There are new beginnings for Huddersfield Town on-the-field, but off it is a loyal group of local, national and international businesses that will continue to back the Club during the 2019/20 campaign.
Huddersfield Town has long been recognised as a hub for business in the local area, with a wide range of businesses enjoying the successes from Town’s partnership scheme over the last decade.
Town’s group of partners – known as the ‘Huddersfield Hundred’ - is now fully subscribed with the addition of a further ten partners for the new season.
The Club’s commercial team create bespoke partnerships with each of the 100 businesses, helping them use Huddersfield Town as a platform to deliver their own objectives.
The group comprises of a real plethora of companies from a wide range of industries; including both local Huddersfield businesses and multi-national firms.
Huddersfield Town’s Commercial Director Sean Jarvis explained:
“The partners financially support the Club; they provide financial input to us, that helps us do the ticket prices we do. Then you look at the things they undertake. One example is PPG, we had 1,200 kids playing football and that is only made possible by those people sponsoring it.
“The partnerships have only really been going for around 10 years when Dean Hoyle became Chairman. In that period, it has grown from around 20 to now the 100. We have people like Wilbys and Chadwick Lawrence who have been here right from the very beginning – people like that have remained incredibly loyal to the Football Club.
“By the same token, we welcome new people that have joined us. This is quite a powerful business network; it’s not always just about Saturday afternoon.
“It’s actually about what goes on in around our business community and fan base too. For us it’s that engagement with the businesses and the community, and it’s what makes Huddersfield Town so special.”
Interview with John Williams & Sean Jarvis - https://youtu.be/a62FCWley1o