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Boca Festival Days Make a Match, Make a Difference presentation

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  • 1. Organized by: MAKE A MATCH MAKE A DIFFERENCE Sponsored by:
  • 2. Series of fun-filled events held at different locations in the greater Boca Raton area during the month of August, non-profit members are sponsored by for-profit members to raise funds and awareness. Events usually include elements of food, drink and/or entertainment.
  • 3. What is “Boca Festival Days”? • Events throughout August • Locations in Greater Boca Raton • Events run by non-profits • Supported by for-profits • Program organized by Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce • Raises awareness and $$$ for the non-profits • Advertising and PR for the for-profits • Engages the public • Fun!
  • 4. Benefits for non-profits • Raise Awareness • Raise Money • Engage the Public
  • 5. Benefits for the for-profits • Public Relations • Advertising • Give back to the community
  • 6. Roles and Responsibilities • Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce – Oversight – Planning outline – Advertising – Support – Networking resource for event sponsor and venue leads
  • 7. Roles and Responsibilities (cont.) • Chair (Linda Gove) & Co-Chair (John Schneyer) – Support – Coordination – Brainstorming – Succession Planning – Raise public awareness
  • 8. Roles and Responsibilities (cont.) • For-profits responsibility: – Event Entry Fee ($250) • Voluntary Opportunities for the For-profits: – Additional financial support – Logistics/Planning support – Materials support
  • 9. Roles and Responsibilities (cont.) • Not-for-profits – Find a For-profit sponsor (key success factor) – Coordinate ALL event logistics - including, but not limited to: • Date/time • Venue • Price • Entertainment • Advertising • Writing and submitting Pre- and Post-event Press Releases – Provide testimonials – Provide feedback for improvement
  • 10. Preparing to Find a Match • Consider who you are working with already • Ask to work with them on an event • Call companies • Plan to attend “Make a Match” and other networking events • See the Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Directory
  • 11. Selling Yourself to the For-Profits • Tell them how they will benefit • Tell them what you will do for them • Remind them what you have already done for them • Bring brochures and information to “Make a Match” • Come to “Make a Match” prepared to work
  • 12. Running a Successful Event • If you have had a successful event in the past, share the information with us • Start planning early • Advertise, Press Releases, Network • Keep it simple • Ask for help • Hold people accountable to dates and deliverables
  • 13. For Profit company + Non-profit organization = Match
  • 14. Boca Ballroom Battle Benefiting George Snow Scholarship Fund Hawaiian Luai The Wild Side of the Maui Spa
  • 15. Bowling-for-Bread Bowl-a-thon Benefiting Boca Helping Hands
  • 16. Celebration of Summer Benefiting Hospice By The Sea Be Amazed! Get it Appraised! Discover Your Treasure! Benefiting Volunteers for the Homebound & Family Caregivers
  • 17. MISSION POSSIBLE Scavenger Hunt Benefiting The Haven
  • 18. Boca on the Move Benefiting the Boca Raton Community Hospital
  • 19. NEW IDEAS……
  • 20. In Conclusion….. YOU are the Match Maker. Now go find your MATCH!

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