Sponsorship Opportunities

As you plan your budget for next year, we hope you’ll keep the BIA in mind. Our Association offers numerous sponsorship and advertising opportunities throughout the year, targeting both members and consumers.

► In addition to our key events, the BIA offers several other sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

 

General Meetings:

The BIA hosts several General Membership Meetings each year, including the Annual Inaugural & Awards Celebration.  These meetings bring together all BIA members for networking, education and fun.

Benefits: Recognition on marketing materials  •  Promotional opportunities at meeting  •  Signage at meeting  •  Listing on event webpages

Contact: Tracy Schiefferle

Golf Classic: August

The annual Golf Classic at the OSU Golf Club offers members the opportunity to play on either the Scarlet or Gray Course while enjoying networking, lunch, drinks, dinner, awards and prizes.

Benefits: First chance to reserve a foursome on the Scarlet Course  •  Opportunity to work the outing  •  Signage on the course  •  One lunch  •  Listing in event program  •  Listing on event webpage

Contact: Linda Winrod

Profit By Association Golf Outing: October

The annual BIA Profit By Association Golf Outing allows associate members to bid on and win a round of golf with builder members.

Benefits: Opportunity to work the outing  •  Signage on the course  •  One lunch  •  Listing in event program  •  Listing on event webpage

Contact: Linda Winrod
 

Building Insider magazine

Building Insider is the official publication of the BIA. This bi-monthly magazine has a circulation of more than 1,000, including builders, associates and opinion leaders in central Ohio. The online version of the magazine is available to an unlimited number of consumers. Builder and associate members can promote their company, products and services with a Member Profile in the magazine.

2016 Building Insider Rate Sheet

Profile Benefits: Two-page spread in magazine  •  Extra copies of the magazine  •   Press-quality version of your profile and pictures for your own promotion  •   BIA-produced ad included in the Sunday edition of The Columbus Dispatch

Advertising Benefits: Full-color ad in magazine  •  Free design services with 6-time ad contracts

Contact: Bernadine Pesika or Linda Winrod

Online Advertising

BIA of Central Ohio members can harness the power of the new BIA website with this advertising opportunity. Your ad will rotate with up to two other ads in your ad space for a total of up to three advertisers.

Benefits: Full-color, clickable ad on www.biahomebuilders.com which receives approximately 2,000 visitors per month.

Contact: Bernadine Pesika

Online Directory Advertising

The BIA searchable online directory is accessible to both members and consumers.  Each company gets one free classified listing so that people can search for you.  You can purchase unlimited addition listings for $25 each.  You can also add your logo to your listing to help your company stand out from your peers. Primary BIA members will receive information about renewing and/or updating their membership information with their dues renewal.

Benefits: More searchable listing in the online directory

Contact: Bernadine Pesika

Engraved Pavers

Would you like to be a permanent part of the BIA of Central Ohio? How would you like to see your name engraved on a paver each and every time you visit the BIA? Think of how many other homebuilding professionals will see your company name each time they visit the BIA too! Members can purchase an engraved paver in the front walk-way or the rear patio of the BIA.

Paver Packages Form

Benefits: Paver at BIA Office

Contact: Linda Winrod

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