Artwave helps to promote the Lewes district as a cultural destination full of artists and makers. The festival is funded by the registration fees from participants, sponsorship (both in kind and in cash), advertising and is part subsidised by Lewes District Council

 

why SPONsOR ARTWAVE?

Artwave is open to all and not curated, which makes it an inclusive, accessible and diverse experience for those taking part and visiting.

In 2016, Artwave festival attracted an estimated 49,160 visitors across the 123 venues, with 84% of these visiting from outside of the district.

The income generated by visitors to the festival (both directly and indirectly) made a significant contribution to the economy of the district. Artwave 2017 will continue to attract cultural tourists to the area - people motivated to visit a destination because of the cultural offer and combine this with food and drink, hotels, shops etc.

There are a two sponsorship packages:

headline sponsor

Become a headline sponsors of one of the most popular visual arts festivals in the East Sussex cultural calendar and the largest open house festival outside Brighton & Hove - benefits include:

  • Full page advert in Artwave brochure (25,000 print run distributed across Sussex and beyond)
  • Your logo included (named headline sponsor) in Artwave brochure
  • Your logo included (named headline sponsor) on all other annual promotional materials
  • Your logo and link on the Artwave website (named headline sponsor). There were 17,622 page views during the festival in 2016
  • Promotion via growing Artwave social media channels

 

trail sponsors

Do you want to promote your business in your local area? Why not sponsor one of the six Artwave trails across the Lewes district (including Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven and rural trails) benefits include:

  • Sole sponsorship of your dedicated town / area and logo included in the Artwave brochure (25,000 print run distributed across Sussex and beyond)
  • Full/half page advert in Artwave brochure
  • Your logo and link on the Artwave website (named trail sponsor). There were 17,622 page views during the festival in 2016
  • Promotion via growing Artwave social media channels

 

how do i become a sponsor?

Please contact the Artwave team for costs and more information on sponsorship packages:

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