Marketing and Sponsorship Guide
Leverage the Marketing Power of the Kearney Chamber of Commerce
Position yourself front-and-center within the area’s business community! Whether you choose to sponsor a monthly luncheon, networking event or other special event, we offer opportunities for businesses and budgets of every size.
Being a Smart Event Sponsor Delivers Excellent ROI!
Position yourself front-and-center…
Please reach out with any questions or for help. The Kearney Chamber is here to help, and we’d love to work with you.
Promote and showcase your business while providing lunch for the Chamber’s monthly luncheons, which are held on the first Wednesday of each month at Noon (excluding January and July). The Chamber luncheon features a guest speaker who can provide important information on topics relevant to our membership and community. The attendance averages 75 people. Partnerships are encouraged, partner with other businesses to split the cost of sponsorship.
As luncheon sponsor your organization name/logo will be included with all event promotions (email blasts, social media, e-newsletters, and calendar) and you will receive a list of all event registrants for follow-up. Your business will be featured in an exclusive Facebook share prior to the event highlighting your services and thanking you for your sponsorship. The day of the luncheon, your logo will be front-and-center on our table tents. You are invited to place marketing materials and/or promotional items at each place setting, and will have the opportunity to address attendees for up to five minutes to promote your organization and share any announcements. You are also encouraged to bring a door prize giveaway to increase enthusiasm for your business! After the luncheon your organization name/logo will be featured in an exclusive thank you post on Facebook. To further express our appreciation all lunch sponsors are featured on the Chamber website home page with logo and hot link for the full year!
• $1,500 (average of $20 per person at 75 people) • 2 sponsors at $750 each • or, 3 sponsors at $500 each
After Hours Networking
Provide food and drinks for this come and go networking mixer to meet and network with fellow business professionals. Held at local member restaurants. The attendance averages 25-30 people.
As sponsor your organization name/logo will be included with all event promotions (email blasts, social media, e-newsletters, and calendar) and you will receive a list of all event registrants for follow-up. During the event, your logo will be front-and-center on our table tents and you will have five-minutes to talk about your company/business and to distribute promotional materials. You are also encouraged to bring a door prize giveaway to increase enthusiasm for your business! After the event your organization name/logo will be featured in an exclusive thank you post on Facebook.
$375 (average of $15 per person at 25 people)
Fill up your coffee cup before heading to work and make some new connections.
Sponsorship includes your organization name/logo on all event promotions (email blasts, social media, e-newsletters, calendar, and event table tents). Five-minutes to present your company/business and to distribute promotional materials. After the event your organization name/logo will be featured in an exclusive thank you post on Facebook.
$175 (Average of $7 per person at 25 people)
An annual celebration of Kearney Chamber members featuring networking, awards, entertainment, and more! Held in September.
Sponsorship attributes available by visiting the Harvest Gala Page here.
Golden Harvest Sponsors:
Bronzed Bounty Sponsors:
Corn Moon Sponsors:
Mums Bloom Sponsors:
This virtual showcase held during November highlights the extraordinary work of our member not-for-profits; to provide an opportunity for all community members to learn more about the needs within these area organizations and to easily connect with them. The attendance averages 748 pageviews.
Presenting Sponsor receives company name with logo, “Presented by” in event title – Limit 1
Sponsorship includes company logo on all event publicity and on the Showcase webpage with link.
A community wide campaign to encourage Kearney residents to Shop Local and support Kearney businesses during the holidays.
Sponsorship includes promotion of your business as we encourage holiday shoppers to spend money at your business. Logo recognition on event flyer, all event promotions, on the Shop Local Kearney web page, and in the Chamber Chat e-newsletter. One exclusive Facebook post @ShopLocalKearney promoting your business and giving away $50 worth of gift cards. A yard sign designating your business as a Holiday Giveaway sponsor plus a supply of flyers to promote the event.
SANTA (Presenting Sponsors):
Spotlight your business thru the Chamber Welcome Bubble with a custom video. Become the face of the chamber as your business welcomes more than 12K annual users to the Kearney Chamber web page inviting them to get the answers they are looking for by clicking the Chat With Me link (see Welcome Bubble in bottom right corner of this page). In addition, get a Welcome Bubble on YOUR website at no additional cost during your sponsorship!
Or, be the first to welcome visitors to Kearney with a custom Welcome Bubble video on the Visit Kearney MO web page.
$150 for a 2.5" x 3.75" full-color ad – Limit 12
NEW MOVER WELCOME PACKET NEW!
85% of new movers use the first business that contacts them!
We are pleased to partner with Community Hospitality to welcome all new movers to our town, bringing gifts and coupons from our local businesses.
$4 per packet delivery, billed monthly
Available Upon Request; Cost TBD
$0.10 black & white; $0.50 color
VISIT KEARNEY MOBILE APP
With 900 downloads (and growing) the Visit Kearney mobile app is the go-to resource for information around the Kearney area.
Visit Kearney is an innovative and interactive mobile app that will serve our members and community businesses year-round. The Visit Kearney app has been built to engage and inform residents and visitors of all the amenities that our local community has to offer.
Put your business on the app! Boost your app presence with these marketing opportunities. Click here for more details.
Chamber Chat E-Newsletter
Free Announcement Submission
Your exclusive email message sent to 900+ individual email addresses within the Kearney business community on the date of your choice.