Thank you to our 2017 Season Sponsors

$2,500 Season Sponsor
The Crewe Foundation
Granite Ridge Estate & Barn
Lilbit Productions Inc.
Merrill Lynch, April Ylvisaker
Springer’s Jewelers
The Westin Portland Harbourview

$1,000 Season Sponsor
Ocean View at Falmouth

Varney Agency

$500 Sponsor
Land Rover Scarborough

Thank you to our 2017 Business and Foundation Supporters!

Business Supporters
Bay Club Fitness
Browne Trading
Cumberland Club
National Distributors
Pratt Abbott
Springer’s Jewelers
Starbird Music and Piano Gallery
Texas Instruments
Xpress Copy

Foundation Support
*Amica Companies Foundation
*The Crewe Foundation
*The Davis Family Foundation
*Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust
*The Exxon Mobile Foundation
*Anne Randolph Henry Charitable Foundation
*Lilbit Productions Inc.
*The Lunder Foundation
*The Fritz and Lavinia Jensen Foundation
*Maine Arts Commission
*The Miller Foundation
*Opera America: Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation
*Opera Volunteers International
*Arthur W. Perdue Foundation Inc.

Opera Maine will work closely with Major Corporate Supporters to create a specially tailored recognition plan.

$25,000.00 Corporate Season Underwriter
Twelve “AA” reserved seats to La Traviata on July 26 or 28, 2017 Fullpage, full color print ad in the La Traviata Playbill, placed across from the opera evenings’ programs
Twelve reservations to Opera Maine “Serenades”

$15,000 Platinum Corporate Sponsor
Ten “AA” reserved seats to La Traviata in July of 2017 FullPage, full color print ad in the La Traviata Playbill
Ten reservations to Opera Maine “Serenades”

$10,000 Gold Corporate Sponsor
Eight “AA” reserved seats to La Traviata in July of 2017 Fullpage, black and white print ad in the La Traviata Playbill
Eight reservations to Opera Maine “Serenades”

$5,000 Silver Corporate Sponsor
Four “AA” reserved seats to La Traviata in July of 2017 Half-Page, full color print ad in the La Traviata Playbill
Four reservations to Opera Maine “Serenades”

$2,500 Bronze Corporate Sponsor
Two “AA” reserved seats to La Traviata in July of 2017 HalfPage black and white print ad in the La Traviata Playbill
Two reservations to Opera Maine “Serenades”

The suggested corporate benefits below are in addition to logo placements outlined below

All Opera Maine Major Corporate Supporters of $2,500 and more receive:

  • A reserved “Corporate Table for Ten” to the annual Opera Maine Spring fundraising Gala. Recognition that evening includes: logo signage on the respective corporate tables; logo placement in the Gala program books; recognition on the center stage screen; verbal recognition from the stage
  • Logo display at Merrill Auditorium the evenings of the two La Traviata productions
  • Logo display on playbills prepared for the two Merrill La Traviata production

$1,000 Corporate Patron
Two “A” reserved seats to La Traviata; Two “Serenade” reservations

$500 Corporate Supporter
Two “Serenade” reservations

Up to $499 Corporate Friend

Acknowledgment as “Corporate and Foundation” supporter in mainstage program books

Logo Placement ($500 and more)

Company logos of Opera Maine Corporate Supporters of $500 and more will appear throughout the artistic year in many highprofile venues, thus providing these companies with continual association with Opera Maine in countless ways during the months leading up to, including, and beyond the two July 2016 mainstage, fully-staged opera performances of La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. Some of the venues where logos
will appear are outlined here:

On the Opera Maine Website appearing continually throughout the season with live links to the respective major corporate supporters’ websites

At the Met Live HD Performances on printed synopses that are distributed at Metropolitan Opera Company Met Live HD production season. Opera Maine prepares and distributes these informational sheets to the thousands of patrons who attend Live at the Met at the Cinemagic Grand at Clarks Pond, South Portland, ME and the Regal Theater in Brunswick, ME

On Printed Materials throughout the year and throughout the Opera Maine Summer Season: Opera Maine prints and mails/distributes postcards, programs, concert handouts, brochures and other promotional pieces to thousands of supporters throughout the calendar year leading up to the summer mainstage performances.

On all Print and Social Media Advertising that Opera Maine purchases, distributes, and publishes

On a high profile “Corporate Thank You” page in thousands of playbills that will be distributed at the two mainstage Opera performances at Merrill Auditorium in July 2017

Opera Maine 2017 Corporate Donors of up to $499.00

The names of Opera Maine Corporate donors of up to $499.00 will be listed in a dedicated “Corporate and Foundation” supporter listing in the thousands of playbills that will be distributed at Merrill Auditorium during the two mainstage performances of La Traviata in July of 2017.