Sponsor your Symphony!
Support the arts. Enrich your community. Reach new audiences. Audiences are returning rapidly, and now is the perfect time to sponsor one of the cultural highlights of Whatcom County!
Sponsorship is a marketing tool for your business, a celebration of the arts in our community, and an investment in making Bellingham a great place to live. As one of the premier arts institutions in Whatcom County, the BSO reaches thousands in our community who use their resources to support our business sponsors.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt in concert halls across the country. During the pandemic, the BSO innovated to meet our audiences in new and exciting ways. As we celebrate a full return to the Theatre, we look forward to carrying those innovations forward in our programming as we greet full performance spaces once again.
Concert attendance reaches over 9,000 a year, including a core audience of 500 season ticket holders.
Over 85% of attendees are from Bellingham and Whatcom County. A sizable portion of the remaining audience for each concert travels from Skagit County, Vancouver BC, and the Seattle metro area. These visitors support our local economy with hotel stays and shopping/dining around our community.
The BSO regularly fills or sells out concerts at Mount Baker Theatre (seating capacity of 1,517).
Symphony audiences report spending $400,000+ around Whatcom County while attending our concerts each year. Attendees also report patronizing businesses that support the BSO to show their appreciation!
These figures are from prior to the pandemic.
Your sponsorship receives prominent recognition in a variety of ways that increases brand recognition and encourages audience members to support your business. This includes:
There are several options available for Symphony sponsorship! View the graphic below to compare the benefits for each sponsorship level.
Sponsorship amounts vary based on cost.
Email Gail Ridenour, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or click the button below to download our 2023-2024 Sponsorship Packet.Download Sponsorship Packet
If you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact our office at (360) 756-6752 or email our Development Director, Mikyn Sygitowicz at email@example.com.