Sponsorship Opportunities

Series dates 

 

Become a Sponsor

Apparo’s ConnectivIT Series is a celebration of philanthropy and civic engagement through technology. Your sponsorship of the series enables Apparo to provide local nonprofits technology resources, creating positive social change in your community. 

Early incentive: Commit to 3 years by September 30, 2016 and receive an extra ticket to the CIO Host Reception for all 3 years for sponsorships of 15K and above and keep your sponsorship cost the same for the next 3 years.

 

Presenting Sponsorship- $70,000

As the exclusive Presenting Sponsor, you will receive the highest level of sponsorship recognition along with the opportunity to speak during ConnectivIT Series events. Customized benefits are available in addition to the benefits listed below

  • 6 Tickets to the CIO Host Reception at Bank of America, Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • 8 Tickets to the CIO Cocktail at Duke Energy, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 24 Tickets to the VIP Reception immediately preceding the ConnectivIT Ball at the Charlotte Convention Center, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • 24 Tickets to the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Podium time to welcome guests
  • Designated branded lounge
  • Photo booth. Includes logo on signage, and logo on all guest photo take-a-ways
  • Priority seating at the ball
  • Full page color ad in the program
  • Recognition as a Community Impact Project sponsor
    • Recognition in various media and advertisements
  • Company logo and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation

 

Premium Sponsorships— $40,000

 

VIP Reception Sponsor

As the exclusive VIP Reception Sponsor be the first to officially kick off the ConnectivIT Ball with 150 guests, including 30+ CIOs at the VIP Reception immediately preceding the ball.

 

After-Dinner Reception Sponsor

As the exclusive After-Dinner Reception Sponsor you will treat your guests to a coffee bar, desserts and entertainment immediately following the evening’s program and dinner.

 

Additional benefits for Premium Sponsors:

  • 3 Tickets to the CIO Host Reception at Bank of America, Thursday, November 3, 2016
    • Podium time to thank and invite guests to the reception directly after dinner
    • Branding on all signage at the After-Dinner
    • Priority seating at the ball
    • Full page color ad in the program
  • 4 Tickets to the CIO Cocktail at Duke Energy, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 6 Tickets to the VIP Reception immediately preceding the ConnectivIT Ball at the Charlotte Convention Center, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • 16 Tickets (2 Tables) to the ConnectivIT Ball on Saturday, April 22, 2017
    • Recognition in various media and advertisements
  • Company logo and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation
  • Recognition as a Community Impact Project sponsor

 

Luxury Sponsorships— $35,000

 

 

Lounge Sponsors (Two Available)

As a Lounge Sponsor you will provide an intimate space for guests to mingle and enjoy specialty drinks created by a professional mixologist amid your company’s custom signage.

Valet Sponsor

As the exclusive Valet Sponsor you will showcase two of your high performance, luxury automobiles at the event. Both vehicles will be strategically placed for optimal exposure.

Auction and Raffle Sponsor

As the exclusive Auction and Raffle Sponsor you will be a part of the action all night long! Your logo will be displayed throughout the night as guests bid on their favorite auction items and purchase raffle tickets.

 

Additional benefits for Luxury Sponsors:

  • 3 Tickets to the CIO Host Reception at Bank of America, Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • 4 Tickets to the CIO Cocktail at Duke Energy, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 6 Tickets to the VIP Reception immediately preceding the ConnectivIT Ball at the Charlotte Convention Center, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • 16 Tickets to the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Signage with your company’s logo on the Auction and Raffle areas
  • Company logo as the banner on the mobile auction site
  • Priority seating at the ball
  • Full page color ad in the program
  • Company logo and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation
  • Recognition a Community Impact Project Sponsor
    • Recognition in various media and advertisements

 

2017 Sponsorship Levels and Benefits:

 

$20,000 Terabyte Sponsorship

  • 2 Tickets to the CIO Host Reception at Bank of America, Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • 2 Tickets to the CIO Cocktail at Duke Energy, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 4 Tickets to the VIP Reception immediately preceding the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017, Charlotte Convention Center
  • 16 Tickets to the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Full page color ad in the program
  • Priority seating at the ball
  • Opportunity to provide 2-4 volunteers to assist with registration and auction
    • Recognition in various media and advertisements
  • Company logo and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation

 

$15,000 Gigabyte Sponsorship

  • 1 Ticket to the CIO Host Reception at Bank of America, Thursday, November 3, 2016
  • 2 Tickets to the CIO Cocktail at Duke Energy, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 2 Tickets to the VIP Reception immediately preceding the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017, Charlotte Convention Center
  • 8 Tickets to the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • ½ Page color ad in the program
  • Opportunity to provide 2-4 volunteers to assist with registration and auction
    • Recognition in various media and advertising as available
  • Company name and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation

 

$10,000 Megabyte Sponsorship

  • 2 Tickets to the CIO Cocktail at Duke Energy, Wednesday, February 15, 2017
  • 8 Tickets to the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017, Charlotte Convention Center
  • ½ Page color ad in the program
  • Opportunity to provide 2-4 volunteers to assist with registration and auction
    • Recognition in various media and advertisements
  • Company name and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation

 

$7,500 Kilobyte Sponsorship

  • 4 Tickets to the ConnectivIT Ball, Saturday, April 22, 2017, Charlotte Convention Center
  • 1/4 Page color ad in the program
  • Opportunity to provide 2-4 volunteers to assist with registration and auction
    • Recognition in various media and advertisements

Company name and link on Apparo website, corporate newsletter and ConnectivIT Ball invitation.

For more information about the 2017 ConnectivIT Series contact:


Aly Lerner, Director of Development, at (704) 716-7767 x226; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.