Become A Sponsor

Links: 2017 JBDTC Sponsor Agreement

Sponsor Jax Beach Deck The Chairs 2017

In 2013, JBDTC brought over 50,000 visitors to Latham Plaza in downtown Jacksonville Beach. Plans for JBDTC 2017 include an enhanced exhibit area spanning Latham Plaza to the Seawalk Pavilion, a 30-ft handcrafted DTC Tree, more than 40 decorated lifeguard chairs, and entertainment programs on select weekends. Directional banners and way finding large chairs will assist the walkthrough traffic projected at 100,000.

There are six sponsorship levels available. At each level, sponsors will enjoy expanded benefits and visibility including signage, program literature, enhanced media support, and targeted customer promotions. For more information or to become a sponsor, please contact Kurtis Loftus at 904.716.3853.

Sponsorship Levels

JBDTC Premier Sponsor $15,000

  • Recognition as premier sponsor with prominent logo placement in all signage, public relations, marketing, social media and promotional materials.
  • Two chairs with premier location at event. Exclusivity to Seawalk entrance and JBDTC Latham Plaza entrance.
  • Recognition at major programming events, i.e. Light The Beaches, Night of Music and Dance, and VIP Party.
  • Full page ad placement in JBDTC Holiday Guide/APP program.
  • Featured in all announcements, communications and digital programming.

Angel Sponsor $3,000

  • Logo placement on all signage, public relations, marketing, social media and promotional materials.
  • Recognition at major programming events, i.e. Light The Beaches, Night of Music and Dance, and VIP Party
  • Half page ad placement in JBDTC Holiday Guide /APP program.
  • Featured in all announcements,  communications and digital programming.

Seawalk Pavilion Chair $3,000

  • One Chair located in Seawalk area tied to specific weekend activity.
  • Sponsor receives full promotion in JBDTC Holiday Guide / APP program.
  • Name on all signage and marketing materials including banners, print collateral, ads, web/social media efforts.
  • A $300 stipend will be set aside for chair design and build.

Latham Plaza Decked Chair $1,600

  • One Chair (chair location based on available space).
  • Sponsor receives full promotion in JB DTC Holiday Guide/APP program.
  • Select signage and marketing materials including print collateral, listing in program materials, web/social media efforts.
  • A $300 stipend will be set aside for chair design and build.

Latham Plaza Hope Chair $800

  • One Chair (chair location based on available space).
  • Sponsor receives promotion in JBDTC Holiday Guide/APP program.
  • Select signage and marketing materials including print collateral, listing in program materials, web/social media efforts.
  • Sponsor will be responsible for design/build support and material costs.

Community Chair $800

  • Lightweight replica of the official lifeguard chair to be decorated and displayed at business’ location.
  • Sponsor receives promotion in JBDTC Holiday Guide/APP program.
  • Select signage and marketing materials including print collateral, listing in program materials, web/social media efforts.
  • Sponsor will be responsible for design/build support and material costs.

*Contact DTC for current chair availability.

Materials and Decorations Guidelines

  • Sponsor and designers will be paired up with a chair once agreement to JBDTC has been validated.
  • Sponsor will be responsible for all construction material purchases unless otherwise subcontracted.
  • Approved materials include: Wood, plastics, PVC, vinyl, metal fittings, chicken wire, clamps, wood screws and lights.
  • Limited use of pre-made decorations will be accepted but require review.
  • Chairs may not be modified or damaged in such that they will be deemed unusable.
  • Chair designs will exist within a 15-ft by 15-ft area and cannot exceed 12-ft in height.
  • Preliminary designs must be submitted for review and approval.
  • Sponsor is responsible for meeting all deadlines and artistic guidelines.