Friends of Mela

Support Northern Ireland’s biggest celebration of cultural diversity and promote diversity and inclusion in your workplace by becoming a ‘Friend of Mela’


Our friends enjoy a range of corporate benefits while being able to champion and share in our vision for a diverse and inclusive society in Northern Ireland.


Friends of Mela

By becoming a Friend of Mela you will enjoy a range of benefits for your company including:

  • Recognition as a key supporter of Mela, highlighting your commitment to celebrating the best of our communities in Northern Ireland.
  • Exposure to a diverse audience of over 55,000 representing over 20 nationalities.
  • Inclusion on Mela website which has an audience of over 75,000 unique visitors.
  • Opportunities to be included on all festival promotional materials, campaigns, and digital platforms.
  • Visibility of your company logo on our ‘Friends of Mela’ banner throughout the programme.
  • An option to use the ‘Friend of Belfast Mela’ logo, demonstrating your commitment to cultural diversity in Northern Ireland.
  • Opportunities to invite staff to participate in festival events.
  • Access to discounted festival tickets to selected events.
  • An invitation to enjoy the festival atmosphere & network with fellow sponsors at the ‘Friends of Mela’ corporate lounge.

Our Friends

  • Allstate NI
  • Labour Relations Agency
  • Belfast Harbour
  • Citi
  • Co-Ownership
  • Danske Bank
  • Department of Finance
  • Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
  • Grant Thornton
  • HSBC
  • Labour Relations Agency
  • Liberty IT
  • Northern Ireland Housing Executive
  • NICS People and Organisational Development
  • Phoenix Energy
  • Pinsent Masons
  • PSNI
  • Translink

Contact Us

If you wish to find out more about the Friend of Mela scheme please contact us using the form below and a member of our team will get back to you.