Friends of the Festival

This year, as we start to get excited about our thirty year anniversary in 2019, we’ve reviewed what we offer Friends of the Festival, and we’re sure you’ll be delighted with the range of benefits available.

As well as the festival passes, acknowledgements and merchandise you’ve come to expect, check out benefits such as a range of advertising and entertainment opportunities, including more social media love this year than ever before.

Benefits available to our Friends of the Festival

Platinum partner – $2500

Value – $5088

  • 6 x Weekend Festival Passes (@ $190 each)
  • WANGARATTA CHRONICLE One full page colour advert for $695 inc. GST (RRP $1831 inc. GST)
  • 3NE OR EDGE FM ‘PLATINUM’ OR ‘SERVICE BUSINESS FRIEND’ PACKAGE 30 x 30 second commercials on 1566 3NE or 102.1 @ $33.00 per spot = $990.00 inc GST. (Run the same commercial on the second station @ $16.50 inc GST per spot = $495.00). Script writing and production included.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA LOVE Our social media presence is large and growing. Tap into our highly engaged local, national and even international followers, a custom post to promote your business, sent out at a prime timeslot to thousands of potential customers through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • QUALITY HOTEL WANGARATTA GATEWAY$50 voucher for the award winning Atrium Restaurant
  • NOLAN MEDIA AND EVENTS 40% off Outdoor Cinema Screen Hire (RRP $1200 – save $480)
  • WANGARATTA TURF CLUB 20% off any package at either the Twilight Christmas Party Races OR the Wangaratta Racing, Food & Wine Carnival (save up to a maximum of $1000) OR a complimentary Umbrella Package for 10 Guests at either event (RRP $200).
  • WANGARATTA PERFORMING ARTS & CONVENTION CENTREVenue discount of 25% for any conference or training booked before 30 June 2019 (based on the commercial rate)
  • 2 x FREE tickets to any THREE shows of your choice within the WPACC 2019 Season brochure (subject to availability)
  • APP ‘PUSH NOTIFICATIONS’ Allows messages (such as promo offers) to alert app users about your business
  • Acknowledgement in the Official Program
  • Acknowledgement in the Wangaratta Chronicle
  • Friend of the Festival membership decal

Gold partner – $1000

Value – $2790

  • 2 x Weekend Festival Passes (@ $190 each)
  • WANGARATTA CHRONICLE One full page colour advert for $695 inc. GST (RRP $1831 inc. GST)
  • SOCIAL MEDIA LOVE Our social media presence is large and growing. Tap into our highly engaged local, national and even international followers, a custom post to promote your business, sent out at a prime timeslot to thousands of potential customers through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • NOLAN MEDIA AND EVENTS 15% off outdoor cinema Screen hire (RRP $1200 – save $180)
  • WANGARATTA TURF CLUB 15% off any package at either the Twilight Christmas Party Races OR the Wangaratta Racing, Food & Wine Carnival (save up to a maximum of $1000) OR a complimentary Umbrella Package for 10 Guests at either event (RRP $200).
  • WANGARATTA PERFORMING ARTS & CONVENTION CENTRE Venue discount of 25% for any conference or training booked before 30 June 2019 (based on the commercial rate)
  • 2 x FREE tickets to ONE show of your choice within the WPACC 2019 Season brochure (subject to availability)
  • APP ‘PUSH NOTIFICATIONS’ Allows messages (such as promo offers) to alert app users about your business
  • Acknowledgement in the Official Program
  • Acknowledgement in the Wangaratta Chronicle
  • Friend of the Festival membership decal

Silver partner – $250

Value – $514

  • 2 x Blues Day Passes (@ $110 each)
  • SOCIAL MEDIA LOVE Our social media presence is large and growing. Tap into our highly engaged local, national and even international followers, a custom post to promote your business, sent out at a prime timeslot to thousands of potential customers through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
  • NOLAN MEDIA AND EVENTS 15% off outdoor cinema Screen hire (RRP $1200 – save $180)
  • WANGARATTA TURF CLUB A complimentary Umbrella Package for 10 Guests at either the Twilight Christmas Party Races OR the Wangaratta Cup Carnival (RRP $200).
  • WANGARATTA PERFORMING ARTS & CONVENTION CENTRE 2 x FREE tickets to ONE show of your choice within the WPACC 2019 Season brochure (subject to availability)
  • APP ‘PUSH NOTIFICATIONS’ Allows messages (such as promo offers) to alert app users about your business
  • Acknowledgement in the Official Program
  • Acknowledgement in the Wangaratta Chronicle
  • Friend of the Festival membership decal

Bronze partner – $100

Value – $174

  • 1 x Blues Local Pass (value $80)
  • WANGARATTA PERFORMING ARTS & CONVENTION CENTRE 2 x FREE tickets to ONE show of your choice within the WPACC 2019 Season brochure (subject to availability)
  • Acknowledgement in the Official Program
  • Acknowledgement in the Wangaratta Chronicle
  • Friend of the Festival membership decal

Become a valued Friend of the Festival

By joining us as a ‘Friend of the Festival’, you are supporting a live music festival with local, national and international significance. The festival plays a significant role in the development of both local and national musicians and is also at the tourism and economic heart of its regional home in Wangaratta.

Tap into a huge market

More than 20,000 patrons attend the festival each year, injecting millions of dollars into Wangaratta’s local and surrounding communities supporting accommodation providers, retailers, trade industries, eateries, tourism and leisure business owners.

Be part of something important

The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues celebrates social, economic and artistic exploration. It brings people and communities together and is at the core of Wangaratta’s identity.

We value your support

Your support through the Friends of the Festival program not only returns community and corporate goodwill, it is rewarded by a range of additional commercial benefits. We warmly acknowledge the generosity and support of our Festival Friends in local media and the festival’s marketing collateral.

How to get involved in 2018

Wangaratta’s annual music festival is an outstanding event that’s demonstrated extraordinary resilience in the face of changing times.

Attracting artists from all over the world as well as the best of Australian talent, we also host the prestigious National Jazz Awards, which has proven to be an important career milestone for winners and finalists. With more than 20,000 patrons attending each year, the festival injects millions of dollars into Wangaratta’s local and surrounding communities.

We support accommodation providers, retailers, service and trade industries, eateries, tourism and leisure business owners. The Wangaratta Festival of Jazz & Blues celebrates social, economic and artistic exploration. It brings people and communities together and is at the core of Wangaratta’s identity.

And our longevity and success would not have been possible without the support of the business community in Wangaratta. Without you, we wouldn’t be here today, able to offer a world-class jazz and blues festival in a beautiful, bountiful regional destination.