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Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

For organizations seeking to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and community impact goals, the Emerson Leadership Institute's Women in Leadership Conference at Saint Louis University's Chaifetz School of Business offers a unique opportunity to support ethical leadership research and practice.

The 2023 conference, "Be Heard," is the Emerson Leadership Institute's second annual event to highlight and support St. Louis area women in business. The full-day conference will host keynote presentations and featured speakers, engage participants in two breakout interactions with choice from multiple concurrent sessions, spotlight academic research impacting women in business and provide networking opportunities.

Learn More About the Inaugural Conference in 2022

Conference Reach

As a sponsor of the 2023 ELI Women in Leadership Conference, organizations have the unique opportunity to support critical conversations while also connecting their brand with:

  • Up to 500 in-person event attendees and  virtual attendees
  • The broader SLU community that includes over 127,249 alumni, 12,281 current students, and more than 5,000 faculty and staff
  • Countless companies and individuals throughout the region 

Sponsorship Levels

Champion
  • Logo placement on printed materials, on the website, in day-of handouts, on banners
  • Complimentary registration to the event for up to 5 people
  • Exhibitor booth, table, or area
  • Recognition during keynote introductions
  • Invitation to preconference networking event
Partner
  • Logo placement on printed materials, on the website, in day-of handouts, on banners
  • Complimentary registration to the event for up to 2 people
  • Exhibitor booth, table, or area
  • Recognition during keynote introductions
Friend
  • Logo placement on printed materials, on the website, in day-of handouts, on banners
  • Complimentary registration to the event for up to 2 people

Supporting Students

In addition to providing support for the 2023 Emerson Leadership Institute Women in Leadership Conference, funds raised through conference sponsorships will also support new student initiatives at the Chaifetz School of  Business that focus on providing students co-curricular experiences to develop as inclusive business leaders for others.

Digital Badges

Scholarships for experiential learning opportunities resulting in competency development and recognition through digital media

Workshops

Tuition and fees covered for high quality co-curricular training workshops to supplement academic offerings 

Experts in Residence (XIR)

Support for industry subject matter experts to co-develop projects with students in highly desirable skill and knowledge areas