AFP July Forum - Landing and Keeping Event Sponsorships, with Patricia Kern


July 19 Breakfast Forum:

"Your Company Name Here" Presents...
Landing and Keeping Event Sponsorships, with Patricia Kern

8:00am – 9:30am, Kauffman Conference Center, 4801 Rockhill Rd., KCMO

$15 for AFP members, $25 nonmembers. Breakfast provided.

A fast paced discussion – audience participation required – on what event sponsors want and how we can help provide it -- at our event!

  • What are the Event Sponsorship Benefits?  Important or a pesky detail?
  • Steps to cultivate sponsors
  • Benefits and measurements that matter to the sponsor
  • Have you ever seen this benefit: “Full page, back cover, color ad in program book”?  Rate it.  Discussion!
  • How to get your sponsors to attend your event.
  • “Opportunity to place company pens on all tables-supplied by sponsor” – Why this matters or does it?

Bring your event materials and share with others! 


Led by:

Patricia Kern CFRE

Patricia Kern, CFRE Principal at Kern+Associates, has a 20+ year history in the non-profit sector and has successfully designed and completed annual and capital campaigns, foundation and corporate fundraising strategies, special events, and has managed all aspects of a Resource Development program for non-profits of all sizes.  Kern has been a speaker at the local and national level on such topics as Fundraising Strategies, Stewarding more Dollars, Involving Your Board, How to Build a Successful Development Office and Raising Operational Dollars—How?



  • When

  • Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

  • Where

  • Kauffman Conference Center
    4801 Rockhill Rd.
    Kansas City, Missouri 64110

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