Sponsor our Annual Recognition and Awards Program

The Annual Recognition & Awards Program recognizes our outstanding students and scholarship recipients as well as the recipients of the Michigan Executive of the Year, Distinguished Alumni Award and Emerging Leader Award. 

The 37th annual event will be held Thursday, August 24, 2017, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

Sponsorship levels 

Presenting — $10,000 (one available) 

  • Ten tickets to reception, dinner and program 
  • "Presented by …" included in all media/marketing materials 
  • Exclusive logo recognition on event signage and name badges 
  • Full-page advertisement in printed event program 
  • Opportunity to give away branded item at the event 
  • Digital event signage and table sign 
  • Verbal acknowledgment from podium 

Signature — $5,000 

  • Ten tickets to reception, dinner and program 
  • Half-page advertisement in printed event program 
  • Opportunity to give away branded item at the event 
  • Digital event signage and table sign 
  • Verbal acknowledgment from podium 

Gold — $2,500 

  • Four tickets to reception, dinner and program 
  • Quarter-page advertisement in printed event program 
  • Digital event signage and table sign 
  • Verbal acknowledgment from podium 

Green — $1,000 

  • Two tickets to reception, dinner and program 
  • Digital event signage and table sign 
  • Name recognition in printed event program 

Individual tickets — $100 

  • One ticket to the program 

Press-ready ad design specifications 

All RGB and spot colors should be converted to CMYK. PDF, EPS, TIF and JPG file types are acceptable. Ads must be submitted at 300 dpi and have cropmarks and bleeds (if required). 

  • Color full-page ad — finished size 8.5"x11" bleeds should be .25" on all four sides — 9"x11.5" 
  • Color half-page ad — finished size 8.5"x5.5" bleeds should be .25" on all four sides — 9"x6" 
  • Color quarter-page ad — finished size 4.25"x5.5" bleeds should be .25" on all four sides — 4.75"x6" 

ADS ARE DUE BY JULY 17 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Steve Townsend at smtownsend@wayne.edu or 313-577-0202.