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Photography Contest – Best of the Blue Ridge

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Photography Contest – Best of the Blue Ridge
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Go Blue Ridge Travel

Go Blue Ridge Travel  launches its 1st Annual Best of the Blue Ridge Photography Contest on October 17th. This contest runs for ten weeks with the grand finalist winners chosen on the tenth week. The goal of the contest is to brand the northern Blue Ridge Shenandoah Valley as a great place to visit, shop, dine and play or hold your corporate event or have your romantic wedding. Topics will include: Best Vineyard, Best Festival, Best Nightlife, Best Activity for Kids, Best Town to Visit, Best Golf Course, Best Restaurant, Best Water Sports, Best Kept Secret, and Best Shop for Unique Gifts.

Go Blue Ridge Travel (www.GoBRT.com) is a sister site to www.blueridgebridalshow.com.  Each website has its own goals:

  •   Blue Ridge Bridal Show – Shenandoah Valley Wedding Resource Guide  and Bridal Shows

  • Go Blue Ridge Travel – Itinerary Planning Guide for Your Travel (Activities, Accommodations, and Events) in the Blue Ridge

GoBRT provides a website where guests can develop and share their travel plans for their visit, corporate retreat, or wedding destination to the Blue Ridge Shenandoah Valley. To increase Go Blue Ridge Travel’s presence on the internet, we are launching the first of four viral events for 2011-2012.

There are two sponsorship levels:

 Banner Ad Sponsorships and Prize Sponsorships. 

Platinum Banner Sponsor – will have a banner ad on the event site page (216 x 216 pixels), and on each of the weekly pages to follow as well as on the www.BlueRidgeBridalShow.com contest pages. Platinum will be included in the Radio Ad Campaign. Blogs and National Press Releases will also be written and the Platinum Sponsor will be highlighted in each article with inbound links to their website. We will coordinate as possible networking between the sponsor’s site and facebook page and both of our facebook, twitter, and website pages. All sponsors must have an inbound link for GoBRT.com on their web site.  Fee is $1000 – One spaces available.

Gold Banner Sponsor will  have a banner ad on the event site page (216 x 216)below the platinum sponsor, and on each of the weekly pages to follow as well as on the www.BlueRidgeBridalShow.com contest pages. A blog featuring the Gold Banner Sponsor will be published as well as inclusion in the National Press Releases. We will coordinate as possible networking between the sponsor’s site and facebook page as and both of our facebook, twitter, and website pages. All sponsors must have an inbound link for GoBRT.com on their web site.  Fee is $500 –Two spaces available.

Bronze Banner Sponsor will have a banner ad on the Week they are sponsoring.  (216 x 216 pixels). This sponsorship is for the business who wants to identify just with one week of the promotion. They will also be listed on www.BlueRidgeBridalShow.com contest pages.  A blog featuring the Bronze Banner Sponsor will be published.  We will coordinate as possible networking between the sponsor’s site and facebook page. All sponsors must have an inbound link for GoBRT.com on their web site. Fee is $300.  One space available per week’s feature.  

Town Banner Sponsor will  have a banner ad on the event site page (216 x 216)below the platinum sponsor, and on each of the weekly pages to follow as well as on the www.BlueRidgeBridalShow.com contest pages. Blogs and National Press Releases will also be written and the Town Sponsor will be highlighted on their week.  We will coordinate as possible networking between the sponsor’s site and facebook page as and both of our facebook, twitter, and website pages.  Town must provide a Weekend Getaway to the town. All sponsors must have an inbound link for GoBRT.com on their web site.  Fee is $300 – Five spaces available.

Primary Prize Sponsor will have an ad on the event site page (216 x 70) on www.GoBRT.com  and on www.BlueRidgeBridalShow.com as well as be featured in a blog on both sites. They will have priority placement above the Feature Prize Sponsors. We will also tag the sponsor’s face book page if permitted.  Requirement for this category is one prize (value $25 and up each week and Grand Prize participation with a minimum value of $75.00.) All sponsors must have an inbound link for GoBRT.com on their web site.”

Featured Prize Sponsors will contribute a prize for one week (value $25 and Grand Prize $50.)  They will be featured the week of the event with an ad on the contest event site (216 x 70) located on our web sites and be featured in the blog of that week. There are eight Featured Site Sponsors. All sponsors must have an inbound link for GoBRT.com on their web site.”

This contest will appeal to all ages, genders since the topics cover from the Best Kid Activity to the Best Adventure Experience to the Best Festival and the Best Night Life.  It is also an excellent way to network with other businesses who can be your best sales people. 

Call us today and become involved!  Over 80,000 visitors with 600 active voting a week in our last photography contest. 

 

Go Blue Ridge Travel

540.533.1853 (mobile)

540.533.8661 (phone)

nancy@encoreeventpartners.com