We appreciate innovative businesses that see the the value of the arts. By sponsoring us, these organizations are helping to support emerging Canadian Artists. We know that the power for change in our culture is driven by our every day decisions. We encourage you to support businesses that believe in the power of creativity, so much so that donate and financially support the arts. We are very grateful for their support. 


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It’s not just about the filters… it’s about our community. Some of the local organizations that we have supported and partnered with over the years are KLH (CT Scanner and Mobile Mammogram), Nelson Women’s Shelter, Nelson Leafs Hockey, Nelson Minor Soccer, Nelson Slow-pitch, Nelson Civic Theater, Nelson Youth Center, Oxygen Art center, Granite Pointe Golf Course, Shambhala, Kootenay Music Awards and now we are the Premier sponsor of the Tiny Lights Festival.




Gold Sponsors


Spearhead creates beautiful buildings and structures and does so with innovation and care for detail. It is fitting that they are partnering with us to present the stage at the historic Ymir Schoolhouse. Ymir has a rich musical history that is centred around that building and we are grateful to be connect these crafts. 

Spearhead Inc. is a multi-faceted, value-added manufacturing company specializing in the design and fabrication of architectural timber and steel. The Spearhead team is comprised of designers and technologists, craftspersons and builders, managers and planners. This unique blend of individuals coupled with a passionate pursuit of excellence and dedication to craft, has given Spearhead the solid reputation it has today.




We are grateful to once again partner with Fortis BC to reduce our ecological footprint. Fortis has supported Tiny Lights for many years by providing funding to develop our sustainability initiatives such as the bike powered stage and our waste management protocols. Fortis BC once again shows that larger businesses can make positive changes one small event at a time.



The Contemporary Music & Technology Program has been a pillar presence at Selkirk College’s Tenth Street Campus in Nelson since 1989. With an ultra-talented faculty equipped with proven chops, students in the two-year diploma program are treated to a world-class eclectic educational experience in a gorgeous campus setting stocked with all the equipment required to elevate the output. From big stages to small, Selkirk College alumni can be found creating music across the globe. The college is thrilled to be part of the Tiny Lights Festival and the enhancement of the amazing music scene in the West Kootenay!



Ben Blomander and the PB Pro Audio team have been supporters of Tiny Lights for many years and this year they are partnering with us to present the Hall Stage. 
Sound is the most important element of a music festival experience. PB Pro Audio is providing incredible sound for our Village and Hall stages this year. 
PB Pro Audio is Western Canada's leader in sound production, staging and lighting services for any size concert or event. Chances are if you have heard live music in Western Canada, you have heard their work.




Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism tirelessly promotes our beautiful area to others on the outside and their support has helped keep Tiny Lights beautiful on the inside. NKLT has consistently provided support for our waste management protocol and we are grateful to continue this relationship this year.

Silver Sponsors

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Stellar Supporters

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Other Positive Partnerships