Sponsorship Opportunities

Partner With Us!

From acquiring new customers to building stronger relationships with your existing base, DEP events are a powerful and cost effective way to reach the Excelsior Springs and surrounding area markets. Consider these great advantages to partnering with us:

• DEP Events bring over 15,000 people to the streets of Downtown each year. We know events and we deliver results!

• Downtown means energy and culture with 45 days of DEP events.

• From artsy to music to microbrews, our themes and audiences match your market.

• Big exposure through social media, magazine, newsletters, press releases, email campaigns, event signage and website landing pages.

• DEP’s Visit Excelsior tourism website receives over 15,000 unique visitors each month!

• Onsite event exposure and interaction with event attendees.

• Access to over 12,000 followers on our social media platforms.

Interested in Downtown Sponsorship Opportunities?

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    February 8 – Chocolate Tour
    Sample scrumptious sweet treats at 25 participating locations! Attendance – 400


    Chocolate Tour Sponsorships



    March 28 – Sippin’ Into Springtime
    Celebrate Spring with wine samplings throughout downtown! Attendance – 400


    Sippin’ Into Springtime Sponsorships



    June 13 – Wine Festival
    Uncork and unwind at the 14th Annual Wine Festival! Attendance – 2,000


    Wine Festival Sponsorships



    September 26 – Mug Shots
    Craft Beer Lovers Unite! Attendance – 300


    Mug Shots Sponsorships



    October 26 – Oktoberfest
    Wilkommem! Bed Races, Live Music, Street Vendors, Craft Beer & More! Attendance – 3,000


    Oktoberfest Sponsorships



    Sponsorship Levels

    Below you will be able to see the differences between the three sponsorship levels available for sponsorship opportunities at each event. For benefits regarding specific events, please email Executive Director Lyndsey M. Baxter or call 816-719-9912.

    Presenting Sponsor

    • Only 1 Sponsorship Available Per Event
    • Name Recognition in Event Title
    • Name & Logo Recognition on Visit Excelsior Website for 12 Months
    • Name & Logo Recognition on all Print Advertisement, Programs & Tickets
    • Name & Logo Recognition at the Event
    • Free Advertising Space in Downtown Quarterly Newsletters
    • Four Social Media Mentions on Downtown Platforms
    • Premier Booth Placement at the Event
    • Eight (8) Tickets to Ticketed Events

    Supporting Sponsor

    • Name & Logo Recognition on Visit Excelsior Website for 6 Months
    • Name & Logo Recognition on Visit Excelsior Blog
    • Name Recognition at the Event
    • Two Social Media Mentions on Downtown Platforms
    • Booth Space at the Event
    • Four (4) Tickets to Ticketed Events

    Contributing Sponsor

    • Name Recognition on Visit Excelsior Website for 1 Month
    • Name Recognition on Visit Excelsior Blog
    • Name Recognition at the Event
    • One Social Media Mention on Downtown Platforms
    • Two (2) Tickets to Ticketed Events