Network events are run on a regular basis and cover all 10 local authority areas. Each network event attracts between 50-100 attendees. In 2017, the GM Chamber will run 24 Action for Business (A4B) events and up to 12 events for the 7 Construction Clubs, which are developed and led by private sector companies.

The Chamber's extensive communication reach can be used to maximise the potential of your Network Event Sponsorship, which include:

Action for Business

  • logo and branding on marketing & PR Material
  • exhibition space at the event
  • 1 month social media promotion through the Chamber's social media channels
  • Inclusion in at least one of the Chamber's digital communication channels (The Brief, pre/post event e-mail)
  • Invitation to our exclusive "Network Sponsors" event

Sponsorship packages from £250 (discounts available for sponsoring multiple events)

Construction Clubs

Tailor made packages from £300

Download the Network Events Sponsorship Opportunities pack here


Attracting over 700 guests, this is the largest and highest profile Chamber event. A unique mix of live acts, awards and an after show party, it's one of the best nights on the region's business calendar.

A range of sponsorship packages are available, including

  • Main sponsor (£5,000 & VAT)
  • Drinks Reception (£3,000 & VAT)
  • Twitter Wall Sponsor (£3,000 & VAT)
  • After Show Party Sponsor (£5,000 & VAT)
  • Display Banner Sponsor (£1,500 & VAT)
  • Programme Sponsor (£750 & VAT)

Download the Annual Dinner Sponsorship Opportunities pack here

Click here for images from last year's party


With a varied calendar ranging from forums or lunches focusing on specific sectors to regular breakfast seminars, it's possible to reach your particular audience in a highly targetted and effective way.

A range of sponsorship packages are available, including

  • Quarterly Economic Survey (£3,500 & VAT)
  • Property & Construction Networking Lunch (£1,000 & VAT)
  • Stockport Breakfast Club(£1,000 & VAT)
  • Business Women's Network (£1,000 & VAT)
  • GMCC Young Assembly (£5,000 & VAT)

Download the Profile Events Sponsorship Opportunities pack here


Created in 2016 thanks to a public grant from Arts Council England and sponsorship from the business community, this annual arts prize aims to provide a platform for emerging visual artists to become connected to the region's business community, to help provide opportunities for artists to be recognised on a national/interational scale and to help retain artistic talent in our area.

A range of sponsorship packages are available, including

  • Headline sponsor (£5,000 & VAT)
  • Runner Up sponsor (£1,600 & VAT)
  • Award Maker advertising sponsor(£2,750 & VAT)

Click here for more information about the GM Arts Prize

Download the GM Prize Sponsorship Opportunities pack here

Greater Manchester Skills for Business Awards

Held at The Point, this is a celebration of skills for business, with an award ceremony which recognises the role of businesses across the region who go the extra mile in skilling up their current workforce as well as developing the workforce of the future.

A range of sponsorship packages are available, including

  • Headline partner sponsor (£12,500 & VAT) - SOLD
  • Event sponsor (£7,500 & VAT)
  • Evening Reception sponsor(£3,000 & VAT)
  • Twitter wall sponsor(£3,000 & VAT)
  • Photo booth sponsor(£3,000 & VAT)
  • Award category sponsor(£3,000 & VAT)

Download the Skills for Business Awards Sponsorship Opportunities pack here