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Top 5 reasons to sponsor the Irish Early Career Awards 2017

Top 5 reasons to sponsor the Irish Early Career Awards 2017

The Irish Early Career Awards is back bigger and better this year, celebrating Ireland’s elite young professionals. Building on the success of last year’s event, this year the event will take place in the Mansion House Dublin on November 2nd, 2017.

This year we have 13 Awards open for sponsorship including:  

Early Career HR Professional of the Year
Early Career Accountant of the Year
Banking Professional of the Year
Financial Services Professional of the Year
IT & Tech Professional of the Year
Lawyer of the Year
PR & Marketing Professional of the Year
Consulting & Advisory Professional of the Year

Sponsored by Pathfinder      

Engineering & Construction
Best in Learning & Development
Entrepreneur of the Year
Special Recognition Award
Overall Early Career Professional of the Year

–  Sponsored by Lincoln Recruitment

Category sponsorship is a fantastic way to put your brand in the spotlight and open a network to connect with Ireland’s best young professionals. Still, need convincing? Here are 5 key reasons why you should consider sponsoring the Irish Early Career Awards.

Align your brand with high achieving young professionals 

Early Career - Young Professional of the Year Aoife Young

Irish Early Career Awards Overall Winner ’16 Aoife Young, Facebook

The Irish Early Career Awards offers a great opportunity for brands to align themselves with an elite, young, successful and professional demographic and the opportunity to stand out from competitors with exclusive sponsorship opportunities.

The Irish Early Career Awards is a unique Awards event in the Irish professional services sector focusing on early career success and identifying leaders of tomorrow. There is no other awards ceremony aimed specifically at this niche population.

Connect & Network

The awards ceremony will be a prime opportunity to network with high achieving young professionals in a number of industries. You will also have the opportunity to present an award to the highest achievers in their field.

Most attendees are there to network and to make new contacts that can help them bring their careers to the next level. As a Category Sponsor, you are in the unique position to represent your organisation as the ‘Go to Expert’ in your field and to benefit from the association, networking, and engagement that this will bring.

Build Brand Awareness 

Increase awareness of your brand with the professional services applicant population. This includes professional with 5-7 years post qualified experience, typically in the age bracket of 25-35 years with academic and professional services experience in the following areas:

  • Law
  • Accountancy & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • PR & Marketing
  • Consulting & Advisory
  • Engineering & Construction

The Awards also offers the opportunity to increase brand awareness with blue chip corporates and top tier professional services firms who will nominate professionals from their firms for awards and who will also be in attendance at the event.

Marketing & PR

Benefit from a highly-targeted PR and Marketing campaign directed at your key audience who are building careers in the top companies in Ireland. Reach this key influential audience cost effectively by becoming a partner of the Irish Early Career Awards

Outline of Marketing and PR coverage includes:

  • Online advertising: Feature logo on event website and PPC Advertising
  • Print advertising: Feature logo in National and regional advertising and editorial coverage.
  • Email Marketing: Feature logo in all event e-shots to high-level management members 10,000 and 20,000
    young professionals
  • Social Media: Feature your brand in targeted Digital Media Campaign to include Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin
  • Telesales: Your brand will be used in conversation to calls for entries to over 1,500 relevant professionals and companies around Ireland
  • Event Marketing: Feature your logo on stage presentation, photo backdrop and event brochure


For further information on sponsoring a category at this event, you can download our Sponsorship Brochure here or please contact Nikki at the Irish Early Career Awards team on +353 (0)1 511  1258, or email