What I learnt... about sponsoring a football stadium
Nick Grey, 54, is the founder and chief executive of Gtech, a home and garden equipment brand based in Worcester. He became the stadium sponsor of high-flying Premier League team Brentford FC last July as part of plans to raise its profile. The deal to name the club’s ground the Gtech Community Stadium was for ten years and cost a multimillion-pound sum. “We see this as a way to help create global demand for Gtech,” Grey said at the time. As the football season draws to a close this weekend, he reflects on how the sponsorship has worked in its first year.
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