- Incubate the local cultural arts scene
- Stimulate the local economy
- Create a more vibrant Downtown
Oakland Central Presents creates opportunities for emerging Oakland artist of all genres. Event line-ups are a natural blend of household names, local and emerging artists.
Why is your sponsorship of Oakland Central Presents a smart investment in Downtown Oakland?
Sponsoring Oakland Central Presents Means:
- Increasing opportunities for local artists, musicians and performers to be seen, heard and compensated for their talents
- Facilitating community and economic development through a focused investment in our local arts and business community
- Promoting Oakland as an arts destination for Bay Area locals and tourists alike while heavily promoting homegrown artists and musicians
Over the next three years, Oakland Central Presents will:
- Produce 17 major concerts events annually (51 total events)
- Increase foot traffic and boost sales for local businesses
- Bring 150,000 visitors to Downtown Oakland
- Promote Downtown Oakland as a cultural arts destination to millions of people locally and nationally by creating tens of millions of impressions over the course of the campaign
“These events will generate an estimated $2,700,000 in total economic output in the city of Oakland, of which $1,176,000 will reflect wages and earnings for local workers, creating 37 jobs per year.”
– Beacon Economics
Sponsorship is available at several levels
Want to learn more about our Strategy and the opportunities available?
Andrew Jones, Program Director