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Become a Festival sponsor

The 2018 Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival presents a unique opportunity for companies and organizations to showcase their products or services while also showing support for cancer prevention, awareness and research by raising funds for the Essentia Health Foundation. As a corporate sponsor, your organization can make an invaluable contribution to the health and vitality of your employees and our community.

If you’re interested in joining as a sponsor of this community event, please contact us

Our sponsorship structure contains the following tiers:

Presenting sponsor

$15,000 investment and greater

  • Approximately $25,000 in television, radio, newspaper, billboard, LSDBF website with link to your business
  • Registration fee is waived for up to four teams
  • Banner on the entertainment stage
  • Large display label on each dragon boat
  • Festival Display Bench Banner
  • Live mention from the announcer’s booth throughout the day
  • Opportunity for product distribution
  • Your business name and logo listed on the festival program, registration brochure, posters and festival newsletters
  • Recognition and opportunity to speak at opening and/or closing ceremonies

Major sponsor

$10,000 investment and greater

  • Your business name and logo listed on the festival program, registration brochure, posters and festival newsletters and LSDBF website with link to your business
  • Registration fee is waived for up to three teams
  • Banner prominently displayed along the Barker's Island docks during the festival
  • Large display label on each dragon boat
  • Recognition at opening and closing ceremonies

 Entertainment sponsor

$7,500 investment and greater

  • Your business logo listed on the festival program, registration brochure, posters and festival newsletter and LSDBF website with link to your business
  • Registration fee is waived for up to two teams
  • Banner prominently displayed on the entertainment stage
  • Large display label on each dragon boat
  • Festival Display Bench Banner
  • Live mention from the announcer's booth throughout the day
  • Recognition at opening and closing ceremonies

 Dock Sponsor

$5,000 investment and greater

  • Your business logo listed on the festival program, registration brochure, posters and festival newsletter and LSDBF website with link to your business
  • Registration fee is waived for one team
  • Banner prominently displayed at Beverage Tent entrance during the festival
  • Large display label on each dragon boat
  • Recognition at opening and closing ceremonies
  • Friend of the Festival

Friend of the Festival

$2,500 investment and greater

  • Your business name listed on festival program, registration brochure, posters and LSDBF website with link to your business
  • $400 discount on one team registration fee
  • Large display label on each dragon boat
  • Your banner displayed on the festival grounds

Festival boat sponsor

$1,000 investment and greater

  • Your business name listed on festival program, registration brochure, posters and LSDBF website with link to your business
  • Your banner displayed on the festival grounds

Dragon boat buddy

$500 investment and greater

  • Your business name listed on the LSDBF website with a link to your business
  • Your banner displayed on the festival grounds

Deadline for all Sponsorship Levels is 7/31/17