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20th Anniversary Gala Luncheon

Thank You for Joining Us To Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Women's Business Development Council Gala Luncheon and Awards Ceremony

Women’s Business Development Council 20th Anniversary

Join the Women’s Business Development Council on Friday, October 20th to Celebrate and Support Women’s Economic Empowerment:

Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT 06870

11:00 AM Registration, Networking and Raffle
12:00 PM Lunch and Awards Ceremony

Business Attire

Keynote Speakers

Carla Harris

Vice Chairman of Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Abby Kohnstamm

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Pitney Bowes

Dara Lamb

Founder and Designer, Dara Lamb Custom Clothing

20 for 20

A special tribute to the Women’s Business Development Council graduates of the last 20 years.

For information, please contact Alicia Kalish at akalish@ctwbdc.org.

Click Here to See Our Incredible List of Gala Sponsors!

Sponsorship Opportunities

All Sponsorships Other Than Aspire Include:

  • Corporate logo to appear on the printed invitation and program and in all event collateral and signage including ads, website, and day-of-event slide show
  • Inclusion in two (2) WBDC event press releases distributed to over 100 Connecticut and Westchester, NY media outlets
  • Inclusion in WBDC’s social media and PR campaign

Branding Opportunities

Title Sponsor: $25,000

  • Featured as lead sponsor of the event
  • Two (2) VIP tables, each includes ten (10) seats
  • Hearst Media Ad Package: One (1) full page, one (1) half page black & white ad in one of their daily newspapers; 75,000 ROS (run of site) impressions on one of their news web sites ($18,363 value)
  • Verbal recognition in welcome remarks
  • Speaking opportunity at event
  • Employee engagement opportunity
  • Six (6) tickets to the VIP reception

Impact Sponsor: $20,000 (Underwrite 20 for 20)

  • Premier sponsor of WBDC’s20 for 20 Anniversary Celebration honoring 20 of WBDC’s clients served throughout its 20 years
  • One (1) VIP table, includes ten (10) seats
  • Hearst Media Ad Package: One (1) half-page & (1) quarter page black & white ad  in one of their daily newspapers; 50,000 ROS (run of site) impressions on one of their news web sites ($9,382 values)
  • Verbal recognition during the Luncheon program
  • Employee engagement opportunity
  • Six (6) tickets to the VIP reception

Investor Sponsor: $12,000 (Underwrite the WBDC VIP reception)

  • Premier sponsor of WBDC’s private reception celebrating our honorees and lead sponsors.
  • One (1) VIP table, includes ten (10) seats.
  • Hearst Media Ad Package: Two (2) 3-col x 5″ black & white ads in one of their daily newspapers: 25,000 ROS (run of site) impressions on one of their news web sites ($4,690 value)
  • Verbal recognition during the Luncheon program
  • Four (4) tickets to the VIP reception

Angel Sponsor: $7,500 (Underwrite the WBDC Video)

  • Featured sponsor of WBDC’s 20th anniversary video shown during Luncheon to over 600 guests and housed on WBDC’s website to be viewed by tens of thousands of annual visitors
  • One (1) table, includes ten (10) seats
  • Hearst Media Ad Package: Two (2) 3-col x 5″ black & white ads in one of their daily newspapers ($2,860 value)
  • Four (4) tickets to the VIP reception

Other Opportunities

Empower Sponsor: $6,000

  • One (1) table includes ten (10) seats
  • Hearst Media Ad Package: Two (2) 3-col x 5″ black & white ads in one of their daily newspapers ($2,860 value)
  • Two (2) tickets to the VIP reception

Aspire Sponsor: $3,000

  • One (1) table, includes ten (10) seats
  • Hearst Media Ad Package: One (1) 2-col x 5″ black & white ads in one their daily newspapers ($1,907 value)
  • Corporate name to appear on the printed invitation and program and in all even collateral and signage including ads, website and day-of event slide show.
  • Inclusion in two (2) WBDC event press releases distributed to over 100 Connecticut and Westchester, NY media outlets
  • Two (2) tickets to the VIP reception

Thank you for your support!

Make a Donation

 

Senator Richard Blumenthal Recognizes WBDC

Senator Chris Murphy Supports WBDC

 

Ticket Levels – SOLD OUT

Supporter: $400

Friend: $200

Sponsorship Levels – SOLD OUT

Title Sponsor: $25,000

Impact Sponsor: $20,000

Investor Sponsor: $12,000

Angel Sponsor: $7,500

Empower Sponsor: $6,000

Aspire Sponsor: $3,000

 

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The Women’s Business Development Council educates, motivates and empowers women to achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency. From starting or growing a business to improving personal finances, the Women’s Business Development Council drives business success in a tangible and accessible way. Our clients exemplify what happens when ambition, education and preparation come together. Meet some of our clients here.

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