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sponsor

noun advocate, auctor, backer, benefactor, champion, favorer, guarantor, guardian, insurer, patron, promoter, protector, succorer, surety, sympathizer
Associated concepts: sponsor of legislation

sponsor

verb accept responsibility for, act as surety for, answer for, assure, back, be responsible for, befriend, certify, champion, defend, endorse, ensure, favor, finance, financier, guarantee, insure, patronize, pay for, promote, protect, provide for, put up the money, stand behind, subscribe to, support, sustain, sympathize, take responsibility for, underwrite, uphold, vouch for, warrant
Associated concepts: sponsor a bill
See also: avouch, backer, bestow, capitalize, creditor, espouse, finance, fund, guarantee, guarantor, guardian, invest, nurture, organize, partisan, patron, promote, promoter, proponent, protect, surety, underwrite

SPONSOR, civil law. He who intervenes for another voluntarily and without being requested. The engagement which he enters into is only accessory to the principal. Vide Dig. 17, 1, 18; Nov. 4, ch. 1 Code de Com. art. 158, 159; Code Nap. 1236 Wolff, Inst. Sec. 1556.

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A top priority of event organizers today is driving revenue growth and sponsorships are seen as a top area of opportunity, while exhibitors are looking to enhance the value of sponsorships," said Executive Vice President of GES MarketWorks and Strategy David Saef.
Unlike traditional marketing vehicles, sponsorships enable marketers to connect with consumers in very emotional situations and brand and corporate image can be enhanced via associations with positively viewed events (Miyazaki & Morgan, 2001).
Tokyo, Japan, Mar 6, 2006 - (JCN) - DENSO Corporation today announced its four-wheel motor sports sponsorship plan for the 2006 season.
This eventually led the city to consider a more permanent solution--municipal marketing agreements based upon corporate sponsorships.
The Texaco sponsorship included the Rainbow Sports-negotiated purchase of two race cars for N.
Few churches offer full sponsorships because of the financial burden, says Elsa Tesfay Musa, PWRDF refugee/emergency relief co-ordinator.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada's involvement in refugee sponsorship began with the overwhelming response to the resettlement of Indo-Chinese refugees in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and continues to the present.
TEI's program has four different levels of sponsors--Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze--with the sponsorship fee and benefits varying with the level of sponsorship.
Still, he adds, pride sponsorships also allow companies to demonstrate that they are making a commitment to the community.
DWP officials have responded to her initial complaint by developing policies for distributing about $2 million per year in sponsorships.
Several sponsorship opportunities are available for general event title sponsorships, general session sponsorships, speaker sponsorships, hospitality area refreshments, first-timers orientation, door prizes, and much more.
7 billion in corporate sponsorships in 2000, IEG reports.