Sponsors & Partners

DEC Sponsors

Patron Sponsors

Thank you for your $50,000 annual contribution!




Champion Sponsors

Thank you for your $25,000 annual contribution!




Supporter Sponsors

Thank you for your $15,000 annual contribution!




Advocate Sponsors

Thank you for your $10,000 annual contribution!




Endorser Sponsors

Thank you for your $5,000 annual contribution!



Sponsorship Opportunities

A Detroit Economic Club sponsorship is a compelling value proposition with commitment levels to fit any budget. A majority of sponsorship fees are tax-deductible and the numerous tangibles include memberships, meeting tickets, student tickets and logo exposure.
  • Access to the speaker and the region’s business, government and non-profit leaders
  • Sit with other influential leaders at the head table where you build business relationships
  • Host customers, prospects and colleagues at a thought-provoking forum
  • Give back to local high schools and colleges through student group sponsorships
  • Professionally develop your employees, especially your rising stars
For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please email Matt Valant at mvalant@econclub.org

Detroit Economic Club Sponsorship Opportunities

Patron Champion Supporter Advocate Endorser
Recognition & seating benefits
Gold Membership 20 10 6 4 2
Regular Membership 100 50 30 20 10
Young Leader Membership 40 20 12 8 4
Meeting Tickets 130 65 45 35 20
Student Tickets (table of 10) 50 40 30 20 10
Additional ticket at Member rate
Annual investment $50,000 $25,000 $15,000 $10,000 $5,000
*A majority of your investment is tax-deductible

Chairman’s Dinner Sponsorship

The Chairman’s Dinner is the DEC’s annual fundraiser, hosted every summer by the DEC’s Chairman of the Board. The evening’s festivities include a VIP and general reception, dinner and silent auction. This fundraiser is always a lively night enjoyed by all.

Sponsor benefits include tickets, signage and VIP reception invitations.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities for the Chairman's Dinner, please email Matt Valant at mvalant@econclub.com

Sponsorship Opportunities

Innovoator $50,000 Scientist $25,000 Inventor $10,000 Builder $5,000
Remarks During Program X X
Premium Signage X X
Recognition From Podium X X X X
Event Tickets 24 16 8 4
VIP Reception Invitations** 12 8 4 2
Signage X X X X
Sponsor Group Photo with Bill Ford X X X X
Post-Event Commemorative Keepsake Full page ad Half page ad 1/4 page ad Name listed

Young Leader Conference Sponsorship

The Young Leader Conference is a professional development opportunity uniquely designed by Young Leaders (YLs) exclusively for YL members (under 40 years of age). Attendees experience powerful keynotes, impactful breakout sessions and networking with other YLs. The conference concludes with a reception attended by DEC board members and top sponsors. Sponsor benefits include tickets, signage and reception invitations. For more information on sponsorship opportunities for the Young Leader Conference, please email Matt Valant at mvalant@econclub.org

DEC Young Leader Conference

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum $20,000 Gold $10,000 Silver $5,000 Bronze $2,500
Remarks During Program X      
Recognition From Podium X X X --
YL Conference Tickets 20 10 6 2
Event Signage X X X X
Logo on Large Cobo Videoboard* X X X X
* Conference rotating promotion includes your logo (June 23 - June 30)