There are Two Ways to Become a Sponsor Sponsor a Local Pit Stop – The Bike to Work Day event culminates on Friday, May 19, 2017 at over 80 gatherings occurring simultaneously throughout the Washington metropolitan region. These local events called “pit stops” offer T-Shirts, food, beverages and chances to win raffle prizes for participants. In-kind donations will be accepted by the local pit stops through April to help feed and hydrate the masses. Other donated products or services which are well-suited to the participating bicyclists are also welcome. If your company/organization becomes a local pit stop sponsor, send us your logo and we’ll place it on the pit stop page. If you’re interested in sponsoring at the local pit stop level please contact the individual pit stop manager(s) in your area found on the pit stop pages. Regional Sponsorship – Bike to Work Day is funded in part by generous corporations and organizations. Because the event is organized by non-profit entities, donations to Bike to Work Day are tax deductible. Cash donations given at the regional level supplement the procurement of marketing materials for the event, including the purchase of thousands of T-Shirts for participants.
Sponsorship opportunities are available starting at just $1,000. At the Bronze level, sponsor logos will appear on the event web site, and 90,000 posters and rack cards. At the Silver level, sponsor logos also appear on 16,000 Bike to Work Day T-shirts. At the Gold level, sponsor names are also mentioned on several hundred Bike to Work Day event radio spot for several weeks leading up to Bike to Work Day. In-kind donations are also accepted, or a combination of cash and in-kind.
If you’re interested in becoming a regional sponsor of the 2017 Bike to Work Day event, please download and review the 2017 sponsor declaration form, or contact Commuter Connections at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to register as a 2017 regional sponsor is December 30, 2016.