Sponsorship

Opening Nights Performing Arts gratefully acknowledges its sponsors, whose generosity helps make this series possible. Community support has been a cornerstone of Opening Nights from its inception, and these area businesses have taken a personal stake in the series’ success.

Thank you!

To learn more about becoming a Sponsor, please contact Opening Nights Performing Arts at openingnights@fsu.edu.

Print Sponsorship Form


Platinum Sponsors ($20,000 and above)

  • Exclusive sponsorship of one performance (classical music, American music, spoken word)
  • Private pre-show reception for up to twenty (20) guests for sponsored performance
  • Opportunity to welcome audience and introduce performance from the stage of sponsored performance (subject to artist approval)
  • Backstage visit and photograph with artist(s) of sponsored performance (subject to artist availability and approval) for up to twenty (20) guests
  • Priority ticket ordering for annual series and added performances (starting 8/3 | tickets on sale to general public 9/14)
  • Concierge ticketing service, including waived ticket and handling fees (for events ticketed through the FSU Fine Arts Ticket Office)
  • Twenty-four (24) complimentary “gold section” tickets to series events (subject to availability)
  • Eight (8) parking passes for the Concierge Lots (Brinkley or Mecca) for events at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and Opperman Music Hall
  • Twenty four (24) complimentary drink tickets
  • Invitation for four (4) to Season Announcement Party introducing upcoming series
  • Invitation for four (4) to annual end of season Sponsor recognition event
  • Invitation to exclusive donor receptions and events
  • Full page advertisement in series programs opposite sponsored performance
  • Company logo or individual designation on all sponsored print and online material and digital displays in venues (if available)
  • Invitation to VIP athletic event hosted by Opening Nights
  • Placement on sponsor/member wait list for sold-out events
Florida State University
Tallahassee Community College
Legacy Toyota
Capital City Bank
Century Link
Aloft - Tallahassee Downtown
Tallahassee Democrat - Tallahassee.com
Tallahassee Magazine
WCTV Eyewitness News
WTXL ABC 27

Gold Sponsors ($10,000-19,999)

  • Exclusive sponsorship of one performance (dance, theatre, global music, chamber arts, film)
  • Private pre-show reception for up to twenty (20) guests for sponsored performance
  • Opportunity to welcome audience and introduce performance from the stage of sponsored performance (subject to artist approval)
  • Backstage visit and photograph with artist(s) of sponsored performance (subject to artist availability and approval) for up to 20 guests
  • Priority ticket ordering for annual series and added performances (starting 8/3 | tickets on sale to general public 9/14)
  • Concierge ticketing service, including waived ticket and handling fees (for events ticketed through the FSU Fine Arts Ticket Office)
  • Fourteen (14) complimentary “gold section” tickets to series events (subject to availability)
  • Six (6) parking passes for the Concierge Lots (Brinkley or Mecca) for events at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and Opperman Music Hall
  • Twenty (20) complimentary drink tickets
  • Invitation for four (4) to Season Announcement Party introducing upcoming series
  • Invitation for two (2) to annual end of season Sponsor recognition event
  • Invitation to exclusive donor receptions and events
  • 1/2 page advertisement in series programs opposite sponsored performance
  • Company logo or individual designation on all sponsored print and online material and digital displays in venues (if available)
  • Invitation to VIP athletic event hosted by Opening Nights
  • Placement on sponsor/member wait list for sold-out events
FSU License Plate
Gordos
Sachs Media Group
Carlton Fields
Merrill Lynch - Bobby Dick, Mark Webb, & Michael Robinson
Walmart
Madison Social
Ken Kato & Nan Nagy
Michael Sheridan & Judy Wilson Sheridan

Silver Sponsors ($5,000 - $9,999)

  • Priority ticket ordering for annual series and added performances (starting 8/3 | tickets on sale to general public 9/14)
  • Concierge ticketing service, including waived ticket and handling fees (for events ticketed through the FSU Fine Arts Ticket Office)
  • Eight (8) complimentary “gold section” tickets to series events (subject to availability)
  • Four (4) parking passes for the Concierge Lots (Brinkley or Mecca) for events at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and Opperman Music Hall
  • Sixteen (16) complimentary drink tickets
  • Invitation for four (4) to Season Announcement Party introducing upcoming series
  • Invitation for two (2) to annual end of season Sponsor recognition event
  • Invitation to exclusive donor receptions and events
  • 1/4 page advertisement in series programs
  • Company logo or individual designation on all sponsored print and online material and digital displays in venues (if available)
  • Invitation to VIP athletic event hosted by Opening Nights
  • Placement on sponsor/member wait list for sold-out events
The Florida Lottery
Lamar
AT&T
Gray | Robinson
The Gem Collection
Hopping Green & Sams
Prime Meridian Bank
Bernadette & Roger Luca
Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley
Charles & Amy Newell
Capital Eurocars
Cynthia Tie, MD and David Pascoe, MD, MPH Dermatology
Earl Bacon Agency

Bronze Sponsors ($2,500 - $4,999)

  • Priority ticket ordering for annual series and added performances (starting 8/3 | tickets on sale to general public 9/14)
  • Concierge ticketing service, including waived ticket and handling fees (for events ticketed through the FSU Fine Arts Ticket Office)
  • Four (4) complimentary “gold section” tickets to series events (subject to availability)
  • Two (2) parking passes for the Concierge Lots (Brinkley or Mecca) for events at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall and Opperman Music Hall
  • Twelve (12) complimentary drink tickets
  • Invitation for two (2) to Season Announcement Party introducing upcoming series
  • Invitation for two (2) to annual end of season Sponsor recognition event
  • Invitation to exclusive donor receptions and events
  • 1/8 page advertisement in series programs
  • Company logo or individual designation on all sponsored print and online material and digital displays in venues (if available)
  • Invitation to VIP athletic event hosted by Opening Nights
  • Placement on sponsor/member wait list for sold-out events
Centennial Bank
Theriaque & Spain
H&H Furniture & Design
BB&T
Bryant Miller Olive
First Commerce Credit Union
Florida League of Cities
Florida Blue
FSU Bookstore
Gilchrist Ross Crowe Architects
GreenbergTraurig
James Madison Institute
Jim & Betty Ann Rodgers
Kanvas
Kaye Scholer
Lampl Herbert
Larry and Jo Deeb
Lee Hinkle
Mad Dog Construction
Mikey Bestebreurtje & Wilson Baker
NAI Talcor
Rod & Virginia Vaughn and Dr. Charles & Abbie Benedict
Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, Inc.
Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.
Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A.
Vezina, Lawrence & Piscitelli, P.A.
Westminster Oaks

Grant Support

Culture Builds Florida
Council on Culture & Arts
South Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
City of Tallahassee
Leon County