Commercial Opportunities

Working with Hospice UK is a great way to raise awareness of your organisation within the UK hospice and palliative care movement.
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Below you will find all the sponsorship opportunities which will allow your organisation to connect with our over 220 Hospice UK members. 

1. National Conference Exhibition and Sponsorship

We’re delighted to announce that the Hospice UK National Conference 2021 will return, in person, from Wednesday 3rd November – Friday 5th November 2021 at the ACC Liverpool. We will soon provide further details on our available exhibition and sponsorship opportunities for this year.

In the meantime, we would strongly encourage you to register your interest to be the first to hear about all our upcoming sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

A large number of organisations across the UK recognise the value of exhibiting at our conferences. They tell us that some of the benefits they get from attending are:

  • A chance to meet face-to-face with prospective and existing clients;
  • Raising awareness with your target audience at national events;
  • Brand recognition;
  • The chance to network and build relationships with other organisations.

Watch the below video for more testimonies from our exhibitors.


 

2. Sponsor a Hospice UK Network Meeting

Hospice UK regularly hosts meetings for our Trustee, Fundraising and Clinical networks. These one hour meetings are an opportunity for the attendees to discuss current issues relating to their role and the sector as a whole. As a sponsor you will get a 20 minutes speaking opportunity, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. The dates below are currently available for sponsoring and are updated on a weekly basis. Please get in touch if you would like to sponsor a meeting and be first to hear about our new dates.

Trustee Network Meetings

Our Trustee network brings together hospice trustees from across the UK to support each other and share insight, intelligence, learning and experiences from across local, regional and national end of life care systems. The aim is to promote integration and collaboration, and support for governance and strategic planning by provoking thinking and facilitating debate. The Trustee network sessions are promoted to 200 hospice trustees and have an average of 50 delegates attending each time.

Upcoming Trustee network meetings:
Meetings will be held monthly, but dates are set based on speaker availability. Please get in touch with us to discuss availability at upcoming meetings.

Fundraising Network Meetings

Our Fundraising network was set up in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The network acts as a peer support network for Income Generation Leaders at our member hospices, covering fundraising, communications and retail. Currently we have around 120 members signed up to the network with an average of 50 members attending each meeting. The sessions have covered a wide range of topics including emergency appeals, future of hospice retail, digital campaigning and restructuring of fundraising teams.

Please get in touch with us to discuss availability at upcoming meetings.

The Trustee and Fundraising network meeting sponsorship packages include:

  • 20 minutes speaking opportunity, followed by 10 minutes Q&A
  • Promotion of your session in a related Hospice UK newsletter preceding your network meeting, in order to encourage maximum number of delegates
  • Five social media posts ahead of the session via our Hospice UK twitter account
  • Promotion of the speaking session in the email invitation and any other direct communications to delegates
  • Company logo will be included on all outgoing promotion to the delegates

Cost: £1,000 +VAT

Clinical Network Meetings

There are also opportunities to connect with our Clinical networks. The Clinical networks consist of five Communities of Practice focusing on Dementia, Research, Transitioning from children to adult hospice care, Patient Safety, and Infection & Prevention Control, respectively. The network sessions are promoted to 1,400 practitioners across the five specialties and have an average of 40-50 delegates attending each time. The delegates are clinical leaders who are responsible for the different specialties above. 

Upcoming Communities of Practice meetings:
25 May 2021 - Patient Safety

If you are interested in sponsoring a Clinical network meeting, please contact Lynsey Howard directly on l.howard@hospiceuk.org. These sponsorships will also need to be approved by our Chief Clinical Officer.

3. Sponsor our e-Newsletters

Hospice UK has a number of established e-newsletters aimed at our members. As a sponsor, your organisation will be seen by key decision makers and influencers in the hospice and palliative care sector on a regular basis.

Choose between our Hospice Leaders Briefing weekly e-newsletter, our Income Generation Bulletin fortnightly e-newsletter and our Dying Matters monthly e-newsletter.

Hospice Leaders Briefing and Income Generation Bulletin Sponsorships

The Hospice Leaders Briefing is aimed at senior leaders in the hospice sector. The newsletter reaches 1,500 hospice professionals every week.

The Income Generation Bulletin is sent to senior members of the hospice fundraising teams and reaches 300 people every two weeks.

The sponsorship package includes:

  • 12 newsletters to be sponsored by your company
  • Your company logo included in the header, linking to your website
  • A 100 word advert with accompanying image, linking to your website
  • A banner at the bottom of the email, linking to your website

For an example of what a sponsored newsletter looks like, please click here.

Sponsorship package cost: £1,800 +VAT

Dying Matters Newsletter Sponsorship

The Dying Matters newsletter reaches 12,000 subscribers each month. The subscribers are a mix of professionals and laypersons with an interest in death, dying and bereavement.

The sponsorship package includes:

  • 3 newsletters to be sponsored by your company
  • Your company logo included in the header, linking to your website
  • A 100 word advert with accompanying image, linking to your website
  • A banner at the bottom of the email, linking to your website

For an example of what the newsletter looks like, please click here.

Sponsorship package cost: £450 +VAT

Get in touch

We would strongly encourage you to register your interest to be the first to hear about all our commercial opportunities in 2021.

If you would like to discuss any of the above commercial opportunities further, please email us.

All of our opportunities are also advertised on Twitter - Follow Lynsey.

 

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