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Swim England Events and Conference Advertising Opportunities

Each year, Swim England runs a series of national competitive events and our annual Teaching and Education Conference and Awards.

For 2023, we are once again offering packages for our competitive events. These include event programmes, trade stands, video board ads and A-board poolside. Information about any Swim England conferences and awards events will follow shortly.

Competitive events – programmes and trade stands

Please see below for specifications.

Artwork specification for competitive event programmes:

Full Page (mm)
A4 – 210w x 297h
Type area: 186w x 271h

Half Page Horizontal (mm)
A4 – 186w x 132.5h
B5 160×230 – 129.4w x 90.2h

Artwork Format:

  • Complete artwork should be submitted as a hi-res PDF with fonts embedded.
  • Full page adverts must include a 3mm bleed.
  • All colours should be split for CMYK. Please do not use spot colours in your artwork.
  • Approved artwork must be submitted prior to the given deadline for each programme.
Teaching and Education Conference – advertising and trade stands

 

Register your interest as an exhibitor or sponsor

Complete and submit our booking/enquiry form. We will contact you to discuss availability.

Our advertising sales manager, Maxine will be happy to discuss the options for our corporate and awards events once available and guide you through the booking process.

Please be aware that there is always limited availability and allocation will be on a first come first served basis. For award sponsorship, some consideration will be given to brand relevance.

 

 

Register your interest as an exhibitor

Please click here to contact our advertising manager Maxine Smith.

Maxine will be happy to discuss the options for our corporate and awards events once available and guide you through the booking process.

 

Competitive Events Calendar

Please select from the dropdown menu below.

Prices coming soon.

Events Calendar

Event and Category
Venue
Date
Programme Size
Trade Stands
Video Board
GoCardless Swim England Artistic Swimming National Age Group Championships (Cat B)K2, Crawley 9 - 10 March 2024N/AYesNo
GoCardless Swim England Water Polo National Age Group Championships U17s and U19s (Cat B)GL1, Gloucester20 - 21 April 2024N/AYesNo
GoCardless Swim England Artistic Swimming National Championships (Cat A )Harvey Hadden, Nottingham27 - 28 April 2024N/AYesYes
GoCardless Swim England Diving National Age Group Championships (Cat B)Sandwell Aquatics Centre, Birmingham27 - 30 June 2024N/AYesYes
GoCardless Swim EnglandArtistic Swimming Combo Cup (Cat A)Ponds Forge, Sheffield6 July 2024 TBCYesYes
GoCardless Swim England Artistic Swimming Masters National Championships (Cat C)Ponds Forge, Sheffield7 July 2024 N/AYesNo
GoCardless Swim England Open Water National Age Group Championships (Cat B)TBC27 July 2024 N/AYesNo
GoCardless Swim England Open Water National Masters Championships (Cat C)TBC28 July 2024 N/AYesNo
GoCardless Swim England National Summer Meet (Cat A)Ponds Forge, Sheffield30 July - 3 August 2024A4 YesYes
GoCardless Swim England County Team Championships (Cat A)Ponds Forge, Sheffield6 October 2024 N/AYesYes
GoCardless Swim England National Masters Championships (25m) (Cat B)Ponds Forge, Sheffield25 - 27 October 2024DigitalYesYes
GoCardless Swim England Water Polo National Age Group Championships U15s (Cat B)TBC9 - 10 November and 16 - 17 November 2024N/AYesTBC
GoCardless Swim England National Winter Championships (25m) (Cat A)Ponds Forge, Sheffield19 - 22 December 2024N/AYesYes

Event Prices

Event Category A
Programme Size A4
Programme Ads Size
Price
Trade Stands No of Days
Price
Video Board Price
Full Page £250.001 day£180.00£85.00
Half Page £210.002 days£306.00£145.00
3 days£443.00£209.00
4 days £576.00£272.00
5 days £702.00£332.00
B5 Full Page £210.00
Event Category Programme SizeProgramme AdsTrade Stands
BA4SizeNo of Days
Full Page or Online£250.001 day£165.00£65.00
Half Page £210.002 days£281.00£111.00
DigitalOne size£225.003 days£406.00£160.00
4 days £528.00£208.00
Event Category Programme SizeProgramme AdsTrade Stands
COnline SizeNo of Days
N/A£210.001£150.00
Valid from 01/04/2024

Guidelines and deadlines

Guidelines for product imagery/creatives

Due to exclusivity agreements we have in place with our partners and our own range of merchandise, some restrictions apply to the promotion of certain product types in programmes and at our events. Products on the excluded product list may be promoted by retailers, providing any product images are unbranded or the advertisement shows a composite image of multiple brands with equal presence and discreet logos. For example, an advertisement may show a retailer’s company name and logo and link through to an online shop. Promotion of partner-branded products is permitted.

Excluded products relating to events

Products on the following list may be promoted by retailers providing any product images are unbranded or the advertisement shows a composite image of multiple brands with equal presence and discreet logos. For example, an advertisement may show a retailer’s company name and logo and link through to an online shop. Promotion of partner-branded products is permitted.Active competition swimwear; swim accessories (goggles and swim caps); beachwear inc leisure swimwear; aerobic fitness wear; sports underwear; sport lifestyle wear (tracksuits, t-shirts, polo shirts, shorts, trousers and pool footwear); sport caps, hats; sport socks; sport bags; training aids including paddles and floats; backstroke flags; towels/bath robes/chamois; and wetsuits.In addition to the above list, products which conflict with Swim England merchandise may not be promoted at certain events. These products include:Drinks bottles and travel mugs; shopper bags; phone cases; personal fans; pin badges; synchro journals; and pens.

Details available on request.

Deadlines

The deadline for the Teaching and Education Conference will be issued shortly.

Deadlines for booking space or advertisements for competitive events are typically three weeks prior to the event date. Artwork deadlines are typically two weeks prior. Specific deadlines for each event are available on request.

How to book

  1. Choose your preferred package
  2. Complete our booking form with details of your preferred package*, including any chosen alternatives such as advertisement size. Please also include your invoicing details.
  3. We will check availability and confirm the booking details back to you and arrange payment.
  4. Once confirmed, send your artwork to us by the relevant deadline.

*If your chosen event is not yet shown on the booking form, or if you would like to discuss options before booking anything, please check the box to send an enquiry instead.

 

Payment

Payment can be made in one of two ways:

  • New customers – payment is made online, with a debit or credit or debit card. We use PayPal invoicing which does not require a Paypal account. When your booking is confirmed, we will provide details how to pay. If you would like to apply for a customer account for future bookings, you can pay for your first booking and request a credit application form.
  • Existing account customers – if you already have a credit account for advertising with Swim England Trading Limited*, we’ll be able to process your booking and send you an invoice. In this instance, payment terms are 30 days.

*Please note: This is separate to any account you may have with The Institute of Swimming. If you have an account with one of these companies, please let us know.

Terms and conditions:
  1. Terms and conditions apply.
  2. Prices valid from 14 February 2020.
  3. Prices are shown excluding VAT.
  4. The minimum order value is £75 excluding VAT.
  5. Bookings should be confirmed and artwork provided typically three weeks before the event date. Specific deadlines for each event are available on request.
  6. For series bookings, artwork will repeat unless you notify us you wish to change it. Artwork may be changed for each event if required. Please provide new artwork by the deadline given for that event.
  7. Payment terms are with booking or, if you have an account, 30 days from date of invoice, unless otherwise agreed. Invoices are raised at time of booking.
  8. If your company operates a purchase order system that requires you to quote an order number, please ensure you provide this at time of booking. We will quote the PO number on our invoice as long as you let us know this is required.
  9. Should any of your accounts with Swim England or its subsidiaries be in arrears or have a history of late payment, we reserve the right to refuse a booking or request payment at time of booking.
  10. Requests to change or cancel bookings once confirmed may be subject to administration or cancellation fees.
  11. We reserve the right to refuse trade stand bookings which would include the promotion of products or services which conflict with the above guidelines or which are not appropriate or relevant for the chosen audience.
  12. We reserve the right to decline artwork for programmes or video advertisements which does not not meet the above specification and guidelines or which is not relevant or appropriate for the chosen audience.
  13. Bookings which are confirmed but for which no approved artwork is provided by the given deadline will still be charged.
  14. We reserve the right to refuse bookings for campaigns which would not appropriate for our family audience. For example, we cannot carry advertising for products or services relating to alcohol or gambling.
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