Sponsorship Opportunities

PRESENTING SPONSOR: $35,000

  • Exclusive Presenting Sponsor
  • 10 tickets, which include cocktail reception and VIP dinner seating
  • 10 Student sponsored in priority dinner seating, selection of student major or industry of choice
  • One-minute video highlighting your company’s philanthropic activities shown during the program or opportunity to speak during program
  • A full-page, full-color ad on the back cover of the Torch Awards program
  • Recognition as Presenting Sponsor on all materials promoting the event, including logo on the event invitation
  • Recognition as Presenting Sponsor on the event website and on video screens during the dinner and program
  • Recognition from the stage during the ceremony
  • Opportunity to provide one branded premium item to be given as a gift to our guests (approximately 800). Item must be approved by event committee
  • A dedicated e-blast to our event distribution list

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $25,000

  • 10 tickets, which include cocktail reception and preferred dinner seating
  • A full-page, full-color ad with priority placement (inside cover if available) in the Torch Awards program
  • Recognition on all materials promoting the event
  • Recognition as a Platinum Sponsor on the event website and on the video screens during the ceremony
  • Recognition from the stage during the ceremony
  • Opportunity to provide one branded premium item to be given as a gift to our guests (approximately 800). Item must be approved by event committee
  • Acknowledgement space on FIU Alumni Association e-newsletter sent to our Miami distribution list
  • Two season passes to live performances hosted by the FIU School of Music and FIU Theater
  • Opportunity for speaking to students

GOLD SPONSOR: $15,000

  • 10 Corporate tickets, which include cocktail reception and priority dinner seating
  • A full-page, full-color ad with priority placement in the Torch Awards program
  • Recognition on all materials promoting the event
  • Recognition as a Gold Sponsor on the event website and on the video screens during the ceremony
  • Recognition from the stage during the ceremony

SILVER SPONSOR: $10,000

  • 10 tickets, which include cocktail reception and priority dinner seating
  • A full-page, full-color ad in the Torch Awards program
  • Company listing on all materials promoting the event
  • Company listing as a Silver Sponsor on the event website
Note that your contribution may be considered tax deductible, where allowed, to the fullest extent under the law as allowed by IRS regulations. Any and all net proceeds from this event, after payment of associated expenses, may be used to support FIU’s Torch Awards, benefitting the First Generation Scholarship Fund and Alumni Center Building Fund. The amount of your contribution that is deductible is limited to the excess of your contribution over the value of the goods and services provided to you. In accordance with foundation policy, the Foundation may assess a one-time Advancement Initiative fee in the amount of 3% of the gift (“initiative”) to support the University’s general fundraising and capital campaign expenditures. The Initiative will be collected with the first installment of the gift (and any subse- quent installment, if necessary) in order to fullfill the Initiative as soon as practicable. 

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Bank of America

Gold Sponsor

  • Carnival Corporation & PLC
  • Geico

Silver Sponsors

  • BBVA Compass
  • TotalBank

Bronze Sponsor

  • Benchmark Hospitality

Award Naming Sponsor

  • The Brain Center

Panther Pride Sponsors

  • City Year Miami
  • Wilson-Bennett Technology, Inc.

Media Sponsors

  • All In One Mail Shop
  • BankUnited
  • ClearChannel
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Lennar Foundation
  • The Miami Heat
  • Florida East Coast Realty
  • Florida International Bankers Association
  • MasTec
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • The Miami Dolphins
  • Midtown Doral
  • Ocean Bank
  • Radiology Associates of Florida, P.A.
  • STR-Miami
  • Tonkinson Foundation

Beer Sponsor

  • Gold Coast

In-Kind Sponsor

  • Herff Jones

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