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Small Business, Local, Mompreneur and Dadpreneur Sponsorships

sponsorshipsThe Type-A Mom Conference is about helping small business owners (be they bloggers or those who want to reach bloggers), mompreneur and dadpreneurs find success. We want to be sure you have some unique chances to get exposure in front of mom influencers and engage in the mom blogging conversation. Also keep in mind that you can get automatic swag bag buy-in by simply sponsoring a mom blogger to attend the conference. If you would like one of the sponsorships below, please complete and submit the sponsorship application form (Word .doc).

Blogger’s Silent Auction Sponsor

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

When bloggers attend conferences, they tend to get inspired to start new sites or to cut back on the blogs they currently operate. The Blogger’s Silent Auction is a free service for the attendees of the conference, and you can rest assured most attendees will either sell or take a peek at the items for auction. This is the most affordable option for naming rights in the conference. The sponsorship includes:

  • Two tweets by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has almost 16,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Naming rights to the blogger’s silent auction
  • Your name and logo on the silent auction table and binder
  • Inclusion in round-up blog post listing session sponsors, including logo and 50-word description of your company.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • A 150×150 banner ad or logo on a Sponsors page.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logo on programs.
  • Two tickets to the conference.

Expecting and Nursing Mom Room

SPONSORSHIP TAKEN

There will be several pregnant or nursing moms in attendance at the conference, and this sponsorship is a wonderful way to support them and show your company cares about their comfort. This is also an inexpensive opportunity to get naming rights. This sponsor will get:

  • Two tweets by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has over 16,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Naming rights to the Expecting and Nursing Mom Room
  • Your name and logo on the door to the room
  • Inclusion in round-up blog post listing session sponsors, including logo and 50-word description of your company.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • A 150×150 banner ad or logo on a Sponsors page.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logo on programs.
  • Two tickets to the conference.

Session Sponsor

Limited to 24 (19 still available),  first come/first served: $1,500

This sponsorship allows a company to get exposure in front of mom bloggers, and to even target which audience based on the topic of the specific session. Sessions sponsors will have their logo and name attached to a specific session of their choosing (sponsors pick from the list of breakout sessions, soon to be published, in order of sponsorship payment).

  • Two tweets by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has almost 15,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Microbutton (88×31-pixel) with the description of the session, both online and in the programming.
  • Inclusion in round-up blog post listing session sponsors, including logo and 50-word description of your company.
  • Statement at beginning of session itself that the session is sponsored by your company.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • A 150×150 banner ad or logo on a Sponsors page.
  • Shared space on an expo table in the main conference area to place brochures or materials.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logo on programs.
  • Two tickets to the conference.

Silver Sponsor

Limited to 20 (16 available), first come/first served: $1,000

The silver sponsorship level is aimed at small businesses who want to engage in the mom blogging conversation, but do not have the budget that large corporations have in their budgets. There are some wonderful benefits to this sponsorship, with a focus on high return on investment for businesses. As a bonus, these sponsorships can be paid either in either funds or in services/products. The benefits of silver sponsorship include:

  • A tweet by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has more than 13,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • A 150×150 banner ad or logo on a Sponsors page.
  • Shared space on an expo table in the main conference area to place brochures or materials.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logo on programs.
  • Two tickets to the conference.

Local “Asheville Hospitality Provided by…” Sponsor

Asheville or 50-mile vicinity only, $500

The Type-A Mom Conference is a rare opportunity for Asheville companies to gain exposure with some of the top influencers in the blogosphere. To support local businesses and the community, we know that many don’t have the finances of a major company. This sponsorship, which can be done in services, products (swag does not count) or cash, includes:

  • A tweet by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has more than 13,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • A 150×150 banner ad or logo on a Sponsors page.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logo on programs.
  • If you have a locally-made craft, food item or product, guaranteed spot at the Mom Market.
  • One conference ticket.

Mompreneur/Dadpreneur Sponsor

Mom or dad-owned small business only, $500

The Type-A Mom Conference is a rare opportunity for mompreneurs/dadpreneurs to connect one on one with fellow moms and influencers. To support mom and dads business owners, we know that many don’t have the finances of a major company. This sponsorship, which can be done in services, products (swag does not count) or cash, includes:

  • A tweet by Type-A Mom Conference operator Kelby Carr, who has more than 13,000 followers, has appeared on Twitter Grader’s Elite list, and has been among the top 50 most retweeted in the past.
  • Listing in the sidebar under Sponsors to Follow with a link to your company’s Twitter profile (if applicable).
  • A 150×150 banner ad or logo on a Sponsors page.
  • Gift bag inclusion.
  • Logo on programs.
  • Guaranteed spot at the Mom Market to sell your product.
  • One conference ticket.

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