Platinum Sponsors

Car Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Magical Reception Sponsor

Nachtisch Dessert Sponsor

Peter Schallmoser

Wine Sponsor

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Register Now - Friday, October 13, 2017

Our next GACC Awards Gala will be held on October 13, 2017 at the InterContinental Magnificent Mile in Downtown Chicago.

Celebrate your company’s excellence by being part of this special signature event and evidence your commitment to the German American business community. Join us (together with your clients or team) for a night of excellence and secure your participation today.

Exhibit your innovative product, your unique services, or digital success to the nationwide GACC network and gain visibility as an award winner at the nationally recognized GACC Awards Gala. An independent jury will choose the winner of each category.

 

Maximum Brand Exposure for Your Business

  • Align your brand with the very best in the German-American business community
  • Receive nationwide visibility and recognition as a proud sponsor of the 2017 GACC Awards (online, print, and live event)
  • Prime seating to entertain your clients and teams
  • Customized packages available to help you achieve your marketing goals

Please find below the sponsorship Opportunities or the downloadable flyer on the right side.

Official Grand Experience Sponsor | $12,000 |

  • Recognition as Official Grand Experience Sponsor
  • Premium seating for a table of 8 (first row)
  • Opportunity to give a 3-5 minute welcome speech (content to be approved by GACC Midwest)
  • Two (2) tickets to the 2017 Industry Forum
  • Full page advertisement in the Gala Program
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and throughout the duration of the Gala
  • 1/2 page advertisement in GACC Awards Gala Program
  • 3-month logo presence on GACC Midwest website
  • Premium exhibit space during the Networking Reception

Exclusive Car Brand Sponsor | $12,000 | SOLD

  • Recognition as Exclusive Car Brand Sponsor
  • Prime seating for a table of 8
  • Presentation of one car (size and setup to be discussed)
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and throughout the duration of the Gala
  • 1/2 page advertisement in GACC Awards Gala Program
  • 3-month logo presence on GACC Midwest website
  • Premium exhibit space during the Networking Reception

Official Networking Reception Sponsor | $8,000 |

  • Recognition as Official Networking Reception Sponsor
  • Premium seating for a table of 8 (first row)
  • Opportunity to present the Gala Signature Cocktail
  • Logo on the cocktail napkins at the Networking Reception
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and throughout the duration of the Gala
  • 1/2 page advertisement in GACC Awards Gala Program
  • 3-month logo presence on GACC Midwest website
  • Premium exhibit space during the Networking Reception

Gold Sponsor | $6,500 |

  • Premium seating for a table of 8
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and throughout the duration of the Gala
  • ½ page advertisement in GACC Awards Gala Program
  • 3-month logo presence on GACC Midwest website
  • Premium exhibit space during the Networking Reception

Silver Sponsor | $4,500 |

  • Prime seating for a table of 8
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and throughout the duration of the Gala

Bronze Sponsor | $3,000 |

  • Prime seating for a table of 4
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and throughout the duration of the Gala

Making Melodies Sponsor | $4,000 |

  • Two (2) Gala seats
  • Associate your company with entertaining the guests
  • Company name announced by the band during the performance
  • Logo presence throughout the Gala on programs, screens, and table signage 

Magical Reception Sponsor | $3,900 | SOLD

Limited to one sponsor 

  • Two (2) Gala seats
  • The magician will entertain guests using your corporate giveaways* during the Networking Reception
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and for the duration of the Gala

 

 

 

Red Carpet Backdrop Sponsor | $3,500 | SOLD

Limited to one sponsor

  • Two (2) Gala seats
  • Logo featured alongside the GACC logo on the most popular guest photo destination, the Red Carpet Backdrop
  • Logo presence in all pre-Gala marketing (print & digital) and for the duration of the Gala

 

 

Décor Sponsor | $3,500 |

Limited to one sponsor

  • Two (2) Gala seats
  • Make an impression as the exclusive Décor Sponsor
  • Logo integrated into the table centerpieces
  • Logo presence throughout the Gala on programs, screens, and table signage

 

 

Sights & Sounds Sponsor | $3,000 |

Two (2) Gala seats

  • Exclusive sponsor of a key contributor to the success and enjoyment of the Gala, Sound and Content
  • Logo presence throughout the Gala on programs, screens, and table signage 

 

 

Nachtisch (Dessert) Sponsor | $2,000 |

Limited to one sponsor 

  • Two (2) Gala seats
  • Exclusive sponsor of the Gala’s favorite, dessert
  • Logo incorporated into the design of the dessert
  • Distribute merchandising material to guests*
  • Logo presence throughout the Gala on programs, screens, and table signage 

*Placement of and type of merchandising material are subject to the approval of GACC Midwest

 

 

Your Idea Here!

Have a creative sponsorship idea you would like to propose?

Bring your idea to life - contact us today!

Sponsorship Add-Ons

Enhance Your Sponsorship

Grow your potential - add any of the following combination of items to your sponsorship package or sponsor them on its own! 

Gift Bag + Gift Sponsor | $1,000 |

 Limited to one sponsor

  • Gift bag given to all guests with your gift of choice* (bag provided by sponsor) 

*Placement of and type of merchandising material and giveaways are subject to the approval of GACC Midwest 

Gift Giveaway Sponsor | $750 |

  • Your gift of choice** to be given away in the gift bag provided by the Gift Bag + Gift Sponsor 

**Gift bags and/or giveaways are subject to the approval of GACC Midwest

Program Sponsor | $750 |

  • Full page color advertisement in the Gala Program

Multi-Event Sponsor (contact for pricing)

Get maximum exposure for your business and receive special discounts on a combined package for sponsoring multiple events! 

Any combination of events can include but is not limited to:

For more information about a customized multi-event package, contact Kirsten Schmandt!

Gala Program

More information coming soon!

Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

Time: 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Detailed Schedule:

  5:45 pm

          

Registration

6:00 pm -
 7:00 pm

Networking Reception

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Exquisite five course Awards Dinner

10:00 pm  - 12:00 am


The CoverGirls Violinist & dancing to the music of our favorite band THE MIX


Attire
: black tie optional

Hotel & Accommodations

Reserve a room at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile in Downtown Chicago!

Due to other ongoing conferences and events, hotel prices are increasing. Book your room before these special prices end on September 27

  • Grand Tower Guest Room: $239
  • Executive Tower Guest Room: $284
  • Junior Suite in the Grand Tower: $299
  • One Bedroom Suite in the Executive Tower: $364

How to book:
Reserve online or call 1-800-628-2112  (312-944-4100 X 2 for international calls)

Group Name: GACC Awards Gala 2017 Room Block
Group Code: YO5

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 N Michigan Ave 
Chicago, IL 60611


This year's Fall Forum will be held on October 13, 2017 prior to the Gala from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at 1871.

This year's topic will be Digitalization.

Learn more on the Digitalization Forum webpage!

Contact

Kirsten Schmandt
Manager, Events & Membership
Tel.: +1 (312) 494-2176
Email:schmandt(at)gaccmidwest.org