Silver Sponsors 2017

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Sponsorship and Advertising

Become a Small Business Week Sponsor!

As a Small Business Week sponsor, you are providing your company high-impact identity and visible support of our country’s entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Small businesses represent more than 99.7% of all employers
  • Small businesses employ more than half of the private work force
  • Small businesses pay 44.5% of total U.S. private payroll
  • Small businesses generate 75% of new jobs annually
  • Small businesses provide 40.9% of private sales in the U.S.
  • Small businesses represent 97% of all U.S. exporters

An important measure of a society’s economic and social well-being is the creation and growth of small businesses in all sectors and by all segments of that society.

Small Business Week highlights the achievements of innovative and successful small businesses in the region and their invaluable contributions to the local and national communities.

Contact a SMBWEM representative to get the process started on your organization joining as a sponsor to help support Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri. 

Gold Sponsorship - $5,000

  • Premium logo placement on all printed materials for the week 
  • Recognition as a Gold level sponsor during awards dinner 
  • Listing as a sponsor on the Small Business Week website including logo with URL link
  • Listing as a sponsor on signage at events during Small Business Week
  • Ten (10) tickets for use at either the Lenders Luncheon or the SBA Award Luncheon (can be split) 
  • Business Expo exhibition space
  • Full-page advertisement in the luncheon and dinner program book
  • Full-page article about your company in the luncheon and dinner program book
  • Invitation to the welcome reception prior to the awards dinner
  • Opportunity to be represented on the Small Business Week Advisory Committee

Silver Sponsorship - $2,500

  • Listing in printed materials as a Silver level sponsor
  • Recognition as a Silver level sponsor during awards dinner  
  • Listing as sponsor on the Small Business Week website including logo with URL link
  • Listing as sponsor on signage at events during Small Business Week
  • Ten (10) tickets for use at either the Lenders Luncheon or the SBA Award Luncheon (can be split) 
  • Business Expo exhibition space
  • Half-page advertisement in the luncheon and dinner program book
  • Invitation to the welcome reception prior to the awards dinner
  • Opportunity to be represented on the Small Business Week Advisory Committee

Bronze Sponsor - $1,000

  • Listing in printed materials as a Bronze level sponsor
  • Recognition as a Bronze level sponsor during awards dinner
  • Listing as sponsor on the Small Business Week website including logo with URL link
  • Listing as sponsor on signage at events during Small Business Week
  • Five (5) tickets for use at either the Lenders Luncheon or the SBA Award Luncheon (cash sponsor only) 
  • Business Expo exhibition space
  • Invitation to the welcome reception prior to the awards dinner
  • Opportunity to be represented on the Small Business Week Advisory Committee

Small Business Week Supporter

$500 to $999

  • Listing in printed materials as a Small Business Week Supporter
  • Recognition as a Small Business Week supporter level sponsor during awards dinner program  
  • Listing as sponsor on the Small Business Week website including logo with URL link
  • Listing as sponsor on signage at events during Small Business Week
  • Invitation to the welcome reception prior to the awards dinner
  • Two tickets for use at either the Lenders Luncheon or the SBA Award Luncheon (cash sponsor only)
  • Opportunity to be represented on the Small Business Week Advisory Committee

$250 to $499

  • Listing in printed materials as a Small Business Week Supporter
  • Recognition as a Small Business Week supporter level sponsor during awards dinner program 
  • Listing as sponsor on the Small Business Week website including logo with URL link
  • Listing as sponsor on signage at events during Small Business Week
  • Invitation to the welcome reception prior to the awards dinner
  • One ticket for use at either the Lenders Luncheon or the SBA Award Luncheon (cash sponsor only)
  • Opportunity to be represented on the Small Business Week Advisory Committee

Event Sponsor

  • Event promotion through all printed materials
  • Listing in printed materials as an Event Sponsor
  • Business Expo exhibition space
  • Invitation to the welcome reception prior to the awards dinner
  • Opportunity to be represented on the Small Business Week Advisory Committee

Small Business Week Event Sponsors host satellite functions such as workshops, speakers, networking events, breakfasts and lunches at venues of their choice.


Contact a SMBWEM representative to get the process started on your organization joining as a sponsor to help support Small Business Week of Eastern Missouri.