Why Sponsor?

Manufacturing is critical to Northeast Ohio’s economy. It contributes to more than 275,000 jobs and 40% of the region’s GDP. As Northeast Ohio’s only membership-based organization focused on serving manufacturers, we offer unique opportunities to connect with business owners, C-suite executives, and thought leaders through a variety of sponsorship opportunities.

Manufacturing Works sponsorship means:

  • Your branding is included in emails, monthly digital newsletters, and direct mail pieces delivered to our 5,000+ contacts.
  • You receive thousands of impressions on our website, in our social media posts, and in our annual report.
  • Regardless of budget, we have a sponsorship price point to fit it.

Be Promoted by the Go-To Resource for Regional Manufacturing Companies

Manufacturing Works' over 300 members employ over 15,000 people in Northeast Ohio. Our members range in size from small and mid-sized manufacturing companies to Fortune 500 corporations.

Sponsorship opportunities may include:

  • Various speaking roles, participation in workshops/webinars, and welcome remarks from the podium.
  • Event tabling opportunities to engage attendees and distribute marketing collateral.
  • Complimentary event registrations for your staff and/or guests.
  • A complete contact list of all attendees of the sponsored event(s).

Expand Your Northeast Ohio Network

As a sponsor, you'll connect with a wide variety of organizations within the Northeast Ohio manufacturing community through event- and program-based sponsorship opportunities.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Annual Meeting: Over 300 of our members, stakeholders, and supporters come together to discuss exciting accomplishments, what’s upcoming, and reward our most deserving members.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Nuts & Bolts Bash: Our premier event where over 200 Northeast Ohio manufacturing companies and other leaders gather to celebrate, network, and have fun. Expect great conversation, an auction that includes manufacturing equipment and many opportunities to connect with others in the manufacturing community.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Plant Tours: See successful local manufacturing facilities and learn firsthand what they do well. Each tour focuses on what sets the company apart.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $5,000.
  • Networking Events: Our networking events draw 50 to 100+ people four times per year. Attendees include manufacturing business owners, C-suite executives, HR and sales professionals, as well as other members who work with manufacturing companies.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $5,000.

Program Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Growth and Transition: This intense eight-session program geared towards small and mid-sized business owners will guide them through various projects designed to strengthen their businesses and prepare them for an eventual transition. Whether the transition is two years or 20 years away, this program will help them optimize their business and give them a solid path forward.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $10,000.
  • Operational Excellence: This series of learning events is designed to assist manufacturing leaders improve their operations by leveraging new and emerging technologies and adhering to best practices. Subject matter experts will be in attendance to share their expertise.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $10,000.
  • Workforce Development: A variety of learning events provide in-depth professional development to employees in the manufacturing industry, whether they're entry-level or leaders.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $10,000.
  • Get2WorkNow: This new program solves workforce transportation issues by providing direct shuttle service from Cleveland's eastside neighborhoods to employers throughout Northeast Ohio. It helps companies both retain existing employees and attract new ones.
    Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,000 to $5,000.

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Become a Manufacturing Works Sponsor Today

Be part of the vibrant manufacturing community that connects you with manufacturing business leaders throughout Northeast Ohio.

For additional information about sponsorship, contact Marcia Ciryak, Manager, Membership Development, at 216.920.1960.

If you have additional questions about Manufacturing Works, reach out and contact us today.

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