_ The Jazz-By-the-Bay festival, presented by the Gulf Jazz
Society, is the highlight of a year-long series of activities aimed at
preserving and perpetuating jazz "America’s Music".
Each year the Gulf Jazz Society stages this two-day free admission
jazz festival in the historic St. Andrews section of Panama City,
The event is a collaborative effort with the St. Andrews Waterfront Project, newspaper, radio and area businesses.
The festival features at least five jazz ensembles,with several musicians of national and international acclaim.
A family friendly event, the festival includes various jazz musical
styles––a good sampling of "America’s Music" including swing, standards,
blues, mainstream and jazz vocal.
Sponsorship Level Options
Major Festival Sponsor – $5,000
As a major festival sponsor,the name of the corporation or business
receives prominent display on the festival banners, programs and flyers.
Also, the major sponsor is repeatedly identified and thanked from the
festival stage and recognised at all Gulf Jazz Society events throughout
Sponsor a participating artist or band - $2,500
Sponsor’s name is associated with the performing artist in all
printed materials, media ads and promotions and announced from the
festival stage. For example, a sponsor of the festival headliner would
be recognized with the announcement that “artist’s (name) appearance is
made possible through a generous gift of the corporation or business.”
In addition the sponsor and guests are invited to the festival
hospitality area where food and beverages are served.
General Sponsor - $1000
Sponsor’s name is identified on all festival promotional materials,
the festival banner, program, and newspaper ads. In addition, the
sponsor’s name is mentioned frequently during the two days of the
festival performances. Also, sponsors and guests are invited to use the
festival hospitality area where food and beverages are served.