SPONSOR AN ALLIANCE PROCUREMENT FAIR

  • About Sponsorships

    • Alliance events provide the opportunity to showcase your company to a specifically targeted audience. We offer a variety of sponsorship options that include showcasing in all events or in individual events. These options are not set in stone. We welcome your creativity! Let us help you accomplish your goals. 

      To learn more about the MatchMaking, and exhibiting, please read the FAQ.

  • REACH YOUR UNIQUE BUSINESS GOALS

    • Enhance Your Company Image Looking for ways to make your company look great? Sponsoring events can shape buying attitudes and help generate a positive image.

    • Increase Sales Showcase your product and provide incentives for taking advantage of a coupon. This is your audience… make sure they know what you are selling!

    • Stand Out from Your Competitors The mere act of sponsoring an event, especially an exclusive sponsorship, is a significant way to create competitor differentiation. Your company name has the opportunity to stand out head and shoulders above the competition. Sponsorship allows smaller companies to compete with their industry giants.

    • Grow Your "Corporate Citizen" Image Be seen supporting small business and contributing to their economic development – and take the opportunity to “Roar!!”

  • WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

    • Sponsor the Entire Event Make yourself known before the event begins and throughout the day with an event wide sponsorship

    • Be an Exhibitor Brand your business and your team with an exhibitor booth

    • Branding Opportunities Put your name on a specific feature that gets you noticed

Partnership Levels

Platinum/Alliance Title Partner

Includes 4 events. Benefits for a 12 month period beginning at time of signing agreement.

  • The event will be marketed as “ShoWorks and [Your Company] bring you Alliance Small Business Procurement Fairs.”
  • Two exhibit booths are provided in each Alliance event (includes electricity).
  • Advertising banner on Alliance website homepage (www.allianceforbiz.com) with link.
  • Present a scholarship certificate to two small business of your choice at each event.
  • Full page ad in each event e-Guide.
  • Invitation to a VIP luncheon with special guest speaker
  • Company representative may make 2 minute comments during opening remarks or lunch.
  • One focused e-mail direct marketing campaign targeting sponsor's sub-contracting requirements - for two Alliance events of your choice.
  • Company logo on sponsorship banners for each event.
  • Company logo on Alliance event sponsors section for each event.
  • Company logo and contact person in the e-Guide of each event.
  • Invite 4 additional guests to each Alliance lunch (plus the 4 lunch tickets with the booths).
  • Bag inserts: promote your company by including your printed gifts or materials in the registration bags for each event.
  • Be in the spotlight by showing a five minute video produced by you at each opening ceremony or a company representative can present a workshop on a pertinent procurement topic.
  • At least three mentions on all social media platforms with content provided by your company .
Silver Partner
  • Two exhibit booths in the event (includes electricity).
  • Company banner or logo on Alliance event details page.
  • Company logo on Alliance event sponsors section.
  • Company logo and contact person in the e-Guide.
  • Full page advertisement in the e-Guide.
  • Be listed as a "Silver Sponsor" on all event signage.
  • Company logo in all newspaper advertising for the event.
  • Promote your company by including your printed gifts and materials in the registration bags at the event.
  • "Certificate of Partnership" presented to company representative during opening remarks.
  • Two minute welcome by company representative during opening remarks.
  • 3 additional lunch tickets (plus the 4 included with the double booth).
Bronze Partner
  • One exhibit booth in the event.
  • Company banner or logo on Alliance event details page.
  • Company logo on Alliance event sponsors section.
  • Company name and contact person listed in the e-Guide.
  • Half page advertisement in the e-Guide.
  • Listed as "sponsor" on all event signage.
  • Scholarship certificate for one small business of your choice to Alliance event.
  • "Certificate of Partnership" presented to company representative at opening remarks.
Supporting Partner
  • One exhibit booth in the event.
  • Company name and logo on Alliance event "Sponsor" website page.
  • Company name and contact person listed in the e-Guide.
  • Half page advertisement in the e-Guide.
  • Listed as "sponsor" on all event signage.
  • Introduced during opening remarks as Supporting Partner.

Speaking and Visibility Opportunities

VIP Luncheon
  • Signature sponsor of the VIP lunch for other sponsors and key VIPs with contracted keynote speaker.
  • Speaking opportunity during the lunch and opportunity to set up a booth display at the lunch.
  • Complimentary exhibit booth in the exhibit hall.
  • Included in social media chatter pre-event.
Meal Sponsor
  • Company name and logo on signage on all breakfast or lunch tables.
  • Placement of company literature on each table during the meal.
  • 5 minute presentation during remarks at corresponding meal.
  • One complimentary exhibit booth.
  • Invitation to a VIP luncheon with special guest speaker.
  • Included in social media chatter pre-event.
Break Sponsor
  • Introduction as "Sponsor" at that event.
  • Company logo on special signage at each table.
  • Placement of company literature on "Sponsor Table" near food. May also place items in participant event bags.
Workshop Presenter
  • Content must be pertinent to procurement and small business owners
  • Company logo on all material relating to that workshop.
  • One small ad in e-Guide.
  • Company representative will be moderator of the workshop.
  • Invitation to a VIP luncheon with special guest speaker
  • Social media promotion of workshop  
Exhibitor
  • Includes 6’ table and two chairs.
  • Two registrations included. Additional attendees receive discounted admission.
  • Early registration opportunity for MatchMaking. 
  • Listed as an exhibitor for other participants to see.

Branding Opportunities

Show Bag Sponsor
  • Company logo on plastic or canvas literature bags distributed at the event.
  • One small ad in the e-Guide.
  • Recognition during opening remarks.
Lanyard Sponsor
  • Company name and logo on lanyards provided for all participant badges.
Badge Sponsor
  • Full Color Company logo and web address or message on BACK of all badges.
Show Bag Inserts
  • Insert your company’s promotional materials into the show bags distributed to all participants.