APNET SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

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APNET Sponsorship

APNET offers 10 sponsorship packages for diverse events and programs including networking opportunities, educational workshops, community engagement initiatives, youth development programs, mentoring, and scholarships for high school and college students. These initiatives are designed to foster connections and collaboration among students, professionals, businesses, and community members.

As a sponsor, you’ll have the opportunity to support cultural diversity and community engagement while gaining exposure to thousands of attendees. Partner with us to make AfriFest an unforgettable experience for all.

Join our team of passionate volunteers and be part of an unforgettable celebration of African culture. Help us create an incredible experience for attendees through various roles, from event setup and guest assistance to activities coordination.

Package 1

APNET Business Networking Mixer Series

The APNET Business Networking Mixer series covers topics such as Finance/Investment, Entrepreneurship, Health & Wellness/Mental Health, and Home Ownership, Real Estate, Career Development, and others. These mixers provide opportunities for professionals and businesses to network, learn, and collaborate in various aspects of business and personal development.

  • Total Number of Mixers: 4-6 per year
  • Dates: Every other last Friday of the month [March, May, July, September, November]
  • Time: 6-9pm EST
  • Attendance: Ranges from 100 to 150 per mixer

Sponsorship Opportunity: PRESENTING SPONSOR
$20K-25K (2 YEARS)

  • Logo placement on event materials
  • Visibility to supporters on APNET social media platforms
  • Verbal recognition during each mixer
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Networking opportunities with professionals
  • Exclusive sponsorship of mixer series
  • Reach a diverse audience
  • Sole representative of industry( 25K only)

Package 2

APNET Summer Youth & Workforce Development Program

To address the skills gap and empower individuals with 21st-century capabilities, focusing on community assimilation, financial literacy, mentoring, and mental health awareness.

  • Dates: June 1 – July 6, 2024
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • Attendance: 100-200 participants
  • Target Audience: Youth and individuals seeking workforce development opportunities.

Sponsorship Opportunity: PRESENTING SPONSOR
$50,000 (2 YEARS)

  • Premier logo placement on program materials
  • Recognition during:
    • promotion and marketing
    • program sessions
    • annual report
  • Conduct workshops or seminars related to careers in nursing, engineering, and business entrepreneurship.
  • Highlight in the community your commitment to workforce development and youth empowerment.
  • Conduct interviews with qualified participants

Package 3

APNET International Soccer Tournament

Promote cultural exchange and community engagement through soccer.
Participants: Teams from diverse cultural backgrounds and communities.

  • Dates: June 8 and June 15, 2024
  • Time: 10am-4pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Attendance: 300 participants and spectators

Sponsorship Levels: $1,000, $3,000, and $5,000

Bronze – $1,000

  • Logo placement on tournament materials
  • Verbal recognition during opening and closing ceremonies

Gold – $3,000

  • Logo placement on tournament materials
  • Verbal recognition during opening and closing ceremonies
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Networking opportunities with participants and spectators

Diamond – $5,000

  • Premier logo placement on tournament materials
  • Verbal recognition during opening and closing ceremonies
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Networking opportunities with participants and spectators
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Booth/Exhibition Space
  • Sponsors can sponsor a team, gaining additional visibility and engagement with specific communities.

Package 4

APNET Black Tie Strategic Partners Event

To foster strategic partnerships and collaborations among APNET’s key stakeholders and community leaders.

Audience: Business leaders, community stakeholders, government officials, and APNET members

  • Date: July 13, 2024
  • Time: 6-10pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Attendance: 100 guests

Sponsorship Opportunity: PRESENTING SPONSOR
$20,000 (2 YEARS)

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Networking opportunities with key stakeholders and community leaders
  • VIP Reception: Sponsors will have access to a VIP reception before the main event, providing exclusive networking opportunities.
  • Speaking Opportunity: Gold level sponsors can speak at the event, highlighting their commitment to community development and partnership building.
  • Branding Opportunities: Sponsors can showcase their brand with a table, randing opportunities at the event.

Package 5

AfriFest Cincy: Taste of Africa

Celebrate African arts and cultures in Cincinnati through live performances, art exhibitions, vendor displays, cultural performance, and food.

Audience: Diverse community members, including families, students, and individuals interested in African culture.

  • Date: July 20, 2024
  • Time: 10am-10pm
  • Location: Sawyer Point
  • Expected Attendance: 6,000 to 9,000 attendees

Sponsorship Levels: $5,000; $10,000; $15,000; $20,000

Bronze – $5,000

  • Logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event

Silver – $10,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials

Gold – $15,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Networking opportunities with attendees and community leaders

Platinum – $25,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Opportunity to speak at the event
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with attendees and community leaders
  • Vendor Booth: Sponsors can set up a vendor booth to showcase products or services to attendees.
  • Stage Sponsorship: Sponsors can sponsor a stage at the event, gaining additional visibility during performances.
  • Cultural Workshops: Sponsors can host cultural workshops or activities, engaging attendees and showcasing their commitment to cultural diversity.

Package 6

APNET Symposium/Community Awards Recognition

Bring together community leaders, professionals, and stakeholders to discuss key issues and recognize individuals making significant contributions to the community.

Audience: Community leaders, professionals, government officials, and APNET members.

  • Date: October 26, 2024
  • Time: 6-10pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Expected Attendance: 250 guests

Sponsorship Levels: $5,000; $10,000; and $20,000

Silver – $5,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials

Gold – $10,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Networking opportunities with key stakeholders and community leaders

Platinum – $20,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with key stakeholders and community leaders
  • Award Sponsorship: Sponsors can sponsor specific awards, gaining visibility and recognition for their support.
  • Panel Participation: Gold level sponsors can participate in a panel discussion, showcasing their expertise and commitment to community development.
  • VIP Reception: Sponsors will have access to a VIP reception before the main event, providing exclusive networking opportunities.

Package 7

APNET High School and College Scholarship

Supporting high school and college students pursuing higher education.

  • Number of Scholarships: Multiple scholarships available.
  • Criteria: Academic achievement, community involvement, leadership qualities, and financial need.
  • Impact: Scholarships provide financial assistance and support to students, empowering them to achieve their educational goals.

Sponsorship Levels: $1000 , $3,000, and $5000

Silver – $1,000

  • Premier logo placement on scholarship materials
  • Verbal recognition during scholarship award ceremonies
  • Opportunity to present the scholarship to the recipient

Gold – $3,000

  • Premier logo placement on scholarship materials
  • Verbal recognition during scholarship award ceremonies
  • Opportunity to present the scholarship to the recipient
    Networking opportunities with scholarship recipients and their families

Platinum – $5,000

  • Premier logo placement on scholarship materials
  • Verbal recognition during scholarship award ceremonies
  • Opportunity to present the scholarship to the recipient
    Networking opportunities with scholarship recipients and their families
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Named Scholarship: Sponsors can establish a named scholarship, highlighting their commitment to education and community support.
  • Mentorship Program: Sponsors can offer mentorship opportunities to scholarship recipients, providing guidance and support as they pursue their education and career goals.

Package 8

APNET Holiday Party & Donation Drive

Celebrate the holiday season and support homeless shelters in the community through donations.

Audience: APNET members, community members, and individuals interested in supporting homeless shelters.

  • Date: November 1, 2024
  • Time: 3pm-Midnight
  • Location: TBD
  • Expected Attendance: 100 guests

Donation Drive:

  • Items Needed: Warm clothing, blankets, toiletries, non-perishable food items, and monetary donations.
  • Impact: Donations will support local homeless shelters and provide essential items to individuals in need during the holiday season.

Sponsorship Benefits: $500, $1,000, and $2,000 (In-Kind)

Silver – $500

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials

Gold – $1,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
    Networking opportunities with attendees and community leaders

Platinum – $2,000

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with attendees and community leaders
  • Volunteer Opportunities: Sponsors can volunteer at the event or donate their time to help organize and coordinate the donation drive.
  • Matching Donations: Sponsors can offer to match donations made by attendees, doubling the impact of their contributions

Package 9

APNET Coaching, Tutoring, and Mentoring Program Sponsorship for Youth

Provide comprehensive support to youth, including coaching, tutoring, and mentoring, to help them succeed academically and personally.

  • Duration: Ongoing program with regular coaching, tutoring, and mentoring sessions.
  • Impact: The program aims to empower youth to overcome challenges, achieve academic success, and develop critical life skills.

Sponsorship Levels: $200 - $2,000

Bronze – $250

  • Logo placement on program materials
  • Verbal recognition during program sessions

Silver – $500

  • Premier logo placement on program materials
  • Verbal recognition during program sessions
  • Opportunity to participate in coaching, tutoring, and mentoring sessions

Gold – $1,000

  • Premier logo placement on program materials
  • Verbal recognition during program sessions
  • Opportunity to participate in coaching, tutoring, and mentoring sessions
  • Networking opportunities with program participants and community leaders

Platinum – $2,000

  • Premier logo placement on program materials
  • Verbal recognition during program sessions
  • Opportunity to participate in coaching, tutoring, and mentoring sessions
  • Networking opportunities with program participants and community leaders
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Volunteer Engagement: Sponsors can engage their employees as volunteers in the coaching, tutoring, and mentoring program, providing them with a meaningful opportunity to support youth in their community.
  • Educational Workshops: Sponsors can sponsor educational workshops and seminars for program participants, enhancing their learning and development.
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Package 10

Community Brunch: Give Back to the Elderly Program

Honor and support the elderly in the community through a brunch event.

  • Audience: Elderly community members and caregivers.
  • Date: May 1, 2024
  • Time: 10am-1pm
  • Location: TBD
  • Expected Attendance: 100 elderly guests

Sponsorship Opportunities: Presenting Sponsors-$20,000 (2 YEARS)

  • Premier logo placement on event materials
  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Opportunity to distribute promotional materials
  • Exclusive branding opportunities
  • Networking opportunities with elderly guests and caregivers
  • Volunteer Engagement: Sponsors can engage their employees as volunteers at the Community Brunch, providing them with a meaningful opportunity to give back to the elderly community.
  • Entertainment Sponsorship: Sponsors can sponsor entertainment and activities at the Community Brunch, enhancing the experience for elderly guests.

Reach Out To Us

For general questions or interested in serving/volunteering, 
email us at apnetcincy@myapnet.org 
or call 513-299-3208.