Our Sponsors

Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors for their support of the Richmond World Festival!

 

Coast Capital Savings

PRESENTING SPONSOR

Coast Capital Savings is Canada’s second largest credit union, owned by its 512,000 members. It has 50 branches in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia and has exciting plans to grow. Product innovations include Canada’s first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution. Coast Capital offers one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ and was named one of 2014’s BC Top Employers. It is a member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. To learn more, visit www.coastcapitalsavings.com.

Vancouver International Airport (YVR)

MAIN STAGE SPONSOR

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is Canada’s second busiest airport, serving more than 19 million passengers in 2014. YVR was voted Best Airport in North America for the sixth consecutive year, and Best Airport in the World for its size category of 10-20 million passengers, in the 2015 Skytrax World Airport Awards. We are committed to creating an airport that British Columbia can be proud of: a premier global gateway, local economic generator and community contributor. For more information, please visit www.yvr.ca.

Richmond Centre

CULINARY STAGE SPONSOR

Located in the heart of Richmond, Richmond Centre offers more than 200 stores and services including 18 restaurants in the Dining Terrace. Home to brands such as Zara, Lululemon, BOSS, Apple, Hudson’s Bay and more, Richmond Centre is one of the Lower Mainland’s best shopping experiences!

Cowell Auto Group

KID’S WORLD SPONSOR

Over time, the car dealership/car ownership relationship has become very transactional and highly commoditized. At Cowell Auto Group, we believe the entire experience of owning a car should feel special, to ensure our relationship is a long one based on trust.

Our team of passionate, caring specialists work seamlessly to put you at the centre of every experience you have with us.  For our entire journey together, you’ll feel listened to, understood and respected.  And our promise is that you’ll always feel genuinely wowed by our caring team.

Port of Vancouver

GLOBAL VILLAGE SPONSOR

Port of Vancouver is Canada’s largest port and the third largest tonnage port in North America, responsible for Canada’s trade with more than 160 world economies. Located in a naturally beautiful setting on Canada’s west coast, Port of Vancouver is responsible for the efficient and reliable movement of goods and passengers, and integrates environmental, social and economic sustainability initiatives into all areas of port operations. Port of Vancouver is committed to meaningful engagement with the communities in which it operates and the shared obligation to improve the quality of life for Canadians. Enabling the trade of approximately $187 billion in goods annually, the port generates an estimated 100,000 jobs, $6.1 billion in wages, and $9.7 billion in GDP across Canada. As a non-shareholder, financially self-sufficient corporation established by the Government of Canada, Port of Vancouver operates pursuant to the Canada Marine Act and is accountable to the elected federal Minister of Transport.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

COMMUNITY SPONSOR

From humble beginnings as a local college, to our current status as a polytechnic university, KPU has continued to grow, expand, and evolve to meet the needs of students and surrounding communities. Today, KPU serves the entire Metro Vancouver region with four campuses located in Surrey, Langley, Richmond, and Cloverdale. With over 120 different programs to choose from, KPU is the largest post-secondary institution south of the Fraser, and the largest teaching university in Western Canada. To learn more about all that KPU has to offer visit kpu.ca

Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel

Whether you’re meeting clients, catching an early flight or just enjoying our BC vibe, the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel is the perfect place to work, play, dine and relax.  Located just minutes from Vancouver International Airport in beautiful Richmond, British Columbia, our modern hotel is a refreshing destination for all your business and vacation adventures in Vancouver.

CTV

MEDIA SPONSOR

CTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 13 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out of Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc, Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca.

Georgia Straight

MEDIA SPONSOR

No other city publication knows more about Vancouver than the Georgia Straight. Established as the lifestyle and entertainment weekly in Vancouver for over 40 years, theGeorgia Straight is an integral part of the active urban West Coast lifestyle with over 804, 000 readers (2009 Angus Reid).

102.7 the Peak

MEDIA SPONSOR

The Peak is Vancouver’s World Class Rock station. Listen to discover your next favourite artist and become a PEAK VIP for exclusive concert and contest information. Visit thepeak.fm to listen live and to find all the latest information on community events, concerts and new artists.

Z95.3 - Vancouver's Best Mix

MEDIA SPONSOR

The most iconic radio brand in Vancouver, Z95.3 is Vancouver’s Best Mix with artists like Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Maroon 5, Pink, Justin Timberlake, Rihanna and so many more! Z95.3s on-air sound is fun but always family friendly.  Wake up to Ruby and Cruise every weekday morning!

94.5 Virgin Radio

94.5 Virgin Radio is YOUR #1 Hit Music Station! We have the BEST hosts playing all the hits for you any time of day! You can count on Jonny, Holly & Nira to get you going from 5:30am to 9am weekdays. Chris Palliser hosts Middays 9am-2pm with the ultimate soundtrack to your work day. Remo’s on your Radio for the back half of your work day and your drive home mix: The 5 o’clock Traffic Jam with DJ Flipout! Denai’s in the evening from 6pm-10pm featuring the TOP 7 @ Seven as picked by you! Any time of day – 94.5 Virgin Radio is your Hit Music!

Richmond News

MEDIA SPONSOR

Richmond News is your source of local news on Richmond, British Columbia, Canada. Find the latest breaking news from Richmond, as well as local sports, opinion, letters, entertainment, lifestyles, community, events, TV listings, movie guide and reviews, community photos, jobs, cars, and homes.

KISS 104.9 Hit Music

KiSS Radio, home of KiSS Breakfast with Randi, Andrew and Susie, Non Stop Hits and home to WHAM BAM August 20th with Hedley and Trevor Guthrie LIVE @ the PNE Amphitheatre. Hit kissradio.ca for details.

Miss604

SOCIAL MEDIA SPONSOR

Although she built her first website in 1997, Rebecca has been blogging about life in BC since 2004 on Miss604.com, and podcasting since 2005. Originally from Surrey BC, Rebecca has been working professionally in online media for the last 14 years, from producing and managing live event streaming 2000-2004 to corporate webcasting and news dissemination.

FESTIVAL SPONSORS

We are offering a limited number of quality sponsorship opportunities to companies who want to engage with culturally diverse demographic. Each opportunity will be unique and your brand will be a stand out.

Presenting Sponsor

Stage and Zone Sponsors

Community Sponsors

Accommodations Sponsors

Media Sponsors