Sponsorship

JULY 26-29, 2017 │ HYATT REGENCY │ MONTREAL, CANADA
For all Sponsorship inquiries contact:
PAUL RONCA │ 514-845-3155 x2000 │ pronca@hahaha.com

JUST FOR LAUGHS MIDNIGHT PARTY TITLE SPONSOR – $50,000 (SOLD)
(After a gruelling week of comedy (trust us!), artists, managers, agents, producers, executives need no excuse to cut loose. The 2017 Midnight Party is their chance to take advantage of an open bar, exclusive setting, delicious food, good music, unpretentious crowd – and perhaps each other?!)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 Midnight Party title sponsorship;
• Title sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Midnight Party including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-colour ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100) in addition to the Midnight Party flyer created by JFL;
• One (1) roll-up banner in the Just For Laughs/ComedyPRO Welcome Area at the Hyatt Regency Hotel;
• Three (3) roll-up banners at the Midnight Party;
• Sponsor will also be allowed additional roll-up banners throughout the Midnight Party venue (signage provided by sponsor);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets on its Twitter account;
• Eight (8) Industry Pass registrations;
• Twenty (20) additional invites to the Midnight Party.

JUST FOR LAUGHS AWARDS SHOW PRESENTING SPONSOR – $50,000
(Comedy’s biggest names are brought together at the industry’s most important awards show. Past recipients include Kevin Hart, Judd Apatow, Louis CK, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Handler, Seth Rogen, Mike Myers, Andy Samberg, Ellie Kemper, Bill Burr, Michael Cera, Aziz Ansari, Mitch Hurwitz, Steven Levitan, Paul Feig and… we think you get the point!)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 Awards Show presenting sponsor;
• Presenting sponsorship on all marketing material for the Awards Show including: print program, press release & invitation;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs 2017 print programs and websites;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement at the Awards Show, on the 24-foot red carpet media wall and on the video reel;
• Four (4) invites to the Awards Show with reserved seating near the award recipients;
• Four (4) invites to the backstage star-studded VIP cocktail and red carpet;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) sponsor branded signs in the venue;
• ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Eight (8) Industry Pass registrations;
• Twenty (20) additional invites to the Awards Show with reserved seating.

COMEDYPRO TITLE SPONSORSHIP Let’s Talk!
Show off your company and brand with the ComedyPRO “TITLE Sponsorship” package. Sponsor the WHOLE thing and see your name/brand everywhere! This package will be tailored to your needs. Contact us for more information: pronca@hahaha.com

COMEDYPRO@NIGHT PRESENTING SPONSOR – $25,000
(ComedyPRO@Night showcases the New Faces of Comedy series, Variety 10 Comics To Watch showcase, and other high-profile industry shows at the 700-seat Monument National.)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 ComedyPRO@Night presenting sponsor (6-8 shows);
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for ComedyPRO@Night including: print program, Ads and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs 2017 print programs and websites;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) pop-up banners in the ComedyPRO@Night venue;
• ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Six (6) Industry Pass registrations;
• Fifty (50) complimentary tickets to shows in the ComedyPRO@Night series;

SHOWCASE YOUR TV SHOW OR STREAMING SERIES AT JUST FOR LAUGHS – $25,000
(ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs are the perfect place to showcase your TV Show or Streaming Series to comedy industry executives, key decision-makers, performers, fans and media all under one roof. Past cast shows include Veep, Master of None, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Silicon Valley, Bob’s Burgers, The Simpson’s and Family Guy.)

Benefits include:
• Flights, hotels and transportation provided for up to 6 people (includes: cast members, creative team and producers);
• Venue and all productions costs, as well as staffing for the live event;
• Marketing and Public Relations support;
• Presenting sponsorship of the event;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs 2017 print programs, websites and Ads;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two signs in the event venue;
• ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Six (6) Industry Pass registrations;
• Twenty-five (25) complimentary tickets to the event.

PODCAST SERIES PRESENTING SPONSOR – $25,000
(Nothing less than the best and coolest podcasts in comedy are featured in this series. Combine this with the best guests in comedy and you have an explosive series that everyone will be talking about. Past podcasts include WTF with Marc Maron, Harmontown, Comedy Bang Bang, You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes and much more.)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 Podcast Series presenting sponsor (approx. 15-20 podcasts);
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Podcast Series including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs 2017 print programs, websites and Ads;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) roll-up banners in the Podcast Series room(s) at the Hyatt Regency Montreal;
• ComedyPRO and Just For Laughs will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Six (6) Industry Pass registrations;
• Twenty-Five (25) complimentary tickets to shows in the Podcast Series;

COMEDYPRO OFFICIAL VIDEO SPONSOR – $25,000
(We produce & package the twenty-five (25) best video clips of the biggest stars from COMEDYPRO and JUST FOR LAUGHS and you get access to all approved videos. Actions speak louder than words! Um, in this case, videos speak louder than words, so click here to see what we did in 2016: CLICK HERE)

Benefits include:
• Each video will have a “Your Company Name/Logo” Backstage Interviews watermark;
• Video clips will be posted on Just For Laughs online platforms and your online platforms;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Six (6) Industry Pass registrations.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION PRESENTING SPONSOR – $20,000 (ONLY ONE LEFT)
(5 to 7pm is the bridge between the daytime COMEDYPRO Conference and the nighttime JUST FOR LAUGHS Festival shows. This is the perfect time to have a cocktail and promote your brand, new product/service or to reward great accomplishments. Variety’s “10 Comics To Watch” cocktail and Comedy Dynamics’s “New Faces” cocktail are prime examples of past events.)

Benefits include:
• ComedyPRO 2017 Cocktail Reception presenting sponsor;
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the cocktail including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) pop-up banners in the cocktail area;
• Branded sponsor tent cards throughout the venue;
• Signature cocktail for the sponsor;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Four (4) Industry Pass registrations.

HYATT BAR COLUMN WRAPS – $20,000
(Sponsor all four (4) column wraps around the Hyatt Regency Bar and maximise your brand visibility in the busiest spot during the four busiest days of the festival and conference.)

Benefits include:
• Sponsor name and/or logo prominently displayed on all four (4) column wraps around the Hyatt Regency Bar from July 26-29, 2017;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Four (4) Industry Pass registrations.

EXHIBITION SPACE IN INSPIRATION LOBBY – $15,000
(The Inspiration Room located next to the Hyatt Bar is the second busiest room at the ComedyPRO conference, hosting eight (8) panels including “Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch” panel. Attracting over 1,000 delegates over three days, the lobby is a great place to exhibit your work or brand to key industry attendees.)

Benefits include:
• Use of the Inspiration lobby area for exhibiting your work or brand for three days from July 27 to 29, 2017;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Four (4) Industry Pass registrations.

NETWORKING LUNCHES PRESENTING SPONSOR – $15,000 (ONLY ONE LEFT)
(The industry is invited to eat, mix and mingle at two (2) free delegate lunches. We also invite seasoned comedy professionals from leading Web, TV and Streaming companies to answer questions. Participants include executives from FOX, HBO, CBS, Comedy Central, Comedy Network, CBC, CollegeHumor, Funny or Die, Studio 71, YouTube, Vimeo and many more.)

Benefits include:
• ComedyPRO 2017 Networking Lunches presenting sponsorship (two lunches);
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Networking Lunches including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) pop-up banners in the lunch area;
• Branded sponsor tent cards on all the tables plus other TBD promo items (provided by the sponsor);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Four (4) Industry Pass registrations.

JUST FOR LAUGHS & COMEDYPRO VIP BAGS FOR ARTISTS & INDUSTRY DELEGATES– $15,000 (SOLD)
(The Artist & Industry VIP Bag contains key tools to navigate the JUST FOR LAUGHS Festival and COMEDYPRO Conference, in addition to flyers, props and goodies from our sponsors! Over 1,100 bags distributed to all our industry delegates and performers.)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs & ComedyPRO 2017 Artist & Industry VIP bags imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 1,100);
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Four (4) Industry Pass registrations;

HYATT REGENCY ROOM KEY CARDS AND ‘DO NOT DISTURB’ DOOR HANGERS – $15,000
(The Hyatt Regency Montreal will be the hub of the JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL and the home of COMEDYPRO from July 24-30, 2017. Over 70% of our performers and industry delegates will be staying at the Hyatt and will receive a room key & ‘Do Not Disturb’ door hanger with your logo on it. )

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 hotel room Key Cards imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 1000);
• Just For Laughs 2017 hotel room ‘Do Not Disturb’ Door Hangers imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 1000);
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets on its Twitter account;
• Three (3) Industry Pass registrations.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS PRESENTING SPONSOR – $12,500 
(This sold out event is the kickoff to our busy industry and media week at JUST FOR LAUGHS. The Keynote has become a can’t-miss event that everyone attends! The Keynote is always given by the most respected, thought-provoking star in the biz and in the last five years, has included: Lewis Black, Marc Maron, Patton Oswalt, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton and Dana Gould.)

Benefits include:
• ComedyPRO 2017 Keynote Address presenting sponsorship;
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Keynote Address including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) signs at the Keynote Address;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets on its Twitter account;
• Three (3) Industry Pass registrations;

ANDY KINDLER’S STATE OF THE INDUSTRY ADDRESS PRESENTING SPONSOR – $12,500 (SOLD)
(The King of Complaining is back for another resentment-filled stroll down Mockery Lane. Andy has a black belt in taking things personally. No perceived slight will be left unmentioned. Andy Kindler’s address is the most anticipated industry event each year and is always filled to capacity!)

Benefits include:
• Andy Kindler’s “State of the Industry Address” 2017 presenting sponsorship;
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the State of the Industry including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) signs at the State of the Industry Address;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Three (3) Industry Pass registrations;

JUST FOR LAUGHS FILM SERIES PRESENTING SPONSOR – $10,000
(Features 6-8 screenings of the best short and feature films of the year from around the world.)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 Film Series presenting sponsor (6-8 feature films and short-film programs);
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Short Film and Web Series Screenings including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Voice-over and on-screen visibility at the start and at the end of each screening;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

COMEDYPRO PROGRAM COVER – $10,000
(The ComedyPRO program is distributed to over 1,100 industry members and performers at the festival and conference. It’s the final word on all programming that is relevant to our industry delegates.)

Benefits include:
• ComedyPRO 2017 Program Cover imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 1,100);
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

JUST FOR LAUGHS ARTIST & NEW FACES/HOMEGROWN DIRECTORIES – $10,000 (SOLD)
(The Artist and New Faces/Homegrown directories include representation and contact info for every performer at the festival. Critical to every industry person at our festival as a year-round reference.)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs 2017 Artist Directory imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 700);
• Just For Laughs 2017 New Faces/Homegrown Directory imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 700);
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the Just For Laughs 2017 Artist Directory;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the Just For Laughs 2017 New Faces/Homegrown Directory;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

COMEDYPRO PANEL PRESENTING SPONSOR – $10,000
(Hollywood is envious of the caliber of panels & panelists presented at COMEDYPRO. With stars like Louis CK & Amy Poehler, creators like Judd Apatow & Steve Levitan, major TV and web executives from companies like HBO, Comedy Central, YouTube & Funny or Die, and emerging juggernauts like Netflix & Hulu, our panels cover every important topic in comedy… and make people laugh while doing it!)

Benefits include:
• One (1) ComedyPRO 2017 presenting sponsorship of a Panel (includes “In Conversations” and “Master Classes”);
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Panel including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) signs at your event;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

STAND UP & PITCH PROGRAM PRESENTING SPONSOR – $10,000
(Five teams with brass backbones are selected to face the music in each category – TV and Web. They present a five-minute pitch of their TV or Web series to a panel of uncompromising comedy experts who then provide them with honest, unabashed feedback. Several projects have been picked up for development over the last few years.)

Benefits include:
• One (1) ComedyPRO 2017 presenting sponsor of TV or Web pitch program;
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the Pitch Program including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) signs at the Pitch Session;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

15 MINUTES WITH A POWER BROKER PRESENTING SPONSOR – $10,000
(Delegates can sign up for three one-on-one private meetings with the comedy industry’s leading digital and TV executives. Each meeting lasts 15 minutes and provides unprecedented access to development, production and programming professionals.)

Benefits include:
• 15 Minutes with A Power Broker 2017 presenting sponsor (3 days of meetings);
• Presenting sponsorship on all additional marketing material for the 15 Minutes with A Power Broker including: print program, poster and website;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• Two (2) roll-up banners at your event;
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

JUST FOR LAUGHS & COMEDYPRO DAILY SCHEDULE – $7,500 (SOLD)
(Each morning, a schedule of all the day’s events (festival and conference), including lineups for each event, is available on the Welcome Area tables for industry and performers. Updated on a daily basis during the 7-day peak period of the JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL and COMEDYPRO.)

Benefits include:
• Just For Laughs & ComedyPRO 2017 Daily Schedule imprinted with sponsor name/logo (quantity of 5,000+);
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

JUST FOR LAUGHS & COMEDYPRO REGISTRATION & WELCOME AREA – $7,500
(All artists and industry delegates pass through this area on a daily basis. The sponsor is permitted to set up their own “welcome area” in a nearby space. It’s a great way to establish contacts and schmooze with attendees and artists.)

Benefits include:
• Set up your own “Welcome Area” next to ours;
• Sponsorship recognition and logo placement in the ComedyPRO 2017 print program, poster and website;
• One (1) full-page, four-color Ad in the ComedyPRO 2017 program;
• Artist & Industry VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100);
• ComedyPRO will announce the partnership with multiple Tweets;
• Two (2) Industry Pass registrations.

Pop-up banner display space next to the Just For Laughs & ComedyPRO Welcome/Registration area
(This is ideal visibility if you have a production company with a new series that you want to promote, an individual artist who is looking to get a little more self-promotion, or a service provider looking to target delegates.)
• One (1) pop-up banner display space: $3,000

ComedyPRO 2017 Program
• One (1) full-page, four-colour Ad: $2,000

Just For Laughs & ComedyPRO 2017 VIP Bag
• VIP bag insert (quantity of 1,100): $1,000