CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP
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An ECHO Associates membership is the perfect way for your corporation to stand out as a leader in the community. In addition to recognition and discounts for your corporation, ECHO Associates membership provides valuable benefits for your employees.
Corporate Membership Benefits
For your marketing:
  •   Listing in our lobby display
  •   Priority mention by visitor services staff
  •   Listing on our website
  •   Special pricing on program and exhibit sponsorship
For your employees:
  •   Free admission during ECHO Associates Family Weekend in September
  •   20% off personal membership rates
To purchase an ECHO Associate membership or any if you have any other questions regarding membership, please contact Lauren Layn, at 802-864-1848 x134 or llayn@echovermont.org.
Level-specific Benefits
All members receive the benefits listed above, plus the following level-specific benefits:

Small Business (under 250 employees) — $500.00

  •   10% off facility rentals
  •   25 day passes to ECHO

Large Business (250 employees or more) — $1,000.00

  •   10% off facility rentals
  •   50 day passes to ECHO

Osprey Society — $2,500.00

  •   15% off facility rental
  •   75 day passes or 1 transferable annual pass good for free admission for up to 4 people

King Fisher Society — $5,000.00

  •   20% off facility rental
  •   150 day passes or 2 transferable annual passes each good for free admission for up to 4 people
  •   Profiled in ECHO's electronic newsletter

Great Blue Heron Society — $10,000.00

  •   20% off Friday or Saturday facility rental, 30% off Sunday-Thursday
  •   300 day passes or 3 transferable annual passes each good for free admission for up to 4 people
  •   Profiled in ECHO's electronic newsletter
ECHO Associates
Thank you to all of ECHO's Associates!
Great Blue Heron Society
King Fisher Society
Osprey Society
Large Business
Small Business
Sponsorship
We are always excited to bring new exhibits and events to ECHO that speak to our mission of stewardship for Lake Champlain. Corporate sponsorship offers a unique opportunity for us to partner with companies that share our vision. Sponsors also benefit from on- and off-site recognition in signage and advertising as well as possible opportunities for special events. Please contact Lauren Layn, at 802-864-1848 x134 or llayn@echovermont.org with any questions about sponsorship.

Sponsorship categories are as follows (and are often customized for specific partners):
Presenting Sponsor - $15,000
Exhibit Sponsor - $5,000
Supporting Sponsor - $2,500

  •   All benefits listed below (including “Exhibit Sponsor”) are exclusive to sponsoring organization
  •   ECHO Associates membership at the Great Blue Heron Society level
  •   Logo on an exterior banner promoting exhibit to Waterfront traffic/visitors
  •   WPTZ/WNNE TV Spot: mention in 30 second paid and promotional announcements throughout the exhibit
  •   Logo and/or message on the electronic activity screen in ECHO’s lobby.

  •   ECHO Associates membership at the Osprey Society Level
  •   Minimum of two electronic “postcards” emailed to over 3,000 supporters to include sponsor logo.
  •   Link from exhibit page on www.echovermont.org
  •   Advertisements in daily & weekly publications: Burlington Free Press, Seven Days, Times Argus, Denton Publications (Times Sentinel, etc.) and various regional community newspapers.
  •   Monthly advertisements in publications such as Kids VT, Montreal Families and North Avenue News.
  •   Periodic advertisements in publications such as Travel Host magazines, Burlington Magazine, and Vermont Life
  • Mention by ECHO Staff on all interviews marketing the opening of the exhibit.
  •   Employees/clients/guests are invited to attend opening weekend
  •   Logo on all marketing materials related to the exhibit
  •   Listing in printed marketing materials related to the exhibit
  •   Promoted on social networking services (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc. . .)

  •   Name listed at Exhibit entrance
  •   Name listed in electronic communications
  •   Link from exhibit page
  •   Listed in print advertising
  •   Employees/clients/guests are invited to attend opening weekend
  •   ECHO Associates membership at the Large Business Level