The New York Jets are calling for all eligible* local small businesses to enter the New York Jets Small Business Showcase presented by M&T Bank. Following the application period, five small business finalists will be invited to attend Pitch Night at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center during the week of July 22nd, where they will present to a panel of Jets and M&T Bank executives for final consideration. The winning small business will receive sponsorship assets valued at $100,000 with the New York Jets for the 2019 football season.
Eligible small businesses must submit a completed application for consideration between May 2, 2019 and May 31, 2019. All eligible entries received during the submission period will be judged on the following criteria: Completion of application, depth of community involvement, worthiness of business and brand, business and sponsorship category "fit" to partner with the New York Jets and M&T Bank.
For more information on the New York Jets Small Business Showcase please visit www.newyorkjets.com/smallbusiness.
Assets (subject to change based on availability and brand fit) Include:**
- Ten EY Coaches Club tickets
- Stadium signage for all Jets home games
- Commercial units in Jets gameday radio broadcasts on 98.7 ESPN
- Opportunity to have an on-site presence at Jets Training Camp presented by M&T Bank
- Opportunity to have an on-site presence at a Jets home game
*To be eligible, a business must be a for-profit company (A) whose principal place of business is located within the Jets' home marketing area (currently defined as: (i) the geographic area that is seventy-five (75) miles in every direction from the exterior municipal boundary of New York, NY; and (ii) the State of New York, excluding seventy-five (75) miles in every direction from the exterior municipal boundary of Buffalo, NY) and (B) whose annual revenue is less than $10 million.
**If the sponsorship assets are swapped out, they will be replaced with assets of equal value.