Best of Class Reception Opportunities

Description: The Best in Class Reception is sponsored by certified MBEs of the HMSDC. The reception is held in conjunction with Texas’ largest minority business trade fair. The reception provides the opportunity for MBEs to recognize and thank our sponsors and exhibitors that support supplier diversity and minority business development.

Impact: The Best in Class Reception provides MBEs the opportunity to network and socialize with sponsors and exhibitors, corporate buyers and decision-makers – all in a congenial atmosphere designed to build and strengthen relationships with supplier diversity representatives and key decision-makers.

Sponsorship Level






Sponsorship Amount $4,500 $2,500 $1,500 $750 $350
Advertisement in Official EXPO Marketplace Program Full Page Full Page ½ Page ¼ Page  
Company Name on all EXPO Marketplace Communications and Press Release x        
Sponsor Recognition/Designation throughout the Reception x x x x x
Sponsor Logos on the Early Bird Energizer & Rigel Awards Luncheon Program x        
Special Seating at the Early Brid Energizer Breakfast Head Table x x x x
Special Seating at The Rigel Awards Luncheon Head Table        
Sponsor Recognition at The Rigel Awards Luncheon x x x x x
Opportunity for Interview with the EXPO Marketplace Broadcast Sponsor x        
Company Logo on Marketplace Marketing Materials and Best of Class Banner x        
Company Name on the Best Of Class Marketing Material and Banner   x x x x
Full EXPO Marketplace Registrations 2 2 1 1 0*[1]
Best of Class Private and General Reception Tickets 10 8 4 2 1

*This sponsorship includes 1 entry to the EXPO Marketplace only (no meal functions, BizTalk or other activities included)

EXPO EVALUATION SPONSOR                    $350

  • Logo included on the exhibitor’s evaluation form
  • Logo included on the general attendee’s evaluation form