(619) 567-9673 events@waywordradio.org

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Join us for the fourth annual Word by Word Gala with the hosts of San Diego’s popular radio show A Way with Words, as well as with local educators and community leaders being honored before an audience of more than 300 public radio listeners and civic-minded San Diegans.

As a sponsor, you’ll partner with the beloved radio show A Way with Words, which has a devoted fan base both in San Diego County and hundreds of other cities across the country. Sponsorship opportunities include on-air underwriting credits airing in all those cities, as well as social media mentions, a VIP reception, and event-day materials.

The fourth annual Word by Word Gala, held at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa on Mission Bay on September 24, 2019. The evening will include an entertaining program, dinner, and cocktails. 

See the 2018 sponsors here.

Partner With Us

Kate Caruso
Development Manager
kate@waywordradio.org
(619) 567-9673

Sponsor the Gala

Use the request form at the bottom of this page or
download the form and sponsorship information here

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PRESENTING SPONSOR - $25,000

• Two prominently placed tables of eight.

• Access for 16 to the VIP reception featuring honorees, Co-Hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and the  board and Friends of A Way with Words.

•  Upgraded wine during dinner for two tables.

• Customized on-air underwriting mention of your company on A Way with Words national radio show           broadcast. Six consecutive episodes, mid-roll, one mention per episode.

• Be recognized from the stage and asked to stand so as to be acknowledged as Presenting Sponsor.

• Recognition as Presenting Sponsor on all printed and emailed invitations.

• Linked logo listed on event webpage, listed as Presenting Sponsor.

• Largest and top logo placement on all sponsorship signage.

• Exclusive slide with your corporate logo on rotating screen playing during the event.

• Top recognition in Word by Word Gala marketing collateral including program, press release, media coverage,  and e-newsletter.

• Full page color ad and cover recognition in the program as Presenting Sponsor.

• Use of the A Way with Words logo and name on your website, marketing, or other materials.

PLATINUM SPONSOR - $15,000

 

• One prominently placed table of eight.

• Access for eight to the VIP reception featuring honorees, Co-Hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and the  board and Friends of A Way with Words.

•  Upgraded wine during dinner for table.

• Customized on-air underwriting mention of your company on A Way with Words national radio show           broadcast. Five consecutive episodes, mid-roll, one mention per episode.

• Be recognized from the stage and asked to stand so as to be acknowledged.

• Linked logo listed on event webpage, listed as Platinum Sponsor.

• Premier logo placement on all sponsorship signage.

• Exclusive slide with your corporate logo on rotating screen playing during the event.

• Recognition in Word by Word Gala marketing collateral including program, press release, media coverage,  and e-newsletter.

• Full page color ad in the program.

• Use of the A Way with Words logo and name on your website, marketing, or other materials.

GOLD SPONSOR - $10,000

• One table of eight.

• Access for eight to the VIP reception featuring honorees, Co-Hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and the  board and Friends of A Way with Words.

•  Upgraded wine during dinner for table.

• Customized on-air underwriting mention of your company on A Way with Words national radio show broadcast. Three consecutive episodes, mid-roll, one mention per episode.

• Linked logo listed on event webpage, listed as Gold Sponsor.

• Logo placement on all sponsorship signage.

• Exclusive slide with your corporate logo on rotating screen playing during the event.

• Recognition in Word by Word Gala marketing collateral including program, press release, media coverage,  and e-newsletter.

• Three-quarter page color ad in the program.

• Use of the A Way with Words logo and name on your website, marketing, or other materials.

SILVER SPONSOR - $5,000

• One table of eight.

• Access for two to the VIP reception featuring honorees, Co-Hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and the  board and Friends of A Way with Words.

• Customized on-air underwriting mention of your company on A Way with Words national radio show           broadcast. One episode, mid-roll, one mention in the episode.

• Linked logo listed on event webpage, listed as Silver Sponsor.

• Logo placement on all sponsorship signage.

• One-half page color ad in the program.

• Use of the A Way with Words logo and name on your website, marketing, or other materials.

BRONZE SPONSOR - $2,500

• One table of eight.

• Access for two to the VIP reception featuring honorees, Co-Hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett, and the  board and Friends of A Way with Words.

• Linked logo listed on event webpage, listed as Bronze Sponsor.

• Logo placement on all sponsorship signage.

• One-third page color ad in the program.

• Use of the A Way with Words logo and name on your website, marketing, or other materials.

 

Limited Availability Sponsorships

COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR (TWO AVAILABLE) - $5,000

• Two VIP tickets for the VIP cocktail reception, general cocktail reception, plated dinner, and the program.

• Signage in the cocktail reception area recognizing you as the reception host.

• Customized cocktail napkins featuring your name or logo.

• Linked logo or name on event webpage, listed as Cocktail Reception Sponsor.

• Recognition in the program as Cocktail Reception Sponsor.

• Logo or name on all sponsorship signage.

WINE SPONSOR (TWO AVAILABLE) - $3,500

• Two VIP tickets for the VIP cocktail reception, general cocktail reception, plated dinner, and the program.

• Exclusive slide with your corporate logo or name on rotating screen playing during the event.

• Linked logo or name on event webpage, listed as Wine Sponsor.

• Recognition in the program as Wine Sponsor.

• Logo or name on all sponsorship signage.

PHOTO EXPERIENCE SPONSOR (ONE AVAILABLE) - $2,500

• Two VIP tickets for the VIP cocktail reception, general cocktail reception, plated dinner, and the program.

• Sign near the photo booth listing you as the Photo Experience Sponsor.

• Linked logo or name on event webpage, listed as Photo Experience Sponsor.

• Recognition in the program as Photo Experience Sponsor.

• Logo or name on all sponsorship signage.

CENTERPIECE SPONSOR (ONE AVAILABLE) - $2,000

• Two VIP tickets for the VIP cocktail reception, general cocktail reception, plated dinner, and the program.

• Linked logo or name on event webpage, listed as Centerpiece Sponsor.

• Recognition in the program as Centerpiece Sponsor.

• Logo or name on all sponsorship signage.

Sponsorship Form

If you’d like to sponsor the event but are unable to attend, you may still receive recognition at the event. We will be happy to fill any unused seats at your table with community members.