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Sponsor Opportunities

Sponsorships are a great way to get in front of this elite group of B-to-B Marketers. Throughout the year, companies donate people, materials, and money in order to further the mission of the organization. Through their donations, they demonstrate a commitment to Chicago's business-to-business marketing community. Please review options below. 

For more details, please contact Dick Barton, dbarton@bmachicago.org, office: 847-698-5069 x2 or cell: 847-436-1217.

Tower Awards

 

Annual Creative Competition Gala and Ceremony
Benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on BMA website homepage (rotating)
  • Sponsor directory placement
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on integrated marketing including BMAIL sent multiple times per month to our members and prospects (approximately 6,500)
  • On-Site Signage in print and/or digital format
  • Four Tickets to Gala/Ceremony
  • Attendee list
  • Ad placement in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, BtoB Magazine

Cost: $5,500

Fuel Keynote and High-tech Expo

Presenting Sponsor (2 available or exclusive)     SOLD 

This is an outstanding way to reach the decision makers within BMA Chicago and give your company the maximum benefit and visibility before, during and after Fuel 2014.

This package includes: 
* VIP Reception in a private lounge with BMA Chicago Board members, speakers and special guests. 
* Major recognition on the Social Media Wall
* Enhanced recognition in the Fuel video showing in multiple locations
* Recognition on unique mobile device charging stations (6 screens available)
* Be included in the post event online video via the BMA website
* Recognition on transportation trolleys
* Acknowledgement in all advance publicity, blast emails, and website
* Acknowledgement on all advance event tickets
* Booth space at Expo
* VIP and Event tickets and recognition package (6 at $7500 and 12 at $12,000)
* Private branded Meet 'n Greet lounges (two available)
 
BMA Supporting Sponsorship (3 available)                                       $5,000
This package provides excellent sponsor recognition is a variety of meaningful ways such as:
* Recognition on the Social Media Wall 
* Recognition in the Fuel video showing in multiple locations 
* Recognition on transportation trolleys
* Be included in the post event online video via the BMA website
* Booth space at Expo
* Event tickets (4) and recognition package
 
Upgrades for branded Private Meet 'n Greet lounge (if available)    $2,000
 
Exhibitor Booth (15 available)                                              $3,000 or $4,000
An affordable and effective way for that all important face to face contact with potential customers and clients. Two event tickets plus recognition package with each option.
 
Basic $3,000 -- 4' x 8' space with table, two chairs and table cloth. Electric available on request.
 
Premier $4,000 -- 4' x 8' space with table, two chairs and table cloth. Electric available on request. PLUS a private enclosed space behind the booth for meetings or storage. 2 available.
 
Special Sponsorships                                                                             
Keynote Speaker Introduction: up to three minutes on stage. Great visibility for your top executive! Four event tickets and recognition package. 
(call for details)                                                                                           $5,000
 
Trolley Branding 
Runs every 30 minutes from downtown (2 available)                         $2,500 
 
Hospitality Package: Bars (2 available)
includes two locations                                                                               $1750
 
Welcome Package: Valet Parking and Coat Check                            $1,500
 
Music Package                                                                                           $1,500
 
Recognition Packages (In addition to benefits otherwise listed)
Sponsorship recognition packages depending on level include but are not limited to:
  • Company name in all media relations
  • Company logo on invitations, web pages, electronic marketing, promotions
  • Customized web page w/information about your company
  • Social media mentions throughout the year
  • Recognition at the April Marketing Innovators Luncheon 
  • Event tickets (amount varies with level) 
  • Booth space
  • Listing in BMA Resource Guide
 Exhibitor Booth recognition package:
  • Customized web page with information about your company
  • Social media mentions throughout the year
  • Recognition at the April Marketing Innovators Luncheon 
  • Two full event tickets and one exhibitor booth representative

Click here for more details or contact Dick Barton for more information.

 
Chapter Sponsorship
Benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on BMA website (rotating), mobile website and iPhone app
  • Sponsor directory placement
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on integrated marketing including BMAIL sent multiple times per month to our members and prospects (approximately 6,500)
  • On-Site Signage in print and/or digital format at all BMA events except CMO Member Dinners 
  • Three seats at each of the luncheons for you or your clients/prospects with one of those seats able to be used at the speaker’s table
  • Four seats at each of the breakfasts for you or your clients/prospects
  • Two tables of 10 at two different luncheons during the season
  • One seat at each CMO dinner
  • One seat at each Member dinner
  • Two tickets to the Tower Awards ceremony
  • Two tickets to the Fuel
  • Company branding included on print promotions for luncheon series
  • QR code linked to your choice of URL featured at three luncheons
  • Ability to work on featured programs and presenters as relevant to the B-to-B marketplace
  • Special consideration for access to speakers upon request when possible
  • Four introductions to LinkedIn target marketers that you determine
  • Email distribution list twice a year 

Cost: $18,000

Marketing Innovator Luncheon Series

High-level presentations by leading B-to-B marketing practitioners
Benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on BMA website (rotating)
  • Sponsor directory placement
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on integrated marketing including BMAIL sent multiple times per month to our members and prospects (approximately 6,500)
  • On-Site Signage in print and/or digital format
  • Three seats at each of the luncheons for you or your clients/prospects with one of those seats able to be used at the speaker’s table
  • Company branding included on print promotions for luncheon series
  • QR code table sign featured at 4-7 luncheons
  • Ability to work on featured programs and presenters as relevant to the B-to-B marketplace
  • Special consideration for access to speakers upon request when possible
  • Monthly Attendee lists upon request

Cost: $6,500

Breakfast Seminar Series

Interactive seminars on best practices in b-to-b marketing communications
Benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on BMA website (rotating)
  • Sponsor directory placement
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on integrated marketing including BMAIL sent multiple times per month to our members and prospects (approximately 6,500)
  • On-Site Signage in print and/or digital format
  • Four seats at each of the breakfasts for you or your clients/prospects
  • Ability to work on featured programs and presenters as relevant to the B-to-B marketplace
  • Special consideration for access to speakers upon request when possible
  • Monthly Attendee lists upon request

Cost: $5,000

Member & CMO Dinners

Monthly member dinners held in Chicago or suburbs hosted by BMA board members
CMO/Speaker dinners held in Chicago with luncheon speakers, board members and other senior level marketers
Benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on BMA website (rotating)
  • Sponsor directory placement
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on all dinner invitations sent multiple times per year to our members and prospects (approximately 6,500) and on targeted email invitations
  • Introductions to board hosts and senior marketers
  • One seat for you and a corporate guest at each event
  • Ability to introduce yourself and company in intimate setting
  • Email distribution list twice a year (material must be BMA approved)
  • Opportunity to distribute material to our members once a year by mail
Cost: 
Member Dinner: $1,000 per dinner
CMO Dinner: $1,500 per dinner
Full series sponsorship recommended
 

Young Professionals Events

Events focused on marketers aged 30 and younger
Benefits include (but are not limited to):
  • Sponsor directory placement
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement on integrated marketing including BMAIL sent multiple times per month to our members and prospects (approximately 6,500)
  • On-Site Signage in print and/or digital format
  • Three tickets to each event
  • Branded presence at each event
  • Branded table at each of the 8 luncheons and one seat to use as you wish
  • Branded presence at five Young Professional events, including a public thank you, and the possibility of an "emcee" role

Cost: $5,000

Website Advertising Rates

Page Options Placement*
Price Per 3 Months
Price Per 6 Months
Price Per 12 Months
About Us
$400
$700
$1200
Events
$600
$1000
$1800
Resources
$400
$700
$1200
Membership
$600
$1000
$1800
Sponsorship
$300
$500
$800
Contact Us
$500
$800
$1400

 

*Pages include main page listed above and all sub-pages under that category (listed on left side of page). There is a maximum of three ads available at any one time. Space reserved on first-come, first-serve basis. Full payment and artwork due 15 days prior to ad run date. Ads posted the 1st and 15th of the month.
 
Advertisement Requirements
Format: GIF or JPEG
Your ad will be hyperlinked to your company’s website (or link of your choice)
Overall Ad Size: Right Side Banner - 200 wide X 150 high
File Size: No larger than 150 KB
 
To secure sponsorship or advertising, please contact 
Dick Barton, dbarton@bmachicago.org, 847-698-5069 x2 or cell: 847-436-1217.