Dear Potential Sponsor,

On behalf of The Competitive Edge Conference, we would like to extend a warm welcome to you as a potential sponsor for our upcoming event. This conference is focused on helping minority and women-owned businesses gain access to government and private contracts as well as assisting in the alignment of corporations and agencies with top minority and female talent.

The Competitive Edge Conference provides a unique opportunity for sponsors to demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion while supporting an important initiative aimed at promoting equity and opportunity for all. By sponsoring this event, your company will be playing a vital role in helping to level the playing field for minority and women-owned businesses and connecting them with valuable resources and opportunities.

As a sponsor, your company will receive a range of benefits, including increased brand exposure, networking opportunities with top industry leaders and government officials, and access to a diverse pool of talented individuals. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your company's commitment to diversity and inclusion, which is increasingly important in today's business landscape.

We believe that the Competitive Edge Conference is an excellent opportunity for your company to demonstrate its commitment to diversity and inclusion, while also gaining valuable exposure and access to top minority and female talent. We hope that you will consider becoming a sponsor for this important event.

Thank you for your time and consideration. We look forward to the opportunity to partner with you and make the Competitive Edge Conference a success.

Zenaida Rodriguez
Chair, Competitive Edge Conference


Journal Ads and Exhibitor Booth


Exhibitors Booth -(includes two tickets)


Print Full Page


Print Half Page


Digital Full Page


Digital Half Page


Individual Tickets


Partnership and Investment Opportunities
Available for Strategic Collaboration

Sponsorship Benefits

Make a lasting impact on diversity, inclusion, and access by becoming a proud sponsor of the Competitive Edge Conference. By joining us, you will actively contribute to the mission of connecting agencies with a diverse pool of talented small business owners, particularly those from minority and female backgrounds.

As a sponsor, you'll have the invaluable opportunity to demonstrate your unwavering commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. Your support will allow you to forge meaningful relationships with minority and women-owned businesses, fostering collaboration and growth within these underrepresented communities.

Prepare to be inspired by our incredible host committee, which comprises esteemed city and state agencies dedicated to promoting best practices and creating pathways to contract opportunities for minority businesses and prime contractors. Our conference will feature in-depth discussions on procurement opportunities throughout New York State, with a special emphasis on Capital Projects.

You won't want to miss the opening plenary discussion, where top executives will share their insights and expertise. Engage in dynamic town hall panel discussions, seize the opportunity for one-on-one networking with agencies and corporations, and be part of an exclusive awards ceremony that recognizes and celebrates the exceptional achievements of minority businesses in empowering economic and workforce development across the state.

Not only will you be showcasing your dedication to a more inclusive business landscape, but you'll also gain significant exposure to a diverse audience. This includes visionary entrepreneurs, influential government officials, community leaders, and other key stakeholders who are passionate about advancing small businesses.

Don't let this chance slip away. By sponsoring the Competitive Edge Conference, you can make a tangible difference in the lives of small business owners and entrepreneurs, empowering them to thrive in an environment that champions their talents and contributions.

Contact us today to explore the various sponsorship opportunities available and discover how you can play a pivotal role in this essential initiative. Together, let's shape a future that is truly inclusive, equitable, and supportive of small businesses in our community.





Exclusive Headline Sponsorship
2-min marketing video presentation
Exclusive Awards Presentation
Full back page of Journal print and digital
20 tickets - Service Awards and Conference
Sponsor a workshop
1 on 1 with Prime Minority Businesses
VIP Exhibitors booth included
Rooftop VIP Reception at Hard Rock Hotel
Preferred seating at Plenary session
Logo inclusion on video screens
Headlining Exhibitor Booth included



Logo inclusion on Video Screens
Special recognition on stage as platinum sponsor
Platinum Journal Page print and digital
Preferred seating at Plenary session
Rooftop VIP Reception at Hard Rock Hotel
15 tickets - Service Awards and Conference
Headlining Exhibitors booth included



Logo inclusion on Video Screens
Gold Journal Page
10 tickets - Service Awards and Conference
Exhibitor Booth



Logo inclusion on Video Screens
Full page Ad print
Half table (5 seats) - Service Awards and Conference
Exhibitor Booth



Logo inclusion on Video Screens
Half page Ad print
3 tickets - Service Awards and Conference
Exhibitor Booth