Balloons can be sponsored as can competitions and record attempts in return for publicity; good examples of this is the Swiss company sponsored Breitling Orbiter 3 - the successful round the world balloon or in Germany the Warsteiner balloons sponsored by a beer company, who now have so many balloons they now have their own balloon meeting where th... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20160
the provision of financial or material support to individuals, teams, events or organisations, outside the sponsor's normal sphere of operations. This might involve sport, the arts, community or charity work.
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Some companies offer a sum of money to students during their studies. In return the student may work for them during their studies or during vacations and should have an interest in working for the company when they graduate. Sponsorships are not only for students on vocational courses.
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The purchase of space on a Web page or other online document to advertise a product or service. The word sponsorship is often used to avoid the negative connotations of the word 'advertising' and to connote the original non-commercial nature of the Internet. Found on http://www.tedhaynes.com/newterms.html