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Sponsorship opportunities

2017


The event is an excellent opportunity to give back to the community and understand their perception of your company. Jaguar Land Rover


Please help us to deliver Solihull & Birmingham’s 2017 Your Green Future. Your Green Future is an interactive event which engages school students with a low carbon economy, and their potential role in creating this through their career choices. Each event sees hundreds of 12 to 18 year olds work alongside businesses. Together they address a series of challenges such as; devising creative solutions to business waste issues; designing sustainable retail products; and voting for their favourite sustainable innovation. The Career Pathways Exhibition also gives students the chance to gain advice from businesses and training providers. Business sponsorship will support us to deliver an event at Solihull College Conference Centre, on the 1st & 2nd March 2017.

This event will engage with approximately: • • •

450 students, aged 12 to 18 25 secondary schools and colleges across Birmingham and Solihull 40 businesses, community groups and further education providers.

The pages that follow set out the sponsorship benefits available, both to your business and to your staff. Event details can be found at www.yourgreenfuture.org.uk

Your Green Future is a project by Severn Wye Energy Agency, a charity and not-for-profit company with a vision of a bright, secure and sustainable future free from fuel poverty www.severnwye.org.uk. The 2017 event is being staged in partnership with Solihull Council, MEBC (Midlands Environmental Business Company), Solihull Sustainability Visioning Group, Solihull College, Rotary and the Soroptimists.

Contact Karen Robinson Project Manager karenr@severnwye.org.uk 01452 835080

Rachel Brain Head of Education & Training rachelb@severnwye.org.uk 01452 835069


It’s great to be able to promote the green credentials of your business and really reaffirms how transferable your work based knowledge is. Really good opportunity for public engagement. Lush Cosmetics Ltd.


brand exposure For your business... All sponsors will be promoted: • • •

On the website www.yourgreenfuture.org.uk On the welcome banner. In the event brochure, which is widely circulated reaching approximately: 100 businesses; 40 schools and colleges; local authorities across the UK; universities; government figures; business networks.

Additional core sponsor benefits • • • • • •

Prominent first page position in the event brochure for core sponsor logo. Opportunities to display your organisations banners at the entrance of the event and have a prominent position in the exhibitor hall. Opportunity to be a keynote speaker. Opportunity to collaborate with workshop facilitators to include working examples from your business into materials for the students. Promoted throughout the event, including during the keynote talk. Inclusion in all media promotion – the events have good press coverage and social media has become a very popular tool for spreading the word. Logo on the posters for schools (sent to every school in the area).

Additional workshop & exhibitor hall sponsor benefits • • •

Logo on the cover of the workshop briefing pack, sent to business participants. Sponsor logos will be included in the workshop presentation. Opportunities to display your organisations banners in the area of sponsorship.

Options • Core sponsor: £5,000 • S ponsorship of a workshop or the exhibitor hall: £1,000 • S ponsorship of the post event brochure: £800 • S ponsorship of the business to business networking lunch: £600

89%

of Businesses said the events were a good opportunity to promote their organisation in the local area


Helps sharpen presentation skills and appreciate your work a lot more when you remove yourself from it for a day sustainable job satisfaction! Rolls Royce


Added Value For your staff... A range of on-the-day activities, including exhibiting and supporting workshops, are available for sponsor employees. These mentoring opportunities provide two-way benefits; for the students they get to meet workplace professionals, for your staff it is both an engagement and skills development experience.

Benefits • Network with diverse audiences • Personal development for your staff • Generate new and unique ideas you never know what the students will come up with! • Tap into new skills • H  elp to develop and inspire young people, your future workforce • C  hannel CSR activity such as volunteer days

“By getting involved, outreach businesses are training the next skilled generation of workers in the field, and this is a strong asset to many UK companies indeed” Centre for Sustainable Manufacturing and Recycling Technologies (SMART)


“It was a great way for industry experts to engage with young children to encourage them to consider a future in sustainability.” Solihull College

“A very rewarding day for both pupils and teachers.” Teacher

“A great, fun, educational trip.” Student

Severn Wye Energy Agency is registered in England & Wales. Charity reg no. 1083812 Company reg no. 3830608

Solihull Your Green Future, Sponsorship opportunities 2017  

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