Welcome to the Auburn Chamber!

For more information about sponsorships, email Stephanie Calhoun , director of membership development.

EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

  • HOME SWEET AUBURN | $1000.00

    Home Sweet Auburn, held in partnership with the Office of Parent and Family Programs, Welcome Week staff and the Student Government Association, is the perfect opportunity for member restaurants to showcase their offerings. The outdoor tasting event is held on the lawn of the Auburn University Student Center and incoming freshman and their parents are invited to enjoy samples at each vendor. This event occurs on move-in day for fall semester.

    • Signage at the event
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)
    • Logo on all communications from Auburn University (to parents and students) and the Auburn Chamber
    • Tent in a preferred, centralized location
    • Logo on t-shirts

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP LUNCHEON | $1000.00

    From startups to the seasoned businessperson attempting a new venture, this workshop will offer a variety of helpful information. Panelists will offer testimonials and allow time for questions, and experts will offer advice on business operations, human resources, marketing, etc. Roundtable discussions will encourage brainstorming and creative thinking. This workshop will include lunch as well.

    • Company logo on invitations and event materials
    • Space at the event to display materials or place exhibit
    • Complimentary tickets to the event
    • Signage at the event
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)
    • Post-event mailing list of attendees provided in Excel

  • MARKETING BOOT CAMP | $500.00

    Marketing Boot Camp is an opportunity for members to learn from the best marketing minds in the area. The half-day seminar is made up of individual sessions presented by different speakers. Participants may attend individual sessions or stay for the entire seminar.

    • Logo on the event invitation
    • Signage at the event
    • Opportunity to address (2-4 minutes) all attendees during welcome remarks
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)
    • Post-event mailing list of attendees provided in excel format

  • NONPROFIT WORKSHOP | $500.00

    Organizations of all sizes will benefit from experts who will address all facets of nonprofit management, including fundraising, accounting, liability, marketing and volunteer management. This event will include lunch.

    • Company logo on invitations and event materials
    • Space at the event to display materials or place exhibit
    • Signage at the event
    • Opportunity to address (2-4 minutes) all attendees during welcome remarks
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)
    • Post-event mailing list of attendees provided in Excel

  • SMALL BUSINESS AWARD | $500.00

    During the month of May, the Auburn Chamber will take nominations and then honor one small business with the Best of Small Business Award.

    • Company logo on award promotion (emails, website, social media)
    • Company listed on business spotlight announcement
    • Company logo on award presented to winner
    • Opportunity to assist in presenting the award
    • Pre-and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)

  • NEW MEMEBR RECEPTION | $500.00

    A reception is held each spring and fall to welcome new members and introduce them to staff, board members and other new members.

    • Signage at the event
    • Opportunity to address all attendees during welcome remarks (2-4 minutes)
    • Opportunity to provide giveaways
    • Pre-and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)

  • BUSINESS AFTER HOURS | $500.00

    Business After Hours is an opportunity for Auburn Chamber members to network in a relaxed environment while showcasing or introducing the host business.

    • Exclusive rights to hold the event on the scheduled date
    • Set of Auburn Chamber member labels
    • Broadcast email two weeks prior to the event and the day before/day of the event
    • Volunteers to help with the event
    • Pre-event publicity on the weekly radio show and weekly e-newsletter

    All Business After Hours hosts must use a chamber member for any food, beverage and/or rental services. A list of member caterers, restaurants and rental services is available.

  • LEADS TO BUSINESS | $300.00

    Leads to Business is the Auburn Chamber’s only event dedicated to networking. This event allows each participant a limited amount of time to introduce his/her business and share business cards and other literature. Leads to Business occurs bi-monthly. Space is limited (reservations are required).

    • Space at the event to display materials
    • Signage at the event
    • Opportunity to address all attendees during welcome remarks (2-4 minutes)
    • Pre- and post-event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)
    • Post-event mailing list of attendees provided in excel format

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE CROWN | $300.00

    This program will recognize a member business or individual  who displays excellent customer service. A trophy in the form of a crown will be presented to the winner each quarter.

    $300/quarter

    • Company logo listed during award announcement
    • Company logo on certificate given to winner
    • Recognition as award sponsor in Auburn Advantage with photo opportunity
    • Pre-and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)

  • VETERANS DAY RECEPTION | $250.00

    The Auburn Chamber partners with the city of Auburn to present a reception to attendees of the Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony. Guests are invited to the chamber building for refreshments following the ceremony.

    • Signage at the event
    • Company name on event invitation
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)

  • PUBLIC SAFETY APPRECIATION | $250.00

    To show special appreciation for to the Auburn Public Safety Department for keeping our homes and businesses safe and making Auburn a better place to live, work and play, the Auburn Chamber will host a meal for them during Thanksgiving.  

    • Opportunity to co-sponsor lunch for the Auburn Public Safety Department
    • Opportunity for representatives from the sponsor business to attend and enjoy lunch with public safety personnel
    • Company logo on all invitations and event materials
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, etc.)

  • TUESDAY TALK | $250.00

    A featured speaker presents relevant, timely information to the Auburn Chamber membership.  Speakers are either local community leaders or speakers invited to specifically address a topic affecting the Auburn business community.

    • Company logo on event invitation
    • Sponsorship recognition on the chamber’s event calendar
    • Space at the event to display materials
    • Signage at the event
    • Opportunity to address all attendees during welcome remarks (2-4 minutes)
    • Opportunity to provide giveaways
    • Pre- and post-event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)

  • LUNCH & LEARN | $250.00

    This event allows for an abbreviated business seminar that is completed over the lunch hour. A featured speaker will explore a timely, relevant business topic. Lunch is provided. Cost for each participant is $10 and includes lunch.

    • Signage at the event
    • Logo on the event invitation
    • Space at the event to display materials
    • Opportunity to be the featured speaker (Auburn Chamber must approve topic)
    • Pre- and post- event recognition (newsletters, radio, social media, etc.)
    • Post-event mailing list of attendees provided in excel format