Thanks to our Sponsors
Kempenfest would not be a success without our corporate sponsors. Their generous support allows us to offer outstanding entertainment without charging any admission fees for the event. Show these sponsors you appreciate their community-mindedness by supporting them too.
We are excited to announce that OLG returns again this year as one of main supporters of Entertainment at Kempenfest. Be sure to visit their “All For Here” display on the South Shore just north of the OLG Stage area. They are bringing back their hugely popular made-to-order T-Shirt booth, bingo games with the Charitable Gaming group from Delta Bingo, and information on Responsible Gaming. Thank you OLG for your great support.
Napoleon returns this year as a major partner, and we are very pleased to have them on board. Stop by their mobile showroom now on the South Shore near the main stage. See their line-up of fireplaces and grills. Pick up some great BBQ accessories and supplies. Win some prizes from KICX-FM and THE DOCK-FM who will be broadcasting live from the Napoleon Pavilion.
We are pleased to welcome our new exclusive Hot Tub supplier to Kempenfest. As their logo suggests, there is only one and you will find them in Centennial Park with a massive display of hot tubs and amazing deals to get you into the hot tub life you have always wanted.
Pepsi is the official supplier of cool to Kempenfest. You can purchase carbonated and juice products from Pepsi at all of our food and refreshment centres at Kempenfest as well as through conveniently located vending machines throughout the park.
We’d like to welcome back Curtis Goddard as the exclusive realty sponsor of Kempenfest 2017. Curtis and his team at Re/Max Realty ensure your home buying or selling experience is complete with “no worries”. Whether you are looking for help finding that perfect home, or you want top dollar for your existing home, Curtis is the one and only stop you need to make.
Kempenfest is pleased to welcome two of Barrie’s greatest car dealers to this year’s event. Mercedes Benz Barrie and Barrie Subaru will be displaying some of their most popular models at Kempenfest in their booths in Tiffin Boat Launch. Their support of Kempenfest includes supplying us with a Mercedes Sprinter to use for transporting our bands around. Transportation by Mercedes? Only the best for our Canadian iconic musicians.
Robertson Amusements is our official supplier of fun at Kempenfest. Their traveling theme park has an accident-free record in Canada, and features some of the biggest and best rides around, including the new Drop Zone.
KICX-FM is one of our Official Radio Stations of Kempenfest 2017. They are also a major entertainment sponsor through their presentation of KICX DAY on Sunday at the Main Stage. Lots of fun and excitement and great music on stage all night long.
The Dock joins us again this year as one of our entertainment sponsors and official Radio Station of Kempenfest. They are presenting a day-long show of great rock and roll on Saturday that tops off with Canadian classic rockers Chilliwack. This promises to be a great day of classic rock.
Rock 95 sponsors our Kick-Off concert on Friday night again this year which will feature current rock programming.
KOOL FM is returning to support Kempenfest this year by sponsoring our Monday Oldies day at the main stage. Yes! The oldies are back Barrie, and we have some great Oldies bands to introduce to you. Make sure you join us this year.
Georgian Chevrolet continue with their sponsorship of Kempenfest through the supply of the GMC Terrain you see driving around town with the Kempenfest logo plastered on the side. You’ll also see their Yukon’s at the event helping us deliver people and things where needed. DealerRater.ca has awarded Georgian Chevrolet as the top dealer in Ontario for three brands – Chevrolet, Buick and GMC.
When Kempenfest partnered with Georgian Buick GMC to supply us with a new GMC Terrain, we knew we need the best graphics company in Barrie to wrap it up so we could be noticed by everyone. See Eminent and their work on display in the Tiffin Launch all weekend.
Just across from Centennial Beach is one of Barrie’s greatest pizza joints. There’s nothing like a wood fired pizza made to order. Not only is PIE a supplier to our hungry entertainers, this year they are bringing us their own brand of entertainment. Let Em Eat 6 – is the sixth edition of their annual PIE eating contest. With thousands of dollars in prize money up for grabs – and the opportunity to knock reigning champion Takeru Kobayashi (KOBI) off the podium – Let Em Eat 6 promises to be as thrilling as ever – Monday August 7 at the main stage.
The Barrie Examiner is Kempenfest’s Official Newspaper. Providing full coverage of the event from start to finish, the Examiner’s in-depth reporting is unmatched my any other print medium. The Examiner is also distributes the Official Guide to Kempenfest, available in their Saturday July 26th edition or at the event in our information tents.
For many years Kempenfest has partnered with the great folks at the Residence & Conference Centre (formerly known as Georgian Summer Suites). RCC offers affordable summer accommodations in two bedroom suites with kitchenette and bathroom right beside the Georgian College campus.
Fox’s Bakery and Deli have returned to Kempenfest this year not only as a sponsor, but as a supplier to most of our food and beverage operators, delivering freshly baked buns to the site each day. So you know that juicy burger or hot dog is surrounded by the best freshly baked bun we can find. We trust them so much, Fox’s is also our back stage supplier to our hungry performers.
Join us as a Kempenfest Sponsor and benefit from a comprehensive multi-media campaign designed to deliver real impact for your business. You’ll benefit from the following:
• exposure to over one million consumers through our TV, Radio, Newspaper, Poster, Website, Mobile App and Kempenfest Guide
• exposure to over a quarter-million visitors to Kempenfest through banners, display space for your company, and live announcements on stage during the entertainment segments
For more information on becoming a Kempenfest Sponsor email our sponsorship coordinator Tom Aikins