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WFEA South Puget Sound Chapter: Learn About Future Grant Opportunities And Why Sponsors Sponsor What They Do

  • February 28, 2023
  • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • February 28, 2023, River’s Edge Restaurant, Tumwater


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A seminar you won’t want to miss!
Learn About Future Grant Opportunities And Why Sponsors Sponsor What They Do

February 28, 2023
$19 (To Cover the Cost of Food)
River’s Edge Restaurant

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.

Sponsorship in a Small to Mid-Sized Market

We’re not Seattle, but there are still plenty of opportunities for sponsorship. Learn from these seasoned professionals and how to sell sponsorship at the highest level.

Bruce Skinner, Washington Festivals and Events Association

George Sharp, Thurston County Economic Development Council

Carol Riley, Harbor Days

Chuck Denney, Tumwater Parks and Recreation

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch Presentation:

Why Sponsors Sponsor What They Do

Hear from the sponsors themselves, what type of events they’re involved in, and what benefits they are looking for.

Sandy DiBernardo, Director of Community Outreach, Olympia Federal Savings

Rodney Youckton, Chief Community Relations Officer, Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Funding Opportunities Available for Festival and Event Organizers

Learn about future grants that will be available for festival and event organizers in the State of Washington. We will cover funding opportunities from the Washington State Arts Commission, and other funding sources for events of all sizes.

Miguel Guillen, Washington State Arts Commission


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