Sponsorship Opportunities to get your Business Noticed - Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce

Sponsorship Opportunities to get your Business Noticed

COVID-19 UPDATE

During this pandemic, the Chamber has been working hard to ensure that all area businesses have the information they need to help them access experts and resources in order to stay in business. We have created new communication tools and webinar series and we have opened up our services to members and nonmembers–we know we are stronger together! We rely on membership dues, advertising and sponsorship dollars in order to continue as a champion for small business and an economic development leader for Central Massachusetts.

Ways you can help:

  • Refer a friend—encourage someone to join the Chamber
  • Write a review. Share your experience on Google, Facebook, Linkedin, etc.
  • Make a monetary donation
  • Upgrade your membership (Click on the membership tab above to learn more about Corporate Membership
  • Sponsorship—consider one of our programs below

Sponsoring a Chamber event or program can give you exposure to the people that you want to do business with. With 2,300-member businesses, an e-mail list of more than 11,000 professionals, and an USP mailing list in excess of 5,500, your business will get noticed as a sponsor of a Chamber event.

More than 200 events each year are designed for specific industries and various career levels. Check out the sponsorship opportunities for 2022 that can help you reach your target audience. 

To secure your sponsorship, please contact Karen Pelletier at 508.753.2924, ext. 229.

Event sponsorships:

360 PIVOT Facebook Live

The Chamber’s new weekly Facebook Live program will feature member ribbon cuttings, member businesses, and other newsworthy happenings in the business community. With nearly 4k followers on the platform, we are seeing high engagement per event.

       monthly FB Live | $10,000 per year

Annual Meeting | December 2, 2022

The Annual Business Meeting is an informative program spotlighting the Chamber’s mission, goals, and accomplishments. This popular luncheon event features a keynote address by a distinguished guest and welcomes 700 business leaders, presidents, CEOs and other decision makers.

$15,000 | Presenting Sponsor
$10,000 | Signature Sponsor
$7,500 | Leadership Sponsor
$5,000 | Corporate Sponsor
$2,500 | Supporting Sponsor
$1,000 | Friend Sponsor

Breakfast Club

Supporting and Coffee Sponsorships available for this quarterly event held by the Chamber to pay tribute to individuals, civic entities, businesses, and other organizations for major contributions to economic growth, improving the quality of life in the region, major milestones, and other activities which enhance the Worcester region. The event draws over 200 high level professionals and decision-makers from the region. 

$7,500 | Presenting Sponsor
$5,000 | Supporting Sponsor
$500 | Friend Sponsor

Business After Hours

We have presenting and supporting sponsor levels available for this popular networking event takes place at locations throughout Worcester and the region. With 150+ attendees, the event is a great way to get noticed. Call to confirm available dates.

$2,500 | BAH Premier Presenting Sponsor (May, Dec.)
$1,500 | Presenting Sponsor
$750 | Premier BAH Supporting Sponsor (May, Dec.)
$500 | Supporting Sponsor

Business & Government Forum

The Business and Government Forum is an opportunity for members to connect with legislative officials on a variety of business-related topics throughout the year.

       $5,000 | Presenting Sponsor
       $3,000 | Supporting Sponsor

The Chamber Exchange TV Show

Tim Murray hosts the Chamber Exchange weekly tv program which airs on Spectrum News 1 on Sundays at 1pm and 7pm, and is also available on the Chamber YouTube channel and OnDemand.

       $10,000 | Annual Sponsor

Elevate Young Professionals

Millennials (Adults between the ages of 22-38) are the largest generation in the workforce. The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce understands the importance attracting and retaining this generation to our region. We identified 10 events to be a part of the #Elevate campaign, including the Young Professionals Night Out. We will have two of these events in 2020. One on Thursday, January 9, at Fuel America. The second Young Professionals Night Out will be in August in partnership with the Corridor9 young professionals.

$3,000 | Both YP Night Out events
$2,000 | January or August YP event

Game Changers | October 21, 2022

This annual conference focuses on a current hot topic and the recommendations which will push our city and region to the next level. The event features keynote speakers and breakout sessions. This year we will have virtual sessions each morning for four days and will be focusing on eliminating systemic racism.

$10,000 | Presenting Sponsor
$7,500 | Keynote Sponsor
$7,500 | Awards Ceremony Sponsor
$5,000 | Corporate Sponsor
$2,500 | Session Sponsor

Leadership Worcester | Sept 2022 – June 2023

Leadership Worcester is a 10-month civic leadership program with 25 participants from all different sectors. We provide a deep dive into the important issues our City is working on in order to inform and prepare our future CEOs, nonprofit leaders, board members and community activists. Your company can get in front of this group and support the Chamber’s effort to move the region forward by participating as a sponsor.

       $3,500 – $10,000

Power of Women (POW) series 2023

Power of Women (Pow) is a program series and network platform designed to engage, inform and inspire, as well as connect professional women to resourceful women’s groups and organizations in our region. Pow will convene quarterly luncheon seminars and three meetups throughout the year.

$7,500 | Presenting Sponsor for year

$500 | Friend Sponsor

PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL Series

The President’s Council welcomes the Chamber’s Executive, Regional Partner and Corporate members along with the board of directors for important, high level discussions affecting business and Central Mass. This group of influential Central Massachusetts business and community leaders are highly engaged with the Chamber and contribute in many substantive ways to the region’s economy and quality of life.

       $5,000 | Presenting Sponsor

Roundtables

We have some Lead and Supporting Sponsor levels for the Chamber’s roundtable forums which provide opportunities for professionals in a variety of industry sectors to: exchange ideas and best practices; set a legislative agenda; discuss workforce needs; learn about new initiatives and programs; and network. Available forums (industry exclusivity applies):

Healthcare | $4,000 Presenting  |  $2,000 Supporting 
Diverse Professionals | $4,000 Presenting  | $2,000 Supporting
Financial Services | $4,000 Presenting  | $2,000 Supporting
Human Resources | $4,000 Presenting  | $2,000 Supporting
Manufacturing | $4,000 Presenting  | $2,000 Supporting

Seminar Series

Held throughout the year on important topics for businesses, these free seminars provide practical information about new regulations, business tools, trends and more that assist business professionals to operate their companies, generate more business, and more.

$10,000 | year-long presenting sponsor

StartUp Worcester

StartUp Worcester is an important initiative of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce strategy to incubate new business. We partner with The Venture Forum, and WorcLab to launch and to provide support as well as space for the region’s young entrepreneurs. StartUp Worcester encourages entrepreneurs to grow their business here – where they have access to everything they need to succeed.

Presenting | $5,000
Supporting | $2,500

Tri Chamber Networking Event  | November 10, 2022

Marlboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, MetroWest Chamber of Commerce, and Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce are partnering with regional Veteran and Armed Forces
organizations to honor veterans at the amazing American Heritage Museum in Hudson, MA.

$500 – $10,000

Voice of Business Radio

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce has two radio programs on WRCN 830 AM: our daily Radio Blast with veteran news host Hank Stoltz and our weekly hour-long radio show. Both programs are promoted throughout the Chamber’s multiple media channels and recordings are sent to guests for their own use.

      Voice of Business Weekly Radio Show | $10,000 per year
       Daily Radio Blast | $12,000 per year 

William J. Short Memorial Classic at Charter Oak| June 27, 2022

This tournament supports our scholarship program and welcomes players who want to entertain key clients at one of the region’s finest golf courses. A range of levels from presenting to hole sponsor is available.

$350 – $10,000

Worcester Goes to Washington |  November 2023

This trip brings together Worcester’s business leaders with members of our federal delegation and other policy and business groups in the capital.

       $5,000 – $15,000

Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference | May 4, 2023

Our 13th annual Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference attracts hundreds of women to connect, learn from one another, and cultivate meaningful business partnerships. We will have over 700 women attend the conference, along high-impact keynote and workshop speakers.

       $3,500 – $20,000

Woostapreneur’s Forum | May 2023

The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration are connecting greater Worcester to the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem for the 7th annual Woostapreneur’s Forum.

$1,000 – $5,000

Worcester Green Corps *NEW 

WGC is a partnership between the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce, the City of Worcester and the United Way of Central Massachusetts to keep Worcester clean, green, and proactive in implementing beautification and environmental best practices throughout the city.

       $100 – $25,000

Worcester Youth Leadership Institute

The Worcester Youth Leadership Institute (WYLI) offers students a seven-week learning experience and exposure for 25 youth to a variety of businesses, Worcester landmarks, and mentors.  The Institute, which will begin the week of July 6, is part of a broader effort by the Chamber of Commerce to develop and mentor Worcester’s future leaders. The program is free for the participants and in fact most students come from the YouthWorks program and attend the program during work hours and are paid for their time.

       $2,500 – $7,500

 

For a complete list of benefits associated with each event, contact: Karen Pelletier, at 508.753.2924, ext. 229 or kpelletier@worcesterchamber.org