Sponsorship

 


Jewels of GSBA

Investing equally in GSBA and the Scholarship Fund

Diamond | $60,000+

  • Top logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Table for (10) at all three annual galas
  • Table for (10) at annual meeting
  • Table for (10) at Pride Business Luncheon
  • Opportunity to be named a Signature Gala Title Sponsor

Emerald | $45,000+

  • Prominent logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Table for (10) at EQUALUX: TASTE of GSBA
  • Table for (10) at Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner
  • Table for (10) at annual meeting or Pride Business Luncheon
  • Opportunity to be named a Signature Gala Presenting Sponsor

Ruby | $35,000+

  • Logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Table for (10) at EQUALUX: TASTE of GSBA
  • Table for (10) at annual meeting or Pride Business Luncheon
  • Opportunity to be named a Signature Gala Sponsor

Sapphire | $20,000+

  • Logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Table for (10) at annual meeting or Pride Business Luncheon
  • Opportunity to be named a program or event sponsor

Pearl | $10,000+

  • Logo on back cover of Guide
  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Opportunity to be named a program or event sponsor
  • (2) seats to the annual meeting and GSBA Pride Business Luncheon

Corporate Sponsorship

 

Platinum | $40,000+

  • Double-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Double-page ad in Guide & Directory (category of choice)
  • Logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Exclusive sponsor of GSBA iPhone App
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Table for (10) at all three signature galas
  • Table for (10) at annual meeting and Pride Business Luncheon

Gold | $15,000+

  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide & Directory (category of choice)
  • Logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Customized marketing plan
  • Table for (10) at EQUALUX: TASTE of GSBA
  • (2) tickets to annual meeting and Pride Business Luncheon

Silver | $10,000+

  • Full-page ad in sponsor section of Guide
  • Full-page ad in Guide & Directory (category of choice)
  • Logo placement on back cover of Guide
  • Customized marketing plan
  • (2) tickets to annual meeting and Pride Business Luncheon

Bronze | $4,000 (under 51 employees)

  • Full-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
  • Logo on Bronze sponsor page of Guide
  • (2) tickets to annual meeting or Pride Business Luncheon


Signature Event Sponsorship

 

EQUALUX - TASTE of GSBA
Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner
GSBA Scholars Dinner

 

Title Sponsor | $25,000 (exclusive)

  • Welcome guests from the podium or via video
  • Full page ad in dinner program (inside front cover)
  • Logo on event program front cover
  • Logo on bid card (EQUALUX only)
  • Logo on event step and repeat
  • Logo on event slide presentation
  • Logo on event promotional materials
  • Recognition from podium
  • VIP table for (10) and valet parking for (1)
  • Recognition in GSBA Impact Report

Presenting Sponsor | $15,000 (exclusive)

  • Full page ad in dinner program (inside back cover)
  • Logo on event step and repeat
  • Logo in event slide presentation
  • Logo on event promotional materials
  • Digital ad on GSBA website for (6) months
  • VIP table for (10) and valet parking for (1)
  • Recognition in GSBA Impact Report

Event Sponsor | $10,000

  • Half-page ad in dinner program
  • Logo on event promotional materials
  • Logo in event slide presentation
  • VIP Table for (10)
  • Recognition in GSBA Impact Report


Additional Opportunities

 

EXECUTIVE BUSINESS SPONSORSHIPS | $5,000–$25,000

  • Capitol Hill Business Alliance (businesses on Capitol Hill)
  • Travel Out Seattle (hospitality and tourism industries)
  • Business Empowerment Workshops (all size businesses)
  • GSBA Guide & Directory (exclusive)
  • Leadership Academy
  • Corporate Advisory Board
  • Seattle Entrepreneurial Womxn (SEW)
  • Small Business Council
  • LGBTQ Business Matchmaker

MAJOR DONOR APPRECIATION EVENTS | $2,500 

  • Ruby Slipper Club Reception
  • President’s Circle Dinner

ANNUAL EVENTS | $5,000–$10,000

  • GSBA Annual Meeting and Holiday Luncheon
  • GSBA Pride Business Luncheon
  • Civic Engagement Reception & Face to Face Forum
  • Pride month parade and over 20 Pride festivals and events
  • New Member Welcome and Volunteer Appreciation Cruise
  • Power Connect Mixers
  • Womxn on Top
  • Young Professionals with Pride
  • T Time


Travel and Tourism


Travel Out 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 traveloutseattle.com
  • Ad on traveloutseattle.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


All Sponsorship Benefits Levels Include:

 

VISIBILITY

  • Membership in GSBA, the chamber committed to equality in business
  • Business listings in GSBA Guide & Directory (circulation 15,000)
  • Logo on GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Logo on GSBA Website
  • Recognition at all annual events and in GSBA Impact Report

ACCESS

  • LGBTQ cultural competency training
  • Admission for employees to attend business development workshops and networking mixers
  • Expo table at annual meeting
  • Inclusion in annual LGBTQ Business Matchmaker event
  • Volunteer engagement opportunities

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

  • Advance equality through business
  • Amplify the voice of small business
  • Access to elected officials
  • Policy roundtables
  • Candidate reception
  • Candidate forum

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • Position your business as a progressive business voice
  • Demonstrate commitment to equality, diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Invest in education of future LGBTQ leaders
  • Expand the pipeline for a skilled workforce
  • Connect business with LGBTQ and allied nonprofit community




Diamond

  • Starline Luxury Coaches
  • Microsoft
  • Wells Fargo


Emerald

  • T-Mobile
  • Comcast
  • Alaska Airlines
  • UW Medicine

Ruby

  • Sound
  • Amazon
  • Carter Subaru

Sapphire

  • Russell Investments
  • AT&T
  • 1st Security Bank
  • Kaiser Permanente

Pearl

  • Olympic Hot Tub
  • ProjectCorps
  • DML Insurance
  • Mona Smith

Platinum Partner

  • US Bank

Gold Sponsors

  • Bank of America
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Safeco
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Boeing
  • Precision Garage Door

Silver Sponsors

  • Symetra
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Vulcan
  • Century Link
  • PWC
  • RBC
  • Starbucks

Bronze Sponsors

  • Burien Toyota
  • Argosy
  • Jonathan Bowman
  • Verity
  • Sound Transit
  • Irons Brothers Construction Design & Build
  • Google