2019 Sponsorship Opportunities | Alumni | University of Guelph

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

Alumni & Reunion Weekend is the University of Guelph’s marquee alumni event of the year.

 

Attracting over 1,000 alumni and friends from across Canada and the world, our three-day summer get-together offers something for everyone. The 2019 itinerary includes some of our popular tried-and-true events, as well as some new features:

  • Friday, June 21: Alumni Welcome Reception at the Delta Guelph
  • Friday, June 21: Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala
  • Saturday, June 22: Alumni Lounge at McLaughlin Library
  • Saturday, June 22: Founding Colleges Coffee at the Delta Guelph
  • Saturday, June 22: President’s Milestone Lunch
  • Saturday, June 22: Various campus tours throughout the day
When you support Alumni & Reunion Weekend 2019, you showcase your organization to a diverse audience that includes educated and community-minded individuals, families, parents, children, grandparents, professionals, entrepreneurs, students and university alumni of all ages

The following Sponsorship Opportunities are available

Please contact abenko@uoguelph.ca for more information

 

Exclusive Opportunity


Description: As Premier Sponsor, you will be front and center with our alumni. Featured in pre-weekend promotions and during the reunion weekend through swag and signage, the Premier Sponsor partnership will be promoted to more than 50,000 alumni through web, print and social media communications.

Benefits:

- Logo recognition in print invitations and evite, and other promotional communications *if confirmed by March 1
- Logo recognition on website
- Strategic social media engagement
- Logo recognition in final details emails to participating guests
- Logo on participant lanyard
- Logo on exclusive Alumni & Reunion Weekend giveaway
- Two tickets to attend and recognition at Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala
- Two tickets to attend and recognition at President’s Milestone Lunch 
- Premier logo recognition on all general sponsorship signage and event print materials
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions
- Recognition throughout the year at top alumni events, including but not limited to our Alumni Reception at the Blue Jays and Homecoming
 

Exclusive Opportunity


Description: As Lead Sponsor, you will be a mainstay of our weekend activities. Featured in pre-weekend promotions and during the reunion weekend through swag and signage, our Lead Sponsor partnership will be promoted to more than 50,000 alumni through web, print and social media communications.

Benefits:

- Logo recognition in print invitations and evite *if confirmed by March 1
- Logo recognition on website
- Strategic social media engagement
- Logo on select Alumni & Reunion Weekend swag
- Recognition at Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala
- Recognition at President’s Milestone Lunch
- Lead logo recognition on all general sponsorship signage and event print materials
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions

Exclusive Opportunity


Description: New in 2019, the Alumni Lounge is an exciting addition to the Alumni & Reunion Weekend experience. Open to all alumni on Friday and Saturday, our Alumni Lounge at McLaughlin Library will be a central campus, one-stop shop. The Lounge will feature comfortable seating, complimentary drinks, a photobooth and exclusive swag, as well as a staff concierge to answer questions and provide information. 

Benefits:

- Logo recognition on website
- Strategic social media engagement
- Exclusive logo recognition at Alumni Lounge photobooth
- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions

Opportunities: 3


Description: Our 2019 Welcome Reception at the Delta Guelph is an opportunity for us to play host to alumni arriving on Friday afternoon. Alumni can drop in at their leisure from 2 pm – 4 pm to meet with friends and enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a signature non-alcoholic beverage.

Benefits:

- Logo recognition on website  
- Strategic social media engagement
- Exclusive logo recognition at Welcome Reception 
- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions

Opportunities: 3


Description: With complimentary morning coffee and light snacks, the Founding Colleges Coffee at the Delta Guelph will kick-off our Saturday programming. From 7 am – 9 am, alumni will enjoy the company of university leadership, with a focus on the deans of our University’s founding colleges: Ontario Agriculture College, Ontario Veterinary College and the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences (home to Macdonald Institute grads). 

Benefits:

- Logo recognition on website  
- Strategic social media engagement
- Exclusive logo recognition at Founding Colleges Coffee
- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions
 

Exclusive Opportunity


Description: Our Craft Beer Tasting is back by popular demand. With an audience that includes new grads and young alumni, the Saturday afternoon event features local and regional craft beer and tasty food pairings. Held at the Brass Taps, the Craft Beer Tasting is a great opportunity for camaraderie and friendship — and that’s what Alumni & Reunion Weekend is all about.

Benefits:

- Logo recognition on website  
- Strategic social media engagement
- Exclusive logo recognition at Craft Beer Tasting 
- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions

Exclusive Opportunity


Description: The University of Guelph main campus has expanded over the years, and our shuttle service helps get people from point A to point B. With a regular and ongoing campus loop shuttle, as well as scheduled service to and from select hotels for key events, our shuttle buses run Friday afternoon and all-day Saturday

Benefits:

- Logo recognition on website  
- Strategic social media engagement
- Exclusive logo recognition on shuttle transportation signage
- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions
 

Exclusive Opportunity


Description: Help us a deliver a first at Alumni & Reunion Weekend! We will be screening “Before the Plate” (https://www.beforetheplate.com), a film that dives deep into Canada’s farming industry. Featuring farmers and distributors, U of G faculty and alumni, this event will resonate with any and all U of G alumni who know and understand that the University of Guelph is Canada’s Food Institute.

Benefits:

- Logo recognition on website  
- Strategic social media engagement
- Exclusive logo recognition at movie screening events
- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions
 

Opportunities: Unlimited


Description: General sponsorship makes the Alumni & Reunion Weekend experience a memorable one for U of G alumni. Sponsors help bring our event to life, and in return, your organization will be promoted to a wide audience of over 1,000 alumni visiting campus in June.

Alumni & Reunion Weekend Materials:

- Inclusion on all general sponsorship signage
- Strategic social media engagement
- Opportunity to provide relevant swag, give-aways, coupons or promotions

 

 

 

 

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