MMA Corporate Sponsorship
Levels & Benefits
Listed as presenting Presenting Sponsor for all Museums programs and events during the year.
Receive the use of the Museum for four evenings for guests of the Sponsor.
Listed as sponsor on four events or programs of sponsor’s choice.
Receive the use of the Museum for two evenings for guests of the sponsor.
Allows ten Patron memberships to specified individuals.
Listed as Sponsor on two events or programs of sponsor’s choice.
Receive the use of the Museum for one evening for guests of the sponsor.
Allows three Patron memberships to specified individuals.
Listed as major sponsor for one event or program of sponsor’s choice.
Allows one Patron membership to specified individuals.
Corporate Friend $600
Listed as sponsor on one event or program of sponsors choice.
Marketing materials for Museum events are produced by advertising professionals who donate their time and talents to the Museum. Sponsors are prominently featured throughout MMA marketing efforts, which include:
During the Event
Programs, props, and signage credit the sponsors.
1,000 brochures sent to the Museum’s extensive mailing lists.
At locations throughout the city, county, and at various sites within a 100-mile radius in Mississippi and Alabama.
Displayed at shops, businesses, and public buildings in Meridian and Lauderdale County, as well as selected sites within a 100-mile radius.
Promoted and sold at sponsor locations and the Museum.
Promos, PSAs, and guest appearances.
Live appearances, PSAs, and commercials on WTOK and WMDN, and promotion on Comcast’s Calendar
Story and updates in the Meridian Star and coverage in regional newspapers.
EMBDC, Meridian Arts Council, Meridian Star, Comcast
Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau
Event included with promotions to potential visitors.
ART PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN (Year-round)
Youth art education programs that include summer classes, seasonal workshops, tours, exhibits, and support of the art programs of local schools and other organizations.
ART FOR MERIDIAN
Spectacular event that includes live entertainment, music, cocktails, a gourmet dinner, door prizes, complimentary gifts, and an auction of artwork by the finest artists in the Southeast.
BI-STATE ART COMPETITION
Oldest juried art competition in the region, featuring the finest artists in Mississippi and Alabama competing for top awards.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM (February)
Powerful program that brings to life the people, places, and events of African-American history through performances, storytelling, period music, film, and original artwork.
MARTINIS AT THE MUSEUM
Membership drive event that features traditional and specialty martinis, a “Great Tastes of Meridian” buffet, door prizes, a silent auction, and a demonstration by a special guest artist.
Special event that includes the reception for the Members Show, a thank-you to MMA supporters, and a celebration of the Museum’s history.
Gala for Museum members at the Patron level or above, held at one of the finest homes in Meridian, featuring fine food, great music, and outstanding artwork by a special guest artist.