ERSA has a range of sponsorship opportunities available to organisations who want to build a stronger relationship with ERSA and the sector. Sponsorship could also be a better fit than membership.

Forum sponsorship

Many ERSA members join ERSA specifically to gain access to our forums, which meet regularly. The opportunity exists to become a forum partner, which involves supporting the work of the forum through a mixture of financial and / or other means such as policy or partner.

Full ERSA members can also apply to co-chair the forums and networks they are interested in.

Employment Support GM – in collaboration with GMCA
Chaired by Seetec Pluss

Community Renewal Fund Forum – supported by Cognisoft
Chaired by Human Kind Charity and Serco

Human Resources – supported by BDB Pitmans
Vacancy for a chair

Digital – supported by Aptem Employ
Chaired by Tony Carr, 4 Front Partners and Associate Professor Jo Ingold, Deakin University

Employment Support Scotland – supported by entitledto
Chaired by Paul de Pellette, Triage Central and Robin Turner, Routes to Work

Older Workers – in collaboration with Centre for Ageing Better 
Chaired by Kim Chaplain, Ageing better and Rebecca Simpson, Renaisi

Available networks and forums include Youth Employment, Justice and Rehabilitation, Secure Homes and Work, Partnership, Employment Support Wales, Employer Engagement, Communications and Public Affairs, UKSPF and Disability and Health. 

The ERSA Conference (and Employability Awards) 2022
30 November – 1 December 2022 | Midlands

For the second time this year, ERSA will host our flagship conference which this year will feature a sector dinner, celebrating this years Award winners. 

Opportunities will include; 

 Sponsorship | Exhibition |Speaking | Workshops  

Get in touch early to discuss! 

The ERSA Employability Awards 2022

Celebrating the achievements of organisations and individuals working in partnership to help jobseekers in their journey towards, into and progression in work. Sponsorship is a great way to support the work of the sector whilst also maximising your brand. The awards will open for entry on 25 June and will include an evening award ceremony at the end of the year.  ERSA events have historically been really well attended with lots of networking opportunities. 

Available sponsorship opportunities include headline sponsor, venue sponsor, category sponsor and media sponsor – discounted rates available for ERSA members. Get in touch with Laura or an informal discussion.

The UK Employability Day

ERSA’s UK campaign for Employability Day, providing organisations an opportunity to celebrate all things employment support. More information can be found here. The next day is Friday 29 June 2023

Video showcase or roundtable partner


Would you like to speak to the sector? ERSA events offer a unique route to market. Do you have an idea or solution you would like to share with the employability sector, perhaps just a segment like Kickstart gateways, local authorities, CAEHRS Framework Providers or housing associations? Get in touch with the team to discuss further, packages start from £500 plus VAT. 

Advertise to the sector with ERSA's Opportunities Hub

ERSA has a growing list of ERSA members and sector stakeholders, currently reaching over 6,000 organisations. The ‘Opps Hub’ is sent out in the form of an e-newsletter regularly and provides an opportunity for organisations to advertise items such as campaigns, showcasing solutions, events, jobs, call for research participation and expressions of Interest. Same day turnaround is possible in most cases. ERSA members enjoy priority access and heavily discounted rates. See the latest opportunities and find out more here

Got another idea not listed here? We would love to hear from you and discuss options. 

Get in touch today to find out how you can speak to the employability sector. 

The ERSA Team
events@ersa.org.uk

0203 757 9415