Contact

Dannella Burnett for the BBA and City of Buford 
Oakwood Occasions/Buford Business Alliance/City of Buford 
dannella@oakwoodoccasions.com 
678-677-3858 

When

Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

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Where

Downtown Buford, Corner Main/S. Hill Streets 
Main Street
Buford, GA 30518
 

 
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Join the BBA for the Historic Buford Holiday Festival and Parade ~ a fun filled day of Stage Performances, Vendors, Shopping, Giveaways, Holiday Treats and an exciting Parade!  This annual festival draws residents and families in the City of Buford and the surrounding area together to showcase all the great businesses, venues and people that make up the Historic Buford Area. In previous years this event had more than 1000 parade participants, 400+ school children and local artists on the stage and 75+ vendors and nearly 4000 attendees enjoyed the festivities.this in an outdoor event, rain or shine. There are several ways to participate and registration is required to get involved.  There is a link at the bottom of this page to get started:

 Titanium Sponsor $1500.00

 (Value $3700++ includes booth, biggest ads and more!)

  •  One Full Page ad in Community Holiday Magazine (value $1000)
  • Logo sponsorship on the front of the Community Christmas Magazine (value $100)
  • Business listed on the Buford Sponsorship Section in Community Christmas Magazine (Value $100)
  • Logo on Direct Mailed Postcards (value $500)
  • Digital Web Versions of Sponsor Content for Facebook and other cross Promotions (value $300.00)
  • Digital Proud Sponsor Cross Promotional Marketing Images
  • Logo on all promotional items as possible between registration and event
  • Featured Business Recognition on the BBA Facebook Page (value $100)
  • Featured Company Logo on BBA Facebook Cover Photo (value $50)
  • Your literature/brochures in the Holiday Bag (value $25)
  • Invitation to be a Key Note Speaker at one of the Buford Business Meetings (Jan, Feb or March Afterhours)
  • Sponsorship Recognition on www.visitbuford.com homepage
  • Onstage MC Announcements and 1 (60 Second) Promotion Time on Stage (value $200)
  • Individual Banner Promotion at the Stage (value $100)
  • Premium Booth Location at Event plus electrical if needed (value $110)
  • 1 yr. Membership to BBA (value $75)

Platinum Sponsor $1000

(Value $2300++ includes booth, even bigger ads, awesome benefits and more!)

  • One Half Page ad in Community Christmas Magazine (value $800)
  • Business listed on the Buford Sponsorship Section in Community Christmas Magazine (Value $100)
  • Logo on 5000 Direct Mailed Postcards (value $500)
  • Digital Web Versions of Sponsor content for Facebook and other cross promotion
  • Digital Proud Sponsor Cross Promotional Marketing Images
  • Featured Business Recognition on the BBA Facebook Page (value $100)
  • Featured Company Logo on BBA Facebook Cover Photo (value $50)
  • Your literature/brochures in the Holiday Bag (value $25)
  • Invitation to be a Key Note Speaker at one of the Buford Business Meetings (Jan, Feb or March Afterhours)
  • Sponsorship Recognition on www.visitbuford.com homepage
  • Onstage MC Announcements and 1 (60 Second) Promotion Time on Stage (value $200)
  • Banner Promotion at the Stage (value $100)
  • Premium Booth Location at Event plus electrical if needed (value $100)

Gold Sponsor    $600

 (Value $1100++ includes booth, bigger ads, great benefits)   

  • One Quarter Page ad in Community Christmas Magazine (value $500). 
  • Business listed on the Buford Sponsorship Section in Community Christmas Magazine (Value $100).
  • Digital Web Versions of Sponsor content for Facebook and other cross promotion
  • Digital Proud Sponsor Cross Promotional Marketing Images
  • Featured Business Recognition on the BBA Facebook Page (value $100)
  • Your literature/brochures in the Holiday Bag (value $25)
  • Sponsorship Recognition on www.visitbuford.com homepage
  • Onstage MC Announcements and 1 (30 Second) Promotion Time on Stage (value $100)
  • Banner Promotion at the Stage (value $100)
  • Booth Location plus electrical access if needed (value $100)

   Silver Sponsor      $300 

(Value $725++ includes booth, ads, good benefits) 

  • One Eighth Page ad in Community Christmas Publication (value $300). 
  • Business listed on the Buford Sponsorship Section in Community Christmas Publication (Value $100)
  • Digital Web Versions of Sponsor content for Facebook and other cross promotion
  • Digital Proud Sponsor Cross Promotional Marketing Images 
  • Featured Business Recognition on the BBA Facebook Page (value $100)
  • Your literature/brochures in the Holiday Bag (value $25)
  • Sponsorship Recognition on www.visitbuford.com homepage
  • Onstage MC Announcements of business (value $50)
  • Banner Recognition at the Stage (value $100)
  • Booth Location plus electrical access if needed (value $100)

Friend of the Festival Sponsor $150

(Value $325+ includes booth) 

  •  Business listed on the Buford Sponsorship Section in Community Christmas Publication (Value $100).
  • Banner Recognition at the Stage (value $100)
  • Your literature/brochures in the Holiday Bag (value $25)
  • Booth Location (value $100)

**Sponsorship Deadline 11/7/17 for all advertising benefits! 

Vendor Booths Only

$50 Current BBA Members/$100 Non BBA Members

$150 Food Vendors includes Day Of Permitting

 (add $15 for electrical access - no heaters, fans, high electrical appliances without prior consent)

 These approx. 10x10 outdoor spaces are available to sell products or showcase your business.  There is limited electrical accesses (additional fee) and is available on a first come, first served basis through your registration. Tents are encouraged, but not required.  You will receive specific instructions for the vendor set up/break down - times, parking, assistance available... approx. 10 days prior to the event. There is special pricing for BBA members and those who wish to become members.  $50 discount for members (must be member in good standing at the time of registration), $100 for non-members - Electrical Access Additional $15.00 Food Vendors require an additonal permit issued by the City of Buford and must be licensed to provide food for consumption, additional forms will be emailed to you.  All food and beverage items other than wrapped candies must be approved for sale or giveaways.

Holiday Gift Bag $25 - Available until 11/27 4pm

 500 holiday gift bags will be given away at the BBA Booth, these valuable bags will contain coupons, brochures and literature as well as freebies for attendees.  Submission of your materials is included for $25 or FREE With Sponsorship Packages.  This is a great opportunity to have a presence at the event if you are unable to attend and would like to market your product or business. This benefit is free to all sponsors/vendors.  Marketing material must be delivered to Pinnacle Custom Signs 5012 B U Bowman Dr Ste 300 Buford (678) 714-8700. during their business hours Monday - Friday.  Deadline for material drop off - Friday 11/18/15  4pm.

Stage Performances and Parade Participation:

Stage:  $Free to participate, but you must register your activity/staging need

Every consideration will be given to your time preferences and space requirements.  This is a perfect opportunity to showcase the amazing talents of local school groups, karate and dance organizations, local singing and performance artists and educational speakers.  Free Participation available until stage schedule is full.  The BBA reserves the right to decline registration if deemed inappropriate for the event.

Parade:  $Free to participate, but your registration is required so we can keep you informed of timing and line up instructions. 

Parade participants will line up at Tannery Row and travel along Main Street.   The parade will begin promptly at 11 am and we will ask you to arrive in the Tannery Row parking lot from 9:30-10:30 am.    We will be giving awards and recognition to some of the best, most creative and funniest floats/displays, so bring your imagination and spirit to the Parade!

 We look forward to working with you to make this the best BBA Holiday Expo to date.  If you have questions or comments about your registration, special needs, or other organizational assistance, email (preferred) Dannella@OakwoodOccasions.com or call 678-677-3858.

If you have questions concerning a BBA membership, please email the Buford Business Alliance at membership@visitbuford.com