sponsor-exhibitor

Your participation as a Sponsor or Exhibitor is vital to the success of this event.
The information you share will have a direct and positive impact on our attendees' lives.

We are currently seeking Sponsoring organizations and Exhibitors that want to support and share their time and information with veteran attendees and their families. This information consists of resources such as program information, contact information, and“how to guides”.  For 2020, our primary focus is on Veteran-Owned business to sign up as a Sponsor, Exhibitor, or Workshop Presenter along with helping business owners grow their business.

Our goal is to ensure that each attendee receive the help they need to reach their personal and professional goals; and to leave the conference with the information they can immediately use. We are seeking organizations that specialize in the following areas listed below. For more details regarding Sponsorship, Exhibition, and Presenting, please download the 2020 VeteransBizUp Conference Prospectus For questions regarding this conference, contact us at info@veteransbizup.com or via phone at 301-276-2446.

CAREER/EDUCATION
Military to Civilian Career Transition Strategies * Recruiters and Job Placement Resources
College and Educational Opportunities * Workforce Development Services

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Veteran-Owned Small Business Development Programs * Government Contracting/Subcontracting Opportunities
Small Business Pitch Competition * Incubator Services

HEALTH & WELLNESS / MENTORING
Health and Wellness Strategies * Mentoring Support Services
Homelessness and Suicide Prevention and Support Services * Life Coaching Services

WHY INVEST IN THE VETERANSBIZUP CONFERENCE?

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Position your organization as a Thought Leader that is a category expert through our Presenting Sponsorship opportunities. Deliver insights that matter during your presentation or activities. What better way to cultivate prospective clients than to share your services. Our attendees will appreciate the knowledge and resource shared by a trusted resource. So, come out and share your wisdom with our attendees

TALENT  SOURCING

Are you looking for the most sought-after candidate? Leverage a great opportunity to recruit new talent, right here at the VeteransBizUp Conference. We have invited job seekers around the DMV and from all different backgrounds to attend and meet up with you at your exhibit table. Have on hand lists of open positions and be ready to accept new prospects.

FACE-TO-FACE NETWORKING

The VeteransBizUp Conference is a place to be when it comes to building new partnerships and long-lasting relationships.  Networking leads to effective Lead Generation, which is also one of the main metrics our sponsors and exhibitors invest. Whether you are a new emerging partner or an established business, we provide a platform where you can meet and connect with those in your area of interests.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

By participating in our conference, you are choosing to make a difference in veteran’s lives and their families by showing your support and care for their well-being, which goes a long way. Additionally, your investment will also help our organization with continuing support of programs designed to assist the veteran community.

LEARN AND GROW

Do more than Sponsor and Exhibit. Sit down, relax, and learn something new and exciting that will help you grow both personally and professionally. At the sessions, you have the opportunity to further connect with the audience by sharing your thoughts, comments, and tips on key areas of discussion. Attendees expressed they were amazed at the level of learning they experienced during this type of interactive engagement.

BUILD BUZZ AND EXCITEMENT

What a better way of getting buzz for your product or solution than at the conference! You can target your influencers and prospects that are onsite and incentivize prospects through emails and leverage social media tactics to drive them to your sponsored event. We will also bring a high-level of exposure via our newsletters, website, and social media platforms.

After submitting your application, please email a clear, professional photograph of all Sponsors / Exhibitors along with a bio no more than 350 words. Please include an image of your company logo and a short organization bio as attachments.

If you have any questions regarding, advertisement, add-ons, sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities, please submit your questions to info@veteransbizup.com or call Anne Alston at 301-276-2446.

Platinum Star Sponsor: (One Available) - As a Platinum Star Title Sponsor, your company will receive maximum recognition as the Top Veteran supporter for the VeteransBizUp Conference. Your sponsorship includes:

  • Large Exhibit area outside of Main General Session with a 6 ft. table dressed with 2 chairs, Wi-Fi, Power Adapter, and two Exhibitor badges with platinum sponsor ribbon.
  • Invitation to conduct a 50-Minute Presentation for the Power Session #1 Breakout Session.
  • Corporate Banners and/or signage displayed in the three (3) Conference rooms and in front of the registration desk.
  • Company logo displayed in Corporate Sponsorship Video on screen as a Platinum Sponsor during the General Session.
  • Full-Page Ad with Corporate name and logo on printed program, our website, and event materials.
  • Contact information for each registered attendee three (3) weeks prior and after conclusion of the conference.
  • Marketed on social media channels, digital/video marketing, emails, newsletters, and press releases.
  • Four Passes to the VIP Reception Dinner – Total 6 Passes

Workshop Sponsor (Three Available) As the Workshop Title Sponsor, your organization represents a selected Workshop Topic which aligns with the mission of the conference. Your sponsorship includes:

  • Corporate Banner and/or signage, and materials displayed in three (3) Breakout Session rooms.
  • Introduction of Organization as a Workshop Sponsor during the General Session.
  • Mention by the Presenter that your organization is the Sponsor of that Workshop
  • Company logo displayed in Corporate Sponsorship Video on screen during the General Session.
  • Half-Page Ad and Corporate name and logo on printed program, our website, and event materials.
  • Marketed on social media channels, digital/video marketing, emails, newsletters, and press releases.
  • One additional ticket to the VIP Reception Dinner – Total 2 Passes.

Gold Star Sponsor (One Available) – As a Gold Star Title Sponsor, your company will receive maximum recognition as a Veteran supporter for the VeteransBizUp Conference. Your sponsorship includes:

  • Large Exhibit area outside of Main General Session with a 6 ft. table dressed with (2) chairs, Wi-Fi, Power Adapter, and two Exhibitor badges with gold star sponsor ribbon.
  • Ten minutes of podium time to address attendees during the General Session.
  • Invitation to conduct a 50-Minute Presentation for the Power Session #2 Breakout Session.
  • Corporate Banner and/or signage may be displayed in two (2) Conference rooms.
  • Company logo displayed in Corporate Sponsorship Video on screen during the General Session.
  • Full-Page Ad and Corporate name and logo will appear on printed program, our website, and event materials.
  • Contact information for each registered attendee three (2) weeks prior and after conclusion of the conference.
  • Marketed on social media channels, digital/video marketing, emails, newsletters, and press releases.
  • Three Passes to the VIP Reception Dinner - Total 5 Passes

Breakfast / Lunch Sponsor (Two Available) - Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Company banner displayed in ballroom room where breakfast and lunch is served.
  • Company logo displayed in Corporate Sponsorship Video on screen during the General Session.
  • Quarter-Page Ad and Corporate name and logo on printed program, our website, and event materials.
  • Marketed on social media channels, digital video marketing, email newsletters, and press releases.
  • Two additional passes to the VIP Reception Dinner – Total 3 Passes.

Small Business Sponsor (One Available) – As the Small Business Pitch Sponsor, your organization will receive nationwide recognition for supporting the advancement of veteran-owned businesses. Your Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Invitation to facilitate the business pitch competition and award the winner.
  • Display 6 ft. Exhibit table dressed with (2) chairs, Wi-Fi, Power Adapter, and two Exhibitor badges with sponsor ribbon inside of the General Session ballroom.
  • Up to 5 Minutes of podium time to address attendees during the General Session regarding the gift.
  • Company logo displayed in Corporate Sponsorship Video on screen during the General Session.
  • Full-Page Ad and Corporate name and logo on printed program, our website, and event materials.
  • Marketed on social media channels, digital/video marketing, emails, newsletters, and press releases.
  • Three passes to the VIP Reception Dinner – Total 4 Passes.

 

 

Exhibitor / Vendor Opportunities (Five Available) - Veteran Business / Government / Non-Profit  As an Exhibitor, you will have direct contact with attendees and presenters throughout the conference as well as share your products and services.

  • Exhibit Space with 6' table dressed with two (2) chairs and Wi-Fi, Power Adapter with Badge and ribbon.
  • Marketed on event materials, social media channels, emails, and newsletters.
  • Half page Ad in the Event Program
  • One additional pass to the VIP Reception Dinner - Total 3 Passes