Date: Tuesday 22nd of May, 2012
Why should my organisation enter?
This is a chance for the winners and shortlist to celebrate their partnerships at the prestigious invitation-only Awards Ceremony, held at Central St Martins in London on 22 May 2012.
For business, this is the ultimate way to promote your brand as a sponsor of the arts and promoting your brands CR through engaging with arts in your community.
For the arts, it is additional profile for your business partner that can extend your relationship into a long-term mutually beneficially one. In addition you can attract more business partners for future projects using the awards as a benchmark of sponsorship success.
Nominations are free and the form is easy to fill.
Plus…we’ll also tell the world of your partnership…
…through our immeasurably large PR and online digital platform:
*Facebook 2,500 plus likes *Twitter 15,000 plus followers *LinkedIn Group 1,400 plus members of our Linked-in Group *Youtube *Connect monthly e-zine 10,000 plus recipients *Core website 14,000 visits per month!
In addition to the above we will work with our media partners including Classic FM to promote and profile the winning partners beyond the night and use them as the outstanding case studies that we promote both here and internationally. Our friends Business in the Community will also promote the shortlist and winners on their website which gets 55,000 plus visits per month.
They will be the stories to inspire other businesses to collaborate with the arts!
33rd Arts & Business Awards Categories this year:
A&B Corporate Responsibility Award
Awarded to a partnership where the business uses the power of the arts to develop innovative and dynamic new connections with the wider community.
A&B Innovation Award
Awarded to a groundbreaking cultural and commercial collaboration that delivers unprecedented benefits for both partners using a pioneering creative initiative.
Prudential A&B Volunteering and People Development Award
Awarded to a partnership that exemplifies how the arts can be used in employee development. This could be through a strategic volunteering programme that encourages staff to sit on the boards of arts organisations or provide pro-bono advice.
BP A&B Long-term Partnership Award
Awarded to an established, on-going partnership that continues to set standards in creative arts-business collaborations.
A&B Sponsorship Award
Awarded to a partnership that reinforces the branding and marketing activity of a business through the innovative use of culture. The winning business will demonstrate an integral connection with culture that has increased brand equity and therefore business performance.
Deadline 30 March 2012
Central St Martins, Kings Cross, London
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