Stop Studios Releases Podcast Addressing Event Sponsorships

Principal and Creative Director Provides Advice on Pursuing Sponsorships for Events

Durham, NC, January 10, 2007 --( Whitney Wilkerson, principal and creative director at Stop Studios, has announced the release of a podcast that addresses event sponsorships. In the podcast, Wilkerson discusses the value of sponsorships and provides tips for pursuing appropriate relationships for a client’s event. The podcast is available for download at

“Sponsorships are an integral part to the success of many events,” said Wilkerson. “In this podcast, listeners can learn how to identify appropriate sponsors for an event, effectively market to them and maintain positive relationships with sponsors once secured.”

About Whitney Wilkerson:
Whitney Wilkerson is Principal and Creative Director for Stop Studios, a communication design and event management services firm. Wilkerson oversees the strategic direction of company projects and convenes with clients, building strong relationships due to her resourcefulness and attention to detail. Wilkerson currently serves on the Young Alumni Board at George School in New Hope, PA. Prior to founding Stop Studios, Wilkerson worked as Events Manager at Condé Nast Publications, as well as the marketing department of the Italian fashion house, Giorgio Armani. Whitney has worked as a Professor of Photography and Artist in Residence at Casa de Los Tres Mundos in Granada, Nicaragua, and has traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

About Stop Studios:
Stop Studios is an award-winning creative services firm that partners with clients to provide communication design and event management services. Founded by Raven Manocchio and Whitney Wilkerson in 2004, Stop Studios has been proud to partner with national clients such as the American Folk Art Museum, Clio Awards and Walker Zanger, as well as regional organizations, including The Sarah P. Duke Gardens, the Nasher Museum of Art and The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. For more information, please visit or call 919-286-9945.

Patty Briguglio
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