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artsHOP 2012 Sponsorship
Thank you for your interest in artsHOP, an Island 'art happening' presented by Cultural Connections.
artsHOP will span 3 days from the evening of November 9th through the evening of November 11th and will include a Gallery Walk the
evening of Nov 9th. The FREE Island Trolley will be available to travel between the openings in Anna Maria and in Holmes Beach.
Later in the evening there will be a performance at Island Players in Anna Maria.
There will be the Butterfly Garden arts and crafts fair the following day and another performance at the Island Players.
The Anna Maria Island Community Chorus and Orchestra will have a concert on Sunday followed by a drum circle at the Cafe on the
Beach led by Scott Blum will wind up the festivities.
All during artsHOP, our public art of painted CHAIRS will be on display on various porches and businesses around the island. A silent auction for the CHAIRS will
take place on Saturday, Nov. 10th at the Studio at Gulf and Pine on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria, 5-7pm. Refreshments will be available.
As we bring people on to the island for artsHOP they usually shop, eat and patronize our island businesses. A sponsorship will place your business information on our web page and in our advertising.
$200 Sponsorship - Not only will your logo, business address, web site link and a brief paragraph about your business appear on
our web site under "Signature Sponsors," Cultural Connections will take out one 3.5” x 2.5” full-color ad acknowledging your business as a
patron in the Sun Newspaper, as our "Signature Sponsors." You will also be included in our two full page ads and your business logo and
web address will go on a "Sponsorship" boards that will be at every event and when possible acknowledged in event programs.
$100 Sponsorship - Your logo, business address, web site link and a brief paragraph about your business will appear on our web site
under "Event Sponsors". You will be included in our advertising and your business logo and web address will go on a "Sponsorship"
boards that will be at every event.
$50 Sponsorship - Your business name, address, phone, fax and web site link will be placed on our web site with a brief paragraph
about your business under "Business Sponsors."
$25 Sponsorship - Your business name, address and phone number will be placed on our web site under "Community Sponsors."
I am interested in the Signature Sponsorship ______
I am interested in the Event Sponsorship ______
I am interested in the Business Sponsorship ______
I am interested in the Community Sponsorship _______
Check Amount __________ Check #__________ Date:_____________
Make check payable to: Cultural Connections (memo line: ArtsHOP)
Business name: __________________________________________________
For Event and Business Sponsorships:
Web site URL_____________________________________________________
A brief paragraph about your business:
For Event Sponsors:
Please send a jpg of your business logo to: firstname.lastname@example.org - put artsHOP logo in the subject box.
Cultural Connections Mission:
Our Anna Maria Island community proudly supports over seven art galleries and studios, a nationally
recognized historical society, a renowned orchestra and chorus, the Island Players and a published writers' group.
Cultural Connections of Anna Maria Island was established in 2008 for the purpose of promoting and
supporting our island culture. "Cultural Connections' mission is to promote Anna Maria Island as a cultural destination."
Our signature event, ArtsHOP is held annually in November with the goal of bringing attention to the island arts. Held from
Friday evening to Sunday evening, events include: Gallery Walk with galleries, studios and businesses featuring local
artists and musicians; performances by the Island Players; Arts and Crafts Festival; Displays and events at the Historical
Society; and a concert by the AMI Community Chorus and Orchestra and this year a Drum Circle at the Manatee County Beach.