Why Sponsor?

Business Benefits

Geno Auriemma's Fore the Kids Golf Day & Fare for the Kids Dinner
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• Align your brand with our world-renowned reputation for outstanding patient care and leading-edge research
• Enhance your visibility as a purpose-driven company
• Engage with key audiences to gain consumer support
• Network with like-minded industry leaders

Businesses That Sponsor

• Represent more than 40 corporate sponsors, including Fortune 500 companies and leaders in finance and investment, healthcare, insurance, banking, construction, aerospace, real estate, multi-media and law
• Bring 188 golfers from across southern New England
• Have visibility to 250+ Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno guests

Value

Of every dollar raised, 81 cents supports Connecticut Children’s mission to ensure the physical, emotional and social health of all children.

Mission

Ensure that all children receive the highly specialized medical and surgical services Connecticut Children’s offers, close to home, regardless of a family’s ability to pay.

Sponsorship opportunities range from $2,000 to $50,000 with benefits such as logo exposure, billboards, signage, golf, dinner reception, digital program book ads, social media and digital communications. Whatever your budget, we will work with you to identify and develop a one- or multi-year package that achieves your goals and benefits our patients.


Sponsor Opportunities

Premier Levels  Tournament Levels  Supporting Levels  Digital Ads

Click on the sponsorship levels below to explore the benefits provided. If you are interested in making an impact on children’s medical care by committing to one of the following sponsorship opportunities, please register online or contact Kurt Knotts.


$50,000 Title Sponsor per year for 3-year commitment (EXCLUSIVE)

• Exclusive name/logo incorporated in the event logo and title on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Logo embroidered on all NIKE player shirts and NIKE gift items
• Billboard logo exposure in three (3) Greater Hartford locations
• Logo recognition on Sponsorship Opportunities brochure
• Logo in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you ad
• Invitation to executive leadership to attend the Connecticut Children’s Executive Connections Reception
• Invitation to executive leadership to attend Connecticut Children’s Mini-Internship Program
• Sixteen (16) player spots in the Fore the Kids Golf Day
• Sixteen (16) dinner guests at the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno (same as golfers or mix of new guests)
• Geno Auriemma joins three (3) foursomes for one (1) hole
• Twelve (12) tee signs on the course
• Three (3) logo pin flags autographed by Geno on the course (and given as keepsakes)
• Three (3) full-page digital advertisements shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website
• Opportunity for promotional marketing items to be included in NIKE player gift bags

$25,000 Presenting Sponsor (EXCLUSIVE)

• Exclusive name/logo incorporated in the event logo as “Presented by” on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Logo embroidered with tournament logo on all NIKE player shirts and NIKE gift items
• Billboard logo exposure in three (3) Greater Hartford locations
• Logo recognition on Sponsorship Opportunities brochure
• Logo recognition in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you ad
• Invitation to executive leadership to attend the Connecticut Children’s Executive Connections Reception
• Invitation to executive leadership to attend Connecticut Children’s Mini-Internship Program
• Twelve (12) player spots in the Fore the Kids Golf Day
• Twelve (12) dinner guests at the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno (same as golfers or mix of new guests)
• Geno Auriemma joins two (2) foursomes for one (1) hole
• Nine (9) tee signs on the course
• Three (3) logo pin flags autographed by Geno on the course (and given as keepsakes)
• Three (3) full-page digital advertisements shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website
• Opportunity for promotional marketing items to be included in NIKE player gift bags

$20,000 Diamond Fore & Fare Sponsor

• Logo recognition as Diamond Sponsor on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Billboard logo exposure in three (3) Greater Hartford locations
• Logo recognition on Sponsorship Opportunities brochure
• Logo recognition in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you ad
• Invitation to executive leadership to attend the Connecticut Children’s Executive Connections Reception
• Twelve (12) player spots in the Fore the Kids Golf Day
• Twelve (12) dinner guests at the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno (same as golfers or mix of new guests)
• Geno Auriemma joins one (1) foursome for one (1) hole
• Six (6) tee signs on the course
• Two (2) logo pin flags autographed by Geno on the course (and given as keepsakes)
• Two (2) full-page digital advertisements shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website
• Opportunity for promotional marketing items to be included in NIKE player gift bags

$10,000 Platinum Fore & Fare Sponsor
$9,500 Platinum Golf Day Sponsor*

• Logo recognition as Platinum Sponsor on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Billboard logo exposure in three (3) Greater Hartford locations
• Logo recognition on Sponsorship Opportunities brochure
• Logo recognition in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you ad
• Invitation to executive leadership to attend the Connecticut Children’s Executive Connections Reception
• Eight (8) player spots in the Fore the Kids Golf Day
• Eight (8) dinner guests at the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno (same as golfers or mix of new guests)
• Geno Auriemma joins one (1) foursome for one (1) hole
• Six (6) tee signs on the course
• One (1) logo pin flag autographed by Geno on the course (and given as keepsake)
• Two (2) full-page digital advertisements shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website
• Opportunity for promotional marketing items to be included in NIKE player gift bags


$8,000 Tee Gift Embroidery Sponsor (EXCLUSIVE)

• Exclusive company name or logo embroidered on 200 NIKE player gift items
• Logo recognition as Tee Gift Sponsor on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website, Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Name listed in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you ad
• Four (4) player spots in the Fore the Kids Golf Day
• Four (4) dinner guests at the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno (same as golfers or mix of new guests)
• Two (2) tee signs on the course
• One (1) full-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website
• Opportunity for promotional marketing items to be included in NIKE player gift bags

$3,750 Silver Fore & Fare Sponsor
$3,500 Silver Golf Day Sponsor*

• Four (4) player spots in the Fore the Kids Golf Day
• *Four (4) dinner guests at the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno (same as golfers or mix of new guests)
• One (1) tee sign on the course
• Half (1/2) page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website


$100 Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno Ticket

• One (1) ticket to the Fare for the Kids Dinner with Geno
• Ability to participate in silent and live auctions and live appeal
• Limited availability of 100 tickets


$50,000 Apparel Sponsor* (SOLD)

• Logo recognition as Apparel Sponsor on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Exclusively provide gift items and shirts for 200 players
• Logo recognition in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you
• Six (6) tee signs on the course
• Two (2) full-page digital advertisements shown at the tournament and on the Foundation website

$10,000 Dinner Reception Sponsor (SOLD)

• Exclusive logo recognition as Dinner Reception Sponsor on mobile registration, giving and bidding platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Provide dinner and Geno Auriemma’s private label wine for 250 guests
• Logo on tent cards on the dinner tables and wine bottle tags
• Logo recognition in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you ad
• Three (3) tee signs on the course
• Two (2) full-page digital advertisements shown at the tournament and the Foundation website
Golf not included

$3,500 Logo Golf Ball Sponsor*

• Exclusive logo recognition as Logo Golf Ball Sponsor on mobile registration, giving and bidding
platform, Foundation website (with link), Facebook page, event signage and e-communications
• Exclusive logo placement on sleeves of golf balls for 200 players
• Name listed in Hartford Business Journal post-event thank you
• Three (3) tee signs on the course
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$3,000 Golf Cart Sponsor* (SOLD)

• Exclusive logo recognition on golf cart signage in more than 100 player and volunteer carts
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$3,000 Brunch Sponsor*

• Exclusive logo recognition on signage at pre-golf player and volunteer brunch
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$2,000 Specialty Cocktail Sponsor* (SOLD)

• Exclusive logo recognition as Specialty Cocktail Sponsor on bar station signage
• Exclusive design and naming rights of specialty-themed drink at Cocktails with Coach
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$2,000 Beverage Station Sponsor* (2 AVAILABLE) (1 SOLD)

• Logo recognition as Beverage Station Sponsor at one of three on-course station locations
• Showcase products and provide beverage samples to more than 200 golfers and volunteers
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$2,000 Basketball Hoop Sponsor* (2 AVAILABLE)

• Logo recognition as Basketball Hoop Sponsor at the popular basketball hoop area on the course
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$500 Driving Range Sponsor*

• Logo recognition as Driving Range Sponsor at the practice driving range
• One (1) half-page digital advertisement shown at the tournament and the Foundation website

$500 Pin Flag Sponsor*

• Personalized pin flag, signed by Geno Auriemma, flown on the course and given as a keepsake

$100 Tee Sign*

• Personalized tee sign with company logo and/or name


• Full-Page Digital Ad – $500
• Half-Page Digital Ad – $250


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