Bartercard announce major new partnership with Leeds Rhinos

Bartercard will see the brand appear across both the Rhinos men’s and women’s teams and the principal partner for the Leeds Rhinos Netball franchise for the new Vitality Superleague season.

The Bartercard brand will appear on the back of the mens and womens playing shirts and will be seen for the first time when the Rhinos kick off the new Betfred Super League live on Channel 4 on Saturday 12th February, the first ever Super League game to be broadcast on free-to-air television.

The One Team – Team Rhinos approach is a new initiative from the Rhinos commercial department for 2022 with partners able to support not just the mens Super League squad but also get involved in the success womens and wheelchair Rugby League sides as well as the Vitality Superleague netball squad and the innovative LDRL and PDRL initiatives.

Leeds Rhinos Commercial Director Rob Oates, “We are delighted to welcome Bartercard as a partner for the Rhinos across our mens and womens teams as well as the Rhinos netball side. Bartercard have a proven track record of success and I am sure this will be a tremendously beneficial partnership for all concerned. We are proud to be able to offer opportunities across mens, womens and disability sport for our partners and this is the first of a number of initiatives that we will be revealing in the coming weeks. I would like to thank Ben Turnbull, our Business Development Manager, for all his hard work to ensure this deal has come to fruition.”

Bartercard unveil Bartercard Surrey Storm as their naming rights partner

Surrey Storm is delighted to unveil Bartercard as their first-ever naming rights partner ahead of the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season.
The multi-year deal will see the Surrey Sports Park outfit become officially known as Bartercard Surrey Storm as part of the ground-breaking new partnership.

This collaboration sees Bartercard make a significant show of commitment to woman’s sport, and the Storm franchise in particular, over the coming seasons.

As part of the agreement, Bartercard Surrey Storm will be able to spend the ‘Barter pounds’ and traditional cash it earns from the deal with the wide range of local, national and international suppliers on the network.
Storm Managing Director Gavin Baker said: “This is a landmark moment for Storm as we announce this agreement with Bartercard who will become the first naming rights partner in the history of the franchise.”
“The partnership gives us a fantastic boost ahead of the upcoming VNSL campaign and beyond. We couldn’t be happier to welcome Bartercard into the Storm family and I’m looking forward to seeing how the partnership can evolve into the future.”

Chris Kirkby, Bartercard Managing Director, said: “We are hugely proud to sign Surrey Storm to the Bartercard network. We can’t wait to support and celebrate their success throughout the season. They are a huge name in the region.”
“I have been very impressed with the positivity around the club, so when the opportunity arose to get involved, we jumped at the chance.”

Mikki Austin, Storm’s Director of Netball, also commented on her excitement at partnering with a company whose ethos is closely aligned with that of the franchise.
“We are hugely excited to announce a brand-new named sponsor in Bartercard,” Austin said.
“They are a nationwide company whose values of trust, honesty and respect align perfectly with ours here at Surrey Storm, and we look forward to developing this partnership over the coming seasons.”

Bartercard Surrey Storm will be in action at the Rise Again Festival which is taking place on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th December at Belle Vue in Manchester.

Bartercard has agreed on a three-year deal with the Saints

St Helens R.F.C. is delighted to announce that Bartercard will be featured across the shoulders of the Club’s soon-to-be-revealed 2022 home and away shirts.

Bartercard has agreed on a three-year deal with the Saints to become the Club’s back of shirt sponsors until at least the end of the 2024 Super League season.

Bartercard is a simple, flexible barter system that converts slow moving stock, downtime, spare capacity or vacant seats into extra sales.

They’re a global business with a 55,000 strong network of plus cardholders who were members of the trade benefit from exchanging purchase products and services with their own products and services.

Bartercard has introduced a unique digital currency (trade pounds) to form a genuinely cashless society with over £425 million traded on the Bartercard network each year.

Saints General Manager and Head of Commercial, Dave Hutchinson, said: “I’m delighted Bartercard has joined the Champions. As we continue our success on the field, I look forward to a long and successful partnership off the field, too, with Bartercard firmly on board.

“This deal represents a huge commitment from Bartercard in the Club and rugby league in general, and we are looking forward to working with them over the next three years.”

Chris Kirby, the Managing Director of Bartercard, added: “It is such a great privilege to be working alongside St Helens Rugby Club. Bartercard is overjoyed to see our brand displayed on the back of the clubs’ shirts, and we look forward to supporting the Club off the field and watching them succeed on it.

“We are thrilled to be part of such an incredible team which will undoubtedly enhance the future of Bartercard.”

Saints 2022 home and away kits will be revealed in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

Bartercard is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Hibernian FC

Hibernian FC is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with business trading platform Bartercard UK.

Bartercard allows businesses to buy and sell their goods or services as part of a global network of like-minded businesses. Bringing 21st-century technology to the bartering industry, Bartercard works on your companies’ behalf by guaranteeing you new customers, during your quieter times.

Chris Kirby, Managing Director said of the partnership: “We are delighted to announce the launch of Bartercard Scotland whose offices are based right here in the heart of Edinburgh, we were keen to approach Hibs to be the catalyst in driving our brand forward in the capital. We are keen to speak with any businesses in the area who may be interested in hearing more about how we can help improve their cash flow by bartering with 55,000 members of our Trade Exchange. ”

Murray Milligen, Hibernian’s Commercial Manager, added: “I’m delighted to announce this partnership with Bartercard. They’re just launching in Edinburgh as part of their growth strategy so we’re looking forward to helping them grow the brand and engage with the business community within the city. Our game here in Scotland is continuing to grow and it’s great to have global brands such as Bartercard onboard to support this”.

“I personally am looking forward to seeing the Bartercard network going from strength to strength in Edinburgh, which will, in turn, provide significant operational opportunities for the club”.

Bartercard is pleased to announce the agreement to be principal partner of Blackpool Football Club

Blackpool Football Club is pleased to announce that Bartercard has signed up as a principal partner for the 2021/22 Sky Bet Championship campaign.

The trading platform, where businesses can buy and sell their goods or services as part of a global network of like-minded companies, will appear on the rear of the Seasiders’ first-team shorts this season.

A global business to a network with 55,000 plus cardholders, Bartercard operates across various sectors – from marketing, travel and tourism, property and more – in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA, Thailand, Israel, South Africa and France.

By using Bartercard, you earn trade pounds for the goods and services you sell. The value is then recorded electronically in your member account, where you can spend your credit balance on goods or services from any other Bartercard member, offering you utterly flexible trading.

Chris Kirby, Managing Director of Bartercard, said:

“We are proud to support Blackpool Football Club as the back of shorts partner in an exciting new era for the club in the Championship.

“We have good relationships with many UK football clubs, and we are incredibly proud to be adding Blackpool FC to this list.

“We are looking forward to getting involved with Blackpool and the local community, as well as watching the action on the field.”

Martin Booker, Blackpool FC’s Commercial Manager, added:

“Bartercard is a well-established brand, and our growing business community will certainly be able to interact and benefit from this new partnership. We’re delighted to welcome them as official short sponsors for the current season and look forward to developing a strong relationship with Chris and his team.”

For further details about Bartercard, please visit www.bartercard.co.uk