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Helping NGBs build a blueprint for financial freedom

Brought to you by Sedulo, lead advisors to NGBs in sports nationwide.

Funding The Future of British Sport is a dynamic workshop day exploring the potential fundraising and sponsorship opportunities available to sporting National Governing Bodies.

Spend a day in collaboration with your fellow NGB counterparts, discussing ideas for financing your sport and reducing your dependence on traditional funding.

Our panel will engage an audience of NGB representatives in a discussion around funding the future of British sport, followed by a Q&A session.

The Afternoon will comprise of two in-depth discussions focused on Sponsorship and Alternative Financing led by the Panel chairs.


– Host Steve Hanley (Host and commercial sports consultant)

– John Brady (Development Manager and NGB lead)

– Max Eppel (Sports Finance expert)

– Dan Wilson (Sedulo’s Financial Advisor to NGBs and sports clientele)

– Richard Millington (Partner lawyer and NGB ‘shaper’ in recent workload)

– Adrian Stores (Sponsorship and funding consultant to NGBs).

If you have any contacts in governing bodies in sport, do feel free to invite. The booking link is at:

Prawn sandwich to pie eaters

“A hilarious spoof-video created by one of Britain’s most iconic designers is set to put Wigan Borough on the business world map.

The Film, hailed as the “best business investment film ever made” has been created to launch ‘Wigan Works’ a new campaign to increase investment and jobs in the Borough.

The Film takes a big swipe at the nonsense spoken by the corporate world and celebrates straight talking Wigan folk.

Directed by Wiganer Brian Cannon, who created some of the best known music artwork in the 1990s for the Verve and Oasis, the film will be shown at major national business events.”

Even features Wigan Athletic FC – surely we can rival this and add more humour, time for the Stockport version.  Come on Stockport!

Last chance Salou

….or indeed anywhere else in Europe.  Time is running out to access up to £60K for any sports clubs or educational institutions that might want to send people to Europe for ‘work experience’.  We can assist.  Email me now for a copy of our brochure on this particular funding stream.  This consultancy support is a collaboration between NAVITAS Sports Consultancy and ACROBAT Consulting & Marketing LTD.  The deadline for funding bids is February 2012, with notification of successful bids made in May 2012.The dates of the actual tours can be flexible to meet your needs.

The European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP) awards around €80 million each year to UK projects that use European partners to address areas of lifelong learning. One strand of this funding relates to opportunities to send young people to other participating European countries to undertake a period of work experience. The funding can support students/athletes from both individual and team sports and includes all costs for project management, travel, preparation and subsistence meaning that, if successful, the tours can be delivered at no cost to you.

I would be delighted to hear of any enquiries from:

1. Football clubs outside of the Football League with an education/apprenticeship programme for 16-19 year olds;
2. National Governing Bodies with apprenticeship programmes;
3. Sports Colleges with a Football/Sports Academy.

The key element is that the organisation must have learners who are undertaking vocational education (e.g. BTECs, NVQs etc).