Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor Britain's smartest photographic competition!

 
The annual '24 Hours in Bristol' photo competition offers a range of sponsorship opportunities.

Please see details of the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Category sponsorship opportunities below.

For further information please email megan@24hoursinourcity.com or phone Megan on 07720 880088


BRONZE SPONSORSHIP - £300

Bronze Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Named sponsorship of an hour of the competition, eg. 'The your company prize for best photo taken between 1300-1400
  • Recognition as a Bronze sponsor on the event website, media releases, marketing publications, email campaigns to entrants and sponsors, social media, at the competition countdown media launch, during competition weekend, the awards evening & One Smart Day in Bristol exhibition.
  • Licence to use 2017 images in relation to the competition for PR and social media
  • Regular supply of competition news stories and images
  • 5 x free competition entries for staff and customers
  • Your logo displayed by the winning image of your sponsored hour at the awards and exhibition private view evening
  • VIP invitations for 4 guests to the awards & exhibition private view
  • Presenting the prize to the winner of the best photo taken in your hour at the awards evening
  • Large print of the winning image in your sponsored hour.

For further information or to request a sponsorship brochure, please email megan@24hoursinourcity.com 

SILVER SPONSORSHIP - £1,000

Benefits include: 

  • Naming one of the prize categories, ie 'The your company prize for best landscape/portrait/selfie, etc' 
  • Your logo and recognition as Silver Sponsor on the event website, media releases, marketing publications, email campaigns to entrants and sponsors, social media, at the countdown media launch, competition weekend, the awards evening & exhibition private view.
  • News story on the event website about your category sponsorship with links to your website.
  • Licence to use the 2017 images in relation to the competition for PR and social media.
  • Regular supply of competition news stories and images
  • Branding of all competition events & marketing.
  • 10 x free competition entries for staff and customers.
  • Free smartphone photography talk for 10 staff/clients
  • Sponsor logo displayed by your winning category image at the exhibition.
  • Promotional display & leaflets at the countdown media launch (30th Sept), Awards evening and exhibition in November.
  • VIP invitations for 10 guests to media launch, awards & exhibition private view
  • Present your category's prize at the Awards evening
  • Large print of the overall winner & your category's winning image

 For further information or to request a sponsorship brochure, please email megan@24hoursinourcity.com 

GOLD SPONSORSHIP - £5,000

Benefits include:

  • Recognition as a Gold Event Sponsor on all main pages of the event website
  • Your Gold sponsorship featured on the event website, in event media releases, marketing publications, social media and in email campaigns to entrants and sponsors.  
  • Promotional display and sampling/demo opportunities at the competition countdown media launch (30th September) during competition weekend, at the Awards evening and exhibition private view (27th October) and during the two week exhibition.
  • Create and judge your own branded prize category on a subject of your choice.
  • Licence to use the 2017 images in relation to the competition for your PR and social media content
  • Your branding of competition events & marketing
  • News story on the event website about your Gold event sponsorship with links to your website.
  • Licence to use the 2017 images in relation to the competition for PR and social media.
  • Regular supply of competition news stories and images
  • Branding of all competition events & marketing.
  • 25 x free competition entries for staff and customers.
  • Free smartphone photography talk for 20 staff/clients
  • Introduction as a main Gold event sponsor at the Awards evening
  • Opportunity to join the main judging panel
  • VIP invitations for up to 20 guests to the awards & exhibition private view evening
  • Present one of the top competition prizes at the awards evening
  • Opportunity to host a private party against the backdrop of the exhibition.
  • 10 x exhibition prints of your choice

For further information or to request a sponsorship brochure, please email megan@24hoursinourcity.com 

TITLE SPONSORSHIP - POA

A tailor-made package designed to suit your marketing objectives.

Opportunities include Gold Sponsorship benefits plus:

  • The competition re-titled to include your company's name, ie the ‘Your name One Smart Day in Bristol 2017’
  • Competition logo customised to incorporate your company logo
  • Prominent branding of the event website, competition events, marketing and media releases
  • Licence to use competition images in relation to the competition
  • Opportunities for sampling and product demonstrations at competition events and during competition weekend. 
  • Sponsorship & presentation of the first prize to the overall winner at the awards evening
  • Nominate your own named prize category
  • Invitation to join the judging panel
  • Free competition entries for 100 staff/clients
  • Private smartphone photography course for 40 staff/clients
  • Hold your own private hospitality event against the backdrop of the One Smart Day exhibition 
  • VIP invitations to the Awards & exhibition private view evening
  • Opportunity to speak to guests at the Awards and exhibition private view evening
  • A duplicate 24 Hours in Bristol 2017 exhibition for your HQ/offices

We would be delighted to discuss opportunities with you.  For further information or to request a sponsorship brochure, please email megan@24hoursinourcity.com or phone 07720 880088.

COMPETITION CATEGORIES AVAILABLE FOR SPONSORSHIP
  • Best photo by an U18
    A new category for all budding smartphone photographers between the ages of 13-17.  Prizes await the best young snapper!

  • Bristol food & drink
    Bristol's fabulous food scene is full to bursting with restaurants, markets, bistros, breweries, bars and cafes. This category is for images that reflect the city's vibrant food and drink scene.

  • Nature & Wildlife 
    From Peregrine falcons, to ravens, badgers, hedgehogs, foxes, gulls, wildflowers, there's nature and wildlife aplenty in Bristol. Images in this category could range from a small shoot growing through a pavement crack to frolicking foxes, however, as with all entry images, they must be taken within the 24 hours of the competition.

  • CREATE YOUR OWN PRIZE CATEGORY*
    * Gold sponsors are welcome to create their own named prize category.

    Please email megan@24hoursinourcity.com or phone 07720 880088 to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

NB. These categories are subject to change and will be updated as and when new category sponsors come on board.

SMARTPHONE PHOTO WORKSHOPS - £250

There is also an opportunity to sponsor the 'One Smart Day' photography workshops for entrants on the morning of the competition.

These will be 3 x 1 hour smartphone photography workshops running from 0900-1200 on Saturday 30th September at competition HQ at The Galleries in Broadmead.

The workshops are being run by Smartphone photography expert Nigel Goldsmith, who has worked as a commercial editorial photographer for nearly 30 years.  His images have been published in numerous national magazines and newspapers and he has also lectured in photography and media at the University of Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Coventry.

These fantastic smartphone photo tutorials will give competition entrants vital last minute tips to help them capture award-winning competition photos!

Your sponsorship of the One Smart Day workshops will be publicised to all entrants and fellow sponsors, included in media releases and PR and your logo featured on the event website, with links to your website.  The workshops will feature your company branding, with your pop-up banner and promotional materials on display and you would also be welcome to have a banner and promotional leaflets/product on display at the 'One Smart Day' prize giving evening on Friday 27th October.

Gold Event Sponsors