Your Partner in Growing Your Community

Sponsor MEDA

Sponsor for WebpageSponsoring MEDA will provide maximum exposure to Michigan's economic development community for your organization and its services, thereby creating new customers and building new relationships that will enhance your growth.

Sponsoring MEDA shows your support for the strength of Michigan's economy as the opportunities support professional development that helps economic developers to be more efficient and effective in their work.

MEDA is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit.

If you do business with or seek to support any of the following, please consider MEDA sponsorship:

Brownfield Redevelopment - Business Finance - Chambers of Commerce - Community Development - Consulting - Downtown Development - Environmental Consulting - Higher Education - Municipalities - Planning - Private and Public Economic Development Organizations - Real Estate Development - State Agencies - Utilities and Infrastructure - Workforce Development - Others interested in economic development

How to Sponsor

If you and your company have decided that you would like to sponsor, please call MEDA at 517-241-0011 or contact Cassandra Jorae at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank You Sponsors

2022 Sponsors

2021 Sponsors

A Benefit for All

With any sponsorship package that you select, your name remains on our website for two years via the pages above.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate packages support the Association’s goals throughout the year and provide exclusive benefits.


Recognition and Benefits

  • Logo on Each Page of MEDA Website
  • Logo on Event Handouts for All Events
  • Logo on Sponsorship Screen Display at All Events
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience
  • Sponsorship of Annual Meeting
    • Profile on Annual Meeting Sponsor Spotlight Webpage
    • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
    • Exhibit Table
    • Logo on Event Emails
    • Listing in Main Brochure
    • Listing in Onsite Brochure
    • Social Media Promotion
    • Verbal Recognition

SELECT ($6,000)

Additional Benefits

  • 3 Individual Memberships

ELITE ($13,000)

Additional Benefits

  • 5 Individual Memberships
  • 5 Complimentary Registrations to All Educational Programs*
  • 2 Economic Development Basic Course Scholarships

Additional Recognition

  • Logo on all MEDA Membership Newsletters
  • Logo on all Job Postings
  • Logo on all Help A MEDA Fellow Member Requests

*Excludes MEDA-hosted courses for nationally-recognized certification, such as IEDC and NDC certification courses, in which individuals are charged based on their membership status.

Annual Meeting Sponsorship

Click here for 2023 Annual Meeting sponsorship packages.

One-Day Conference Sponsorships

One-Day Conference Sponsorships Include:
Capitol Day
Economic Development Strategies and Solutions Fall Conference (formerly The Fall Economic Development Toolbox)
Economic Development In Your Place Spring Conference (formerly The Spring Economic Development Toolbox)

Capitol Day is MEDA's annual legislative conference. The Spring and Fall events have sessions on a variety of components for economic development success: new strategies, solutions, programs, updates to existing programs, best practices, marketing, unique ideas, skill-building, and leadership, with the Spring event moving around the state and having tours as a part of the educational experience.

Sponsorship Package ($1,500) Per Event*

  • (1) Complimentary Registration
  • Excel List of Attendees After the Event
  • Exhibit Table
  • Logo on Event Emails – 2 to 3 emails sent to over 4,500 contacts. Logo is linked to your website.
  • Logo on Mail Piece – Mailed to About 5,000 contacts
  • Logo on Rotating Banner on MEDA Homepage
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience
  • Social Media Post Recognizing Contribution
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter for 1 Week – Includes Logo, Description, and Contact Information. Logo is linked to your website.
  • Webpage Profile - Includes Logo, Description, and Contact Information. Logo is linked to your website.

*Limited to four (4) sponsors per event.

Emerging Leaders Spring Training Sponsorship

This special half-day is created by emerging leaders in economic development for their peers. Sessions will let you to better understand core areas of economic development down to the terminology used by the well-versed.

Sponsorship Package ($500)

  • (1) Complimentary Registration
  • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
  • Introduce Speakers (optional)
  • Logo on Event Emails
  • Logo on Event Handouts
  • Logo on Event Rotating Banner on MEDA Homepage
  • Logo on Program Webpage with Description, and Contact Information
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience
  • Social Media Post Recognizing Contribution
  • Sponsorship Screen Display with Logo and Contact Information

*Limited to four (4) sponsors.

Webinar Sponsorship

MEDA's webinar program took off in 2020 and will continue moving forward. You can support a webinar to build recognition among Michigan's economic development community and/or show your support for the topic presented.

Sponsorship Package ($350)*

  • (2) Complimentary Registrations
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience: Introduce yourself and your organization at the beginning of the webinar!
  • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
  • Event Emails: 2 to 3 emails per webinar to approx. 3,500 contacts
  • Program Webpage: Your logo, a brief description, and a link to your website.
  • Social Media Post Recognizing Contribution
  • Sponsor Screen Display: Your logo, contact information, and website are on display during the audience address.

*Limited to one (1) sponsor per webinar.

Corporate Sponsors

Bedrock Clipped consumers-energy
DTE Logo Small  MEDC 2020 Resized

Contact Us

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