Be a Sponsor of our 2021 Business Advocacy Program
The Billings Chamber of Commerce is launching a bold public policy agenda to address issues concerning workforce, taxation, diversity and equality, COVID-19 liability, public safety and more. With the state legislative session beginning in just over three months we need your support. Please consider sponsoring our advocacy agenda by contributing $3,500, $1,500 or $750. Deadline to confirm is October 1st, 2020. Sponsors will be listed in the Chamber’s public policy guide with a two-year shelf life.
Our Business Advocacy mission is to lead the community in local, state and federal issues impacting the Billings business community and our quality of life. That mission includes hosting events and publishing information to educate and engage Chamber members with elected officials and issues of importance. Becoming a Business Advocacy Program Sponsor means you are helping to lead the business community with a vision of economic growth and prosperity.
Gold Sponsor: $3,500
· Dominant Logo prominently displayed at all events (table tents, powerpoints, verbal recognition and promotion); in most business advocacy communications; and on each Advisory Board agenda
· 8 complimentary tickets to each event
Silver Sponsor : $1,500
· Logo displayed at all events; in most business advocacy communications; and each Advisory Board agenda
· 4 complimentary tickets to each event
Bronze Sponsor: $750
· Name of business included at all events; in most business advocacy communications; and each Advisory Board agenda
The following are events and publications where sponsors will receive recognition over the next 12 months:
Public Policy Guide: The Chamber’s Public Policy positions are printed and distributed to elected officials, business leaders, and event attendees. 1,500 hard copies are printed and a digital copy published to the Chamber’s website.
Legislative Receptions: The Chamber hosts a reception to congratulate election winners and thank candidates for campaigning for office while sharing the Chamber’s priority positions. The event draws over 100 business leaders and numerous elected officials.
Legislative Wrap-Up: The Chamber hosts a wrap-up lunch to discuss the wins and losses following each Session. The event also features a panel of legislators to discuss the session and the continued work to be done to make Billings better. About 100 business leaders and elected officials attend.
Biweekly Legislative Teleconference: During the session, the Chamber leads a partnership that includes the City, County and MSU Billings to host bi-weekly teleconferences between our legislators in Helena and local citizens. About 40 citizens attend and many from our legislative delegation.
Candidate School: Once a year the Chamber hosts a free, half-day candidate school, aimed at putting the right people in the right seats by encouraging business leaders to run for office. 15 attendees on average.
Coffee with Elected Leaders: A monthly event that connects Chamber members to their local elected officials. An hour-long coffee session intended to familiarize members with their local elected officials and discuss issues of importance. Approximately 15 attendees per month.
Federal Small Group Meetings: As scheduling allows, the Billings Chamber hosts a member of Montana’s federal representation and allows membership the opportunity to engage with their elected leadership in Washington. 15 attendees on average.
Candidate Meet and Greets: Leading up to elections the Chamber coordinates opportunities for the community and business leaders to meet with candidates running for local , state and federal office to better understand their positions.
Website Recognition: Sponsorship is listed on the Public Policy (billingschamber.com/public-policy) webpage of the Billings Chamber.