Sponsorships

Local Visibility

Atherton Cricket Club are always looking to partner with local companies to offer exciting and commercially beneficial sponsorship packages, with the ability to tailor any package to suit any budget.

Sponsorship of Atherton Cricket Club is fundamental to maintain and build upon the clubs’ recent success.  The club requires sponsorship in order to continually develop facilities which are offered back to the whole community. These facilities include the clubhouse, training facilities and equipment for all levels and ages. 

Atherton CC actively promotes community spirit and strives to create an inclusive environment where all are welcome.

Sponsors of Atherton Cricket Club can expect the following benefits

- Commercially you can expect to benefit from guaranteed exposure to in excess of 7,500 direct visitors to the ground every season to see your name, logo and contact details.

- Socially, sponsors benefit from associating themselves with one of the largest sports clubs in the area who host a number of non-cricket related events, the largest two including the music festival and Halloween/fireworks events where annual crowds individually exceed 2,500 for each event.

Marketing Stats (Visitors, Impression Share)

Atherton CC has a very active social media presence, which keeps our members, supporters and the community up to date with all our latest fixtures and calendar of events that they can come down and enjoy. Any sponsors would be promoted via these channels during throughout the year…

  • Facebook – 1,900 followers
  • Twitter – 1,700 followers

 

With the launch of our new website and our exciting partnership with Knights Digital, we can remove some of the previous limitations and start to explore new opportunities with how reach the community and our members, with content more suited for tablets and mobile devices.

Additionally, Atherton CC have an active membership base over 250 people who regularly visit the club website for news, events and results.  

Could your business benefit from tapping into this engaged, local audience?

PR Opportunities

Partnering with Atherton Cricket Club can give sponsors the opportunity to reach a new customer base or reinforce relationships with existing clients.

Below are some of the areas and events where your brand could receive exposure and gain new followers:

• Playing Members
• Away Teams
• Non-playing Members
• Away Team Supporters
• Twenty20 Evening Matches
• School Events
• Music Festival
• Community Events
• Halloween / Fireworks Festival
• Gala Days
• Summer BBQ / Fun Days
• Online
• Super 6 Days
• Bolton League Cup Finals
• Club Guests – Functions, business, parties etc..
• Interleague Cricket Matches
• Coffee Mornings (every Tues & Weds)
• Junior Cricket
• Friends & Families of Members

Where the Money Goes

Running a community sports club is an expensive business but thanks to an army of hard-working volunteers, an innovative committee and many generous sponsors we are able to ensure our facilities continue to develop and improve year on year.

In accordance with our status as a registered charity, any profits made are continually reinvested for that benefit our membership and the community that use our facilities, whether it be junior crickets, senior cricket, supporters’ facilities etc.…

Community Causes

Atherton Cricket Club are actively involved with several community groups and events throughout the year but we’re always looking to develop closer links with any individuals and groups that could mutually benefit from a close partnership.

If you feel that you have a community cause that would benefit from a partnership with us please contact us and we would be happy to discuss your ideas. 

Packages

We have many exciting packages available…

Main Club Sponsor

1 Year Package

£ 1,800

(£150 per month)
  • Company Logo Front Centre of Playing Shirt
  • Pitch Side Advertising Board
  • Front of Clubhouse Advert
  • Logo on All Club Correspondence / Stationery
  • Website & Social Media Platforms
  • Clubhouse Digital Signage
  • Publicised Ticketed Events Online Purchasing

3 Year Package

£ 4,500

(Payable in full)
  • Company Logo Front Centre of Playing Shirt
  • Pitch Side Advertising Board
  • Front of Clubhouse Advert
  • Logo on All Club Correspondence / Stationery
  • Website & Social Media Platforms
  • Clubhouse Digital Signage
  • Publicised Ticketed Events Online Purchasing

Pitch Side Advertising Board

A double-sided 8ft x 2ft advertising board placed around the boundary edge throughout the season.

1 Year Package

£ 250
(Renewal - £200)
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3 Year Package

£ 500

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Roll-On Pitch Covers

This is premium advertising as the covers can be seen all through the season on the centre of the pitch.

We have three 8-metre sections that can accommodate a sponsor’s logo (approx 4ft x 3ft) on either side.

Prices are for logos on one section for 3 years

One-Sided

£ 1,000

(+ cost of artwork)
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Two-Sided

£ 1,500

(+ cost of artwork)
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Matchball Sponsorship

Benefits

Website & Social Media Platforms

Clubhouse Digital Signage

Dedicated Sign – Front of Pavilion

1st XI

Per Match

£ 35
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5 Match Package

£ 150
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2nd XI

Per Match

£ 25
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5 Match Package

£ 100
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Junior Teams

Per Season

£ 100
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Shirt Sponsorship

In addition to the main club sponsor, whose logo will have primary position on the playing shirt, there are also several other opportunities for your company to feature on the playing kit used by our all our teams…

Upper back, lower back, left sleeve, right sleeve, left collar & right collar

Upper Back

1 Year Package

£ 200
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3 Year Package

£ 500
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Lower Back

1 Year Package

£ 150
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3 Year Package

£ 375
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Left Sleeve / Right Sleeve / Left Collar / Right Collar

1 Year Package

£ 100
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3 Year Package

£ 250
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If you are interested in an exciting opportunity to sponsor a local community club then please get in touch