Partnership Opportunities

2019 PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Thank you to our 2018 Partners for joining us as we work together to promote the importance of good design and advocate for the industry.

Ready to become a Partner for 2019? For your convenience, several pre-determined packages are available for your consideration, but you are also free to create your own. Payment must be received by January 1st in order to be listed on all events, as production will have begun on several by that time. Make your selections here.

Interested in trading in-kind services for partnership? Contact Dale Powers.


Partnership Levels

We need to receive all funding by January 10th, 2019 if you wish to be recognized at all events. For your convenience we have also provided pre-determined partnership packages for your consideration.

Platinum $7,500

If your total partnership contributions are equal to or exceed $7,500 for the year then your company will be considered a Platinum Sponsor of the AIA East Tennessee and receive one (1) complementary Allied Membership for the year. Your logo will appear on the website along with all printed materials for that given year. AIA East Tennessee will also provide one (1) stand-alone e-mail notification to the membership. See Platinum Packages here.


Gold $5,000

If your total partnership contributions are equal to or exceed $5,000 for the year then your company will be considered a Gold Sponsor of the AIA East Tennessee and receive one (1) complementary Allied Membership for the year. Your logo will appear on the website along with all printed materials for that given year. AIA East Tennessee will also provide one (1) e-mail notification to the membership via the weekly e-mailed newsletter. See Gold Packages here.


Silver $2,500

If your total partnership contributions are equal to or exceed $2,500 for the year then your company will be considered a Silver Sponsor of the AIA East Tennessee and receive one (1) complementary Allied Membership for the year. Your logo will appear on the website along with all printed materials for that given year. See Silver Packages here.


Programs

Allied Member $400

Limitless
You will receive the social benefits of a standard AIA East Tennessee Member. As an Allied Member, you are eligible to serve on one of the many AIA committees/subcommittees, where you will work with our members on a social level. can attend any AIA sponsored event or chapter lunch for the same cost as a standard member. You can play in the AIA volleyball league, your name will be displayed on the AIA East Tennessee website, and you will have access to the chapter executive to assist you with your marketing purposes.


Host the AIA $4.000 Min.

Limit: 1
For one year this partner will host the AIA East Tennessee office. The chapter’s Executive will work out of your office. AIA East Tennessee will hold the monthly committee and board meetings in your space guaranteeing continuous exposure and interaction with prominent design professionals from our region. AIA East Tennessee will provide its own computer, phone, software, and office supplies. The Host will furnish a workstation, conference rooms, internet access, and pay all overhead such as rent and utilities. The office must be in Knox County, Tennessee. This will be an auction process. As bids are submitted, all bidders will be notified so that they may decide whether to raise their own bid or not. Bids will be received between November 19th and December 15th. The winner will be notified by December 18th and the move will occur during the first two weeks of January.


Design Feed Host $1,500

Limit: 10
Your company sponsors one of our 10 monthly Design Feed luncheons. Lunch is included for you and two associates. You may have a display at the luncheon registration area. A representative from your company can have up to five (5) minutes at the beginning to speak about your company and its services. You may choose to leave handouts or have a raffle. You will be recognized and thanked by an AIA East Tennessee board member from the podium. Selection of the month is on a first-come, first served basis.


AIA Thunderbowl $500

Limit: 11
A fun firm bowling competition held at Maple Hall once a year. Each sponsor will be randomly partnered with an architectural firm team to compete in a one-night mini tournament.


Volleyball Host $500

Limit: 9
Host an evening of AIA East Tennessee Volleyball. With 20 teams and an average of 100 people on-site per evening during the summer, your company will have a guaranteed audience. AIA East Tennessee will provide a tent for shade, 1 table, 2 chairs and signage identifying you. How you engage with the membership from there is up to you!


Technical Experiences $1,000

Limit: 4
These sessions will be held quarterly. Your company will be paired with two AIA East Tennessee committee members to create a technical training experience. This is NOT your standard Lunch & Learn experience. Job site visits, hands on sessions, and ARE sessions to engage emerging professionals are encouraged. AIA East Tennessee membership will be notified and encouraged to attend by the board team members. The dates for the Technical Experiences are February 20, May 15, August 21 and November 20. Times and locations are flexible, determined by each experience provider.


Events

Knoxville By Design Presenting Sponsor $5,000

Limit: 1
Be a Presenting Sponsor for the entire month of activities. Your company’s logo will appear on all KBD promotional graphics leading up to and throughout the month – including the website and printed materials. You will receive ten tickets to the Modernism Home Tour and two tickets to the Design Awards Gala and recognition at every opportunity.


Knoxville By Design Host Sponsor $1,500

Limit: 5
Sponsor the Art Salon, the Design Slam, the Design Symposium, Knox Bricks and Blocks, or the Modernism Home Tour. Your company name will be listed in association with the sponsored event on all promotions and your company Logo will appear on the website and event specific graphics. You will receive two tickets to the Modernism Home Tour and recognition at your event. Events will be sold on a first-come, first served basis.


Knoxville By Design Contributing Sponsor $500

Limitless
Be an overall sponsor for KBD! Your company’s name will appear on the website and all printed material.


Design Awards Gala Presenting Sponsor $5,000

Limit: 1 
Be the Presenting Sponsor for AIA East Tennessee’s premier event of the year. You will host the afterparty, your logo will appear on all printed materials, and you receive eight (8) tickets to the event.


Design Awards Gala Host Sponsor $1,500

Limit: 10
Sponsor the Beverage Bar, Food Bar, Venue, Gold Metal video, or Awards. Your company’s logo will appear on all printed material, your logo will be displayed in the area you sponsored, and you will receive four (4) tickets


Design Awards Gala Contributing Sponsor $500

Limitless
Sponsor the event. Your company’s name will appear at the event and you will receive two (2) tickets.


AIA Golf Tournament Presenting Sponsor $5,000

Limit: 1
Be the Presenting Sponsor for AIA East Tennessee’s longest running event. Your company logo will appear on all printed materials and you will receive one (1) team in the event.


AIA Golf Tournament Host Sponsor $1500

Limit: 3
Sponsor the Registration table, beverage cart, or catered dinner for the tournament. Your company logo will appear on all printed materials.


AIA Golf Tournament Hole Sponsor $500

Limit: 18
Sponsor a hole at the tournament. Your company logo will appear on at one hole on the course.


AIA Golf Tournament Contributing Sponsor $250

Limitless
Sponsor one of the may door prizes given away at the tournament. Your company’s name will be placed on the prize table.

Upcoming Events

Tue 11

Program Committee Meeting

December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 12

Development Committee Meeting

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 13

ACE Mentorship Program Mtg

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am