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Sponsorship Opportunities for Businesses

Sponsorship Opportunities for Downtown Businesses
Sponsorship Opportunities for 
Downtown Businesses
Sponsorships for SHIMMER: The Art of Light 
SHIMMER: The Art of Light is a free, one-night event that will be held on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 6 pm to 9 pm in downtown Chapel Hill and Carrboro. SHIMMER features illuminated art installations, projections, and programmatic components in interior and exterior spaces.

The event footprint will span from Graham Street in Chapel Hill to the ArtsCenter in Carrboro, and other locations in downtown Chapel Hill.

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is a sponsor of SHIMMER. We are excited to see this kind of dynamic art event in our downtown. It will bring visitors from the Triangle and beyond North Carolina's border with a positive economic impact on local hotels, restaurants, and retail businesses in our downtown. Join us for a meeting of downtown businesses interested in learning more about SHIMMER on Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00 am at the Downtown Partnership office.

SHIMMER is now seeking business sponsorships and partnerships and many levels. To learn more, contact Sarah Wolfe,  the event coordinator with smArts creative programs & events - (919) 220-6292 or by email. Call to Artists / 
Chapel Hill - Carrboro Holiday Parade 
The 2015 Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade is on Saturday, December 12, 2015, from 10 am to 12 pm. The parade starts on East Franklin Street, at the Morehead Planetarium and goes all the way to Carrboro's Town Hall. The parade is coordinated and presented by The Jaycees. 

The parade is a great opportunity to promote your organization, business, or special event. There are several levels of sponsorship. The deadline for all registration is Nov. 17, 2015. 

Visit for more information. Questions can be directed to: or call Stephanie Teeter at 919-395-7802.
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The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership works to bring together the resources of the Town, University and downtown community to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as the social, cultural, and spiritual center of Chapel Hill through economic development. Contact Meg McGurk at 919-967-9440 or   
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