Bristol Rovers Football Club 1883 Club
Local businesses have the opportunity to align their company with Bristol Rovers across a number of areas at the Memorial Stadium and Bristol Rovers website, as part of the 1883 Club.
The new 1883 packages aim to offer local companies the very best in branding, hospitality and networking opportunities. This enables businesses to work at the centre of our club with the local community at its heart.
At a meeting at the Quarters in February, the Head of Sales, David Bright, outlined the new plans for the 1883 Club moving forward from the 2022/23 season. The key objectives in this were to make sure the club established a package that suited every level of business within the membership and something that would give us the opportunity to attract new members to the 1883 Club.
Something the club has worked tirelessly on is utilising this membership as a partnership, with the club regularly working with the businesses involved; to ensure every industry and every service of these mebers are explored. David Fear, the new Head of Facilities, has been analysing the membership contacts list to make sure he contacts industries the club can work with on jobs at the stadium and the Quarters; and he has been amazed by the depth and variety of business to call on.
Another change is the price of the membership, which has been reduced to £950 + VAT for Bronze, £1900 + VAT for Silver and £2850 + VAT for Gold.
The club has removed the 10 places in hospitality from the package and thus been able to lower the price of each package, having listened to feedback and studied the bookings being placed across the season.
The above explains where the 1883 Club Hospitality discount derives from. The club has implemented a £20 per person reduction on the pre VAT PP price of hospitality in the Lounge or in the Executive Boxes; offering greater freedom to book the numbers you want for each match.
After the success of the last event we held, the club is already working on securing dates for a club Golf Day, a Fixture Release Day breakfast; and a Summer event taking place at Thatchers HQ. There are also other events the club is in discussions for.
Please contact the 1883 Club Account Manager, Lucy Husband at email@example.com, to sign up today.
As part of the membership, the club will still continue to offer the 1883 Club draw on the evening of the awards night.
We had an incredible evening at the Concorde hanger in the Bristol Aerospace Museum for the latest awards night.
The list of prizes for the 2022/23 draw are as follows;
1st - to be named as Official iFollow Digital Partner for the Season and to have the Member's Company Name displayed on all digital assets relating to the platform for the duration of the Season.
2nd - to be named as sponsor of the Pre Match Ball Plinth for the Season and to have the Member's Company Name displayed on all four sides of the ball plinth for the duration of the Season.
3rd - to be named as the Sponsor of the Bristol Rovers website for the Season and to have the Member's Company name displayed on the website for the duration of the Season
4th – 5 minutes of pitch side LED per game, across the 2022/23 season (League Games only), company name and design to be shown on the pitch side LEDs during all home games
5th – Big Screen advertisement for all 2022/23 home matches – company will win advertising time on the big screen at the stadium for all league fixtures in the named season
6th – Match day Sponsorship for one home league game during the Season (to take place at a match selected by the winner from one of the match selection choices provided by Bristol Rovers at its sole discretion)
7th – Managers Kit Sponsor for the 2022/23 season – have your brand aligned with the managers profile on the website and programme for the coming season, receive a direct click through URL link on that page, ¼ report of click throughs and receive signed merchandise from the manager at the end of the season, at the sponsors meet and greet event.
8th - a full page advertisement for the Member's company to be displayed in all home league match day programmes for the Season (location of the advertisement to be determined by Bristol Rovers at its absolute discretion), and an advertisement for the Member's company to be displayed periodically on the big screen in the South Stand at all home league matches for the Season (in both cases, subject to copy approval by Bristol Rovers);
9th – Match Ball Sponsorship for one home league game during the Season (to take place at a match selected by the winner from one of the match selection choices provided by Bristol Rovers at its sole discretion)
10th – access for two persons to the Presidents Executive Box for a home league match during the season (to take place at a match selected by the winner from one of the choices provided by Bristol Rovers at its absolute discretion), which shall include the following:
- home dressing room visit;
- a pre-match two course meal;
- complimentary drinks;
- seating for two people outside of the Executive Box;
- complimentary match day programme and half time tea, coffee and biscuits for two guests.
Once again, the Club would like to thank all the companies for their continued support of the football club.