Become a sponsor

Become a sponsor!

The Irish Cultural Society of Arkansas has 6 major sponsorship levels. Each year the Parade gets bigger and better, providing economic and cultural benefits to our community. The Parade is funded mainly by donations from individuals and local companies. In return for your sponsorship, we offer a number of promotional benefits and opportunities including your company’s name, link, and logo on the Parade website and media exposure through advertising and publicity efforts. For more information contact our Parade Chairman Tim Ryan (tim.ryan@irisharkansas.org) or Development Committee Chairman Jim Doyle (jim.doyle@irisharkansas.org).

Tara Presenting Sponsorship ($5,000)

A place of great prospect. Home to some 142 ancient Kings. It is said that on a clear day, half of Ireland can be seen from a top the Hill of Tara.Your sponsorship at this level includes:

  • Exclusive Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Right of first refusal for next year’s Presenting Sponsorship
  • Company name/logo prominently identified as Presenting Sponsor on all advertising
  • and publicity (including radio, newspaper, news releases, flyers, posters, Facebook, etc.)
  • Company name/logo and link prominently positioned on www.IrishArkansas.org
  • Company provided banner/signage displayed prominently on the Main Stage
  • Promotional announcements by Parade Master of Ceremonies during the Parade
  • (100 word message supplied by company)
  • Four (4) VIP Passes to the Pre-Parade IRISH BREAKFAST at Dugan’s Irish Pub*
  • Four (4) VIP Seats on the Parade Grandstand*
  • Promotional item giveaways/handouts*
Emerald Exclusive Sponsorship ($3,500)

Ounce for ounce, it is said, the most valuable gemstone in all the world. ‘Tis no wonder Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle. Your sponsorship at this level includes:

  • Category exclusivity as an Emerald Sponsor of the Parade
  • Right of first refusal for next year’s Emerald Sponsorship
  • Company name identified as an Emerald Sponsor on all advertising and publicity
  • (including radio, newspaper, news releases, flyers, posters, Facebook, etc.)
  • Company name/logo and link on www.IrishArkansas.org
  • Company provided banner/signage displayed on/near the Grandstand/Main Stage
  • Promotional announcements by Parade Master of Ceremonies during the Parade
  • (50 word message supplied by company)
  • Two (2) VIP Passes to the Pre-Parade IRISH BREAKFAST at Dugan’s Irish Pub*
  • Two (2) VIP Seats on the Parade Grandstand*
  • Promotional item giveaways/handouts* (supplied by company)
Shannon Sponsorship ($2,500)

“I miss the River Shannon and the folks at Skibbereen, the moorlands and the meadows and their Forty Shades of Green” – Johnny Cash 1961. Your sponsorship at this level includes:

  • Company name/logo and link on www.IrishArkansas.org
  • Company name/logo displayed on Recognition Poster placed near the Grandstand/Main
  • Stage
  • Promotional announcements by Parade Master of Ceremonies during the Parade
  • (50 word message supplied by company)
  • Two (2) VIP Passes to the Pre-Parade IRISH BREAKFAST at Dugan’s Irish Pub*
  • Two (2) VIP Seats on the Parade Grandstand*
  • Promotional item giveaways/handouts (supplied by company)
Shamrock Sponsorship ($1,000)

For each petal on the shamrock this brings a wish your way. Good luck and health and happiness each and every day. Your sponsorship at this level includes:

  • Company name/logo and link on www.IrishArkansas.org
  • Company name/logo displayed on Recognition Poster placed near the Grandstand/Main
  • Stage (where post-parade activities occur)
  • Promotional announcements by Parade Master of Ceremonies during the Parade
  • (25 word message supplied by company)
  • Promotional item giveaways/handouts (supplied by company)
Leprechaun Sponsorship ($500)

May the leprechauns be near you, to spread luck along your way. And may all the Irish angels smile upon you on St. Patrick’s Day. Your sponsorship at this level includes:

  • Company/Individual name listed as sponsor on www.IrishArkansas.org
  • Company/Individual name displayed on Recognition Poster placed near the Grandstand/Main Stage
Irish 100 Club Supporters ($100)

Your Pence, Pounds, your Euro’s accepted, especially if hard earned…to meet our goal of 100 Supporters. Your sponsorship at this level includes:

  • Individual name listed on www.IrishArkansas.org and Recognition Poster

For more information contact our Parade Chairman Tim Ryan (tim.ryan@irisharkansas.org) or Development Committee Chairman Jim Doyle (jim.doyle@irisharkansas.org).