National Tourism Events Sponsorship Scheme (Now Open)

14 December 2022

Deadline: January 16, 2023

Tourism NI’s National Tourism Events Sponsorship Scheme for 2023/24 is now open and will close on Monday 16th January 2023 at 12 noon.

The scheme is an Open Call process and applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis. Applications must be submitted via the online application system.

The parameters for this scheme will be: 

  • Event must take place between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024
  • Must achieve a minimum of 1,000 in person visitors
  • Must have a minimum income and expenditure of £50,000
  • Must deliver a high-quality experience that is distinct to Northern Ireland and align with the Embrace a Giant Spirit Brand
  • Deliver appropriate marketing activity to target key visitor segments
  • Must occur on consecutive days with no break in days.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the clear and measurable value of the sponsorship award.

Funding award bands include: 

A: £10,000
B: £20,000
C: £30,000

Guidelines for the 2023/24 Sponsorship Scheme can be accessed here. To apply for the Scheme, click here.

Please contact:
Events Unit, Tourism NI


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