Sponsors & Supporters

The Bay to Birdwood is a not-for-profit event that relies on vehicle entry fees and sponsors. Without our significant partners, the event would not take place. You can help simply by choosing our sponsor businesses and let them know that you are a supporter of the Bay to Birdwood too!

Key Stakeholders

National Motor Museum

Since 1965 millions of people have enjoyed discovering their motoring heritage at the National Motor Museum, Birdwood, South Australia.

As an international centre for the collection, research, preservation, education, and display of Australian road transport history, the National Motor Museum is much more than a collection of vehicles. It is a social history of the way we were, the way we are now and the way of the future.

History Trust of South Australia

The History Trust of South Australia operates three museums – the Migration Museum, the National Motor Museum and the South Australian Maritime Museum. Complementing those established museums is The Centre of Democracy – an exciting collaboration with the State Library of South Australia. 

 We present great community events such as South Australia’s History Festival and the Bay to Birdwood vintage car run and other events, festivals and celebrations on South Australia’s cultural calendar.

Major Sponsors

Shannons

Since 1970 Shannons has pioneered innovative and flexible insurance policies for the special needs of motoring enthusiasts.

At Shannons we understand the passion, the pride of ownership, the character, the individuality and the sheer emotional attachment you have for your vehicles. Today Shannons are Australia’s leading insurer of motoring enthusiasts.

South Australian Tourism Commission

The South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) is committed to growing the state’s visitor economy to $12.8 billion by 2030.

Tourism is an economic priority and the SATC is focused on making South Australia a destination of choice for domestic and international visitors. Bay to Birdwood is supported by Events South Australia, the events division of the SATC. Its role is to promote the state as a tourism destination and attract visitors through securing, managing, developing and supporting world-class leisure events and festivals delivering important economic benefits to South Australia.

Events South Australia also provides leadership and support to the state’s events and festivals industry.

Media Sponsors

Channel 44

Channel 44 is Adelaide’s community television broadcaster, providing a collective online presence for local community groups and filmmakers.

The Advertiser

The Advertiser is South Australia’s first newspaper publication.

First published in 1858, The Advertiser has a proud 160-year history of covering our state’s triumphs and tragedies, heroes and scandals.

Our commitment to provide South Australia with the best news coverage will always be at the forefront of our values, and ensuring we are a crusading voice for the interests of our state and its people.

Our charity

Royal Flying Doctor Service

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.69 million square kilometres.

Delivered by a dedicated team of professionals, using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, and supported by a vast number of volunteers and supporters, the RFDS is vital for those that live, work and travel in rural and remote Australia.

Supporting Sponsors

Antique Tyres

From a business that started as a part-time enterprise, over 30 years, thousands of tyres (tubes & wheels also) and millions of miles later, Antique Tyres has established itself as the largest supplier of whitewall, redwall, hot rod, classic, vintage & veteran tyres in the southern hemisphere.

Family owned and with two generations of the McKinnon family in the business, Antique Tyres will always be here to help.

West Beach Parks

There are so many reasons to visit West Beach Parks: for holidays, for golf, for boating, for functions, for sport or for all of these reasons if you’re very energetic!

We hope to see you at West Beach soon.