Why Sponsor The Designer Series?

  • The 2 year calendar means exposure at all shore-side events throughout the first year. This includes our sponsor kickoff party and presence at all Sparkman & Stephens regattas throughout 2018 season plus significant exposure at our 2019 rendezvous, award ceremonies and parties
  • Sponsors benefit from the utilization of the Designer Series and S & S databases with targeted emails, monthly newsletters and social media postings
  • Reach over 90 yacht owners and upwards of 1000 targeted guests over 4 days of events
  • Global messaging targeting a wide range of print and electronic media that caters to the yachting consumer and boating business’ worldwide
  • Excellent opportunity to reach the highly attractive Newport market
  • Each sponsor package provides media, print, web exposure plus logo placement, event tickets and merchandising opportunities over a 2 year period
  • We also welcome in-kind partnerships and individual sponsorships


The Designer Series is an international biennial event that offers our partners significant exposure for those looking to expand their messaging globally. Our public relations efforts target a wide range of print and electronic media that cater to the boating and yachting communities all over the world.

Expanding the Designer Series to a 2-year format, broadens the celebration of each honoree, connects the marine industry and encourages relationships through targeted experiences, gives our partners fourteen months of brand exposure and builds excitement for our signature event, the 2019 rendezvous.

For more information on customized sponsorships, please contact:
Carol Beecher at ds@designerseries.org  |  401.236.1866

Sponsor Levels$9,500$5,000$2,5001,000
Multi Year Title Sponsor is available for additional cost
Category ExclusivityX---
Recognition on all printed collateral materialXXX-
Verbal acknowledgement at all events - both 2018 shore-side events and 2019 rendezvousXXX-
Local, National & International Media, Print and Web publicationsXXXX
Event Site Signage 2018 and 2019 eventsXXX-
Logo on all official race documentsXXXX
Logo on event merchandiseXXx-
On Water Spectator OpportunitiesXX--
On Board Racing OpportunitiesXX--
VIP tickets to all social events both 2018 shore-side and 2019 rendezvous642-
Exposure to upwards 1000 targeted attendees throughout 4 days of racing and eventsXXXX
Targeted exposure through DS and Sparkman & Stephens email data base distributed to over 100k recipientsXX--
Link on DS and S&S websites, social media presenceXXXX
Dedicated Press Release announcing partnershipX---
Opportunity to provide branded merchandise for VIP gift bags and skipper bagsXXXX
Acknowledgement in Press Releases covering event XXXX
In-kind / Event Specific Sponsorships Available
Size and placement of logos as well as level of exposure is based on Sponsor level.
Sponsorship benefits can be customized to ensure optimum return on investment.


Targeted Attendees


Yacht Owners


Years of Promotion

2018 Sponsors