Sponsorship opportunities

Gain exposure to decision-makers in corporations, nonprofits, agencies and more! Sponsor an IABC Great Plains professional development program or networking event.

Sponsor opportunities & benefits:

Event Sponsorships

Professional Development Meetings

$300 (exclusive single-meeting sponsorships)
IABC Great Plains holds professional development meetings during the program year bringing in speakers to discuss relevant topics of interest to communicators. Meetings are generally held during lunchtime and typically occur on the third Thursday of each month. On occasion, meetings are held in the morning. Average attendance is 20-50 people. See the Events page for the program information, schedules, times and locations.

  • Introduction by event host at meeting (sponsor may provide key messages, pre-approved by IABC Great Plains).
  • Brief (two-three minute) company spotlight by sponsor representative or event host at meeting.
  • Name/logo on 2-3 e-mail newsletters and on website promoting the event.
  • Two complementary event admissions ($60 value) to be used during the current IABC Great Plains program year.
  • Right to distribute promotional material (cards, brochures, fliers, etc.) at each place setting and at sponsor-only table.

Networking Session

$250 (one available for each networking event)
IABC Great Plains holds networking events to bring communicators together to share best practices and job leads, find mentors, or mingle with the top movers, shakers and buyers in the Bismarck/Mandan communication community.

  • Introduction by event host at event (sponsor may provide key messages, pre-approved by IABC Great Plains).
  • Brief (1-2 minute) company spotlight by sponsor representative or event host at meeting.
  • Name/logo on 2-3 e-mail newsletters and on website promoting the event.
  • One complimentary event admission to be used during the current IABC Great Plains program year.
  • Right to distribute promotional material (cards, brochures, fliers, etc.) at the networking information table.

Communicate Stronger
Full Day Professional Development Event

Platinum – $2,500
Exclusive event sponsorship

  • Logo on conference brochure
  • Electronic ad in web brochure hyper-linked to business website
  • Ten complimentary registrations for conference
  • Materials distributed in attendee packet
  • Table at conference with information and representative
  • Online advertising – promoted ads on facebook
  • May choose to sponsor a specific speaker and introduce the speaker

Gold – $1,000
Limited to 3 sponsors

  • Name on all event literature, banners, website and e-update promotions
  • Distribution of promotional material at all seats
  • Booth or small table
  • Five complimentary registrations for conference
  • Four Facebook ads
  • Introduction (including pre-approved company statement) and recognition at event.

Silver – $750

  • Name on all event literature, banners, website and e-update promotions
  • Three complimentary registrations for conference
  • Two Facebook ads

Bronze – $300

  • Name on all event literature, banners, website and e-update promotions
  • One complimentary registration for conference

E-newsletter Advertisements

$50 per ad
Take advantage of the opportunity to place a small, pre-approved (by IABC Great Plains) advertisement on one or more of our electronic newsletters that go out to our Bismarck/Mandan members and broader distribution 2-3 times per month.

In-Kind Sponsors

IABC Great Plains benefits greatly from in-kind donations and is pleased to give sponsors credit in meaningful ways on our website, at meetings and on relevant program material.

Photographers

Take photographs at our monthly professional development lunch meetings, networking and ½ day event and other special events. Pictures are typically posted on our website and used to promote events through social media.

Printers

Donate your services to help us produce printed material, invitations and a variety of other material.

Designers

Donate your services to help us design printed material, invitations and a variety of other material.

Audio Visual

Help us make our meetings more affordable by loaning or donating A/V equipment and/or services at monthly lunch, networking, award meetings and other events, as needed.

Mailing Sponsor

Help us defray mailing expenses of professional development announcements, invitations and other special mailings.

Contact us today!