Become a Sponsor

Become a Business or Premier Sponsor and pledge €2,020

Target €4080400
Raised €228260

Join the BE2020 Club and become a Business Engagement Sponsor of Galway 2020. Simply sign up as either a Business or Premier Sponsor by pledging €2,020 (either in total or each year between now and 2020) and help us make this the greatest European Capital of Culture year for Galway

Here are some of our ambitions for the people of Galway City and County


Increase in visitors


Decrease in talent migration




New jobs


New FDI businesses


Increase in exports


Galway City Visitors exploring the county


Increase in business start rate

Choose how to support

Please pledge your support by choosing the right sponsorship programme for you

If your business is interested in a more corporate, strategic and tailored sponsorship package please contact Galway 2020 at


McDonogh Capital Investments

Galway City Tribune

Connacht Tribune

Galway Bay FM


Premier Sponsors

"A Nation's Culture Resides In The Hearts And The Soul Of Its People." Mahatma Gandhi.
We At Western Hygiene Are Delighted To Support Galway 2020 In Their Wonderful Journey Of Showing The World Our Beautiful Hearts And Soul!

Western Hygiene

GALWAYnow Magazine are proud supporters of the 2020 bid #superproud #culturecity

Goldenegg production Ltd

We Are Proud To Support Galway 2020

Grant Thornton

Biteclub Are Delighted To Support The #Galway2020 Bid. Galway Is Such A Vibrant, Colourful, Cultural & Alive City - We Had So Much Fun Being Involved In The Campaign

Biteclub Streetfood Discotheque

The Team In Halo Are Delighted To Support The #Galway2020 Bid. Love The Colour And Sense Of Community The Bid Has Fostered #iBackGalway

Halo Nightclub

Electric Is Proud To Support Galway 2020. We Share The Vision For 2020, As Our Aim As A Venue Is To Build Community, Encourage Inventiveness And Provide A Space For New Ideas To Grow #weBackGalway #WearitShareIt


Galway Chamber Is Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

Galway Chamber

56 Central and 37 West are supporting Galway 2020 #create #culture #2020

56 central

The Dail Bar

Front Door Pub

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is fully committed to supporting Galway 2020.
This is a continuing tradition and relationship that goes back over 45 years
Chris Coughlan, HPE Galway

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

“Art Is An Effort To Create, Beside The Real World, A More Humane World.” – Andre Maurois

Galway Technology Centre

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

We Are Very Proud Here At The Harbour Hotel To Support Galway 2020. Culture Is Ingrained In Every Part Of Galway And What This Initiative Has Done Is To Bring It All Together And Allowed Us To Celebrate Galway And All Of Its Many Features.

Harbour Hotel

The Connacht Hotel

An Pucan & all of Galway behind the ECOC 2020 bid!

Connacht Taverns Limited

The House Hotel Are Extremely Proud To Be Backing The Bid For Galway To Become The 2020 European Capital Of Culture

The House Hotel

Roisin Dubh Flying The Galway 2020 Flag Proud And High

Roisin Dubh Pub Ltd

We Are Proud To Support Galway 2020



Delighted To Be The First Recruitment Business To Support Galway 2020!!

Connected Talent

Business Sponsors

All at Tommy Varden Ltd delighted to support Galway 2020.

Hartmanns of Galway are proud to support Galway's ECOC bid - a successful bid will be of huge benefit to all the people of galway and we are excited to be part of it

Glenlo Abbey Hotel Is Delighted To Support Galway's Bid To Become European Capital Of Culture In 2020.

DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard Are Proud To Support Galway 2020

Nox Hotel Is Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

Jurys Inn Galway Is Very Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid Is Proud To Be Associated With Galway 2020 And Their Excellent Bid To Present And Showcase The City.
Good Luck Galway,

We Are Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid

Wishing Galway 2020 All The Best For The Bid

Garavan’s Bar is both delighted and proud to be supporting the Galway 2020 bid

Travelodge Ireland are right behind Galway for European Capital of Culture

All The Team Here At The Clayton Hotel Galway Are Proud To Support The Galway 2020 Bid.

We Are Proud To Support This Bid To Present Our Unique City & County To Europe And The World.

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden are fully supportive of The Bid For Galway To Become The 2020 European Capital Of Culture.

We Want To Put Galway Firmly On The Map As A Leadership Region In Europe!

Happier Than An Auld Goat To Be Supporting Galways 2020 Bid

We Are Proud To Support Galway 2020 #IBackGalway #Bid2020

The Galway 2020 ECC Project Will Make A Wonderful Difference To Our City, We Are Proud To Support It. Súil Nua.

We Are Delighted To Support Galway 2020, A Unique Platform To Showcase Galway's Culture, Heritage, Landscape, Artists, Writers, Musicians Young And Old Both In Galway City And Every Town, Village And Community In The County.