Sponsor Opportunities for College Events

sponsers dining Sponsoring activities at the College is an excellent way to bring visibility to your organization. As an activity sponsor, your company will be recognized as the sponsor and you will be provided with speaking and networking opportunities. A list of sponsorship opportunities is provided below.

sponsors socializingDean’s Guide to Practical Business Workshop

The Dean’s Guide to Practical Business Workshop includes six two-hour sessions where students learn about business dining etiquette, dressing for success, interviewing, networking, travelling for business, and learning about wine choices. Sponsorship opportunities are available for one or more sessions.

Dean’s Golf Workshop

The Dean’s Golf Workshop includes six two-hour sessions in the fall where students learn the fundamentals of golf. During the last session, students play in a scramble sponsored by the Management and Leadership Association student organization. Sponsorship opportunities are available for one or more sessions.

Schmidthorst College of Business Student Ambassadors


The Student Ambassadors assist the dean in promoting the College to alumni, students, and prospective students. Student Ambassadors travel with the dean to events throughout the United States. As a sponsor, you will receive recognition at all events attended by Student Ambassadors.

Student Organizations

Our college has very accomplished student organizations that perform successfully in student competitions. You can find sponsorship opportunities at the links below.

Student Organization Websites

Student Competitions

Be a corporate sponsor of one of these teams or competitions.

  • National Sales Competition Team
  • Supply Chain Case Competition
  • Management Case Competition
  • Financial Planning Association (FPA) Financial Planning Competition
  • IARFC Financial Plan Competition
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals Industry Issue Competition
  • Credit Suisse Private Banking Competition
  • Investment Challenge Competition
  • Economic Undergraduate Research Paper Contest

Signature Event Sponsorship

The Schmidthorst College of Business hosts a number of premier events where your company could receive high visibility. These events include the following:

Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week)

April 16-20, 2018 – Successful entrepreneurs come to campus and share their expertise and advice.  

Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship

April 20, 2018 - Northwest Ohio’s premier entrepreneurial event.

Women in Leadership 

The 2017 event is set for October 20 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons, Perrysburg. Notable women of influence are featured in this highly successful program that attracts people from across the Midwest. Here is a recap of the 2016 event.

speaker at eventBusiness Analytics Symposium

October 27, 2017 – The annual symposium focuses on the fast-growing field of analytics that assists businesses in being more efficient and effective.

For questions about Signature Event Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Dean Ray Braun at rwbraun@bgsu.edu.

Updated: 08/18/2020 01:59PM