Sponsorship

Sponsoring AIA Columbia is a great way to showcase your company and connect with your local architectural design community. Our annual sponsors are recognized throughout the year at all AIA Columbia events and communications. Event sponsorships are also available and provide additional opportunities to network with local design professionals. Below you will find information about various levels of sponsorship opportunities and associated benefits for you and your business.

Thanks for considering a sponsorship with AIA Columbia!

2020 Annual Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold Level Annual Sponsor ‑ $1,500

  • Three AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • Special recognition at AIA Columbia Membership Meetings as Gold Sponsor
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • Four e-mail advertising distributions to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook

Silver Level Annual Sponsor ‑ $750

  • Two AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • Special recognition at AIA Columbia Membership Meetings as Silver Sponsor
  • AlA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • Two e-mail advertising distributions to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook

Bronze Level Annual Sponsor ‑ $375

  • One AIA Columbia Professional Allied Membership**
  • Special recognition at AIA Columbia Membership Meetings as Bronze Sponsor
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • One e-mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)

2020 Event Sponsorship Opportunities

2020 Homes by Design Sponsorship

Gold Level Homes by Design Sponsor ‐ $2,500

  • Three AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • 4 complimentary tickets to the tour
  • 2 Allied memberships for 2020
  • 2 complimentary ticket to our 2020 Design Awards
  • Special recognition at every house as Event Sponsor on signage placed in yards.
  • Placard in public space with company bio in every home.
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • Four e‐mail advertising distributions to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA
  • Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (to be spaced featured at time determined by
  • AIA Columbia throughout 2020)

Silver Level Homes by Design Sponsor ‐ $750

  • Two AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • 2 complimentary tickets to the tour
  • Special recognition at every house as Event Sponsor on signage placed in yards.
  • AlA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Placard in public space with company bio in specific home.
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • Two e‐mail advertising distributions to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA
  • Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook of AIA Columbia (to be spaced featured at
  • time determined by AIA Columbia throughout 2020)

Bronze Level Homes by Design Sponsor ‐ $375

  • One AIA Columbia Professional Allied Membership**
  • One complimentary ticket to the tour
  • Placard in public space with company bio in specific home.
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • One e‐mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA
  • Columbia)

How do I sign up as a sponsor for Homes by Design?

Return Sponsor Verification form and payment to AIA Columbia Homes By Design Committee Chair:
Rachel DeBacker, Studio 2LR, 2428 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

Please email your logo (.eps, .tif, or .jpeg format) to Bria Wigfall at Briawigfall@ls3p.com. The logo may be in color or black and white but please make sure it’s of a large enough file size to be suitable in print.

If you have any questions about sponsorship opportunities for the Homes by Design tour, please contact Rachel DeBacker at (803) 233‐6602 or rdebacker@studio2lr.com

Design Awards Event Premier Sponsor – $2000

  • Two AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • Special recognition at Event
  • Four complimentary event tickets
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • One e-mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (to be featured in month of event)

Emerging Professionals Mentorship Dinner Sponsor – $1,000

  • Two AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • Special recognition at Event
  • One complimentary event ticket
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • One e-mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (to be featured in month of event)

Summer Social Event Premier Sponsor – $1,000

  • Two AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • Special recognition at Summer Social Event
  • Four complimentary event tickets
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • One e-mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (to be featured in month of event)

 Summer Social Event Sponsor – $750

  • One AIA Columbia Professional Allied Membership**
  • Special recognition at Summer Social Event
  • Two complimentary event tickets
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (to be featured in month of event)

 Meeting or Tour Sponsor – $500

  • Recognition at an AIA Columbia Membership Meeting at the Meeting/Tour Sponsor
  • Brief presentation opportunity to share with the attending members your company and any pertinent or appropriate information regarding skills, services, and product offerings suitable to the venue or meeting
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Greater Columbia website
  • One e-mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (in month of meeting or tour)

Specialty Event Sponsor – $500

  • Two AIA Columbia Professional Allied Memberships**
  • Special recognition at Event
  • Four complimentary event tickets
  • AIA Columbia monthly newsletter subscription
  • Color Logo and Contact Info on AIA Columbia website
  • One e-mail advertising distribution to AIA Columbia members (distribution handled by AIA Columbia)
  • Sponsorship feature on Instagram & Facebook (to be featured in month of event)
  • Events include:
    • K-12 Architecture Day
    • Quarterly Young Architect Forum/Emerging Professional Cocktail Hours

How Do I Sign Up as a Sponsor?

Return Sponsorship Verification form (Levels of Sponsorship Form) and payment to AIA Columbia Treasurer: Lorraine White, Pond & Company, 1301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201

We also have the option to do so online. However, it includes a processing fee of 6-7%. Click HERE

Please email your logo (.eps, .tif, or .jpeg format) to Harolisa Rivas at harolisarivas@ls3p.com . The logo may be in color or black and white but please make sure it is of a large enough size to be suitable in print. Please include a one to three sentence company bio that you would like to have accompany your logo when we feature you on social media.

If you have any questions about sponsorship opportunities, contact Lorraine White at 803.799.6502 or WhiteL@pondco.com

Thanks for your support!