PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 M A S S B AY C H A P T E R Project Management Institute Mass Bay Chapter Inc 411 Waverley Oaks Road Suite 331B Waltham MA 02452 Tel 781 894 1842 Fax 781 647 7222 Email avpbizdev pmimassbay org www pmimassbay org VISIBILITY NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014  M A S S B AY C H A P T E R  Project Management Institute Mass Bay Chapter, Inc....
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER About PMI Mass Bay Chapter Project Management Institute PMI is the premier global organization for the support and advocacy of project management The PMI Mass Bay Chapter PMIMBC is one of the largest PMI chapters in the country with over 2 500 members Our chapter is an active and vibrant community that creates many professional development events and programs throughout the year and supports professional and aspiring project managers Our membership is employed in many industries across the Greater Boston area from Andover to Provincetown Why Mass Bay Chapter and Why Now Our Chapter membership is comprised of many talented individuals ranging from early career professionals new to the eld of project management through practitioners with deep experience leading large complex projects We are a group of highly motivated volunteers with a clear mission to support the important work of our project manager membership and corporate academic and non pro t communities Professionally run organization with a quality model for sponsor success Chapter members from many di erent types of organizations and elds Continuously invest and develop new initiatives Support non pro t and public service work Our programs can help close the gap in your hiring business development and educational objectives with a structured and time sensitive approach Contents 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Sponsorship Opportunities Connecting Our Community through Events and Outreach Chapter Meeting Sponsorship and Sponsorship Levels Introduction Chapter Sponsorship Levels Sponsorship Levels Bene ts Chart Additional Sponsorship Options How to Sponsor Our Chapter
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  About PMI Mass Bay Chapter Project Management Institute  PMI  is the premier gl...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER Sponsorship Opportunities Our program o erings are designed to support initiatives to attract quali ed project managers highlight company reputation build brand recognition and create opportunities for new business We take a solution based approach to building our sponsorship o erings Our programs are structured to o er a high level of service and designed to promote sponsor relationships that deliver consistent business value over time Instead of a piecemeal menu of small components we have developed a carefully crafted model leveraging all our Chapter assets to form robust solutions that contribute to our sponsors objectives We have both short and long term o erings designed to match your needs We have shorter plans that are perfect for when your strategy is aligned with a speci c period of time And we have comprehensive solutions that are the right choice to rmly establish your brand and the value of your products and services Summary of Sponsorship O erings Chapter Meeting Sponsor Individual Chapter meeting Bronze Level 3 Months Silver 6 Months Gold 12 Months Platinum 12 Months Getting Started Bronze Chapter Meeting at discounted rate Advertizing Job Posting Solutions Professional Development Day Sponsorships Annual event Our Sponsorship program o ers excellent opportunities to engage and connect with our large and diverse membership to Position your organization as an employer of choice with a leading professional community enhancing interest from quali ed candidates Develop mindshare for your organization s products and services increasing potential for new customers and revenue Build your identity and brand recognition to foster awareness and di erentiation with leaders actively engaged in critical change initiatives Network to expand your professional relationships by making in person connections with members of the largest project management community in New England Deepen your resource pool and enhance the future agility of your organization Our o erings range from sponsorship of a single Chapter meeting to full year programs with comprehensive and tailored support Our Chapter VP and AVP of Business Development are available to help create a solution to meet your objectives and schedule 3
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  Sponsorship Opportunities Our program o   erings are designed to support initia...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER Connecting Our Community through Events and Outreach Monthly and Special Events The PMI Mass Bay Chapter PMIMBC holds monthly Chapter meetings usually every third Thursday in di erent locations throughout the Greater Boston area Each meeting features a professional speaker networking hour and catered dinner Attendance at each Chapter meeting is typically between 100 200 project management professionals Communications with registration information feature our sponsors logos and are sent via e mail to over 5 000 subscribers two to four times per event starting about 60 days before the event A dedicated registration page also prominently features our sponsors logos PMIMBC regularly organizes additional events and meetings that cater to the speci c needs of our membership base as well as interested professionals in the project management eld These events include career fairs networking events workshops Professional Development Day minicourses and regional conferences Project Management Professional PMP credits are accrued by attendance at these events Website Our website is the central hub of information for project managers in the Mass Bay region The PMIMBC website www pmimassbay org o ers a unique opportunity for sponsors to gain exposure and expand their relationship with our community A dedicated sponsor page provides the opportunity to present products and services directly to our membership We also display our Chapter sponsors logos on our home page for maximum exposure Newsletters Our Chapter newsletter is published monthly on our website and is also distributed via e mail Our Chapter has over 5 000 subscribers including PMI Mass Bay members corporate members advertisers and industry professionals Sponsors have priority access to submit white papers and case studies to our newsletter This provides a great way to show our membership your experience and commitment to the eld of project management VISIBILITY NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES 4
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  Connecting Our Community through Events and Outreach Monthly and Special Events...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER Chapter Meeting Sponsorship Our Chapter Meeting Sponsorship provides the opportunity to host a Chapter meeting as the o cial sponsor Sponsors use this venue to advertise their services and products or recruit project managers for open positions This is a perfect opportunity for HR and PMO leadership and sales and marketing resources to communicate with and network directly with our members Our Chapter Meeting Sponsorship is designed to support your business goals within a speci c timeframe by Expanding your professional network through new connections with the largest project management community in New England Developing your visibility with project managers currently engaged in critical ongoing initiatives Chapter Meeting Sponsorship bene ts include Emailing campaign to our full membership highlighting your participation support and information about your organization prior to the meeting Hosting a table and directly engaging with PMs at a Chapter meeting typically with 100 200 attendees Sponsors can bring trade show materials host a ra e and collect business cards from attendees Placing your organization s logo and website link on our Chapter s web site Providing the opportunity to make a brief introduction and overview about your organization to our Chapter meeting audience O ering two complimentary tickets to Chapter meetings to dine and network with our members One job post note to our Chapter s LinkedIn group prior to the Chapter meeting Up to three posted open positions on our Chapter website s home page job section Chapter Sponsorship Levels All four of our Sponsorship levels o er the same set of Foundation Bene ts Your organization s logo prominently displayed on our home page Your organization s logo on our regular e blasts to our entire membership Your organization s logo on one of our monthly Chapter meeting s presentation slides and verbal recognition Your organization s logo and QR code at each Chapter meeting dinner table display Your organization s logo on our members monthly newsletter Chapter meeting sponsor table for collateral literature yers etc at all Chapter meetings Chapter member rates for all events and meetings for your organization s employees 5
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  Chapter Meeting Sponsorship Our Chapter Meeting Sponsorship provides the opport...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER Bronze Sponsorship Level A three month program that includes all of the core Foundation Bene ts plus one complimentary Chapter meeting registration each month during the sponsorship period Perfect for when your strategy is aligned with a speci c period of time Getting Started Promotion We o er a Getting Started package for new sponsors combining a Chapter Meeting Sponsorship and Bronze level sponsorship for targeted impact on your business goals at a discounted rate Contact avpbizdev pmimassbay org for more details Silver Sponsorship Level A six month program An excellent choice to support a new campaign In addition to our Foundation Bene ts we also include Advertising discounts for Professional Development Day booklet Postcard advertising for our semi annual calendar One complimentary Chapter meeting registration each month during the sponsorship period Gold Sponsorship Level A twelve month program This level rmly establishes your brand and the value of your products and services within our organization In addition to our Foundation Bene ts the Gold level o ers Speaker recognition with brief overview of your organization at each Chapter meeting limit three sponsors per meeting PD Day sponsorship discount Link on our sponsor page for products and services special o ers Postcard advertising Leverage PMI Mass Bay social media properties TBD Checkout promotional item gift bag Participate in board planning call O ers Page access and posting TBD Two complimentary Chapter meeting registrations each month during the sponsorship period Opportunity for your own custom display 11x17 on the Sponsors Table Platinum Sponsorship Level A twelve month program that is built upon our Gold sponsorship level This level o ers a comprehensive program leveraging all of the sponsorship assets and resources of our Chapter and is custom tailored to meet your objectives In addition to the bene ts of our Gold level Platinum o ers Project of the Year event TBD Sponsor executive breakfast TBD One complimentary membership to our Chapter for current PMI member Post video clip on our sponsor page by a leader in your organization TBD Joint press releases TBD Roundtable program recognition TBD 10 discount for renewal of second or subsequent year at same level Three registration codes for Chapter meetings 6
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  Bronze Sponsorship Level A three-month program that includes  all of the  core ...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER Sponsorship Levels BENEFITS BRONZE SILVER GOLD PLATINUM Joint press release TBD Post video on Sponsor Page TBD Sponsor Executive Breakfast TBD Project of the Year TBD 10 discount on renewal of 2nd or subsequent year at same level Roundtable sponsor recognition One complimentary Chapter membership O ers Page posting TBD TBD Leverage PMI Mass Bay social media properties TBD TBD 11x17 poster board display on sponsor table Checkout promotional item gift bag Link on our sponsor page for special o ers Brief presentation to dinner audience Professional Development Day event sponsorship discount Postcard advertising included Advertising discount PD Day booklet One One Two Three Logo on our website Logo on eblasts Logo and recognition on monthly meeting slides Logo and QR code each dinner table display Chapter meeting rates Chapter meeting sponsor table literature FOUNDATION BENEFITS Paid Chapter meeting registration 7
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  Sponsorship Levels BENEFITS  BRONZE  SILVER  GOLD  PLATINUM  Joint press releas...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER Additional Sponsorship Options Professional Development Day Our annual Professional Development Day PD Day is an intensive professional development conference we organize each year typically in the fall timeframe PD Day features a full schedule of presentations and workshops on subjects such as Agile best practices team leadership and advanced techniques Sponsorship of this event includes substantial marketing to our membership in advance visibility in our program booklet and on site presence and networking throughout the program PD Day is a unique opportunity for an immersive engagement with highly motivated and experienced project managers who have dedicated this meeting time to professional development and networking Advertising Solutions We also recognize the value of product or service advertising and the importance of nding quali ed job candidates Our advertising and job posting solutions are currently available as separate o erings for those who have targeted objectives Advertising three months of exposure in our monthly Chapter newsletter for your product or service advertisement includes link to your website Job Posting A program especially suitable for hot jobs o ering three e blasts over 30 days to our entire membership Our advertising o erings also include extended solutions that provide exposure on additional media channels under an annual plan structure 8
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  Additional Sponsorship Options Professional Development Day Our annual Professi...
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER How to Sponsor Our Chapter We work closely with our sponsors to understand their strategy objectives and timing We believe in the importance of maintaining an ongoing dialogue throughout the sponsorship period To achieve this we provide our sponsors with the following A dedicated contact AVP Introduction to Chapter board members Planning services Coordination of our resources Checklists Event and o ce sta for your assistance Follow up Fees for sponsoring at the di erent levels currently o ered Platinum 5 000 Gold 3 750 Silver 2 250 Bronze 1 250 Meeting 775 Getting Started Package 1 500 A signed contract and full payment by check is required to con rm a sponsorship A sample agreement can be found on our Chapter s website on the Sponsorship page Our business development team will work with you to prepare an agreement form speci cally tailored to your selected sponsorship level and schedule Please send payment to PMI Mass Bay Chapter attn Program Sponsorship 411 Waverly Oaks Road Suite 331B Waltham MA 02452 Our o ce number is 781 894 1842 Our sponsorship team is at your service You may contact our team directly at avpbizdev pmimassbay org We look forward to working with you to match the best sponsorship program to your goals Important Details PMIMBC will not be responsible for any losses or consequential damages incurred by the sponsor PMIMBC is incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and operates as a 501 c organization PMI does not qualify as a charity under IRS guidelines Acceptance Deferment and Cancellation PMIMBC reserves the right to Accept only sponsorships that have a direct project management bene t to our membership limit the number of concurrent sponsorship and or defer refuse or cancel sponsorships PMIMBC is constrained by law to limit the fair market value of the goods and services provided to sponsors in return for their nancial support PMIMBC does not provide member or attendance information PMIMBC does not sell or rent information about its members or conference attendees version 4 2014 images Getty Images PMI Mass Bay Chapter 9
SPONSORSHIP KIT 2014 PMI MASS BAY CHAPTER  How to Sponsor Our Chapter We work closely with our sponsors to understand thei...