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Align your business with the Festival’s established brand values of inclusion, creativity, diversity and celebration

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Picture your business or brand reaching over 250,000 people at the event and during the lead up. The opportunities to sponsor the River Festival 2022 are vast and are designed to meet all corporate budgets. Want the chance to sponsor an area of the Festival or festival activities, or fancy a corporate marquee in a prime on-site location? Take a look at the packages available in our Sponsorship pack.

Packages are awarded on a first come, first served basis, so get in touch with the Event Team to register your interest before it’s too late.

And don’t forget, the sooner you sign up the more exposure your brand or business will receive!


Become a River Festival Sponsor

Trading Opportunities

For trader opportunities, follow this link . For Catering, Bars, confectionery and Slush opportunities, follow this link.

The value of becoming a River Festival sponsor


  • Align your business with the Festival’s established brand values of inclusion, creativity, diversity and celebration
  • Spectacular hospitality opportunities for clients, stakeholders, employees and business partners
  • The opportunity to form links and meet with key Bedford stakeholders and businesses
  • Engage your employees through team building activities such as the Raft Races and Dragon Boat Races
  • Ability to promote your brand directly to a huge local and regional audience
  • Opportunity for up to a year of promotion and visibility on Bedford Borough Council’s digital platforms
Example sponsor banner at the river festival

 

 

The 2022 River Festival will include countless river activities, eight live music and performance areas, the Sports Island, Pirate Island, the wonderful offerings of the Festival Market, plus so much more.

Make sure you keep the 23rd & 24th July 2022 free in your diaries so that you don’t miss out on any of the action.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for on this web site, please contact the Events Team at events@bedford.gov.uk to discuss how you can get involved.

Become a River Festival Sponsor
 

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