Corporate Partnerships Strategy Seminar

The Megaro, King’s Cross, London, 19th June 2019.

£195 + VAT (early bird rate is £145 + VAT if you book by 23rd April)

Build your corporate partnerships strategy for the 2020s

This is a time of incredible political, social and environmental challenges. It’s a context that is having a huge effect on companies and charities and the partnerships between them. These partnerships have never been more important and necessary. It is the fundraising leaders who have the most focused, forward thinking and inspirational corporate partnerships strategy who will
deliver in this area in the 2020s.

What you will learn

  • How to create your unique partnership product
  • How to build a partnering culture in your charity
  • How to create and communicate your inspirational vision, internally and externally
  • How to ensure your strategy meets companies needs
  • How to remove obstacles to delivering success
  • How to grow and sustain your new business pipeline
  • How to lead with a laser-light focus
  • How to harness the power of digital marketing
  • How to attract and retain the right talent to drive corporate partnerships growth

What you will take away

  • Your comprehensive roadmap for creating major, long-term, corporate partnerships.
  • How to build a genuinely innovative product
  • Our five essential pillars for a successful corporate partnerships strategy
  • Inspiration and confidence to take your corporate partnerships to a whole new level

Who should attend?

Fundraising directors, heads of fundraising and heads of corporate partnerships.

Learning style

The content of the Corporate Partnerships Strategy Seminar is built on research-based insight, interviews with market leaders, our extensive experience and a wide range of case studies from UK, US and Australia. The seminar is a mix of teaching, in-depth group work and individual sparring.


The Megaro is an inspirational learning environment, less than five minutes’ walk from King’s Cross and St Pancras stations.


Jonathan Andrews

Jonathan is a corporate and charity partnerships specialist with 19 years’ experience. He has led successful teams at Alzheimer’s Society, Age UK, Action for Children and Unilever. At Alzheimer’s Society his team increased fundraising income from £4m to £16m. He has secured major partnerships including BT, Bupa, Credit Suisse and Santander. He is the co-founder of Byte Night, which has raised over £8 million for Action for Children. He is the founder and managing director of Remarkable Partnerships, a consultancy helping companies and charities create partnerships of shared purpose and significant value. He has written two industry reports and he was corporate partnerships project leader for the Commission on the Donor Experience.

Royston Abernethy

Royston has over 25 years’ experience working for blue-chip, multinational companies, developing retail and commercial businesses and partnerships. He has successfully managing award winning sales and marketing teams both in the UK and Asia. He is passionate about the power of partnerships and he joined the charity sector in 2014, managing the new business and partnership activities at Bloodwise and Sue Ryder. Whilst at Sue Ryder he secured an innovative, long-term partnership with DHL and managed the Morrisons partnership during its final six months, raising over £1.25 million. Royston joined Remarkable Partnerships in 2017 to provide strategic and practical solutions to help charities grow their corporate partnerships.

Helen Usher

Helen has led award-winning global partnerships including Jaguar Land Rover and their sustainability partnership with the Born Free Foundation which has raised over £1 million. She has also secured and account-managed partnerships with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Etihad Airlines, Wyevale Garden Centres and Lush. In addition, Helen has specialised in working with global travel companies in their charity-alignment and commitment to ABTA’s animal welfare guidelines. She holds a post-graduate diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing with London’s IDM, a degree in music and is a fully-trained radio presenter.

Please note

  • Please note the seminar starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm.