Notodden council is an important partner and contributor to the Notodden Blues Festival. Good cooperation with Notodden council makes it possible to arrange «Europe's best blues experience" in a small town in the heart of Telemark. Notodden council is a good facilitator and provides premises at the disposal of festival with its many needs and activities. Notodden council uses Notodden Blues Festival actively in its marketing and promoting itself outwardly as Blue The community. Notodden council is also represented in the NBF Board.