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A selection of upcoming events and properties seeking sponsors.

Black Christmas Expo, Atlanta, seeks title and co-sponsors for its fourth annual retail, entertainment and consumer products showcase event scheduled for Dec. 16 and 17, which will include Kwanzaa celebrations. Title sponsorship costs $22,000; co-sponsorship packages begin at $9,500, with exhibition sponsorship starting at $2,500. Black Expo USA coordinates. Contact: (404) 724-2018.

Gra-Fx '95, a snowboarding, sports and music festival holding its premiere event Sept. 3 in Denver, is looking for sponsors targeting young, active consumers at prices ranging from $15,000 (supporting) to $30,000 (title). Sponsorship includes product promotion, on-site signage and exposure through broadcast, print and online media. Onboard Entertainment, New York and Denver, coordinates. Contact: (212) 787-2678 or (303) 449-3454.

International Arabian Horse Association, Denver, is rounding up sponsors to tie in with its North American series of horse shows slated for October 1995 through September 1996. Umbrella sponsorship packages range from $20,000 to $50,000 and include in-show signage and product promotion opportunities targeting more than 30,000 horse show enthusiasts. Contact: (303) 450-4789.

Helicopters providing exclusive TV coverage of upcoming Nascar weekend stock car racing events are lifting off with title sponsorship at prices ranging from $14,000 (one day) to $18,000 (two days). Sponsorship includes on-site exposure plus cable network TV visibility on ESPN, TBS and the Nashville Network. CRM Group, Melbourne, Fla., coordinates. Contact: (407) 722-3258.

ABC Workshops and Ms. Fitness USA want to pump up sponsors targeting healthy, active consumers for their three-day fitness events touring major U.S. markets from August through yearend and next year. Sponsorship prices range from $2,500 to $90,000; packages include on-site product promotion, product sampling and seminars surrounding Ms. Fitness USA competitions in each city. Already participating: Haagen-Dazs, Polar Heart Rate Monitors and Powerfoods' PowerBar. Ahead of the Pace Promotions, Brightwaters, N.Y., coordinates. Contact: (516) 666-1254.

For the Love of Chocolate, New York, is stirring up efforts to attract sponsors for its second annual three-day extravaganza to be held Feb. 9 to 11 to benefit City Harvest. The event targets chocolate aficionados, professional chefs and gourmands. On the agenda are tastings, seminars and competitions. Sponsorship prices range from $2,500 to $25,000. Talbert Communications, New York, coordinates. Contact: (212) 675-5525.

Kate Fitzgerald coordinates Events & Promotions. Reach us by fax at (312) 649-5331 or e-mail address [email protected]

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