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LeedsBID sponsor Leeds Sports Awards 2017

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Posted 14th February 2017

Sport Leeds are delighted to announce that LeedsBID is the 2017 Leeds Sports Awards Title Sponsor.

LeedsBID is focussed on delivering an ambitious business plan to transform Leeds city centre, improving experiences, standards and adding value, working in collaboration across the city.

The business-led, not-for-profit organisation is the largest UK Business Improvement District outside of London and represents over 1,000 businesses in Leeds city centre.

Vice Chair of Sport Leeds, Sally Nickson commented: “We’re thrilled to have LeedsBID on board and we’re looking forward to working together with them to make this year the best awards yet.”

Andrew Cooper, Chief Executive of LeedsBID, said: “LeedsBID is delighted to be the title sponsor of this year’s Leeds Sports Awards, which is now one of the prestigious events in the city’s sporting calendar.”

“These awards shine the spotlight on the sporting skills and achievements of people in the city, which play a huge part in the work of raising the profile of Leeds, locally, nationally and internationally.”

“One of LeedsBID’s commitments to the Leeds Sports Awards, alongside being the main sponsor, was leading on and facilitating its relocation to a larger city centre venue to reflect the ambition to grow the event.”

A number of other award sponsors within the Special Contribution category have been announced. They are:

Student Sport AwardLeeds Beckett University Carnegie School of Sport

Club/Team Performance AwardUniversity of Leeds 

Sports Volunteer AwardImageCo 

Outstanding Service to SportLeeds City Council 

With the event now less than a month away, the excitement is rising and tensions are building as we count down the days until the most glamorous event on the Leeds sporting calendar. Be a part of it this March to celebrate the outstanding sporting achievements the city of Leeds accomplished in 2016, at a star-studded awards ceremony and dinner.

The annual Sports Awards and four-course dinner will take place at the first direct arena on Tuesday 7th March. It’s not too late to purchase your tickets for the biggest year yet!

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