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Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in supporting the downtown while gaining visibility with DMI members, friends and downtown enthusiasts? DMI members have the opportunity to reinforce their marketing messages by sponsoring or hosting a range of DMI events and programs.

If interested in any of the opportunities listed below, please contact Carol Ann Hewitt, DMI Director of Development at 608-512-1335 or

What's Up Downtown? Breakfast
This program takes place on the fourth Thursday of every month from 7:45-9:00am at The Madison Club and averages 150 attendees. The program offers great member networking followed by an informative presentation on a timely topic related to downtown Madison.
  • Monthly Sponsors - $900

New Faces, New Places
This program takes place on the second Thursday of every month from 5:00-7:00pm at a range of downtown businesses and averages 150 attendees. This casual networking event allows members to meet fellow members and their businesses over appetizers and cocktails.
  • Monthly Hosts - cost varies

Lunch Time Live
For eight consecutive Tuesday's from June to August, a free outdoor concert series takes place during the noon hour on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.
  • Weekly Sponsors - $900

State of the Downtown
This gathering of downtown stakeholders highlights the annual State of the Downtown metrics report used to measure the success and progress of our downtown.
  • Sponsorship levels vary - $500 to $5,000

DMI Annual Dinner
Over 500 DMI members and friends gather in this annual celebration of DMI and downtown Madison. The dinner involves a key-note speaker address and the presentation of the annual Downtown Community Asset Awards.
  • Platinum Sponsors - $5,000
  • Gold Sponsors - $2,500
  • Silver Sponsors - $1,000
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