We can offer exposure to large, (and ever increasing!) crowds, enjoying high-quality football at our Thatcham Town stadium; one of the premier sporting venues in the region and set in the heart of a typical Northern Community. Available also is the more versatile option of website sponsorship or advertising on our latest supporters resource, with full artwork included.
Association with non-league clubs can establish a companies standing and reputation within a community, and with the unique relationship between GPFC and the esteemed Carlisle and District Railway Club we can ensure your business has the widest, most diverse, and community centred audience as possible, whilst offering unprecedented access to a myriad of other services and entertainment.
Here at Thatcham Town, we are delighted to welcome large businesses who match our potential and aspirations, yet are fully aware of the importance of, and keen to support, new and small businesses. That’s why all of our rates are fully negotiable with companies of this distinction.
The opportunities available are detailed below, but if you have any questions please contact Mike Linden or Geoff Andrews right away. We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you on board as we continue to push forward in search of success,
Team Bus Advertising
Used on matchdays to ferry the team to their next win, and during the week on club business the Team Bus is an ideal spot to advertise, and will immediately build the association between our club and your business. and give your company a presence wherever we go. There are a very limited number of spots left at £250 or £125 to renew.
A necessity in any sporting sponsorship package, the pitch-side board can be employed as a permanent and easily-seen beacon to support additional advertisement in programmes or match sponsorship. It also offers an alternative, season-long form of sponsorship ensuring a potential audience beyond and into the thousands. There is limited space available for the boards which are priced at £250, or £75 to renew.
The Thatcham Town matchday programme has been a permanent fixture since December 2006, and continues to prove popular amongst the spectators with an initial print run of 650* per-season. In the 2007/08 series, we will have a limited number of just 8 quarter-page advert-spaces available in the programme.
This form of advertisement has proved particularly effective for small and local businesses, as you reach not only those resident in our area, but the visiting fans who may be looking for local amenities. You can rest assured that your advert will reach a considerable audience, with match-day programmes now the essential souvenir for most fans, and the commercial value lasting long after the game ends.
Sponsor a match at Thatcham Town and you will receive a complimentary match-day programme as well as free entry for yourself and your guests. In addition, the name of your company will be announced in the pre-match build up, as well as during the half-time break and at full time and in the match focus on BBC Radio Cumbria, as well as being prominently displayed on the front of the match-day programme. You will also be featured in the match-report on the official Thatcham website. This great opportunity is set at a guide price of £45, though of course, we are grateful for all donations.
Sponsor your favourite Thatcham Town player and your companies name will be announced every-time they score! You or your business will also be featured in the matchday programme beside a photograph of the player, and likewise on the official website. This opportunity is available at just £10-per-player per season
The website is the latest resource for fans at Thatcham Town. Utilised by our fans, players and management, as well as that of our opponents and football fans in general, the advertising potential generated by the accessibility of the website is extremely substantial. Our previous website took 200 hits per day, and with the increased convenience and features of the new website this figure has rocketed, achieving our 10,000th unique visitor in June 2007, six months after we began to record statistics.