Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Information

For more information on sponsoring Corporate Directors Forum’s “Director of the Year” awards, please contact Christina de Vaca at 858/455.7930, or by email at sponsorships@directorsforum.com.

Download a PDF of the Sponsor Benefits and Sponsor Commitment Form.

Sponsorship Benefits

Host (1) – $20,000:

SOLD! (Marsh & McLennan Agency) 

  • Co-host on podium night of DOY
  • One award presenter at podium on night of DOY
  • Equal billing with CDF in all advertising, press releases & collateral related to DOY 2018
  • 2 tables with total 20 guests, front and center at the DOY gala
  • VIP reception – 6 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Designation as host sponsor in multi-media presentation
  • Dominance of your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

VIP Reception Host Sponsor (1) – $10,000:

SOLD! (BDO USA, LLP & Latham & Watkins, LLP)

  • Co-host on podium at VIP reception
  • One award presenter at podium with an honoree on night of DOY
  • 1 table with total 10 guests; priority seating at DOY
  • Full-screen logo included in video
  • VIP reception – 6 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Entertainment Sponsor (1) – $10,000:

SOLD! (Haskell & White LLP)

  • Event opening entertainment – TBA
  • Stage presence with the Entertainer
  • Exclusive logo recognition on stage during performance
  • Attendee take-away item with logo
  • 1 table with total 10 guests; priority seating at DOY
  • VIP reception – 2 guests
  • Listing on event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Presenting Sponsors (12) – $6,000:

 2 Remaining

  • One award presenter at podium with an honoree on night of DOY
  • 1 table with total 10 guests; priority seating at DOY
  • Logo recognition throughout the gala dinner
  • VIP reception – 2 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Wine Sponsor (1) – $6,000:

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Sponsor signage at every guest’s seat
  • 1 table with total 10 guests
  • Logo recognition throughout the gala dinner
  • VIP reception – 2 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Centerpiece (1) – $6,000:

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • “Naming rights” on centerpieces on every table
  • 1 table with total 10 guests
  • Logo recognition throughout the gala dinner
  • VIP reception – 2 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Attendee Gift (1) – $6,000:
SOLD! (University of San Diego School of Business)

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Sponsor logo imprinted on chocolate bark at every seat
  • 1 table with total 10 guests
  • Logo recognition throughout the gala dinner
  • VIP reception – 2 guests
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Dessert Sponsor (1) – $4,000:
SOLD! (Aspyre Partners)

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Sponsor signage at every guest’s seat
  • Four (4) DOY 2018 event tickets
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Reception/Bar Sponsor (1) – $4,000:

  • Verbal recognition from the podium
  • Sponsor presence at reception bars
  • Four (4) DOY 2018 event tickets
  • Listing in event program
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

Supporting (Table) Sponsor (40) – $3,000:

  • 1 table with 10 guests at DOY 2018
  • Signage on table
  • Your company logo and URL link on CDF DOY 2018 website

MEDIA SPONSOR (1):

Contact Christina de Vaca at:

p: 858/455.7930
e: sponsorships@directorsforum.com.

Corporate Directors Forum is a San Diego-based, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. Its purpose is to help directors, and those who support them, build more effective boards through continuous learning and peer-networking. We believe that boards of directors are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.