Assist Consultancy Group
Assist, based in Ramsey in the Isle of Man, offers a professional consultancy service in human resources, training and marketing. The team kindly supported Litfest with some merchandising and Litfest branded shirts.
The Manx Heritage Foundation was established in 1982 to support and promote Manx culture, awarding grants for projects and initiating schemes of its own. Areas supported include wildlife, language, music, archaeology, history, and education. MHF supported is supporting Litfest with a significant contribution towards funding for this year's festival. Tel: 01624 676169 firstname.lastname@example.org
Isle of Man Advertising & PR
The longest-established full service agency in the Island, Isle of Man Advertising & Public Relations works with a range of clients in both the public and private sector on PR, marketing, advertising, graphic design, social media and website design. The company supported Litfest with the design, build and hosting of this website.
Isle of Man Arts Council
The Arts Council is part of the Manx Government's Department of Education & Children and which aims develop and improve the knowledge, understanding, practice and access to the arts in all its forms. The Arts Council is supporting Litfest with a significant contribution towards funding for this year's festival.
Sovereign’s core business is setting up and managing companies, trusts, pensions, insurance and other structures to meet the specific personal or business needs of its clients. Typically these needs include foreign market entry, tax planning, wealth protection, property ownership and facilitating cross border business.
Marsh Isle of Man
A global leader in insurance broking and risk management, Marsh - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies - has clients in more than 100 countries.
Lingua Franca is managed by Franca Fritz, a German graduate and certified translator, who managed a translation agency for 20 years before moving to the Isle of Man. Working with her husband, Heinrich Koop, Franca has translated in excess of 200 books. Lingua Franca is kindly sponsoring this year's Open Mic Poetry Slam.
The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
The oldest continually operating passenger shipping company in the world, having began operations in 1830. Operates services to Heysham, Liverpool, Dublin and Belfast, with the routes serviced by Ben-my-Chree and the fast craft Manannan. The Steam Packet Company is supporting Litfest 2015 with travel for authors Ian Buxton and Brian Clegg.
ManSat was the pioneer company of the Isle of Man space industry when it was set up in 1998, and now works with the IOM Government on filing orbital slots for satellites with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). ManSat is supporting Litfest by sponsoring The Quatermass Experiment, with author Matthew Kneale.
Pokerstars is the largest online poker cardroom in the world and has its headquarters in the Isle of Man. PokerStars is kindly supporting Litfest 2015 with sponsorship for the Writers' Day at King William's College.
Named after the Tower of Refuge in Douglas Bay, Tower Insurance was founded in January 1928 by a group of Isle of Man residents who wanted an insurer that had as its primary focus the interest of Manx residents. Tower kindly agreed to support Litfest 2015 by covering our public liability insurance.