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GENERAL INFORMATION

The Whatcom Memorial Day Parade is a favorite community tradition in downtown Bellingham, WA.

Its mission is to remember and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Thousands of people attend the parade each year and the marketing reaches tens of thousands in the months before the event. Sponsor this year’s parade and expand your business brand awareness here in our community.

SPONSORSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The Whatcom Memorial Day Parade Committee will not accept sponsors that advertise the following:

Political campaigns, special interest groups, personal causes, alcohol or tobacco products of any kind, or any lottery advertisements.

Focused on accepting sponsors/advertisers that provide commercial goods and services that may be lawfully purchased within Whatcom County.

The Whatcom Memorial Day Parade Committee will select sponsorship package proposals that are deemed most beneficial for the success of the parade.


Offerors will be notified of their Sponsorship Proposal no later than May 8, 2020.
Accepted sponsors will enter into an agreement with the Whatcom Memorial Day Parade Committee for 2020.

SPONSORSHIP SCHEDULE

Sponsorship Levels Contribution Ranges Benefits Received
Grand Presenter Reserved

• Recognition at event and in all media mentions as Grand Presenter

• 10 seats in VIP seating

• Entry in the Parade for your executives, employees, or brand ambassadors

Sustaining Sponsor $5000.00 and up

• Certificate of Appreciation

• IRS Tax Deduction Letter

• (5) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Cap

• (5) 100th Anniversary Commemorative T-Shirts

• (1) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Plaque

• Recognition in social media outlets as Sustaining Sponsors

Contributing Sponsor $1000.00 - $4999.00

• Certificate of Appreciation

• IRS Tax Deduction Letter

• (1) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Cap

• (1) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Plaque

• Recognition in social media outlets as Contributing Sponsors

Assisting Sponsors $500.00 - $999.00

• Certificate of Appreciation

• IRS Tax Deduction Letter

• (1) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Cap

• (1) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Plaque

Endorsing Sponsors $100.00 - $499.00

• Certificate of Appreciation

• IRS Tax Deduction Letter

• (1) 100th Anniversary Commemorative Cap


Supporting Sponsor $1.00 - $99.00

• Certificate of Appreciation

• IRS Tax Deduction Letter

     
CONTACT THE WHATCOM MEMORIAL DAY PARADE COMMITTEE SHOULD ANY QUESTIONS ARISE

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