Armed Forces Day 2019

Become a sponsor

Sponsorship OPPORTUNITIES

We have some amazing sponsorship opportunities for you to support the Armed Forces Day National Event. By becoming a sponsor, your company will be associated with an event that attracts extensive national and local media coverage.

Scarborough Armed Forces Weekend will have one of the biggest event programmes of any AFDNE to date with at least 200,000 visitors expected over the weekend.

The event will provide:

  • Fantastic brand awareness for companies throughout the entire weekend (B2B and B2C engagement)
  • Combined social media reach of 1.5 million
  • High profile networking opportunities
  • VIP hospitality with expected attendance from Royal Family, high- ranking military personnel, senior ministers and civic dignitaries
  • VIP parking and guest hospitality

Sponsorship packages

Platinum sponsor

2 available (price on application)

  • Headline sponsor of the Armed Forces Day National Event and full weekend programme of events
  • Announcement at media event launch subject to sponsorship agreement prior to launch date
  • Logo feature on everything promoting the event
  • Top table for twelve people and promotional role at the Friday Gala dinner
  • Invitation to the VIP veterans Saturday breakfast reception and Sunday church service
  • Sponsor and guest passes to VIP hospitality area and catering and VIP parking for five cars
  • Pre-event marketing and dedicated website promotion
  • Platinum sponsor press coverage, interviews and co-branding
  • Double page advert in event programme
  • Suitable space within event area for promotional truck/marquee
  • Platinum sponsor branding pack to use on own marketing and promotional material
Gold sponsor

£20,000 + VAT

  • Table for twelve at the Friday Gala dinner
  • Invitation to VIP hospitality area and catering for four people
  • VIP parking for two cars
  • Gold sponsor pre-event marketing material and dedicated website promotion
  • Profile in press coverage and interviews
  • Gold sponsor advertising – large screen, banners and designated promotional space
  • Full page advert in event programme
  • Promotional space for you to showcase your business within event area
  • Gold sponsor branding pack to use on own marketing and promotional material
Silver sponsor

£10,000 + VAT

  • Invitation to VIP hospitality area and catering for six people
  • VIP parking for one car
  • Silver sponsor pre-event marketing material and dedicated website promotion
  • Silver sponsor advertising – large screen etc
  • Quarter page advert in event programme
  • Promotional space within event area
  • Silver sponsor branding pack to use on own marketing and promotional material
Business supporters

£1,000 + VAT

  • Invitation to hospitality area and catering for two people
  • VIP parking for one car
  • Entrance in pre-event prize draw to win tickets to the Friday Gala dinner
  • Supporter brand advertising at event
  • Logo in event programme and on website
  • Supporter branding logo to use on marketing and promotional material
Official suppliers

A wide range of official supplier opportunities are available including:

  • Media
  • Print
  • Catering/hospitality
  • Staging
  • Waste collection
  • Transport
  • Signage

Contact our sponsor liaison team to discuss these opportunities further.

Partner charities

£10,000 + VAT

  • Charity Sponsors of Veteran’s Refreshment Area
  • Two tickets to Friday’s Gala dinner
  • Invitation to VIP Hospitality and catering for four people
  • VIP parking for two cars
  • Pre-event marketing and designated website marketing
  • Advertising throughout the event
  • Exhibition space in prominent position
  • Branding pack to use on own marketing/promotional materials
  • Advertising in event programme
Supporting Charities

£5,000 + VAT

  • Invitation to VIP Hospitality area and catering for two people plus VIP parking for one car
  • Two tickets for the Friday Gala dinner
  • Pre-event marketing and designated website marketing
  • Advertising in event programme and throughout the event
  • Branding pack to use on own marketing/promotional materials
Local Charities

Not for profit – Free of charge

  • Opportunities are available in the event area for small local and military charities
  • Space for 3 x 3m gazebo in charity village area
  • Branding pack to use on own marketing/promotional materials

Get in touch if none of these packages are suitable. We are happy to discuss other suitable opportunities.

Get in touch

Current sponsors

Babcock silver sponsor Balfour Beatty silver sponsor The Royal British Legion silver sponsor SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity main charity RFEA The Forces Employment Charity partner charity Harrogate Spring Water official supplier SIV Live official supplier Beyond Housing business supporter Crombie Wilkinson Solicitors business supporter Green Seas Services business supporter Red Lea Hotel Scarborough business supporter SWC business supporter The Boys' Brigade 5th Scarborough Company official partner Bradley Lowery Foundation official partner Dementia Forward official partner Stephen Joseph Theatre official partner Yorkshire's Brain Tumour Charity official partner Pathfinder The Original Resettlement Magazine media partner