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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 more than 110 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 (2016 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 agencies 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.

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


    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.

    Sponsorship Reservation Deadlines*

    • January 15, 2016: Deadline to reserve sponsorship at Conference of Executives (COE).
    • March 30, 2016: Deadline to reserve sponsorship at Spring Conference (SPRING).
    • April 30, 2016: Deadline to reserve sponsorship Delegate Assembly (DA).
    • June 30, 2016: Deadline to reserve sponsorship Summer Conference (SUMMER).
    • September 30, 2016: Deadline to reserve sponsorship Goodwill Industries Loss Prevention and Safety Conference (GILPS).

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

    2016 Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF, 1.0MB)

    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 buying and purchasing decisions from 164 Goodwill agencies that oversee more than 3,000 retail stores.


    2016 Spring Conference Exhibits

    May 16-17, 2016
    Indianapolis, IN
    Table top costs: Start at $2,000

    Attendees: C-Levels, Senior Management, Mission Advancement, Resource Development, Human Resources

    2016 Summer Conference/Marketplace Tradeshow

    August 8-9, 2016
    Minneapolis, MN
    Booth costs: Start at $3,000

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


    Goodwill Industries Loss Prevention and Safety (GILPS) Conference Exhibits

    November TBD, 2016
    Phoenix, AZ
    Booth costs: Start at $1,500

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

    Exhibit Reservation Deadlines


    • March 15 – May 1, 2016: Spring Conference registration open
    • April 15, 2016: Summer Conference registration open
    • July 15, 2016: GILPS Conference registration open

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

    2016 Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF, 1.0 MB) Register for the 2016 Goodwill Member Marketplace Tradeshow

    Become a Vendor

    Member Marketplace

    Showcase your organization’s goods and services virtually to Goodwill professionals via Goodwill’s Member Marketplace, an online vendor directory Goodwill agencies 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
    Download our Vendor Prospectus [PDF]

    Purchasing Partner Program

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    Through its purchasing partnership program, GII works to leverage the collective buying power of the 165 Goodwill members to develop national discount programs with an elite group of businesses. In addition to providing Goodwill members with national pricing, our partners also offer value-added benefits such as employee discounts, turnkey solutions, subject matter expertise, and employment and workforce development opportunities.

    Purchasing Partnership Program benefits include:

    • Access to Goodwill decision makers.
    • Collaboration with GII’s strategic sourcing team on marketing and communications strategies to position your company’s services and product lines.
    • License to use the Goodwill ‘Smiling G’ logo to promote the partnership on your website and other marketing materials.
    • Development and execution of cobranding campaigns.
    • Opportunities to leverage broader access to the Goodwill membership via sponsorship of one of five annual GII  conference events.
    • Listing on GII’s online vendor directory, the Member Marketplace — the first place that Goodwill members look when searching for goods and services.
    • Communication of your promotions on a biweekly basis via the Marketplace Connection e-newsletter.

    The Goodwill strategic sourcing team seeks to develop purchasing partnerships for products and services that align with the needs of the Goodwill members.

    There are no pending RFPs at this time. If your company would like to be invited to participate a future RFP, please email the following information to partners[a]goodwill.org:

    • Company name
    • Company address
    • Company line of business
    • Company website address
    • Number of Goodwill members you have as current customers
    • Contact name, phone and email address.



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