Local firm, Hill Osborne, have extended their partnership with AFC Bournemouth for the 2020/21 season.
The accountancy practice, who have been sponsoring matches at Vitality Stadium since the early 1990s, will enter their 11th year of sponsorship of AFC Business having been official partners since it was first launched in 2009.
Originally established in the mid-1960s, Hill Osborne offers a comprehensive range of accountancy and business advisory services to private individuals and companies across many sectors, specialising in family-owned and controlled businesses.
Their support of the business club now extends to over a decade, with AFC Business boasting over 700 members and hosing monthly events consisting of breakfasts, evening dos and director-level dinners.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and such events being postponed, Hill Osborne have still been engaging virtually, with business club webinars taking place.
Part of the recent partnership includes the company being the headline sponsor of the annual AFC Business Chairman’s Luncheon, which takes place in February.
It will be the fourth event of its kind hosted by club chairman, Jeff Mostyn, who will be accompanied by a special guest.
Hill Osborne will continue to have advertising around Vitality Stadium, brand visibility at AFC Business events and have strong presence at both corporate and club events throughout the season engaging.
AFC Bournemouth partnerships manager, Amy Marks, spoke of her delight at the deal.
“Hill Osborne are really valued partners and we have worked very closely together over the last 11 years.
“We particularly enjoy seeing their representatives at events, which they have attended frequently since our business club was formed.
“We’d like to extend our thanks to all involved at Hill Osborne for their continued support during such challenging times.”
Richard Osborne, director of Hill Osborne, also commented: “Hill Osborne is proud to continue its sponsorship of the Business Club.
“The breakfasts and other events provide ideal opportunities to meet fellow business people to discuss not only business, but also the fortunes of our favourite football club!
“We all hope that such meetings can resume in the not too distant future and meanwhile we wish our football team every success for the remainder of the season.”
AFC Bournemouth would like to extend its thanks to Hill Osborne for their support over the last 30 years.