Become A Business Partner!

Become A Business Partner!


If you are a business that serves the legal community and would like to join the Knoxville Chapter as a Business Partner, please review the opportunities listed below, and contact our Business Partner Relations Chair, Ned Willard, or use our contact form to make a general inquiry.

In addition to local opportunities to partner with the Knoxville Chapter, potential Business Partners are encouraged to explore the many opportunities to partner with the ALA on a regional or national basis. For example, Business Partners may be interested in participating in the ALA’s Legal Marketplace to advertise their products and services to all ALA members and the legal community at large.

Benefits of Partnership

Opportunities to become a Business Partner with the Knoxville Chapter are presented below:

Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators 2017-2018 Business Partner Sponsorship Opportunities

 
Web Site Advertiser – $250.00 per year

Our Knoxville Chapter website is by far the most broad and cost effective way to advertise to Knoxville’s legal community administrators.  Advertisements on our website are available to the public, and the site is visited frequently by our members, as well as other area legal administrators.  As a Web Site Advertiser, you will receive an ad on our chapter website for one year, which links to your business website. Your business will also be listed on the Business Partner Directory page on our chapter website, again linked your business website. 

Additional benefits include the following: You will be provided with the Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators membership roster with pertinent contact information, and you will receive an invitation for one person to attend our annual Business Partner appreciation event with all chapter members.  This reception allows you to spend one-on-one time with individual chapter members. Additional invitations to attend the Business Partner appreciation event may be purchased for $75 each.

Business Partner Sponsor – $325.00 per year

The Knoxville Chapter is actively involved in support of programs and needs within our chapter, the legal industry and in our community.  We are in need of Business Partners who provide capital and human resources to assist us in those endeavours.  Examples of the use of funds in this sponsorship level are: providing scholarships for our members to attend association conferences and scholarships to area community colleges for those in need of financial assistance who are pursuing non-lawyer fields in the legal industry.  We also assist community needs each year, such as the John T. O’Connor Senior Center, Columbus Home, Florence Crittenton Agency, Wesley House and Children’s Hospital. 

The benefits afforded this level of sponsorship include recognition as a Business Partner on our chapter website.  As a Business Partner Sponsor, you will receive an ad on our chapter website for one year, which links to your business website. Your business will also be listed on the Business Partner Directory page on our chapter website, again linked your business website. 

Additional benefits include the following: You will be provided with the Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators membership roster with pertinent contact information, and you will receive an invitation for two people to attend our annual Business Partner appreciation event with all chapter members.  This reception allows you to spend one-on-one time with individual chapter members. Additional invitations to attend the Business Partner appreciation event may be purchased for $75 each.

Educational Luncheon Sponsor – $500.00 – This option has limited availability.

Educational Luncheon Programs are presented approximately 9 times per year via a monthly luncheon where all chapter members attend. The Educational Luncheon Sponsor is invited to attend one of these meetings, will be recognized as a sponsor and provided an opportunity to address the members present for up to 5 minutes regarding their products and services.  The Educational Luncheon Sponsor also has the opportunity to visit with KALA members before and after the meeting. 

Occasionally, an Educational Luncheon Sponsor may be invited to present the educational portion of the meeting.  Luncheon programs and presenters are determined by our Educational Committee, and are limited in content and focus to meet educational meeting requirements set out by the international Association of Legal Administrators (ALA). An Education Committee member may contact a luncheon sponsor to discuss such a presentation if your services and expertise meet those requirements. If afforded this opportunity, please be aware that such an educational presentation cannot be used as a forum for promoting your specific company, but must provide educational value in a particular area as defined by the KALA.  

The benefits afforded this level of sponsorship include recognition as a Business Partner on our web site. As an Educational Luncheon Sponsor, you will receive an ad on our chapter website for one year, which links to your business website. Your business will also be listed on the Business Partner Directory page on our chapter website, again linked your business website. 

Additional benefits include: You will be provided with the Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators membership roster with pertinent contact information, and you will receive an invitation for one person to attend our annual Business Partner appreciation event with all chapter members.  This reception allows you to spend one-on-one time with individual chapter members. Additional invitations to attend the Business Partner appreciation event may be purchased for $75 each.

Social Event Sponsor – $1,000.00 each for up to 3 sponsors at an event or $2,500.00 for exclusive sponsorship of the event

Social events are generally held two times per year (typically July for a summer social and December for a Holiday social) where most chapter members attend. The Social Event Sponsor is invited to attend the sponsored event, will be recognized as a sponsor and provided an opportunity to visit with the members present for the length of the event, which is typically up to two hours.  A $1,000 Social Event Sponsor will be permitted up to have up to two people attend the sponsored event, while a $2,500 Social Event Sponsor will be permitted to have up to five people attend the sponsored event.

The benefits afforded this level of sponsorship also include recognition as a Business Partner on our web site, as follows:

As a $1,000 Social Event Sponsor, you will receive an ad on our chapter website for one year, which links to your business website. Your business will also be listed on the Business Partner Directory page on our chapter website, again linked your business website. 

As a $2,500 Social Event Sponsor, you will receive a more prominently displayed ad on our chapter website for one year, which links to your business website. Your business will also be listed on the Business Partner Directory page on our chapter website, again linked your business website. 

Additional benefits include: You will be provided the Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators membership roster with pertinent contact information. Each $1,000 Social Event sponsor will receive an invitation for two people to attend our annual Business Partner appreciation event with all chapter members, while a $2,500 Social Event sponsor will receive an invitation for three people to attend our Business Partner appreciation event with all chapter members.  The Business Partner appreciation event allows you to spend one-on-one time with individual chapter members. Additional invitations to attend the Business Partner appreciation event may be purchased for $75 each.

Legal Industry Sponsor – $2,500.00 – Limited to no more than two sponsors for a specific legal event

Other opportunities for partnering with the KALA arise from time to time.  Examples include sponsorship of our annual Law Firm Leadership Luncheon, which is attended by firm administrators and approximately 75 lawyers who are directly involved in the management of their firms, or a joint event between the KALA and the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA) such as KBA’s Continuing Legal Education programs.  These opportunities are limited and project specific. If you are interested in sponsoring a project or event of this nature we will be glad to consider your interest as such opportunities arise. 

Benefits afforded this level of sponsorship include attendance and recognition at such events, and recognition as a Business Partner on our chapter web site.  As a Legal Industry Sponsor, you will receive a prominently displayed ad on our chapter website for one year, which links to your business website. Your business will also be listed on the Business Partner Directory page on our chapter website, again linked your business website. 

Additional benefits include: You will be provided with a current Knoxville Association of Legal Administrators membership roster with pertinent contact information, and you will receive an invitation for three people to attend our annual Business Partner appreciation event with all chapter members.  This reception allows you to spend one-on-one time with individual chapter members. Additional invitations to attend the Business Partner appreciation event may be purchased for $75 each.

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