As a corporate sponsor of the 2019 Lime Connect Century Ride, 100% of your generous contributions will support funding for vital research, introducing new scholarships, and providing essential resources to over 13,000 Lime Network members - some of the brightest talent across North America. Help Lime Connect reach and serve more individuals with disabilities and connect them with leading global companies for great internship and career opportunities!
2019 Sponsorship Packages
Grand Tour Title Sponsorship (secured by Bloomberg Philanthropies)
The Grand Tour Sponsor takes a lead role with Lime Connect as we “rebrand disability through achievement” in our inaugural Century Ride event. As Grand Tour Sponsor, Bloomberg Philanthropies receives exclusive title sponsorship and benefits for (1) year.
Lime ‘Connect Zone’ Lounge Sponsor: $15,000 (Available)
The Lime ‘Connect Zone’ offers a space for riders, volunteers, and supporters to relax and connect throughout the day. Your sponsorship will provide light refreshments and beverages in the lounge during the day. Your company will be identified as the official sponsor of the Lime ‘Connect Zone’ lounge.
Lime ‘Connect Zone’ After Party Sponsor: $10,000 (Available)
The Lime ‘Connect Zone’ will serve as a hub for our post-ride after party. Riders and supporters will come together to celebrate the day over food, drinks and entertainment. Your company will be identified as the official sponsor of the after party.
Route & Rest Zone Sponsor: $5,000 (Available)
Lime Connect will be offering three routes (30-Mile, Metric Century and Century) and a 10-Mile Fun Ride to ensure an enjoyable experience for riders of all levels. Your sponsorship will provide each stop with water, Gatorade and basic snacks. As a sponsor, your company will have the opportunity to staff your area with company representatives/volunteers and provide branded goodies (e.g., water bottles, backpacks) to riders.
Friends of Lime: In-Kind Sponsorship (Available)
Our inaugural ride requires a lot of volunteers to make it work. Be part of our team or even use our event as a team building event for your company. Volunteer opportunities include responsibilities such as setup/tear-down, rest stop support, rider check-in, mechanical support, entertainment, etc. Individual volunteers are also needed and welcomed, but companies that commit a minimum of 5 volunteers will also receive mention on our website and related event material. Registration is required.
As a sponsor, benefits include, but are not limited to:
- Advertising: Recognition in all print/electronic materials and on digital platforms
- Marketing: Dedicated outreach opportunities to Lime Connect community (12,000+) and supporters via official Lime channels (i.e. email distribution, website, social media)
- Branding: Branding opportunities via merchandise, rest stops and routes, pre- or post-ride events, swag bags etc.
- VIP Access: Expedited check-in, all-day access to Lime ‘Connect Zone,’ unlimited beverages and refreshments, entry to post-ride celebration
Custom packages and additional opportunities can be discussed. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how you can get involved!