The Council of 1000 Gala Event and the Distinguished German-American of the Year™ Award,  are available for sponsorship every year.

The event not only showcases an outstanding individual but also brings together an audience composed of corporate and government leaders.  The event provides good exposure  through the communications channels of the Foundation as well as opportunities to showcase the company during the event.

To sponsor the event please contact Erika Harms harms@gahmusa.org or select your level of contribution online.

TICKETS: $250 (Individual Ticket) - $ 200 for members

Participation Benefits
Seating for one guest at the dinner incl. pre-dinner reception

SUPPORTER: $ 500

Participation Benefits
Two (2) guest tickets for the dinner incl. pre-dinner reception

PATRON: $ 1,000

Participation Benefits
Four (4) guests at the dinner incl. pre-dinner reception
Recognition Benefits
Priority Listing of Name in the Program

BRONZE SPONSOR: $ 2,500

Participation Benefits
Six (6) guests with preferred seating at the dinner
Six (6) reservations to the pre-dinner reception
Recognition Benefits
Name and logo listed in the program
Recognition on the GAHF website Gala Page/Sponsor Page
Recognition in the GAHF October e-Newsletter and Fall edition of “The Ambassador Newsletter”

SILVER SPONSOR: $ 5,000

Participation Benefits
One (1) table for ten guests at the dinner
Ten (10) reservations to the pre-dinner reception
Recognition Benefits
Listing in the e-newsletter from date of sponsorship until November and listing on the Fall Ambassador
Recognition in Gala e-Invitation and Press Release reaching 10000+ contacts ( sponsorship to be received by September 15 for this benefit)
Reservation of a half page in commemorative program book
Sponsorship signage in the reception area
Tasteful promotional gift for gift bags

GOLD SPONSOR: $ 10,000

Participation Benefits
One table for ten (10) guests in priority seating on the main floor and five (5) additional guests with priority seating at the dinner
Fifteen (15) reservations to the pre-dinner reception
Recognition Benefits
All benefits of Silver Sponsor
1 full page in the program
Use of GAHMUSA space for one event
Corporate Membership for One Year
Logo on home page in 2016

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $ 25,000

Participation Benefits
Two (2) tables for twenty (20) guests each with premium seating at the dinner
Twenty (20) reservations to the pre-dinner reception
Recognition Benefits
All benefits of Gold Sponsor
2 pages in the Program
Individual banner with logo at the entrance of the event
Mention at the speech by GAHF President
Logo on home page for one year

AWARD PRESENTING SPONSOR: $ 50,000 ( only one available)

Participation Benefits
Three (3) tables for twenty guests each with premium seating at the dinner
Four (4) seats at the two head tables
Thirty (30) reservations to the pre-dinner reception.
Recognition Benefits
All benefits of Platinum Sponsor
Award Presenter
Exclusive Speaking Opportunity
Banner on the main stage
Story about the sponsor in the Ambassador and GAHF e-newsletter
Mention on the Gala Invitation

Dinner Sponsor $ 35,000 ( only 2 available)

Participation Benefits
Two (2) tables for twenty guests each with premium seating at the dinner
Four (4) seats at the two head tables
Twenty (20) reservations to the pre-dinner reception.
Participation Benefits
Two (2) tables for twenty guests each with premium seating at the dinner
Two (2) seats at the two head tables
Twenty (20) reservations to the pre-dinner reception.

Reception Sponsor $ 25.000 ( only two available)

Recognition Benefits
All benefits of Platinum Sponsor
Mention in the Gala Invitation
Exclusive Signage at the dinner ( except for Award Sponsor)
Story about the sponsor in the Ambassador and GAHF e-newsletter
Recognition Benefits
All benefits of Platinum Sponsor
Mention in the Gala Invitation
Exclusive Signage at the reception
Story about the sponsor in the Ambassador and GAHF e-newsletter

Exhibit Sponsor $ 20.000 (

Participation Benefits
One (1) table for ten guests each with premium
Ten (10) reservations to the pre-dinner reception.
Recognition Benefits
All benefits of Platinum Sponsor
Mention in Fall Ambassador and e-newsletter
Mention in all current and future exhibit communications

Gift Bag Sponsor $ 7500

Participation Benefits
One (1) table for ten guests each with premium
Ten (10) reservations to the pre-dinner reception.
Recognition Benefits
Gift bag with logo
Mention in Fall Ambassador and October e-newsletter
Logo in the Gala Banner

Silent Auction Value $ 1000 and above

Participation Benefits
Two (2) tickets
Recognition Benefits
Name or Logo on auction table and auction website
Mention in Fall Ambassador and October e-newsletter

Silent Auction Value $ 600 and above

Participation Benefits
One (1) ticket
Participation Benefits
One (1) ticket
Recognition Benefits
Name or Logo on auction table and auction website
Mention in October e-newsletter

Silent Auction Value $ 300 and above

Recognition Benefits
Name or Logo on auction table and auction website
Mention in October e-newsletter

SUPPORT THE GALA