Corporate Sponsorships

Corporate Sponsorships

Supporting Savannah Music Festival (SMF) places your business at the forefront of arts and culture in Savannah, promoting cultural tourism, year-round education programs, economic development and job creation. Growing from an annual budget of $725,000 in 2002 to $3.8 million in 2016, SMF has proven its viability with record ticket sales and balanced budgets in each successive year.  It is a solid investment with strong marketing benefits including high visibility and effective brand alignment, opportunities for client entertainment, community goodwill and a contribution to Savannah’s increased notoriety as a widely heralded cultural tourism destination.

“We have enjoyed our sponsorship of the SMF and are proud to be a part of such a growing organization that focuses on improving Savannah both locally and globally. The sponsorship allows us to be a part of the organization and improve our community.”

Holden T. Hayes, Regional President, South State Bank

Download the 2019 Corporate Sponsorship Benefits Chart

Brand Visibility

Multiple recognition opportunities are available at different investment levels. SMF offers flexible packages, enabling you to tailor benefits to reach your target audience and desired demographic. Opportunities include print, online, and outdoor advertising. Find out more about visibility opportunities.
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Community Outreach

SMF is a respected non-profit arts organization and an internationally acclaimed cultural tourism destination event. Your sponsorship supports the growth of Savannah’s cultural sector and adds to the thriving climate that makes Savannah an attractive and fulfilling city for residents, tourists, prospective businesses, and professional artists.Your sponsorship also plays a large part in year-round music education and community engagement programs.

Client Entertainment

SMF produces high-quality musical arts events that take place in Savannah’s unique and historic venues. A variety of entertainment options can be created around concerts or in conjunction with the festival’s special social events.


2019 Corporate & Government Supporters


Investment in the Savannah Music Festival is provided by the City of Savannah



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Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Georgia Council for the Arts
Georgia Public Broadcasting
Lincoln Parking Garage
Lucas Theatre for the Arts
Sound View Wealth Advisors, LLC 
Southbound Brewing Co.
Staybridge Suites
The Brice Hotel and Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar


First City Capital Management
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District
International Paper 
Levy Jewelers
Meyer Sound
Palmetto Financial Group
Publix Super Market Charities
Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
Steinway & Sons 
Wells Fargo
The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa
Wilmington Trust 


45 Bistro
Atlanta Gas Light
Bennett Thrasher Foundation
Cay Insurance
Chatham Orthopaedic Associates, PA
The Ford Plantation
Friends of Savannah Music Festival 
Georgia Music Foundation
Georgia Ports Authority 
Georgia Power 
Kaufman-Heinz LLC
Lake Champlain Chocolates
New England Foundation for the Arts
Perry Lane Hotel
Roger Wood Foods
Savage, Turner, Durham, Pinckney & Savage
Savannah Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Savannah Lodging
Savannah Magazine
South Arts
South State Bank
Sterling Seacrest Partners
The Ford Plantation
The Grey
United Community Bank 


Great Dane Trailers
Savannah Friends of Music