Want to connect with dog owners, fans? Sponsorships available for 10th annual Dog Bowl in Frankenmuth

World's largest Olympic style event for dogs

Memorial weekend event expected to draw more than 50,000 spectators, 5,000 dogs

Mar 16, 2016, 09:05 ET from Frankenmuth River Place Shops

FRANKENMUTH, Mich., March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporations, business owners and other organizations both large and small have a unique, targeted opportunity to connect with thousands of dog owners, their families and a host of canine fans on Memorial Day weekend.

Sponsorships are available for Dog Bowl 2016, the 10th annual event, slated for May 28-29, 2016 in Frankenmuth, Mich. and organized by the Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Current sponsors include Pepsi, Sysco Food Service, Plante Moran and Gordon Food Service.

The free Memorial Day weekend will feature more than 29 events and competitions, with 22 events for pets and owners to join in on. Dock diving competitions, barn hunt, disc dog competitions, agility contests and sheep herding demonstrations are all on the Dog Bowl 2016 schedule, which is expected to draw more than 50,000 participants and spectators.

More than 5,000 dogs are likely to be involved, said Michael Zehnder, chair of the Dog Bowl and general manager of the Bavarian Inn Lodge.

"Tremendous response by dog owners and fans has catapulted Dog Bowl to global prominence," Zehnder added. "It's now considered the world's largest Olympic style event for dogs, and we're expecting more international competitors than ever before in 2016."

Dog Bowl event sponsors can expect substantial exposure for their products and services with high visibility signage, public announcements throughout the entire event and frequent announcements at individual events. Sponsors also receive recognition in a printed event program as well as online recognition. Event sponsorship packages begin at $1,000.

To learn more about all of the sponsorship opportunities available, contact Amy Smock at (989) 652-6613 or via email at asmock@bavarianinn.com.

To learn more about Dog Bowl 2016, visit www.dogbowlfun.com.

Frankenmuth River Place Shops
1-800-600-0105 www.frankenmuthriverplace.com

Bavarian Inn Lodge
1-800-BAVARIA  www.bavarianinn.com

CONTACT: Sue Voyles – Logos Communications, Inc.
734-667-2005  sue@logos-communications.com

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