Partners Key to Success of Devour! The Food Film Fest

Wolfville, NS (October 23, 2018) – Devour! The Food Film Fest is raising a glass to the outstanding support of public and private sector partners. Combining cinematic excellence with extraordinary gastronomic events, Kings County plays host to the world’s largest culinary food festival from October 23-28.

Devour! relies on the willing and generous participation of our festival patrons and sponsors,” says Michael Howell, executive director of Devour! “We are proud to host this festival in a beautiful area with the many partners who see value in supporting an internationally recognized cultural festival right here in the Annapolis Valley.”

Devour! is thrilled to welcome Anne Campbell and John Lindsay as festival patrons in 2018. The film fest is incredibly grateful to have them sign on for a five-year commitment.

Returning for the second year, our Official Media Sponsor CBC Nova Scotia. Devour!organizers are thrilled with the many media opportunities, live broadcasts, promotion and special events that have come through this special partnership.

The festival is proud to once again be teaming up with platinum partners, Nova Scotia Communities, Culture and Heritage and Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, along with along with gold partners, Scotiabank, Valley Regional Enterprise Network and Bruce Auto Group. The exceptional contribution of these key partners, combined with the support from the towns of Wolfville, Kentville and Kings County, has played an integral role in expanding the festival program and growing the event as a whole.

The film fest also recognizes the enthusiastic support of silver sponsor and local radio station 89.3 K-Rock. Through their creative use of social media, they drew nearly fifty thousand eyes toward our festival with a video tribute to Questlove.

“This level of creativity and drive exemplifies just how much our sponsors, partners and community members are committed to making the festival experience a success,” says Lia Rinaldo, managing director of Devour!“That welcoming spirit just extended to our special guests, but each and every person who attends Devour!

Other sponsors include:

Founding Partner
Slow Food NS

Designated Charities of Choice
Nourish NS
Community Food Centres of Canada – Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
Regional Food Banks

Gold Sponsors
Armstrong FoodService & Eastern Meat Purveyors Ltd
Big Erics at Home
Bruce Auto Group
Grand Pré Winery & Le Caveau Restaurant
Lightfoot & Wolfville
Mer Et Soleil
Municipality of the County of Kings
Rotary Club Wolfville – Mud Creek
Taste of Nova Scotia
Valley Regional Enterprise Network
Wilsons Home Heating

Silver Partners
Acadia University
Accomplice Content Supply Co
Annapolis Brewing Company
Bank of Montréal
Bishop’s Cellar
Chicken Farmers of NS
Halifax International Airport Authority
JustUs Coffee
Kentville Business Community
Rockbound Productions
Spectacle Group
Telefilm Canada
Town of Kentville
Town of Wolfville
Windsor Home Furniture/Bosch

Bronze Partners
Atlantic Lottery
Benjamin Bridge
Chef Works
Egg Farmers of NS
K Rock 89.3FM
Michelin Canada
Support 4 Culture

Bronze Partners-Suppliers
L’Acadie Vineyards
Advanced Systems
Afishionado Fishmongers
Al Whittle Theatre
Apple Blossom Shop
L’Arche Homefires
Annapolis Cider Company
Barrelling Tide Distillery
BFL CANADA Risk and Insurance Inc
Bicycle Nova Scotia
Bishop & Company Chartered Professional Accountants Inc
Church Brewing Company
The Clever Barkeep
Commercial Tent
Compass Distillery
David Jones Associates
FD Wild Foods
George Brown College
Grape Escapes Wine Tours
Hardware Gallery
International Culinary Center
King of Donair
Kings County Museum
Kings Produce
KWT Global
Louisbourg Seafoods
Mercator Vineyards
Merit Travel
Monarch Brokers Ltd
Noggins Corner Farm Market
Nova Scotia Community College – Culinary & Tourism Programs
Nova Scotia Crystal
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts
Planters Ridge Winery
Pork NS
Screen Nova Scotia
Sea-Hawgs/Chef Inspired
Sober Island Oysters
Spa Springs
Steinhart Distillery
Sustainable Blue
TapRoot Farms
Troy Restaurant
Uncommon Common Art
Victoria’s Inn
Wayfarers’ Ale Society
We’re Outside
Wolfville & District Lion’s Club
Wolfville Farmers’ Market

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