Why sponsor the Blue Ridge Pride Festival 2016?

Supporting the Blue Ridge Pride Festival demonstrates that your business goes deeper than commerce; it proves that you care about reaching a community with a proven market base.

  • Since 2009, the Blue Ridge Pride Festival has continued to grow and attract attendees locally, and from all over the Southeast region. In past years, attendees were estimated at over 10,000.
  • According to the U.S. census, the Asheville area has 83% more LGBTQ-identified people than the average American city or town. These individuals are part of the nearly $1 trillion dollar LGBTQ market in the U.S.
  • LGBTQ populations are loyal to businesses that support them. 55% of LGBT consumers will choose to do business with companies that are committed to the diversity/equal treatment of the LGBT community. 70% of LGBT adults said they would pay a premium for a product from a company that supports the LGBT community. 78% of LGBT adults and their friends, family and relatives would switch to brands that are known to be LGBT-friendly.

Please Contact Me to Discuss Sponsorship

  Local Partners* Corporate Sponsors
   Sustaining      Patron    Gold Platinum
Sponsorship Recognition $250 $500 $1,000 $2,500
Included on BRP Site List of Prominent Supporters X X X X
PRIDE Supporter Certificate / PRIDE Flag (for display) X X X X
Listed on PRIDE Web Site (with Link) X X X X
Logo on event marketing materials (e.g., emails)     X X
Logo on BRPC Website & Social Media through 12/31/16     X X
Logo on Event Banner / Signage     X X
Option to display own Banner on Stage**       X
Vendor Booth Fee Waved     1 2

* Local Partner sponsorship are only available to organizations with revenues under $1 million. / ** Custom stage banners to be supplied by sponsor subject to size restrictions.

For more information, contact us at: sponsor@blueridgepride.org.