Sponsorship Benefits

The Melbourne Press Club offers sponsorships to companies and other organisations. Priority is given to media companies, but the Club also welcomes sponsorship support from other corporations.

The sponsorships are offered at various levels.

The Club's Principal sponsor is:

Monash University:
http://www.monash.edu.au/

The Club's Premium sponsors are:

Minter Ellison
http://www.minterellison.com

RACV
http://www.racv.com.au/

Crown Melbourne Ltd
http://www.crownmelbourne.com.au/

Major Media sponsors are those that provide at least $10,000 per year in cash or kind.
These are:

The Age
http://www.theage.com.au/

Herald & Weekly Times
http://www.heraldsun.com.au

Channel Nine
http://www.ninemsn.com.au/

Seven Network
http://www.seven.com.au/

ABC
http://www.abc.net.au/

Leader Community Newspapers
http://www.leadernews.com.au/

The Weekly Review
http://www.theweeklyreview.com.au/

3AW
http://www.3aw.com.au/

Network Ten
http://ten.com.au/

Sky News
http://www.skynews.com.au/

aap
http://aap.com.au/

Major sponsors are those that provide at least $10,000 per year in cash or kind.
These are:

Telstra
http://www.telstra.com.au/

Swinburne University of Technology
http://www.swinburne.edu.au/

Kelly Hazell Quill
http://www.kellyhazellquill.com.au/

Victorian Government
http://www.vic.gov.au/

Corporate sponsors are those that provide at least $5000 per year in cash or kind.
These are:

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
http://www.corrs.com.au/

Kilvington Grammar School
http://www.kilvington.vic.edu.au/

Lion Co
http://www.lionco.com/

Haystac

http://www.haystac.com.au/

Depending on the level of sponsorship, the main benefits for sponsors are:

  • Branding with logos on all significant printed materials produced by the Club for members and others;
  • Branding with logos on the Club's sponsorship board displayed at all events; 
  • Complimentary seats at Club luncheons and the Quills dinner;
  • The opportunity to network with senior media people and others at Club events;
  • Association with the Club's aims and objectives for improved standards of journalism;

The specific benefits for each level of sponsorship is shown in the table below:

Principal*
Exclusive
Premium* Major Media Major Corporate Other Benefits
             
$20,000+ $20,000 $10,000 $10,000 $5,000 neg (plus GST)
            Quill Awards Night
1 1 - - - - Corporate Table of 10
- - 1 1 - - Corporate Table of 8
- - - - 2 - Complimentary Tickets
2 1 - - - - President's Table Seating
- - 1 1 - - Committee Table Seating
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Verbal Acknowledgement
Yes - - - - - Gold Quill Naming Rights
Yes - - - - - Award Presentation
Yes (Top) - - - - - Place on Sponsor Board
            MPC Luncheons
2 1 - - - - President's Table Seating
- - 1 1 - - Committee Table Seating
2 2 2 2 2 - Complimentary Tickets
1 1 1 - - - Complimentary Tickets to Members Only Lunches
2 1 - - - - Invitations to President's Private Cocktails
2 2 - - - - Right to Place Gifts/Info on Tables at 2 Lunches Per Year
1 1 - - - - Right to Provide Door Prize at min 1 Lunch Per Year
1 1 - - - - Right to Give the Vote of Thanks to Guest Speaker at min 1 Lunch Per Year
Yes Yes Yes Yes - - Verbal Acknowledgement of Company
Yes Yes - - - - Verbal Acknowledgement of Company Representative
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Place on Sponsor Board
            Other
1 1 - - - - Media Seminar/Discussions or Alternative Negotiated 'Value Added'
Yes Yes - - - - Category Exclusivity offered
            Acknowledgement
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Event flyers and invitations