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Women TIES thanks the following retreat sponsors for supporting
this event and women entrepreneurship in New York State.
 

Global Vision Sponsors

SUNY Oswego School of Business

Accredited by AACSB since 2002, the School of Business offers a range of undergraduate programs, several interdisciplinary programs, an MBA and combined five-year BS/MBA and BS/masters of programs to approximately 1,650 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. Housed in renovated Rich Hall, our classes provide practical skills and project-based learning to complement theory, with a strong and successful alumni network that can help you during and after your college years. Graduate students have the option of taking classes online or at the Metro Center in downtown Syracuse.



Gwen, Inc.

During her 30-year leadership career, Gwen Webber-McLeod noticed a pattern among emerging and established leaders who quietly floundered while attempting to achieve business goals, often arriving at their positions as a result of technical ability or longevity, rather than their capacity to lead and manage teams. Their technical skills did not extend to strategic relationship building necessary to motivate, mobilize, and inspire employees. Gwen found leaders were not intentional about developing their own skills and were experiencing feelings of inadequacy, finding themselves at a loss where to turn for help.

Through The Leadership Connection®: A Resource Centered on Great Leadership, a division of Gwen Inc., the company provides leadership education, professional consulting and facilitation, mentoring/coaching, and technical assistance in organizations, businesses, and public venues whose leaders are working to achieve their potential.

Gwen is also the founder of You Can't Fail Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides strategically designed multicultural leadership development experiences for emerging and established women leaders. These experiences explore and place emphasis on the unique leadership journey of professional women of color and those who support them.



Laci's Tapas Bar

Laura and Cindy started their first "Laci's" venture in the regional market commons called Laci's Coffee Cafe. It is still going strong under a new name "Bohemian Beans Cafe" but it still has the same spirit and the same $2.00 chairs they bought at an auction!

They moved from there to Laci's at the Palace Theatre, then onto Laci's Burger Joint on James St. to Laci's Tapas Bar. It has been a great journey so far and I think there may still be more yet to come!

We strive to personify 'customer service'. If you are not greeted with a smile and possibly by your first name (if we remember it) then you are probably not at Laci's. Each venture that we go into is a lesson from the last. We love people and we love food...there you have it.



Women's Athletic Network

The Women's Athletic Network is a division of Women TIES that promotes athletic events for women entrepreneurs to participate in, train for or support as spectators.

We want to connect women who are interested in athletics make vital business connections and new relationships with other women state-wide who have the same interests. We hope connecting physically will enhance business relationships and friendships pertinent to success just like men have done for years.

We also want to put more women in the seats supporting female athletic teams. Title IX, which was part of the Higher Education Amendments in 1972, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance including athletics and sports. Although there is more equality in the number of girls and boys sports teams in high school and college, there still aren't equal numbers of spectators or season holders supporting women's athletic events. We hope this new division can contribute to helping this cause.



National Unity Sponsors

Brophy Services

Brophy Services Inc. is headquartered in Syracuse New York. We are a fully insured, comprehensive janitorial company that has provided facilities maintenance, commercial cleaning, janitorial services and product distribution to businesses since 1986. With over 30 years in the cleaning and janitorial industry, Brophy Services has the experience needed to help create a combination of services to partner with you in maintaining your facility. Services we offer include: carpet cleaning, concrete polishing, exterior window cleaning, floor care, kaivacing/restroom cleaning, office cleaning, solar panel cleaning, and distribution of janitorial supplies and custom paper products.



Gift Bag Sponsors

TRM Environmental Consultants, LLC

State Pride Sponsors

Pathfinder Bank

Women's Business Center of New York State



Regional Collaborative Sponsors

Allyn Family Foundation

Colden Corporation

Elizabeth Quilter

Mirbeau

 



P.O.W.E.R. Conference Sponsorship Opportunities and Promotional Benefits

In order to produce this event and give companies that are interested in supporting women entrepreneurship in New York the chance to market to successful women business owners, Women TIES is seeking sponsorship support for this popular and powerful one-day program.

Women TIES is known for its marketing expertise, strong client following and loyalty to our corporate sponsors. Together we know sponsors can help us create a more powerful and unique business retreat where strong, successful women gather to motivate, inspire and empower each other.

We hope you'll join us in inspiring success to our constituents and this major business market. We look forward to partnering with you.

 

Global Vision Sponsorship ($1,000)
Luncheon Sponsorship ($1,000)

  • Corporate logo, profile, and website link placed on Women TIES' highly ranked website leading up to event (placed on the Retreat mini-website attached to major website)
  • Corporate logo and website link placed in Wednesday Wisdom e-newsletter sent to 3,300 women per week for approximately 8 weeks leading up to and 2 weeks after the event
  • Corporate name/logo placed on all event promotional and print materials
  • Corporate name publicized in every event press release and publicity
  • Corporate name publicized in other media partners promotion
  • Corporate name publicized periodically in all social media sources
  • Corporate recognition and visibility at event and photo opportunity in front of exclusive crowd of 150 or more
  • One-page corporate information sheet included in attendee event binder
  • Corporate name listed on major event signage
  • Corporate logo and name displayed on audio visual projection during event day
  • Business Booth given for event day promotion
  • Five tickets to the event for female (only) staff, clients or associates

National Unity Sponsorship ($750)
Breakfast Sponsorship ($750)

  • Corporate logo, profile and website link placed on Women TIES' highly ranked website leading up to event (placed on the Retreat mini-website attached to major website)
  • Corporate logo and website link placed in Wednesday Wisdom e-newsletter sent to 3,300 women per week for approximately 8 weeks leading up to and 2 weeks after the event
  • Corporate name placed on all event promotional and print materials
  • Corporate name publicized in one press release listing sponsors
  • Corporate name publicized in some social media sources
  • Corporate name recognition and visibility in front of exclusive crowd of 150 or more
  • One-page corporate information sheet included in attendee event binder
  • Corporate name listed on major event signage
  • Corporate logo and name displayed on audio visual projection during event day
  • Business Booth given for event day promotion
  • Four tickets to the event for female (only) staff, clients or associates

State Pride Sponsorship ($500)
Gift Bag Sponsorship ($500)

  • Corporate name and website link on Women TIES' highly ranked website on the Retreat page
  • Corporate name with website link placed in Wednesday Wisdom e-newsletter sent to 3,300 women per week for approximately 8 weeks leading up to event and 2 weeks after the event.
  • Corporate name placed on all event promotional and print materials
  • Corporate name publicized in some social media sources
  • Half-page corporate information sheet included in attendee event binder
  • Corporate name listed on major event signage
  • Corporate name displayed on audio visual projection during event day
  • Business Booth given for event day promotion
  • Two tickets to the event for female (only) staff, clients or associates

Regional Connector Sponsorship ($250)

  • Corporate name and website link on Women TIES' highly ranked website on the Retreat page
  • Corporate name placed in Wednesday Wisdom e-newsletter sent to 3,300 women per week four weeks leading up to event and one week after.
  • Business name and website address listed as corporate sponsor in attendee event binder
  • Business Booth given for event day promotion
  • One ticket to the event for female (only) staff, client or associate

Business Showcase Exhibitor ($200)
Limited to first 20 registrants

  • Corporate name and website link listed in Wednesday Wisdom Newsletter one week before and one week after the event
  • Business name and website address listed in attendee event binder
  • Business Booth given for event day promotion
  • Corporate name on special business booth signage
  • One ticket to the event for female (only) staff, client or associate

Media Sponsorships (Gift-in-Kind Promotion)

  • Special packages can be established for media sponsorship or gift-in-kind sponsorships based on value of promotional value.

Women TIES strongly encourages interested corporate sponsors to commit to the event as soon as possible so promotion can begin immediately for ultimate business advertising and promotional opportunities. To become a sponsor, or for more information about sponsorship levels, promotional benefits or the event, please contact Tracy Higginbotham, President of Women TIES, at info@womenties.com or by calling 315-708-4288.

Thank you for your time and consideration in partnering with us to bring this empowering, powerful entrepreneurial event to women entrepreneurs in Central New York.

 

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