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Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce

Sponsorship Options 2014-15

Bring the Chamber to Your Business

Business After Hours

Business After Hours are "Power Networking" events at their finest. Events are held at various and unique locations throughout the region and provide high-energy networking opportunities for the 200-300 members and guests that attend.

¨ Partnership Sponsor: $3,000* (*Note: The sponsorship cost does not include refreshment costs. Member sponsor will also be responsible for incurring the costs related to beverages and food provided. )

Benefits include:

The Ultimate Goodwill Event:

Buy Dinner for 300 Prospective Clients

and Chamber Members

Holiday Business After Hours (December 10, 2014)

Sponsor our most heavily attended Business After Hours. This event is a holiday tradition with 200+ Chamber members getting together to network while enjoying spectacular food, festive music, and opportunities to win over 50 raffle prizes.

¨ Holiday Spirit Sponsor: $700

Benefits Include:

Reach Your Largest Audience:

Showcase Your Business in Front of 1,000+ Attendees

Business Expo (April 7, 2015)

The Corridor Nine Expo is the region’s most successful business-to-business trade show and is held annually in April. The expo runs for 4 hours (4:00-8:00 pm) and will feature more than 125 businesses showcasing their latest products, services, and technologies. Exhibit space is available and the cost is determined by booth location. Contact Corridor Nine directly for information on booth costs. Sponsorship options available are:

¨ Platinum Sponsor: $2500 (maximum availability: 2 sponsors)

Benefits include:

¨ Supporting Sponsor: $1,500

Benefits include:

Rise & Shine: Membership Breakfast Options

Membership Breakfast

Promote your business to the 180-200 members and guests that attend the Chamber's monthly breakfast meetings to network with each other and to hear from world class speakers that include business leaders, economists, legislators and authors. Sponsorship/advertising options include:

¨ Center Stage Sponsor: $2,500

Benefits include:

¨ Business Showcase: $75

Exhibit your business at a Chamber breakfast with 2-4 other non-competing member businesses. Your company name will be listed in the printed breakfast invitation and in the multiple e-blasts sent to the Chamber's email list (2000 contacts) recognizing your business as a showcase member. During the breakfast, business showcase members will be recognized from the podium by the Chamber leadership. Chamber will provide 6-foot draped, display table to exhibitors.

¨ Coffee Sponsor: $150

Sponsor the coffee provided during networking/registration time at a breakfast. Your company name will be listed in the printed breakfast invitation and in the multiple e-blasts sent to the Chamber's email list (2000 contacts) recognizing you as the coffee sponsor. Signage with your company name will also be on display at the coffee station. During the breakfast, coffee sponsor will be recognized from the podium by the Chamber leadership. Cost: $150.00

Ultimate Networking & Awards Breakfast (May 2015)

This breakfast engages members in a fun networking program to develop relationships and learn more about each other's business. In addition, Corridor Nine presents its coveted Oscar Awards to members in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the Chamber and achievements in business, and introduces the newly elected board of directors.

¨ Supporting Investment: $700

Benefits Include:

¨ Breakfast Invitation Ad: $350

Advertise your business in the Chamber's printed breakfast invitation that is mailed to the Chamber membership (1000 contacts). Member must provide Chamber with appropriate copies of ad to insert into the invitation. Ad Size: 8 ½" x 11"

Give Back, Gain Exposure

Applefest 5k Road Race (September 20, 2014) : The Corridor Nine Applefest 5k Race is one of those "must do" fall races in New England and attracts 300-500 runners annually. The race is held in conjunction with the Town of Northborough’s Applefest celebration weekend. Sponsorship/advertising opportunities for 2014.

¨ Golf Tournament (June 18, 2015)

Participants enjoy a great day of golf with hole-in-one contests, breakfast, lunch provided out on the course, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and opportunities to win raffle fabulous prizes! Proceeds raised support scholastic awards for graduating high school seniors of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury. Contact Corridor Nine directly for sponsorship/ advertising opportunities.

Mini-Grant for Educators Program (Fall)

The Mini-Grant Program funds creative project ideas submitted by educators from our four towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, and Shrewsbury. All mini-grant sponsors are recognized at the Chamber’s November 18th membership breakfast and announcements are sent to the local media acknowledging the contribution.

Sponsor options:

¨ Platinum Sponsor ($1000 or more contribution)

¨ Gold Sponsor ($500 donation)

¨ Silver Sponsor ($250 donation)

¨ Copper Sponsor ($100+ donation)

Show Your Fun Side

Summer BBQ (July 16, 2014) : No suits and ties at this event! The Corridor Nine Summer BBQ is an opportunity for members and guests to let your hair down and enjoy some summer fun! This event features your favorite BBQ foods and fun teambuilding activities that will have everyone bonding and laughing with each other! Average attendance is 150-200 people. Each attendee will receive a complimentary t-shirt to wear during the event and to take home with them. Sponsorship options include:

¨ Event Sponsor: $800

Benefits include:

T-Shirt Sponsor:

¨ Smokin' Sponsor ($250): Company Logo printed on sleeve of t-shirt and 2 BBQ tickets (available for 2 sponsors on each sleeve)

¨ Hot Sponsor ($160): Company logo printed on the back of the t-shirt and 1 BBQ ticket

¨ Spicy Sponsor ($85): Company name printed on back of t-shirt

Reach out to Area Businesses Directly

¨ Member Promo Email (One Ad: $350 - Emails are sent on Tuesdays and Thursdays only)

The "C9 Member Promo" is an advertising opportunity for members to directly promote their business, event or special offer to the Chamber membership via our email list. Member creates the ad in the format required, sends the ad to Corridor Nine, and the Chamber emails the ad to the 2000 contacts on the list. The ad is sent twice to the Chamber membership. Specifications for the ad:

¨ Membership Mailing Labels: $400

Female Focused Marketing:

Target Top Women Business Leaders

BFF: Business Forward Females ( Women's Networking Group)

Connect with dynamic women to expand your horizons, and enhance your business and personal growth. Women from all professional levels and backgrounds come together over a monthly luncheon to network and learn about relevant topics from motivational guest speakers. Sponsorship/advertising options include:

o Dessert Sponsor ($150) - Sponsor the desserts provided at the event and receive the following benefits:

o Beverage Sponsor ($100) - Sponsor the beverages provided at the event and receive the following benefits:

o Exhibitor ($50) - Exhibitor space is available to 3 non-competing business members per lunch meeting. No Booth

sharing is allowed. Benefits include the following: