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.

Jewels of GSBA

Investing equally in GSBA and the Scholarship Fund

Diamond | $50,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (4) half page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Table for (10) to EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA, Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, and Annual Meeting
• Opportunity to be named a Signature Event Title Sponsor

Emerald | $40,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (4) quarter page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Table for (10) to EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA
• Admission for (2) to Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, and Annual Meeting
• Opportunity to be named a Signature Event Title Sponsor

Ruby | $30,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (2) quarter page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Table for (10) to EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA
• Admission for (2) to Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, and Annual Meeting
• Opportunity to be named a Signature Event Presenting Sponsor

Sapphire | $20,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (2) quarter page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Admission for (2) to Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, and Annual Meeting
• Opportunity to be named a Signature Event Sponsor

Pearl | $10,000+
Small Business opportunity only

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (1) quarter page ad in The Perspective magazine
• Admission for (2) to Annual Meeting

Corporate Sponsorship


Platinum | $30,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Double-page ad in Guide (first placement)
• Double-page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (4) half page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Table for (10) to EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA, Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, and Annual Meeting
• Logo on all Pride marketing collateral

Gold | $15,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (2) quarter page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Table for (10) to EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA
• Admission for (2) to Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner, GSBA Scholars Dinner, and Annual Meeting
• Logo on all Pride marketing collateral

Silver | $10,000+

• Logo on back cover of Guide & GSBA homepage
• Full page ad in Guide (front sponsor section)
• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (2) quarter page ads in The Perspective magazine
• Admission for (2) to Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner and Annual Meeting

Bronze | $7,500 (51+ employess) / $3,500 (0-50)

• Full page ad in Guide (category of choice)
• (1) quarter page ad in The Perspective magazine
• Admission for (1) to Annual Meeting


Signature Event Sponsorship


EQUALUX: The TASTE of GSBA
Business & Humanitarian Awards Dinner
GSBA Scholars Dinner

Title Sponsor | $25,000

• Opportunity to welcome guests from podium or via video
• Full page program ad (inside cover)
• Logo on event program front cover
• Logo on bid card (EQUALUX only)
• Logo on event promotional materials
• Logo on event step & repeat
• Website ad (GSBA site): 12 months
• Prominent placement of VIP table for (10)
• Valet parking for (1)
• Recognition in GSBA Impact Report

Presenting Sponsor | $15,000

• Full page event program ad (inside cover)
• Logo on event promotional materials
• Logo on event step & repeat
• Website ad (GSBA site): 6 months
• VIP table for (10)
• Valet parking for (1)
• Recognition in GSBA Impact Report

Event Sponsor | $7,500

• Half page event program ad
• Logo on event promotional materials
• Website ad (GSBA site): 3 months
• Table for (10)
• Recognition in GSBA Impact Report

Monthly Event Sponsorship


Civic Engagement
Power Connect
Women on Top
Young Professionals with Pride

Series Sponsor | $5,000

• One exclusive sponsorship available for each series
• Welcome from podium at each series event
• (4) registrations to each series event
• Display table at each series event
• Logo on sponsored series events webpages
• Logo inclusion on event promotional and marketing materials
• Logo placement on event signage
• Recognition in GSBA Impact Report


Other Opportunities


$1,500 - $15,000

• Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon
• GSBA Guide & Directory (circulation 15,000)
• GSBA iPhone app
• New Member & Volunteer Appreciation Cruise
• Pride Month Events
• Ruby Slipper Club Reception
• Travel Out Seattle

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


Sponsorship benefits may include:


• Business listings in the GSBA Guide & Directory
• Logo on GSBA website and back cover of The Perspective quarterly magazine
• Logo on all annual sponsor materials
• Recognition from podium at annual events
• Recognition in annual Impact Report
• Our lobbyist advocating for your business and civil rights for all
• Opportunities to meet with elected officials (city, state, and federal)
• Your business voice represented at the city, state, and federal levels
• Admission to all annual Civic Engagement events
• Admission for employees to all business development workshops and mixers
• Expo table at Annual Meeting
• Inclusion in LGBTBE Matchmaker event
• Employee volunteer opportunities
• Scholarship Program volunteer opportunities
• Investment in next generation of leaders through the GSBA Scholarship Fund
• Connecting your business with LGBT nonprofit community



Diamond

  • Microsoft
  • Wells Fargo

Diamond - Academic

  • Antioch University Seattle

Emerald

  • Alaska Airlines
  • UW Medicine
  • 1st Security Bank

Ruby

  • Sound
  • Comcast
  • Carter Subaru

Sapphire

  • Kaiser Permanente

Pearl

  • ProjectCorps
  • DML Insurance
  • Mona Smith

Platinum Partner

  • US Bank

Gold Sponsors

  • Bank of America
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Safeco
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • Boeing
  • Precision Garage Door

Silver Sponsors

  • Prudential
  • Burien Toyota
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Burien Chevrolet
  • Amazon
  • Vulcan
  • Century Link
  • PWC
  • RBC
  • Starbucks

Bronze Sponsors

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