Sponsorship - approaches to obtaining them and best practices


Tuesday, December 4, 2018



Hamilton Community Center and Ice Arena

2501 Lincoln Park Drive Columbus, IN 47201

Free to Attend

The deadline to register for this event is Friday, November 30th.

The meeting will focus on sponsorships and will consist of a panel of speakers from public, private, foundation, and corporate organizations including Columbus Parks and Recreation, Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Columbus Area Visitors Center, Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation, and Faurecia. These folks will discuss different approaches to obtaining sponsorships and will answer questions from attendees.

Topics for the panel would include: - Know your possible sponsor - Return on investment - Sponsorship packets & others as appropriate or asked about




9-9:30 AM- Meet and Greet
9:30 AM- Welcome and Introductions
10-11:30 AM- Panel Discussion
11:30-12:30 PM- Lunch
12:30- 2:00 PM- Tentative tour of Fair Oaks Mall which the City of Columbus is purchasing and plans to turn into the Parks and Recreation Dept. headquarters. The dept. would like to share their vision for this property and get feedback from other professionals.

Southern District Chairs

Bill Ream
Bloomington Parks and Recreation

Brittany Davis-Swinford
Indy Parks

Interested in hosting or presenting at a Southern District meeting? Contact your district chairs!