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Uplifting Black Men Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

The Uplifting Black Men Conference is an annual event hosted by the Student Success Center’s diversity initiative, the Black Male Excellence Network (BMEN), to uplift and empower Black male students and connect them with a powerful intergenerational community of faculty, administrators, staff, community leaders, and stakeholders.

You can have a lasting impact on participants as a sponsor of the Uplifting Black Men Conference. Each level of support detailed below allows you to increase your level of visibility and engagement with Black male students.

Royalty Sponsorship (Exclusive Sponsorship)—$10,000

Investment supports all conference needs

  • Invitation to present about professional development during one of the concurrent sessions
  • Recognition of sponsor during welcome and closing remarks
  • Logo placements
    • Opportunity to supply branded swag to all conference participants
    • Sponsor poster board at registration table
    • Digital programs and email communications
    • Rotating Powerpoint slide during breaks and between concurrent sessions
  • “Sponsor” on attendee name tags
  • Promotional table during lunch
  • Opportunity to display 2 organization banners at the event
  • Acknowledgement on conference website

Black Male Excellence Sponsorship (Exclusive Sponsorship)—$5,000

Investment covers refreshments and beverages

  • Recognition of sponsor during welcome and closing remarks
  • Logo placements
    • Opportunity to supply branded swag to all conference participants
    • Sponsor poster board at registration table
    • Digital programs and email communications
    • Rotating Powerpoint slide during breaks and between concurrent sessions
  • “Sponsor” on attendee name tags
  • Promotional table during lunch
  • Opportunity to display 1 organization banner at the event
  • Acknowledgement on conference website

Collegiate Sponsorship—$2,500

Investment provides conference-branded swag and other giveaways and helps fund  awards to celebrate student accomplishments

  • Recognition of sponsor during welcome and closing remarks
  • Logo placements
    • Digital programs and email communications
    • Rotating Powerpoint slide during breaks and between concurrent sessions
  • “Sponsor” on attendee name tags
  • Promotional table during lunch
  • Acknowledgement on conference website

Hokie Pride Sponsorship—$1,000

Investment helps fund awards to celebrate student accomplishments

  • Logo placements
    • Rotating Powerpoint slide during breaks and between concurrent sessions Digital programs and email communications
  • “Sponsor” on attendee name tags
  • Promotional table during lunch
  • Acknowledgement on conference website

Hokie Stone Sponsorship—$500

Investment covers venue and production to support the success of the conference

  • Rotating Powerpoint slide during breaks and between concurrent sessions
  • Promotional table during lunch
  • Acknowledgement of sponsor on conference website

To become a sponsor please select your sponsorship level online. For additional information please email bmen@vt.edu. No refunds will be issued.