Save the Date! Join Live Out Loud at our 12th Annual Young Trailblazers Gala on Tuesday, April 30, 2013!




About the Gala:

An annual celebration of the continuing revolutionary role of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) leaders in business, arts, politics, religion and culture.

The Young Trailblazers Annual Gala culminates with the Live Out Loud Youth Scholarship presentation to youth who have made significant contributions to society by Living Out Loud.

If you are interested in sponsorships or chairing the event, contact Leo Preziosi, Jr. at leo@liveoutloud.info



Where and When:
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 6:00 – 9:30pm

The TimesCenter: 242 West 41st Street, New York City 10018

Tickets will not be mailed. All names will be held at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $225.00.


Become a Sponsor

Join the ranks of companies like HSBC Bank, MTV, 2(X)ist, Ralph Rucci, Fund in the SUN and Broadway Cares. As a sponsor, you will not just gain great publicly, but also have the opportunity to network with an audience of business and community leaders to build brand loyalty from a grateful community.

Become a Live Out Loud Sponsor
LevelCostBenefitsDownload Form
Underwriting Sponsor$100,000– Naming rights for “Live Out Loud Trailblazers Gala presented by Company Name” and “Pride in the Hamptons presented by Company Name”
-Recognized as “Underwriting Sponsor” from podium at both events
-Company spokesperson has the opportunity to open the evening
-Corporate logo on red carpet press backdrop
-Corporate logo on NYC Gala invitation / email invitations and Pride in the Hamptons’ event postcard
-Inclusion in press releases, advertising, and signage at event
-Premium NYC Gala journal ad placement (B/W inside front or back cover ad)
-120 second advertisement spot (non-audio) on flat screen TV at NYC Gala
-Option of having exhibit space and premium product sampling
-Primary logo placement on website and newsletter for one year, linkage opportunities and broadcast e-mails
-16 tickets to NYC Gala and 10 tickets to Pride in the Hamptons Event
-Naming rights for one (1) Homecoming Project Short Documentary: “Live Out Loud Homecoming Project presented by Company Name”
-Naming rights for one (1) Scholarship: “Live Out Loud Young Trailblazers Scholarship presented by Company Name”
-Recognized as a member of “The Founder’s Circle”
Presenting Sponsor$50,000Recognized as “Presenting Sponsor” from podium at both events
Corporate logo on NYC Gala invitation / email invitations and Pride in the Hamptons’ event postcard
-Inclusion in press releases, advertising, and signage at event
-Premium NYC Gala journal ad placement (B/W inside front or back cover ad)
-90 second advertisement spot (non-audio) on flat screen TV at NYC Gala
-Option of having exhibit space and premium product sampling
-Primary logo placement on website and newsletter for one year, linkage opportunities and broadcast e-mails
-12 tickets to NYC Gala and 8 tickets to Pride in the Hamptons event
Naming rights for one (1) Scholarship: “Live Out Loud Young Trailblazers Scholarship presented by Company Name”
-Recognized as a member of “The Founder’s Circle”
Platinum Sponsor$25,000-Recognized as “Platinum Sponsor” on NYC Gala invitation / email invitations and Pride in the Hamptons’ event postcard
-Website & monthly Newsletter listing and link for one year + broadcast e-mails
-Inclusion in event press releases, advertising, and signage at event
-Premium NYC Gala journal ad placement (B/W inside front or back cover ad)
-60 second advertisement spot (non-audio) on flat screen TV at NYC Gala
-Option of distributing giveaways and/or promotional materials at both events
-10 tickets to NYC Gala and 6 tickets to Pride in the Hamptons Event
-Naming rights for one (1) Scholarship: “Live Out Loud Young Trailblazers Scholarship presented by Company Name”
-Recognized as a member of “The Founder’s Circle”
Gold Sponsor$12,000-Recognized as “Gold Sponsor” on invitation / email invitations for NYC Gala or Pride in the Hamptons Event
-Website & monthly Newsletter listing and link for one year + broadcast e-mails
-Inclusion in event press releases, advertising and signage at event of choice
-NYC Gala full page journal ad
-45 second advertisement spot (non-audio) on flat screen TV at NYC Gala
-Option of distributing giveaways and/or promotional materials to attendees at event of choice
-8 tickets to NYC Gala or Pride in the Hamptons event
Silver Sponsor$6,000-Recognized as “Silver Sponsor” on invitation / email invitations for NYC Gala or Pride in the Hamptons Event
-Website & monthly Newsletter listing and link for one year + broadcast e-mails
-Inclusion in event press releases, advertising and signage at event of choice
-NYC Gala full page journal ad
-30 second advertisement spot (non-audio) on flat screen TV at NYC Gala
-6 tickets to NYC Gala or Pride in the Hamptons Event
Bronze Sponsor$3,000-Recognized as “Bronze Sponsor” on invitation / email invitations for NYC Gala or Pride in the Hamptons Event
-Website & monthly Newsletter listing
-Inclusion in event press releases, advertising and signage at event of choice
-NYC Gala full page journal ad
-15 second advertisement spot (non-audio) on flat screen TV at NYC Gala
-4 tickets to NYC Gala or Pride in the Hamptons Event


Additional Ways to Participate:
In addition to purchasing tickets there are multiple other ways you can assis Live Out Loud’s Young Trailblazers Gala


Unable to attend but wish to help?
If you are unable to attend the Gala but would like to help Live Out Loud in another way, please:


Serve on the Host Committee
As a Host Committee Member you would lent your name to the event for use on the invitation and program journal. We would ask you commit to purchase at least one ticket at $195.00 or higher level and help sell tickets to friends, colleagues, and family. There’s no set number of tickets you need to sell; we just want everyone to make their greatest effort. We will proved you with invitations that can be mailed to your network and a jpeg which can be emailed. We also encourage you to network with friends and and colleagues to support our program ads and silent auction.


Corporate Sponsorship
Join the ranks of companies like HSBC Bank, MTV, 2(X)ist, Ralph Rucci, Fund in the SUN and Broadway Cares. As a sponsor, you will not just gain great publicly,but also have the opportunity to network with an audience of business and community leaders to build brand loyalty from a grateful community. While sponsorship does not entitle a company to dictate the content of the program or printed materials, we are open to discussing other ways to customize your participation to suit your specific marketing objectives.


Donate to the Silent Auction
We anticipate the silent auction will contain approximately 100-125 lots that will be prominently showcased during the cocktail reception and throughout the evening. Additionally the display of your promotional materials at the silent auction tables will provide your company further visibility.


Purchase a Journal Ad
One of the special attractions of this event is our journal, which helps us raise money for programs and scholarships, which is given to all of our upscale guests who are eager to purchase products and support businesses that they know are supporting the LGBT community. We would be delighted if you could join us in purchasing an ad in our journal. Please see our journal form for specific sponsorship benefits.

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