|comprising of businesses, sports clubs, individuals, charities and governing bodies all of whom share the common goal of wanting to make society a better place though the power of sport.
The SBN is the voice of the growing Sport for Development sector connecting community projects with the business market. We translate the language of this market so that its relevance, and the opportunities it creates, are clear for the business community to see.
SBN business members are bonded by shared corporate values and as such they find doing business together much easier than in most networks. Rather than sell to each other they look for collaboration and partnerships that open mutual doors.
The SBN has recently launched the Emerging Talent Fund with the leading sports charity SportsAid. The ETF invests small sums of money and offers a range of in-kind sponsorship to elite next generation athletes who all hope to compete in future Olympic and Paralympic games.
For those members who want to go further and support sport commercially our sports marketing and business development consultancy BEYOND THE STADIUM is the place to go. Currently, over 20% of SBN members (from business and sport) are working with us to develop strategies which help businesses connect with affordable sports and vice versa.
So in summary - why join the SBN?
You will make excellent long lasting business relationships with like minded people
You will learn first hand how we democratise access to sport, making it affordable for your business to invest in
You will learn how to grow your brand through sport
You will directly support the next generation of GB athletes and we will show you how to leverage this to impress your stakeholders
You will get the opportunity to make a genuine and sustainable difference to the lives of thousands of people (young and old) in disadvantaged communities
together we can make a huge diffence.