• Sponsorship Opportunities

  • The Canandaigua Chamber offers a wide range of exciting events throughout the year. All members are encouraged to attend events and to become an event supporter. Sponsorship opportunities are offered year round and can fit budgets of all sizes. Gain positive exposure by selecting from the many sponsorship opportunities available as shown below. Studies show that businesses are viewed by the public as having good business practices, being reputable, they care about customers and have a positive impact on the community when they are active in their local Chamber of Commerce. Call the Chamber at (585) 394-4400 to reserve your sponsorship or contribute an event donation.

    2015 Sponsorship Opportunities & Packages

     2015 Chamber Sponsorship Opportunities

     2015 Sponsorship Reservation Form
     


    January-February

    Annual Dinner

    Guests enjoy a live presentation of the traditional and prestigious Mr./Mrs./Ms. Canandaigua Award, power networking, large silent auction, annual meeting presentation which includes the year in review and what’s coming ahead for the Chamber. 

     

    Exclusive Event Sponsor - $3,500 -1 Available

    • Your company banner prominently displayed at the event
    • Preferential seating
    • Your company synopsis in the program
    • Three minute presentation at the event
    • Distribution of promotional items
    • A reserved table for 8 people with company table sign
    • Recognition from the podium
    • Listing in Newsletter


    Reception Sponsor - $1,500 - 1 Available

    • Company name prominently displayed on an individual sign
    • A reserved table for 8 people with company table sign
    • Preferential seating
    • Listing in the program
    • Recognition from the podium
    • Listing in Newsletter


    Business Awards Sponsor- $1,500 - 1 Available

    • Company name prominently displayed on an individual sign
    • A reserved table for 8 people with company table sign
    • Preferential seating
    • Listing in the program
    • Recognition from the podium
    • Listing in Newsletter


    Mr./Mrs./Ms. Canandaigua Award Sponsor - $1,500 - 1 Available

    • Company name prominently displayed on an individual sign
    • A reserved table for 8 people with company table sign
    • Preferential seating
    • Listing in the program
    • Recognition from the podium
    • Listing in Newsletter


    Corporate Sponsor - $1,000 - 1 Available

    • Company name prominently displayed on a Corporate Sponsor sign
    • Reserves a table for 8 people
    • Company table sign
    • Listing in the program
    • Listing in Newsletter


    Table Sponsor - $500

    • Reserves a table for 8 people
    • Company table sign
    • Listing in the program
    • Listing in Newsletter


    Centerpiece Sponsor - $100

    • One table centerpiece with your name on it
    • Listing in the dinner program
    • Listing in Newsletter

     

    Canandaigua Visitor's Guide & Map

    The Canandaigua Visitor's Guide & Map is the brochure that is given out to visitors coming to the area.  Solicitation sheet with more information is provided to tourism-based businesses in January. This full-colored peice is printed and ready for distribution mid-May.  Estimated budget:

    Early Bird Discount 

    • $200 – Text Ad
    • $350 – Text Ad and Photo  


    Full Price

    • $225 – Text Ad
    • $375 – Text Ad and Photo

    June

    Business Awards Luncheon

    The Chamber honor’s exceptional businesses in our community for prestigious business awards in the service, retail, industry and tourism categories.  Guests hear a local business success story as the keynote speaker, as well as having a delicious sit-down style lunch and take advantage of a great power networking opportunity at this event.

     

    Title Sponsor - $1000

    Table of 8 to the event

    Logo in the Chamber Connection newsletter(1,300 distribution)

    Business card size ad in the program congratulating award recipients from your business

    Mention on Facebook and Twitter

    Logo on event webpage with a link to your business website

    Title of event “Business Award Luncheon Sponsored By” your business name

    Mention in press releases and emails to the membership

    Included on table tent signs

     

    Speaker Sponsor - $600

    Table of 8 to the event

    Ability to introduce the speaker

    Listing in the Chamber Connection newsletter(1,300 distribution)

    Mention on Facebook and Twitter

    Sole Listing in the program as Speaker Sponsor

    Listing on event webpage with link to your business website

    Included on table tent signs

     

    Gold Sponsor - $400

    Table of 8 to the event

    Listing in the Chamber Connection newsletter(1,300 distribution)

    Mention on Facebook and Twitter

    Listing in the program

    Listing on event webpage with link to your business website

    Included on table tent signs

     

    Silver Sponsorship- $150

    2 tickets to the event

    Listing in the Chamber Connection newsletter(1,300 distribution)

    Listing in the program

    Listing on event webpage

    Included on table tent signs

     

    Bronze Sponsorship- $100

    Listing in the Chamber Connection newsletter(1,300 distribution)

    Listing in the program

    Listing on event webpage

    Included on table tent signs


    Canandaigua Community Guide & Business Directory

    This printed publication is a business directory made up of the entire membership of the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce.  Also used as a relocation packet for those moving into the Canandaigua area.  An electronic copy is hosted on the homepage of this website.

     

    June-August Solicitation
    Ads available from $295 - $3,000


    August

    Golf Tournament

    This Canandaigua major is the Chamber's largest summertime fundraiser on the links!  A two-person scramble with 7:45am & 12:45pm shotgun starts. Golfers enjoy GPS scoring, range balls, golfer gifts, cart, lunch, dinner, cash & prize raffles, ball drop raffle, prizes, and great networking on the links!

     

    Major Event Sponsor -$1,500 - 2 available

    • Eight Players Golf Fees
    • Hole Sponsor Sign
    • Logo on Front of Program
    • Logo in July issue on the front page of the Chamber newsletter, mailed to approximately 1,200 individuals.
    • Logo and name recognition on the tournament flyer, which will be included in the June Chamber newsletter – distributed to approximately 1,200 people; this flyer will also be placed in the Chamber Visitor’s Center, and hand delivered and/or mailed to any individuals wishing to participate in the tournament (who do not receive it via the Chamber newsletter)
    • Company name listed in the event program, as a “Major Sponsor” – program will be distributed to the (approximately) 150 golfers expected at this event
    • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during the dinner portion of the event


    Putting Contest Sponsor - $500 & Four Cases of Wine

    • Four Players Golf Fees
    • Logo in July issue on the front page of the Chamber newsletter, mailed to approximately 1,200 individuals.
    • Name and Logo on the tournament flyer, (and will be the insert included in the June Chamber newsletter) – distributed to approximately 1,200 people; this flyer will also be placed in the Chamber Visitor’s Center, and hand delivered and/or mailed to any individuals wishing to participate in the tournament (who do not receive it via the Chamber newsletter)
    • A sign posted at the putting green, indicating “sponsored by” with your company logo and name
    • Company name listed in the event program, as “putting contest sponsor” – program will be distributed to the (approximately) 150 golfers expected at this event
    • Verbal recognition as a sponsor during the dinner portion of the event
    • Listing as the Putting Contest Sponsor in the Chamber’s September Newsletter.


    Corporate Sponsor - $500 - 1 Available

    • Four Players Golf Fees
    • Hole Sponsor Sign with Business Name
    • Recognition in the Program as a Corporate Sponsor
    • Opportunity to compete for the Canandaigua Chamber Corporate Cup
    • Listing as a Corporate Sponsor in the Chamber’s September Newsletter


    Hole Sponsor - $100

    • Hole Sponsor Sign with your Business Name
    • Recognition in the Program as a Hole Sponsor
    • Listing as a Hole Sponsor in the Chamber’s September Newsletter


    Prize Donor

    • Recognition in the Program as a Hole Sponsor
    • Listing as a Hole Sponsor in the Chamber’s September Newsletter

    Anniversary Gala

    Keynote Speaker Sponsor - $625 - 1 Available

    • Privilege of introducing the Speaker at the Event
    • Recognition in Messenger Post Newspapers after the event
    • 1/8 page ad in the Chamber’s September newsletter
    • Listing in the August & September Newsletter event wrap up article
    • Individual Sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
    • Recognition at the podium
    • Pride of supporting the Chamber


    Platinum Sponsor - $500 - 4 Available

    • Recognition in Messenger Post Newspapers after the event
    • 1/8 page ad in the Chamber’s September newsletter
    • Listing in the August & September Newsletter event wrap up article
    • Individual Sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
    • Recognition at the podium
    • Pride of supporting the Chamber


    Gold Sponsor - $250

    • Listing in the September Newsletter event wrap up article under Gold Sponsors
    • Company Name Listed on the Gold Sponsor sign at the event
    • Pride of supporting the Chamber


    Silver Sponsor - $100

    • Listing in the September Newsletter event wrap up article under Silver Sponsors
    • Company Name Listed on the Silver Sponsor sign at the event
    • Pride of supporting the Chamber


    Bronze Sponsor - $50

    • Listing in the September Newsletter event wrap up article under Bronze Sponsors
    • Company Name Listed on the Bronze Sponsor sign at the event
    • Pride of supporting the Chamber

    November

    ATHENA Dinner

    Diamond Sponsor - $1,650

    • Table for 8 at ATHENA Dinner
    • Invitation for 4 to ATHENA Nominee Reception
    • Identification as ATHENA Sponsor in Promotional Materials
    • Poster with Company name at Entrances at Reception & Dinner
    • Company Name Featured as a Diamond Sponsor in Dinner Program & On Table Tent Cards
    • Company Name Featured as Diamond Sponsor In Local Newspapers ATHENA Supplement & Canandaigua Chamber Newsletter, November edition
    • Recognition as Diamond Sponsor from Podium at Awards Dinner
    • Preferential Seating at the ATHENA Awards Dinner


    Platinum Sponsor - $1,000

    • Table for 8 at ATHENA Dinner
    • 2 Tickets to Nominee Reception
    • Company featured at Sponsorship Level in Dinner Program & on Table Tent Cards
    • Company Name Listed as a Sponsor in Chamber’s November Newsletter
    • Recognition as a Major Sponsor at the Podium During Awards Dinner
    • Listing on the Chamber’s ATHENA Event Webpage


    Gold Sponsor - $650

    • Table for 8 at ATHENA Dinner
    • Recognition as ATHENA Gold Sponsor in the Dinner Program & On Table Tent Cards
    • Recognition in the Canandaigua Chamber Newsletter, November edition


    Ruby Sponsor - $500

    • Recognition as ATHENA Ruby Sponsor in the Dinner Program & On Table Tent Cards
    • Recognition in the Canandaigua Chamber Newsletter, November edition

    December

    Annual Report

    Publication Printed in January by local newspaper
    Ads available from $100- $450

    Light Up Canandaigua!

    Gold Star Sponsors - $500

    • Logo in January Chamber Newsletter.
    • Logo in the Advertisement announcing the winners of the lighting competition.
    • Logo in the Light Up Canandaigua! programs given to each bus rider.
    • Logo On the personal tour maps that are handed out through the end of December
    • Pride of supporting a wonderful community event


    Silver Bell Sponsors - $250

    • Listed in January Chamber Newsletter.
    • Listed in the Advertisement announcing the winners of the lighting competition.
    • Listed in the Light Up Canandaigua! programs given to each bus rider.
    • Listed on the personal tour maps that are handed out through the end of December
    • Pride of supporting a wonderful community event


    Red Ribbon Sponsors – $100

    • Listed in January Chamber Newsletter.
    • Listed in the Light Up Canandaigua! programs given to each bus rider.
    • Listed on the personal tour maps that are handed out through the end of December
    • Pride of supporting a wonderful community event