International Curling Ambassadors: A Guide to Attracting Foreign Teams to Your Bonspiel
Attracting foreign teams to register for your bonspiel can be a great way to enhance the overall experience and make the event more competitive. Here are some tips to attract foreign teams:
Promote your event on social media:
Social media is a powerful tool for promoting events. Make sure to create a Facebook page or event and share it with curling clubs and associations abroad. Use hashtags and tag other clubs and associations to reach a wider audience.
Offer attractive prizes:
Offering attractive prizes can be a great way to entice teams to register. Consider offering cash prizes, trophies, or other unique awards that teams can take back with them.
Provide information about the host city:
Foreign teams may be more inclined to participate if they can explore the host city and surrounding areas. Provide information about local attractions, accommodations, and dining options to help teams plan their trip.
Provide logistical support:
Helping foreign teams navigate travel arrangements and accommodations can go a long way in ensuring a successful event. Provide information about nearby airports, hotels, and transportation options. Consider offering shuttle services to and from the airport and the venue.
Be sure to create a welcoming environment for foreign teams. Consider hosting a welcoming reception to introduce the teams and provide an opportunity for them to get to know each other.
By following these tips, you can make your bonspiel more attractive to foreign teams and create a memorable experience for everyone involved.