WEDA Event Sponsorships

Legislative Day Sponsor

$1,500 Apply Now

As a sponsor for Legislative Day, your organization will receive logo recognition on event signs and on event marketing materials. The sponsor will be given the opportunity to provide opening comments at Legislative Day.


Governor’s Conference

Featured Speaker Sponsor – $2,500   Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As a Speaker Sponsor for Governor’s Conference, your organization will receive have the opportunity to introduce the speaker, receive logo recognition on event signs and in the conference booklet. The sponsor will also receive four (4) registrations for the conference.


Break Sponsors – $500 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As a Break Sponsor for the Governor’s Conference, your organization will receive prominent recognition on event signage and in event materials.


Opening Reception Sponsor – $1,500 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As the Opening Reception Sponsor for the Governor’s Conference, your organization will receive specific recognition in front of the full conference and will be placed prominently on event signage and in the conference program. The sponsor will receive two (2) registrations to the conference. The opening reception will have approximately 100 people attending.


Conference Reception Sponsor – $3,000 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As the Conference Reception Sponsor for the Governor’s Conference, your organization will receive specific recognition in front of the full conference and will be placed prominently on event signage and conference program. The sponsor also receives a full-page ad in the conference program. The sponsor also received three (3) registrations to the conference. This is the largest reception with approximately 200 to 250 people attending.


Breakfast Buffet Sponsor – $1,500 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As the Breakfast Buffet Sponsor, your organization will receive specific recognition in front of the full conference, receive recognition on event program, web site and signs. The sponsor also receives a full-page ad in the conference program. The sponsor receives two (2) registrations to the conference.


Lunch Sponsor – $2,000 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As the Lunch Sponsor for the Governor’s Conference, you will have an opportunity to provide a short presentation on your organization before the full conference and introduce a session. In addition, your organization will be placed prominently on event signage and marketing materials. Your logo will be part of the Conference program and you will receive a full-page ad in the conference program. The sponsor also receives two (2) registrations to the conference.


After Hours Networking – $1,500 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As the After Hours Networking Sponsor for the Governor’s Conference, your organization will receive prominent recognition on event signage and in event materials. Your logo will be part of the Conference program and you will receive a full-page ad in the conference program. The sponsor also receives two (2) registrations to the conference.


Program Sponsor – $500 Apply Now

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is an exciting event of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. As a Program Sponsor for the Governor’s Conference, your organization will have a full-page ad placed in the conference program and will receive prominent recognition on event signs and conference marketing materials. The sponsor will also receive one (1) conference registration.


Basic Economic Development Course

Course Sponsor – $1,000 Apply Now

The Basic Economic Development Course is an IEDC certified course that provides 22 hours of training on all aspects of Economic Development. This course typically has 30 participants. The sponsor would receive logo recognition at the opening ceremony and during the refreshment breaks.


Best Practices Conference

Opening Reception Sponsor – $1500                      Apply Now

As the sponsor of the Opening Reception for the Best Practices Conference, you will have an opportunity to provide a 2-minute presentation on your organization before the full conference. In addition, your organization will be placed prominently on event signage and conference materials. This sponsorship includes two (2) registrations to the fall conference.


Break Sponsor (3 Breaks available) – $500 Apply Now

As a Break Sponsor for the Best Practices Conference, your organization will receive prominent recognition on event signage in event materials. This sponsorship includes one (1) registration to the fall conference.


Breakfast Buffet Sponsor – $1,000 Apply Now

As the Breakfast Buffet Sponsor for the Best Practices Conference, your organization will have an opportunity to provide a short presentation on your organization before the full conference and introduce a session. In addition, your organization will be placed prominently on event signage and in event materials. This sponsorship includes two (2) registrations to the Fall Conference.


Community and Economic Development Awards (CEDA) Luncheon Sponsor – $1,500 Apply Now

As the Lunch Sponsor for the CEDA Awards at the Best Practices Conference, you will have an opportunity to provide a short presentation on your organization before the full conference and introduce a session. In addition, your organization will be placed prominently on event signage and in event materials. This sponsorship also includes two (2) conference registrations.

Other CEDA Sponsorship opportunities include:

CEDA Awards – Partner Sponsorship – $5,000 Apply Now    

As a Partner Sponsor for the Community and Economic Development Awards, your organization will receive the following benefits: logo recognition on all marketing materials, web site and nomination materials. The Partner Sponsor will be listed as a partner on all press releases.


CEDA Awards – Video Sponsor – $3,000 Apply Now

As a Video Sponsor for the Community and Economic Development Awards, your organization will receive the following benefits: verbal presentation at the Award Ceremony and logo recognition on marketing materials, web site and event signs. 


CEDA Awards – Award Sponsor – $1,500 Apply Now

As an Award Sponsor for the Community and Economic Development Awards, your organization will receive the following benefits: logo on nomination materials, logo on event web site, logo recognition incorporated into category video of finalist and presentation of the sponsored award. 


CEDA Awards – Program Sponsor – $1,000        Apply Now       

As the Program Sponsor for the Community and Economic Development Awards, your organization will receive recognition on web site, program and event marketing materials.


After Hours Networking Sponsor – $1,500 Apply Now

As the After Hours Networking Sponsor at the Best Practices Conference, you will have an opportunity to provide a short presentation on your organization before the full conference and introduce a conference session. In addition, your organization will be placed prominently on event signage and in event materials. This sponsorship includes two (2) conference registrations.


Conference Reception Sponsor – $2,500 Apply Now

As the Conference Reception Sponsor for the Best Practices Conference, you will have an opportunity to provide a short presentation on your organization before the full conference and introduce a session. In addition, your organization will be placed prominently on event signage and in event materials. This sponsorship also includes three (3) conference registrations.