Sponsorship Opportunities

Fellows Forum  

The University of Tampa Fellows Forum brings together a distinguished panel of CEOs to share their perspectives with the Tampa Bay business community on issues of importance.

HISTORY

An annual event held since 1987, the Fellows Forum attracts more than 1,000 attendees to hear from such business leaders as The HoneyBaked Ham Company's Chuck Bengochea, Publix Super Market Inc.'s Ed Crenshaw, Jabil Circuit Inc.'s Tim Main, OSI Restaurant Partners' Elizabeth Smith and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Dennis Lockhart. Complete list of past Fellows Forum speakers

A GOOD VALUE FOR SPONSORS

The Fellows Forum offers a terrific way to get your company's name in front of hundreds of area decision-makers. All levels of sponsorship come with tickets for your employees and guests. Proceeds from the Fellows Forum fund the Board of Fellows Endowed Scholarship to The University of Tampa's Sykes College of Business. Download the Fellows Forum Flyer and Sponsorship Agreement Form (PDF).

 PRESENTING SPONSOR - $20,000

  • Thank you, Verizon, our presenting sponsor for the fourth year in a row.

 SPARTAN LEVEL - $10,000

  • Website link from UT's Fellows Forum Web page
  • Exposure in all marketing materials:
    • Event invitation - mailed to more than 3,000 guests (sponsorship must be confirmed prior to invitation print date)
    • Flyer distributed throughout Tampa Bay area
    • Event programs and tickets
    • All print ads
     
  • Listing on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Half-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Banner and PowerPoint slide with logo in the auditorium (must provide banner)
  • Two invitations to Fellows Forum VIP dinner held the night before the event
  • 100 tickets to Fellows Forum, valued at $4,000
  • Reserved seating at the event
  • Three Forum VIP parking passes
  • One, one-year complimentary membership to The University of Tampa Board of Fellows (value $1,000)

PLATINUM LEVEL - $5,000

  • List as a sponsor on UT Fellows Forum Web page
  • Exposure in most marketing materials:
    • Flyer distributed throughout Tampa Bay area
    • Event programs and tickets
    • All print ads
     
  • Listing on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Half-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Banner and PowerPoint slide with logo in the auditorium (must provide banner)
  • Name listed in program as a sponsor
  • One invitation to Fellows Forum VIP dinner held the night before the event
  • 80 tickets to Fellows Forum valued at $3,200
  • Reserved seating at the event
  • Two Forum VIP parking pass

BREAKFAST SPONSOR - $4,000

  • List as a sponsor on UT Fellows Forum Web page
  • Logo on Breakfast Table
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Listing on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Banner and PowerPoint slide with logo in the auditorium (must provide banner)
  • Name listed in program as a sponsor
  • 60 tickets to Fellows Forum valued at $2,400
  • Reserved seating at the event
  • One Forum VIP parking pass

Parking Sponsor - $3,500

  • List as sponsor on UT Fellows Forum Web page
  • Logo in the event program
  • List on master sponsor board in the lobby
  • Dedicated Parking Sponsor signage at the entrance and exit of the event parking garage
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Banner and PowerPoint slide with logo in the auditorium (must provide banner)
  • 50 tickets to the Fellows Forum (value $2,000)
  • Reserved seating at the event
  • One Forum VIP Parking pass

GOLD SPONSOR - $2,500

  • Listed as a sponsor on UT Fellows Forum Web page
  • Listing on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Logo on PowerPoint slide with all Gold Sponsors in the auditorium
  • Listed on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Name listed in program as sponsor
  • 40 tickets to Fellows Forum valued at $1,600
  • One Forum VIP parking pass

STUDENT AWARD LEVEL - $2,000

  • Featured sponsor of two $250 gift cards used as Student Awards
  • Listed as a sponsor on UT Fellows Forum Web page
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Logo on PowerPoint slide with all Student Award sponsors in the auditorium
  • Listing on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Name listed in program as a sponsor
  • Name announced during Forum Student Award Presentation
  • 20 tickets to Fellows Forum valued at $800

SILVER LEVEL - $1,000

  • Listed as a sponsor on UT Fellows Forum Web page
  • Logo on PowerPoint slide with all Silver Sponsors in the auditorium
  • Quarter-page advertisement in the print program (must provide digital advertisement)
  • Listing on master sponsor signage in lobby
  • Name listed in program as a sponsor
  • 10 tickets to Fellows Forum valued at $400

Advertise in the program

  • Full-page ad space - $ 800
  • Half-page ad space - $ 400
  • Quarter-page ad space - $200

TICKETS

Additional tickets can be purchased through the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce starting January 2013 or through various sponsorship packages. Tickets are $40 each.

Contact Information

Steve Murray
Event Chairman for Board of Fellows, UBS Financial Services
(813) 227-2815
stephen.murray@ubs.com

Alexandra Silence
Director of Community Relations, The University of Tampa
(813) 253-6200
asilence@ut.edu