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Sponsorship Opportunities

The City of Casey and Cardinia Shire Council are home to some of the most vibrant business events across the region – and there’s an event for everyone with all well-attended. These events are excellent opportunities to raise the profile of your own business/organisation, while communicating directly with potential customers and supporting business initiatives, growth and excellence within the region. In addition to specific deliverables, sponsors benefit in many other ways:

  • Exposure to a targeted, relevant audience
  • Networking during the event, with opportunities to meet with key decision makers
  • Offering additional value to guests 
  • Opportunities to showcase your products and services to the business community
  • Build good will and strengthen relations within the local business community
  • Each sponsorship package is tailored to meet the needs of your business

Each year the Casey Cardinia region hosts several hallmark events suitable for all business levels, such as: 

Considered one of the region’s flagship business development programs, the Business Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of organisations and businesses whose passion and commitment make our region such a unique place to live and work. 

The awards are free to enter and offer entrants with the opportunity to be recognised, receive publicity, establish relationships with other local businesses, including senior business leaders, network at a range of events, receive valuable feedback, review project objectives and ambitions and provide recognition and reward for employees. Each year’s program culminates with the presentation of awards at the prestigious Gala Awards Dinner.

The Awards offers Major and Category Sponsorship opportunities, the benefits of each include: 

Major Sponsorship - $7,500 (plus GST) 

Becoming a major sponsor of the Casey Cardinia Business Awards demonstrates your strong support and commitment to the region’s business community.

You will receive:

  • Provision of 4 complimentary tickets to the Gala Presentation Dinner
  • Opportunity to speak at gala dinner for 2 minutes
  • 4 complimentary tickets to the announcement of the finalists and recognition as major sponsor
  • Opportunity to promote business with your corporate banner at Gala Presentation Dinner
  • Logo placement across numerous traditional and online marketing collateral, including, but not limited to advertisements, programs, posters, flyers, invitations, menus, Council's resident magazine, regional business e-newsletter, entry forms 
  • Sponsor acknowledgment in CityNews (The City of Casey’s resident magazine to 80,000 households) and Connect (Cardinia Shire Council’s resident magazine to 35,000 households)
  • Opportunity to work in conjunction with other sponsors and network with awards winners and finalists
  • Direct link to your company’s website via the Councils’ website
  • Logo placement on screen presentations during all associated events
  • Recognition as major sponsor during the all events associated with Awards program by MC
  • Distribution of your corporate promotional material at business training events held by the City of Casey and Cardinia Shire Council during 2018
  • Recognition as sponsor in all post awards promotion

Individual Category Award Sponsorship - ($4,000 + GST) 

Sponsorship of an Award category allows your business to raise its profile in a targeted way, e.g. Telecommunications’ company sponsoring Home-based Business Award.

You will receive:

  • Provision of 2 complimentary tickets to the Gala Presentation Dinner
  • Opportunity to present Category Award on behalf of your organisation at Gala Presentation Dinner (presentation only – no speaking opportunity)
  • 2 complimentary tickets to the announcement of the finalists and recognition as major sponsor
  • Opportunity to promote business with your corporate banner at Gala Presentation Dinner
  • Logo placement across numerous traditional and online marketing collateral, including, but not limited to advertisements, programs, posters, flyers, invitations, menus, Council's resident magazine, regional business e-newsletter, entry forms 
  • Sponsor acknowledgment in City News (The City of Casey’s magazine to 80,000 households) and Connect (Cardinia Shire Council’s magazine to 35,000 households)
  • Opportunity to work in conjunction with other sponsors and network with awards winners and finalists
  • Direct link to your company’s website via the Councils’ website
  • Logo placement on screen presentations during gala dinner in relation to relevant category award

CASEY CARDINIA BUSINESS BREAKFAST

The Casey Cardinia Business Breakfast Series has built a strong reputation as presenting a terrific opportunity for businesses to network, expand client bases, access current business information, and to hear quality guest speakers.

Presented three times each year, the Breakfast Series offers guests an opportunity to hear from an experienced and entertaining speaker, amongst the company of like-minded local business people during a convenient breakfast timeslot. Sponsoring this event is an excellent opportunity to raise the profile of your own business, connecting with potential new customers and supporting business initiatives, growth and excellence within the region.

The Business Breakfast Series offers Major, Annual Table and Individual Table sponsorship opportunities, the benefits of each include: 

Major Sponsorship - $7,500 (plus GST) 

You will receive: 

  • Table of 10 at three breakfasts throughout the year
  • Speaking opportunity at 1 breakfast during year
  • Opportunity to display marketing material at each event
  • Acknowledgement by MC to audience
  • Strategic placement of sponsor's table and staff at event
  • Prominent display of corporate name and logo at sponsor table
  • Prominent display of corporate logo on screen during event
  • Logo placement on all flyers and advertising
  • Prominent display of corporate banner at event
  • Opportunity to work in conjunction with other sponsors and breakfast series partners
  • Direct link to your company’s website via the Casey Cardinia Region website
  • Distribution of your corporate promotional material throughout the year at Casey and Cardinia training seminars and relevant events (to be supplied by yourself)
  • Opportunity to have a promotional stand at each breakfast

Early Bird Special - Annual Table Sponsorship - $1,950 (plus GST) 

You will receive a range of benefits including:

  • Table of 10 at 3 breakfasts throughout the year
  • Opportunity to display marketing material at each event
  • Acknowledgement by MC to audience
  • Strategic placement of table at event
  • Prominent display of corporate name and logo at sponsor table
  • Prominent display of corporate logo on screen during event

Individual Breakfast Table Sponsorship - $700 (plus GST) 

You will receive a range of benefits including:

  • Table of 10 at 1 breakfast throughout the year
  • Opportunity to display marketing material at each event
  • Acknowledgement by MC to audience
  • Strategic placement of table at event
  • Prominent display of corporate name and logo at sponsor table
  • Prominent display of corporate logo on screen during event

CASEY CARDINIA WOMEN’S BUSINESS LUNCH

Held annually, the Women’s Business Lunch is a showcased Victorian Small Business Festival event celebrating local women in business, in style. Greeted with a glass of sparkling on arrival, guests can dine on a two-course meal while listening to some of the most engaging, successful and high-profile women in business.

With each event attracting more than 300 guests, the Casey Cardinia Women’s Business Lunch is the perfect opportunity to showcase your business to a specific target audience.

The Women's Business Lunch offers Major and Event sponsorship opportunities, the benefits of each include: 

Major Sponsorship - $5,000 (plus GST) 

This sponsorship package recognises support for the Women’s Business Lunch.

  • Provision of 4 complimentary tickets to the Women’s Business Lunch
  • Opportunity to speak at lunch for 5 minutes
  • Opportunity to promote business with your corporate banner
  • Opportunity to work in conjunction with other sponsors
  • Direct link to your company’s website via the Casey Cardinia region website
  • Logo placement on screen presentations during event
  • Recognition as Major Sponsor during event by MC
  • Logo placement on all advertising

Event Sponsorship - $3,000 (plus GST) 

This sponsorship package recognises support for the Women’s Business Lunch.

You will receive a range of benefits including:

  • Provision of 2 complimentary tickets to the Women’s Business Lunch
  • Opportunity to promote business with your corporate banner
  • Opportunity to work in conjunction with other sponsors
  • Direct link to your company’s website via the Casey Cardinia region website
  • Logo placement on screen presentations during event
  • Recognition as Event Sponsor during event by MC
  • Logo placement on all advertising

OTHER MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

If you are keen to promote your products and services, we are currently seeking donation of products to be included in guest gift bags at each of the events. Gifts must be relevant for the audience and no marketing flyers will be accepted. Participating businesses will be recognised for their contribution with logo placement on screens during the event.

 

If you are interested in supporting one of the region's high-profile events as above, or simply would like to find out more, don't hesitate to get in touch with Council's Senior Partnership and Events Officer Raylene Wilson on 9705 5841 or 0428 996 024 or via email at rewilson@casey.vic.gov.au