Prospective Sponsors

The Ballantyne Festival is a 501(c)(3) charity that proudly supports local causes.

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Presenting

$10,000

Platinum

Stage Sponsor

$7,500

Gold

Activity Sponsor

$5,000

Silver

Activity Sponsor

$2,500

Bronze

$1,250

Official designation as festival’s Presenting Sponsor; company logo and/or name in media promotions
Maximum sponsors per category1256unlimited
Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
Logo recognition on stages during festival and on festival wristbands
Logo recognition and signage for a festival stage (music or community)
Logo recognition and signage for one Gold festival activity*
Logo recognition and signage for one Silver festival activity**
Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
Activation space within your sponsored activity area
Name recognition on promotional website and festival t-shirt
Guest count for VIP reception108642
30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages3221
Festival-generated social media exposure and content
Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Presenting – $10,000

  • Official designation as festival’s Presenting Sponsor; company logo and/or name in media promotions
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 1
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition on stages during festival and on festival wristbands
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 10
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 3
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Platinum – $7,500

Stage Sponsor
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 2
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition and signage for a festival stage (music or community)
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 8
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 2
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Gold Sponsor – $5,000

Activity Sponsor
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 4
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition and signage for one Gold festival activity*
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 6
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 2
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Silver – $2,500

Activity Sponsor
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 7
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition and signage for one Silver festival activity**
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 4
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 1
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Bronze Sponsor – $1,250

  • Name recognition on promotional website and festival t-shirt
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 2
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party
* Gold Festival Activities: Harvest Bowl, Kids’ Zone, Arts and Crafts Village, Celebration of Service featuring Chili Cook-Off, Hospitality Tent
** Silver Festival Activities: Charlotte’s Best Oyster Roast, Student Art Contest, Carved Pumpkin Contest, Kids’ Craft Patch, Hayride, Exhibitor Alley

Additional Support Opportunities

Festival Supporter – $250

  • For companies who support the Ballantyne Festival. Benefits include company name listed on website and a digital “badge” to post on your social media.

Festival Friend – $150

  • For individuals or families who support the Ballantyne Festival. Benefits include personal name listed on website and a digital “badge” to post on your social media.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the 2015 Ballantyne Festival, please complete our Sponsorship Application and return to Allen Starrett along with your check made payable to Ballantyne Festival. Please mail to: 12245 Chesley Drive, Charlotte NC 28277. For questions please contact Allen at info@ballantynefestival.org. Please note that in order to receive full recognition benefits on the event banner and website, payment must be received in full no later than September 17, 2015.

Presenting – $10,000

  • Official designation as festival’s Presenting Sponsor; company logo and/or name in media promotions
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 1
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition on stages during festival and on festival wristbands
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 10
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 3
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Platinum – $7,500

Stage Sponsor
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 2
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition and signage for a festival stage (music or community)
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 8
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 2
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Gold Sponsor – $5,000

Activity Sponsor
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 5
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition and signage for one Gold festival activity*
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 6
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 2
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Silver – $2,500

Activity Sponsor
  • Maximum sponsors per category: 6
  • Industry exclusivity within category and first right of refusal for following year
  • Logo recognition on festival sponsor banner for one year at the Morrison Family YMCA
  • Logo recognition on festival “kick off” event materials
  • Logo recognition and signage for one Silver festival activity**
  • Logo recognition on festival promotional website, select festival signage, and annual festival t-shirt
  • Activation space within your sponsored activity area
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 4
  • 30-second commercials, to be read on mic during festival from each of the two stages: 1
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party

Bronze Sponsor – $1,250

  • Name recognition on promotional website and festival t-shirt
  • Guest count for VIP reception: 2
  • Festival-generated social media exposure and content
  • Invitation to post-festival appreciation party