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 Metro Vancouver

COMMUNITY SPONSOR

Port Metro 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 Metro 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 Metro 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 Metro 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

Global BC

MEDIA SPONSOR

As British Columbia’s leading television station with its flagship ‘News Hour’ broadcast, Global BC is the broadcaster more British Columbians turn to for local news than any other. With a team of experienced and trusted journalists, Global BC provides their audience with award-winning journalism morning, noon and night. Digging deeper to find the truths behind major issues that matter most to its residents, Global BC is renowned for telling unique stories thatthey won’t find anywhere else.

102.7 the Peak

MEDIA SPONSOR

102.7 The PEAK connects music lovers by building a community based on music discovery and trust. We are passionate about sharing music from Vancouver, Canada and around the world.

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!

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).

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.

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

Media Sponsors