Become a Patron or a Sponsor

Unique Opportunities for Sponsors and Patrons

Promotion & Brand Exposure: Accommodation and Hospitality sponsorships 
The Taranaki Arts Trail attracts visitors from outside the region. Becoming a major or supporting partner to promote your establishment and brand by offering special offers, with links to your website, via our marketing channels. (i.e. Brochure (2019), Website, eNews and Facebook) 
Host : Private Visits & Corporate Events
The Taranaki Arts Trail has extensive flexibility to support organisations with private visits to artists, corporate art events or via corporate branding of events.  
Business Development : Art to entertain Prospects and Clients at your Business
Art Events are a powerful mechanism to attract customers to your business.  Host a “Connections Event” at your business with guest artist and arts on display.
 
 

Attend : NZ Artists Nights – 2 Events per Year

A BNZ sponsored event that showcases both leading and emerging artists that have demonstrated a high standard of work that warrants further recognition. This is a great way for patrons to keep in touch with up and coming artists, see their work and hear about their creative processes first hand.
 

Background  - Taranaki Arts Trail

 
Visually inspiring, the volcanic landscape of Taranaki, with its ring of wild west coast beaches, green paddocks, myriads of streams and bush covered slopes, provides a beautiful backdrop to a fascinating weekend annual event held in June each year. Established in 2014 the Taranaki Arts Trail provides the public with the unique opportunity to meet with over 70 artists in their studios/workshops. 
 

Exhibition Opening Night 31st May 2018

The opening night is held at the Percy Thomson Gallery in Stratford starting at 7pm.  It brings together artists, sponsors and members of the public for an entertaining opening night and celebration of Taranaki Art.  The exhibition is free to visit and runs daily until the 25th of June 2018.
 

The Arts Trail Weekend 9th, 10th and 11th June 2018

The artist's studios and workshops are open from 9.30am to 4.30pm on the weekend of June 9th, 10th and 11th 2018. Admission is free.
 

Artist Profiles on Trail Brochure, in print and online 

A handy brochure with accompanying fold out map showing the locations of the 2018 Taranaki Arts Trail artists will be available from March onwards at Information Centres, libraries, galleries participating artists and local cafes.  
 

Attend : NZ Artists Nights – 2 Events per Year

A BNZ sponsored event that showcases both leading and emerging artists that have demonstrated a high standard of work that warrants further recognition. This is a great way for patrons to keep in touch with up and coming artists, see their work and hear about their creative processes first hand.
 

Name of Organisation Taranaki Arts Trail

http://www.taranakiartstrail.co.nz
 

Core Purpose Vision 

To be New Zealand’s premier Arts Trail and community promoting Taranaki Arts and experience.
Mission
1. Create a vibrant and dynamic  Taranaki region as an Arts and Creative hub.  through the showcase of the talents and diversity of both emerging and established Taranaki artists.
2. Grow the contribution of art to the economic success of the region. The establishment of a strong annual event aimed at attracting people from outside the region will build the capacity of the artist and related businesses ensuring financial sustainability.
3. Develop positive working relationships with art related organisations and interested businesses within Taranaki to enhance the development of art tourism in the region.
Event’s Mission:
‘To provide the public with the opportunity to interact with the artist in the artist’s studio/workshop’.
 
 
Registrations ● Incorporated Society
● Not GST Registered
Opportunity to Support ● Patrons – Individuals and Charitable Trusts
● Sponsors – Accomodations, Eat and Drink Hospitality Providers. Businesses supporting the Arts.
Coordinator | Consultant Niki Jenkinson - Telephone Number: 021 023 68 709 
Email: taranakiartstrail@gmail.com
Rosalina Pang - Digital Marketing rosalina@remc.co.nz
 
Committee
(100% voluntary) Jenny Goddard (Committee Chairperson)
● John Porter (Treasurer)
● Tony Rumball (Secretary)
● Anthea Stayt
● Derek Hughes
● Darren McDonald
Meets fortnight, about 24 times a year.
Maintains Strategic Business Plan, annual plan and budget.
 
Key Statistics                                                                       
● Visitors 2017 – 12,000 studio visits in 2017, Targeting 15,000 studio visits in 2018 (20% to 35% from outside Taranaki Region)
● 74 Artists for 2018
● Arts Trail Handbook and pamphlets – 7,000 distributed locally and regionally
 
 
Marketing and Promotions
● Roadside signs around the region- 20
● Growing Facebook following of 2,860 ● Facebook page (2855+ followers)
● Website – month directly preceding the trail (May) had 1,938 visits and  48,265 page views.
● Advertising in Kia Ora Magazine.
● Stuff digital for 2.5 million impressions.
● Print advertising in Live Magazine, Community Papers), Metro Art Showcase, The New Zealand Artists Magazine, Art News NZ
● Radio promotions: Access Radio
● Opening night attendees 
 

On Stuff.co.nz

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Invitation to become a valued Sponsor, Supporting Partner or Patron of Taranaki Arts Trail 2018

 
Taranaki Arts Trail offers year long exposure and valuable marketing and brand exposure, art appreciation and networking opportunities.  We appreciate your kind support through the following options:
 

Major Sponsorship Partner:      

 

Promotion & Brand Exposure:

 

Host 1 private event for the year:

 

 

 

 

 

Invitation to NZ Artists Nights

 Sponsorship of $1,000

 

Special Visitor Deal Promoted via Website, 2x Social Media Posts and eNews x 2 (2018)

Organise a private visits for your guests to artists studios, or hold a corporate art event with a co-branding. i.e: presented by you and Taranaki Arts Trail.

 

2 Events per Year

Accommodation Supporter

 

Promotion & Brand Exposure:

 


Invitation to NZ Artists Nights
         

Sponsorship of $500

 

Special Visitor Deal Promoted via Website, 1x Social Media Posts and eNews x 1 (2018)

2 Events per Year

Eat & Drink Supporter:  

 

Promotion & Brand Exposure:

 

 

Invitation to NZ Artists Nights

Sponsorship of $300         

 

Special Visitor Deal Promoted via Website, 1x Social Media Posts and eNews x 1 (2018)

 

2 Events per Year

Patron:

Appreciation mentions

Host

 

 

Invitation to NZ Artists Nights         

Individuals or Couple Sponsorship

On website and Brochure.

 

Organise a private visit for your guests to artists studios, presented by you and Taranaki Arts Trail.

 

2 Events per Year

 

Sponsorship registration form.  Please download here