Thank you to our 2017 Season Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Business and Foundation Supporters!

Business Supporters
Bay Club Fitness
Brown Trading
Cumberland Club
Macpage LLC
Merrill Lynch – April Ylvisaker
National Distributors
Pratt Abbott
Starbird Music and Piano Gallery
Texas Instruments
The Westin Portland Harborview
Varney Agency
Xpress Copy

Foundation Support
*Amica Companies Foundation
*ART WORKS – National Endowment for the Arts
*Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust
*The Exxon Mobile Foundation
*Anne Randolph Henry Charitable Foundation
*Lilbit Productions Inc.
*The Lunder Foundation
*The Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Foundation
*Maine Arts Commission
*Opera Volunteers International
*Arthur W. Perdue Foundation Inc.

PORTopera will work closely with Major Corporate Supporters to create a specially tailored recognition plan.

$25,000.00 Corporate Season Underwriter
Twelve “AAA” reserved seats to Carmen on July 27 or 29, 2016 Fullpage, full color print ad in the Carmen Playbill, placed across from the opera evenings’ programs
Twelve reservations to PORTopera “Serenades”

$15,000 Platinum Corporate Sponsor
Ten “AAA” reserved seats to Carmen in July of 2016 FullPage, full color print ad in the Carmen Playbill
Ten reservations to PORTopera “Serenades”

$10,000 Gold Corporate Sponsor
Eight “AAA” reserved seats to Carmen in July of 2016 Fullpage black and white print ad in the Carmen Playbill
Eight reservations to PORTopera “Serenades”

$5,000 Silver Corporate Sponsor
Four “AAA” reserved seats to Carmen in July of 2016 Half-Page, full color print ad in the Carmen Playbill
Four reservations to PORTopera “Serenades”

$2,500 Bronze Corporate Sponsor
Two “AAA” reserved seats to Carmen in July of 2016 HalfPage black and white print ad in the Carmen Playbill
Two reservations to PORTopera “Serenades”

The suggested corporate benefits below are in addition to logo placements outlined below

All PORTopera Major Corporate Supporters of $2,500 and more receive:

  • A reserved “Corporate Table for Ten” to the annual PORTopera Spring fundraising Gala. Recognition that evening includes: logo signage on the respective corporate tables; logo placement in the Gala program books; recognition on the center stage screen; verbal recognition from the stage
  • Logo display at Merrill Auditorium the evenings of the two Carmen productions
  • Logo display on playbills prepared for the two Merrill Carmen production

$1,000 Corporate Patron
Two “AA” reserved seats to Carmen; Two “Serenade” reservations

$500 Corporate Supporter
Two “Serenade” reservations

Up to $499 Corporate Friend

Acknowledgment as “Corporate and Foundation” supporter in mainstage program books

Logo Placement ($500 and more)

Company logos of PORTopera Corporate Supporters of $500 and more will appear throughout the artistic year in many highprofile venues, thus providing these companies with continual association with PORTopera in countless ways during the months leading up to, including, and beyond the two July 2016 mainstage, fully-staged opera performances of “Carmen” by Georges Bizet. Some of the venues where logos
will appear are outlined here:

On the PORTopera Website appearing continually throughout the season with live links to the respective major corporate supporters’ websites

At the Met Live HD Performances on printed synopses that are distributed at Metropolitan Opera Company Met Live HD production season. PORTopera prepares and distributes these informational sheets to the thousands of patrons who attend Live at the Met at the Cinemagic Grand at Clarks Pond, South Portland, ME and the Regal Theater in Brunswick, ME

On Printed Materials throughout the year and throughout PORTopera Week: PORTopera prints and mails/distributes postcards, programs, concert handouts, brochures and other promotional pieces to thousands of supporters throughout the calendar year leading up to the summer mainstage performances.

On all Print and Social Media Advertising that PORTopera purchases, distributes, and publishes

On a high profile “Corporate Thank You” page in thousands of playbills that will be distributed at the two mainstage Opera performances at Merrill Auditorium in July 2016

PORTopera 2016 Corporate Donors of up to $499.00

The names of PORTopera Corporate donors of up to $499.00 will be listed in a dedicated “Corporate and Foundation” supporter listing in the thousands of playbills that will be distributed at Merrill Auditorium during the two mainstage performances of Carmen in July of 2016.