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STEP Ahead Sponsorship Opportunities

The Manufacturing Institute offers STEP Ahead Awards sponsorship opportunities to companies and organizations that place a priority on female talent and the need for attracting, advancing, and retaining more women to our industry.

Engagement Opportunities

Chairwoman: Not Available

Vice Chairwoman: Not Available

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

  • STEP Ahead Awards Program Sponsor
    • Custom sponsorship package
    • Verbal acknowledgement from The Manufacturing Institute for leadership role in the STEP Initiative
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event.
  • Sponsored Entertainment Break
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition during performance

Platinum Sponsors: $15,000 – $35,000

  • STEP Women in Manufacturing Leadership Video
    • Co-branding with The Manufacturing Institute on the Women in Manufacturing Leadership Video
    • Verbal acknowledgement for support of the Leadership Video by The Manufacturing Institute at the STEP Ahead Ahead Awards
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event program
  • Full Gift Sponsor
    • Ship custom built swag boxes to all registered attendees, including branded assets
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event program
  • Banner Sponsor
    • A total of ten (10) 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
    • Honor your female leaders and how they are leading in the face of a pandemic through a 15 or 30 second video, featured at the 2020 STEP Ahead Awards
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event program
  • Session Sponsor (five available)
    • The Session sponsor supports honoree professional development and helps to expand and strengthen their personal network
    • Verbal acknowledgement for selected programming support from The Manufacturing  Institute during the STEP Women’s Initiative in 2020
    • Optional participation in a webinar on our #MFGwomen community, offering thought leadership to more than 5,000+ members
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event program
    • Organization’s name and recognition in STEP Ahead Awards related promotional activity (STEP Publications, Website, etc.)

Gold Sponsor: $5,000 – $12,500

  • Brand Sponsor
    • Showcase your company with branding on the STEP Ahead Awards platform
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event program
  • Class Gift Sponsor
    • Excite the 2020 Class of STEP Ahead with a branded asset shipped directly to the winners
    • Appropriate name and logo recognition in the STEP Ahead Awards event program

Contact

For companies interested in sponsoring the 2020 STEP Ahead Awards, please contact: