Your chance to support sport in Leeds

Thank you to all of the below sponsors for the Leeds Sports Awards 2019, their support helped to make the event the biggest and best to date. If you're interested in sponsoring the 2020 Leeds Sports Awards, get in touch below to find out more about the available opportunities.

Email gary@bananakick.com to find out more.

Main Event Sponsors

  • LeedsBID


    LeedsBID is delighted to continue its support of the Leeds Sports Awards; its ongoing investment has been instrumental in the event’s relocation to a larger city centre venue and its year on year growth.

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

    A business-led, not for profit organisation, it is the largest UK Business Improvement District outside of London and represents over 900 businesses in Leeds city centre.

     LeedsBID is the driving force behind a number of bold and innovative projects, with its work including investment in headlines events in the city such as the MOBO Awards, Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS) and the Leeds International Festival, raising the profile of Leeds locally, nationally and internationally.


  • Leeds Cares


    Leeds Cares supports Leeds Teaching Hospitals to provide exceptional healthcare. Our vision is the best possible health and wellbeing for everyone in Leeds, across Yorkshire and beyond.

    Our new approach to giving will bring communities, organisations and businesses together with our NHS to enable exceptional healthcare. We will unite and inspire people to care in a new way, supporting healthcare for the modern world.

    Leeds Cares was formerly known as Leeds Hospital Charitable Foundation and re-launched with its current identity in May 2018.


  • 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.


  • Ringways Motor Group


    Ringways Motor Group are a family owned business established in 1955 and is now one of the leading motoring organisations in Yorkshire. It has grown to operate 3 dealerships in Leeds and Doncaster representing Kia and Ford in new and used car and van models. A wide range of Aftersales services including MOTs, repairs, servicing and parts, are also available at Ringways’ dedicated award-winning manufacturer approved Aftersales Service Centres. Built on a strong passion for motor vehicles and an even stronger passion for excellent customer service, Ringways aim to be trusted and respected by everyone who encounters us for the lifetime of their motoring needs.


  • Motability


    The Motability Scheme support people with disabilities in achieving greater independence, through access to affordable, worry-free mobility. Through the Scheme, we lease cars, scooters and powered wheelchairs to people in exchange for their mobility allowance. We are passionate about improving the lives of our 650,000 customers and their families and focus on meeting their needs. We aim to offer unbeatable value and provide award-winning customer service. All our profits are reinvested into the Scheme for the benefit of customers.


Award Sponsors

  • Leeds Trinity University


    A small university with a big reputation, Leeds Trinity University is one of the UK’s top universities for employability.

    We’ve been providing outstanding, student-centred higher education for over 50 years, and we’re proud to be ranked in the top 15 UK universities for teaching quality and student experience*.

    Studying for a Sport and Physical Education-related degree at Leeds Trinity provides plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on experience of the latest sports technology, facilities and innovations. Students learn from active researchers and sports practitioners, who use their extensive industry experience and contacts to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for now.

    We offer a personal and inclusive university experience that gives every student the support to realise their potential. It’s why our students are highly satisfied**. And why 95% of our students are employed, or in further study, within six months of graduation***.

    * Guardian University Guide 2019
    ** National Student Survey 2018
    *** 2017 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey


  • Leeds City College

    Leeds City College

    Leeds City College is one of the largest and fastest growing further education institutions in the country, providing a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering first class, innovative education, and a wide range of courses that prepare students for the next phase of their lives.

    The School of Sport Science & Exercise offers three pathways that can lead to a dream career in sport; sport science, sports therapy, coaching or training.

    With several sports academies, including football, cricket and rugby, the school empowers students with the choice to train, play and gain the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge needed to forge a career in this competitive industry.

    Excellent partners across the city provide invaluable work experience and apprenticeships. From a PT course in collaboration with Firehouse Fitness, to a successful partnership with Collegiate Soccer, students get the chance to work in the industry and secure scholarships at top American universities.

    All programmes are tailored to suit a student’s goals or options, with numerous opportunities to progress on to university, apprenticeships or employment.


  • Blacks Solicitors

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    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.


  • Impulse Decisions

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    Impulse Decisions is a Yorkshire based Fundraising, Corporate Hospitality and Event Management company. We specialise in raising money for charity at events around the world and offering bespoke experience and hospitality packages to sports events worldwide. Our free Silent Auction service is used at awards evenings and charity events and uses a range of our bespoke experiences, hospitality packages and signed memorabilia to help raise money for fantastic causes.



Our Partners



    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 200 5000




    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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