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    When you work with Goodwill® to increase your business, you form a bond with a respected brand that has existed for 115 years.

    Goodwill is one of the nation’s top five most valuable and recognized nonprofit brands and the second largest nonprofit organization in the United States, according to Forbes.com. Goodwill is also the only nonprofit on Forbes’ “20 Most Inspiring Companies” list for four consecutive years. Consumers rank Goodwill as the #1 brand doing the most good in the world for two consecutive years  (2017 Brand World Value Index).

    Aligning with us, allows your organization to expand its sales revenue and reach audiences it may otherwise leave untapped.

    Be a Goodwill Sponsor

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    When you become a sponsor, you secure exclusive, cost-effective access to Goodwill decision makers in order to build relationship and market your organization. We can help you:

    • Personally introduce your organization to Goodwill staff.
    • Build upon existing relationships in our network and grow new ones.
    • Increase exposure to local Goodwill organizations and maximize your profits.
    • Align with the Goodwill brand.

    Sponsorship Levels

    Annual Sponsorship – The annual sponsorship program exists at four levels and is designed for organizations interested in attending four or five events. Each level includes benefits such as event print, web and digital exposure as well as other high-visibility opportunities.

    • Diamond Sponsorship: $100,000
    • Platinum Sponsorship: $50,000
    • Gold Sponsorship: $30,000
    • Silver Sponsorship: $20,000
    • Bronze Sponsorship: $10,000

    Speaker Sponsorship ­– Speaker sponsorships allow organizations the opportunity to speak briefly to all conference attendees prior to a general session keynote speaker. This opportunity is designed for organizations interested in full conference brand exposure and scheduled onsite meetings with current or prospective clients.

    Event Sponsorship –This sponsorship level is designed for the organization interested in specific event exposure. Interested organizations can select from an à la carte menu of sponsorship and advertising options at selected conferences.

    Popular options include:

    • Vendor-Hosted Reception Sponsorship: $2,500
    • Dine-Around Sponsorship: $50,000
    • Meeting Room: $2,500
    • WebExpress: $1,000
    • Event Program Ad: $500 ­– $1,000

    GII Event Scholarship Sponsorship ­– The GII Event Scholarship Program is a vendor-supported scholarship program created to support local Goodwill staff so they can attend GII’s national events. At the same time, it affords the sponsor with Goodwill staff member who may advocate for future engagement and potential collaborations.

     Sponsorship Reservation Deadlines*

      • June 30, 2017: Summer Conference (SUMMER)
      • September 30, 2017 Goodwill Industries® Loss Prevention and Safety (GILPS) Conference.

    Email sponsorshipandshows@goodwill.org for more details on becoming a sponsor.

    Sponsor Prospectus (PDF, 1.0 MB)

    Be a Goodwill Exhibitor

    When you exhibit at one of our two main Goodwill events, you gain the opportunity to meet stakeholders directly involved in purchasing decisions from our 162 Goodwill organizations, who oversee more than 3,200 retail stores across the United States and Canada.

    2017 Summer Conference and Marketplace Tradeshow

    August 1, 2017
    Charlotte, NC
    Booth costs: Start at $3,000

    Attendees: C-Levels, Senior Management, Mid-Level Management, Business Development, Retail, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Contracts

    Goodwill Industries Loss Prevention and Safety (GILPS) Conference Exhibits

    November 13 – 14, 2017
    Orlando, FL
    Booth costs: Start at $2,000

    Attendees: C-Levels, Senior Management, Mid-Level Management, Loss Prevention, Safety, Insurance, Legal, Information Technology, Human Resources

    Exhibit Reservation Deadlines (Subject to change)

    • April 1 – July 15, 2017: Summer Conference registration open
    • July 1 – September 30, 2017: GILPS Conference registration open

    Email sponsorshipandshows@goodwill.org for more details on becoming an exhibitor.

    Exhibit @ Summer Conference 2017 Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF, 1.0 MB)

    Become a Goodwill Vendor

    Member Marketplace

    Showcase your organization’s goods and services virtually to Goodwill professionals via Goodwill’s Member Marketplace, an online vendor directory that Goodwill organizations turn to first when searching for products, services and employee discounts.

    Subscription options include:

    • Three-month subscription: $500
    • Six-month subscription: $800
    • Twelve-month subscription: $1,200

    Other subscription-complementing options include:

    • Banner Advertising Space: $750
    • WebExpress (30-minute webinar): $1,000
    • Newsletter Contribution: $700

    Email marketplace@goodwill.org for more details on becoming a vendor

    Vendor Prospectus (PDF, 1.1 MB)
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