Los Angeles International Indoor Track Meet, scheduled next Feb. 17, seeks one title sponsor and other sponsors for the 37th annual event, featuring Olympic contenders and hopefuls for the 1996 Summer Games in Atlanta. The meet, attended by 12,000, will be televised on cable and national TV. Sunkist Growers earlier this month dropped out as title sponsor after 26 years. That position is available for $250,000; other presenting and medal award sponsorships are also available for $15,000 to $125,000. Franken Enterprises, Beverly Hills, Calif., coordinates. Contact: (310) 278-2030.
Romance Across America wants to lure corporate sponsors for the cross-country tour, starting next January, of Gregory J.P. Godek, "romance coach" and author of "1,001 Ways to Be Romantic." Sponsorships include brand presence and product promotion at in-store events and "romance rallies" targeting adults of all ages, to be held across the U.S. through June 1997. Costs range from $50,000 to $500,000. Casablanca Press, Weymouth, Mass., coordinates. Contact: (617) 227-2111.
Pathmark Tennis Classic, Mahwah, N.J., seeks sponsors at levels ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. The event is slated for Aug. 21 to 27 in advance of the U.S. Open. In addition to title sponsor Pathmark, U.S. Healthcare has signed on as presenting sponsor. Other sponsorships include on-court signage, corporate hospitality and on-site product sampling opportunities. Korff Enterprises coordinates. Contact: (201) 529-2200.
Mid-Continent Conference, Naperville, Ill., is accepting sponsors for the 1996 Men's Basketball Tournament slated for next March 3 to 5 in Moline, Ill. Eight collegiate teams will compete for the NCAA Division I championship. Title sponsorship is available for $750,000 and includes in-game presence plus regional TV coverage; co-sponsorships are also available. Already participating are Quaker Oats Co.'s Gatorade and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The event is coordinated in-house. Contact: (708) 416-7560.
Milwaukee Family Pet Show is rounding up sponsors for its second annual regional pet show, to be held Oct. 21 and 22 at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, West Allis. Title sponsorship is available for $20,000; co-sponsorships are available at $2,500 to $10,000. Tower Show Productions, Glen Ellyn, Ill., coordinates. Contact: (800) 946-4611.
Kate Fitzgerald coordinates Events & Promotions. Reach us by fax at (312) 649-5331 or e-mail address [email protected]