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Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels and provide the chance to entertain clients, promote your company or organization, and support outstanding student scholars. All sponsorship levels qualify memberships into USD’s President’s Club, providing additional opportunities to network with USD’s most prominent benefactors.

Reserve Sponsor     $10,000

Reserve Sponsor Benefits:

  • Six (6) tickets to the Vintners Dinner, an intimate wine-pairing dinner experience.
  • Six (6) tickets to the Early Access Crush Reception, an intimate opportunity to enjoy exclusive featured wines by select wineries, along with delectable cuisine while mixing and mingling with winemakers and fellow sponsors prior to the Wine Classic.
  • Ten (10) tickets to the Wine Classic.
  • Ten (10) sets of USD-branded wine tote bags and wine charms.
  • Full-page ad in the Wine Classic printed program.
  • Premier logo placement in the printed program and on event signage.
  • Recognition with logo and web link on USD’s Wine Classic website and all event-related electronic communication.
  • Sponsor logo on silent auction mobile bidding platform.

Bonus Benefits:

  • Six (6) VIP tickets to a Humphreys Concert by the Bay (2019 Concert TBA).
  • An invitation for two to attend three annual President’s Club special events (Old Globe Theatre production, Torero men’s basketball game and reception, and Twilight Blues).
  • Leading sponsor logo placement on the Wine Classic promotional outdoor board.
  • Recognition in USD’s Honor Roll of Donors.

Estate Sponsor     $7,500

Estate Sponsor Benefits:

  • Four (4) tickets to the Vintners Dinner, an intimate wine-pairing
    dinner experience.
  • Four (4) tickets to the Early Access Crush Reception, an intimate opportunity to enjoy exclusive featured wines by select wineries, along with delectable cuisine while mixing and mingling with winemakers and fellow sponsors prior to the Wine Classic.
  • Eight (8) tickets to the Wine Classic.
  • Eight (8) sets of USD-branded wine tote bags and wine charms.
  • Full-page ad in the Wine Classic printed program.
  • Leading logo placement in the printed program and on event signage.
  • Recognition with logo and web link on USD’s Wine Classic website and all event-related electronic communication.

Bonus Benefits:

  • Four (4) VIP tickets to a Humphreys Concert by the Bay (2019 Concert TBA).
  • An invitation for two to attend three annual President’s Club special events (Old Globe Theatre production, Torero men’s basketball game and reception, and Twilight Blues).
  • Prominent sponsor logo placement on the Wine Classic promotional outdoor board.
  • Recognition in USD’s Honor Roll of Donors.

Vintage Sponsor     $5,000

Vintage Sponsor Benefits:

  • Two (2) tickets to the Vintners Dinner, an intimate wine-pairing dinner experience.
  • Two (2) tickets to the Early Access Crush Reception, an intimate opportunity to enjoy exclusive featured wines by select wineries, along with delectable  cuisine while mixing and mingling with winemakers and fellow sponsors prior to the Wine Classic.
  • Six (6) tickets to the Wine Classic.
  • Six (6) sets of USD-branded wine tote bags and wine charms.
  • Half-page ad in the Wine Classic printed program, along with prominent logo placement in the printed program and on event signage.
  • Recognition with logo and web link on USD’s Wine Classic website and all event-related electronic communication.

Bonus Benefits:

  • Two (2) VIP tickets to a Humphreys Concert by the Bay (2019 Concert TBA).
  • An invitation for two to attend three annual President’s Club special events (Old Globe Theatre production, Torero men’s basketball game and reception, and Twilight Blues).
  • Sponsor logo placement on the Wine Classic promotional outdoor board.
  • Recognition in USD’s Honor Roll of Donors.

Plus, selection of one exclusive sponsorship opportunity below:

Magnum Sponsor     $2,500

Magnum Sponsor Benefits:

  • Two (2) tickets to the Early Access Crush Reception, an intimate opportunity to enjoy exclusive featured wines by select wineries, along with delectable cuisine while mixing and mingling with winemakers and fellow sponsors prior to the Wine Classic.
  • Four (4) tickets to the Wine Classic.
  • Four (4) sets of USD-branded wine tote bags and wine charms.
  • Quarter-page ad in the Wine Classic printed program, along with logo placement in the printed program and on event signage.
  • Recognition with logo and web link on USD’s Wine Classic website and all event-related electronic communication.

Bonus Benefits:

  • Two (2) VIP tickets to a Humphreys Concert by the Bay (2019 Concert TBA).
  • An invitation for two to attend three annual President’s Club special events (Old Globe Theatre production, Torero men’s basketball game and reception, and Twilight Blues).
  • Recognition in USD’s Honor Roll of Donors.

Torero Taste Sponsor     $1,500

Torero Taste Sponsor Benefits:

  • Two (2) tickets to the Early Access Crush Reception, an intimate opportunity to enjoy exclusive featured wines by select wineries, along with delectable cuisine while mixing and mingling with winemakers and fellow sponsors prior to the Wine Classic.
  • Four (4) tickets to the Wine Classic.
  • Four (4) sets of USD-branded wine tote bags and wine charms.
  • Name listing in the printed program and on event signage.
  • Name listing on USD’s Wine Classic website.

Bonus Benefits:

  • An invitation for two to attend three annual President’s Club special events (Old Globe Theatre production, Torero men’s basketball game and reception, and Twilight Blues).
  • Recognition in USD’s Honor Roll of Donors.

For More Information, or to Become a Sponsor:

Contact Mary McMillan at mmcmillan@sandiego.edu or call (619) 260-4819.

Presented by the USD Alumni Association Board of Directors