Mutual Benefits of Arts and Business Partnerships: Spony App Simplifies Sponsorships

Sponsorship made Simple for Personal, College, Sports, Community, Charity Events etc.

By Andrea Karen Hammer

Sponsorships offer mutual benefits, particularly in arts and business partnerships.

Businesses that sponsor arts organizations will discover creative advertising approaches and an untapped market of potential customers. With the endorsement of a business sponsor, arts organizations gain the opportunity to reach larger audiences, collaborate with new partners and share their expertise in innovation.

Here are some shining examples of recent sponsorships, capitalizing on arts and business partnerships, along with news about a brilliant app simplifying the process.

OneWest Bank Sponsors 41st Annual Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park Series

OneWest Bank, CIT’s Southern California retail bank division, has stepped forward as the presenting sponsor of the 41st annual Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park series taking place this summer. The series kicks off this month and will feature 10 weekly concerts taking place through Labor Day weekend. Manhattan Beach concerts are a free, longstanding tradition in the South Bay and take place every Sunday during the summer at Polliwog Park from 5 to 7 p.m.


Bank of the West Named First Corporate Sponsor of Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) at Aspen Ideas Festival

Sustainable Ocean Alliance and Bank of the West announce the launch of the SOA Ocean Leadership Council, a network of private-sector leadership committed to preserving the health and sustainability of the global ocean. Pictured L-R: Jenny Flores, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Bank of the West and Daniela V. Fernandez, Founder and CEO of Sustainable Ocean Alliance

Bank of the West, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, is the first corporate sponsor of Sustainable Ocean Alliance, advancing the impact of startups, social enterprises and youth-centered initiatives working to protect and sustain the ocean. A major focus of the sponsorship is to identify companies working on innovative ocean technologies and to provide the resources and mentorship to scale up those enterprises. Additionally, Bank of the West and Sustainable Ocean Alliance launched the SOA Ocean Leadership Council, a network of private- sector leaders committed to supporting ocean technology, investing in the next generation of innovators and shaping the ocean agenda on a global scale. The SOA Ocean Leadership Council will comprise global businesses that are aligned with preserving the health and sustainability of the global ocean, guided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14, Life Below Water.


Nissan Super Girl Pro: World’s Largest All-Women’s Surf Event Features WSL Surf Contest and Female Empowerment Festival

Carissa Moore returns to defend her Super Girl Surf Pro title at the 12th annual event, July 26-28, 2019, in Oceanside California. The Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro is as the only major all-women’s WSL QS event in North America and plays a critical role for surfers looking to solidify their position on the 2020 WSL Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT).

Nissan, in conjunction with the California Nissan Dealers, has made a multi-year commitment to become the Title Partner of The World Surf League (WSL) QS6000 Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro. Participation was increased this year to help foster equality and inclusion for women. The nationally televised event is the largest all-female surf contest in the world. More than 100 top pros are scheduled to compete. In addition to the world’s best surfers, the event features a Festival Village with 20 live concerts, the only all-women’s multi-title esports tournament in the United States, an all-female DJ contest, a female fitness challenge, classes, speakers, autographs, makeovers, a Celebrity Surf Invitational, 40 vendor booths and more. Grammy-nominated, Platinum recording artist Natasha Bedingfield is the headline performer on the Radio Disney Stage, singing her many hits and new music from her forthcoming album for the first time.

App Simplifies Finding Sponsors for Personal, College, Sports and Community Events

You can post events and sponsorship requests in minutes.Sponsors can connect to event owners with just a tap on their phone.

Anyone searching for sponsors knows that the process can be challenging and time consuming. Spony is a free, location-based mobile app, which makes the process simpler and faster.

Spony mobile app helps individuals and organizations of any size to request and receive sponsorships in exchange for advertisements and promotion. In turn, small businesses can fund affordable, hyper-local marketing and advertising campaigns.

The Spony mobile app has launched in 16 countries including the United States, Canada, Australia and the UK. Here are some of the key features:

  • Event organizers can share sponsorship requests with anyone quickly.
  • Event organizers are connected with interested business owners for sponsorship.
  • Safe and convenient in-app chat facilitates real-time discussions in minutes.
  • The size of events or sponsorships is unlimited.
  • Instant notifications are provided for 24/7 connections.
  • Event organizers can cut costs through sponsorships, and sponsors can save money on their advertising budget.

Contact Artsphoria Events & Media Group for Sponsorship Opportunities

Are you interested in a spotlight on these pages to show your leadership as a sponsor and active participation in arts and business partnerships? Artsphoria Events & Media Group is organizing several exciting events with sponsorship opportunities.

To request more information, email today!



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Andrea Karen Hammer, a Philadelphia-based freelance writer, is the founder, CEO and owner of Artsphoria Events & Media Group ( She leads the operation and innovation at Artsphoria: Arts, Business & Technology Center, Artsphoria Event Planning, Marketing & Reporting (; Artsphoria International Magazine (, Artsphoria Movie Reviews & Film Forum (; Artsphoria: Food for the Soul ( and Artsphoria's Animation & Imagination World (

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