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Invest your marketing dollars wisely by becoming a GSBA Sponsor. 
Sponsors will benefit from prominent exposure to more than 15,000 businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations throughout the Puget Sound region. To set up an appointment to discuss how GSBA can best meet your promotional needs, please call 206-363-9188.

Annual Corporate Sponsorship

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Platinum Partner

Exclusive Opportunity; Only one offered per year

  • Ten GSBAmemberships
  • Recognition during Pride events
  • Table of 10 at the TASTE of GSBA
  • Full-color, double-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory, placed before all other corporate sponsors
  • Full-color, double-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • All listing enhancements
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and all marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Company marketing piece (supplied by sponsor) included in all New Member Welcome Packets
  • Featured placement of company logo with link on homepage of thegsba.org
  • Top placement of company logo on the back cover of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Featured placement of company logo in GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Half-page ad or insert (supplied by sponsor) in each edition of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • Access to membership mailing labels
  • Sponsor guests and employees may attend all GSBA events at member rates
  • Company logo displayed at all GSBA sponsored events
  • Table or admission at all GSBA programs and events including business luncheons, after-hours mixers, workshops,the Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner and the Scholarship Awards Dinner
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

 

Gold Partner

Limited to industry-exclusive businesses

  • Five GSBA memberships
  • Table of 10 at the TASTE of GSBA
  • Recognition during Pride events
  • Full-color, full-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and all marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Company marketing piece (supplied by sponsor) included in all New Member Welcome Packets
  • Featured placement of company logo on homepage of thegsba.org
  • Prominent placement of company logo on the back of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Prominent placement of company logo in GSBA printed newsletters
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in two issues of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • Access to membership mailing labels
  • Attendance for two at all GSBA programs and events including business luncheons, after-hours mixers, workshops, the Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner and the Scholarship Awards Dinner
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Sponsor guests and employees may attend all GSBA events at member rates
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

 

Silver Sponsor

Limited to industry-exclusive businesses

  • Two GSBA memberships
  • Attendance for two at GSBA business luncheons, after-hours mixers and workshops
  • Full-color, full-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and all supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Prominent placement of company logo on homepage of thegsba.org
  • Company logo on the back of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Prominent placement of company logo in GSBA newsletters
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in two issues of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • Four sets of membership mailing labels
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

 

Bronze Sponsor

Limited to industry-exclusive businesses within each level

 

  • One GSBA business membership
  • Attendance for one at all GSBA business luncheons, after-hours mixers and workshops
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • All listing enhancements
  • Logo placement in the front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company name featured in media ads, publicity and all supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Placement of company logo on the GSBA website
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in one issue of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • One set of membership mailing labels
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

 

Travel Gay Seattle Presenting Partner

Exclusive Opportunity
A highly customized package of benefits, visibility, activation and marketing opportunities. Please inquire for more details.

Travel & Tourism Sponsor

Limit to two sponsors per industry per year

  • Two GSBA Hospitality, Travel & Tourism memberships
  • Half-page, full-color display ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Literature placement in Seattle LGBT Visitors Center
  • Logo on sponsor recognition sign at Seattle LGBT Visitors Center and other tourism related events
  • Full-color digital display ad for 6 months on 60” TV screen in LGBT Visitor Center
  • Logo with link on travelgayseattle.com
  • Ad on travelgayseattle.com for six months
  • Logo in Out & About Guide (2x/year)
  • Top-level placement of listing in Out & About Guide
  • Company name featured in media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Travel and Tourism Sponsors
  • Half-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in one issue of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Four weeks of email blast advertising
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting

 

Presenting Marketing Partner

GSBA Guide & Directory/GSBA iPhone App/ShopOUT.org (one Presenting Partnership available for each)

  • Prominent placement of company logo on thegsba.org
  • Company logo placement on the back cover of the GSBA Guide & Directory (Guide only)
  • Company logo placed on all ShopOUT.org collateral materials (ShopOUT only)
  • Company logo prominently featured on ShopOUT.org (ShopOUT only)
  • Company logo prominently featured on welcome page of iPhone app (iPhone app only)
  • Full-color, full-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors & Partners
  • Prominent placement of company logo in GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in two issues of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Access to membership mailing labels
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Attendance for two at all GSBA luncheons, mixers and workshops
  • Sponsor guests and employees may attend all GSBA events at member rates
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

 

 

Annual Event Sponsorship

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Title Event Sponsor
One Title Sponsorship available for each major event.

Presenting Event Partner $10,000

Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner/Scholarship Dinner/TASTE of GSBA

One Presenting Partnership available for each major event

  • Prominent placement of table for sponsor and nine guests
  • Valet parking for one vehicle
  • Full-page, full-color ad in event program & catalog
  • Online ad on thegsba.org for 3 months (consecutive)
  • Logo prominently featured on invitations, announcements, media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA-sponsored event
  • Logo featured on screen at event
  • Logo on back of bid card (TASTE only)
  • Logo on custom step & repeat backdrop
  • Guide listing acknowledges company as a Presenting Event Sponsor
  • Prominent placement of company logo in media ads thanking event sponsors
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in one issue of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Two sets of membership mailing labels
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

 

Event Sponsor

Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner/Scholarship Dinner/TASTE of GSBA

Limited to industry-exclusive businesses for each event

  • Table for sponsor and nine guests
  • Guide listing acknowledges company as Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner/Scholarship Dinner/TASTE of GSBA
  • Half-page ad in event program
  • Company logo on Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner/Scholarship Dinner/TASTE of GSBA page in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company logo featured on invitations, announcements, media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner/Scholarship Dinner/TASTE of GSBA sponsors
  • Company name with link placed on events page of the GSBA website
  • Company logo featured on screen at event
  • Online ad on thegsba.org for three months (consecutive)
  • Two sets of membership mailing labels
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

 

Pride Event Sponsor

  • Company logo on GSBA Pride Parade contingent
  • Company logo on prominent GSBA booth signage at Pride events
  • Acknowledged as Pride Sponsor at June Luncheon
  • Guide listing acknowledges company as GSBA Pride sponsor
  • Company logo on Pride page in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company logo featured on announcements, media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Pride Event Sponsors
  • Company name with link placed on events page of the GSBA website
  • Two sets of membership mailing labels
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

 

 

Ruby Slipper Club Reception Sponsor

Limited to four industry-exclusive sponsors


  • Host the elegant reception thanking GSBA Scholarship Major Donors (approximately 120 in attendance)
  • Opportunity to welcome and thank top GSBA Scholarship Fund donors
  • Sponsors listed on the Reception invitation
  • Guide listing acknowledges company as GSBA Ruby Slipper Club Reception sponsor
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

 

Monthly Programs Sponsorship

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Business Networking Series Sponsor

Opportunity to sponsor an annual series of programs including: Young Professional with Pride (five annually), Women on Top (four annually) or Prime Times (six annually)

  • Recognition as program sponsor
  • 50% discount on advertising in the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Logo placement in the front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company name featured in media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral advertising Business Networking programs
  • Company name with link on the GSBA website
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

 

Luncheon Sponsor

Up to two industry exclusive business sponsorships per luncheon. Exclusive sponsorship: $1750

  • Company name with link on GSBA website during month of sponsored luncheon
  • Company signage displayed at luncheon or Prime Time
  • Registration for sponsor and three guests (additional guests may attend at member rate)
  • Welcome from podium at luncheon or Prime Time (1-2 minutes)
  • Placement of company marketing materials at each table setting
  • Set of membership mailing labels

 

Power Connect (formerly Prime Time) Sponsor

Up to two industry exclusive business sponsorships per Power Connect.

  • Company name with link on GSBA website during month of sponsored luncheon
  • Company signage displayed at luncheon or Power Connect
  • Registration for sponsor and three guests (additional guests may attend at member rate)
  • Welcome from podium at luncheon or Power Connect (1-2 minutes)
  • Placement of company marketing materials on info table (Power Connect)
  • Set of membership mailing labels

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