SPONSORSHIP

 
When your business teams up with SkyRise Chicago, the sky’s the limit! Showcase your company’s brand savvy, philanthropic spirit and community support by partnering with two of Chicago’s most well-known and respected treasures: the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) and Willis Tower. Reach new audiences and let consumers know you’re stepping up to help fuel RIC’s cutting-edge patient care and research allowing thousands of adults and children the greatest hope for the future.

SkyRise Chicago is:

  • The only urban stair-climb in the world to offer two modes of participation for individuals with varying physical ability.
  • A thrilling 2,109-step climb to the 103rd floor of the iconic SkyDeck Chicago or hand cycle the equivalent and the opportunity to step out onto The Ledge, peering straight down 1,353 feet over Chicago.
  • An opportunity to support America’s #1 rehabilitation hospital fueling the world-class patient care and cutting-edge research of the largest rehabilitation research effort in the world allowing thousands of adults and children affected by brain and spinal cord injuries, stroke, cerebral palsy and other neurologic conditions the greatest hope for the future.

At the 2012 SkyRise Chicago event:

  • Nearly 2,700 participants climbed the tower steps or took on the hand-cycle.
  • Over $1 Million dollars was raised for cutting-edge care and research.
  • Participants came from around the globe—37 states and five countries.

Sponsorship highlights include:

  • Naming rights
  • Marketing opportunities
  • Media exposure
  • On-site exposure
  • Product sampling
  • Exhibitor space
  • Hospitality opportunities
  • Community involvement
  • Good will

Diversity of opportunities:
Select the sponsorship level that best matches your company’s marketing and
philanthropic goals.

Step Supporter - $6,000
Benefits include logo placement on event T-shirt and Web site, in-stair signage, promotional item in swag bag, discounted employee registration fee and two complimentary climbing or hand cycle spots.

Pace Setter - $12,000
Benefits include logo placement on premier event T-shirt, Web site, posters and e-blast promotions; in-stair signage; promotional item in swag bag; discounted employee registration fee and parking; and four complimentary climbing or hand cycle spots.

Top Flight - $35,000
Benefits include logo placement on event T-shirt, Web site, posters, e-blast promotions, registration form and brochure, start/finish banners and climber bibs; in-stair signage; promotional item in swag bag; discounted employee registration fee; eight complimentary climbing or hand cycle spots; and day-of-event display space.

Peak Presenter - $50,000
Benefits include official SkyRise Chicago ‘Presenting Sponsor’ recognition and rights; premium logo placement on all event materials, including T-shirts, Web site, climber bibs and more; in-stair signage; promotional item in swag bag; discounted employee registration fee; 12 complimentary climbing or hand cycle spots; and day-of-event display space.

Become an official sponsor:
For a sponsorship package customized to meet your unique brand personality and charitable giving interests, or to get more information, please contact:


Jennifer Bell
Director, Major Gifts
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
312-238-4019
jbell@ric.org