Why be a member of ESA?
ESA believes in the power of sponsorship to ‘inspire more engaging marketing’ which enables the accelerated growth of brands, by connecting with people through their passions to enhance their experience and forge more meaningful relationships. We inspire the next generation of marketers in the power of sponsorship marketing, by generating insights, through innovative thinking, and showcasing best in class sponsorship marketing activations. We underpin this with our commitment to standards and education in sponsorship marketing, to fully equip the next generation.
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Value of membership
Being a member means you are part of an active sponsorship community and share our goal of raising standards and building professionalism within the industry – being the ‘best in class’. We do this through:
- Providing networking opportunities with other people involved in the sponsorship industry through regular events and sharing the contact details of our members
- Contributing to the industry through participating in ESA working groups – and getting to know members better
- Delivering inspirational sponsorship marketing content
- Promoting the great work our members do through our ‘Member Spotlight’ features
- Saving money with member benefits – discounts off conferences, online learning, books, events. Our ESA member Breakfast Briefings are free to members – see our Events page for further details
- Keeping abreast of all the important issues facing the industry and representing sponsorship at national and European level, working with the EU and other governments and bodies of influence
- Communicating regularly with the latest ESA and industry news
- Featuring member news freely on our ESA website Home page
- Raising standards and promoting professional development through our education and training opportunities – ESA Knowledge events, annual ESA Diploma in sponsorship marketing, ESA Arts Sponsorship Certificate and our newly-launched ESA Sales Certificate
- Providing specialist sponsorship information, case studies, research and evaluation exclusively to members
- Promoting sponsorship as a career option and providing guidance to enable members to post jobs and work placements freely in Careers on our ESA website
- Providing an opportunity for you to showcase your best work through our ESA Excellence Awards
- Focusing on people at every level of expertise in their sponsorship careers, from those entering the industry, to providing leadership opportunities for talented young practitioners through ESA’s Future Leaders Board, as well as offering industry influence through appointment to ESA’s senior Board
- Nurturing the industry and helping everyone’s business to improve
- Promoting CPD for you and your team through our training and educational opportunities and Work Experience Certificate
- Sharing the ESA logo for our members to show they belong and are committed to professionalism
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