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2024 The Augusta Market Sponsorship Packet

Market Details

  • 2024 Market Season: March 16, 2024 – Nov 16, 2024 (36 weeks)
  • Located: 8th Street Plaza, at the intersection of 8th and Reynolds St. The Riverwalk..
  • When: Every Saturday. Time: 8 am to 2 pm.
  • The Market vendor base continues to grow and exceeds 800.
  • Patron attendance exceeded 3,000 on many Saturdays with many first-time visitors.
  • A minimal fee enables vendors to be profitable while providing market customers with quality products at very competitive prices.
  • Since 2010, The Augusta Market hosts a local jazz presence, “The Saturday Morning Swing.” In 2024, The Augusta Market will continue to partner with Garden City Jazz to enhance awareness of our local music heritage.
  • Special Events: The Riverside Art Festival, Triple 8 Group Run, Iron Chef Cook-Off, Dance Competitions, Musical Performances by singer-songwriters, Sponsor Appreciation Day, Clown Shows, and the appearance of Digger, Augusta’s River Otter.
  • The Market is made possible only through business and Corporate Sponsorship.

Market Statistics

The success of The Augusta Market is supported by the vendor, patron, and downtown merchant survey results. Here are excerpts from these surveys:

  • Will you attend The Augusta Market next year? – Overwhelming Yes
  • Market participation has enabled several vendors to expand part-time endeavors into full-time occupations.
  • Downtown merchants and banks experienced an increase in business as a result of market attendance.
  • From 2014-2022, the majority of patrons came downtown from the following zip codes:
    • 30901-Downtown Augusta
    • 30904 – The Hill Section
    • 30909 – Augusta
    • 30907 – Martinez & West Augusta
    • 30809 – Evans
    • 29841 – North Augusta
    • 30815 – Hephzibah & New Visitors From Aiken!

Sponsorship Benefits

Your sponsorship of The Augusta Market will enhance your company’s visibility while demonstrating your community support & participation:

  • Multi-media advertising will provide your company a substantial branding of your business. (Approximately $150,000 is provided via in-kind advertising)
  • The varied media exposure broadens consumer recognition of your company, its products & services.
  • Introduces your business to diverse demographics.
  • Recognition as a community leader dedicated to the amenities of the downtown business district.
  • As a participant in a growing and prosperous community event that has positively influenced Augusta’s cultural standing among its peers.

Sponsorship Levels

  • Prime media exposure in all Augusta Market advertising and marketing.
  • Recognition in TV, Radio, and Print ads (newspaper, posters, banners, etc.).
  • Channel 6 WJBF, Channel 26 WAGT, and WBBQ. Radio time through commercials, thanking sponsors, media ads, and press releases slated to be highlighted throughout our region.
  • Recognition as the premier sponsor, with your logo and company link on the Market website.
  • Lead banner space at the Market displayed every Saturday for 36 weeks in a row which will be viewed by over 3,000 people per week.
  • Logo on market T-shirts and merchandise.
  • Booth space available at the Market each week (Exposure to over 70,000 patrons throughout the season)
  • Sponsor Appreciation Day at the Market.

Become a Platinum Sponsor

  • Media exposure in all Augusta Market advertising and marketing
  • Mention in print ads (Newspapers, Flyers, Posters, etc), broadcast media ads
  • Recognition as a sponsor, with your logo on The Augusta Market website.
  • Banner space at the Market is displayed every Saturday for 36 weeks in a row.
  • Booth space at the Market each week (Exposure to over 70,000 patrons throughout the season.)

Become a Gold Sponsor

  • Recognition as a sponsor with your logo on The Augusta Market website and print material.
  • Banner space at the Market is displayed every Saturday for 36 weeks in a row.

Become a Silver Sponsor

  • Recognition as a sponsor on printed materials and website.
  • Banner space for 18 weeks in a row (Spring or Fall Season).

Become a Bronze Sponsor

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Sponsorship Application

  • Thank You for Your Generous Contribution!

    If you would prefer to pay by check, please make check payable to:
    The Augusta Market
    24 Lakemont Drive, Augusta, GA 30904

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