The best way to grasp the commercial side of the Punchestown festival is to see it come to life in the short video
Racing people say that there is no such thing as a sure thing but we beg to differ. Sponsors at the Punchestown Festival, Ireland's leading sporting corporate event, enjoy a €9 to €1 return on investment and that's a clear winner.
Ryanair, Guinness, JLT, The Herald, Bollinger, Ladbrokes and many other brands listed below already enjoy the benefits of doing business with Punchestown. Our award winning team has grown the event consistently, even through the recent tough years, increasing attendance, overseas visitors and media exposure. With a rising economy it is now time to box clever and allocate budget where it will work hard. This is where a commercial partnership at Punchestown enters the mix.
Danielle Grimes, BoyleSports: “We have been working with Punchestown for eight years as sponsors of the BoyleSports Champion Chase. In that time, we have found Janet and the team to be a dedicated, supportive and an all-round amazing group of people to work with. This is one of the main reasons for continuing our sponsorship. Our partnership with the Punchestown team ensures that we maximise the event to its full potential, and give our customers the best possible racing experience. Everyone at BoyleSports is looking forward to another fantastic season ahead, not least the Champion Chase!”
We pride ourselves in our ability to provide bespoke packages for sponsors which can include:
To discuss your tailor made opportunities at Punchestown please contact Laura or Janet on +353(0)45 897704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We are proud to display our list of sponsors below:
Boylesports is Ireland's largest independent bookmakers. Since the company was established in 1989 by John Boyle, we have been recognised for setting new standards of customer service in the industry in Ireland.
Coral is the UK's most trusted and respected online betting site. Bet live on football, horse racing and many more events.
Ladbrokes whose origins stretch back to 1886, employs 14,000 people in five countries, making it the world's largest fixed-odds betting company. The Ladbrokes.com website offers odds on all major sporting events and markets.
The BETDAQ exchange offers customers the unique experience and excitement of sports betting on a peer to peer basis without the need for a bookmaker. Exchange betting offers unique functionality to customers such as the ability to lay bets as well as back, and to trade their bets as odds fluctuate in response to live sporting action. See Betdaq.com to join.
AES is the leading provider of waste collection services. It offers an efficient and cost effective waste management service for thousands of households across Ireland.
Ballymore is an International property development with a reputation for large scale innovative projects in London and Dublin. Founded in 1982 by Sean Mulryan when he started building single houses not far from Punchestown, Ballymore continues to build quality homes in Ireland.
Profile Systems is Ireland’s leading supplier of window and door systems for both residential and commercial markets. We distribute the world’s most recognisable Aluminium & UPVC window and door brands ensuring excellence and innovation on an exclusive basis. This year we celebrate 40 years in business and we are proud to be Irish owned, anchored in Naas at our purposely built distribution centre and provide employment to a staff of 40 people with a combined service and industry experience of more than 350 years.”
Europe's original low fares airline and is still Europe's largest low fares carrier. In the current year Ryanair will carry 67m passengers on 830+ low fare routes across 26 European countries. Ryanair currently employs a team of 6,000 people, comprising over 25 different nationalities.
Bord na Móna Horticulture has launched ‘Growise’, a new range of horticulture products and they are encouraging everyone from the weekend enthusiast to the seasoned professional to get out in to the garden and “Grow Your Own” with the help of their new range.
We are the representative body of Irish Thoroughbred Breeding at government level both at home and internationally. The ITBA is an inclusive all-Ireland body with a regional structure and dedicated office staff based in Co. Kildare.
Renowned for its racing coverage within top tipsters such as Kieran O'Connell and Brian Flanagan the Irish Daily Star is the country's most popular Irish daily tabloid newspaper.
Pigsback.com is Ireland's leader in promotional offers in hotels, dining, beauty, golf and goods.
Part of the Independent News & Media Group, providing invaluable advice and coverage of tomorrow’s racing! Independent News & Media PLC [‘INM’] is a leading international media and communications group, with its main interests in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and most recently, India.
The 4 Star Louis Fitzgerald Hotel offers the very best in modern facilities. An ideal base for your next city break, conference, meeting or special occasion. The Louis Fitzgerald Group of traditional pubs regularly entertains with Irish music and dance in its many prominent pubs and restaurants throughout Dublin and Kildare.
Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. A FTSE250 company, we employ over 3,000 people, principally in the UK, and are listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The Goffs Land Rover Bumper has established itself as a superior race carrying two brand names of quality. The Goffs Land Rover Sale is one of Ireland’s key events on the sale calendar.
Dooley Insurance Group are one of the largest independent insurance brokers in Ireland. Established in 1957 the business offers a wide range of insurance solutions including Equine, General, Business and Health Insurance Products. In addition the group also has a strong Life, Pension and Investment division and services more than 7,000 clients both on a local and national level. Dooley insurances limited T/A Dooley Insurances & mortgage brokers & The Dooley Insurance Group is regulated by the Central Bank
At Friends First, we have been helping our customers look after their life protection, pension and investment needs for over 180 years.
Alanna Homes comes with more than 45 years of building traditions both in Ireland and Internationally. We are delivering best in class new homes and neighbourhoods to the Irish market with an emphasis on sustainability, quality design and supreme finishes.
GVA Donal O Buachalla is one of Ireland’s leading independent firms of commercial property advisors and chartered surveyors, with a strong reputation for providing expert property advice since 1954. We provide national and international clients with advice on all aspects of properties countrywide.
One of the most famous brands worldwide. Part of the Diageo Group, the worlds leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wine and beer categories.
J.P., Noreen and the McManus family are without doubt the biggest supporters of national hunt racing in the country. Martinstown Stud has been the proud sponsor of the Martinstown Series for conditional riders for the past many years. The series offers up and coming jockeys a chance to showcase their rider skill and talent.
Set amidst the lush rolling countryside of County Kildare, Killashee is a truly special place and we can’t wait to share it with you. From the Victorian grandeur of the Original House, to the acres of splendid gardens and gloriously wild woodland trails, there are so many hidden places to explore. A truly enchanted setting, with a wonderfully rich history, that’s just waiting to be discovered. Located just two miles from Punchestown racecourse.
Established in 1968, and based in Oldmilltown, Kill, Co. Kildare, PDM is celebrating 50 years as Ireland’s leading provider of pressure treated timber solutions. We manufacture & treat timber utility poles for the telecommunications and power industries as well as a wide range of fencing, gates and landscape timbers for the agricultural, equine, local authority and domestic markets.
SalesSense is an industry leading outsource sales and customer service specialist with an impressive client list including Vodafone, Bord Gais, mytaxi, INM and eLight. Launched in 2006, the Galway firm has since expanded to include a 200 Seat Customer Engagement Centre in Dundalk, Co. Louth. Our purpose is to deliver customer experiences that yield extraordinary results. We do that with great people, cutting edge technology and agile models. Creating quality sales and service experiences that drive loyalty and revenue.
KFM, the local radio station serving County Kildare, broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from its Broadcast Centre just off the M7 Motorway at Naas. Mobile unit positioned adjacent to the parade ring during the Festival. Tune in for all updates!
The Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club, affectionately known as, The K Club is one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. The Irish owned and family run property is located in the heart of the idyllic Irish countryside in the pretty village of Straffan, Co. Kildare, just 30 minutes from Dublin city centre and 20 minutes from Punchestown.
Hanlon Concrete manufacture and supply concrete and cement products to the Commercial and large scale industrial construction client, as well as the domestic home build customer and small and medium scale builder in Ireland.Hanlon Concrete, set up in 1961, is a privately owned company owned by Michael, Michelle and Alice Hanlon.
EMS Copiers have been supplying and servicing printers and copiers in Ireland since 1970 and have established a reputation among both the commercial and education sector for quality of equipment and service that is second to none.Our Managed Print Service is a customizable offering that provides a more flexible, efficient, and cost-effective way to procure any combination of printing hardware, supplies, service, and support in one solution.
JLT are a global organisation of specialists and one of the world’s leading providers of insurance, reinsurance and employee benefits related advice, brokerage and associated services. We are specialists. Our deep expertise and entrepreneurial culture give us the insights, creative freedom and tenacity to go beyond the routine and deliver better results for our clients. At JLT, clients come first. JLT owns offices in 41 territories and has more than 10,000 colleagues. Supported by the JLT International Network, we service clients in over 135 countries.
Weatherbys Ireland was founded in 1973 and is the approved Thoroughbred Stud Book Authority under Irish and EU law. The operation is responsible for maintaining the register of all resident stallions and mares, along with all foals born in Ireland (including Northern Ireland) for which we issue identity passports incorporating since 1999 a unique microchip number.
Since 1829, Bollinger has been producing great champagne with a powerful, sophisticated and complex style. Bollinger are proud to be the official champagne partner of the Pucnhestown Festival.
Madigans expands their bar experience at the racecourse. Operating as a Pub Group since 1922 and bespoke event bar specialist since 1989- Madigan's history in the business alone shows how dedicated they are to being the best specialist bar specialists in their industry.
Funded almost entirely by contributions from stallion owners, the EBF is a major contributor to prize money as well as supporting vital veterinary research. Punchestown wish to thank William Flood and the team at Irish Stallion Farms for their on-going support of the Mares Champion Hurdle. Along with the European Breeders Fund we wish them continued success.
Elaine established her Interior Design business "Number 10 Design" in 2009. Over the last ten years the style, flair and elegance she brings to her projects has ensured that happy clients return to seek her advice again and again. She is very proud to be associated with the Punchestown Team for the last two years and wishes them a very successful Festival 2018.
Three is Ireland’s fastest-growing mobile operator. Launched in 2005, it has shook up a stale and uncompetitive market with great value price plans and services and today, the Irish mobile market is a very different place, thanks to Three.
Palmerstown House Estate and Stud Golf Club situated in over 700 acres of beautiful landscape is a breath taking location providing a tranquil and idyllic setting for any special occasion. Located just outside the town of Naas makes Palmerstown an ideal venue for racing accommodation and hospitality.
Donohue Marquees is one of Irelands longest established and most respected marquee hire companies. Founded 30 years ago by Mick Donohue, their distinctive fleet of articulated trucks travel the length and breadth of Ireland, supplying exceptionally high quality, customised marquee solutions for every type of event.
Tattersalls Ireland is Europes leading national hunt bloodstock auctioneer. As leader of the field, Tattersalls Ireland is renowned for selling top class national hunt and flat horses.
Sheehy Motors sell and service Volkswagen along with Volkswagen Light Commercial Vehicles from our dealership in Naas, Co. Kildare. Here at Sheehys we also offer quality advice to ensure a smooth and trustworthy relationship with our customers. Rest assured that the team here at Sheehy Motors is here to help you find the perfect vehicle.
ATR provides racing enthusiasts with coverage of race meetings from Ireland, the UK and around the globe. Conducting interviews with key players in the industry and insights from racing pundits, ATR provides the whole package 24hrs a day.
Offering the finest Asian fusion cuisine prepared in a slick open kitchen setting, these stylish restaurants are ideal for pre and post race dining. Conveniently located in Naas town centre on Abbey St. and also just 2 minutes off the M7 on the grounds of Citywest Hotel, Lemongrass Citywest & Naas are very popular destinations. View the mouth watering dishes and prices.
CSL is an award winning corporate hospitality agency specialising in the sales and management of dedicated Corporate Hospitality and Entertainment packages for the corporate sector in Ireland. CSL were voted the ‘BEST CORPORATE HOSPITALITY COMPANY’, ’BEST CORPORATE EVENT’ and ’BEST EVENT’ at the 2013 inaugural Event Industry Awards.
Get 16 pages of racing inside every Saturday, packed with the weekend’s runners, riders, top tips and form guide. The Irish Daily Mirror is the punters’ favourite!
Plus for all the latest Irish and world news, showbiz, football and sport log on to www.irishmirror.ie
The Kildare Post is delivered to homes and businesses in the Kildare area, and is available in Newsagents, Convenience Stores, Shopping Centres, Hotels, Bars, Restaurants and more.
The Kildare Hunt Club was founded in 1751. The Club used to host races on various lands around the country until the 1840's when they decided to purchase the lands at Punchestown. The Punchestown Management team are extremeley grateful for all the support received from the Hunt Club and it's trustees.
The Irish Racing Post was launched in 2010. It combines content from the UK edition with extra features for Irish readers only. The paper has weekly supplements covering bloodstock, point-to-pointing and GAA. This is the fourth year of their sponsorship at the Festival and we wish them every success.