Inaugural Gala Sponsorship Opportunities | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

INAUGURAL GALA SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Support our industry’s leaders during our celebratory Inaugural Gala. This will be a glamorous, memorable, fun-filled evening, where we introduce our new Board of Directors and toast to the winners of the REALTOR® Awards, including the REALTOR® of the Year. We’ll also induct the newest member of the Hall of Fame. This is your opportunity for your brand to make a lasting impression on the leaders of Chicagoland’s real estate market. Don’t miss your chance to shine in front of hundreds of attendees!

Check out photos from last year’s Inaugural Gala.

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EVENT INFORMATION

139th Inaugural Gala
Friday, September 23rd | 5:30 PM – 11:00 AM
Location: Hilton Chicago | 720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605


Available packages:

Attendees of the 2022 Inaugural Gala will be greeted in the Ballroom by distinctive branding and wooed by ambiance and elegance! Join our VIP audience, including the Board of Directors, Hall of Fame members, REALTOR® Award recipients and distinguished guests for a night to remember. Your company will be presented as the opening act during this premier night for real estate and attendees will enjoy all the subtle touches that make the night special, compliments of you!

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • Two tables of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after party
  • Recognition as the exclusive Ballroom Sponsor during the live program
  • 4-color, full-page ad in the Inaugural program booklet (Ads will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022)
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

Extend the celebration as the After Party sponsor! Enjoy dancing and networking with friends and colleagues in a relaxing setting as a band plays and cocktails are served. Guests will see your company logo prominently displayed throughout the lounge area, which is sure to leave a lasting impression.

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • One table of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Recognition as the After-Party Lounge Sponsor during the live program
  • 4-color, full-page ad in the Inaugural program book (Ads will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022)
  • Custom company branded items included in lounge space
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

Choose from an assortment of personalized gifts with your company logo that will be distributed to all attendees to take home. Ensure your branding is part of this unique, thoughtful keepsake!

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • One table of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Recognition as the Attendee Gift sponsor during the live program
  • Gifts distributed at each place setting in the venue
  • 4-color, full-page ad in the Inaugural program book (Ads will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022)
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

The highlight of the event’s décor has become our stellar floral displays, which are designed by some of Chicago’s most amazing floral studios. Best of all, your logo will be integrated into every piece placed on the table – celebrating the “sweet smell of success,” courtesy of your organization.

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • One table of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Recognition as the Centerpiece Sponsor during the live program
  • 4-color, full-page ad in the Inaugural program book (Ads will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022)
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

Wow the crowd with this wonderful keepsake of the 2022 Inaugural Gala. Perfect for couples, groups or solo guests, the fun will last all evening and the attendees will have a whimsical reminder of this event, compliments of you! Each attendee will receive a photo to keep or share.

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • One table of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after party
  • Recognition as the Photo Booth Sponsor during the live program
  • 4-color, full-page ad in the Inaugural program book (Ads will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022)
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • Photos taken and printed at event
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

Increase your brand awareness with a heightened advertising presence in both the Inaugural program book and the Inaugural photo spread in the winter edition of the Chicago REALTOR® Magazine! The Inaugural program book is distributed to the attendees at the event and kept by many as a memento of the night. Then, solidify your brand in the marketplace after the event by advertising in Chicago REALTOR® Magazine, which is distributed to our 17,000+ members. Your company will be prominently displayed!

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • One table of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor during the live program
  • 4-color, full-page ad in the Inaugural program book (Ads will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022)
  • Two full-page ads in the Winter 2022 issue of the Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral
    • Signage at opening reception

Your logo will be placed on every dessert served at the Inaugural Gala! Customized (and deliciously edible) dessert toppers will be incorporated into the dessert to show your support of the Chicago real estate community.

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • Five tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Recognition as the Custom Dessert Sponsor during the live program
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

As guests enter the event, they will be greeted with a passed signature cocktail, compliments of you! Signage, custom table tents and napkins will acknowledge your sponsorship.

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • Four tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

Sponsor the music at the after-party. This is a wonderful touch to keep the festivities going!

Also included with this sponsorship:

  • Four tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Live acknowledgment by the band or D.J.
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Signage near entertainment
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

Be the hit of the after-party with food or desserts, presented by you! The display will include logo-branded signage recognizing your sponsorship.

Also included with this sponsorship:s

  • Four tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Signage at food & dessert displays
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

This sponsorship includes:

  • Three tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Chicago REALTOR® Magazine
    • Sponsor signs at event
    • Pre- and post-event collateral

This sponsorship includes:

  • Two tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • A/V presentation played during the event
    • Inaugural Gala website
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Sponsor signs at event

This sponsorship includes:

  • One table of 10 tickets to the gala dinner and after-party
  • Company logo displayed on or in:
    • Inaugural program book*
    • Table Sign

**by August 19, 2022. Premium Table after August 19, 2022: $2,900

Artwork due by noon on August 19,2022. Specs: PDF or EPS format, 300 dpi | page size: 8.5” w x 5.5” h – please add .125” bleed – ad final size: 8.75” w x 5.75” h

Share your best wishes for our industry leaders in the program booklet for The Night for Real Estate in Chicago. It’s the perfect way to add a personal touch and recognize your friends, colleagues or business associates. Additionally, your brand will be in front of over 700 real estate industry influencers and attendees at this annual event. Don’t miss your chance to share your congrats and acknowledge such tremendous industry success. Ads due by August 19, 2022.

*Ads and logos will be included in the program book if contracted and received by August 17, 2022.


Questions? Contact Mary Beth Durkin

2019 Event Highlights

2018 Event Highlights