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become a sponsor featuresNow Seeking 2017 Host Sponsors

The "Get to know m.e." campaign was formed to bring area organizations together to implement sustainable programs that improve area residents’ quality of life while also enhancing the image of the metro-east as a great place to work, visit and live. To support this campaign, various organizations have teamed together to coordinate and invest in a comprehensive, positive-image marketing campaign for the Metro-East and fund visible projects to help make communities even stronger.

The 2016 projects included:

  • Introducing a Get To Know the Metro East Video
  • Wrapping Metrolink train cars
  • Sponsoring the Red Bird Express with interior bus cards
  • Hosting 1000 Metro East Cardinal fans at the Ballpark
  • Featuring Host Sponsors in the "Faces of the Campaign" special section
  • $15,000 awarded to k-12 schools for school spirit video contest and participation prizes
  • 6 - $2,000 scholarships to local college students
  • Distributing 20 additional benches (60 total)
  • Welcoming travelers with 4 - Welcome billboards at Entrances from Missouri
  • 10 KMOV Great Day segments featuring different aspects of the Metro East
  • Reaching a further audience with KMOV Commercials
  • 500+ Sponsor ads

To become a host sponsor, call Carol Bartle at (618) 398-6546 Some business categories limited so please call for clarification.