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Becoming a Sponsor

 

Gold Medal

Gold Level Sponsors

Investment Amount: $50,000 and up

Typical Benefits

  • Main Entertainment Stage Sponsorship (Grandstand Concerts and the Arena)
  • Title Sponsorship of Events in Main Buildings
  • Main Gate Sponsorship
  • Official Ticket/Parking Pass Sponsor (Coupon and Promotional Options)
  • Private Party on the Fairgrounds

Exclusive Benefits

  • 300 admission tickets
  • 75 parking tickets
  • 50 grandstand show tickets
  • VIP party invites (based on sponsorship level)
  • Exhibit space for promotional activities
  • Selling or sampling rights

Marketing Benefits

  • Right to use the Illinois State Fair (ISF) name and logo for advertising and promotional purposes
  • Logo and link on the ISF website
  • Sponsor recognition on state-of-the-art electronic message board (located on Sangamon Ave.)
  • Company listing and logo in the 60,000 official Illinois State Fair books distributed across the fairgrounds
  • Company listing and logo in the 250,000 official daily programs distributed across the fairgrounds
  • 1 minute scripted company message broadcast each hour through the public address system
  • Guest speaking opportunity at Press Preview Day

 

Gold Medal

Silver Level Sponsors

Investment Amount: $25,000 to $49,999

Typical Benefits

  • High Traffic Areas on Fairgrounds Sponsorship
  • Title Sponsorship of Events in Main Buildings
  • Twilight Parade Sponsorship
  • Tram Sponsorship
  • Gate Sponsorship

Exclusive Benefits

  • 200 admission tickets
  • 50 parking tickets
  • 30 grandstand show tickets
  • VIP party invites (based on sponsorship level)
  • Exhibit space for promotional activities
  • Selling or sampling rights

Marketing Benefits

  • Right to use the Illinois State Fair (ISF) name and logo for advertising and promotional purposes
  • Logo and link on the ISF website
  • Company listing and logo in the 60,000 official Illinois State Fair books distributed across the fairgrounds
  • Company listing and logo in the 250,000 official daily programs distributed across the fairgrounds
  • 30 second scripted company message broadcast each hour through the public address system

 

Gold Medal

Bronze Level Sponsors

Investment Amount: $15,000 to $24,999

Typical Benefits

  • Free Entertainment Stage Sponsorship
  • Title Sponsorship of Events in Main Buildings
  • Specialty Shows Sponsorship
  • Special Event Sponsorship

Exclusive Benefits

  • 100 admission tickets
  • 25 parking tickets
  • 20 grandstand show tickets
  • VIP party invites (based on sponsorship level)
  • Exhibit space for promotional activities Selling or sampling rights

Marketing Benefits

  • Right to use the Illinois State Fair (ISF) logo for advertising and promotional purposes
  • Logo and link on the ISF website
  • Sponsor recognition on state-of-the-art electronic message board (located on Sangamon Ave.)
  • Company listing and logo in the 250,000 official daily programs distributed across the fairgrounds
  • 30 second scripted company message broadcast each hour through the public address system

 

Gold Medal

Friends of the Fair

Investment Amount: $5,000 to $14,999

Typical Benefits

  • Daily Parade Sponsorship
  • Day Sponsorship
  • Select Exhibits Sponsorship
  • Roving Entertainers Sponsorship

Exclusive Benefits

  • 50 admission tickets
  • 15 parking tickets
  • VIP party invites (based on sponsorship level)
  • Exhibit space for promotional activities
  • Selling or sampling rights

Marketing Benefits

  • Right to use the Illinois State Fair (ISF) name and logo for advertising and promotional purposes
  • Logo and link on the ISF website
  • Sponsor recognition on state-of-the-art electronic message board (located on Sangamon Ave)
  • Company listing and logo in the 250,000 official daily programs distributed across the fairgrounds