Become a Sponsor

Benefits to sponsorship may include the following based on level –

Sponsorship Highlights:

  • Exclusive competition room naming rights
  • High visibility pre-event & onsite association
  • Award participation
  • Podium acknowledgements

Digital Benefits:

  • Logo placement on the Accelerate Michigan home page
  • Logo placement on major email blasts
  • Logo placement on major social media campaigns
  • Logo placement on official competition recap coverage
  • Customizable page on the AMIC website with company details & an email capture
  • Ability to use the Accelerate Michigan logo on your Company’s website and marketing materials. Hyperlink between sites provided.
  • Recognition in press releases at the end of each release in the boilerplate paragraph. A minimum of five press releases are developed and distributed to a robust mailing list of hundreds of business media.

Onsite Benefits:

  • Verbal acknowledgement of sponsorship at key events including the opening night reception, conference programs, the finalist announcements and the Accelerate Michigan gala. This recognition is provided as feasible and appropriate.
  • Speaking opportunity
  • Up to 10’ by 10’ display booth or tabletop display is available to your company
  • Prize naming rights
  • Looped video advertisements
  • Marketing material placement
  • Logo placement on the cover of the Accelerate Michigan conference attendee materials
  • Sponsorship recognition, including logo placement, on applicable banners, signs, welcome slides and conference agenda
  • Advertisement placement in Accelerate Michigan conference attendee materials – 500 attendees expected
  • Logo placement through breakfast, lunch, dinner & bar
  • Complimentary competition & gala tickets

Post-Event Benefits:

  • First right of refusal for 2017
  • Access to the Accelerate Michigan attendee list (name & company), one week prior to the event
  • Company quotes and promotional descriptions provided by Accelerate Michigan during relevant media interviews and coverage.
  • Referrals to major media as innovation experts to help promote company in event coverage

VIP Registrations:

  • Registrations to the Accelerate Michigan competition at the Cobo Convention Center on Thursday, November 3rd at 8am
  • Registrations to the Accelerate Michigan Gala Awards Dinner at the Cobo Convention Center on Thursday, November 3rd at 6pm. VIP seating to be provided.


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Martin Dober

Seun Oyewole