The Big Sleuth is all about partnerships. Building on the success of The Big Hoot, the free, large-scale, family-friendly public art event will:

  • Provide a trail through as many ‘B’ postcodes in Birmingham as possible, encouraging thousands of people to become tourists in their own city and discover or rediscover
their local community
  • Connect corporate partners around the city and beyond, providing a new and unique avenue for discussion
  • Attract regional and national visitors
  • Showcase the creativity of Birmingham; its heritage, architecture, regeneration and cultural offering
  • Increase awareness, footfall and visitor spend in sponsor and host venues
  • Engage regional and local professional artists and community groups
  • Create a city-wide creative learning programme for children and young people
  • Boost health and well-being by encouraging Birmingham to get active
  • Drive family time, encouraging generations of families to take part in the trail together
  • Be fun, engaging and popular
  • Ultimately raise significant funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity ensuring it can make a real difference to the lives of the sick kids treated at its hospital, thereby leaving a fitting legacy for the people and communities of Birmingham.

Through sponsorship you can…

  • Support a project which spans across communities, environment, art, health and well-being
  • Raise brand awareness and exposure of your business, organisation or group
  • Drive footfall to your business or local community
  • Boost sales through app and trail promotions, stimulating the local economy
  • Showcase your own corporate creativity and engage your staff, customers and associates with your uniquely designed sculpture
  • Benefit from an association with your own ‘feel good’ stories in the media, internal communications and trade publications
  • Play an important part in animating the city and driving increased civic pride, integration and increased community engagement
  • Associate your company with a design from one of the region’s wealth of artists and support the creative sector
  • Enable significant funds to be raised for Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity through the auction of your bear at the end of the project

Don’t Just Take Our Word For It…

“The Big Hoot was a fantastic experience for Birmingham, not only in raising valuable funds for Birmingham Children’s Hospital but also in terms of helping to lift the city’s profile, as well as the spirits and health of those who participated in tracking down all the different owls. We are incredibly proud to see it return as The Big Sleuth as it will once again bring Birmingham together in a fun, creative and different way. The Chamber is proud to support the children’s hospital and The Big Sleuth, and we are very excited to meet our bear! I’d certainly encourage businesses to get involved by supporting The Big Sleuth and playing their part in a great initiative.”
Paul Faulkner Chief Executive of Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Find out more…

We have a wide range of sponsorship packages to fit every budget. Each level offers a variety of benefits to suit your marketing and public relations objectives and each will have a unique rewards and benefits package attached that will ensure maximum brand exposure and interaction for the different levels.

To find out more about sponsorship, email elinor.eustace@nhs.net

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