Sponsorship

Sponsorship helps Keep The Blues Alive

THIS IS A TWO-STEP PROCESS

STEP 1: Chose a Sponsorship category (below) and click the Add to Cart button to be taken to PAYPAL to pay your fee.

STEP 2: When you’re done paying, you will be returned to the Sponsorship Form – fill that out (so we have your info) and hit the “Submit” button.

Musician Sponsorship – $50*
Musician Sponsorship includes:
• One (1) membership, $20 discount on ABS Merchandise.***
• Website:  Picture, bio and links featured on our Local Blues Artists Page
• Facebook:  we will ‘like’ your musician Facebook page on ABS Facebook page and ask our members to like your page.
• Weekly email Newsletter/Calendar:  We will highlight local gigs if you create Facebook event or otherwise notify us about your gigs.
• You will be given priority to host the ABS Monthly Gatherings and/or other special events.

Friend of ABS Sponsor – $100*
This level includes the following benefits:
• Two (2) memberships and $40 discount on ABS Merchandise***
• Website:  Logo or picture with link to sponsor website on main page sponsor column (small logo size).  One paragraph description of Sponsor on Sponsor page of website.
• Facebook:  We will like your Facebook page and ask people to like your page.
• Weekly email Newsletter:  You can submit one paragraph w/ logo ads

Gold Sponsor – $200/yr.  or ($350 for 2 yrs.)**
This level of Sponsorship includes all above benefits plus:
• 2 more memberships (total of 4), $60 discount on ABS Merchandise***
• Larger banner ad on website with link to website
• Venue sponsors will have weekend shows on banner ad in rolling scroll ad on main page and on Calendar page of website
• Feature ads of weekday or special shows in ABS weekly newsletter/calendar
• Venue Gold Sponsors are guaranteed at least one monthly Gathering a year, and are given priority to host ABS sponsored events.

Platinum Sponsor – $400/yr.  (or $700 for 2 yrs.)**
This level includes all Gold Level Sponsor benefits plus:
• 2 more memberships (total of 6), $80 discount on ABS Merchandise***
• Permanent ad in ABS weekly newsletter/calendar

Corporate Patron of the Blues – $1000 and Up**
This is our top Sponsorship level and includes all Platinum Sponsor benefits plus: 
• 2 more memberships (total of 8), $100 discount on ABS Merchandise***
• Full page ad in promotional material for events
• Large logo on ABS banners for events
• 1000 word Feature in ABS weekly newsletter/calendar
• The ability to earmark funds to be contributed to specific ABS functions or programs.
• Special recognition at functions or during programs for which funds have been earmarked.
• Other Recognition as deemed appropriate by the ABS Board

Note:  Sponsorships may be upgraded to the next level up anytime during the sponsorship year. This does not include monies given through sponsorships of other ABS Events.

*  May be Eligible for IRS Charitable Contribution Deduction
** Higher Eligibility for IRS Charitable Contribution Deduction
*** These discounts are for new Sponsors only, not for remewals.