Valley of the World 2020

The National Steinbeck Center established the Valley of the World Awards to recognize key figures of the Salinas Valley Agricultural industry. Over the years this event has become a proud community tradition that has honored many distinguished and accomplished individuals. Their integrity and accomplishments have enriched Salinas. The achievements of each honoree are a testament to the remarkable advancements in the Ag industry—marked by innovation, creative leadership, generosity and vision.

Proceeds from the event benefit the National Steinbeck Center’s educational and public programs.

Click here for Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here for tickets

VALLEY OF THE WORLD SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Presenting Golden Sponsor $10,000

Benefits:

  • A table for 10 guests to the Valley Of the World Awards Event (a $4,000 value)
  • Your company’s name and logo on invitation and event collateral
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship by the Master of Ceremonies at the event
  • Your company’s name and logo on signage for the event and in any advertising, pre-event publicity and media releases that promote the event
  • Your company’s name and logo featured in a sponsor highlight in our newsletter which reaches over 2000 households
  • Your company’s name and logo on our website with a link to your website
  • A guided museum tour for up to 20 people (a popular cultivation tool for prospective clients or new employees!)
  • Rocinante Corporate Membership (a $1,000 value)! This corporate membership level includes:
    • A certificate for display in business
    • Invitations to exclusive “member-only” previews and receptions
    • Subscription to newsletter e-blasts
    • Annual newsletter or annual report recognition
    • 6 transferable corporate membership cards
    • 30 complimentary one-time passes
    • One-time discounted facility rental each membership year ($250 value)

Silver Level sponsor $5,000

Benefits:

  • 6 seats to the Valley of the World Awards Event (a $2,400 value)
  • Your company’s name and logo on invitation and event collateral
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship by the Master of Ceremonies at the event
  • Your company’s name and logo on signage for the event and in any advertising, pre-event publicity and media releases that promote the event
  • Your company’s name in a sponsor highlight featured in our newsletter which reaches over 2000 households
  • Your company’s name and logo on our website with a link to your website
  • Nobel Prize Circle Membership (a $750 value)! This membership level includes:
    • 6 Membership Cards
    • 8 One-Time Guest Passes
    • Invitations to exclusive “member-only” previews and receptions
    • 10 Validated garage parking tickets
    • Recognition in Annual Report and on NSC website
    • Invitation to exclusive Insider Talks
    • NARM and ROAM Reciprocal memberships 1000+ museums nationwide
    • Tour of Archives (by appointment)
    • VIP Invitation to exclusive “Meet the Artist” previews and receptions
    • 20% off gift memberships
    • 20% off museum store purchases

Bronze Level Sponsor $3,000

Benefits:

  • 4 seats to the Valley of the World Awards Event (a $1,600 value)
  • Your company’s name on event invitation and event collateral
  • Verbal recognition of your sponsorship by the Master of Ceremonies at the event
  • Your company’s name and logo on signage for the event and in any advertising, pre-event publicity and media releases that promote the event
  • Your company’s name and logo featured in a sponsor highlight in our newsletter which reaches over 2000 households
  • Your company’s name and logo on our website
  • Author’s Circle Membership (a $250 value)!  This membership level includes:
    • 4 Membership Cards
    • 6 One-Time Guest Passes
    • Invitations to exclusive “member-only” previews and receptions
    • 6 Validated garage parking tickets
    • NARM Reciprocal membership 1000+ museums nationwide
    • 10% off Gift Memberships
    • Tour of Archives (by appointment)
    • $40 Museum Store voucher (restrictions apply)

The National Steinbeck Center is grateful for your support of our 14th Annual Valley of the World Awards event.  For more information on this event, please contact Sandra Silva at (831) 796-3811 or email at sandra@steinbeck.org.