A Cultural Experience
Food, Entertainment and The Arts
2022 May - October A Monthly Event
Greetings Prospective Partner,
After a successful 2019 season, we are excited about the up- coming 2022 Taste of SoFu series. On behalf of our team we would like to thank you in advance for this opportunity to present Taste of Sofu to you for the purpose of pairing, net- working, and co - promoting through our event marketing. “ Taste of SoFu ” is a family - friendly EXPERIENCE that ’ s art and community driven. Each of the monthly themed events are designed to give a snap shot of local cultures. Food trucks, an artist market, local businesses and live entertain- ment provide a unique opportunity for the community to enjoy. For this amazing series of events, we ’ ve partnered with Ful- ton County Commissioner Khadijah Abdur - Rahman, notable influencers, municipalities, businesses, organizations, enter- tainers and artists to ensure that our events will be no less than first class. We invite you to not only attend, but to con- sider participating with us as a Premier Sponsor! We believe this will be one of this year ’ s best opportunities to connect and show your company ’ s brand to thousands of residents in South Fulton County.
Best Regards, Shelia Mants, Co - Producer Michelle Taylor Willis, Co - Producer
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THANK YOU TO OUR PAST SPONSORS
birthed The Taste of SoFu.
Shelia studied business management, floral design, and balloon artistry to build her skills and prides herself on being detail - oriented. Her passion combined with her God - given talent has helped her to be- come known throughout the metro Atlanta area as an event designer extraordinaire. She specializes in creating amazing experiences and has taken event production to another level.
Shelia is a strong supporter of her community. She serves on the boards for the City of South Fulton Con- vention and Visitors Board and Aniz Inc. She chairs The Film and Entertainment Committee for the Greater South Fulton Chamber and Executive team member for Juneteenth Atlanta. She was recognized for her many contributions by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners with a proclamation in October 2021. Added Pizzazz customizes services based on a client ’ s vision. Event services include event design, event management, catering, venue rental, and more. Shelia ’ s ability to Add Pizzazz to any event has allowed her to service many of Atlanta ’ s government entities, major corporations, and celebrities. Some of the celebrities Shelia has designed for include Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Kandi Burruss, Ludacris, Mike Will, Monica, T - Pain, Whitney Houston, Janelle Monae, and others.
Fulton County and hopes to create even more memorable experiences for her community.
Michelle Taylor Willis, a Florida native now living in Atlanta, is married with four sons. She is the host of the According to Michelle TV show, iHeartRadio ’ s Over the Top show, and is an award - winning media executive media personality, author and master strategist. Michelle is the founder and owner of Gagnant Media and MTW Enterprises. Michelle founded SoFu Lifestyle Magazine (formerly South Fulton Lifestyle Magazine) and is a champion for entrepreneurship and small busi- ness ownership. Because she is such an advocate for the for - profit and not - for - profit communities, she chairs the Advisory Board for the United Way of Greater Atlanta (South Fulton), and serves as chairperson for Theatre du Reve, the only French - speaking theater in America. She also serves on the South Fulton Chamber of Com- merce Board of Directors, where she holds the position as the vice president of Film and Entertainment. Michelle is the secretary for the Morris Brown College Foundation, and she sits on the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Aerotropolis Alliance. Michelle recently was appointed to the Atlanta Court Appointed Special Ad- vocate Board of Directors. Michelle was named “ Outstanding Businessperson of the Year 2017” and “ Small Business of the Year 2016” by the South Fulton Chamber. She has been recognized as “ Top 100 Influential Women in Georgia and Atlanta'' several times by different organizations, and “ Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Atlanta. ” Atlanta Business Journal recently named her “ Top 25 Most Extraordinary Atlantans. ” SoFu Lifestyle was named “ Publication of the Year '' in Atlanta for two consecutive years. Michelle received the Pioneer award from the National Coali- tion of 100 Black Women for 2022. Additionally, Michelle has also been recognized for her work with youth in the community, and she received a resolution from Georgia State Representative. Roger Bruce and a proclama- tion as “ Outstanding Georgia Citizen'' from Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Senator Lester Jack- son and Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan recognized November 18, 2021 as Michelle Taylor Willis Day in the state of Georgia at the Capital for the work she ’ s done in the business and birth communities, while February 18, 2021, is Michelle Taylor Willis Day in the City of South Fulton. Michelle created SoFu®, the name used to refer to the eight cities of South Fulton County in Atlanta. She also created the Moms All In® conference for female executives and entrepreneurs. She released her first book ti- tled “ Raising Significance: A Guide to Raising Independent, Well - Rounded and Confident Kids. ” Michelle recently made her film debut in 2022, and is pursuing more acting opportunities. She is currently the host of Black is the New Green on Radivision.com. She also is a global speaker, focusing on significance, em- powerment, entrepreneurship, parenting and sales.
Taste of SoFu is a celebration of all art forms. We rotate to different art centers, parks and venues within the South Fulton County Area. This gives attendees a unique oppor- tunity to explore and get to know different parts of the county. It also gives different cities a way to showcase their offerings. Each event provides an array of talent in the performing, culinary and visual arts. Something for everyone's TASTE.
Art doesn ’ t have to be displayed solely on a wall. Experience a variety of flavors, cultures and themed food including soul- food, desserts, seafood, barbeque, vegan meals and more. In addition, we spotlight a local restaurant and introduce new cuisine to attendees. This helps to rev up the economy within the community.
Each week expect to treat your palate to a new TASTE.
There ’ s nothing better than live entertainment. Local up - and - coming Acts take center stage and the DJ plays some of your favorite music. The lawn chairs come out, and everyone enjoys first class acts and performances. Dance battles, costume contest, tribute to SoFu Leg- ends, celebrity guest and The City Taste Off all add another dimension of fun to TASTE.
SPONSORSHIP is not just limited to your experience on - site dur- ing our event. Taste of SoFu offers its partners many additional perks that enhance your experience and create a lasting relation- ship with our event. You will maximize your business exposure and leverage lead generation all while making a statement that you are invested in the community. Media coverage of Taste of SoFu is extensive. The event receives magazine and radio advertisements, newspaper interviews, listing on multiple websites, and on - line exposure from popular social media sites that support the event. All this adds up to priceless exposure for the event and our sponsors. Making your commitment today will prove to be in Good TASTE.
PRESENTING SPONSOR $15,000
Exclusivity and naming rights (only 2) Opportunity to address attendees 2 minutes at each event Acknowledgement on social media before, during and after each event Company logo on all promotion and advertisements Radio spot inclusion Listing/mentions in press releases and live media interviews Premium 10x10 space at each event Logo on step and repeat Logo and Hyperlink on Website for 1 year Six VIP passes for each event
PLATINUM SPONSOR $10,000
Opportunity to address attendees 2 minutes at each event Acknowledgement on social media before, during and after each event Company logo on all promotion and advertisements Premium 10x10 space at each event Logo on step and repeat Logo and Hyperlink on Website for 1 year 4 VIP passes for each event
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GOLD SPONSOR $7,500 Opportunity to address attendees 2 minutes at each event Acknowledgement on social media before, during and after each event Company logo on all promotion and advertisements
10x10 space at each event Logo on step and repeat Logo on Website for 1 year 2 VIP passes for each event
SILVER SPONSOR $5,000 Company logo on all promotion and advertisements
10x10 space at each event Logo on step and repeat Logo on Website for one year 2 VIP passes for each event
EVENT SPONSOR $2,500 Opportunity to address attendees two minutes at one event Acknowledgement on social media before, during and after each event Premium 10x10 space at one event Four VIP passes for one event
CORPORATE VENDOR 10X10 SPACE $500 per event
SMALL BUSINESS 10X10 VENDOR SPACE $350 per event
$15,000 Presenting Sponsor
$10,000 Platinum Sponsor
$7,500 Gold Sponsor
5,000 Silver Sponsor
$2,500 Event Sponsor
$500 10x10 Corporate Vendor Space per event
$250 10x10 Small Business Vendor Space per event
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Michelle Taylor Willis
Prospective Partner, Thanks again for reviewing our sponsorship packet. We look forward to creating an unfor- gettable series of events together. Regards, Shelia Mants - Co - Producer Michelle Taylor Willis, Co - Producer Email - sponsorship@TheTasteofSoFu.com Phone –
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