BE A PROUD
SPONSOR
OF THE 2021
HALL OF FAME

October 28, 2021
The Fillmore Event Center
Minneapolis, MN
5:30-9:30pm
The Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame honors the state’s most outstanding women entrepreneurs who have demonstrated a significant leadership role in their field, have shaped opportunities for other women business owners and made an enduring impact on their community.

SHE BELIEVED
SHE COULD,
SO SHE DID.
—R.S Grey

Hall of Fame Inductees include:
Marilyn Nelson, Carlson, Inc. (2013)
Angie Bastian, Angie’s Artisan Treats LLC (2014)
Dorothy Staugaard Dalquist, Nordic Ware (2015)
Barbara Jo Davis, Ken Davis Products Inc. (2017)
Rhoda Olsen, Great Clips (2017)
Pam Borton, Borton Partners (2019)

Hall of Fame Inductees embody
the aim of NAWBO:

• Entrepreneurial spirit and business excellence
• Courageous thinking and action
• Vision and innovation
• Inspiring leadership
• A stronger direction for women-owned
businesses and other women
• Community mindedness
• Enduring and outstanding contributions to
Minnesota and its business history

CONTINUE THE LEGACY

Celebrate And Support Through Sponsorship

Build connections, support women, give back to your community while strengthen your company’s reputation, reaching new customers, and expanding your business with NAWBO’s network.

1

Support Women

Bring recognition and awareness to exceptional achievements by women business owners and founders of major organizations. Demonstrate your dedication to supporting women-owned businesses

2

Gain Exposure

Be seen on social media, web, print, and email. Our Signature Events generate PR media reach of more than 2,000,000 and draw over 800 top business and thought leaders.

3

Do Good

Your contribution provides women with resources they require to strengthen entrepreneurial excellence.

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INDUCTEES
1 +
ATTENDEES
1
YEARS OF LEGACY BUILDING
SPONSORSHIP
EMPOWERS
LEADERSHIP

When you sponsor the Hall of Fame, you become integral to the legacy of our state’s most impactful women business owners. Please help us continue this important Minnesota legacy by sponsoring 2021’s red carpet, “not to be missed” event at Minnesota’s hottest new venue.

NOTE: Event subject to change
due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Plans for a virtual event are
developed, should it be needed.

$7,500

UnitedHealth Group

PREMIER SPONSOR
• 5 minutes to present your organization
• On-stage photo op with all inductees
• 8 VIP tickets
• Matchmaking conversations
at cocktail reception

$5,000

Medtronic & RBC

AWARD SPONSORS (4)
• 2 minutes to present your organization
• Introduce one of the inductees
• 8 VIP tickets
• Sponsor future seminar with inductee

$5,000

COCKTAIL
RECEPTION SPONSOR

• Signature cocktail at cash bar
• 2 minutes to present your organization at reception
• 8 VIP Tickets

$5,000

Fusion Hill

Anonymous Inductee

DINNER SPONSOR
• “Pied Piper” carries your signage into program hall
• 8 VIP Tickets

$5,000

VIDEO
PRESENTATION SPONSOR

• 30-second ad to present
your organization
• 8 VIP Tickets

$5,000

AFTER PARTY SPONSOR

• Signature Cocktail at cash bar
• 2 minutes to present your organization at reception
• 8 VIP Tickets

$3,500

Knock

CHAMPAGNE
TOAST SPONSOR

• Give the toast to our inductees
• 4 VIP Tickets

$3,500

DESSERT SPONSOR

• Present the featured dessert(s)
• 4 VIP Tickets

$3,500

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR

• Present the band
• 4 VIP Tickets

$3,500

VALET SPONSOR

• Signage and opportunity to give swag item at pickup
• 4 VIP Tickets

$2,500

Cargill

WELCOME/
COAT CHECK SPONSOR

• Signage and opportunity to give swag item at check in/out
• 2 VIP Tickets

$1,000

TABLE SPONSOR

• Signage on table
• 8 VIP Tickets

All sponsors above $2,500 will have company logos showcased in event marketing and program and will receive a contact list of attendees

HALL OF FAME 2021 EVENT SCHEDULE

October 28, 2021
The Fillmore Event Center Minneapolis, MN

5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception – NAWBO members and other event attendees will gather for cocktails and appetizers, photo ops, music, networking and socializing.

7:15 p.m.

Dinner/Continued Networking – The evening
continues whether attendees choose to eat a
full served dinner or continue the networking
with cocktails and light bites. Ticket choices
offer attendees several options to appeal
to their schedule, preferences and budget.
Cocktail and Dessert Reception tickets and
the Full Experience tickets both include
access to the program with seating.

8:00 p.m.

Program – Featuring introduction of the four
2021 Hall of Fame inductees and the telling
of their stories of success via video.

8:30 p.m.

Dessert Reception – The evening ends with
a celebration featuring cocktails, networking
and photo ops, a sumptuous dessert buffet,
music and dancing

“UnitedHealth Group is fully committed to partnering with women-business enterprises to create innovation, growth, and healthier communities. Supporting NAWBO gives us an opportunity to support women-business enterprises in Minnesota and allows us to extend our societal impact beyond our members and customers.”

Darren Harmon
Senior Director, Supplier Diversity & Sustainability
UnitedHealth Group – Premier Sponsor

EVENT QUESTIONS:

Jackie Engmark
NAWBO Executive Director
info@nawbo-mn.org
612-326-7772

SPONSORSHIP QUESTIONS:

Wendi Breuer
wendi.breuer@seachangemn.com
612-325-7513

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

PREMIER SPONSOR: