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The Lotus World Music & Arts Festival is made possible by generous sponsors like you. Nearly half of our costs are covered by individual donors and corporate sponsors. Lotus has a range of sponsorship opportunities for you to choose from:

Presenting ($10,000+)
Corporate ($5,000 – $9,999)
Benefactor ($2,500 – $4,999)
Main Stage ($1,500 – $2,499)
Spotlight ($1,000 – $1,499)
Collaborator ($750 – $999)
Community (up to $749)

For more information on Lotus sponsorship, please contact
Kristin Varella, Development Director
{kristin} [at] {lotusfest} [dot] {org}
P.O. Box 1667 / Bloomington IN 47402 / (812) 336-6599

Download a PDF of our 2014 Festival Sponsorship information packet [1.2MB]

To support Lotus with an annual gift as an individual donor, visit our Friends of Lotus page for full information.


Presenting Sponsor {$10,000+}


Exclusive to Festival Presenting Sponsor

  • Sponsor banners displayed in two Festival venues
  • Sponsor name on Festival wristbands (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsor recognized in all media advertising
  • Option for customized sponsorship collaboration

Other Festival Benefits

  • Sponsor logo on Festival “teaser” tabloid (10,000 distributed via Herald-Times; 5,000 distributed throughout region)
  • Sponsor logo and business profile featured in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsor logo on Festival poster (500 distributed)
  • Sponsorship announced from all Festival stages (minimum 40 mentions)
  • Sponsor logo featured on Festival information kiosks
  • Sponsor listed in press releases to area and regional media
  • Four complimentary passes to each of the Thursday – Sunday Festival events
  • Invitation to Festival patron reception
  • Year-round Lotus website recognition and link (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to festival)
  • Sponsor listed on Festival email announcements

 


Corporate Sponsor {$5,000+}


Exclusive to Festival Corporate Sponsor

Sponsorship associated with one of the following:

  • Festival opening concert (Wednesday or Thursday)
  • Naming rights sponsorship of a Festival performance tent
  • Customized sponsorship collaboration

Other Festival Benefits

  • Sponsor logo on Festival “teaser” tabloid (10,000 distributed via Herald-Times; 5,000 distributed throughout region)
  • Sponsor logo and business profile featured in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsor logo on Festival poster (500 distributed)
  • Sponsorship announced from all Festival stages (minimum 20 mentions)
  • Sponsor logo featured on Festival information kiosks
  • Sponsor listed in press releases to area and regional media
  • Two complimentary passes to each of the Thursday – Sunday Festival events
  • Invitation to Festival patron reception
  • Year-round Lotus website recognition and link (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to festival)
  • Sponsor listed on Festival email announcements

 


Benefactor Sponsor {$2,500+}


Exclusive to Festival Benefactor Sponsor

Sponsorship associated with one of the following:

  • Naming rights sponsorship of the Lotus in the Park performance stage
    Held on Saturday; free to the public; with live performances, artist workshops, an “arts camp,” and concessions
  • Sponsorship of Sunday’s World Spirit Concert
  • Presenting sponsorship of the Lotus Arts Village
    A city block full of visual art installations and interactive elements, open and free to the public on Friday and Saturday nights of Lotus weekend
  • Customized sponsorship collaboration

Other Festival Benefits

  • Sponsor name on Festival “teaser” tabloid (10,000 distributed via Herald-Times; 5,000 distributed throughout region)
  • Sponsor name and business profile featured in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsor name on Festival poster (500 distributed)
  • Sponsorship announced from all Festival stages (minimum 10 mentions)
  • Two complimentary Festival weekend passes
  • Invitation to Festival patron reception
  • Year-round Lotus website recognition and link (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to festival)
  • Sponsor listed on Festival email announcements

 


Main Stage Sponsor {$1,500+}


Exclusive to Festival Main Stage Sponsor

Shared sponsorship associated with one of the following:

  • Lotus Arts Village
    A city block full of visual art installations and interactive elements, open and free to the public on Friday and Saturday nights of Lotus weekend
  • Ivy Tech Waldron Arts Center September Lotus exhibit
    Runs the month of September at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center and includes a public opening reception and a gallery talk

Other Festival Benefits

  • Sponsor name on Festival “teaser” tabloid (10,000 distributed via Herald-Times; 5,000 distributed throughout region)
  • Sponsor name and business profile featured in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsor acknowledgment specific to event/venue
  • Sponsorship announced from Festival stages
  • Two complimentary Friday-night Festival passes
  • Invitation to Festival patron reception
  • Year-round Lotus website recognition and link (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to festival)

 


Spotlight Sponsor {$1,000+}


Exclusive to Festival Spotlight Sponsor

Shared sponsorship associated with one of the following:

  • Lotus in the Park Art Camp
  • Festival CD Sampler
    A selection of music by the current year’s artists; not for sale, but provided to sponsors, donors, and VIPs
  • Volunteer Support
    Includes sponsor logos on the Volunteer T-shirt (approx. 500 printed) as well as acknowledgment of sponsor support at the annual Lotus Volunteer recognition party
  • Patron Reception
    Includes sponsor logos on the reception invitation and posters, as well as acknowledgment of sponsor support at the reception
  • Other events as scheduled

Other Festival Benefits

  • Sponsor acknowledged in Festival “teaser” tabloid (10,000 distributed via Herald-Times; 5,000 distributed throughout region)
  • Sponsor business profile featured in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsor acknowledgment specific to event/venue
  • Sponsorship announced from Festival stages
  • Two complimentary Friday-night Festival passes
  • Invitation to Festival patron reception
  • Year-round Lotus website recognition and link (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to festival)

 


 Collaborator Sponsor {$750+}

  • Sponsor name listed in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsorship announced from Festival stages
  • Invitation to the Festival patron reception
  • Lotus website recognition text & link during Festival (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to Festival)

 


Community Sponsor {up to $749}

Recognition commensurate with level of support. Benefits may include:

  • Sponsor name listed in Festival program (5,000 distributed)
  • Sponsorship announced from Festival stages
  • Lotus website recognition text & link during Festival (avg. 800+ daily visits in month prior to Festival)

 


 

For more information:

Kristin Varella, Development Director / Lotus Education and Arts Foundation 
/ PO Box 1667 / 
Bloomington IN 47402 
/ 812-336-6599

 

Updated 23 May 2014