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The Business Expo Sponsorship Opportunities

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Open to the Public
4:30 – 8 p.m., Private Invitation Only Reception
Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center





Conference Bag Sponsor

Description of Event & Sponsorship Opportunity:
The Business Expo and Job Fair showcases about 150 businesses and is attended by about 2,000 Chamber members and the general public. This sponsorship provides an opportunity to hand out bags to conference attendees.

Sponsor Investment:
$500 + the cost to purchase and print bags. Suggested quantity 500-1,000.

Sponsor Rewards:

  • Your company bag distributed at front entrance/registration desk of the Business Expo and Job Fair to all attendees.
  • Free ¼ page ad in THE Business Expo tabloid distributed via Leader-Telegram and at the door of the Expo.

Door Prizes for VIP Reception

Description of Event & Sponsorship Opportunity:
The Business Expo’s VIP Reception is a private, invitation-only party during the evening of the Business Expo. About 1,000 Chamber members and business professionals attend. The Chamber gives away between three to five door prizes, each valued at $500 or more, at the VIP Reception.

Sponsor Investment:
$500 – can be your own product but recipient must not be required to purchase anything to receive prize.

Sponsor Rewards:

  • Recognized on 5,000 Business Expo VIP Reception mailed to Chamber members and guests.
  • Recognized on the Chamber’s website.
  • Recognized at the event with professional signage at the door.
  • Recognized during the event with ongoing announcements over the PA system.
  • Recognized in The Update, the Chamber’s electronic weekly newsletter.

Exhibitor Lounge Sponsor

Description of Event & Sponsorship Opportunity:
The Business Expo showcases 150 businesses and is attended by about 1,000 members of the general public. This sponsor covers the cost of coffee, donuts, beverages and lunch for the exhibitors (approx. 300 lunches).

Sponsor Investment:
$300 – can also be in-kind food donation. Seeking four sponsors for this event.

Sponsor Rewards: 

  • Recognized in correspondence to exhibitors.
  • Recognized at the event with professional signage in the exhibitor lounge.
  • Recognized during the event with ongoing announcements over the PA system.
  • Recognized in the Chamber’s Valley Business newsletter.
  • Recognized in THE Business Expo tabloid
  • Recognized on the Chamber’s website.
  • Opportunity to display corporate signage/information during lunch.

Seminar Sponsor

Description of Event & Sponsorship Opportunity:
During the public hours of the Business Expo and Job Fair, three one-hour seminars are offered to Chamber members and the general public. This sponsorship allows the seminars to be complimentary to attendees.

Sponsor Investment:
$300; Seeking up to four sponsors.

Sponsor Rewards:

  • Recognized on Business Expo invitation to sponsors.
  • Recognized at the event with professional signage in the seminar room.
  • Recognized during the event with ongoing announcements over the PA system.
  • Recognized in the Chamber’s e-newsletter The Update.
  • Recognized in the Business Expo tabloid
  • Recognized on the Chamber’s website.
  • Opportunity to display corporate signage/information in the seminar room.

If interested in any of the below sponsorship opportunities, please contact Becky Seelen at 715-858-0615.