Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Gulf Coast Chapter (GCC) is a group of committed women and men working to: 
 

  • Educate about gender issues worldwide
  • Advocate on behalf of gender equality locally and globally
  • Fundraise to support UN Women initiatives

 
Our audience is composed of hundreds of educated, well-travelled, local influencers engaged in the greater Sarasota-Manatee area business, cultural and social scene. 

Local GCC Annual Events Draw Thousands of Supporters

Fall Lunch The annual gathering highlights current gender equality topics and new UN Women initiatives.
 
Winter Walk Beginning with an online fundraising campaign, this community walk in Sarasota helps raise awareness about violence against women.
 
International Women’s Day A delightful social event, this evening party celebrates women around the world.
 
Through Women’s Eyes International Film Festival (TWE) Our largest event, this high-profile festival presents the very best in new, groundbreaking films by established and emerging filmmakers from around the world.

Sponsorship Packages

Patron - $5,000
Speaking opportunity at Fall Lunch 
Table for 8 at Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials
• Two full-size ads: One in newsletter and one on Facebook
TWE International Film Festival screenwash; your logo seen by filmgoers during entire festival
Four passes to TWE International Film Festival, including Filmmakers Reception
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/ Bradenton area
Display opportunities: Fall Lunch and Winter Walk
• Logo signage near or on welcome table
 
Benefactor - $2,500 
Four tickets to Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
TWE Film Festival screenwash; your logo seen by filmgoers during entire festival
Four tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
Two passes to TWE Film Festival
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/Bradenton area
 
Champion - $1,000
Two tickets to the Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
Two tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/Bradenton area
 

Advocate - $500
Two tickets to the Fall Lunch 
Logo displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
Two tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
 
Friend - $250
Two tickets to the Fall Lunch
Two tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
 
Custom Crafted Sponsorships:
Let us create a package that is attractive to your organization or business. We will custom craft and price something special just for you!  Underwrite TWE’s fabulous Filmmakers’ Reception, sponsor a specific film, offer a challenge match for our walk, or donate.
 
 
TWE-Specific Sponsorship Opportunities
 
Opening Night Film (Friday night, Burns Court) $5,000
 
Table for 8 at Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
• Two full-size ads: One in newsletter and one on Facebook
TWE International Film Festival screenwash; your logo seen by filmgoers during entire festival
Four passes to TWE International Film Festival, including Filmmakers Reception
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/ Bradenton area
Display and speaking opportunities at the Filmmakers' Reception
Logo signage near or on welcome table

 

Student Film Showcase (Saturday night, Regal Hollywood 11) $2,500

Four tickets to Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
TWE Film Festival screenwash; your logo seen by filmgoers during entire festival
Four tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
Two passes to TWE Film Festival
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/Bradenton area
Display and speaking opportunities at the Student Showcase

 

Reception - $2,500

Four tickets to Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
TWE Film Festival screenwash; your logo seen by filmgoers during entire festival
Four tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
Two passes to TWE Film Festival
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/Bradenton area
Display and speaking opportunities at the Filmmakers' Reception

 

Audio Visual Support - $1,000

Two tickets to the Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
Two tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/Bradenton area

 

Program - $1,000

Two tickets to the Fall Lunch
Logo prominently displayed on Gulf Coast Chapter newsletter and media materials 
Two tickets to the TWE Filmmakers Reception
Logo placed in TWE and GCC advertising throughout Sarasota/Bradenton area
 
Film Specific Sponsors welcome with negotiable packages. 
 
For further info:

  • email: TWE Festival Director, Debbie Vale, at debbievaletwe@gmail.com
  • call Festival Chair, E. Scott Osborne, at 941-400-8174

Contact: Treasurer Susann Chalhub at schalhub@huntercole.com.

 
NOT-FOR-PROFITS: RECEIVE THE ABOVE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES AT 50% OFF
 
All proceeds support UN Women programs.

 
Thank you for your support.

 

The UN Women USA is a not-for-profit, non-partisan, 501(c)3. All proceeds go to UN Women USA which promotes social, political, and economic equality for women and girls in 100 countries. Our Gulf Coast Chapter is an all-volunteer group of women and men dedicated to supporting the important work of UN Women.