The Wisconsin Builders Association and its charitable arm, The Wisconsin Builders Foundation, provide a variety of corporate sponsorships to businesses interested in showing their commitment in a big way to the future of the housing industry in Wisconsin. Sponsorships cover the WBA and WB Foundation's advocacy efforts, builder education outreach, member services, and professional development needs. They range in cost to fit any budget, and cover one year of sponsorship unless otherwise indicated.
2018 offerings are below. If you're interested in learning more about corporate sponsorships, please fill out the form below to arrange a meeting with the WBA Executive Director.
Advocacy Day at the Capitol Sponsorship: Bring WBA members to the Capitol for a day of meetings with legislators and the opportunity to hear special guest speakers. This sponsorship includes hosting the invitation-only WBA event, the opportunity to speak to attendees, and recognition in all promotional materials.
Generously funded by Johnson Bank.
Builders’ Voice Sponsorship: Power The Blueprint, the WBA’s official advocacy series. The Blueprint is emailed to 4,000 of our members on a bi-monthly basis. Sponsorship includes an ad on every issue of The Blueprint.
NAHB Conference Sponsorship: Sponsor our WBA state representative at the national level, not only giving Wisconsin a voice in Washington, D.C., but also assisting in the direction of the building industry and governmental directives. You will have access to a members-only exclusive report from the state representative after each conference.
B4 Conference Sponsorship: Be part of the Better Buildings: Better Business (B4) Conference. This event is attracts some of the most innovative builders and remodelers in the Midwest. The Conference showcases the latest and greatest technologies and services dedicated to cold climate residential building. Sponsorship includes the Silver level sponsorship at the B4 Conference, plus recognition of your sponsorship in all Wisconsin Builders Foundation promotions. Reach out to over 1,000 attendees in this two-day conference. Additional sponsorship opportunities available.
Student Chapter Sponsorship: Help support the American Dream of home ownership by supporting future builders. Student chapters are designed to involve students in the challenges and rewards of the building trades. WBA dues are waived for our student chapters, but they still need financial assistance at the national (NAHB) level.
WB Foundation Safety Hotline Sponsorship: Be the exclusive sponsor for this new member benefit by sponsoring a telephone hotline for members seeking additional information to improve safety conditions and comply with OSHA regulations at the jobsite. Sponsorship also requires administration of hotline.
Generously funded by Conney Safety
WB Foundation Scholarship Sponsorship: Participate in offering financial support to our future residential builders. Your sponsorship will go into the Foundation’s Education and Safety Fund as a charitable donation, and will ensure the continuation of the scholarship program. The Foundation awards a match to the top 4 statewide recipients of our local associations’ scholarship programs. At the quarterly Board of Directors meetings, you will be able to present a check to a deserving recipient.
WB Foundation Webpage Advertisement: Show your commitment to future Wisconsin builders with an advertisement on the Wisconsin Builders Foundation webpage.
Badger Builder Magazine Articles: Share your thoughts with Wisconsin builders. This sponsorship gives you the opportunity to have a one-page, original content (non-advertising) article in the WBA official quarterly print publication, the Badger Builder. This magazine is distributed directly to all WBA members, and is used as promotional material in our local membership drives.
Executive Committee Meetings Sponsorship: Provide your organization with a platform to speak to key influencers in the WBA. The Executive Committee is at the core of the association, setting its direction and goals. Sponsorship gives you an exclusive 15-minute slot on the agenda to address the Executive Committee on a predetermined relevant topic. The Committee meets quarterly and accepts one sponsor per meeting ($500 per meeting; 4 meeting sponsorships available per year).
Member Meeting Days Sponsorship: Support the WBA's quarterly all-member meetings. These meeting days consist of special sessions, including an Advocacy Group break-out, a Membership and Local Officers Group break-out, and a Board of Directors meeting. Your sponsorship includes recognition on all promotional materials.
Generously funded by Axley.
New Member Packet Sponsorship: Make a first impression by sponsoring WBA-branded new member packet mailers. Each month, all new association members are sent a welcome packet from the WBA that includes information on WBA and NAHB benefits along with a small gift. Sponsorship will allow you to provide a one page flyer in this packet that can promote your business or a specific product.
Quarterly E-Newsletter Sponsorship: Help distribute the quarterly WBA e-newsletter, packed full of association news, member services, and more. Sponsors of this category will have an opportunity to provide an article for the e-newsletter, along with a link to your company webpage.
Generously funded by Professional Warranty Service Corporation.
WBA Website Homepage Advertisement: Display your organization’s commitment to Protecting the American Dream with an advertisement on the WBA website public homepage. Only one space is available.
WB Foundation Trustee Meetings Sponsorship: Be part of promoting and supporting the future builders of Wisconsin with this sponsorship. Four times a year, the Foundation Trustees come together to set the direction, ensure resources, and provide oversight to the WB Foundation. As a sponsor, you have an open door to these meetings. Participation is not required but encouraged. ($500 per meeting; 4 meeting sponsorships available per year.)
Executive Officers Summit Sponsorship: Provide leadership development opportunities with your sponsorship of the yearly Executive Officers Summit. This conference is crucial to the success of our local associations, and ensures they are getting the training and assistance needed to continue their work supporting our members and the building industry. Sponsors of this event will be receive name recognition in all promotional materials, and be given an opportunity to address all attendees during dinner.
Executive Officers Summit Lunch Sponsorship: Provide lunch at Executive Officers summit. Sponsors of this event will be receive name recognition in all promotional materials.