ACG Chicago Annual Sponsorship 2011-2012 051211

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       Sponsorship 2011-2012
	
     Reach Deal-Makers, Decision-
	
     Makers, Corporate Executives, and
	
  
	
     Key Advisors Through ACG Chicago
	
  
	
  
	
     Connecting the Middle Market
	
  
	
     Networks of Corporate Growth
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
        The                                 Mission
                                                               ACG Chicago Executive Committee / Board
            ACG Chicago is the premier network in
         Northern Illinois of experts & decision-making
       professionals focused on strategies for increasing
                sustainable stakeholder value.
                                                               The            The            The          The
       ACG Chicago will continue to build the strongest      Private      International
       member base (measured by expertise, growth and                                     Corporate     Venture
                                                             Equity          Growth
           retention) in the organization through
         unparalleled opportunities for networking,          Network        Network        Network      Network
             deal making, personal growth &
                 professional development.

        This network of leading authorities on corporate
       growth will expand its prominence by developing a
       diverse membership, strong educational programs,     Membership    Membership      Membership   Membership
        offering its members ACG exposure, and through       Programs      Programs        Programs     Programs
        unique access to industry leaders and expertise.    Curriculum    Curriculum      Curriculum   Curriculum
	
                                                           Marketing     Marketing       Marketing    Marketing
	
  
	
  
                                                                         The Annual Awards Committee
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  
	
  




       Your Sponsorship Opportunities
	
  
               Annual ACG Chicago Sponsorships
               The Midwest ACG Capital Connection and
                  an Unbelievable Double Diamond Package
               Targeted Conferences with Discounts like
                  the 2011 Food & Beverage Conference
               Other targeted conferences and
                  the February 2012 Annual Awards Gala
                                                                              The 2011-2012 Annual
                                                                          Midwest ACG
                            presents our 12th annual                    Sponsorships
                                                                     Capital Connection
                                                                                                                  	
  
     Covering	
  Midwestern	
  Corporate	
  Growth	
  with	
  an	
  Annual	
  ACG	
  Chicago	
  Sponsorship	
  
                                                      	
  
                                    Diamond Sponsors
                                    Sponsorship Cost - $15,000

Benefits include:
Your logo most prominently posted on ACG Chicago website homepage

Your logo most prominently posted on all regular event signage

Your logo most prominently posted on all regular event HTML announcements

New - Recognition of Diamond Support and up to 2 minutes to present a sponsor
overview at a regular event.

Shared literature table to promote your firm at all regular events

Prominent seating at regular event Speaker's Table for one registered guest*

20 Complimentary registrations for regular events

4 Complimentary registrations for conferences

New - Full-page (full bleed) ad in one edition of The Journal Newsletter

New - A 1500 word Article with ¼ page Sponsor Profile in one edition of The
Journal Newsletter

Banner ad (250px x 125px) on home page displayed for one month

June 2012 Golf Outing: 4 Complimentary Registrations

New - June 2012 Golf Outing: Recognition & presentation of one major raffle
prize OR hospitality table @ hole of Sponsor’s choice

June 2012 Golf Outing: Your Logo on promotional products bag

June 2012 Golf Outing: Exclusive right to include promotional product

Advance regular events attendee list in excel upon request (2 days prior)

Participation on Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast at ACG Chicago
The program year runs from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012
* (when convened – there have been occasions when speakers do not choose to join us for the meals)
**Regular Events are the breakfast and lunch programs run throughout the year. These do not include
conferences, special events, or social programs (the social events typically do not lend themselves to
signage and other promotional materials). Other programs may be included as opportunities arise.
                                                                               The 2011-2012 Annual
                                                                           Midwest ACG
                             presents our 12th annual                    Sponsorships
                                                                      Capital Connection
                                                                                                                   	
  
      Covering	
  Midwestern	
  Corporate	
  Growth	
  with	
  an	
  Annual	
  ACG	
  Chicago	
  Sponsorship	
  
                                                       	
  
                                     Platinum Sponsors
                                     Sponsorship Cost - $10,000

Benefits include:
Your logo prominently posted on ACG Chicago website homepage

Your logo prominently posted on all regular event signage

Your logo prominently posted on all regular event HTML announcements

Shared literature table to promote your firm at all regular events

20 Complimentary registrations for regular events

New** – Junior page ad in one edition of The Journal Newsletter

A 1200 word Article with up to three author pictures and short company
description in one edition of The Journal Newsletter

Banner ad (250px x 125px) on home page displayed in rotation with up to two
other Platinum ads for one month

June 2012 Golf Outing: 4 Complimentary Registrations

June 2012 Golf Outing: Your Logo on promotional products bag

June 2012 Golf Outing: Exclusive right to include promotional product

June 2012 Golf Outing: Hole sponsor recognized at the hole with signage

Advance regular events attendee list in excel upon request (2 days prior)

Participation on Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast at ACG Chicago




The program year runs from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012
* When convened – there have been occasions when speakers do not choose to join us for the meals
** Increased from half page in previous years
*** Regular Events are the breakfast and lunch programs presented throughout the year. Complimentary
registrations may also be used on the “regular” social events but do not include events like the Holiday Party
and/or the Golf Outing.
                                                                                The 2011-2012 Annual
                                                                            Midwest ACG
                              presents our 12th annual                    Sponsorships
                                                                       Capital Connection
                                                                                                                 	
  
Covering	
  Midwestern	
  Corporate	
  Growth	
  with	
  an	
  Annual	
  ACG	
  Chicago	
  Sponsorship	
  
                                                         	
  
                                          Gold Sponsors
                      Sponsorship Cost - $5,000
Benefits include:
Your company name prominently posted on ACG Chicago website homepage
Your company name prominently posted on all regular event signage
Your company name prominently posted on all regular event HTML
announcements
10 Complimentary registrations for regular events
New – Half page ad in one edition of The Journal Newsletter
New – A 1000 word Article with author names and short company description in
one edition of The Journal Newsletter
June 2012 Golf Outing: 2 Complimentary Registrations
June 2012 Golf Outing: Exclusive right to include promotional product
June 2012 Golf Outing: Hole sponsor recognized at the hole with signage
Participation on Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast at ACG Chicago


                                         Silver Sponsors
                                      Sponsorship Cost - $2,500
Benefits include:
Your company name posted on ACG Chicago website homepage
Your company name posted on all regular event signage
Your company name posted on all regular event HTML announcements
5 Complimentary registrations for regular events
New – Quarter page ad in one edition of The Journal Newsletter
June 2012 Golf Outing: 1 Complimentary Registration
June 2012 Golf Outing: Group Listing of Silvers as Hole sponsor
Participation on Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast at ACG Chicago
The program year runs from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012
* Regular Events are the breakfast and lunch programs presented throughout the year. Complimentary
registrations may also be used on the “regular” social events but do not include events like the Holiday Party
and/or the Golf Outing.
                                                                                           The 2011-2012 Annual
                                                                                      Midwest ACG
                                            presents our 12th annual                Sponsorships
                                                                                 Capital Connection
                                                                                                                                  	
  
         The 2011 – 2012 Annual ACG Chicago Sponsorships
                   Covering	
  Midwestern	
  Corporate	
  Growth	
  with	
  an	
  Annual	
  ACG	
  Chicago	
  Sponsorship	
  
                    	
  
                       Level                               Diamond                Platinum               Gold                Silver
                       Cost                                $15,000                $10,000               $5,000               $2,500
Benefits
Company logo posted on ACG Chicago website
homepage                                                 most prominent           prominent                -                      -

Company name posted on ACG Chicago website
homepage                                                        -                      -               prominent         less prominent

Company Logo on all regular event signage                most prominent           prominent                -                      -

Company Name on all regular event signage                       -                      -               prominent         less prominent

Company Logo on event HTML announcements                 most prominent           prominent                -                      -

Company Name on event HTML announcements                        -                      -               prominent         less prominent

Shared literature table at regular events                     yes                    yes                   -                      -

Prominent Seating at Speaker's Table for one
registered guest                                              yes                      -                   -                      -

Recognition of Diamond Support & up to 2 minutes
to present a sponsor overview at a regular event              yes                      -                   -                      -

Ad in one edition of The Journal Newsletter                 Full-page            Junior page           Half-page          Quarter-page

Complimentary registrations for regular events                 20                     20                   10                    5

Complimentary registrations for conferences                    4                       -                   -                      -

Banner ad on home page ¹	
  *                              one month           one month group             -                      -

Article in one edition of The Journal Newsletter        1500 word article     1200 word article    1000 word article              -

June 2012 Golf Outing: Complimentary
Registrations                                                  4                      4                    2                     1

June 2012 Golf Outing: Recognition & presentation
of one major raffle prize Or Hole hospitality table           yes                      -                   -                      -

June 2012 Golf Outing: Logo on promotional
products bag                                                  yes                    yes                   -                      -

June 2012 Golf Outing: Exclusive right to include
promotional product                                           yes                    yes                  yes                     -

June 2012 Golf Outing: hole sponsor                             -                    yes                  yes             group listing

Advance regular events attendee list upon request
(2 days prior)                                             yes (excel)            yes (excel)              -                      -

Participation in Sponsor Appreciation Breakfast               yes                    yes                  yes                    yes

         Regular events include our breakfast and luncheon series, our suburban authors series, and occasional
         afternoon events. The program year runs from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012
	
  




The 12th Annual October Chicago M&A Conference featuring the

Midwest ACG Capital Connection
2010 marked our 11th year ACG Chicago has hosted a nationally recognized
M&A conference in October. Over 1200 attendees from over 40 states drove
greater dealmaking at the nation’s largest Capital Connection including 156
private equity firms and lenders representing over 80 billion of capital.



We’re Dealing in Chicago
              October 17 & 18, 2011
                will again provide
             Unparalleled Networking,
                 Dealmaking, &
              Relationship Building




            Sponsorships are tiered as Titanium (sold out),
          Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze for 2011.

Please see our complete benefits package for your high profile
access to the nation’s leading middle market dealmakers.
	
  


Double Diamond Bonus Package
All the extended benefits our all-star sponsors receive for this commitment to our team:


Capital Connection Highlights:                                                         Value
  ▲ Hospitality Suite (pipe & drape room & table) with your logo proudly              priceless
      emblazoned on a hanging banner;
  ▲ 3 minute PowerPoint visuals running throughout the day in the                     priceless
      sponsor lounge;
  ▲ Exclusive right to host a wine-tasting table at the invitation only               priceless
      private equity/investment banking Opening Night reception with
      investment bankers from the DealSource sessions and other
      Diamond Sponsors; and

PLUS
  ▲ Featured placement of wine-tasting table at the Opening Night                    Even more
     reception                                                                        priceless
  ▲ Featured placement of your Hospitality Suite in the sponsor lounge            priceless + $200
     including supplied power and monitor if desired;
  ▲ Choice of inside front cover or inside back cover of program guide for             $3,500
     full page ad (as available; full page bleed ad otherwise); and


Annual Sponsorship Highlights:
  ▲ Primary logo placement on most print and electronic                               priceless
     communications;
  ▲ Thought Leadership Podcast (video or audio) featured on the                       priceless
     website;
  ▲ A seat at the speakers’ table of all regular events;                              priceless
  ▲ Introduction of key event / program (to be jointly determined for fit             priceless
     and availability)
  ▲ Full page (full bleed) ad in Journal publication; and                             priceless
  ▲ Many additional items outlined on the Annual Sponsor benefits page                priceless

PLUS
  ▲ 4 additional conference complimentary passes                                   $780 - $2,000+
  ▲ 4 additional regular event complimentary passes                                 $140 - $260
  ▲ Second Thought Leadership Article featured in The Journal (biannual               priceless
     publication) including brief corporate and author descriptions; and
  ▲ Complimentary annual dues of 2 members (must be current member                $600 (after 9/1 -
     or qualify under current standards)                                               $650)
                                           Total Double Diamond Benefits          $5,220 - $6,610
                                                                                   plus featured
                                                                                     priceless
                                                                                      benefits
                                           Cash Discount (5% of total)                 $1500
                                   TOTAL DOUBLE DIAMOND BENEFITS                  $6,720 – 8,110
                                                                                   plus featured
                                                                                     priceless
                                                                                      benefits
                     CASH COST of DOUBLE DIAMOND SPONSORSHIP                          $28,500

Targeted Conferences provide focused opportunities to reach the
professionals that can drive strategic efforts and efforts of expertise.
The 2nd Annual Food & Beverage Conference being held on
September 14, 2011 - a great example of these extra opportunities:


The 2nd Annual Food & Beverage
Corporate Growth Conference

Don’t Miss This Targeted
2011 Sponsorship Opportunity
to Highlight Your Expertise!

As a part of this conference development,
we would like to offer all those who excel in
corporate growth in this segment the
opportunity to reach other leaders and the
Midwestern Food & Beverage industry.

Unlike our annual or other conference programs, this event will
feature just one level of sponsorship at $2500.
Included in this sponsorship will be:
• Your logo on the conference materials
• A slide of your logo on conference screens
• Full-page in electronic conference materials (this can be an ad, profile of expertise,
article, tombstones, etc. in full color)
• Exclusive right to provide promotional items at the event
• Sponsors’ literature table at the conference for your materials
• 2 Tickets to conference ($380 member / $580 non-member value)
• Attendance list provided at least 2 days in advance
• Opportunity to post relevant white paper on healthcare in this event’s ebook.


For more information on this, o r to secure your sponsorship please contact:

      Craig Miller                               Terry Cobb
      CMiller@ACGChicago.com                     TCobb@ACGChicago.com
      877-224-6389 ext. 101                      877-224-6389 ext. 102

Maximize Your current or 2011-2012 ACG Chicago Sponsorship
We like to thank our Annual and Capital Connection Sponsors by offering discount programs for
our targeted industry conferences.
	
  


       Your ACG Chicago Sponsorship Committee (& Board of Directors)

Executive Committee              Stefan Timms                          Thomas E. Jones
                                 Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP          Concord Financial Advisors, LLC
President                                                              tomjones@concordfinancialadvisors.com
                                 stefan.timms@blakes.com
Daniel P. Howell                 Corporate Network                     Brian P. Kerwin
Mesirow Financial                David G. Heinke                       Duane Morris LLP
dhowell@mesirowfinancial.com     Grant Thornton LLP                    bpkerwin@duanemorris.com
Executive Vice President                                               David Laverty
                                 david.heinke@us.gt.com
Dustin R. Weinberger             Brian Crannell                        International Counsel
GE Corporate Lending             Littelfuse, Inc.                      laverty@internationalcounsel.com
dustin.weinberger@ge.com                                               Gordon C. Liao
                                 bcrannell@littelfuse.com
Secretary                                                              Baird Capital Partners
Murray R. Lessinger                                                    gliao@rwbaird.com
White Oak Group                  Directors                             Frank R. Mack
messinger@whiteoakgroup.net      Raymond C. Anderson                   AS Capital Partners
Treasurer                        Huron Consulting Group                fmack@accretivesolutions.com
Thomas M. Turmell                rcanderson@huronconsultinggroup.com
                                                                       Lawrence C. Manson, Jr.
TMT Capital Partners             Jason Apple                           NexGen Capital Partners, LLC
tturmell@tmtcapital.com          Riveron Consulting                    lmanson@nexgencp.com
Past President                   jason.apple@riveronconsulting.com
                                                                       Ada C. Nielsen
James A. McNair                  Kathryn M. Carter                     BP America Inc.
Corinthian Capital Group, LLC    Ernst & Young LLP                     ada@adacnielsen.com
jmcnair@corinthiancap.com        kath.carter@ey.com
                                                                       Richard W. Porter
Chief Executive Officer          Joseph P. Davisson                    Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Craig A. Miller                  Capital One Leverage Finance          rporter@kirkland.com
ACG Chicago                      Corp.
                                                                       Andrew W. Rice
CMiller@ACGChicago.com           joseph.davisson@capitalonebank.com
                                                                       The Jordan Company
                                 Steven M. Dresner
                                                                       arice@thejordancompany.com
                                 Dresner Partners
Committee Chairs                 sdresner@dresnerco.com
                                                                       Saul E. Rudo
Awards                                                                 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
                                 William R. Durkin
John C. Bintz                                                          saul.rudo@kattenlaw.com
                                 The Synergy Companies, Inc.
Valuation Research Corporation                                         Suzanne L. Saxman
                                 bill.durkin@mysynergy.com
jbintz@valuationresearch.com                                           Seyfarth Shaw LLP
                                 Venita E. Fields
Andrew L. Weil                                                         ssaxman@seyfarth.com
                                 Smith Whiley & Company
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP                                            James K. Vargo
                                 venita.fields@smithwhiley.com
aweil@morganlewis.com                                                  HomeDirectUSA, Inc.
                                 Walter C. Florence
Michael Gruber                                                         jvargo@homedirectusa.com	
  
                                 Frontenac Company
Independence Equity              wflorence@frontenac.com
mgruber@independence-            David Gaito
equity.com                       PNC Business Credit
M&A / PE Network                 david.gaito@pnc.com
Charles A. Gonzalez              James J. Greenberger
Albion Investors LLC             Private Equity Law Advisors
cgonzalez@albioninvestors.com    jgreenberger@pelawadvisors.com
Ryan Rassin                      Mark R. Grossmann
OFS Capital                      Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
rrassin@ofscapital.com           mark.grossmann@kattenlaw.com                   Contact us @:
Venture Network                  Ankur Gupta
Alexander D. Tang
                                                                          www.ACGChicago.com
                                 Winston & Strawn LLP
Invention Bridge                 agupta@winston.com
                                                                                    or
alex@inventionbridge.com         William G. Harlan, Jr.                     877-ACG-Network
International Network            Prism Mezzanine Fund, L.P.                  [ 877-224-6389 ]
James A. Valderrama              bill@prismfund.com                                 or
Grant Thornton LLP               Karen L. Johnson
jim.valderrama@gt.com                                                     181 W. Madison, #3350
                                 Harris Bank, N.A.
                                 karen.johnson@harrisbank.com
                                                                            Chicago, IL 60602

				
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