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Apprenticeship Guide Awards 2024

Sponsorship Opportunities
400 ATTENDEES

May 2024 | Hilton Manchester Deansgate

The branding and networking benefits of an in-person event are unparalleled. Your name will be front and centre, everyone will associate your brand with the impressive talent and achievements on show, and you will be in the same room with leading chief executives, apprenticeship leaders and education partners.

 

 

 

“Frankly, the Apprenticeship Guide Awards is the one you want to be seen at.”- Tom Shave, head of growth at Evelyn Partners

 

 

 

 

On the night

Number of attendees: 400
Networking time: Six hours
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  • Junior %
  • Associate %
  • Manager %

Reasons to sponsor

  • Network with key decision makers
  • Highly targeted marketing to a captive audience
  • Build new and strengthen existing relationships
  • Increase your brand profile and credibility

Online

Social media following:
  • LinkedIn: 2.5k
  • Twitter: 16.2k
  • Email subscribers k
  • Email campaign in numbers
  • Click throughs: %
  • Opens: %

Social media impact during #AppGuideAwards

  • Impressions: 120k
  • People reached: 3k
  • Mentions: 1K
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Pre-Awards 

  • Exclusive naming rights for the event – Apprenticeship Guide Awards in association with your company
  • Email to our subscribers to announce partnership
  • Feature on all event marketing including e-shots and social media as Headline Sponsor
  • Three featured articles to be run across our site apprenticeshipguideawards.co.uk in the lead up to the awards (dates TBC)
  • Extensive coverage of the ceremony across apprenticeshipguideawards.co.uk with your branding featured as Headline Sponsor
  • Your company’s logo and 200-word company profile to be featured on apprenticeshipguideawards.co.uk as Headline Sponsor
  • Your company’s logo as Headline Sponsor on digital tickets sent to guests

On The Night 

  • Exclusive opportunity to deliver a 5-minute welcome speech (speech to be pre-approved)
  • A table of 10 to attend the awards
  • Opportunity to present an individual award category of your choosing
  • Advert included on the digital programme
  • Your company’s logo next to QR code where guests go to access digital programme and event information
  • Exclusive opportunity to give away corporate gifts to attendees
  • A member of your team will be asked to conduct a short interview on camera which will then be broadcast across our social media channels
  • Your company’s logo as Headline Sponsor to be featured on all AV slides throughout the awards presentation
  • Special thanks from our ‘Voice of God’ during the introduction and end of awards

Post-Awards 

  • Opportunity to include a message as Headline Sponsor that we will include in our winners e-shot
  • Your company’s logo to be included in all post event marketing including e-shots and social media
  • Your company’s logo and 200-word company profile to stay on website for one month after the date of the awards
  • Special thanks will be made to your brand during our write up of the awards ceremony which will be posted on apprenticeshipguideawards.co.uk and sent to our subscriber database
  • List of company names that attended sent to you (if requested)
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CATEGORY

£5,000+VAT

Pre-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page

On the night

  • Five tickets to attend the awards
  • Opportunity to exclusively sponsor and present an award of your choosing
  • A member of your team to announce the winner on the night
  • Your company’s name engraved into the award
  • Photo opportunity with winner
  • Your company’s logo on the large AV screen while you’re presenting the award
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink in digital programme offered to all guests
  • Your company’s logo to be included on AV slides during the awards dinner

Post-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page
  • List of firm names that attended to be supplied to your company post-event, if requested
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2024 CATEGORIES

Category sponsorship is sold on a first-come, first-served basis—please enquire about availability.

INDIVIDUAL & TEAM AWARDS
  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Mentor of the Year
  • Leadership in Apprenticeships Award
  • Excellence in Training Delivery
SECTOR AWARDS
  • Best Apprenticeship in Engineering/ Manufacturing
  • Best Apprenticeship in IT
  • Best Apprenticeship in Healthcare
  • Best Apprenticeship in Financial Services
  • Best Apprenticeship in Creative Industries
  • Best Apprenticeship in Hospitality & Tourism
  • Best Apprenticeship in Construction
  • Best Apprenticeship in Retail
  • Best Apprenticeship in Entergy & Utilities
  • Best Apprenticeship in Automotive
  • Best Apprenticeship in Education
  • Best Apprenticeship in Agriculture and Food Production
  • Best Apprenticeship in Professional Services
  • Best Apprenticeship in Hair & Beauty
  • Best Apprenticeship in Public Services
ORGANISATION AWARDS
  • Best Employer (small)
  • Best Employer (Medium)
  • Best Employer (Large)
  • Best Training Provider
  • Best College for Apprenticeships
  • Best University for Apprenticeships

CHAMPAGNE AND ENTERTAINMENT

£7,000+VAT

Pre-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page

On the night

  • Five tickets to attend the awards
  • Exclusive opportunity to sponsor the champagne reception with your company allowed additional marketing materials to display around the champagne reception area for the duration of the event
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the pre-, during and post-event entertainment, including the host’s 10-minute performance with your company’s logo on AV screens for the duration
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink in digital programme offered to all guests
  • Your company’s logo to be included on AV slides during the awards dinner

Post-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page
  • List of firm names that attended to be supplied to your company post-event, if requested
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WINE

£4,000+VAT

Pre-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page

On the night

  • Five tickets to attend the awards
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the complementary wine offered to each guest
  • Your company logo on the necktie of each complementary bottle of wine given to guests
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink in digital programme offered to all guests
  • Your company’s logo to be included on AV slides during the awards dinner

Post-Awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page
  • List of firm names that attended to be supplied to your company post-event, if requested
ARRANGE A CALL / MEETING

MEDIA WALL

£5,000+VAT

Pre-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page

On the night

  • Five tickets to attend the awards
  • Your company’s logo to be featured on media wall where winner’s photos are taken
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink in digital programme offered to all guests
  • Your company’s logo to be included on AV slides during the awards dinner

Post-Awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page
  • List of firm names that attended to be supplied to your company post-event, if requested
ARRANGE A CALL / MEETING

DIGITAL PROGRAMME ADVERT

£4,000+VAT

Pre-awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page

On the night

  • Five tickets to attend the awards
  • Adverts in digital programme offered to all guests (advert specs TBC)
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink in digital programme offered to all guests
  • Your company’s logo to be included on AV slides during the awards dinner

Post-Awards

  • Your company logo to be included on all event marketing e-shots
  • Dedicated social media posts highlighting your participation and offering
  • Your company’s logo and website hyperlink on sponsorship page
  • List of firm names that attended to be supplied to your company post-event, if requested
ARRANGE A CALL / MEETING

UPGRADE YOUR SPONSORSHIP

From £195

The Apprenticeship Guide Awards is proudly operated by The Apprenticeship Guide: the definitive guide to apprenticeships in England.

With an audience of 18,500+ followers across social media, and 7,200 loyal and engaged newsletter subscribers, upgrading your awards sponsorship can put your brand in front of hard-to-reach audiences.

Enhance your awards sponsorship options and tailor your investment to your needs, with options including:

  • Double-page, full page, and half page ads in the printed Apprenticeship Guide
  • An annual membership to Apprenticeship Guide Jobs, featuring your vacancies
  • Online advertising on the Apprenticeship Guide site
  • Share your success stories and case studies to our audience
  • Social media advertising options

Discuss upgrading your sponsorship with Ian Cotton today.

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Interested in a bespoke sponsorship package? Enquire now to find out more.

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