BE A PROUD
SPONSOR
OF THE 2023
HALL OF FAME

Thursday, November 2nd, 2023

Metropolitan Ballroom, Golden Valley

5:30-9:30pm
The Minnesota Women Business Owners Hall of Fame honors the state’s most outstanding women entrepreneurs who have demonstrated a significant leadership role in their field, have shaped opportunities for other women business owners and made an enduring impact on their community.

SHE BELIEVED
SHE COULD,
SO SHE DID.
—R.S Grey

Hall of Fame Inductees include:
Marilyn Nelson, Carlson, Inc. (2013)
Angie Bastian, Angie’s Artisan Treats LLC (2014)
Dorothy Staugaard Dalquist, Nordic Ware (2015)
Barbara Jo Davis, Ken Davis Products Inc. (2017)
Rhoda Olsen, Great Clips (2017)
Pam Borton, Borton Partners (2019)

Hall of Fame Inductees embody
the aim of NAWBO:

• Entrepreneurial spirit and business excellence
• Courageous thinking and action
• Vision and innovation
• Inspiring leadership
• A stronger direction for women-owned
businesses and other women
• Community mindedness
• Enduring and outstanding contributions to
Minnesota and its business history

CONTINUE THE LEGACY

Celebrate And Support Through Sponsorship

Build connections, support women, give back to your community while strengthen your company’s reputation, reaching new customers, and expanding your business with NAWBO’s network.

1

Support Women

Bring recognition and awareness to exceptional achievements by women business owners and founders of major organizations. Demonstrate your dedication to supporting women-owned businesses

2

Gain Exposure

Be seen on social media, web, print, and email. Our Signature Events generate PR media reach of more than 2,000,000 and draw over 800 top business and thought leaders.

3

Do Good

Your contribution provides women with resources they require to strengthen entrepreneurial excellence.

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INDUCTEES
1 +
ATTENDEES
1
YEARS OF LEGACY BUILDING
SPONSORSHIP
EMPOWERS
LEADERSHIP

When you sponsor the Hall of Fame, you become integral to the legacy of our state’s most impactful women business owners. Please help us continue this important Minnesota legacy by sponsoring 2023’s red carpet, “not to be missed” event at Minnesota’s hottest new venue.

$7,500

UnitedHealth Group and Medtronic

PREMIER SPONSORS
  • 3 minutes to present your organization
  • On-stage photo op with all inductees
  • 8 VIP tickets at Sponsored Table
  • Recognition in the program

$5,000

JP Morgan Chase and Old National Bank(3 more Available)

AWARD SPONSORS
  • 2 minutes to present your organization
  • Introduce one of the inductees
  • 8 VIP tickets at Sponsored Table
  • Recognition in the program

$5,000

Available

COCKTAIL RECEPTION SPONSOR
  • Signature cocktail at cash bar
  • 8 VIP tickets at Sponsored Table
  • Recognition in the program

$5,000

Available

DINNER SPONSOR
  • Signiture in the banquet hall
  • 8 VIP tickets at Sponsored Table
  • Recognition in the program

$5,000

Dragonfly Visions

VIDEO PRESENTATION SPONSOR
  • 30-second ad to present your organization
  • 8 VIP tickets at Sponsored Table
  • Recognition in the program

$5,000

Fusion Hill

AFTER PARTY SPONSOR
  • Signature Cocktail at cash bar
  • 2 minutes to present your organization
  • 8 VIP tickets at Sponsored Table
  • Recognition in the program

$3,500

KNOCK, Inc.

CELEBRATORY TOAST SPONSOR
  • Give the toast to our inductees
  • 8 VIP tickets
  • Recognition in the program

$3,500

Available

DESSERT SPONSOR
  • Recognition in the program
  • Dessert Sponsor signage
  • 4 VIP tickets

$2,500

Available

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR
  • Recognition in the program
  • 4 VIP tickets

$2,500

Available

MEDIA SPONSOR
  • Recognition in the program
  • 4 VIP tickets

$2,500

Available

WELCOME/COAT CHECK SPONSOR
  • Signage and opportunity to give swag item at check in/out
  • 4 VIP tickets
$1,750

Available

TABLE SPONSOR
  • Logo signage on table
  • 8 VIP tickets

HALL OF FAME 2023 EVENT SCHEDULE

Thursday, November 2nd, 2023
Metropolitan Ballroom, Golden Valley

5:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception – NAWBO Members and guests gather for cocktails and appetizers, photo ops, music, networking and socializing.

7:15 p.m.

Dinner – The evening continues with delicious dinner from D’Amico and optional bottles of wine served table side.

8:00 p.m.

Program – Featuring introduction of the five
2023 Hall of Fame inductees and the telling
of their stories of success via video.

8:30 p.m.

After Party – The evening ends with
a celebration featuring cocktails, networking
and photo ops, a sumptuous dessert buffet,
music and dancing

“UnitedHealth Group is fully committed to partnering with women-business enterprises to create innovation, growth, and healthier communities. Supporting NAWBO gives us an opportunity to support women-business enterprises in Minnesota and allows us to extend our societal impact beyond our members and customers.”

Darren Harmon
Senior Director, Supplier Diversity & Sustainability
UnitedHealth Group – Premier Sponsor

EVENT QUESTIONS:

Jackie Engmark
NAWBO Executive Director
info@nawbo-mn.org
612-326-7772

SPONSORSHIP QUESTIONS:

Kirstyn Sansom
kirstyn@sansomconsulting.com
6128671100

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

Premier Sponsors

After Party

Celebratory Toast