2019 Veterans In Business Network National Conference - San Diego

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, government agencies, and prime contractors who encourage 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 the 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
  • NEW: One slide deck with your company information to be played during the Opportunity Expo
  • NEW: Invitation to participate in the monthly Veteran Informational Partnership (VIP) Meetings

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:

  • Award and recognition as a Commitment Sponsor during the Opportunity Expo
  • Select Exhibitor table top location prior to the VIB Conference


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
  • Award and recognition as a Loyalty Sponsor during the Opportunity Expo
  • Your company on the Opportunity Expo Passport Card
  • Opportunity to speak during the Opportunity Expo 
  • 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 2019 VIB Network outreach events
  • Logo on all Business Development webinars as a Webinar Sponsor
  • Opportunity to share your company outreach events throughout the year in the VIB Newsletter


Courage Sponsor:  $20,000 graystar2graystar2

As a 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 VIB 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 and speaking opportunity at all 2019 VIB Network outreach events


Excellence Sponsor:  $30,000 graystar2graystar2graystar2

As an Excellence Sponsor, your company shows it 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 VIB Conference during the Welcome Reception
  • Logo displayed as the Welcome Reception Sponsor during the VIB Conference 
  • 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)
  • Participation on the VIB Network Business Advisory Committee 


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 VIB Conference Banquet Luncheon
  • Logo displayed as the Banquet Luncheon Sponsor during the VIB Conference
  • 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)
  • Logo and Welcome remarks at all 2019 VIB Network outreach events


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 2019 Directory Sponsor on main VIB Network website
  • Company Banner ad and logo on all NEW 2019 VIB Network projects


General Exhibitor (non-Veteran):  $1,500
Government/Nonprofit/Veteran Business Exhibitor: $750

As an Exhibitor, you will have the opportunity to network with Veteran businesses, Corporations, Government Agencies, and Prime Contractors. Exhibitor tables tops are selected during conference check-in: 6-foot table, chair, and linen.

  • 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

 


Other Sponsorship Opportunities: Available for Corporations, Prime Contractors and Veteran Businesses

We have a variety of opportunities to get your company noticed at the VIB Conference. To discuss other sponsorship opportunities contact VIB Executive Director Rebecca at rebecca@vibnetwork.org or call (619) 995-1969. Below are just a few ideas, feel free to give us a call to discuss these options or others you may have.

  • Tactical Networking
  • VIB Network Cafe  
  • AM or PM Breaks   
  • Beverage Sponsor   
  • Dessert Sponsor       
  •  VIB Conference App
  • Event Bags             
  •  Flip Flops                
  • Sunglasses              
  •      and More!                    


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




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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