Become a Sponsor of Grounded in Love

The MCC Conference for People of African Descent, Friends, and Adovcates (PAD Conference) provides an ideal opportunity to promote your business, movement or ministry. Literally thousands of people around the world are known to have a high degree of interest in purchasing goods and services that are designed for the PAD Same Gender Loving / LGBTQ+ community by companies and organizations that share our community’s values. There are sponsorship options to suit every budget. Thank you for considering promoting your business, services and ministries with a sponsorship, exhibit or advertisement at the 2017 PAD Conference in St. Louis. Sponsorship Registration Forms are due 15 June, 2017.

MCC PAD Conference Sponsorship Levels

LEVEL   CONTRIBUTION
Platinum Sponsor $2,500.00 USD
Gold Sponsor $1,500.00 USD
Silver Sponsor $1,000.00 USD
Family Sponsor $500 USD

Fill out this form to confirm your sponsorship

All Sponsorship Levels include the following benefits:

• Logo included in all MCC e-communications related to the PAD Conference
• Logo displayed on the MCC PAD Conference website
• Special listing in the PAD Conference Program Book

Your selected sponsorship level will include these benefits:

Platinum Sponsor 
  • One EXPO exhibitor table (includes a six-foot table and two chairs)
    • Full-page black-and-white advertisement in the PAD Conference Program Book
    • Two (2) gifted Conference registrations
    • Logo displayed in the meeting room during all plenary sessions
    • A speaking opportunity during a sponsored event
    • Celebratory status as a Platinum Sponsor
    • Sponsor-provided brochure and/or giveaway inserted into every conference tote bag
Gold Sponsor 
  • One EXPO exhibitor table (includes a six-foot table and two chairs)
    • Half-page black-and-white advertisement in the PAD Conference Program Book
    • Two (2) gifted Conference registrations
    • Acknowledgement of your organization and representative during the PAD Conference
    • Sponsor-provided brochure and/or giveaway inserted into every conference tote bag
Silver Sponsor
  • One EXPO exhibitor table (includes a six-foot table and two chairs)
    • Quarter-page black-and-white advertisement in the PAD Conference Program Book
    • One (1) gifted PAD Conference registration
Family Sponsor
  • One EXPO exhibitor table (includes a six-foot table and two chairs)
  • One (1) PAD Conference registration
  •  Business card B&W program book ad)

Become an Exhibitor:

Exhibitor Tables 

EXHIBITOR CATEGORY PRICE
Corporate/Organization 2 Days $250 USD
1 Day $175 USD
MCC Ministry/Musician 2 Days $75 USD
1 Day $50 USD

Fill out this form to become an Exhibitor

Exhibitor tables include a six-foot table with two chairs and reduced conference registration rate of $125.00 USD for up to two representatives.

*** If all available exhibition space has been reserved, you will be placed on a waiting list in the order in which your Exhibitor Reservation Form was received. 

Become an Advertiser

Advertising in PAD Conference Program Book 

Program Ad Guidelines:

PROGRAM PLACEMENT SIZE FULL COLOR PRICE
Inside Front Cover (color)** Full Page $1,250 USD
Back Cover (color)** Full Page $1.000 USD
Inside Back Cover (color)** Full Page $750 USD
Standard Inside (black & white) Full Page $250 USD
Standard Inside Page (black & white) Half Page $150 USD
Standard Inside Page (black & white) Quarter Page $100 USD
Business Card (black & white) 1/8 Page $50 USD
3-line Text (black text) $25 USD

**Available on a first come first served basis

Fill out this form to become an advertiser

More sponsorship opportunities available, please contact us for more information at PADConference@MCCchurch.net

Honor, remember or celebrate someone special by placing an ad!

Honor, remember or celebrate someone who is special to you, has had an impact on you, or has made a difference in the life of your congregation by placing an ad in MCC’s Conference for People of African Descent Program Book.

be a Pillar!

You can also sponsor someone’s attendance to the PAD conference through both monetary and in-kind donations. Let us know we can count on you to be a pillar. Find out more here.