March 30, 2022 by Laura Landress
Events and performances are being cancelled across the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, it’s time to gather your corporate support team to make a plan to pivot away from performing arts and event sponsorship.
Credit copy that inspires the audience to visit public spaces at this moment sounds wrong at best, and may also be impossible as venues close temporarily or limit operations.
Instead, businesses in the following categories are in an excellent position to strengthen their brands, especially with messages that show corporate social responsibility.
Use your station’s media kit talking points, and add that listenership is at an all-time high right now.
Think of this time of disruption as an opportunity to strengthen your account list by reaching out to the business categories you have not yet worked with so you can build success for Q3 and Q4. You can find the right contacts now, connect with them on LinkedIn, and start sowing the seeds for future success.
Lastly, think about messaging you can use for your events and performing arts sponsors after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed. There may be great opportunity in welcoming eager attendees back to the public sphere after a difficult period of social isolation.
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