Join Michigan’s

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

June 18, 2013

Support Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Michigan – Sponsor Entrepreneur Connect (EC).

Sponsorship Highlights

Gold Sponsor - $5,000

Introduce your organization for three minutes at one of four spots in the program, full page ad in the program guide, media mentions with each press release and article, logo inclusion on website, table top exhibit space, opportunity to disburse marketing material and display signage at the event, plus five event passes.

Silver Sponsor - $2,500

Half page ad in the program guide, logo inclusion on website, table top exhibit space and display signage at the event, plus three event passes.

Bronze Sponsor - $1,000

Half page ad in the program guide, logo on website, and table space for marketing materials, plus two event passes.

 


 

The Henry Center, located in Lansing, will be the site of a statewide gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, educators, mentors, and support professionals: EC. This event will highlight the 12th Annual Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest Business Plan Competition Awards Celebration and include fun-filled networking opportunities such as The Winner’s Circle wine, cheese and chocolate reception, educational programs and a pitch competition. Highlighting the success and direction of entrepreneurship, statewide EC is attracting successful entrepreneurs and represents every major sector of the innovation economy. The attending powerhouse corporations, leading venture capital firms, successful entrepreneurs and aspiring start-ups are turning their attention to EC and its sponsors.

What can you expect when you become a sponsor? 


Visibility through media:
The state's entrepreneurial resource providers' websites.
The monthly GLEQ monthly newsletter (the Compass) and GLEQ Monthly Events and Opportunities calendar with the extensive statewide readership (over 11,000).
Press releases and other media including dozens of websites, social media, news, etc.


Visibility and recognition prior to and during the event:
500+ attendees involved in entrepreneurship in the state.
Powerhouse corporations.
Leading venture capital firms.
Leaders that are connecting and growing the ecosystem in the state and beyond.


In addition, you can select from a dynamic range of other promotional options from range of breakout sessions, reception and GLEQ Awards Celebration. We are happy to customize unique opportunities for building your brand, growing your market share, and telling your story amongst this influential and growing audience.

 


 

Gold Sponsor – $5,000   

At Gold level, we are able to offer the following benefits:

Participation in the program

  • Exclusivity – only four Gold Sponsors
  • Priority consideration for speaking spot for three minutes at all four of the breakout sessions, the Winner’s Circle Reception, the GLEQ Emerging Company Pitch Competition or the GLEQ Awards Presentation.
  • Priority participation in Consultants' Corridor.


Marketing benefits

  • Logo placement with “Premium Gold Sponsorship” billing in all relevant marketing materials, recognition at sponsored event including logo placement on relevant banners, signs and welcome slides
  • Prominent display/booth space at June 12 event
  • Placement on sponsor’s page of the EC  website including logo, description and link
  • Ability to distribute marketing materials
  • Logo placement on inside of EC program guide
  • Full-page advertisement in EC program guide
  • Organization recognition in all press releases
  • Five event passes


Event benefits

  • Five event passes.
  • Access to the event attendee list with name and company, post event

 


 

Silver Sponsor - $2,500   

At Silver level, we are able to offer the following benefits:

Marketing benefits

  • Placement on sponsor’s page of the EC website including logo, description and link
  • Prominent table top exhibit space 
  •  Ability to distribute approved marketing materials on tables/chairs at the dinner
  • Half-page advertisement in EC program guide
  • Awards Celebration sponsorship recognition at dinner including logo placement on relevant banners, signs and welcome slides
  • Use of the EC logo on website and marketing pieces


Event benefits

  • Three event passes

 

Sponsorship value and benefits listed above plus the ability to brand the following with your company’s logo

  • Scratch pad Sponsor
  • IPad Drawing Sponsor
  • Napkin Sponsor
  • Continuous Break Sponsor

 


 

Bronze – $1.000

At Bronze level, we are able to offer the following benefits:


Marketing benefits

  • Logo placement with “Sponsorship” billing in all relevant marketing materials
  • Placement on sponsor’s page of the EC website including logo, description and link group
  • Ability to distribute marketing materials at the sponsored event
  • Half-page advertisement in EC program guide
  • Breatkout panel sponsorship recognition including logo placement on relevant banners, signs and welcome slides
  • Use of the EC logo on website and marketing pieces
  • Logo placement on the inside cover of the EC program guide


Event benefits

  • Two event passes

 

2012 Event Sponsors

MSU-fed-credit-union   rehmann   leapInc   brinks-hofer-gilson   MSU-bioeconomy-institute
boaa   thaw   automation-alley   start-garden  

Supporters

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