Decorative Banner: ArtsMarket 2024 Sponsorship Opportunities, with ArtsMarket 2024 logo, October 21-23, 2024, Durham, NC

More than just a conference, ArtsMarket 2024 is a dynamic platform where community, creativity, and commerce converge. Tailored sponsorship packages await, carefully crafted to cater to your organization's needs, ensuring maximum impact and value. Want to customize your sponsorship? We are happy to work with you!

Let's collaborate to craft an indelible experience that lingers long after the curtains close.

About ArtsMarket | Event Schedule | Event Sponsorships | Merchandise Sponsorships | Program Ad-Buys | Become a Sponsor

About ArtsMarket

Co-produced on an annual basis by NCPC and the N.C. Arts Council, ArtsMarket is a regional three-day performing arts showcase and booking conference. ArtsMarket 2024 will be hosted at the Carolina Theatre, the Durham Convention Center, and the Armory, all located in the heart of beautiful Durham, NC from October 21-October 23, 2024.

ArtsMarket attracts diverse presenting professionals from venues throughout the southeastern United States and other performing arts professionals from around the world. This year, we anticipate 400+ attendees, representing a vast network of decision-makers and influencers who shape live performances and entertainment experiences.

ArtsMarket 2024 Schedule*


*Schedule is tentative and subject to change if needed.


CLICK HERE FOR AN EASY TO READ SCHEDULE | CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE SCHEDULE


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Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Opening Night Dinner: $4000
Exclusive Sponsorship

Help us get ArtsMarket 2024 off to an amazing start as we enjoy a seated dinner at the Armory in downtown Durham! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 15-minute live dinner showcase opportunity. 
  • One 5-Minute Live Welcome to the event. 
  • Exclusive first look at attendee list (first list).
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • One complimentary ArtsMarket registration with a high-visibility table.
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event.
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor.
  • One full-page color ad in the ArtsMarket 2024 program.

Champagne, Charcuterie and Connections Networking Event: $1250
Exclusive Sponsorship

*SECURED*

Champagne, Charcuterie and Connections Networking—help us create a fun and memorable networking event for all ArtsMarket attendees at the Armory in Downtown Durham! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 5-Minute Live Welcome to the event. 
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor. 
  • One 1/2-page color ad in the ArtsMarket 2024 program.
Thank you to Don Casino Entertainment for becoming our Champagne, Charcuterie and Connections Networking Event Sponsor for ArtsMarket 2024!

Opening Reception Bar: $1250
Exclusive Sponsorship 

*SECURED*

Toast to success as the exclusive sponsor of our Opening Reception bar, where every cocktail poured becomes a canvas for your organization’s story to unfold. This sponsorship includes:

  • Your logo prominently displayed at the Reception Bar. 
  • 3 minute live welcome at the event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor. 
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event. 
  • One 1/2-page color ad in the ArtsMarket 2024 program.
Thank you to Changemaker Talent for becoming our Opening Reception Bar Sponsor for ArtsMarket 2024!

Exhibit Hall Coffee & Tea Station Sponsor 

ALL SECURED!


We can all use a little pick-me-up! Sponsor our exhibit hall coffee and tea station and treat our attendees to a daily dose of rejuvenation! This sponsorship includes:

  • Your logo prominently displayed with other coffee station sponsors in the exhibit hall for all three days. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor.


Thank you to Harmony Artists for becoming an Exhibit Hall Coffee & Tea Sponsor for ArtsMarket 2024!


Thank you to IMG Artists for becoming an Exhibit Hall Coffee & Tea Sponsor for ArtsMarket 2024!


Thank you to Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts for becoming an Exhibit Hall Coffee & Tea Sponsor for ArtsMarket 2024!

Presenter Block Booking Meeting Breakfast: $800
Exclusive Sponsorship

SECURED

Let’s get our presenters’ day started the right way with a catered continental breakfast as they tackle block booking! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 90-second sponsor provided video pitch. 
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event.
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor.
Thank you to the Georgia Players Guild for becoming our Presenter's Block Booking Meeting Breakfast Sponsor for ArtsMarket 2024!

Presenter Block Booking Meeting Lunch: $1000
Exclusive Sponsorship

Let’s keep our presenters going with a catered lunch as they continue to block book! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 90-second sponsor provided video pitch. 
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event.
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor. 
  • 1/4-page color ad in the ArtsMarket program.

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Presenters Closing Reception: $1000

Exclusive Sponsorship


Make a lasting impression by sponsoring our presenters closing reception, offering presenters a prime opportunity to reconnect ahead of their Block Booking meeting! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 90-second sponsor provided video pitch to be shown at the conclusion of the block booking meeting.
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event.
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor. 
  • 1/4-page color ad in the ArtsMarket program.

RESERVE NOW!

Showcase Block Sponsorships: $1000

4 Opportunities Available


It's time to turn on the bright lights and get some recognition! Showcase Block sponsorships are a great way to show your support for bringing artists and audiences together! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 60-second sponsor provided video spot to be shown at the start of the showcase block. 
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event. 
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor. 
  • 1/4-page color ad in the ArtsMarket program.

RESERVE NOW!

Theatre for Young Audiences

Showcase Block Sponsorship: $1000

Exclusive Sponsorship


Our newly introduced TYA Showcase Block sponsorship offers a fantastic opportunity to champion artists seeking to engage with young audiences as they showcase their talent to presenters eager to book them! This sponsorship includes:

  • One 60-second sponsor provided video spot to be shown at the start of the showcase block. 
  • One VIP ticket to the ArtsMarket sponsor event. 
  • Your logo prominently displayed at the event. 
  • Recognition in all print and digital ArtsMarket signage as a conference sponsor. 
  • 1/4-page color ad in the ArtsMarket program.

RESERVE NOW!


Merchandise Sponsorship Opportunities 

Elevate your brand's presence with customized products that leave a lasting impression on all attendees! Explore exciting opportunities to showcase your logo on a range of high-quality items, connecting with your audience in an unforgettable way. 

RESERVE A MERCHANDISE SPONSORSHIP NOW!

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Welcome Tote Bags: SECURED!

Custom reusable tote is perfect as a shopping, trade show or book bag. 

  • Includes a full-color imprint on front side of the tote (back side will include the ArtsMarket 2024 logo)

Thank you to Don Casino Entertainment for sponsoring our Welcome Bags for ArtsMarket 2024!

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Cotton Lanyard for Name Tags: SECURED!

This knit cotton lanyard includes one clip at each strap end. 

  • Includes a one color imprint on the left and right sides on the front of the lanyard.

  • Maximum number of imprint colors: 1

Thank you to CMI ENTERTAINMENT, INC. for sponsoring our Cotton Lanyards for ArtsMarket 2024!

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Pen for Welcome Bags: $300

This custom pen is designed with a contoured barrel that features a two-toned design.

  • Includes a one color imprint on the barrel, diagonal from the clip.

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Create Your Own Merchandise Sponsorship: $250

Showcase your brand through custom merchandise to be included in our event bags. We provide the platform for your brand to shine while you supply the merchandise. Note: NCPC must approve the item before finalization of sponsorship. 


ArtsMarket Program Ad-Buy

Amplify your brand's visibility with strategic ad placements in our event program with our ArtsMarket 2024 program booklet. Purchasing an ArtsMarket program ad-buy will allow you to showcase your message to ArtsMarket attendees long after the event has ended. Don't miss out on this opportunity! Act now and secure your ad space!

Please note: ArtsMarket program ad-buys are not considered sponsorships.

RESERVE A PROGRAM AD-BUY NOW!

Program Cover Pages Are Also Available!

Interior Front Cover: $650

Interior Back Cover: $650

Exterior Back Cover: $700


Important Ad Deadlines

Space reservation: August 15th

Ad must be received by August 19th for table number to be included on ad.

Receipt of ad & payment: September 12th-No exceptions!


RESERVE A PROGRAM AD-BUY NOW!

Ready to Become an ArtsMarket Sponsor? 

Please select the RESERVE NOW button for the sponsorship you're interested or click the link below and complete our quick request form. Once received, MaryJo will follow up with you directly with specific information on officially securing your sponsorship spot along with instructions for providing logo files and other information as related to the selected sponsorship option.

Please Note: Sponsorships are first come, first serve. Once reserved, you will have 3 days from the invoice issue date to pay the issued invoice to formalize your sponsorship. If payment is not received, the sponsorship opportunity will be released back for availability to other potential sponsors. 

SECURE YOUR SPONSORSHIP TODAY!

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RESERVE A SHOWCASE BLOCK SPONSORSHIPRESERVE A MERCHANDISE SPONSORSHIP 

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This project was funded in part by a grant from the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.

       


THANK YOU TO OUR ANNUAL SPONSORS

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Carolina Theatre of Durham
Etix
Wortham Center for the Performing Arts


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Cain Center for the Arts

BiCoastal Productions

UNCW Kenan Auditorium
CoMMA Performing Arts Center
Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts

The Wilson Center

Sampson CenterStage

Siegel Artist Management

The Virginia Somerville Sutton Theatre Well-Spring Retirement Community


Admire Entertainment

Harmony Artists


The Clayton Center

Hive.co

Steve's Live Music Logo

Loyd Artists

AND OUR PARTNERS

NC Arts Council


South Arts

National Endowment for the Arts


Our State Magazine

Arts North Carolina

AND THANK YOU TO OUR NCPC 2023-2024 BENEFACTORS

Debbie Dunn


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