2018 Veterans In Business Network National Conference

Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Sponsor Benefits

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It has been our experience that the best way we can help veterans in business is to align the mission of our corporate and government sponsors with our own. When our sponsors are succeeding with their diversity programs, our Network benefits through contract opportunities. We want to understand the specific needs of our sponsors and tailor business objectives to fit the mission of the VIB Network. We are invested in the success of our sponsors because their mission is our mission.

The VIB Network offers sponsors direct access and information to SDVOSBs, DVBEs and Veteran Small Businesses. We are proud to partner with corporations and government agencies who encourages growth in the Veteran business community.   

  • Connect with SDVOSBs, DVBEs and Veteran small businesses in various industries nationwide
  • Access to the VIB Network directory to locate SDVOBs/DVBEs and Veteran small businesses nationwide
  • Access to VIB Network Contracting Opportunities page to post RFIs, RFPs or RFQs
  • Access to VIB Network Events Page to post your Veteran business outreach events
  • Utilize VIB Network’s social media to reach out to the Veteran Business Community
  • Social media posts show your company’s support of the Veteran Business Community
  • Highly visible public image campaign to reach to all Veteran businesses nationwide
  • Opportunity to submit information on our weekly email blast to 40,000 subscribers 
  • Link/Share your events or achievements via VIB Network Social Media posts

Sponsorship Opportunities

VIB Network sponsorship benefits include all the below PLUS additional benefits per sponsorship level.

  • Social Media Recognition with Chairman Cole Woodman• Quarter page color advertisement in event program
  • 2 tickets to the Welcome Reception
  • 2 tickets to the Banquet Luncheon
  • 2 tickets to the Banquet Dinner
  • Your company logo on the conference website
  • Your logo displayed in the event program and welcome sign at conference
  • Exhibitor tabletop – 6’ table, chairs, linen
  • Participation at the “Tactical Networking” roundtable business matchmaking
  • Social media posts throughout the conference
  • Logo on the conference marketing material

Commitment Sponsor:  $2,500

Your Commitment Sponsorship shows your company is committed to the success of the Veteran business community. 
In addition to the above your Commitment Sponsorship Includes:

  • Participation in the monthly Veteran Information Partnership (VIP) Meetings


Loyalty Sponsor:  $5,000

As a Loyalty Sponsor your company shows its loyalty to support the Veterans businesses community. 
In addition to the above your Loyalty Sponsorship includes:

  • Advertisement upgrade: Half page color advertisement in event program
  • Welcome participation at the “Operation DVBE/SDVOSB Certification Success!” event
  • Recognition as a 2018 Directory Sponsor on main VIB Network website


Integrity Sponsor:  $10,000 graystar2

As an Integrity Sponsor your company recognizes the integrity that the Veterans businesses bring to the marketplace. 
In addition to the above your Integrity Sponsorship includes:

  • Award recognition during the Banquet Luncheon
  • Logo displayed on VIB Network main website
  • Logo on email blasts to 40000 nationwide
  • Advertisement Upgrade: Full page color advertisement in event program
  • Welcome participation to all 2018 VIB Network outreach events
  • Logo on all Business Development webinars as a Webinar Sponsor
  • Participation in the Monthly Veteran Information Partnership (VIP) Meetings


Courage Sponsor:  $20,000 graystar2graystar2

As an Courage Sponsor your company shows that it supports Veterans who have the courage to become business owners. 
In addition to the above your Courage Sponsorship includes:

  • One sponsored seminar during conference
  • 2 additional tickets to the Welcome Reception (4 tickets)
  • 2 additional tickets to the Banquet Lunch (4 tickets)
  • 2 additional tickets to the Banquet Dinner (4 tickets)
  • Welcome participation to all 2018 VIB Network outreach events
  • Logo on all Business Development webinars as a Webinar Sponsor
  • Participation in the Monthly Veteran Information Partnership (VIP) Meetings


Excellence Sponsor:  $30,000 graystar2graystar2graystar2

As an Excellence Sponsor your company shows its supports the drive for Excellence in Veteran businesses nationwide. 
In addition to the above your Excellence Sponsorship includes:

  • Remarks by your company representative at the Welcome Reception
  • Logo displayed as the Welcome Reception Sponsor 
  • 4 additional tickets to the Welcome Reception (6 tickets)
  • 4 additional tickets to the Banquet Lunch (6 tickets)
  • 4 additional tickets to the Banquet Dinner (6 tickets)
  • Welcome participation to all 2018 VIB Network outreach events
  • Logo on all Business Development webinars as a Webinar Sponsor
  • Participation in the Monthly Veteran Information Partnership (VIP) Meetings


Honor Sponsor:  $40,000 graystar2graystar2graystar2graystar2

As an Honor Sponsor your company shows that it honors our Veteran business community nationwide. 
In addition to the above your Honor Sponsorship includes:

  • Remarks by your company representative at the Banquet Luncheon
  • Logo displayed as the Banquet Luncheon Sponsor 
  • 6 additional tickets to the Welcome Reception (8 tickets)
  • One prominent table of 8 at the Banquet Luncheon (8 tickets)
  • One prominent table of 8 at the Award Banquet Dinner (8 tickets)
  • Welcome participation to all 2018 VIB Network outreach events
  • Logo on all Business Development webinars as a Webinar Sponsor
  • Participation in the Monthly Veteran Information Partnership (VIP) Meetings


Five Star Sponsor:  $50,000 graystar2graystar2graystar2graystar2graystar2

As a Five Star Title Sponsor your company will receive maximum recognition as a SDVOSB/DVBE and Veteran business supporter nationwide. In addition to the above your Five Star Title Sponsorship includes:

  • Remarks by your company representative at the Award Banquet Dinner (Media Opportunity)
  • Remarks by your company representative at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (Media Opportunity)
  • Company representative on panel at the Monday General Session
  • Award recognition as Title Sponsor at the Award Banquet Dinner 
  • Logo prominently displayed as the Award Banquet Dinner Sponsor 
  • 8 additional tickets to the Welcome Reception (10 tickets)
  • One prominent table of 10 at the Banquet Luncheon (10 tickets)
  • One prominent table of 10 at the Award Banquet Dinner (10 tickets)
  • Prominent recognition as a 2018 Directory Sponsor on main VIB Network website
  • Welcome participation to all 2018 VIB Network outreach events
  • Logo on all Business Development webinars as a Webinar Sponsor
  • Participation in the Monthly Veteran Information Partnership (VIP) Meetings


General Exhibitor (non-Veteran):  $1,250
Government/Veteran Business Exhibitor: $750

As an Exhibitor you will have the opportunity to network with Veteran businesses, Corporations and Government Agencies. Exhibitor tables are selected during conference check-in.

  • 1 ticket to the Welcome Reception
  • 1 ticket to the Banquet Luncheon
  • 1 ticket to the Banquet Dinner
  • Participation at the “Tactical Networking” roundtable business matchmaking

Get Your Business Noticed!

Event Program Advertising

Gain maximum exposure during the VIB Network National conference and 
place an ad in the event program. Ad space is available to Corporations, 
Government Agencies and Veteran businesses. 

• Full Page:  
8” w  x  10.5” h:  $1000    
• Half Page:  8” w  x  5.125” h:  $750
• Quarter Page:  3.875” w  x  5.125” h:  $500


How to submit your artwork: 

Set ad artwork to the desired ad space, save as a print quality PDF, 300 dpi and email to director@vibnetwork.org with the subject line in email: Ad for (company name) Event Program. Make sure to include contact information with the ad.

Need help creating an ad for the event program?
We can help!  All artwork is required two weeks prior to the conference date. Any artwork received after that date is not guaranteed placement in the event program.  

Questions?  
Contact us!  We'd be happy to help you.


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