Sponsorship

Shelton Forum Sponsorship Opportunities

Forum Sponsor Payment Form
Forum Sponsor Levels
Sponsor Benefits

The forum brings to NC State national and international figures to address contemporary leadership issues involving audiences of corporate, government, military, K-12 and higher education educators and non-profit leaders. Keynote presenters include Dr. Stephen Covey; General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Jim Kouzes, author of The Leadership Challenge; Dr. John Maxwell, author of 21 Irrefutible Laws of Leadership; William Cohen, Former Secretary of Defense; and Howard Putnam, Former CEO of Southwest Airlines.

If you or your organization believes in developing values-based leaders, we appreciate your willingness to consider sponsoring the Shelton Forum through a financial gift at one of the following levels:

DIAMOND SPONSOR BENEFITS                                                    $20,000

Company Logo placement and signage

  • On-site signage
  • Logo displayed prominently on 4’ X 6’ banner on stage
  • Five-second ad spot on main stage screen repeated throughout luncheon and breaks
  • Scripted recognition during event
  • Exhibit booth 8’ x 8’ on-site upon request
  • Logo featured on Shelton Leadership Center website (maintained 3 years post-event)

 Publications, Collateral Materials, & Marketing

  • Pre-conference print and web blast marketing to more than 70,000 regional leaders
  • Diamond sponsor listing on press releases pre- and post-conference
  • Inclusion in pre-event social media campaign
  • Sponsor logo on event program book and event schedules
  • Mention in 15 planned social media posts during event, upon request
  • Right to use the designation “Official Diamond Sponsor”

Tickets & Hospitality

  • 30 complimentary attendee registrations, valued at $5,070 (early bird rate $169 each)*
  • Gift of Shelton Leadership coin for all guests
  • Opportunity to speak on behalf of organization

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR BENEFITS                                                  $10,000

Company Logo placement and signage

  • On-site signage
  • Logo displayed prominently on 4’ X 6’ banner on stage
  • Five-second ad spot on main stage screen repeated throughout luncheon and breaks
  • Scripted recognition during event
  • Logo featured on Shelton Leadership Center website (maintained 3 years post-event)

 Publications, Collateral Materials, & Marketing

  • Pre-conference print and web blast marketing to more than 70,000 regional leaders
  • Platinum sponsor listing on press releases pre- and post-conference
  • Inclusion in pre-event social media campaign
  • Sponsor logo on event program book and event schedules
  • Mention in 10 planned social media posts during event, upon request
  • Right to use the designation “Official Platinum Sponsor”

Tickets & Hospitality

  • 20 complimentary attendee registrations, valued at $3,380 (early bird rate $169 each)*
  • Gift of Shelton Leadership coin for all guests
  • Opportunity to speak on behalf of organization

 *Contributions above the value of complimentary tickets are tax deductible.

 

 GOLD SPONSOR BENEFITS                                                                      $5,000

Company Logo placement and signage

  • On-site signage
  • Five-second ad spot on main stage screen repeated throughout luncheon and breaks
  • Logo on Shelton Leadership Center website (maintained 3 years post-event)

 Publications, Collateral Materials, & Marketing

  • Sponsor logo on event program book and event schedules
  • Mention in 5 planned social media posts during event, upon request
  • Right to use the designation “Official Gold Sponsor”

Tickets & Hospitality

  • 8 complimentary attendee registrations,valued at $1,352 (early bird rate $169 each)*
  • Gift of Shelton Leadership coin for all guests

 

SILVER SPONSOR BENEFITS                                                                    $2,500

Company Logo placement and signage

  • On-site signage
  • Five-second ad spot on main stage screen repeated throughout luncheon and breaks
  • Logo on Shelton Leadership Center website (maintained 3 years post-event)

Publications, Collateral Materials, & Marketing

  • Sponsor logo on event program book and event schedules
  • Mention in planned social media post during event, upon request
  • Right to use the designation “Official Silver Sponsor”

Tickets & Hospitality

  • 4 complimentary attendee registrations, valued at $676 (early bird rate $169 each)*
  • Gift of Shelton Leadership coin for all guests

 

BRONZE SPONSOR BENEFITS                                                                  $1,000

Company Logo placement and signage

  • On-site signage
  • Five-second ad spot on main stage screen repeated throughout luncheon and breaks
  • Logo on Shelton Leadership Center website (maintained 3 years post-event)

 Publications, Collateral Materials, & Marketing

  • Sponsor logo on event program book and event schedules
  • Mention in planned social media post during event, upon request
  • Right to use the designation “Official Bronze Sponsor”

Tickets & Hospitality

  • 2 complimentary attendee registrations, valued at $338 (early bird rate $169 each)*
  • Gift of Shelton Leadership coin for all guests

Previous Sponsors

Please contact Barbara Mulkey at 919-513-0148 or bhmulkey@ncsu.edu or Debbie Acker at 919-513-0148 or dlreno@ncsu.edu if you, or your organization, would like to be a sponsor for the Shelton Leadership Forum.