Become a Sponsor!

 

Partnering with WMPMI sends a strong message to the business community and will help attract professional project managers who will be an asset in maintaining and growing your competitive and innovative edge. Bringing projects in on time, within budget, and meeting requirements equates to a more effective use of capital.

The Profession of Project Management is definately growing. We invite your organization to create visibility during some or all of our career enrichment opportunities.  Your support will help us continue to provide:

  • Monthly education and networking meeting
  • Monthly PMO Community of Practice (100+ members)
  • Full day continuing trainings throughout the year
  • Prerequisite Exam certification education
  • Partnerships with K-12, and higher education institutions
  • Opportunity to earn credits for maintaining credentials
  • Community involvement and awareness
  • PMI Publications, Tools, Templates, eSeminars
  • Regional, National, & International Leadership training meetings

 

Project Managers are a great group of very influential professionals who focus on makeing business more effcient, more competitive.  These professionals are working for the largest corporations in West Michigan and if you can provide tools, insights, resources to us, we invite you to become involved and let us know who you are.  We have four main areas you can become involved in:

  • Corportate Seasonal Sponsorship for All Meetings / Events / Including a private CEO lunch with Daniel Burrus

            Futurist / Author speaking at our Professional Development Day on March 17th.

  •  Monthly Meetings (September 2014 through May 2015)                     (Average Attendance 90 - 120)

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  • Professional Development Day "PDD" (March 17th, 2015)               (expecting 400 - 500 attendees )

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  • THE Project a Collegiate Competition (Event is April 13th, 2015)      (expecting 16 College Teams)

             (links on left for more information)  Especially for Reverse Career Fair - student Profiles in Advance

Our Monthly meetings in Grand Rapids may be the best attended PMI Chapter meetings in the State averaging around 110 people every month from September through May.  In addition we send out reminders and newsletters to around 700 names.  For sponsoring a monthly meeting we can provide you with:

  • Your logo on our website for the sponsored meeting which goes out in our newsletter
  • a 10 minute presentation introducing your company indicating how you can help us
  • Opportunity to place small handouts on our dinner tables for participants

 

We conduct a Professional Development Day (PDD) in March with estimated attendance of between 400 - 500 project managers.  Our keynote speaker this year is author Daniel Burrus of Flash Foresight.  We offer Display Tables, opportunities to introduce yourself / company to the audience prior to presentations, break & lunch sponsorships, along with logos on programs / advertisements.  Last year we recieved very good feedback on the interactions between our sponsors and our attendees.

We hold a Collegiate Competition in April, THE Project which brings collegiate teams and local business leaders together in a project management competition through WMPMI.  A reverse career fair for companies to interview our participating students is also a part of the agenda.  This event has obtained world-wide recognition through PMI video's that you can find on this site under THE Project links.  There are opportunities to introduce your firm, place ads and articles in our event program, have a display table, obtain advanced copies of participating student profiles for interships / employment, obtain no charge seats at our evening dinner meeting / keynote presentation, and place your logo on our website as well as in the Grand Rapids Business Journal. 

The funds you provide allow our group to improve and add affordable educational offerings and networking opportunities for Project Manager Professionals and students. Creating and maintaining a Project Management environment benefits us all for the success of our economy and businesses.

For your customized sponsorship opportunities, please contact Mark Tierney Sponsorship Director. 

Thank You!