriculum and throughout life. Inspire Education constantly receives excellent feedback from schools, stating that these skills have had a positive affect on examination preparation and attainment levels. Recent research has shown that training the memory leads to a direct increase in problem solving ability, otherwise known as fluid intelligence. Participating students become proficient at putting these skills into practice to memorise and recall random words, random numbers and even the order of a shuffled deck of playing cards. As well as the realisation that they have acquired a powerful set of skills, this gives them the motivation and self confidence to memorise anything. These techniques are then effortlessly applied to their studies. The winners of last year's competition appeared on the BBC Breakfast News and the competition was featured in The Times and the Daily Telegraph. The size of the competition has increased dramatically this year and with it, the media interest is even greater. "As a sponsor you will be supporting the involvement of many schools that have limited funds to get involved in the training and competition; the growth of the competition throughout the UK and the provision of cutting edge resources for schools and students. Ultimately you will be helping to raise the attainment and aspirations of thousands of students across the UK. We regularly send promotional material to schools, educational departments and to government bodies. The competition has featured in several broadsheets and on the BBC News. You will be featured on all of our promotional material and on all of our press releases and television spots. Working with us will undoubtedly inspire you". Contact: Neil Denley, Director. Address: Gibbs House, Kennel Ride, Ascot SL5 7NT. Tel.: 01344 890126. Fax: 01344 883058. E-mail: neil@inspire-ed.com.
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International Festival of Sport, Liverpool (IFS Liverpool) at the stunning Exhibition Centre Liverpool, will bring together elite athletes, players, coaches and experts with the grassroots sporting community for an interactive celebration of the joy of sport. "Anyone interested in sport will have the opportunity to meet their heroes, learn from the experts, watch exhibition matches and try out new sports. Our Friday trade show will showcase the latest innovations in sporting equipment and Saturday and Sunday will be a sporting experience no sports player, coach or fan will want to miss. We have a truly global network of contacts in sport and the big names will be there. We have an excellent marketing package agreed which will deliver fantastic coverage for any sponsor, including marketing from the Echo Arena group who regularly promote the biggest stars of showbiz and sport from Take That to WWE. This is doubled by the package of our ticket supplier, Ticket Quarter. Sport is news and through our high level contacts in the media we intend to bring national and international coverage to IFS Liverpool, again with our sponsors at the forefront. We can provide full details on request - plus we have a full range of options on cost. So please feel free to contact us for further information on how you can be at this game-changing event, which we are confident will grow year-on-year into Europe's premier sports festival". Contact: Roy Connolly, Director, IFS Liverpool. Address: The Old St Lawrence School, Westminster Road, Liverpool L4 3TQ. Tel.: +44 (0) 151 515 6533. E-mail: info@ifs-liverpool.co.uk
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Kidz Stuff is a magical three day festival for pre-teenage children and their parents. The event provides a mixture of fun and education for children and includes a special day for children with special needs and their families, friends and carers. The festival has a very clearly defined market: it has been run since 2007 and attracts each year between 7,500 and 8,500 people from a wide area of the south east of England ... and grows each year in content and attendance. Kidz Stuff creates a world of entertainment for the audience to explore and learn, by creatively blending simple fun with practical learning through activities and demonstrations. The event takes place in Horsham Park, which is immediately adjacent to the town centre and within easy reach of the train and bus station and public car parks. In addition the event has its own car park within the grounds of Horsham Park. The event is created, produced and managed by The Rotary Club of Horsham and event management company, Terbell Ltd, together with non-financial support from Horsham District Council. Contact: John Le Rossignol, Festival Organiser. Address: Birkdale, Greens Lane, Mannings Heath RH13 6JW. Tel.: 01403 754005. E-mail: jleross@attglobal.net
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The London Bike Show is the UK's premier consumer cycling exhibition with the event typically attracting over 85,000 visitors over the four days of the show held at London Excel. Organised by VOS Media, the show provides inspiration to the ever-growing community of cycling enthusiasts in and around London. Over 200 exhibitors offer the very latest cycle hardware, apparel and accessories to try and buy and expert advice on every aspect of cycling. The event also boasts a number of interactive features to enable visitors to improve their performance, be inspired and informed by elite cyclists and coaches and watch some awesome displays. Contact: Emma Helbert. Address: VOS Media, 4th Floor, Earls Court Exhibiton Centre, Warwick Road, London SW5 9TA. Tel.: 07739 985231. E-mail:
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Man Beast Strongman presents popular strongman challenges, stunts, training facility tours and seminars, boot camp tasters, health days, photo opportunities, truck pulls and fayres. The organisation produces a wide range of strongman events and is now offering sponsors exciting packages which provide high visibility in locations across the UK. "For more details about current sponsorship opportunities, please contact us". Contact: Andrew Picken. Address: 28 Northcroft Avenue, South Elmshall WF9 2UW. Tel.: 07887400202. Fax: 07887400202. E-mail:
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Current opportunities

    Full year's sponsorship of athletes, roadshows in town centres , seminars and all our activities: 15,000.00
    Sponsorship of England's first-ever Strongman Bus Pulling Championship Day in a town or city: 6,000.00
    Social media exposure and CSR activities undertaken by our athletes - as part of both the above packages





MotorcycleLive continues to present many of the favourite zones and features that have played an important part in making this event the one to be at, and they will continue to play a role. Once again they will receive the revitalisation and fresh thinking approach that the whole event has gone through. Feature areas spread throughout the show will offer exciting, interesting and interactive niche entertainment for visitors. Historically the split of male and female visitors has remained at roughly 80% male and 20% female; the average age of visitors to the show is 35-49. Offering a large, passionate, enthused following, the show allows partner companies the opportunity to put their brand in front of a highly targeted audience. Sponsorship packages can be tailored to customer requirements and budget. Contact: Gina Evans. Address: 1 Rye Hill Office Park, Birmingham Road, Allesley, Coventry CV5 9AB. Tel.: +44 (0)24 7640 8020. E-mail:
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Scotland's Secret Bunker is seeking sponsorship from local or national companies who wish to take advantage of its unique attractions. Scotland's Secret Bunker sits in the heart of Fife between Anstruther and St. Andrews. Its location attracts thousands of visitors during its open seasons, due to the popularity of the area with St. Andrews, the home of golf, just six miles north. The East Neuk is a popular attraction due to its rich history and famous food. Sponsors will be able to use the bunker facilities for conferencing or any other reason that they choose. Sponsors will be heavily represented, both in the bunker itself and on its promotional material, which is available in hundreds of tourist attractions in the UK. "As Scotland's most unique attraction, we draw in thousands of visitors a year. We have catering facilities on the first level as well as a gift shop and a wide array of vehicles used during the cold war. We are open from March through to November and during this time host several events from paranormal investigations to gigs. We have also had a couple of student films shot on site that have been viewed at some of the world's biggest film festivals, including Cannes". Contact: Steven Mackie, Assistant Manager. Address: Crown Building, Troywood, St. Andrews KY16 8QH. Tel.: 01333 310301. Fax: 01333 312040. E-mail: manager@secretbunker.co.uk
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1.5 million people every summer see The Sheep Show at over 120 different locations in the UK. This educational but entertaining show is a live stage show about sheep, wool and the countryside. "For twenty years it has entertained the public with its nine show sheep showing the different breeds, where they are from and how we shear a sheep. Don't miss the dancing sheep!! 2,000 children between the ages of 6 and 11 can be captivated for thirty minutes by this ewe-nique show. Audiences are of all ages, but have a high proportion of females. Is it the good looking Kiwi presenters, or "Nobby the Norfolk Horn" - or perhaps "Sam the Suffolk"? Highly visual and very photogenic, this is an ideal sponsorship opportunity". Contact: Richard Savory. Address: Spring Barn, Gateley, Dereham, Norfolk NR20 5EF. Tel.: 01328 829888. E-mail:
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StrEat PR Ltd was set up by Cathy McConaghy in 2015. For many years Cathy was a professional event organiser and gave that up to become one of the first street food traders in the UK. With her little pink camper van, Cathy was part of the "street food revolution" that paved the way for the industry we know and love today. After seven years of trading at numerous events, festivals and highly prestigious corporate events, Cathy decided to combine both skill sets and launch the UK's first national Street Food Festival in Harrogate. Cathy set about using all her street food contacts and brought together forty-two of the UK's finest street food traders, together with lots of quirky performers some of which had never been seen in the UK. The event was a huge success and a staggering 110,000 visitors were welcomed to the festival. StrEat PR and Harrogate were on the street food map as a destination event. Cathy organised the entire festival on her own, including booking the contractors, suppliers, performers and traders, organising the logistics, PR and marketing, stage managing the build and breakdown, handling all the trader and public enquiries and even relocating traders overnight, due to a flood, building fences and cleaning Portaloos! As a result of her hard work and after the huge success of the festival, she is honoured to have been invited to stage a street food market at the Great Yorkshire Show and is launching a brand new boutique festival at Newby Hall, Ripon. StrEat PR runs the Harrogate festival on a non-profit basis and it is being operated this year purely as a promotional tool for the other projects. To secure the future of the festival, for the local community and the independent traders, StrEat PR is seeking sponsorship. StrEat PR is seeking sponsorship from a forward-thinking company which genuinely wants to to promote its brand to a receptive, interactive audience. "Ideally we would love to continue hosting the Harrogate festival as a free event. But there is no space to expand or to ticket the event. Unless we can secure some sponsorship, we will have no alternative but to take the festival to another location we can't keep making the festival better each year with no money in the pot! We are delighted to be hosting a brand new, boutique Street Food and Family Fun Festival at Newby Hall and Gardens on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th September. Newby Hall is a perfect pairing for our family market and attracts thousands of visitors over the summer season. We have VIP glamping, camping, hot tubs, Europe's largest outdoor movie screen, craft beer teepees, awesome street food and amazing performers to delight the crowds. We are confident that the Newby Hall Festival will be a regular event in the UK festival diary and are looking to expand by bringing in headline artists. 2018 would see the introduction of a third boutique street food festival and we are currently looking at various locations to site the event". Contact: Cathy McConaghy, Director. Address: PO Box 815, Harrogate HG1 9XA. Tel.: 01423 421275. E-mail:
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1st August, 2017
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, welcome to Scott May's Daredevil Stunt Show! As the world's largest independent touring stunt show, Scott May's Daredevil Stunt Show has a lot to offer in terms of sponsorship opportunities. Currently with no sponsorship support, the show achieves an average spectator attendance of 300,000 per year. It caters for varying consumer types and gains exposure through marketing and media interest to over three million people throughout every county within the UK. This is during a touring season between March and the beginning of September. The new itinerary will include countries such as Ireland, Canada, U.S.A, New Zealand and Australia. Given the current opportunities and the targeted growth plans for the show, the organisers have decided to offer exclusive sponsorship opportunities for hand-picked companies. The most obvious brand synergy would be with a company in the automotive industry. Therefore Stunts UK Ltd. would like to offer potential sponsors the opportunity to become a publicity partner by gaining unique media exposure through television, radio, internet and press coverage, plus live marketing with brand placement in front of their ever-growing spectator attendances, for Scott May's Daredevil Stunt Show next season. "If you would like to receive an information pack and demo dvd, please feel free to contact us". Contact: Gareth Routledge. Address: The Office, 1 Bank Square, St Just, Penzance TR19 7JZ. Tel.: 01736786543. E-mail: gareth@scottmaydaredevil.co.uk
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The Sunshine Tour UK is delighted that The All England Showground, Hickstead has invited it back to hold its 2017 championship at their prestigious venue for the third year. The Sunshine Tour UK is a national championship for unaffiliated competitors of all ages that compete either for fun or as a springboard into affiliated competition. Following the overwhelming success of the 2016 championship, it is quickly establishing itself as one of the most popular national unaffiliated championships within the equine community. Competitors are already wildly excited at the prospect of competing at Hickstead again in September 2017. Qualification events will take place across the country from January to August in Dressage, Show Jumping, Showing and the Eventers Challenge, allowing competitors to qualify for, and compete in, multi-disciplines. Immediately after the 2016 championship, new venues began to enquire as to how they can become a Sunshine Tour qualification venue for 2017, increasing the already established base of 140 registered venues. The championship, since its expansion and move to Hickstead in 2015, has seen over 1,500 horses compete each year, resulting in a footfall of over 3,000 people. Winners and those taking part are showered with beautifully designed rosettes, sashes and prizes, including rugs and jackets. Securing sponsorship to cover the cost of the rosettes and prizes would allow the championship to be even more generous with its prize giving; having the funds to enable the distribution of rosettes to all children that enter the championship, even if they are not placed, is on the wish list for 2017. The Sunshine Tour is seeking sponsorship from companies that have an interest in reaching and supporting grassroot, unaffiliated and amateur competitors, that would like to share in the show's success, be part of its growth and benefit from the fantastic marketing opportunities it offers. The Sunshine Tour UK offers varied sponsorship packages that can be tailored to suit the sponsor's need and budget. Benefits for the sponsors can include ongoing advertising throughout the championship season (not just at the event itself), through its website, Facebook page, venues and qualification cards and, if required, the Sunshine Tour can offer a trade stand space at the event to boost the sponsor's sales and profile. Contact: Claire Hurst, Show Secretary. Address: Great Bookham Equestrian Centre, Dorking Road, Great Bookham, Surrey KT24 3PZ. Tel.: 01372 451458. E-mail:
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The Tailwagger Dog Display Team is a self-funding team of thirty-two people drawn from The Tailwagger Training Club in Leeds. At present they attend various shows throughout Yorkshire, ranging from small village fetes to agricultural shows. One of their main shows is Bramham International Horse Trials in June each year. Recently their show season culminated in a trip to south west Wales in September to defend their title of Dog Olympic Champions, which is an inter-club competition held each year. The team retained their title of Dog Olympics Champions, coming first and third. "We are now ready to launch this event in Yorkshire. We have our own PA system, generator, trailer and portable fencing - all of which require servicing/upgrading from time to time. Our trip to Wales costs in the region of 6,000.00, including fuel and overnight stays, all of which we pay ourselves. Most of the team use this as a holiday, because otherwise they would not get one!" Contact: Cathy Paterson, Team Manager. Address: 432 Stonegate House, Moortown, Leeds LS17 5BX. Tel.: 07717 860142. E-mail:
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The organisers of Top Model of Colour are looking for companies that wish to sponsor/support this year's event by providing either cash sponsorship, prizes or services for the competition. Last year's show was by far the biggest and best competition to date, with over 3,500 candidates, heats around the country and a gala finale at Chelsea Football Club's Stamford Bridge stadium in London. This year's competition is expected to be the biggest yet. The show is ongoing for nine months and consists of applications, live regional heats in July/August and the grand finale in November. So a sponsor receives continuous publicity from all client groups, models, family members and businesses. As ever the show has attracted unprecedented press coverage from the likes of the Evening Standard, Metro, the BBC and many more (as can be seen by searching the web for 'mahogany models' or visiting http://www.mahoganymodels.co.uk/show-presspage.php to get a feel for how big the show is). The competition is open to male and female models of African, Caribbean, Asian, Oriental, Hispanic and bi- and multi-racial ethnicity. Sponsors have the option of either sponsoring with cash and receiving higher prominence on the media information distributed or sponsoring prizes in kind and being a secondary or associate sponsor/supporter. Detailed current opportunities are listed below. This is the premium talent contest for models of ethnic minority descent and fills an important gap in the talent search market for people of colour. Many of the finest models working in the country today got their first break through the competition and everyone who has taken part confirms that the experience was really useful in getting day-to-day modelling jobs. "We welcome any other ideas or suggestions that you may have and we can tailor a package specifically for you and we look forward to hearing from you. To discuss the sponsorship packages and/or to receive a sponsorship pack or to become a sponsor of Top Model of Colour, please contact us". Contact: Shola Oyebade. Address: Rivington House, 82 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3JF. Tel.: 07971 388687. Fax: 0207 739 8683. E-mail: info@topmodelofcolour.com.
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Current opportunities

Cash sponsorship

Donate competition prizes (examples)
    flight tickets
    magazine cover shoots and/or articles
    fashion accessories
    dresses, shoes, etc.
    anything else that might be attractive to the winners or contestants

Provision of services for the competition (examples)
    event planner - to work closely with TMC to put the entire event together
    photographer - to be the official photographer as well as to do the female photoshoot
    fashion designers - to provide clothes for the male or female contestants for the finale and/or fashion shoot, press day (casual, swim or evening wear)
    hall/set designers
    any other service that might be beneficial to the competition

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The UK Space Conference (UKSC) is a bi-annual event bringing together the members of the UK space community: space scientists, aerospace companies, legislators and educators interested in using space to promote the science and technology curriculum. UKSC features lectures, panel discussions, networking opportunities and a careers fair, as well as many other events. Contact: via website.
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Local exhibitions, seminars and clinics organised by Variety Events encourage local businesses to do business in the local community where they live or work. An independent company, working in support of the FSB - Keep Trade Local campaign (Keeping Business Local - Creating Connections That Count), Variety Events has already organised shows in Reading, Newbury, Slough, Basingstoke, Aylesbury, Reading, Newbury and Oxford. They have already started to generate substantial numbers of hits on Google and have a large list of followers, exhibitors and attendees for the events. The shows seem sure to grow not just in recognition, but in brand awareness and indeed the company's five year plan is to have an event in each major town in the UK. Clearly there is scope to make these events global with the right sponsor on board and Variety Events has a comprehensive list of sponsorship opportunities on offer. "We're looking for a sponsor to come in at the beginning and see this grow, and with great branding, best practice and customer service sponsors will see their ROI in no time. The events take the form of seminars, advice panels, speed networking and B2B exhibitions locally: in local venues, with local speakers and with local businesses. The Keeping Business Local events are organised by a business team with experience of running successful events in the Thames Valley and beyond". Contact: Ms Debra Mann. Address: 207 Halls Road, Tilehurst, Reading RG30 4PT. Tel.: 0118 008 0074. E-mail:
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Sponsorship opportunities

Main Sponsor

     Sponsoring a key feature at the Keeping Business Local Show provides an excellent opportunity for sponsors to stand out from their competition
     Available to a single company, this is an all-encompassing package that provides the sponsor with an excellent marketing opportunity to maximise their brand exposure before and during the Show
     The Headline Sponsor package offers sponsors the ultimate high profile association with, and endorsement of the Show - if it is taken up at the outset of the event campaign, sponsors are ensured the maximum associated exposure

advertising and association with Keeping Business Local and FSB from the onset
involvement with marketing plans to build brand
PR releases from Variety Events for radio and press
Premier Stand at each event
another six strategic positions for the sponsor to place banners at each event, reception, main entrance, services, advice panels and speed networking area
brand awareness on marketing to attendees for future events
online campaigns, links to and from websites
30,000 + VAT for six events and first refusal for year 2, plus franchise opportunities

Seminars Sponsor - 20,000 + VAT

     The Seminar Sponsor will be one of the main focal points, directly associated with an exciting range of speakers who will keep visitors inspired and motivated throughout the Show
     The seminar programme will include a complete range of expert presentations
     Videos of all seminars will be posted online with various links to YouTube and a website for future events
     Sponsor will be included in pre-Show marketing and have their brand prominently displayed on the stage; they will be included in the show's marketing for the seminars

The Advice Panel - 2,000 + VAT per show

     Sponsoring the Advice Clinic provides the sponsor with a highly targeted branding opportunity: their company name or brand will be displayed prominently with the wording "Sponsored by" appearing above their logo

Show Bag Sponsorship - 1,500 + VAT per show

     Bag sponsorship offers multiple branding exposure with the added benefit that visitors leave with them; the sponsor's bags will be available for visitors at the entrance to the show and will be packed full of goodies

Show Bag inserts/promotional samples - 40 per thousand for inserts/promotional samples

     Insert a sample or leaflet into the show bag, which is distributed to every visitor

Show Website Banners and Links - 50 + VAT per month

     Adverts will give sponsors an eye-catching and long-lasting way to engage with customers as they use the site in the months and weeks leading up to the shows



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Fantastic British Food Festivals organise quality food and drink festivals for passionate foodies, working with great venues, wonderful food producers and talented chefs at beautiful locations across the UK to provide outstanding events. Designed to entertain and educate the whole family, the fun and fantastic festivals will house the best in local and regional produce, with a wide range of stalls including artisan bakers, micro-breweries and pulled pork barbecues. Food and drink theatres will feature cookery demonstrations, children's cookery workshops and talks from food and drink experts. "Some of the festivals will feature a trade day where local restaurants, pubs and delis will be invited to come along and discover fantastic food and drink produced in their local area, giving both parties a chance to make new contacts and the potential to grow their business within their local community. This year our festivals are being held at the following venues, on the dates shown: Blenheim Palace Food Festival from 23th to 25th May; Morden Hall Park Summer Food Festival on 27th and 28th June; Sudeley Castle Food Festival from 10th to 12th July; Wakehurst Place Food Festival on 18th and 19th July; Wimbledon Park Food Festival from 29th to 31st August; Hatfield House Food Festival from 4th to 6th September; Leeds Castle Food Festival from 11th to 13th September; Polesden Lacey Food Festival from 2nd to 4th October. Come along and enjoy a fun day out for the whole family while enjoying fabulous, local produce!" Contact: Jo Milton, Marketing Manager. Address: Stonebridge House, 28-32 Bridge Street, Leatherhead KT22 8BZ. Tel.: 07977 462 004. E-mail:
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Probably the coolest surf and music festival north of the equator! Since its inception, GoldCoast has proved that its sponsors can successfully build brand equity, place product in the hands of its target audience and create an experience that guests take home and share with others, thus expanding their reach. Sponsors wishing to discuss key opportunities and benefits, the marketing plan, target markets, realistic participation and audience numbers, timelines and other essential facts, should get in touch. Contact: Warren D. Latham, Event Director. Address: Unit One, Velator Business Park, Braunton EX33 2DX. Tel.: 01271 817000. Fax: 01271 815926. E-mail: info@goldcoastoceanfest.co.uk.
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An exciting sponsorship opportunity is available in connection with the Harrow Fireworks Show. The show is a fireworks display event that has been established for the last three years. "As a sponsor, you will have the opportunity to reach a family-orientated demographic and advertise your products and services within our marketing campaign. This consists of banners in thirty prime locations, 40,000 flyers, 1,000 posters and boards which appear in many shops, online marketing, including seven websites which attract 10,000 hits a day, digital marketing on 400 websites, social media marketing on Facebook pages and to Facebook groups, national coverage using Wowcher customers and media coverage via advertising in nine local newspapers and on local radio stations. We had our first show in 2012 at Stanmore Cricket Club, attracting an attendance of around 1,500 spectators. Then in 2013 we moved to Byron Park, where we had an attendance of 2,500. In 2014, in the same location, we had an attendance of 4,500. For 2015 we intend to stage the event again in Byron Park, with a much larger marketing campaign. With an expanding customer base, we hope for at least a 30% increase in attendance year-on-year. Any sponsor associating with us will be seen to be supporting an excellent family-orientated event that is the largest public event in Harrow. If you are considering sponsoring this event in any way please contact David Silber". Contact: David Silber. Address: 31 Gyles Park, Stanmore, Harrow HA7 1AN. Tels.: 0741 222 444 6 or 07929 825133. E-mail:
info@harrowfireworks.co.uk or skydiver1942@ntlworld.com.
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Sponsorship benefits

"All published material, banners and also all online advertising and material will have the sponsor's logo, message and details printed on it. We will also reserve space in our newspaper advertisements for a more extended message. You will also have a space for a large marquee at the event, etc., etc."


The Fabulous Food Show together with Lancashire Food Festivals offers a wide range of sponsorship opportunities in the Lancashire area and at Manchester Central exhibition centre. Lancashire Food Festivals organise several food and drink festivals in town centre locations supporting local, national and international suppliers and helping increase town centre footfall. Cookery demonstration theatres will feature celebrity chefs and Childrens Cook Off competitions. "Our events in 2015 are Chorley Food Festival on May 9th and 10th, Morecambe Food & Drink Festival on May 30th and 31st, Countryside Comes to Town on June 20th, Preston Food & Drink Festival on July 17th and 18th, Burnley Food Festival on August 14th and 15th, Blackburn Food Festival on September 12th and 13th, St Helens Food & Drink Festival on September 25th and 26th, followed by The Fabulous Food Show at Manchester Central on April 15th, 16th and 17th, 2016. Our food festival events are all free admission (excluding Manchester) and are staged in association with third parties. They include cookery demonstrations, entertainment, tasting sessions and educational items". Contact: Bill Clarke, Director. Address: The Coach House, 1a Dicconson Terrace, Wigan WN1 2AA. Tel.: 0844 335 6595. E-mail:
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The London Design Festival is an international event held every September to celebrate and promote the best of London and the UK's design and creative talent. The festival acts as an umbrella for over seventy-five partners including national and regional government, national museums, membership organisations, galleries and trade shows that stage a diverse range of events and activities during the festival period. It has established itself on the international creative calendar. The festival wants to establish a partnership with sponsors to help develop its impact and reach out to the broadest possible audience. Contact: Helen Horten Smith, Festival Co-ordinator. Address: The Gymnasium, 56 Kingsway Place, Sans Walk, London EC1R 0LU. Tel.: 020 7014 5313. Fax: 020 7014 5313. info@londondesignfestival.com.
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McKenzie Arnold Security Services is a newly-formed security company which undertakes event and exhibition security as well as static security. The company's client list includes Macdonalds, KFC and Cineworld as well as Donington Park motor racing circuit where their security officers welcomed 61,000 visitors to the Cinzano British Motorbike Grand Prix. The company is now looking for appropriate sponsors to enhance their business activites and provide a format of advertising and hospitality that is present at many shows and events from Olympia in Knightsbridge to the Yeovale Leisure Centre in Yeovil. Contact: Martin Jackson, Business Development Director. Address: Stone Hall Business Park, Matching Green, Essex CM17 0RA. Tel.: 01279 730400. Fax: 01279 739148. E-mail: mckenziearnold@aol.com
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Penwortham Town Council offers two sponsorship opportunities. First, an annual Town Carnival, held over two days in June, attracting over 4,000 visitors daily; and secondly their annual Town Firework display (5th November every year). The carnival consists of a procession and then two days' activities in the park, all situated around a 30ft raised stage. The organisers are looking to raise 10,000 for the carnival and 6,000 for the firework display. Both events are in the process of being revitalised and given a much higher profile. Contact: Steven Caswell, Penwortham Town Council. Address: Penwortham Council Offices, Kingsfold Drive, Preston PR1 9EQ. Tel.: 01772 750533. E-mail: s.caswell@sctmail.co.uk


The Ramsgate Sprint was originally run between 1956 and 1968, and was organised by The Sunbeam Owners Club. "Last year, with the assistance of the Invicta Bike Club and The East Kent Classic MCC, we revived an event on Ramsgate prom that was last held in 1968. To celebrate the original event, and from a safety point of view, we restricted applications to race to machines from 1972 and earlier. We wanted it to be free to the public, and in order to create a family weekend we organised a funfair, multiple live bands and an array of caterers, as well as a big static display of classic machines. The East Kent Classic club's membership worked extremely hard to publicise the event, both through social media and at other similar events throughout Kent. We secured multiple time world champion, from the era, Jim Redman, as our guest of honour, but we had no idea if anyone would actually show up. However, to our surprise, the weekend was a massive success and was attended by huge numbers of people! Feedback was totally fantastic. All reports in the media were of a resounding success. We have overcome serious difficulties in securing the venue for the same weekend again this year, and in order to make it even bigger and better and secure it for future years we are looking for a main sponsor to add their name to what promises to become a seriously huge event". Contact: Paul Courbot, Publicity Officer. Address: 7 Edgar Road, Ramsgate, Kent CT12 4EJ. Tel.: 07973 662940. E-mail:
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The Royal Bath and West of England Society offers excellent sponsorship opportunities for any company wishing to be associated with the prestigious West Country event which brings together the best of agriculture and country life where town meets country. Packages are tailor made to suit the sponsor's company objectives and budget including Profile, Partnership, Publicity, Branding and Media Coverage. The Bath and West Show attracts visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The society offers a wide range of sponsorship opportunities and boasts an excellent relationship with the media, receiving very good coverage on local television and radio and in the local press. They regard sponsorship as a partnership and will do their best to ensure that their sponsors receive as much publicity and profile as possible from their involvement. A typical package would consist of: PA announcements; awarding of presentations; acknowledgement of sponsorship in the show programme; acknowledgement in relevant schedule; banner space; invitations to show reception; complimentary show tickets. Contact: Diane Abbott, Sponsorship and Fundraising Manager. Address: The Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN. Tel.: 01749 822215. Fax: 01749 823169. E-mail: diane.abbott@bathandwest.co.uk
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The Super Weekend is delighted to be able to offer a brilliant opportunity to get involved with a fantastic developing event in the south west of the UK. For a film of the event, please click here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDC4NvoCmMw. "We would like to invite a company seeking great exposure and associations with this prestigious event and brands such as Aston Martin, Bentley, Lamborghini, Sunseeker, etc., to get in touch with us at the earliest opportunity". Contact: Matt Palmes. Address: Knoll Hall, 10 Barton Road, Torquay TQ1 4DS. Tel.: 447974020164. E-mail: matt@thesuperweekend.co.uk.
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