Sponsorship Opportunities

Updated August, 2020. 

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.

  • 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.
 
 Diamond, Platinum and Gold Sponsors will have the opportunity to sponsor/participate in one or more of the following ways, (depending on level of sponsorship):
  • 30 second video infomercial to be shared via email and social media courtesy of CALIBRE Systems, Inc.
  • Introduction of Panelists [Moderator and Speaker(s)] at one of SECAF’s Monthly events (formerly known as Executive Briefings and Member Forums)
  • Host/Sponsor a SECAF Webinar – 1 hour. 
    • You will be recognized as the host/sponsor of the event.
    • SECAF will manage the promotion of the event and registration.
    • We will provide a co-branded template for the webinar.
    • You will be responsible for developing the title, description and procuring speaker(s).
    • You may choose a topic from the SECAF webinar series (see more information below) or you may choose a topic, subject to approval. 
    • Depending on level of sponsorship, options would be:
      • Webinar (open to members and non-members)
      • Member Only Webinar (open to all SECAF members)
      • CXO Forum Webinar (open only to Gov Con members)
      • NOTE:   SECAF’s webinar series includes the following core topics.  We can provide more details and guidelines if you’d like to present one of these:
        • Opportunity Capture/Proposal Process
        • Understanding Government Pricing
        • How to build your Rates and understand your costs
        • Security Personnel (FSO) and running the company Security Program
        • How to Recruit, Conduct a Proper and LEGAL interview, and Retain Talent
        • Legal and Accounting topics for Contract Management (basic)Digital Marketing and Social Media
      • NOTE:  More details to follow if you choose the webinar option. ​
  • ​Networking Events – For SECAF Gov Con members.  Your company will be recognized as the host(s)/sponsor(s) of the event.  You may host a group of up to 25 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 four (4) Gov Con (Non SECAF member) prospects to attend.  More details to follow if you choose this option.
  • New Member Breakfast – For all new SECAF members since the last New Member Breakfast.  Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the event.  You will have the opportunity to welcome guests, give an “elevator speech” about your company before we kick off the “around the room” introductions of each company.  SECAF will manage the promotion of the event and registration.
  • As a SECAF Sponsor, you will also be given priority for additional sponsorship opportunities as they arise.
The SECAF sponsorship program enables us to add value to for all members. Please share your comments, commitments and interest with us.  For additional information, please contact SECAF at 703.574.1117 or info@secaf.org.
 
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 SECAF Emails Yes Yes No No
Up to 30 second video infomercial to be shared via email and social media courtesy of CALIBRE Systems, Inc. Yes No No No
Sponsor Spotlight in Email (logo linked to your website, 50-word company description and/or video) Yes No No No
Logo Recognition at all Monthly Events Yes Yes No No
Verbal Recognition at all Monthly Events Yes Yes No No
Introduction of Panelists at Monthly Event (formerly known as Executive Briefings/Member Forums) Yes No No No
 
Speaking Opportunity at Events (Moderator/Speaker) 1st preference 2nd preference 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
Consideration for additional Sponsorship opportunities, if available 1st preference 2nd preference 3rd preference 4th preference
Event Ticket Discount
(Excluding Awards Gala)
20% 15% 10% 5%
Discount Additional SECAF Memberships 15% 10& 5% No
Seat on Committee
Membership
Programs
Sponsorship
Marketing
Partnerships
Legislative/Regulatory
 
Yes, committee seat is encouraged
 
 
 Yes, committee seat is encouraged

 
 


 Yes, committee seat is encouraged 

 
 
Yes, committee seat is encouraged
Host/Sponsor Event(s)


#1 Webinar=open to members and non-members
#2 Webinar=open to all SECAF members
#3 Webinar CXO Forum=open to SECAF Gov Con members only
- Networking Event
- New Member Breakfast
1st Preference
Select Two (2)

- Webinar #1
- Networking Event
- New Member Breakfast
2nd Preference
Select One (1)

- Webinar #2
- Networking Event
- New Member Breakfast
3rd Preference
Select One (1)

- Webinar #3
- Networking Event

 
 
 
 
No
Industry Exclusivity No No No No

 


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