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Events & Program Sponsorships

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If you're looking to get in front of other members, consider sponsoring or hosting an upcoming program or event.  Showcase your brand while connecting with the LGBTQ and Allied business community!

The Chamber has regular networking events that include sponsorship and hosting opportunities.  If you want to get your brand noticed, consider sponsoring or hosting one of our upcoming monthly events!  You can find a list of Chamber events on the events calendar.  Check photos from some of the Chamber’s past events!

Sponsors have the opportunity to either sponsor directly through payment to the Chamber or provide the food and beverage for the event.

 

Chamber Event Sponsorship Opportunities

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Brewing Up Business

Connecting Businesses!  The monthly Brewing Up Business is a networking event designed to kick start the morning and connect Chamber members, guests and increase the profile and commitment of event sponsors. The event generally has 50-75 attendees including members and guests.  Attendees have an opportunity to give a quick commercial/ elevator speech, exchange business cards and create new business relationships.

As a Brewing Up Business sponsor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar on website item and other event marketing materials
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Sponsor recognition in Facebook event photo album and access to event photos
  • Opportunity to briefly address guests during opening remarks, providing a 3-5 minute commercial about their business
  • List of attendees (post-event)

As a Brewing Up Business host, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar on website item and other event marketing materials
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Host recognition in Facebook event photo album and access to event photos

Sponsorship Commitment:

Sponsor - $500 cash or Food & Beverage (F&B) Underwriting

Sponsors may have the opportunity to host the event at your location in addition to sponsorship.  The Host agrees to provide, free of charge to Chamber, a venue suitable for breakfast with 50-75 attendees, including an area for food & beverage service.  The host additionally agrees to be responsible for all pre-breakfast venue set up and post-breakfast venue clean up.

Power Hour

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Sponsor a Power Hour!   The Power Hour is a hands-on training with industry insiders designed to Chamber members grow their business.  The Power Hour is held right before the Chamber Happy Hour in the same location. Power Hour sponsorships get enhanced visibility as a lead-up event to the monthly Happy Hour. 

As a Power Hour sponsor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar item
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media*
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos
  • Opportunity to serve as an industry expert and provide educational training for members

Sponsorship Commitment:

Sponsor - $250 

Please review and complete our Program Proposal Guidelines to be considered as a presenter at the Power Hour.

Chamber Educational Series

The Chamber Educational Series is a program designed to give Chamber members tremendous learning opportunities to help grow their businesses.  Through this series, the Chamber brings in expert speakers to equip members with new business tools and strategies.

The attendance is generally 50 – 75 people including members and guests of the Chamber.  Sponsor and Host opportunities are available. As a Chamber Educational Series sponsor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar item
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media*
  • Opportunity to welcome event attendees and share a few words about your business
  • Business marketing literature placement at event tables and check-in
  • Business can display pop-up banner promoting business in check-in area
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos
  • List of attendees (post-event)
As a Chamber Educational Series host, you will receive the following benefits:
  • Business name/logo in event calendar
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media**
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos

Sponsorship Commitment:

Please contact the Chamber at info@houstonlgbtchamber.com or 832-510-3002 or complete the Sponsor Form to inquire about sponsorship opportunities for this program.

Sponsors may have the opportunity to host the event at your location in addition to sponsorship.
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Biz Connect Mixer

Let’s network!  The monthly Biz Connect Mixer is a networking event that connects members and guests in a casual setting at one of our member businesses. The attendance is generally 50 – 75 people including members and guests of the Chamber.  Sponsor and Host opportunities are available.

As a Biz Connect Mixer sponsor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar item
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media*
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos
  • List of attendees (post-event)

As a Biz Connect Mixer host, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media**
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos

Sponsorship Commitment:

Sponsor - $500 cash or Food & Beverage (F&B) Underwriting

Sponsors may have the opportunity to host the event at your location in addition to sponsorship.  The Host agrees to provide, free of charge to Chamber, a venue suitable for a Biz Connect Mixer with 50-75 people from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, including a cash bar with happy hour pricing from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  The host additionally agrees to be responsible for all pre-event venue set up and post-event venue clean up.

Business Breakfast Series & Business Lunch Series

The Business Breakfast Series and Business Lunch Series are programs designed to promote superior networking between prominent business and community leaders, Chamber members, and local elected officials. With programs featuring outstanding speakers and excellent relationship-building opportunities, these events sell out quickly and offer sponsors an excellent opportunity for visibility.

The attendance is generally 50 – 75 people including members and guests of the Chamber.  Sponsor and Host opportunities are available. As a Business Breakfast Series or Business Lunch Series sponsor, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Business name/logo in event calendar item
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media*
  • Opportunity to welcome event attendees and share a few words about your business
  • Business marketing literature placement at event tables and check-in
  • Business can display pop-up banner promoting business in check-in area
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos
  • List of attendees (post-event)
As a Business Breakfast Series or Business Lunch Series host, you will receive the following benefits:
  • Business name/logo in event calendar
  • Business logo in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Business recognition in email marketing, e-newsletter (with hyperlink to event listing)
  • Event post to Chamber's social media**
  • Sponsor recognition in the Facebook event photo album and access to event photos

Sponsorship Commitment:

Please contact the Chamber at info@houstonlgbtchamber.com or 832-510-3002 or complete the Sponsor Form to inquire about sponsorship opportunities for this program.

Sponsors may have the opportunity to host the event at your location in addition to sponsorship.

Pride in Business - Chamber Signature Event

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Held during PRIDE month, the PRIDE IN BUSINESS event is a unique opportunity to celebrate the important role of LGBTQ and Allied businesses in the Greater Houston region's economy.  The event underscores how we work with the broader business community and public officials to realize a better Houston.

This PRIDE IN BUSINESS signature event is a great opportunity to promote support during PRIDE month for the Chamber and the LGBTQ and Allied business community.  The PRIDE IN BUSINESS celebration is the only event in Houston focused on the LGBTQ business community during PRIDE month.

Please contact the Chamber at info@houstonlgbtchamber.com or 832-510-3002 or complete the Sponsor Form to inquire about sponsorship opportunities for this program. 

Other Sponsorship Opportunities

The Chamber has other events and programs available as well.

To inquire about sponsorship or hosting opportunities for these or other special events, email info@houstonlgbtchamber.com or complete the form below.

Ask about our other events such as..

  • “Special Edition” events such as the Pride Month Brewing Up Business, Biz Connect Mixer and Power Hour
  • Sponsorship opportunities celebrating Pride Month, Coming Out/LGBT History Month
  • Chamber’s Anniversary month (February)

What an opportunity to connect with one of the fastest growing chambers in the region and to get your brand in front of the LGBTQ and Allied business community!

Complete the form below and the someone from the programming & events committee will follow-up with you to discuss upcoming sponsorship opportunities.

 

The Fine Print: The opportunity to sponsor Chamber events is an exclusive benefit of Chamber Membership. Sponsor fees will be billed and are due upon confirmation and in advance of the event. Failure to pay sponsorship fees may result in loss of sponsorship. Sponsorship fees are non-refundable.
* Specifications for HTML email will be provided. Graphic design is the responsibility of the sponsor. Sponsored email must be scheduled to occur the month of, or the month prior to, your Brewing Up Business sponsored month.
** At Chamber's discretion