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Sponsor a Wylde Center Event

Wylde Center holds 6 major events and several smaller community events each year. Sponsorship is a great way to get your brand in front of the Decatur and Atlanta community and be associated with the respected brand of a beloved local non-profit. Levels and benefits are listed below. Details will vary slightly event to event.  Custom packages and in-kind packages are available.  Please contact Blair Keenan (blair@wyldecenter.org) for more information or or purchase sponsorship.  If you are interested in Business Membership, a year-long way to gain exposure for your business or brand, please see details on our business membership page or download our full 2017 WC Business Partner Packet.

Click here for the Online Sponsorship Payment Form

 

MAJOR WYLDE CENTER EVENTS & BENEFITS 

Bronze Sponsor ($250)
  • 2 VIP tickets (as applicable)
  • Use of “Official Wylde Center Event Sponsor” in media
  • Name on marketing materials: WC website event page (with link), Event banner hung on garden fence, Event media: ad in WC magazine, E-blasts to 2,500 contacts, press releases
  • Inclusion in event social media posts
Silver Sponsor ($500)
  • Bronze benefits
  • Name on event poster distributed in/around surrounding communities
  • May set up & staff display during the event (4 vendor passes)
  • Recognized by speaker during event
  • 2 invitations to WC Growing Circle donor events for 1 year
  • May provide giveaway item to attendees
Gold Sponsor ($1,000)
  • Silver benefits
  • 4 VIP tickets (when applicable)
  • Logo on marketing materials: WC website event page (with link), Event banner hung on garden fence, Event media including ad in WC magazine, E-blasts to 2,500 contacts, press releases, Event poster distributed in/around surrounding communities
  • Banner provided by sponsor hung at event in prominent location
  • Dedicated social media posts about sponsor with link
Presenting Sponsor ($3000 – Industry Exclusive)
  • Gold benefits
  • 8 VIP tickets  (as applicable)
  • Top tier positioning of logo and billed as presenting sponsor on marketing materials: WC website event page (with link), Event banner hung on garden fence, Event media including ad in WC magazine, E-blasts to 2,500 contacts, press releases, Event poster distributed in/around surrounding communities
  • Pint glasses provided to all attendees (beer garden only)
  • Sponsor may have time at podium during the event
  • Banner provided by sponsor hung on perimeter fence of garden for one month before/after event

 

 WYLDE CENTER COMMUNITY EVENTS & BENEFITS 

January 22 – Annual Seed & Scion Swap
A free public event to share seeds/scions, knowledge and enthusiasm for different plant varieties with other gardeners and farmers from all over our bio-region.

February 8 – Wylde Center Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast
A celebration to honor all of the hardworking volunteers who help make Wylde Center’s mission a reality.

May 4 – State of the Wylde Center
A free event for Wylde Center Members to join us for breakfast and learn about all that’s happening at the Wylde Center, from updates on current projects to plans for the future.

May 7 – Wylde Center Plant Swap!
A free public event for friends and neighbors to gather in the garden and trade plants and knowledge.  This new event expects approximately 50 attendees

May 21 – Edgewood Spring Sprout Festival
A free, public event to celebrate spring at the Edgewood Community Learning Garden! 100 attendees expected.

June 3 – Picnic in the Park 5-8pm @ Hawk Hollow 
Neighbors bring their families and a picnic baskets to Hawk Hollow for live music in the garden.  A free public event with 100 attendees expected.

August 4 – Wylde Center Members Ice Cream Social & Membership Drive
A special event for Wylde Center members to enjoy sweet treats and to introduce a friend to Wylde Center membership.  75 attendees expected

Sept 2 – Oct 14 Wylde Center Fall Plant Sale
An ongoing, open sale for community members to purchase plants for the fall garden.  250 attendees expected throughout the sale.

Oct 5 – Growing Circle Appreciation Event
A special and unique appreciation event for Wylde Center donors at or above the Growing Circle membership level of $500 per year.  40 attendees expected.

Oct 29 – Hallo-Wylde! Membership Appreciation Event
A fun, fall festival for Wylde Center members to enjoy games, music and other fall activities while showing off their creativity in a costume contest. 100 attendees expected.

Bronze Sponsor ($250)
  • May use ‘Official WC Event Sponsor’ in media
  • Business name on marketing/media materials: WC website event page (with link);  Event media including ad in WC magazine, E-blasts to 2,500 contacts, press releases
  • Inclusion in Facebook posts & tweets about the event
  • May set up & staff display during the event (4 vendor passes)
  • Recognized by speaker during event
  • May provide branded giveaway item for all attendees
Silver Sponsor ($500)
  • Bronze benefits
  • Business logo on marketing/media materials: WC website event page (with link); Event media including ad in WC magazine, E-blasts to 2,500 contacts, press releases
  • Banner provided by sponsor hung at event in prominent location (stage/checkout, etc)
  • Dedicated Facebook post and tweets about sponsor with link
Gold/Presenting Sponsor ($1000 – Industry Exclusive)
  • Silver benefits
  • Top tier positioning of business logo and billed as presenting sponsor on marketing/media materials:  WC website event page (with link); Event media including ad in WC magazine, E-blasts to 2,500 contacts, press releases
  • Banner provided by sponsor hung on perimeter fence of garden for one month
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