The Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association, in conjunction with the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation, is pleased to offer several marketing opportunities for the year, giving interested partners the chance to plan in advance and allocate their marketing budget more effectively.
Foundation events are featured below, along with a description of the opportunity, its objective, the designated marketing contribution and the return on investment to be obtained by the partner. Opportunities are offered for any size marketing budget.
We would be happy to help you identify those that would best suit your marketing objectives. Please contact Patti Colley at (405) 942-6462 ext. 229 or (800) 375-8181 ext. 229 with any questions!
Plan to support this popular evening of delicious culinary delights from more than 20 of Oklahoma’s finest restaurants. This relaxed business event is attended by 600 industry professionals including members of the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association, Oklahoma Restaurant Association, Oklahoma Travel Industry Association, legislators, agency heads and state leadership. “A Tasteful Affair” has been heralded as the state’s most successful and best attended legislative reception, as it marks the start of the legislative session.
The OH&LA Lodging Summit is the industry’s largest event and brings together the “movers and shakers”in our industry. Network and display your products and services during the OH&LA Vendor Expo to approximately 250 lodging industry professionals including owners, operators, general managers and their key staff. This event consists of the board of directors annual dinner, industry educational sessions, board of directors meeting, vendor expo, silent auction and Stars of the Industry Awards luncheon.
Luncheon Sponsor - $6,500
Your sponsorship marketing investment provides your company with:
Opportunity for you to greet attendees with a short welcome address about your company, and to provide a promotional brochure
Event registration and preferred seating for four at the Stars of the Industry Award Luncheon
One 6’ display table at the OH&LA Vendor Expo
Invitation for two to the OH&LA Board of Director’s Dinner the evening prior to the event* (additional tickets may be purchased for $75 per person)
Your company logo printed on pre/onsite/post event promotional materials (if confirmed before print date)
The tax-deductable contributions individuals and companies give to the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation can change the lives of Oklahoma youth inspired by the hospitality industry. Please consider giving a gift!
Reach not only the foodservice industry, but Oklahoma’s two largest dining communities. Growing in popularity, our two Odyssey fundraising and awareness dinners are held to benefit the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation 501(c)(3). Five top chefs from Oklahoma City and five top chefs from Tulsa, each create an elegant evening of delicious food and fine wine to support hospitality education. Culinary students are selected from Oklahoma ProStart® to learn and gain experience alongside the chefs. Odyssey promotion reaches to more than 3,000 individuals throughout the Tulsa and Oklahoma City communities and the more than 380 people in attendance. All contributions are deductible as allowed by law.
Master Chef Partner - $5,250
Receive the benefits of a Master partner, which includes one table of 10 to each Odyssey dinner location, a framed Odyssey poster autographed and presented by participating chefs, partner logo on promotional materials to include invitations, check presenters, tickets, and in a post-event news article in an OH&LA member publication.
Executive Chef Partner - $2,750
Includes a total of 8 tickets to use at one Odyssey dinner location or to share between dinner locations, partner logo on promotional material to include invitations, check presenters, tickets and in a post-event news article in an OH&LA member publication.
Sous Chef Partner - $1,250
Includes a total of 4 tickets to use at one Odyssey dinner location or to share between dinner locations, partner logo on promotional material to include invitations, check presenters, tickets and a post-event news article in an OH&LA member publication.
Mentor Chef Partner - $625
Includes 2 tickets to one Odyssey dinner location or to share between dinner locations,
partner logo on promotional material to include invitations/check presenters, tickets and a post-event news article in an OH&LA member publication.
Each quarter, OH&LA general managers and lodging owners meet to discuss Oklahoma focused industry issues and initiatives. This is your opportunity to be the exclusive sponsor of our lunch program in Tulsa, held in conjunction with the OH&LA Quarterly Meeting.
The return on investment for your $1,500 investment will be:
Promotion as the Exclusive Partner of the luncheon. Promotion will take place via pre-event and post-event online announcements as well as onsite during the luncheon.
A 3-minute presentation followed by your introduction of our lunch program speaker
The opportunity to place your promotional materials on the lunch tables for attendees
Registration for two members of your team and preferred seating during the lunch
A list of attendees and their contact information after the event.
The OH&LA presents this Annual Award Competition, which was created to honor the outstanding professionals in Oklahoma’s lodging industry. The awards are presented to individuals and properties that epitomize the service and spirit of our industry. This competition is open to all OH&LA member properties; independent or franchise, and their employees. All award recipients will be judged for work performed in calendar year 2014. The Stars of the Industry Awards will be presented at a luncheon during the OH&LA Lodging Summit and Vendor Expo.
Stars of the Industry Awards Category Partnership - $1,250 (Eleven available)
Partner recognition on all promotional information regarding the event including being listed as a specific category sponsor. The right to present your category’s award to a worthy recipient, on stage at the Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon (held in conjunction with Annual Members’ Day)
An invitation for two to the annual OH&LA Board of Directors Dinner held the evening prior to the luncheon
A complimentary display table in the OH&LA Allied Showcase
Preferred seating for two at the Stars of the Industry Awards Luncheon
Your company logo promoted on the screen presentation, and pre and post-event promotion