Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Beacon $75,000

(Exclusive Partnership)

Sponsorship package can be customized to meet the needs of our partner and LLS. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

Pre Event

  Naming rights "2017 Man & Woman of the Year presented by....."

  Company logo prominently featured on all printed materials:

o   Kickoff invitations

o   Grand Finale invitations

o   Grand Finale program book

o   Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal ad-candidate announcement

  Company logo, name and write up on the Minnesota's Man & Woman of the Year website, social media and media materials

  Opportunity to send special email to all guests prior to Gala (LLS will send the email on your behalf)

Night of Event

  Three tables (30 complimentary admissions) to invite guests to attend the Grand Finale Gala

  20 VIP passes

  Two page advertisement in Grand Finale program book

  Name recognition in program book, from the podium and in the presentation

  Company logo included on all Grand Finale signage including VIP Reception

  Multiple onsite recognition opportunities at Grand Finale Gala (choose one):

o   Toast to Heroes: champagne toast at Kickoff and Grand Finale

o   Experience of the Year: Shock the Boy & Girl of the Year on stage with a dream vacation which they will post on social media using your company hashtag.

o   Mission & Citizenship: Host the mission-focused Mid-Point Party to help inspire and remind candidates about the critical advancements their fundraising efforts make possible. Opportunity to recognize three candidates with Citizenship Awards which honor their commitment to the mission, community involvement and volunteerism.

o   Lights, Camera, Action! Help the candidates and Boys & Girls of the Year tell their amazing stories by sponsoring the videos which premier at the Grand Finale. Afterwards, recognize candidates, Boys & Girls of the Year families and all those who make the campaign a success with a thank-you video, shown at the appreciation party and distributed electronically post-campaign to all participants, attendees and other sponsors.

Post Event

  Company logo on all post campaign recognition and acknowledgments

  Recognition in The LLS Annual Report

  Company logo placed on Man & Woman of the Year electronic billboards announcing winners

  Name and logo on all thank you letters to attendees and sponsors

  Opportunity to send follow up email to all guests (LLS will send the email on your behalf)

  Invitation to annual Lifeblood Awards

Platinum Sponsor $50,000

(Exclusive Partnership)

Sponsorship package can be customized to meet the needs of our partner and LLS. Benefits include, but are not limited to:

Pre Event

  Company logo prominently featured on all printed materials:

o   Kickoff invitations

o   Grand Finale invitations

o   Grand Finale program book

o   Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal ad-candidate announcement

  Company acknowledgement on the Minnesota's Man & Woman of the Year website and social media

Evening of Event

  Two tables (20 admissions) at Grand Finale Gala

  10 VIP passes (plus guests)

  Prominent logo placement on all Grand Finale signage including VIP Reception

  One full page black and white ad in the Grand Finale program book

  Name recognition in program book, from the podium and in the presentation

  Multiple onsite recognition opportunities at Grand Finale Gala (choose one):

o   Red Carpet Live: As attendees enter the Grand Finale they will walk the red carpet complete with paparazzi snapping photos and reporters interviewing candidates for a live feed into the ballroom. Your company logo will appear on the live feed in the ballroom.

o   Location, Location, Location: Host branded centerpieces and guest favors at each seat as a memento of the big event.

o   Going Once, Going Twice, Sold! The auction is an exciting component of the Grand Finale, and one of the last opportunities for guests to cast their votes. Your company logo will appear on the top of our interactive auction software, which guests access from their smartphones. Includes pre-event promotion, text message to Grand Finale Guests and post-event video message.

Post Event

  Company logo on all post campaign recognition and acknowledgments

  Recognition in the LLS Annual Report

  Name and logo on all thank you letters to attendees and sponsors

  Invitation to annual Lifeblood Awards

Silver Sponsor $25,000

Pre Event

  Company logo featured on all printed materials:

o   Kickoff invitations

o   Grand Finale invitations

o   Grand Finale program book

o   Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal ad-candidate announcement

  Company acknowledgement on the Minnesota's Man & Woman of the Year website and social media

  Logo on Man & Woman of the Year website

 Evening of Event

  One full page black and white ad in the Grand Finale program book

  Two tables of ten with signage on the table identifying the company

  Five VIP Passes (plus guests}

  Name recognition in program book, from the podium and in the presentation

  Prominent logo placement on all Grand Finale signage including VIP Reception

  Multiple onsite recognition opportunities at Grand Finale Gala (choose one):

o   Double Down: The Fund the Fight is the final opportunity of the evening for guests to cast votes in support of their candidate. With this sponsorship your company will match every dollar up to the amount of your sponsorship during Fund the Fight.

o   Ride in Luxury: Celebrate candidates and honored patients by chauffeuring them to the

Grand Finale in one of your vehicles. Passengers will record the experience and post to social media. Surprise and delight guests at valet station at the end of the evening with a special treat from your company.

o   VIP Party: Make lasting memories by hosting the VIP area with a hosted bar, entertainment and hors d' oeuvres. VIP guests are candidates, sponsors, honored patients, board members, sports and local celebrities.

Post Event

  Company logo on all post campaign recognition and acknowledgments

  Recognition in the LLS Annual Report

  Invitation to annual Lifeblood Awards

Gold Sponsor $15,000

Pre Event

  Company logo featured on all printed materials:

o   Kickoff invitations

o   Grand Finale invitations

o   Grand Finale program book

o   Minneapolis/Saint Paul Business Journal ad-candidate announcement

  Company logo, name and write up on the Minnesota's Man & Woman of the Year website, social media and media materials

Evening of Event

  One full page black and white ad in the Grand Finale program book

  One table of ten with signage on the table identifying the company

  Name recognition in program book, from the podium and in the presentation

  Logo on Man & Woman of the Year website

  Multiple onsite recognition opportunities at Grand Finale Gala:

o   Motivation Frenzy: The evening of the Grand Finale is all about celebration. After ten weeks of determination and focus, cheer on your candidate as his or her exclusive "Motivation Frenzy" sponsor. Provide co-branded spirit fans, noisemakers or other team-themed items for your candidate's guests to cheer during the grand introduction.

o   Glam Squad: Treat candidates and the Boys & Girls of the Year to a pampering experience while making them feel special and helping them look their best with a sponsored "glam squad" at the Grand Finale.

o   Alumni: Pay tribute to all of the individuals who have significantly impacted LLS's mission by running for Man & Woman of the Year in years past. Host alumni tables at the Kickoff and the Grand Finale. Your company logo will also be included in all alumni communications.

o   Hydration & Libations: Host the bar at the Grand Finale as guest cheer to the candidates! This sponsorship provides your company with the opportunity to host the bar at finale, and to provide co-branded cups or napkins at one of the most highly-traffic areas at the event.

Post Event

  Company logo on all post campaign recognition and acknowledgments

  Invitation to annual Lifeblood Awards

Bronze Sponsor $5,000

(Unlimited)

Pre Event

  Company logo featured on all printed materials:

o   Kickoff invitations

o   Grand Finale invitations

o   Grand Finale program book

  Company logo featured on Man & Woman of the Year website

Night of Event

  One full page black and white ad in the Grand Finale program book

  One table of ten with signage on the table identifying the company

  Name recognition in program book

  Logo included on all Grand Finale signage

  Multiple onsite recognition opportunities at Grand Finale Gala:

o   Operation Inspire: Each week, candidates have the opportunity to win bragging rights and fundraising credits to their campaign by accomplishing key milestones. Sponsor a weekly incentive to help inspire and support candidates as they reach for their personal best.

o   Treat Yourself: At the conclusion of ten weeks, candidates and their guests let their hair down at the Grand Finale to celebrate. After the winners are announced, make the evening even more special with a treat of late-night snacks or specialized gifts.

Post Event

  Company logo on all post campaign recognition and acknowledgments

  Invitation to annual Lifeblood Awards

 

Grand Finale Table Sponsor $2,000

  One table of ten with signage on the table identifying the company

  Name recognition in program book and presentation

Grand Finale Program Book Full Page Advertisement $1,000

  Black and white ad

  Distributed to 700 attendees

  Program book is also used throughout the year as a candidate recruitment tool

 

Grand Finale Program Book Half Page Advertisement $500

 

 

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