Membership Packages

Please see the Platinum, Gold and Silver membership levels below for the full details of the benefits and opportunities for each membership package.

We also offer a Charity level membership for registered charities, social enterprises and not for profit organisations. Charity level members receive the same benefits as the Silver level membership, please see below for the full detail of what is included.

The below information is for the upcoming 2021-2022 festival campaign year, which will begin in July 2021 and run till the end of June 2022. We will announce further key dates for the campaign throughout the coming months.

Leicester Comedy Festival 2022 will run from the 2nd-20th February.

If you would like any further information, please contact our Partnerships & Events Manager: katherine@bigdifferencecompany.co.uk

See below to find the Leicester Comedy Festival Business Partners Club membership package to best suit your organisation:

Platinum level Business Partners Club membership benefits:

Company branding opportunities:

  • Large sized company LOGO displayed in the Platinum members section of the ‘Roll of Honour’, featured:
    • in the Festival brochure
    • on the Business Partners Club artwork displayed at key Festival events and throughout the year
  • Company LOGO with web link to your website, displayed on the Business Partners Club website, in the Platinum members section.
  • An LCF Business Partners Club Platinum Membership Certificate to display
  • Platinum level social media badge, personalised with the logo of each business/organisation – to display your support of the festivals
  • Exclusive offer of 30% off advertising in the Festival brochure and website. (Deadline for receiving artwork, 23/09/2021 ).
  • Opportunity to use the main Leicester Comedy Festival logo and Business Partners Club logo on your website and promotional materials.

Tickets and hospitality opportunities:

  • Up to 10 complimentary Stalls tickets for ‘Pick of the Fest’ show for Business Partners Club & Sponsors in the Autumn at The Y. (Wednesday 13th October – Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.)
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the Brochure Launch Reception in partnership with DMU & DMU for Life. Includes a comedy performance. (Thursday 18th November, 12pm-2pm, The Big Difference)
  • 6 x complimentary tickets for Gala Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 7/01/2022
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the official launch event of the festivals, in partnership with De Montfort University. Includes a comedy performance. (2/02/2022)
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the City Mayor’s First Night Reception (2/02/2022)
  • Exclusive Business Partners Club correspondence, with invitations to attend networking events and promotion of special offers, during the Festival and throughout the year
  • Invitations to Leicester Comedy Festival Awards Ceremony – March 2022 (TBC)

Promotional and social media opportunities:

  • 1 x pair of complimentary tickets to be offered as a competition prize and promoted on your social media/to your networks, for a ‘Big Difference presents’ show or event
  • Opportunity to promote offers to Business Partner Club members via newsletter

Hosting a Festival event opportunities:

  • Opportunity to host your own comedy event for clients, staff or guests, as part of the Festival or throughout the year
  • Festival Participation Fee will be waived – event/show/activity to be included in festival brochure and website FOC

Price per annum – £1,000 + VAT

Gold level Business Partners Club membership benefits:

Company branding opportunities:

  • Medium sized company LOGO displayed in the Gold members section of the ‘Roll of Honour’, featured:
    • in the Festival brochure
    • on the Business Partners Club artwork displayed at key Festival events and throughout the year
  • Company LOGO with web link to your website, displayed on the Business Partners Club website, in the Gold members section.
  • An LCF Business Partners Club Gold Membership Certificate to display
  • Gold level social media badge, personalised with the logo of each business/organisation – to display your support of the festivals
  • Exclusive offer of 25% off advertising in the Festival brochure and website. (Deadline for receiving artwork, 23/09/2021 ).
  • Opportunity to use the main Leicester Comedy Festival logo and Business Partners Club logo on your website and promotional materials

Tickets and hospitality opportunities:

  • Up to 8 complimentary Stalls or Balcony tickets (subject to availability) for ‘Pick of the Fest’ show for Business Partners Club & Sponsors in the Autumn at The Y. (Wednesday 13th October – Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.)
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the Brochure Launch Reception in partnership with DMU & DMU for Life. Includes a comedy performance. (Thursday 18th November, 12pm-2pm, The Big Difference)
  • 4 x complimentary tickets for Gala Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 7/01/2022
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the official launch event of the festivals, in partnership with De Montfort University. Includes a comedy performance. (2/02/2022)
  •  2 x complimentary places to attend the City Mayor’s First Night Reception (2/02/2022)
  • Exclusive Business Partners Club correspondence, with invitations to attend networking events and promotion of special offers, during the Festival and throughout the year
  • Invitations to Leicester Comedy Festival Awards Ceremony – March 2022 (TBC)

Promotional opportunities:

  • Opportunity to promote offers to Business Partner Club members via newsletter

Hosting a Festival event opportunities:

  • Opportunity to host your own comedy event for clients, staff or guests, as part of the Festival or throughout the year
  • Festival Participation Fee will be waived – event/show/activity to be included in festival brochure and website FOC

Price per annum: £745 + VAT

Silver & Charity level Business Partners Club membership benefits:

Company branding opportunities:

  • Company name displayed in the Silver/Charity members section of the ‘Roll of Honour’, featured:
    • in the Festival brochure
    • on the Business Partners Club artwork displayed at key Festival events and throughout the year
  • Company LOGO with web link to your website, displayed on the Business Partners Club website, in the Silver/Charity members section.
  • An LCF Business Partners Club Silver/Charity Membership Certificate to display
  • Silver/Charity level social media badge, personalised with the logo of each business/organisation – to display your support of the festivals
  • Exclusive offer of 20% off advertising in the Festival brochure and website. (Deadline for receiving artwork, 23/09/2021 ).
  • Opportunity to use the main Leicester Comedy Festival logo and Business Partners Club logo on your website and promotional materials

Tickets and hospitality opportunities:

  • Up to 6 complimentary Stalls or Balcony tickets (subject to availability) for ‘Pick of the Fest’ show for Business Partners Club & Sponsors in the Autumn at The Y. (Wednesday 13th October – Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.)
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the Brochure Launch Reception in partnership with DMU & DMU for Life. Includes a comedy performance. (Thursday 18th November, 12pm-2pm, The Big Difference)
  • 2 x complimentary tickets for Gala Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 7/01/2022
  • 2 x complimentary places to attend the official launch event of the festivals, in partnership with De Montfort University. Includes a comedy performance. (2/02/2022)
  •  2 x complimentary places to attend the City Mayor’s First Night Reception (2/02/2022)
  • Exclusive Business Partners Club correspondence, with invitations to attend networking events and promotion of special offers, during the Festival and throughout the year
  • Invitations to Leicester Comedy Festival Awards Ceremony – March 2022 (TBC)

Promotional opportunities:

  • Opportunity to promote offers to Business Partner Club members via newsletter

Hosting a Festival event opportunities:

  • Opportunity to host your own comedy event for clients, staff or guests, as part of the Festival or throughout the year
  • Festival Participation Fee will be charged – for event/show/activity to be included in festival brochure and website

Silver membership – price per annum: £480 + VAT

Charity membership – price per annum: £270 + VAT

Member Benefits Comparison Table

Membership opportunities & benefits

Silver  £480+ VAT

Charity  £270 + VAT

Gold

£745 + VAT

Platinum

£1000 + VAT

Company branding opportunities:
Opportunity to use the main Festival logo on your website and promotional materials YES YES YES
Displayed on the Business Partners ‘Roll of Honour’ in the main Festival brochure Company NAME displayed in Silver/Charity members section Medium sized company LOGO displayed in Gold members section Large sized company LOGO displayed in Platinum members section
Displayed on ‘Roll of Honour’ artwork at key Festival events and throughout the year Company NAME displayed in Silver/Charity members section Medium sized company LOGO displayed in Gold members section Large sized company LOGO displayed in Platinum members section
Company logo and web link to your website on the Business Partners Club website ( linked to the main Festival website) Displayed in Silver/Charity members section Displayed in Gold members section Displayed in Platinum members section
An LCF Business Partners Club Membership certificate for you to display – awarded at the ‘Pick of the Fest’ event Silver/Charity membership certificate Gold membership certificate Platinum membership certificate
Tickets and Hospitality opportunities
Exclusive Business Partners correspondence, with invitations to attend events and promotion of special offers, during the Festival and throughout the year.

 

YES

 

YES

 

YES

 

Places to attend the Brochure Launch Reception. Includes a comedy performance. Thursday 18th November, 12pm-2pm, The Big Difference. 2 places 2 places  2 places
Complimentary tickets for ‘Pick of the Fest’, exclusive Business Partners Club & Sponsors comedy show, in the Autumn at The Y. (Wednesday 13th October – Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.) Up to 6 Stalls Stalls/Balcony tickets

(Subject to availability)

Up to 8 Stalls/Balcony tickets

(Subject to availability)

Up to 10 tickets in the Stalls
Complimentary tickets for the Gala Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 7th January 2022.

Plus access to the Pre-Show Reception and the After-Show Party.

2 tickets

 

YES

4 tickets

 

YES

6 tickets

 

YES

2 places for the official launch event of the festivals in partnership with DMU, 2nd February 2022. Including a comedy performance.

2 places for the City Mayor’s First Night Reception

Invitations to Leicester Comedy Festival Awards Ceremony 2022 (March – date TBC)

YES

 

YES

 

YES

YES

 

YES

 

YES

YES

 

YES

 

YES

Promotional opportunities:
Opportunity to communicate offers and opportunities to Business Partner Club via newsletter YES YES YES
Exclusive discount offers on advertising rates in the Festival brochure and on Festival website 20%
discount
25%
discount
30%
discount
1 x pair of complimentary tickets to be offered as a competition prize and promoted on your social media, with support from LCF social media. (For a ‘Big Difference Company presents’ show). NO NO YES
Hosting a festival event opportunities:
Opportunity to host your own comedy event for clients, staff, service users or guests, as part of the Festival campaign – with support from Big Difference Company.

 

YES

Festival Participation Fee will be charged

YES

Festival Participation Fee will be waived

 

 

YES

Festival Participation Fee will be waived