SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2020

Please show your appreciation by visiting sponsors’ businesses and thanking them for their help and support!

We’d love to have you on board as an official sponsor of The Great Trent River Raft Race!

It’s sponsors like you who make this event possible by helping us to cover the extensive costs involved. You do NOT need to be a business owner to Sponsor the event, all sponsorship options are open to businesses and individuals.

All sponsorship levels come with a variety of benefits, scroll down to view our sponsorship options – Thank You!

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Thanks To Our 2019 Event Sponsors!

Captain's Level

Thank You To Zaytoun-Raines - Our Event Title Sponsor!

Thank You To Our First Mate Level Sponsors!

Thank You To Our Media Sponsors!

Thank You To Our Second Mate Level Sponsors!

Gold Level Sponsors

INTRODUCTION

Sponsor ‘The Great Trent River Raft Race’  in 2019 and take advantage of our two days of festivities on the banks of the River Trent!

Each Sponsor will receive a host of marketing benefits for their business or organization and you’ll be helping us ensure this popular event remains as a permanent feature in New Bern’s Summer season!

Click on the tabs below to see full details of each Sponsor level!

PRESENTING SPONSOR (Captain) $10,000 SOLD OUT!

PRESENTING SPONSOR (Captain)

 

$10,000 (SOLD OUT!)

Large Logo placement on back of the official 2019 Great Trent River Raft Race T-Shirts

Inclusion in ALL media advertising

TV, Radio, Sun Journal

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

All Digital Advertising

Presenting Sponsor recognition in the Visitor’s Center Event Calendar www.visitnewbernc.om

Inclusion in the Chamber’s E-Connection as The Great Trent River Raft Race Presenting Sponsor

2 Complimentary Ads in Chamber E-Connection

Ad must be created and provided by sponsor

Distribution to 1300 Chamber Members

                                              Presenting Sponsorship Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race website www.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Digital Billboard presence on Hwy 70 East

Event promotion 30 days preceding the event

Logo promotion to be included on all roadside banners, event tickets & posters

All printed materials

Website Banner Ad www.newbernchamber.com the months of April, May & June

Sponsor Must Provide Ad

Presenting Sponsor recognition in 2020 Area Guide and Business Directory

Banners at Union Point Park Entrance, Main Stage Area & Waterfront Race Start/Finish Line

All Banners Must Be Provided by Sponsors

First Choice Booth Location at Union Point Park at The Great Trent River Raft Race

First Choice Reserved 12 x 12 Tent Space at Main Stage

Tent must be provided by sponsor

Stage Time at The Great Trent River Raft Race

Sponsor will participate in Awards Ceremony at Main Stage

Logo included on Swag Bags (Swag Bags are giving to all Raft Race Participants)

Complimentary Booth Space & Banner Placement at Kick Off Concert (Rockin on the Rivers)

8 VIP Tickets to Kick Off Concert (Rockin on the Rivers)

Please Note:   This Valuable Sponsorship can be customized to fit YOUR business

Suggestions and Add/ONs to maximize YOUR sponsorship can be discussed

All customized additions are subject to board approval by

The Great Trent River Raft Race Executive Committee

Kevin Roberts, President & CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

To Discuss Presenting Sponsorship Questions and Concerns contact
Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111        252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111     252-671-3419

Bandit Flight Team Air Show Sponsor - $3000 (1 only!)

[Learn more about the Bandit Air Team’s performance at the 2019 Great Trent River Raft Race HERE]

Bandit Flight Team Air Show Sponsor

$3,000 (may not be shared)

For Both ‘Rockin’ on the Rivers’ Kickoff Concert & The Great Trent River Raft Race

Logo placement (directly below Presenting Sponsor) on back of the official 2019 Great Trent River Raft Race T-Shirts 

Inclusion in ALL media advertising

TV, Radio, Sun Journal 

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

All Digital Advertising

Inclusion in the Chamber’s E-Connection as The Great Trent River Raft Race First Mate Sponsor 

1 Complimentary Ad in Chamber E-Connection  (Ad must be created and provided by sponsor)

Distribution to 1300 Chamber Members

Logo Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race website www.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Logo placement on the official Great Trent River Raft Race poster

Air Show Sponsor recognition in 2020 Area Guide and Business Directory

Banners at Union Point Park Entrance for Rockin on the Rivers Kickoff Concert and  The Great Trent River Raft Race 

All Banners Must Be Provided by Sponsors

Booth Location at Union Point Park at Rockin’ on the Rivers Kickoff Concert and The Great Trent River Raft Race

Reserved 12 x 12 Tent Space at Main Stage (Tent must be provided by sponsor)

6 VIP Tickets to Kick Off Concert (Rockin’ on the Rivers)

To Discuss First Mate Partner Sponsorships
Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

Trent Sponsor – First Mate $2500 (4)

Trent Sponsor – First Mate $2500 (4)

Logo placement (directly below Presenting Sponsor) on back of the official

2019 Great Trent River Raft Race T-Shirts

Inclusion in ALL media advertising

TV, Radio, Sun Journal

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

All Digital Advertising

Inclusion in the Chamber’s E-Connection as The Great Trent River Raft Race First Mate Sponsor

1 Complimentary Ad in Chamber E-Connection

Ad must be created and provided by sponsor

Distribution to 1300 Chamber Members

Logo Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race websitewww.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Logo placement on the official Great Trent River Raft Race poster

First Mate Sponsor recognition in 2020 Area Guide and Business Directory

Banners at Union Point Park Entrance

All Banners Must Be Provided by Sponsors

Second Choice Booth Location at Union Point Park at The Great Trent River Raft Race

Second Choice Reserved 12 x 12 Tent Space at Main Stage

Tent must be provided by sponsor

 

Complimentary Booth Space & Banner Placement at Kick Off Concert (Rockin on the Rivers)

4 VIP Tickets to Kick Off Concert (Rockin on the Rivers)

To Discuss First Mate Partner Sponsorships
Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-671-3419

Media Partner Sponsorships - $2500 TRADE (Unlimited)

Media Partner Sponsorships – $2500 TRADE (Unlimited)

Logo placement (directly below Trent Sponsor) on back of the official

2019 Great Trent River Raft Race T-Shirts

Inclusion in ALL media advertising

TV, Radio, Sun Journal

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

All Digital Advertising

Logo Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race website www.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Logo placement on the official Great Trent River Raft Race poster

Media Sponsor recognition in 2020 Area Guide and Business Directory

Banners, Vehicles, Inflatables at Union Point Park

Must Be Provided by Media Partners

Booth Location at Union Point Park at The Great Trent River Raft Race

Stage Time (subject to availability at Main Stage or Start/Finish Line Stage)

 

To Discuss Media Partner Sponsorships
Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111   252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111   252-671-3419

 

Swag Bag Sponsorship - $2000 (1)

Swag Bag Sponsorship – $2000 (1)

(Swag Bags are given to ALL Race Participants Upon Check-In)

The Official 2019 Great Trent River Raft Race Swag Bag Sponsor

The Only logos that will appear on the swag bags are yours, the TGTRRR Logo and the Presenting Sponsors logo

Limited Media advertising

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

Logo Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race websitewww.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Banner at Union Point Park on Race Day

All Banners Must Be Provided by Sponsors

Booth Location at Union Point Park at The Great Trent River Raft Race

Reserved 12 x 12 Tent Space at Main Stage

Tent must be provided by sponsor

 

To Discuss Swag Bag Sponsorship

Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-671-3419

Neuse Sponsor – Second Mate $1000 (unlimited)

Neuse Sponsor – Second Mate $1000 (unlimited)

Printed Business Name Placement (below all logo sponsors) on back of the official 2019 Great Trent River Raft Race T-Shirts

Limited Media advertising

Sun Journal

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

 

Second Mate Sponsorship Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race websitewww.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Logo placement on the official Great Trent River Raft Race poster

Sponsor recognition in 2020 Area Guide and Business Directory

Banner at Union Point Park on Race Day

All Banners Must Be Provided by Sponsors

Booth Location at Union Point Park at The Great Trent River Raft Race

Reserved 12 x 12 Tent Space at Main Stage

Tent must be provided by sponsor

To Discuss Sponsorships
Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-671-3419

Gold Sponsor - $500 (unlimited)

Gold Sponsor – $500 (unlimited)

Limited Media advertising

Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIN)

Company Name Promotion on 2 websites

The Great Trent River Raft Race websitewww.thegreattrentriverraftrace.com

New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce website www.newbernchamber.com

Logo placement on the official Great Trent River Raft Race poster

Company Name recognition in 2020 Area Guide and Business Directory

Banner at Union Point Park on Race Day

All Banners Must Be Provided by Sponsors

Booth Location at Union Point Park at The Great Trent River Raft Race

To Discuss Sponsorships
Kevin Roberts, President CEO, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

kroberts@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-636-7475

OR

Teresa Suhrie, Director of Special Events, New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce

tsuhrie@newbernchamber.com

252-637-3111 252-671-3419

PLEASE CONTACT US USING THE FORM TO SPONSOR OUR 2019 EVENT!

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