Warwickshire welcomes BMW retailer to business club

08 August 2022

Warwickshire County Cricket Club has welcomed Sytner BMW Oldbury to the Bears Business Club.

The Bears Business Club now involves 35 members and aims to use the power of cricket to bring together small and medium-sized businesses across the West Midlands.

Sytner BMW Oldbury join the club as Gold Members, gaining access to Edgbaston Stadium’s impressive network of stakeholders and commercial partners at three events per year, plus hosting opportunities at the Warwickshire CCC Golf Day and Player Awards Dinner.

Gold members can also benefit from Edgbaston’s award-winning Conference & Events facilities, providing further opportunities for corporate hospitality and networking for customers and colleagues alike.

Sytner BMW Oldbury is a West Midlands-authorised BMW retailer, covering local areas including Birmingham, Halesowen and Wednesbury.

As part of its new membership with Edgbaston, the retailer has displayed its brand-new electric range of BMW iX, i4, iX3 and MINI at all T20 Vitality Blast matches taking place at the stadium during May and June - reaching an audience of approximately 65,000 visitors and fans.

Through its Bears Business Club membership, Sytner BMW Oldbury has also been sponsoring England international and Warwickshire player Olly Stone.

Ben Seifas, head of sales and partnerships at Warwickshire CCC, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Sytner BMW Oldbury to the Bears Business Club as Gold Members.

“The team at BMW recognise our values and focus on sustainability, so we’re pleased to support them as new members and give a platform to their growing range of electric, low-emission and CO2-free vehicles.

“Through the Bears Business Club, we’re committed to creating exclusive opportunities, events and networking initiatives that can provide inspiration for all our Members, as well as the chance to enjoy Edgbaston’s best-in-class hospitality.

“For those interested in becoming a Member, we’d invite them to visit our website or speak to us to find out more.”

Sam Callender at Sytner BMW Oldbury, said: “We’re thrilled to be a part of the Bears Business Club and, as a part of this, sponsoring the fantastic Olly Stone.

“As a business, we’re keen on supporting local organisations and this is a great opportunity for us to support the community and the club in all of the great work that they do in the area including the Edgbaston Foundation.

“We would like to thank Warwickshire CCC for this opportunity and look forward to working with them further.”

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