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2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

The Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade is LA’s favorite holiday event on the water! Celebrating its 54th year, the boat parade is made possible through the generous support of its sponsors. Multiple sponsorship levels are availa-ble to accommodate any size budget and provide a variety of benefits including sponsor recognition on event web-site, print advertisements, collateral, event signage, social media, and parade announcements. VIP access opportu-nities are an additional benefit of sponsorship. Your sponsorship investment will directly align your company with one of West LA’s most prominent holiday events of the season. Customized sponsorship packages are available. Thank you for your support!

Attendance

Approximately 25,000 people view the Marina del Rey Boat Parade each year.
Many enjoy the festivities from popular viewing spots like Fisherman’s Village
or Burton Chace Park, while others enjoy the view of the parade from a water
front restaurant, their balcony at home or from the comfort of their hotel
room. The boat parade continues to be a favorite community event that kicks
off the holiday season in Marina del Rey.

Media Exposure

The Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade receives a vast amount of media
coverage every year valued at more than $50,000. Parade organizers promote
the event to media sources through press releases and media alerts that
result in numerous print articles and television coverage. The parade also
receives major news coverage from The Argonaut Newspaper.

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PRESENTING SPONSOR – $20,000

Benefits Include:
 Exclusivity as the “Presenting Sponsor” of the Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade
 Exclusivity as the “Presenting Sponsor” of the Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade fireworks show
 Recognition as “Presenting Sponsor” with prominent logo placement on event flyers, posters, advertisements, web-site and press releases
 Presenting Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade program book (30K distribution)
 Sponsor logo and website link prominently displayed on Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade website/homepage
 Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade broadcast
 Access to VIP yacht to entertain clients or friends during the boat parade (maximum 15 guests)
 Access to the VIP press reception preceding the Boat Parade with a media photo op (maximum 15 guests)
 Company logo displayed on banner at the VIP Reception
 Photo opportunity with Presenting Sponsor and Grand Marshall
 Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
 Opportunity to distribute and/or display promotional items at the VIP reception
 Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
 Opportunity to serve or nominate a judge for the Boat Parade
 15 VIP Marina del Rey Boat Parade gift bags

ADMIRAL SPONSOR – $15,000

Benefits Include:
 Recognition as “Admiral Sponsor” with prominent logo placement on event flyers, posters, advertisements, website and press releases
 Admiral Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade program book (30K distribution)
 Sponsor logo and website link on Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade website
 Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade broadcast
 Access to the VIP press reception preceding the Boat Parade with a media photo op (maximum 10 guests)
 Access to VIP yacht to entertain clients or friends during the boat parade (maximum 10 guests)
 Company logo displayed on banner at the VIP Reception
 Complimentary boat entry for the Boat Parade
 Opportunity to distribute and/or display promotional items at the VIP reception
 Photo opportunity with Admiral Sponsor and Grand Marshall
 Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
 Opportunity to serve or nominate a judge for the Boat Parade
 10 Marina del Rey Boat Parade VIP Gift Bags

COMMODORE SPONSOR – $10,000

Benefits Include:
 Sponsor logo and website link on Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade website
 Recognition as “Commodore Sponsor” on event flyers, advertisements, posters, and press releases
 Admiral Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade Program (30K distribution)
 Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade live broadcast
 Access to the VIP press reception preceding the Boat Parade with a media photo op (maximum 6 guests)
 Access to VIP yacht to entertain clients or friends during the boat parade (maximum 6 guests)
 Opportunity to distribute and/or display promotional items at the VIP reception
 Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
 Opportunity to participate as a judge at the Boat Parade
 6 Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade VIP gift bags

CAPTAIN SPONSOR – $5,000

Benefits Include:
 Sponsor logo and website link on Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade website
 Recognition as “Captain Sponsor” on event flyers, advertisements, posters, and press releases
 Captain Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade Program (30K distribution)
 Sponsorship acknowledgement from parade announcer during Boat Parade live broadcast
 Access to the VIP press reception preceding the Boat Parade with a media photo op (maximum 4 guests)
 Access to VIP yacht to entertain clients or friends during the boat parade (maximum 4 guests)
 Opportunity to distribute and/or display promotional items at the VIP reception
 Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
 Opportunity to participate as a judge at the Boat Parade

FIRSTMATE SPONSOR – $2,500

Benefits Include:
 Commodore Sponsor acknowledgement on Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade flyers, post-ers, and press releases
 Commodore Sponsor logo recognition in the Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade Program
 Sponsor logo and website link on Marina del Rey Holiday Parade website
 Park announcer acknowledgement during boat parade live broadcast
 Access to the VIP press reception preceding the Boat Parade with a media photo op (maximum 2 guests)
 Access to VIP yacht to entertain clients or friends during the boat parade (maximum 2 guests)
 Sponsor inclusion in social media posts
 Opportunity to participate as a judge at the Boat Parade
 2 Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade VIP gift bags

HELMSMAN SPONSOR – $1,250

Benefits Include:
 Captain Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade program
 Sponsor logo and website link on Boat Parade website
 Park announcer acknowledgement during boat parade broadcast
 Access to the VIP press reception preceding the Boat Parade with a media photo op (maximum 2 guests)
 Access to VIP yacht to entertain clients or friends during the boat parade (maximum 2 guests)
 2 Marina del Rey Boat Parade VIP gift bags

CREWMATE SPONSOR – $500

Benefits Include:
 Crewmate Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade program
 Sponsor logo and website link on Boat Parade website
 1 Marina del Rey Boat Parade VIP gift bag

CABIN SPONSOR – $250

Benefits Include:
 Cabin Sponsor acknowledgement in The Argonaut Newspaper’s Boat Parade program
 Sponsor name listed on Boat Parade website

SUPPLIER LEVEL SPONSOR – (IN-KIND)

 Benefits based on in-kind value of trade.

Please click here to download “Sponsorship Packet” (PDF).