Event Sponsorship

For major visibility, consider underwriting an annual event.

Consider the following events:

Human Ties Celebration
The Utah Humanities Council's annual awards program honoring individuals whose efforts to significantly improve the quality of life in Utah have been shaped by one or more fields of the humanities
Sponsorships of $5,000 provides:

  • reserved table of eight
  • logo on invitation
  • mention in related press releases
  • special thank you in e-newsletter
  • logo on UHC's home and event web pages
  • verbal recognition at event
  • souvenir photograph with awardees
  • logo on printed program
  • listing on Donor Roll in annual report

Sponsorship of $2,500 provides:

  • reserved table of eight
  • special thank you in e-newsletter
  • logo on UHC's event web page
  • verbal recognition at event
  • souvenir photograph with awardees
  • logo on printed program
  • listing on Donor Roll in annual report

Sponsorship of $500 provides:

  • reserved table of eight
  • logo on printed program
  • listing on Donor Roll in annual report

Utah Humanities Book Festival
Free, public events celebrating the literary arts through a wide range of interpretive and exploratory activities for Utahns of all ages and backgrounds are supported by major, in-kind, and media sponsorships. Benefits are provided in Salt Lake City unless indicated otherwise.


Major Sponsorships

“Wordsmith” Level - $1,000

  • Name on Festival t-shirts
  • Four reserved VIP seats to the keynote presentation of your choice
  • A copy of a Festival author’s book
  • Listing in UHC annual report

 “Editor” Level - $2,500

  • On-site signage credit in all library conference rooms
  • Credit in UHC’s newsletter to 7,000 households and businesses
  • Name/logo credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)

    Plus:

  • Name on Festival t-shirts
  • Four reserved VIP seats to the keynote presentation of your choice
  • A copy of a Festival author’s book
  • Listing in UHC annual report
“Publisher” Level - $5,000
  • Verbal credit at all library conference room presentations
  • Name/logo credit in City Weekly, both Media One papers, and The Enterprise ads
  • Credit on 10,000 Festival postcards that include schedule of all activities
  • Credit on 10,000 Festival bookmarks
  • Six reserved VIP seats to the keynote presentation of your choice

Plus:

  • On-site signage credit in all library conference rooms
  • Credit in UHC’s newsletter to 7,000 households and businesses
  • Name/logo credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)
  • Name on Festival t-shirts
  • A copy of a Festival author’s book
  • Listing in UHC annual report

“Author” Level - $10,000

  • Sponsor of all Keynote presentations in Auditorium
  • Verbal credit at all Auditorium presentations except those with exclusive sponsorship
  • Name and/or logo on main Festival banners displayed during all Auditorium presentations
  • Credit on 250 Festival posters

Plus:

  • Name/logo credit in City Weekly, both Media One papers, and two Enterprise ads
  • Credit on 10,000 Festival postcards that include schedule of all activities
  • Credit on 10,000 Festival bookmarks
  • Eight reserved VIP seats to the keynote presentation of your choice
  • Credit in UHC’s fall newsletter to 7,000 households and businesses
  • Name/logo credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)
  • Name/logo on Festival t-shirts
  • A copy of a featured author’s book
  • Listing in UHC annual report

“Title” Level - $15,000+
Sponsor of all Keynote presentations in Auditorium

  • Verbal credit at all Auditorium presentations except those with exclusive sponsorship
  • Name/logo on three billboards
  • Credit in two UHC e-newsletters to 4,000 subscribers
  • Name/logo on audience survey forms
  • Mention in all Book Festival press releases generated by our office
  • Mention in all Book Festival special announcements that appear on our web home page

Plus:

  • Name and/or logo on main Festival banners displayed during all Auditorium presentations
  • Credit on 200 Festival posters
  • Name/logo credit in City Weekly, both Media One papers, and Enterprise Newspaper ads
  • Credit on 10,000 Festival postcards that include schedule of all activities
  • Credit on 10,000 Festival bookmarks distributed statewide
  • Eight reserved VIP seats to the keynote presentation of your choice
  • Credit in UHC’s fall newsletter to 7,000 households and businesses
  • Name/logo credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)
  • Name/logo on Festival t-shirts
  • A copy of a featured author’s book
  • Listing in UHC annual report

In-Kind Sponsorships

Under $500 value

  • Two VIP seats to an Auditorium presentation of your choice
  • Listing as in-kind donor in UHC’s annual report

$501-$1,000 value

  • Name on Festival t-shirts
  • Two VIP seats to an Auditorium presentation of your choice
  • Listing as in-kind donor in UHC’s annual report

$1,001-$2,500 value

  • Name on Festival t-shirts
  • Name credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)
  • Four VIP seats to an Auditorium presentation of your choice
  • Listing as in-kind donor in UHC’s annual report

$2,501-$5,000 value

  • Name on Festival t-shirts
  • Name credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)
  • Credit on 250 Festival posters
  • Four VIP seats to an Auditorium presentation of your choice
  • Listing as in-kind donor in UHC’s annual report

$5,001 + value

  • Name/logo on Festival t-shirts
  • Name/logo credit on UHC’s Book Festival website (average 3,000 hits/month)
  • Credit on 250 Festival posters
  • Name and/or logo on Festival banners
  • Invitation for four to Authors Reception
  • Listing as in-kind donor in UHC’s annual report

EXAMPLES OF IN-KIND GOODS NEEDED

  • Lodging for authors
  • Signs and banners printed
  • Catering for two receptions
  • Airline travel for authors
  • Publicity: television, radio, billboards
  • Exhibit equipment: tables, chairs, stanchions, etc.

Media Sponsorships
The Utah Humanities Council is interested in forging a well-rounded partnership with local media on an in-kind basis to afford excellent public awareness of the Utah Humanities Book Festival and promote attendance.

Major Media Sponsors *
Donors of major in-kind media promotion valued at $5,000 *

  • Credit as media sponsor in three full-page ads in The Enterprise
  • Media sponsorship credit on UHC’s Book Festival web page
  • Mention in UHC newsletter article (7,000 + circulation)
  • Logo on all Festival t-shirts
  • Media representative to introduce a speaker at the Festival
  • Four VIP seats to an Auditorium presentation of your choice

All media sponsors will be designated as “Media Sponsors” in the Festival’s publicity and promotion

 

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