UrbanVolt see the light as they win ‘Sponsor for a Day’ competition

by Gazette Reporter

Bank of Ireland has announced that Dublin-based business UrbanVolt, has won the Leinster “Sponsor for a Day” competition.

UrbanVolt will have their brand name on the Leinster rugby team’s jersey for their European Rugby Champions Cup game against Montpellier in RDS Arena which will be played on the weekend of January 13.

This is the fourth year of the competition, which was open to businesses across Ireland. The prize is worth €50,000 and includes; UrbanVolt’s logo on the front of the players’ jerseys; pitch signage, corporate hospitality for ten guests; match programme advert; photographs with the team, promotion for UrbanVolt from Bank of Ireland and Leinster Rugby.

UrbanVolt is a Dublin-based energy services company which operates across the country. It retrofits commercial premises with LED lighting at no upfront cost to the business, delivering an immediate reduction in energy cost and usage.

UrbanVolt is paid a proportion of the savings and its clients typically enjoy a 50% reduction in their total lighting energy costs after the fee is paid.

Commenting on the prize Kevin Maughan, CEO UrbanVolt said: “Having our logo on the Leinster Rugby jerseys is an incredible opportunity for an emerging business like ours. In our first year of business we have become the biggest lighting provider in Ireland. The exposure from this partnership with Bank of Ireland and Leinster Rugby will provide an immeasurable boost to UrbanVolt, both in Ireland and internationally.

“It’s a once in a lifetime experience and we are looking forward to everything it brings.”

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