Your Partner in Growing Your Community

Sponsor MEDA

Sponsor for WebpageSponsoring MEDA will provide maximum exposure to Michigan's economic development community for your organization and its services, thereby creating new customers and building new relationships that will enhance your growth.

Sponsoring MEDA shows your support for the strength of Michigan's economy as the opportunities support professional development that helps economic developers to be more efficient and effective in their work.

MEDA is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit.

If you do business with or seek to support any of the following, please consider MEDA sponsorship:

Brownfield Redevelopment - Business Finance - Chambers of Commerce - Community Development - Consulting - Downtown Development - Environmental Consulting - Higher Education - Municipalities - Planning - Private and Public Economic Development Organizations - Real Estate Development - State Agencies - Utilities and Infrastructure - Workforce Development - Others interested in economic development

How to Sponsor

If you and your company have decided that you would like to sponsor, please call MEDA at 517-241-0011 or contact Cassandra Jorae at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thank You Sponsors

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2022 Sponsors

2021 Sponsors

A Benefit for All

With any sponsorship package that you select, your name remains on our website for two years via the pages above.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate packages support the Association’s goals throughout the year and provide exclusive benefits.

BOTH PACKAGES INCLUDE

Recognition and Benefits

  • Logo on Each Page of MEDA Website
  • Logo on Event Handouts for All Events
  • Logo on Sponsorship Screen Display at All Events
  • Sponsorship of Annual Meeting
    • Exhibit Table
    • Listing in Main Brochure
    • Listing in Onsite Brochure
    • Logo on Event Emails
    • Opportunity to Address the Audience
    • Profile on Annual Meeting Sponsor Spotlight Webpage
    • Social Media Promotion
    • Verbal Recognition

SELECT ($7,500)
Optional add-on of $750 for Sponsorship of Golf Outing.

Additional Benefits

  • 3 Individual Memberships

Sponsorship of Golf Outing (Optional-Add on $750)

  • Foursome
  • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
  • Listing on Printed Handouts at Event
  • Logo on Event Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsor Screen Display During Reception
  • Profile on MEDA Golf Outing Webpage
  • Social Media Promotion

ELITE ($13,000)
Optional add-on of $500 for transitional registrations, i.e. registrations can be used for non-members.
Optional add-on of $500 for Sponsorship of Golf Outing.

Additional Benefits

  • 5 Individual Memberships
  • 5 Complimentary Registrations to All Educational Programs*
  • 2 Economic Development Basic Course Scholarships

Additional Recognition

  • Logo on all MEDA Membership Newsletters
  • Logo on all Job Postings
  • Logo on all Help A MEDA Fellow Member Requests

Sponsorship of Golf Outing (Optional Add-On for $500)

  • Sponsorship of Golf Outing
  • Complimentary Registrations Can Be Used for Golf Outing
  • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
  • Logo on Printed Handouts at Event
  • Logo on Event Emails
  • Logo on Event Sponsor Screen Display During Reception
  • Profile on MEDA Golf Outing Webpage
  • Social Media Promotion

*Excludes MEDA-hosted courses for nationally-recognized certification, such as IEDC and NDC certification courses, in which individuals are charged based on their membership status.

Annual Meeting Sponsorship

Click here for 2024 Annual Meeting sponsorship packages.

Golf Outing Sponsorship

Click here for 2024 Golf Outing sponsorship packages.

One-Day Conference Sponsorships

One-Day Conference Sponsorships Include:
Capitol Day
Economic Development Strategies and Solutions Fall Conference (formerly The Fall Economic Development Toolbox)
Economic Development In Your Place Spring Conference (formerly The Spring Economic Development Toolbox)

Capitol Day is MEDA's annual legislative conference. The Spring and Fall events have sessions on a variety of components for economic development success: new strategies, solutions, programs, updates to existing programs, best practices, marketing, unique ideas, skill-building, and leadership, with the Spring event moving around the state and having tours as a part of the educational experience.

Sponsorship Package ($1,500) Per Event*

  • (1) Complimentary Registration
  • Excel List of Attendees After the Event
  • Exhibit Table
  • Logo on Event Emails – 2 to 3 emails sent to over 4,500 contacts. Logo is linked to your website.
  • Logo on Mail Piece – Mailed to About 5,000 contacts
  • Logo on Rotating Banner on MEDA Homepage
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience
  • Social Media Post Recognizing Contribution
  • Sponsor Spotlight in MEDA Newsletter for 1 Week – Includes Logo, Description, and Contact Information. Logo is linked to your website.
  • Webpage Profile - Includes Logo, Description, and Contact Information. Logo is linked to your website.

*Limited to four (4) sponsors per event.

Emerging Leaders Spring Training Sponsorship

This special half-day is created by emerging leaders in economic development for their peers. Sessions will let you to better understand core areas of economic development down to the terminology used by the well-versed.

Sponsorship Package ($500)

  • (1) Complimentary Registration
  • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
  • Introduce Speakers (optional)
  • Logo on Event Emails
  • Logo on Event Handouts
  • Logo on Event Rotating Banner on MEDA Homepage
  • Logo on Program Webpage with Description, and Contact Information
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience
  • Social Media Post Recognizing Contribution
  • Sponsorship Screen Display with Logo and Contact Information

*Limited to four (4) sponsors.

Webinar Sponsorship

MEDA's webinar program took off in 2020 and will continue moving forward. You can support a webinar to build recognition among Michigan's economic development community and/or show your support for the topic presented.

Sponsorship Package ($350)*

  • (2) Complimentary Registrations
  • Opportunity to Address the Audience: Introduce yourself and your organization at the beginning of the webinar!
  • Electronic Mailing List of Attendees
  • Event Emails: 2 to 3 emails per webinar to approx. 3,500 contacts
  • Program Webpage: Your logo, a brief description, and a link to your website.
  • Social Media Post Recognizing Contribution
  • Sponsor Screen Display: Your logo, contact information, and website are on display during the audience address.

*Limited to one (1) sponsor per webinar.

For a list of upcoming webinars that are not already sponsored, contact Cassandra This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Corporate Sponsors

Bedrock Clipped consumers-energy
DTE Logo Small MEDC 2020 Resized
MSHDA vertical TM Plante Moran Realpoint

Contact Us

Michigan Economic
Developers Association
P.O. Box 15096
Lansing, MI 48901-5096
PH: 517-241-0011
cjorae@medaweb.org