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2019 SPONSORSHIP WE BUILD COMMUNITY THROUGH BUSINESS 303.938.2079 | 2440 Pearl Street • Boulder, CO 80302 | membership@boulderchamber.com | boulderchamber.com


WE BUILD COMMUNITY THROUGH BUSINESS

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES & BENEFITS This guide details sponsorships corresponding with Boulder Chamber events, programs and initiatives in the areas of Member Services, Economic Vitality and Advocacy. The benefits listed below are base standards for sponsorships labeled as Presenting, Gold, Silver and Bronze, however benefits may vary on particular events and programs; full details for each event or program are available on request.

PRESENTING SPONSORSHIPS • Exclusive placement for one company • Top billing on event signage and event registration page • Top billing on applicable promotional materials, such as programs, advertisements and social media • Verbal recognition during the event and the opportunity to speak (if appropriate for the event) • Visual recognition during the event (typically a floor banner provided by sponsor) • Opportunity to display a booth (if appropriate for the event) • Full page advertisement in the event program (if applicable to event) • Up to 10 tickets to the event • Presenting sponsor designation on name badge

GOLD SPONSORSHIPS OR EQUIVALENT • Industry exclusivity for sponsorship level • Enhanced logo recognition on event signage and event registration page • Recognition on applicable promotional materials, such as programs, advertisements and social media • Verbal recognition during the event • Advertisement in the event program (availability and advertisement size are event specific) • Visual recognition during the event (typically a floor banner, provided by sponsor) • Opportunity to display a booth (if appropriate for the event) • Up to 8 tickets to the event • Sponsor designation on name badge

SILVER SPONSORSHIPS OR EQUIVALENT • Logo recognition on event signage and event registration page • Recognition on applicable promotional materials, such as programs and advertisements • Up to 4 tickets to the event • Sponsor designation on name badge

BRONZE SPONSORSHIPS OR EQUIVALENT • Name recognition on event signage and event registration page • Recognition on applicable promotional materials, such as programs and advertisements • Up to 2 tickets to the event • Sponsor designation on name badge

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COMMUNICATION PROGRAMS E-NEWSLETTER SPONSOR | ON-GOING The Boulder Chamber’s email newsletter reaches a large audience with significantly higher averages in “open” and “click-through” rates. Sponsorships are limited to four (4) businesses and include prominent logo placement with “click-through” links in each newsletter. Newsletters featuring sponsors are sent up to four times per month. Newsletters are also posted on the Boulder Chamber’s Facebook page, allowing visibility to our 2,800+ followers and sent out via Twitter to our 13,000+ followers. Sponsorship: $3,500 (limit of 4)

WEBSITE PROMOTION | ON-GOING Individuals and companies from across the region, nation and world visit the Boulder Chamber website daily in search of member contact information, Boulder business resources and opportunities to interact through our numerous events and programs. Website sponsorship is limited to four (4) businesses and includes a prominent banner advertisement on the homepage of the Boulder Chamber website. Sponsorship: $2,500 (limit of 4)

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SIGNATURE EVENTS ECONOMIC FORECAST: BOULDER & BEYOND

| JANUARY 2019

The Economic Forecast is an annual economic and business outlook event featuring nationallyrecognized economists who highlight the most up-to-date economic statistics and trends for the Boulder area. Sponsors have the opportunity to engage and connect with over 250 attendees, including many of Boulder’s leaders in a wide variety of industries. Additional sponsor benefits are available for this event, including program promotion and speaking opportunities. Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 (SOLD) BEC Investor Pricing: $7,500

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Economic Vitality Sponsor: $5,000 BEC Investor Pricing: $3,000 Connections Sponsor: $5,000 BEC Investor Pricing: $3,000 Supporting Sponsor: $2,500 BEC Investor Pricing: $1,000

CELEBRATION OF LEADERSHIP

| MARCH 2019

For over four decades, the Chamber has brought the Boulder community together to honor the leaders and individuals who inspire and motivate us through the annual Celebration of Leadership. This popular Chamber event offers terrific opportunities for connecting with top business and civic leaders while celebrating the best of Boulder. The evening includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages with an average attendance of 300 people. Presenting Sponsor: $12,500 (SOLD)

Leadership

Gold Sponsor: $7,500 Silver Sponsor: $5,000 Bronze Sponsor: $2,500 Congratulatory Package: $1,000

BOULDER ECONOMIC SUMMIT

| MAY 2019

The Boulder Economic Summit convenes businesses across industries for a dialogue on economic trends and developments impacting Boulder. The event provides a unique opportunity for attendees to make connections and engage in discussions regarding Boulder’s economic vitality. Sponsors receive exposure from over 300 attendees, including business (local and regional), academic and community leaders. Additional sponsor benefits are available for this event, including program promotion and speaking opportunities. Presenting Sponsor: $12,500 (SOLD) BEC Investor Pricing: $10,000

Economic Vitality Sponsor: $7,500 BEC Investor Pricing: $6,000

Supporting Sponsor: $5,000 BEC Investor Pricing: $3,000

Connections Sponsor: $7,500 BEC Investor Pricing: $6,000

Contributing Sponsor: $2,500 BEC Investor Pricing: $1,500

Program Sponsor: $6,000 BEC Investor Pricing: $4,500

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SIGNATURE EVENTS

GOLF TOURNAMENT | MAY 2019 The Boulder Chamber and Lake Valley Golf Club have partnered to carry on the beloved warm-weather tradition of the annual Boulder Chamber Golf Tournament. This event is one of the most popular and usually sells out well in advance. Additional benefits are available for the sponsorship, including marketing opportunities and recognition. Not all sponsorships include registration of players in the tournament. Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 (SOLD)

Lunch Sponsor: $5,000 Breakfast Sponsor: $3,500 Hole-in-One Sponsor: $3,500 Beverage Cart Sponsor: $5,000 Hole Sponsor: $1,000 / $1,260

COLORADO FOOTBALL KICKOFF LUNCHEON | AUGUST 2019 Join business leaders, CU football fans and community members at the Boulder Chamber’s Annual Colorado Buff’s Kickoff Luncheon and pep rally. This exciting fanfare event features special guests including CU executives, the CU Athletic Director, the entire football coaching staff and team members! This networking event is open to the public and has about 800 people in attendance. Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 (SOLD)

Featured Sponsor: $5,000 Table Sponsor: $1,000

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SIGNATURE EVENTS WOMEN WHO LIGHT THE COMMUNITY | SUMMER 2019 The Boulder Chamber and the Business Women’s Leadership Group (BWLG) annually honor women who have made significant contributions through innovative and committed efforts to address meaningful business or community needs on a local, national or even global scale. This event features a pre-networking reception, followed by the presentation of awards and a celebration of the accomplishments of our honorees during dinner. This event has been celebrated for over twenty years and has an average attendance of 300 people. Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 (SOLD)

Honoree Sponsor: $6,000 Community Sponsor: $4,500 Connections Sponsor: $3,000 Contributing Sponsor: $ 1,000

WOMEN’S NIGHT OF NETWORKING

| SPRING 2019

This is the ladies of the Boulder Chamber Business Women’s Leadership Group for a night of fun, networking and inspiration from female leaders in Boulder County while mixing and mingling over appetizers and drinks! Presenting Sponsor: $1,500 Contributing Sponsor: $500

BATTLE OF THE INDUSTRY BANDS

| FALL 2019

This is for Boulder Chamber’s newest, most rockin’ signature event! Five bands compete live for an audience and panel of local celebrity judges. Only one will take home the grand prize, a donation to charity and the reigning glory of Boulder’s best industry band. Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 Band Sponsor: $3,000 Contributing Sponsor: $1,000

ESPRIT ENTREPRENEUR | FALL 2019 Celebrate Boulder’s entrepreneurial spirit and startup community! Attendees mix and mingle with leaders from Boulder’s leading industries while gaining insight into the next generation of Boulderprenuers! As one of the longest-celebrated events of the Boulder Chamber, it’s a fantastic evening you won’t want to miss! Presenting Sponsor: $12,500 (SOLD) Dragon Sponsor: $10,000

ESPRiT

A BOULDER CHAMBER enterprise

Unicorn Sponsor: $5,000 Venture Sponsor: $2,500

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MEMBER EVENTS

BOULDER STAR | ANNUAL As proud stewards of the Boulder Star, the Boulder Chamber partners with community organizations in an effort to keep this Boulder tradition shining bright year after year. In addition to recognition on all Boulder Star marketing collateral, this sponsorship includes the opportunity to sponsor the special Boulder Star lighting ceremony and reception as well as discount pricing on Boulder Star holiday cards. Boulder Star Partner: $10,000 (SOLD)

RISE AND SHINE: BUSINESS BEFORE HOURS

| BI-MONTHLY

Business Before Hours is a networking opportunity for Boulder Chamber members and their businesses. These breakfasts provide a unique opportunity to connect with professionals across all industries. The gatherings are usually held from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at a host sponsor venue and include light food and beverage for guests. The average attendance is 60 people. Presenting Sponsor: $5,000 (SOLD)

Connections Sponsor: $2,000 Contributing Sponsor: $500

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS

| BI-MONTHLY

Business After Hours is the premier networking opportunity for Boulder Chamber members and their businesses. These events provide a fun and casual opportunity to connect with professionals across multiple industries and organizations. These post-workday gatherings are typically from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at a host sponsor venue and include food and beverages for guests. The average attendance is 100 people. Presenting Sponsor: $6,000 Connections Sponsor: $3,000

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afterhours

Contributing Sponsor: $1,500 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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MEMBER EVENTS

MEMBER ORIENTATION | BI-MONTHLY Sponsorship of Member Orientation is a great opportunity to showcase your business and support of the Boulder Chamber while also gaining an invaluable chance to meet representatives from new and existing businesses in Boulder. The orientation is targeted towards new and current members as well as individuals considering a Boulder Chamber membership. Presenting Sponsor: $5,000 Connections Sponsor: $2,000 Contributing Sponsor: $500

BEER WITH JOHN | QUARTERLY Beer with John is a popular happy-hour event designed for individuals to chat about the issues that matter most in a casual and friendly environment. This event allows members the opportunity for one-on-one dialogue and shared brews with Boulder Chamber President and CEO, John Tayer. Presenting Sponsor: $1,000

BEER WITH JOHN

Contributing Sponsor: $500

BOULDER CHAMBER RUNNING CLUB | MONTHLY The Boulder Chamber Running Club is a unique opportunity to connect with members and chamber President and CEO, John Tayer. Lace up! Presenting Sponsor: $1,000 Contributing Sponsor: $500

BOULDER CHAMBER DISC GOLF THROW-DOWN

| ANNUAL

The annual Disc Golf Throw-Down is hosted together with Bolder Young Professionals for an afternoon of frivolity and friendly competition on the green. This event is for players of all levels who are looking to build their professional network in a laid back setting while having fun! Presenting Sponsor: $1,000 (SOLD)

PRESENTING SPONSOR:

Contributing Sponsor: $500

DISC GOLF THROW-DOWN

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MEMBER PROGRAMS BOLDER YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

| BI-MONTHLY

Bolder Young Professionals (BYP) is a program of the Boulder Chamber that helps connect rising pros with the Boulder business community through social, service and professional development opportunities. Tap into the young professionals’ community and sponsor BYP today! Presenting Sponsor: $7,500 (SOLD)

Gold Sponsor: $5,000 Silver Sponsor: $2,500 Bronze Sponsor: $1,500

BOULDER COUNTY LEADERSHIP FELLOWS | SEPTEMBER — JULY

Boulder County Leadership Fellows (BCLF) is leadership and networking program presented in collaboration with the Community Foundation serving Boulder County. The program focuses on transformational and inclusive leadership as well as building networks and providing opportunities to participate in local leadership roles. BCLF provides participants with a broad understanding of Boulder County’s infrastructure and economic, civic, and cultural drivers. Sponsors develop a special connection to the Leadership Fellows as well as with the many local businesses, non-profit and government officials that support the program. Sponsor: $5,000

BUSINESS WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP GROUP | BI-MONTHLY As one of the strongest and most active groups within the Boulder Chamber, the Business Women’s Leadership Group (BWLG) provides Boulder’s community of business women with education and leadership development training along with networking and sponsor recognition opportunities. BWLG events have an average attendance of 60 professionals at each bi-monthly event. Presenting Sponsor: $5,000 (SOLD)

Gold Sponsor: $2,500

BUSINESS WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP GROUP

Silver Sponsor: $1,500 Bronze Sponsor: $500

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ADVOCACY PROGRAMS ADVOCACY PROGRAM SPONSORSHIP The Boulder Chamber’s business advocacy efforts never rest. We are constantly watching, analyzing and speaking up on behalf of our members to support our unique and strong economy in a way that reflects Boulder values. Gold Sponsor: $5,000

Presenting Sponsor: $10,000 (SOLD)

Silver Sponsor: $2,500 Bronze Sponsor: $1,000

At the Boulder Chamber, we are persistently working to ensure that elected officials, government staff and other community leaders are aware of the concerns of our business community. Our advocacy programming plays a major role in allowing the voices of our membership to be heard at a local, state and national level. The Advocacy Program Sponsorship includes the three events below:

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POLICY ROUNDTABLE SERIES

| ON-GOING

Boulder Chamber Policy Roundtables bring together elected officials and community leaders for lively forums where diverse viewpoints convene to discuss key issues. These forums explore emerging topics and strategically engage our partners and members. Events are held at the Boulder Chamber and include refreshments. Policy Roundtable topics have included local transportation, affordable housing, ballot issues, legislative bills, the Boulder Valley Comprehensive Plan and other timely issues affecting Boulder businesses.

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STATE LEGISLATION FORUM

| ANNUAL

The State Legislation Forum offers members the opportunity to interact with top lawmakers in an open discussion about the local, regional and statewide issues that matter most. This event includes postforum networking with other professionals from across the region and is hosted together with the Northwest Chamber Alliance.

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TOP-TIER ELECTED LEADER RECEPTION | ANNUAL This event is the premier opportunity for top-tier business executives and community leaders to meet Colorado’s elected officials and engage in candid discussion on local to national issues affecting the Boulder commuity.

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ELECTION YEAR PROGRAM SPONSORSHIP

| 2019

With a broad diversity of industries and sectors across the Boulder Chamber membership, we recognize the importance of informing our members on the existing and potential issues directly impacting Boulder’s economic vitality. We pride ourselves on serving as a one-stop community resource for all your public policy, advocacy and voting needs.

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Presenting Sponsor: $5,000

Silver Sponsor: $1,500

Gold Sponsor: $2,500

Bronze Sponsor: $500

CANDIDATE MEET & GREET

| 2019

Meet political candidates from both sides of the aisle and inform your voting decisions with help from the Boulder Chamber. All political stripes are welcome at this comprehensive, one-stop resource event. This event is well attended and registration capacity is met early; may be held at the Boulder Chamber or host sponsor location.

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Boulder City Council Candidate Meet & Greet

COLLEGE OF POLITICAL KNOWLEDGE | 2019 For over 20 years, the College of Political Knowledge (CPK) has stood alone as the launching pad for local campaigns, providing the opportunity to learn first-hand from successful candidates. Our illustrious CPK alumni include elected officials, campaign managers and candidates from every level of local and state-wide offices. CPK is a recognized training resource by Boulder County’s major political party organizations and is widely seen as our community’s premier political candidacy seminar.

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POLITICAL KNOWLEDGE OF

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2019 Boulder Chamber Sponsorship Opportunities