Signature Programs & Investment Opportunities

Coast Young Professionals Annual Supporter

Show your support to Coast Young Professionals program of work by becoming an annual supporter. A great opportunity to showcase your business while developing the future leaders along the Coast.

Yearly

Annual Supporter Investment – $1,500

  • Business logo will be displayed on Coast Young Professionals website with link to the business’s website
  • Business name on all distributed communications/publications
  • Option to include ad in newsletter

Annual Meeting Social

A yearly meeting held to highlight the past year’s successes and goals for the next year. The event also includes a passing of the gavel from Past Chair to Incoming Chair and awards Coast Young Professionals Members with the CYP VIP & MVP and includes an induction of one member into the CYP Hall of Fame.

Winter

Presenting $1,500

  • Logo on promotions
  • Brief remarks at event
  • Items on display table
  • Eight tickets to event

Gold $1,000

  • Logo on promotions
  • Items on display table
  • Six tickets to event

Silver $500

  • Name on promotions
  • Four tickets to event

Bronze $250

  • Name on promotions
  • Two tickets to event

*An in-kind trade must be a product or service Coast Young Professionals would have purchased. Investment level given to business must be at least twice the value of the traded item or service.

Black Tie & Blue Jeans Gala

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An exceptional awards program that honors ten accomplished and influential leaders on the Mississippi Gulf Coast with the “Forever Young” award.

Black Tie Investment – $1,200

  • Company name or logo on promotional material
  • 2 reserved tables (20 tickets)
  • Premiere seating
  • Company logo on CYP website and program
  • Individual display table for promotional items at event

Blue Jean Investment – $600

  • 1 reserved table (10 tickets)
  • Premiere seating
  • Company logo on program
  • Shared display table for promotional items at event

Red Carpet Investment – $300

  • 5 tickets
  • Company name on program

Media Investment – Details to be Arranged

*An in-kind trade must be a product or service Coast Young Professionals would have purchased. Investment level given to business must be at least twice the value of the traded item or service.

Thank you to our 2016 Black Tie Sponsors!

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Walking on Water (WOW): Bridge Walk & Canned Food Drive

The Biloxi – Ocean Springs Bridge walk and canned food drive, held annually around the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, encourages the donation of non-perishable food and celebrates new beginnings on our Gulf Coast.

T-Shirt Sponsor – Details to be Arranged

Educate & Engage Seminar

A seminar that hones in on current issues affecting the Mississippi Gulf Coast. During election years, panel discussions take place between candidates speaking on hot topic issues facing the Coast. The event provides a forum for young professionals to learn more about these topics and to express ideas and concerns for the future of our region.

Fall

Educate Investment – $500

  • Company logo on promotional material
  • Opportunity to give brief remarks at event
  • Collateral displayed at event – company provides
  • 4 tickets to event

Engage Investment – $250

  • Company name on promotional material
  • 2 tickets to event

Socials

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Social events allow Coast Young Professionals members to network and build relationships in a variety of locations along Mississippi’s three coastal counties as well as highlight host locations, service and products.

4 – 6 per year

Host Investment – $200 to host social

  • Company provides location, light hor d’oeuvres, music, and cash bar
  • Company name/logo on all promotional materials
  • Listed as presenting sponsor

Insights Series

An opportunity for Coast Young Professionals members to have a candid discussion and mentoring experience with some of Mississippi Gulf Coast’s leading professionals in a relaxed atmosphere.

5 per year

Series Investment – $500

  • Company logo on promotional material
  • Opportunity to give brief remarks at event
  • 2 tickets per event

CYP Institute

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A professional development series with a broad range of relevant topics that benefit the development of young professionals.

3 per year

Series Investment – $300

  • Company logo on promotional material
  • Collateral displayed at event
  • 2 tickets per event

Political Forums

During political races, various candidate are invited to participate in open forums.

Held as needed

Free event to members and the local community

Political Buzz

A program dedicated to discussing issues facing young professionals and the Mississippi Gulf Coast with expert professionals in the respective fields.

3 per year

Program Investment – $150 to host political buzz

  • Company provides location and light refreshments
  • Company branding with the specific program
  • Opportunity to give brief remarks at event

Scholarship Program

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Each year, Coast Young Professionals awards members that have been accepted into the Leadership Gulf Coast program a scholarship to assist in covering the cost.

Young Entrepreneur Grant

In 2015, Coast Young Professionals Board of Directors decided to award $2,500 in young entrepreneur grants to members.

Applications for the 2016 Coast Young Professionals Young Entrepreneur Grant will open in the Fall.

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An exclusive networking opportunity brought to you by the CYP Membership Committee. Table for 10 is held for CYP members to come together and hang in a relaxed setting to engage in conversation, while enjoying a dutch treat meal.

3 per year

Host Investment – $100 to host Table for 10

  • Company provides location
  • Provide brief sponsor remarks at the table
  • Company name/logo listed as host sponsor on all promotional materials