2018 Event Hosting Opportunities

Hosting / sponsoring a Leawood Chamber event is an extremely affordable way for you to get your brand and your staff in front of a great group of prospects / referral partners who are, just like you, interested in mutual business success. Just think how hard it is to get in front of 50-100 people to give a presentation, or to get an appointment for your business development team in front of this many people. These spots go fast, so be sure to act today!

Event Sponsorship Offerings – Comparison Matrix

Click here to view a PDF of all 2018 sponsorship opportunities.

Morning Minglings Host - $350

Morning Mingling events are (almost always) the third Tuesday of the month from 8:00AM-9:30AM. These events are typically held at the host’s business. This gives people the chance to see your location. Some of our hosts have offered tours at the end of the event if there’s more to see! Here are a few key considerations for you as an event host:

  • Event space must be able to accommodate space and parking for at least 80 people
  • Host will provide beverages and food (typically coffee/water/OJ & breakfast foods; granola, fruit, pastries, etc.)
  • Host has the exclusive right to put out any marketing materials they would like. No outside marketing materials or door prizes from other companies will be set out or given away at the event without host’s permission.
  • Host will provide 4 door prizes
  • Host will have the opportunity to give a 2-3 minute speech during the event
  • Leawood Chamber will promote the event on social media & in our Member Memo prior to the event to help boost attendance.
  • All promotional materials sent out by the Chamber will include host’s company name/logo and a link to their site.
  • Leawood Chamber will collect all reservations and provide staffing and attendee name badges the day of the event.
  • Host will receive a Contact List for all members who attend
After Hours Host - $350

After Hours events are (almost always) the first Wednesday of the month from 4:30PM-6:00PM. These events are typically held at the host’s business. This gives people the chance to see your location. Some of our hosts have offered tours at the end of the event if there’s more to see! Here are a few key considerations for you as an event host:

  • Event space must be able to accommodate space and parking for at least 80 people
  • Host provides beverages and food; typically water/soda/beer/wine & hors d’oeuvres
  • Host has the exclusive right to put out any marketing materials they would like. No outside marketing materials or door prizes will be set out or given away at the event without host’s permission.
  • Host will provide at least 4 door prizes
  • Host will have the opportunity to give a 2-3 minute speech during the event
  • Leawood Chamber will promote the event on social media/Member Memo prior to the event to help boost attendance.
  • All promotional materials sent out by the Chamber will include host’s company name/logo and a link to their site.
  • Leawood Chamber will collect all reservations and provide staffing and attendee name badges the day of the event.
  • Host will receive a Contact List for all members who attended
Chamber Luncheon Sponsor - $300

Luncheons are typically held at The Ritz Charles in Overland Park on the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30AM-1:00PM. However, if you have an event space, we‘d be glad to chat with you about hosting it there!

  • Sponsor will have 2-3 minutes to speak in front of attendees at the event
  • Sponsor may introduce the guest speaker (optional)
  • Sponsor may put out any marketing materials/company collateral they would like for each guest
  • Leawood Chamber will not allow any outside marketing materials to be set out at the event without your permission
  • Sponsor logo will be displayed on the projector screen from the time guests arrive until the program starts, and after the slideshow/presentation is complete at the end of the event
  • All promotional materials sent out by Leawood Chamber will include sponsor’s company name and a link to their site
  • Sponsor will receive two complimentary lunches and seating at the Head Table
  • Sponsor will receive a Contact List for all members who attended
Legislative Luncheon Sponsor - $725

  Sold to Saint Luke’s Health System

January 3, 2018  |  11:15AM – 1:00PM

Here’s an easy and cost-effective way to promote your business in front of the area’s top business professionals and local legislators. Area legislators participate in a panel discussion to key business issues before a crowd of approximately 75-100 business professionals and concerned citizens. You will have the opportunity to give a 3-5 minute speech to welcome guests and promote your business. Your company logo will appear prominently on the event e-vite, which is sent to more than 2,000 members and prospective members, and it will be displayed on the LeawoodChamber.org event page. Your logo will also be displayed on the podium during the event.

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Four complimentary lunches
  • Exclusive right to place company collateral at each seat and/or table

Receive a contact list of all member attendees

Young Professionals After Hours Host - $250

This event generally occurs on a quarterly basis on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 5:00PM-6:30PM. These events are for our members who are between the ages of 21-39 and are typically held at the host’s business. This gives attendees the chance to see your location. Some of our hosts have offered tours at the end of the event if there’s more to see! Here are a few key considerations for you as an event host:

  • Event space must be able to accommodate space and parking for at least 60 people
  • Host provides beverages and food; typically water/soda/beer/wine & hors d’oeuvres
  • Leawood Chamber will not allow any outside marketing materials or door prizes to be set out or given away at your event without your permission.
  • Host will have the exclusive right to put out any marketing materials they would like
  • Host will provide at least 4 door prizes
  • Host will have the opportunity to give a 2-3 minute speech in front of attendees
  • Leawood Chamber will promote the event on our social media/Member Memo prior to the event to help boost attendance
  • All promotional materials sent out by Leawood Chamber will include host’s company name/logo and a link to their site
  • Leawood Chamber will collect all reservations and provide staffing and attendee name badges the day of the event
  • Host will receive a Contact List for all members who attended
Young Professionals Lunch & Learn Sponsor and/or Host - $200

Lunch & Learns are typically held the fourth Thursday of the month from 11:30AM-1:00PM. These are education sessions for our members who are between the ages of 21-39. The lunch can be held at the sponsor’s location, a fellow member’s location, or the Chamber Conference Room.  Key considerations as the sponsor are:

  • Event space must be able to accommodate space and parking for at least 50 people
  • Leawood Chamber secures caterer
  • Sponsor receives two complimentary lunches
  • Chamber staff secures a presenter to share their expertise in a chosen topical area
  • Sponsor will have 2-3 minutes to speak in-front of attendees
  • Sponsor will receive a Contact List for all members who attended
  • All promotional materials sent out by Leawood Chamber will include sponsor’s company name, logo, and a link to their site
  • Sponsor may put out any marketing materials/company collateral they would like attendees to have
  • Leawood Chamber will not allow any outside marketing materials to be set out at the event without sponsor’s permission