KATO LOCAL HOLIDAY EXPERIENCE
Locally owned businesses are invited to participate in Greater Mankato’s Kato Local Holiday Experience running November 19 – 28, 2021. 

KATO LOCAL WILL BE PROMOTED THROUGH THE FOLLOWING: 

 *does not include specific business call outs 

  • Local media advertising 
  • Paid social media advertising outside of the local media reach 
  • Promotional channels available to GMG, Visit Mankato, CCP, etc. including social media, enewsletters, other publications as appropriate 

 KATO LOCAL LISTING: $25 

  • Listing in Passport & on website (KatoLocal.com) 
    • Business Description 
    • Business Logo on Passport
    • Address 
    • Customer Offer – (optional) 
    • Pin on an interactive map: website only
  • Kato Local swag bag – can put a promotional item in up to 2,000 bags. Materials must be brought to Community Bank by November 9 to ensure they get into the bag. 

ADD ON LOCAL MEDIA PACKAGE: $400

To increase awareness, an advertising package has been developed with The Free Press, KEYC News 12, Alpha Media, and Radio Mankato to heavily promote Kato Local along with specific callouts for businesses who purchase this package. To ensure quality advertisements, deadline for this benefit is October, 15th. 

KEYC: Over 150 TV ads. Your name included on rotating tags. Production dates will be Oct. 27th and 28th. Each business will get 2-3 seconds per their shared commercial so only a short visit is needed. 

Radio Mankato: Over 1200 radio ads. Your name included on rotating tags. Radio ads will be featured on: KATO, KDOG, KTOE, KXAC, KXLP, KFSP, KRRW. 

Alpha Media: 600 radio ads. Your name included on 15 rotating tags. Radio ads will be featured on KYSM, KRBI, KEEZ, and KMKO. 

The Free Press: A quarter page full color ad which includes print and digital map in the Free Press Kato Local Magazine insert that is in 5,000 extra Thanksgiving Day Papers. 

Digital promotion across all media online platforms 

DEADLINE

Early Bird: Friday, October 15th for the opportunity to have your media featured in Kato Local promotions

Final Deadline: Friday, October 22nd 

For Information & Materials: Thursday, October 28th

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Courtney is your Kato Local Holiday Experience expert and she is here to help you with questions and getting signed up. 

cmalone@greatermankato.com

Office: 507-385-6657

MEDIA PARTNERS