Sponsorship

 


Invest your marketing dollars wisely by becoming a GSBA Sponsor. Sponsors benefit from prominent exposure to more than 15,000 businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations throughout the region. To learn about how GSBA can meet your promotional needs, please call 206-363-9188.

Corporate Sponsorship


Platinum Partner
Exclusive Opportunity; Only one offered per year

  • Ten GSBAmemberships
  • Recognition during Pride events
  • Table of 10 at the TASTE of GSBA
  • Full-color, double-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory, placed before all other corporate sponsors
  • Full-color, double-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • All listing enhancements
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and all marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Company marketing piece (supplied by sponsor) included in all New Member Welcome Packets
  • Featured placement of company logo with link on homepage of thegsba.org
  • Top placement of company logo on the back cover of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Featured placement of company logo in GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Half-page ad or insert (supplied by sponsor) in each edition of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • Access to membership mailing labels
  • Sponsor guests and employees may attend all GSBA events at member rates
  • Company logo displayed at all GSBA sponsored events
  • Table or admission at all GSBA programs and events including business luncheons, after-hours mixers, workshops,the Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner and the Scholarship Awards Dinner
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

 

Gold Sponsor
Limited to industry-exclusive businesses

  • Five GSBA memberships
  • Table of 10 at the TASTE of GSBA
  • Recognition during Pride events
  • Full-color, full-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and all marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Company marketing piece (supplied by sponsor) included in all New Member Welcome Packets
  • Featured placement of company logo on homepage of thegsba.org
  • Prominent placement of company logo on the back of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Prominent placement of company logo in GSBA printed newsletters
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in two issues of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • Access to membership mailing labels
  • Attendance for two at all GSBA programs and events including business luncheons, after-hours mixers, workshops, the Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner and the Scholarship Awards Dinner
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Sponsor guests and employees may attend all GSBA events at member rates
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

Silver Sponsor
Limited to industry-exclusive businesses

  • Two GSBA memberships
  • Attendance for two at GSBA business luncheons, after-hours mixers and workshops
  • Full-color, full-page ad in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • Company logo featured in media ads, publicity and all supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Prominent placement of company logo on homepage of thegsba.org
  • Company logo on the back of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Prominent placement of company logo in GSBA newsletters
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in two issues of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • Four sets of membership mailing labels
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

Bronze Sponsor
Limited to industry-exclusive businesses within each level

  • One GSBA business membership
  • Attendance for one at all GSBA business luncheons, after-hours mixers and workshops
  • Full-color, full-page ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory placed in category of choice
  • All listing enhancements
  • Logo placement in the front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company name featured in media ads, publicity and all supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Corporate Sponsors
  • Placement of company logo on the GSBA website
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in one issue of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Display table at the December Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
  • One set of membership mailing labels
  • Company name displayed at all GSBA-sponsored events
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

Monthly Event Sponsorship


Business Networking Series Sponsor
Opportunity to sponsor an annual series of programs including: Young Professionals with Pride (five annually), Women on Top (four annually) or Power Connect(six annually)

  • Recognition as program sponsor
  • 50% discount on advertising in the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Logo placement in the front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company name featured in media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral advertising Business Networking programs
  • Company name with link on the GSBA website
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting & in GSBA Annual Report

Business Luncheon Sponsor
Up to two industry exclusive business sponsorships per luncheon. Exclusive sponsorship: $1750

  • Company name with link on sponsored event webpage
  • Company signage displayed at luncheon
  • Registration for sponsor and three guests (additional guests may attend at member rate)
  • Welcome from podium at luncheon (1-2 minutes)
  • Placement of company marketing materials at each table setting
  • Set of membership mailing labels

Power Connect (formerly Prime Time) Sponsor
Up to two industry exclusive business sponsorships per Power Connect.

  • Company name with link on sponsored event webpage
  • Company signage displayed at event
  • Registration for sponsor and three guests (additional guests may attend at member rate)
  • Welcome from podium (1-2 minutes)
  • Placement of company marketing materials on info table
  • Set of membership mailing labels

Signature Event Sponsorship


GSBA Signature Events include the Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, Cocktail Contest, Ruby Slipper Club Reception, and EQUALUX: TASTE of GSBA

Title Event Sponsor

One Title Sponsorship available for each Signature Event.

Presenting Event Sponsor
One Presenting Partnership available for each Signature Event

  • Prominent placement of table for sponsor and nine guests
  • Valet parking for one vehicle
  • Full-page, full-color ad in event program & catalog
  • Online ad on thegsba.org for 3 months (consecutive)
  • Logo prominently featured on invitations, announcements, media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA-sponsored event
  • Logo featured on screen at event
  • Logo on back of bid card (EQUALUX only)
  • Logo on custom step & repeat backdrop
  • Guide listing acknowledges company as a Presenting Event Sponsor
  • Prominent placement of company logo in media ads thanking event sponsors
  • Quarter-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in one issue of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Two sets of membership mailing labels
  • Recognition in GSBA Impact Report

Pride Event Sponsor

  • Company logo on GSBA Pride Parade contingent
  • Company logo on prominent GSBA booth signage at Pride events
  • Acknowledged as Pride Sponsor at June Luncheon
  • Guide listing acknowledges company as GSBA Pride sponsor
  • Company logo on Pride page in front section of the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Company logo featured on announcements, media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Pride Event Sponsors
  • Company name with link placed on events page of the GSBA website
  • Two sets of membership mailing labels
  • Recognition in GSBA Annual Report

Travel and Tourism


Travel Gay Seattle Presenting Partner
Exclusive Opportunity

A highly customized package of benefits, visibility, activation and marketing opportunities. Please inquire for more details.

Travel & Tourism Sponsor
Limit to two sponsors per industry per year
  • Two GSBA Hospitality, Travel & Tourism memberships
  • Half-page, full-color display ad in the GSBA Guide & Directory
  • Literature placement in Seattle LGBT Visitors Center
  • Logo on sponsor recognition sign at Seattle LGBT Visitors Center and other tourism related events
  • Full-color digital display ad for 6 months on 60” TV screen in LGBT Visitor Center
  • Logo with link on travelgayseattle.com
  • Ad on travelgayseattle.com for six months
  • Logo in Out & About Guide (2x/year)
  • Top-level placement of listing in Out & About Guide
  • Company name featured in media ads, publicity and supplemental marketing collateral announcing GSBA Travel and Tourism Sponsors
  • Half-page ad or an insert (provided by sponsor) in one issue of GSBA’s quarterly magazine, The Perspective
  • Four weeks of email blast advertising
  • Recognition at GSBA Annual Meeting



Diamond

  • Wells Fargo
  • Microsoft

Diamond - Academic

  • Antioch University Seattle

Emerald

  • Alaska Airlines
  • 1st Security Bank

Ruby

  • Carter Subaru
  • PWC

Sapphire

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Comcast

Pearl

  • Mona Smith
  • DML Insurance

Platinum Partner

  • US Bank

Gold Sponsors

  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Safeco
  • Starline
  • Bank of America

Silver Sponsors

  • Starbucks
  • RBC
  • Precision Garage Door
  • Boeing
  • Century Link
  • UW Medicine
  • Amazon
  • Burien Chevrolet
  • JP Morgan
  • Chase
  • Prudential
  • Burien Toyota

Bronze Sponsors

  • Google
  • Irons Brothers Construction
  • Sound Transit
  • Vulcan
  • Verity
  • Argosy
  • Sound Fertility
  • Sound Publishing
  • Jonathan Bowman
  • Unlock Seattle
  • Diverse City