Sponsorship Opportunities

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities – For Additional Information contact the Chamber office!

Events

  • a.m. Connect

a.m. Connect meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m. Grab some coffee and conversation at these informal events that allow individuals to meet and network with more than 40 Chamber members and guests in attendance. This dedicated group of members meets at Little Monkey Bizness (12219 Shawnee Mission Parkway) to network, share success stories and provide leads for other businesses. Speakers and topical roundtable discussions will rotate the schedule. A great way for prospective members to see what the chamber is about. $75

  • Benefits: Be the monthly a.m. Connect sponsor and your logo will be displayed on the weekly reminders which are distributed to 1,400 chamber member representatives, the chamber website calendar of events and signage at the weekly event. Companies are encouraged to attend and distribute any company information or sample
  • Golf Tournament

The Golf Tournament is one of the most popular Chamber events, selling out every year. This event is a standard at the Shawnee Chamber, bringing the fun of golf and networking together in one outstanding tournament with great prizes. It will be held May 22, 2017 at beautiful Lake Quivira Country Club, one of the premier private courses in the Kansas City metro. Join us at one of the Chamber’s best sponsorship opportunities for businesses.

    • Presenting Sponsor – $2,500
      • Benefits: Be the special of the day and expose your company’s logo on all tournament promotions, printed, website and social media. This sponsorship includes a foursome.
    • Lunch Sponsor – Golf Tournament – $2,000 SOLD OUT
      • Benefits: Provide the golfers with tasteful fuel for the tournament, with your company’s logo displayed on the lunch signage and the event’s promotional materials; includes a foursome.
    • Golfer Gift Sponsor – Golf Tournament – $2,000
      • Benefits: Enjoy company recognition with your company’s logo on the golfer’s gifts as well as in the event’s promotional materials; includes a foursome.
    • Golf Ball Sponsor – $1,500
      • Benefits: Be a hit at the tournament by providing 40 dozen golf balls, with your company’s logo on them as well as in the event’s promotional materials.
    • Awards Reception Sponsor – Golf Tournament – $2,500  SOLD OUT
      • Benefits: Put the finishing touches on the tournament and have your company’s logo displayed on the reception’s banner as well as in all of the event’s promotional materials. A great way to promote your company at the end of a fun golf outing.
    • Hole-in-One Sponsor – $1,000  SOLD OUT
      • Benefits: Be one of a kind, enjoying company signage on a par-three hole and recognition in the event’s promotional materials.
    • Beverage Sponsor – Golf Tournament – $2,000
      • Benefits: Be the sponsor of refreshment and your company’s logo will appear on the signage and promotional materials for the event; includes a foursome.
    • Specialty Drink Sponsor – $850
      • Benefits: Master the specialty-drink machine by providing the alcohol for a mixed cocktail, with your company’s logo on the event’s promotional materials.
    • On Site Photographer Sponsor – golf tournament – $250
      • Benefits: Be the official photography sponsor for this great event. 
    • Hole Sponsor – $300
      • Benefits: Enjoy signage at the tee or green, with company recognition in the event’s promotional materials. Also take the day to come out and visit with all players as they visit your sponsored hole. Have fun and interact with the crowd.
    • Foursome – golf tournament – $800 –
      • Benefits: Be the first to sign up your foursome for this annual sell out event. Enjoy the course at the private Lake Quivira Country Club. A great way to spend the day entertaining clients or treating your staff.
    • Combination Foursome and Hole Sponsor – golf tournament – $1,000
      • Benefits: Be the first to sign up your foursome and hole sponsorship for this annual sell out event. Enjoy the course at the private Lake Quivira Country Club. A great way to spend the day entertaining clients or treating your staff.
  • Business After Hours

Business After Hours is Shawnee’s most popular and highly anticipated post-work social networking event and is generally scheduled for the third Thursday of the month. Average attendance at Business After Hours ranges from 75 to 100. Network with the key business leaders and decision makers of our community and promote your business’ products and services. $500

  • Benefits: Create a casual environment for an after-work, networking event. Open your business’ doors to approximately 75 – 100 Chamber members, showcasing the latest and greatest with your business. Provide food, beverages and a door prize. Event, with company logo will be promoted in print on our monthly calendar of events, chamber website, weekly update and social media.
  • Morning Coffee

Coffee’s introduce you to a new, existing or expanding business on Thursday mornings at 8:30 a.m. Serve some coffee and rolls to approximately 40 members and take the time to spotlight your business. A great way to promote new products to members or just have a reason to host a fun gathering. $150

  • Benefits: Welcome Chamber members into your business’ location for coffee and conversation. Provide a light breakfast and beverages. Event will be promoted in print and online.
  • Board of Directors Luncheon

Benefits: Provide lunch one month to the leaders, the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Company logo will appear on signage for the luncheon. $250 or trade out in food donation

  • Board Retreat

An opportunity for the leaders of the Shawnee Chamber to come to together and plan for future growth. The retreat will be in the Fall of 2017.

  • Leadership Sponsor – $300
    • Benefits: Logo in newsletter and materials handed out at the retreat and signage at the event. Recognition at the event.
  •  Business Expo

Business Expo is the Shawnee way to meet the community, promote your business and add to your bottom line. This event is the only one of its kind that brings the community directly to the exhibitors. If your market is in Shawnee, your business better be at the Business Expo! The Expo will be Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Shawnee Civic Centre. Participate in this event that attracts more than 70 member businesses and over 500 community attendees.

    • Presenting Sponsor – Business Expo – $2,500
      • Benefits: Stand out at this event, with your company’s logo incorporated in all of the event’s promotional materials – including newspaper ads, business journal, home page of the chamber’s website, brochures, posters and save the date cards, weekly email updates, monthly enews which reaches 1,400 chamber member representatives and signage at the event. This also includes a booth space at a premium location on the exhibit floor.
    • Lunch Sponsor – Business Expo – $500 – 5
      • Benefits: Provide the exhibitors with energy prior to the event and receive a complimentary booth, with your company’s logo included in the event’s promotional materials.
  • Exhibitor Booth – Business Expo – $375
      • Benefits: Secure your company’s booth to exhibit at the event.
  • Legislative Reception

Do you have a craving for politics? This reception is a great opportunity to connect with elected leaders. Although it is intended to extend a thank you to those in public office, it also lends itself to presenting the issues of the business community.

    • Legislative Reception – $1,000
      • Benefits: Team up with the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Committee to meet local, county and state elected officials. A great way for business owners to discuss their issues with elected officials. Includes company logo and recognition the event’s promotional materials such as signage at the event, invitations, chamber website and email reminders of the event.
  • Membership Luncheon

Expose your business to Chamber members and the community at this popular monthly event, with the  opportunity to briefly speak at the luncheon. Company logo and recognition in all promotional materials for   the event. Includes two luncheon tickets.  $500

  • Luncheon Punch Card – $200 – unlimited
      • Benefits: Purchase a luncheon punch card in January and receive one luncheon free.
  • Chamber 101 Breakfast

Introduce your business and learn how to become more involved with both the Chamber and community, all over a free breakfast. Meet current board members and committee chairs and chamber staff

  •       Spring New Member Breakfast – $300
    • Benefits: Welcome new Chamber members by providing breakfast at one of the semi-annual breakfasts; an opportunity to meet fresh faces of the Chamber. Company logo and recognition in all of the promotional materials for the event including invitations, website recognition and email reminder for the event. Bring items from your business to share and to display.
    • Fall New Member Breakfast – $300
      • Benefits: Welcome new Chamber members by providing breakfast at one of the semi-annual breakfasts; an opportunity to meet fresh faces of the Chamber. Company logo and recognition in all of the promotional materials for the event including invitations, website recognition and email reminder for the event. Bring items from your business to share and to display.
  • Publications

  • Annual Report Sponsor

The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce strives to develop and enhance our community through dynamic business leadership. This focus drives all our activities and daily interactions within the community. This look back at 2016 illustrates how we’ve promoted the business interests of Shawnee and advocated for the growth and enhancement of our community. As you review these accomplishments, there are many ways you can get involved to help Shawnee move toward a healthy and productive business climate.

    • Annual Report – $1,000
      • Benefits: Have your company logo on the chamber’s annual report. This report is distributed to over 1,400 chamber member representatives.
  • Legislative Agenda

The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce promotes the business interests of Shawnee and serves as a leading advocate for the enhancement of economic growth and education excellence for our community. In furtherance of the Chamber’s vision to drive economic prosperity, and to educate and inform the community on issues and platforms, the Chamber approves an annual legislative agenda.

    • Publication Sponsor – $500
      • Benefits: Your company logo will be prominent on this publication that is distributed to over 1,400 chamber member representatives. The agenda is also featured on our Government Affairs section of the website. The publication is mailed to all State Senators and Representatives for the current legislative year.
  • Member Serve

The Member-Serve direct-mail program provides members of the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce an exceptional marketing opportunity. Up to 15 members for each mailing you can now distribute their coupons, service information and promotional flyers to our 1,400 Chamber-member representatives, along with the first-class publication, Shawnee magazine or Kansas magazine. The cost of this service is $250 for a one-page document, includes postage. Simply furnish the Chamber with 1,400 copies, and it will do the rest! This mailing is included with the free Shawnee Magazine.

  • Spring 2017 Issue Member Serve – $250 – 15 available
      • Benefits: Distribute your business’ coupons, service information and promotional materials through the Chamber’s direct-mail program, Member Serve, to reach 1,400 Chamber-member representatives. Materials are consolidated and sent along with the first-class publication, Shawnee Magazine.
  • Fall 2017 Issue Member Serve – $250 – 15 available
      • Benefits: Distribute your business’ coupons, service information and promotional materials through the Chamber’s direct-mail program, Member Serve, to reach 1,400 Chamber-member representatives. Materials are consolidated and sent along with the first-class publication, Shawnee Magazine.
  • Monthly Calendar of Events Post Card

Have your logo printed on the post card that lists chamber events for each month. This calendar of events is distributed to over 1,400 chamber member representatives.

    • $250
      • Benefits: Have your logo printed on the post card that lists chamber events for each month. This calendar of events is distributed to over 1,400 chamber member representatives.

Electronic Media

  • ChamberLine eNewsletter

Sponsor the Chamber’s bimonthly eNewsletter, Chamberline, a convenient, affordable way to bring your business’ message to the business community of Shawnee.

    • Annual ChamberLine Sponsor – $175 – unlimited number of sponsors
      • Benefits: Reach more than 1,400 Chamber-member contacts electronically with your business’ logo linking directly to your website.
      • Semi-Annual ChamberLine Sponsor – $87 – unlimited number of sponsors 
      • Benefits: Reach more than 1,400 Chamber-member contacts electronically with your business’ logo linking directly to your website.
    • Sponsored ChamberLine Content – $50 – 12 available
      • Benefits: Submit content on a current business topic to be featured in our ChamberLine eNewsletter. In the eNewsletter, your content will be clearly identified as sponsored content and include your logo linking to your website as well as a 50 word description of your business. Average readership is 300+ for each eNewsletter, plus additional exposure to about 1,500 on the Chamber’s blog, Twitter and Facebook accounts. Chamber staff will approve the business topic (to ensure relevance and avoid duplication) and reserves the right to edit content submissions.
  • Other

  • Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership Program

Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership Program is a community leadership program offering a behind-the-scenes look at the critical issues and challenges facing the Shawnee area. Those selected to be a part of this prestigious group attends sessions that focus on current events, initiatives and future planning sessions. Alumni of the program are some of the best and brightest leaders in the community today. If you are interested in becoming one of them in the future, this program is for you. It runs January through May of each year.

    • Program Sponsor – Shawnee Tomorrow – $2,000
      • Benefits: Promote leadership in the Shawnee community, with the opportunity for one employee to participate in the program; tuition included for one, qualifying participant. Company logo and recognition will appear on all of the events promotional materials-print and online.
    • Graduation Sponsor – Shawnee Tomorrow – $500
      • Benefits: Congratulate the Class of 2017 graduates by sponsoring their Graduation Luncheon, with Chamber members and the community present. Company logo will appear on the event’s promotional materials.
    • Session Luncheon Sponsor – $200
      • Benefits: Energize the working minds of leaders by providing lunch during one of the eight class sessions. Company logo will appear on luncheon signage.
    • Tuition for 2017 – $925

       

       

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