Our 2016 programs and events promise to be innovative and exciting. In addition to offering you exceptional opportunities to showcase your business, the Chamber provides an economical way for you to invest in the future of our area’s expanding economy. Designed to fit any budget, our 1911 Society sponsorship program is broken down into five great promotional packages (Chairman, Director, Advisor, Benefactor and Founder). Named in recognition of the year the Chamber was founded, the 1911 Society program is an annual investment and may be tax deductible as a business expense. Those companies electing to become a member of the 1911 Society must respond no later than January 31, 2016.

Chairman level investors will receive a limited number of reservations and special invitations to the following Chamber events:

  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Golf Tournament & Business Schmoozapalooza
  • Leadership Troup
  • Chamber University Seminars/Workshops
  • Early Bird Breakfasts
  • Leadership Forum

Chairman level investors will be acknowledged as a PREMIER SPONSOR at the event and on invitations, membership mailings and all promotional materials. Please see the attached table for additional benefits.

Director level investors will receive a limited number of reservations and special invitations to the following Chamber events:

  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Golf Tournament & Business Schmoozapalooza
  • Leadership Troup
  • Chamber University Seminars/Workshops
  • Early Bird Breakfasts
  • Leadership Forum

Director level investors will be acknowledged as a PREMIER SPONSOR at the event and on invitations, membership mailings and all promotional materials. Please see the attached table for additional benefits.

Advisor level investors will receive a limited number of reservations and special invitations to the following Chamber events:

  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Golf Tournament & Business Schmoozapalooza
  • Leadership Troup
  • Chamber University Seminars/Workshops
  • Early Bird Breakfasts
  • Leadership Forum

Advisor level investors will be acknowledged as a PREMIER SPONSOR at the event, and a co-sponsor for the remainder, and on invitations, membership mailings and all promotional materials. Please see the attached table for additional benefits.

Benefactor level investors will receive a limited number of reservations and special invitations to the following Chamber events:

  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Golf Tournament & Business Schmoozapalooza

Benefactor level investors will be acknowledged as a Co-Sponsor at the event and on invitations, membership mailings and all promotional materials for the following events. Please see the attached table for additional benefits.

Founder level investors will receive a limited number of reservations and special invitations to the following Chamber events:

  • Annual Membership Meeting
  • Golf Tournament & Business Schmoozapalooza

Founder level investors will be acknowledged as a Co-Sponsor at the event and on invitations, membership mailings and all promotional materials. Please see the attached table for additional benefits.

 P.O. Box 636 LaGrange, Georgia 30241

lagrangechamber.com 706.884.8671

www.facebook.com/LaGrangeTroupCOC     @TroupChamber

Sponsorships are non-refundable. Receiving all benefits of sponsorship is dependent upon the time of sponsorship agreement, so sign up early. For more information, please contact Page Estes at 706-884-8671 or pestes@lagrangechamber.com.

ADDITIONAL 2016 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

NETWORKING & EVENTS

ANNUAL MEETING January 2017

The annual membership meeting provides an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year and set the goals and objectives for the upcoming year. We also recognize our award winners and vote on a slate of officers and Board of Directors to lead the Chamber.

  • Speaker & Beverage Sponsor: $1500
  • Reception Sponsor: $2500 -Sponsor provides welcome comments; logo on all materials and signage. Includes 1 complimentary table of 8.
  • Corporate Table of 8: $500 – Recognized at the event and in the program.
  • Individual Tickets: $50

BASH: Business & Social Hour Sponsor, $250 + venue/food/
beverage (including wine/beer):
The Chamber BASH is the perfect
way to finish the day with food, fun and fellowship. Catering partners
must be Chamber member.

  • MARCH 15
  • SUMMER TBD (part of Leadership Forum)
  • OCTOBER 4 (at Golf Schmoozapalooza)
  • DECEMBER 15 SOLD

BUSINESS BEFORE HOURS (prior to Early Bird), $250: Start your morning with Business Before Hours prior to our signature event, Early Bird Breakfast. Sponsor will have exclusive opportunity to distribute materials to guests on the breakfast tables and will be included on the EBB invitation that is circulated to 2500+ contacts and recognized during the program.

NOTICE: ALL EVENT SOLD

  • FEBRUARY 16: Health
  • MARCH 8: Economic Development; Large Business & Manufacturers of the Year Awards Presented
  • APRIL 12: Tourism Day; Tourism Awards Presented
  • MAY 10: Small Business of the Year Awards Presented
  • JUNE 6: “Green” Breakfast: Focus on Sustainability
  • AUGUST 9: Pancakes & Politics
  • SEPTEMBER 13: Valor (Public Safety) Awards & Recognition
  • OCTOBER 18: Made in Troup County Celebration
  • NOVEMBER 15: Civic Engagement

LEADERSHIP FORUM Summer 2016

Modeled after the Jim Blanchard Forum in Columbus, the Leadership Forum is a one-day event with continental breakfast, lunch and post-forum BASH cocktail party

  • Presenting Sponsor, $5000: Sponsor provides welcome comments; logo on all materials and 10 30-second slots for a commercial plus table of 8.
  • Breakfast Sponsor, $1500: Recognized at the event and in program plus table of 8.
  • Lunch Sponsor, $2500: Recognized at the event and in program plus table of 8.
  • BASH Sponsor, $250 + food/beverage: Recognized at the event and in program plus table of 8.
  • Corporate Table of 8, $1000: Recognized at the event and in the program.
  • Individual Tickets: $149

GOLF SCHMOOZAPALOOZA October 4, 2016

A classic favorite, the 2016 tournament will be held at The Fields Golf Club for a day of competition and networking from tee to green. Following the tournament, the gallery will be doing business in the Business on the Green Schmoozapalooza Tent—a business expo at the golf course!

  • Presenting Sponsor, $2500: One available. Sponsor logo on all publications, tournament promotional giveaway, and signage. Opportunity to welcome golfers at the opening and speak at awards BASH following the tournament. Complimentary 4-some and Business on the Tee booth.
  • Putting Contest sponsorship, $1500: hundreds of spectators and players vie for the $1000 prize.
  • Team of 4 players: $500; with Business on the Tee booth: $750; with Green sponsorship: $600
  • Beverage Cart Sponsor: $500 each; two available
  • Business at the Tee sponsorship (booth and sign on the tee): $250
  • Green sponsor (sign at green): $100
  • Lunch Sponsor (sign at the green and complimentary 4-some): In-Kind Donation
  • Beer & Wine Beverage Sponsor for tournament & post-Schmoozapalooza (sign at the green and complimentary 4-some): In-Kind Donation
  • Soft Drinks & Water Sponsor (sign at the green and complimentary 2-some): In-Kind Donation
  • Business on the Green Schmoozapalooza Premier Sponsor (exclusive outdoor sponsor with booth): $500
  • Business on the Green Schmoozapalooza Tent Sponsor (includes booth): In-Kind Donation
  • Business on the Green Schmoozapalooza Booth (3-7 pm): $200
  • BASH Sponsor (3-7 pm): $250 + food

CHAMBER UNIVERSITY

Gain knowledge from your peers and industry professionals through our 10 seminars and workshops scheduled in 2016.

  • Presenting Sponsor, $2500: One available; Logo on all publications and signage. Opportunity to provide materials/ giveaways to all participants. Includes 2 seats at all Chamber University programs.
  • Individual Seminar Sponsor, $250/seminar: Recognized as a seminar sponsor on all promotional materials and signage. Includes 1 complimentary seat at the program.

LEADERSHIP TROUP, YOUTH LEADERSHIP, WOMEN’S COCKTAILS & CONNECTIONS, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION INITIATIVE

  • Leadership Troup has educated local youth and professionals about the issues and concerns of the community since 1991. The adult program is a ten-month program, beginning with an overnight retreat followed by 9 day sessions.
  • Youth Leadership is a four-month program, consisting of nine leadership modules.
  • Women’s Cocktails & Connections, a new program in 2016, will provide an opportunity for business women to meet quarterly through an educational program and informal networking.
  • The Diversity & Inclusion Initiative, also a new initiative in 2016, will provide leadership training to African-American business, education, health and nonprofit emerging leaders through four 2-day seminars followed by a matching program to align graduates with volunteer opportunities in the community.

Associate your company with any of these exceptional groups for the duration of their Leadership Troup experiences by serving as a sponsor. Sponsors will be recognized at each session and logo will be included on all materials.

  • Presenting, $2500: (1 available for each of the 4 programs)
  • Gold, $1000
  • Silver, $500
  • Bronze, $250
  • Supporter, $100

ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

TROUP TRENDS*
4 issues – cost is per issue

Full Page: $800

½ Page: $550

¼ Page: $275

Back Cover: $1200

Inside Front or Inside Back Cover: $1000

Center Spread: $1500

NEWCOMER MAGAZINE* Summer 2016
2 year shelf life. Ads must be paid in full by 7/15/16.

This informative guide is provided to prospective residents from all over the country when they contact the Chamber to request information on relocating their business and/or their family to Troup County.

Full Page: $1795

½ Page (vertical or horizontal): $1295

¼ Page (vertical): $695

Inside Front Cover: $2195

Inside Back Cover: $2195

Center Spread: $3695

Back Cover: $2595

*5% pre-pay discount by February 1

TROUP COUNTY MAP Fall 2016. Available only to advertisers in Troup Trends AND
Newcomer Magazine

Full Panel

½ Panel

¼ Panel

  • Full page annual contract in TT + full page in newcomer = complimentary full map panel
  • ½ page annual contract in TT + ½ page in newcomer = complimentary ½ map panel
  • ¼ page annual contract in TT + ¼ page in newcomer = complimentary ¼ map panel
  • Full page in newcomer = complimentary ¼ map panel
  • Full page annual contract in TT = complimentary ¼ map panel

 P.O. Box 636 LaGrange, Georgia 30241

lagrangechamber.com 706.884.8671

 www.facebook.com/LaGrangeTroupCOC

 @TroupChamber

1911 SOCIETY MEMBERS

Chairman

LaGrange Chamber of Commerce - Synovus
LaGrange Chamber of Commerce - Jindal Films
LaGrange Chamber of Commerce - Georgia Power
LaGrange Chamber of Commerce - Kia
LaGrange Chamber of Commerce - WellStar West Georgia Medical Center

Director