Sponsor the Conference

For its 12th year, the SERFA (South East Regional Folk Alliance) Conference is moving to an exciting new location – The Chattanoogan Hotel in Chattanooga. Our new venue allows for expansive growth and expanded opportunities for you to promote your [business]. The SERFA Conference has established itself as the gateway to the folk community and folk music business in the south east, attracting attendees from throughout the USA and Canada. SERFA delivers a highly targeted audience and efficient ways of reaching them including exhibits, advertising, announcements, signage, and placement in promotional materials and a collaborative approach to activation. SERFA offers a range of sponsorship properties across the breadth of the event and at price points that can work for almost all budgets.

Sponsorship Levels

SERFA offers the following opportunities for sponsorship. Interested in sponsoring? Contact Art Menius via email or at (443) 605-4355.

Presenting Sponsor - $3000 – Exclusive. 

Sponsor receives:

  • Placement of name in official conference title, e.g. 2019 SERFA Conference presented by [Sponsor]

  • Four (4) conference registrations (valid Wed- Sun)

  • Full page, color, outside back cover ad in official program book (or best available placement if back cover taken)

  • Regular announcements

  • Exhibit hall table

  • Placement of logo on program book cover

  • Placement of logo and link on SERFA website home page

  • Prominent placement of logo on t-shirts

  • Multiple signage opportunities

  • Logo on any print or electronic advertising placed after signed sponsorship agreement

Gold Level Sponsors - $1500 per property

Sponsors receive:

  • Twp (2) conference registrations (valid Wed - Sun)

  • Full page ad in official program book

  • Announcements

  • Placement of logo on workshop speaker table tents

  • Placement of logo on workshop pages in official program book

  • Placement of logo and link on SERFA website

  • Placement of logo on t-shirts

  • Signage opportunities

  • Name in any print or electronic advertising placed after signed sponsorship agreement

Meals - Non-Exclusive

Sponsor also receives:

  • Placement of logo on meals pages in official program book

All Workshops - Exclusive*

Sponsor also receives:

  • Placement of logo on workshop speaker table tents

  • Placement of logo on workshop pages in official program book

    *Conference may sell individual workshop sponsorships

All Official Showcases (3 Nights) - Exclusive.* 

Sponsor also receives:

  • Placement of logo on official showcase page(s) in program book

  • Signage at showcases

    *Conference may sell official showcase sponsorships for one night; see below.

Silver Level Sponsors - $750 per property

All Silver Level sponsorships are non-exclusive

Sponsors receive:

  • One (1) conference registration (valid Wed- Sun)

  • Half page ad in official program book

  • Announcements

  • Placement of logo in program book

  • Placement of logo and link on SERFA website

  • Placement of small logo on t-shirts

Exhibit Area Sponsor

Sponsor also receives:

  • Signage in exhibit area

  • Placement of logo in program book

  • Placement of logo and link on SERFA website

  • Placement of small logo on t-shirts

One Night of the Official Showcases

Sponsor also receives:

  • Signage at showcases

Wednesday Evening Activities

Sponsor also receives:

  • Four (4) passes for non-registrants to attend Wednesday events

  • Signage as appropriate

Sponsor Level - $250 per property

All Sponsor Level properties are non-exclusive

Sponsors receives:

  • Quarter-page ad in official program book

  • Placement of logo and link on SERFA website

  • Announcements

  • Placement of logo in program book

T-Shirts

Sponsor also receives:

  • Placement of logo on t-shirts indicating t-shirt sponsorship

Individual Workshop

Sponsor also receives:

  • Logo adjacent to session description in program book

Media Sponsor - In-Kind Advertising or Underwriting - Non-Exclusive. 

Sponsor receives benefits appropriate for the advertising supplied.

 

2018 Sponsors

 Saturday Night Official Showcase Sponsor

Saturday Night Official Showcase Sponsor

 Media Sponsor

Media Sponsor

 Media S;ponsor

Media S;ponsor

 Printing Sponsor

Printing Sponsor

 Open Mic Sponsor

Open Mic Sponsor

 Friday Night Official Showcase Break Sponsor

Friday Night Official Showcase Break Sponsor

 T-Shirt Sponsor

T-Shirt Sponsor

 Wednesday Night BBQ Sponsor

Wednesday Night BBQ Sponsor