WBIA Sponsorship: Rates and Levels

Community Investor Sponsorship – $500 per calendar year*

  • One paid membership, entitling that member to attend all WBIA sponsored events at the regular rate.
  • Organization’s name will appear as a sponsor on WBIA marketing and event materials.
  • Organization’s name will appear within the WBIA membership directory and listed with the online sponsor section at www.wbiastate.org.

Corporate Visionary Sponsorship – $1,000 per calendar year*

  • One paid membership, entitling that member to attend all WBIA sponsored events at the regular rate.
  • Organization’s name will appear as a sponsor on WBIA marketing and event materials.
  • Organization’s name will appear within the WBIA membership directory and listed with the online sponsor section at www.wbiastate.org
  • Website front page promotion – “Sponsor Partner Spotlight”
  • Website link directly to organization’s website.

Sponsorship Instructions

  • Choose your level of sponsorship
  • Make payment to WBIA
  • Provide a logo image and website link. Send to WBIA webmaster Elaine DeCastecker
    • Send your organization’s contact information to WBIA President Therese Fellner

* First year sponsorship – payments received from Oct. 1st through Dec. 31st will apply toward the following calendar year.

By sponsoring the WBIA, you’re helping to support a group of professionals statewide who in turn provide support to today’s most exciting new business start-ups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses.

  • Job Creation Value: For every $1.00 of public subsidy for the incubator, clients and graduates generate about $45.00 in local tax revenue.
  • Keep Them at Home: Clients and graduates of incubators stay in their communities and create new jobs at a cost of about $1,100 vs. traditional new job creation activities that often cost more than $10,000 each.
  • Business Referrals: Via networking at quarterly Membership Meetings and directly from WBIA members.
  • Training and Education: Learning opportunities at quarterly Membership Meetings and at the Annual Entrepreneurship Incubation Conference.
  • Knowledge and Resources Exchange: Members have access to the experiences and ideas of other members.
  • Member Discounts: Apply on all association sponsored publications and conferences.

It’s WBIA’s Mission: “To educate, inspire, and advocate on behalf of small business start-ups and entrepreneurs by providing incubation facilities and networking resources.”

Sponsor the WBIA Now!