Commercial & Corporate Hospitality Opportunities
Ice hockey is a fast paced, action packed entertaining sport. The sport appeals to men, women, children, couples and families. It offers something for everyone and the atmosphere at Clan games is almost overwhelming at times! For the majority of fans though, the Clan are not just a team they support once or twice a week, they are a part of their daily lives. In addition to matches, the Clan hold various events throughout the season. We have held a variety of events including a Charity Golf Day at Renfrew Golf Club, Jersey Sponsors Evening, General Manager / Business Manager Valentines Event, numerous post match theme parties, an end of season Awards The Braehead Clan are Glasgow’s only dinner, a children’s Meet and Greet professional ice hockey club. They compete event, “Skate with the Clan” evenings, a in the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL), the host of school visits, visits to local youth/ UK’s premier ice hockey league, which sports groups and attended a few charity consists of ten teams representing all four dinners. Home Nations. The nine other clubs are the Belfast Giants, Cardiff Devils, Coventry We are also hugely involved with the Blaze, Dundee Stars, Edinburgh Capitals, local community, helping to promote the Hull Stingrays, Fife Flyers, Nottingham benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle. Panthers and Sheffield Steelers. Ice hockey unites people from all walks The EIHL is the only league outside of the of life. “Seeing is believing”, as they say, USA with affiliation to the NHL. and you only have to attend a game to see and believe the atmosphere that we The Clan play out of the 4000 seater have created. Braehead Arena, a superb entertainment venue in a stunning location on the banks We have worked hard in our first two of the River Clyde. The first two seasons seasons with our fans and sponsors, and greatly exceeded expectations both on and we know that season 3 will see us get off the ice. They finished 5th & 6th in the bigger and better both on and off the ice. league, qualified for the play-off’s and won the Aladdin 20/20 Cup in season 2010/11. Involvement with the Clan can greatly They went from strength to strength in their benefit your business. Not only is it a first two years, ending the season with a superb way to entertain clients and record home attendance, silverware and a network but, with our games being legion of devoted purple Clan fans! screened on Sky Sports and covered by national press, partnership with the Clan The Clan are now heading into their third is also a fantastic platform to build brand season, which will run from September awareness amongst huge and loyal 2012 until April 2013. There will be 26 audience. home and 26 away league games during the regular season which runs until March, For more information on all things Clan and then the play-offs, which begin at the or to discuss any individual or end of March and run until the first weekend corporate sponsorship queries, in April. The Clan will also compete in the please do not hesitate to contact me. Challenge Cup.
UK ICE HOCKEY FACTS & FIGURES 750,000 attendance in 11/12 season, +8% growth on previous year. Largest indoor sport in GB in terms of spectator numbers. Largely ABC1 profile. 50/50 male to female split. Family orientated with a diverse range of age groups.
TV COVERAGE The Elite Ice Hockey League has numerous live matches and a weekly round up show on Sky Sports attracting 100,000 + viewers per broadcast, with this number set to continue to grow in the 2012/2013 season. BBC Sport Nation also followed the Clan in both Season 2010/2011 and 2011/12, and looks set to offer further coverage in 2012/2013.
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS PRESS COVERAGE The Clan has received excellent media coverage from local and national press such as the Paisley Daily Express, The Ayrshire Post, The Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald, The Daily Record and The Sun. The Clan also benefit from superb radio coverage on Clyde 1, West Sound and Real Radio. Clan GM Kirsty Longmuir featured on Kay Adams BBC Radio 1 show on more than one occasion, taking part in live on air debates, and players and Coach Drew Bannister also featured on the Live Sport Nation Radio Show, Decathalon and Real radio event.
Increased company profile and awareness throughout Scotland. Networking opportunities with associate corporate partners. Opportunity to promote products, brands and services. Opportunity to generate new business and income. Capacity of 4000 spectators per home game. Partnership with Scotlandâ€™s fastest growing sports entertainment experience. Opportunity to entertain corporate clients and guests as well as offer staff incentives and rewards. Perfect for Staff nights out and Xmas Party Nights. Excellent Value for money sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Satisfaction of corporate and social responsibilities. Support sport and communities throughout Scotland.