Sponsorship & Marketing

The Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce offers numerous sponsorship and marketing opportunities, designed to help members maximize their advertising power. If you are interested in sponsoring an event, or marketing with the Chamber, please contact Marcy Kauffman at MarcyK@HutchChamber.com.

Marketing Opportunities

Chamber E-Blast

The Chamber sends out a weekly e-mail to a distribution list of approximately 1,200 Chamber members, key civic leaders, and other interested in the Chamber. We do not sell out email distribution list, so this is the only way to reach the Chamber membership via email. Out Chamber E-Blasts consistently achieves a 30-33% open rate (compared to a 25-27% industry average.)

  • Cost: $125 per e-mail
  • Only one sponsor included per e-mail
  • Emailed to entire membership

Sponsorship will included one image (300 pixels by 300 pixels) and up to 50-60 words, as well as a link to either a webpage (whichever page you designate) or to a pdf that the Chamber can host on its server.

Chamber Connect Newsletter

The Chamber sends out a monthly electronic newsletter called the Chamber Connect to a distribution list of approximately 1,200 Chamber members, key civic leaders, and other interested in the Chamber. The monthly e-newsletter contains all the upcoming Chamber events and activities, as well as key initiatives the Chamber is working on. The newsletter consistently achieves a 36-38% open rate (compared to a 25-27% industry average).

  • Cost: $150 per month
  • Up to two sponsors included per issue
  • Advertisement includes a link to the company website (or page of choice)
  • Banner size is 600 pixels by 100 pixels, jpeg file is provided by company
  • Typically distributed first Thursday of every month

Event Flash Pass

With a Flash Pass there is no registration, no check-in, no bills. It's a pass to Chamber Breakfasts and Lunches all year.

  • Flash Pass Sponsor (SOLD for 2018)

For information on purchasing an Event Flash Pass, click here.

Action Pak

This quarterly mailing is direct mailed to 1,200+ Chamber member business leaders.

  • Date: January, April, July, and October
  • Opportunity to include one promotional piece or coupon in an Action Pak mailing (up to 8.5" x 11")  

The more Action Paks you participate in, the less it costs!  Must be paid in full prior to first insert for discount.

  • 1 per year: $125
  • 2 per year: $240 ($10 savings)
  • 3 per year: $345 ($30 savings)
  • 4 per year: $440 ($60 savings)

*The Chamber reserves the right to pre-approve inserts

*All inserts must be from Chamber Members with the member business listed somewhere on the flyer

*No political advertisements

Relocation Newcomer Packet

The Hutchinson/Reno County Relocation/Newcomer Packet is a comprehensive collection of information about our community. This is an affordable, effective way to promote your company's products and services to individuals and families relocating to this area.

Presenting Sponsor: $1,500 (1 available)

  • Include your flyer or other business message in packet
  • Provide 300 brochures or flyers* to the Chamber. (You'll be contacted when your supply is low.)
  • Sponsor logo printed on outside of mailing envelope

Business Message Sponsors - $750 (4 available)

  • Include your flyer/business message in packet
  • Provide 300 brochures or flyers* to the Chamber. (You'll be contacted when your supply is low.)
  • Exclusivity - Relocation Package sponsorship are limited to one per industry

*Inserted materials must be pre-approved by the Chamber

Sponsorship Opportunities

Business After Hours

These popular business-to-business network building events are held each month at a member host's place of business. Hors d'oeuvres, beverages and giveaways are part of the fun at each event. Sponsors and participants have the opportunity to cultivate business relationships.

  • Host Sponsor: $750 (1 per event - Sold Out for 2018)

Membership Breakfast/Luncheons

These popular morning and noon events are held 12 times over the year to provide business networking and an informational and timely business program. Each event and speaker is centered around a specific topic or issue.

  • Host Sponsor: $850 (1 per event - Sold Out for 2018)

Chamber Annual Meeting

This signature annual event is held at the  beginning of the year as a celebration of last year’s accomplishments, as well as what to look forward to in the coming year.  The annual Meeting features sponsor booths with time for network building, dinner, awards, and a keynote speaker. The 2019 Chamber Annual Meeting will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 and will feature keynote speakers Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray, inspirational adventurers, lifelong friends and achievers of the impossible.  For sponsorship opportunities, contact Marcy Kauffman at (620) 662-3391 or marcyk@hutchchamber.com.

Farm-City Week

In observance of the National Farm-City Week, the Chamber's Agri-Business committee annually recognizes the economic impact and importance of farmers to Hutchinson and Reno County by inviting all Reno County farmers to join us for breakfast.  In addition, a farm family who has made a difference in the community, as well as one Agribusiness of the Year, is recognized at the breakfast. The names of the award winners are announced in November.

  • Date: November 14, 2018
  • Sponsor: $75
  • Receive name listed in "Focus on the Farm" ad in The Hutchinson News
  • Receive recognition at the 2018 Farm Focus Family Breakfast

Small Business Award

The Chamber's Small Business Council presents the monthly Small Business Award to Chamber businesses that employs 40 or fewer and has been in business at least three years. Businesses are nominated by Chamber members.

  • Date: Awarded at the monthly Membership Breakfast/Luncheon
  • Sponsor: $600
  • Acknowledgement in the electronic Connect newsletter
  • Recognition from podium during Chamber breakfasts/luncheons when award is presented
  • Listed on award given to Small Business Award recipients
  • Listed in on-line directory as a sponsor of Small Business Award

Community Benefit Organization Spotlight

The Chamber dedicates the April Membership  Breakfast to recognizing the community impact and importance our charitable Community Benefit Organization (CBO) Members have on Hutchinson and Reno County.  The Charitable CBOs are invited to attend and are recognized at the April breakfast.

  • Tentative Date: April 17, 2019
  • Sponsor: $75
  • Receive name listed in ad featuring the Chamber member non-profit organizations in The Hutchinson News
  • Receive recognition at the April 2019 Membership Breakfast