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Finding Sponsors for Your Conference

Finding Sponsors for Your Conference

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July 12, 2013
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  1. FINDINg SPONSORS FOR YOUR CONFERENCE http://www.rockineurope.com/ wp-content/uploads/ lfts_lanyards.jpg

  2. Marketing Flyers Banners Signs Ads T-Shirts Chair Rentals Table Rentals

    Venue Speaker Costs Food Transportation Gifts Decorations 2
  3. Marketing $$$ Flyers $$$ Banners $$$ Signs $$$ Ads $$$

    T-Shirts $$$ Chair Rentals $$$ Table Rentals $$$ Venue $$$ Speaker Costs $$$ Food $$$ Transportation $$$ Gifts $$$ Decorations $$$ 3
  4. Conferences are EXPENsIVE 4

  5. 5

  6. You Need Sponsors 6

  7. You Need Sponsors Here’s How to Find Them 7

  8. 1. Give Them Something 8

  9. 1. Give Them Something Sponsors won’t give you $$$ if

    you can’t help them. 9
  10. 2. Have Sponsorship Levels 10

  11. 2. Have Sponsorship Levels Bronze Silver Gold Platinum 11

  12. 2. Have Sponsorship Levels • Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Partner

    12
  13. 3. Add your Event to Calendars and Directories 13

  14. 3. Add your Event to Conference Calendars and Directories 14

  15. 3. Add your Event to Calendars and Directories Let people

    know you exist. 15
  16. 3. Get On the Phone 16

  17. Not That Fun 17

  18. 3. Get On the Phone Call or email local businesses,

    vendors, anyone who would be interested. Be selective. Only call businesses who would be interested. 18
  19. Repeat After Me If you sponsor ______ we will _____so

    that______will_____your_____ 19
  20. If you sponsor OurConference2013 we will show your demo video

    so that our attendees will know about your software. 20
  21. Remember: Show them the VALUE 21

  22. (R)eturn (O)n (I)nvestment ROI 22

  23. 4. Use your Network 23

  24. 4. Use your Network Sponsors don’t have to be big

    companies. Ask friends and acquaintances who own businesses. Ask friends to ask their employers. 24
  25. 5. Your Attendees are the Key 25

  26. 5. Your Attendees are the Key 26

  27. 5. Your Attendees are the Key A lot of attendees

    from the same company? Ask them to sponsor you for reduced tickets/ promotion. See what industries your attendees are in. This will show sponsors who your audience is. 27