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vtTA Membership and Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Membership and Sponsorship Opportunities

The Vermont Technology Alliance (vtTA) is a non-profit business association with a mission to support, promote, and grow technology jobs and technology businesses in Vermont. 

We are the only statewide organization focused on Vermont’s fast-growing and vibrant tech-based business sector. Our programs and outreach are made possible by our members and the generous support of our sponsors.

There are a range of opportunities to sponsor the Vermont Technology Alliance and support our work to grow and strengthen Vermont’s tech ecosystem. Sponsorship of the vtTA offers:

  • Positive visibility and recognition with customers, partners and future employees.
  • Connection with Vermont’s tech community, state leaders and supporters
  • Exposure to thousands each year through our events, newsletter, website and other communications.
  • Recognition of your business or organization as a leader supporting Vermont’s technology and innovation business sector.

The vtTA offers annual sponsorship packages that combine an annual membership with program sponsorships that provide value and year-round visibility for your business, and defined annual support for the vtTA. We also have opportunities to sponsor specific events and programs, and we can partner with you to create unique programs.

Vermont Technology Alliance Membership 

The vtTA is able to carry out its mission through the support of its members.  Annual membership is based on the size of your business.  You can register to be a member here.

 

Membership Category

Defined as

Membership

Major Business

200+ Employees

$2,000/year

Large Business

101-200 Employees

$1,500/year

Intermediate Business

61-100 Employees

$1000/year

Medium Business

21-60 Employees

$750/year

Small Business

4-20 Employees

$375/year

Micro Business

1-3 Employees

$225/year

Individuals

 

$50/year



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All vtTA Memberships Include:

  • Free job postings in our Career Center
  • Business/organization profile on our website
  • Posting of your news and press releases on our website and newsletter
  • Connections to other vtTA members
  • Business services listing on the Resources page of the website
  • Membership discounts to our social events
  • Member-only invitations to career, business, government and networking opportunities

Annual Membership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Leadership Member/Sponsor

$10,000

  • Annual vtTA membership
  • Sponsor of Annual Cruise and Tech Networking/Leadership Events – includes speaking opportunity
  • Logo/recognition at every vtTA event and in event communications
  • Top-of-the-page banner recognition on our website year-round
  • Logo included in annual full-page Tech Jam ad
  • Sponsorship logo with link in monthly vtTA newsletter and other communications
  • Posting of news items and social media mentions in vtTA communication
  •  Advertisement in a vtTA newsletter issue
  • Receive 15 tickets to the Annual Cruise
  • Identified as an annual supporter of the vtTA

Sustaining Member/Sponsor

$5,000

  • Annual vtTA membership
  • Cruise sponsor or Tech Networking/Leadership Event sponsor, opportunity to speak
  • Logo included in event communications and recognition poster
  • Logo included in annual full-page Tech Jam ad
  • Receive 10 tickets to the Cruise
  • Sponsorship logo with link in monthly vtTA newsletter and other communications
  • Posting of news items and social media mentions in vtTA communications
  • Identified as an annual supporter of the vtTA

 

Partner Member/Sponsor – Medium and Intermediate Business Members

$2,500
For medium and intermediate level members with 100 or fewer employees

  • Annual vtTA membership for businesses with up to 100 employees
  • Lunch & Learn or Social Event sponsor
  • Receive 5 tickets to the Cruise
  • Logo sponsor of Cruise
  • Logo included in full-page Tech Jam Ad
  • Sponsorship logo with link in monthly vtTA newsletter
  • Identified as an annual supporter of the vtTA

Partner Member/Sponsor – Small Business Members

$1,500
For small business members with 20 or fewer employees

  • Annual vtTA membership
  • Lunch & Learn or Social Event sponsor
  • Logo sponsor of Cruise
  • Logo included in full-page Tech Jam Ad
  • Ad in issue of monthly newsletter
  • Sponsorship logo with link in monthly vtTA newsletter
  • Identified as an annual supporter of the vtTA


Event and Program Sponsorships

Tech CEO/Leaders Events
Event sponsor - $5,000; event co-sponsor - $2,500; Logo sponsor - $275

Sponsor a vtTA tech business networking/leadership event.  These events are held twice-a-year or more at different Vermont venues for Vermont technology leaders and entrepreneurs and those who work with and support the tech sector. They feature networking receptions or dinners, and typically include a guest speaker, panelists or other content relevant to Vermont’s tech community.  Past events have focused on regional tech business development, entrepreneurship, tech job recruiting, and public policy.

Event Sponsor

  • Recognition as sponsor of event
  • Prominent placement of name/logo included in all communications of the event - invitations, announcements, newsletter and social media channels, with link to business/organization
  • Recognition in public remarks at the event
  • Speaking opportunity at event
  • Complementary tickets to event
  • Opportunity to provide marketing materials at event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness
  • Opportunity to make business and community contacts.

Logo Sponsor

  • Logo featured in all marketing materials related to the event - with link to business/organization
  • Recognition in invitation and announcements
  • Recognition in event poster at event
  • Recognition in public remarks at event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness

Annual Cruise Event
Sponsorship – Presenting sponsor - $5,000; Sponsor - $1,000; Logo sponsor - $275

The annual cruise networking event draws Vermont technology business leaders, government officials, legislators and others who support the vtTA and Vermont's tech sector.  It's an informal event for socializing, networking and celebrating tech in VT.  Sponsorship provides positive exposure for your business or organization.

Presenting Sponsor

  • Speaking opportunity at event
  • Prominent placement of name/logo in all marketing materials related to the event, with link to business/organization
  • Opportunity to provide marketing materials on the cruise
  • Recognition in our invitation, announcements, newsletter and social media channels
  • Recognition in event poster and table cards at the event
  • Recognition in public remarks at event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness
  • Opportunity to make business and community contacts
  • Reserved table(s) for attendees

Sponsor

  • Opportunity to sponsor drink tickets, raffle or other event feature
  • Recognition in our invitation, announcements, newsletter and social media channels
  • Recognition in event poster and table cards at the event
  • Recognition in public remarks at event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness
  • Opportunity to make business and community contacts

Logo sponsor

  • Your name/logo with link included in all event communications and promotion
  • Recognition in invitation and announcements
  • Recognition in event poster and table card  at the event
  • Recognition in public remarks at event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness

Tech Jam Logo Sponsor
Sponsorship - $275 for Tech Jam advertisement

Support vtTA’s contribution, participation and leadership role at the Vermont Tech Jam at this annual technology business expo and career fair by participating in vtTA’s Tech Jam advertisement.

  • Your logo is featured in vtTA's full-page advertisement distributed in the Tech Jam program guide and Seven Days newspaper
  • Logo reaches thousands of attendees and readers.
  • Ad featured in vtTA website and newsletter.
  • Ad displayed at vtTA booth at Tech Jam
  • Participation draws attention to your business and demonstrates your support for the vtTA and Vermont's technology business sector.

Annual Cruise and Tech Jam Logo Combination Sponsorship
Sponsorship - $500

Show your support for the vtTA and Vermont’s tech sector, while drawing positive attention to your business/organization as a logo sponsor for the Annual Cruise event and Tech Jam ad.   Participation reserves your logo in both opportunities at a reduced rate.

  • Your name/logo with link included in all Cruise event communications and promotion
  • Recognition in event poster and table card at the event
  • Recognition in public remarks at event
  • Your logo is featured in vtTA's full-page Tech Jam advertisement distributed in the Tech Jam program guide and Seven Days newspaper
  • Logo reaches thousands of attendees and readers
  • Ad featured in vtTA website and newsletter
  •  Ad displayed at vtTA booth at Tech Jam
  • Participation draws attention to your business and demonstrates your support for the vtTA and Vermont's technology business sector.

 

Lunch & Learn Presenting Sponsor
Sponsorship - $600

Lunch and Learn events are information and networking sessions on a range of topics of interest to the tech, business and general public, bringing together vtTA members and other businesses, supporters and community members.

  • Opportunity to present or select topic
  • Opportunity to host event at your business
  • Your name/logo with link included in all event communications and promotion
  • Recognition in our newsletter and social media channels
  • Recognition in public remarks at the event
  • Opportunity to speak at event
  • Opportunity to hang banner/sign at event
  • Opportunity to provide marketing materials at the event
  • Complimentary tickets to the event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness
  • Opportunity to make business and community contacts

 

Bio & Tech Beer Social Events
Sponsorship - $600

Sponsor these social and networking events co-hosted by the Vermont Technology Alliance and the Vermont Biosciences Alliance, bringing together a broad range of tech and business attendees

  • Your name/logo with link included in all event communications and promotion
  • Recognition in our newsletter and social media channels
  • Opportunity to hang banner/sign at event
  • Opportunity to provide marketing materials at the event
  • Opportunity to build business/organization awareness
  • Opportunity to make business and community contacts

Monthly Newsletter
Sponsorship - $200 per issue; $500 for three months; $1900 for full year

The vtTA monthly newsletter connects with thousands each year in and outside Vermont interested in Vermont’s technology ecosystem and the vtTA, with news, events, notices and more.

  • Your advertisement with link prominently featured in our monthly e-mail newsletter
  • Reach tech-focused community, and potential clients, partners and employees
  • Each issue reaches 2000+ through distribution list, website, and social media channels

Vermont Technology Alliance Website
Sponsorship/Ad - $300 for two months; $1500 for full year.

The vtTA web site features news, event listings, job listings and resources for Vermont’s tech sector for audiences in and outside the state.

  • Your sponsorship message with logo and link to your business or homepage prominently featured on the website homepage.
  • Reach the tech-focused community, potential clients, partners and employees.
  • Website averages 3,000 to 4,000 tech-focused visitors each month.

 

To participate or for more information, contact:

Jeff Couture
Executive Director
jeff@vtta.org

802-735-0840


 

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