Your chance to support sport in Leeds

A huge thank you to our outstanding 2018 sponsors below. Without their support the event couldn't have been the outstanding success it was. If you're interested in sponsoring the 2019 Leeds Sports Awards, get in touch below to find out more about the available opportunities.

Email gary@bananakick.com to find out more.

Title Sponsor

  • LeedsBID


    LeedsBID is focussed on delivering an ambitious business plan to transform Leeds city centre, improving experiences, standards and adding value, working in collaboration across the city.

    The BID is a business-led, not for profit organisation voted for by the city’s businesses and endorsed by the public sector. A multi-sector BID, it represents over 1,000 businesses throughout the city centre districts of LS1 and LS2.

    The largest UK Business Improvement District outside of London, LeedsBID is the driving force behind a number of bold and innovative projects, helping make the city centre cleaner, safer and more welcoming, raising its profile and bringing direct benefit to businesses.


Category Sponsor

  • Banana Kick (Young Achievers Sponsor)


    Banana Kick is a marketing agency that creates memorable customer experiences for sports, leisure and retail brands. As creative and event management partner of the Leeds Sports Awards, and now the proud organisers in partnership with Sport Leeds, we strive to make the event unforgettable for all involved!

    Visit bananakick.com to see how we can make your brand unforgettable.


  • University of Leeds (Club/Team Performance Sponsor)


    The University of Leeds is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK with over 44,000 staff and students.

    Here at Leeds we pride ourselves in academic and sporting excellence. We believe that sport and physical activity has the power to inspire anyone at every level from the casual gym-goer or swimmer right up to the performance sports people and coaches – even Olympic gold medal winning elite athletes.

    Visit our website to find out more about the huge breadth of opportunities we have for everyone in Leeds to get involved in.

  • ImageCo (Outstanding Service to Sport Award Sponsor)


    Since our inception over 15 years ago, Imageco Visual Imaging have become one the UK’s leading companies for all things project and print.

    We specialise in all sectors of large format exhibition, retail and print work. With extensive industry knowledge allied to our up to date production facility we aim to supply stunning results, on time, first time, every time.

    Along with our full in house design, print and finishing services we also have a full nation wide installation team available 24/7/365. We pride ourselves on our hands on approach and attention to detail, no matter what size the project.

  • Blacks Solicitors (Sports Volunteer Award Sponsor)


    Blacks Solicitors’ specialist Sports Law team provide a wide range of niche legal services to professional sportsmen and women both in Yorkshire and across the UK.

    The Team also act on behalf of a number of sports clubs, associations, manufacturers and retailers.

    We believe in delivering a first class service to all of our clients, whilst providing expert advice at realistic prices.

    To achieve this we take time to get to know our clients, building long‑term relationships to deliver the best results possible. We are also committed to our unique ‘4hr Call Back Promise’, which means that our clients get the support that they need when they need it.


  • first direct bank (Sporting Pride of Leeds Award Sponsor)


    The bank that does things differently. The bank that never closes. The bank with real people answering the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We’re the bank that changed what being a bank means – we’re not over there, on the high street, we’re right here, on your mobile or laptop. We’re first direct.

Event Sponsor

  • Leeds Bradford Airport


    Leeds Bradford Airport is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK flying to over 70 destinations across 26 countries including 11 European capital cities. LBA had a record year in 2017 handling over 4m passengers with further growth predicted. This growth is driven by successes in route development in conjunction with the Airports airline partners. Business route development is a priority for the Airport coupled with expanding the air cargo and logistics options available locally. LBA has both direct and indirect access via Heathrow, Schiphol and Dublin to hundreds of European and worldwide destinations including North & South America, Far East, Middle East, Australasia and Africa.





    Sport Leeds is the strategic partnership for organisations with an interest in the provision and development of sport and active recreation in Leeds. Membership includes the professional and amateur sports clubs, the universities, colleges and schools network as well as other key sporting agencies from the city, region and beyond.
    0113 395 0155




    Supporting more people to take part and excel in sport and physical activity.
    0330 2020 280

    www.yorkshiresport.org | @YorkshireSport



    Exceeding expectations since 1996. Time has seen Resource evolve from a company that printed literature into one that plays a much broader role in its clients’ communications.
    0113 205 8300




    As official event photographer, SWPix.com are the leading sports picture agency in the region – their live and archive imagery appears in national and regional newspapers and related print media and across digital and broadcast platforms everyday.

    Simon Wilkinson at simon@swpix.com | www.swpix.com



    The Leeds Sports Federation supports the voluntary sector aiding sports provision in the Leeds area and beyond. Member Clubs provide a forum for discussion on topics affecting sport and the Federation gives a united voice to initiatives arising from this.

    info@leedssportsfederation.org | www.leedssportsfederation.org

  • Leeds City Council


    The sport and active lifestyles service provides opportunities for people living in Leeds to enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle.

    Our aim is to help Leeds be the most active big city in the United Kingdom. Our two key challenges over the next three years are to increase participation in sport and active lifestyles and to work with partners to reduce health inequalities across the city.

    www.leeds.gov.uk | 0113 395 0001

  • Yorkshire Evening Post (Media Partner)


    A Leeds perspective on news, sport, what’s on, lifestyle and more, from West Yorkshire’s regional paper, the Yorkshire Evening Post.

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