Airbourne fans and local businesses can pledge their support and discover more about Airbourne 2022 at a special event this month.
On Monday 28 March, airshow organisers will hold a Save Airbourne event at the Devonshire Quarter from 4 – 7pm, giving residents and businesses the chance to find out how they can support the show.
With costs of around £400,000 this year Airbourne must generate enough income and donations to keep the show flying high, if it is to continue another year, or face being grounded for good in 2023.
Attendees at the event will be able to hear from the Flying Display Director and Airshow Commentator via video about plans for Airbourne 2022, as well as meeting the team behind the event for a chance to discuss promotion opportunities at the show, or book tickets for exclusive packages.
Aimee Air Bear will also be in attendance to launch the new ‘Air Bear Club’ at this year’s show, as well as meeting and greeting guests throughout the evening. Key Airbourne partners will also be in attendance to discuss how they will be supporting the show this year.
Eastbourne Borough Council Lead Cabinet Member for Tourism & Culture, Cllr Margaret Bannister said “This is the perfect opportunity for Airbourne supporters to meet the team, hear about plans for 2022 and find out how they can help secure the future of the show. Without enough financial support from the visitors, residents and businesses who enjoy this free show, this really will be its last year! Please do dig deep and help us to keep Airbourne running.”
Businesses can choose from a range of sponsorship and advertising options from £100, ranging from banner placements, trade space and big screen adverts to corporate hospitality or title sponsorship, with tailor-made packages available for each business.
Airbourne fans can enjoy limited edition goodies or a VIP experience at this year’s event, rest assured that they are also contributing to the future of the show.
New packages on sale include grandstand seating with toilet facilities for ticket holders and Air Bear Club membership with a pre-bookable Air Bear Meet and Greet experience.
Supporters Club membership features limited edition airshow merchandise available exclusively to members only, with added benefits for premium members including access to VIP toilets.
Aviation fans can also set up a monthly donation and see their name listed on the website as an Airbourne Ambassador.
Airbourne is a free show and will return from 18 – 21 August 2022. To book seating, memberships, hospitality, trade, sponsorship and advertising or to simply donate, visit EastbourneAirshow.com.
‘Save Airbourne’ will take place on Monday 28 March from 4 – 7pm at the Welcome Building in the Devonshire Quarter.