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»» GOLD CUP MATCH SPONSORSHIP
The tournament attracts over 20,000 spectators and the Gold Cup Final won Sussex Life ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year 2018’.
»» INDIVIDUAL TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP Cowdray Park Polo Club hosts over 30 tournaments during the season and over 400 matches.
»» SEASONAL SPONSORSHIP
Opportunities such as Timing, Automotive, Banking, Food & Drink, Travel and Grounds.
»» PLAYER & PONY AWARD SPONSORSHIP Provide and/or present prizes to the top performing players and ponies during the season.
Entertain your clients with VIP luxury dining or relaxed yet sophisticated pitch-side picnics.
»» CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS
Seasonal social membership for up to 10 employees. Enjoy the best polo in the most beautiful surroundings.
»» ESTATE-WIDE PARTNERSHIPS
Why limit yourself to polo? See your brand represented across everything from Cowdray House to the Cowdray Farm Shop & Café, Cowdray Park Golf Club and more.
AT COWDRAY PARK POLO CLUB Associate your brand with the ‘Game of Kings’ whilst experiencing world-class polo in the heart of the South Downs. Tailor an exciting sponsorship or partnership that works for your business and your audience. Benefit from advertising and product placement in alignment with your brand.
COWDRAY PARK POLO CLUB SPONSORSHIP
OFFERS ACCESS TO A UNIQUE AUDIENCE PROFILE
Polo has the largest percentage of AB audience of any sport or lifestyle pursuit. »» THE CLUB’S SEASONAL SPECTATORS, PLAYING AND NON-PLAYING MEMBERS FALL INTO THESE ‘ACORN’ CATEGORIES Wealthy Achievers - Category 1 A = Wealthy Executives B = Affluent Greys C = Flourishing Families
Urban Prosperity - Category 2 D = Prosperous Professionals E = Educated Urbanites F = Aspiring Singles
Comfortably Off - Category 3 G = Starting Out H = Secure Families I = Settled Suburbia J = Prudent Pensioners
»» LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE 2,000 copies annual distribution of the Cowdray Park Polo Club yearbook. Cowdray welcomes over 25,000 visitors during the season. Regularly featured in polo and lifestyle media, nationally and internationally.
»» WEBSITE STATISTICS FROM APRIL TO SEPTEMBER DURING THE 2018 SEASON
visitors from social media
371,000 page views
»» SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS / AUDIENCE NUMBERS as per 18 February 2019 6,980
TOURNAMENT / MATCH SPONSORSHIP
AT COWDRAY PARK POLO CLUB We work with you to create bespoke packages that meet the requirements of your business and your audience. Opportunities include:
»» NAMING RIGHTS OF MATCH OR TOURNAMENT »» PRESENTATION OF CUP AND TROPHIES BY COMPANY EXECUTIVE WITH PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES »» PRESENTATION OF COMPANY BRANDED BEST PLAYING PONY RUG »» ENTRY TICKETS TO CUP OR TOURNAMENT FINAL DAY
»» OPPORTUNITY FOR PITCH-SIDE ENTERTAINING »» COMPANY LOGO ON MATCH CARD AND WEBSITE »» PITCH-SIDE BANNER(S) »» SOCIAL MEDIA EXPOSURE »» OPPORTUNITY TO HOST AN EVENT AT THE CLUBHOUSE »» CLUB SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP Explore the possibilities, get in touch with Pip Hitchman or Guy Pridie. 01730 813257
»» COVERAGE IN POLO PUBLICATIONS »» COWDRAY PARK POLO CLUB YEAR BOOK ADVERT
THE GOLD CUP TOURNAMENT
FOR THE BRITISH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Be a part of the highlight of the UK Polo Season and a key event in the UK summer social calendar. Benefit from the excitement that surrounds a tournament ranked alongside the Argentine and US Opens. »» SPONSORSHIP Opportunities include individual match sponsorship, player and pony award sponsorship and a wide range of event partnerships.
»» INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE The final attracts up to 15,000 spectators every year.
»» PRESS EXPOSURE The world’s finest players competing in up to 40 thrilling matches on some of the finest polo grounds in Europe guarantees the attention of international polo and lifestyle press.
»» HOSPITALITY Luxury corporate hospitality and bespoke pitch-side entertaining opportunities are also available.
If this sounds like a perfect match for your business, get in touch with Pip Hitchman or Guy Pridie. 01730 813257
»» THE AMBERSHAM CLUBHOUSE AND THE LAWNS ENCLOSURE ‘Country chic’ dining experiences with bespoke catering packages to create the perfect occasion.
This includes formal dining, drinks receptions, informal style buffet lunches and sumptuous afternoon teas.
»» CORPORATE DINING
All events are hosted in a beautiful marquee in a prime pitch-side location. Packages typically include a champagne reception with canapes, two or three-course lunch with wine, afternoon tea and VIP parking.
»» PITCH-SIDE ENTERTAINING Get your guests close to the action with private picnic spaces in premium field-side locations at the Gold Cup Semis and Finals.
Enjoy VIP luxury packages at both the Semi Finals and Final of the Gold Cup.
A range of options are also available at other tournaments enabling you to offer an exclusive Cowdray experience across the whole polo season.
Explore the possibilities, get in touch with Vanessa Graham or Pip Hitchman.
CORPORATE SOCIAL MEMBERSHIP »» 10 MEMBER AND 10 GUEST BADGES »» FREE ENTRY TO OVER 400 MATCHES AT COWDRAY PARK »» ENTRY TO THE AMBERSHAM AND LAWNS MEMBERS’ ENCLOSURES
»» RECIPROCAL ARRANGEMENTS GIVING FREE ENTRY TO OTHER EVENTS INCLUDING GOODWOOD RACECOURSE, HICKSTEAD AND SUSSEX COUNTY CRICKET CLUB »» COMPLIMENTARY PLUS DISCOUNTED TICKETS AND PRIORITY BOOKING PRIVILEGES FOR THE GOLD CUP SEMI FINALS AND FINAL
»» INVITATIONS TO THE CLUB’S SOCIAL EVENTS
Corporate Social Membership can also be part of your wider sponsorship package. For pricing get in touch with Pip Hitchman. 01730 813257
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Sponsorship opportunities are available at each of these events. Gold Cup Quarter Finals
Four crucial matches to decide which teams will go through to the Semi Finals.
Gold Cup Semi Finals
With two thrilling matches this is a day loved by all true polo aficionados.
Gold Cup Final
The culmination of the tournament for the British Open Polo Championship attracting up to 15,000 spectators.
Gold Cup Party
A glamorous evening event held to celebrate the Gold Cup tournament.
British Ladies Championships
Features the top female players in the most highly regarded ladies’ competition in the country.
The Midhurst Town Cup
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A fantastic family day that combines exhilarating games of high-goal polo with entertainment off the pitch.
Friday Night Polo
An early evening polo match on Cowdray’s stunning ‘Lawns’ polo grounds with live music, fantastic bar and exciting street food.
IN THE PRESS The Telegraph | Mail Online | Town & Country Magazine Country Life | Polo Times | Sussex Life | Surrey Life Midhurst & Petworth Observer | ETC Magazine The Gentlemanâ€™s Journal | Tatler | BBCTV South
COWDRAY PARK POLO CLUB
THE HOME OF BRITISH POLO
Strong heritage | sporting excellence | quintessentially British Home of the Gold Cup for the British Open Polo Championship. Host of over 30 tournaments with over 400 matches during the season. Winner of Sussex Life ‘Visitor Attraction of the Year 2018’ for The King Power Gold Cup Final. Set within Lord Cowdray’s beautiful 16,500 acre Estate at the heart of the South Downs National Park. 50 miles from Central London. Relaxed yet refined country house image, understated and quietly elegant.
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THE BIGGER PICTURE
As well as world-class polo the 16,500-acre, family-owned, Cowdray estate offers: Cowdray House & Events Cowdray Park Polo Academy Cowdray Farm Shop & Café Cowdray Park Golf Club Cowdray Wellbeing Cowdray Heritage
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Hownhall Shooting Academy Bear Grylls Survival Academy Luxury accommodation Fly fishing, game shooting and other country pursuits Photo shoots and filming
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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org cowdraypolo.co.uk | 01730 813257 | @CowdrayPolo | #KingPowerGoldCup Cowdray Park Polo Club, Cowdray Estate, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0AY