Monday, 11 March 2013
New partners revealed for 150th year
Yorkshire County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that they have secured a partnership with three companies who will sponsor the Club’s 150th anniversary celebrations throughout 2013.
Computing experts Backup Technology, leading marketing agency Banana Kick and international law firm Pinsent Masons will work with Yorkshire to provide a number of high profile events that will showcase the White Rose’s rich history and traditions from the past 150 years.
Commenting on the partnership, Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s Commercial Director, Andy Dawson, said:
“We are delighted that we have agreed a partnership with Backup Technology, Banana Kick and Pinsent Masons. All three companies are great supporters of the Club and we are looking forward to working with them in 2013.
“We have some great events planned for our 150th year celebrations. There has been tremendous interest with the first two events already sold out. It promises to be a great year for the Club.”
Backup Technology Chief Executive, Simon Chappell, added: “Backup Technology is very proud to become a partner of the Club in its 150th Anniversary Year, and look forward to participating in the exciting range of events organised throughout the year, with the hope that successful celebrations off the pitch can be matched on the pitch as well.”
“Banana Kick is delighted to be the official creative partner for Yorkshire County Cricket Club during its 150th anniversary year,” said Banana Kick Director, Gary McCall. “The club is not just an institution in this great county but also throughout the world. The planned celebrations will further reinforce this stature.
“We wish all connected with the club a highly successful year both on and off the pitch, and we look forward to a continued association for many years to come.”
“As a firm that has been proud to serve Yorkshire business for over 150 years, we are pleased to support Yorkshire County Cricket Club in reaching this significant milestone,” added Chris Booth, Head of the Leeds office for Pinsent Masons.
Calendar of Events
Sunday 21st April 2013
150th Anniversary Lunch - With special guest speaker Johnny Barclay and Master of Ceremonies Kevin Connelly. – This event has now sold out.
Friday 14th June 2013
Service of Thanksgiving. York Minster. York. Everybody welcome. Return coach travel is available - to book please contact Charles Hartwell on 0113 2033 606.
Wednesday 26th June 2013
Yorkshire County Cricket Club v MCC – 50-over match at Headingley Cricket Ground featuring the Yorkshire first team against an experienced MCC side. This is the first time in history that these two great cricketing institutions have played against each other at Headingley.
Tickets for the match are now on sale priced £5 for Members and Club Yorkshire Juniors. Other concessions and Club Yorkshire adults can take advantage of £10 admission and general admission will be £15.
Tickets can be purchased from the Yorkshire CCC Ticket Office on 0871 971 1222 or book here now
Hospitality and Sponsorship packages are also available, hospitality packages are priced at £79 + vat per person. For any further information regarding these please contact The Yorkshire County Cricket Club Commercial team on 0871 620 3667.
Thursday 3rd October 2013
150th Anniversary Gala Dinner hosted by Test Match Special & BBC Cricket Correspondent Jonathon Agnew– The Centenary Pavilion. Elland Road. Leeds.
Places and tables are available for this event. Please contact Simon Pixsley on 0113 2033 667.
150th Year Celebration
2 Sep 2013
Abbeydale Sports Club, Sheffield