The Australian Government’s commitment to the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships will promote the sport of sailing to the community and provide an opportunity to encourage all Australians to be more healthy and active. Supporting this event will also reinforce Australia’s reputation as a world-class host of international sporting events and highlight Australia as an attractive travel destination for international visitors.
Eventscorp - Western Australia
Western Australia has an excellent record in hosting world-class events. Eventscorp, the State Government event agency and a division of Tourism Western Australia, identifies, develops and delivers major events that generate significant economic, media and social benefits for the State. Eventscorp is proud to support the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships which is expected to boost the economy by A$41 million, attracting thousands of interstate and international visitors and global media attention.
Gold Level Sponsors
Australian commercial law firm Middletons is the exclusive provider of legal services and a gold level sponsor to the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships.
An Event the size of Perth 2011, with more than 1,400 international athletes, 4,000 officials and tens of thousands of spectators, brings with it the need for sound legal advice that combined specialist experience, committed and enthusiastic lawyers and leadership of the highest order. Having Middletons on board as exclusive legal services sponsor will assist the Perth 2011 team to ensure the highest legal standards are implemented for the Event.
The QBE Insurance Group is one of the top 25 insurers and reinsurers worldwide, with operations in all key global insurance markets.
The Australian listed holding company has its head office in Sydney with offices in over 45 countries.
QBE has been providing all major lines of general insurance cover for the personal and commercial risks of Australian and international clients for more than 120 years.
As the official insurance provider for Perth 2011, QBE brings the expertise and experience to assist in delivering a memorable world championship event, both on and off the water.
Silver Level Sponsors
Carbon Conscious Ltd is an Australian company producing carbon credits through "carbon farming" - the planting of Mallee Eucalypt trees in Western Australia's Wheatbelt region. Mallee Eucalypts store carbon and provide valuable environmental benefits such as reduced soil erosion and salinity, livestock protection and creating habitats for Australian wildlife on less productive farming land. Carbon Conscious Ltd will work with Perth 2011 to offset its ‘carbon foot print’ before and during the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships and help to establish the Perth 2011 Forest as a primary means to reduce the Perth 2011 carbon footprint.
Gibbscorp Pty Ltd
Insurance & Risk Consultants
Gibbscorp specialises in the corporate and marine industry sectors and with their team’s experience in meeting the needs of the Perth and Fremantle areas, they are well positioned in the lead up to the exciting December 2011 Championships. The support of Gibbscorp’s professional staff, combined with their sound insurance advice, will assist Perth 2011 to ensure that the people and equipment involved with this Event are well protected.
iinetAs Australia’s second largest DSL Internet Service Provider, iiNet is a Western Australian success story. iiNet is proud to support Perth 2011 with its award-winning communication technology for use by both organisers and competitors, while also bringing the event to a world audience via the internet. Founded in a suburban Perth garage eighteen years ago, the company now employs almost 2000 people and supports more than 1.3 million broadband, telephony and internet television services across the country.
Inner Circle, Australia’s most awarded rum, has long had an association with the sport of sailing via Olympic yachtsman Stuart Gilbert, who was responsible for resurrecting the brand. Colin Rochester, MD of Inner Circle’s Australian distributor Bacardi Lion, sees the partnership between Inner Circle and the Perth 2011 World Sailing championships as an excellent way of continuing this support;
“Inner Circle Rum has a strong link to sailing so it makes us very proud to once again unite the brand with the sport via the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. We are delighted to be supporting this stellar event and see the support of the sailing fraternity as a long term strategy for Inner Circle Rum”
Peet is a listed, national property and funds management group with around 70 Company-owned, syndicated and joint venture residential land developments across Australia.
Originally established in Western Australia and with more than 115 years of property experience, Peet is focused on acquiring, developing and marketing land under a funds management model. It has earned a raft of prestigious industry awards for excellence in planning and design, environmental management and sustainability, and the marketing of its residential communities.
Qantas is the Official Airline Partner for the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships and will assist Perth 2011 in transporting teams and officials to Western Australia and promote Perth 2011 domestically and internationally.
Qantas has a long history of supporting sporting events in Australia such as the AFL, the National Rugby League and the Australian Olympic Committee and is proud to join the Perth 2011 sponsorship family and align with a World Class sailing event.
The Cut is a creative company dedicated to linking beautiful design with cutting edge technologies. They develop long standing relationships with their clients built on trust, understanding and commitment. From start-ups to large global corporations, The Cut deliver print and digital solutions that truly engage our clients and their communication objectives. While their work takes many forms, creativity and strategic thinking are at the heart of everything they do.
WAtoday.com.au has signed on as a silver level sponsor and official online partner to the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Perth 2011 is delighted to have teamed up with WAtoday.com.au to promote the exhilarating Sailing World Championships to the world.
WAtoday.com.au's strong support will assist Perth 2011 to increase awareness of the Event and to raise the profile of the sport locally, nationally and internationally.
This partnership will allow people to appreciate and better understand the size and scope of the Sailing World Championships, which are expected to bring tens of thousands of people, including 1400 athletes and 5000 officials from 80 nations, to Western Australia in December 2011.
WAtoday.com.au delivers Western Australia with high quality breaking news and looks forward to sharing this fantastic sporting spectacular with the thousands of visitors to the state.
Bronze Level Sponsors
One of Australia's finest jewellery companies, Kailis, has joined Perth 2011 as its partner in fine jewellery. Kailis Jewellery and Perth 2011 will work collaboratively to deliver a sporting Event that will showcase the very best Western Australia has to offer. This includes cultured Australian South Sea pearls – enduring, natural gems from the pristine oceans off Australia’s North West coast. Partnering with Perth 2011 will provide Kailis Jewellery with further opportunities to promote their luxury brand nationally and internationally. Perth 2011 is delighted to be working with a company with such passion for excellence.
Leeuwin Estate is a boutique, family owned and operated winery located in the picturesque Margaret River district, 360km south of Perth, Western Australia. One of the icon wineries of Australia, it has earned an international reputation for making wines that rank alongside the world's finest and now exports to over 30 countries. The Estate, a pioneer in the business of Wine Tourism, has also evolved as an exciting destination for visitors. In the process it has won numerous Australian Tourism Awards. The winery incorporates a Gold Plate Award winning restaurant, Art Gallery, and serviced boardroom.
Renowned Western Australian brewer Little Creatures has joined the exciting journey towards the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, as a Bronze Level Sponsor and Official Beer of Perth 2011. The popular Little Creatures beer and cider range is currently available in every Australian state and is shipped internationally to the United Kingdom, Singapore, New Zealand and Denmark. Little Creatures produces one of Western Australia’s favourite beers at one of Fremantle’s favourite destinations, which makes them a natural fit as the Official Beer of the Sailing World Championships.
The Brewery is located in the heart of the World Championships. Perth 2011 will provide Little Creatures with a great opportunity to be highlighted on the national and international stage. Little Creatures also has a sister company in the eastern states called ‘White Rabbit Brewery’, which brews and packages beer under the ‘White Rabbit’ label in the Yarra Valley, Victoria.
Holden has joined the exciting journey towards the Perth 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships, providing several new vehicles - including the sporty and versatile Captiva and the well-loved Commodore in the lead up to this Olympic qualifying Event.
Shacks Holden is located in the heart of the exhilarating World Championships, in Fremantle.
Owner Doug Kerr and Dealer Principal Tony Carter are avid sailors and are excited about the Event coming to local shores.
Perth 2011 is delighted with Holden’s support, which will play a significant role in the transportation logistics associated with a World Championship Event of this scale. During the Emerging Nations Programme (ENP), vehicles will be provided for all 18 days of the Intensive Training Camps, to assist with moving boats, equipment, coaching gear and of course, the athletes themselves! Holden will also provide 24 vehicles for VIPs and officials for the 16 days of the World Championships.
The vehicles the team members drive are branded with eye-catching Perth 2011 signage and its slogan ‘The Dream Begins in Perth!’, which plays an important role in promoting the Event throughout the state.
This family-owned business has provided Perth 2011 with excellent service and Perth 2011 is delighted to have joined forces with the well-established and well-located group, which boasts 75 years as a leading dealer in the area. http://www.shacks.com.au