Sponsorship Opportunities

Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival depends on the generous support of donors like you. Please join the ever-growing group of corporations and individuals who help keep Imagine RIT going - and growing!

See Current List of 2014 sponsors here!

Contribution Levels for 2014

Premier - $50,000

Benefits include: speaking opportunities; pre-festival advertising and direct marketing exposure; visibility on day of festival (largest space in corporate tent; logo on volunteer t-shirts and print program; company banner on main entertainment stage); as well as VIP parking and hospitality, and a framed festival poster signed by President Destler. Choose an exhibit to win an award from your organization!

Gold - $20,000

Benefits include: pre-festival advertising and direct marketing exposure; visibility on day of festival (space in corporate tent; logo on volunteer t-shirts and print program; company banner on entertainment stage); as well as VIP parking and hospitality, and a festival poster signed by President Destler. Choose an exhibit to win an award from your organization!

Silver - $10,000

Benefits include: pre-festival advertising and direct marketing exposure; visibility on day of festival (space in corporate tent; logo on volunteer t-shirts and print program); as well as VIP parking and hospitality, and a festival poster signed by President Destler. Choose an exhibit to win an award from your organization!

Bronze - $5,000

Benefits include: pre-festival advertising and direct marketing exposure; visibility on day of festival (space in corporate tent; name in print program); as well as VIP parking and hospitality, and a festival poster signed by President Destler. Choose an exhibit to win an award from your organization!

Friend - $1,000

Benefits include: pre-festival advertising exposure; visibility on day of festival (company name in print program); as well as VIP parking and hospitality, a festival poster signed by President Destler.


Each of these levels comes with an array of benefits to you, the sponsor, and may be customized to meet your needs. We also have several gift-in-kind opportunities available. For more information, please download a detailed list of contribution levels and benefits.

To pay by check or credit card, please download a sponsorship payment form.

All gifts and contributions to Imagine RIT are tax deductible. For questions, contact: Brian Shanahan, Director of Corporate Relations, at 585-475-6711 or besdar@rit.edu.

Thank you to our sponsors from previous years!

Participation in the Imagine RIT Festival is at your own risk. Organizers, exhibitors, and volunteers cannot be held liable for any loss, damage, injury, or other liability resulting from your, or your child’s, participation in the Imagine RIT Festival at any of the festival locations. Activities at the Imagine RIT Festival may be filmed or photographed for educational or public relations purposes. By attending the Imagine RIT Festival, attendees authorize organizers and exhibitors to use their or their child’s photograph, image, or video for such purposes.

RIT works diligently to assure the safety and welfare of our guests. At Imagine RIT, our security personnel will conduct checks of all bags carried into the festival. We appreciate your understanding as we undertake this security measure.