Bishop’s Stortford Hockey Club

Sponsor Name: BSHC

Location: South East

Sector: Hockey, Sports

Budget: Under 10k

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Bishop’s Stortford Hockey Club – Help support one of the fastest growing clubs in the country.

 

Bishop’s Stortford Hockey Club is one of the largest hockey clubs in England with over 700 members across 10 adult and 21 junior teams playing regularly across the year.

We celebrate our 70th anniversary season in 2018/19: the club has grown steadily over that time but seen an explosion in growth over the last 10 years following Olympic success in 2012 and 2016.

As a family club, we’re committed to offering hockey for everyone whatever their age or ability and giving them access to high quality coaching and support to play our sport.

Club members are regularly selected for international honours at Masters level, junior county and regional hockey, and our U16 Boys reached the national finals in 2018.

We regularly run coaching in primary schools and other outreach in the BS area led by some of our most experienced members.

We also offer a range of other chances to get involved including our Back to Hockey initiative for ‘lapsed’ players or adult beginners, Parent & Child matches, and our Flyerz Disabled Hockey initiative.

 

 

Target Audience

Members of the club range from 5 - 70 years old, but we are seeing massive growth in our junior section and particularly girls. The club is situated in Bishop's Stortford right next to Stansted Airport and is a rapidly growing commuter town to London.

Key Dates and Timings

We would like to find long term partners that we can grow with.

Specific Opportunity Details

The clubs local and regional reach is growing daily. We have 650 paid up members, with double that signed up to our database to keep informed about the club.
We also have a good social media presence with 2200 followers on Twitter, 900 followers on Instagram and a strong Facebook following.
Our key opportunities are around our community outreach work where we currently provide coaching to 12 local primary schools and have links with a number of local secondary schools.
We sent regular mailshots and newsletters to our member as well.

Features and Benefits

We want to work with potential sponsors to tailor a package that works for them.
Opportunities include:-
Pitch side banners (pitch within highly successful local school)
Fixture card listing,
Name on all pages of the website,
Table at annual dinner (8 people),
Sponsors day,
Weekly newsletter,
Where possible inclusion in local press and hockey/national press,
Sponsors stand at club on weekends
Teams shirt sponsorship of Mens, Ladies and Juniors,
Regular social media inclusion

Other Partners

Knight Frank Estate Agents

JAA Media

EVO Hockey

Investment

We want to work with potential sponsors to tailor a package that works for them and us so are open to all forms of investment.