How to Email Sponsors and Get a Respons

June 2017

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Let's face it, if you don't have sponsors, you may not have an event at all. In this article, learn how to contact potential sponsors in a way that will make them want to respond.

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How to Email Sponsors and Get a Response

by Daniel Mendelson

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Event sponsors can mean the difference between organizing a profitable event, or not. Sponsors can add uniquely valuable experiences to event attendees, and they can signal to industry stakeholders that the event your organizing is legitimate.


When writing a cold email to possible event sponsors, make sure you keep in mind your end goal: to start a conversation and ultimately schedule a meeting to discuss the sponsorship opportunity. You cannot expect to secure a deal just by writing the email alone. You're starting a conversation, not signing a deal.

The email should focus on value, an articulation of shared objectives and audiences, and should include a tone or language that elicits a feeling of partnership.

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