SPONSORSHIP

The Palm Beach Partners invite you to participate in the
13th Annual Palm Beach Partners Business Matchmaker Conference & Expo

MORE ABOUT SPONSORSHIP

The Palm Beach Partners invites you to participate in the 13th Annual Palm Beach Partners Business Matchmaker Conference & Expo to be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Kravis Center, Cohen Pavilion beginning promptly at 8:30 a.m.

With a booming local economy, recent passing of the One-Penny Surtax Referendum and three Disparity studies resulting in approved programs that support small/minority/women-owned businesses, the Small Business climate couldn’t be better positioned with an abundance of business opportunities! This year’s Business Matchmaker will be filled with capacity building tools, tips on future work and small business networking opportunities.

The Palm Beach Partners is a coalition of City, County, State, and non-profit agencies aligned to maximize economic development opportunities for small businesses throughout the South Florida region. The group includes: Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, School District of Palm Beach County, City of West Palm Beach, City of Riviera Beach, Solid Waste Authority and Center for Technology Enterprise and Development. Our theme this year is “Looking ahead, Business Vision 20/20.”

The Business Matchmaker Conference & Expo attracts over 400 participants from a variety of business disciplines; major corporations and government entities and is a fantastic opportunity for Small and Minority/Women Business Entrepreneurs and representatives from government agencies and private sector organizations to network and build stronger business relationships. Your participation is crucial in making this event even more successful! A few of the Conference features this year include; the Keynote Speaker Luncheon, two capacity-building Workshops, Power Talks – the best 10-minutes of the day and the Real Business Reception.

Please take a few minutes to review the available Sponsorship Packages below. The Sponsorship deadline is August 23, 2019. All sponsorship opportunities are subject to availability, so act now!

SPONSOR INSTRUCTIONS

The Business Matchmaker Conference & Expo will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion. Palm Beach County Convention. Your Sponsorship includes your Company name/logo listed in the Matchmaker Conference promotional materials and website along with other perks and benefits included in your selected Sponsorship category! The Sponsorship Registration deadline is Friday, August 23, 2019.

  • Your Sponsorship Guest List: for head count purposes; if you have the complete list of your guests at the time of your registration, please provide in the fields provided. If, at the time of registration you don’t have your guest names please fill the fields with “Team Member 1, Team Member 2, etc. We will contact you at a later date to get your guest names.

  • Company Logo and Display Ad: Be sure to upload your company logo and full-page Ad at the time of Registration.

  • Artwork Resolution: Logo and ad artwork must be 300 dpi print ready in .pdf, .jpg, or .eps (vector text must be outlined). Program advertisement final size must be 9 ½ x 7 ¼ (portrait) with no bleed.
  • If by chance your full-page Ad and/or Company logo is not available at the time of Registration, please email the items to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and cc: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
If you need additional information or have any questions, please call me directly and I will gladly assist you.
Bruce Lewis

Phone: 561-833-8080

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SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

MATCHMAKER TITLE SPONSOR

(OFFICIAL CORPORATE EVENT HOST)

SOLD OUT

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Hyper-linked logo on event website to your corporate website for one (1) year

  • Designated as “Official Presenting Sponsor” of event

  • Public Address: Three (3) Minute Company Introduction/Message during Keynote Luncheon

  • Conference registration for ten (10)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for ten (10)

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

  • Acknowledgement during Morning Welcome festivities, Keynote Luncheon and Matchmaker Reception

  • Logo prominently displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory with prominent placement

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request) in prominent location

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees

KEYNOTE LUNCHEON SPONSOR

(Official Luncheon Host)

SOLD OUT

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Hyper-linked logo on event website to your corporate website for six (6) months

  • Designated as “Official Keynote Luncheon Sponsor”

  • Public Address: Two (2) Minute Keynote Luncheon Welcome & Company Introduction

  • Conference registration for ten (10)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for ten (10)

  • Acknowledgement during Morning Welcome festivities and Keynote Luncheon

  • Logo prominently displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory with prominent placement

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request) in highly visible location

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees

REGISTRATION SCHOLARSHIP

$5,000

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Special recognition during Keynote Luncheon

  • Placement on Homepage of Matchmaker Website including Company information, contribution and link to your website

  • Conference registration for ten (10)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for ten (10)

  • Acknowledgement during Morning Welcome festivities

  • Logo prominently displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory with prominent placement

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees

DIAMOND SPONSOR

$5,000

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Public Address: One (1) Minute Company Introduction during Morning Welcome festivities

  • Conference registration for ten (10)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for ten (10)

  • Acknowledgement during Morning Welcome festivities and Keynote Luncheon

  • Logo prominently displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory with prominent placement

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees basis

WELCOME/BREAKFAST SPONSOR

(Official Sponsor of Morning Welcome Breakfast Ceremony)

$4,000

  • Official Host with active role in Morning Welcome Festivities

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Acknowledgement as the Official “Welcome/Breakfast Sponsor” during Morning Welcome festivities and Keynote Luncheon

  • Conference registration for ten (10)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees basis

PLATINUM SPONSOR

(Available to 4 Sponsors)

$3,500

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Acknowledgement during Keynote Luncheon

  • Conference registration for four (4)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for three (4)

  • Logo displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs)

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

MEDIA SPONSOR

(Available to 1 Print, 1 Broadcast and Telecommunications Sponsor)

$3,500

PRINT MEDIA SPONSERSHIP SOLD OUT

  • Serve as Keynote Luncheon Master of Ceremonies (Broadcast)

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials Logo displayed on event website for six (6) months

  • Acknowledgement as “Media Sponsor” during morning Welcome Festivities and Keynote Luncheon

  • Conference registration for three (3)

  • Admission to Conference Keynote Luncheon for three (3)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for three (3)

  • Logo displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees

“THE REAL BUSINESS” RECEPTION/AWARDS PRESENTATION SPONSOR

(Official Sponsor of Networking Reception and Awards Presentation)

SOLD OUT

  • Serve as the Real Business Reception Host

  • Public Address: Company Introduction and Welcome guests to Reception

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional Acknowledgement as the “Matchmaker Reception Sponsor” during morning Welcome Festivities and Keynote Luncheon

  • Conference registration for three (3)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for three (3)

  • Reserved table for ten (10) at Keynote Luncheon

  • Logo displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page color ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs) during the networking reception

WORKSHOP SPONSOR

(Official Workshop Sponsors - Available to 3 Sponsors)

$2,500

You may select from the following:

Workshop 1 – “Projects on the Rise”: Explore a wide range of opportunities for small businesses and learn about programs available to help you participate in governmental contracts.

Workshop 2 - “Fund my Business”: FPut your best foot forward. Learn about the evaluation process from Lending Institutions and how improve your ability to obtain funding. Creative solutions will be presented.

  • Sponsor will serve as Workshop Facilitator

  • Company logo placed on Workshop signage

  • Opportunity to give a one (1) minute Company Elevator Speech to attentive Workshop audience

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Acknowledged as “Selected) Workshop Sponsor” during Workshop and Keynote Luncheon

  • Conference Registration for two (2)

  • Admission to Keynote Luncheon for two (2)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for two (2)

  • Logo displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • (Optional): Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees

GOLD SPONSOR

(Available to 5 Sponsors)

$1,500

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Logo displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Conference Registration for two (2)

  • Admission to Keynote Luncheon for two (2)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for two (2)

  • Acknowledgement during Keynote Luncheon

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Full-page ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag

AGENCY PARTICIPATION

(Available to government & quasi -governmental entities only)

$750

  • Company name/logo on pre- and post-marketing/promotional materials and company name in press releases and print advertisements in local/regional publications

  • Conference registration for two (2)

  • Admission to Keynote Luncheon for two (2)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for two (2)

  • Logo displayed on event website

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Power Talks – Conducting self-managed 15-minute appointments on a first come first served basis

  • Acknowledgement during Keynote Luncheon

  • Logo displayed on Sponsor board and website

  • Full-page ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

  • Promotional item included in Official Conference Gift Bag distributed to all event attendees

SILVER SPONSOR

$600

  • Company name/logo listed in Conference promotional materials and website

  • Admission to Keynote Luncheon for two (2)

  • Conference registration for two (2)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for two (2)

  • Acknowledgement during Keynote Luncheon

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Full-page ad in Official Program Guide & Directory

BRONZE SPONSOR

(Available to Small Businesses, WMBE, SBE or DBE)

$350

  • Company name/logo listed in Conference promotional materials and website

  • One (1) Exhibitor Display (Wi-Fi capable, skirted table, 2 chairs, electric upon request)

  • Conference registration for one (1)

  • Admission to Matchmaker Business Reception for one (1)

The Sponsorship Registration deadline is Friday, August 23, 2019.
All sponsorship opportunities are subject to availability, so act now!

Bruce Lewis

Matchmaker Sponsorship Consultant

561-833-8080

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Darlene Staton

Matchmaker Sponsorship Coordinator
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WHO WE ARE

The Palm Beach Partners is a coalition of City, County, State and non-profit agencies aligned to maximize economic development opportunities for small businesses throughout the South Florida region.

The group includes: City of Riviera Beach, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, Solid Waste Authority, Office Equal Business Opportunity, Department of Airports and Palm Tran), School District of Palm Beach County, City of West Palm Beach, Center for Technology Enterprise and Development (TED Center), and PARAGON Florida, Inc.

OUR GOAL:

Our goal is to extend this distinctive business opportunity beyond our respective geographic and organizational borders to benefit small, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises (SBEs, M/WBEs, or DBEs) throughout the entire South Florida region.

Please join us in making the 2019 Palm Beach Partners Business MatchMaker Conference & Expo an unrivaled, collaborative success.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:

  • Workshops exposing business on how to build connections and contracting opportunities with government agencies, and how to build your credit and obtain a small business loan.

  • Sign-Up for a Power Talk meeting with Government Agencies and Private Corporations.

  • The "Real Business" Networking Reception and Awards Presentation

  • Who will you meet?

  • The Matchmaker Conference provides the opportunity to meet with Procurement Representatives from public and private entities attending and supporting this event exclusively to meet with Small Businesses

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