WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSORSHIP, ADVERTISING AND VENDORS

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THE EVENT

Oireachtas Rince Na Cruinne showcases the best Irish Dancing on the planet! Dancers will travel from all over the world with their families and teachers to compete for the top positions at the most prestigious competition of the year. We expect attendance at the event to exceed 25,000 people, most of whom will be resident in Glasgow for over a week, attending the 8 days of the event. Your participation in the event guarantees great exposure and connection with the Irish Dance and Irish Arts community. Your company or organization will be showcased within the broader Dance Community, locally in the City of Glasgow, and advertised internationally to our broad audience of followers on social media outlets, on the Glasgow City Marketing site and our official website. 

THE ORGANISATION 

An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha is the central organisation dedicated to the worldwide development of Irish dancing. Based in Dublin, Ireland, An Coimisiun has been in existence for over 80 years, and has approximately 2,500 teachers spread over 33 countries around the world. More information about CLRG can be viewed at www.clrg.ie. 

THE BENEFIT OF SPONSORSHIP 

By supporting Oireachtas Rince na Cruinne, you are perpetuating a cultural tradition of dance, music and Irish language. You are also promoting youth engagement, and helping to promote an art form which encourages self discipline, mutual respect, personal development, sportsmanship, and a healthy active lifestyle. You will also access our worldwide Irish dance audience to promote your business. 

NEW - Select your sponsorship online!  Please select your desired item below and you can pay online.  

MAJOR SPONSORS

Our sponsors are valued partners of CLRG and supporters of Irish Dancing worldwide. We offer the following packages for major sponsorship opportunities. Sponsorship is available at all levels and for all budgets.  Major sponsors get the most exposure and high-impact advertising.
We welcome your participation!

Here, you can view a printable PDF of all the sponsorship options and benefits, or the vendor package:

pdf2018 WORLD SPONSORSHIP DOCUMENT

pdf2018 VENDOR DOCUMENT

Platinum Sponsorship - €12,000.00

(Limited to 2 Sponsors) :
  • Advertisement on main stage screen
  • Full page colour advertisement in program
  • Advertisement on TV screen display
  • Acknowledgement at sidestage and in social media posts
  • Twelve month advertisements on CLRG website
  • Competition sponsorship - 3 competitions of your choice

Diamond Sponsorship - €8,000.00

(Limited to 2 Sponsors) Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • Advertisement on main stage screen
  • Full page colour advertisement in program
  • Advertisement on TV screen display
  • Acknowledgement at sidestage and in social media posts
  • Six month ad on CLRG website
  • Competition sponsorship - 2 competitions of your choice

Gold Sponsorship 2017 - €5,000.00

(Limited to 2 Sponsors) Exclusive sponsor will receive:
  • Advertisement on main stage screen
  • Full page colour advertisement in program
  • Acknowledgement at sidestage and in social media posts
  • Three month advertisement on CLRG website
  • Competition Sponsorship - 1 competition of your choice

STAGE AND SCREEN SPONSORSHIP

Stage sponsorships and event banner displays are a great way to support the event and show your brand to the world.

Minor Stage Sponsorship - €550.00

Pull up Banner Display
  • Pull up banner displayed exclusively at the main stage for the duration of the competition.
  • Includes price of printing one banner.

Minor Stage Sponsorship - €450.000

Provide your own banner
  • Your banner must be provided and delivered to the venue
  • Your banner will be placed in front of one of the stages for the duration of the competition

Major Stage Sponsorship - €12,000.00

Includes the price of printing one large stage banner, plus Screen and Social Ads
  • Large scale banner displayed prominently at the event.
  • Print-ready, high resolution full bleed artwork must be provided to marketing@clrg.ie

Major Stage Sponsorship - €10,000.00

provide your own banner
  • Banner must be provided and delivered to the venue
  • Your banner will be placed across the main stage or prominently displayed in the main hall for the duration of the competition

Pull up Banner at Event Venue - €400.00

Includes printing of one banner
  • Banner displayed in the Venue Foyer, Event Foyer, or High-Traffic Area in the Venue.
  • Print-ready, full bleed high resolution artwork must be supplied to marketing@clrg.ie
  • Your banner will be placed in a public area in the venue for the duration of the competition

Pull up Banner at Event Venue - €300.00

provide your own banner
  • Banner must be supplied and delivered to the venue
  • Your banner will be placed in a public area in the venue for the duration of the competition

ADVERTISING

[ADVERTISING DEADLINE FEBRUARY 8th]

Our organization places great emphasis on Child Protection & fairness in competitive judging. With this in mind, please adhere to the following guidelines when submitting your advertisements. 

Advertising Guidelines

  • No last names listed for children. No inappropriate photos - this is at the discretion of CLRG. 
  • Schools advertising may list the city or area of their school but not the address or directions. 
  • By submitting an advertisement, you are confirming that you have written permission from the parent/guardian of any child whose image is used in the advertisement. 
  • Additional guidelines for Screen, T.V. display & Banner advertising: 
  • Due to the fact that they may be viewed by adjudicators: 
  • No identifiable photos of dancers who are currently competitive dancers 
  • No photos of dancers with any name, first or last 
  • No photos of dancers, wearing/holding any type of awards, thus indicating their former success 
  • No photos of dancers in class costume in conjunction with the school name 
  • All advertising materials are subject to approval by CLRG prior to acceptance. 
  • Please see artwork specs within the Sponsorship and Advertising PDF for sizing and file requirements

If you require the services of a graphic artist to create or modify your advertisements, we can provide this service with €75.00 fee.

Main Screen Advertising - €500.00

High Visibility
  • Large screen projection in main competition halls, and at the stage. Power point slideshow advertisements will play in a loop between competitions and before results each day.

If you would like to purchase advertising space, please click below to pay, and then submit your artwork and instructions online.

Program Ad, Full Page Colour - €450.00

Program Ad, Full Page B&W - €400.00

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page Colour- €250.00

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page B&W - €200.00

Program Cover - Outside Back Cover €1600.00

Program Cover - Inside Front Cover -€1000.00

Program Cover - Inside Back Cover - €1000.00

Dance Drama Cover €450.00

Two places available, inside cover placement

Dance Drama Full Page Colour Ad €250.00

Dance Drama Full Page B&W Ad €150.00

TEACHERS DISCOUNT ITEMS

 

These items are available with a 50% discount for teachers, schools, feis committees or dance organizations only.  Subject to approval.

Main Screen Advertising (Teacher Discount) - €250.00

High Visibility
  • Large screen projection in two main competition halls. Power point slideshow will play in a loop for the duration of the event.
  • To advertise a teacher's organization or a feis. Note - no identifiable images of currently competing dancers allowed

If you would like to purchase advertising space, please click below to pay, and then submit your artwork and instructions online.

Lobby TV Screen Display (teacher discount) - €75.00

Good Visibility
  • TV Screen displays placed in public areas at the event. Power point slideshow will play in a loop for the duration of the event.
  • If you would like to purchase advertising space, please click below to pay, and then submit your artwork and instructions online.

Program Ad, Full Page Colour (teacher discount) - €225.00

Program Ad, Full Page B&W (teacher discount) - €200.00

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page Colour (teacher discount) - £125.00

Program Ad, Program Ad, Half Page B&W (teacher discount)- €100.00

Dance Drama Full Page Colour Ad (teacher discount) - €125.00

Dance Drama Full Page B&W Ad (Teacher discount) - €75.00

ONLINE ADVERTISING, SOCIAL MEDIA & WELCOME BAGS

Online Advertising:  Reach hundreds of thousands of individuals with your CLRG website ad on www.clrg.ie

Welcome Packs:  Each competitor at the event will receive a welcome pack.  This is your opportunity to send them home with a promotional item, postcard, pen, or welcome bag with your company's logo.  (Approximately 6000 handed out).

Our Social Media outlets reach upward of 50,000 individuals during the course of the event.  Our new Social Media package will create a campaign to drive business to your supplied links.

Extensive Social Media Campaign during event - €500.00


  • With this package yor company will be advertised on our social media channels giving your company or organiztion amazing exposure to over 50,000 Irish Dance fans and followers, and their friends.
  • Posts linking to your website and social media pages will be shared before ad during the event, in four separate posts.
  • You must provide all links, images, and other media. CLRG will "promote" our Facebook page in paid promotion during the event which will offer even more comprehensive exposure.

If you would like to purchase the Competitor Welcome Pack insert sponsorship position, please click below:

CLRG Web Advertising (One Month) - €200.00