Sponsorship Opportunities

2020 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.

WWLA (Wichita Women’s Leadership Alliance) Luncheon Sponsorship
The WWLA Luncheon is an opportunity to connect with fellow female business owners and leaders to network and hear from local presenters on a variety of topics, panel discussions and table topics. WWLA Luncheons are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Wichita Boathouse and averages an attendance of 70 guests.

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

Cost: $125 each (Up to three sponsors per luncheon)

Monthly Luncheon – First Time Guest and New Member Luncheon Sponsorship
The WIBA Monthly Luncheon is an opportunity for members to network, 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 lunch that new members receive. Monthly Luncheons are held on the second Tuesday of each month and averages an attendance of 120 guests.

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

Cost: $325 each (Up to three sponsors per luncheon)
Exclusive Sponsorship available for $900 (members that prefer to be the only sponsor)

Welcome Sponsorship
The Welcome Sponsor may bring a banner, a poster or a tablecloth with company name or logo to be displayed in the check-in area of Botanica for each Monthly Luncheon.

Benefits
• Recognition on marketing and communications including social media, e-blasts and website
• Put your company in front of small business owners and leaders

Cost: $100 per Monthly Luncheon (one member per event)

Prize Sponsorship
During WWLA and Monthly Luncheons, business cards are collected for prize drawings given away at the end of the luncheon. This door prize can be a gift card, gift basket or an item with a $25 minimum value.

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

Simply Social Mixer
The Simply Social mixers are held every other month on the third Tuesday at a variety of local member venues from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. This mixer is a way to meet and network in a relaxed setting. This sponsorship assists in covering appetizer and alcohol costs and averages an attendance of 80 guests.

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

Cost: $325 per mixer (Up to three sponsors per mixer)

Upcoming Events Sponsorship
Have your company name or logo printed on the WIBA Upcoming Events flyer which is distributed to all attendees of both the Monthly Luncheon and WWLA Luncheon. The WIBA Chairman and WWLA Emcee will mention the sponsor company from the podium.

Cost: $500 per quarter (up to 6 events total)

2020 WIBA Kickoff – January 30, 2020
Celebrate another year of success for WIBA members at this semi-formal gala event! Enjoy visiting with members over cocktails, bid on silent auction items and enjoy a delicious dinner.

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

Cost
• Presenting Sponsor (includes one (1) table of 10): $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 and website
• Acknowledge during meeting with legislators

Cost
• Luncheon Sponsor: $425
• Supporting Sponsor: $250

Small Business Connect Expo – May 7, 2020 (Small Business Week is May 3-9, 2020)
Celebrate National Small Business Week at this free event with WIBA member exhibitor booths, workshops provided by WIBA members on a variety of topics, opportunities to network and more.

Benefits
• Pre-event publicity including press release, website, e-blasts and social media
• Company name or logo displayed on WIBA website with link to sponsor company
• One prominently-placed exhibitor booth space

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

Sponsorship Policy:
• One sponsorship per event per quarter per member company
• Exclusive sponsorship available at $900 (excluding Small Business Connect)

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