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Thinking Outside the Box

A webinar for Friends, Foundations and Boards

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 12pm-1pm EST

Former librarian and broadcaster Ed Rossman introduces some concepts borrowed from broadcasting to build revenue and partnerships.

His talk will illustrate:

  • The difference between naming rights and sponsorships
  • Avoiding a rookie mistake in negotiations; how not to undersell or oversell what you have to offer
  • The four key steps in sponsorship development
  • How to create a program or service value that prospective sponsors will want to share with others
  • A unique fundraiser that the public and business community will love

Takeaways will include:

  • Exercises on policy development, discovery for sponsors, establishing value and competitive analysis.
  • Guidance on creating library-friendly sponsorship contracts 

2018 FLA Friends, Foundations and Board Members

Circle of Friends of the Gulfport Library Inc.
Friends of Deltona Library
Friends of Fort Myers Library
Friends Of Johnson Branch Library
Friends of Pine Island Library
Friends of Punta Gorda Library
Friends of the Bartow Public Library
Friends of the Bay County Public Libraries
Friends of the Broward County Library, Inc.
Friends of the Columbia County Public Library
Friends of the Deerfield Beach Percy White Library
Friends of the Fort Lauderdale Libraries
Friends of the Gulf Gate Library
Friends of the Key West Library
Friends of the Largo Library, Inc.
Friends of the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library
Friends of the Library at City Island - Daytona Beach
Friends of the Library of Collier County
Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County, Inc.
Friends of the North Miami Public Library, Inc.
Friends of the Okeechobee County Public Library
Friends of the Pace Area Library Friends of the
Palm Beach County Library
Friends of the Seminole Library
Friends of the Southwest Branch Library Foundation, Inc.
Friends of the Suntree-Viera Public Library
Friends of theTaylor County Public Library
Friends of Venice Public Library Melrose Library Association, Inc. 
Sanibel Public Library Foundation, Inc.