Sponsors


As a nonprofit organization, Fringe works with outside organizations to expand our impact on the community. From web advertisements to sponsorship, opportunities come in a variety of levels and are tailored to meet the goals of our organization and the needs of our corporate partners.

Sponsors can reap the benefits of inclusion on a website that receives over 1.2 Million page views from more than 92,500 unique visitors each year as well as exposure to 50,000 audience members in the full spectrum of ages, gender identity, and diversity reflective of the geography in which they reside. Fringe attendees are passionate about the event; often taking in more than a dozen shows and returning year after year.

Each sponsor package listed also includes the complement of our media partners and social media promotion from various Fringe networks including:

  • 9,000+ Facebook Followers
  • 5,870+ Twitter Followers
  • 750+ Instagram Followers
  • 21,500+ Newsletter Subscribers

Sponsor packages and benefits

Web Advertisement $350

  • Rotating standard web ad on a desktop, tablet and mobile friendly site
  • File Specs:
    • 72dpi, RGB color, PNG, JPG or GIF (no transparency or animation)
    • Desktop and tablet (horizontal banner ad)
      • 968 px (w) x 100 px (h)
      • 1936 px (w) x 200 px (h) for hi-res devices
    • Mobile (horizontal ad above footer)
      • 320 px (w) x 50 px (h)
      • 640 px (w) x 100 px (h) for hi-res devices

Producers Circle $1500

Brand exposure on various sundries produced by Minnesota Fringe to help identify artists, volunteers and patrons. These wearables are found throughout the festival at every location to provide maximum exposure.

  • Logo space on artist lanyard, volunteer t-shirt, or patron wrist band.
  • Listed as official sponsor on Fringe sponsor page with link to sponsor website
  • Standard rotating web advertisement on Fringe show pages
  • Two Day Passes good for select days of the festival

Fringe Central $3000

The designated post-show destinations where artists, audiences, volunteers, and staff can get together and swap show reviews over a beer and bar food. Special events include: Opening Night, Fringe Trivia After Dark, Volunteer Appreciation and Encore Announcements.

  • Prominent signage at Fringe Central location and ability to host announcements during designated special evening
  • Voice over mention of sponsorship in pre-show announcements run prior to select performances at every venue
  • Listed as official sponsor on Fringe sponsor page with link to sponsor website
  • Standard rotating web ad on Fringe show pages
  • Two VIP Passes good for any show on any day of the festival

Venue Support $5000

With a dozen stages to choose from, sponsors providing venue support will have access to audiences in the exact location that best suits their needs. Prominent signage and space for product samples or more information in the location lobby ensures patrons know everything they need to about your business in addition to the fact that you are a strong supporter of the arts in Minnesota.

  • Signage at venue and access to lobby space
  • Voice over mention of sponsorship in pre-show announcements run prior to ever performance at that venue (56 performances occur in each venue)
  • Listed as official sponsor on Fringe sponsor page with link to sponsor website
  • Standard rotating web ad on Fringe show pages
  • Four VIP Passes good for any show on any day of the festival

 

All sponsorship agreements must include a cash element, but Fringe is open to partial in-kind opportunities as means to eliminate line items in the production budget. Contact info@fringefestival.org to place an ad or learn more about how your business can access maximum exposure to adventurous artists and audiences throughout the year.