Corporate Support at Oglebay Institute

Since 1930, Oglebay Institute (OI) has been the Ohio Valley’s premiere destination for those seeking to create and appreciate art, and to learn about and enjoy the world around them. Each year, more than 95,000 individuals of all ages develop their creative potential by participating in OI’s diverse programming, which includes classes, camps, in-school programs, concerts, live theater and dance, nature hikes and more.

To sustain and expand the exceptional quality of this programming, OI relies upon the support of local businesses. Underwriting an OI program can enhance a business’s image as a good corporate citizen, signifying that it believes in OI’s mission and shares its core values. What’s more, the benefits offered to OI sponsors help them meet objectives in marketing, human resources, public relations and client service.

Sponsorships

All sponsors receive the following benefits:

  • Complimentary tickets to sponsored program
  • Listings and mentions in OI’s aggressive marketing campaigns which include brochures and direct mail pieces, email blasts, paid advertisements, press releases, social media, outdoor advertising and more
  • Signage at the sponsored program
  • Business logo and hyperlink on OIonline.com
  • Recognition in an issue of MemberWorks, OI’s member magazine

Additional benefits, based on level of sponsorship, include:

Chairman's Club Sponsor ($5,000+)

  • 8 Oglebay Institute Friend-level Memberships to distribute to employees/clients – an $800 value!
  • Rental privileges for the business at any OI facility + 25% discount
  • Private tour at sponsored program facility
  • 1 complimentary Oglebay Institute educational program in art, dance, theater, environmental education or history conducted at an area school of your choice

President's Circle Sponsor ($2,500 - $4,999)

  • 6 Oglebay Institute Friend-level Memberships to distribute to employees/clients – a $600 value!
  • Rental privileges for the business at any OI facility + 25% discount
  • Private tour at sponsored program facility

Partner Sponsor ($1,500 - $2,499)

  • 6 Oglebay Institute Family Memberships to distribute to employees/clients – a $450 value!
  • Rental privileges for the business at any OI facility + 20% discount
  • Private tour at sponsored program facility

Associate Sponsor ($1,000 - $1,499)

  • 4 Oglebay Institute Family Memberships to distribute to employees/clients – a $300 value!
  • Rental privileges for the business at any OI facility + 15% discount

In-Kind Sponsors

OI spends the majority of its resources on providing the very best arts and environmental education programming in the Ohio Valley. This leaves a very small budget to account for an ever-growing list of office and marketing needs. OI gratefully accepts in-kind donations of everything from office supplies and equipment, to pro-bono media coverage and printing services.

Business Memberships

Membership is the cornerstone of Oglebay Institute. It not only serves as the community’s tangible expression of support, but it also underwrites free community events and school programs, enables us to retain qualified staff, and affords the maintenance of our six local facilities.

Please consider an OI business membership today. Your support will be a public testament to your belief in and appreciation for the organization. In return, your company will receive significant recognition-based benefits.

All business members receive the following benefits:

  • Family memberships for employees/clients
  • Recognition in an issue of MemberWorks, OI’s member magazine

Additional benefits, based on level of membership, include:

Partner Business Member ($150 - $249)

  • 1 family membership for an employee and/or client
  • Recognition in an edition of OI’s quarterly newsletter, MemberWorks

Professional Business Member ($250 - $499)

  • 2 family memberships for employees and/or clients
  • OI facility rental privileges for the business
  • Recognition in an edition of OI’s quarterly newsletter, MemberWorks
  • Recognition on OIonline.com

Executive Business Member ($500 - $999)

  • 4 family memberships for employees and/or clients
  • OI facility rental privileges for the business + a 10% discount
  • Recognition in an edition of OI’s quarterly newsletter, MemberWorks
  • Recognition on OIonline.com
  • Sponsor-like recognition for a select OI program of your choosing (A listing of available programs will be provided.)

Oglebay Institute’s Business Members

Oglebay Institute’s Corporate Sponsors

(List reflects businesses and individuals sponsoring programs 7/1/16 – 6/30/17)

Chairman’s Club

Cassidy, Cogan, Shapell & Voegelin, L.C.

Mr. & Mrs. James Carson & Family

Chevron

Glessner & Associates

HealthPlanDr. & Mrs. Gary Loh

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration

Southwestern Energy

President’s Circle

Bowles Rice

Jackson Kelly

PMSI

United Bank

WesBanco

Partner Sponsors

Main Street BankWheeling-Ohio Co. CVB

Joe R. Pyle Complete Auction & Realty Service

Associate Sponsors

AEP

Fitzsimmons Law Firm
Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal

The Monteverde Group

Project BEST

Shuttler Cabinets

In-kind Sponsors

Wheeling Intelligencer

Lamar

Mangus Piano Service

MedExpress Urgent Care

Perkins

RSQP