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If you would like a refund of your paid registration, please email Valarie Cunningham at valariec@synergykzoo.org and we will process your return through PayPal.

TITLE SPONSOR: $10,000
The Title Sponsor level is the most prominent and visible of all the sponsorships available and is reserved for only one organization or company. This level of sponsorship includes:

  • A dedicated 3-5 minutes during the opening of the event to share your organization’s involvement and commitment to improving African American mental health.

  • Your organization’s name and statement of support in news releases to major media outlets

  • Your organization’s name and logo on available print and web promo materials before the event

  • Your organization’s name/ logo and a full-page ad in the Program Booklet given to all attendees

  • Your organization’s name and logo on event signage at the event

  • A complimentary table in the Exhibit Hall

  • Ten complimentary registrations for the Symposium

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR: $5,000

The Platinum Sponsor level provides the second greatest level of exposure for your business and includes:

  • The opportunity to introduce a keynote speaker or panel presenter and introduce your organization’s involvement and commitment to improving African American mental health.

  • Your organization’s name and logo on available print and web promo materials before the event

  • Your organization’s name and logo on event sponsor signage at the event

  • Your organization’s name/logo and a 1/2-page ad in the Program Booklet given to all attendees

  • A complimentary table in the Exhibit Hall

  • Eight complimentary registrations for the Symposium

GOLD LEVEL SPONSOR: $2,500

The Gold Sponsor level provides the third greatest level of exposure for your business and includes:

  • Your organization’s name and logo on available print and web promo materials before the event

  • Your organization’s name and logo on sponsor signage at the event

  • Your organization’s name/ logo and a 1/4-page ad in the Program Booklet given to all attendees

  • A complimentary table in the Exhibit Hall

  • Six complimentary conference registrations for the Symposium

SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR: $1,000

The Silver Sponsor level provides the exposure for your business in the following ways:

  • Your organization’s name and logo on available print and web promo materials before the event

  • Your organization’s name and logo on sponsor signage at the event

  • Your organization’s name/logo and an 1/8-page ad in the Program Booklet given to all attendees

  • A complimentary table in the Exhibit Hall

  • Your organization’s name and logo on sponsor signage at the event

  • Four complimentary conference registrations for the Symposium

Supporter: $500

The Silver Sponsor level provides the exposure for your business in the following ways:

  • Your organization’s name/logo in the Program Booklet given to all attendees

  • A complimentary table in the Exhibit Hall

  • Two complimentary conference registrations for the Symposium

Event Description

This African American Mental Awareness Symposium (AAMHS) will bring awareness to individuals, family members, consumers, providers, advocates, clergy and medical staff on the impact of mental health within the African American community. It will explore a variety of treatment options, raise awareness of current issues, provide training on culturally competent mental health services and show ways to navigate the system for care, support and advocacy.

Event Specifics

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Location: Western Michigan University, John T. Bernhard Center

Expected Participation: 350-500 individuals

Event Components

  • Two keynote speakers

  • Six workshops (school Induced Mental Health for African American Youth, Systems of Care Impact, Systematic Racism, Black Hair, and Generational Trauma)

  • Lunch with personal testimonial

  • Online registration and event promotion

  • Social and digital media promotion

  • Networking opporunities

  • Printed program booklet with sponsor information

Benefits of Sponsorship

As a sponsor of the Breaking the Stigma your organization will be associated with one of the area's most important events focusing on mental health awareness and it's socioeconomic impact on the African American community. Your support can:

  • Help launch the discussion to improve the mental health recovery to black people and people of color in our community

  • Increase visibility in your business among mental health experts in the community

  • Provide networking opportunities for organizations and thought leaders with similar passion

For each of the above levels of support we will need a high-resolution logo and ad designed to dimensions provided below in jpeg or pdf format.

 

Other Sponsor Opportunities

Full Page Ad in program booklet (size 8 x 10.5).......

$500 ½ Page Ad in program booklet (8 x 5)......................

$300 ¼ Page Ad in program booklet (5 x 3.75).................

$150 Vendor Table Only (1 admission)..............................$100

Ways to Sponsor or Donate

You may make your contribution or sponsor amount in the following ways

  • To be considered a sponsor, please complete this form and fax to GFMSC at (269) 276-0201or mail to: The Synergy Health Center, 625 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Attn: AAMHS

 

More ways to Donate

  • Donate online at www.synergykzoo.org. Click the DONATE button and select “Breaking the Stigma”

  • Call the office at (269) 323-1954 and pay via credit/debit card

  • Check or money order payable to The Synergy Health Center

  • Cash App The Synergy Health Center -$Synergykzoo

Who Are We?

The Synergy Health Center (SHC)is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization that transforms lives through mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse services, with particular attention to African Americans. SHC was created to advocate for and provide professional multi-cultural mental health, substance abuse treatment and prevention service. Our services are designed to enrich the lives of low-income and historically under-served population of people in the Kalamazoo community including the homeless, individuals with HIV/AIDS, people of all races, substance abusers and those with mental and physical impairments.

 

For More Information

Valarie Cunningham, LMSW

Founder and CEO

The Synergy Health Center

625 Harrison St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

(269) 323-1954

https://www.synergykzoo.org

valariec@synergykzoo.org

Event Registration Link: http://bit.ly/AAMHS2020

Business Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Friday - Closed

Saturday and Sunday - By Appointment Only

625 Harrison St

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Our Address

Contact Us

Email: valariec@synergykzoo.org

P. 269-323-1954

F. 269-276-0201

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*We are contracted with Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (SWMBH) to provide substance abuse services as well as Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) for mental health services and senior services. Should you have any questions about payment options, please contact the office.

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