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. 

Download the 2019 STEP Ahead Prospectus to browse engagement opportunities. For companies interested in sponsoring the 2019 STEP Ahead Awards, please contact AJ Jorgenson at ajorgenson@nam.org




Chairwoman and Vice Chairwoman: Open


Strategic Underwriter: $75,000 - $100,000

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


Platinum Sponsors: $30,000 - $70,000

STEP Women in Manufacturing Leadership Video

  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the Women in Manufacturing Leadership Video (see video here)
  • Verbal acknowledgement for support of the Leadership Video by The Manufacturing Institute at the STEP Ahead Awards dinner
  • 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

Honoree Luncheon Sponsor

  • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the April 11 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/Spotlight Sponsors
Our event space allows for co-branded banners/spotlights to be suspended from ceiling along the banquet room walls to allow for special women in manufacturing messaging. A total of six (6) opportunities for banner/spotlight 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/spotlight 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/spotlight 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

For a full list of sponsorship opportunities or a customized proposal, please contact AJ Jorgenson at ajorgenson@nam.org.


 

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