SALISBURY— The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce is looking to add food, arts and crafts vendors, and event sponsors to the eighth annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival on July 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. h at the Shrine Club on High Rock Lake.
“Sponsorship is necessary for the growth of our annual event. We would like to encourage companies interested in marketing their product or service at this year’s Dragon Boat Festival contact us now,” said Chamber President Elaine Spalding. “The Rowan Room is a great way to be active in the community and by becoming an official member sponsor of our dragon boat festival, your support will be at the center of our various and external activities passionate. Past participants have said it’s the best team building exercise they’ve ever done. participated. All funds raised will go to the Chamber’s small business programs and services.
This event fosters a sense of community and is a fundraiser to enhance the Chamber’s resources for small businesses.
“I’m extremely proud of how our community has supported this incredible event in the past, and in a few months this dragon boat festival is sure to be one of the record-breaking ones as residents are ready to venture onto the lake to watch what all the excitement is about. Last year’s event was entertaining, and this summer should prove to be even better,” said Daniel Matangira, event chairman of Dragon Boat Festival.
Several sponsorship opportunities are available by calling the Rowan House 704-633-4221. The sponsorship deadline is May 27 to be included in marketing materials, including event T-shirts. Sponsorship packages start at $1,500 and grow with benefits and exposure options.
Registration is open to all sellers. The seats are limited. There is a fee for food and crafts vendors, $175 for Chamber members and $275 for non-members. Applications are online at www.rowanchamberdragonboat.org.
A special level of sponsorship for non-profit and community businesses is available through contact r[email protected]
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