ADVERTISING THROUGH HMHC

SPONSORSHIP OF HARLESTON MAGPIES HOCKEY CLUB

The Club is keen to attract the support of sponsors to help finance its facilities and youth development programme. We are, therefore, pleased to offer the following ways for companies and private individuals to help the Club achieve its aim of providing hockey for men and women and boys and girls of all ages.

Major sponsorship
A comprehensive range of benefits can be negotiated to meet the requirements of a major sponsor.

These could include (in brief) the following:

  • Shirt advertising for the Ladies’ 1st team and the Men’s 1st team (or separately) – both teams are currently sponsored
  • Association of the company name with the Youth Development Programme
  • Advertising in the Club’s Handbook and Newsletter and on the Club’s Website
  • Advertising in the National League match day programmes (the Ladies’ 1st team play in the England Hockey League)
  • Provision of a Pitch Perimeter Advertising Board
  • Direct mailing to Club members
  • Acknowledgement on the Corporate Supporters’ Board in the Clubhouse
  • Invitations to National League home games
  • Use of the clubhouse, bar and grounds for business or social events
  • Invitations to Club social events
  • Regular media coverage in local newspapers and radio

Gold Corporate Package
Advertising Offered –
Pitch Perimeter Board for one year (including cost of origination)
Full page advertisement in National League match day programmes
Full page advertisement in annual handbook (A5 size)
Advertisement on Club’s website and link to company’s site
Direct mailings –
Promotion of goods and services to all HMHC members and associates
Additional Benefits –
Listing of the company’s name on the Corporate Supporters’ Board     displayed in the clubhouse
Opportunity to display promotional material in the clubhouse
Listing of the company name and services in the Club’s Newsletter
Use of the clubhouse and bar throughout the season for two people
Invitations for two people to attend two social functions throughout the season

Cost                                    £700 + VAT

Silver Corporate Package
Advertising Offered –
Pitch Perimeter Board for one year (including cost of origination)
Half page advertisement in National League programmes
Additional Benefits –
Listing of the company’s name on the Corporate Supporters’ Board
displayed in the clubhouse
Opportunity to display promotional material in the clubhouse
Use of the clubhouse and bar throughout the season for two people
Invitations for two people to attend two social functions throughout the season

Cost                                    £325 + VAT

Bronze Corporate Package
Advertising Offered –
Half page advertisement in National League programmes and handbook
Additional Benefits –
Listing of the company’s name on the Corporate Supporters’ Board   displayed in the clubhouse
Opportunity to display promotional material in the clubhouse
Use of the clubhouse and bar throughout the season for two people
Invitations for two people to attend two social functions throughout the season

Cost                                    £160 + VAT

Pitch Perimeter Advertising Board
Size                                    8 ft x 2 ft
Target audience –
Club teams and oppositions from all other the country playing in excess of 150 matches per season plus the many spectators watching the matches

Cost                                    £200 + VAT per season plus one-off charge of  £100 + VAT for origination of board

National League Programme Advertising
Print run                             50 per home match (9 per season)
Distribution                      Spectators, home and opposition players and                                                     match day officials
Cost
£60 + VAT per full page (A5  size)
£30 + VAT per half page (A6 size)

Handbook Advertising
Print run                             450
Distribution                        All Club members, other clubs, Vice-Presidents, sponsors, advertisers and local press
Cost
£60 + VAT per full page (A5 size)
£30 + VAT per half page (A6 size)

Why support Harleston Magpies HC?

  • The chance to support the biggest and one of the most successful hockey clubs in the East of England.
  • The Club seeks to serve the local community, placing great emphasis on its youth development programme, by providing hockey for men, women, boys and girls – of all ages and abilities.
  • The Club places great emphasis on the quality of its facilities and management. In 2002 the Club invested in a water-based pitch and in 2006 upgraded its other synthetic grass pitch and installed new floodlighting, an outside toilet and a new clubhouse balcony.
  • The Club has a playing membership of 225. It runs 15 regular Saturday league teams. We also enter teams in the various national youth competitions. In all the Club runs a total of 26 teams in various competitions (including the indoor version of the game) throughout the season so there is scope for all who wish to participate!
  • The Club has an excellent track record in achieving playing success.
  • The Club employs two youth development officers who are responsible for the Club’s extensive youth development programme which involves some 225 youth members from age eight upwards.
  • The Club’s activities are publicised throughout the year in the local press, the Harleston Grapevine magazine, Mike’s Musings (a weekly newsletter during the season) and via the website and local radio and our notice board near the Harleston Post Office.

For more information please contact the club’s 
Commercial Manager (John Rowe) 07788 320449
by clicking on the link below

commercial@magpies-hockey.co.uk