There are many ways to support the WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction. Below, you will find the options available to you. If you have any questions about sponsorship, please feel free to contact our Auction team by email.
As an underwriter of the WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction, you’ll be associated with one of Northeast Ohio’s most respected, prestigious and visible non-profit organizations. Sponsorship provides you with exposure to the public television audience, an exclusive, influential and educated audience with a high annual income. You’ll reach the supporters of the WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction: thousands of volunteers, donors, bidders and buyers - people who are active and involved in their community and consumers who are ready to buy.
The WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction is Northeastern Ohio’s only televised auction. It is the community’s biggest, most unique shopping adventure, providing a fun-filled shopping spree for enthusiastic viewers who tune in to watch, bid and buy. Thousands of donated items and services are sold during this televised event.
Tax-deductible underwriting grants begin at $6,000 for a four-hour sponsorship. Broadcast sponsors receive a multi-media mix of promotional benefits that include:
Auction Board Sponsorships are for an entire broadcast day and are available for a $3,000 tax-deductible contribution. During the Auction, donated items are shown on various Auction boards. Auction Board Sponsors receive the following multi-media mix of promotional benefits:
This area of the WVIZ/PBS Televised Auction offers on-air recognition for cash contributions below sponsorship levels.
This unique area of the Auction is available exclusively to publicly-traded companies headquartered in Northeast Ohio. “Buy Northeast Ohio” is a way to receive valuable on-air television exposure, receive a new investor and support WVIZ/PBS.
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