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Corporate Partners Program

Program Overview

Program Overview

The NLC Corporate Partners Program promotes the exchange of ideas between corporate leaders and leaders of America's cities. NLC Partners are provided with increased visibility and interaction with influential city leaders from 19,000 cities in 50 states.

Partner with NLC to:

  • Gain direct connection to city leaders
  • Become a thought leader
  • Share your expertise and solutions to create stronger cities

 

Engagement Opportunities
Click here for current 2017 Engagement Opportunities

 

Current Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Congressional City Conference - March 11-15, 2017 Washington DC

NOTE: All events include recognition signage and a speaking opportunity

$35,000

  • Closing General Session Lunch
    • Tuesday
    • Estimated 1,200-1,500 attendees
    • Seat drop

$30,000

  • Board of Directors Reception
    • Saturday evening
    • Estimated 100-150 Board and Executive Leadership attendees
    • Includes four tickets to event

$20,000

  • NLC Open House and Reception for Leadership
    • Tuesday afternoon
    • Estimated 100 attendees – NLC Board and Executive Leadership, Committee and Council Chairs, other VIP attendees
    • Members of Congress who were former elected officials will be speaking
    • Includes three tickets to event

$15,000

  • Shared Wisdom Lunch (NLC University)
    • Saturday
    • Estimated 250-400 attendees
    • Seat drop
  • Capitol Steps Performance and Reception
    • Tuesday evening
    • Estimated 500 attendees
    • Introduce performance

$5,000

  • Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) Dinner
    • Sunday evening
    • Estimated 40 committee members
    • Seat drop
  • Non-Member Engagement Reception
    • Sunday evening
    • Estimated 75 attendees
  • Young Elected Officials Reception
    • Monday evening
    • Off-site
    • Estimated 40-60 attendees
  • Youth Delegate Social Event Sponsor
    • Sunday evening
    • Estimated 200 youth delegates and city staff chaperones
    • Engage with future local elected officials

 

For more information, please contact Lauren Bradley at bradley@nlc.org.

Capstone Partners

Capstone Corporate Partners

Capstone Corporate Partners are NLC’s premier partners, providing the highest level of financial and in-kind resources to support the organization’s mission.

 

Accela

 

AT&T

 

Cigna

 

ESRI

 

Google

 

ICMA-RC

 

ICSC

 

Socrata

 

USA Funds

 

Wells Fargo
Executive Partners

Executive Corporate Partners

Executive Corporate Partners provide top-level corporate involvement in substantive programs that further the mission of NLC.

Aetna Airbnb Amazon
Black & Veatch

 

Burns & McDonnell

 

Cargill

 

CH2M

 

Colonial Life

 

Comcast

 

CHPA

 

 

Corvias

 

Crown Castle

 

Dart

 

Enterprise
FPL
Ford

 

HomeAway

 

The Home Depot Foundation
IBTS

 

Internet Association

 

Johnson Controls
Linkedin

 

Local Search Association

 

Pepsico
Southwest Airlines

 

Suez

 

Uber
U-Haul UnitedHealthcare Walgreens

 

Walmart

 

Waste Management
 
Levels of Corporate Partnership

Levels of Partnership

Showcase your commitment to cities and set your organization or company apart as an NLC Corporate Partner. Beyond traditional sponsorship, joining NLC as a Corporate Partner provides a unique venue for strengthening your understanding of the issues and trends facing our nation’s cities, engaging on issues that are important to your organization, and building lasting relationships with elected and career officials, as well as with others in the business community and NLC staff.

Levels of Partnership Chart

To join our Corporate Partners Program, please contact Lauren Bradley at bradley@nlc.org.

Corporate Leadership Council

Corporate Leadership Council

The Corporate Partners Leadership Council serves as an advisory body to the NLC Board of Directors. The Council shares the perspectives of the corporate and not-for-profit sectors and makes recommendations for activities that promote the exchange of ideas between corporate and city leaders. All Corporate Partner organizations are invited to participate in the Corporate Partners Leadership Council. 

 

Co-Chair

Co-Chair

 

Cynthia Stewart
Cynthia Stewart
ICSC
Vice President,
Community Development

 

 

Richard Leadbeater
Richard Leadbeater
Esri
Global Manager, Government Associations

 

Co-Vice Chair

Co-Vice Chair

 

Michael Backus
Michael Backus
Home Serve USA
Chief Sales Officer

 

 

John Burchett
John Burchett
Google Fiber
Head of Policy

 

 

Board of Directors Liaison

Larry Green Councilmember Houston, Texas
Larry Green
Councilmember
Houston, Texas