Organized by:




  MAKE A MATCH
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
      Sponsored by:
Series of fun-filled events held at different locations in the
greater Boca Raton area during the month of August, non-pro...
What is “Boca Festival Days”?
•   Events throughout August
•   Locations in Greater Boca Raton
•   Events run by non-profi...
Benefits for non-profits
• Raise Awareness
• Raise Money
• Engage the Public
Benefits for the for-profits
• Public Relations
• Advertising
• Give back to the community
Roles and Responsibilities
• Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
  – Oversight
  – Planning outline
  – Advertising
  –...
Roles and Responsibilities (cont.)
• Chair (Linda Gove) & Co-Chair (John Schneyer)
  – Support
  – Coordination
  – Brains...
Roles and Responsibilities (cont.)
• For-profits responsibility:
  – Event Entry Fee ($250)


• Voluntary Opportunities fo...
Roles and Responsibilities (cont.)
• Not-for-profits
  – Find a For-profit sponsor (key success factor)
  – Coordinate ALL...
Preparing to Find a Match
• Consider who you are working with already
• Ask to work with them on an event
• Call companies...
Selling Yourself to the For-Profits
• Tell them how they will benefit
• Tell them what you will do for them
• Remind them ...
Running a Successful Event
• If you have had a successful event in the past,
  share the information with us
• Start plann...
For Profit company + Non-profit
           organization
             = Match
Boca Ballroom Battle
                        Benefiting George Snow
                           Scholarship Fund




 Hawai...
Bowling-for-Bread
  Bowl-a-thon




                    Benefiting Boca Helping
                             Hands
Celebration of Summer
Benefiting
Hospice By The Sea




                     Be Amazed!
                     Get it Apprai...
MISSION POSSIBLE
Scavenger Hunt
Benefiting The Haven
Boca on the Move
Benefiting the Boca Raton Community Hospital
NEW IDEAS……
In Conclusion…..

  YOU are the Match Maker.

  Now go find your MATCH!
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  1. 1. Organized by: MAKE A MATCH MAKE A DIFFERENCE Sponsored by:
  2. 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. 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. 4. Benefits for non-profits • Raise Awareness • Raise Money • Engage the Public
  5. 5. Benefits for the for-profits • Public Relations • Advertising • Give back to the community
  6. 6. Roles and Responsibilities • Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce – Oversight – Planning outline – Advertising – Support – Networking resource for event sponsor and venue leads
  7. 7. Roles and Responsibilities (cont.) • Chair (Linda Gove) & Co-Chair (John Schneyer) – Support – Coordination – Brainstorming – Succession Planning – Raise public awareness
  8. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 13. For Profit company + Non-profit organization = Match
  14. 14. Boca Ballroom Battle Benefiting George Snow Scholarship Fund Hawaiian Luai The Wild Side of the Maui Spa
  15. 15. Bowling-for-Bread Bowl-a-thon Benefiting Boca Helping Hands
  16. 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. 17. MISSION POSSIBLE Scavenger Hunt Benefiting The Haven
  18. 18. Boca on the Move Benefiting the Boca Raton Community Hospital
  19. 19. NEW IDEAS……
  20. 20. In Conclusion….. YOU are the Match Maker. Now go find your MATCH!

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