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Sponsorship Opportunities

Make the most of this year's event by sponsoring a specific portion of the event. Contact Christopher Moffat at (269) 927-8752 to discuss sponsorship opportunities.


Fund-a-Need - up to $10,000
Attendees respond generously to support unique needs. Would your organization like to be the exclusive sponsor to provide matching funds for dollars raised through a live auction “raise your paddle” item? Each year the college identifies unique programs or services that have a great impact on student success. Talk to us about the needs of our students and we will help find a need that fits your organization’s interest.

Silent Auction

Silent Auction Sponsor - $10,000
The silent auction fills the room and creates historic battles of bids for this worthwhile cause. Be a part of the bidding fun by helping to underwrite the work that goes into procurement, setup and display of more than 250 silent auction items. As the silent auction sponsor, your company logo will be displayed on the smartphones of all people bidding on the silent auction beginning one week prior to the event until the event ends. Your company logo will also be displayed on the silent auction tables throughout the evening. This sponsorship can be split between 2 sponsors at $5,000 each.

Live Auction Sponsor Live Auction Sponsor - $10,000
Be a part of the excitement. While the silent auction fills the room with energy, the Live Auction is where the real action takes place. As the live auction sponsor, your company logo will be prominently displayed on a banner in the front of the room. Our auctioneer will generously acknowledge your sponsorship in a room filled with 600 of the region’s best and brightest. Your logo will also accompany live auction displays giving it an added boost.

RainMaker Sponsor - up to $5,000
You select the item(s) of your choice from the live Auction list and agree to match the highest bid. The actual amount of your sponsorship depends on the final selling price of the item, up to $2,500 for some items, and up to $5,000 for top-shelf items. This sponsorship is limited to two.


Catalog Sponsor - $3,500
Your company will be featured on the back cover. The Auction catalog is every attendee’s must have item with details on each auction item, its value and booth location.

Food and Beverage

Food & Beverage Sponsor - $2,500
Your name will be recognized in a creative way for supporting a key piece of the festivities. Each year the Winner’s Circle Auction is notable not only for the funds we raise for a good cause, but also because of the quality of the food and beverage.

Thank you, Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos, P.C.


Entertainment Sponsor - $2,500
Your support will help set the stage for a truly enjoyable evening. Music makes the Winner’s Circle event come to life.


Centerpiece Sponsor - $2,500
Your organization’s name will be prominently displayed on each and every table. Centerpieces enhance the theme of the auction and are available for table hosts to take home after the event.


Appetizer Sponsor -  $1,500 – $4,000
Appetizer stations will enhance the flow and décor of the event. The event is known for an outstanding meal and these appetizer stations will not disappoint! Choose 1 of 3 stations for $1,500 or all 3 for $4,000.


E-Blast Advertising Sponsor - $2,000
Your name will be recognized on a minimum of 5 e-blasts for your key support of the Winner’s Circle Auction. Ever wish that you could get your company’s name in front of our mail list? Each year, we e-blast item and auction highlights to hundreds of current and past attendees.


Dessert Sponsor -  $1,000
You will be recognized in a unique way for providing a sweet treat to all attendees. Our conference and events staff will use their creative culinary skills to thank you or your organization for supporting the desserts provided to each table at the end of the meal.


Ticket Sponsorship - $1,000
Your name in front of all auction attendees! Your company’s sponsorship support will be recognized on the back of each attendee’s event ticket.

Coat Check

Coat Check Sponsor - $750
We want our guests to feel warm and welcome and you can help with that by sponsoring the coat check. Be the first name they see when they enter and the last that they see when they leave. We promise to help keep your business name top of mind!

Wine Grab *NEW* Wine Grab Sponsor - $1,500
To honor the first year of the Lake Michigan College’s Viticulture & Enology Program, Winner’s Circle 25 attendees will have the opportunity to purchase bottles of wine. As the wine grab sponsor, your name will be displayed on all the wine sleeves to commemorate this historic new program.
Questions? Make a Gift. Sponsorship & Scholarship Opportunities:

Christopher Moffat, Director, Major Gifts and Estate Planning

Phone: (269) 927-8752

Fax: (269) 927-8622


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