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Titirangi Festival Attendance Sponsorship & stall invitation

Info on the event, exposure, and the PRIZE package to date

1 Feb 2009

To encourage and support local musicians and people looking to develop a career in the music and entertainment industries the Industry Survival Package has landed!

It contains supporting information and discounted services from predominantly West Auckland businesses, including: A FREE NZ Music Services Directory and other music magazine subscriptions, tuition, equipment sales, hire, setup and repairs, rehearsal and recording studios, mastering and CD duplication, publication and distribution, artist management, promotion, tax and legal advice, funding, local music venue, tour and radio contacts.

Registrations to receive this package can be done on our website or at any of the concerts throughout the Titirangi Festival

At the Festivals conclusion, one lucky artist or band will be selected to receive the Ultimate Survival Pack
* A day at York Street Recording Studios, including engineer, to record their Demo
* Mastering by Chris at Kog
* Duplication of 50 CD's fully packaged with 2,4 or 6 page booklet by MCA (More Core Audio)
* Rehearsal Studio Time at Area 51
* An Industry makeover with Integrity Creative
* Airplay on local radio
* Supporting slot at a local performance venue
* Subscription to NZ Musician Magazine

As part of the Opening Fair (Sunday 15 March 09) many of these businesses and industry professionals will have stands displaying their services and will be happy to chat with you about what they do.

A highlight at the Fair will be the massive children's workshop Making musical instruments from recycled junk by Andrew Hall, culminating in the unmissable Chaotic junk orchestra conducted by Jon Ellis.

Donations of 2nd hand pots and pans or other junk with “musical instrument potential” and any old or broken or unused musical instruments or musical toys would be gleefully accepted at the Lopdell House Theatre Booking Office, in Titirangi, from the 28th February, between 10am to 5pm)

Donations of new and used CDs and records will also be accepted. These will be sold at a bargain CD and records stall with the proceeds going to the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre (which provides music therapy for special needs children of school age and younger see http://www.rmtc.org.nz)

For more information or to volunteer your services for this event goto http://www.titirangifestival.com or contact
Rayna Duncan 027 4333 956 or 09 8149099 or email rayna@titirangifestival.com

Benefits for the Sponsors:
Exposure
Registrations database
Kudos for supporting the Titirangi Festival

Your visibility at the Festival:
Sponsors will have their business details and marketing information published through :

* Quality A5 colour and b/w Festival Fair Magazine, distributed throughout the Festival and to registrations for the Industry Support Pack
* Logo and acknowledgement on the Festival Website - http://www.titirangifestival.com - with logo linking to your website
* Exposure and acknowledgement on Main Stages between performances (and where appropriate, crowd giveaways from the stage)
* Posters, banners and marketing materials displayed at the information area and other appropriate areas during the Festival
* Exposure through other media / newspaper and radio interviews where possible
* A Stall space at the Opening Fair (see below)
* Other possibilities are encouraged for discussion.

Attendances expected:

* The main Music and Creative Industry event is Sunday 15Mar09 when the Festival opens with a West Auckland Music and Entertainment Expo type event alongside a fabulous Opening Fair, expecting up to 3000 people attending through the day.
* The Festival then continues over 2 weeks with events throughout Titirangi (see full programme on the website and other media).
* Performances on Thu, Fri, Sat nights (and some days) each week will fill the War Memorial Hall (400) Village Music Stage (upto 1500) Lopdell House (100) Hardware Cafe Tool Room Jazz Bar (100) and daytime workshops (up to 200) and also a special Young Guns concert at Green Bay High School (up to 400) for up and coming school bands and solo artists from West Auckland and beyond.

A professional media campaign by The PR Shop will open further opportunities for exposure for major sponsors.

I look forward to your feedback and would love to work with you to include your business.

Rayna Duncan
My contact details, Stall Info and Festival Info follows below......
The Titirangi Festival Fair is back!

With an expected audience of up to 3,000 and great advertising
and media coverage, this is an ideal opportunity for all West Auckland music and entertainment businesses to promote themselves and their products to the young family market.

Secure your attendance by returning the Booking / Inquiry Form attached, or by return phone or email asap.

The typically idyllic West Auckland haven of Titirangi will burst alive on Sunday 15th March 2009 with the 4th Titirangi Festival of Music.

This years Festival opens with a Music Fair held 10am – 4pm at the Memorial Hall, top of South Titirangi Road (where the Sunday Titirangi Market usually lives)

A family friendly community celebration, with Free entry, performances, amusements and more than 30 stalls, all with a strong musical theme.

Special events at the Fair…

A huge kids entertainment programme, including making musical instruments from recycled junk and a Ukulele painting competition. An all day face painting and balloon creations tent, stilt walkers and a musical bouncy castle.
A Festival stage with schools and cultural presentations.
A performance by Kelstons world gold medal champion hip hop dance crew Sweet and Sour.
Plus special performances by children’s entertainers in a magical musical grotto with Starfishmagic!

Parents come and check out stalls and pick up a bargain, with instrument makers, shop specials, and information on music tuition (piano, guitar, bass and drums to ukulele, violin, brass and woodwind for all ages). Enjoy the festivities while sampling the refreshments from the many food and juice stalls.

Musicians and music lovers - deliver your demo/bio to the Festival table for consideration in future events. Place your "drummer needed" ad on the community noticeboard and network with industry and support people that can help you forge a successful path in the music & entertainment industry.
Pick up a bargain new or second hand instrument, CD or rare record, and register to win an entertainment industry survival pack worth over $2000 in FREE and discounted goods and services

The Fair will be concluded with a special performance by the Mamaku Project at 3pm.

More about the two week Titirangi Festival – 15 Mar to 28 Mar 09,

Titirangi is a melting pot of musical and creative talent, which will be showcased throughout the festival, providing a truly melodic experience for all to enjoy.

With an incredible line-up of events including café gigs, street music, workshops a huge Music Fair and concerts: all help to showcase an exciting array of genres. From Brass bands and jazz to rock ’n roll, dub, electronica and even a ukulele concert, the festival is specifically designed to entice people of all ages, cultures and musical preferences. So come along and soak up the feel good vibes of the Titirangi Festival of Music.

Organised by the Titirangi Festival Trust, the Titirangi Festival aims to welcome people from across Auckland (and beyond) into Waitakere City to share, celebrate and participate in local music.

Please feel free to pass this information on to any suitable party that would be interested, Thanks.

For more info see: http://www.titirangifestival.com
Rayna Duncan
Co ordinator – Titirangi Festival Fair
mobile / txt 027 4333 956 or 09 8149099 email rayna@titirangifestival.com
PO Box 60500 Titirangi Waitakere 0642