Become a Sponsor

Discover the powerful benefits of being a sponsor of Galway International Arts Festival.

“The Galway International Arts Festival and NUI Galway are partners with a shared focus on harnessing the creative spirit of the region, which is such a cultural strength that results in work in many local sectors having an impact throughout the world."

NUI Galway 


"The quality, diversity and target audience of the festival perfectly fit with the Heineken® brand and our wider portfolio of brands."



Galway International Arts Festival's vision is to be the Festival of extraordinary experiences. The Festival works with companies to create partnerships that can deliver against a range of objectives, from profile through to engagement.

Brand awareness

Achieving increased visibility, awareness or brand perception through sponsor crediting with Ireland's leading international arts festival

Audience engagement

Targeting highly educated and discerning audiences, including opinion-formers and influencers, as well as socially energised audiences who want immersive experiences

Media exposure

Bespoke press and advertising campaigns including national and regional activity and innovative promotional approaches


Unique events and event management services for client entertaining and private functions throughout the two-week Festival

Commercial merchandising

Brand sampling and licensing opportunities to help market a new product, build customer perception, relationships and loyalty

Global presence

Opportunity to associate your company in key international markets at the highest standards with Galway International Arts Festival's touring theatre productions 

Community engagement

Engaging with community through outstanding cultural and leadership programmes.  

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, contact