More than 40 local and regional companies attended the second of a series of Club Albion business networking event at the Pirelli Stadium.Club Albion is designed to use the powerful brand of a Championship football club to benefit partner businesses and has been a big success since it was launched at the start of the 2016/17 football season.
At the second Club Albion networking event among the topics discussed was how the Burton Albion Community Trust can support the businesses with CSR objectives.
Burton Albion Commercial Director Fleur Robinson was at the breakfast event.
She said: “I’m delighted that a growing number of businesses have joined us on this new venture which provides an opportunity for the football club and local companies to work together.
“We believe the football club is the hub of the community and is key in enabling local businesses to engage with one another.
“Extensive research proves football clubs are pivotal to driving the local economy and we are determined to use that to everyone’s advantage.”
The Club Albion business club was formed to provide a platform for a diverse number of local companies to engage with each other and ultimately generate revenue. The businesses represented vary from small and emerging firms to blue chip companies. Burton Albion acts as the community hub enabling its members to utilise its resource and facility to drive business locally and regionally.
There is a wide range of benefits from being part of Club Albion including:
- A listing in the match-day programme
- A listing on the official club website
- Networking events
- Messages to Burton Albion’s supporter base
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