Partner with Art House Convergence and connect with thousands of specialists in the art house and independent cinema industries. Supporting AHC helps promote your brand among key exhibitors and their influential patrons and contributes to the ongoing vitality of the theatrical experience. 2020 sponsorship deck now available!

Annual Conference

Our annual conference is the largest gathering of independent cinema exhibitors in North America, hosting 700+ attendees annually, including hundreds of art house cinemas. Occurring immediately before the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, the Conference features a combination of educational programming, receptions, screenings, and trade shows. Review our  2020 Sponsorship Deck  and the list of 2019 sponsors.

Senior Sponsorships

Platinum — $15,000

Platinum Sponsors are recognized by Art House Convergence year-round and are integrated throughout the organization’s promotions, outreach, and activities for the Annual Conference, and Regional Seminar.

  • 5 conference registrations.
  • Exclusive sponsorship of conference party of your choosing, w/ opportunity
    to give a welcome greeting, and branded drink tickets. Priority selection.
  • Platinum billing of your brand on website, signage, and on-site conference  materials.
  • Private room for trade show display.
  • Custom branded swag for delegate bag and option to include other print
    materials.
  • Priority placement in Meet the Vendors trade show.
  • Full-page advertising space in Program Guide.
  • Single-use email list of attendees prior to conference.
  • Logo on splash page of conference app.
  • Brand recognition on all conference emails.
  • Because AHC is represented by a 501(c)(3) organization, a portion of your Platinum Sponsorship is tax deductible.
  • Senior billing in sponsor garden on all emails, printed materials, and
    delegate materials.

Premiere — $8,500

  • 4 conference registrations.
  • Exclusive sponsorship of conference party of your choosing (options include receptions, dinners, and cocktail parties), w/ opportunity to give a welcome greeting, and branded drink tickets.
  • Premiere billing of your brand on website, signage, and on-site conference materials.
  • Priority access to private rooms for trade show display. Sponsorship
    includes one-day reservation; additional costs apply for additional days. Limited availability.
  • Custom branded swag for delegate bag and option to include other print materials.
  • Participation in Meet the Vendors trade show with tabletop exhibit.
  • Half-page advertising space in Program Guide.
  • Single-use email list of attendees prior to conference.
  • Listed in conference app with separate page.
  • Your logo in conference emails.

Signature — $5,500

  • 3 conference registrations.
  • Sponsor of a conference networking event, program track, or targeted breakout event.
  • Signature billing of your brand on website, signage, and on-site conference materials.
  • Your materials included in delegate bags.
  • Participation in Meet the Vendors trade show with tabletop exhibit.
  • Half-page advertising space in program guide.
  • Single-use email list of attendees prior to conference.
  • Listed in conference app with separate page.
  • Your logo in conference emails.

Vendor Sponsorships

Major — $3,250

  • 2 conference registrations.
  • Brand acknowledgement on website, signage, and Program Guide.
  • Participation in Meet the Vendors trade show with tabletop exhibit.
  • Quarter-page advertising space in program guide.
  • Single-use email list of attendees prior to conference for promotion.
  • Listed in conference app with separate page.

Contributing — $1,750

  • 1 conference registration.
  • Brand acknowledgement on website, signage, and Program Guide.
  • Participation in Meet the Vendors trade show with tabletop exhibit.
  • Your logo in conference guide listed under Conference Vendors.
  • Listed in conference app on Vendors page.

Distributor Sponsorships

Gold — $3,250 (Limited Availability)

  • 3 conference registrations.
  • Opportunity to host a presentation in Art House Lounge. Limited availability.
  • Brand acknowledgement on website, signage, and Program Guide.
  • Your materials included in delegate bags.
  • Priority placement in Meet the Distributors trade show.
  • Quarter-page advertising space in program guide.
  • Single-use email list of attendees prior to conference.
  • 1 trailer before evening screening.
  • 4 film posters displayed in Art House Lounge and surrounding areas.
  • 2 film trailers screened in Art House Lounge.
  • Your logo in conference emails.

Silver — $2,250

  • 2 conference registrations.
  • Brand acknowledgement on website, signage, and Program Guide.
  • Participation in Meet the Distributors trade show.
  • Name recognition in Program Guide.
  • 4 film posters displayed in Art House Lounge and surrounding areas.
  • 2 film trailers screened in Art House Lounge.
  • Print materials included in delegate bags.

Bronze — $1,250

  • 1 conference registration.
  • Brand acknowledgement on website, signage, and Program  Guide.
  • Participation in Meet the Distributors trade show. + Name recognition in Program Guide.
  • 2 film posters displayed in  Art House Lounge and surrounding areas.
  • 2 film trailers screened in Art House Lounge.

Regional Seminars

Each year AHC goes on location to host a regional seminar in an outstanding art house cinema. These vibrant gatherings celebrate the rich culture of cities and towns throughout North America and provide an opportunity to connect with important regional networks of theaters and festivals. Review 2019 regional seminar sponsorship opportunities.

Art House Theater Day

Art House Theater Day is a nationwide celebration of the role that art house cinemas play in their communities. Occurring each September, Art House Theater Day brings together an international coalition of theaters for special programming, events, and giveaways. Review Art House Theater Day sponsorship opportunities

Scholarships

Each year Art House Convergence offers initiatives and scholarships to improve access to the educational, networking, and professionalization opportunities at our annual conference and regional seminars. These programs are intended to cultivate diverse leadership, support first-time attendees, encourage participation by underrepresented members of our field, and strengthen AHC and the organizations we serve by making them more inclusive. Read more about our scholarships.

Interested in sponsoring?
Email Managing Director Alison Kozberg at alison@arthouseconvergence.org