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Volunteer

We also have some longer term advocacy projects that we would love help with:

If you’re interested in any of these projects or events, contact kevin@downtownbeaverton.org  and we’ll connect you with the project “champion”!

  • Placemaking on Restaurant Row

    • Public art facilitation (murals, sculptures,etc.)

    • Crosswalk enhancements (creative designs, painted intersections, etc.)

    • Lighting improvements (street lights, string lights, etc.)

  • Event planning and implementation

    • We need anyone with a passion for event planning, public relations, marketing, graphic design, communications, volunteer coordination, and brochure distributors

    • Events we plan or attend with our own BDA booth

      • Saint Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl

      • Wine & Chocolate Walk

      • Beaverton Restaurant Week

      • Oktoberfest

      • BOO-verton Trick or Treat

      • Small Business Saturday

      • German Holiday Market

      • And MORE!

  • Downtown Dinners organizing

    • People interested in organizing informal dinners at downtown restaurants where people can build community and experience our local flavor

  • Grant writing and fundraising

    • People who know how to craft a good story and can help us raise revenue in order to do more for downtown

  • Business Spotlights

    • People who love connecting with business owners, finding out more about their businesses, writing blogs about these places, and taking pictures.

  • Downtown business networking and training events

    • People who care about supporting local businesses, so that businesses that are here can stay and thrive here

  • Retail & restaurant recruitment

    • People who are passionate about bringing business to downtown Beaverton and who can help market our community to businesses outside of downtown

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Sponsorship Opportunities 

Sponsorship Levels

Presenting Sponsor - $10,000

  • Presenting Sponsor recognition and logo on printed materials (flyers, day-of event maps, event/program merchandise, posters) for BDA-produced events & programs listed below, except when not possible to do so

  • Presenting Sponsor recognition and logo on electronic promotions (emails, e-vites, event/program ticketing/promotion sites) for BDA events & programs listed below

  • Presenting Sponsor recognition in press releases

  • Logo on BDA website

  • Presenting Sponsor recognition and logo in monthly BDA e-newsletters, reaching over 500 people

  • Presenting Sponsor recognition on social media postings

Collaborative Sponsor - $5,000

Same benefits as Silver Sponsorship for selected 6 events or programs.

Platinum - $2,500

Same benefits as Silver Sponsorship for selected 4 events or programs.

Gold - $1,000

Same benefits as Silver Sponsorship for selected 2 events or programs.

Silver - $500

  • Sponsorship of 1 BDA sponsored event/program listed below (please select 1)

  • Logo in selected event/program printed materials (could include: flyers, posters, day-of event maps, event/program merchandise)

  • Logo on selected event/program electronic promotions (could include: emails, e-vites, social media postings, event/program ticketing/promotion site)

  • Name listed in selected event/program press releases

  • Logo in the BDA e-newsletter, reaching over 500 people

  • Sponsor recognition on one social media posting related to the sponsored event at the discretion of the BDA

Bronze - $250

  • Sponsor recognition in BDA newsletter, reaching over 500 people

  • Sponsor recognition on one social media posting related to the sponsored event at the discretion of the BDA

The BDA wants to provide maximum value to our sponsors. Are there any benefits you do not see listed here that you would like to see offered for future sponsorships?

*Should any of the programs be canceled or changed, Sponsors of that program may choose to sponsor a new program at no change in cost.

**The BDA is a nonprofit organization, Tax ID: 45-3737474, so sponsorships are tax deductible if they are considered charitable contributions.


 

Programs

Old Town Wine Walk (Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019) Downtown businesses will host wine tastings in 10 downtown businesses. Approximately 450 event attendees will walk from business to business, tasting local wine and eating food from local restaurants. Wineries will have the opportunity to sell wine by the bottle, and attendees will have the opportunity make purchases inside the downtown businesses.

When? Friday, May 17, 2019 from 6pm-9pm

How? Attendees purchase a ticket to the event and receive a wine glass and the opportunity to taste wine from local wineries in various downtown businesses. Event participants may purchase bottles of wine, nice bags to carry wine bottles, and tasty treats. Each attendee also receives an event map that details participating locations.


Passport to Old Town (Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019) Businesses throughout Old Town Beaverton will be participating in the summer Passport to Old Town program, which will market downtown as a place to explore multiple unique destination businesses. Visitors will have a map of downtown showing participating businesses and will receive a stamp at each business they visit, receiving discounts and benefits along the way.

When? May 2019 – August 2019


Old Town Scavenger Hunt (Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019) Special items (like stuffed beavers) will be hidden throughout Old Town Beaverton, most often in our unique businesses, but sometimes at historic locations in Old Town. People will have a map of the area that leads them to their next destination, where they learn something new about their community and meet interesting people. The scavenger hunt will be a one-day event, starting at the Farmers Market, where 15,000 people come to Old Town each week. People who complete the scavenger hunt will receive a special stamp on their Passport to Old Town.

When? June 2019


Old Town CoSign (Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019) CoSign is a collaborative business signage project that brings artists, business owners, and sign fabricators together to create 10-12 unique and artistic business blade signs in our historic downtown Beaverton. These signs will project perpendicular from exterior business walls, drawing attention to businesses that may otherwise be easily overlooked by injecting art into the downtown Beaverton community.

When? June 2019 – November 30, 2019

How?

  • Promotional materials (flyers, brochures, press releases, etc.)

  • Community informational meetings (2)

  • Design “Blitz”, where artists, businesses, fabricators, & sign experts collaborate together to finalize sign designs

  • VIP Viewing Party: Completed signs will be stored in a central location where community leaders will be invited to see the signs and network with business owners, artists, and fabricators.

  • Signage unveiling event: Once signs are installed, business owners will go up in a bucket truck and unveil their sign in front of a cheering audience anticipated on November 30, 2019, Small Business Saturday.


Old Town Enhancement Project (Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2019)

This is a street beautification project between the area near 1st Street and Watson Avenue extending to the Library West parking lot near City Park. This project may include volunteer clean-ups, art installations, and landscaping improvements in order to enhance the walking environment from one of the primary public lots to the center of activity in Old Town.

When? June 2019


Public Tabling Events (German Holiday Market, etc.) (Deadline: Friday, June 7, 2019) The BDA will display your organization’s logo or brochures at its event booth that it uses to promote Old Town, recruit volunteers, and share relevant information. In 2018 alone, our booths were exposed to over 15,000 people.

When? Throughout 2019


Beaverton Restaurant Week (Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019) Approximately 40 restaurants participated in 2018, offering unique menu items during the duration of the program. We anticipate more participating restaurants this year, with thousands of people seeing the marketing for this event and coming to Old Town to eat as a result. Sponsors will be recognized on online promotions and on fitting printed materials.

When? September 26 – October 6, 2019