Becoming a Partner
Are you considering a partnership with the largest documentary film festival in the world? IDFA not only offers you the opportunity to promote your brand or product, but also to participate in international media campaigns and to profit from unparalleled media attention.
By choosing a partnership with IDFA, you are joining a creative, committed organization at the very heart of society that brings a wide and diverse audience together. Creativity, authenticity and societal involvement are the core values that are emphasized and strengthened through a collaboration with IDFA. IDFA is an ideal partner to promote your brand or company and to support your image, but the festival can also help with relationship marketing and expanding your name and brand recognizability, not to mention with marketing and sales objectives.
For each individual partner, we design a tailor-made collaboration on the basis of your needs and goals. Please read on for information about the festival and the various partnership and advertising possibilities. We would love to speak with you about all the options!
Maximum visibility and extensive festival access
“Premium Partner” is the highest sponsorship category. It comes with the widest possible range of sponsorship benefits and extensive access to a variety of festival areas and events. Logos of Premium Partners’ brands are part of almost all official festival publications and branding, including, amongst others, printed material, posters, the festival trailer and the press conference backdrop.
Premium Partners get access to exclusive areas of the festival as well as to a number of special events. There is also the possibility of additional marketing activities beside your sponsorship commitment, since partners of the festival are granted exclusive advertising and promotional rights not available to companies outside the circle of sponsors.
High brand visibility and a select choice of exclusive features
“Main-Partner” is the mid-level sponsorship category. It comes with a first-rate range of sponsorship benefits and wide access to many Festival areas and events. Logos of main-Partners’ brands are part of many official festival publications and brandings, including, amongst others, printed material, the festival trailer and the footer of all pages of the IDFA website.
Main partners have access to exclusive areas of the festival as well as a specified number of seats at a wide range of special events and screenings. There is also the possibility of additional marketing activities beside your sponsorship commitment,
Main partners: VPRO, de Volkskrant, Oxfam, Fonds 21, VSBfonds
Brand visibility in selected publications and an attractive choice of tickets
Partner” is the basic sponsorship category. It comes with a valuable choice of sponsorship benefits and an attractive number of seats at competition premieres and events. Logos of Partners’ brands are part of a number of official festival publications, including, amongst others, the sponsors insert, the acknowledgement ad and the IDFA website.
The partnership package includes invitations to the opening gala and the award ceremony as well as a range of tickets to competition premieres. There is also the possibility of additional marketing activities beside your sponsorship commitment.
A number of Partners have demonstrated a long-term sponsorship commitment, but this level is also suitable for companies who wish to get to know the festival’s sponsorship opportunities.
Enhance the festival with your in-kind contribution
This sponsorship category is particularly suited for companies and manufacturers of technical equipment, who wish to increase brand awareness by placing their products with the world’s largest documentary film festival. While the visibility of your product’s brand is mainly ensured by its use in the context of the festival, there are additional sponsorship benefits provided to Suppliers. For example, suppliers’ logos appear in the sponsors colophon of the program magazine, program guide and IDFA daily.
Invitations to the ceremonies and a number of tickets to screenings are also part of the sponsorship benefits.
Club IDFA is the festival’s business club and focuses primarily on companies based in Greater Amsterdam or having an economic stake in the region. Club IDFA offers your company the opportunity to make the festival work for you, in image-supporting activities and relationship marketing.
As a Club IDFA member, you will enjoy exclusive privileges during the festival. Throughout the year, IDFA also organizes inspiring networking events at which Club IDFA members can meet one another and view some very special documentaries. Support IDFA and make a vital contribution to the largest and most trendsetting documentary festival in the world. Your contribution will of course guarantee a number of privileges. With an annual donation of €5,000, your organization can become a member of Club IDFA.
Do you want to get in contact with more than 3,000 film professionals? Host a breakfast, lunch or drink at IDFA! Take advantage of the inspiring and casual atmosphere of a film festival to strengthen your network. Click here for more information about the possibilities.