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The Hett’s mission is to nurture creative thinking and strengthen community bonds across the southern Illinois region by bringing innovative, influential and diverse artists to perform on our stage. Because ticket sales cover roughly half of our costs, we count on the support of sponsors to enable us to achieve our goals.  

We believe that sponsorship at the Hett is not only a great way to support our mission, but also an excellent means to gain visibility for your own business and to be seen as a good corporate citizen by the community. Additionally, sponsors of McKendree Presents programs are able to take advantage of an attractive benefits package.

Appreciation for the arts is an appreciation for lifelong learning, cultural diversity, and, most importantly, the human imagination.


McKendree Presents Season Sponsor
: $20,000 /exclusive / 40 events


Visibility -
Premiere Recognition as “Season Sponsor” at 40 events and in:

•   Premiere placement in Season Advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers, print ads throughout the season).

•   Radio spots (currently in talks with several local radio stations for media sponsorship).

•   Logo placement on cover of program magazine. Print quantity 7,000.

•   Logo placement and logo link in electronic newsletter (emailed monthly to the entire Hett database).

•   Logo placement on all Hett tickets for 2010/11 season.

•   Full page reserved in program magazine.

•   Prominent logo placement on website.

•   Lobby recognition at all McKendree Presents programs.

•   Prominent placement on the McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•   Live “from stage” recognition, when appropriate.

•   Opportunity to have an info table in the lobby during your show with your company’s representatives.


Benefits

•   Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.

•   Opportunity to host three (3) private pre-performance reception and meet and greet with an artist (time and place to be determined).

•   Thirty (30) tickets to be used at any event throughout the season.

•   Two (2) VIP parking passes


Performance Series Sponsor
: $10,000


Visibility
– Recognition as “Performance Series Sponsor” in:

•   Season advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers)

•   Logo placement in electronic newsletter advertising the series or individual performance of above artists.

•   ½ page reserved in program brochure.

•   Lobby recognition at all sponsored performances.

•   Lobby recognition at all sponsored performances.

•   Recognition in McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•   Live “from stage” recognition.

•   Opportunity to have an info table in the lobby during your show with your company’s representatives.


Benefits

•   Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.

•   Opportunity to host two (2) private pre-performance reception and meet and greet with an artist (time and place to be determined).

•   Four (4) tickets for each performance.


Family Series Sponsor
: $5,000


Visibility
– Recognition as “Family Series Sponsor” in:

•   Season advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers)

•   Logo placement in electronic newsletter advertising the series or individual performance of above artists.

•   ½ page reserved in program brochure

•   Lobby recognition at all Speaker programs.

•   Recognition in McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•   Live “from stage” recognition.

•   Opportunity to have an info table in the lobby during your series’ performances with your company’s representatives.


Benefits

•   Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.

•   Opportunity to host one (1) private pre-performance reception and meet and greet with an artist or performers (time and place to be determined).

•   Opportunity to host one (1) private pre-performance reception and meet and greet with an artist or performers (time and place to be determined).


Speaker Series Sponsor
:$5,000


Visibility
– Recognition as “Speaker Series Sponsor” in:

•   Season advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers)

•   Logo placement in electronic newsletter advertising the series or individual speakers.

•   ½ page reserved in program brochure

•   Lobby recognition at all speaker programs.

•   Recognition in McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•   Live “from stage” recognition.

•   Opportunity to have an info table in the lobby during your series’ performances with your company’s representatives.


Benefits

•   Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.

•   Opportunity to host one (1) private pre-performance reception and meet and greet with a speaker (time and place to be determined).

•   Reserved seating for up to ten (10) for each speaker.

 

Met at the Hett sponsor: $2,500 (11 Metropolitan Opera Simulcasts in HD)

Operas, dates and performances chosen by the New York Metropolitan Opera


Visibility
– Recognition as “Met at the Hett Sponsor” in:

•   Season advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers)

•   Logo placement in promotional postcard.

•   Logo placement in electronic newsletter advertising the series or individual performance.

•   ¼ page reserved in program brochure.

•   Lobby recognition at all Speaker programs.

•   Recognition in McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•   Live “from stage” recognition.

•   Opportunity to run 30 second video spot on the big screen prior to each opera.

•   Opportunity to have an info table in the lobby during your Met at the Hett performances with your company’s representatives.


Benefits

•  Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.

•   Reserved seating for up to two (2) for each performance.


Film Arts Sponsor
: $1,500


Visibility
– Recognition as “Film Arts Series Sponsor” in:

•  Season advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers)

•  Logo placement/ recognition in electronic newsletter advertising the series or individual film.

•  ¼ page reserved in program brochure.

•  Opportunity to run 30 second video spot on the big screen at each screening.

•  Recognition in McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•  Live “from stage” recognition.

Benefits

•  Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.


Spotlight Sponsorship
: $1,500 - $2,500  (Single Performance Sponsor)


Visibility
– Recognition as “Spotlight Sponsor” in:

•  Season advertising (15,000 mailed brochures, 100,000 brochures inserted into local daily papers)

•  Recognition in electronic newsletter advertising the performance.

•  ¼ page reserved in program brochure.

•  Lobby recognition at all performance programs.

•  Recognition in McKendree Presents honor roll of donors posted in the lobby, on the web and in the printed program.

•  Live “from stage” recognition.

•  Opportunity to have information about your company at the info table in the lobby.


Benefits

•  Invitation to all Hett VIP donor events.

•  Reserved seating for eight (8) for the performance.