Sponsorship Opportunities

2014 Sponsorship Opportunities - Providing Opportunities To Help Grow Your Business
Sponsorships are a highly visible form of marketing and provide opportunities to prominently promote your business. Understanding your objectives is an important step in this process and crafting a plan based on those objectives is our priority. From speaking at key events to showcasing your products and services, we have a variety of sponsorships built into popular and successful programs and events.

Sponsorships include marketing and hospitality benefits such as:
•    Inclusion in a full range of advertising, i.e. print, radio, television, web, email, social media
•    Targeted marketing with a powerful in-house Chamber communications
•    Opportunity to speak at the event
•    Company banner displayed and promotional items distributed at the event
•    Complimentary tickets to the sponsored event
•    Naming rights to a program or activity within the event
•    Comprehensive marketing wrap up report that demonstrated ROI

For more information, contact Lisa Nelson, Event Director at 509.491.3236 or email lisa.nelson@tricityregionalchamber.com.

Network Tri-Cities Membership Luncheons
Held the fourth Wednesday of each month, except March and December, the Network Tri-Cities Luncheon event draws 225 – 500 attendees and provides the opportunity to interact and network with fellow members, community leaders and other guests as well as learn more about important issues that have an impact on our region’s business environment.

Meet the Chamber
When: Held Quarterly
Target audience:  New Chamber members, Chamber ambassadors, prospective members and board members Held quarterly, the Meet the Chamber receptions provide new members with opportunities to network and meet ambassadors, board members, staff and fellow new members in a low key, fun atmosphere.

Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference – January
The Tri-Cities Women in Business Conference is a one-day conference for professional and personal development, education and networking. The Conference, dedicated to a quality learning experience, includes solo presenters, panel discussions, interactive exercises, structured networking, and exhibitor displays. It also provides opportunities to meet prospective clients, customers, collaborators, and champions. In addition, the Regional Chamber has partnered with ATHENA International to host two ATHENA Leadership Awards ® that are presented to distinguish women in our community.

Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon - March
The Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon event, attended by more than 600 Regional Chamber members and community leaders, celebrates the accomplishments of the business community, the Regional Chamber and the entrepreneurial spirit. While paying tribute to volunteers and successful businesses that keep our region promising and prosperous, the program features a keynote speaker and award presentations plus an expanded networking time with an exhibitor trade show.

Cool Desert Nights – June
More than 15,000 attend Cool Desert Nights as a time honored community summer festival showcasing a four-day car and motorcycle event with 800 special and vintage vehicles plus family friendly activities including food vendors, show n’ shines, cruises, street dances and an autocross event.

River of Fire Festival – July 4th
To celebrate July 4th, a crowd of 10,000 pack Columbia Park for a day-long picnic and quality family time punctuated by a spectacular fireworks show on the Columbia River that illuminates the skies of the Tri-Cities.

Good Health is Good Business – September – November 2014
The Good Health is Good Business program is a comprehensive health and wellness program coordinated by the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce with other community partners to help educate the community and create individual and business awareness and participation.  A 100-Day Wellness Challenge that encourages businesses to promote a healthy work environment as well as encouraging employees toward a healthy lifestyle is an integral part of the program along with a kick-off luncheon with a health and wellness expo.

Annual Golf Classic – September
The Annual Golf Classic draws a field of 200 players during morning and afternoon flights from various businesses throughout the Tri-Cities. Forge new business relationships and promote your brand awareness … while doing business on the links! Revenue generated from this event enables the Regional Chamber to provide valuable member programs and continue our role as a community leader in fostering a vibrant and prosperous region.

The Business  Expo – October
The Business Expo is the region’s premier business to business event for companies and organizations looking to launch or grow their business in today’s economy. Discover business solutions with timely and relevant information from breakout sessions and a featured morning seminar. Find new vendors, strategic partners and clients as well as initiate and develop business relationships. It’s a one-day power sales and networking event.

Business After Hours
With the growth our community continues to experience, the Chamber offers our members the opportunity to visit our existing and new business members at their locations. Each month a different sponsor hosts the Business After Hours networking event and has the opportunity to showcase their goods and services  amidst a fun and social atmosphere.

Weekly V.O.I.C.E. (e-Newsletter) Sponsor 
Through e-mail, the Regional Chamber sends out weekly news updates and upcoming event information to all of its members. For more information about sponsoring the V.O.I.C.E., please contact Brandan Eckhardt, Communications Coordinator at 509.491.3235 or email at brandan.eckhardt@tricityregionalchamber.com. To add your email address to our distribution list, call Kylie Elgin at 509.491.3241 or email at kylie.elgin@tricityregionalchamber.com.

Additional advertising opportunities.

As with any not-for-profit organization, revenue must be generated to carry out our mission.  The Tri-City Regional Chamber, while no different, has a bold, varied and far-reaching mission that impacts the Tri-Cities region and member businesses to specifically enhance the economic health and well-being of the community.