SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES COMING SOON Virginia Festival of the Wheel draws hundreds of automobile enthusiasts, their friends, and families to Charlottesville for this weekend. The goal is to provide a memorable experience while raising money for a worthy cause. Sponsorships are critical to hosting this successful fundraising event. These opportunities ensure that sponsors receive excellent value and exposure while providing vital financial support to the event.
$75,000 has been donated to the UVA Cancer Center Patient Financial Assistance Fund through this event since its inception in 2018. Virginia Festival of the Wheel Partners will: • Be associated with an event becoming Virginia’s premier automotive event for car enthusiasts and collectors. • Have interaction with and exposure to a well-connected, affluent audience. • Have reserved parking at the Boar’s Head Resort for the event. • Receive sponsor recognition on the Virginia Festival of the Wheel website as an official sponsor and partner. • Receive print and digital media exposure depending on the sponsorship or partner level. • Have opportunities for product displays and demonstrations. Be recognized onsite at the conference verbally, visually, and in person, as a sponsor and partner. • To be treated with respect throughout the sponsorship and partner process.
• 46% of Participants are Local to Charlottesville • 26% Traveled 20 to 80 Miles to Attend • 28% Traveled over 80 Miles to Attend • 72% of Attendees are Over 50 Years Old • 23% of Attendees are 30 – 50 Years Old
Standard Classic Sponsorship and Partnership Donations
Cars and Conversation Reception Host Sponsorship
Cars and Coffee Host Sponsorship
Jefferson Trail Road Tour Sponsor
VIP Hospitality Center Host Sponsorship
Best in Show Trophy Sponsor
Gala Evening at the Boar’s Head
Guest of Honor Sponsor
2021 Check Presentation Ceremony to the UVA Cancer Patient Fund Emily Couric Cancer Center Staff and Virginia Festival of the Wheel members from left: Dr. Michael E. Williams, Ashley Grooms, Jennifer Lee, Adonice D’Atre, Michelle Niesen, VFOTW Founder and Board Chair Mike Baldauf, Director UVA Oncology Christi Sheffield, VFOTW representative Bill Krzastek, Wendy Mbugua, VFOTW representative Bob Garland. 2021 VFOTW representatives not shown were Mike Chivetta, Irv Cox, Russ Cronberg, George and Linda Davies, Alison Dickie, Jason Robson, Steve Sellers, Bob Vitrikas, and Keith Woodard.
THE VIRGINIA FESTIVAL OF THE WHEEL IS A 501.C.3 CORPORATION. SPONSORSHIPS AND DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE AS ALLOWED BY LAW AND ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO THE UVA Cancer Center Patient Care Fund.