About Our Event
Spanning the two major North Carolina cities of Durham and Raleigh,
the statewide annual NC PrideFest Celebration is the largest gay, lesbian,
bisexual, and transgendered event in North Carolina and one of the
largest in the surrounding states of South Carolina, Virginia, West
Virginia and Tennessee. Attendance is over 8500 marchers and
participants with hundreds more spectators. The 3-day festival will
take place on Duke University's East Campus and will include a parade,
day festival, night festival, conferences, staged events and dances.
Forty one percent of those attending are from the Triangle Area.
The other fifty nine percent come from the other cities of North
Carolina, and the adjoining states of South Carolina, Virginia,
Tennessee, Georgia, West Virginia and Maryland.
About the Pride Committee of NC
The Pride Committee of North Carolina, Inc. receives 100% of its funding from advertising revenue. All of our events are free to the public. We operate with a non-paid, part-time, volunteer staff.
The Benefits of Sponsorship
According to the National Strub Media Group survey of income and
loyalty, the LGBT consumer is extremely brand loyal and has above average
income. Given products of comparable quality, 87% of LGBT consumers
indicated they would buy products and services marketed to the LGBT
community. We reach approximately 220,000 identified LGBT consumers
in the South with our email and Internet presence. Our email listserv
will reach approximately 60,000 addresses in NC alone. We also receive
local and regional news, print and television coverage. As a sponsor,
you have an opportunity to share this coverage and also capture this niche
market. Sponsorship can be in the form of cash, services, or a combination
FOR MORE SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION PLEASE EMAIL: