Sponsorship Opportunities to get your Business Noticed

2020 EVENTS

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 2020 that can help you reach your target audience. 

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

Annual Meeting | December 4

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 

The 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 300 high level professionals and decision-makers from the region. 

$7,500 | Presenting Sponsor
$5,000 | Supporting Sponsor
$500 | Coffee 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 | Premier BAH 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

Elevate

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

Fireworks | July 1, 2020 (Rain date July 2)

The Chamber of Commerce produces Worcester’s Annual Independence Day Celebration with partners, Discover Central Massachusetts and the City of Worcester. Each year, we get thousands of spectators for this amazing display. This annual tradition incurs many costs such as fees of the professional pyrotechnics firm that puts on the show, as well as police detail, entertainment, insurance, and permit fees. We look to our sponsors to help make this FREE City event a continued success.

$5,000 – $25,000

Game Changers | October 23

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.

$10,000 | Presenting Sponsor
$7,500 | Breakfast Sponsor
$7,500 | Luncheon Sponsor
$7,500 | Awards Ceremony Sponsor
$5,000 | Corporate Sponsor
$2,500 | Supporting Sponsor
$1,000 | Panel Sponsor
$750   | Coffee Sponsor

Power of Women (POW) series

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 | Luncheon Sponsor

Presidents 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

Sports Related Event Sponsorships

Each year, the Chamber hosts member appreciation nights with area sports teams, like the Railers, Bravehearts and Woo Sox. Sporting events are an opportunity to reach professionals, families, and non-traditional Chamber event-goers.

$500 | each event

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 Worcester Clean Tech Incubator 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 12

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

William J. Short Memorial Classic at Charter Oaks | June 22

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

William J. Short Memorial Classic at Green Hill | August 3

This golf tournament offers a low-key, fun day of golf from the serious golfer to the occasional player. A range of levels from presenting to hole sponsor is available.

$125 – $10,000

Woostapreneur’s Forum | April 29

On Wednesday, April 29, 2020, prior to National Business Week, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Small Business Administration are connecting greater Worcester to the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem for the 5th annual Woostapreneur’s Forum.

$1,000 – $5,000

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

Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference | May 7

Our 11th annual Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference, which will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at the DCU Center, and 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 with 70 exhibitors, and high-impact keynote and workshop speakers.  

$2,000 – $20,000

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