Looking for visibility?

As a sponsor, you highlight your organization and its support of social responsibility. We’re an active organization with many sponsorship opportunities! Scroll down for a few of our most popular, or look through our most recent Marketing Guide to see them all.

You must be a member to sponsor an event. If you have any questions or want to sponsor an event, please contact Russ Elek or call him at (802) 862-8347.

 

Networking Get-Togethers

We hold 6-7 Networking Get-Togethers each year throughout the state. These casual events are a great way to network with other members and connect with the VBSR staff. They’re hosted by a VBSR member and typically include a presentation on a particular SR aspect of the host’s business, a tour of the business/organization, refreshments, and, of course!, networking.

 

Get-Together Sponsor – $230 inside Chittenden County; $200 outside Chittenden County (limit of 8 per event) – Includes:

  • 60 seconds to speak at event
  • logo and 75-100 word company description with link to sponsor’s website on VBSR event webpage
  • logo with weblink email invitations to VBSR’s database of businesses in and around the host county
  • logo on mailed post-card invite to around 700 businesses and on displays at event
  • social media thank you’s and promotion

 

Spring Conference

With over 350 people attending, VBSR’s annual spring conference is our biggest event of the year. The day-long conference is held in Burlington, VT, and is a great chance for our community of like-minded business people to come together and hear the latest on innovative SR business practices. The conference showcases cutting-edge, socially responsible ideas being implemented in companies throughout Vermont and the United States. Features include 325 attendees, 40+ exhibitors, one or two keynote speakers, 12-15 workshops, networking lunch and a post-conference party.

 

Keynote Speaker Underwriter – $2,500 (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • opportunity to participate in introducing keynoter
  • special mention as a keynote address sponsor from podium, on continuous run powerpoint, etc.
  • complimentary exhibit table (see below for exhibit table details)
  • 2 free passes to conference
  • logo in brochure to 2,000 businesses
  • short company description and logo with link to sponsor’s site on VBSR website
  • logo on displays at event, on flyer in participant packet
  • mentioned in press releases and promotional publications

 

Localvore Lunch Underwriter – $2,500 – (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • opportunity to welcome attendees and highlight lunch sponsorship from podium
  • promotional opportunity on table plaques at lunch and buffet serving tables
  • complimentary exhibit table (see below for exhibit table details)
  • 2 free passes to conference
  • logo in brochure to 2,000 businesses
  • short company description and logo with link to sponsor’s site on VBSR website
  • logo on displays at event, on flyer in participant packet
  • mentioned in press releases and promotional publications

 

Underwriter – $1,100 (VBSR Gold Members may upgrade to Underwriter Sponsor Level for $700) – Includes:

  • 1 free pass to conference
  • logo in brochure to 2,000 businesses
  • complimentary display table (see below for table details)
  • short company description, logo with link to sponsor’s site on VBSR website
  • logo on displays at event, on flyer in participant packet
  • mentioned in press releases and promotional publications

 

Sponsor – $500 – Includes:

  • name with link to sponsor’s website on VBSR website
  • name in brochure, on displays at event, in press releases, on flyer in participant packet

 

Co-Sponsor – $250 – Includes:

  • name with link to sponsor’s website on VBSR website
  • name on displays at event, on flyer in participant online packet

 

Workshop Sponsor – $250 (limit one per workshop) – Includes:

  • name in brochure, on website, on displays at event

 

Exhibit Table – $375 Members; $425 Non-Members & State Agencies (limited number of tables) – Includes

  • 6×6 Table
  • table set up in high traffic area
  • one complimentary conference pass

 

You must be a VBSR member or be directly affiliated with a state entity to exhibit at the conference.