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Sponsorship Levels

Best Buddies Champion of the Year is an exciting fundraising campaign that brings together leaders of inclusion from all over the country. Our Champion Candidates are dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Best Buddies, and they work tirelessly to promote our mission of creating opportunities for friendships, jobs, and inclusive living. At the end of the campaign, we celebrate the collective impact of our Champions and name the ultimate Champion of the Year. Join us in supporting this important cause!

PresentingSponsor - $25,000

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.17.24        

Pre-Event

• Name/Company logo on the Gala invitations sent to 500+ people • Company logo with link on • Champion of the Year event website and BBMN state website for 12 months • Mention in event related press release and BBMN newsletters • Mention/tag on BBMN social media channels 4 times prior to the gala, with opportunity for video promotion of the event from company representative • Opportunity to attend and speak at private Champion • •Kickoff event in September

Event NIght

• Three tables (30 seats) to the gala with front row seating and complimentary champagne for each guest Invitation to exclusive VIP pre-gala event with Best • Buddies State Ambassadors and Champions • Executive speaking role within the event program • Company logo on gala Step & Repeat • Two full page ads in the gala program book (distributed to 400 guests) • Recognized as Presenting Sponsor on all event materials and signage (digital and print), including pre-event email communications to over 5,200 people • Verbal recognition by emcee on night of event • Personalized plaque and gift presented during the event

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP Table seating for four guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • Full page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

PlatinumSponsor - $15,000

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.17.24        

Event NIght

• Two tables (20 seats) to the gala with preferred seating and complimentary champagne for each guest • Invitation to exclusive VIP pre-gala event with Best Buddies State Ambassadors and Champions • Recognized as “owner” of Heads & Tails game with opportunity to provide branded swag bag to winners • Full page ad in the gala program book (distributed to 400 guests) • Recognized as Platinum Sponsor on all event materials and signage (digital and print), including pre-event email communications to over 5,200 people Verbal recognition by emcee on night of event • Personalized plaque and gift presented during the event

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP Table seating for four guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • Full page Ad in Fashion Show Program book 

GoldSponsor - $10,000

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.17.24

Event NIght

• Two tables (20 seats) to the gala with preferred seating and complimentary champagne for each guest • Invitation to exclusive VIP pre-gala event with Best Buddies State Ambassadors and Champions • Recognized as “owner” of Heads & Tails game with opportunity to provide branded swag bag to winners • Full page ad in the gala program book (distributed to 400 guests) • Recognized as Platinum Sponsor on all event materials and signage (digital and print), including pre-event email communications to over 5,200 people • Verbal recognition by emcee on night of event • Personalized plaque and gift presented during the event

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP Table seating for four guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • Full page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

SilverSponsor - $5,000

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.17.24        

Event NIght

• One table (10 seats) to the gala • Invitation to exclusive VIP pre-gala event with Best Buddies State Ambassadors and Champions • 1/2 page ad in the gala program book (distributed to 400 guests) • Mention/tag on BBMN social media channels 1 time prior to the gala • Recognized as Silver Sponsor in all digital and print event materials and signage, including pre-event email communications to over 5,200 people • Verbal recognition by emcee on night of event • Company logo on Champion of the Year event website • Personalized plaque presented during the event

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP seating for four guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • Full page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

BronzeSponsor - $2,500

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.17.24        

Event NIght

• One table (10 seats) to the gala • Invitation to exclusive VIP pre-gala event with Best Buddies State Ambassadors and Champions • 1/2 page ad in the gala program book (distributed to 400 guests) • Mention/tag on BBMN social media channels 1 time prior to the gala • Recognized as Bronze Sponsor in all digital and print event materials and signage, including pre-event email communications to over 5,200 people • Verbal recognition by emcee on night of event • Company logo on Champion of the Year event website • Personalized plaque presented during the event

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP seating for four guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • Half page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

CrownSponsor - $2,000

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

       DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.17.24        

Event NIght

• One table (10 seats) to the gala

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP seating for two guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • Half page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

SashSponsor - $1,000

   CHAMPION OF THE YEAR GALA - 11.15.24  

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.18.23        

Event NIght

• Seating for two at the gala

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Priority VIP seating for two guests*

  • Verbal thank yous and logo displayed during Fashion Show

  • 1/4 page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

RunwaySponsor - $500

        DBWL FASHION SHOW - 10.18.23        

Pre-Event

  • Advertisement on social media and event collateral

Event NIght

  • Reserved seating for two guests*

  • 1/8 page Ad in Fashion Show Program book

*All benefits are based on availability and date of commitment.      

Gala Partnership Brochure

Fashion Show

ModelSponsor - $20

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