We invite YOU to become a part of the Huskie Team!

Take advantage of the powerful marketing opportunities available through a corporate partnership with NIU Athletics!

As a corporate partner, your affiliation provides a multitude of opportunities to develop brand awareness, brand loyalty and enhance you company's exposure to targeted demographic groups. We can also provide many advertising and media outlets, community and public relations exposure to maximize your bottom line return on your investment.

Corporate Partner Program

Partnership Benefits

  • Generate Positive-Image Advertising
  • Multiple Branding Opportunities
  • Increase Consumer Traffic and Sales
  • Entertain Clients and/or Employees
  • Introduce New Products and Services
  • Captive Audience Advertising

Strategy of Partnership Packaging
The NIU Sports Marketing Office offers a broad array of opportunities. Our staff works with your company's corporate marketing strategy to develop a winning combination of marketing, advertising & promotional elements that will reach your specific partnership objectives and provide a powerful message to reach your target market.

Tailored Partnership Packages
A corporate partnership package is a compilation of creative ideas that you the partner and the NIU Sports Marketing Office jointly develop and coordinate. All advertising and partnership programs are tailored to the needs of each individual partner to maximize goals & objectives.

Corporate Partner Package Pricing
The NIU Sports Marketing Office stresses flexibility when designing a comprehensive partnership package. The values of each element within a partnership package are consistent with the values offered to all other prospective or current partners. Partner visibility through a corporate partnership package may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Permanent Signage
  • Event Hospitality
  • Internet Sponsorships
  • Single Game Title Sponsorships
  • Tournament Sponsorships
  • Print Sponsorships
  • Merchandising Programs
  • Traffic Building Programs
  • Season or Individual Game Tickets
  • In-Stadium/Arena Promotions
  • Product Display Opportunities
  • Community Outreach Programs
  • Special Events (Golf outings, Auctions, NIU Athletic Alumni events, Student-Athlete banquets and much more)
Media Support
Our partnership programs are supported by a multitude of external media to better deliver to fans, consumers and potential customers, your brand and corporate message. Such outlets include the Huskie Sports Radio Network blanketing the Chicago market and the entire midwest, Comcast Sportsnet Chicago, The Daily Herald, and other national media.

Make Northern Illinois University a part of your marketing and advertising strategy.

For more information please contact:
Todd Garzarelli
Associate Athletic Director for Marketing, Corporate and Broadcast Relations
Northern Illinois University Athletics
Convocation Center
DeKalb, IL 60115
Phone: (815) 753-8042
E-mail: tgarzarelli@niu.edu

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