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Become a Corporate Partner

Your moment in the spotlight.

We're delighted you're interested in being a corporate supporter. The Mercury has three levels of support - footlight, limelight, and premiere partner.

For more information please call 01206 245471 or email Abbi Roberts.

Premiere Partner (3 Available) - £5000 per year

Premiere Partners receive all of the benefits of limelight with 30 tickets for use across the year, and 10 tickets to the annual Colchester lecture. PLUS:

  • Your logo and recognition as a Premiere Partner on ALL promotional literature (600,000+ emails each year and 150,000+ pieces of print including posters, press adverts, flyers, and programmes. (Your logo will be given  similar prominence to major funders)
  • Individually tailored press and marketing campaign to announce your support
  • A dedicated member of the Senior Management Team to act as your partnership contact

To join as a Premiere Partner, please contact Abbi Roberts

Limelight - £1000 per year

Join Limelight now

Customer and Staff Benefits

  • Regular invitations to press nights, including pre-show receptions, or a flexible allocation of 20 tickets to use across the year
  • Five free tickets to the annual Colchester Lecture
  • An opportunity for your staff and their families to book discounted tickets for our Panto Partner’s Night
  • A backstage tour for up to 20 people
  • Three vouchers for two people to attend a Made in Colchester production, for you to give away
  • Invitations to special events throughout the year

Branding

  • Click-through from our website to yours
  • Line accreditation in programmes for Made in Colchester productions
  • Line accreditation on 2x foyer posters
  • An adopted seat (for the lifetime of our partnership)
  • Logo on our website (298,000 unique views per year)
  • A mini advertorial and clickthrough in a What’s On email (distribution 40,000)
  • Your logo in programmes for Made in Colchester productions
  • Your logo in brochures, leaflets for Made in Colchester productions, and on digital screens in the foyer

Our relationship

  • A dedicated member of staff as your contact, to maximise the benefits of our partnership
  • Quarterly contact from us, promoting opportunities to use your benefits
  • 10% discount on room hire, with 10% discount on catering

Preferential access to additional sponsorship packages for a show, season, or activity, which could include:

  • Your logo prominently on the relevant webpage(s), flyers, posters and press adverts
  • Your logo on YouTube and Facebook trailers
  • A video (supplied by you) or still advert on digital screens in foyer during the lead-up to and run of the activity
  • Promotional material in the foyer
  • Your logo on the relevant brochure page, if sponsorship taken out before brochure goes to press

Footlight - £550 per year

Join Footlight now

Customer and Staff Benefits

  • Regular invitations to press nights, including pre-show receptions, or a flexible allocation of 10 tickets to use across the year
  • Two free tickets to the annual Colchester Lecture
  • An opportunity for your staff and their families to book discounted tickets for our Panto Partner’s Night

Branding

  • Click-through from our website to yours
  • Line accreditation in programmes for Made in Colchester productions
  • Line accreditation on 2x foyer posters

Our relationship

  • A dedicated member of staff as your contact, to maximise the benefits of our partnership
  • Quarterly contact from us, promoting opportunities to use your benefits

All prices are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at time of joining

We're better together

Corporate partnerships make great art possible in our community, and deliver benefits for your staff and customers!

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