14 Feb 2019
Gordon Ritchie Marketing is a dynamic Glasgow based marketing agency that proudly deliver successful marketing campaigns and events. With specialist fields including sports sponsorship, GRM have successfully delivered a range of projects with global recognition. Recent examples include a project which put the first man to sail around the world leaving no carbon footprint, whilst competing in the Vendee Globe race and a project seeing the build of a formula 1 racing team to enter “The Ocean Race 2021”.
Currently managing a range of challenging projects, GRM are currently focussing on launching Via Sponsorship, a unique sport sponsorship conference which will be held in Glasgow. https://www.gordonritchiemarketing.co.uk/
The Via Sponsorship conference is the first of its type, educational sports sponsorship conference in Scotland which aims to increase the knowledge, understanding and benefits of sponsorship in sport and educate corporates and professional athletes on the importance, processes and power of corporate sponsorship in business and making their careers a success. This conference will feature top-class presentations, informative case studies, panel discussions and valuable workshops with plenty of opportunities for networking. It is also set to attract prominent speakers, sponsors, delegates in the industry and young athletes at the start of their careers.
Speakers include: The director of the European Sponsorship Association, Toby Hester; the director of Kilmarnock Football Club, Billy Bowie; the founder & chief executive of Scottish Women in Sport, Maureen McGonigle; British/Bermudan sailing Champion, Emily Nagel; the Commercial Director of Aberdeen Football Club, Robert Wicks; the brand director of AkzoNobel, Nathalie Quéré and many more.
The conference has had huge interest with an international reach and will take place at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow on the 5th & 6th March. The conference is also being put on in dedication to the Ellie Souter Foundation. For more information on the event our website can be found at: https://www.viasponsorship.scot/.
As members of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, director of GRM, Gordon Ritchie said: “GRM are delighted to be members of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and to be joining this highly influential network of Glasgow’s professional businesses. We also look forward to welcoming other members to our conference.”