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

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 – $250 inside Chittenden County; $220 outside Chittenden County
(limit of 9 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 displays at event
  • social media thank you’s and promotion

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

Spring Conference

With over 300 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 Panel 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 – $1,400
(VBSR Gold Members may upgrade to Underwriter Sponsor Level for $1,000) – Includes:

  • 2 free passes 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 and podium PowerPoint
  • mentioned in press releases and promotional publications

Networking Reception Underwriter – $2,000 – (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • complimentary exhibit table (see below for exhibit table details)
  • 2 free passes to conference
  • opportunity to welcome attendees and highlight reception sponsorship
  • 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 – $550 – Includes:

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

Exhibit Table – $550 Members; $600 State Agencies (limited number of tables) – Includes

  • 6′ Table
  • WiFi and electric
  • 2 complimentary conference passes

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 mailer, on displays at event, in press releases

Exhibit Tables – $250 Members; $300 State Agencies

We have a very limited number of exhibit tables available for  this event. Tables pass cannot be split; any additional employees need to purchase additional tickets. Contact us to learn more and/or get on a wait list.

Awards Dinner

Sunrise Sponsor – $4,00 – (Limited to 1) – Includes:

  • complimentary Table (8 tickets seated together or separately)
  • 1 complimentary beverage ticket per attendee
  • standup banner displayed at the event, in high -visibility area near podium
  • recognition from the Podium: Special thank you and description of your business
  • top billing on all promotional materials
  • separate listing on VBSR event page with logo, link and business description
  • separate listing on email invitations
  • social Media recognition
  • logo and business description included in printed program distributed at event
  • listed separately in press releases

Luminary Sponsor – $1,150 – (Quantity 6) –  Includes:

  • two complimentary tickets to the event with 1 complimentary beverage ticket per attendee
  • recognition from the podium: Special thank you and description of your business
  • separate listing on VBSR event-page with logo, link and business description
  • separate listing on email invitation
  • logo included on program at the event
  • social Media recognition
  • logo included in printed program distributed at event
  • listed in press releases

Supporting Sponsor – $550 – Includes:

  • one complimentary ticket
  • recognition from the podium
  • logo and link on VBSR event  webpage and email invitations
  • logo included in printed program distributed at event
  • social Media recognition
  • listed in press releases

Legislative Breakfast & Legislative Reception

Lead Sponsor – $550 – (Quantity 1) – Includes:

  • one minute of podium time to pitch your business at the start of the program portion of the event
  • separate listing on VBSR event page with logo, link and business description
  • logo and business description included in printed program distributed at event
  • listed separately in press releases
  • separate listing on email invitations
  • social media recognition

Supporting Sponsor – $350 – (Quantity 6) –  Includes:

  • recognition from the podium
  • logo and link on VBSR event webpage and email invitations
  • logo included in printed program distributed at event
  • listed separately in press releases
  • social Media recognition
  • listed in press releases

Make a Donation Online

To pay for your sponsorship online or to make a general donation to help us change business practices and policies, please click here.