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Signature Events

Welcome to our distinguished showcase of two signature events that exemplify the spirit and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community: The My Business My Pride LGBTQ+ Excellence in Business Celebration and the Small Business PRIDE Fashion Show. These events not only celebrate diversity and creativity but also offer unique opportunities for sponsors to align their brands with the values of equity, inclusion, and community support. As a sponsor, you will gain significant visibility and connect with influential members of both the LGBTQ+ and broader business communities. We invite you to explore the potential of these events to enhance your brand's impact and visibility, while contributing to the thriving network of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and creative talents. Join us in making a positive difference and demonstrating your commitment to fostering an inclusive society.

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The Small Business PRIDE Fashion Show emerges as an exquisite blend of sensory delights and artistic expression within the vibrant tapestry of PRIDE celebrations. Nestled amidst the allure of an outdoor garden, this event transcends conventional fashion shows, engaging attendees in an olfactory journey as captivating as the visual spectacle itself. The essence of creativity and self-expression, inherent in PRIDE, finds its embodiment in the sartorial finesse showcased by remarkable Pittsburgh-based fashion designers. Each stride down the runway becomes a brushstroke on the canvas of diversity, capturing the essence of the LGBTQ+ community's multifaceted identities.

As the sun casts a golden glow over the event, attendees partake in an indulgent champagne brunch, toasting not only to the sheer magnificence of the fashion on display but also to the enduring spirit of PRIDE. The models, donned in audacious ensembles, sashay down the runway with a confidence that reverberates throughout the gathering. Beyond the shimmering aesthetics, this fashion show takes on a noble cause – channeling its celebratory momentum into a philanthropic endeavor. By raising funds in support of LGBTQ+ small businesses, the event underscores the fundamental principle of unity within the community. The Small Business PRIDE Fashion Show emerges as a harmonious convergence of style, solidarity, and support, enriching the PRIDE narrative with every step and every toast.

Becoming a sponsor of the Small Business PRIDE Fashion Show presents a unique opportunity to align your brand with a celebration of diversity, creativity, and inclusivity. By joining hands with this dynamic event, your company can play a pivotal role in fostering a sense of unity and empowerment within the LGBTQ+ community. As a sponsor, your brand will be prominently showcased to a diverse audience of fashion enthusiasts, community members, and potential customers, granting you increased visibility and positive brand association. Your support will not only contribute to the success of the fashion show but also resonate deeply with the values of equality and acceptance, amplifying your commitment to social responsibility. This partnership goes beyond mere sponsorship – it becomes a statement of solidarity and a demonstration of your brand's dedication to making a positive impact.

True Colors Event Sponsorship

  • True Colors: HAUTE Zone Award

    The HAUTE Zone Award goes to the best dressed attendee
    Valid for 12 months
    • Exclusive name on award: "Business Name" Haute Zone Award
    • Your company representatives select recipient
    • Your company representatives present award to recipient
  • True Colors: Model Sponsor/Table of 10

    Valid for 12 months
    • Sponsor clothing/decade for one model (1950s - future)
    • Table of 10 tickets with Premier Seating around the runway
    • Table signage
    • Full page program ad
  • True Colors: Add on - Table of 10

    ADD a table of 10 to your selected sponsorship for an additional $1500 discounted rate
    Valid for 12 months
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    The My Business My Pride LGBTQ+ Excellence in Business Celebration is a prestigious and glamorous event that pays tribute to LGBTQ+ business owners, individuals, and supportive businesses who have played pivotal roles in realizing the mission of fostering LGBTQ+ entrepreneurship and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. With an elegant atmosphere, attendees have the option to dress in black-tie attire, celebrating the achievements of these remarkable individuals and entities. The event encompasses a sumptuous plated dinner, a highlight of the evening being the awards ceremony where outstanding contributions are recognized. This occasion will also feature special guest appearances and captivating entertainment, creating an evening of celebration, networking, and solidarity.

    The awards distributed by the chamber during the celebration hold significance in celebrating the notable dedication and ingenuity of those who have dedicated themselves to advancing an inclusive economy. Each accolade underscores the remarkable investments and innovations undertaken by local champions who are committed to strengthening and championing the LGBTQ+ community. By honoring awardees who have demonstrated remarkable progress in both supporting the LGBTQ+ community and enhancing the overall quality of life within the region, the celebration underscores their pivotal roles in making the community a more desirable and enriching place to work and reside.

    Becoming a sponsor of the My Business My Pride LGBTQ+ Excellence in Business Celebration offers a unique opportunity to align your brand with the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion. As a sponsor, you will not only gain prominent visibility and recognition within the LGBTQ+ and business communities but also contribute directly to the advancement of these critical causes. Your support will enable the event to flourish, providing a platform to honor the achievements of LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs and allies who have made substantial contributions to the community. By associating your name with this prestigious occasion, you demonstrate your commitment to fostering an inclusive economy and promoting positive change, while also enjoying networking opportunities with influential individuals and businesses at the forefront of advancing equality. 

    My Business My Pride Event Sponsorship

    • Awards Gala - Champion Lead

      Valid for 12 months
      • Bundle (up to 4 members)
      • Subscription period: 1 year
      • 8 tickets to gala and premier seating
      • Introduction, welcome speech and press conference host
      • 1 year of ads on chamber website
      • 2 banners on bi- weekly email blast
      • Logo as lead sponsor on all event marketing & table signage
      • Signature on all congratulatory letters to recipients
      • Back full cover full color ad on program
      • Company names 1 award of choice or creates their own award
      • Invitation for 8 to VIP Cocktail reception
    • Awards Gala - Advocate Gold

      Option to host and Welcome Speech at VIP reception OR Company display at photobooth
      Valid for 12 months
      • Bundle (up to 4 members)
      • Subscription period: 1 year
      • 4 Tickets to gala and premier seating
      • 6-month ad on chamber website
      • 4 banners on bi-weekly email blast
      • Logo on event marketing materials
      • Full page ad in program and table signage at event.
      • Name 1 award of choice after presenting sponsor selection
      • Invitation for 4 to VIP Cocktail reception
    • Awards Gala - Patron Silver

      Valid for 12 months
      • Bundle (up to 4 members)
      • Subscription period: 1 year
      • 2 tickets to gala
      • ½ page ad in program, logo on entry poster
      • Table recognition, signage at the event
      • Company name 1 award. “ The XXXX Company LGBTQ+ Leader”….
      • Invitation for 2 to VIP Cocktail reception
    • Awards Gala - Supporter Bronze

      Valid for 12 months
      • Bundle (up to 4 members)
      • Subscription period: 1 year
      • Table of 8
      • Table signage & logo on entry posters
      • Half page ad in program
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