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Darla Moore School of Business

Leadership Awards and IB50 Sponsors

The Darla Moore School of Business will host the 38th annual Leadership Awards in Columbia, SC, on Thursday, April 18, 2024.  Join us by celebrating individuals with outstanding achievements and the corporate partners who support the school's mission. 

The Moore School is in the business of changing lives through higher education. A portion of your sponsorship will be used to support opportunities for students with financial need. Thank you for your consideration to participate as one of our exclusive sponsors for this signature event. The Leadership Awards is the school’s most powerful networking opportunity with 400 attendees, including business leaders and university alumni. The black-tie event includes a cocktail reception for all guests and a gourmet dinner.

Sponsorships will be accepted until April 1, 2024, but commitments made by February 15, 2024, will be included in the event invitation.

The USC-Business Partnership Foundation Tax ID is 23-7042391.

Fill out the sponsorship form or contact Baylee Shipes to learn more and reserve your organization’s sponsorship:
baylee.shipes@moore.sc.edu
803-777-7428


Current Sponsors, Corporate Sponsor Levels and Benefits

  • Allotted tickets: 10
  • Complimentary company table at the Moore School's Business Expo
  • First choice of sponsoring the following portions of the event: bar: champagne toast, or pre-event and post-event receptions
  • Logo placement on all marketing materials for both the awards dinner as well as panel event the following day
  • Premier seating in dining room
  • Verbal recognition during the evening program
  • Social media spotlight
  • Listing on event invitation (if confirmed by February 15, 2024)
  • Event signage and materials for the awards dinner
  • Recognition in the 2024 issue of the Moore magazine
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests

Thanks to our current Gold Sponsor:

  • AARP
  • Allotted tickets: 10
  • Logo placement on all marketing materials for both the awards dinner as well as panel event the following day
  • Premier seating in dining room
  • Verbal recognition during the evening program
  • Social media spotlight
  • Listing on event invitation (if confirmed by February 15, 2024)
  • Event signage and materials for the awards dinner
  • Recognition in the 2024 issue of the Moore magazine
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests
  • Allotted tickets: 10
  • Verbal recognition during the evening program
  • Social media spotlight
  • Listing on event invitation (if confirmed by February 15, 2024)
  • Event signage and materials for the awards dinner
  • Recognition in the 2024 issue of the Moore magazine
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests

Thanks to our current First-Class Sponsor:

  • BlueCross BlueShield of SC
  • Allotted tickets: 10
  • Listing on event invitation (if confirmed by February 15, 2024)
  • Event signage and materials for the awards dinner
  • Recognition in the 2024 issue of the Moore magazine
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests

Thanks to our current World Traveler Sponsors:

  • First Citizens Bank & Trust Company
  • Apogee Enterprises
  • Allotted tickets: 5
  • Event signage and materials for the awards dinner
  • Recognition in the 2024 issue of the Moore magazine
  • Complimentary valet parking for you and your guests

Thanks to our current Round Trip Sponsor:

  • Elliott Davis, LLC

Non-Corporate Sponsorship

Want to reserve a table with classmates or friends and sit together? Consider sponsoring a noncorporate table of 10 for $1,500 to ensure your group will sit together.

Contact Baylee Shipes for more information: baylee.shipes@moore.sc.edu or 803-777-7428.


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