Become a Sponsor: Exciting Opportunities at Preservation Maryland Events

03/07/2019
By Doug Harbit

Looking ahead to what will be another banner year for the advancement of the preservation movement, Preservation Maryland is pleased to give companies that support our work the opportunity to tell your story to our audience by either developing a joint marketing program with us or by sponsoring one or more of our programs or events.

Each year in May, preservationists celebrate Preservation Month and we’ll host our annual Best of Maryland awards at the historic carousel at Glen Echo Park. In July in Frederick, Preservation Maryland will convene the largest gathering of Maryland’s preservation professionals for the Old Line State Summit that will focus on the concepts of ReUrbanism and sustainable growth for Maryland’s historic communities. Back by popular demand, we’ll close out the year with our capstone Phoenix Rising event at the Baltimore Museum of Industry in October. Together, these events bring together thousands of Marylanders and represent an opportunity to showcase your support of Maryland’s past – and future.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

BEST OF MARYLAND AWARDS

Thursday, May 16, 2019
Glen Echo Park
Montgomery County

Since 1985, Preservation Maryland has presented awards to individuals and organizations for their contribution to preserving and telling out State’s rich, authentic, and diverse history. Our annual Best of Maryland awards celebrate the best of Maryland! From legislative champions and municipal stewards to fine craftspeople and community grassroots efforts, it’s also one of Maryland preservation’s best parties to mingle and network. This year, we’ll host the Best of Maryland awards at Glen Echo Park on Thursday, May 16, 2019 under the neon lights – and with a special Carousel Sponsorship opportunity! Let’s celebrate what makes Maryland our home, together.

AWARDS Sponsorship Menu (PDF)

OLD LINE STATE SUMMIT

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Delaplaine Foundation
Frederick

Preservation Maryland will convene Maryland’s statewide historic preservation conference, the Old Line State Summit, in Frederick on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. This full-day event is for anyone who is committed to protecting the places that make Maryland special and those who want to know more about how to use new tools, grow effective collaborations, and hone their preservation skills. Attendees and speakers for this one-day conference vary from planners, architects, Main Street professionals, museum volunteers and staff, students, businesses, and more. Topics will include placemaking, smart growth advocacy, augmented and virtual reality technologies at historic sites, real estate development, cemetery documentation, highlighting Latinx history, climate change, and a tour of Frederick’s architecture.

Summit Sponsorship Menu (PDF)

PHOENIX RISING BENEFIT EVENT

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Baltimore City

Phoenix Rising is Preservation Maryland’s capstone event in support of our program that puts threatened historic places on the path to preservation. Your sponsorship puts you in front of Maryland’s preservation community. Our tiered levels allow you increase your visibility and recognition, and receive additional complimentary tickets to this not-to-be-missed event. By popular demand we will return to the Baltimore Museum of Industry on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 for Phoenix Rising.

Gala Sponsorship Menu (PDF)

Maryland Preservation Advocacy Day in Annapolis, 2018.

ADVOCACY DAY

January 2020
Annapolis

Every January, Preservation Maryland convenes history, humanities, architecture, and preservation advocates from across the state will descend on Annapolis to let their elected officials know that our state’s history is worth protecting. On Advocacy Day, we advocate for the policies, programs, and funding that makes our collective work possible. This event is held in partnership with AIA Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust.

Advocacy Sponsorship Menu (PDF)

Additional Opportunities

For any questions about becoming a sponsor or making a gift to Preservation Maryland, please contact Douglas A. Harbit, Director of Development, at 410-685-2886, x307 or by email at dharbit@presmd.org.

Doug Harbit · Director of Development

Doug Harbit is likely blogging about Preservation Maryland's strong public and private partnerships across the state, and as our Director of Development, he may also be asking you for your support.

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