Sponsorship

Updated July, 2019 with NEW opportunities and benefits.  SECAF offers an exciting sponsorship structure, ensuring that our major supporters receive the highest possible return on their investment dollars. SECAF has four (4) levels of annual sponsorship for the entire program year - DIAMOND, PLATINUM, GOLD and FRIENDS OF SECAF (all annual commitments).

Current annual sponsors are featured on the homepage.

SECAF is a non-profit organization committed to building a healthy, prosperous and dynamic government contracting community.  SECAF brings quality speakers and timely subject matter experts to the business professionals in the Washington, D.C.  Metropolitan area. SECAF has several sponsorship opportunities, and we rely on our sponsors to enable us to accomplish our goals and bring valuable programs and resources to our members.

SECAF Annual Sponsorship Opportunities
 
NEW!  Diamond Sponsor -  Service Provider $7,000; Government Contractors $6,300
Platinum Sponsor -  Service Provider $5,000; Government Contractor $4,500
Gold Sponsor -  Service Provider $2,500; Government Contractor $2,250
Friend of SECAF Sponsor -  Service Provider $1,000; Government Contractor $750 

We expect sponsors to be active members of SECAF, contributing not only your sponsorship dollars, but also your time and energy. We expect formal and active participation from you on one of the many SECAF committees (e.g. Marketing, Programs or Membership) and to see you at our events.  If you would like to discuss how to get more involved to meet this expectation, please let us know.  We sincerely appreciate your financial support, as it is critical to our success for which we thank you.  Your engagement is equally important to us.  We need your help to keep SECAF running thus we seek a mutually beneficial relationship with our sponsors. 

SECAF Annual Sponsorship Opportunities and Benefits
 
SP=Service Provider and
Gov Con=Government Contractor
Diamond Level Platinum Level Gold Level Friend of SECAF
Benefits $7,000 - SP
$6,300 - Gov Con
$5,000 - SP
$4,500 - Gov Con
$2,500 - SP
$2,250 - Gov Con
$1,000 - SP
$750 - Gov Con
Logo Hyperlinked on SECAF website Yes Yes Yes Yes
Logo Recognition in PowerPoint at Executive Briefings Yes Yes Yes Yes
Verbal Recognition at Events Yes Yes No No
Signage at Executive Briefings Yes Yes No No
Display Marketing Materials at Executive Briefings Yes Yes No No
# of Complimentary SECAF Membership for SPs (For Gov Cons, 1 for organization)  
3
 
2
 
1
 
1
Consideration for Awards Gala Sponsorship, if available 1st preference 2nd preference 3rd preference 4th preference
Seat on Committee
Membership
Programs
Sponsorship
Marketing
Partnerships
Legislative/Regulatory
 
 
Yes
 
 
Yes
 
 
Yes
 
 
If seats are available
Event Ticket Discount
(Excluding Gala)
20% 15% 10% 5%
Host Event(s)
- CXO Forum
- Gov Con Institute Webinar
- Gov Con Networking Reception
1st Preference
Select Two (2)
- CXO Forum
- Webinar*
- Gov Con Networking Reception**
2nd Preference
Select One (1)
- CXO Forum
- Webinar*
- Gov Con Networking Reception**
3rd Preference
Select One (1)
- Webinar*
- Gov Con Networking Reception**
 
 
 
No
Speaking Opportunity at Event (moderator, speaker) First preference Second preference No No
Logo Recognition in PowerPoint for Gov Con Institute Webinars Yes Yes No No
Recognition on email Yes Yes No No
Sponsor Spotlight in Email (logo linked to your website, 50-word company description)  
Yes
 
No
 
No
 
No
Discount Additional Memberships 15% 10% 5% No
Industry Exclusivity No No No No
 

*If selected, you must commit to webinar and remain at sponsorship level for 2 years.**If selected, there may be up to one other co-sponsor (in an industry other than yours) per reception.

 
NEW! Diamond, Platinum and Gold Sponsors will have the opportunity to sponsor one or two (depending on level) of the following:
  • CXO Forum – For SECAF Gov Con members.  You will be recognized as the host/sponsor of the event. You may host a group of up to 25 Gov Con executives either in your conference room, or at a restaurant/similar venue.  The sponsor will absorb the cost of venue and refreshments.  Your company may facilitate either a targeted discussion of outside experts or government officials you have relationships with or lead a discussion in areas of expertise relevant to our members. SECAF will manage the promotion of the event and registration.  You will be responsible for developing the title, description and procuring speaker(s).  More details to follow if you choose this option.  
     
  • SECAF Gov Con Institute WebinarIf you select webinar, then you must commit to doing a webinar and remain at this sponsorship level for two years. For SECAF members and non-members. You will be recognized as the host/sponsor of the event. SECAF will manage the promotion of the event and registration.  You will be responsible for developing the title, description and procuring speaker(s).  If you are an expert on any of these six core topics, you might want to consider a webinar: 
  1. Opportunity Capture/Proposal Process
  2. Understanding Government Pricing, how to build your Rates and understand your costs
  3. Security Personnel (FSO) and running the company Security Program
  4. How to Recruit, Conduct a Proper and LEGAL interview, and Retain Talent
  5. Legal and Accounting topics for Contract Management (basic)
  6. Digital Marketing and Social Media

More details to follow if you choose this option. ​

  • Gov Con Networking Reception If you select Networking Reception, there may be up to one other sponsor (in an industry other than yours) for each reception.  For SECAF Gov Con members.  Your company and up to one other company (in an industry other than yours) will be recognized as the host(s)/sponsor(s) of the event.  You may host a group of up to 50 Gov Con executives.  You will have the opportunity to welcome guests, give an “elevator speech” about your company and kick off the “around the room” introductions of each company.  SECAF will manage the promotion of the event and registration.  You may invite up to five Gov Con prospects to attend.  More details to follow if you choose this option. 

The SECAF sponsorship program enables us to add value to all of our members. Please share your comments, commitments and interest with us.

For additional information, please contact SECAF at 703.574.1117 or info@secaf.org.


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