Be Part of this Unique Event
Celebrating its 50th year of providing the best in folk and acoustic music in the Mid-Atlantic Region
Thank you for your consideration for support of the 50th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. The Festival is an extremely unique opportunity for your company or client to market to an audience of over 12,000 people per day for four days in a positive and innovative environment, and show your support of a 50-year community tradition!
Below you will find Sponsorship Opportunity Levels as well as the full range of benefits for various levels of sponsorship. For details on Opportunity Level prices and specifics on benefits included, please contact PFS by calling 215-247-1300. Please note that we love new sponsorship opportunities, and try to work with potential sponsors by offering the highest marketing opportunities for your specific needs. We understand that flexibility is key!
Presenting Sponsor- Top Level Opportunity. Includes naming of sponsor with all promotions, exclusivity of product, and all of the benefits below.
Official Sponsor- This Level Opportunity offers exclusivity of product and most of the benefits below.
Event Sponsor- This Level Opportunity offers sponsor the naming of a certain area or tent at the Festival, plus many benefits below.
Booth Sponsor- This Level Opportunity offers a booth presence to sponsors as well as a few of the other benefits below.
Naming Rights- Your name listed as the presenter for one of our stages (right) or events. Banner and logo presence at stage and your name listed in all stage references. Stage mentions last all 3 days.
Print-Logo listed on 170,000 mailers, posters, and brochures, which are sent via direct mail.
Television-name featured in advertisement spots in 6 zones (748,716 households total).
Radio- Over 1,000,000 impressions over six weeks of airtime
Newspaper-Logo in weekly and daily newspaper advertisements including Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, Philadelphia Weekly, City Paper, Westchester County Weekly, Main Line Times, The Reporter, and many more over eight weeks.
Program Book-Ad in Festival Souvenir Program Book, which will be distributed to 20,000, as well as being signed by all performers for memorabilia. It will then be posted on the web for the year, to increase visibility and shelf life (program books are collector's items dating back to 1962).
Internet-Your name, logo and description at www.folkfest.org, with over 77,587 visits and over 3,231,200 hits yearly. Presence on our viral internet sites and blogs, reaching and engaging over 33,000 individuals.
PFS Newsletter- Ad in the Tune-up newsletter, with distribution to almost 3,000 members after 50 years of publication.
Presence at Festival-A booth at the 50th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival to hold you banner and any promotional materials for your physical presence to tens of thousands. Badges for your staff and representatives to meet artists and receive backstage access.
Complimentary Meals for Staff- Free meals at the Festival while your staff promotes your products and services.
The Summer Highlight
Rich in tradition, fresh in approach
The Philadelphia Folk Festival began in 1962 and is the largest and longest-running Festival of its kind in the country. The event is unique in that it is presented by a non-profit arts education organization, the Philadelphia Folksong Society, and is operated with the help of 2,500 dedicated volunteers. Contact PFS for a detailed demographic information on Festival attendees.
From the time of its inception, the event has always featured the most popular acoustic and roots artists in the world. Jackson Browne, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Pete Seger, Mississippi John Hurt, Steve Earle, Odetta, The Decemberists, Jeff Tweedy, Tom Paxton, Judy Collins, and Alison Krauss are just a few of the names that have graced the PFF stages.
For Sponsorship and Advertising information, contact the Philadelphia Folksong Society at 215-247-1300.