Sponsorship opportunities for Southsea Food Festival

March 27, 2024
Happy group at Southsea Food Festival

Southsea Food Festival is one of the largest food festivals along the South Coast. With over 60 unique food stalls from some of the best food and drink producers in the region, the event attracts a footfall of 58,000 over two days.

The 2024 food festival will run on 20 & 21 July in the heart of Southsea. This free and hugely popular community event is organised by Portsmouth City Council’s Economic Development team and along with the traders features a live music stage hosting acoustic sets from local bands and family friendly entertainments. 2024 marks the 16th anniversary of the festival celebrating the thriving and diverse food scene of Portsmouth & Southsea’s independent restaurants, retailers, and communities.

Sponsorship packages 

Sponsorship packages start at £2k and offers brand exposure on council channels to reach Portsmouth residents and businesses. Please see below an overview of the packages.

If interested, please contact us for more details

Email – danielle.eberhardt@portsmouthcc.gov.uk or call 023 9283 4307

Title Sponsor: x 1 opportunity 

£6,000 includes the following:

  • Recognition and thanks – proudly sponsored by XXXX on website and media release
  • Placement of X20 pop up banners around the event site
  • Pitch / Information space at the event (3mx3m)

Opportunity to hand out goodie bags or promotional materials

  • Logo on print – including posters, banners, and flyers (minimum 10k)
  • Recognition as lead sponsor on the PA announcements during the event
  • Inclusion on e-newsletters to 26,200 subscribers. Titles include Flag It Up, Flagship and Business Update
  • XXXX tagged in at least one social media post across all council platforms – 70,000 followers
  • Logo mention on the Big Screen for the month leading up to the food festival. 3 ads played per hour / one 30-second video/static image
  • One-month digital advertising in The Hard Interchange on 9 departure tv screens and video wall
  • Logo included on event site maps
  • Use of precinct spaces throughout the year to promote your business
  • Use of the Dulverton Wing function room at D-Day Museum

Plus we’re open to ideas you might have for how you’d like to showcase your brand at the festival

Outdoor kitchen sponsor: x 1 opportunity 

£5,000 for the following:

  • Branded kitchen set up
  • Logo on site map
  • X5 pop up banners around the kitchen
  • Recognition and thanks – proudly sponsored by XXXX on website and press release
  • Inclusion on e-newsletters 26,200 subscribers which includes Flag It Up, Flagship and Business Update
  • XXXX tagged in at least one social media post across all council platforms – 70,000 followers
  • Logo on big screen in Guildhall Square as part of Food Festival advertising – 3 times a day for 4 weeks
  • One-month digital advertising campaign at The Hard Interchange on 9 departure tv screens and video wall

Plus we’re open to ideas you might have for how you’d like to showcase your brand at the festival

Family Entertainments Sponsor x 1 opportunity

£3,000 for the following:

  • X2 Banners in the family area – to be provided by sponsor
  • X10 pop up banners around the site
  • Recognition and thanks – proudly sponsored by XXXX on website and press release
  • Pitch / Information space at the event (3mx3m)
  • Inclusion on e-newsletters 26,200 subscribers which includes Flag It Up, Flagship and Business Update
  • XXXX tagged in at least one social media post across all council platforms – 70,000 followers
  • Logo on big screen in Guildhall Square as part of Food Festival advertising
  • Logo on site map

Partner Sponsor: X5 opportunities 

£2,000 for the following:

  • Placement of X5 pop up banners around the event site
  • Pitch / Information space at the event (3mx3m)
  • Logo on leaflet – print run 10k
  • Logo on big screen in Guildhall Square as part of Food Festival advertising

Current Partners 

The following partners are already confirmed.

  • Hampshire Fare
  • Love Southsea
  • Hampshire Farmers
  • Victorious
  • Wedgwood Rooms

 

Please do get in touch if you’re interested in partnering with us.

Email – danielle.eberhardt@portsmouthcc.gov.uk or call 023 9283 4307

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