Events

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

The Greater Washington Board of Trade is made up of the region's leading businesses, including 5,000 individual participants. It is one of the most active and influential business networks in the region. Sponsoring events and programs is the most targeted means of reaching the business market and securing name recognition among the leaders within this dynamic network.

We offer a sponsorship program that is tailored to fit your marketing calendar, whether it highlights a single event or captures full-year comprehensive visibility.

Event Sponsorships

The Board of Trade offers a wide range of sponsorship levels for each event. For more information or to arrange sponsorship of any of the following events, contact Nancy LaJoice at 202.857.5987 or nancylajoice@bot.org.

Annual Meeting
A yearly tradition since 1889, the Board of Trade's Annual Meeting gathers the business community to prepare for the year ahead.

Fall Business Classic
After the traditional Washington summer break, member companies of the Board of Trade reestablish important acquaintances at the Fall Business Classic. Held in the region’s most interesting and classic venues, this event brings together over 800 senior business, association and civic leaders from throughout the region for a reception of elegant food and beverage, solid networking and old fashioned deal-making.

Mid-Winter Dinner
There are no speeches. There is no program. Widely regarded as the region's best business event, the Board of Trade'sMid-Winter Dinner offers premier networking with those who get business done in Greater Washington. 

Program Sponsorships

The Board of Trade offers several programs that are available for full-year sponsorship.

Business Partners
Each year, several member businesses are designated Board of Trade Business Partners. Their special support both enhances the work of the Board of Trade and their own visibility in the region.

Potomac Conference
The Potomac Conference is a CEO-level leadership forum that brings together public, private and non-profit executives to focus their expertise and influence on improving the region’s economic health and quality of life.

Advertising Opportunities

The Board of Trade also offers a variety of opportunities for key visibility on our website. 

Homepage Advertising Rates

  • One Month: $1,500
  • Three Months: $4,000

Internal Page Advertising Rates

  • One Month: $1,200

  • Three Months: $3,500

Website Advertising Specifications

  • 468 pixels wide x 60 high

  • .jpg or .gif format

  • Maximum File Size: 20k

The “go-to” site for area business information, the Board of Trade website has more than 7,500 visits and approximately 20,000 page views each month. Your company’s sponsorship of this site puts your banner ad on the home page with a direct link to send patrons to your company’s website.

For more information about website advertising, please contact Nancy LaJoice at 202.857.5987.