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  • Silver Circle Patron

    £1,000

    a year

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      Invitations to exclusive Patrons events
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      Full 'Live+' subscription to IAI.tv
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      Two tickets to a HowTheLightGetsIn festival of your choice
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      Exclusive Patrons newsletter including advance notification of ticket releases
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      Acknowledgement of your support on the IAI and HowTheLightGetsIn websites
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    • The value of Silver Circle benefits available for purchase is £320, with a donation of £680.
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      Invitations to exclusive Patrons events
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      Full 'Live+' subscription to IAI.tv
    • dark blue tick4
      Two tickets to a HowTheLightGetsIn festival of your choice
    • dark blue tick5
      Exclusive Patrons newsletter including advance notification of ticket releases
    • dark blue tick6
      Acknowledgement of your support on the IAI and HowTheLightGetsIn websites
    MORE DETAILS
    • dark blue tick2
      Invitations to exclusive Patrons events
    • dark blue tick3
      Full 'Live+' subscription to IAI.tv
    • dark blue tick4
      Two tickets to a HowTheLightGetsIn festival of your choice
    • dark blue tick5
      Exclusive Patrons newsletter including advance notification of ticket releases
    • dark blue tick6
      Acknowledgement of your support on the IAI and HowTheLightGetsIn websites
    • The value of Silver Circle benefits available for purchase is £320, with a donation of £680.
  • Gold Circle Patron

    £3,000

    a year

    • All lower tier benefits plus:
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      Opportunities to contribute ideas for HowTheLightGetsIn programming
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      Sponsorship of an IAI.tv article that matches your interests
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      Five tickets to Inner Circle events – small-group discussions led by the world’s greatest thinkers
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      A dedicated patron manager to deal with your bookings and queries
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    • The value of Gold Circle benefits available for purchase is £445, with a donation of £2555.
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      Opportunities to contribute ideas for HowTheLightGetsIn programming
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      Sponsorship of an IAI.tv article that matches your interests
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      Five tickets to Inner Circle events – small-group discussions led by the world’s greatest thinkers
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      A dedicated patron manager to deal with your bookings and queries
    MORE DETAILS
    • dark blue tick7
      Opportunities to contribute ideas for HowTheLightGetsIn programming
    • dark blue tick8
      Sponsorship of an IAI.tv article that matches your interests
    • dark blue tick9
      Five tickets to Inner Circle events – small-group discussions led by the world’s greatest thinkers
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      A dedicated patron manager to deal with your bookings and queries
    • The value of Gold Circle benefits available for purchase is £445, with a donation of £2555.
  • Production Circle Patron

    £10,000

    a year

    • All lower tier benefits plus:
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      Invitation to meet with our director and trustees to discuss the future of the IAI
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      The opportunity to meet with our editorial team to discuss programming
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      Sponsorship of an IAI debate (acknowledgement of your support during the introduction to the debate)
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    • The value of Production Circle benefits available for purchase is £445, with a donation of £9555.
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      Invitation to meet with our director and trustees to discuss the future of the IAI
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      The opportunity to meet with our editorial team to discuss programming
    • dark blue tick13
      Sponsorship of an IAI debate (acknowledgement of your support during the introduction to the debate)
    MORE DETAILS
    • dark blue tick11
      Invitation to meet with our director and trustees to discuss the future of the IAI
    • dark blue tick12
      The opportunity to meet with our editorial team to discuss programming
    • dark blue tick13
      Sponsorship of an IAI debate (acknowledgement of your support during the introduction to the debate)
    • The value of Production Circle benefits available for purchase is £445, with a donation of £9555.

All your questions answered

Can I become a Patron if I’m already an IAI Subscriber?

Yes you can. Your account will be updated to Patron status which will ensure that you still have full access to IAI.tv and your subscriber payments will be cancelled automatically.

Can I discuss becoming a Patron with someone at the IAI?

Yes, simply email sam.scott@artandideas.org and he will get back to you.

How long will my Patron benefits last?

 One year.

With thanks to our current Patrons

John Littlewood

Sean Clement

Sparabara Consulting Ltd

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Peter Harris

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