Business Club

Welcome to the Old Pats Business Club

The purpose of the business club is to:

  1. Promote businesses owned and/or managed by players, members and sponsors
  2. Provide members with a trusted marketplace for local products and services
  3. Generate income for the club via a donation scheme
  4. Increase sponsorship revenue

The Old Pats Business Club has been set up by a group of Old Pats RFC members who own/manage their own businesses spearheaded by Club Chairman Matt Cape and Club Sponsor Nigel Church of First Solution.

The purpose of the business club is to maximise opportunities for the club, players, club members and sponsors through closer networking and providing a sporting community of 1,200 + with a trusted marketplace for a wide range of local goods and services.

Benefits of joining the Business Club

  • Promoted to over 600 members
  • Be seen in our on-line directory of member businesses
  • Invites to out-of-the-ordinary network meetings throughout the year
  • Use our on-line discussion forum to discuss stuff
  • Get the latest business club news, views and events
  • Keep up to speed with club sponsorship opportunities

Trusted Marketplace

  • Discounts available on goods and services sold by member businesses
  • Buy from a trusted marketplace where maintaining a good reputation is paramount
  • Buy from a OPRFC business and it will make a donation to Old Pats RFC

Benefits to the Club

  • Income from donations for business done via the club
  • Increased income from better structured and better communicated sponsorship deals
  • Income generation ideas discussed within the forum and network meetings

More income = better equipment, facilities and events.

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Featured Sponsor

First Solution

First Solution is one of Old Pats’ main sponsors whose owner, and Managing Director, Nigel Church heads up the Old Pats Business Club which plays an important role in helping maximise sponsorship opportunities for the club as well as many other benefits for the wider Old Pats community.

First Solution helps businesses to unlock competitive advantage through technology.

Their services, from IT Support and Cyber Security outsourcing to Digital Transformation consulting, arm their customers with the ability to both avoid the risks and find the opportunities presented by the ever more technology focused world.

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