Sponsor our Julbord Dinner

Support us while advertising your business or organization

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About the Julbord Dinner

We host an annual Julbord Dinner (Christmas smörgåsbord) where community members gather for traditional Swedish-American holiday foods and companionship. 

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Promotion Reach

While about 75 individuals attend the dinner, well over 25,000 individuals will see our advertisements (and list of sponsors!) for the event. 

If you are a sponsor, you will be recognized:

At Dinner

  • Signs on the welcome table 

  • A slide show of images plays during the dinner that includes slides for our sponsors, including their logos

    • You can design your own advertising slide, or let us do it for you 

Email Advertising

  • Swenson Center email newsletter (1,500+ subscribers)

  • Augustana College campus community (3,000+)

  • American Scandinavian Association at Augustana (150+)

  • Previous years’ attendees (60+)

  • Local Sons of Norway lodge​

  • Local churches that were founded by Swedish immigrants

Online Advertising

We promote the dinner and give thanks to our sponsors (if the platform allows):

  • Our website

  • Facebook, including paid advertising to Quad Cities area

  • Events calendars:

    • Augustana College

    • Visit Quad Cities

    • WVIK

    • Local newspapers (qctimes.com, qconline.com)

    • Nordstjernan (Swedish-American newspaper)

  • WVIK on-air underwriting

How to get started

Interested? Contact us

Sponsorships of all sizes ($100-$1,000+) are available. 

Be sure to provide us with a high-resolution copy of your logo.

Other Opportunities

There are plenty of other giving opportunities, including the opportunity to sponsor an intern for a hands-on learning opportunity at the Center.