Sponsorship Opportunities

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

Reach business owners and leaders through a variety of WIBA programs and events. Read on to learn which opportunity is right for you and your company.

First Time Guest and New Member Luncheon Sponsorship

Each month WIBA hosts two luncheons for members to network, provide a forum for members to hear from local presenters on a variety of topics and stay up-to-date on WIBA events. This sponsorship covers the cost of luncheons for first-time guests and the complimentary luncheons that new members receive.
Benefits

  • Recognition on marketing and communication including social media, e-blast newsletter and website
  • Company name or logo displayed on WIBA website, with link to sponsor company
  • Acknowledgment and the opportunity to speak for 2 -3 minutes to attendee
  • Ability to display company materials at luncheon tables

WWLA (WIBA Women’s Leadership Alliance) Luncheons are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at Wichita Boathouse.
Full Sponsor: $175
Half Sponsor: $90

Monthly Luncheons are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Botanica, The Wichita Gardens.
Full Sponsor (exclusive): $450
Half Sponsor (share with other companies): $280

Prize Sponsors

During WWLA and Monthly Luncheons, business cards are collected for prize drawings given away at the end of the luncheon. This door prize is a value of at least $25 and can range from services to gift baskets.
Benefits

  • Recognition on marketing and communication including social media, e-blast newsletter and website
  • Company name or logo displayed on WIBA website, with link to sponsor company
  • Ability to display company materials at luncheon tables

Simply Social Mixer (previously named Business Your Way Mixer)

Our mixers are held every other month at a variety of local member venues throughout the year. This evening mixer is a way to meet and network in a relaxed setting. This sponsorship assists in covering appetizer and alcohol costs.

Benefits

  • Recognition on marketing and communication including social media, e-blast newsletter and website
  • Acknowledgment and the opportunity to speak for 2 -3 minutes to attendee
  • Ability to display company materials at event tables

Full Sponsor: $450
Half Sponsor: $280

2019 WIBA Kickoff – January 31

Celebrate another year of success for WIBA members at this gala event! Enjoy visiting with members over cocktails and enjoy a delicious dinner. Our keynote speaker is the nationally recognized motivational speaker, Chad Porter.

Benefits

  • Pre-event publicity including press release, website, announcements and social media
  • Recognition on printed material
  • Company name or logo displayed on WIBA website, with link to sponsor company
  • Acknowledgment of company/organization name during the event on tables

Presenting Sponsor (includes one (1) tables of 8): $2,500
Event Sponsor (includes four (4) tickets): $1,000
Support Sponsor (includes two (2) tickets): $500

Day at the Capital – early March

Each year WIBA members travel to Topeka to meet with legislators and share ideas about our legislative agenda for the benefit of independent business. In this relaxed setting, we can get to know legislators and share ideas in a way not normally at our disposal. The trip includes a meal, presentation by key members of the legislature and informal networking.

Benefits

  • Recognition on marketing and communication including social media, e-blast newsletter and website
  • Acknowledge during meeting with legislators

Travel Sponsor: $425
Luncheon Sponsor: $425
Supporting Sponsor: $250

Small Business Connect Expo – Thursday, May 9

Celebrate National Small Business Week at this free event featuring the opportunity for companies to show off their services through booths, the chance to sit in on workshops on a variety of relevant topics and more.

Benefits

  • Pre-event publicity including press release, website, announcements and social media
  • Company name or logo displayed on WIBA website, with link to sponsor company
  • One prominently-placed booth space at Small Business Connect

Presenting Sponsor (includes brief opening remarks): $500
Event Sponsor: $250

Disney Institute – Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence Wednesday, Sept. 25

Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course to Wichita. The one-day event will allow area professionals to begin to identify the personal and organizational values that drive them as a leader to carry out their organization’s vision and their role in operationalizing culture-building and team support.

Benefits

  • Company name and or logo included on promotional materials and advertising
  • Logo featured in slide presentation displayed at program
  • Welcomes participants from the podium
  • Opportunity to have an exhibitor table during the program

Presenting Sponsor (includes 10 tickets): $10,000
Gold Sponsor (includes 8 tickets): $7,500
Silver Sponsor (includes 6 tickets): $5,000
Bronze Sponsor (includes 2 tickets): $2,000
Breakfast Sponsor (includes 2 tickets): $2,000
Lunch Sponsor (includes 3 tickets): $3,000
Break Sponsor (includes 1 ticket): $1,500

Contact Judy at judy@wiba.org for more information or to reserve your sponsorship.