Sponsorships

Small Business Council 2020

Support and Reach Small Businesses

The Columbia Chamber’s Small Business Council is crucial to our mission of promoting growth and enhancing community awareness of women-owned, minority-owned, and small businesses. This is an opportunity for you to interact with those small businesses in our region.

Changemaker Sponsor: $5,000 - Exclusive Annually

• Announcement of sponsorship on social media
• Pre-event and on-site publicity for meetings/breakouts (Opportunity to provide promotional items at events)
• Logo on marketing communications specific to the Small Business Council
• Logo on the agenda distributed at council meetings and breakouts
• Company name listed in printed materials
• Company name and hyperlink on Small Business Council webpage
• Complimentary use of one of the Chamber’s meeting spaces one time per year (subject to availability)
• Recognition in Small Business Week specific eCommunications
• Registration to attend any local Small Business Week event

• Exclusive recognition as Changemaker Sponsor of Small Business Council
• Company name to follow event title in media references (i.e. Presented By: Company Name)
• Two billboards
• Seat on Small Business Council (non-voting)
• Opportunity to present at one breakout session (10 sessions available in a year)
• Opportunity to provide welcome at meetings and breakout sessions
• Opportunity to have a spotlight article in eNewsletter
• Opportunity to be highlighted on Chamber’s Small Business video including company logo and company representative speaking
• Rotating advertisement on Chamber’s website for full year of sponsorship
• Opportunity for live video on social media
• First right of renewal to sponsor at this level in 2021 (deadline: July 1, 2020)
• 25% discount on Palmetto Business Expo Booth or Sponsorship
• Includes Supporter Sponsorship of Northeast Connection

Small Business Week Event (First Week of May)
• Exclusive recognition as the Changemaker Sponsor of Small Business Week (first week of May annually)
• Sponsorship publicity on materials pertaining to Small Business Week
• Advertising on Chamber home page during Small Business Week in May

Pacesetter Sponsor: $3,000 - Exclusive Annually

• Announcement of sponsorship on social media
• Pre-event and on-site publicity for meetings/breakouts (Opportunity to provide promotional items at events)
• Logo on marketing communications specific to the Small Business Council
• Logo on the agenda distributed at council meetings and breakouts
• Company name listed in printed materials
• Company name and hyperlink on Small Business Council webpage
• Complimentary use of one of the Chamber’s meeting spaces one time per year (subject to availability)
• Recognition in Small Business Week specific eCommunications
• Registration to attend any local Small Business Week event

• Exclusive recognition as Pacesetter Sponsor of Small Business Council
• Opportunity to be highlighted on Chamber’s Small Business video including company logo,
company representative speaking
• Opportunity to present at one breakout session (10 sessions available in a year)
• Seat on Small Business Council (non-voting)
• Opportunity to share table with Columbia Chamber at Small Business Week 2020
• Opportunity to provide speaker at Northeast Connection Meeting
• Opportunity for live video on social media
• Opportunity to host Ice-Breaker Event for Northeast Connection Meeting and Small Business Council at a regularly scheduled Breakout
• 25% discount on Palmetto Business Expo Booth or Sponsorship
• Includes Supporter Sponsorship of Northeast Connection

Influencer Sponsor: $2,000- Limited Availability; Annual

• Announcement of sponsorship on social media
• Pre-event and on-site publicity for meetings/breakouts (Opportunity to provide promotional items at events)
• Logo on marketing communications specific to the Small Business Council
• Logo on the agenda distributed at council meetings and breakouts
• Company name listed in printed materials
• Company name and hyperlink on Small Business Council webpage
• Complimentary use of one of the Chamber’s meeting spaces one time per year (subject to availability)
• Recognition in Small Business Week specific eCommunications
• Registration to attend any local Small Business Week event

Impact
• Recognition as an Influencer Sponsor
• Seat on Small Business Council (non-voting)
• Opportunity to provide speaker for one breakout session
• Logo on Small Business Council webpage
• Opportunity for video testimonial on Chamber website
• 25% discount on Palmetto Business Expo Booth or Sponsorship

Supporter Sponsor: $750 - Unlimited Annual

• Announcement of sponsorship on social media
• Pre-event and on-site publicity for meetings/breakouts (Opportunity to provide promotional items at events)
• Logo on marketing communications specific to the Small Business Council
• Logo on the agenda distributed at council meetings and breakouts
• Company name listed in printed materials
• Company name and hyperlink on Small Business Council webpage
• Complimentary use of one of the Chamber’s meeting spaces one time per year (subject to availability)
• Recognition in Small Business Week specific eCommunications
• Registration to attend any local Small Business Week event

Impact
• Recognition as a Supporter Sponsor
• Logo on Small Business Council webpage
• 25% discount on Palmetto Business Expo Booth or Sponsorship

For more information regarding sponsorships or events, please email Ashleigh Conner or call (803) 733-1138.