Astra Awards Nab Some First Timers For Sponsors

Astra Awards Nab Some First Timers For Sponsors

Several first-time sponsors have committed their support for the 2015 ASTRA Awards, joining long-term sponsors Telstra and Foxtel.

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Telstra is an associate sponsor of the event and Foxtel is the platform sponsor.

New sponsors for the awards this year are:

  • Destination NSW (partner)
  • The Star Sydney (major sponsor)
  • La Biosthetique (beauty sponsor)
  • Belavance (beauty sponsor)
  • Twitter (media partner)

“Drawing such a prestigious group of sponsors to the ASTRA Awards demonstrates the calibre of the event,” ASTRA CEO Andrew Maiden said.

“ASTRA is privileged to have the support of excellent sponsors as we celebrate 20 years of subscription television in Australia, creating a glittering night to remember,” he said.

Greg Hawkins, managing director at The Star said, “We are proud to partner with the ASTRA team to recognise the talent and innovation of industry-leading artists and craftspeople.

“As Sydney’s leading entertainment destination, The Star looks forward to being the home of the ASTRA Awards this year and we can promise that we will deliver a truly exceptional event,” continued Hawkins.

Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said, “As the creative services hub of the Asia Pacific region and the home of Australia’s premier creative industry celebrations, Sydney is a fitting location to host the ASTRA Awards.

“Destination NSW is proud to recognise the vibrant subscription television industry through our support of the 2015 ASTRA Awards, a wonderful addition to the NSW Events Calendar,” Chipchase said.

International entertainment journalist and television personality Giuliana Rancic will host the 2015 ASTRA Awards at The Star in Sydney on March 12.