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Sponsorship

Become part of the Maryland tradition that raises over 2.5 million dollars annually!

Did you know?

  • All proceed from the MSP Polar Bear Plunge, including sponsorship, benefits the athletes of Special Olympics Maryland.
  • Events like the MSP Polar Bear Plunge allow Special Olympics athletes to participate in year-round sports free of charge
  • The MSP Polar Bear Plunge is the largest plunge in the United States!
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Company
Activation

Get the employees at your company motivated and engaged! The Plunge itself, as well as the preparation in the months leading up to it, provide for a great team-building activity and allows colleagues to connect with one another.

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Onsite Event Recognition

We’ll promote your brand in front of more than 10,000 people at Sandy Point State Park. Onsite opportunities include recognition on the official Plunge sweatshirt, banners, in event bags, and more. Custom packages are available, as well!

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Event
Marketing

Your company logo and information can be included in the marketing of the 2020 Plunge! We can promote you on the Plunge website, in emails, and in posts on social media. Limited co-branded marketing opportunities are available, as well.

Benefit from brand exposure and access to client and customer base through a variety of marketing opportunities. Custom packages can be tailored to meet a partner’s budget and needs. Contact Frank Farrell at ffarrell@somd.org to support our athletes through event sponsorship.

Take advantage of the crowds! Get your company's brand in front of over 10,000 Plungers and spectators at Sandy Point State Park in January. Be on the back of the Plunge sweatshirts that Plungers wear year-round with great pride, all across the state.

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  • Vendor Space
  • Provide custom giveaway for Plungers
  • Plunge Program (Logo or 1/4, 1/2, 1 page ads)
  • Recognition on main event signage, tents, and LED walls
  • Logo on Plunge sweatshirts and/or credentials
  • Offer/Ad in Plunge cinch bags
  • Mascot onsite for photo ops
  • Super Plunge Branding (Signage, Giveaways, T-shirts, etc.)
  • Contact information in media tent display

Make an impression on the community and tell your company’s story through our media partners: WBAL TV 11, 98 Rock and 1090 AM leading up to the event and during the event.

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  • 98 Rock & 1090AM (as available)
  • WBAL TV 11 Tags (as available)
  • Live Onsite Interview w/ WBAL TV personalities
  • Taped company spotlight to air during Plunge week
  • Digital Advertising (as available)
  • Company logo in 8 Plunge e-newsletters (30k unique emails)
  • Sponsor highlight in e-newsletter IMPACT (as available)

Team up with our (awesome) Marketing & Communications team to reach new audiences and get your brand’s mission, values, and purpose in front of over 32,576 social media followers.

The 2019 Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge event to benefit Special Olympics Maryland at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019. (Photo by Steve Ruark for SOMD)
  • PlungeMD.com logo with URL
  • SOMD.org logo with URL
  • Print Advertising (as available)
  • Coverage of kick-off events or fundraising events
  • Social media recognition during Plunge Week (all platforms)
  • Shared social media calendar throughout the Plunge campaign
  • Recognition with Special Olympics Maryland branded content

The Plunge is the ideal opportunity for your organization to drive business, make B2B connections, and build company culture. Through the Corporate Plunge, you can support Special Olympics Maryland and help spread inclusion throughout your office!

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  • Representative to address Plungers at kick-off
  • VIP Hospitality Suite tickets on Saturday
  • VIP Parking on Saturday
  • Governor's Reception tickets on Friday
  • Employee Plunge Passes
  • Volunteer experience w/SOMD led training
  • Food and Drink tickets
  • Saturday Bus Pass (as available)
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