2018-19 ELGL Partnership Opportunities

Join us to engage the brightest minds in local government! This page contains the potential partnership opportunities with ELGL. Whether you want to be the title sponsor of our national conference, or if you want to host a webinar – this is your one stop location to learn about all of the exciting events, content, and activities that ELGL offers. To discuss partnership options, please email Kirsten or set up a meeting to discuss further.

Summary of ELGL Events, Activities, and Content

#ELGLPopUps
This is ELGL’s take on a regional conference format – with a twist. We conference in four cities on one day, bringing ELGL members together coast-to-coast. Conferences held on October 12, 2018 in Portland, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and Miami.

#ELGL19
#ELGL19 is ELGL’s annual conference, to be held in Durham, North Carolina on May 16 and 17, 2019.

#ELGLInspire
These on campus programs inspire undergraduate students to local government public service careers. Each event is a half day learning session with local government practitioners.

Research
ELGL anticipates continuing the Diversity Dashboard project, which measures the gender, race, age, and veteran status of local government leaders. And, increased research focus on paid family leave policies.

Jam of the Month
Each month, ELGL will focus its prodigious online resources on a specific local government topic, including podcasts, blog series, and webinars.

Awards
Each year, ELGL recognizes the best local government vendors, buildings, leaders, and selfies. This year we’re also awarding innovation grants.

GovLove Podcast
The GovLove podcast is produced weekly and features the people, policies, and places in local government.

Supper Clubs
Supper Clubs are casual meet-ups for our members around the country.

Swag
ELGL gifts interesting and useful “stuff we all get” at our events and activities.

Why Partner With ELGL?

ELGL Partnership Philosophies

Authenticity
Your engagement with ELGL will lead to authentic connections with our members. We don’t believe in vendor halls because we want you to mix, mingle, and learn alongside attendees at events. We also spend considerable time working with you to tailor content, outreach, and connections so you can meet your business goals while maintaining ELGL’s presence as the best place to learn about the local government trends, topics, and ideas.

Connections
When you partner with ELGL, we’ll work with you to make connections with our members in the parts of the world where you want to grow your business or increase your influence. We’ll also help you engage using our online and social media tools to increase your reach and network.

Joy
Most importantly, ELGL finds the joy in everything we do. We promote local government public service by making continuing education and learning a fun and enjoyable experience.

ELGL By the Numbers

Membership:

  • 4,000 members (and growing each week)
  • 49 states
  • 5 countries
  • 20,000 person email distribution list

Social Media:

  • 9,300 Twitter followers
  • ~230,000 Twitter impressions/month
  • 3,175 Facebook followers

ELGL.org:

  • 1,000,000 pageviews in 2017
  • 83,000 average pageviews per month

GovLove Podcast:

  • Average 1,000 downloads per episode

#ELGLPopUps

Conferences held on October 12, 2018 in Portland, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and Miami. The conference theme is “Choose Your Own Local Gov Adventure.” Sessions will focus on the wide variety of public service challenges and opportunities at the local level. Each location will have a very diverse agenda focusing on everything from policing, to elected service, to libraries… and everything in between. Local gov is a delightful adventure!

Shiny – $5,000

Named, title sponsorship of the social hours at each of the four locations. Includes four comped attendance tickets, four GovLove ads. 3/4 available.

Radiant – $3,000

Named, title sponsorship of the lunch at one of the four locations. Includes three comped attendance tickets, three GovLove ads.
4/4 available.

Glossy – $2,000

Named, title sponsorship of the breakfast at one of the four locations. Includes two comped attendance tickets, two GovLove ads. 4/4 available.

Luminous Local Gov – $500

Available to local government partners. Includes two comped attendance tickets and new/renewed annual All-In membership.
20/20 available.

#ELGL19

#ELGL19 is ELGL’s annual conference, to be held in Durham, NC on May 16-17, 2019.

Shining – $20,000

Named, title sponsorship of the Thursday or Friday mixers, plus topic track sponsorship. Includes five comped attendance tickets, four GovLove ads. 2/2 available.

Brilliant – $15,000

Named, title sponsorship of the Thursday or Friday lunches, plus meet-up session topic/coordination on Thursday afternoon. Includes three comped attendance tickets, four GovLove ads. 2/2 available.

Glittering – $10,000

Named sponsorship of the Thursday or Friday breakfasts, plus logo inclusion on all pre-conference materials. Includes four comped attendance tickets, two GovLove ads. 4/4 available.

Gleaming – $5,000

Named sponsorship of conference coffees or snacks. Includes three comped attendance tickets, three GovLove ads. 4/4 available.

Bright – $2,500

Named sponsorship of the conference plus swag sharing opportunity at event. Includes three comped attendance tickets, four GovLove ads. 6/6 available.

Luminous Local Gov – $500

Available to local government partners. Includes two comped attendance tickets and new/renewed annual All-In membership. 10/10 available.

#ELGLInspire

These on campus programs inspire undergraduate students to local government public service careers. Each event is a half day learning session with local government practitioners.

Tentative schedule includes:

  • University of Wisconsin – September 14, 2018;
  • University of Oregon – September 28, 2018;
  • Grayson College – October 18, 2018
  • University of North Texas – October 19, 2018;
  • North Carolina Central University – November 9, 2018;
  • Penn State University – January 2019;
  • University of Georgia – February 2019;
  • Ohio State University – March 2019.

Beaming – $1,000

Title sponsorship of the lunch. 7/7 available.

Undimmed – $500

Named sponsor of the event. 14/14 available.

Research

ELGL anticipates continuing the Diversity Dashboard project, which measures the gender, race, age, and veteran status of local government leaders. And, increased research focus on paid family leave policies.

Diversity Dashboard – $2,000

Title sponsorship of the research. 5/5 available.

Paid Family Leave – $2,000

Title sponsorship of the research. 5/5 available.

GovLove Podcast

The GovLove podcast is produced weekly and features the people, policies, and places in local government.

Podcast Sponsor – $500

10 ads on the GovLove podcast, either recorded by hosts or provided by sponsor. Each ad is 20 seconds long and airs during GovLove podcasts.

Jam of the Month

Each month, ELGL will focus its prodigious online resources on a specific local government topic, including podcasts, blog series, and webinars.

Each Jam of the Month title sponsorship includes:

  • Four blog posts on ELGL.org
  • One podcast episode
  • One webinar & video library archive
  • Four Weekly Reader logo inclusion with link to blog post

$2,000 per jam, first come, first serve on the preferred month:

  • Community Engagement
  • Agendas, Minutes & Records
  • Water Infrastructure
  • Road Maintenance
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Human Resources
  • Grants & Budgeting
  • Financial Management
  • Sustainability
  • Public Safety
  • County Management
  • Special Districts
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Awards

Each year, ELGL recognizes the best local government vendors, buildings, leaders, and selfies. This year we’re also awarding innovation grants.

#CityHallSelfie Day – $5,000

Named, title sponsorship of #CityHallSelfie day including participation with all outreach and engagement efforts. 0/1 available.

Knope Award – $5,000

Named, title sponsorship of the #ELGLKnope contest of best municipal parks. Includes full participation through the bracketed voting system process. 1/1 available.

Traeger Award – $2,500

Named, title sponsorship of the #ELGLTraeger contest of best municipal employees. Includes full participation through the nomination and voting process. 1/1 available.

Haverford Award – $2,500

Named, title sponsorship of the #ELGLHaverford contest of best municipal vendors. Includes full participation through the nomination and voting process. 1/1 available.

Innovation Award – $5,000

Named, title sponsorship of the #ELGLInnovation grant program. Includes participation in grant proposal review and selection. 2/2 available.

Supper Clubs

Supper Clubs are casual, member-organized meet-ups for our members around the country.

Supper Club Sponsor – $250

Named Supper Club sponsorship. Pay-as-you-go sponsorship – you pick when and where you’d like to host and we’ll do the rest. A minimum commitment of two Supper Clubs or $500 total. Each additional club at $250.

Swag

ELGL gifts interesting and useful “stuff we all get” at our events and activities. Past swag includes socks, mobile phone stands, concert t-shirts, wine glasses, pub glasses.

Swag Sponsor – $5,000

Co-branded ELGL swag at #ELGLPopUps, #ELGLInspire, or #ELGL19. 3/3 available.