Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

  • AT&T logo

    AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a modern media company whose mission is to inspire human progress through the power of communication and entertainment. We bring together premium video content, a large base of direct-to-consumer relationships, high-speed networks optimized for video and advertising technology to lead the next revolution in technology, media and telecommunications. AT&T has recorded 35 consecutive years of quarterly dividend growth and is a Fortune 10 company.

    @ATT

    about.att.com

  • Founded by Carl R. Pohlad in the 1950s, the Pohlad Companies had its start in the banking and soft-drink bottling industries. Now managed by his three sons Jim, Robert and Bill, with third generation family members actively involved, the organization has four primary business groups. Operating Companies includes ownership and management of firms in diverse industries such as commercial real estate mortgage banking (NorthMarq), automobiles (Carousel Motor Group) and automation (PaR Systems); Real Estate includes commercial real estate development and investment activities, principally through United Properties LLC.; Sports and Entertainment comprises investments in the sports and entertainment industries including the Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball Club; and Investments includes direct and non-control investments in privately held companies and in financial instruments of varying duration and type. The Pohlad family and the Pohlad Companies have a deep commitment to the communities where they live and work, demonstrated through the Pohlad Family Foundation, along with the giving and engagement initiatives of its operating businesses and employees. Learn more at pohladcompanies.com.

    Pohlad Companies

  • Shavlik Family Foundation logo

    The Shavlik Family Foundation mission is to remove barriers by providing access to technology needed to empower people and organizations to find their full potential. In helping nonprofits utilize technologies to improve operations, program efficiency, collaboration, donor support, communication or service delivery we empower the futures of Minnesota nonprofits in a unique way – by supporting innovation through the implementation of technology.

    www.shavlikfamilyfoundation.org

Supporting Sponsors

  • Baird has been a trusted partner to Minnesota families, communities, businesses, and institutions since 1974, when we established our first office in the Twin Cities. Our capabilities have grown with our clients’ needs, but our mission has remained constant: to provide the best financial advice and service to our clients and be the best place to work for our associates. The Wolfe Kobes Group at Baird works with clients to understand their financial needs, establish their financial goals and develop a plan to help to achieve those goals.  A thoughtful strategy and detailed plan has never been more important than it is today.

    Baird Private Wealth Management

  • Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky. Comcast creates incredible technology and entertainment that connects millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most. The company delivers video, high speed internet, mobile, voice, and home management products and services to residential and business customers through its advanced network. In addition, Comcast also plays an important role in the community. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, the company leverages the power of its employees and technology to help make our communities great places to live, work and play.

    To learn more about Comcast Corporation visit here. And, for a look at Comcast’s Twin Cities Region visit here.

  • Fredrikson & Byron is a leading Midwest law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally and globally. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients and operate as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s 300+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Learn more at fredlaw.comLinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.

    Fredrikson & Byron

  • Voices of conscience, when we need them most
    For more than 40 years, the Westminster Town Hall Forum has hosted some of the most important thinkers and speakers of our time to address the key issues of the day from an ethical perspective. In just an hour, our guest speakers will expand your mind, inform your views, maybe even change your perspective. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all forums will be virtual. Although we’ll miss gathering in the sanctuary of Westminster Church, forums will continue to be broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio and streamed here on our website.

    @westminsterTHF

    Westminster Town Hall Forum

Promoters

  • The Citizens League is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that empowers people to engage in civic life and public policy, to make Minnesota a better place to live and work for everyone. Through our work, Minnesotans of various backgrounds, parties, and ideologies are engaged, inspired and empowered to take an active role in public policymaking, fueling Minnesota’s ability to implement innovative and effective policy solutions.

    @CitizensLeague

    Citizens League

  • The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival returns May 13 – May 23, 2021 to celebrate 40 years as the largest and longest running film festival in the Upper Midwest. MSPIFF40 will present over 150 films from veteran and emerging filmmakers from around, both virtually to audiences throughout Minnesota and in-person at outdoor venues in Minneapolis and St. Paul. All-Access passes on sale now. The complete MSPIFF40 lineup of films and events will be announced on April 22 at MSPfilm.org/MSPIFF.

    The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

  • Through teaching, research and outreach, the Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication prepares undergraduate and graduate students for careers in the wide variety of specializations within journalism, mass communication and strategic communication.

    Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication

  • The Humphrey School of Public Affairs ranks among the country’s top 10 professional public policy and planning schools, widely recognized for its success in advancing the common good through a comprehensive, world-class program. The School offers six distinctive master’s degrees, a doctoral degree, and six certificate programs that match students’ passion with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to solve real-world challenges.

    Humphrey School of Public Affairs


Corporate Sponsorship Benefits Overview

Levels What you get Cost
Title Sponsor
  • Exclusive logo placement in header of event page.
  • Exclusive sponsor of VIP Happy Hour w/Festival Sneak Peek (Apr. 1)
  • Thanked first by name before and after event. 
  • Primary logo inclusion on pre-event wallpaper.
  • Largest logo inclusion in promotional materials.
  • Largest logo inclusion and brand description on festival site.
  • Largest logo placement on Inside MinnPost promotional posts/updates on MinnPost.com.   
  • Largest logo on event email inclusion: Minimum of 4 event emails to promote event.
  • Sponsorship thanks and recognition in post-event Inside MinnPost promotional recap.
  • Unlimited Full Festival Pass to all Sessions.
  • Sponsorship of  VIP Q&A Following Each Session.
$10,000
Presenting Sponsor
  • Thanked first by name before and after event. 
  • Large logo inclusion on pre-event wallpaper.
  • Large logo inclusion and brand description on festival site.
  • Large logo placement on Inside MinnPost promotional posts/updates on MinnPost.com.   
  • Large logo on event email inclusion: Minimum of 4 event emails to promote event.
  • Sponsorship thanks and recognition in post-event Inside MinnPost promotional recap.
  • 8 Full Festival Pass to all Sessions.
  • Sponsorship of  VIP Q&A Following Each Session,
$5,000
Supporting Sponsor
  • Thanked first by name before and after event. 
  • Medium logo inclusion on pre-event wallpaper.
  • Medium logo inclusion and brand description on festival site.
  • Medium logo placement on Inside MinnPost promotional posts/updates on MinnPost.com.   
  • Medium logo on event email inclusion: Minimum of 4 event emails to promote event.
  • Sponsorship thanks and recognition in post-event Inside MinnPost promotional recap.
  • 6 Full Festival Pass to all Sessions.
$2,500
Promoter
  • Thanked first by name before and after event. 
  • Small logo inclusion on pre-event wallpaper.
  • Small logo inclusion and brand description on festival site.
  • Small logo on event email inclusion: Minimum of 4 event emails to promote event.
  • Sponsorship thanks and recognition in post-event Inside MinnPost promotional recap.
  • 4 Full Festival Pass to all Sessions.
$1,000

Contact Brian Perry at bperry@minnpost.com for full details.

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