Sponsorship Benefits

Why Sponsor the GBC?


The GBC has a large and established footprint as the only international best practices leadership conference for MBA students. We have created many avenues for sponsors to generate regional, national and global recognition through this year’s conference.


Sponsors can take advantage of the opportunity to address and network with the student leaders of the top 50 MBA programs in the world in an intimate setting. In addition, through vehicles created with sponsors in mind and distributed directly to all member schools, GBC sponsors can generate perpetual value with their contributions to the GBC.

Explanation of Selected Benefits

Prominent Exposure in all GBC Marketing Material

Included in all official GBC marketing material used to promote the conference to business school, and externally in the public.

Resume Book and Welcome Packet

Electronic access to the resumes of all conference delegates. Sponsors will be prominently displayed on the distributed packets to delegates

Lunch and Dinner Co-Hosting Opportunities

Sponsors will have to opportunity to co-host a lunch or dinner event and attend the event to interact with the participants. Specific opportunities include:
– Thursday Welcome Dinner
– Saturday Dinner at Artisan Works
– Daily Breakfasts and Lunches
– Happy Hours on Friday and Saturday

Option to Lead a Session at the Conference

During the conference, delegates will participate in multiple activities ranging from business leadership to new developments in the global economy. We will work with our partners to structure these sessions to maximize value to the partner and participants.

Option to Co-host Award Gala

This is the highlight of the Graduate Business Conference. The Graduate Business Forum’s key mission is the development of leadership and global citizenship. To recognize individual brilliance, each year the conference culminates with the presenting of the Student Leadership Award, Responsible Leadership Award, and Business Leadership Award.

Speaking Engagements

Sponsor CEO or other senior management executive could fill one of the main speaking engagements on the Conference’s theme.