Event Sponsorship Opportunities

My name is Valarie Cunningham and I am the founder and CEO of The Synergy Health Center (SHC), a 501c3 nonprofit organization, where we transform lives for generations and empower people for a life time through our mental health, behavioral health and substance abuse services, with particular attention to African Americans. As an African American woman, I am excited to announce our 2nd Breaking the Stigma: African American Mental Health Symposium (AAMHS) in partnership with Western Michigan University. 

Event Description

This AAMHS is an event that creates a platform to bring awareness to businesses, professionals, educators, advocators, clergy, individuals, family members, and consumers nationwide about the mental health experiences of the black culture. The event will create opportunities for greater discussion on current racial issues, provide culturally relevant and competent mental health training, explore ways to navigate through systemic racism as its traumatic impact on the black cultural, and offer systems of care, support and advocacy.

Event Specifics

Date: Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16, 2020

Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon daily

Location: Online Event

Expected Participation: 500-750 individuals 

Why Your Partnership Is Valuable!

Breaking the Stigma: African American Mental Health Symposium is a massive yet necssary undertaking. I hope that you will find it valuable enough in the cause to partner with me and assist me in moving the unbalanced needle towards equal access and equity for all. 

As a sponsor of the Breaking the Stigma your organization will be associated with one of the nation’s most important events focusing on black mental health awareness and it impact on the African American community. If you too, are taking action steps in a simliar direction , we would love to have you come alongside us and inspire others to join the cause of breaking stigmas in the black community so we can create a healthy society together. Please see the enclosed sponsorshiop opportunities listed below, and we hope you will join us in the movement to break stigmas. 

Your support will: 

  • 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 passions 

Event Components

  • Two keynote speakers

  • Eight workshops (Criminalization of Being Black, School Induced Mental Health for African American Youth, Toxic Masculinity, Black Hair, Deadly Misconceptions and Generational Trauma)

  • Online registration and event promotion

  • Social and digital media promotion

  • Networking opportunities 

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Levels of Sponsorship

TITLE SPONSOR: $5,000

The Title Sponsor is the most prominent and visible of all the sponsorships available (EXCLUSIVE) This level of sponsorship includes:

  • A dedicated 2-3 minutes during the opening of the event to share your organization’s involvement and commitment to improving African American mental health.

  • Company name and statement of support in news releases to major media outlets

  • Company recognition via logo placement & website link on our event page

  • Four VIP tickets to online breakout session

  • Logo placement on all promotional emails

  • Recognitions in weekly promotional social media posts leading up to the event

  • Company acknowledgement in our post-event “Thank You” Facebook/LinkedIn/Instagram post emails

  • Eight complimentary registrations for the Symposium

CHALLENGER SPONSOR: $2,500

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.

  • Company recognition via logo placement & website link on our event page.

  • Recognitions in weekly promotional social media posts leading up to the event

  • Two VIP tickets to virtual breakout session

  • Company acknowledgement in our post-event “ Thank You” Facebook/LinkedIn/Instagram post emails

  • Six complimentary registrations for the Symposium

ADVOCATE SPONSOR: $1,000

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

  • Company recognition via logo placement & website link on our event page. Recognitions in weekly promotional social media posts leading up to the event Company acknowledgement in our post-event “Thank You” Facebook/LinkedIn/Instagram post emails

  • Four complimentary conference registrations for the Symposium

SUPPORTER: $500

  • Company acknowledgement in our post-event “Thank You” Facebook/LinkedIn/Instagram post emails

  • Two complimentary conference registrations for the Symposium

Donations

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

For More Information

Valarie Cunningham, LMSW

Founder and CEO The Synergy Health Center 625 Harrison St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (

269) 323-1954

www.synergykzoo.org valariec@synergykzoo.org

Register

http://bit.ly/AAMHS-2020

VALARIE CUNNINGHAM

SPONSOR OUR CAUSE
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Business Hours

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

Friday - Closed

Saturday and Sunday - By Appointment Only

625 Harrison St

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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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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