Sponsorship Opportunities

We invite sponsors to participate in an extremely fast-growing segment of our economy: women-owned businesses. By partnering with WBO your company can connect with the premiere professional women’s organization in Western Washington and  tap directly into this dynamic market. Our focus on community, support, and education leads to high-quality business relationships and referrals.

 

We offer diverse events and sponsorship opportunities that will help you build brand awareness and loyalty among a highly desirable group of entrepreneurial women and local small business leaders. Learn Key Facts about WBO’s membership and the economic vitality of women-owned businesses in Western Washington.

Sponsorship Benefits

    • Membership Benefits:

Complimentary memberships and access to all member activities.

    • Publicity:

Recognition and company materials at WBO events

    • Nellie Cashman Award Gala Dinner:

Recognition in advertisements, PR and marketing materials; complimentary dinner tickets. Luncheon: Recognition and company materials displayed at luncheons.

    • Website:

Sponsor profile or listing as WBO sponsor.

Sponsorship LEVELS

Investment $100

Benefits:

Recognition on all After Hours announcements leading up to the event
Recognition from the podium at the luncheon prior to the event
1 1/2-minutes at the After Hours event to talk about your business

Investment $250

Benefits:

Introduction by Sponsor chair to the podium for a 3-minute presentation
Prominent display of signage at luncheon
Display company materials on sponsors’ table
Placement of one material item at attendee seats
*Logo and 100-word write-up on WBO Web site, in WBO monthly e-newsletter (The Wire), and in 3 Luncheon email announcements (*provided collateral is received by WBO by the 1st day of the sponsored lunch)
One-time use of membership mailing labels list
Copy of luncheon attendee list
One luncheon cost is included with the sponsorship

Investment $325

Benefits:

An exclusive opportunity offered to WBO members, past WBO Presidents, former Nellie Finalists and former Nellie Award Winners
Listing on Sponsor page on WBO website
Sapphire Sponsor signage PowerPoint presentation
Listing in the Nellie Awards printed program
One ticket to the VIP Reception
One Nellie Gala dinner ticket
Recognition at luncheons
Recognition on your name tag as a “Sapphire Sponsor”
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Investment $1,000 annually

Nellie Cashman Awards Advertising and Publicity:

Name in WBO Media Partner ads promoting awards
Name in post-award WBO Media Partner coverage
Name on event Invitation
Listing on Sponsor page on WBO website
Emcee recognition
1/4 page ad and Company Name in printed Nellie event program
Emerald Sponsor signage PowerPoint presentation
Company materials at sponsors’ table
One ticket to the VIP Reception
One Nellie Gala dinner ticket

WBO Annual Benefits:

Company materials at sponsors’ table at monthly luncheon
Name on printed meeting agenda
Podium recognition of company at monthly luncheon
Listing on WBO Website Sponsors page
One WBO annual membership to designated individual within the company
One listing for designated individual in the WBO online membership directory
One-time free use of the WBO membership mailing list
All other benefits of a WBO member

Investment $2,500 annually

Nellie Cashman Awards Advertising and Publicity:

Name in WBO Media Partner ads promoting awards
Name in post-award WBO Media Partner coverage
Name on event invitation
Listing on Sponsor page on WBO website
Emcee recognition
1/4 page ad and Company Name in printed Nellie event program
Ruby Sponsor signage PowerPoint presentation
Company materials at sponsors’ table
Two Nellie After Hours tickets
Two Nellie Finalist Luncheon tickets
Two tickets to the VIP Reception
Two Nellie Gala dinner tickets

WBO Annual Benefits:

Company materials at sponsors’ table at monthly luncheon
Name on printed meeting agenda
Podium recognition of company at monthly luncheon
After Hours event recognition
Listing on WBO Website Sponsors page
Sponsor profile page on WBO website with company logo and website link
Logo on WBO Home page
Two WBO annual memberships to designated individuals within the company
One listing for each designated individual in the WBO online membership directory
One-time free use of the WBO membership mailing list
All other benefits of a WBO member

Investment $5,000 annually

Nellie Cashman Awards Advertising and Publicity:

Name in WBO Media Partner ads promoting awards
Name in post-award WBO Media Partner coverage
Name on event invitation
Listing on Sponsor page on WBO website
Emcee recognition
1/4 page ad and Company Name in printed Nellie event program
Pearl Sponsor signage PowerPoint presentation
Company materials at sponsors’ table
Two Nellie After Hours tickets
Two Nellie Finalist Luncheon tickets
Two tickets to the VIP Reception
Three Nellie Gala dinner tickets

WBO Annual Benefits:

Company materials at sponsors’ table at monthly luncheon
Name on printed meeting agenda
Podium recognition of company at monthly luncheon
After Hours event recognition
Listing on WBO Website Sponsors page
Sponsor profile page on WBO website with company logo and website link
Logo on WBO Home page
Three WBO annual memberships to designated individuals within the company
One listing for each designated individual in the WBO online membership directory
One-time free use of the WBO membership mailing list
All other benefits of a WBO member

Investment $10,000 annually

Nellie Cashman Awards Advertising and Publicity:

Name in WBO Media Partner ads promoting awards
Name in post-award WBO Media Partner coverage
Name on event invitation
Listing on Sponsor page on WBO website
Emcee recognition
1/2 page ad and Company Name in printed Nellie event program
Diamond Sponsor signage PowerPoint presentation
Company materials at sponsors’ table
Three Nellie After Hours tickets
Three Nellie Finalist Luncheon tickets
Three tickets to the VIP Reception
Five Nellie Gala dinner tickets

WBO Annual Benefits:

Company materials at sponsors’ table at monthly luncheon
Name on printed meeting agenda
Podium recognition of company at monthly luncheon
One complimentary Luncheon Sponsorship (includes 3-minute podium presentation)
After Hours event recognition
Listing on WBO Website Sponsors page
Sponsor profile page on WBO website with company logo and website link
Logo on WBO Home page
Four WBO annual memberships to designated individuals within the company
One listing for each designated individual in the WBO online membership directory
One-time free use of the WBO membership mailing list
All other benefits of a WBO member

Investment $20,000 annually

Exclusivity:

WBO offers Strategic Partners exclusive sponsorship rights within their industry sectors.
Flexibility to collaborate with WBO on other sponsorship & recognition opportunities.
Award of recognition

Organizational Visibility and Recognition:

Prominent display of logo at WBO events and on WBO PR and marketing materials.

Nellie Cashman Awards Advertising and Publicity:

Name and Logo in WBO Media Partner ads promoting awards
Name and Logo in post-award WBO Media Partner coverage
Name on event invitation
Listing on Sponsor page on WBO website
Prominent display and special recognition at gala
Full page ad, logo & 100 word profile in printed Nellie event program
Strategic Partner Sponsor signage in PowerPoint presentation
Company materials at attendees' seats
Company materials at sponsors’ table
3-minute presentation at Nellie After Hours
Four Nellie After Hours tickets
Four Nellie Finalist Luncheon tickets
Five tickets to the VIP Reception
Nellie Gala Table of 10 seats with signage

WBO Annual Benefits:

Corporate banner displayed at monthly luncheons if provided
Company marketing offers may be posted on luncheon meeting tables in stand-up table-tent fashion
Company materials at seats
Name on printed meeting agenda
Podium recognition of company at monthly luncheon
One complimentary Luncheon Sponsorship (includes 3-minute podium presentation)
After Hours event recognition
Prominent WBO Website home page display of company logo
Sponsor profile on WBO website with company logo and website link
Five WBO annual memberships to designated individuals within the company
One listing for each designated individual in the WBO online membership directory
One-time free use of the WBO membership mailing list
All other benefits of a WBO member


Become a sponsor today!