Connect (State of the City Address)

Madison’s Premier Gala Event of the Year!
Coming January 31, 2020!

Connect celebrates connections between the City of Madison, regional local governments, area businesses, residents, and those interested in investing in and moving to our area. Additionally, Madison seeks to raise awareness of the importance of education and its relationship to growing a strong, thriving local community.

Connect 2020 takes place on Friday, January 31, 2020 in the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 PM with dinner and the program beginning at 7:00 PM. 

Join us under the Saturn 5 Rocket for this evening of connections as Mayor Paul Finley delivers his State of the City address featuring a year in review and his vision for our future. Dress for this event is cocktail attire, black tie optional.

Mayor Paul Finley
Mayor Paul Finley

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 (Limit 1)*SOLD!*
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Speaking opportunity at the event
  • Recognition in pre-event media press releases
  • Dominant logo in all pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Lead recognition at event
  • Full page ad on inside front cover of event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Dominant recognition on MCC website
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Mayor’s Reception STEM Sponsor – $10,000 (Limit 1)*SOLD!*
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Speaking opportunity at the event
  • Recognition in pre-event media press releases
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising as STEM Sponsor
  • Logo on invitations
  • Signage at Mayor’s Reception
  • Recognition at event
  • Full page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website as Mayor’s Reception Sponsor
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Driving Connections Sponsor – $5,000 (Limit 1)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Professional two (2) minute video produced and shown to highlight your business at Connect
  • Opportunity to feature three (3) cars inside venue
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Recognition at event
  • Half page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website as Driving Connections Sponsor
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Gold Sponsor – $5,000 (Unlimited)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Recognition at event
  • Half page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Silver Sponsor – $2,500 (Unlimited)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Recognition at event
  • Quarter page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Bronze Sponsor – $1,500 (Unlimited)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Company name listed in pre-event advertising
  • Recognition at event
  • Company name listed in event program
  • Company name listed on MCC website

Seating Options

Individual Seating $95
Individual Seating Non Member $110

Couple’s Ticket $175
Couple’s Ticket Non Member $200

Corporate Table $695
Corporate Table Non Member $800

Madison’s Premier Gala Event of the Year!
Coming January 31, 2020!

Connect celebrates connections between the City of Madison, regional local governments, area businesses, residents, and those interested in investing in and moving to our area. Additionally, Madison seeks to raise awareness of the importance of education and its relationship to growing a strong, thriving local community.

Connect 2020 takes place on Friday, January 31, 2020 in the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Cocktail hour begins at 6:30 PM with dinner and the program beginning at 7:00 PM. 

Join us under the Saturn 5 Rocket for this evening of connections as Mayor Paul Finley delivers his State of the City address featuring a year in review and his vision for our future. Dress for this event is cocktail attire, black tie optional.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Mayor Paul Finley
Mayor Paul Finley
Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 (Limit 1)*SOLD!*
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Speaking opportunity at the event
  • Recognition in pre-event media press releases
  • Dominant logo in all pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Lead recognition at event
  • Full page ad on inside front cover of event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Dominant recognition on MCC website
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Mayor’s Reception STEM Sponsor – $10,000 (Limit 1)*SOLD!*
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Speaking opportunity at the event
  • Recognition in pre-event media press releases
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising as STEM Sponsor
  • Logo on invitations
  • Signage at Mayor’s Reception
  • Recognition at event
  • Full page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website as Mayor’s Reception Sponsor
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Driving Connections Sponsor – $5,000 (Limit 1)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Professional two (2) minute video produced and shown to highlight your business at Connect
  • Opportunity to feature three (3) cars inside venue
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Recognition at event
  • Half page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website as Driving Connections Sponsor
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Gold Sponsor – $5,000 (Unlimited)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Recognition at event
  • Half page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Silver Sponsor – $2,500 (Unlimited)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Logo recognition in pre-event advertising
  • Logo on invitations
  • Recognition at event
  • Quarter page ad in event program
  • Splash screen exposure
  • Logo recognition on MCC website
  • Eight (8) invitations to private Mayor’s Reception
Bronze Sponsor – $1,500 (Unlimited)
  • Table for eight (8) with logo identification
  • Company name listed in pre-event advertising
  • Recognition at event
  • Company name listed in event program
  • Company name listed on MCC website

Seating Options

Individual Seating $95
Individual Seating Non Member $110

Couple’s Ticket $175
Couple’s Ticket Non Member $200

Corporate Table $695
Corporate Table Non Member $800