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The South Island Masters Games will bring over 3,000 participants and supporters to South Canterbury in October 2020. Many of these people will spend multiple nights in and around the region.

In the lead-up to the event the South Island Masters Games brand and it’s partners will be exposed to over 150,000 people via arrange of marketing including Print, Digital, Social Media, Outdoor Marketing and Direct Communications.

It is our aim to build on the success of past games and create an event which is both magnificent and memorable, but we need your help.

We are currently looking for businesses to partner with the South Island Masters Games at a variety of ​levels, including (but not limited to):

  • Naming / Presenting Partner
  • Beverage Partner
  • Vehicle Partner
  • Partner of the Volunteers
  • Entertainment Partner
  • Category / Sport Partners

Sponsorships start from as little as $3,000 + gst and can be tailored to ensure your business/organisation gets the best ROO from it’s investment.

If your core market is Males and Females, aged 35+ with high disposable income, but still need convinced, read on. If you are ready to learn more than email us at info@simasters.com.

Why sponsor the South Island ​Masters Games?
Creating an image of success and authority for your business is a smart way to win more customers. People are comfortable doing business with companies they trust to meet their expectations. If your business looks profitable, customers believe you can deliver what they need.

Now, imagine how your reputation soars when you work alongside other successful brands. Through event sponsorship, you can leverage this power of collective credibility. Sponsorship is increasingly popular among businesses that want to grow fast and reach quality audiences.

Here are some reasons to become involved with the South Island Masters Games!

1. Brand Visibility
Sponsorship of the SIMG’s puts your brand visuals in front of a large audience who might not have heard of your business. It has the power to change perceptions and habits.

2. Targeted Marketing
The SIMG’s attracts highly interested customers with disposable income. Sponsored events often cater to niche audiences or member organisations.

3. Consumer Perception
Public perception can make or break your business. Customers form positive opinions when your business is tied to high-profile events. Customers will assume your business is reliable and reputable if you can sponsor other organisations.

Did you know that 74 percent of consumers are more likely to buy products after exposure to a branded event marketing experience? Use the clout you earn as a sponsor to grow your reputation in your community and the SIMG network.

4. Efficient Lead Generation
The SIMG will bring you a host of compatible customers, but will also show the human side of your business. Forming an emotional connection is half the battle of building brand loyalty. By attending in person, you can learn about customers, promote your products, and build a mailing list.

5. Community Goodwill
Strengthening your business image is one of the most valuable benefits of event sponsorship. Customers love brands that care about spreading positive messages and helping the community. Linking your business to a worthy cause can draw lasting support and media attention.

Community involvement also sets you apart from larger brands. People have more incentive to support your business if you’re invested in the local community.

6. Content Strategy
The SIMG will provide fresh material to expand your content strategy. By connecting with the us on social media, you can find relevant audiences to target. Even better, event promotion doesn’t end with us. Over 75% of participants create social content during events.

When attendees share photos, quotes, videos, and blogs, you get exposure to much larger networks. User-generated content has a greater impact on customers, so make it easy for people to tag your business on social media.

7. Business Relationships
Are you in the market for new partnerships or supplier relationships? The SIMG is a great place to find non-competing businesses you can collaborate with in the future.

​The benefits of event sponsorship are endless if you put in the effort to forge connections. If you are ready to take the step and learn more, email us and we will get in touch.

​E: info@simasters.com

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