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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

The Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce offers numerous sponsorship opportunities, designed to help members maximize their advertising power. If you are interested in sponsoring an event, or advertising with the Chamber, please contact Marcy Kauffman at MarcyK@HutchChamber.com.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Business After Hours

These popular business-to-business network building events are typically held each month at a member host's place of business. Hors d'oeuvres, beverages and giveaways are part of the fun at each event. Sponsors and participants have the opportunity to cultivate business relationships.

Host Sponsor - $750 (1 per event - Sold Out for 2017)


Membership Breakfast/Lunch

These popular morning and noon events are held 12 times over the year to provide
business networking and an informational and timely business program. Each event and speaker is centered around a specific topic or issue.

Host Sponsor - $850 (1 per event - Sold Out for 2017)


Chamber Annual Meeting

This signature annual event is typically held in February and celebrates the previous year's accomplishments as well as highlighting what to look forward to during the current year. The event features sponsor booths with networking time, dinner, awards, and a well acclaimed keynote speaker.  Sponsorshpis for this event begin at $275.  For more information contact Marcy Kauffman at (620) 662-3391 or marcyk@hutchchamber.com.


Lunch and Learn

The Chamber will host "training-type" seminars in 2017.  Target topics range from marketing to personnel issues.  We focus on topics that are important to local businesses.

2017 Dates:

  • Friday, March 17
  • Friday, May 5
  • Friday, August 11
  • Friday, October 27

Presenting Sponsor - $150 (1 per event)


Small Business Award

The Chamber's Small Business Council presents the monthly Small Business Award to Chamber businesses that employs 40 or fewer and has been in business at least three years. Businesses are nominated by Chamber members.

Date: Awarded at the monthly Membership Breakfast/Luncheon

Sponsor - $600

  • Acknowledgement in the electronic Outlook newsletter
  • Recognition from podium during Chamber breakfasts/luncheons when award is presented
  • Listed on award given to Small Business Award recipients
  • Listed in on-line directory as a sponsor of Small Business Award

Action Pak

This quarterly mailing is direct mailed to 1,200+ Chamber member business leaders.

Date: January, April, July, and October

  • Opportunity to include one promotional piece or coupon in an Action Pak mailing (up to 8.5" x 11")  
The more Action Paks you participate in, the less it costs!
1 per year - $125
2 per year - $240 ($10 savings)
3 per year - $345 ($30 savings)
4 per year - $440 ($60 savings)

*The Chamber reserves the right to pre-approve inserts
*No political advertisements
*Action Paks must be paid in full by January 13, 2017 for discount


Relocation Newcomer Packet

The Hutchinson/Reno County Relocation/Newcomer Packet is a comprehensive collection of information about our community. This is an affordable, effective way to promote your company's products and services to individuals and families relocating to this area.

Presenting Sponsor - $1,500 (1 available)

  • Include your flyer or other business message in packet 
    • Provide 300 brochures or flyers* to the Chamber. (You'll be contacted when your supply is low.)
  • Sponsor logo printed on outside of mailing envelope

Business Message Sponsors - $750 (6 maximum)

  • Include your flyer/business message in packet
    • Provide 300 brochures or flyers* to the Chamber. (You'll be contacted when your supply is low.)
  • Exclusivity -Relocation Package sponsorship are limited to one per industry
*Inserted materials must be pre-approved by the Chamber
 

Event Flash Pass

With a Flash Pass there is no registration, no check-in, no bills. It's a pass to Chamber Breakfasts, Lunches, and Business After Hours all year. This wallet-sized pre-paid card gives the bearer no-hassle admission to these events. The Flash Pass eliminates the need to register or RSVP for any of the 24 events each year.

Included Events:

  • 9 Chamber Breakfasts
  • 3 Chamber Lunch
  • 12 Business After Hours

Flash Pass Sponsor - SOLD for 2017

Flash Pass Purchase - $135 (Current members must order this in January)

  • Payment in full must accompany purchase.
  • The Flash Pass is transferable.  So if you are unable to attend one of the events, feel free to pass it on to someone else.
  • The Pass must be "flashed" for admittance.
  • If the Pass is lost or stolen, there cannot be a refund or replacement.
  • Each Pass is good for one admittance to nine Membership Breakfasts, three Membership Luncheons, and 12 Business After Hours in 2017.
  • No refund for nonattendance.

Community Benefit organization Spotlight
 
In observance of the Chamber member Community Benefit Organizations, the Chamber's Small Business Council will recognize the community impact and importance of not-for-profits in Hutchinson and Reno County by recognizing the charitable not-for-profit members and the vital services they provide.  The Charitable CBOs will be invited to attend and will be recognized at the April 2017 Membership Breakfast.
 
Tentative Date: April 20, 2017
 
Sponsor:  - $75
  • Receive name listed in ad featuring the Chamber member non-profit organizations in The Hutchinson News
  • Receive recognition at the April 2017 Membership Breakfast

Farm-City Week

In observance of the National Farm-City Week, the Chamber's Agri-Business committee annually recognizes the economic impact and importance of farmers to Hutchinson and Reno County by selecting three farm families who have made a difference. The names of the "Farm Families" are announced in November.

Date: November 15, 2017

Sponsor - $55

  • Receive name listed in "Focus on the Farm" ad in The Hutchinson News