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INDIE WEEK

  • Independent Music Festival
  • “Best of the Fest” Competition – 1 band voted as top act
  • Music Conference
  • Digital / Interactive Conference
  • Networking Events
  • Exclusive VIP Parties
  • Awards / Prizes
  • Music Photography Shows / Displays
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INDIE WEEK is Canada’s only true international indie music festival hosting a festival in both Toronto, Canada and Dublin, Ireland.

INDIE WEEK in it’s ninth year is known as the festival that showcases the “NEXT BIG THING.” In 2011 a number of acts signed to record deals shortly after performing at Indie Week including Burlington’s “WALK OFF THE EARTH who’s video went viral in 2012 with over 125 million views – shortly after performed on ELLEN DEGENERES.

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2012 is a great time to align with independent music just as the UFC, X-Games, and yes even Apple computers were considered the underground or alternative choice, independent music is becoming a major player.

WHO IS INDIE?

Radiohead

Arcade Fire

Mumford & Sons

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CURRENT SPONSORS

  • Gibson / Epiphone Guitars
  • Monster Cable
  • Molson Canadian
  • Jack Daniels
  • SHURE Microphones
  • Yamaha Drums
  • Long & McQuade
  • Fontana North / Maple Music Records (Universal)
  • Sonicbids
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INDIE WEEK is looking for an official travel partner for assistance in flights and/or accommodations fora 2 year time period.

2013 is INDIE WEEK’s 10th Anniversary.

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SPONSORSHIP / MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Presenting sponsor for “The Best of the Fest”- Indie Week’s best band selected by music industry professionals
    • Provide flights for INDIE WEEK IRELAND and CANADA’s top acts
  • Exclusive Travel partner for INDIE WEEK – offering discounted rates for attendees to INDIE WEEK CANADA 2012 and INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2013
  • Contest – Trip for 2 to Ireland
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“Best of the Fest” presented by iTravel2000

  • Each year, one act is selected as the “Best of the Fest
  • INDIE WEEK CANADA’s top act headlines INDIE WEEK IRELAND
  • INDIE WEEK IRELAND’s top act headlines INDIE WEEK CANADA
  • Brand the “Best of the Fest presented by iTravel2000” in all advertising
  • Sponsor the flights + hotel or just flights for the winning act to travel
  • INDIE WEEK's top Act is the main prize for the entire festival and gets the most exposure and awareness – the most media hype is around the top act
  • The main event of INDIE WEEK is the finals where the top act is selected with the most media in attendance
  • Have your brand on-site for photo / video opportunities
  • Gain lasting impressions through Social Media, YouTube videos and blogs by being associated with the winning act.
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Much Music’s blog (80, 000 weekly hits) has featured the INDIE WEEK finals where the top act is selected – a great opportunity for branding

Indie Week 2010’s top act being awarded

INDIE WEEK FINALS ON MUCHMUSIC.COM

Finalists Courage My Love now signed to Warner

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MTV blogs about INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011 top act, The Suburbians as they toured to SXSW, CMW and the JUNOS in 2012

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2011 TOP ACT RESULTS

  • Coverage online by MTV and Much Music
  • INDIE WEEK CANADA’s 2011's top act was signed to a record deal with Wax Records / Universal within 3 months as a direct result of winning
  • INDIE WEEK CANADA’s 2011's Top Act was signed to Canada's top booking agency SL Feldman and Associates
  • Gibson Guitars endorsed INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011’s top band world-wide
  • MONSTER CABLE sponsored INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011’s bands North American Tour which included South By South West, Canadian Music Week and the JUNOS
  • INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2011’s top act offered a Canadian Record Deal with EMI Canada
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TERMS

  • 6 Flights in 2012
  • 12 flights for 2013
  • Any additional offers regarding the winning act must go through INDIE WEEK
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TRAVEL PARTNER DISCOUNTED RATES

  • Discounted rates for limited time for INDIE WEEK attendees
  • Flight only option
  • Flight + Hotel option
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OTHER OFFERS

  • Prize for trip for 2 to Ireland to attend INDIE WEEK IRELAND 2013
  • Hotel + Flight Package offered for travel to INDIE WEEK CANADA (Toronto) Oct 10 - 14 (plus additional dates if requested) – promoted through indieweek.com / email newsletter / social media
  • Hotel + Flight Package offered for travel to INDIE WEEK IRELAND (Dublin) April 2013 (Fleet Street Hotel Preferred)
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2011 held 4000+ in attendance

  • 21 – 45 Age Demographic
  • 16+ of Toronto’s hottest downtown live music venues
  • Engage with your brand with our target audience
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658 Performers / 171 Acts / 11 Countries Represented

  • Attach your brand to the “NEXT BIG THING” INDIE WEEK 2011’s top act “NIXON” was signed within two months as a direct result from performing at INDIE WEEK
  • 109 Music Industry Judges
  • 16 Venues / 40 Shows / 5 Days
  • 4AM Extended Last Call Parties!!
  • Lasting impressions after the event
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5 million+ people reached through our network during Indie Week

  • Live uploads and tagging as the event takes place
  • MTV Canada blogged about Indie Week’s trip to SXSW MTV’s website receives 150,000 visits per week
  • Create social media campaigns integrating your brand
  • Engage followers with unique content
  • Create unique brand experiences and interaction, integrating online media with a live event
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Multiple marketing options including: print advertising, online advertising, laminates/wristbands, projections, swag bags inserts, lanyards, etc.

  • Design customized events for your brand
  • Interact directly with fans, artists and consumers
  • Have presence over your competitors
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PARTNERwith Canada’s only real International Indie Festival

REACHyour target demographic both online & off

ENGAGEyour demographic & increase brand recognition

VALUEby integrating your brand at targeted events

EXPOSEyour brand at Indie Week

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CONTACT

General : sponsor@indieweek.com

Ted Sevdalis : ted@indieweek.com

Brandon Ross : brandon.ross@indieweek.comJeannie Reid : jeannie.reid@indieweek.com

www.indieweek.com