Business Partnership Forum

 

June 1, 2017 at the
Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center
1500 Broadway, Tacoma WA 98402

Come join us at the third annual Business Partnership Forum at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

This informational and networking event is for companies that want to learn how to with public entities including:

  • State agencies
  • Cities, counties and local government
  • Higher education institutions and school districts

Sponsorship opportunities available now!

Do you want to be showcased as a leader in doing business with government in Washington State? There are a limited number of sponsorships available to private entities. Sponsoring this event increases the value of the event not only to you but to the state’s collective business partners. It drives down the cost so more businesses can attend the event and it allows you an opportunity to discuss partnership opportunities specific to your business. Choose one of the levels below to best share with your peers how your business has succeeded in doing business with the state of Washington.

Silver sponsorship ($1,500.00)

  • Sponsor recognition on printed materials
  • Sponsor recognition on 2017 BPF electronic communications
  • Prime floor location for sponsors
  • Prime seating at networking dinner
  • Free participation in the Public Purchasing part of the event earlier in the day

Gold sponsorship ($2,500.00)

Includes all benefits of the Silver sponsorship plus:

  • Sponsor recognition on printed materials
  • Prominent sponsor recognition on 2017 BPF electronic communications
  • First choice in prime floor placement
  • Presentation time during breakout sessions
  • Free participation in the Public Purchasing part of the event earlier in the day

For more information, email eventsponsorship@des.wa.gov.

Government and public organizations – get a networking partnership

Get your message out to the business community and raise your accessibility as an organization through a networking partnership. Available free to federal, state and local government organizations as well as qualified non-profits to network with members of the business community. If you are with a public agency looking for a forum to be able to connect or share information with the business community, email eventsponsorship@des.wa.gov to reserve your space.

Classes and registration

Registration for attendees will open in April 2017. The event agenda including classes and activities for this event will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

Have questions?

If you have questions, please contact us DESEvents@des.wa.gov or by phone at (360) 407-2200. Additional information about this event will be posted this spring. View last year's agenda.