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Memorial Day

Time: May 30, 2016 all day
Location: USA
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Revenue Opportunity Type: national holiday
Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2016

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May 30 is Memorial Day. America owes a debt of gratitude to all her sons and daughters who have served in the armed forces. Let us never forget their sacrifices.

There are a lot of businesses who would be glad to team up with you to honor America's servicemen and women. Offer ad packages to:

  • banks, S&L's, and credit unions
  • NTR prospects/professional offices doctors, dentists, attorneys, CPA's, etc.
  • insurance agencies
  • military recruiting stations
  • VFW posts
  • funeral homes/monument companies
  • crafts/fabric shops and other stores selling wreaths and artificial flowers to place on graves
  • outdoor/camping/fishing/hunting supply stores
  • bike/sporting goods stores
  • any business that sells food and supplies for Memorial Day picnics, camping trips, etc. (including businesses that offer boat, bike, and other rentals)
  • home/garden equipment rental or storage rental businesses
  • hardware/building supply stores
  • plumbing/heating/electrical/landscaping contractors
  • motorcycle/car/truck dealerships
  • any business having a Memorial Day sale (e.g., furniture & bedding stores, carpets & flooring stores, etc.)
  • restaurants and coffee shops

If you know local business owners that are former or current military members, they may very well be interested in a Memorial Day ad schedule, too.

Click here to listen to a demo of the GBS "Above & Beyond" campaign, :60-second features that tell the inspiring stories of recipients of the Medal of Honor throughout our nation's history, right up to the present day.

Comment Wall

Comment by Rebecca Hunt on May 15, 2013 at 11:35am

Just heard from one of our customers in New Mexico.  If you're looking for a last-minute cash infusion for May, the Above & Beyond Memorial Day campaign could be the ticket!:

“Who did I sell the Memorial Day campaign to?  Everyone I played a demo for!  Here’s the backstory:  I wanted to run with the campaign, but my sales team was balking; they didn’t think they could sell it.  So even though I’m the owner and don’t typically make sales calls, I took the demo out and presented it to some prospects.  In one day, I had five sponsorships lined up: an insurance agency, a furniture store, a carpet store, a car dealership, and a custom embroidery business.  I went back to my sales team and said, ‘Shut it.’  These campaigns are easy to sell – how can anyone not do well with them?” – Steve Rooney, owner of Rooney Moon Broadcasting

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