Become an Event Partner

Event Partner Benefits

Align your organization or company’s brand with this premier event today! The Minnesota Business Ethics Award™ was established in 1999 by the Center for Ethical Business Cultures® (CEBC) at the University of St. Thomas (cebcglobal.org) and the Twin Cities Chapter of the Society of Financial Service Professionals (SFSP) (sfsptwincities.org). The Rotary Club of Edina joined as a rotating award sponsor from 2004-2009. The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants joined as a rotating award sponsor from 2010-2012, and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) joined as a rotating award sponsor from 2013-2015. Financial Executives International – Twin Cities joined as our Rotating sponsor for 2016 & 2017.

The Minnesota Business Ethics Award is the premier business ethics award and event in Minnesota. The MBEA Steering Committee showcases  financial sponsors through the website and in the luncheon program. Specific details of sponsorship levels and benefits are listed below.

Support of the MBEA can be a powerful signal to members, customers, employees, investors, suppliers, communities, and even competitors of a firm’s commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice. The foundational standards for the MBEA are found in The Minnesota Principles:

www.cebcglobal.org/KnowledgeCenter/Publications/Principles/MinnesotaPrinciples.htm

To confirm and pay for your sponsorship of the 2017 MBEA click here

PLATINUM – $7,500

  • Two reserved banquet tables of eight each (total of 16) with priority seating. If you are unable to utilize these spaces the committee will invite college and/or high school students in your honor.
  • Participation in the award ceremony.
  • Your organization’s sign/banner prominently displayed during the event.
  • Prominently positioned printed banquet program recognition.
  • Scrolling video recognition.
  • Platform recognition.
  • Your company’s logo/name will be prominently displayed in all media promotions prior and post event (print ads, correspondence, radio, news releases, and TV (as possible). Currently coverage is over 70,000 contacts.
  • Practical knowledge and tools for creating and sustaining an ethical culture in your company.

GOLD – $5,000

  • Two reserved banquet tables of eight each (total of 16) with priority seating.
  • Platform recognition.
  • Printed banquet program recognition.
  • Scrolling video recognition.

SILVER – $2,500

  • One reserved banquet table for eight people.
  • Printed banquet program recognition.
  • Scrolling video recognition.

TABLE – $1,000

  • Reserved banquet table for eight.
  • Banquet program recognition

Media Partner Benefits

Promote and support MBEA in multiple ways in the media (print, radio, T.V., web), over time, e.g., promotional articles, in-depth interviews, company profiles, human interest stories.

In-Kind Partner Benefits

Provide ‘in kind’ services or materials, reducing cash outlays, e.g., providing printing, photography, and video services.

Become an Event Partner

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Sponsors

  • The Center for Ethical Business Cultures
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals