Three Fun Promotional Ideas For Sporting Events

Fall sports are just around the corner, and it is time to start looking for promotional ideas for sporting events. While product giveaways such as key chains and tattoos are successful, custom sports inflatables are gaining popularity with teams and sponsors to really ramp up the fan experience. Here are three ways you can use sports inflatables to promote your sporting events:

inflatable cranberry costume1. Inflate Your Mascot Costume

Mascots are the heart of every sports game.  They engage fans, get the crowd and team excited, and work as a brand ambassador for your team. Keep your mascot looking and feeling cool with an inflatable costume. See how Rider University uses their Cranberry King inflatable to boost school spirit and charm the students and faculty!


inflatable badger mascot2. Make Your Mascot into a Sports Promotion Giant

Literally.  The University of Wisconsin Alumni Association created this 20-foot inflatable Bucky Badger to tour at events around campus.  So far, he’s been seen all around Madison at sports games, student organization events and even Homecoming Week!  This inflatable mascot is grabbing media attention for the school and the alumni association!


inflatable tiger tunnel3. Use an Inflatable Sports Tunnel

Mascot tunnels are not only impressive and fun, but versatile too.  Consider using it for not only game-time, but for fundraising events and more. Learn how Herrin High engages the entire community at events around town with their inflatable tiger tunnel.

These are just three of the many ways you can use inflatables to enhance promotional efforts at sporting events. Inflatables are affordable, easy to set up and custom created, which make them a perfect choice for athletic departments, booster clubs, and sponsors. Check out our sports inflatables case studies for more ideas for more promotional ideas.

About Stephanie Meacham

Stephanie Meacham is an advocate of smart marketing and having fun. Combining the two is even better! Helping large and small businesses find affordable and clever uses for their inflatables is one of her passions. Because inflatables offer the complete package (a marketing "holy grail" if you will), they have been repeatedly proven to achieving exceptional results for those who use them.