At Cryptic, we are committed to the development of mutually beneficial partnerships. Sponsorship can create a sustainable platform from which to communicate your brand and services, with a high return on investment. Companies align themselves with Cryptic and its productions for reasons including:

  • Communicating and reflecting core brand values
  • Excellence in hospitality – reaching new partners and building on existing client relationships
  • Product brand and value recognition through Scottish and International press – credits and logos in all relevant associated print, media and online marketing
  • Targeting specific segments of the arts sector and involving potential customers
  • Capturing new customers
  • Benefiting employees and investors
  • Promotional opportunities with a skilled and trusted company
  • Association with a highly respected award-winning innovative arts organization

Corporate partnership with Cryptic provides the perfect platform for business development and the company adopts a flexible approach to every bespoke partnership, thereby ensuring specific business objectives can be fulfilled.

Between 2005-2011, the following businesses have invested in Cryptic’s work, ensuring corporate social responsibility and supporting the company’s remit to provide an artistic legacy through the development of the UK’s international cultural profile:

  • anCnoc (Caorunn Gin - sponsor of Orlando at Edinburgh Festival 2011)
  • Aer Lingus
  • AFAA
  • Anton Steele Hairdressing
  • Arup
  • Café Gandolfi
  • Cove Park
  • Diageo Plc
  • Edinburgh University Film Society
  • Elf Explorations Plc
  • Ewington Hotel
  • Faulds
  • Fitness First for Women
  • House of Fraser
  • IKEA
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Ludometrics (Partnership won Arts & Business Award 2011)
  • Lux Biotechnology
  • McKever Hotels
  • McMillan Hotels
  • Oddbins
  • Parallel56
  • Primesight
  • Reid Architecture
  • Richer Sounds
  • Scotrail
  • Whitespace (Partnership nominated for Arts & Business Award 2010)

For more information on Sponsorship opportunities please contact Cathie Boyd at

Ludometrics and Cryptic Collecting Arts and Business Award