A Tyneside marketing firm will make its Wembley debut at the weekend in partnership with FA Trophy finalists Gateshead FC.
ROAR Digital Marketing is showing its support for The Heed by sponsoring the club’s first-team training wear and benchwear for its maiden Trophy final against Halifax Town on Sunday, May 21, meaning the business’ logo will proudly adorn the kits.
The award-winning digital marketing agency, which specialises in strategic SEO and PPC solutions to elevate clients’ online performance and maxmimise return on investment, will also become a club partner of the Vanarama National League side for the 2023/24 season.
Michael Knowles, the founder and MD of ROAR Digital Marketing, said: “The team at ROAR is delighted to support Gateshead FC and the excellent opportunities the club provides to a wide range of people in the North East, including the men’s, women’s and academy teams.
“As a growing business with our roots very firmly in Tyneside, we are passionate about giving something back to our local communities and the sponsorship is a way of showing how immensely proud we are of the region in which we live and work.”
Knowles was joined by Gateshead player-manager and former Newcastle United defender Mike Williamson, and players Adam Campbell and Kenton Richardson at the Gateshead International Stadium to launch the partnership.
Founded in 2016 by Knowles, an ex-Google speaker and digital skills trainer and former senior lecturer in marketing at Newcastle University, ROAR Digital Marketing focuses on scaling businesses using data and technology to support online growth.