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MEDA Annual Meeting Sponsor Packages and Benefits

23 AM Mark Calendar GraphicSponsor the 2023 Annual Meeting

To learn about the conference, including the audience, location, etc. visit the Annual Meeting webpage.

To view the packages and benefits below in a table format, click here.

Sponsor Commitment Form

Explanation of Benefits

Enhanced Benefits

  • MEDA Membership: Engage MEDA’s members throughout the year by becoming a member.
  • Complimentary Registration: Cover your registration to the conference in your sponsor package. Includes registration fees only, education, breakfasts, lunch, and receptions. Does not cover hotel, events with additional fees such as tours, guest fees, or self-pay events.
  • Address the Audience: Get 2-3 minutes on stage to talk to the audience about our company.
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Membership Newsletter: Connect with the entire membership. Sponsors (based on package) can enhance their profiles with articles, videos, a brief company description, and contact information.
  • Excel List of Attendees: Instantly connect with attendees after the event by receiving their contact information.
  • Exhibit Table: Exhibits are placed in high-traffic areas throughout the conference.
  • Logo on Conference Bag: Having a bag makes it easier for conference attendees to carry their materials, handouts, and giveaways. Give them this gift with your logo this year.
  • Listing on Event Sign: Get extra name recognition by being listed on printed signs.
  • Logo on Rotating Banner on MEDA Homepage: Have your logo on display on the home page of our website.

Promotional Benefits

  • Webpage Profile: The Sponsorship Spotlight webpage will give easy access to information about your company. Your company logo, a brief description, and a link to your website are included. Sponsors (based on package) can enhance their profile with articles, videos, and contact information.
  • Email Promotion: 4 to 5 e-blasts promoting the conference are sent to over 4,500 contacts from the economic development community. Sponsors (based on package) can enhance their email promotion with a logo.
  • Main Brochure: The main brochure is mailed to over 6,000 contacts throughout the economic development community.
  • Onsite Brochure: This brochure is provided to all conference attendees and speakers.
  • Sponsorship Screen Display: Displayed prominently throughout conference – in all general session and breakout rooms – as rotating desktop background. Sponsors (based on package) can enhance their screen display with a logo.
  • Social Media Promotion: Each sponsor will be recognized on MEDA’s social media pages with a link to their website.
  • Conference App Profile: Engage with conference attendees through the app. Profile includes logo OR picture of main contact, short description of the company, contact information, webpage, Twitter profile, and LinkedIn profile.
  • Verbal Recognition: All sponsors are recognized verbally during the conference.
  • Name Badges: Each employee of your company that attends the conference will be identified as a sponsor.

Leveled Packages

Platinum Sponsor ($5,000)

  • 2 Complimentary Memberships
  • 2 Complimentary Registrations
  • Address the Audience Before a General Session
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Exhibit Table
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Logo in Promotional Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Logo on Rotating Banner on MEDA Website Homepage
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Annual Meeting Webpage with an Article, Video, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Website Link
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter with Article, Video, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Website Link
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Gold Sponsor ($3,000)

  • 1 Complimentary Membership
  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Address the Audience Before a General Session
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Exhibit Table
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Logo in Promotional Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Webpage with an Article, Video, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter with Article, Video, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Silver Sponsor ($1,600)

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Exhibit Table
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Website with a Logo, Article, Description, Contact Info and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter a Logo, Article, Description, Contact Info and Link to Your Website
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Bronze Sponsor ($1,200)

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Website with a Logo, Description, Contact Info and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter a Logo, Description, Contact Info and Link to Your Website
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Friends of MEDA ($600)

  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display 
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Website with a Logo, Description, and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Special Packages

Opening Reception ($2,000) - Limited to 1 - NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Address the Audience During the Opening Reception
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed on Event Signage During Opening Reception
  • Logo in Promotional Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Webpage with an Article, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter with Article, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Lunch ($2,000) - Limited to 1

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Address the Audience During Lunch
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed on Event Signage During Lunch
  • Logo in Promotional Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Webpage with an Article, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter with Article, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Awards Reception ($2,000) - Limited to 1

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Address the Audience During the Awards Reception
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed on Event Signage During Awards Reception
  • Logo in Promotional Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Webpage with an Article, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter with Article, Logo, Description, Contact Information, Link Website
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Conference Bag Sponsor ($1,200) - NO LONGER AVAILABLE

  • Opportunity to Exclusively Provide Conference Bag to Attendees with Your Logo
  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Webpage with a Logo, Brief Description, and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Breakfast/Coffee ($1,200) - Limited to 2 - 1 Left

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Excel List of Attendees After Conference
  • Exhibit Table
  • Listed in Main Event Brochure/Mailer and Onsite Brochure
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Listed on Sign at Breakfast/Coffee Table
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Website with a Logo, Description, and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Tour ($1,000) - Limited to 1 Per Tour 

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Opportunity to Address the Tour Attendees
  • Excel list of the Tour Attendees
  • Listed in Main Brochure Mailing
  • Listed in Onsite Brochure Provided to All Conference Attendees
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Website with a Logo, Description, and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Early Arrivals Reception ($1,000) - Limited to 1

  • 1 Complimentary Registration
  • Opportunity to Address the Early Arrivals Reception Attendees
  • Excel list of the Tour Attendees
  • Listed in Main Brochure Mailing
  • Listed in Onsite Brochure Provided to All Conference Attendees
  • Listed in Promotional Emails
  • Listed on Event Sponsorship Screen Display
  • Name Badges Identifying as Sponsors for All Staff that Attend
  • Profile on Conference App
  • Profile on MEDA’s Annual Meeting Website with a Logo, Description, and Link to Your Website
  • Social Media Promotion
  • Verbal Recognition During Conference

Corporate Sponsors

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michigan-economic-development-corp  

Website Sponsor

consumers-energy

Contact Us

Michigan Economic
Developers Association
P.O. Box 15096
Lansing, MI 48901-5096
PH: 517-241-0011
cjorae@medaweb.org

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