From the matchday programme to match sponsorship, the Huddersfield Giants have a range of opportunities to suit all budgets.
Located in West Yorkshire, the Huddersfield Giants play in rugby league's European Super League. Home games are played at Galpharm Stadium which is shared with Huddersfield Town F.C. Huddersfield is also one of the original twenty-two clubs that formed the Northern Rugby Football Union in 1895, making them one of the world's first rugby league teams. 2009 proved a season of Giant achievements for the club. Incoming Head Coach Nathan Brown led his side to a third placed finish - their highest ever Super League finish. The team also reached the final of the Challenge Cup.
There are many opportunities marketers can use to engage with rugby league's loyal and passionate fans. This can range from sponsorships of the stadium, team shirts and associate partner deals, to perimeter board and programme advertising or experiential / sampling opportunities. With a variety of marketing options on offer packages can be tailored to suit your objectives and budget. Sponsorship is also ideal for long term associations.
The University of Huddersfield.
As a Super League team, Huddersfield Giants has a strong and loyal fanbase with an average 7,500+ fans attending games in 2009. Sponsorship provides an ideal way for brands to reach this audience, and it is particularly successful at building brand loyalty as your brand becomes a 'partner' of the club. It is also a great way to raise awareness with the local community, as well benefit from national media coverage and interest in the club. Rugby League receives extensive terrestrial and SKY TV coverage for games, as well as national and regional press and magazine coverage.