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University of Sunderland

Official Expo Sunderland City Partner

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Our sponsorship packages will give businesses a solid presence throughout the programme, with gateway opportunities & active sponsorship & exhibitor experiences across THREE specific Expo events.

Gain real collaborative insight & opportunities with other forward thinking organisations through sponsorship, partnership & exhibiting across a multi faceted events programme.  Expo will promote your brand, story & values to an audience of like-minded organisations, residents, consumer, business, industry & government professionals.

Join us & play a high profile part of our smarter, sustainable future across key events in 2024, 2025 & into 2026.

£5,000 SME (excl. VAT) £10,000 Large Business (excl. VAT)

Our City Partnership Package includes:

Event rights, website & social media coverage, branding & marketing rights and 3 x Event Partner packages as shown below

Event Rights

  • Full Event Partner access to THREE high profile Expo Events (see 'sample Event Partner Rights Package')
  • Priority wraparound Fringe event opportunity for your own event during one selected event/exhibition
  • Partner press release launch and social media posts & features
  • Senior Leadership invitations to launch events & publicity sessions
  • ‘Pop up’ space at selected Expo Sunderland event
  • Opportunity for a centre stage City Partner speaker slot at an Expo Briefing event
  • Guaranteed place at our Expo Briefings
  • Invitation only guest/ticket places as exclusive events
  • Prize giveaway, concession space or offer promoted to event attendees

Website & Social Media

  • Banner advertising on the Expo Sunderland website
  • Your logo featured on our partners page and business presentations
  • Documents, product features, press releases and/or video features alongside your company profile 
  • Your company profile on Expo website
  • Social media posts, features, stories and shares across all Expo channels
  • ‘Thought of the Day’ feature 

Branding & Marketing

  • Designation of ‘Official City Partner of Expo Sunderland’
  • Expo Sunderland 'Official City Partner' lockup graphic, featuring your logo, for your organisation to use
  • Branding and recognition in our high-profile marketing campaigns
  • Your logo on fixed Riverside Sunderland hoardings*
  • ‘Thought of the Day’ feature on Expo website and social media
  • The opportunity to judge an Expo Award or competition, launched in collaboration with your organisation
  • Prize giveaway, concession space or offer promoted to event attendees

*Locations, timings and durations will vary according to contract date

Other Partnership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Delivering the Future City Event 2024

15-16 October 2024

Businesses from across the region will see the exponential growth of our future cityscape and connect with others through new and vibrant conference sessions, round table discussions and extraordinary networking events.

Underpinning conference week in Sunderland to celebrate advancements in architecture, technology, and collaboration..

PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW

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VISIT THE EVENT

Your Future Expo 2025

18-20 March 2025

Expo's first event of scale to be held at the Beacon of Light

Educators and industries investing in Sunderland will showcase the future skills needed in our city for the first time at Expo Sunderland's Your Future Expo event.

A new world of opportunity for school and college students, adults and graduates.

On 18-20 March 2025, our resident population will be able to see that education is matched to future employment in Sunderland with extraordinary exhibits, TED-style talks, workshops and competitions.

Exhibition bookings will open soon!

PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW

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VISIT THE EVENT

Come & See 2024

Coming soon

Discover the visually striking temporary structure housing the Northeast's first fully immersive screen on Keel Square!

Assembled directly opposite the Vaux Neighbourhood to tell the story of a home in the context of its place.

Exhibition space will be available during Come & See and throughout the year.

PACKAGES COMING SOON

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VISIT THE EVENT

Expo Home & Garden Sponsors

The main attraction at Expo Sunderland will receive huge media interest.

The destination for expert advice, great inspiration, innovative ideas and products for home design, better building, interiors, sustainable living, shared communities and home technology.

Take over a home or garden to create your own sensory experience that tells your brand story.

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