Sponsorship Opportunities for the 2018 COCC Charity Ride

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Sponsor the 2018 COCC St Tropez to Monaco Charity Cycle Taking Place on the 6th of May.

Author: Chrissie McClatchie

Numerous sponsorship opportunities are still available.

This years 2018 COCC St Tropez to Monaco charity ride will be held on May 6th with all funds raised going to the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation. There are still numerous sponsorship opportunities available for this wonderful cause.

What is the COCC charity ride?

In its 7th year, The COCC charity cycle has become a fixture on the Monaco events calendar. Each spring more than 100 cyclists take part in the 140km ride along the coast from St Tropez to Monaco. Participants have included HSH Prince Albert II, F1 Formula One drivers and professional cyclists. After reaching the finish line at Stars’N’Bars, the celebrations continue into the evening and include a street party with live music for upwards of 200 people at Slammers Bar and a lunch the following day at Anjuna Beach, Eze.

Why sponsor the COCC charity ride?

Support a worthwhile cause: since the first ride in 2012, more than €600,000 has been raised for charity. All proceeds from the ride are donated to the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation whose mission is to increase awareness of water safety and the risks of drowning. Funds from last years cycle were used towards a first aid and CPR training complex in Loumbila, Burkina Faso and funds raised this year will go towards assisting the same project.

Have your business placed in front of more than 100 influential Monaco and French Riviera personalities. Two-times F1 World Champion driver Mika Hakkinen, and COCC charity ride stalwart, sums it up when he describes the ride as: “Putting Monaco people together, having fun and raising money.” View the video here.

All sponsor logos will also appear on the COCC website.

How can my business, or I contribute?

Although kit sponsorship has now been fully allocated, custom sponsorship opportunities exist and race organisers are happy to consider all potential collaborations.

Some suggestions include:

  • A pop up food and drink stand serving refreshments and snacks along the course
  • A pop up massage stand along the course
  • The potential to have your promotional material featured at the finish line at Stars’N’Bars through banners, stands and screen displays
  • Other custom opportunities either pre-ride in St Tropez on May 5th, or post-ride at Slammers Bar or Anjuna Beach on May 7th

Of course, a simple donation can be made on the COCC website.

As the founding members and ride organisers of the COCC have said: “Without the support of our sponsors, the ride would not be able to go ahead.”

Who are the other sponsors?

Join a list of confirmed 2018 sponsors that includes McLaren, Metabolic Balance, Sunseeker, Princess Charlene de Monaco Foundation, Scott Group, Anjuna Beach Eze, Boutsen Aviation, Balkin Estates, Starbucks Monaco, AmberLounge, SAS Managed IT Services, Stars’N’Bars, Cycles Camellini, Beton 57 Real Estate Investments, Brash, MonacoLife.net, Salon Esthetique Privé by Lyon Skin Care, Wood & Company, Slammers Bar Monaco, ICREW Events, Le Zinc, City Loc, Riviera Radio, Redeye Events, #1, Far East Commodities, Temple Project, Relevance Web Marketing and St Tropez House.

What is the COCC?

The Champagne and Oysters Cycling Club (COCC) started in in 2011 when seven friends decided to ride from Monaco to St Tropez in aid of charity. By the following year His Serene Highness Albert II Sovereign Prince of Monaco had joined the training rides and the starting and finishing line had been reversed. Last year’s ride saw more than 100 people sign up for the charity ride.

What’s next?

To find out more visit COCC’s website or email Monaco.Assistant@mclarengroup.com.








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