Ready or not, the summer event season is only days away. As you get ready to welcome campers, parents, swimmers, concert-goers and other fun-loving patrons to your facilities and parks, consider turning up the heat on your on-site advertising efforts. Increased traffic means extra opportunity to promote future programs, generate brand loyalty and spread the word about the many benefits of parks and recreation.
Blowing in the Wind - Your message will soar when imprinted on kites, which come in all varieties and styles. Whether you have a kite-making contest, use kites as a giveaway or sell as a fund-raiser -- almost everyone loves their whimsy.
Have a Ball -- Beachballs aren't just for the beach anymore. They are a great for impromptu games, picnics and can add interactive fun for anticipatory crowds. Other fun and games such as Frisbees, hula hoops, koosh balls and yo-yos can also be printed with your logo and website. Click here for 585 summer promotional ideas.
Tattoo You (And Everyone Else, too!) Kids (parents and grandparents, too!) love, love, love temporary tattoos. They are so fun, trendy and affordable (1000 full-color custom tattoos are as low as $79; 50,000 as low as $799). You can also choose from hundreds of stock designs.
This is No Inflated Offer! Large inflatables are show stoppers and can be used over and over again. At $1200 this 8 foot tethered balloon is a great value compared with the huge impact it can have attracting attention and participation. Inflatables come in many stock shapes and can also be custom created (like those on the left) to match your theme. Your sponsors and media will love the visual appeal of these huge animated characters.
No More Boring Banners! Go beyond the traditional and explore what's new in the world of banners and other POP (point of participation) media tools. Whether on the golf course, at the entrance to events or to frame a stage -- ground banners are the latest in large graphic promotions.
We've Got You Covered - Each and every time you attract small or large crowds of people to your site, facility of park you should take the time to set up some type of information booth where you can promote future activities and build brand awareness. Even a table staffed by volunteers in brightly colored uniforms or shirts can distribute catalogs, flyers or discounts coupons for upcoming events. For under $100 you can order a custom printed table cloth complete with your logo, website and tag-line. Of course, you can always use one of our ready-to-go logos to promote the many benefits of parks and recreation .
To learn more about any of the ideas above, email Andy and he'll answer all your questions -- and while supplies last, he'll even send you some Fun for the Sun summer promotional samples, too.