Business Partnership Opportunities

Want to get your business in front of Wilmington’s largest network of Young Professionals?

Join dozens of other businesses and choose to Host or Sponsor a monthly networking social and reach thousands of young professionals (average age 20-40) in the Wilmington area that are looking for business and services just like yours. Expected attendance at each event is between 150-200 – but your marketing will reach the masses leading up to the event.

Event Announcements with your business name and logo sent to: 

  • Email Newsletter Subscribers 2,000+
  • Facebook Page Followers 4,000+
  • Facebook Group Members 2,800+
  • LinkedIn Group Members 1,000+
  • Instagram Followers 6,100+
  • Facebook Events Reach 10,000+
  • PCYP Mobile App Users

As you know, people like to do business with people they like, know, and trust. Our events help position your message in a way that’s well-received, fun, and memorable.

There are several ways to get your business in front of these local professionals:

Sponsor a Monthly Event

Marketing Benefits

  • Featured as SPONSOR in Event Graphics and Events on Facebook Page, Facebook Group, Facebook Event, Email Newsletter, PCYP Mobile App
  • Ability to set up a table or “attraction” at the event
  • Ability to speak to the audience during the event program
  • Listed as SPONSOR in submissions to local Event Calendars
  • Ability to provide raffle items at monthly networking events for 12 months
  • SPONSOR featured in event photos after the event
  • SPONSOR can add a discount/special promotion for members in the PCYP Mobile App
  • Professional Photography at the Event

Responsibility

  • Pay $1,000 Marketing Fee – 50% due to hold date & 50% due 30 days before event
  • Approve Marketing Assets for Event Promotion

Please fill out the form on this page to get the conversation started!

Host a Monthly Event

Marketing Benefits

  • Featured as HOST in Event Graphics and Events on Facebook Page, Facebook Group, Facebook Event, Email Newsletter, PCYP Mobile App (free to download)
  • HOST can set up a table or “attraction” at the event
  • Ability to speak to the audience during the event program
  • Listed as event HOST in submissions to local Event Calendars
  • Ability to provide raffle items at monthly networking events for 12 months
  • HOST featured in event photos after the event
  • HOST can supply a discount or special for members in the PCYP Mobile App
  • Professional photography at the event

Responsibilities:

  • Pay $800 Marketing Fee – 50% due to hold date & 50% due 30 days before event
  • Provide space to host 150 young professionals
  • Provide light appetizers for 150 young professionals
  • Provide ability to purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks or provide gratis (expect 200-300+ drinks to be purchased!)
  • Provide enough staff to serve 150 young professionals for 2 hours

Please fill out the form on this page to get the conversation started!

Advertise on the PCYP Website/App

Customized Business Listing in the PCYP Mobile App

  • Your logo; images; social media handles; email contact; video; website URL
  • Description about your business/organization (search keyword feature)
  • You may digitally offer deals/specials
  • You may provide raffle give-a-ways at monthly socials (valued at $25 plus)
  • The “user” can call your business
  • The “user” can get directions to your business

Banner Ads in the PCYP Mobile App and PCYPapp.com

  • Digital creative offered in two different sizes across the Events, Members Only, Members Directory, Biz Directory and Local Deals sections of the app as well as on the PCYP website

For more information, click here.

Become a Leadership Partner

This comprehensive year-long sponsorship provides:

  • Logo placement on:
    • Email newsletter (2,000+ subscribers)
    • PCYP social channels (thanked four times/year)
    • “Leadership Partners” section of PCYPapp.com homepage
    • A blog post (you provide) shared 3x/year
  • The sponsorship of one monthly PCYP networking event (described above)
  • All features & benefits of the Customized Business Listing and the Banner Ads packages (described above)

For more information, click here.

More on Hosting and Sponsorships

We highlight both the sponsor and host leading up to the event through all our social channels and community calendars. Through our Facebook event alone, we will reach between 10,000-15,000 young professionals (see event reporting).

Some Past Hosts and Sponsors…

  • Banks Channel
  • Skytown Brewing
  • Movement Mortgage
  • Jonathan Calhoun State Farm (TJ Dunn)
  • Platypus & Gnome
  • Courtyard Wilmington Downtown
  • City Club of Wilmington
  • Battlehouse Laser Tag
  • Platypus & Gnome
  • UNCW CIE & Swain Center
  • Pinpoint Restaurant
  • The Wine Sampler
  • Cape Fear Games
  • Captain Bills & Bill’s Front Porch
  • tekMountain
  • COWORX at the Cargo District
  • Waterman’s Brewing
  • Palate
  • Jungle Rapids
  • Blind Elephant
  • 1900
  • Buzz’s Roost
  • Ironclad Brewery
  • Wrightsville Beach Brewery
  • Cape Fear Museum
  • The Joyce
  • Dig & Dive
  • Greater Wilmington Business Journal
  • River Landing
  • Neil Firth – First Citizens Bank
  • Brittany Eslinger – Caliber Home Loans
  • PuroClean
  • Innovative Insurance Brokers
  • Bill Clark Homes Hanover Lakes
  • Pure MedSpa
  • RSVP Black Car
  • Indigo Sol
  • Cadence Realty
  • Dan Owen – Northwestern Mutual
  • Pure Barre
  • Josh Rosenberg – Nabell Winslow Investments
  • Coastal Massage & Spa
  • Tyler Kent Salon
  • Lanier Property Group
  • Frank Moore & RJ Alex – Century 21
  • Daniel Pedroni – North State Bank Mortgage
  • Salt Air Heating & Cooling
  • Matthews Motors

Sound Good? Let’s Get the Conversation Started.

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