Sponsorship Information

As a sponsor of AZEC13: Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference you will directly reach many of Arizona’s most successful entrepreneurs in the fields of real estate, biotech, information technology, and green technology. You will also have a chance to connect with the investors who back these companies.

Some Results of Previous Conferences

– A total of over 2000 Arizona Entrepreneurs have attended the full day conferences over the past seven years.
– A total of over 140 Arizona Business Leaders have donated their time and talents to share their own entrepreneurial experiences.
– Buzzuka launched at AZEC12
– EventDay officially launched at AZEC10
– Shwaag officially launched at the AZEC09
– Microsoft launched its new BizSpark™ program for Entrepreneurs in the Phoenix Market at AZEC08.
– Funding from the 2012 Conference supported programs for autistic young adults, teaching them how to sell their art
– Funding from the 2011 conference supported the businesses at SAARC that employ autistic adults
– Funding from the 2008 Conference supported the development and early 2009 pilots for Blueprint for Survival, a highly successful program to teach entrepreneurial skills, attitudes and resources to laid-off employees.
– Funding from the 2007 Conference supported a program with Tumbleweeds to build entrepreneurial skills among at-risk youth and launch a new business.
– JumpBox officially launched AZEC06. After successfully raising all its seed money, the company is hiring people and began selling product in 2007.
– Grand Canyon University launched its College of Entrepreneurship in 2006.
– Funding from the 2006 Conference allowed the residents of the SEEDs house, a safe house for female domestic violence victims, to receive training in entrepreneurship skills, write a business plan, and come together to begin the process of starting a business that would fund the charity.

Sponsorship Levels

Media Sponsor

  • Exclusivity for their media category (i.e. Print, Radio, TV, etc.) Corporate logo placement on print materials, banners, signage, programs, agendas, PowerPoint presentations and invitations
  • Corporate logo placement in advertising as Media Partner
  • Ten complimentary tickets seats with table signage at event (or equivalent in subscription revenue.)
  • Exhibit table in event in lobby
  • Full page ad in the event program
  • Corporate web link from Entrepreneurship site for one year
  • On-stage recognition and introduction at event

$10,000 Presenting Sponsor

  • 7th Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference Presented By ___________ and OTEF.
  • Corporate logo placement on print materials, banners, signage, programs, agendas, PowerPoint presentations and invitations
  • Corporate logo placement in advertising as Presenting Sponsor
  • Ten complimentary registrations
  • Exhibit table in event in lobby
  • Full page ad in the event program
  • Corporate web link from AZEntrepreneurship.com and OTEF.org for one year
  • On-stage recognition and introduction at event

$5,000 Gold Sponsor

  • Corporate logo placement on print materials, banners, signage, programs, agendas, PowerPoint presentations and invitations
  • Corporate logo placement in advertising
  • Five complimentary registrations
  • Exhibit table in the event lobby
  • One half – page ad in the event program
  • Corporate web link from AZEntrepreneurship.com and OTEF.org for one year
  • On-stage recognition and introduction at event

$2,500 Silver Sponsor

  • Corporate logo placement on print materials, banners, signage, programs, agendas, PowerPoint presentations and invitations
  • Corporate logo placement in advertising
  • 3 complimentary registrations
  • One fourth page ad in Event Program newsletter
  • Corporate web link from AZEC website for one year

$1,000 Table Host

  • Company name on print materials, programs, agendas, PowerPoint presentations and invitations
  • 2 complimentary seats registrations
  • Company name listed in event program

$500 Exhibitor Display

  • 10 foot skirted display table in event lobby
  • TWO complimentary registrations
  • Company name listed in event program

Non-Profit Community Sponsor Package

  • In return for promoting AZEC online, in your email newsletters and to your mailing lists:
  • 10 foot skirted display table in event lobby
  • ONE complimentary registration (may be shared among staff throughout the day)
  • Organization name listed in event program, PowerPoint presentations, and with a full year link from the AZEC website.

Sponsorship Committee Contact
Paula Satow, Sponsorship Chair, Paula@satowstrategies.com