Sponsorship Packet_Revised April 2024

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APRIL 2024
CENTRAL BUCKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WHY BE A SPONSOR... MARKETING IMPACT

CENTRAL BUCKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SPONSORSHIP STRUCTURE 2024

CHAMBER ELITE INVESTOR.... $35,000+

• Company/Organization name on ALL the events/programs the Chamber hosts throughout the year

• Speaking opportunity at events/programs at the discretion of the CEO

• Recognition on all event materials AND listed as a Chamber Elite Investor on the Home Page of the Chamber’s website

• Enhanced Company ad on the Chamber’s website in the Member Directory free of charge

• Company logo in most prominent location on all marketing and event promotion materials; listed as Chamber Investor

• Full-Page ad in event program book when one is produced for an event

• TWO Full-Page Ads in the Chamber’s Bi-Annual Business & Arts Journal

• Link to company website in pre-event materials

• Company literature displayed at registration desk; opportunity to present promotional items to guests

PREMIER

• Speaking opportunity at events/programs at the discretion of the CEO

• Recognition on all event materials AND on Chamber website

• Company logo in most prominent location on all marketing and event promotion materials; listed as Premier Investor

• Full-Page ad in event program book when one is produced for an event

• ONE Full-Page Ad in the Chamber’s Bi-Annual Business & Arts Journal

• Link to company website in pre and post event materials

• Speaking opportunity at each of the five events/programs

• Speaking opportunity at events/programs at the discretion of the CEO

• Recognition on event materials AND on Chamber website

• THREE Full-Page Ads in the Chamber’s Digital Newsletter, Chamber Vibes, published (4) times per year BENEFACTOR......$15,000 TO

• Speaking opportunity at events/programs at the discretion of the CEO

• Recognition on all event materials AND on Chamber website

• TWO Half Page Ads in the Chamber’s Digital Newsletter, Chamber Vibes, published (4) times per year ADVOCATE ......$10,000 TO

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INVESTOR...... $25,000 TO $35,000
$25,000
$15,000

SPONSORSHIP STRUCTURE 2024

COMMUNITY PARTNER......$5,000 TO $10,000

• Speaking opportunity at events/programs at the discretion of the CEO

• Recognition on all event materials AND on Chamber website

INFLUENCER......$2,500

• Choose (1) event or program

• Recognition on event materials AND on Chamber website

• Choose (1) event or program

• Recognition on event/program materials

• Flyer or brochure at registration table SUPPORTER...$1,000

FRIEND...$500

• Choose (1) event or program

• Recognition on event/program materials

CUSTOMIZE YOUR SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE

Choose from the list of events and programs for the calendar year and pledge whatever financial support you prefer.

IN-KIND SERVICES

Receive recognition on marketing materials where applicable.

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INVESTOR LEVELS PER EVENT OF YOUR CHOICE

PREMIER SPONSOR: $15,000 - Limited (Exclusive non-compete) (Includes (10 ) tickets)

DIAMOND SPONSOR: $10,000 - Limited (Exclusive non-compete) (Includes (8) tickets)

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $7,500 - Limited (Includes (8) tickets)

GOLD SPONSOR: $5,000 - Unlimited (Includes (6) tickets)

SILVER SPONSOR: $2,500 - Unlimited (Includes (4) tickets)

BRONZE SPONSOR: $1,000 - Unlimited (Includes (2) tickets)

Speaking Opportunities for Gold Sponsors and Above

OTHER SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

TABLE SPONSOR:

(15% discount on total cost for number of guests attending, per table) Size of table varies by event (tables of 6 or 8)

VIP RECEPTION SPONSOR: $3,500 - Limited (when applicable)

LIVE MUSIC SPONSOR: $750 - (2 available per event) (Exclusive non-compete) or $1,500 (when applicable)

BRANDED BOTTLED WATER SPONSOR: $1,250 - (2 available per event) (when applicable)

GIVEAWAY SPONSOR: $1,500 - (1 exclusive)

SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES ALSO AVAILABLE FOR:

• Annual Golf Outing (August)

• Emergency Service Awards Dinner (October)

• Women in Business Leadership Submmit (March)

• Bucks Fever in Collaboration with Peddler’s Village (Summer)

• Young Professionals Backyard Barbeque Bash (June)

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PROGRAMS & EVENTS JANUARY – DECEMBER 2024

ANNUAL SIGNATURE EVENTS

ANNUAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE

September 26, 2024

The all-day event provides exclusive insight into relevant topics regarding every facet pertaining to business. Presentations are delivered from nationally recognized keynote speakers and a distinguished panel of regional business leaders. The Conference provides high-level networking opportunities for all management levels and small business owners.

CHAMBER ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS (BI-ANNUAL EVENT)

April 24, 2024 at The Warrington

The Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) Achievement Awards are given bi-annually to Bucks County individuals/organizations for achievement in the arts, hospitality, business, entrepreneurship, diversity, and humanitarian efforts. The CBCC offers events and programs each year to boost businesses and provide community leaders with development opportunities. The Chamber also collaborates with community businesses to network with others in the local business community.

EMERGENCY SERVICE AWARDS DINNER

October 27, 2024

The annual Emergency Service Awards Dinner honors the heroic individuals volunteering for our local Ambulance Squads and Fire Companies. Honorees are nominated by their squad and awarded that night for their dedication and bravery in helping others in the community.

ANNUAL GOLF OUTING

August 5, 2024 at Doylestown Country Ckub

Looking for a great networking opportunity this Summer? Invite some clients, donors, or prospects to play in the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce 18th Annual Golf Outing. Cost is $350 per golfer and includes golf, lunch, a powerful networking 19th hole cocktail hour and raffle.

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN TOUR

May 5, 2024

Step into the world of architectural wonders with our captivating architectural tour. Embark on a journey through time and style as you explore an array of buildings. Our expert guides will unravel the stories behind each architectural masterpiece, from innovative materials to visionary blueprints to the history of the structures.

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NETWORKING

LINK AT LUNCH featuring Enthusiast Member Speakers

January 9, March 12, May 14, July 9, September 10, November 12, 2024

Link at Lunch is Bucks County’s premier lunch networking event. Our bi-monthly Link at Lunch provides an opportunity for professionals to network and to introduce yourself and your business affiliation while enjoying lunch at one of our local fine restaurants. The Chamber’s series brings Chamber Enthusiast Members to offer perspectives around current and relevant themes of all things business that are designed to help bring awareness to leaders in all business sectors. You won’t want to miss out on connecting with fellow business leaders.

THE NET

February 8, April 11, May 9, August 18, October 3, December 12, 2024

The NET (Networking Event Tonight) is a monthly gathering that offers a casual forum to further business connections and foster relationships. It is an opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow professionals in a casual happy hour setting.

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION

February 1, May 22, August 27, November 14, 2024 • 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Our Orientation welcomes NEW Members who have recently joined the Chamber with a wine and cheese reception in their honor. It provides an opportunity for new Members to meet fellow new Members, the Chamber team, Ambassadors, and Board Members to learn about all the Chamber has to offer them.

CORPORATE SPEED NETWORKING (VIRTUALLY & IN-PERSON)

January 11, 2024 • 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. • Other dates are to be announced

Join fellow Chamber Members for Corporate Speed Networking for quick, focused conversations to exchange information, explore potential collaborations, and build connections. It’s a perfect way to meet new individuals and create business opportunities within the Chamber community!

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

LEADERSHIP MASTER CLASSES

March 13, April 10, May 8, June 5, 2024

As you ascend to new levels of management, it’s critical that you build on your leadership strengths and learn new ways to achieve greater impact. In this dynamic Leadership Master Class, you’ll learn all the critical elements that successful leaders must master to deliver results. You will be exposed to cutting-edge leadership strategies, practices, and tools — and receive coaching on how to leverage these next-level practices to achieve your career and organizational goals.

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LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS AND COMMUNICATING FOR RESULTS (VIRTUAL EVENT)

Monthly

Learn from the premier leaders in communication skills, Dale Carnegie.

MEET WITH EXPERTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Quarterly

Learn from Leaders Mentorship Program brings business professionals, executives, and CEOs together from Chamber member companies. Intimate group gatherings are made based on personal and professional goals and interests, competencies, experience, and expectations.

GOVERNMENT

MEET THE GOVERNOR LUNCHEON

To Be Announced

This luncheon features an opportunity for Pennsylvania’s Governor to speak candidly about issues affecting businesses in our Bucks County communities.

STATE OF THE NATION

May 3, 2024 at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm

This prestigious event features an opportunity for a Pennsylvania Congressman to deliver an address about the current State of our Nation and how it impacts the country and the Bucks County community.

STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS AND COCKTAIL RECEPTION

September 19, 2024 at Delaware Valley University

The cocktail reception brings together local Bucks County Legislative Representatives and Chamber Members. This event bridges Chamber members with Pennsylvania’s elected leaders and other public officials. Speakers provide an overview of issues important to our Bucks County based businesses.

LEGISLATIVE UPDATES (VIRTUAL & DIGITAL NEWSLETTERS)

February, May, August, November

This series allows members of the business community an opportunity to interact directly with Bucks County delegation members on the prospective policy and related outcomes from the most recent legislative session(s).

VETERANS’ EVENT

August 25, 2024 at Bucks County Playhouse

The event honors the Veterans in our community by offering a free performance at the Bucks County Playhouse that included a free boxed meal. This event is a small token of our appreciation for the sacrifices made by our service men and women.

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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

EDUCATION ROUNDTABLES

April 18, October 10, 2024 at the Chamber Office

Participants can expect lively panel discussions that aim to empower aspiring leaders with practical knowledge and tools to make informed financial and business decisions as they navigate their emerging careers.

NETWORKING MEETUPS

January 25, March 27, April 25, May 30, June 27, August 29, October 30, November 19, 2024

Meetup events include happy hours and social events at local bars and restaurants to bring together Bucks County Young Professionals. Connect with dynamic individuals who are shaping their industries and share your ambitions in a vibrant and inclusive environment. Members and non-members learn about our social events, community development and enhancement opportunities, supporting local causes, individual growth in business, leadership opportunities, and, in general, to meet new people and have some fun.

CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT

July 25, 2024 at Dublin Town Center

Come out and join the Young Professionals for an evening of Cornhole held at a popular local hotspot! This casual (and fun!) event is a great opportunity to meet new people and connect with locals. All are welcome!

BACKYARD BARBEQUE BASH

June 8, 2024

This new event invites all Chamber and future Chamber members to the Central Bucks Chamber’s Backyard BBQ for food, fun, and fellowship! A portion of the proceeds benefits the Chamber’s Charitable Foundation Business Cares a 501 C-3.

SOCIAL EVENTS

February 29 and September 10, 2024

Social Events are activity-based gatherings designed for individuals who are early in their careers, providing a platform for networking, professional development, and socializing.

COLLEGE STUDENT CAMPAIGN

Dates to be announced.

Elevate your college experience and discover the power of collaboration with the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce where ambition meets opportunity! Gain real-world insights from seasoned professionals in the community and learn the value of being involved with the Chamber and how it will propel your career as an emerging Young Professional.

HOLIDAY AFTER HOURS GATHERING

December 5, 2024

This event is typically held during the holiday season, offering an opportunity to unwind, network, and celebrate festive occasions in a relaxed and professional setting outside regular work hours.

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WHAT’S NEW AND EXCITING IN 2024

CHAMBER BLOCK PARTY

August 15, 2024

Welcome to Central Bucks Chamber’s, first-ever CHAMBER BLOCK PARTY! Join us and other area businesses for networking in a super casual setting!

CHAMBER COLLABS

BUCKS FEVER FESTIVAL in partnership with Peddler’s Village

June 2024

Join us JUNE 22-23, 2023 for the Arts and Sculpture and Talent Shows at Peddler’s Village. A portion of the Sponsorship proceeds benefits the Chamber’s Charitable Foundation Business Cares a 501 C-3. Brown Bag-It concerts will be held every Tuesday from 12- 1:00 PM with No Strings Attached! Bring a chair, pack a lunch (or purchase a lunch from the many restaurants in close proximity!), and enjoy a FREE performance on the lawn by the gazebo from May through Labor Day.

SPARK BOWL in partnership with Delaware Valley University

September 21, 2024

Delaware Valley University’s Small Business & Entrepreneurship Center (SBEC), the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), and Startup Bucks hosts Spark Bowl, a “Shark Tank”-like competition. The event encourages entrepreneurs, innovative businesses, and nonprofit organizations to address social, consumer, and business-oriented challenges in and around Bucks County, with original problem-solving ideas to support the economic growth and prosperity of our communities.

BUSINESS SIMULATION in partnership with Central Bucks School District

February 28 & February 29, 2024

This two-day event invites about 50 AP economics and business students from all three CBSD high schools to gather in a conference room with more than a dozen mentors. They manage a simulated for-profit student company, engaging in varied exercises and friendly competition. Students practice the actual operation of their own business for the equivalent of three years (12 quarters) and compete to see which is most profitable.

WOMEN IN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE in partnership with the Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce WIB Council

March 28, 2024

The Women In Business Leadership Summit features prominent women from Bucks County and beyond, sharing inspirational stories and strategies for professional growth. This full day event is complete with vendors, opportunities for networking, and professional development.

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PUBLICATIONS

THE BUSINESS & ARTS JOURNAL

Published in April and October 2024

CHAMBER VIBES

Digital Member to Member Newsletter

Published in February, May, August and November 2024

WEEKLY NEWS

Blasts go out every Monday featuring upcoming events and programs.

EXCLUSIVE

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE CLUB

March 19, June 11, October 8, December 3, 2024

The Chamber’s Chairman of the Board hosts (4) dinners and fireside chats throughout the year featuring thought leaders who are making an impact in the world of commerce, industry, and technology. Each of our speakers comes from various professional sectors. They tell the story of their personal journey and combine it with advice on leadership strategies they have used (successes and failures) and how to navigate today’s challenging business climate. There is time for Q&A. These gatherings are exclusive to Chairman’s Circle Members. For information about joining this exclusive club, email theresa@centralbuckschamber.com.

LOOKING AHEAD TO 2025!

MEMBER CULINARY COMPETITION AND CHEF EVENT

Winter 2025

Sign up for the Chamber’s first ever Member Culinary Competition and Chef Event! Pair up with one of our local chefs to compete in what is sure to be a memorable and EXCITING cook-off competition! A portion of the proceeds benefits the Chamber’s Charitable Foundation Business Cares a 501 C-3.

GOLF ETIQUETTE COURSES

Spring 2025

Participants learn the finer points of behavior on the golf course, including proper conduct, respect for fellow players, adherence to rules, and the cultivation of a positive and sportsmanlike atmosphere

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The Mission of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce is to build alliances among its Members by uniting businesses, industries, professionals, and non-profit organizations.

The Chamber serves as a catalyst that creates a rich business climate and improves the quality of life in the community.

The Chamber is devoted to furthering commerce, the arts, and the overall welfare of the Central Bucks region.

The Chamber will support concepts that are consistent and complimentary to its goals and mission.

The Chamber does not endorse the products/services of Members or programs of other organizations. We educate… not advocate.

We Empower Businesses and Unite Communities.

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