Our Sponsors


Diverse businesses defined by a culture. Sewell Group are a multi-disciplined group of companies operating across the Yorkshire region. As a Sunday Times Top 10 Place To Work for consecutive years, they strive to be a great place to work so they can be a brilliant, innovative company to deal with.  In whatever Sewell do, they aim to create value for their communities and prove that a local family business can deliver world class services.

Bishop burton - associate SPONSOR

Bishop Burton is one of the UK's leading land-based colleges and has a national reputation for quality. They’re the only college in the UK to hold Centre of Vocational Excellence status in both Agriculture and Equine and in 2017 accrediting body Pearson declared them the Outstanding BTEC College of the Year. Their excellent success rates, unrivalled facilities and innovative teaching were all factors in receiving the highly coveted national accolade.

bae systems

We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 83,100 people in over 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

hull city council

Hull City Council is the governing body for the unitary authority and city of Kingston upon Hull. It was created in 1972 as the successor to the Corporation of Hull, which was also known as Hull Corporation and founded in 1440 by Royal charter.

Hull college

Join the party and study in the heart of UK City of Culture 2017 & watch as Hull builds its legacy. Hull College has a wide range of courses in the arts, as well as in renewable energy, construction and hospitality and catering.


The UK ports industry is the largest in Europe and its operations provide critical economic infrastructure for the nation’s manufacturers and businesses. ABP is the UK’s leading port operator, with a unique network of 21 ports across England, Scotland and Wales. Our ports include Immingham, the UKs busiest port, and Southampton, the nation’s second largest and most efficient container port, as well as the UK’s number one for cars and cruise.