Transportation Riders United

Sponsor the 2017 Regional Transit Awards

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Thank you for your interest in sponsoring TRU’s Regional Transit Awards dinner!

Our Sponsorship Form is available for download. Payments can be made online or by mail. Details are detailed below.

S P O N S O R S H I P   B E N E F I T S

As a sponsor, your support for TRU will demonstrate your commitment to improving the transit system that can help make the Detroit region a more attractive place to live, work, and play. We will spotlight your company’s support to the more than 150 supporters who attend and the over 5,000 community leaders, transit staff, media, and others who rely on TRU for transit news and information.

$5000 • D I A M O N D  H O S T  S P O N S O R

  • Naming rights – ie “The Regional Transit Awards, Hosted by [Your Company]” in all materials
  • Representative of your company making a brief speech at the event, if desired
  • Full page, full color ad, on back cover of the program book; print dimensions 7.5 x 10.5 inches
  • Logo listed first and largest in program book, at the event, and on the website
  • Company poster or banner displayed at the event (to be provided by your company)
  • Full premier table (8 seats) at the front of the event

$2500 • P L A T I N U M  S P O N S O R

  • Company poster or banner displayed (to be provided by your company)
  • Full page black and white ad in the program book; print dimensions 7.5 x 10.5 inches
  • Full table at the dinner (8 seats)
  • Logo on the event website linked to your website and printed in program book

$1000 • G O L D  S P O N S O R

  • Half page black and white ad in the program book; print dimensions 7.5 x 5.25 inches
  • Logo on the event website linked to your website and printed in program book
  • Four dinner tickets

$500 • S I L V E R  S P O N S O R

  • Quarter page black and white ad in the program book; print dimensions 3.75 x 5.25 inches
  • Logo on the event website linked to your website and printed in program book
  • Two dinner tickets upon request

$250 • B R O N Z E  S P O N S O R

  • Company listed in program book, at the event, and on the event website
  • Two dinner tickets upon request 

P R I N T  M A T E R I A L S  •  A D S  &  L O G O S

A D S:

All ads should be forwarded to Design@DetroitTransit.org by April 8, 2017*

Ads should be sent at print dimensions as specified by Sponsorship Level and at least 300dpi

  • Diamond Level: 7.5 x 10.5 inches, full color
  • Platinum Level: 7.5 x 10.5 inches
  • Gold Level: 7.5 x 5.25 inches
  • Silver Level: 3.75 x 5.25 inches

*unless other arrangement have been made

L O G O S:

All logos should be forwarded to Design@DetroitTransit.org. Logos should be at least 300dpi; print dimensions will vary with overall program book content

P O S T E R S  &  B A N N E R S:

For our Diamond & Platinum Sponsors, your poster or banner will need to be delivered to the TRU office by or before May 8.

By April 25, please provide:

  • poster or banner dimensions
  • special instructions regarding hanging/display
  • packaging/preserving (if to be returned)
  • arrangements for pickup (if to be returned)

B E C O M I N G  A  S P O N S O R 

Please download and complete our Sponsorship Form and return it by email or mail:

Transportation Riders United

500 Griswold, Suite 1650

Detroit, MI 48226

Payment of Sponsorship commitments is expected by April 15, 2017; special arrangements can be made with the Executive Director as required.

P A Y M E N T  M E T H O D S:

For payment by check, make checks payable to Transportation Riders United and mail to:

Transportation Riders United

500 Griswold, Suite 1650

Detroit, MI 48226

Credit card payments made by mail can be completed by filling out the Sponsorship Form and mailing to the address above. 

A T T E N D I N G  T H E  A W A R D S  D I N N E R:

The number of complimentary attendee tickets is determined by Sponsorship Level. Please RSVP with the names and meal preference(s) of all attendees by April 20. Your reservation can be made online HERE; use discount code sponsor. Please contact the Sponsorship Team and let us know how many you would like.

No physical tickets are provided for the event. On the night of the awards ceremony, Sponsors and their guests will be asked for their name and the Sponsor’s name.

C O N T A C T:

Questions, issues, and special arrangements can be made with TRU’s Executive Director Megan Owens at 313-963-8872.