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Annual Event: Honor The Heritage, Embrace The Future

September 21, 2022, 5 to 7 p.m. CT

This is a past event

Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St. Chicago

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Since its founding in 1934, the Metropolitan Planning Council has worked to transform the Chicagoland area into a strong, equitable, and resilient region. With every project, MPC has shaped the narrative and rejected the status quo to ensure that the region reaches its full potential. From projects like researching the regional costs of segregation to bolstering the first citywide planning effort in over 50 years, MPC continues to make its mark at the forefront of regional innovation, ultimately improving the lives of all residents.

During our 2022 Annual Event on September 21, 2022, we will honor Dr. Helene Gayle and the Chicago Community Trust (CCT) with the MPC 2022 Champion Fighter Award. Through Dr. Gayle’s leadership, CCT has committed to closing the racial wealth gap in Chicago.

Like CCT, MPC believes addressing this racial and ethnic wealth division also addresses other issues that plague our city like violence, homelessness, food insecurity, the education gap, and other societal challenges. Both MPC and CCT are committed to breaking these barriers and bringing this work to the forefront. We are honored to celebrate Dr. Gayle and CCT and join them in the fight to make Chicago a better, bolder and more equitable place for everyone.

Join us as on Wednesday, September 21 to embrace this moment and our shared hope for a stronger region. This year, we are offering two ways to join:

The virtual celebration will go live on the MPC homepage at 5 p.m. (CT). Everyone is welcome. Tune in by visiting our homepage: www.metroplanning.org.

The in-person event will take place at Morgan Manufacturing (401 N. Morgan) from 5-7 p.m. (CT). As our first year back in-person, this event was planned with the health and safety of guests in mind. Therefore, capacity is limited to event sponsors. Sponsorship and registration information is available below. 

Thank you to our host committee and sponsors:


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Champion Level – $50,000

  • Recognition of your company as a Champion Level Sponsor, which will be featured on all 2022 Annual Event materials and during the event
  • Prominent logo placement in MPC communications sent via email to over 15,000 unique subscribers, on MPC’s 2022 Annual Event webpage, social media channels (over 10,000 followers combined) and all other event collateral
  • Senior executive listed as a member of MPC’s Host Committee
    One table (10 seats)
  • Invitation to private VIP reception preceding event
  • Recognition in event program
  • Recognition via event signage, during opening remarks at event podium, and on video screens during the event
  • Company profile in MPC’s e-newsletter, The Regionalist, sent to over 15,000 unique subscribers
  • Listing in all media materials and briefings
  • Listing in MPC’s annual report and all donor recognition collateral

 

Lead Level – $25,000

  • Recognition of your company as a Lead Level Sponsor, which will be featured on all 2022 Annual Event materials and during the event
  • Prominent logo placement in MPC communications sent via email to over 15,000 unique subscribers, on MPC’s 2022 Annual Event webpage, social media channels (over 10,000 followers combined) and all other event collateral
  • One table (10 seats)
  • Invitation to private VIP reception preceding event
  • Recognition in event program
  • Recognition via event signage, during opening remarks at event podium, and on video screens during the event
  • Listing in all media materials and briefings
  • Listing in MPC’s annual report and all donor recognition collateral 


Benefactor – $10,000

  • Recognition of your company as a Benefactor Level Sponsor, which will be featured on all 2022 Annual Event materials
  • Logo placement in MPC communications sent via email to over 15,000 unique subscribers, on MPC’s 2022 Annual
  • Event webpage, social media channels (over 10,000 followers combined) and all other event collateral
  • One table (10 seats)
  • Recognition via event signage and on video screens during event
  • Listing in MPC’s annual report and all donor recognition collateral 

Patron – $5,000

  • Recognition of your company as a Patron Level Sponsor, which will be featured on all 2022 Annual Event materials
  • Listing in MPC communications sent via email to over 15,000 unique subscribers, on MPC’s 2022 Annual Event webpage, social media channels (over 10,000 followers combined) and all other event collateral
  • Two seats
  • Recognition on video screens during event
  • Listing in MPC’s annual report and all donor recognition collateral 

Sponsor this event

This page can be found online at http://www.metroplanning.org/events/event/585

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Chicago, Ill. 60603
312 922 5616 info@metroplanning.org

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