Sponsorship

Startup Weekend is a global non-profit run locally by volunteer organisers across the world. Global sponsors include Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Coca Cola. But your logo could be up there next to them by becoming a local sponsor of Startup Weekend Sheffield. Local sponsors help to make Startup Weekend Sheffield great. Packages are flexible and if you want to chat about creating a specific package for mutual benefit, please contact sheffield@startupweekend.org

A few reasons to sponsor Startup Weekend Sheffield

  • Exposure for your brand – before, during and after the event
  • If you’re recruiting or talent-spotting, Startup Weekend attracts some of the most passionate, enthusiastic and talented people in the region, whether you’re looking for devs, designers or business-savvy minds
  • Warm and fuzzy – you’ll be helping to nurture a growing startup community in Sheffield where opportunity is created and lives are changed. Awww…

Here are our sponsorship packages for each Startup Weekend Sheffield event…

Silver (Meal) – £500

  • Company name/logo listed on the city website sheffield.startupweekend.org
  • Public thanks sent out on Twitter/FB and in the wrap-up email
  • Thank you & recognition during the meal you sponsor
  • Thank you during the presentation sessions on Sunday
  • Opportunity to display a sign or banner on the food table
  • Hand out materials, swag, and/or other related materials
  • Option to pay food vendors directly
  • Invitation to the presentation evening on Sunday

 Gold – £750

  • Identified in all media materials for Startup Weekend
  • Company name/logo listed on city website sheffield.startupweekend.org
  • Public thanks sent out on Twitter/FB and in the wrap-up email
  • Thank you & recognition during Startup Weekend event
  • Thank you during the presentation sessions on Sunday
  • Opportunity to hang banners at the event
  • Hand out materials, swag and/or other related materials
  • Invitation to the presentation evening on Sunday

Platinum – £1000

  • Custom survey of the Sheffield startup community (we can create survey and produce report)
  • Invitation for a guest blog post on the city website sheffield.startupweekend.org
  • Offer a prize to an individual via raffle/vote. (e.g. iPhone, netbook, software)
  • All benefits of Gold Sponsorship
  • Invitation to the presentation evening on Sunday

Premier  – £2000

  • Invitation to address the attendees for 3 minutes
  • Invited to set up a booth for your product/service during the event
  • All benefits of Platinum Sponsorship
  • Invitation to the presentation evening on Sunday

If you would like to speak to us about becoming the exclusive sponsor of future Startup Weekend Sheffield events, please don’t hesitate to get in touch on sheffield@startupweekend.org