Marketing & Sponsorships

 

LA Metro Chamber membership offers a range of opportunities for you to market, connect, and promote your business. We invite you to take advantage of some or all of the ways we can help your business build, lead, and thrive.

Click below to learn more about all of our 2021 marketing and sponsorship opportunities.

Download Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Chamber Breakfast

Chamber Breakfasts are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month and are one of the most well-recognized and consistently attended chamber events. Regularly covered by the media, this signature event is a prime opportunity for you and your team to network with professionals of all industries in our community.

As a sponsor, your business will be featured in front of hundreds of Chamber members, in-person and virtually. Breakfast also includes audio/video production that allows your brand to reach a broader audience in a virtual setting.

Opportunities

3-Month Presenting Sponsor: $1,200 | Month Sponsor: $500

  • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
  • Member segmented, event-specific email marketing direct to inbox
  • Exclusive speaking opportunity or presentation of a 3-minute video at the event
  • Premier opportunity to place promotional materials in breakfast bags
  • Logo placement during the event on screen and in the program
  • Exclusive opportunity to provide branded door prizes

Ready to engage?
Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

 

Chamber Happy Hours

Chamber Happy Hours are unique, after-hour events happening around the region that provide a fun, casual networking space where guests learn more about you and your business. This gathering is an excellent opportunity for you and your team to connect with professionals of all industries and expand your brand awareness.

Opportunities

Happy Hour Host Sponsor: $500

  • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
  • Support for marketing the event and your business, helping you expand your brand awareness and reach your target audience
  • Premier opportunity to showcase your product, services, and space

Ready to engage?
Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

 

Start-Up Saturdays

Start-Up Saturdays occur monthly on Saturday from 9:00 am -12:00 pm at the LA Metro Chamber. Be recognized as a supporter of entrepreneurs. Putting yourself in front of start-ups gives you the opportunity to promote your brand as an advocate for start-up innovation and business growth in our region.

This marketing opportunity puts you in front of a demographic actively seeking the supports and services of new or scaling businesses — from branding, financing, marketing, to legal and HR. This audience likely has capital and cash flow needs, and is a great opportunity to build brand awareness and relationships with these entrepreneurs.

Opportunities

Full Year Sponsor: $1,500
Single Saturday: $200

  • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
  • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
  • Support marketing the event and your business, helping you expand your brand awareness and reach your target audience
  • Recognition at each seminar session
  • Sponsors will be considered for presenting opportunities for specific sessions
  • Single Saturday can be coordinated with informational topic led by your business

Ready to engage?
Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

 

Uplift LA Fun After 5

Uplift LA’s Fun After 5 series was developed for after hours fun, in a casual setting for rising professionals and young families to gather over a common theme or purpose. Your brand will be front and center as our rising leaders network over local food + drinks.

Opportunities

Annual Sponsor: $500

  • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials over the course of the year (4 events) and a co-hosting role at events
  • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page + Uplift LA calendar event page

Night Sponsor: $250

  • Logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Logo placement + brand story on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page + Uplift LA calendar event page
  • Co-hosting role for your night

Ready to engage?
Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

 

Uplift LA Kickball Tournament

Uplift LA’s Kickball Tournament is a fun and competitive weekend-long event that will bring together 8 teams for days of play, a grand prize and bragging rights. This is an opportunity to increase your brand awareness with young professionals who work hard and play hard.

Opportunities

Tournament Sponsor: $2,500

  • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page + Uplift LA calendar event page
  • Top position of your logo on event banner
  • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
  • Attendance to the event’s award ceremony (4 tickets)

Co-Sponsor: $1,000 (Limited to 2)

  • Logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Logo placement on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page + Uplift LA calendar event page
  • Logo on event banner
  • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
  • Attendance to the event’s award ceremony (2 tickets)

Regional Team Sponsor: $500 (Limited to 8)

  • Logo t-shirts for team, up to 10 players
  • Logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Logo placement on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page + Uplift LA calendar event page

Food Truck Sponsor: $1,000

  • Premiere branded banner on food truck, provided by your company
  • Exclusive branded napkins/cups at the food truck during service

Ready to engage?
Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

 

Taste the Harvest

An autumn celebration of local food and agriculture, the annual Taste the Harvest brings our community together and highlights the incredible food products and producers of our region. This event is the perfect way for your business to develop a strong partnership with the local food and products community and allows you to reach LA’s consumers who, like you, value good food.

Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor: $3,500 (One Opportunity)

  • Premier logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
  • Premier logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
  • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
  • Printed items on all tables during the event
  • Reserved tickets for six (6)

Beverage Garden Sponsor: $3,000 (One Opportunity)

  • Logo placement on 2 banners at entrances to beverage garden
  • Logo placement and recognition on select marketing materials
  • Printed items promoting sponsors at all dinner tables
  • Reserved tickets for four (4)
  • Logo placement on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page

Co-Presenting Sponsor: $2,500 (Three Opportunities)

  • Logo placement and recognition on select marketing materials
  • Recognition during the event
  • Reserved tickets for four (4)
  • Logo placement on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

     

    Top Gun LA

    Maximize your reach to area entrepreneurs and position yourself as a leading supporter of entrepreneurial growth in our community. Through the Top Gun LA Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program, you have the opportunity to invest in innovation, economic growth, and entrepreneurship in the region while reaching our full contact list in weekly promotions, social media callouts, and entrepreneur segmented communications.

    NEW THIS YEAR: Changes to program format will provide Session Sponsors and Regional Presenting Sponsors to be recognized weekly for 10 weeks to the full, statewide Top Gun presenting and participant audience.

    Opportunities

    Regional Presenting Sponsor: $2,500

    • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on Top Gun marketing materials
    • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
    • Exposure to participants and presenters statewide for 10 weeks
    • Reserved tickets to the Top Gun Kick-off breakfast (2 tickets)
    • Recognition at Top Gun LA events

    Regional Pitch-Off Sponsor: $1,500

    • Logo placement and recognition on Top Gun marketing materials
    • Headlining recognition at the Top Gun L/A Pitch-Off Breakfast
    • Reserved tickets to the Top Gun Kick-off breakfast (2 tickets)

    Regional Welcome Sponsor: $1,500

    • Logo placement and recognition on Top Gun marketing materials
    • Entrance table and hosting role at the Top Gun L/A Pitch-Off Breakfast

    Top Gun LA Session Opportunities

    February

    • Kick-off Session
    • Customer Discovery
    • Strategic Marketing/Customer Adoption
    • Pitching

    March

    • Branding
    • Make a Customer Not a Sale
    • Wrapping Your Head Around the Numbers
    • The Four Colors of Money

    April

    • Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
    • Building the Team/Company Culture
    • Life After Top Gun Roundtable – Goal Setting with Mentors

    May

    • Regional Pitch-offs +Showcase

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

     

    Chip Morrison Scholarship Scramble

    The Annual Chip Morrison Scholarship Scramble is the single largest fundraiser for college scholarships that benefits our local students and helps them reach their educational aspirations. For many students, a college education is not possible without financial assistance.

    This event is the perfect way for your business to develop a strong relationship with business leaders, education champions, and local organizations dedicated to improving student learning in higher education. All marketing opportunities include the option to provide logo-imprinted gifts to golfers and prominent mention in the Tournament Day program.

    Opportunities

    Tournament Sponsor: $5,000 (One Opportunity)

    • Exclusive logo/name on gift to be provided to golfers
    • Recognition in all publicity
    • Banner at registration and recognition at reception
    • Team entrance included
    • Preferred parking spaces

     Co-Sponsor: $2,500

    • Logo/name on gift to be provided to golfers
    • Recognition in all publicity
    • Recognition at reception
    • Team entrance included

    Hat Sponsor: $2,500 (One Opportunity)

    • Logo/name on hat to be gifted to golfers
    • Recognition in all publicity

    Tournament Reception Sponsor: $1,500 (One Opportunity)

    • Hosting recognition at reception

    Lunch Sponsor: $1,500 (One Opportunity)

    • Signage at the lunch

    Cart Sponsor: $1,000 (Two Opportunities)

    • Signage on each cart

    Registration Sponsor: $1,000 (One Opportunity)

    • Signage at the registration welcome area

    Contributing Sponsor: $1,000 (One Opportunity)

    • Signage at the tournament

    Closest to the Pin Sponsor: $500 (One Opportunity)

    • Signage at the hole site

    Long Drive Sponsor: $500 (Two Opportunities)

    • Signage at the hole site

    HoleSponsor: $400 (Eight Opportunities)

    • Signage at one tee/recognition at one hole

    Green Sponsor: $200 (Twelve Opportunities)

    • Signage at one green

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

     

    Business After Hours

    Business After Hours is a networking opportunity for established professionals and rising leaders in a business-casual social environment. As a host, your brand will be in front of members and business professionals, allowing you to expand consumer awareness by showcasing your space, team, and services. To help you reach a broader audience in a virtual setting, you will also receive audio/video production throughout the night.

    Opportunities

    Business After Hours Host: $750

    • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
    • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
    • Support navigating production options
    • Support coordinating food and beverages for your guests
    • Support marketing the event and your business, expanding the impact and reach 

    You will have the opportunity to select a venue for your after hours event, and can choose to partner with a nonprofit business member to highlight your core values and a cause you care about.

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

    Professional Development Seminars

    Our rising and management level professionals explore our Professional Development Seminars to support their career advancement and address their daily challenges. Through these seminars, your business will be highlighted through multiple channels, helping you create a partnership with an audience looking to learn from your expertise.

    We will help coordinate and execute your session or series, allowing you to determine important, relevant business topics that will speak to your target audience. We actively look for opportunities to highlight your business and your experts, coordinating speaker opportunities with the sponsor when they are interested.

    Opportunities

    Series Sponsorship: $500
    One Session Sponsorship: $200 

    • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
    • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
    • Tailored business topics to maximize your reach and impact
    • Support marketing the event and your business, helping you expand your brand awareness and reach your target audience
    • Premier recognition during the seminar or series

    *1 series includes 3 sessions over 2-3 months
    *Limited to one sponsorship per session

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

    Uplift LA

    Uplift LA is dedicated to the rising leaders of our region and grants you the opportunity to support strengthening our vibrant, professional and influential community by promoting career, social and community development.

    Uplift LA is a catalyst for our community with an active group of rising professionals in the Lewiston Auburn Region. These members work with local nonprofits, businesses and the education sector, and provide collaborative engagement, networking opportunities, and professional growth for those who live, work, and play in LA.

    Opportunities

    Uplift LA Annual Sponsor: $5,000 Exclusive Opportunity 

    • Premier logo placement on UpliftLAMaine.com website
    • Annual sponsor recognition during all regular events and programming

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

    Annual Awards Celebration

    The LA Metro Chamber Annual Awards Celebration is an elegant event that has historically had more than 400 business and community leaders in attendance. To accommodate increased spacing and capacity limits, the 2021 event will be held in June with outdoor and virtual participation options.

    The celebration honors business and community leadership excellence in our region and reaches an audience of business owners, professionals, and c-suite and director executives, making it one of our top marketing opportunities for your business. Through advanced promotion and recognition, you can align your brand with community and excellence and reach our regional decision-makers.

    Opportunities

    Presenting Sponsor: $7,500 (Exclusive)

    • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
    • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
    • Exclusive speaking opportunity or a 5-minute video at the event
    • Premier opportunity to provide elegant promotional products for attendees
    • Banner hung in a prominent location at the awards, provided by your business
    • After event recognition with two online links in a direct-to-inbox email to all attendees
    • Exclusive logo placement + brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
    • Reserved tickets for 6

    Co-Presenter Sponsor: $5,000 (2 Opportunities)

    • Logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
    • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
    • Opportunity to share a 3-minute video during the program
    • Banner hung in a prominent location at the awards, provided by your business
    • Opportunity to provide elegant promotional products for attendees
    • After event recognition direct-to-inbox of all attendees with one online link
    • Logo placement on the Chamber calendar event page
    • Reserved tickets for 6

    Headliner Sponsor: $1,000 (Unlimited Opportunities)

    • Logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
    • Opportunity to provide elegant promotional products for attendees
    • Logo placement on the Chamber calendar event page
    • One (1) remote corporate pack

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

    Finest Under 40 Awards

    Optimize your reach and celebrate the accomplishments and advancements of our regions’ influential leaders. Uplift LA’s 40 Under 40 awards allow you to position your brand as innovative, socially connected, and passionate about professional development. Supporting Uplift LA grants you the opportunity to showcase the work of LA’s up and coming leaders, welcome them into the region, and help tell their story.

    Opportunities

    Premier Event Sponsor: $5,000 (Exclusive)

    • Exclusive logo recognition in 40 Under 40 marketing materials
    • Promotion on Facebook in Uplift LA and/or LA Metro Chamber posts
    • Premier logo placement on 40 Under 40 awards ceremony materials
    • Premier opportunity to place branded items in honoree gift bags, putting your brand in the households of rising professionals throughout our community
    • Introduction + exclusive speaking opportunity or a 3-minute video at the event
    • After event recognition with two online links in a direct-to-inbox email to all attendees
    • Top logo placement and recognition on Uplift LA’s event website
    • Premier reserved tickets for 10

    Event Sponsor: $2,500 (3 Opportunities)

    • Logo recognition on 40 Under 40 marketing materials
    • Promotion on Facebook in Uplift LA and/or LA Metro Chamber posts
    • Logo placement on 40 Under 40 awards ceremony materials
    • The opportunity to place branded items in honoree gift bags
    • Recognition during the event ceremony
    • After event recognition in a direct-to-inbox email to all attendees
    • Logo placement and recognition on Uplift LA’s event website
    • Premier reserved tickets for 6

    Supporting Event Sponsor: $1,000 (Two Opportunities)

    • Logo recognition on 40 Under 40 marketing materials
    • Promotion on Facebook in Uplift LA and/or LA Metro Chamber posts
    • Logo recognition on 40 Under 40 awards ceremony materials
    • The opportunity to place branded items in honoree gift bags
    • Recognition during the event ceremony
    • After event recognition direct-to-inbox of all attendees
    • Logo placement and recognition on Uplift LA’s event website
    • Premier reserved tickets for 4

    Friend of Event Sponsor: $500 (Unlimited Opportunities)

    • Recognition during the event ceremony
    • Logo placement and recognition on Uplift LA’s event website
    • Premier reserved tickets for 2

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

    Stuff the Bus
    Kick-off the holiday season with Stuff the Bus! We created this community-wide initiative to collect new toys and clothing for local families. As our exclusive partner, your business will be highlighted through multiple channels, showcasing your community-minded values that reach well beyond our region.

    Opportunities

    Exclusive Partner: $2,500 (One Opportunity)

    • Exclusive logo placement and recognition on marketing materials
    • Exclusive logo placement and brand story (provided by you) on the LA Metro Chamber calendar event page
    • Radio recognition on WIGY Breakfast Club and on-air advertising spots
    • Social media recognition as the exclusive event

    Other Ways to Participate

    • Bus Stop + Public Drop-Off location: You will collect gifts from the public, and we will promote your business as a public drop-off. Our elves will pick up the gifts with the bus!
    • Bus Stop Location: You will organize a toy and gift drive among your employees, and our elves will pick up the gifts. After we pick up, we will recognize your business for donating!
    • Drop-Off Location: You will collect items from within your business and drop them off at one of the drop-off locations, and we will recognize you or your business for donating!

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249

     

    E-News Marketing
    As a sponsor for our e-news you can count on the LA Metro Chamber to highlight your business through our email marketing efforts to our 3000+ membership contacts.

    Opportunities

    Final Friday ( 1 email per month)

    Exclusive Placement Sponsor: $500 ( 1 Opportunity per Month)

    • Exclusive top linked logo placement and recognition
    • 2 sentence brand story (provided by you)

    Premier Member Sponsor: $250 ( 2 Opportunities per month)

    • Linked logo placement and recognition
    Monday Round Up (1 email per week)

    Exclusive Placement Full Month Sponsor: $650 (one opportunity per month)

    • Exclusive top linked logo placement and recognition
    • 2 sentence brand story (provided by you)

    Premier Member Sponsor: 1 Week $150 / 4 Weeks $450

    • Linked logo placement and recognition

    Ready to engage?
    Please reach out to Meredith Carson | Director of Marketing + Communications
    Marketing@LAMetroChamber.com or 207.783.2249