Business Council


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"The arts are the best insurance policy a city can take on itself.”
~Woody Dumas, former Mayor of Baton Rouge

The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra has been bringing outstanding music—both classical and popular—to the Shreveport and Bossier City area for 66 years. Since the beginning, our local business community has been a major player in keeping the music alive.

We offer an opportunity for businesses to support the SSO by becoming a member of the SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY BUSINESS COUNCIL with annual memberships starting at just $500 a year.  By pooling your gift with the gifts of other members, you will become an SSO concert sponsor.

Some of the key benefits you will derive through your participation in the SSBC:

  • Brand association and enhancement
  • Access to new, different audiences and markets
  • Unique marketing and publicity platforms
  • Business development, networking and employee engagement opportunities
  • Channel for corporate social responsibility

Membership in the SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY BUSINESS COUNCIL has its rewards:

PLATINUM MEMBER—$5,000
All the benefits of the Gold Member level, plus:

  • Two additional complimentary tickets to your sponsored concert (total of eight)
  • Two additional complimentary valet parking passes (total of four) to be used at SSO concerts
  • Option to sponsor a guest artist

GOLD MEMBER—$2,500
All the benefits of the Silver Member level, plus:

  • Two additional complimentary tickets to your sponsored concert (total of six)
  • Two complimentary valet parking passes to be used at SSO concerts
  • Opportunity to host a small ensemble performance at your place of business

SILVER MEMBER—$1,000
All the benefits of the Bronze Member level, plus:

  • Complimentary intermission and pre-performance hospitality in Symphony Club
  • Two additional complimentary tickets to your sponsored concert (total of four)
  • 20% discount on tickets for your employees

BRONZE MEMBER—$500

  • Listing in program
  • Recognition on our website, in an e-blast and in a press release
  • Invitation to the annual donor reception
  • Invitation to post-concert reception for your sponsored concert
  • A decal for your window identifying you as a member
  • 10% discount on ad in program book
  • Two complimentary tickets to your sponsored concert

It is with sincere gratitude that we thank the following charter members of the Shreveport Symphony Business Council:

  • Gold
    John & Lynne Manno

  • Silver
    Allstate Insurance–Don Wilson Agency
    Gannett Foundation
    Merrill Lynch
    Shreveport Symphony Guild
    Shreveport Bossier New Car Dealership

  • Bronze
    Ability Air Conditioning
    Credit Bureau of Louisiana
    Kevin Bryant Architect, LLC
    Maxim Evaporators of America
    Garden Park Nursing and Rehabilitation
    Jody’s Lawn and Landscape
    L’Italiano
     

     

    For more information on the Shreveport Symphony Business Council or other ways you can support the Symphony, please call 318.227.7496 or email lchambers@shreveportsymphony.com.