Sponsorships

119th Annual Gala

Our Annual Meeting and Most Attended Event of the Year

Your sponsorship for our annual gala helps us celebrate the business community and you reach a large, diverse audience of business leaders in the Midlands. The last Gala in 2021 attracted over 500 attendees from a variety of industries including finance & insurance, advertising & media, legal, government, construction, real estate, and health care.

Valet Parking Sponsor: Exclusive - $5,000

  • Exclusive recognition as the Valet Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on signage at valet stand
  • Opportunity to park specialty cars at venue (if applicable i.e. car dealership)
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items to be distributed as guests claim their vehicles
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year

Entertainment Sponsor: Exclusive - $5,000

  • Exclusive recognition as the Entertainment Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year

Photo Booth Sponsor: Exclusive - $5,000

  • Exclusive Recognition as the Photobooth Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in event specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Company logo printed on all photobooth pictures
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year

Gold Sponsor: $2,500 - Limited Availability

  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Eight (8) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala

Silver Sponsor: $2,000 - Limited Availability

  • Recognition as a Silver Sponsor
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Six (6) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala

Bronze Sponsor: $1,000 - Limited Availability

  • Recognition as a Bronze Sponsor
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Four (4) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala

Supporter Sponsor: $750 - Limited Availability

  • Recognition as a Supporter Sponsor
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Two (2) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala

Ticket Prices

  • (1) Chamber Partner Ticket – $165
  • (2) Chamber Partner Tickets – $275
  • (1) Non-Chamber Partner Ticket – $275
  • (2) Non-Chamber Partner Tickets – $400
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Presenting Sponsor: SOLD - BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

  • Exclusive recognition as the Presenting Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Top billing in all event advertising
  • Company name to follow event title in media references (i.e. Presented By: Company Name)
  • Two outdoor billboards
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the Annual Gala event page and the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Opportunity for a company representative to address audience and welcome them to the Annual Gala
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) guests at the VIP Reception
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Reception Sponsor: Exclusive SOLD - MUSC Health

The reception precedes the main event and will be attended by top business leaders and the Ambassador of the Year.

  • Exclusive recognition as the Reception Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on reception cocktail napkins
  • Company name or logo on special reception signage
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Culinary Experience Sponsor : SOLD - Wells Fargo

  • Exclusive recognition as the Culinary Experience Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on all food station cocktail napkins
  • Company name or logo on signage at each food station
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) guests at the VIP Reception
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Ambassador of the Year Sponsor: SOLD - Colonial Life

  • Exclusive recognition as the Ambassador of the Year Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo listed with sponsored award announcements (deadline applies: July 30, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the Ambassador of the Year Award
  • Company name or logo appears on the screens at the beginning of the Ambassador of the Year Award presentation
  • Opportunity for company representative to present the Ambassador of the Year Award
  • Photo opportunity on stage with award winner
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) guests at the VIP Reception
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Spirits Sponsor: SOLD - Gregory Electric Co.

  • Exclusive recognition as the Spirits Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on customized item given to all attendees
  • Company name or logo on bar cocktail napkins
  • Company name or logo on signage at bar
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) guests at the VIP Reception
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Swag Bag Sponsor: SOLD - Aflac

  • Exclusive recognition as the Swag Bag Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on Swag Bag given to over 500 attendees
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) guests at the VIP Reception
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Green Carpet Sponsor: SOLD - Bank of America

  • Exclusive recognition as the Green Carpet Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on backdrop for official Gala Green Carpet photos
  • Official photos posted on social media
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) guests at the VIP Reception
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Diplomat of the Year Award Sponsor: SOLD - Willoughby & Hoefer, P.A,

  • Exclusive recognition as the Diplomat of the Year Award Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo listed with sponsored award announcements (deadline applies August 31, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the Diplomat of the Year Award
  • Company name or logo appears on the screens at the beginning of the Diplomat of the Year Award presentation
  • Opportunity for company representative to present the Diplomat of the Year Award and photo opportunity with award winner
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Public Servant of the Year Award Sponsor: SOLD - Elliott Davis, LLC

  • Exclusive recognition as the Public Servant of the Year Award Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo listed with sponsored award announcements (deadline applies: July 30, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the Public Servant of the Year Award
  • Company name or logo appears on the screens at the beginning of the Public Servant of the Year Award presentation
  • Opportunity for company representative to present the Public Servant of the Year Award
  • Photo opportunity on stage with award winner
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Young Professional of the Year Award Sponsor: SOLD - Truist

  • Exclusive recognition as the Young Professional of the Year Award Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo listed with sponsored award announcements (deadline applies: July 30, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the Young Professional of the Year Award
  • Company name or logo appears on the screens at the beginning of the Young Professional of the Year Award presentation
  • Opportunity for company representative to present the Young Professional of the Year Award
  • Photo opportunity on stage with award winner
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Military Advocate of the Year Award Sponsor: SOLD - Dominion Energy

  • Exclusive recognition as the Military Advocate of the Year Award Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo in the Gala program (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo listed with sponsored award announcements (deadline applies: July 30, 2022)
  • Company name or logo on the Military Advocate of the Year Award
  • Company name or logo appears on the screens at the beginning of the Military Advocate of the Year Award presentation
  • Opportunity for company representative to present the Military Advocate of the Year Award
  • Photo opportunity on stage with award winner
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Celebration Sponsor: SOLD - Southern Way Catering

The dessert reception is a time to celebrate the honorees of the evening.

  • Exclusive recognition as the Celebration Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo on signage during the Celebration Reception
  • Logo on Celebration Reception cocktail napkins
  • Company name or logo on dessert to-go boxes
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Welcome Sponsor: SOLD - Nexsen Pruet & NP Strategy

  • Exclusive recognition as the Welcome Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo prominently displayed at the entrance
  • Opportunity to provide company advertising graphics
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Program Sponsor: SOLD - Ogletree Deakins

  • Exclusive recognition as the Program Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • A Company Name branded QR Code to drive attendees to the digital program
  • Color sponsor advertisement in digital program, subject to approval (deadline applies: September 10, 2022)
  • Post event survey sponsored by Company Name
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Centerpiece Sponsor: SOLD - Synovus

  • Exclusive recognition as the Centerpiece Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Ice Sculpture Sponsor: SOLD - Mark Anthony Brewing

  • Exclusive recognition as the Ice Sculpture Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and printed materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies: August 1, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Company name or logo incorporated into the Ice Sculpture
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Production Sponsors: SOLD - Sound & Images and Zero Gravity

  • Exclusive recognition as the Production Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Opportunity to place an item in the swag bag (subject to prior approval)
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year
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Diamond Sponsor: SOLD - Westinghouse Electric Company

  • Exclusive recognition as the Diamond Sponsor and announcement of sponsorship on social media
  • Company name or logo and hyperlink on the event registration page
  • Recognition in Annual Gala specific eCommunications
  • Company name or logo on event signage and digital materials including the Gala program and invitations (deadline applies September 10, 2022)
  • Special recognition from the podium and company name or logo on the screens during the Annual Gala
  • Special recognition on 2023 – 120th Diamond Gala Save The Date placed in the swag bag
  • Special recognition of Company Name on Sneak Peak of 2023 – 120th Diamond Gala logo during event
  • Ten (10) guest tickets to attend the Annual Gala
  • Sponsorship fulfillment report
  • First right of renewal to sponsor at this level next year

For more information regarding sponsorships or events, please email Hilary Bell or call (803) 733-1115.