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We rely on sponsorship to run a successful beer festival. There is a wide range of sponsorship packages available to suit large corporate companies through to private individuals. See below for details of sponsorship packages, then download, complete and return the sponsorship form.

Gold Package Sponsorship – £800 (includes £370 worth of benefits)

  • business insignia on the sponsorship item (glass or t-shirt)
  • half-page colour advert in festival programme (worth £150) – upgrade to full page for only £50 more.
  • sponsorship banner in festival hall throughout the duration of the festival (worth £80)
  • 10 entry tickets to the exclusive sponsorship session (see Note 1 below) plus £10 worth of beer tokens per person (worth £100)
  • 10 additional entry tickets to any other session throughout the duration of the festival (worth £30)
  • 10 games/tombola tickets (worth £10)
  • invitation for 4 people to participate in judging the Wigan Beer of the Year (see Note 2 below)
  • your choice of festival activity to sponsor (see Note 3 below)

Silver Package Sponsorship – £250 (includes £192 worth of benefits)

  • business insignia on the sponsorship item, as appropriate
  • sponsorship banner in festival hall throughout the duration of the festival (worth £80)
  • 8 entry tickets to the exclusive sponsorship session (see Note 1 below) plus £10 worth of beer tokens per person (worth £80)
  • 8 additional entry tickets to any other session throughout the duration of the festival (worth £24)
  • 8 games/tombola tickets (worth £8)
  • discounted advertising rates (add £100 for half-page advert or £50 for quarter-page advert)
  • invitation for 2 people to participate in judging the Wigan Beer of the Year (see Note 2 below)
  • your choice of festival activity to sponsor (see Note 3 below)

Bronze Package Sponsorship – £120 (includes £150 worth of benefits)

  • sponsorship banner in festival hall throughout the duration of the festival (worth £80)
  • 5 entry tickets to the exclusive sponsorship session (see Note 1 below) plus £10 worth of beer tokens per person (worth £50)
  • 5 additional entry tickets to any other session throughout the duration of the festival (worth £15)
  • 5 games/tombola tickets (worth £5)
  • discounted advertising rates (add £100 for half-page advert or £50 for quarter-page advert)
  • your choice of festival activity to sponsor (see Note 3 below)

Barrel Sponsorship – £50 (includes £46 worth of benefits)

  • 4 entry tickets to the exclusive sponsorship session (see Note 1 below) plus £10 worth of beer tokens per person (worth £40)
  • 2 additional entry tickets to any other session throughout the duration of the festival (worth £6)
  • Your name displayed on a barrel of beer

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Note 1 : The exclusive sponsorship session takes place on Thursday 1st March from 4.00pm to 5.30pm providing access to the festival in advance of the general public.

Note 2 : Judging for the Wigan Beer of the Year takes place from 2pm on Thursday 1st March.

Note 3 : The choice of festival activities to sponsor are as follows :-
Gold Sponsors : Festival Glasses ; Festival T-shirts
Silver SponsorsForeign Beer Bar, Cider Bar, Real Ale Bar, Wristbands, Entertainment,
Token Sheets
Bronze SponsorsPies/Refreshments, Festival Programme, Young Members, Information/Membership, Games/Tombola, Festival Charity, Festival Glasswashing, Festival Cooling