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The Sponsorship Collective are experts in corporate sponsorships, event sponsorship, asset development, asset valuation, inventory development and sponsorship strategy.

Our sponsorship consulting agency helps sponsors and sponsorship properties around the world exceed their objectives and secure optimum value for their assets.

Recent Blog Posts

In Kind Sponsorship: How to Upgrade to Cash Sponsorship

I have been getting a lot of questions about in-kind sponsorship lately. Not so much focused on getting in-kind, but how to get your in-kind sponsor to “upgrade” to cash. In my post “The Seven Deadly Sins of Sponsorship,” I speak out against in-kind sponsorship as one of the deadly sins. In a world where

How To Ask For Sponsorship: Five Questions For The First Meeting

Asking For Sponsorship Is Easy! As Long As You Don’t Ask For Money (Yet!) Prospecting is arguably the most important part of the sponsorship sales process. It is through the process of discovery meetings, geared towards information gathering rather than sales, that you learn whether or not the market will support your goals. The goal

Things Sponsors Say: “We Don’t do Sponsorship”

We’ve all heard it from our prospects, that “we don’t do sponsorship anymore.” How can this be? Sponsorship spending is at an all-time high, is more nuanced than ever before and is more effective and measurable than at any point in the past. Sponsorship encompasses all disciplines within the marketing spectrum…and this brand simply doesn’t

How to Get Sponsorship: 9 Steps to Success

Sponsorship can seem complex and even random at times- sometimes technique A works, other times, technique B does the trick and sometimes, seemingly for months on end, nothing seems to work at all! There is, however, a way to change the odds, and it is surprisingly formulaic. If you want to know how to get sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship Done Right: The Art of Doing Nothing

In today’s post, I am going to share a case study with you about one of the biggest corporate sponsorship deals I’ve worked on. This is an example of how I closed a major, multi-year corporate sponsor in a way that will surprise you. It didn’t include any fancy sponsorship proposals or a complicated activation

The Definitive Guide to the Sponsorship Proposal: 7 Steps to a Proposal that Actually Works!

I call this post “The Definitive Guide to the Sponsorship Proposal” for a reason! I am going to tell you everything you need to know about creating a winning sponsorship proposal and how to write a sponsorship proposal that actually works.

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