2017 Piggin' & Grinnin' Sponsorship

Two North Carolina traditions will come together this Labor Day Weekend as the inaugural Piggin’ & Grinnin’ festival serves up a day of BBQ and bluegrass at Tryon Palace, North Carolina’s first state capitol. Tucked along the banks of historic New Bern’s Trent River, Tryon Palace offers the perfect backdrop for an outdoor festival welcoming some of the most popular names in bluegrass music, including Grammy®–winning Steep Canyon Rangers.

  • Support North Carolina History 
  • Increase Brand Loyalty and Awareness
  • Reinforce Image with 3,000+ Attendees
  • Enjoy VIP Seating, Parking, Meet & Greet

This exciting new event offers the perfect opportunity to identify your brand as a supporter of North Carolina history and culture. By sponsoring this first-time event with a tax-deductible donation to the Tryon Palace Foundation, your organization will be exposed to thousands of potential customers through a targeted marketing campaign and recognition during the event.

TITLE SPONSOR - $20,000

  • Billed as Title Sponsor for the festival
  • Name/Logo on all advertising and marketing materials (including print,TV, and billboards)
  • Name/Logo on official poster and full page ad on back of event program
  • Name/Logo displayed on digital and print signage in event area
  • 30-second corporate commercial in event area
  • Banner hanging over stage/main event area
  • Name/Logo displayed on Tryon Palace website and Facebook page
  • Product/Promotional booth displayed during event
  • Link to business in Tryon Palace’s monthly e-newsletter
  • 10% discount on venue rental for corporate event*
  • Recognition in official press release
  • Company name listed on event T-shirt
  • 12 VIP Tickets , includes backstage pass, meet & greet, priority parking, and 12 T-shirts

DIAMOND SPONSOR-- $10,000

  • Name/Logo on all advertising (including print, TV, and billboards)
  • Name/Logo on official event poster and ó page ad in event program
  • Name/Logo displayed on digital and print signage in event area
  • Name/Logo displayed on Tryon Palace website and Facebook page
  • Product/Promotional booth displayed during event
  • 10% discount on venue rental for corporate event*
  • Recognition in official press release
  • Option of placing your banner in event area.
  • Company name listed on event T-shirt
  • 8 VIP Tickets , includes meet & greet, priority parking, and 8 T-shirts

PLATINUM SPONSOR -- $5,000

  • Name/Logo displayed on digital and print signage in event area
  • Name/Logo displayed on Tryon Palace website and Facebook page
  • Product/Promotional booth displayed during event
  • Company name listed on event T-shirt
  • Option of placing your banner in event area
  • Recognition in official press release
  • 6 VIP Tickets , includes meet & greet, priority parking, and 6 T-shirts

GOLD SPONSOR -- $2,500

  • Name/Logo displayed on T-shirt
  • Name/Logo displayed on digital signage in event area
  • Name/Logo displayed on Tryon Palace website and Facebook page
  • 2 VIP Tickets, includes meet and greet, priority parking, and 2 T-shirts

SILVER SPONSOR -- $1,000

  • Name/Logo displayed on digital signage in event area
  • Name/Logo displayed on Tryon Palace website and Facebook page
  • 2 VIP Tickets, includes meet and greet, priority parking, and 2 T-shirts

SPONSORSHIPS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE (Minus the value of tickets +tax included with each level.)

Sponsorships do not count toward annual membership with the Tryon Palace Foundation.

*Single venue space rental limited to one-time use based upon availability.