Community Leadership can take many forms — and so, too, can support for Leadership Seacoast. Support can come from the community at large, from corporate partners, and from our alumni. It can take the shape of donations of time and/or money. It can involve volunteering on committees or supporting program days. Ultimately, your support, no matter how you choose to help, will keep our programs active, vital, and relevant to life on the Seacoast.

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How can your company help?

Leadership Seacoast offers your company an opportunity to place your brand, your information and your people in front of an elite audience.  Our program participants and alumni are among the most connected, influential and involved leaders in the Seacoast region.  Our programs address topics that are timely and of great interest to our community that get people talking and sharing–which expands your exposure to our vast network and positions your company as a committed Seacoast leader and active participant.

Leadership Seacoast Sponsorship Packages for 2018

Program Day Sponsor: $500

This level of sponsorship allows you the chance to select a topic that is most valuable to your company.  You maximize your sponsorship by sending a representative to greet the class and share information about your company services.  There may be more than one program sponsor per program day.  Specific benefits include:

  • Company logo on Leadership Seacoast website with direct link for one year as a Program Day or Grad School sponsor
  • Logo and public acknowledgment at graduation reception
  • Invitation to attend the sponsored day/class to greet and welcome participants
  • Ability to place collateral materials/business cards with participants
  • Press release mention as a sponsor; distributed to local media and posted on website
  • Facebook and LinkedIn post thanking sponsors.  
  • Active link in social media

Exclusive Program Day Sponsor: $1,000

This level of sponsorship allows you the chance to select a topic that is most valuable to your company- and be the only corporate sponsor of the program day.  You maximize your sponsorship by sending a representative to greet the class and share information about your company services.  Specific benefits include:

  • Company logo on Leadership Seacoast website with direct link for one year as a core program or Grad School sponsor
  • Logo and public acknowledgment at graduation reception
  • Invitation to attend the sponsored day/class to greet and welcome participants
  • Ability to place collateral materials/business cards with participants
  • Press release mention as a sponsor; distributed to local media and posted on website
  • Facebook and LinkedIn post thanking sponsors
  • Active link in social media

Graduation or Recruitment Breakfast Sponsor: $1,000

This level of sponsorship allows you the chance to put your business in front of seasoned professionals and proven community leaders.  Graduation and the Recruitment Breakfast are for alumni, participants and others interested in the program and our promotional materials are sent to more than 800 graduates.   You maximize your sponsorship by sending a representative to attend the event, networking with attendees.  Specific benefits include:

  • All benefits of Program Day Sponsorship PLUS:
  • Exposure during the event sponsored with the opportunity to send a company representative to greet the participants and network with alumni
  • Prominent company logo placement on the Leadership Seacoast website with direct link for the program year
  • Invitation to join a networking event

Leadership Sponsor: $2,000

This level of sponsorship allows you the chance to put your business in front of our class participants and the community frequently and consistently.  With nine program days offered each program year, the value of this package is $4,500. Specific benefits include:

  • All benefits of Program Day Sponsorship PLUS:
  • Prominent company logo placement on the Leadership Seacoast homepage with direct link for one year
  • Inclusion in all written materials for the duration of the program year
  • Public recognition at each event and the opportunity to speak at either the Fall Recruiting Breakfast or Graduation Reception
  • Corporate logo listing and public acknowledgement at each program day

Underwriting Sponsor: $3,000

This level of sponsorship allows you the chance to put your business in front of our participants and the community to demonstrate your support and partnership with Leadership Seacoast.  Specific benefits include:

  • All benefits of Leadership and Graduation/Recruitment Breakfast Sponsorship combined PLUS:
  • Exclusivity as “the underwriting sponsor” for the full year. There is only one available underwriting opportunity to claim “Leadership Seacoast 2017 Underwritten by XYZ Company”
  • Company logo on participant journals (these notebooks are used throughout the program by participants to capture notes and journal about personal experiences.)

A FEW INTERESTING FACTS:

Leadership Seacoast has been effectively informing, connecting and engaging leaders in the region for almost 30 years.  

  • 900 Leadership Seacoast Graduates and growing
  • More than 150 companies participating in the program since its inception in 1988
  • 9 program days designed to challenge personal assumptions about critical issues while exploring diverse ideas, resources and practices
  • Nonpartisan organization
  • 1988 Leadership Seacoast founded, based on a program begun in Atlanta.
  • 3,000+ network of community leadership programs in U.S. and ours was one of the first
  • 3 sectors represented among participants and panelists: Public, Private, Nonprofit sectors
  • $1500 or $1800  for program tuition
  • Scholarships are available to support up to 50% of tuition
  • November 1 Leadership Seacoast application deadline

Our communication outlets and reach have expanded over the years.  Opportunities to promote our programming and your sponsorship include:

  • Website logo listing
  • Facebook page with 800+ followers
  • LinkedIn company page and closed alumni group page with 300 members and growing
  • Twitter with over 400+ followers
  • Emails to alumni
  • Press releases to Seacoast newspapers and statewide publications

 

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