BLD PNW 2019

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BLD PNW 2019

The B Corp Leadership Development Pacific Northwest Conference (BLD PNW) is the largest gathering of Certified B Corporations in the Pacific Northwest. Now in its third year, this one-day leadership development conference is organized by the B Corp community, for the B Corp community.

By inspiring and connecting B Corps in the Pacific Northwest and their teams, we build a stronger movement of people using business as a force for good.

Building the B-Ecosystem

Our theme for this year’s BLD is Building the B-Ecosystem. Leaders will share stories, ideas, and experiences of collaborating around shared values and working toward inclusivity in the B Corp community.

Become a BLD PNW Sponsor & Support the Local B Corp Movement

B Local PDX is seeking financial & in-kind sponsors to support our third annual B Corp Leadership Development Pacific Northwest Conference. Together we can grow and strengthen our movement.

Your Host | B Local PDX

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B Local PDX is an association of certified B Corps in Greater Portland that exists to equip and empower our organizations and employees in service of a shared and durable prosperity for all. We serve our constituents through certification support for aspiring and existing B Corps, connections for business development opportunities and personal growth, and collaboration around social and environmental impact.

Our Audience | B Corps & Supporters

Our main audience for BLD PNW is employees of B Corps in Oregon and Washington. A limited number of tickets will be made available for others in our social-impact community, such as students, academics, non-profit organizations, benefit companies, and aspiring B Corps.

Our Venue | The Redd on Salmon Street

The Redd is a multifaceted project of Ecotrust that was formulated to support a more equitable, restorative, and regenerative food system in the Pacific Northwest. Redd East is a uniquely industrial venue space has been restored to blend historical charm with a bright, modern aesthetic. With a main hall that can seat over 500 guests, the sky's the limit with The Redd for BLD PNW.


Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in Sponsorship? Contact Michael Inderhees (michael.inderhees@fully.com) or Danya Rose-Merkle (danya@werkstrategy.com).

Presenting Sponsor | $5,000 | Exclusive, ONLY ONE available

  • Offer five-minute leadership TED-style talk after conference welcome remarks and introduce opening keynote speaker

  • Exclusive branding and recognition in post-conference content summary email

  • Top tier logo placement on all promotional materials

  • Contact info for attendees who opt in during registration process

  • 15 complimentary registrations

Closing Reception Sponsor | $3,500 | Exclusive, ONLY ONE available

  • Offer reception welcome remarks

  • Exclusive logo placement at reception (in kind food and beverage sponsors will also be acknowledged)

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • Contact info for attendees who opt in during registration process

  • 8 complimentary registrations

Registration Sponsor | $3,500 | Exclusive, ONLY ONE available

  • Exclusive logo branding at registration station

  • Optional: Opportunity to offer a gift to all registered attendees (*approval needed - keep zero waste in mind)

  • Recognition from stage

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • Contact info for attendees who opt in during registration process

  • 5 complimentary registrations

 Recess Sponsor | $3,000 | Exclusive, ONLY ONE available

  • Exclusive logo branding in Recess area

  • Opportunity to facilitate recess game/exercise for attendees

  • Recognition from stage

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • Contact info for attendees who opt in during registration process

  • 5 complimentary registrations

Tabling Sponsor | $2,500 | Four available!

  • Opportunity to have a table at the main/sole entrance of the event (*minimize excess swag - keep zero waste in mind)

  • Recognition from stage

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • Contact info for attendees who opt in during registration process

  • 3 complimentary registrations

Community Sponsor | $2,000 | Five available!

  • Recognition from stage

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • Contact info for attendees who opt in during registration process

  • 3 complimentary registrations

Supporting Sponsor | $1,000 | Three available!

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • 2 complimentary registrations

Believer | $500 | Unlimited!

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • 1 complimentary registration

IN-KIND FOOD / BEVERAGE / SERVICE DONATIONS

  • Logo in promotional materials

  • 1 complimentary registration

Build-Your-Own Sponsorship

Not seeing a package that fits just right? Let us know what you had in mind. There's a lot of room for creativity on how we showcase your company at this year's event -- the largest annual gathering of B Corps on the West Coast!

Questions? Contact Michael Inderhees at michael.inderhees@fully.com or Danya Rose-Merkle at danya@werkstrategy.com.