2013 MBA Sponsor Opportunities
Please review the sponsorship opportunities below and then go to the link at the bottom of this page which will take you to a PDF form. On the form, you may choose any event(s) that you would like to sponsor. Please fill out the form and return it to the MBA. Questions? Call the MBA at 503.222.3275.
MBA Sponsorship Opportunities
- MBA Annual Meeting and Judges Reception: Sponsorships range from $500-$1,500; 500 lawyers and judges attend the event. Benefits include recognition in the MBA newsletter (5,000 circulation), invitation, signage, printed program and verbal appreciation. Wine sponsorships at $1,500 also receive special table signage.
- Fall Absolutely Social - The Grape Escape: $500. Sponsor names are published in the MBA newsletter, printed on the invitation and listed on signage at the event. Sponsors receive two event tickets. Separate cash and food donations may be made at the event, benefiting Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger at the Oregon Food Bank. About 250 attend.
- WinterSmash Family Bowling: Sponsorships available to individuals and firms with five or fewer lawyers are $100 for Fun Sponsor, $250 for Really Fun Sponsor and $500 for Life of the Party Sponsor. Sponsorships available to larger firms are $350 Fun Sponsor, $700 Really Fun Sponsor and $1,000 for Life of the Party Sponsor. The single $2,000 sponsorship has been spoken for. It is a fundraiser for CourtCare, the free childcare for families who have business at the courthouse and no other place to take their children. Sponsor benefits include recognition in the MBA newsletter, invitation, event program for all attendees, poster board sign at the event and verbal announcement. Some sponsorships receive free tickets. Approximately 350 attend.
MBA Socials: Opportunities range from $100-$500. Battle of the Lawyer Bands event sponsorships are $500. There is one sponsorship at $400 for the Bench Bar and Bagels event and one sponsorship at $300 for the Night at the Spa event. Sponsor's logo is published in the MBA newsletter, included in email invitation and on the MBA website. The Social with Diversity Bars sponsorships are $100. Sponsor names are published in the MBA newsletter, in email invitation and listed on the MBA website.
Golf Outings: These events range from raffle prizes to cash sponsorships between $500-$2,500. Events include family-friendly golf, a lawyer/law student outing, golf clinic and social and the fall championship tournament benefiting the Volunteer Lawyers Project at Legal Aid Services of Oregon. Sponsorship benefits include listing on signage at the event and in the program, MBA newsletter, website and broadcast email recognition. Championship sponsors at the $750 level and above may have a presence at a tee; $2,500 sponsorships include complimentary golf. Approximately 100 golfers attend the tournament.
YLS Sponsorship Opportunities
YLS Pro Bono Fundraiser: The annual event raises funds to benefit the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) at Legal Aid Services of Oregon. Firms and individuals may be sponsors. Benefits include recognition in marketing materials and the MBA newsletter.
YLS Service to the Public: Sponsorships for Community Law Week are $250; and those at the $500 level are additionally deemed YOUthFILM Project Executive Producer Sponsors. Benefits include listings on community-wide distributed brochures and the MBA newsletter. Executive Producer Sponsors are also recognized on the YOUthFILM Web site, movie posters, DVDs and at the Hollywood Theatre screening.
YLS Summer Social event: $500 sponsorships. One of the goals of the summer social is to recognize the efforts of all of the YLS volunteers over the year. Firm names are listed on invitations, MBA newsletter and recognized at the event.
Additional Possible YLS Sponsor Opportunities: YLS committees plan member events such as drop-in socials, wine tasting socials, trivia night socials and judges social. They also occasionally seek sponsorships for seminars and projects such as translation of handbooks and printing of the New Admittee Survival Guide.
Sponsorship Reservation Form
- Click here to access the sponsorship reservation form (PDF).