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2014 Vic Beach Sponsorship Partner Invite - Your Brand (Your Business)


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2014 Vic Beach Sponsorship Partner Invite - Your Brand (Your Business)

  1. 1. Page 1 31/08/13     VicBeach volleyball Summer 2014 Partnership invitation for Your Business / Company To: You, Melbourne beach volleyball supporter From: Tony Hampton & ‘Big’ Al Lyne, Directors with Steve Hubbard Date: 31 August 2013
  2. 2. Page 2 31/08/13 Beach Volleyball Beach volleyball is played by more than 500 million people worldwide who just love hitting a ball at the beach with their friends. “Beach Volleyball is a benchmark for sports events in terms of entertainment, fan engagement, sponsorship activation, music and hospitality.” FIVB1 2 FIVB is the international governing body of volleyball and the AVF is the national body. Volleyball Victoria Incorporated (VVI) is the entity under the AVF to support affiliated partners, other internal and external stakeholders in increasing the participation levels, the development of athletes, coaches and referees in the sport of volleyball in Victoria. Melbourne Beaches Volleyball Association (MBVA) is the affiliated ‘not for profit’ partner of VVI appointed as the provider of the Official Victorian Beach Volleyball Ranking Series. VicBeach is MBVA’s Event Manager and conducts the Summer Calendar of events from South Melbourne and St Kilda Beaches from 1 October – 31 March 2014 including: - Victorian Beach Volleyball Ranking Series (8 events) - Community social tournaments (~6 events) - Corporate Cup - VicBeach Masters (over 30s) - Saturday afternoon “King/Queen of the Beach” tournaments VicBeach also conducts mid-week activities including: - Republica Tournament Play at the St Kilda Sea Baths - Sunsetters coaching sessions on South Melbourne beach (opp. The Beach Hotel) 1 Retrieved via FIVB web: 2 Retrieved via VVI website:
  3. 3. Page 3 31/08/13 Benefits Of Sponsoring VicBeach volleyball events and activities attract hundreds of competitors each week, as well as thousands of passing spectators. During the Summer 2013 season we had ~7,000 unique beach volleyball visits and an estimated 750,000 passers-by! That’s a lot of “eyeballs” on our fit, fab and fantastic community of beach volleyball players, supporters and sponsor partner brands. Branding exposure on the beach for sponsor partners is (at own cost3 and) in the form of: - windbreak banners & teardrop flags - signage on vehicles - post pads (subject to final design) - marquees VicBeach actively promotes the sport of volleyball and its sponsor partners off the court, online and across social media too via: - website that attracts more than 1.5m hits per annum - E-newsletter distributed to 2,500 subscribers each month. - Facebook group with over 1,250 active and engaged members and a @VicBeachVolley twitter account with 350+ followers. - Branded apparel + collateral prepared and distributed with sponsor partner logos. - Regular promotion in local press including “St Kilda News” and Community TV. With your help we will make Summer 2014 the best ever: - Offering $15,000 in prize money for the ranking series events to attract the very best players in Victoria to compete at every event. - Ensuring consistent product prizes for players in all rankings and social events i.e. winners and runner-ups in Mens, Womens and Mixed AAA, AA, A, B levels. - Paying the $12,000 in new State Government Tour Operator License Fees to Port Phillip Council in order to secure the rights to conduct beach volleyball events and activities from South Melbourne and St Kilda. - Not inflating VVI/MBVA member joining and or entry fees to play the game they love being part of. 3 Generally a first season set up cost only that can be arranged by liaising with Tony Hampton
  4. 4. Page 4 31/08/13 Your Investment We believe what we are offering represents significant value to our key sponsor partners for the 6 month Summer 2014 season. Rankings Event Sponsorship from $3,000 You can become one of eight rankings event sponsors for $1000+gst /month (min. three months) or $5,000+gst for the October 2013 – March 2014 season. Which equates to less than $1 for each set of volleyball player’s eyes at events, and under 1 cent4 for every passer-by on South Melbourne and St Kilda beaches! Ranking Series Naming Rights Sponsorship from $10,000 You can own naming rights to the entire 2014 Summer ranking series from just $10,000+gst neg. We value your support and look forward to partnering with you to grow our sport and your brand and business. Please enter the amount below and include mutually beneficial product / service arrangements over the page by 25 September 2013. Don’t hesitate to contact us at anytime to have a chat and clarify any details. Thank you. Tony Hampton, Vic Beach Director m. 0416 152 119 e. ‘Big’ Al Lyne, Vic Beach Director m. 0422 242 308 e. Steve Hubbard, Vic Beach m. 0418 362 181 e. Vic Beach Summer 2014 Ranking Series Sponsorship $_________________ (Please enter amount5 ) + In-Kind / Product Yes / No (Circle and provide details over page) Steve Hubbard VicBeach, Marketing & Social Media You Your Business / Company 4 Even less when online and social eyes are counted up! 5 A tax invoice will be prepared for you detailing VicBeach banking details
  5. 5. Page 5 31/08/13 Product / Service Promotion Please provide details of products and or service offerings you would like shared with the VicBeach community as part of the Summer 2014 season… “Beach Volleyball. It’s not how big you are, its how big you play.” Anon.