I am the Director of Advertising and Sales for a small company called Tournament Promotions. I also have a Masters in Clinical Social Work and hold fundraising for charities and helping the community, close to my heart.
With that said, I am want to encourage dealerships to get their name out in their community! As a part of my advertising experience when I have worked at events such as golf tournaments, if there is a dealership sponsor THEY GET TALKED ABOUT! Not to mention, they have about 100 - 130 people look at their merchandise that they would not have had before!
I have been in situations where dealerships are offered to have their product at event for FREE, and they have declined. This is not good for business!
I also run numerous events all over the nation and trying to find dealerships to sponsor a tournament is almost impossible.
I think that it is important to get your name out there in your community. Get people talking about the "killer car I saw at Saturday's charity event!" You will get credit for helping your community (one more reason for clients to come to you) AND more people will see your product!
If anybody has any interest in any of this information, please, let me know!
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