Corporate Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities for Programs

The Buddy Program has sponsorship opportunities available for the following mentoring programs: Spring Day Camp in March; Youth Camp in Moab, Utah in June; Lemonade Day in June; D.R.E.A.M. Day Camp in Basalt, Colorado in August.  Additionally we have sponsorship opportunities for events such as The Bash for the Buddies gala and Boogie’s Buddy Race.

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE

Brand & Logo Recognition:
• Advertisments in the Aspen Times (Readership: 43,750)
• Clickable logo on hompage of BP website
• Clickable logo on BP “Sponsors” webpage and/or other webpages
• Monthly E-newsletter (viewership: 2,000+)
• Name recognition on radio PSAs and interviews

Company/Product Highlight:
• Product spotlight in monthly e-newsletter
• Product spotlight on Social Media sites (Facebook & Twitter)
• Provide a product giveaway(s) for BP supporters

Recognition at Events:
• Banner with logo displayed at special Program-related events
• Product events with a portion of proceeds benefitting BP
• Product display table at annual Race
• Logo on Race t-shirts (2,000 t-shirts printed)
• Number of free registrations to Race
• Tickets to The Bash for the Buddies (cash-only sponsorship)
• Potential Brand and/or Product Exclusivity

 

Bash for the Buddies

The Bash for the Buddies is considered THE dance party of the Aspen summer and the kick-off to the Aspen summer social scene. A $1,000 a plate fundraiser for the Buddy Program, the Bash attracts over 500 of Aspen’s elite philanthropists for a night of Silent and Live Auctions, appetizers from over a dozen of Aspen’s best restaurants, a seated three-course dinner, and the best dance music in town!

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE

Brand & Logo Recognition:
• Bash Invitations: 2,000 mailed in May
• Press release announcing sponsorship
• Magazine Advertisements: Aspen Magazine
• Newspaper Advertisements: The Aspen Times – on-going through May, June and into July (daily viewership: 43,750)
• Bash Dinner Program
• Aspen Times Insert (4 page annual report; daily viewership: 43,750)
• Thank You Advertisement published in the Aspen Times following the event (double truck; daily viewership: 43,750)
• Website recognition: clickable logo on the Bash webpage and/or website homepage
• Name mention in potential radio PSAs and interviews
• Logo recognition in all event e-blasts (4,000+ viewers)

Party Presence:
• Retail or marketing corner of Auction tent
• Dinner tent presence as agreed
• Complimentary tickets or premium table available to sponsor, depending on level of sponsorship
• Other Events and/or marketing depending on the agreed needs of sponsor

 

Boogie’s Buddy Race 

Boogies Diner Buddy 5-Mile Race is one of the most widely anticipated activities of the Fourth of July week in Aspen! Now in its 18th year, the event takes place on the morning of July 4th, with a 5-mile competitive race starting at 8:00 am, including cash prizes and random drawings for prizes from local merchants. A 1-mile Family and Canine run/walk starts at 9 am. The event typically attracts 1,000 participants and hundreds of observers, and kicks off the Fourth of July festivities.

SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE

Brand & Logo Reconition:
• Race T-shirts (2,000)
• Race Advertisements
• Aspen Times Event Insert (4 page annual report; daily viewership: 43,750)
• Thank You Advertisement published in the Aspen Times following the event (double truck; daily viewership: 43,750)
• Bash for the Buddies Dinner Program
• Race Posters
• Race Entry Forms
• Race webpage – clickable logo
• Event e-blasts (4,000 viewers)
• Name Mention on Race Day
• Banner(s) across start/finish area

Gifts
• T-shirts
• Complimentary race registrations
• Tickets to the Bash for the Buddies (cash sponsorship only)

PRESENTING SPONSORSHIP: $30,000
• Presenting Title of the 5-Mile Race
• Includes all benefits listed
• Location choice, depending on sponsorship agreement
• Other Events and/or marketing depending on the agreed needs of sponsor

The Buddy Program offers Race Sponsorship levels at $1,000, $2,500, $5,000, and $10,000; however all packages can be individually customized for the sponsor depending on marketing needs.

For a detailed information regarding any sponsorship, please contact David Houggy, Executive Director at david@buddyprogram.org or 970.920.2130.