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Fundraiser for Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival

Thursday, March 08, 2012

DATE: Monday March 19th, 2012 - 6pm-8pm
VENUE: Boston Pizza, 481 Bryne Drive, Barrie
PRICE: $10/Person - includes pizza, kettle chips, entertainment
TICKETS AVAILABLE: (click on the Sponsor button on the website), from Earth Hour volunteers, at Refuge Salon & Spa (43 Collier Street in Barrie), or at the door.


DESCRIPTION: Earth Hour Barrie Music Festival will be having a fundraiser at Boston Pizza on March 19th between 6:00 and 8:00 which will include a Silent auction, live entertainment and 50:50 draws. The silent auction includes a great selection of items sponsored by PowerStream, OLG, Casino Rama, the Source, Home Depot and even Red Koi tattoo! This is also a great networking opportunity for Chamber members. Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival's 2009, 2010 and 2011 events were a huge success, making Barrie's Festival the largest Earth Hour Event in Canada. You can be a part of this event by becoming a sponsor and making the community aware that you are concerned about social responsibility, the environment and climate change.

Make your Company Part of the Initiative!

What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour, inspired by the World Wildlife Fund, is a global climate change initiative encouraging people to turn off lights for one hour. The aim of the campaign is to express that individual action on a mass scale can help change our planet. The event demonstrates the connection between energy usage and climate change. The goal is to get cities and towns from around the globe to take action, conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Participating shows your support, but to reach our target we need to keep saving energy all year. The main point is to show just how easy it is to change habits such as turning off lights and appliances when not in use.

The Festival begins at 6:00 p.m.
with recognition of Earth Hour starting at
8:30pm on Saturday March 31st, 2012

About the Festival: Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival is a non-profit group responsible for organizing the Earth Hour concert. In 2011, almost 4000 people from Simcoe County gathered in downtown Barrie to show their support for Earth Hour and enjoyed a FREE concert featuring renowned talent. 6.5 hours of amazing music was produced for the enjoyment of the whole family and more importantly, created awareness for our planet's growing climate change.

A successful event needs an enormous amount of community involvement and support. The Barrie and surrounding community embraced Earth Hour not only by attending the Festival but by providing their support and contributions. Already Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival has received encouragement from local businesses and individuals to continue with the message and make 2012 even larger but they need your support.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for all budgets as listed below.

The Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to be a part of this event by becoming a sponsor and making the community aware that you are concerned about social responsibility, the environment and climate change.

Contact for sponsorship opportunities
or donate on-line at

Sponsor Incentives Packages
"Watt" Sponsor $100.00
  • Logo on website
  • Logo at event
  • Thank you acknowledgement

"Kilowatt" Sponsor $250.00

  • Same as "Watt Sponsor" plus
  • Link to own website

"Megawatt" Sponsor $500.00

  • Same as "Kilowatt" Sponsor plus
  • Signage at event
"Gigawatt" Sponsor $1,250.00
  • Same as "Megawatt" Sponsor plus
  • Sponsorship plaque
  • Invitation to VIP Party

"Terawatt" Sponsor $2,500.00

  • Same as "Gigawatt" Sponsor plus
  • On-stage acknowledgement
  • Logo on promotional material
  • VIP Passes
Title, Co-title & Stage
Sponsorship also available

Vendor and Sponsor Booth Space also available

In-kind support welcome

For more information or inquiries regarding sponsoring Barrie Earth Hour Music Festival, or if you have any questions please email:

Bell Invest Barrie TD Canada Trust Barriston Law LLP Ontario Chamber of Commerce Canadian Chamber of Commerce Chamber Executives of Ontario