INAUGURAL GALA

Friday, September 27, 2019

New Wyndham Garden Hotel Ballroom

Dinner. Silent Auction. Special Performances. Dancing.

Don’t Miss Out!

Tickets: $100

Tickets Include: Cash Bar w/ Hors d’oeuvres, Silent Auction Bidder Number, Champagne Toast, Four Course Dinner,  Performances by Special Guests, Dancing All Night!

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SPONSORSHIP TIERS

In addition to individual tickets, we are offering multiple sponsorship levels for both individuals and organizations to commit to supporting the arts in Centre County.

Please consider helping us meet our fundraising goal by sponsoring part of this magical evening!

Performer Sponsor: $500 (4 available)

What it Covers:

  • The Performer Sponsorship covers the cost of one of our invited guest performer’s honorariums. We will be inviting former FUSE performers from NYC, Chicago, and elsewhere to come and showcase their talents at our gala. Your sponsorship will help them with their travel costs and provide an honorarium.

What You Receive:

  • 2 Tickets to the Gala
  • A VIP meet-and-greet with your sponsored performer
    • Includes a photo opportunity with your performer and a signed 8×10 of the photo will be given to you at the conclusion of the gala
  • Your name/organization/logo projected on the screens throughout the evening
  • Listed on the sponsorship page of the Gala program
  • Thanked in every FUSE program for the 2019 season

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Production Sponsor: $500 (4 available)

What it Covers:

  • The Production Sponsorship covers the cost of our DJ and production costs (sound system, entertainment lighting).

What You Receive:

  • 2 Tickets to the Gala
  • Name/organization/logo printed on the DJ Booth and projected on the screens throughout the evening
  • Listed on the sponsorship page of the Gala program
  • Thanked in every FUSE program for the 2019 season

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Table Sponsor: $1,000 (15 available)

What it Covers:

  • The Table Sponsorships help offset the cost of the entire gala. Offsetting our costs with a sponsorship increases the amount of money the gala will ultimately raise.

What You Receive:

  • 1 Table (10 tickets) to the Gala
    • *You have the option of receiving 9 tickets and allowing the gala committee to seat a “special guest” at our table (one of our evening’s invited performers or VIPs)*
  • Your name/organization/logo printed on your table’s signage
  • Listed on the sponsorship page of the gala program
  • Thanked publicly during the gala welcoming remarks
  • Thanked in every FUSE program for the 2019 season

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Cocktail Hour Sponsor: $3,000 (2 available)

What it Covers:

  • The Cocktail Hour Sponsorship covers the costs of the gala’s cocktail hour. The gala will have a cash bar, but a sponsorship will allow us to give each guest one free drink ticket as well as provide hors d’oeuvres during the cocktail hour.

What You Receive:

  • 1 Table (10 tickets) for the 2019 Gala
  • Your name/organization/logo on all signage during/related to cocktail hour
    • Signs on each bar
    • Table tents on all cocktail tables
    • Listed on the sponsorship page of the gala program
    • Thanked publicly during the gala welcoming remarks
    • Thanked in every FUSE program for the 2019 season

*To Contribute as a Cocktail Hour Sponsor please contactgala@friendsoffuse.org 

Gala Sponsor: $10,000 (1 available)

What it Covers:

  • The Gala Sponsorship covers all expenses associated with the gala. Offsetting our costs with a sponsorship increases the amount of money the gala will ultimately raise.

What You Receive:

  • 1 Table (10 tickets) for the 2019 Gala
  • Your organization name/logo on all marketing materials
    • “Inaugural Friends of FUSE Gala Sponsored by: [your name]”
    • Mentioned in curtain speech before every season show (~3,000 patrons)
    • Every FUSE program for the 2019 season
    • The cover of the Gala Program
    • Thanked publicly during the gala welcoming remarks
    • Projected on screens throughout the gala
  • Your logo on the “Step & Repeat” in the gala atrium
  • 8 FUSE Season Tickets for the 2019-2020 Season ($650 value)
  • The option to become a member of Friends of FUSE (5-year membership, $2,500 value)

*To Contribute as a Gala Sponsor please contactgala@friendsoffuse.org 

 

*If you have any questions concerning the gala or need assistance with tickets, please contact us at gala@friendsoffuse.org