Official Partners and Suppliers
LAND ROVER Main Club Partner
Land Rover is a long term supporter of Rugby, both in the UK and around the world, and is proud and excited to be the main club partner of Wasps at such a significant time in the club’s history.
Rugby and Land Rover have many shared values – integrity, courage, pride, composure, capability – values that are required to create great competitive rugby and world-class all-terrain vehicles.
As a partner of Wasps, Land Rover will support at all levels from the elite players to the community programmes.
Alongside the club partnership with Wasps, Land Rover is also a long standing sponsor of Premiership Rugby and supports all 12 Premiership Rugby clubs with a vehicle to support the community work the clubs undertake. The Land Rover Premiership Cup grassroots programme sits alongside this sponsorship, involving over 7,000 children each season in a festival for under 11 and 12 age groups culminating in the popular Parade of Champions at Twickenham.
The company is also a partner of the award winning Hitz programme which uses Rugby to increase young peoples resilience, self-reliance and confidence.
Land Rover is proud to also be an Official Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2015.
Official Club Partner
It started with a simple plan to make a superior T-shirt. A shirt that provided compression and wicked perspiration off your skin rather than absorb it. A shirt that worked with your body to regulate temperature and enhance performance
Founded in 1996 by former University of Maryland football player Kevin Plank, Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel - gear engineered to keep athletes cool, dry and light throughout the course of a game, practice or workout. The technology behind Under Armour's diverse product assortment for men, women and youth is complex, but the program for reaping the benefits is simple: wear HeatGear® when it's hot, ColdGear® when it's cold, and AllSeasonGear® between the extremes.
Under Armour’s mission is to make all athletes better through passion, design and the relentless pursuit of innovation.
Official Club Partner EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
DS SMITH Official Club Partner DS Smith, who employ over 20,000 people in 25 countries, are one of Europe's leading packaging and recycling brands. We want to be perceived not only as an excellent packaging manufacturer, but much more - as Supply Cycle Strategists, helping our customers lighten their load by: Increasing their sales, Reducing their costs, Managing their risks.
Through our joined up thinking from design to manufacturing, delivery to recycling, we help reduce complexity at every point in the entire Supply Cycle of our customers. As part of the partnership, DS Smith will also work with the Wasps Community team to roll-out a new project together called "Move 2 Improve' - a physical literacy programme designed to improve the movement skills of children including those with special educational needs. The programme will involve members of the Wasps Community team visiting schools to deliver curriculum-based and out-of-school-hours physical literacy lessons and tag rugby.
Official Club Partner
Ricoh is a global technology company specialising in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions.
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialised industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
Website: www.ricoh.co.uk LEAR
Official Academy Partner
With more than 240 sites across 36 countries and with approximately 140,000 employees, Lear is consistently recognised as a Global Leader in Automotive Seating and E-Systems.
With their UK Headquarters in Coventry; Lear has always sought to play a key role in supporting the local area through various community programmes over a number of years, which echo one of their company’s values.
Official Club Partner
HEINEKEN has a long association with international rugby, including the Rugby World Cups in 1995, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015, the Heineken Cup between 1995-2014 – which was won twice by Wasps – and many of the IRB Rugby 7s tournaments.
Headquartered in Edinburgh, HEINEKEN employs around 2,000 people. In addition to being Britain’s leading cider and beer business, HEINEKEN owns around 1,250 pubs through its Star Pubs & Bars business. We are passionate about our cider and beer brands and the outstanding service that we offer to our customers. Our unrivalled portfolio of brands includes Foster's, Heineken®, Strongbow, Desperados, Kronenbourg1664, John Smith’s and Bulmers backed by a full range of niche and specialty brands.
Official Club Partner
Purity Brewing Co. is a company dedicated to making a difference. In its award-winning products: Mad Goose, Pure Gold, Pure UBU, Saddle Black, Longhorn IPA and Lawless Lager – Purity demands premium quality and uniqueness. In service, Purity offers distinction, approachability and integrity.
Central to the brewer is a strong commitment to supporting the environment. Purity only uses natural ingredients, supports recycling programmes and respects the community. Also, waste products are recycled through a pond and wetland system. This sustainable eco-system helps minimise carbon dioxide emissions and encourage wildlife diversity.
MAJESTIC COMMERCIAL Official Club Partner Majestic Commercial is the award winning business to business division of Majestic Wine. Majestic Commercial specialises in working with food led establishments with over 50 account managers cover all of mainland UK.
Majestic Wine is the UK’s biggest wine specialist, with 213 stores across the UK and two stores in Calais. Majestic stocks wine for every occasion, whether for everyday drinking or a celebratory toast, with stores carrying nearly 1000 different wines, from £4.99 up to £1000+. In-store and online, the minimum purchase is 6 bottles and free delivery 7 days a week is offered across mainland UK.
At Majestic, every day is as an occasion to taste, learn and explore. So in our stores, you will find a tasting counter with open bottles ready to sample. All stores also run free wine events (The Wine Course, Spotlight Tastings and Wine Evenings), which are delivered by store teams, every month.
ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER
Official Insurance Broker of Wasps and Ricoh Arena
Founded in 1927, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has become one of the largest, most successful insurance broking and risk management companies in the world. With extraordinary reach internationally, their parent group employs over 24,000 people and provides services in more than 150 countries.
Outside the US they are known as Arthur J. Gallagher. Wherever there is an issue of risk, they are there for clients. With a network of client-focused branches in more than 70 locations across the UK, Arthur J. Gallagher offers dedicated local service and support to businesses, backed up by national and global industry expertise.
Always with one eye on tomorrow, Gallagher works with businesses of all sizes, from new ventures to large organisations with complex risk issues. Gallagher can review all areas of your organisation, including business interruption, environmental liability, cyber-attacks and employers’ liability, as well as provide robust risk and crisis management advice.
To find out more, call the Coventry office, located on Queen Victoria Road, on 02476 232 600.
Fitbit Official Club Partner
Fitbit helps people lead healthier, more active lives by empowering them with data, inspiration and guidance to reach their goals. As the leader in the connected health and fitness category, Fitbit designs products and experiences that track everyday health and fitness. Fitbit products are carried in over 48,000 retail stores and more than 55 countries around the globe.
Official Club Supplier
EQ Nutrition are highly respected for manufacturing the highest quality sports, fitness and exercise nutrition products, as well as being one of only two companies in the sector to implement the rigorous ‘Informed Sport’ testing procedures on their entire product line, to ensure products are clean and safe for consumption by professional athletes.
EQ Nutrition will work closely with Wasps’ Strength and Conditioning experts to tailor nutritional support for Wasps’ senior and academy squads.
Focus will be placed on providing high-quality products, developed to suit the requirements of various positions within the squad to help individuals attain their fitness goals.
Official Club Supplier
Matrix Fitness – the fastest-growing commercial fitness brand in the world - is the commercial division of Johnson Health Tech. Matrix is comprised of a complete range of premium, commercial-grade cardiovascular and strength-training equipment for health clubs and other fitness facilities.
Official Club Partner
GreenFields are leaders in sports pitch construction in the UK and are proud to have our core hybrid product, XtraGrass installed at The Ricoh Arena. Football and Rugby fans at The Ricoh Arena will have the opportunity to enjoy sports matches throughout the season on a hybrid pitch that maintains its natural green colour whilst sustaining high playability and an even surface throughout.
Our portfolio of products includes 3G artificial turf, hybrid systems and natural grass installation. We provide an all in one service from design and installation to pitch replacement and maintenance and are proud to achieve this with a commitment to innovative design and reducing the impact on the environment.
We have over a decade’s experience in the installation of high quality turf systems at stadiums and training pitches around the country and are dedicated to enhancing the game of sport through our products.
Official Club Partner Free Radio is the most listened to commercial radio brand across the West Midlands. Playing the biggest pop songs from the last fifteen years from Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and Maroon 5 to Jess Glynn, Girls Aloud and John Newman, music to set you Free. Upbeat, positive music radio, broadcasting live on FM, DAB and online.
For the 2015/16 season, you can win the ‘Best Seat In The House’ at every Wasps home game. Just tune in to JD and Roisin each weekday morning for your chance to win.