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Why Sponsor?

Sponsorship provides a great means of broadening your competitive edge by improving your company's image, prestige and credibility by supporting events that your target market finds attractive. In recent years, corporate sponsorship has become the fastest growing type of marketing in the United States.

Part of this growth can be attributed to the increasing numbers of small and medium-sized businesses involved. Previously, only large businesses could afford to sponsor cause marketing, for instance, as a way of boosting profits as well as establishing goodwill. However, now smaller companies are sponsoring as an effective method of boosting their visibility in their community. Irrespective of the size of the company, however, experts in the field tout a broad spectrum of benefits that can be gained by sponsorship aside from enhancing visibility and image. These experts go on to say that when sponsorships are strategic and well-conceived, they can boost both short-term and long-term sales.

Event Sponsorship Benefits
Sponsorship of events in particular can be especially effective as a marketing tool because it provides opportunities to gauge customer response to products immediately. Events allow business owners or executives  to relate directly with their customers, while they give customers the opportunity to try out the products of a company firsthand. In comparison, marketing research methods such as focus groups are usually costly and may not focus on the right kind of people, while market surveys or questionnaires usually do not allow prospective customers the opportunity to try out products.

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Your company logo printed on convention materials & signage
Complementary exhibit table & 1 paid registration fee
Complementary half-page ad in on-site program  
Complementary recognition in on-site program
Opportunity to include a promotional piece in registration bags 
Complementary full-page ad in on-site program  
Five-minute opportunity to address attendees during the fellowship hour about your products and/or services 
Five-minute opportunity to address the conference body during the Monday evening opening session about your products and/or services  
Complementary double-page ad in on-site program  
Posting on Unity People's Convention Facebook page  
Your company website links on UWMs:
   1. Convention webpage
   2. Event planning staff emails
   3. Attendee registration confirmation notices