Membership Packages

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

We now 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 was for the 2019-2020 festival campaign, which began in July 2019 and runs till June 2020.

We will announce details of the new 2020-2021 festival campaign soon.

If you would like any further information, please contact our Partnership 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 (70,000 distributed November-February)
    • on the Business Partners Club pull-up banner displayed at key Festival events and throughout the year
  • Company LOGO with web link to your website, on the Business Partners Club website, linked to the main Festival website, displayed in the Platinum members section.
  • An LCF Business Partners Club Platinum Membership Certificate to put on display
  • Exclusive offer of 30% off advertising in the Festival brochure and on the website. (Deadline for receiving artwork for brochure, end  September 2019).
  • Opportunity to use the main Leicester Comedy Festival logo on your website and on promotional materials.

Tickets and hospitality opportunities:

  • Up to 12 complimentary tickets for ‘Pick of the Fest’ exclusive Business Partners Club & Sponsors comedy show on Tuesday 8th October 2019 at The Y. Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.
  • Invitations to attend the Leicester Comedy Festival Brochure Launch Lunchtime Reception (12.15pm-1.45pm, Mercure Leicester/The Grand Hotel) & Brochure Launch Evening Party on 30th October 2019 (6pm-9pm at LCB Depot)
  • 6 x complimentary tickets for the sell-out Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 10th January 2020
  • Plus, access to exclusive Preview Show Pre-show Reception, for your 6 ticket holders
  • Invitations to attend the official launch events of the 2020 Leicester Comedy Festival on 5th February 2020. Including a Breakfast Launch at De Montfort University (7.45am-8.45am, Leicester Castle Business School) and City Mayors First Night Reception (5.30pm-6.30pm, Curve Mezzanine).
  • 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 – 30th March 2020
  • 25% discount from Table and Balcony seats at the Leicester Stand Up Challenge – postponed due to coronavirus: now 3rd February 2021
  • Guest places at the Leicester Comedy Festival & Big Difference Company Evaluation and Networking event June 2020 – cancelled due to coronavirus. Evaluation report will be sent to partners via email.

Promotional and social media opportunities:

  • 1 x pair of complimentary tickets to be offered as a competition prize and promoted on social media, with support from LCF social media. (For a ‘Big Difference Company presents’ show).
  • Opportunity to promote offers to Business Partner Club  members via Festival correspondence or e-shot

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

Price per annum – £990 + 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 (70,000 distributed November-February)
    • on the Business Partners Club pull-up banner displayed at key Festival events and throughout the year
  • Company LOGO with web link to your website, on the Business Partners  Club website, linked to the main Festival website, displayed in the Gold members section.
  • An LCF Business Partners Club Gold Membership Certificate to put on display.
  • Exclusive offer of 25% off advertising in the brochure and on the website. (Deadline for receiving artwork for brochure, end September 2019).
  • Opportunity to use the main Leicester Comedy Festival logo on your website and on promotional materials.

Tickets and hospitality opportunities:

  • Up to 10 complimentary tickets for ‘Pick of the Fest’ exclusive Business Partners Club & Sponsors comedy show on Tuesday 8th October 2019 at The Y. Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.
  • Invitations to attend the Leicester Comedy Festival Brochure Launch Lunchtime Reception (12.15pm-1.45pm, Mercure Leicester/The Grand Hotel) & Brochure Launch Evening Party on 30th October 2019 (6pm-9pm at LCB Depot)
  • 4 x complimentary tickets for the sell-out Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 10th January 2020
  • Plus, access to exclusive Preview Show Pre-show Reception, for your 4 ticket holders
  • Invitations to attend the official launch events of the 2020 Leicester Comedy Festival on 5th February 2020. Including a Breakfast Launch at De Montfort University (7.45am-8.45am, Leicester Castle Business School) and City Mayors First Night Reception (5.30pm-6.30pm, Curve Mezzanine).
  • 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 – 30th March 2020
  • 20% discount from Table and Balcony seats at the Leicester Stand Up Challenge – postponed due to coronavirus: now 3rd February 2021
  • Guest places at the Leicester Comedy Festival & Big Difference Company Evaluation and Networking event June 2020 – cancelled due to coronavirus. Evaluation report will be sent to partners via email.

Promotional opportunities:

  • Opportunity to promote offers to Business Partner Club  members via Festival correspondence or e-shot.

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

Price per annum: £730 + 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 (70,000 distributed November-February)
    • on the Business Partners Club pull-up banner displayed at key Festival events and throughout the year
  • Company LOGO with web link to your website, on the Business Partners  Club website, linked to the main Festival website, displayed in the Silver/Charity members section.
  • A LCF Business Partners Club Silver/Charity Membership Certificate to put on display.
  • Exclusive offer of 20% off advertising in the brochure and on the website. (Deadline for receiving artwork for brochure, end September 2019).
  • Opportunity to use the main Leicester Comedy Festival logo on your website and on promotional materials

Tickets and hospitality opportunities:

  • Up to 8 complimentary tickets for ‘Pick of the Fest’ exclusive Business Partners Club & Sponsors comedy show on Tuesday 8th October 2019 at The Y. Doors 6.30pm. Show 7pm-9.30pm.
  • Invitations to attend the Leicester Comedy Festival Brochure Launch Lunchtime Reception (12.15pm-1.45pm, Mercure Leicester/The Grand Hotel) & Brochure Launch Evening Party on 30th October 2019 (6pm-9pm at LCB Depot)
  • 2 x complimentary tickets for the sell-out Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 10th January 2020
  • Plus, access to exclusive Preview Show Pre-show Reception, for your 2 ticket holders
  • Invitations to attend the official launch events of the 2020 Leicester Comedy Festival on 5th February 2020. Including a Breakfast Launch at De Montfort University (7.45am-8.45am, Leicester Castle Business School) and City Mayors First Night Reception (5.30pm-6.30pm, Curve Mezzanine).
  • 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 – 30th March 2020
  • 15% discount from Table and Balcony seats at the Leicester Stand Up Challenge – postponed due to coronavirus: now 3rd February 2021
  • Guest places at the Leicester Comedy Festival & Big Difference Company Evaluation and Networking event June 2020 – cancelled due to coronavirus. Evaluation report will be sent to partners via email.

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

Silver membership – price per annum: £470 + VAT

Charity membership – price per annum: £260 + VAT

Member Benefits Comparison Table

Membership opportunities & benefits Silver
£470+ VAT Charity
£260 + VAT
Gold
£730 + VAT
Platinum
£990 + 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 the Pull-up banners on display 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 put on display 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

 

Invitations to attend Brochure Launch Lunchtime Reception (Mercure Hotel/The Grand Hotel, 12.15pm-1.45pm) & Brochure Launch Party, 30th October 2019 (6pm-9pm, LCB Depot) YES YES YES
Complimentary tickets for ‘Pick of the Fest’, exclusive Business Partners Club comedy show, held on Tuesday 8th October 2019. (Balcony seats and Table seats are available on a first come first served basis. Tickets are subject to availability). Up to 8 tickets Up to 10 tickets Up to 12 tickets
Discounted Table or Balcony seats at the Leicester Stand Up Challenge, 3rd February 2021 at The Y. 15%
discount
20%
discount
25%
discount
Complimentary tickets for the Preview Show at De Montfort Hall, Friday 10th January 2020.

Plus access to exclusive Pre-show Reception and After-show Party for the ticket holders.

2 tickets 4 tickets 6 tickets
Invitations to official launch events of Leicester Comedy Festival 2020 on 5th February 2020, including the Breakfast Launch at De Montfort University and the City Mayors First Night Reception.

Invitations to Leicester Comedy Festival Awards Ceremony 2020 – 30th March 2020

Invitations to the Leicester Comedy Festival & Big Difference Company Evaluation and Networking Lunch in June 2020.

Event is now cancelled due to coronavirus and evaluation report will be sent to all partners via email.

YES

 

YES

 

YES

YES

 

YES

 

YES

YES

 

YES

 

YES

Promotional opportunities:
Opportunity to communicate offers and opportunities to Business Partner Club members via Festival email correspondence or e-shot. NO 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 or guests, as part of the Festival or throughout the year. YES YES YES