Become a Sponsor

Sponsorship Levels

The strength of any sponsorship opportunity lies in the power of the experience and the passion of the audience. Your sponsorship of The Gilmore provides numerous benefits, and you’ll be able to share the experience of seeing and hearing some of the world’s most accomplished musicians.

Sponsorship opportunities include the biennial Gilmore Festival, Rising Stars Series, and community engagement and education programs.

$50,000 and Above

Presenting Partner

  • Company logo in all Gilmore publications, regional advertising, and on website
  • Major Sponsor Spotlight in Festival program book (CEO photo, your copy and logo)
  • Full-page color ad in Festival program book ($2,695 value)
  • Company logo on the printed ticket for sponsored event
  • 1% of house seats at sponsored event
  • Complimentary tickets for additional Festival events
  • 8 tickets to Gala concert and reception

$30,000 – $49,000

Diamond Sponsor

  • Major Sponsor Spotlight in Festival program book (CEO photo, editorial copy, and logo)
  • Full-page color ad in Festival program book ($2,695 value)
  • Recognition on the printed ticket for sponsored event
  • 1% of house seats at sponsored event
  • 6 tickets to Gala concert and reception

$15,000 – $29,000

Platinum Sponsor

  • Half-page color ad in Festival program book ($1,295 value)
  • Recognition on printed ticket for sponsored event
  • 1% of house seats at sponsored event
  • 6 tickets to Gala concert and reception

$10,000 – $14,999

Gold Sponsor

  • Half-page color ad in Festival program book ($1,295 value)
  • 1% of house seats at sponsored event
  • 6 tickets to Gala concert and reception

$5,000 – $9,999

Silver Sponsor

  • 1% of house seats at fully sponsored event
  • 4 Tickets to Gala concert and reception

$3,000 – $4,999

Bronze Sponsor

  • 4 Tickets to sponsored event
  • 4 Tickets to Gala concert and reception

$1,500 – $2,999

Copper Sponsor

  • 2 Tickets to sponsored event
  • 2 Tickets to Gala concert and reception

Benefits for All Sponsors

 

  • Recognition in printed promotional materials
  • Recognition and website link on thegilmore.org website for up to two years
  • Verbal recognition in a pre-concert announcement for the sponsored event
  • Invitation to Festival Preview Event
  • Advance ticketing privileges
  • Complimentary tickets to a sponsored event
  • Complimentary tickets to Finale concert and reception
  • 15% ticket discount for employees

Festival Reach

We value your partnership and will work with you to creatively maximize your visibility.

  • Audience: 30,000+
  • TheGilmore.org website: 63,000 visitors and 200,000 page views
  • Festival ticket brochure: 20,000+ distributed through mail
  • Festival program book: 10,000 distributed at all events
  • Print advertising: 200,000+ circulation
  • Pre-concert announcement at sponsored event
  • Program notes: 400 – 1,600 distributed at sponsored event
  • Newsletter: 6,500 distributed through mail
  • Facebook: 3,500+ likes
  • Email subscribers: 11,000

Festival Sponsorship

The Gilmore Keyboard Festival presents an exciting opportunity for companies to make a sound investment in the cultural life of our community while enjoying the strong marketing benefits and high visibility of associating with an internationally recognized music festival. As a Festival sponsor, you support regional tourism and economic development while providing opportunities for your employees and customers to experience some of the world’s most celebrated musicians.

Question About Gift Planning?

To learn more about supporting The Gilmore, contact Alisa Carrel, Director of Development, at 269.342.1166.

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