SPONSORSHIP

Become a key player in supporting Downtown Colorado Springs! Our sponsors share a vision of a world-class, thriving downtown that serves as the civic, cultural and economic heart of our city. Sponsors position their business in front of thousands of downtown employees, shoppers, civic leaders, festivalgoers, tourists, families, arts patrons and more.

The following sponsorships are available for 2017. All sponsors are recognized in our Annual Report, on our website, and on any social media posts related to the sponsorsed event. We’re happy to customize a sponsorship package that works for you, your business, your employees and customers. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 719-886-0088.

Breakfast20th Annual Downtown Partnership Breakfast

Our signature corporate event is a who’s who of regional business and elected leaders who are invested in Downtown Colorado Springs and its future.

Date: September 28, 2017
Location: Antlers Hotel
Attendance/participants: More than 600 elected leaders, businesspeople, civic leaders 

Presenting sponsor: $5,000 (1)

  • One table of 10
  • Banner displayed at event
  • Logo in invitations and the program
  • 3 minutes for your CEO on the mic at event

Champion sponsor: $2,000 (multiple)

  • One table of 10
  • Banner displayed at event
  • Logo in invitations and the program
  • Recognition from mic

 Supporting sponsor: $750 (multiple)

  • One table of 10
  • Recognition in printed program
  • Recognition from mic

ArtSponsor19th Annual Art on the Streets

Our innovative, award-winning program celebrates the power of art in public spaces, bringing up to one dozen curated works of art to downtown for the duration of one year. The program is recognized at a VIP donor reception and public launch party with music, walking tours and fun activities.

Exhibit: June 2017-May 2018
Location: Downtown sidewalks, medians, and park areas
Launch events: VIP Donor Reception June 16 at The Gold Room; Launch Party July 1
Attendance/participants: Viewed by tens of thousands of downtown workers, shoppers and visitors; Launch Party attracts about 500 people; ongoing walking tours throughout the year

Founding sponsor: $20,000 (1) – Reserved for US Bank

Visionary sponsor: $2,000

  • Logo on brochure (1,500 press run) and website
  • Invitations to VIP Donor Reception
  • Recognition from mic during Donor Reception
  • Banner at Launch Party
  • Recognition from mic at Launch Party
  • Private guided walking tour for up to 20 people

Audio walking tour sponsor: $2,500 (1)

  • Same as above plus
  • Recognition on exclusive smartphone audio walking tour

StateOf
State of Downtown Report

Get facts, figures and analysis on Downtown Colorado Springs to help make solid business decisions. This publication marks an annual effort to inform investors and property owners of the trends and economic conditions shaping downtown. An essential tool for business, the report will be released this gathering of business and civic leaders.

Date: March 23 & 24, 2017
Location: The Mining Exchange
Attendance/participants: Business leaders, elected leaders, civic leaders

Presenting Sponsor: $3,000 (1)

  • Logo in printed report, print invitations
  • Opportunity to open the presentation from the mic
  • Opportunity to provide collateral at presentation
  • Reserved seating for up to 20 clients and stakeholders

Speaker

City Center Speaker Series

A new program for 2016, City Center Speaker Series features national experts on issues of urbanism, innovation, placemaking and design. The series aims to elevate the level of dialogue and understanding among everyday citizens on the value of thoughtful planning and design to create a vibrant city.

Dates: January 24, February 27, March 7, April 4
Locations: Cornerstone Center for the Arts, Colorado College
Attendance/participants: Business leaders, elected leaders, engaged citizens

Presenting Sponsor: Reserved for Colorado College

Evening Sponsor: $3,000

  • Logo on print advertising and on slides at event
  • Ten comp seats per event
  • Recognition from mic at all events
  • Opportunity to introduce speaker from mic at one event
  • Invitations to private receptions with speakers

SkateSponsorSkate in the Park

Acacia Park overflows with daytime and evening holiday fun, featuring the only outdoor ice rink in the city with Skate in the Park. Entering its fourth year, this new holiday tradition generates significant media coverage throughout the season.

Dates: Daily for nine weeks, mid-November 2017 to mid-January 2018
Location: Acacia Park
Attendance/participants: Approximately 40,000 participants, both skaters and accompanying friends and family; active, engaged people of all ages from the entire metro area and beyond

Presenting sponsor: $10,000 (2)

  • Recognition in all print media, including pocket schedules and print advertising
  • Logo and link from web page
  • Invitations to VIP opening
  • 50 free skating passes
  • Private 2-hour skate session for employees/guests
  • Opportunity to host up to three special theme days at rink
  • Two dasher boards at rink

Gold sponsor: $5,000 (4)

  • Recognition in all print media, including pocket schedules and print advertising
  • Logo and link from web page
  • Invitations to VIP opening
  • 20 free skating passes
  • Opportunity to host up to two special theme days at rink
  • Two dasher boards at rink

Silver sponsor: $2,000 (multiple)

  • Logo and link from Skate in the Park web page
  • Invitations to VIP opening
  • Opportunity to host one special theme day at rink
  • One dasher board at rink

Bronze sponsor: $1000 (multiple)

  • Your company logo/message displayed on an ice rink dasher board for the duration of the skating season

ToursCore Culture Guided Tours

Explore downtown’s history, architecture and public art in monthly guided walking tours.

Dates: First Saturday of every month, also by request
Location: Convened at local coffeehouse or brewpub, tour through downtown streets
Attendance/participants: Tours average 15 participants, including residents, visitors, and special interest groups (ie: walking clubs, social organizations).

Presenting sponsor: $2,500 (1)

  • Recognition at all tours; logo on brochures, web page and tickets; ability to hand out materials at each tour
  • Private tour for up to 20 people OR 20 complimentary passes

artspotNew in 2017! artspot

Cultivating art in Downtown's massive flowerpots, the giantpots will be filled with one-of-a-kind sculptural works by local artists.

Dates: Installed in February 2017
Locations: Multiple
Attendance/participants: Viewed by tens of thousands of downtown workers, shoppers and visitors

artspot sponsor: $300 (12)

  • Logo/signage on one flowerpot
  • Recognition in print brochure and website

AcaciaJuly7New in 2017! Play in the Park

Acacia Park is enlivened in the summer with games and fun like a giant chess board and Jenga set, boccee ball, shuffleboard and music weekly.

Dates: Memorial Day through Labor Day
Location: Acacia Park
Attendance/participants: Downtown workers, families, people with a playful spirit

Presenting sponsor: $5,000 (1)

  • Title/naming rights to weekly featured event
  • Logo in all printa nd digital publicity
  • Ability to provide booth or produce placement weekly

Thank you for considering sponsorship of downtown events.

We are able to customize a sponsorship package to meet your needs, simply contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 719-886-0088. Sponsors of any of these Downtown Colorado Springs events and activities are acknowledged in Downtown Partnership’s annual Report to the Community.