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Fort Wayne Trails will act as a community partner and advocate in the development of a connected, multi-purpose system of trails in Allen County.

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Sponsorship

Annual Sponsorship Opportunities

Brewed IN the Fort Sponsorship 

Fort Wayne Trails is the 2017 Charity Partner for Brewed in the Fort.This year we have teamed up with Mad Anthony Brewing Company as the permanent charity partner for their annual Brewed IN the Fort Event craft beer sampling event.  It is being held this year on September 9th at Headwaters Park and we have a limited number of new Fort Wayne Trails VIP Passes for our new annual signature event.  As many as 2000 people will attend this 1-day event, and we have sponsor opportunities available, including:

Tent Sponsorship--SOLD OUT--Thanks, Brooks Construction! : $2500, and includes 4 complementary tickets, name and logo on the tent, name and logo on table-tents inside the tent, logo on all print and media advertising, logo on social media and website, and name wll be announced at the event. For information, CONTACT Angie Quinn, ph: (260) 969-0079, angie@fwtrails.org.

Sponsorship: $500, and includes 2 complementary VIP Fort Wayne Trails tickets, name and logo displayed in the tent, logo on social media and website. For information, CONTACT Angie Quinn, ph: (260) 969-0079, angie@fwtrails.org

Vendor: $250, and includes set-up of a booth at the event, and ability to sell your products.  For more information, CONTACT Neil Davey, ph: (260) 704 - 6242, inthefort@madbrew.com. Here is a pdf about vendor opportunities.

 

Pufferbelly Race Sponsorship (click here for a pdf sponsor agreement)   Closed for 2017. Please contact us is you'd like to sponsor our 2018 Race, to be held on August 11, 2018.

Fort Wayne Trails is the organizer of one of Fort Wayne's best 5k events, and sponsorship helps us to organize the race so that all of the race registration funds go directly to trail development activities. Sponsors receive logo placement on the event shirt, logo placement on advertisements and in social media. Sponsors must be comfirmed by July 15 for inclusion on the race shirt. 

Sponsor levels:

$3500 --Title Sponsor --large logo on the race shirt, and inclusion on website, race registration form, and in social media. --SOLD OUT

$1000--small logo on the race shirt, and inclusion on website, race registration form, and in social media. 

$500--name on the race shirt, and inclusion on website, race registration form, and in social media. 

 

 

2018 Trail Maps  (click here for PDF 2018 sponsor agreement) -- Please let us know if you'd like to be included in 2018, by emailing us here.

 One of the best in the country, our annual map provides everything trail users need to know about how to get there. 35,000 of our large maps will be distributed at trailheads, local bicycling shops, and trail-friendly businesses throughout Allen County. We are introducing a   smaller, pocket-sized map of Fort Wayne's downtown in 2017, and will  be printing 35,000 of these as well. We'll also upload PDF maps to download from our website, and to link to, so that your customers can appreciate your support for a connected community.  Map Sponsors over $750 may pay over three equal installments.  Better still, commit to a three-year committment, and save 10%.

To see exact sizes for your ad, please see our sponsorship flyer.

        2018 Allen County Trail Map Sponsorship (35,000 maps)

        Our annual map is big! At 24"x 18" there is room to show our county's trails, and still have space to highlight our trail supporters. Several options are available. We'll pin your location(s) to the map as well. (Up to 3 locations).

         -- $2500 Full Panel:  Our map folds to 8.125"x 3.5", creating 12 panels. We are offering these large  panels for trail supporters who have an important message to share with trail users. 

         --$1000 Business Card Sponsor: Your business card-sized (3.5" x 2") advertisement will be located on the map-side. maximizing its visibility to our map users.

         --$750 Map Sponsor: Our traditional map sponsorship includes your name and address in the legend. 

         --$250 Trail-Friendly Business:  Are you located near a trail, and wish to provide restrooms, free water-bottle refills, or some other service to our trail users? The Trail-friendly business sponsorship is your chance to get on the map as well. Your in-kind service to trail-users               helps to pay for part of  your sponsorship. 

 

2018 Downtown Fort Wayne Trail Map --NEW! (35,000)

In 2018 we'll be creating a get-to-downtown map that shows a 3-mile section of the system, centered around downtown. This pocket-sized, folded map, is the perfect tool for riding to work, visiting a festival, or just hanging out in one of the Midwest's best cities. 

 2018 Downtown Map Sponsorships:

--$2500 Panel Sponsor (2.375" x 5.125") for sponsors with an important message to share.--SOLD OUT

--$1000 Business Card Sponsor (2.375" x 1.5") to hightlight your business, with logo and mesage. --SOLD OUT

--$750 Trail Map Sponsor: Our traditional sponsorship includes your name and address in the legend, your location pinned on the map, and a link to your website on our website.

--$250 Trail-Friendly Business:  Are you located near a trail, and wish to provide restrooms, free water-bottle refills, or some other service to our trail users? The Trail-friendly business sponsorship is your chance to get on the map as well. Your in-kind service to trail-users helps to pay for part of  your sponsorship. 

NEW! Sponsor Both 2018 Maps  (70,000 maps!)

Two-Map Panel Sponsor--$3500 

Two-Map Business Card Sponsor --$1500

Two-Map Trail Sponsorship--$1000

Two-map Trail-Friendly Business--$500

 

2017 Trek the Trails Weekly Bicycling Rides-- No longer available for 2017. Please let us know if you'd like to be included in 2018 by emailing here.

Trek the Trails is a weekly bicycling program for families and individuals who want to learn more about the trail system, while participating in a mild-paced (10-12mph) 1 hour bike ride. Sponsorship includes logo placement on our Annual T-shirt.  Many of the participants wear these proudly while riding their bicycles throughout our community, providing a trail-loving billboard for your business! Sponsors also receive admission to our Trek the Trails Kickoff Party, and the opportunitiy to sell merchandise at our weekly rides. 

Sponsorship Levels:

--$2500: Large Logo at the top of the shirt, mention at every Trek the Trails Event, and 5 free admissions to the Trek the Trails Kick-off Event.

--$500: Small logo on  the bottom of the shirt, 1 free admission to the Trek the Trails Kick-Off Event.

 

Contact Angie for more information at angie@fwtrails.org, or 260-969-0079.