Park District Conservation Day at the Illinois State Fair
IAPD presents this celebration of Illinois' park districts, forest
preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies. The
goal of the event is to create an awareness of the tremendous positive
impact parks and recreation have on Illinois' economy, tourism and
quality of life issues such as crime prevention, conservation of natural
resources and promotion of physical and mental health.
from Illinois park, recreation and conservation agencies provide
entertainment, hands-on educational activities, and program sampling at
more than seven areas throughout the fairgrounds. The day includes a
ceremony featuring brief comments from dignitaries including the
Illinois State Fair manager and the leadership of the Illinois
Association of Park Districts.
date of the event is Saturday, August 19th. During the second Saturday,
more than 114,000 fairgoers, as well as more than 500 representatives
from Illinois park districts, forest preserves, conservation and
recreation agencies attend the fair. Park District Conservation Day
attracts the general public, as well as elected officials, media,
directors and professional staff from Illinois park districts, forest
preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies.
Your company can be the Valued Sponsor of Park District Conservation Day at the Illinois State Fair.
logo on IAPD signage.
- Company name included in IAPD promotional flyers, volunteer and performer packets.
- Company recognized in 2 IAPD pre-event mailings (6,000 direct mail pieces).
recognition in Illinois Parks & Recreation magazine (6,000
circulation); link to your website in e-News (2,700
circulation); link to your website on two IAPD pre-event email blasts (sent to 2,700 each time).
- Company name mentioned in IAPD statewide news release.
- Company may provide premiums for distribution at the "Park Play Station" (300 or more premiums - targeting children ages 3 and up).
recognized in the IAPD Annual Report that is distributed to agency
members, directors, board members and corporate members.
- Sponsor receives 10 admission passes and 5 parking passes.
Commitment Deadline: June
Sponsor Fee: $1,000