Become a Sponsor

A variety of sponsorship opportunities are available for both small and large organizations that would like to participate in this incredible community extravaganza. Please email annefv@discoveryplace.org or call 704.372.6261 x355 to discuss sponsoring the faire.

Sponsorship Levels

PRESENTING SPONSOR – $50,000

The exclusive and only Presenting Sponsor will receive elite status, befitting an organization looking to maximize the benefits of connecting to the extraordinary global Make phenomenon through the Charlotte Mini Maker Faire.

  • Pre-Event and Post-Event Benefits
  • Logo recognition as Presenting Sponsor on cltmakerfaire.org
  • Name in press release & eNewsletters
  • Opportunity to be featured in a blog post
  • Thank you post on Facebook & Twitter
  • Annual Report & Donor Wall recognition
  • 100 Museum admission vouchers
  • Day of Event Benefits
  • Largest logo size on CMMF Sponsor Banner
  • Logo on Museum digital monitors
  • Logo recognition on event program
  • On-site booth at Maker Faire (up to 30’ x 30’)
  • 50 CMMF staff passes
  • 100 CMMF guest passes

GOLDSMITH SPONSOR – $25,000

As a Goldsmith Sponsor, you will receive significant exposure to all attendees before, during and after the faire, as well as logo recognition on some marketing and promotional materials.

  • Pre-Event and Post-Event Benefits
  • Logo recognition as Goldsmith Sponsor on cltmakerfaire.org
  • Thank you post on Facebook & Twitter
  • Annual Report & Donor Wall recognition
  • 50 Museum vouchers
  • Day of Event Benefits
  • Your logo on CMMF Sponsor Banner
  • On-site booth at CMMF (up to 30’ x 30’)
  • Logo recognition on event program
  • 30 CMMF staff passes
  • 50 CMMF guest passes

SILVERSMITH SPONSOR – $15,000

As a Silversmith Sponsor, your company will have a significant presence on-site, as well as name recognition on Maker Faire marketing and promotional materials.

  • Pre-Event and Post-Event Benefits
  • Name recognition as a Silversmith Sponsor on cltmakerfaire.org
  • Thank you post on Facebook & Twitter
  • Annual Report & Donor Wall recognition
  • 30 Museum vouchers
  • Day of Event Benefits
  • Name recognition on CMMF Sponsor Banner
  • On-site booth at CMMF (up to 20’ x 20’)
  • Name recognition in event program
  • 20 CMMF staff passes
  • 40 CMMF guest passes

COPPERSMITH SPONSOR – $5,000

The Coppersmith Sponsor package is a great opportunity to increase brand awareness and align your company with the growing community of Makers in the Charlotte region.

  • Pre-Event and Post-Event Benefits
  • Name recognition as a Coppersmith Sponsor on cltmakerfaire.org
  • Annual Report & Donor Wall recognition
  • 20 Museum vouchers
  • Day of Event Benefits
  • Name recognition in program
  • On-site booth at CMMF (up to 10’ x 20’)
  • 15 CMMF staff passes
  • 25 CMMF guest passes

BLACKSMITH SPONSOR – $2,000

The Blacksmith Sponsor package is a great introductory opportunity to experience the faire and reach the growing community of Makers (limited to businesses of 100 or fewer employees).

  • Pre-Event and Post-Event Benefits
  • Name recognition as a Blacksmith Sponsor on cltmakerfaire.org
  • Annual Report & Donor Wall recognition
  • 10 Museum vouchers
  • Day of Event Benefits
  • Name recognition in program
  • On-site booth at CMMF (up to 10’ x 10’)
  • 5 CMMF staff passes
  • 10 CMMF guest passes