YEA! Loudoun: Sponsorships 2017-2018

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In Partnership with:  Mason Enterprise Center-Leesburg, Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County’s Department of Economic Development, Loudoun Youth, Inc. 

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is a groundbreaking program that transforms middle and high school students into real, confident entrepreneurs. Students develop business ideas, write business plans, conduct market research, pitch their plans to investors, and launch and run their own companies.

Program Events:  October 2017 – May 2018
  • Parent & Student Orientation
  • Investor Panel Event – Students present their business plan to a “Shark Tank” panel of judges. Investors will allocate funding based on the quality of the sales pitch and presentation.
  • CEO Roundtable – Local CEOs meet with students to discuss their roles, companies, backgrounds, and offer helpful business and networking advice to the students.
  • Media Meet & Greet – Local media professionals will come in and speak with the students about the power of the press, how to get stories covered, interviewing tips, and so much more.
  • Trade Show – Students demonstrate and sell their business/product.
  • Graduation Ceremony

Platinum Partners  |  $5,000

  • Logo on all marketing materials and on signage at every YEA Event and student application form
  • Company featured prominently on all electronic and printed marketing materials
  • Company logo featured prominently on the program webpage, social media
  • Recognition as partner in all newsletters and press releases related to the program
  • Speaking opportunity at Parent/Student Orientation, Graduation or Investor Panel events
  • One company rep on Investor Panel ($500 investment capital included in sponsorship)
  • Four attendees to the Investor Panel event and class graduation

YEA! Investor Panel Sponsor  |  $2,000
Multiple Sponsorships available

  • Company logo on signage at every YEA Program Event
  • Company name on all promotional materials for the event
  • One company representative on Investor Panel ($500 investment capital included in sponsorship)
  • Two attendees to the Investor Panel event and class graduation
  • Opportunity for representative to speak at the Investor Panel event

Scholarship Sponsors  |  $1,500
Multiple sponsorships available 

  • Scholarships used to fund tuition of underrepresented student populations
  • Company name on signage at every YEA Program Event
  • Company name on promotional materials for the program
  • Two attendees to the Investor Panel event and class graduation
  • Opportunity for company rep to serve as class volunteer (guest speaker, web developer, etc.)

CEO Roundtable Sponsor  |  $1,000   SOLD
Exclusive sponsorship

  • Company logo on signage at CEO Roundtable event
  • Company name on promotional materials for entire YEA program
  • Two attendees to the Investor Panel event
  • Opportunity for company rep to serve as class volunteer (guest speaker, web developer, etc.)

Signature Events

Small Business Awards

For 24 years, the Loudoun County Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Make plans now to secure your seat, or even a full table, on November 1, 2018 when the winners in 10 categories including the top prize, the 2018 Small Business of the Year . Winners announced in front of a live audience of more than 400 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.

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Valor Awards

The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce honors local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2017 at the 33rd Annual Valor Awards ceremony on Friday, April 20th at The National Conference Center. The entire Loudoun County business community is invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!

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Annual Meeting

On January 25, 2019, we will welcome & celebrate the leadership of our 2018 Chairman of the Board, Mitch Sproul (Toth Financial) and welcome in our new Chairman, Lisa Kimball (the Arc of Loudoun) and honor the Community Leadership Awards Finalists.

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SuperHero 5k & Kids Fun Run

As a Signature Chamber event, the SuperHero 5k Run and Kids Fun Run offered companies a great way to show Loudoun County their commitment to healthy living for your employees and our community.

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36th Annual Golf Classic

On August 20, 2018, we will host our 36th Annual Golf Classic event at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard —  is nothing short of spectacular. This event has been Loudoun County’s Premier business golf tournament for three decades.

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