Partnering Sponsorship Opportunites

FOUNDER'S LOUNGE SPONSOR

As the Founder’s Lounge sponsor of the event your brand will be the naming partner of the most exclusive and upper tier experience at Dîner en Noir. Furthermore, this sponsorship also includes an extensive ticket package to entertain your best clients, donors and/or employees.  Partnering Sponsorship may be accepted as financial support, in-kind trade or a combination of both, as long as the minimum monetary value for this level is achieved.

SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

  • The Founder’s Lounge renamed The “Title Sponsor” Founder’s Lounge

  • Opportunity to completely rebrand the Founder’s Lounge in your brand’s image

  • 10 Full Experience Tickets (with access for 20 guests to the Founder's Lounge)

  • 5 Dining Experience Tickets (10 guests)

  • Prominent position on the official Dîner en Noir event website

  • Photo opportunities with event hosts, VIPs, and celebrities

  • Editorial mention in some publicity (can include radio, TV, web ads, email blasts, print, internet and more)

  • Sponsored posts on all Dîner en Noir social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter)

  • Thorough recognition by the event host, emcee or announcer throughout the event and in #DEN Community Newsletter

  • Prominent logo on ‘Step & Repeat Wall’ for celebrity, magazine & fashion photos

  • Product display(s) and sampling on site, if applicable

  • Opportunity to select up to one (1) activity/schedule sponsorship (best tablescape contest, best-dressed contest, Aperitif Cocktail Party, Digestif After- Dîner Party, etc.) if not already assigned.

  • Product inclusion in gift bags

HOSPITALITY HUB SPONSOR

Serving as the hub of each Dîner en Noir event, the Hospitality Hub is not only the central gathering location for guests during the Aperitif Cocktail Hour Welcome Reception, but it's also the location where vendors and corporate sponsors share their products and services with our guests. As the Hospitality Hub Sponsor of the event, your brand will be the naming partner of one of the best small business promotional opportunities around! Furthermore, this sponsorship also includes an extensive ticket package to entertain your best clients, donors and/or employees. Partnering Sponsorship may be accepted as financial support, in-kind trade or a combination of both, as long as the minimum monetary value for this level is achieved.

SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

  • The Hospitality Tent renamed The “Title Sponsor” Hospitality Tent

  • Opportunity to completely rebrand the Hospitality Tent in your brand’s image

  • 5 Full Experience Tickets (with access for 10 guests to the Founder's Lounge)  

  • 5 Dining Experience Tickets (for 10 guests)

  • Prominent position on the official Dîner en Noir event website

  • Photo opportunities with event hosts, VIPs, and celebrities

  • Editorial mention in some publicity (can include radio, TV, web ads, email blasts, print, internet and more)

  • Sponsored posts on all Dîner en Noir social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter)

  • Thorough recognition by the event host, emcee or announcer throughout the event and in #DEN Community Newsletter

  • Prominent logo on ‘Step & Repeat Wall’ for celebrity, magazine & fashion photos

  • Product display(s) and sampling on site, if applicable

  • Opportunity to select up to one (1) activity/schedule sponsorship (best tablescape contest, best-dressed contest, Aperitif Cocktail Party, Digestif After- Dîner Party, etc.) if not already assigned.

  • Product inclusion in gift bags

CATERING SPONSOR

As the staple of every Dîner en Noir event, the Seated Dinner is by far, the reason most guests attend.  Those wishing to forgo dragging their chairs, tables, food, etc., opt to register for our Plated or Full-Service premium experiences, which includes a catered 3-course gourmet meal. As the main mission of our events is to focus on the local business and arts community, our catering sponsorship allows an opportunity put your brand in front of a captive audience of celebrities, VIPs, foodies, food editors, social media influencers, etc. in a fun and memorable way while growing brand recognition and your community involvement footprint.  Furthermore, this sponsorship also includes an extensive ticket package to entertain your best clients, donors and/or employees.

SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Opportunity to completely design the meal program in your brand’s image

  • 5 Full Experience Tickets for the "Chef's Table" ( with access for 10 guests to the Founder's Lounge)  

  • 5 Dining Experience Tickets (for 10 guests)

  • Prominent position on the official Dîner en Noir event website

  • Photo opportunities with event hosts, VIPs, and celebrities

  • Editorial mention in some publicity (can include radio, TV, web ads, email blasts, print, internet and more)

  • Sponsored posts on all Dîner en Noir social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter)

  • Thorough recognition by the event host, emcee or announcer throughout the event and in #DEN Community Newsletter

  • Prominent logo on ‘Step & Repeat Wall’ for celebrity, magazine & fashion photos

  • Product display(s) and sampling on site, if applicable

  • Production inclusion in gift bags.

EXCLUSIVE OR PREMIUM BRAND SPONSORSHIP

Become the “official” brand of the Dîner en Noir! Exclusive or premium brand sponsorships are a great way to put your brand in front of a captive audience in a fun and memorable way. Partnering Sponsorship may be accepted as financial support, in-kind trade or a combination of both, as long as the minimum monetary value for this level is achieved.
SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

  • 3 Full-Service Experience Ticket (with access  for 6 guests to the Founder Lounge)

  • 3 Plated Experience Tickets (6 guests)

  • Recognition by the event host, emcee or announcer and in #DEN Community Newsletter

  • Logo on the official Dîner en Noir event page

  • Logo on “Step & Repeat” Wall

  • Sponsored posts on all Dîner en Noir social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter)

  • Product inclusion in gift bags

CATEGORIES AVAILABLE:

  • Automotive

  • Apparel

  • Water

  • Vodka

  • Whiskey

  • Wine

  • Beer

  • Champagne

  • Cider

  • Rum

  • Gin

  • Tequila

  • Fashion/Styling Services

  • Sunglasses

  • Furniture

  • Fencing

  • Tents

  • Security

  • Transportation

  • Photography/Photo Booth Services

  • Audio/Visual Services

  • Event Planning Services

  • and More!

CORPORATE SPONSOR

This is the easiest way to get involved, as a product or service, with Dîner en Noir as a Partnering Sponsor and on a budget. Partnering Sponsorship may be accepted as financial support, in-kind trade or a combination of both,  as long as the minimum monetary value for this level is achieved.

SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

  • 1 Full-Experience Tickets (with access for 2 to the Founder Lounge)

  • 3 Dining Experience Tickets (for 6 guests)

  • Opportunity to display branding in Founder's Lounge & Hospitality Tents as long as it doesn’t conflict with title sponsor

  • Recognition by the event host, emcee or announcer and in #DEN Community Newsletter

  • Logo on the official Dîner en Noir event website & “Step & Repeat” Wall

  • Sponsored posts on all Dîner en Noir social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter)

  • Product inclusion in gift bags

VENDOR SPONSOR

Become an “official” Dîner en Noir Vendor Sponsor for the opportunity to present/sell your services &/or products to a captive audience in a fun and memorable way in our Hospitality Tent. 
SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:

  • Vendors must bring can bring a 4-ft table, if applicable. The table must be covered with a black table cloth. Please note: to accommodate all Vendor Sponsors, this is the only space provided.

  • Vendor Levels:

    • Level 1 - Complimentary Full Experience Registration (for 2 guests with access to Founder's Lounge)

    • Level 2 - Complimentary Plated Registration (for 2 guests)

    • Level 3 - Complimentary Dining Experience Registration (for 2 guests)

  • 1 LED desk plate display/desk plate with your logo (submitted in a .ai format) & company for your seat during the Seated Dinner

  • 4 Vendor wristbands for staff

  • Logo on the official Dîner en Noir event page

  • Shared Social Media Post (Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter

* Please Note: Vendor Sponsorship REQUIRES an active membership.

ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Best-Dressed Sponsor: As much a fashion social event as anything, Dîner en Noir are the events to come and be seen. Our guests vie for the coveted Best-Dressed & Most Creative bragging rights which comes with prizes and perks. As the presenting sponsor for this competition, your company will have naming rights while offering a cash prize/in-kind donation.

Most Creative Tablescape:  This traditional friendly competition brings out the artist in all guest.  Dîner en Noir come and dressed their tables with some of the most elaborate decorations and creativity. As the presenting sponsor for this competition, your company will have naming rights while offering a cash prize/in-kind donation.

Registration Sponsor: Each of our guests must walk through registration. Why not make your brand the FIRST  to welcome them?

Gift Bag Sponsor:  500+ guests receive VIP gift bags. Send your brand and contact info home with our most influential attendees!

Cocktail Napkin Sponsor: Feature your brand on cocktail napkins used throughout the event (sponsor provides napkins).

Wristband Sponsor: Have your brand prominently displayed on wristbands for Founders Lounge, Full-Service, Plated & Dining Experiences, Vendors access.

Drinkware Sponsor: Have your logo on drinkware provide at Dîner en Noir event bars (sponsor provides drinkware) & drinkware subjected to approval by Dîner en Noir staff.

  

Pricing for each Partnership Level will appear in the Partnering Sponsorship Application once the Diner en Diner Event City is selected.

Have another idea for a partnered sponsorship opportunity, please CONTACT US to discuss. 

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