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SIG Roofing PLC

Event Management

Overview

SIG Roofing was looking to reach their target demographic in an environment synonymous with the value of the company and industry at large. The end goal was to raise awareness of the SIG Roofing brand within the roofing contractor community. What better place to reach them than via their favourite cafe?

Sector: Building Supplies
Challenge: Create and market a programme to increase awareness of local branches
Activities: Full event management and marketing campaign
Duration: 10 months
SIG Roofing awards lunch at prestigious London venue 'The Brewery'

Process

WSA’s project team listened to SIG’s objective to raise awareness within the roofing contract community and from this ‘Britain’s Best Cafe’ was launched, a campaign where cafes could be entered into the competition and voted for by their patrons.

The campaign commenced with a programme to recruit cafes via PR and direct mail to cafes all around the UK. The registered cafes and all local SIG branches were supported with a full point-of-sale kit and localised PR support. A dedicated website was built to promote the campaign and manage the voting process with traffic driven to the site through a variety of social media campaigns and PR activity.

The programme culminated in an awards lunch at prestigious London venue ‘The Brewery’ in Chiswell Street, with the winning cafe being awarded the prize of a seven-day trip to Cuba.

IRRV magazine featuring 'Britain's Best Cafe' creative Leaflets for 'Britain's Best Cafe' promotion Twitter advert featuring footballer, Rio Ferdinand, holding the 'Britain's Best Cafe' selfie frame

The outcome

On our second year of arranging the project, over 500 cafes entered the competition, an increase of over 200 cafes on the previous year, as well as over 25,000 public votes cast for their favourite cafe.

The awards were successfully promoted during the voting period including through social media campaigns, marketing, radio, TV interviews and a flash mob on the clients YouTube channel.

The client was successful in raising their brand awareness through a programme that positively promoted not only the awards, but SIG to their target audience.

The winners of 'Britain's Best Cafe', Super Sausage Cafe, holding their certificate and trophy

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