PNE float in Nanaimo Parade, Circa 1958. Photo courtesy of Wilma Smith-Veillette.

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

Nanaimo Heritage Days offers a range of sponsorship opportunities from $100 to $5,000. Sponsorship features for each level are detailed in the sections below.

These are the benefits of sponsoring Nanaimo Heritage Days:

  • Increased brand awareness and focused attention on your business
  • Enhanced corporate image and reputation
  • Positive consumer purchasing and investment decisions
  • Customer loyalty recognition that the sponsor is a community supporter
  • Great bang-for-the-buck advertising and tax deduction

We look forward to helping you achieve your sponsorship objectives – please see below for sponsorship levels. In addition to discussing in-kind sponsorships, Nanaimo Heritage Days can create a sponsorship package that fits your specific goals and needs. Contact us directly at 250-667-4088, email us, or fill out the sponsorship/donation form to get started!

NOTE: To ensure placement in the Nanaimo Heritage Days Promotional Poster, Schedule of Events Program, Educational Promotion Flyer, and Official Volunteer T-Shirts, sponsorships must be confirmed by May 11, 2017.

Grand Sponsor ~ $5,000

  • Logo on the Nanaimo Heritage Days Promotional Poster
  • Logo on the front cover of the Schedule of Events Program
  • Logo inside the Schedule of Events Program
  • Listed as a presenting sponsor in the Educational Promotion Flyer
  • Logo on the Parade Entry Application
  • Logo displayed on banners of Event Tents
  • Logo displayed on start-of-parade Banner
  • Banner (provided by sponsor) displayed at sponsored area or stage
  • 10’ x 10’ booth space at Maffeo Sutton Park or Diana Krall Plaza
  • Special recognition by the area/stage hosts
  • Logo in event newspaper ads
  • Promotion in parade, contest, and entertainment press releases
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Logo on the Home Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed as a presenting sponsor on the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo in the footer of all website pages with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Listed as a sponsor in the cover photo of social media page
    • Recognized and promoted in social media ad campaigns
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Prominently displayed logo on Official Volunteer T-Shirts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Presenting Sponsor ~ $2,500

  • Listed as a presenting sponsor on the Nanaimo Heritage Days Promotional Poster
  • Logo on the back cover of the Schedule of Events Program
  • Listed on the back of the Schedule of Events Program
  • Listed as a presenting sponsor in the Educational Promotion Flyer
  • Logo on the Parade Entry Application
  • Banners (provided by sponsor) displayed at Maffeo Sutton Park and Diana Krall Plaza
  • Logo displayed on banners of Event Tents
  • Logo displayed on start-of-parade Banner
  • 10’ x 10’ booth space at Maffeo Sutton Park or Diana Krall Plaza
  • Special recognition by the area/stage hosts
  • Logo in event newspaper ads
  • Promotion in parade, contest, and entertainment press releases
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Logo on the Home Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed as a presenting sponsor on the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media ad campaigns
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Prominently displayed logo on Official Volunteer T-Shirts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Parade Sponsor ~ $1,500

  • Logo inside the Schedule of Events Program
  • Listed on the back of the Schedule of Events Program
  • Logo on the Parade Entry Application
  • Logo displayed on banners of Event Tents
  • Logo displayed on start-of-parade Banner
  • Banner (provided by sponsor) displayed at sponsored area or stage
  • 10’ x 10’ booth space at Maffeo Sutton Park or Diana Krall Plaza
  • Special recognition by the area/stage hosts
  • Listing in event newspaper ads
  • Promotion in parade press releases
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Listed on the Home Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed in the applicable section of the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media ad campaigns
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Logo displayed on Official Volunteer T-Shirts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Contest Sponsor ~ $1,250

  • Logo inside the Schedule of Events Program
  • Listed on the back of the Schedule of Events Program
  • Banner (provided by sponsor) displayed at sponsored area or stage
  • 10’ x 10’ booth space at Maffeo Sutton Park or Diana Krall Plaza
  • Special recognition by the area/stage hosts
  • Listing in event newspaper ads
  • Promotion in contest press releases
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Listed on the Home Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed in the applicable section of the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media ad campaigns
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Logo displayed on Official Volunteer T-Shirts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Entertainment Sponsor ~ $1,000

  • Logo inside the Schedule of Events Program
  • Listed on the back of the Schedule of Events Program
  • Banner (provided by sponsor) displayed at sponsored area or stage
  • 10’ x 10’ booth space at Maffeo Sutton Park or Diana Krall Plaza
  • Special recognition by the area/stage hosts
  • Listing in event newspaper ads
  • Promotion in entertainment press releases
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Listed on the Home Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Logo on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed in the applicable section of the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media ad campaigns
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Logo displayed on Official Volunteer T-Shirts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Sustaining Sponsor ~ $500

  • Listed on the back of the Schedule of Events Program
  • 10’ x 10’ booth space at Maffeo Sutton Park or Diana Krall Plaza
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Listed on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed on the bottom of the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Community Sponsor ~ $250

  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Listed on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
    • Listed on the bottom of the Schedule of Events Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin

Supporting Sponsor ~ $100

  • Nanaimo Heritage Days web site coverage on nanaimoheritage.org:
    • Listed on the Sponsors Page with link to sponsor’s website
  • Nanaimo Heritage Days social media coverage at facebook.com/nanaimoheritagedays:
    • Recognized and promoted in social media posts
  • Listed in the sponsor Thank You ad in the Nanaimo Bulletin