The Houston Chronicle highlights the haziness of the intersection of marketing and philanthropy for sponsored events.
Surely it's marketing when businesses spend big bucks to have their names appear prominently before the title of certain events.
It's also philanthropy - or at least investing in and supporting the community - when corporate dollars given generously ensure the endurance of popular races, concerts and other activities.Read the Entire Article
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