Handmade Arcade Virtual Marketplace Spring Edition
Friday, April 30 – Sunday, May 2

Advertise your business while supporting Pittsburgh’s creative community!

WHY A HYPERLOCAL MARKETPLACE?
Since 2004, Handmade Arcade has been supported by the greater Pittsburgh area. With the development of our virtual marketplace, we wanted to do something NEW that gives back to the local creative community in a meaningful way.

WHY SHOULD YOU SPONSOR?
Get noticed by thousands of art-savvy shoppers while supporting the local creative economy and helping independent makers pivot in the era of COVID 19. Sponsors are NOT limited to Allegheny County.

SOCIAL MEDIA STATS:

  • Facebook: 12,600+
  • Instagram: 11,200+
  • Enewsletter: 8,000+
  • Twitter: 5,100+

Download a PDF of the Sponsorship Package

Contact Tricia at tricia@handmadearcade.org for more information.

Sponsor Levels

STORYTELLER PACKAGE: $500 – only 3 available

Take this opportunity to tell your business’s story and make a connection with our
audience through blog content, social media shout-outs, online ads, and eblasts.

SPONSOR RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • A maker page in the virtual marketplace
  • Blog
    • Highlight in blog (content provided by the sponsor, 150-word count, two images, link)
    • Banner ad in one blog post
  • Website
    • Footer banner ad placement
    • Logo on homepage sponsor scroll
    • Logo with link on sponsor page
  • Press
    • Sponsorship highlighted in press release
  • Social
    • One-day Instagram takeover (two feed posts, six stories posts, one live session saved to IGTV)
    • Highlighted on social media posts to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
    • Tagged as a sponsor on the Facebook event
    • Mentioned in a sponsor-themed Instagram story
  • Eblast
    • Banner ad in one eblast
    • Highlight in eblast (content provided by the sponsor, 150-word count, two images, link)

SECOND TIER: $200 – only 5 available

SPONSOR RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • A maker page in the virtual marketplace
  • Blog
    • Banner ad in one blog post
  • Social
    • Highlighted in social media posts to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
    • Tagged as a sponsor on the Facebook event
    • Mentioned in sponsor-themed Instagram story
  • Press
    • Sponsorship highlighted in press release
  • Eblast
    • One sidebar ad in eblast
    • Highlighted story in eblast (content provided by the sponsor, 80 word count, one image, and link)
  • Website
    • Logo on homepage sponsor scroll
    • Logo with link on sponsor page

THIRD TIER: $100

SPONSOR RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS

  • Blog
    • Banner ad in one blog post
  • Social
    • Mentioned in a post to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
    • Tagged as a sponsor on the Facebook event
  • Eblast
    • One sidebar ad in eblasts
  • Website
    • Logo on homepage sponsor scroll
    • Small logo with link on sponsor page

Interested in becoming a sponsor for Spring Virtual Marketplace?

Email info@handmadearcade.org

Artist Feedback from the Winter Virtual Marketplace

This was an amazing experience. To be supported and guided as a maker was HUGE.
–Triple Moon Alchemy Herb Shop

(T)his was an amazing opportunity and … one of the best runs shows I have ever been part of in-person or online.
–Emmanuelle Ceramics

HA this year was a smash success! Thank you so much.
–strawberryluna

I have to say that this was the best virtual event I participated in this year!
–JLWordenArts

(T)he best thought out and run virtual show that I have been a part of.
–Happy Groundhog Studio

I loved the website! It was so easy to shop as a shopper and I felt it really showcased us as makers.
–Aria Bella Candles