Sponsorship | 2020 Annual International Conference and Festival

Become a Sponsor
Would you like to reach hundreds of potential new customers while building the loyalty of existing customers? Want to be part of one of the most eagerly anticipated gatherings in dance? Join The International Association of Blacks in Dance in Philadelphia, PA, January 14 - 19, 2020!
IABD is partnering with one of the city’s premier dance companies Philadanco!, to host the ultimate dance experience — our 2019 Conference and Festival. Your sponsorship will enable us to provide an unforgettable experience for more than 600 attendees. 
2020 will mark IABD’s 32nd Annual International Conference and Festival. Over four days, participants will enjoy workshops, master classes, lively discussions and performances with leaders and legends in Black Dance. With your support, it will be our most successful conference and festival ever!

There are a number of opportunities available – Conference Bag branding to Performances, Dance Classes, Opening Plenary Session, Gala Awards Reception sponsorship, and more – and at varying price points. Your organization will enjoy visibility on our all conference and festival signage, websites (IABD and DANCO), and all print and advertising materials.


As a sponsor, you receive:

CONNECTIVITY: IABD’s Annual International Conference and Festival boasts more than 800 attendees across generations. Today, the conference and festival has participants from across the country, Africa, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, and South America. The conference and festival has been held in California, Colorado, Ohio, New York City, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington D.C., and Canada.

Sponsor recognition (logo) on all Conference and Festival marketing and promotional collateral. Sponsor Listing in Conference and Festival Program Book and on sponsor board. Sponsor recognition and link on event page from IABD website.

SPONSOR LEVELS: Sponsorship begins at $1,500 along with venue, promotion, in-kind and higher-valued sponsor levels and may include vending, event sponsorship, educational opportunities, and more!

UNIQUE BENEFITS: Benefit packages are uniquely designed to meet your business needs.

SUPPORT: IABD is the only national and international dance service organization promoting and preserving dance of African origin and ancestry. Become a part of our legacy!

Contact Development Director, Nathea Lee at (301) 755-0831, to confirm your sponsorship today.