I  Stock Island
Florida Keys
Aligning your business with the I Love Stock Island initiative is not only good for the community, but is good for your business as well. Your association with this inaugural cultural event can help reach and impact your customer demographic and create brand experiences in a non-traditional way. Sponsorship packages include many tangible benefits to help your organization achieve marketing & communications objectives, underscore community commitment & social responsibility, receive positive media relations & press impressions and attract customers & generate leads.
Initiative Patron ($5000) – The top sponsors will be featured prominently on advertising and media related to the Initiative along with the everything branded to the Festival signature events. This highest level of commitment demonstrates to the community your organization’s dedication to making Stock Island a better place to live, work and play. Initiative Supporter ($250-$2500) – Initiative Supporters make a contribution to ensuring the success of the I Love Stock Island programs and events. Funds generated will be used toward beautification projects and supplies, advertising, signage, event expenses and overhead. Supporter’s generosity will be recognized in printed materials, social media, press events and more.
Generate income – host a ticketed event! – I Love Stock Island will sell and distribute tickets officially associated the Festival making it easy for you to host a ticketed excursion, activity or event. The Festival will retain 20% of ticket sales in addition to appropriate participation fees. The business hosting the event will receive a check for 90% of the ticket sales less any taxes, credit card fees and ticketing/processing fees (if any). The amount due will be remitted to the hosting entity within one week of the event. SIGN UP AN EVENT 2017 EVENTS… Food Truck Finds (times vary) Friday, Dec. 8  11 am – 7:00 pm Get to know Stock Island's amazing food trucks. For best results, offer a $5 sample plates or specials. Extensive advertising and special food truck map. SIGN UP TO BE A STOP Taste of Stock Island Friday, Dec. 8 4 pm – 7:00 pm This ticketed, signature event will be Friday evening and will offer the very best food and wine that Stock Island has to offer. Guests will board a trolley for the short ride to Stock Island. They will experience six stops offering specially chosen small plates and wine pairings. To participate, the restaurant or location must provide 35 total small plates to 1 group of 35 guests each. There will be two different tours. The event will supply the wine or spirit. SIGN UP TO BE A STOP 1st Annual Stock Island Lighted Boat Parade  Friday, December 8 Activities @ 6 pm; parade @ 7 pm; concert @ 9 pm Held the day before the popular Schooner Warf lighted boat parade, the Stock Island event will allow vessels of all shapes and sizes the opportunity to double the fun with an extra night of showmanship. Guests will delight seeing the bright lights on everything from tri-masted schooners to dinghies to the Shrimp boats that call Stock Island home. Free viewing parties will be in the major marinas. Stock Island Marina Village will be offering package deals so boats can pickup/drop off guests at their docks and even berth over night. ENTER A BOAT Discover Stock Island Saturday, Dec. 9 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; Island-wide Businesses, restaurants, galleries and attractions will host open houses with specials all day long. Visitors will pick up a Stock Island pirate map with the participating locations marked and will tour Stock Island at their leisure via trolleys. Pick a track specially prepared for art lovers, history buffs, families, or foodies. Guests may ‘find treasure’ along the way for a chance to win some great prizes like hotel stays, restaurant dollars & watersport certificates. Your sponsorship investment gets your business/organization listed on the map and in the online directory and included in the advertising for this event. [This event is included for any other level sponsor] SIGN UP AN EVENT Give a prize: _______________ Stock Island Marketplace at SIMV - During Discover, businesses and organizations can choose to have space at Stock Island Marina Village, the hub of the event. There will be free parking, kids activities, a straw market and business vendors in a lively atmosphere. SUBMIT A VENDOR APPLICATION Vendor space – ($50/$25 not-for-profit) 10x10 space. You provide tent, tables, etc. Limited electric. Quiet generators permitted. Preference given to hand-made items. Food booth – ($150) 10x15 space. Tent or concession trailer. Generators preferred. We will limit the types of food and number of vendors to offer diversity.  Call first to check availability. Activities for kids – (free) Groups or organizations providing free activities for kids will be given space at no charge. Musicians/Entertainers – (in-kind) Businesses or organizations may sponsor a band or entertainer (clown, juggler, face painter, etc.) to be a part of the festival Sponsor Application  -- many custom opportunities to be a part of the events Artist Studio Tour ($100) – As part of Discover Stock Island events on Saturday, December 8 and Sunday December 9. A map of all the studios will be distributed.  SIGN UP TO BE ON THE TOUR Stock Rock & Roll Bike Brunch Ride (Free to participate) Sunday, Nov. 27 from 10 am – 1 pm. Guests will bike the island stopping at various bars & restaurants. To participate, establishment must offer live music and drink and/or brunch specials.  SIGN UP TO BE A STOP Daily Happy Hours (Free to participate) Any establishment with a retail liquor license can be on the happy hour list. Submit establishment’s happy hour times and specials. Late night happy hours are encouraged. SIGN UP TO BE ON THE LIST Media Partner (In kind) – The Festival facilitates a substantial advertising purchase through and allocated from the Tourism Development Council but it’s through our media partners that the true collaboration and promotion in our community takes place. We hope local newspaper, periodicals, radio and television organizations recognize the important impact this Initiative will have on Stock Island and will help us spread the word. Community Partner (In Kind) – The I Love Stock Island initiative will only work if we band together as a community to offer support. Church, civic, fraternal and military organizations will be encouraged to mobilize their memberships to help with island-wide clean-up, volunteer for various events and donate items to help stock the SOS pantries.  SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER Beautification Team (Cash & Materials) – Individuals and businesses that care about Stock Island can show the love by donating funding, supplies and materials to assist with ongoing cleaning and beautification projects. We need everything from trash bags and gloves to hardy plants and flowers, mulch, paint and brushes etc. We hope to really get into the neighborhoods with Community Partner mobilizations to assist individual home owners and renters with specific outdoor projects. SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER
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I  Stock Island
Florida Keys
Aligning your business with the all new I Love Stock Island initiative is not only good for the community, but is good for your business as well. Your association with this inaugural cultural event can help reach and impact your customer demographic and create brand experiences in a non-traditional way. Sponsorship packages include many tangible benefits to help your organization achieve marketing & communications objectives, underscore community commitment & social responsibility, receive positive media relations & press impressions and attract customers & generate leads.
Initiative Patron ($5000) – The top sponsors will be featured prominently on advertising and media related to the Initiative along with the everything branded to the Festival signature events. This highest level of commitment demonstrates to the community your organization’s dedication to making Stock Island a better place to live, work and play. Initiative Supporter ($250-$2500) – Initiative Supporters make a contribution to ensuring the success of the I Love Stock Island programs and events. Funds generated will be used toward beautification projects and supplies, advertising, signage, event expenses and overhead. Supporter’s generosity will be recognized in printed materials, social media, press events and more.
There are many ways to be a part of the 3 day I Love Stock Island Festival…
I  Stock Island A city-wide initiative to bring pride of place to our tiny island.  FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO GET INVOLVED: e: info@ILoveStockIsland.org t: 573.680.5468
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