How to Support the Awards

The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council is an important and integral part of the precious metals industry. It is seen as a unique and high profile organisation that effectively serves the profession in achieving and enhancing both skills and standards in search of excellence. The GC&DC consistently attracts a wide audience of supporters and entrants. In 2016/17, the GC&DC had 76 sponsors and over 600 individual entries to the competition.The Awards are seen as the highlight of the calendar year in recognition of craft and design skills within the industry and are recognised as a career pinnacle for anyone winning an award. This is the main reason they are perceived as the 'Oscars of the industry'.

The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council invites interest from like minded businesses or individuals aligned with its ethos of promoting excellence in design and high end craftsmanship within the United Kingdom*. If you or your business or organisation would like to sponsor an award as part of the Goldsmiths' Craftsmanship & Design Awards, please contact us for further details:

Email your Interest

SPECIAL PATRONS

This gives Patrons the facility and ability to significantly feature in all the Councils promotional material as major providers to the competition.

This provides opportunities to have prominent branding and marketing through events, functions and the GC&DC brochure. Special Patrons will be given prominent exposure on the Council's literature, including the competition form, poster and website (with links and information) as well as any external promotional events such as IJL. They are also invited to be a judge and present their special award at the Awards Ceremony.

Summary:
  • Linked to specific section of the competition + personal presentation of Award
  • Logos priority profiled on competition entry form and poster
  • Extensive Presence and Promotion across GCDC Newsletters
  • Invitation to Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council VIP Event
  • Website Links [full company logo]
  • Promotional Images at Award Ceremony
The minimum level of support for this section is £5,000

PATRON - SPECIAL AWARDS
Patron - Special Awards will be given high profile exposure on the Council's literature, including the competition form, poster, brochure and website (with links and information) as well as any external promotional events such as IJL. They are also invited to be a judge and present their special award at the Awards Ceremony.

Summary:
  • Linked to specific section of the competition + personal presentation of Award
  • Excellent profile promotional listings on GC&DC competition form, poster and website
  • Invitation to GC&DC VIP event
  • Website Links [Full Company Logo in Patron Special Award Section]
  • Promotional Images at Award Ceremony

PATRON
Patrons will be given exposure on the Council's literature, including the competition form, poster, brochure and a hyperlink on the Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Council website

The minimum level of support for this section is £2,750

Summary:
  • High profile promotional listings on GC&DC competition form, poster and website
  • Invitation to GC&DC VIP event
  • Website Links [Listing in Patron Section]
The minimum level of support for this is £1,500

SPONSOR
Sponsors to the awards are featured in all the GC&DC promotional material including the competition form, poster, brochure and the Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Council website

Summary:
  • Very good profile promotional listings on GC&DC competition form, poster and website
  • Invitation to GCDC VIP event
  • Website Listing [Listing in Sponsor Section]


The minimum level of support is £600

CONTRIBUTOR
Contributors to the awards are listed in all the GC&DC promotional material including the competition form, poster, brochure and on the Goldsmiths' Craft & Design Council website

Summary:
  • Good profile promotional listings on GC&DC competition form, poster and website
  • Website Listing
The minimum level of support is £250

*The Goldsmiths' Craft and Design Council reserves the right to determine those businesses that most closely align with its ethos and objectives. This will be carried out by Committee and the Council's decision is final.