2016 Amphitheater Sponsorship Opportunities

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art invites you to become a supporter of the DeSoto Amphitheater for the Performing Arts 2016 season!

Since 2005, the Ned Smith Center’s annual Arts and Entertainment Series has brought regional and national performers to venues all over the
Susquehanna Valley. Over 20,000 people have attended our Arts and Entertainment events, and those numbers are increasing every year. In this new venue, we will be able to broaden our reach even further.

With your support, we can continue to bring these unique, exciting programs to our region.

FULL-SEASON CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS

Maximize your exposure and recognition with our top-level sponsorships!

Platinum Season Sponsorship – $10,000

In addition to the recognition listed at the Gold and Community Outreach levels, we will recognize you in these ADDITIONAL meaningful ways:

  • Logo or name above series name on ALL series publicity
  • Full-page ad moves to the back cover of season program, distributed at all series events
  • TOP placement on sponsor signage on display at all series events
  • FOUR additional (total EIGHT) complimentary tickets to the Ned Smith Center’s President’s Circle Gala on November 4, 2016
  • Opportunity for display booth ALL series events
  • 50 “Flex Passes” for use at any series event – perfect for distribution to employees!

Gold Season Sponsorship – $7,500

In addition to the recognition listed at the Community Outreach level, we will recognize you in these ADDITIONAL meaningful ways:

  • Full-page ad moves to the inside front cover of season program, distributed at all series events
  • Two additional (total FOUR) complimentary tickets to the Ned Smith Center’s President’s Circle Gala on November 4, 2016
  • Opportunity for display booth at two series events of your choice
  • 25 “Flex Passes” for use at any series event – perfect for distribution to employees!

Community Outreach Series – $5,000

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Logo or name on cover of 2016 Season Brochure, mailed to 1,000 NSCNA members and distributed throughout the community
  • Full-page ad on inside back cover in season program, distributed at all series events
  • Prominent placement on sponsor signage on display at all series events
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Ned Smith Center’s President’s Circle Gala on November 4, 2016
  • Verbal acknowledgement at all Community Outreach series events
  • Opportunity for display booth at the series event of your choice
  • 15 “Flex Passes” for use at any series event – perfect for distribution to employees!

INDIVIDUAL EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

Perfect for individuals and families! Partial support options are available!

Starlight Outdoor Family  Film Series Sponsorship – $3,500RESERVED!

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Company or family name above “Starlight Outdoor Family Film Series” in all publicity materials
  • Complimentary full-page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity for Starlight Outdoor Family Film Series, including TV promo spots with our media sponsor, abc27.
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at Starlight Outdoor Family Film Series events
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak at Starlight Outdoor Family Film Series events
  • Two complimentary tickets to Ned Smith Center’s premiere event, the President’s Circle Gala

Shakespeare in the Woods Sponsorship – $2,200RESERVED!

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Company or family name above “Shakespeare in the Woods” in all publicity materials
  • Complimentary full-page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity for Shakespeare in the Woods, including TV promo spots with our media sponsor, abc27
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at event
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak at event
  • Two complimentary tickets to Ned Smith Center’s premiere event, the President’s Circle Gala

River City Big Band Sponsorship – $3,000

This sponsorship will support a performance by the acclaimed River City Big Band on June 25, 2016.

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Complimentary full page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity the event
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Ten complimentary tickets to event
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at event
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak during opening comments at the event

Shotgunn Sponsorship – $2,500

This sponsorship will support a performance by the funky 10-piece rock band Shotgunn on September 17, 2016.

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Complimentary full page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity the event
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Eight complimentary tickets to event
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at event
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak during opening comments at the event
  • Two complimentary tickets to Ned Smith Center’s premiere event, the President’s Circle Gala

Kilmaine Saints Sponsorship – $2,000

This sponsorship will support a performance by the raucous, Celtic-inspired Kilmaine Saints on August 20, 2016.

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Complimentary 1/2 page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity the event
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Six complimentary tickets to event
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at eveny
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak during opening comments at the event

Pennsylvania Regional Ballet Sponsorship – $1,500

This sponsorship will support a performance by Pennsylvania Regional Ballet on May 21, 2016.

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Complimentary 1/2 page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity the event
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Four complimentary tickets to event
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at eveny
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak during opening comments at the event

Colebrook Road Sponsorship – $1,500

This sponsorship will support a performance by the bluegrass band Colebrook Road on June 11, 2016.

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Complimentary 1/2 page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity the event
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Four complimentary tickets to event
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at eveny
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak during opening comments at the event

Nate Myers and the Aces Sponsorship – $1,500

This sponsorship will support a performance by the harmonica-infused Americana and blues band Nate Myers and the Aces on August 6, 2016.

We are pleased to show our gratitude in the following ways:

  • Complimentary 1/2 page ad in Series program
  • Recognition on ALL advertising and publicity the event
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Four complimentary tickets to event
  • Verbal acknowledgement in all announcements at eveny
  • Opportunity for company representative to speak during opening comments at the event

General Season Support – $500 – $1,499

We are grateful for support at any level! A donation of $500 to $1,499 will receive:

  • A complimentary 1/4 page ad in Series program
  • Company name and logo on Ned Smith Center website, with link to your website
  • Two complimentary tickets to the event of your choice
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