Sponsorship Opportunities

In its fifth consecutive year, the Chautauqua Gran Fondo is a lively charity cycling event designed for participants of all ages and skill levels.

The well-marked routes carry cyclists on a tour of the Chautauqua region’s most picturesque landscapes with an intermingling of entertaining refreshment stops and breathtaking photo ops.

2019 HIGHLIGHTS

Three scenic courses, including a 60-mile challenge route leading up to the Barcelona Lighthouse on Lake Erie before returning to complete the loop of Chautauqua Lake.

Twelve marked aid stations and selfie spots along the route.

Picnic lunch for all participants.

Beer and wine garden

Live music

Afterparty fun zone with games and entertainment for the whole family.

VIP Party on the Patio for sponsors and guests which includes: full bar, preferred seating and gourmet lunch buffet.

CHARITY

This year, proceeds from this 5th annual cycling event will benefit the following organizations:

  • Infinity Performing Arts

  • Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care

  • The Créche, Inc.

Since its inception in 2015, proceeds from the Chautauqua Gran Fondo have been raised in support of a variety of notable local charities, including:

  • Chautauqua County Veteran's Endowment Fund

  • Chautauqua Lake Community Sailing Foundation

  • Habitat for Humanity 

  • LoCo Rail Trail

  • Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County

  • Rapaport Fund for Breast Cancer Patients and Equipment

  • Rosemary “Rosie” Billquist Memorial Fund

  • Royal Family Kids Camp

  • Southwestern Schools Education Foundation

  • The Crèche, Inc.

  • Wounded Warrior Project

  • WNY Kidney Connection

ATTENDANCE

This family-friendly event has received positive feedback from participants annually.

DEMOGRAPHIC

This event, which builds on the growing cycling trend, is designed to capture a market where over 67% of households participating make at least $50k. 

Outreach will extend through the tri-state area including Buffalo, Erie, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Rochester and surrounding areas 

 
 

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$10,000   1 available

PRESENTING SPONSOR

BENEFITS

  • Exclusive naming rights: 2019 Chautauqua Gran Fondo presented by YOUR NAME

  • Logo and link on website 

  • Recognition in announcements

  • Logo on cue sheets

  • Branded signage along route

  • Social media mentions

  • Logo on event t-shirts

  • Comp registration for 12 riders

  • 12 tickets: VIP Party on the Patio

  • Reserved parking spaces

  • First right of refusal for 2020 Title Sponsorship

  • Opportunity to provide branded promotional items

  • Premium space to feature products or services

ADDITIONAL RECOGNITION: 

  • Event signage

  • Print / digital advertisements

  • Press releases

  • Public service announcements

  • Social media campaigns

  • Email outreach

  • Other promotional materials


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$5,000   3 available

GRAN SPONSOR 

Choose one of the following sponsorship options: 

  • 20-mile Social

  • 40-mile Fitness 

  • 60-mile Challenge

BENEFITS

  • Logo and link on website

  • Name in select print / digital ads

  • Recognition in announcements

  • Logo on cue sheets

  • Branded signage along route

  • Social media mentions

  • Logo on event t-shirts

  • Comp registration for 8 riders 

  • 8 tickets: VIP Party on the Patio


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$2,500  12 available

MEDIO SPONSOR

Choose one of the following sponsorship options:

  • Westfield Aid Station

  • Hartfield Aid Station

  • Bemus Point Aid Station

  • Celoron Aid Station

  • Lakewood Aid Station

  • Jamestown Selfie Stop 

  • Ashville Selfie Stop 

  • Stow Selfie Stop 

  • Chautauqua Selfie Stop 

  • Afterparty Fun Zone

  • Volunteer T-Shirt

  • Recovery Tent

BENEFITS

  • Recognition in announcements

  • Branded signage on location

  • Social media mentions

  • Name on event t-shirts

  • Comp registration for 6 riders

  • 6 tickets: VIP Party on the Patio


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$1,500   unlimited 

PICCOLO SPONSOR 

BENEFITS

  • Logo and link on website

  • Recognition in announcements

  • Social media mentions

  • Name on event t-shirts

  • Comp registration for 4 riders

  • 4 tickets: VIP - Party on the Patio


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$500   unlimited

BREVE SPONSOR

BENEFITS

  • Logo and link on website

  • Recognition in announcements

  • Social media mentions

  • Name on event t-shirts

  • Comp registration for 2 riders

  • 2 tickets: VIP - Party on the Patio


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$250  

VENDOR ROW

Promote your product or service at the 2019 Chautauqua Gran Fondo! 

BENEFITS

  • Logo and link on website

  • Premium booth space at the Webb’s Captain’s Table After Party

  • Social media mentions

All vendors must supply their own tent and tables. Electric service will not be available. Set up between 7-9am on the day of the event.


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$100

SUPPORTER

BENEFITS

  • Name on website

  • Chautauqua Gran Fondo yard sign in front of your home or business