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Like us, our investors want to see our region thrive.
Help craft our region’s success story. Tap into our our award-winning business data and insights, shake hands with the brightest change-makers in our region, and much more. Become an investor today.Sponsorship Opportunities
PARTNERMinimum $2,500 investment
The Alliance’s Partner investment is designed for companies who want to contribute to furthering our mission while staying
informed and focused on business development. Becoming a Partner provides your company a guided experience into our
As a Partner you can expect opportunities for executive engagement through Investor Quarterly Receptions and Regional Economic Development Talks. These invitation only events will provide access to expand your professional network and stay informed on the regional economy. You'll also have access to our economic research white papers and databases through the online Investor Portal.
ALLYMinimum $5,000 investment
The Ally level was established for businesses who are committed to making a positive impact on their community through
executive engagement. Not only are the companies investing at this level eager to engage, their leadership supports and guides
our work in the region.
Ally investors have access to regional economic insights and meaningful executive engagement on a frequent basis. The cadence of opportunities is designed for you to build lasting relationships within our investor network of over 300 executive leaders. It's here that you're offered the ability to participate in building our Annual Plan at the Fall Planning Retreat and to travel with us as we're Exploring Economies.
CHAMPIONMinimum $10,000 investment
Understanding that hard work is easier done together, your company believes in the prosperity of the diverse communities that
make our region and is devoted to our success. Your vested interest in seeing our region succeed is visible through your
leadership support and guidance around fulfilling the work of our mission.
You and your company are celebrated investors with invitations to participate and attend exclusive events throughout the year, which includes our Annual Meeting & Citizens of the Carolinas VIP Reception.
LEADERMinimum $20,000 investment
Achieving results requires great Leaders! You represent our region’s most committed business minds--the change makers who
ensure that our community prospers by contributing your time, talent and resources to the collaborative effort of growing our
This investment is the perfect pairing between investor access and sponsorship visibility. It offers our highest caliber network AND a $10,000 sponsorship spend to be allocated around the offerings of your choice across our portfolio. Leaders are uniquely positioned to elevate their company's expertise while simultaneously growing their brand.
VISIONARYMinimum $50,000 investment
Your investment fuels our mission through executive representation on our governing body, The Board of Trustees. Similarly to the design of our Leader level, Visionary investors have the option to resource $40,000 of their investment minimum toward sponsorship opportunities. Those who invest at this level are highly visible in all aspects of our organization. The servant leadership of your executive team propels the success of our mission and thus our region.
When asked about her leadership talent, she said her response “is always the same, ‘In 2006, I became a member of the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance, which taught me how to be a leader. My company is simply the beneficiary of those lessons
Before I was an investor, I was a participant in the Alliance’s Emerging Business Leaders (EBL) Program. My EBL experience changed the way I think about leadership, community impact, and inspired me to establish a needs-based scholarship at UNC Charlotte. The connections I’ve made through the Alliance are unparalleled. Today, 704 Shop invests in the Alliance because we believe in its mission and wish to be a part of creating for the region the most vibrant and innovative economy in the country.
The Charlotte Regional Business Alliance was formed to support the growth of this dynamic region. It is an honor to serve with Janet LaBar the first CEO of the Alliance and her team. Investing in the Alliance is an easy decision under Janet’s visionary leadership that fully embraces the Alliance’s mission to enthusiastically collaborate to promote and advance the Charlotte region, creating opportunity, economic growth and prosperity for all
a few of the special features
Business Analytics and Data
Our award-winning business data and analytics team will provide one research consultation per year. This can include demographics reporting or a targeted business list within a specific geography, industry, employee range and/ or other detailed criteria to serve as helpful leads in expanding your business.
Services of an Alliance Staff Liaison
Pairing up with an Investor Relations Manager applies a strategic approach to your engagement. A concierge of sortsyour single point of contact can assist with navigating and maximizing your investment experience.
The Region’s Largest Business Network
Whether you choose to network in person, online or a combination of both, the Charlotte Alliance offers it all. If you’d like to become more engaged, consider joining an industry councils, or public policy committees..
Exclusive Receptions & Announcements
Opportunity to join us for Mecklenburg County economic development news conferences where company relocations and large expansions are announced (based on availability). Based on availabilty and when hosted by the Alliance, invitations are also extended to exclusive receptions with new companies, visiting executives and dignitaries.