PARTNERSHIP FOR SUCCESS Premier Family Entertainment Local Community Host
A Successful & Fun Way to Raise Money for Your Organization and Get Community Recognition is Hosting the
WHY HOST THE CARSON & BARNES CIRCUS • Proven Major Fund Raiser • Largest Tent Circus in the World • Seven Decades of Quality Family Entertainment • Affordable Ticket Prices - Sizable Sponsor Share • Free Promotion & Marketing Support • A Joint Venture with a $5M Organization • Keeping Alive an American Tradition!
PROVEN MAJORFUND RAISER • C&B Continues to Raise Approximately $1million a Year for Sponsors • No Limit to What You Can Earn • You Share in Advance Ticket Sales, Telemarketing Sales, Seating Upgrades, and a Percentage of the Gate on Circus Day
LARGEST TENT CIRCUSIN THE WORLD • Traditional 3-Ring American Circus with a Tent Larger than a Football Field! • Over 75 Exotic & Domestic Animals • More than 50 Performing Artists from Around the World Doing 2 Shows Daily • 50 Vehicles in All to Move the Circus Everyday • Big Top is 280’ x 150’ and Seats 2000 • Acts Include Acrobats, Aerialists, Trapeze, Camels, Horses, Clowns, and Much More
WIDELY ACCLAIMEDFAMILY ENTERTAINMENT • Four Generation Family Owned & Operated for Over 70 Years • Founded by the Late Isla & DR Miller (“Mr. Circus”) in 1937 (both in the Circus Ring of Fame) • G-Rated For the Entire Family • No Gambling, No Liquor, No Side Shows, No Violence, No Foul Language, Not Sexually Explicit • “Kids of All Ages” Invited Free Circus Morning to Watch the Elephants Put Up the Big Top • Maintains the American Tradition of the Circus
AFFORDABLE TICKET PRICESSIZABLE SPONSOR SHARE Advance Tickets Before Circus Day At the Gate On Circus Day Adults $12.00 Child (2-11) $6.00 Adults $16.00 Child (2-11) $8.00 • Infants Free • Preferred Seats - $2.00 extra • Reserved Seats - $4.00 extra • Box Seats - $6.00 extra • (Please note subject to change)
SPONSOR SHARE PERCENTAGE PLAN WHAT ADVANCE TICKETS YOU WILL RECEIVE • 2000 Adult Tickets @ $12.00 each • 2000 Child (2-11) Tickets @ $6.00 each • Undetermined number of telemarketing children’s tickets sold in blocks to local businesses YOUR SHARE OF THE PROCEEDS • 40% of Advance Adult Tickets (over $2500 min. guarantee) • 25% of Advance Child Tickets (no min. guarantee) • 25% of All Telemarketing Ticket Sales • 10% of Gate Tickets and Upgraded Seating Sales
WHAT IF... 2000 Adult Tickets @ $12.00 each = $24,000.00 Less Guarantee of $2500 = $21,500.00 Your Share @ 40% = $8,600.00 2000 Child Tickets @ $6.00 each =12,000.00 Your Share @ 25% = $3,000 1000 Phone Tickets @ 6.00 each = $6,000 Your Share @ 25% = $1,500 You Can Earn Over $10,000 plus 10% of the Gate
FREE PROMOTION &MARKETING SUPPORT • Printed Tickets & Posters for Which You Can Sell Sponsor Advertising for Your Media Budget • Time-Phased Phone Calls, Letters, Complete Instruction Manual and Informative Videos • Promotional Packages, Newspaper Ads, Bill Boards, Street Banners, Displays, Poster Crew and more • An Advance Coordination Team to Meet with You & Help with Final Preparations • A Complete Professional Staff at 3 Offices
OTHER THINGSWE PROVIDE • Two 2-Hour Performances Daily • Free Set-up Open to the Public Circus Morning • 1 Million $ in Liability Insurance • Our Own Electrical Power Plant & Public Restrooms • Economic Influx into a Local Community(food for people & animals, diesel, parts and supplies, concession items, personal shopping)
WHAT WE ASK OFYOUR ORGANIZATION IN ADVANCE • Contract Closing Fee of $495.00 • An Appropriate Lot Approximately 300’ X 500’ (plus adequate parking) • Local Permits • Collect for and Deliver Phone Promotion Tickets • Meet with 24-Hour team • Local Promotion & Marketing Campaign, funded by your advertising sales.
WHAT WE ASK OFYOUR ORGANIZATION ON CIRCUS DAY • 3500 Gallons of Drinking Water (Fire Hydrant) • Police/Fire Protection as Local Law Requires • Representation at Both Shows • Help with Parking • Settlement of Advance Ticket Sales - 10 a.m. Circus Morning
PARTNERSHIP FOR SUCCESS - SUMMARY • We Need Your Help to Do a Lot of the Groundwork We Can’t to Promote the Circus • You Have the Advantage of Knowing Your Community and Ability to Tap Its Resources • In Return We Provide You With… • Quality Family Entertainment at Reasonable Prices • Organizational Guidance • Advertising Materials and Promotional Tools • An Outstanding Opportunity to Share in the Proceeds • Let’s Keep This American Tradition Alive by Having a Successful Circus Day