Virginia Communications Hall of Fame

The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame recognizes communication professionals with exceptional careers in advertising, journalism, public relations and other media fields.

Investing in the Hall of Fame ensures continued recognition of the most notable communications professionals in Virginia. You also invest in the future of the communications industry by supporting VCU students through the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame scholarship.

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26
Where: Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel St., Richmond, VA 23220

Parking details

Complimentary valet parking is included with your ticket purchase

Tickets

  • Individual ticket: $150
  • One table (eight seats): $1,100

Sponsorship opportunities

Title Sponsorship: $10,000

  • Two VIP tables (16 tickets) to the event ($2,400 value)
  • Category exclusivity for sponsorship level
  • Front-row, exclusive seating during the dinner and induction ceremony program
  • Complimentary valet parking included with the 16 tickets
  • Logo displayed on all tabletop signs (minimum of 30 tables)
  • Full-page company advertisement published in the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame printed program (distribution 300)
  • First sponsor listed in the printed program
  • Verbal recognition as top sponsor, on stage by the master of ceremonies and by additional speakers
  • Top sponsor recognition on all event signage, located at multiple sites throughout the event venue
  • Top sponsor recognition in event promotional posts on the VCU Robertson School’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Top sponsor recognition in all event-related media releases February through March (statewide media distribution, traditional and new media outlets)
  • Logo with company’s website listed on the Hall of Fame website for one year (20,000 visits/month)
  • Top sponsor recognition in all event related media releases February through March (state-wide media distribution: traditional and new media outlets)

Fourth Estate Sponsorship: $7,000

  • Two VIP tables (16 tickets) to the event ($2,400 value)
  • Category exclusivity for sponsorship level
  • Front-row, exclusive seating during the dinner and induction ceremony program
  • Complimentary valet parking included with the 16 tickets
  • Logo displayed on all tabletop signs (minimum of 30 tables)
  • Full-page company advertisement published in the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame printed program (distribution 300)
  • First sponsor listed in the printed program
  • Verbal recognition as top sponsor, on stage by the master of ceremonies and by additional speakers
  • Top sponsor recognition on all event signage, located at multiple sites throughout the event venue
  • Top sponsor recognition in event promotional posts on the VCU Robertson School’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Top sponsor recognition in all event-related media releases February through March (statewide media distribution, traditional and new media outlets)
  • Logo with company’s website listed on the Hall of Fame website for one year (20,000 visits/month)
  • Top sponsor recognition in all event related media releases February through March (state-wide media distribution: traditional and new media outlets)

Creative Expression Sponsorship: $5,000

  • One VIP table (eight tickets) to the event ($1,200 value)
  • Front-row seating during the dinner and induction ceremony
  • Complimentary valet parking included with the eight tickets
  • Half-page company advertisement published in the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame printed program (distribution 300)
  • Recognition on event sponsorship signage, located throughout the event venue
  • Sponsorship recognition in event promotional posts on the VCU Robertson School’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Sponsorship recognition on the digital post-event ’thank you’ message
  • Logo with company’s website listed on the Hall of Fame website for one year (20,000 web visits/month)
  • Sponsorship recognition in event related media releases February through March (state-wide media distribution: traditional and new media outlets)

Social Media Sponsorship: $3,500

  • Four tickets to the event ($600 value)
  • Priority seating during the dinner and induction ceremony
  • Recognition on event sponsorship signage, located throughout the event venue
  • Sponsorship recognition in event promotional posts on the VCU Robertson School’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Sponsorship recognition on the digital post-event ’thank you’ message
  • Logo with company’s website listed on the Hall of Fame website for one year (20,000 web visits/month)
  • Sponsorship recognition in event related media releases February through March (state-wide media distribution: traditional and new media outlets)

Media Innovator Sponsorship: $2,000

  • Four tickets to the event ($600 value)
  • Priority seating during the dinner and induction ceremony
  • Recognition on event sponsorship signage, located throughout the event venue
  • Sponsorship recognition in event promotional posts on the VCU Robertson School’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Sponsorship recognition on the digital post-event ’thank you’ message
  • Logo with company’s website listed on the Hall of Fame website for one year (20,000 web visits/month)
  • Sponsorship recognition in event related media releases February through March (state-wide media distribution: traditional and new media outlets)

Storytelling Sponsorship: $1,000

  • Two tickets to the event ($300 value)
  • Seating close to induction ceremony stage
  • Sponsorship recognition on the digital post-event ’thank you’ message
  • Logo with company’s website listed on the Hall of Fame website for one year (20,000 web visits/month)
  • Sponsorship recognition in event related media releases February through March (state-wide media distribution: traditional and new media outlets)

Program advertising space

The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame event program showcases the 2020 Class of Hall of Fame inductees and recognizes supporters and volunteers who make the event possible. More than 300 programs will be printed for the Hall of Fame event and distributed to an audience that includes some of the commonwealth’s most prestigious media professionals, business leaders and community members.

Program ad spaces can also be purchased by family members, friends and/or colleagues who would like to publish a special message in honor of an inductee.

Program ad spaces are available for purchase in the following sizes and costs:

  • Full-page color (6" x 10") $500
  • Half-page color (5½" x 4½") $250

To the fullest extent of the law, portions of sponsorships are tax-deductible. For more information, please contact Caitlin Hanbury, assistant director of community affairs, at (804) 827-0862 or cshanbury@vcu.edu.

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    • The Virginia Communications Hall of Fame recognizes communication professionals with exceptional careers in advertising, journalism, public relations, new media and other media fields. George Crutchfield, founding director the School of Mass Communications from 1978-1989, launched the organization in 1986. Event proceeds support the Hall of Fame Scholarship that is awarded annually to an undergraduate student at the VCU Robertson School of Media and Culture.
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