Become a Sponsor!

 Let the Carolina Blues Festival advertise for you.

  • Reach a large audience with repeated impressions. Your company name and logo will appear on all promotional materials, websites, email blasts, and festival program. This is a unique opportunity to engage a captive audience that’s receptive to your brand.
  • 32.1% of online ticket sales were from greater than a 50 mile radius of Greensboro and states such as Arizona, Texas, Alabama, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee.  Spread your company information nationally.
  • Develop new business contacts. Our Festival provides a fun and entertaining environment.
  • Community building is our number one priority; to keep Greensboro a strong, thriving business center. cultural destination, and to retain jobs, stability, and safety for future generations. Help support and promote community outreach.
  • Vendors and tables galore will provide family fun with food, childrens activities, entertainers, and more!
  • Your participation will keep the music going and provide a wonderful day’s worth of entertainment to national and regional guests. Proceeds are used for PBPS programs, Blues in the SchoolsShare the Musicproviding music education and access to music that might otherwise not be available to underprivileged youths. PBPS Blues Challenges, Memphis or Bust, and the new Parker Speas, Wellborne Music Scholarship work in support of our local musicians.   Our community presentation of the Carolina Blues Festival is the vehicle that we use to raise funds for these projects.

2017 Festival Sponsorship Levels

Title Sponsor – $25,000 cash donation (Corporation, Business, or City)
• Exclusive right to have name displayed prominently before the title of the event.
• Title Name on the Stage Back Drop
• Title Name on the on the back of the Festival T-Shirt (large imprint)
• Title Sponsor Name on tickets
• Title Sponsor on Welcome banner at the Festival grounds entrance
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Listing in the Carolina Blues Festival Program
• Name on the Patron wristband
• Additional banners displayed where possible (provided by the Title Sponsor)
• Continuous verbal recognitions by the Festival Emcee throughout the day
• Introduction of leadership  / CEO / sponsor representative present
• Opportunities to meet and greet with all the Festival Artists
• Information Booth area if requested (12×12 tent provided)
• Eight General Admissions and Eight VIP area passes (16 total)
• Early admission for all 16 ticket holders
• VIP preferred parking passes (8 vehicles)
• Eight (8) Festival T-Shirts
• Eight one year Family PBPS Memberships
• Eight Festival Posters / bumper stickers / koozies
Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 cash donation
• Listing in the Carolina Blues Festival Program
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Medium size listing on the back of the Festival T-Shirt
• Additional banner displayed where possible, provided by the Festival
• Verbal recognitions by the Festival Emcee
• Information booth area if requested (12×12 tent provided)
• Six General Admissions and Six VIP area passes (12 total)
• Early admission for all 12 ticket holders
• VIP preferred parking passes (4 vehicles)
• Six (6) Festival T-Shirts
• Six one year Family PBPS Memberships
• Six Festival Posters / bumper stickers / koozies
Associate Sponsor – $5,000 cash donation
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Listing in the Carolina Blues Festival Program
• Small size listing on the back of the Festival T-Shirt
• Banner displayed, provided by the Festival
• Random verbal recognitions by the Festival Emcee
• Information Booth Area if requested (12×12 space)
• Four General admissions and Four VIP area passes (8 total)
• VIP preferred parking passes (2 vehicles)
• Early admission for all 8 ticket holders
• Four (4) Festival T-Shirts
• 4 one year Family PBPS Memberships
• 4 Festival posters
Major Sponsor – $1,000 cash donation
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Listing in the Carolina Blues Festival Program
• Banner (business) displayed where possible provided by Sponsor
• Three Verbal recognitions by the Festival Emcee
• Three General Admissions and Three VIP area passes (6 total)
• VIP preferred parking passes (2 vehicles)
• Early Admission for all 6 ticket holders
• Two Festival T-Shirts
• 1-year Family Membership
• Four Festival Posters
• Four Bumper Stickers or Koozies
Friends & Supporters – Individuals & Businesses
$500.00 cash donation
$250.00 cash donation
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Individual / Business name recognition in
Festival program
• Two (2) General Admissions and two 2 VIP Passes (4 total)
• VIP Parking for one (1) vehicle
• Two (2) Festival Tees Shirt
• One (1) Festival Poster
• 1-year Family Membership
• Booth area provided (Sponsor provides
tent) (No sales, display of business
handouts & information only)
• Bumper Sticker & Koozie (1 each)
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Individual / Business name recognition in Festival program
• Two (2) General Admissions
• One (1) Festival Tee Shirt
• One (1) Festival Poster
• 1-year Family Membership
• Bumper Sticker or Koozie
Official Event Sponsors & Suppliers – In-Kind Donations, Goods & Services
• Listing on PBPS websites – piedmontblues.org & fest.piedmontblues.org
• Postings on all of our social media (Facebook, twitter, instagram)
• Listing in the Carolina Blues Festival Program
• Banners displayed where possible, (provided by the Sponsor)
• Booth area provided if requested (12×12) (tent NOT provided)
• Verbal recognitions by the Festival emcee (depending on cash value)
• Four General Admissions and Four VIP area passes (8 total)

Please contact the Festival Chairman or Assistant Chairman
for more information about becoming a 2017 Carolina Blues Festival Sponsor,
and the great perks that go with each level!

booking (@) piedmontblues.org