Event Sponsorship

Above: Australian Bowlriding Championships 2018 at Empire Park skate bowl, sponsored by NCC

Council's Event Sponsorship Program provides funding for events that promote Newcastle, provide economic benefit through tourism and capitalise on the city’s assets.

Event sponsorship for the next financial year will be provided across five categories: 
  1. Community Events
  2. Major Community Events
  3. Major Destination Events
  4. Commercial Events
  5. Business Events

Applications opening soon.


Our   Event Sponsorship Policy (pdf) outlines eligibility criteria, the assessment process and the scope of the program.

Please contact our Events team on 4974 2837 or esp@ncc.nsw.gov.au for further information.

Recipients of the 2018/2019 Event Sponsorship Program included:

  • Affordable Living Conference
  • Africa Day Celebrations
  • Australian Bowl-Riding Championships
  • Back in Time Pop Culture Festival
  • Beaumont Street Carnivale
  • Bikers for Kids
  • Carols by Candlelight
  • Celebrating Polish Culture
  • China Week
  • Combined School Anzac Service
  • Comedy Festival
  • Dinosaur Dig
  • Hunter Hurricanes Celebration of Cricket
  • International Womens Day
  • King of Concrete
  • Mattara Festival of Newcastle
  • Network of Womens Students Australia Conference
  • Newcastle Pride Festival
  • Nonomaterial Conference
  • Para Tri
  • Port to Port
  • Rotary Conference
  • Sail Fest
  • T20 Cricket Summer Bash
  • W League
  • Wallsend Winter Fair
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