INDIE WEEK Independent Music Festival “Best of the Fest” Competition – 1 band voted as top act Music Conference Digital / Interactive Conference Networking Events Exclusive VIP Parties Awards / Prizes Music Photography Shows / Displays.
INDIE WEEK Independent Music Festival “Best of the Fest” Competition – 1 band voted as top act Music Conference Digital / Interactive Conference Networking Events Exclusive VIP Parties Awards / Prizes Music Photography Shows / Displays
INDIE WEEK is Canada’s only true international indie music festival hosting a festival in both Toronto, Canada and Dublin, Ireland. INDIE WEEK in it’s ninth year is known as the festival that showcases the “NEXT BIG THING.” In 2011 a number of acts signed to record deals shortly after performing at Indie Week including Burlington’s “WALK OFF THE EARTH who’s video went viral in 2012 with over 125 million views – shortly after performed on ELLEN DEGENERES.
2012 is a great time to align with independent music just as the UFC, X-Games, and yes even Apple computers were considered the underground or alternative choice, independent music is becoming a major player. WHO IS INDIE? Radiohead Arcade Fire Mumford & Sons
CURRENT SPONSORS Gibson / Epiphone Guitars Monster Cable Molson Canadian Jack Daniels SHURE Microphones Yamaha Drums Long & McQuade Fontana North / Maple Music Records (Universal) Sonicbids
INDIE WEEK is looking for an official travel partner for assistance in flights and/or accommodations fora 2 year time period. 2013 is INDIE WEEK’s 10th Anniversary.
SPONSORSHIP / MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES Presenting sponsor for “The Best of the Fest”- Indie Week’s best band selected by music industry professionals Provide flights for INDIE WEEK IRELAND and CANADA’s top acts Exclusive Travel partner for INDIE WEEK – offering discounted rates for attendees to INDIE WEEK CANADA 2012 and INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2013 Contest – Trip for 2 to Ireland
“Best of the Fest” presented by iTravel2000 Each year, one act is selected as the “Best of the Fest INDIE WEEK CANADA’s top act headlines INDIE WEEK IRELAND INDIE WEEK IRELAND’s top act headlines INDIE WEEK CANADA Brand the “Best of the Fest presented by iTravel2000” in all advertising Sponsor the flights + hotel or just flights for the winning act to travel INDIE WEEK's top Act is the main prize for the entire festival and gets the most exposure and awareness – the most media hype is around the top act The main event of INDIE WEEK is the finals where the top act is selected with the most media in attendance Have your brand on-site for photo / video opportunities Gain lasting impressions through Social Media, YouTube videos and blogs by being associated with the winning act.
Much Music’s blog (80, 000 weekly hits) has featured the INDIE WEEK finals where the top act is selected – a great opportunity for branding Indie Week 2010’s top act being awarded INDIE WEEK FINALS ON MUCHMUSIC.COM Finalists Courage My Love now signed to Warner
MTV blogs about INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011 top act, The Suburbians as they toured to SXSW, CMW and the JUNOS in 2012
2011 TOP ACT RESULTS Coverage online by MTV and Much Music INDIE WEEK CANADA’s 2011's top act was signed to a record deal with Wax Records / Universal within 3 months as a direct result of winning INDIE WEEK CANADA’s 2011's Top Act was signed to Canada's top booking agency SL Feldman and Associates Gibson Guitars endorsed INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011’s top band world-wide MONSTER CABLE sponsored INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011’s bands North American Tour which included South By South West, Canadian Music Week and the JUNOS INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011’s top act offered a Canadian Record Deal with EMI Canada
TERMS 6 Flights in 2012 12 flights for 2013 Any additional offers regarding the winning act must go through INDIE WEEK
TRAVEL PARTNER DISCOUNTED RATES Discounted rates for limited time for INDIE WEEK attendees Flight only option Flight + Hotel option
OTHER OFFERS Prize for trip for 2 to Ireland to attend INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2013 Hotel + Flight Package offered for travel to INDIE WEEK CANADA (Toronto) Oct 10 - 14 (plus additional dates if requested) – promoted through indieweek.com / email newsletter / social media Hotel + Flight Package offered for travel to INDIE WEEK IRELAND (Dublin) April 2013 (Fleet Street Hotel Preferred)
2011 held 4000+ in attendance 21 – 45 Age Demographic 16+ of Toronto’s hottest downtown live music venues Engage with your brand with our target audience
658 Performers / 171 Acts / 11 Countries Represented Attach your brand to the “NEXT BIG THING” INDIE WEEK 2011’s top act “NIXON” was signed within two months as a direct result from performing at INDIE WEEK 109 Music Industry Judges 16 Venues / 40 Shows / 5 Days 4AM Extended Last Call Parties!! Lasting impressions after the event
5 million+ people reached through our network during Indie Week Live uploads and tagging as the event takes place MTV Canada blogged about Indie Week’s trip to SXSW MTV’s website receives 150,000 visits per week Create social media campaigns integrating your brand Engage followers with unique content Create unique brand experiences and interaction, integrating online media with a live event
Multiple marketing options including: print advertising, online advertising, laminates/wristbands, projections, swag bags inserts, lanyards, etc. Design customized events for your brand Interact directly with fans, artists and consumers Have presence over your competitors
PARTNERwith Canada’s only real International Indie Festival REACHyour target demographic both online & off ENGAGEyour demographic & increase brand recognition VALUEby integrating your brand at targeted events EXPOSEyour brand at Indie Week
CONTACT General : firstname.lastname@example.org Ted Sevdalis : email@example.com Brandon Ross : firstname.lastname@example.orgJeannie Reid : email@example.com www.indieweek.com