The Manufacturing Institute offers dinner sponsorship opportunities to companies and organizations that place a priority on female talent and the need for attracting, advancing, and retaining more women to the industry. Companies interested in sponsoring the 2018 STEP Ahead Awards, please contact AJ Jorgenson at ajjorgenson@nam.org. Read the full 2018 Prospectus here.



Chairwoman and Vice Chairwoman: Filled


Strategic Underwriter: $50,000 - $75,000

STEP Awards Program and Dinner Media Sponsor

  • Verbal acknowledgement from The Manufacturing Institute for leadership role as Media Sponsor for the STEP Initiative and at the STEP Awards Dinner
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • Two tables of ten (10) at the Dinner (preferential seating)
  • All the benefits of Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


STEP Awards Dinner Sponsor

  • Verbal acknowledgement from The Manufacturing Institute for leadership role as Dinner Producer (Sponsor) for the STEP Awards Dinner
  • Two tables of ten (10) at the Dinner (preferential seating)
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • All the benefits of Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


Honoree VIP Reception Sponsor

  • Verbal acknowledgement from The Manufacturing Institute for leadership role as Honoree VIP Reception Producer for the STEP Awards Dinner
  • One table of ten (10) at the Dinner (preferential seating)
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • All other benefits of Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


STEP Awards Sponsor

This year’s award is a stunning crystal, etched STEP ‘boot in motion,’ which will be conveyed to Honorees during the STEP Awards dinner program.

  • Verbal acknowledgement from The Manufacturing Institute for sponsorship of the nomination process and as award underwriter at the STEP Awards Dinner
  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the ‘crystal boot in motion’ award
  • Participation in Honoree Roll Call at podium with Vice Chairman and Institute President
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • One table of ten (10) at the Dinner (preferential seating)
  • All the benefits of a Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


Platinum Sponsors: $25,000-$50,000

STEP Women in Manufacturing Leadership Video

  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the Women in Manufacturing Leadership Video
  • Verbal acknowledgement for support of Leadership Video by The Manufacturing Institute at the STEP Awards Dinner
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • One table of ten (10) at the Dinner (preferential seating)
  • All the benefits of Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


STEP Commemorative Honoree Publication Sponsor

  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the STEP Commemorative Honoree Publication for the STEP Awards Dinner
  • Verbal acknowledgement for support of Honoree Publication by The Manufacturing Institute at the STEP Awards Dinner
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • One table of ten (10) at the Dinner (preferential seating)
  • All the benefits of Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


Honoree Luncheon Sponsor

  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the April 21 Honoree Luncheon Sponsor for the STEP Awards daytime professional development
  • Verbal acknowledgement for selected programming support from The Manufacturing Institute at the STEP Awards Luncheon
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • One table of ten (10) at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC
  • All the benefits of a Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC


Banner Sponsors
Once again, our event space allows for co-branded banners to be suspended from ceiling along the banquet room walls to allow for special women in manufacturing messaging. A total of four (4) opportunities for banner representation exist to highlight your organization’s unique investment made on behalf of women and support for this important aspect of our industry.

  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on one (1) banner showcasing contributions made by women in manufacturing (final design and content at the discretion of the Institute and will be consistent with all other banner sponsors)
  • Co-branding on banner pre-promotion and related activities for STEP Ahead Awards dinner on-site
  • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Event Program
  • One table of ten (10) at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC
  • All the benefits of a Table Sponsor at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC

 Advising Sponsor

  • Provide counsel on the central focus and goals for STEP Ahead, to direct the objectives of national and regional events and outcomes
  • One table for ten (10) guests at the STEP Awards Dinner in Washington, DC
  • Name and logo recognition in the STEP Awards Dinner Program
  • Organization’s name and logo recognition in STEP Awards dinner-related promotional activity (STEP Publications, Website, etc.)

 


 

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