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Sponsorship

Our commitment to our sponsors

We value our partnership with you as a a philanthropic collaboration, and will diligently serve as good stewards of your generous gift. We are committed to delivering valuable benefits and a positive partnership experience to each Columbia College Chicago sponsor. Please note: We will customize sponsorships to meet your specific marketing objectives and to enhance your partnership with Columbia.

all sponsorship opportunities come with the option of 10 tickets to the event. ______________________________________________________________________________

Gala Dinner SponsorCovers the cost of the gala dinner for 400+ Chicago business leaders, politicians, entertainers/artists/designers and influencers. Benefits to the sponsor:

  • Lead sponsorship of the gala
  • Logo inclusion in all invitations, communications, website and program booklet
  • Logo inclusions on prominent signage at the gala
  • projection of corporate logo during the gala dinner
  • live mention from gala Emcee

 

Student Showcase Covers the costs of producing the Student Showcase and the multiple student presentations throughout the gala, which all celebrate our students' talents and creativity.  Benefits to the sponsor:

  • Logo inclusion in all invitations, communications, website and program booklet
  • Logo inclusions on prominent signage at the gala
  • projection of corporate logo during the student showcase

 

Cocktail Reception  – Covers the cost of the upscale cocktain reception at which guests will mingle and relax prior to the gala dinner. Benefits to the sponsor:

  • Logo inclusion in all invitations, communications, website and program booklet
  • Logo inclusions on prominent signage at the gala
  • projection of corporate logo during the cocktail reception

 

Student Entertainment - Covers a small honorarium for the many students (performance/movement artists, visual artists, musicians, set designers, etc.) participating in the gala evening. The students involved in the gala are young artists in training who commit many hours to an extensive rehearsal and creative process.  Benefits to the sponsor:

  • Logo inclusion in all invitations, communications, website and program booklet
  • Logo inclusions on prominent signage at the gala

 

TAKEN! Red Carpet ArrivalsCovers red carpet arrivals, one of the most highly anticipated aspects of the evening. Guests in their finery walk the red carpet and pose for social press photos. Benefits to the sponsor:

  • Logo inclusion in all invitations, communications, website and program booklet
  • Logo inclusions on prominent signage (step and repeat signage) at the Red Carpet Arrival area

 

Table CenterpiecesCovers the costs of our stunning and eco-friendly table centerpieces that may be taken home by guests. Live plants instead of cut flowers are incorporated into these creative and sustainable centerpiece designs. Benefits to the sponsor:

  • Logo inclusion in all invitations, communications, website and program booklet
  • Corporate recognition on signage at each table near centerpiece