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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 us (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:

  • 30 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

Interested in hosting a Get-Together? Contact us today.

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

  Reception Underwriter – $600 – (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • complimentary exhibit table (see below for exhibit table details)
  • 1 free pass to conference
  • listed on schedule in printed mailer
  • short company description and logo with link to sponsor’s site on VBSR website
  • logo on displays at reception
  • 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
  • wifi and electric
  • one complimentary conference pass

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

Fall Program

Keynote Speaker Underwriter – $1,000 (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • opportunity to participate in introducing keynoter
  • special mention as a keynote address sponsor from podium
  • complimentary exhibit table (see below for exhibit table details)
  • 2 free passes to event
  • logo on printed mailer
  • short company description and logo with link to sponsor’s site on VBSR website
  • logo on displays at event
  • mentioned separately in press releases and promotional publications

  Reception Underwriter – $750 – (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • opportunity to thank attendees for attending during closing reception
  • complimentary exhibit table (see below for exhibit table details)
  • 1 free pass to conference
  • listed in printed mailer
  • short company description and logo with link to sponsor’s site on VBSR website
  • logo on displays at event
  • mentioned in press releases and promotional publications

Underwriter – $600 (VBSR Gold Members may upgrade to Underwriter Sponsor Level for $500) Includes:

  • 1 free pass to conference
  • logo on printed mailer
  • 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
  • mentioned in press releases and promotional publications

Sponsor – $200 – Includes:

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

Exhibit Tables

We expect to have a very limited number of exhibit tables available for purchase at this event. Tables will be $250 and will include one pass to the event. Pass cannot be split; any additional employees must purchase additional tickets. Contact us to learn more and/or get on a wait list.