Sponsorship Opportunities


Throughout the year, corporate partnerships play a key role in providing the support and resources that allow the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC) to fulfill its mission as Connecticut’s partner in brain injury prevention and recovery.

There are many ways that businesses—large and small—can partner with us throughout the year—providing critical services and support to members of our community while increasing their own visibility and supporting their philanthropic goals.

BIAC PUBLICATIONS:

Brainwaves  
Format: 4-Color 16-page Magazine
Print Quantity: 6,000
Frequency: Produced every 12-18 months
Shelf-life: Indeterminate; Timeless information
Audience: Professionals who treat, care for or know someone with a brain injury; and individuals and families who have been affected by brain injury.
Copy Deadline:  Call for exact dates
Sponsorship Rate: $15,000

Publication Description: Formerly published as Making Strides, BRAINWAVES is designed to serve as a reference tool for professionals who treat or serve individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by brain injury. Most often, you’ll find a copy of BRAINWAVES in a professional office setting. The publication is distributed directly to hospitals, schools, state agencies and treatment centers in bulk, where they distribute them to the appropriate staff and make them available to their patients and clients.

BIAC was awarded the national Brain Injury Association of America “Excellence in Communication Award” for Making Strides in 2008.

Requirements:

  • Payment is due in full prior to copy deadline. All checks should be made payable to BIAC.
  • Sponsor will receive full-color recognition on the outside back cover of the publication.
  • Sponsoring company will also be featured on the homepage of BIAC’s website.
  • Sponsor will have the opportunity to submit an article for inclusion in the publication. The article will be subject to review and approval by the BRAINWAVES Editorial Board.
  • Art should be 8.5” x 11” and should be submitted in JPEG, EPS or TIF format.
BIAC BUZZ  
Format: Electronic Newsletter
Distribution: Approx. 1,100 recipients
Frequency: Monthly
Audience: BIAC members, including families, individuals and professionals who treat and care for or know someone with a brain injury.
Copy Deadline:  The 23rd of the month prior to distribution
Sponsorship Rates: $150 per issue OR 3 issues for $400  |  6 issues for $750  |  12 issues for $1,200

Sponsorship Details:

  • Two (2) sponsorships are available for each issue of BIAC BUZZ.
  • Sponsor name, logo and link will be featured on the right margin of the newsletter.
  • Click and Open rates for BIAC BUZZ are consistently well-above industry averages.

Requirements for BIAC BUZZ:

  • Payment is due in full prior to copy deadline. All checks should be made payable to BIAC.
  • Sponsorship for specific months can be requested and will be confirmed once payment is received in full.
  • Electronic artwork is preferred and should be submitted in JPEG, EPS or TIF format.
Social Media Campaign Sponsor
Format: Electronic
Distribution: Approx. 700 individuals
Campaign Duration: Varied, between one (1) week and one (1) month long
Audience: Individuals who have or know someone with a brain injury; Industry professionals who treat or care for brain injury survivors, or work/study a related field.
Copy Deadline:  The 23rd of the month prior to distribution
Sponsorship Rate: Starts at $300 per campaign

Sponsorship Details:

  • BIAC and Sponsor will mutually agree upon on a topic that BIAC will us as its focus for online posts and communications
  • Sponsor name, logo and link will be highlighted in conjunction with the campaign on BIAC’s social media platforms, including Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Sponsor name, logo and link will be featured in BUZZ during the month of the campaign.
  • All campaigns must be educational and relate to brain injury prevention and/or awareness. Examples are: Bike Safety Awareness Month, Youth Sports Safety, Veterans & TBI

Requirements for SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN SPONSORSHIP:

  • Payment is due in full prior to campaign launch. All checks should be made payable to BIAC.
  • Sponsorship for specific campaigns can be requested, but will only be secured once payment is received in full.
  • Electronic artwork is preferred and should be submitted in JPEG, EPS or TIF format.
BIAC PROVIDERS COUNCIL MEETING SPONSOR
Format: Event Sponsorship
Attendance: Approx. 15-20 Providers Council Members
Frequency: Bi-monthly
Audience: Providers Council members, who generally provide services to brain injury survivors and/or are providers of ABI Waiver services.
Requirements: Contact BIAC for details and availability
Sponsorship Rate: $150

Sponsorship Details:

  • Sponsor name, logo and link will be featured in pre-meeting email communications to all Providers Council members.
  • Signage at the meeting.
  • All sponsors must be deemed appropriate and approved by the Brain Injury Services Director.

SPECIAL EVENT SPONSORSHIPS

The Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut (BIAC) has several special events throughout the year, including those listed below. Because sponsorship information changes annually, details are not typically available until several months prior to the event. If you would like information when it is available on any of the following opportunities, please contact BIAC at 860-219-0291.