Calling All Speakers and Sponsors

We are currently accepting speaker proposals and sponsorships for the 82% Micro Business Summit 2019 - Santa Cruz County's largest small business conference!

 

The event date is Friday, May 3, 2019 at Cabrillo College in Aptos, CA Santa Cruz County.

300 local business owners will gather to collaborate, share ideas, and learn how to grow their business from leading entrepreneurship experts. Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy. We want to support these entrepreneurs because their success lifts our entire community. Participants will be able to choose from a range of dynamic speakers and breakout seminars, receive a complimentary breakfast and luncheon and have access to an afternoon mixer as well as fantastic raffle prizes. 

SESSION TRACKS

 

The 82% Micro Business Summit seeks to offer tools and resources to our region's diverse small business community. These are recommended tracks, speakers are not limited to them. Have a unique idea for a session? Send us your proposal!

  • Entrepreneurship and growth

  • Sales and lead generation

  • Analytics, metrics, and KPI

  • Leveraging data

  • Startup resources 

  • Human resources

  • Innovation and technological entrepreneurship

  • Social and community entrepreneurship

  • Green business development 

  • E-commerce

  • Marketing and finance 

 

Speaker slots are 45 minutes and 60 minutes — most plan 30-45 minutes of content with 15 minutes for Q&A..

For any questions about speaker submissions or tracks, please contact barbara.mason@santacruzcounty.us.

SPEAKERS: We Want You!

 

We’d love to have you participate in the Summit. We’re looking for a diversity of speakers, over an array of topics that will offer something for everyone who attends!

Because of the large number of potential speakers this year, we are asking that speakers submit their presentation proposals to us by 2/28/19. We will select speakers the 2nd week in March which will allow us 1 1/2 months to sell tickets with attendees having the complete line-up at the time of purchase. Please complete the Speaker Submission Form and send to barbara.mason@santacruzcounty.us. We will let you know if your talk has been selected by mid-March. We will have a waitlist for speakers as well. 

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 2/28/19

CLICK FOR SPEAKER SUBMISSION FORM

 

SPONSORSHIP

 

We have multiple levels of sponsorship available for the 82% Micro Business Summit

Title Sponsor - $5000  

Company name at the header of all media including print, internet, social and press releases

4 complimentary attendance tickets

3 company banners provided will be hung at event

One page in Agenda Program as a welcome message/advertising

Company name at the header of the Agenda Program

Company to provide introduction of College President to kick off event

Any provided collateral materials will be included in registration bag

Logo either on bag or we will use bags provided by company if preferred

Attendee list will be provided if requested

 

Lunch Sponsor with Keynote Address - $3000  

Company banner you provide at the location

Introduction of the Keynote Speaker

4 complimentary attendance tickets

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

Provided collateral materials included in registration bag

 

Continental Breakfast Sponsor - $1500

Company banner you provide at the location

2 complimentary attendance tickets

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

 

Reception Sponsor - $1800

Company banner you provide at the location

2 complimentary attendance tickets

Announcements about company at reception

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

 

Platinum Event Sponsor - $4000 (Multiples)

Exclusive Rights in your Business Category

2 Company banners you provide at the location

4 complimentary attendance tickets

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

Ability to place provided logo items in the attendee bags

 

Gold Event Sponsor - $2500 (multiples)

2 Company banners you provide at the location

4 complimentary attendance tickets

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

Ability to place provided logo items in the attendee bags

 

Silver Event Sponsor - $1500 (multiples)

Company banner you provide at the location

2 complimentary attendance tickets

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

Ability to place provided logo items in the attendee bags

 

Bronze Event Sponsor - $500 (multiples)

Company banner you provide at the location

1 complimentary attendance ticket

Printed name in Agenda

Your logo on all print and internet marketing

Ability to place provided logo items in the attendee bags

 

20 Session Sponsors - $250 (18 available – limit 5 per business)

Introduction of the speaker

Recognition in the printed Agenda

One complimentary attendance ticket

 

If you are interested in sponsoring the 82% Micro Business Summit 2019, please contact barbara.mason@santacruzcounty.us. Thank you for your support.

CLICK FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

 

TICKET SALES

 

Ticket are available now. Please share this link 2019microbusinesssummit.eventbrite.com. An event of this caliber typically prices tickets at $200 to $400. Thanks to the support of our sponsors, tickets to the Summit will be $49 providing Santa Cruz County small business owners an opportunity to participate.

 

We will provide a total of 300 tickets and anticipate selling out.

 

CONTACT

We look forward to seeing you at the 4th Annual 82% Micro Business Summit! For questions or comments, please contact barbara.mason@santacruzcounty.us 831-454-2728  We’d love to hear from you!

 

Barbara Mason and the Summit Team

 
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