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Bankia, with cultural and sports promotion

the bank supports various initiatives to help improve the environment

In the form of sponsorship, Bankia supports activities that help improve the environment, whether in the cultural, sporting or business areas.

In addition, the bank is particularly committed to supporting innovation-related activities such as the ‘La Digitalizadora’ programme developed with Insomnia in Valencia and Valladolid, which addressed issues such as robotics, 3D printing and artificial intelligence in ten information sessions.

Cultural area

Bankia Symphonic Orchestrankia

The professional group is made up of young musicians who have completed their educational career without ever having reached a stable orchestra. The challenges of OSB are the discovery of musical talent, continuous training and job placement. During 2018, two concert series were held in six Spanish cities with more than 7,000 attendees who enjoyed the talent and professionalism of the 52 instrumentalists who are part of the Orchestra.

Bankia Escolta València

This programme promotes music education and fights school failure through music bands. It is organised through the granting of scholarships to students of music schools in the Valencian Community. In 2018, a total of 709 students benefited from the 5th Call for Scholarships, the third edition of the Valencian Community Orchestra Contest and the historic pieces recovery programme were launched.

Madrid Book Fair

Bankia sponsors this event, one of the most important cultural events in the capital and the main promoter of book dissemination in Spain. The bank has been an ‘Official Sponsor’ and an ‘Exclusive Sponsor’ between companies in the financial sector.

Gran Teatro Príncipe Pío

The project of the Gran Teatro Príncipe Pío includes the setting up of a cabaret, a concert hall, an exhibition hall, a television set and, of course, a grand theatre; which will be located in the main building of the old Príncipe Pío station in Madrid. In 2018, 308 performances took place, with almost 159,000 viewers.

Las Edades del Hombre (The Ages of Man)

From Bankia we are committed to preserving the historical heritage by supporting the 23rf edition of the Las Edades del Hombre (Ages of Man).

Colonias Venero Claro

Thanks to the agreement established with Fundación Caja de Ávila, more than 400 children who have demonstrated a special school effort enjoy the summer camps that take place in Ávila.

Premios Talento Joven (Young Talent Awards)

Organised by Editorial Prensa Valenciana, the Bankia Premios Talento Joven (Young Talent Awards) support the development of Valencian society through the recognition of its young talents in the categories of social action, science, culture, sport and business.

Premios Andaluces del Futuro (Andalusians of the Future Awards)

These awards, organised in collaboration with the Joly Editorial Group, award training grants to young Andalusians who stand out for their involvement in science, sports, social action, business and culture.

Bankia Fintech by Insomnia

Bankia supports digitisation, innovation and the internationalisation of companies. For this reason, since 2016, the bank has been supporting the operation of an ambitious project and, together with Insomnia, is developing the first intech incubator and accelerator in Spain, called Bankia Fintech by Insomnia, based in Valencia.

Bankia Accelerator by Conector

In collaboration with Conector, Bankia has launched Accelerator by Conector, a programme designed to help and drive innovative startups with social impact. This project is part of the philosophy of the banking institution in its contribution to the digitalisation, innovation and internationalisation of companies.

Sports field

Base sports

Bankia’s sports sponsorship focuses on sport practised by children in sports schools. Thus, in Las Palmas, Bankia sponsors the young players of the Gran Canaria Basketball Club; in Ávila, the Puente Romanillos Athletics Club and the Óbila basketball club academy, and in Segovia, Futsal Football Club School. More than 2,000 children benefit from these activities.

The Valencia Basketball Club has also reached an agreement to foster the values of a culture of effort among young people, through the social programmes ‘Més que un Triple’, the ‘Triple Solidario’ and the ‘Campus' del Esfuerzo’, as well as the Valencia Basket Card.

Valencian Pilota

Bankia supported the Valencian pilota in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year. This sport has been declared an Asset of Intangible Cultural Interest (BIC) by the Regional Government and its practice extends to the three provinces within the community. In 2018 the sponsorship included two modalities: 'escala i corda and raspall'.

In addition to the Professional League and the Individual Championship, the Lliga Bankia d'Elit Femenina and the Bankia d'Elit Femení Individual Championship were included in the sponsorship, in clear support for women.

Business area

Businesses

The bank also carried out specific actions in 2018 with different business associations, business circles and chambers of commerce. It sponsored more than 40 workshops, attended by more than 2,500 people, and which addressed issues such as digital transformation, tax reform and business financing.

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