Friends of the Parks’

2nd Annual “Parks as Democracy?”

Annual Luncheon and Conference

Sponsorship Opportunities

“Pink Link” Photo credit: David Solzman


Presenting Major Contributor: $5,000

  • Two premium tables for ten with proximity to the stage with your company name and logo displayed at the table.
  • Recognition integrated into “Parks as Democracy?” Luncheon and Conference event (welcome sign listing, main stage sponsorship video listing, and main stage podium announcement).
  • Picture of your company logo to appear in all presentations.

Leadership Track Major Contributor: $2,500

  • A table of ten to the luncheon with proximity to the stage and company name and logo displayed at the table.
  • Acknowledgement as a “Leadership Track” Sponsor in promotional materials, with recognition as a valued sponsor providing   conference scholarships for park advisory council members.
  • Opportunity to be integrated into Saturday Conference event reaching diverse audience of park enthusiasts from across the city of Chicago.

Host Major Contributor: $1,000

  • A table for eight with your company name and logo displayed at the table
  • Acknowledgement as a valued Host Sponsor of FOTP.

Friends of FOTP Major Contributor: $500

  • Two tickets to the Annual Luncheon

All sponsors will receive the appropriate recognition in all mediums of promotional and marketing materials, as well as access to any scheduled VIP opportunities.

To tailor your custom sponsorship package, please contact Sandra Del Toro at 312-857-2757, ext. 1 or email


Thank You To:

Our Generous Conference Sponsors:

Thank you to our table sponsors:

DuSable Heritage Association
Loyola University
Bronzeville Children’s Museum
Lauren Moltz & John Clement
Thurman Foreman
Janet Reali
Eleanor Roemer

Check out last year’s conference tracks and sessions here! Check out last year’s conference moderators and speakers here!

With many thanks to Charlie Billups, here are some highlights from last year’s “Parks as Democracy?” conference: