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Commercial Partnerships

Making a contribution

Derbyshire Sport work with some brilliant commercial partners, who share our vision and make a huge contribution to our work.

How can we work together?

We develop partnerships with companies who share our vision and values, and can work with us to a shared goal of a more active and successful sporting county. There are a number of ways in which our commercial partners support sport in Derbyshire:

  • ICON talented athletes bursary programme
  • Derbyshire School Games
  • Funding or 'in kind' support for programme delivery:
      • Programme Sponsor eg Workplace Challenge, JOG Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire.
      • Events Sponsors eg Derbyshire School Games, Coaches Conference, Active Derbyshire Seminars.
      • Derbyshire Coach Bursary; developing coaches and leaders in sport and active recreation.
      • Contra promo opportunities for services:
      • Branding, design and print
      • Marketing
      • Venue hire for events and conferences
      • Trophies, medals, water for sporting events
  • Donations and legacies to our charity, the Derbyshire Sport Trust.
Hayley Lever

Hayley Lever

Director (job share)

Derbyshire Sport

01773 571232 / 07814 126565

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Why become a commercial partner?

Our relationships with commercial partners bring many benefits, including:

  • Opportunities to talk and share ideas to mutual benefit.
  • Brand awareness through Derbyshire Sport promotional material (eg Sports Awards programme, banners and monthly e-newsletter)
  • Profile via our website, social media activity and events.
  • Articles in e-newsletters, conference programmes and other publications, about our joint work.
  • Promotion of your involvement with Derbyshire Sport programmes through our media coverage.
  • Invitations to Derbyshire Sport corporate events.
  • Recommendations as our preferred partners in your field.
  • Opportunities to invite Derbyshire athletes as guests at one of your events.

Sponsors and ICON members receive specific benefits:

ICON members meet talented Derbyshire performers at a business breakfast.

Developing a relationship

There are many sponsorship packages and other opportunities available which are not detailed on this page. It's all about developing a relationship, working out what you're interests are, and how we can work together.
Please get in touch with our Director, Hayley Lever, on 07814 126565 via Twitter @hayleylever or via e-mail.