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					Sponsorship Proposal Package
            2008
Island Trails

Island Trails is a not-for-profit, non government organization which promotes and
facilitates trail use, trail development and trail care. Island Trails also coordinates trail
events and volunteer programs.

Island Trails is governed by a volunteer board of directors with geographical
representation from across the province.


Confederation Trail

The Confederation Trail consists of 400 kilometers of cycling and walking trails, 274
kilometers from Tignish to Elmira, and five branch lines containing the remaining 126
kilometers.

The Confederation Trail is quickly becoming one of eastern Prince Edward Islands most
unique and popular tourism attraction. Each year, thousands of locals and visitors enjoy
the serene beauty that the trails offer.


Cycling Event

This year Island Trails is working hard to develop the 2nd annual three day recreational
family cycling event planned for eastern PEI which is scheduled for October 11th- 13th
2008. In early October Prince Edward Islands fall foliage will be at its majestic peak
creating the perfect setting for a peaceful bike ride through eastern PEI.

On Saturday October 11th, registered cyclists will depart St. Peters and make there way
along the Confederation Trail eventually finishing for the day in Souris. That afternoon
and evening the community of Souris will be host to a social event for cyclists to enjoy.

On Sunday October 12th cyclists will depart the community of Mt. Stewart and travel to
the seaside town of Montague. A reception with live entertainment for the participants,
sponsors and general public will follow the event.

On Monday October 13th cyclists will depart Iona and cycle to Wood Islands. A wind up
celebration with live entertainment and refreshments will close out this special cycling
experience.
Sponsorship Opportunities

Following is a list of sponsorship opportunities available for the 2008 Island Trails
Cycling Event. Please note that all sponsors will receive logo recognition on 5,000
copies of the event brochure which will be distributed throughout Atlantic Canada and
also be available online at www.islandtrails.ca

Sponsorship Opportunities
Cash Sponsor (note only sponsors over $100 will receive program recognition)
Accommodation
Transportation
Cycling Equipment
Merchandise
Nutrition Breaks

October 11th – Day One
A. St. Peters opening reception
B. Souris Entertainment
C. Souris Food & Drinks

October 12th – Day Two
D. Mt. Stewart Coffee/Snack Breakfast
E. Montague Entertainment
F. Montague Food & Drinks

October 13th – Day Three
G. Iona Coffee/Snack Breakfast
H. Wood Islands Entertainment
I. Wood Islands Food & Drink


Sponsorship Benefits

Sponsors of this event will enjoy logo recognition in 5,000 copies of the event brochure
which will be delivered throughout Atlantic Canada and be placed on website at
www.islandtrails.ca

Sponsors will be able to attract participants to their place of business or community to
‘showcase’ what you have to offer.

This ‘shoulder season’ event will attract visitors to the island at the tail end of the tourism
season and add to eastern Prince Edward Islands economy.

There will be daily opportunities to greet participants and showcase your business and
products.
                     Island Trails Cycling Event 2008
                            Sponsorship Form

Name of Business/Community/Organization _______________________________

Address       ______________________________

Phone         ______________________________

Email         ______________________________

Cash    ___   Cheque ___ Amount ___________

In-Kind Donation/Item ________________________         Number of units ____________

Dollar Value of In-Kind Donation ______________

Other Details
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________

If sponsoring an event please indicate which one (ex. Day 1, B) ____________________


Contact Name          _________________________

Signature             _________________________

Date                  _________________________




 *Please make all cheques payable to Island Trails Recreational Cycling Event
*Deadline to sponsor is May 5th 2008
*Mail to Box 265 Charlottetown PE, C1A7K4

For more information contact Grace Blackette at 583-2412 gjblackette@pei.sympatico.ca
Denis Dunne at 566-5974 ddunne@islandtelecom.com fax to 902-583-2489

                       THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!