Top Bananas, Corporate sponsors sought
Corporate sponsorships and Top Banana memberships are now being accepted to support the 2022 Banana Festival, set for Sept. 9-17 in the Twin Cities of Fulton, Ky. and South Fulton, Tenn.
The deadline to obtain corporate sponsorships and Top Banana memberships is July 1.
Corporate sponsorships are available in Bronze level, for $500; Silver level, $1,000; Gold level, $1,500; and Platinum level, $2,500.
All sponsorships include the business or industry name/logo on the official Banana Festival website, the company name on the Unity Park concert stage banner, which is displayed throughout the festival, access to the Pontotoc Community Center building amenities and recognition in the official Banana Festival souvenir booklet, to be distributed to 900 homes throughout the local area as well as to be made available for distribution in each corporate sponsor’s business or industry location.
Additionally, Bronze sponsorships will receive a quarter page ad in the souvenir booklet; Silver sponsorships will receive a half page ad in the souvenir booklet and five festival t-shirts; Gold sponsorships will receive a full page ad in the souvenir booklet and 15 festival t-shirts with business/industry name; and Platinum sponsors will receive the business or industry logo/name on all publicity, prime full page color ad in the souvenir booklet, ad logo link on the Banana Festival website and facebook page, 20 festival t-shirts with business name and a 10 x 10 booth space during the festival, which must be reserved by July 31.
Corporate sponsorships will also include a 50% discount on the purchase of the Banana Reception tickets.
Top Banana memberships are $100 for an individual or $150 for a couple, with membership purchases including tickets for the Banana Reception Sept. 9, and a one-time 10% off discount on Banana Cabana purchases.
Those who purchased advertisements in the 2021 souvenir booklet, as well as those interested in including an ad in this year’s souvenir booklet may secure an eighth page for $50; a quarter page for $75; a half page for $100; full page, $150; or Prime full page in color, $300.
Payments for corporate sponsorships, Top Banana memberships or souvenir booklet advertisements may be made to Fulton Tourism Commission, and forwarded by mail to P.O. Box 1516, Fulton, Ky. 42041, or delivered to Fulton Tourism Commission office, inside the Fulton City Hall, Monday through Friday, during regular business hours. Checks may include in the memo, Tax ID 61-6001829.
To submit sponsor forms or pay online, visit www.thebananafestival.com, and click on the link for sponsors page to submit.
The deadline for inclusion in Corporate Sponsorships and Top Banana memberships is July 1.
For more information, contact the Fulton Tourism Commission at 270-472-9000, or visit the Banana Festival website, www.thebananafestival.com, email Fulton Tourism Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org, or contact Sherry Cook-Pyatt, 270-705-3721.
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