Event Sponsorships

We offer a wide variety of high visibility marketing opportunities to help our members build brand awareness within our Chamber network and beyond. 

Annual Meeting
Annual Membership Luncheon
B2B Expo
Business After Hours
Business2Business Connection
Community Leadership Visit
Fort Leonard Wood Visit
Good Morning, Springfield!
Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Reception and Dinner
Public Policy Speaker Series
Small Business Award
Washington, D.C. Fly-In
The Network for Springfield's Young Professionals


To request more information about one or more of these opportunities, click here.

ANNUAL MEETING


Nearly 1,000 community and business leaders attend the Chamber’s Annual Meeting.  The evening dinner program celebrates the previous year’s successes, looks toward the future and presents the Chamber’s prestigious Springfieldian Award. Contact Kristin Lochner for more information. 

Sponsorship Levels:

Titanium Sponsor $5,000 (1 Available per Industry) Includes a table for 10 and exclusive recognition at AfterGlow
Platinum Sponsor $3,500   Includes a table for ten at dinner
Gold Sponsor $2,000   Includes 4 tickets
Silver Sponsor $1,000   Includes 2 tickets

All sponsors receive an exclusive invitation to the AfterGlow Reception.

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ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP LUNCHEON


This event provides members with a report on the Chamber’s strategic areas of focus, recognizing progress toward creating opportunities for business in the Springfield area. Contact Kristin Lochner for more information. 

Sponsorship Levels:

Presenting Sponsor

$2,500

(1 available)

Includes a table for 8

Elite Sponsor

$1,000

 

Includes 4 tickets

Premier Sponsor

$500

 

Includes 2 tickets

Grand Sponsor

$250

 

 

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B2B EXPO 


This is the region’s largest business-to-business trade show, drawing thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors. Contact Kristin Lochner for more information. 

Sponsorship Levels: $2,000-$25,000

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BUSINESS AFTER HOURS


One of our largest networking events, this popular after hours gathering is attended by several hundred Chamber members each month. Eleven events are available for sponsorship. Events may be held at your place of business, or sponsors may host a Business After Hours at another member’s venue. Contact Dori Grinder for more information. 

Sponsorship: $1,200 Monthly Event Sponsor

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BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS CONNECTION


These popular bi-monthly lunches are designed to provide structured networking opportunities for the owners and managers of small and medium sized businesses. Participants make 25-30 new contacts over lunch—It’s speed-networking with the Chamber’s signature touch! Contact Dori Grinder for more information. 

Sponsorship: $3,500 Annual Presenting Sponsor

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COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP VISIT


The annual leadership visit attracts a delegation of more than 60 Springfield area community, business and educational leaders. Community leaders visit another city that has successfully addressed opportunities as well as challenges similar to those currently facing our community. Contact Sandy Howard for more information.

Presenting Sponsor $5,000 Includes attendance on the trip for one representative of the sponsoring organization
Promoting Sponsor $1,500  
Supporting Sponsor $1,000  
Spotlight Sponsor $500  
Patron Sponsor $300  

All sponsors receive recognition in event materials.

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FORT LEONARD WOOD VISIT


The Chamber has had a long-standing relationship with Fort Leonard Wood. We will lead a delegation to Fort Leonard Wood to continue to promote a mutually beneficial relationship between the Chamber and the military, particularly the U.S. Maneuver Support Center at Fort Leonard Wood. During the visit, Chamber members will receive a briefing from top military leadership, tour the military base, and learn about government contracting. An invitation for an inbound visit from Fort Leonard Wood leaders to Springfield will also be extended. Contact Emily Denniston for more information.

Presenting Sponsor $1,000
Supporting Sponsor $500
Spotlight Sponsor $300

All sponsors receive appropriate recognition in event materials.

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GOOD MORNING, SPRINGFIELD!


This popular early morning networking/information program is held eleven times a year at locations across the city, and showcases current topics and timely updates from the City of Springfield, Greene County, Springfield Public Schools and the Chamber. Contact Kristin Lochner for more information. 

Sponsorship: $1,200 Monthly Event Sponsor

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MISSOURI HIGHWAYS AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION RECEPTION AND DINNER


Held the evening prior to the Commission’s annual Springfield meeting, this event allows local business and community leaders the opportunity to visit with the Commissioners and senior MoDOT leadership to discuss our area’s transportation needs and successes. Contact Jen Johnson for more information.

Presenting Sponsor $2,500 (1 available) Includes 5 tickets
Promoting Sponsor $1,200   Includes 3 tickets
Supporting Sponsor $800   Includes 2 tickets
Patron Sponsor $500   Includes 1 ticket

Sponsors receive recognition on event signage and invitation(s) to the evening’s activities.

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PUBLIC POLICY SPEAKER SERIES


The Chamber consistently works to connect our members with elected officials in Jefferson City, Washington, D.C. and City Hall. The Public Policy Speaker Series will provide a semi-annual opportunity for you to support the Chamber’s public affairs efforts in front of an audience of business, community and education leaders. The Public Policy Speaker Series will include a luncheon with a keynote speaker to address public policy issues that impact the business community. Contact Sandy Howard for more information.

Supporting Sponsor $500    
Spotlight Sponsor $300    

Sponsors receive recognition on event signage and invitation(s) to the evening’s activities.

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SMALL BUSINESS AWARD


This annual lunch celebrates the impact of small businesses on the Springfield economy and culminates with the presentation of the Chamber’s Small Business Award. Contact Jen Johnson for more information. 

Presenting Sponsor $3,500 SOLD OUT Includes 5 tickets and the opportunity to provide branded/promotional centerpieces for the tables
Supporting Sponsor $1,500  Available Includes 4 tickets
Spotlight Sponsor $500  Available Includes 2 tickets

Sponsors receive recognition on all event materials and invitation(s) to the event.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. FLY-IN


The Chamber will lead a delegation to Washington, D.C. to speak with key lawmakers about issues that impact the business community in Springfield. It is a key time for our Chamber and its member businesses to communicate with our elected officials on the issues facing our community. Contact Sandy Howard for more information.

Presenting Sponsor $4,500 Includes attendance on the trip for one representative of the sponsoring organization.
Promoting Sponsor $1,000  
Supporting Sponsor $500  
Patron Sponsor $300  

All sponsors receive recognition in event materials.

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THE NETWORK FOR SPRINGFIELD'S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

This young professionals’ organization is designed for Chamber members between the ages of 21 and 39, providing networking and professional development opportunities for members to become engaged in the community. Sponsors receive recognition in signage at each event, as well as complimentary annual memberships for employees based on the level of sponsorship. Contact Paige Oxendine for more information.

Sponsorship Levels:

Presenting Sponsor $4,000 (1 available)
Includes:
• Company’s name will feature prominently at the top of The Network’s homepage, directly above The Network logo and will be accompanied by a full-color company logo lower on the page.
• Full color banner ad with click-through link featured at the top of The Network’s monthly newsletter to more than
450 members
• Full color company logo on traveling signage at each event, approximately 25 events per year
• Opportunity for company representative to give a five minute presentation to Network members at three signature events throughout the year including our CEO Series, Young Entrepreneur Panel and Board Training
• Opportunity to place materials at check-in table at two events of the company’s choice
• Full color company logo included on Network enrollment form
• Four complimentary Network memberships for 12 months, non-transferable
• Four complimentary tickets to The Network’s Anniversary Celebration
• Two sponsor-focused blog posts published on The Network’s website and pushed out through all social media channels

Promoting Sponsor $2,000
Includes:
• Full-color company logo featured on The Network’s homepage
• Company logo included on traveling signage at each event, approximately 25 events per year
• Opportunity to place materials at check-in table at one event
• Two complimentary Network memberships for 12 months, non-transferable
• Two complimentary tickets to The Network’s Anniversary Celebration

Supporting Sponsor $750
Includes:
• Company name included on traveling signage at each event
• Company name included on all new member materials
• One complimentary Network membership for 12 months, non-transferable

Anniversary Celebration Sponsorship $2,500
Includes:
• Exclusive sponsorship of The Network’s Annual Anniversary Celebration, with more than 100 young professionals and community leaders present
• Full color logo on event invitations and all online promotional efforts for event
• Full color logo on event programs at each seat
• Special recognition from podium during the event
• Opportunity to place promotional materials at check in table and at individual seats
• Four complimentary tickets to the 2015 Anniversary Celebration

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