• Sponsorship


  • Event Sponsorship Benefits
    Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce Events

    Contact:  Robin Zinchuk, 207-824-2282 or robin@bethelmaine.com with any interest in becoming an event sponsor at any level.

    49th Annual Chamber Awards Celebration
    Friday, May 4, 2018

    Event description:  This event is the one formal community and business award function of the year.  Most of the business and non-profit leaders, as well as many community members, attend this event, so as a sponsor, your company receives quite a bit of exposure.  Expected attendance is 200.


    Signature Sponsor $1,000 – Franklin Savings Bank

    • 5 minute presentation to audience
    • Half page, color thank-you ad in program (4 ½” wide x 3 ¾” high)
    • Business name on front cover of program
    • Display booth during event
    • May provide signature gifts to attendees (approx. 200)
    • 8 e-notice ads
    • 8 tickets to the dinner

     

    Chandelier Sponsor $750 – Norway Savings Bank

    • Half page, color thank-you ad in program (4 ½” wide x 3 ¾” high)
    • May provide gifts to attendees (approx. 200)
    • 6 tickets to the dinner

     

    Banquet Sponsor $750 –

    • Half page, color thank-you ad in program (4 ½” wide x 3 ¾” high)
    • May provide gifts to attendees (approx. 200)
    • 6 tickets to the dinner

     

    Award Sponsors $500 –

    • Quarter page, color thank-you ad in program (2 ¼” wide x 3 ¾” high)
    • 4 tickets to the dinner

     

    Social Hour Sponsor $500 –

    • Quarter page, color thank-you ad in program (2 ¼” wide x 3 ¾” high)
    • 4 tickets to the dinner

    Silent Auction Sponsor $500 –

    • Quarter page, color thank-you ad in program (2 ¼” wide x 3 ¾” high)
    • Table sign
    • 4 tickets to the dinner

    29th Annual Bethel Area Chamber Golf Classic

     Event description:  This is the Bethel Area Chamber’s largest single fundraising event of the year.  The goal is to attract teams of golfers from large and small companies all over New England to network and enjoy a day on the golf course.  The funds raised in this event are earmarked for the chamber’s marketing fund. 

     

     

    29th Annual
    Bethel Art Fair on the Common
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    This is the first of Bethel’s summer event season, with arts-oriented events happening throughout the area all weekend.  Sponsors who support visual and performing arts as a part of community life and our economy will enjoy being a part of this event.  Artist of Honor, TBD.

    Official Presenting Sponsor $1,000 (limited to one)-S. Timberlake Company

    • 14' x 14' booth space to promote your company at event
    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on all applications, poster, program, and flyers advertising the event
    • Your company name and logo on www.bethelartfair.com promoting you as the Presenting Sponsor

    Tent Sponsor $850 –

    • Company banner (provided by you) on gazebo during the festival (not applicable to Town of Bethel)
    • Your business name and logo on event poster and program
    • Name and logo on event flyers and press releases for the event
    • Business name & logo on www.bethelartfair.com, as tent sponsor

    Entertainment Sponsor $750 –

    • Company banner (provided by you) on gazebo during the festival
    • Your business name and logo on event poster and program
    • Name and logo on event flyers and press releases for the event
    • Business name & logo on www.bethelartfair.com, as entertainment sponsor

    Supporting Sponsors:  $500 – Looking for four total

    Sustainability:

    • Your business name and logo on event poster and program
    • Your company name on www.bethelartfair.com promoting you as a Supporting Sponsor, specific to the program your company would like to support
    • Presence in all advertising and press releases for the event

    Kids’ Entertainment Sponsor:  $250 –

    • Your business name and logo on event poster and program
    • Your company name on www.bethelartfair.com promoting you as Kids’ Entertainment Sponsor,
    • Presence in all advertising and press releases for the event


    MollyOckett Day
    Saturday, July 21, 2018


    Event description:  This is the official homecoming event for the summer in Bethel and is held on and adjacent to the historic Bethel Common.  Artists, craftsmen, and community groups set up displays and some sell their products.  Musical entertainment is provided on the gazebo and delicious food is provided by food vendors, restaurants, and non-profits. Special events and competitions are held throughout the weekend.  Expected attendance 5,000. 

    Official Presenting Sponsor – Mahoosuc Realty & Maine Ski Lodging Co.

    • 14' x 14' booth space to advertise your company and display information at event
    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on all applications & event poster
    • Full page ad in the Mollyockett Days program,
    • Your company name and logo on www.mollyockettdays.com  promoting you as our Presenting Sponsor
    • Primary presence in all advertising (print & social media) for the event

    Fireworks Sponsor & Supporting Sponsor – $1000 & $500 - Support from Town of Bethel ($1000 Major Fireworks Sponsor); Newry, Greenwood & Woodstock ($500)

    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event on the entertainment venue
    • ¾  page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Your company name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com promoting you as our Fireworks Sponsor
    • Business logo on commemorative poster
    • A 10’x10’ booth on the common to promote your products
    • Presence in all advertising for the event

    Parade Sponsor $1,000 – Town of Bethel

    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event on the entertainment venue
    • ½ page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Your company name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com promoting you as our Parade Sponsor
    • Company presence in Parade and an option of a 10’ x 10’ space on event venue
    • Business logo on commemorative poster

     

    Afternoon Demonstration Sponsor $1000 –

    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event on the entertainment venue
    • ½ page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Your company name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com promoting you as our Native American Entertainment Sponsor
    • 10’ x 10’ space on the event venue
    • Business logo on commemorative poster

    Evening Entertainment Sponsor $1,000 –

    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event on the entertainment venue
    • ½ page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Your company name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com promoting you as our Evening Entertainment Sponsor
    • Business logo on commemorative poster
    • Option of a representative of company introducing the evening entertainment

    Tent Sponsor or Beverage Sponsor: $1000 –

    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event on the entertainment venue
    • Business logo on commemorative poster
    • Beverage exclusivity at the event
    • ½ page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Your company name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com promoting you as our Tent Sponsor
    • Presence in all advertising for the event

    Youth Activity Sponsor $800 –                                                        

    • ½ page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Company logo on poster
    • Name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com specific to support of the youth activities
    • Presence in all advertising/press releases for Mollyockett Days
    • Company banner in youth activity area

    Program Sponsors $500 –

    • ¼ page ad in Mollyockett Days program
    • Company logo on poster
    • Your company name & logo on www.mollyockettday.com promoting you as our Program Sponsor
    • Presence in all advertising/press releases for the event 

     

    21st Annual Bethel Harvestfest & Chowdah Cook-Off
    Saturday, September 15, 2018
    on the Village Common

    Event description:  This event is a celebration of the harvest and beginning of the foliage season in New England.  50 arts & crafts vendors fill the village common.  Music accompanies the event from the gazebo.  Free horse-drawn wagon rides are provided and there is a chainsaw carving demonstration ongoing all day.  The Chowdah Cook-off features local restaurants competing for the titles of Best Chowdah and is enormously popular, attracting hundreds of hungry tasters.  Several Bethel area non-profits also have events that day in locations around the region.  Expected attendance 2,500.

    Official Presenting Sponsor $2000 – Hancock Lumber

    • Distinction of presenting the event (ex. 19th Annual Bethel Harvestfest presented by your company)
    • 28’ booth space to advertise your company and display information at event
    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on all applications, event poster, and program
    • Your company name and logo on www.bethelharvestfest.com promoting you as Title Sponsor
    • Presence in all newspaper press for the event
    • Up to 20 tickets for the Chowdah Cook-off

    Entertainment Sponsor $1000

    • 14’ space to advertise your company and display information at event
    • A banner (provided by you) displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on event poster & program.
    • Your company name on www.bethelharvestfest.com promoting you as the Entertainment Sponsor
    • Option of introducing entertainment
    • Up to 10 tickets for the Chowdah Cook-off

    Local Foods & Farm Sponsor $1,000 –

    • 14’ booth space to advertise your company
    • Banner for your business in local foods and farmers area and optional presence at the event highlighting the SMH Healthy Food initiative
    • Your business name and logo on event poster, programs, and flyers
    • Company name & logo on www.bethelharvestfest.com
    • Presence in all PR for event  

    Community Champion Sponsor - $1,000 -

    • 14’ booth space to advertise your company
    • Banner for your business in community booth area and optional presence at the event
    • Your business name and logo on event poster, programs, and flyers
    • Company name & logo on www.bethelharvestfest.com
    • Presence in all PR for event
    • Up to twenty tickets for Chowdah

    Chowdah Sponsor $500 – need two –
     

    • 14' booth space to advertise your company and display information at event
    • A banner (provided by you) displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on event poster & program.
    • Your company name and logo on www.bethelharvestfest.com promoting you as our Chowdah Sponsor
    • Opportunity to speak at the awards ceremony, be a judge and present trophies
    • Up to 10 tickets (each company) for the Chowdah Cook-off

    Youth Activity, Wagon Ride & Chainsaw Carving Sponsors – $500 each

    • 14’ booth space to advertise your company
    • Banner for your business in youth activity area
    • Your business name and logo on event poster & program
    • Company name & logo on www.bethelharvestfest.com  
    • Company banner (provided by you) at Youth Tent or on Wagon Ride

    Tent Sponsor $500 --

    • A banner (provided by you) displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on event poster & program
    • Your company name on www.bethelharvestfest.com promoting you as our Tent/Beverage Sponsor
    • Up to 10 tickets for the Chowdah Cook-off

    Annual Meeting & Dinner
    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    The Bethel Inn Resort

    Event description: This event is the annual business meeting & celebration of our board of directors, members of the chamber, and our event sponsors.  We celebrate the accomplishments of the past year, recognize all the individuals who helped the organization, recognize outgoing board members, vote in new board members, as well as conduct annual business of the organization. Estimated attendance 100.  All chamber members and sponsors receive an invitation.

                Signature Sponsor: $500 –

    • Business name and logo on invitation & communications on the event
    • Five minutes at the podium to address the gathered group
    • Four complimentary dinners to the event
    • The option to provide take-away gifts to the gathering
    • Banner (provided by you) at the event

     

    Table Sponsors (seeking unlimited): $400 - Norway Savings Bank

    • Eight complimentary dinners & sign on table for business

     

    Local Wares Fair
    Friday, November 23, 2018
    The Bethel Inn Resort Conference Center

    Event description: This event is held on the infamous “Black Friday” when shoppers are hunting for “just the right something.”  40 vendors fill the The Bethel Inn Resort’s Conference Center and hundreds of shoppers (many who come down from Sunday River to attend the event) will see your company banner.  A portion of the proceeds of this event go to fund the horse-drawn wagon rides provided this day, Friday, Nov. 29th, and Saturdays, Dec. 7, 14, and 21 in the village during the holiday season.

    Major Sponsor $500 –

    • A banner (provided by you) displayed at the event
    • Your business name and logo on event poster, program, and flyers advertising the event
    • Your company name and logo on our website event page promoting you as our Major Sponsor
    • Presence in all newspaper advertising for the event
    • Booth space to advertise your company and display information at event


    Country Christmas in Bethel
    November 23 - December 24, 2018

    Wagon Ride Sponsor $350 -- (Friday, Nov. 23 and Saturdays: Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22)
     

    • A banner (provided by you) prominently displayed on the horse-drawn wagon which runs throughout the village on Saturdays.
    • A standalone event listing on chamber’s website.
    • Mention in Country Christmas in Bethel event listing.
    • Recognition in the chamber e-notice.
    • Recognition on Facebook.
    • Presence in all newspaper press for the event  

    Any company who would like to partner with the chamber to help to support this event is encouraged to contact us. 

    The Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 corporation, therefore your sponsorship may be deductible as a business marketing expense.

    Contact:  Robin Zinchuk, 207-824-2282 or robin@bethelmaine.com with any interest in becoming an event sponsor at any level.

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