Business sponsors needed for the Swindon Sports Forum Sports Awards

By Anita Jaynes on October 10, 2015
Are you looking for a local sponsorship opportunity to align your business with the best of sporting talent in Swindon?

The Swindon Sports Forum Sports Awards are taking place on Thursday November 19, 2015 in the Legends Lounge at Swindon Town Football Club and award sponsorship is available from just £500.

Award categories include:

  1. Young Sports Personality of the Year (16 and below on December 31, 2015). The young Swindon sportsperson who has excelled and/or exceeded all expectations in their performances over the last 12 months.
  2. Sports Personality of the Year (Disability) – The Swindon sportsperson with a learning
    and/or physical disability who has excelled and/or exceeded all expectations in their
    performances over the last 12 months
  3. Unsung Hero of the Year – The Swindon volunteer that has contributed most significantly to sport
  4. Long Service to Sport Award – The Swindon volunteer that has contributed most
    significantly to sport over many years. Examples of the individuals commitment to sport as
    either an athlete, coach, official, committee member, or a combination, at club, county, or
    other level over the nominee’s lifetime.
  5. Young Volunteer of the Year –( 18 and under on December 31, 2015) – The young
    Swindon volunteer that has contributed most significantly to sport within Swindon over the
    last 12 months
  6. Coach of the Year – Voluntary – This award recognises the outstanding contribution of a
    coach who is delivering coaching sessions in Swindon to enable more people to participate
    in sport through high quality coaching in a voluntary capacity
  7. Inclusion Coach of the Year – This award recognises the coach who is delivering
    coaching sessions in Swindon that has had the most impact upon disability sport, through
    coaching in a voluntary capacity
  8. Young Coach of the Year – (25 and under on December 31, 2015) – This award
    recognises the important work through his or her coaching achievements to date carried out
    by an up-and-coming coach delivering coaching sessions in Swindon
  9. Sports Club of the Year – The Swindon club that has delivered high quality sport
    throughout the year, and provided an outstanding sporting environment

Other sponsors include Excalibur Communications who are sponsoring the Sports Team of the Year category and New College who are sponsoring Sports Personality of the Year award.

Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Hosting a table accommodating 12 people, including up to two personal guests of your
    choice, three nominees per category with their guests and a Sports Forum facilitator
  • An A5 page in the programme to provide details of your business
  • Your logo will be featured in the presentation throughout the evening and on a central
    display when your award is presented
  • You will present a trophy to the winner of your chosen category and a certificate to each of
    the nominees, including the associated media coverage
  • Your logo will appear on the certificates of the specific category that you sponsor
  • A photographer will take a photograph of each presentation (as a minimum) and you will
    appear in the photographs.
  • Your names/logos will appear on the Sports Forum website (currently being updated and to
    be hosted by TotalSwindon.com)
  • Opportunity for you to donate promotional items for the gift bags that all attendees receive –
    i.e. pens, pencils, stress balls etc.
  • Business Networking and the opportunity to support this recognition of achievement in
    Swindon.

To find out more about sponsoring an award contact Bev Rawlings at brawlings@swindon.gov.uk or Tel: (01793)
463148 or 07736386957.

If you wish to Nominate for any of the above categories please contact Kirsty Brown at
kirsty@wiltssport.org or tel 01380 725111 or 07788 881283. Awards entries close October 16, 2015

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