FAIR WINDS GALA SPONSORSHIP

We invite you to be a part of our inaugural Fair Winds Gala. All proceeds from the Gala will benefit our educational programs as well as support all of the annual activities that celebrate maritime history, promote craftsmanship and experiential learning, and strengthen community connection to the Buffalo waterfront.

To become a sponsor of the Fair Winds Gala, please complete this form.




PRESENTING SPONSORSHIP

PRESENTING SPONSOR: $20,000


Naming Rights: FAIR WINDS GALA: AN EVENING ON THE OUTER HARBOR Presented by “your company name”

Two Gala Tables: 20 Complimentary Tickets (value: $3,000)

Pre-Party Invitations: Six passes to an exclusive Pre-Party at the Longshed held for sponsors at the Gold Level and higher

Special Recognition:

  • Acknowledgment of your company’s generosity from the stage
  • Recognition in Gala recap article featured in one email blast (2500 members, volunteers and community members)

Logo Representation: Company logo on all event materials, including invitation mailed to 1,500+

Advertisement:

  • “Your Company” on the back cover of the event program (300 produced)
  • Listing as Presenting Sponsor projected on screen at Gala, seen at regular intervals by 300+ attendees
  • Recognition on the Corporate Sponsor page of the Buffalo Maritime Center website
  • Recognition on a banner posted at the event
  • Logo and link on BMC website and social media platforms that reach over 10,000 followers.
  • Presenting Sponsor listing on four Gala email blasts (email list = 1,500+)

Museum Usage:

  • One lunch and private tour of the Longshed with the Buffalo Maritime Center executive director for 30 guests.

Membership: Complimentary BMC Memberships for 20 company representatives (Bosun Level)

Right of First Refusal the following year

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP

PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP: $10,000


One Gala Table: 10 Complimentary VIP Tickets (value: $1,500)

Pre-Party Invitations: Four passes to an exclusive Pre-Party at the Longshed held for sponsors at the Gold Level and higher

Special Recognition:

  • Table sign with your company name on your reserved table
  • Recognition in Gala recap article featured in one email blast (2500 members, volunteers and community members)
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor on BMC website and social media platforms that reach over 10,000 followers
  • Recognition on a banner posted at the event

Advertisement:

  • Full page advertisement in the event program (300 produced)
  • Listing as Platinum Sponsor projected on screen at Gala, seen at regular intervals by 300+ attendees
  • Platinum Sponsor listing on four Gala email blasts (email list = 1,500+)

Membership: Complimentary BMC Memberships for 10 company representatives (Bosun Level)

GOLD SPONSORSHIP

GOLD SPONSORSHIP: $5,000


One Gala Table: 10 Complimentary Tickets (value: $1,500)

Pre-Party Invitations: Two passes to an exclusive Pre-Party at the Longshed held for sponsors at the Gold Level and higher

Special Recognition:

  • Recognition in Gala recap article featured in one email blast (2500 members, volunteers and community members)
  • Recognition on the Corporate Sponsor and Gala pages of the BMC website

Advertisement:

  • Half page advertisement in the event program (300 produced)
  • Gold Sponsor listing on four Gala email blasts (email list = 1,500+)

Membership: Complimentary BMC Memberships for 5 company representatives (Bosun Level)

SILVER SPONSORSHIP

SILVER SPONSORSHIP: $2,500


One Gala Table: Complimentary table of ten (value: $1,500)

Advertisement:

  • Quarter page advertisement in the event program (300 produced)
  • Silver Sponsor listing on four Gala email blasts (email list = 1,500+)

Membership: Complimentary BMC Memberships for 2 company representatives (Bosun Level)

TABLE SPONSORSHIP

TABLE SPONSORSHIP: $1,500


One Gala Table: Table of ten (value: $1,500)

Advertisement:

  • Name of your organization listed in the event program (300 produced)
  • Table Sponsor listing on four Gala email blasts (email list = 1,500+)

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