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SPONSOR THE BIGGEST
LIBERTY EVENT OF THE YEAR!

FreedomFest draws an in-person crowd over 2,500 attendees annually, and reaches tens of thousands of viewers virtually.

FreedomFest Memphis will be July 12-15, 2023 at The Renasant Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. The theme is “The Soul of Liberty.” FreedomFest 2023 will have over 300 speakers in nearly 200 keynote speeches, breakout sessions, debates, panels, lectures, and other presentations.

Sponsor a keynote speaker, our livestream service, the Saturday night banquet, a hospitality suite, attendee lounge. Sponsorship opportunities also include digital promotions, exclusive branding, and so much more.

$250,000

PREMIER LEVEL

Be the most prominent sponsor at the world’s largest independent liberty event. This singular and exclusive sponsorship opportunity will set your organization apart as the premier brand partnering with FreedomFest at the forefront of the freedom world.

Exclusive Benefits Include:

  • Prominent Branding
  • Recognized Sponsorship of Celebrity Keynote Speaker, including Introduction by Sponsor 
  • Main stage branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo
  • Company name Included on all main signage throughout the venue
  • Company name included on all pre and post media releases
  • Company named mentioned from stage at few times each day as Premier Sponsor
  • 30 mins of main stage time for celebrity keynote speaker, including introduction by sponsor company leader and recognition as sponsor
  • One breakout session per conference day (coordinate with FreedomFest on topic and speaker specifics)
  • Program bags printed with company name and logo
  • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
  • Branded stair cling on the main convention space entrance
  • Floor and/or wall clings in main convention space common areas and corridors 
  • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
  • Livestream interview for sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
  • Daily use of large hospitality suite at designated times (as negotiated) each day
  • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
  • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising FreedomFest before and after and during the festival
  • Passes and Invitations:
    • 10 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
    • 10 Registration Passes for VIP guests
    • 20 Welcome Reception tickets
    • 2 VIP membership passes
    • 2 invitations for Mark and Jo Ann Skousen’s Private Intimate Dinner with VIP  keynote and celebrity speakers
    • 10 tickets to VIP Speakers Reception 
  • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually
Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.
$100,000

Premium level

With built-in film festivals for film, music, and comedy, plus the Global Financial Summit, our hallmark Tradeshow for Liberty, and the new dynamic F2 stage, FreedomFest goes beyond the everyday conference. The premium sponsorship allows you to align your area of focus with one of the biggest attractions at FreedomFest in a significantly impactful way.

Explore Premium Sponsorships Below:

  • Anthem Film Festival
  • Defiance Music Festival
  • Punching Up Comedy Festival
  • Global Financial Summit
  • Tradeshow for Liberty
  • F2 Stage

Anthem Film Festival

Your sponsorship of the Anthem Film Festival will help us improve the production values of the screening room with professional staging, LED screen, lighting and sound production, along with enhanced seating choices and lounge set up to improve the screening experience for filmmakers and festival attendees.

  • Anthem Film Festival theater and screen branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo (including professional LED stage set up, theater-style riser seating, lighting, and sound production)
    • Company name included on all Anthem signage and website
    • Company name included on all pre and post Anthem media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from Anthem stage at few times each day as Anthem Film Festival sponsor
    • 30 mins of presentation time at the Anthem Filmmakers Masterclass and Reception
    • FreedomFest main stage speaking session for celebrity keynote speaker on film
    • Anthem Film Festival Awards recognition and on stage presence with giving awards
    • Anthem program bags printed with company name and logo
    • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for Anthem sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Sponsorship of the Anthem Film Festival lounge
    • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
    • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising Anthem before and after and during the festival
    • Passes and Invitations:
      • 8 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
      • 8 Registration Passes for VIP guests
      • 16 Welcome Reception tickets
      • 16 tickets to Anthem Filmmakers Masterclass & Reception
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

Defiance Music Festival

Your sponsorship helps launch the Defiance Music Festival as a venue for liberty-oriented musicians and music, including promotional, production, honoraria and other financial support of the new live music aspect of FreedomFest.

    • Defiance Music Festival stage branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo
    • Company name included on all Defiance Music Festival signage and website mentions
    • Company name included on all pre and post Defiance Music Festival media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from Defiance stage during the concert as Defiance Music Festival sponsor
    • Selection of one musical act (with approval by FreedomFest organizers) for Defiance Music Festival
    • FreedomFest main stage speaking session for celebrity keynote speaker on music (20 mins)
    • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for Defiance Music Festival sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Sponsorship of the Defiance Music Festival pop-up performance area and recognition of all live music performances in the agenda online and in print
    • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
    • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising Defiance before and after and during the festival
    • Passes and Invitations:
      • 8 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
      • 8 Registration Passes for VIP guests
      • 16 Welcome Reception tickets
      • 16 VIP tickets to Defiance Music Festival concert
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

Punching up Comedy Festival

The power of satire to influence thought! Your sponsorship helps provide production and artist honoraria to bring the best comedians and political satirists to FreedomFest as an avenue of freedom of expression.

    • Punching Up Comedy Festival stage branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo
    • Company name included on all Punching Up Comedy Festival signage and website mentions
    • Company name included on all pre and post Punching Up Comedy Festival media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from Punching Up stage during the concert as Punching Up Comedy Festival sponsor
    • Selection of one comedy act (with approval by FreedomFest organizers) for Punching Up Comedy Festival
    • FreedomFest main stage speaking session for celebrity keynote speaker on political satire and comedy (20 mins)
    • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for Punching Up Comedy Festival sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Recognition of sponsorship of the Punching Up Comedy Festival breakout sessions
    • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
    • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising Punching Up before and after and during the festival
    • Passes and Invitations:
      • 8 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
      • 8 Registration Passes for VIP guests
      • 16 Welcome Reception tickets
      • 16 VIP tickets to Punching Up Comedy Festival concert
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

GLOBAL FINANCIAL SUMMIT

The power of financial freedom! Your sponsorship provides enhanced staging and production values, along with expanded high-end wealth and investment expertise to help facilitate greater financial freedom for our attendees, especially younger audiences looking to start their investment portfolios.

    • Global Financial Summit stage branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo (includes professional stage set up in dedicated GFS room)
    • Company name included on all Global Financial Summit signage and website mentions
    • Company name included on all pre and post Global Financial Summit media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from GFS stage during the concert as Global Financial Summit sponsor
    • FreedomFest main stage speaking session for celebrity keynote speaker on finances and investments with recognition of sponsorship (20 mins)
    • Breakout session (work with FreedomFest organizers on topic and speakers)
    • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for Global Financial Summit sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Recognition of sponsorship of all Global Financial Summit breakout sessions
    • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
    • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising GFS before and after and during the festival
    • Passes and Invitations:
      • 8 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
      • 8 Registration Passes for VIP guests
      • 16 Welcome Reception tickets
      • 16 VIP tickets to VIP Speakers Reception
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

Tradeshow for Liberty

Your sponsorship helps build the FreedomFest exhibit hall, also known as the “Tradeshow for Liberty” into a premiere experience for exhibitors and attendees to network, collaborate and engage by providing an exhibitor lounge, as well as better attendees interaction points through the exhibit hall.

    • Company branding and signage throughout the exhibit hall “Tradeshow for Liberty”
    • Sponsorship of the exhibitor lounge (all day coffee, water, snacks, furniture and branding)
    • Company named mentioned multiple times daily from exhibit hall and main stage as the “Tradeshow for Liberty” sponsor
    • Prominent central location of an “island” (quad) exhibit booth or area representing the sponsor’s brand and organization
    • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview as Tradeshow for Liberty sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
    • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising the exhibit hall before and after and during the festival, branding on all exhibit hall maps, directories, website pages, app, program guide and signage
    • Opportunity to speak at the Welcome Reception and offer the introductory remarks for the opening of the exhibit hall
    • Passes and Invitations:
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

F2 Stage

The power of independent thought! Your sponsorship helps with production values to bring a Tedx level stage experience to the liberty world, with quality film and video outcomes of top-notch speech performances that can effectively communicate the message of liberty to a greater audience through livestream and social media.

    • F2 Stage (junior main stage) branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo
    • Company name included on all main signage throughout the venue
    • Company name included on all website mentions, pre and post FreedomFest media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from stage at least three times daily as F2 Sponsor
    • 20 mins of main stage time for celebrity keynote speaker, including introduction by sponsor company leader
    • Program bag insert of sponsor literature as negotiated (flyers, books etc)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Dedicated email blasts before and after the conference to full FreedomFest list
    • Highlighted section in the official program with mention on all other literature used by FreedomFest in advertising FreedomFest before and after and during the festival
    • Recognition of F2 stage and sessions sponsorship in program agenda online and in print
    • Passes and Invitations:
      • 8 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
      • 8 Registration Passes for VIP guests
      • 16 Welcome Reception tickets
      • 16 tickets to VIP Speakers Reception 
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

$50,000

Prestige Level

In addition to our film, music, and comedy festivals, the FreedomFest experience is enhanced by summits, programming tracks, and sponsored theme days. The Prestige Sponsorship allows you to put your brand name on these unique features.

Explore Prestige Sponsorships Below:

  • Eureka! Summit for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
  • Subversion Summit
  • The SPARK Visual Arts Show
  • Elevation of FreedomFest
  • FreedomFest “Day” Sponsorship

Eureka! Summit for Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

The power to own your own life! Your sponsorship helps bring greater audiences to FreedomFest based on their aligned interest of experiencing freedom in their one lives through entrepreneurship and small business ownership. It also helps elevate the profile of speakers and expertise presented at the conference.

    • Eureka! Summit exhibit hall area branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo with prominent exhibit space
    • Company name included on all Eureka! Summit signage and website mentions
    • Company name included on all pre and post Eureka! Summit media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from main stage at least once per day as Eureka  Summit sponsor
    • 2 breakout sessions in the Eureka! Summit track (work with FreedomFest organizers on topic and speakers)
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for Eureka! Summit sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Recognition of sponsorship of all Eureka! Summit breakout sessions
    • Passes and Invitations:
      • 5 Registration Passes for organizational staff and members
      • 5 Registration Passes for VIP guests
      • 10 Welcome Reception tickets
      • 10 VIP tickets to VIP Speakers Reception
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

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Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

The Spark Visual Arts Show

The power of artistic expression! Your sponsorship helps launch The SPARK Visual Arts Show at FreedomFest to support the art exhibit set up, choice of included artists and selection of a grand prize for one of the works of art.

    • The SPARK Visual Arts Show area branding and signage with the most prominent placement of sponsor company logo with prominent exhibit space
    • Company name included on all SPARK Visual Arts Show signage and website mentions
    • Company name included on all pre and post SPARK Visual Arts Show media releases and promotions
    • Company named mentioned from main stage at least once as SPARK Visual Arts Show sponsor
    • Selection of one of the artists (to be approved by FreedomFest staff) included in the SPARK Visual Arts Show
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for SPARK Visual Arts Show sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites
    • Passes and Invitations:
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually
    • Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

Elevation of FreedomFest

The power of the in-person experience! Your sponsorship provides an overall upgrade to the experience to FreedomFest by enhancing the breakout room production as well as the registration process.

    • Branding on all breakout session backdrop step & repeat signage (more than 13 spaces!)
    • Sponsorship of streamlined and enhanced registration check-in process with company name included on the website and all registration signage
    • Specialty items handed out or custom verbiage shared during registration process
    • Company named mentioned from main stage during the opening ceremonies as Elevation sponsor
    • Multiple opportunities with Media Row for interviews, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Livestream interview for sponsor, edited and provided for use on social media and internet sites, facilitated by FreedomFest media liaison
    • Passes and Invitations:
    • Other benefits may be discussed and developed individually

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

FreedomFest "Day" Sponsorship

Sponsor a “day” at FreedomFest to focus the programming and theme of the day’s agenda to your area of expertise with main stage and tracked breakout sessions. Allows for a prominent and in-depth dive into your topic.

  • 10 registration passes for speakers and staff
  • 10 welcome reception tickets
  • Premium double booth space in the exhibit hall
  • Main stage presentation on designated day (30 mins)
  • 3 tracked breakout sessions on designated day
  • Website listing/link
  • Program listing
  • Forum post
  • Social media promotion
  • Program ad (1/2 page)
  • Program bag insert
  • Digital main stage ad
  • Homepage branding and website highlight of the “Day”
  • Dedicated email blast before the conference

Partial or shared sponsorship available at $50,000 and $25,000.

Contact Executive Director Valerie Durham or Sponsorship Liaison Cathy Nugent to discuss your premier sponsorship.

print, hospitality, & digital options

Print Promotions:

Attendees use the printed program throughout the conference. Promote your booth, session, product, organization and more in an ad in the printed program. Available in 1/4, 1/2 and full page sizes. Premium placement gives highest visibility and has limited spots available.

Attendees use the printed program throughout the conference. Promote your booth, session, product, organization and more in an ad in the printed program. Available in 1/4, 1/2 and full page sizes. Premium placement gives highest visibility and has limited spots available.

Attendees use the printed program throughout the conference. Promote your booth, session, product, organization and more in an ad in the printed program. Available in 1/4, 1/2 and full page sizes. Premium placement gives highest visibility and has limited spots available.

Attendees use the printed program throughout the conference. Promote your booth, session, product, organization and more in an ad in the printed program. Available in 1/4, 1/2 and full page sizes. Premium placement gives highest visibility and has limited spots available.

Stand out even more with a program bag product or other printed insert. Small products, merchandise, publications or promotional items are welcome. Sponsor is responsible for printing/manufacturing and shipping/delivery by deadline.

Have your publication or fliers placed at designated, strategic times on the seating in the general session room.

Your logo will appear on the column branding that greets all attendees as they enter the meeting space at the nexus of the two main hallways.

Your logo will appear on the printed badge that all attendees must wear through the conference.

Your logo will appear on the printed lanyard that all attendees wear with their badges through the conference.

Your logo will appear on the program bag that all attendees receive upon check-in. These bags are very popular and used throughout the conference and beyond.

Your logo and branding will appear on the outer shell of all the registration kiosks used by attendees at the self-registration and full-registration counters throughout the conference.

hospitality options:

*starting cost (additional catering or venue rental fees may apply)

Inform or entertain by engaging with potential investors, clients, donors, supporters or attendees in a hospitality hosted event – breakfast, lunch, dinner, reception and hospitality suite options. We will work with you to find the perfect venue for your event in the charming downtown area or local attractions. Options include a wide range of venues, including Graceland, the National Civil Rights Museum, Beale Street bars, parks, hotel ballrooms, music museum sites, art galleries, breweries, distilleries, pubs, private dining rooms and more. Venue cost, catering and AV set up may vary, and we will work with you to plan an event according to your budget.

Water stations in the exhibit hall will be branded with your logo and  literature.

The charging station in the attendee lounge in the exhibit hall will be branded with your logo and literature.

The entire attendee lounge in the exhibit hall will be branded with your logo and literature.

Make sure your sponsorship leaves that final lasting impression with a table sponsorship of the Celebratory Farewell Reception & Banquet. Always an amazing celebration to conclude FreedomFest, a table sponsorship entitles the sponsor to:

  • 8 banquet tickets
  • a reserved VIP table at the front of the banquet
  • recognition of sponsorship in all marketing and branding
  • recognition from the stage
  • listing in the commemorative dinner program  

Limited number of sponsorships available.

Signage and recognition from the main stage, program, app and website with your logo and literature during the day’s coffee breaks.

Signage and recognition from the main stage, program, app and website with your logo and literature during the day’s attendee breakfast in the exhibit hall.



Digital Promotions:

Connect directly with FreedomFest attendees by email with your content and on a date of your choosing (first come, first served). You may choose a post-event date to follow up with a special offer or invitation.

Your sponsorship will be highlighted in a major email blast to the FreedomFest attendee list in the weeks leading up to FreedomFest.

Your sponsorship will be highlighted in a social media post to all FreedomFest platforms in the weeks leading up to FreedomFest.

Your sponsorship will be highlighted on the FreedomFest website (Sponsor page, Program page, and/or Agenda page) ongoing leading up to the conference.

Your ad will appear on the app throughout the conference.

You can purchase additional Forum post opportunities. Forum posts are shared on the FreedomFest website, social media and in email blasts.

Your logo/ad will appear on the main stage screen throughout the conference (both general session and breakout sessions timeframes).

Schedule alerts about your upcoming sessions or to visit your booth during the conference via text.

Your booth will be highlighted in the app exhibit hall map throughout the conference.

Attendee Profile

  • Attendees represent a wide range of audiences, including:
        • politically active engaged citizens,
        • business owners and entrepreneurs
        • professionals in the legal, accounting and financial worlds,
        • retired and semi-retired people,
        • teachers, scholars and professors,
        • students (undergrad and grad),
        • homemakers,
        • politicians and political professionals
        • non-profit and think tank staff
  • Attendees run the gamut from libertarians, conservatives, constitutionalists, independents and social progressives
  • Attendees are highly educated, active and motivated to engage with exhibitors
  • Many attendees are high-wealth individuals looking to invest and donate
  • Attendees are book buyers and tend to be pro-hard money
  • FreedomFest is a big tent event, and we invite attendees with alternative views to participate
  • We are seeing a growing number of diverse students and young people in attendance at FreedomFest each year

In our post-conference surveys, these topics came up as most important to our attendees:

health
books

concern for future

election

civil rights
precious metals
libertarian principles

liberty

investing
security
constitution
politics
making a difference
engaging with think tanks
meeting people

Become a Sponsor

Contact Valerie Durham, Executive Director, or Ned Piplovic, Exhibitor Liaison, at [email protected] or call 855-850-3733 ext 203 to discuss your sponsorship at FreedomFest.