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Descriptions, Deliverables, and Deadlines for our 2014 Signature Event Sponsorship Opportunities.

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  • 1. Sponsorships and Events Sponsorship rates, events calendar and event descriptions for 2014 Events calendar ................................. 2 Sponsorship cost chart ..................... 3 Sponsorship benefits ........................4 Annual Industry Outlook ..................17 Executive of the Year Award .............18 40 Under 40 Awards ........................19 Best Real Estate Awards ..................20 Women in Business Awards ..............21 Eureka! Awards ................................ 22 Diversity in Business Awards ........... 23 Best Places to Work ........................ 24 Titans of Technology Awards........... 25 Fast 50............................................. 26 CFO of the Year Awards................... 27 MSPBJ Honors ................................. 28 Questions? Contact us .................... 29 Questions? Contact mspbjevents@bizjournals.com
  • 2. VERSION 6 PAGE 2 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS 2014 Events Calendar Annual Industry Outlook Tuesday, January 21 7:15am – 9:30am Minneapolis Hilton Executive of the Year Thursday, February 13 5:30pm – 8:30pm The Depot 40 Under 40 Wednesday, March 19 5:30pm – 7:30pm Muse Mentoring Monday Monday, April 7 7:00am – 9:00am TBD venue Best in Real Estate Thursday, April 17 5:30pm – 8:30pm Aria Women in Business Thursday, May 29 11:00am – 1:30pm Minneapolis Hilton Eureka! Thursday, June 12 5:30pm – 7:30pm Nicollet Island Pavilion Diversity in Business Thursday, July 17 5:30pm – 7:30pm Venue TBD Best Places to Work Thursday, August 14 3:30pm – 5:30pm Venue TBD Titans of Technology Thursday, September 25 11:30am – 1:30pm Minneapolis Hilton Fast 50 Thursday, October 23 5:30pm – 8:00pm Muse CFO of the Year Thursday, November 13 11:30am – 1:30pm Minneapolis Hyatt MSPBJ Honors December 2014 Xcel Energy Center Find more information at mspbj.com/event NOMINATE SOMEONE Submit a nomination for one of our 2014 programs at mspbj.com/nomination BUILD YOUR OWN EVENT Seminars & Panels » Do you have a topic or information you want to present? Ask how you can create a seminar to fit your business needs. Did you know the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal hosts many seminars and panel discussions throughout the year? Have you attended one? If so, you know what a great resource they are for getting and giving valuable information to the local business community. Ask your account executive for full seminar details » HELPFUL HINT Registration for each event opens at least 6 weeks prior and closes 1 week before the event. http://www.mspbj.com/event »
  • 3. VERSION 6 PAGE 3 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS 2014 Event Sponsorship Cost Sponsorship Annual Industry Outlook Executive of the Year 40 Under 40 Best in Real Estate Women in Business Eureka! Diversity in Business Best Places to Work Titans of Technology Fast 50 CFO of the Year MSPBJ Honors Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 Details page 17 $25,000 Details page 18 $16,500 Details page 19 $25,000 Details page 20 $25,000 Details page 21 $25,000 Details page 22 $25,000 Details page 23 $20,000 Details page 24 $25,000 Details page 25 $25,000 Details page 26 $30,000 Details page 27 $20,000 Details page 28 Platinum Sponsorship $10,000 Half page ad $18,000 Half page ad $10,000 Half page ad $18,000 Full page ad $18,000 Full page ad $18,000 Full page ad $12,000 Half page ad NA $18,000 Full page ad $18,000 Full page ad $18,000 Full page ad $10,000 Details page 28 Gold Sponsorship NA $12,000 NA $12,000 $12,000 $12,000 $8,500 NA $12,000 $12,000 $12,000 NA Silver Sponsorship $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $2,500 Centerpiece Sponsorship $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 Signature Cocktail Sponsorship NA $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 NA $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 NA $5,000 NA $5,000 Dessert Sponsorship NA $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 VIP Honoree Lounge or Table Sponsorship NA NA NA $3,500 Limited availability NA $3,500 NA $1,500 Includes directory ad NA $3,500 Limited availability NA NA Gift Bag Sponsorship $2,500 NA $2,500 NA $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 NA $2,500 NA $2,500 $2,500 Display Table Sponsorship $500 NA NA NA $500 NA NA NA $500 NA NA NA Gift Bag Item Sponsorship $500 NA $500 NA $500 NA $500 NA NA NA $500 $500 Subscription Sponsorship $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500 $3,500
  • 4. VERSION 6 PAGE 4 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Presenting Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Industry exclusivity for the entire awards program with the exception of the table sponsorships » Ten tickets to the event (if seating is available, table of 10 will be placed with premium seating) » Display table at event with the exclusive opportunity to network and promote your company’s products or services to attendees » 4-color print advertisement in the special section of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal published the week of the event » Online Special section sponsorship » Sponsor profile in the special section of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal published the week of the event » Logo on the awards » Top level company executive on stage to assist with awards presentation (when applicable) including introduction by publisher and brief speaking time » Logo on all promotional collateral (promotional collateral is defined as: invitation, advertisements - printed and digital, registration website, and event signage). » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Electronic Attendee List (excluding email addresses) » Post event report with a statistical analysis of the event » Opportunity to meet with the Director of Advertising and Publisher to review alternatives to standard benefits listed » Ten gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events. INVESTMENT Please see individual event flyers for details. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » YOU GET AN AD All ad sizes and specs can be downloaded at http://bizj.us/tw8ed » Advertisements for special sections are due Friday, 2 weeks prior to publication. WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 5. VERSION 6 PAGE 5 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Platinum Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Industry exclusivity for the entire awards program with the exception of the table sponsorships » Ten tickets to the event (if seating is available, table of 10 will be placed with premium seating) » Display table at event with the exclusive opportunity to network and promote your company’s products or services to attendees » 4-color print advertisement in the special section of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal published the week of the event » Sponsor profile in the special section of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal published the week of the event » Logo on the awards » Top level company executive on stage to assist with awards presentation (when applicable) » Logo on all promotional collateral (promotional collateral is defined as: invitation, advertisements - printed and digital, registration website, and event signage). » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Electronic Attendee List (excluding email addresses) » Post event report with a statistical analysis of the event » Opportunity to meet with the Director of Advertising and Publisher to review alternatives to standard benefits listed » Ten gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events, except Best Places to Work. INVESTMENT Please see individual event flyers for details. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » YOU GET AN AD All ad sizes and specs can be downloaded at http://bizj.us/tw8ed » Advertisements for special sections are due Friday, 2 weeks prior to publication. WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 6. VERSION 6 PAGE 6 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Gold Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Industry exclusivity for the entire awards program with the exception of the table sponsorships » Ten tickets to the event (if seating is available, table of 10 will be placed with premium seating) » Display table at event with the exclusive opportunity to network and promote your company’s products or services to attendees » Sponsor profile in the special section of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal published the week of the event » Logo on the awards » Top level company executive on stage to assist with awards presentation (when applicable) » Logo on all promotional collateral (promotional collateral is defined as: invitation, advertisements - printed and digital, registration website, and event signage). » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Electronic Attendee List (excluding email addresses) » Post event report with a statistical analysis of the event » Opportunity to meet with the Director of Advertising and Publisher to review alternatives to standard benefits listed » Ten gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events, except Annual Industry Outlook, 40 Under 40, Best Places to Work & MSPBJ Honors. INVESTMENT Please see individual event flyers for details. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 7. VERSION 6 PAGE 7 OF 28 MINNEAPOLIS/ST.. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Silver Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Four tickets to the event » Display table at event with the exclusive opportunity to network and promote your company’s products or services to attendees » Logo on all promotional collateral (promotional collateral is defined as: invitation, advertisements - printed and digital, registration website, and event signage). » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Post event report with a statistical analysis of the event » Two gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $5,000. With the exception of the MSPBJ Honors which is $2,500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 8. VERSION 6 PAGE 8 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Centerpiece Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Customized centerpiece with branding- designed to reflect theme of event » Two tickets to the event » Logo on event PowerPoint, program, (when applicable) and signage at the event » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Two gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $5,000. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 9. VERSION 6 PAGE 9 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Beverage/Cocktail Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Customized beverage/cocktail named as the sponsor wishes » Two tickets to the event » Logo on event PowerPoint, program, (when applicable) and signage at the event » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Two gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events, except Annual Industry Outlook, Women in Business, Titans of Technology & CFO of the Year. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $5,000. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 10. VERSION 6 PAGE 10 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Dessert Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Customized dessert item » Two tickets to the event » Logo on event PowerPoint, program, (when applicable) and signage at the event » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item (pending gift bag sponsor) » Two gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events, except Annual Industry Outlook. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $5,000. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 11. VERSION 6 PAGE 11 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Subscription Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Subscriptions for honorees/finalists from one of our awards programs or any Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal list (25 people) » Company name imprinted on each recipients mailing label for 52 weeks acknowledging your generous gift » Letter sent from MSPBJ publisher to each recipient recognizing your gift. Opportunity to include your own branded message with the letter » Four color strip ad underneath the list sponsored or other available list AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $3,500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 12. VERSION 6 PAGE 12 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS VIP Honoree Lounge or Table Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Lounge area (if applicable) including ten tickets to the event » Bottle of Champagne at your table » Logo on event PowerPoint, program, (when applicable) and signage at the event » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » One gift subscription to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » Quarter page color ad in special section AVAILABILITY This limited availability sponsorship is only available for Best in Real Estate & Fast 50. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $3,500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 13. VERSION 5 PAGE 13 OF 28 MINNEAPOLIS/ST.. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Honoree Table Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Table for 10 at the event » Logo on event PowerPoint, program, (when applicable) and signage at the event » Directory ad in the special section » One gift subscription to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is only available for Best Places to Work. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $1,500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » YOU GET AN AD All ad sizes and specs can be downloaded at http://bizj.us/tw8ed » Advertisements for special sections are due Friday, 2 weeks prior to publication. WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 14. VERSION 6 PAGE 14 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Gift Bag Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Logo on gift bag to be handed out at the event » Two tickets to the event » Logo on event PowerPoint, program, (when applicable) and signage at the event » Logo recognition in the “Congratulations” advertisement on the back cover of the special section » Opportunity to submit a gift bag item » Two gift subscriptions to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal including the Book of Lists » First right of renewal 60 days of the event AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events, except Executive of the Year, Best in Real Estate, Best Places to Work & Fast 50. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $2,500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 » WE NEED YOUR LOGO Your logo should be sent as soon as you sign on for the sponsorship. Preferred file type: Vector .eps (if not available, please send .ai, .pdf, .psd or a high-resolution .jpg; logos saved from the internet are not accepted.) Please send materials to mspbjads@bizjournals.com » and copy your account executive.
  • 15. VERSION 6 PAGE 15 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Display Booth Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Display table with optional signage and giveaways in the networking area of the event » Two tickets to the event » Recognition in the event presentation AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for Annual Industry Outlook, Women in Business & Titans of Technology. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 »
  • 16. VERSION 6 PAGE 16 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Gift Bag Item Sponsorship 2014 Benefits: » Opportunity to include a gift in the gift bag given to event attendees » One ticket to the event » Recognition in the event presentation AVAILABILITY This sponsorship is available for all of our signature events, except Executive of the Year, Best in Real Estate, Best Places to Work & Fast 50. INVESTMENT Sponsorship cost is $500. See all sponsorship options on page 3 »
  • 17. VERSION 6 PAGE 17 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Annual Industry Outlook 11th Annual Project Leaders of major companies representing key industries provide a preview of the industry economic forecast for 2014 in the Twin Cities market. Program Structure Panelists for 2014 include leaders from banking & finance, health care, economic development, workforce solutions, commercial real estate: Expected Attendance The Annual Industry Outlook breakfast draws over 350 attendees on average. Attendance is made up of C-level executives, government and city leaders as well as business decision makers from the greater metropolitan area. Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 SOLD Includes full page color ad, online special section, panel position ($18,000 without online section) Platinum Sponsorship $10,000 Available Includes half page color ad Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available JohnHoffman PrincipalFinancialGroup PatriciaSimmonsMD MayoClinic MikeLangley GreaterMSP SusanThomas RobertHalfInternational CollinBarr RyanCos.USInc.
  • 18. VERSION 6 PAGE 18 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Executive of the Year Award 38th Annual Project Each year the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal honors a dynamic and esteemed CEO in the Twin Cities. The CEO chosen has a track record of business success, outstanding contributions to a Minnesota company, their industry and the Twin Cities community. This honor is the capstone of a successful career. Align your company with success and invest in the Executive of the Year event sponsorship. Program Structure Honoree is selected by the MSPBJ editorial team Nominations open each September for the following years Executive of the Year. Expected Attendance The Executive of the Year awards dinner draws over 500 attendees on average. Attendance is made up of colleagues, friends and family of the honoree as well as C-Suite executives and business leaders looking to network with this influential audience. Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 Available Includes half page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes half page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available
  • 19. VERSION 6 PAGE 19 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS 40 Under 40 Awards 16th Annual Project The winners represent 40 leaders under the age of forty who demonstrate business acumen, leadership skills and community involvement. This is the most sought after recognition in the Twin Cities. Position your company as a strong supporter of the business minds of the future by sponsoring this exclusive opportunity. Program Structure Honorees are chosen from a public pool of 350-400 candidates by the MSPBJ editorial team. Nominations open in December of the prior year for recognition in March. Expected Attendance For the first time in 2014 the 40 under 40 cocktail awards reception will be open to the public. Attendees are expected to be honorees, alumni and coworkers, friends and family of the honorees. YEARS OF ELIGIBILITY 1 9 7 3 1 9 7 4 1 9 7 5 1 9 7 6 1 9 7 7 1 9 7 8 1 9 7 9 1 9 8 0 1 9 8 1 1 9 8 2 1 9 8 3 1 9 8 4 1 9 8 5 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 7 1 9 8 8 1 9 8 9 1 9 9 0 1 9 9 1 1 9 9 2 2 0 1 3 2013 1 9 9 3 1 9 9 4 1 9 9 5 1 9 9 6 1 9 9 7 1 9 9 8 1 9 9 9 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 4 2 0 0 5 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 7 2 0 0 8 2 0 0 9 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 2 0 1 3 you must be at least this young to ride this ride platinum sponsor presenting sponsor gold sponsor Presenting Sponsorship $16,500 SOLD Includes half page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $10,000 Available Includes half page color ad Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available
  • 20. VERSION 6 PAGE 20 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Best in Real Estate Awards 16th Annual Project A Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal annual highly anticipated awards celebration that recognizes real estate projects and transactions of great significance. A lifetime achievement individual is also recognized at this event. Program Structure Finalists are chosen from a public pool of nominations. Finalists are selected by a panel of judges and MSPBJ editorial team. Winners in each category as well as a career achievement honoree are recognized at the awards dinner. Nominations open each December for the following year’s project. Expected Attendance The Best in Real Estate awards dinner is a pillar event in the real estate industry and regularly draws over 400 attendees. All parties involved in projects being honored such as developers, brokers, law firms and architects attend. APRIL 2013 HonoringtheTwinCities’best realestateprojectsandpeople GOLD SPONSORS Ryan Cos. Tony Barranco (left) and Mark Schoening, and Chris Culp of The Excelsior Group are leading the development of 222 Hennepin, this year’s Best Overall honoree | page A12 LifetimeAchievementhonoree PeggyLucas|pageA20 Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 Available Includes half page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes half page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available Honoree VIP Lounge $3,500 Available
  • 21. VERSION 6 PAGE 21 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Women in Business Awards 17th Annual Project Join the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal in honoring the greater metropolitan areas cutting edge women in this special section. 51 women will be recognized for their leadership skills, drive and contributions to the broader Twin Cities community. Program Structure Honorees are selected from a public pool of nominations and chosen by the MSPBJ editorial team. The project will honor women, including industry-leading executives, entrepreneurs and business owners. Nominations open in February for the May project. Expected Attendance The women in Business awards luncheon draws close to 1000 attendees each year. The room is filled with honorees, their friends, family and coworkers as well as business leaders from the greater metropolitan area. 2013 Career Achievement Honoree Margaret Perryman, CEO, Gillette Children’s Hospital Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 Available Includes full page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes half page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available
  • 22. VERSION 6 PAGE 22 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Eureka! Awards (NEW for 2014) The Minneapolis/St Paul Business Journal is launching Eureka Awards to recognize creativity, innovation and progress in business as well as education, arts, healthcare, restaurants and retail. Program Structure Honorees will be chosen from a public pool of nominations and chosen by the MSPBJ editorial team. Nominations will open in January for this exciting new project. Expected Attendance In its first year, the Eureka! Awards is expected to draw over 350 attendees. Event attendees will be comprised of nominated companies and people as well as industry and business leaders looking to network with an executive audience. Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 Available Includes full page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes half page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available Honoree VIP Package $3,500 Available
  • 23. VERSION 6 PAGE 23 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Diversity in Business Awards 15th Annual Project This Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal project honors Twin Cities’ business owners and executives in leadership positions from the ethnic minority, GLBT, veteran and disabled communities. The individuals will be honored at a cocktail awards reception. Program Structure Honorees are selected from a public pool of nominations and chosen by the MSPBJ editorial team. The project will profile honorees — standout business leaders from the ethnic minority, GLBT, disabled and veteran communities. We will honor business owners, executives and other leaders with high levels of responsibility. Nominations open each March for the July project. Expected Attendance Diversity in Business Awards reception draws 250 attendees on average. Honorees, alumni, business and community leaders attend to celebrate the winners. SPECIAL SECTION JULY 2013 Platinum sponsors Gold sponsors Sylvia Bartley Thompson Aderinkomi Jerry Crow Tom DeGree & Dean Schlaak Derek Dorr Andy Huynh Daniel Duty Roberta Kehne Lica Tomizuka Janeé Harteau Peter Reyes Tashitaa Tufaa Alan Duff Rita Johnson-Mills Chris Garcia Joseph Nayquonabe Jr. Steve Humerickhouse JOYCE TRUONG & WILLIAM XIONG FEATURING 21 HONOREES INCLUDING JOYCE TRUONG & WILLIAM XIONG Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 SOLD Includes half page color ad, online special section, pre-event reception Platinum Sponsorship $12,000 Available Includes half page color ad Gold Sponsorship $8,500 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available
  • 24. VERSION 6 PAGE 24 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Best Places to Work 15th Annual Project The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal event celebrates the companies selected as a Best Place to Work. The publication gives insight on what makes these companies great - from their employees’ perspectives. It also offers insight about attracting and retaining qualified employees. Celebrate with the Twin Cities’ top companies as a sponsor of this event. Program Structure Honorees for this program are determined based on a quantitative survey administered by the third party company, Quantum Workplace. Each year we receive over 250 nominations. Employees are asked to rank their companies based on various items including trust in senior leadership, team effectiveness, communication and work-life balance. Companies are ranked in three categories by number of employees. Expected Attendance Best Places to work is a private event for honoree companies and sponsors exclusively. This event typically draws over 550 attendees. Honorees do not know where they rank in their category until it is announced at the cocktail reception. S P E C I A L S E C T I O N A U G U S T 2 0 1 3 P L A T I N U M S P O N S O R S WORK HARD PLAY HARD Presenting Sponsorship $20,000 Available Includes half page color ad, online special section Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available Honoree VIP Table $1,500 Available Includes directory ad in special section
  • 25. VERSION 6 PAGE 25 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Titans of Technology Awards (NEW for 2014) The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal will honor leaders and companies in technology in roles such as CEO, CIO, Investment, Community Hero, Inventors and more. A career achievement award winner will also be honored. Program Structure Honorees will be chosen from a public pool of nominations and determined by a panel of judges from various industries in addition to MSPBJ editorial team. Nominations will open in May for the September project. Expected Attendance In its first year the Titans of Technology awards luncheon is expected to draw over 300 attendees. Event attendees will be made up of honorees, their companies as well as business leaders looking to network with an executive audience. Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 SOLD Includes full page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes full page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available
  • 26. VERSION 6 PAGE 26 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal honors the Fastest-growing Private Companies in the Twin Cities. This exclusive event is invitation only for winning companies and sponsors. Winners do not know where in the Fast 50 they are ranked until they are announced at the event. Program Structure Fast 50 companies will be selected based on their revenue growth. To be eligible for the Fast 50, companies must meet the following criteria: Be an independently owned, privately held company, be part of our geographic area of coverage, have year over year revenue growth for each of the last three completed fiscal years. Nominations open in July for the October project. Expected Attendance The fast 50 cocktail awards reception is a private event for honorees and spon- sors exclusively. Average attendance is over 350 and is comprised of all levels of employees at each of the winning companies. Fast 50 15th Annual Project PRESENTING SPONSOR GOLD SPONSORS SILVER SPONSOR MINNESOTA GOPHER SPORTS PROPERTIES SPECIAL SECTION | OCTOBER 2013 GROWING FAST IS A WILD RIDEFind out how the Twin Cities’ fastest-growing companies manage it. Presenting Sponsorship $25,000 Available Includes full page color ad, online special section Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes full page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available Honoree VIP Lounge $3,500 Available
  • 27. VERSION 6 PAGE 27 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS CFO of the Year Awards 8th Annual Project The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal is proud to honor the top CFOs in the Twin Cities for their outstanding performance as corporate financial stewards. Finalists and winners will be recognized at an awards luncheon in November. Program Structure Honorees are chosen from a pool of public nominations by a panel of judges from ACG, FEI and MSPBJ editorial team. The awards will are presented in nine catego- ries: Public Company CFO, Large Private Company CFO, Medium Private Company CFO, Small Private Company CFO, Community Service, Nonprofit Organization CFO - Civic/Cultural/Educational, Nonprofit Organization CFO - Health Care and Career Achievement. Nominations open in June for the November project. Nominations open in June for the November project. Expected Attendance The CFO of the Year awards draws an average of 500 attendees. Attendance is made up of executives representing the organizations of honorees. Additionally top level executives, professional service firms and other key leaders from the greater metropolitan area are in attendance. Presenting Sponsorship $30,000 Available Includes full page color ad, online special section ($25,000 without online section) Platinum Sponsorship $18,000 Available Includes full page color ad Gold Sponsorship $12,000 Available Silver Sponsorship $5,000 Available
  • 28. VERSION 6 PAGE 28 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS MSPBJ Honors Join the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as we commemorate award recipients in our “MSPBJ Honors” for 2013. We will celebrate those companies and individuals recognized at our 2013 awards programs. The award programs included are: Executive of the Year, 40 under 40, Best in Real Estate, Women in Business, Eureka!, Diversity in Business, Best Places to Work, Titans of Technology, Fast 50 and CFO of the Year. This is a private reception, open only to honorees and sponsors. Expected Attendance The MSPBJ honors attracts 150 attendees in its first year, expected attendance for 2014 is over 200. Attendees are honorees from all signature projects for 2014. APRIL 2013 HonoringtheTwinCities’best realestateprojectsandpeople Ryan Cos. Tony Barranco (left) and Mark Schoening, and Chris Culp of The Excelsior Group are leading the development of 222 Hennepin, this year’s Best Overall honoree | page A12 LifetimeAchievementhonoree PeggyLucas|pageA20 YEARS OF ELIGIBILITY 1 9 7 3 1 9 7 4 1 9 7 5 1 9 7 6 1 9 7 7 1 9 7 8 1 9 7 9 1 9 8 0 1 9 8 1 1 9 8 2 1 9 8 3 1 9 8 4 1 9 8 5 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 7 1 9 8 8 1 9 8 9 1 9 9 0 1 9 9 1 1 9 9 2 2 0 1 3 2013 1 9 9 3 1 9 9 4 you must be at least this young to ride this ride S P E C I A L S E C T I O N A U G U S T 2 0 1 3 P L A T I N U M WORK HARD PLAY HARD SPECIAL SECTION JULY 2013 Sylvia Bartley Thompson Aderinkomi Jerry Crow Tom DeGree & Dean Schlaak Derek Dorr Andy Huynh Daniel Duty Roberta Kehne Janeé Harteau Peter Reyes Alan Duff Rita Johnson-Mills Chris Garcia Joseph Nayquonabe Jr. Steve Humerickhouse FEATURING 21 HONOREES INCLUDING JOYCE TRUONG & WILLIAM XIONG PRESENTING SPONSOR GOLD SPONSORS SILVER SPONSOR MINNESOTA GOPHER SPORTS PROPERTIES SPECIAL SECTION | OCTOBER 2013 GROWING FAST IS A WILD RIDEFind out how the Twin Cities’ fastest-growing companies manage it. Presenting Sponsorship $20,000 Available Includes die cut chapter tab in the honors section of the Book of Lists Platinum Sponsorship $10,000 Available Includes full page color ad in the Book of List MSPBJ Honors section Silver Sponsorship $2,500 Available
  • 29. VERSION 6 PAGE 29 OF 29 MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL BUSINESS JOURNAL » 2014 SPONSORSHIPS AND EVENTS Questions? We are happy to answer any questions you have about the information in this packet. If you do not have an assigned Account Executive, please use the contact information below. Happy Sponsoring! Sponsorship Inquiries Kathy Robideau Director of Advertising 612-288-2134 krobideau@bizjournals.com Event Inquiries Nicole Drennan Events Manager 612-288-2129 mspbjevents@bizjournals.com Resources » Events calendar: mspbj.com/calendar » » Nominations: mspbj.com/nomination » » Sponsorship & advertising information: krobideau@bizjournals.com »