Sponsor Us


Why Sponsor Us?

Sponsorship of events that are attractive to your target audience
is one of the most effective ways of communicating to your
customers. By utilising this type of marketing activity, you can
increase and build on your brand awareness whilst informing
and introducing new customers. Effective sponsorship can
complement your existing advertising and communication strategy
whilst raising your company profile to the community at large.


  • Increase and maintain awareness throughout The West Midlands
  • Inform and introduce potential new customers
  • Complement existing advertising and communications strategy
  • Raise company profile within the community
  • Differentiate from competitors
  • Driving sales
  • Be recognised within the digital sector

Birmingham Live can reach...

  • Monthly unique visitors: 11.6m
  • Monthly page views: 35.3m
  • Twitter followers: 284k
  • Facebook likes: 320k

Category sponsorship

  • Exclusive sponsorship of chosen award category
  • Ten weeks online editorial campaign with all the sponsorship logos to drive entries
  • Feature in editorial campaign focusing on the relevant category sponsored
  • Logo and company profile on online coverage
  • Dedicated web page on www.birminghamlive.co.uk and www.coventrytelegraph.net (250,000 optimised)
  • Logo featured on category trophy


  • Logo to appear on all awards collateral (in-print, online and at the event)
  • Weekly social media activity
  • Tweets from @Birmingham_Live to include sponsors Twitter handle
  • Logo and branding in the event programme
  • Logo and branding on all email marketing documents
  • 5 x tickets to the award ceremony
  • Opportunity to present the category award

Headline Sponsorship

  • Sponsorship of Digital Business of the Year Award Editorial.
    All editorial on www.birminghamlive.co.uk
     www.birminghampost.co.uk   www.coventrytelegraph.net

  • Birmingham Live and Coventry Live social media platforms will carry headline sponsor logo Ten week online editorial campaign ‘in association with’ headline sponsor branding

  • Ten week in house advertising campaign ‘in association with’ headline sponsor branding

  • Headline Sponsor will be featured for one week of the online editorial campaign focusing on the relevant category sponsored & Reasons for being a headline sponsor. This will include photographs and comments from your business and is a great way to promote products and services.

  • Digital Dedicated web page with information on awards categories, sponsors profiles and how to nominate/ enter - Headline sponsor to have permanent sponsorship on a dedicated web page


  • 1 million optimised Reach PLC Network impressions across chosen geography
  • 8-week social media optimised campaign
  • A seat on the judging panel
  • Opportunity to host judges at their offices/venue of choice, for judging panel lunch Event
  • Ten tickets to the event, any additional tickets will be at a discounted rate
  • Headline sponsor accredited throughout on AV Product placement / Company stand, Two pop-up banners in the drinks reception
  • A representative from sponsors will present your award at the event
  • The award trophy will credit sponsors
  • Post Event Roundtable with award winners (managed by Reach PLC)

Interested in sponsorship?

Please contact Hayley Pearce hayley.pearce@reachplc.com