SPONSORS

2014 Event Sponsors   |    Benefits of Sponsorship   |     Education Partners 
Sponsor a Luncheon     |    Sponsor Networking at Night  |    Catering Guidelines

BENEFITS OF EVENT SPONSORSHIP

  • Pre-event inclusion in WCBA marketing efforts including, but not limited to website, e-mail blasts, LinkedIn group, Facebook fan page, and announcements at WCBA and local business events
  • Your logo and link to your website will be used to help promote your business
  • Ten minute presentation at one of our Tuesday Open Networking meetings
  • Ability to provide marketing materials to attendees
  • LUNCHEON SPONSORS:
    - Complimentary lunches for you and up to three additional guests
    - Three minute presentation at the sponsored luncheon
  • Our website will feature your company logo and link to your website on our sponsor page for the entire year

COMMENT FROM AN EVENT SPONSOR:
"Thank you so much for the opportunity to sponsor last night's event. What a great turnout and wonderful response to our company! I want to personally thank you for your dedication and support. Welcoming everyone last night and ensuring they knew who was sponsoring your event was key to the success I achieved. WCBA is an asset to it's membership for sure and they have you to thank."

~ Carol Lindstrom, Community Relations Director & Commercial Accounts Manager
Assured Comfort Heating & Air Services



2014 LUNCHEON SPONSORS:

January -

Speaker:
Dr. Paul Blumsack -
Healthy ways to eliminate stress in 2014

Catered by: Creations by Cookie

July -

Dr. Scott Perlman,
JAS Medical & Wellness Center of GA


Speaker:

Catered by:

February -

American Legion Post 304 sponsorship provided by


Speaker:
Gerald Gillis (Leadership)

Catered by: A Slice of Life

President's Table: Taste of West Cobb

August - Pep Rally Luncheon

Speaker:

Catered by:

March -

Speaker:
Ruth King (Profitability)

Catered by: Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Non-Profit: Taste of West Cobb Hillgrove Band Boosters

September -

Speaker:
Vince DiCecco -
Your Personal Business Trainer

Catered by:

April -

Scholarship Luncheon (My Angel Silent Auction)

Cobb County Area 5 Schools Wish List
The WCBA Education Committee
is working with Cobb County Area 5
Schools who has a "wish list" of items.

 

Come ready to support our schools by participating in our silent auction at the April Luncheon.

Auction provided by My Angel Auctions, http://www.myangelauctions.com/. Your business can also be represented by providing items for the auction.

Businesses are asked to donate items for the auction. Items can include gift cards, artwork, gift baskets, jewelry and of course, items pertaining to your business like a free product or service,
free consultation, etc.

For a list of items the auction is supporting please click here.

Deadline for donating items is Thursday, April 17.
Silent auction items can be delivered to Chartana Vik, Shannon Woods or Henry Lust.

View the Hillgrove HS Band YouTube Channel!

Catered by: Stars and Strikes

President's Table: Amateur Advocates

 

October - Hero Luncheon

Speaker:

Catered by:

 

May -

Speaker:
Ashley Preisinger, CEO Atlanta Dream
(Running a Small Business)

Catered by: Okinawa

President's Table: Veterans Helping Veterans

November -

Catered by:

June -

Speaker:
Dr. Christian Hardigree, Director and Professor
of the Institute for Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality
at Kennesaw State University

Catered by:

December - Holiday Luncheon


Sponsor -

Networking

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2014 NETWORKING AT NIGHT SPONSORS:  

January - Joint after hours with MBA

WCBA Sponsor:

MBA Sponsor:

Location: AMLI at Barrett Clubhouse

July -

Location: Johnny's Pizza

February -

Location:
Taco Mac Sports Grill
2650 Dallas Hwy, Marietta

August -

Location:

March -

Location:
Bahama Breeze
755 Ernest W Barrett Pkwy
Kennesaw


September -

Location: Stars and Strikes

April - Joint After Hours with SCBA

Sponsor:

SCBA Sponsor:

Location:
Pasta Bella Family Grill
3696 Austell Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30008


October -

Location: Bahama Breeze

May - Joint after hours with Paulding Chamber

WCBA Sponsor:

The Milton Agency

Paulding Sponsor:
TBA


Location:
Texas Roadhouse
140 Depot Drive
Hiram, GA

November -

Location: Reveille Cafe

June - Joint after hours with MBA

Location: AMLI at Barrett Clubhouse

December - Holiday Party


Location: Presbyterian Village

 

 


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Education Partners - WCBA SUPPORTS OUR SCHOOLS!

Cobb County Area 5 Schools Wish List - Please help with school supplies!
WCBA members, please sign up to review the "wish list" of items the Area 5 Schools have submitted. If you are able to grant a "wish", then please sign up. The Education Committee will put you in touch with the contact person at the school to finalize the delivery of the item(s) you have signed up for. Our schools need our help, so please help as much as you can.

Click on the image below to register...

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Come ready to support our schools by participating in our silent auction at the April Luncheon.

Auction provided by My Angel Auctions, http://www.myangelauctions.com/.
Your business can also be represented by providing items for the auction.

Businesses are asked to donate items for the auction. Items can include gift cards, artwork, gift baskets,
jewelry and of course, items pertaining to your business like a free product or service, free consultation etc.

For a list of items the auction is supporting please click here.

Deadline for donating items is Thursday, April 17.
Silent auction items can be delivered to Chartana Vik, Shannon Woods or Henry Lust.

View the Hillgrove HS Band YouTube Channel!

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Thank you for your generous support of our schools!

Henry L. Lust
2013-2014 Director
Education Chair
henrylust@tutoringcenter.com
770.222.7133

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Sponsor a Luncheon

Limited Availability.  First Come Basis.

$250 for Members
$330 for non-members (includes one-year membership)

Benefits of Lunch Sponsorship

  • Pre-event inclusion in WCBA marketing efforts including, but not limited to website, e-mail blasts, LinkedIn group, facebook fan page, and announcements at WCBA and local business events.  Your logo and link to your website will be used to help promote your business.
  • Ten minute presentation at one of our Tuesday Open Networking meetings.
  • Ability to provide marketing materials on all WCBA lunch tables
  • Complimentary lunches for you and up to three additional guests (advanced notice required).
  • Three minute presentation at the sponsored luncheon (PowerPoint and A/V equipment available upon request.  Advanced notice required)
  • Our website will feature your company logo and link to your website on our lunch sponsor page for the entire year in which you sponsor the lunch.

 

For additional information on sponsoring a luncheon, contact:
Sylvia Tarnuzzer
Vice President

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Sponsor a Networking at Nite Event

Congratulations on making the decision to promote your business and be a sponsor for a West Cobb Business Association Networking at Nite after-hours event! This monthly after-hours event held on the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, offers our members and guests a chance to relax and network in a casual and comfortable environment. The following are some tips and guidelines for our sponsors to make the event a success.

As a sponsor you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of $100 towards your total $250 sponsoring costs.

Location

Location must be a catering hall or restaurant that will be secured by West Cobb Business Association

Food and Drink

The restaurant or catering hall will be responsible for providing food and beverages

Registration
  • The WCBA will conduct online registration for the event and update you with those numbers the week of the event.
  • A sign-in table is required. The WCBA will provide staff and sign-in forms.
  • At the registration table, the WCBA will collect business cards for door prizes.
Door Prizes
  • A minimum of two door prizes are required of the sponsor. Other giveaways are optional.
  • Door prizes can include but are not limited to: gift certificates, promotional items, electronics, books, or tickets.
Marketing
  • Prior to the event, the WCBA will market you as the host of the Networking at Nite after-hours event.
  • At the event, you must provide marketing literature.
  • After the event, you will receive the business cards that were submitted at registration for door prizes in order for you to follow up with those in attendance.
Co-Sponsors
  • A co-sponsor must be a WCBA members
  • The WCBA should be notified of any co-sponsor arrangements.

For additional information on sponsoring First Tuesdays Networking At Nite, contact

Shannon Woods
DIRECTOR 2014
Special Events and Fundraising
shannonwoods@allstate.com
678.324.5053

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Networking at Nite Restaurant Guidelines

Congratulations on making the decision to promote your business and be a hosting restaurant for a West Cobb Business Association Networking at Nite after-hours event! This monthly after-hours event held on the first Tuesday of each month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, offers our members and guests a chance to relax and network in a casual and comfortable environment. The following are some tips and guidelines for our restaurants to make the event a success.

Location

  • Location must be a catering hall or restaurant
  • Location must accommodate a minimum of 80 people with good traffic flow.
  • Minimal seating should be available for handicapped guests but not required.
  • Sufficient parking near the location is required along with signs directing people to additional parking if needed. Be prepared and aware that there are shuttle services that will work with you.

Food and Drink

  • Finger foods for 80 plus people are required.
  • Beer, wine, and water are required. While sodas are optional, please provide non-alcoholic beverages for those guests who do not drink alcohol. Each person will receive 2 (two) drink tickets, provided by the WCBA, for consumption of alcoholic beverages. Non-alcoholic beverages are not subject to the two-ticket rule.
  • A bartender with a valid beverage pouring license is required. If you do not have a bartender on hand please check with your local caterers or Marietta Wine Market if needed.
  • The WCBA will reimburse the restaurant or catering hall for 50% of the food and drink cost up to $450. In order to be reimbursed both you and the restaurant or catering hall must adhere to the guidelines, complete the reimbursement form and attach all receipts.
  • Only one reimbursement form for the event should be submitted with all receipts attached, and one check will be written for reimbursement. It is the responsibility of the restaurant or catering hall to submit documents for reimbursements.

Registration

  • The WCBA will conduct online registration for the event and update you with those numbers the week of the event.
  • A sign-in table is required. The WCBA will provide staff and sign-in forms.
  • At the registration table, the WCBA will collect business cards for door prizes.

Door Prizes

  • A minimum of two door prizes are required by the sponsor.

Marketing

  • Prior to the event, the WCBA will market you as the host of the Networking at Nite after-hours event.
  • After the event, you will receive a copy of the list of businesses that were submitted at registration.

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