Sponsor the Festival

Associate your brand with a beloved local event bringing artistic talent to Albemarle County!

Sponsor the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival and associate your business with a thriving and highly anticipated local event catering to a broad clientele ranging from serious art afficionados to casual shoppers, and welcoming many families out for a fun-filled, wholesome weekend event in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Crozet Arts and Crafts Festivals is held in support of the non-profit, community owned and operated Claudius Crozet Park, meaning your Sponsorship of the Festivals also directly benefits this 22-acre Park and its many community resources and events.

We are committed to offering our Sponsors the full value of being a part of the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festivals through promotion, visibility, and marketing opportunities. We recognize that each Sponsor is unique, with different products, services, marketing strategies, and business objectives, and we look forward to designing a Sponsorship plan to meet your individual requirements.

2017 Sponsorship Information and Commitment Form (PDF)

The Festivals offer the opportunity to engage the public in a unique product/brand experience at the events during Festival weekends and throughout the Commonwealth during our marketing and promotional periods. With Sponsorship plans tailored to your requirements, we can integrate your business and brand into the variety of marketing media the Festival utilizes, as well as offer a personal and direct relationship opportunity with the public at our events.

Sponsorship of the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival has been and will continue to be of utmost importance to the Festival, the community of Crozet, and the surrounding area. We look forward to working with you to develop a Sponsorship arrangement beneficial to your business.

Crozet Arts and Crafts FestivalPast Sponsors include:

Augusta Health
Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport
Charlottesville Radio Group

Craig Builders
Crozet PARC
Crozet Shopping Center
Ivy Publications
Monticello Media
Morgan Stanley
National Endowment for the Arts
Old Towne Shoppes and Crozet Shopping Center

Relay Foods
Renewal by Andersen

Ryan Homes
Virginia Living Magazine
Virginia Commission for the Arts
WTJU 91.1FM

Sponsorship Opportunities

PRESENTING SPONSOR -$15,000

The Presenting Sponsorship is reserved for a single company/business whose name will be identified with the Festival in all marketing materials, press releases, advertising, and promotions as “Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival, presented by Your Company”.

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR – $5,000

The Entertainment Sponsorship is reserved for a single company/business whose name will be identified with the Festival Stage in all marketing materials, press releases, advertising, and promotions.

EXHIBITOR RECEPTION – $2,000

The Exhibitor Reception Sponsor will receive recognition at our Saturday Evening catered dinner, where Exhibiting Artists can mingle and relax, and where we present our Festival Awards.

AREA SPONSOR – $1,500

Area Sponsorships are available for special sections of the Festivals, including the Beer & Wine Tent, Children’s Area, and Information Booth/Park Cafe.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE SPONSOR – $200-$1000

Sponsor additional Entertainment and Performances to take place around the Festival grounds. Sponsors will be identified with the Performance in all marketing materials and advertising.

EXHIBITOR AWARD – $150-$1000

Sponsors are invited to present your own Exhibitor Award at our Saturday Evening Reception.

FREE RAFFLE SPONSOR – $1000

POSTER SPONSOR – $900

POSTCARD SPONSOR – $800

T-SHIRT SPONSOR – $700

PROGRAM SPONSOR – $600

FESTIVAL BUTTON SPONSOR – $500

We are happy to discuss any other Sponsorship ideas!

 

Sponsorship Benefits

PRESENTING SPONSOR                   

  • Feature article in official Festival Program
  • Feature article posted on Festival website
  • 25 Festival tickets
  • 25 Festival buttons
  • 25 Festival t-shirts
  • Sustaining Sponsor, Supporting Sponsor, and Friend of the Festival benefits as listed below

SUSTAINING SPONSOR ($2,000 and above)        

  • 20 Festival tickets
  • If Entertainment Sponsor, opportunity to introduce all main-stage Performers
  • If Exhibitor Reception Sponsor, opportunity to present Exhibitor Awards
  • Supporting Sponsor and Friend of the Festival benefits as listed below

SUPPORTING SPONSOR ($1,000-$1,999)        

  • 10 Festival tickets
  • Opportunity to have booth space on the Festival Grounds
  • Your marketing banner hung on Festival Grounds
  • Friend of the Festival benefits as listed below

FRIEND OF THE FESTIVAL ($500-$999)        

  • 5 Festival tickets
  • Your logo on Sponsor Banner hung on Festival grounds
  • Your logo in Festival Program, on Festival Postcards, and on Festival website with a link
  • Acknowledgement on Festival Social Media
  • Discounted ad placement in Festival Program

NOTE: Exhibitor Award Sponsors and Special Performance Sponsors at any amount will have opportunity to present award/introduce Performer and will be acknowleged in any marketing of award/performance.

 


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