Don’t miss the chance to be part of it!

Without the support of our sponsors, the event couldn't be the outstanding success it is.
All sponsor categories for 2017 are now secured if your organisation is interested in the opportunity to be a sponsor of the Leeds Sports Awards in 2018 and benefit from the invaluable associations it can bring, please get in touch to find out more.

All sponsor categories are now secured

Title Sponsor

  • LeedsBID (Title Sponsor)


    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

  • Leeds Beckett University (Young Achievers Sponsor)


    Leeds Beckett University has a proud history and tradition of sporting success; inspiring students to fulfil their potential and take their passion for sport to another level. Leeds Beckett is also recognised for its high quality teaching and research across sport science and sports coaching. From developing athletes and coaches to producing world-class sporting research, Leeds Beckett makes a real impact in the world of sport.

  • first direct Arena


    first direct Arena is the major entertainment venue located in the vibrant city centre of Leeds, hosting live music, comedy, entertainment shows and sporting events. The Arena’s unique “super theatre” style configuration is designed to enhance the arena experience, with all seats facing the stage and high quality acoustics providing the best sound experience in the UK. Spectators and performers alike, will enjoy a more intimate atmosphere with reduced viewing distances inside the 13,000 capacity venue. Voted Best New Venue in the World 2014 at the Stadium Business Awards, first direct Arena has played host to some incredible artists since opening in September 2013


  • Imageco (Sports Volunteer 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.

  • Leeds City Council (Outstanding Service to Sport Award Sponsor)


    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. | 0113 395 0001

  • University of Leeds (Club/Team Performance Sponsor)


    The University, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. We are a world top 100 university and are renowned globally for the quality of our teaching and research.

    The strength of our academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines we cover, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact on the world in cultural, economic and societal ways.

    The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by our values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

  • Leeds City College (Student Sport Sponsor and Service to PE and School Sport Sponsor)


    Leeds City College is one of the largest FE colleges in the country, operating out of four main campuses –Park Lane, Technology, Printworks and Horsforth – as well as having provisions in smaller community centres across Leeds. It has 1,267 members of staff and around 18,225 students and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships nationally. For further information visit




    Sport Leeds is the strategic partnership for organisations with an interest in the provision and development of sport and active recreation in Leeds. Our 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

    Contact | @YorkshireSport



    Exceeding expectations since 1996. Time has seen us 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, are the regions leading sports picture agency – 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 |



    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 specific and general topics affecting sport and the Federation gives a united voice to initiatives arising from this.

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