Second wednesday series $10k

Arizona Costume Institute’s “Second Wednesday” program is ACI’s foundational and most frequent public program. Since 1966, ACI has organized several successful events ranging from screen printing workshops with Zandra Rhodes to lectures featuring Badgley Mischka, Hal Rubenstein, Ken Downing and Hamish Bowles. From September to May, on the Second Wednesday of every month ACI hosts a ticketed luncheon and program that accommodates on average 100 - 300 guests. The “Second Wednesday” series provides an exciting and valuable opportunity for exclusive sponsorship of the entire series.

This sponsorship opportunity includes the following benefits:

  • Exclusive sponsorship recognition
    • This is an exclusive opportunity that will not be extended to other brands and/or donors
  • Table host for 10 guests  
    • Exclusive sponsor table (10 seats) to invite special guests, clients or brand affiliates at every luncheon
  • Exclusive sponsorship acknowledgement on two printed program cards distributed to over 5,000 Valley fashion enthusiasts
    • Fall program card is mailed in August
    • Spring program card is mailed in December
  • Exclusive sponsorship acknowledgement on approximately 40 e-blasts promoting the programs
    • ACI distributes emails annually to its fashion list of over 3,000 subscribers
  • Recognition from the podium by Arizona Costume Institute president and/or Curator of Fashion Design at every program
    • Sponsor will be thanked and recognized during the luncheon in Great Hall in addition to an acknowledgement in Whiteman Hall during the introduction of each visiting speaker
  • Projected logo and exclusive acknowledgement in Whiteman Hall prior to program
    • Phoenix Art Museum’s Whiteman Hall is a large, modern 300 seat theater with a drop down screen fully supported with technology utilized for films and speaker presentations.
  • One 10ft x 5ft space in the Great Hall (location of luncheon) for promotional material or brand collateral to be on view and or distributed
    • Sponsor can assign brand representatives to distribute brand collateral, gift bags or giveaways at every “Second Wednesday” program
  • Custom message and/or logo on view on 6 entry screens in Greenbaum Lobby (Museum entrance)
    • Sponsor is encouraged to feature unique logo or special welcome message on the welcome screens in the museum lobby during program arrivals- this can change monthly
  • Mention in press release distributed to the local media
    • Outreach includes but is not limited to: Trends Magazine, Phoenix Magazine, AZ - Lifestyles, AZ Redbook, Phoenix Home & Garden, AZ Foothills, Phoenix New Times, Uptown Magazine
  • Inclusion in social media posts related to the promtion of the Second Wednesday Series 
    • ACI regualry posts to Facebook and Instagram. We currently have a following of over 3,000 people.
  • Exclusive sponsor recognition on Arizona Costume Insitute’s Website
    • “Second Wednesday” sponsor will be featured on the events page of Arizona Costume Institute's website throughout the duration of the programs –www.arizonacostumeinstitute.org