Sponsorships

Sponsorships offer our members opportunities to promote their business and a local event at the same time with a powerful message. At the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce, we offer many opportunities and levels which offer businesses value. Below are some of our unique opportunities.  

Each sponsorship level has multiple points of value, some including:  prominent recognition on all marketing materials, recognition from podium, tickets to the event, recognition in program, inclusion on Thank You ad in Chamber magazine and logo recognition on KilleenChamber.com with link.


 


 

Annual Banquet 

                    

The Annual Banquet is a membership celebration of the past year's accomplishments and recognizes the Large and Small Businesses of the Year, Non-Profit of the Year, Public Education Council Member of the Year, Welcome Council Member of the Year, the Greater Killeen Young Professional of the Year and the Roy J. Smith award winner.  
 

Public Policy

          
 

The Public Policy Council connects leaders and Fort Hood with lawmakers to stay in touch with legislative issues that affect Greater Killeen.

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Program Sponsor | $5,000
  • Legislative Day Sponsor | $1,800
  • Event Sponsor | $1,800
  • Leadership Table Sponsor | $3,000

Military Relations

          
 
The Military Relations Council promotes the importance and sustainability of Fort Hood and defense-related industries and builds on the strong relationship between the community, Fort Hood and the U.S. Army.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Program Sponsor | $5,000
  • New Senior Command Teams Welcome Sponsor | $1,800
  • Senior Command Teams Social | $1,800
  • Event/Lunch Sponsor | $1,800
  • Hood Howdy Bag Spring Sponsor | $1,000
  • Hood Howdy Bag Fall Sponsor | $1,000

Public Education

          

The Public Education Council is responsible for working with our public educational institutions and work programs to create and execute collaborative strategies to produce the workforce of tomorrow locally and regionally.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Program Sponsor | $5,000
  • Wooden Nickel Stores | $500 per school
  • KISD Community Clothing Closet | $250 and up

New Teacher's Showcase

          

The showcase highlights local businesses and provides an excellent opportunity to spotlight members by advertising to the new teachers in the Killeen Independent School District.  About 325 to 550 new teachers attend each year.  A limited number of tables will be available at the showcase for vendors and are available on a first-come, first-served basis in this two-day event.  A box lunch will be provided to participating vendors.  Grab Bags will be presented to the new KISD teachers.  The items given in the bags allow the teachers a starting point for classroom supplies.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Event Sponsor | $1,800
  • Lunch Sponsor | $4,000 2-days | $2,500 1-day
  • Table Sponsor | $500 1-day | $700 2-days
  • Table Member | $100 1-day | $150 2-days
  • Bag Sponsor | $1,000

Regional High School Career Day

          

This event will offer participating students the opportunity to engage with local business and industry partners in a variety of career fields.  A limited number of regional high school students may attend.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Event Sponsor | $2,000
  • Lunch Sponsor | $4,000 Full | $1,000 Partial
  • Speaker Sponsor | $1,500

​​Leadercast  

                    

Leadercast Live is the largest on-day leadership event in the world creating an epic leadership experience.  Guests will hear from some of the most recognized leaders in the world and with more than 100,000 people who will tap into the event.

Sponsorship Levels:

Mentoring Program CTC/TAMUCT

          

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce collaborates with Central Texas College and Texas A&M University - Central Texas to connect business leaders with students.  


Sponsorship Levels:
  • Event Sponsor | $1,800
  • Orientation Sponsor | $1,000
  • Graduation Sponsor | $1,000
  • Graduation Gift Sponsor | $500

Leadership Killeen

                    

The Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce's program is intended to develop leaders by engaging participants with entities that drive the economic stability and quality of life for the community.  the nine-month course aims to produce a shared vision regarding local and state government, education, health care, military relations and business.  The program requires working as a team, and participants are given the opportunity to identify an area of need and develop and execute a plan of action for a variety of class projects.  Leadership Killeen meets one day each month beginning in September.  Each session will combine information, problem-solving and leadership development.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Single Day Sponsor | $500
  • Austin Day Sponsor | $1,000
  • Graduation Gift Sponsor | $500
  • Alumni Event Sponsor | $2,500, $1,800, or $500

Flavors of Central Texas

                    

The 2016 event hosted more than 800 guests and over 40 vendors.  This event is designed to please the palates of all who attend. Restaurants, caterers and bakers set up beautifully decorated booths and offer samples of their finest foods.  Many other non-food vendors also participate by setting up booths to showcase what their business has to offer.  Cooking demonstrations will include competitions resulting in four awards and a second year of a kids cooking competition Chopped for Kids and more!

Sponsorship Levels:

Greater Killeen Young Professionals

          

The Greater Killeen Young Professionals are led by emerging leaders who initiate and participate in networking, professional development and community service activities.  The GKYP demonstrate the transformational potential of a community where young professionals thrive where they choose to live.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Corporate Tier 1 Membership | $250
  • Corporate Tier 2 Membership | $450
  • Corporate Tier 3 Membership | $800
  • Lunch/Mixer Sponsor | $250
  • Rock the Foundation (RTF) Table Sponsor | $1,000
  • RTF Contributor | $500
  • RTF Prize Sponsor | < $500

Chamber Networking & News (CNN)

                    

Join us for Central Texas' premier networking opportunity.  This is our area's most efficient way to meet and connect with other business professionals.  All participants will have the chance to introduce themselves, talk about their business and hand out marketing materials to other local professionals who are eager to form business connections.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Event Sponsor | $250
  • Lunch Sponsor | $250

Killeen Chamber Monthly Mixers

          

The Greater Killeen Chamber's Monthly Mixers are hosted by a member business and guests come ready to network. 

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Host Third Thursday Mixer | $500

Non-Profit Expo

          

The Non-profit Expo is free and provides opportunities to learn what various non-profit organizations in Killeen and Fort Hood areas are doing and how members can make a difference.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Presenting Sponsor | $2,500
  • Gold Sponsor | $1,500
  • Silver Sponsor | $1,000
  • Bronze Sponsor | $500
  • Workshop Sponsor | 250

Greater Killeen Business Quarterly

          

The award-winning Greater Killeen Business Quarterly promotes Killeen as a thriving military community with strong support from member businesses. Distribution includes:  over 4,000 print pieces per issue, distributed to business community, members, area hotels & office lobbies, newcomers and New Teachers Showcase & Hood Howdy, Chamber lobby and an online presence with links to advertiser's website.

Advertising Prices (Discounts available):
  • GKBQ Section Sponsor | Business Services, Community Development, Economic Development,  Public Policy, Military Relations | $1,800
  • Inside Front Cover | $1,800
  • Inside Back Cover | $1,800
  • Back Cover (2/3 Page) | $1,600
  • Business Spotlight | $1,800
  • Full Page Ad | $1,200
  • Half Page Ad | $700
  • Quarter Page Ad | $400


Wooden Nickel Store

          

The Wooden Nickel Store’s primary function is to assist with the basic needs of KISD students to allow them to focus primarily on their studies and to get parents and caretakers involved with the education process.  This project is a long standing program that allows students, parents, and caretakers the opportunity to earn items they may not be able to otherwise purchase.  The Wooden Nickel Stores are sponsored by local businesses recruited primarily by the Greater Killeen Chamber of Commerce and the Welcome Council.  They are available to the students, parents, and/or caretakers of every child in the designated schools.

Sponsorship Levels:
  • Donations Accepted Year Round | Wish List
  • Partial Sponsor | $100 per school year
  • School Sponsor | $500 per school year