Sponsorship Opportunities

The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) hosts a variety of free annual events tailored to its investing business partners and community leaders.

These year-round events serve as great opportunities for sponsors to increase their exposure, educate the tourism community, and launch new products and services while supporting our mission.

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The following is our menu of sponsorship opportunities for each event/meeting. We'd love to talk with potential sponsors to discuss your goals and how we might tailor our events and/or create a new opportunity to best meet the needs of your business. For a full list with event details – Visit the Partner Events page.

ANNUAL EVENTS
 

Annual Partnership Breakfast - Early October

HHRVB’s Annual Breakfast is one of the most anticipated events of the year. Highlights include an overview of the previous year’s accomplishments and campaigns, discussion of goals and priorities for the coming year,  guest speaker/presentation, and networking with other tourism partners.

Attendance: Approximately 125

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

  • 2 minute Welcome to guests
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage

Title Sponsor: ($375) – limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business/products/services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event
  • Booth/table exhibit space/display set up or pop up banner

Event Sponsor: ($250) – limit to 4 sponsors

  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to offer branded giveaway or marketing materials to guests at table

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $100) - limit to 1 business

  • One-minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event


Annual Meet the Partners & Tourism Platinum Awards - March

This evening reception and awards ceremony is held in March, and is deemed as one of our most popular events. We’ll honor and recognize various businesses and individuals for their contributions to local tourism and our business community. 

Attendance: 100+

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

  • 2 minute Welcome to guests
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage

Title Sponsor: ($375) – limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business/products/services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event
  • Booth/table exhibit space/display set up or pop up banner

Tourism Award Sponsor/Presenter ($150) 

  • Presents winning award for sponsored category
  • Logo on-screen during award announcement
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications; printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to offer branded giveaway or marketing materials to guests at table

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $100) – Limit to 1 business

  • One-minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event


MONTHLY EVENTS

FEBRUARY

Travel Package Workshop & Partner Connect Event: A hands-on workshop designed to offer business owners and marketing & sales professionals a variety of tools and insight on how to create travel packages! Connect and learn from your tourism neighbors looking to team up. Work together to create a unique tourism product and experience for guests and to cross promote! See how your business can benefit from the power of networking and great packaging opportunities. Please bring your brochures and marketing literature to share!

Attendance: Average between 30-50 people

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

  • 2 minute Welcome to guests
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); and event signage

Title Sponsor ($250) – Limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business/products/services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Event Sponsor ($100) – Limit to 3 sponsors

  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to offer branded giveaway or brochure/marketing literature to guests at table/seat

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $50) – Limit to 1 business 

  • One-minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event


MAY 

Vendor Showcase: HHRVB partners with many local suppliers and vendors for various services such as photography, graphic design, printing, brochure distribution, and marketing support. Get to know some of HHRVB's trusted vendors and suppliers and see how they might help your business grow!

Attendance: Average between 30-50 people

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

Title Sponsor ($250) – Limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business, products or services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Event Sponsor: ($100) – Limit to 3 sponsors

  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to offer branded giveaway or marketing materials to guests at table/seat.

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $50) – Limit to 1 business 

  • One minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event


JUNE

FY16-17 Business Plan “Sneak Peek”: Be among the first to get information on our plans for the coming fiscal year! Learn what each department is planning and how your business can benefit! Find out what markets have done well for us, and where we’ll be focusing in the coming year. Hear what grant and Co-Op programs will be available, and how you can maximize your marketing dollars. Find out where our Sales team will be traveling to share the Hershey Harrisburg message!

Attendance:  Average 30-50 people

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

  • 2 minute Welcome to guests    Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); and event signage

Title Sponsor ($250) – Limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business, products or services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Event Sponsor: ($100) – Limit to 3 sponsors

  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $50) – Limit to 1 business 

  • One minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event


JULY 

Summer Social: Take a quick time out to relax and unwind in during the height of the busy summer season! Mix and mingle with the HHRVB staff and your local partners for this fun-filled “Summer Themed” networking event.

Attendance: Average between 30-50 people

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

  • 2 minute Welcome to guests
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); and event signage

Title Sponsor ($250) – Limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business, products or services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Event Sponsor: ($100) – Limit to 3 sponsors

  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $50) – Limit to 1 business 

  • One minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event


SEPTEMBER

Meet the Industry Experts: September's theme is "Ask the Expert." A panel of experts representing the various market segments that our Sales team represent, plus members of the travel media will be on hand for discussion and Q&A. Find out how to effectively leverage these lucrative markets for your own business.

Attendance: Average between 30-50 people

Host Sponsor: (Provides complimentary venue meeting space and audio/visual equipment.)

  • 2 minute Welcome to guests
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); and event signage

Title Sponsor ($250) – Limit to 1 sponsor

  • 5 minute Welcome & Presentation about your Business, products or services
  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen; printed agenda and event signage 
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Event Sponsor: ($100) – Limit to 3 sponsors

  • Logo on all e-invite/post event communications, on-screen (if available); printed agenda and event signage
  • Opportunity to distribute branded gift bag and/or giveaway to guests at event

Door Prize/Giveaway (minimum value of $50) – Limit to 1 business 

  • One minute business commercial and participation with drawing of giveaway at conclusion of event

* Sponsorship levels are based on 2016 rates, and are subject to change.

If your business is interested in hosting a future Partner Event or if you'd like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities with the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB), contact Justin Martsolf at 717-231-2986 or justin@hersheyharrisburg.org.