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

Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards

In January of 2020, we will celebrate the leadership of our 2019 Chair of the Board, Lisa Kimball (The Arc of Loudoun), and welcome in our new Chair for 2020, Stacey Metcalfe (Inova Loudoun Hospital) and honor the Community Leadership Awards finalists and winners.

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Annual Real Estate Event

While Loudoun outperforms other Virginia counties on most economic measures, we still face many challenges to our future prosperity. Whether it’s our investment in Metro, a housing affordability crisis or attracting a millennial workforce, Loudoun’s challenges demand effective solutions.

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Golf Classic

On August 17th we will hold our 38th Annual Loudoun Chamber Golf Classic 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, and is nothing short of spectacular.  We are proud to have produced Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for the past three decades, and we hope you and your colleagues will join us.  For Questions or Sponsorships: Contact: Paige Romanow

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Golf Tour

Golf Tour

For the past 8 years, this casual, networking tournament pairs you and a partner against a field of over 30 two-man teams in a progressive four month tournament. Designed with the busy professional in mind, each event consists of a 9-hole round after work, followed by a short networking reception to get you home in time to put the kids to bed. The team with the lowest cumulative score after four events is the champion. The 2019 Winners were Tom Reed and Greg Wells. Congratulations! Stay tuned for the 2020 Golf Tour dates.

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Small Business Awards

For 25 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners. Winners were announced in front of a live audience of more than 600 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.

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Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run

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

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Valor Awards

The Loudoun Chamber will honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2019 at the 35th Annual Valor Awards ceremony. The entire Loudoun County business community will be 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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