A Twist of Jobim, a concert tour and album, is tuning up sponsors for promotions linked to a U.S. tour next fall. Brazilian composer Antonio Carlos Jobim's music will be showcased with performances by Herbie Hancock and Al Jarreau, among others. Included: retail tie-ins, contests and sweepstakes. Cost: $250,000. Milor Entertainment Group, Gainesville, Fla., coordinates. Contact: (352) 375-3705, ext. 301.
New York State Collegiate Rowing Association Championship Regatta wants sponsors onboard for its second annual event in Rome, N.Y., expected to draw more than 30 participating colleges and 30,000 spectators on May 3 and 4. Included: on-site signage, corporate hospitality and integrated event promotion. Cost: $5,000 to $30,000. Rome Area Chamber of Commerce coordinates. Contact: (315) 337-1700.
SOL/Snowboarding Online, Denver, seeks sponsors for its four-month winter Cyber Tour beginning in January. In the tour, major U.S. and Canadian snowboarding competitions will be covered live via the Internet. Included: on-site presence and Internet advertising (http://www.sol/snowboarding.com) including on America Online. Cost: $1,250 to $5,000. Contact: (970) 726-0485.
Included: on-site presence. Cost: $2,500 to $20,000. East Manhattan Chamber of Commerce coordinates. Contact: (212) 570-5855.
Wayne Gretzky's Roller Hockey Centers, Irvine, Calif., is rolling out sponsorship opportunities at its flagship roller hockey center expected to open Jan. 1. Included: on-site presence at multiple rinks within the facility. Cost: $2,500 to $30,000. Worldwide Roller Hockey Facilities, San Diego, coordinates. Contact: (619) 259-6525.M
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