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Champaign Center Partnership Business Information

PARTNERSHIP INFORMATION

Get connected with the local community and beyond by becoming a member of the Champaign Center Partnership. We offer five tiers of membership based on your geographical location and company size, as well as three tiers of investment opportunities. Retail businesses, micro-businesses, and nonprofit organizations located in our districts can become a member at any time during the year to access our great benefits.

PARTNERSHIP BENEFITS

  • Get connected to the Downtown, Midtown, and Campustown community
  • Be informed on new developments and business-related news in Champaign Center with updates straight to your inbox
  • Expand your knowledge by attending educational workshops, seminars, and panel discussions
  • Highlighted listings on district maps
  • Inclusion of events and promotions in our public, monthly e-newsletter (Downtown, Midtown, and Campustown members only)
  • Detailed business listing on ChampaignCenter.com
  • Collaboration with local businesses in a friendly setting through participation in our active committees and industry round table discussions
  • Networking at quarterly member social events and bi-monthly Morning Meetups
    Marketing opportunities, printing discounts, and free radio spots with our media partners.
  • Promotion of your business on Champaign Center Partnership’s social media accounts with over 9,000 combined followers
  • Discounted co-op advertising opportunities with the Daily Illini, Smile Politely, Public Affairs Office: On Campus Guide, billboard campaigns – and more!

To see all benefits, please see our Partnership guide. Contact us if you would like to meet and further discuss these benefits.

Champaign Center Partnership Benefits
CCP Bus tour
on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND RATES

Contact us to find an investment that fits your needs or set up a meeting to discuss how the Champaign Center Partnership can be a resource to your business.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RATES
CORPORATE INVESTMENT
CORNERSTONE – $10,000+
PILLAR – $5,000-$9,999
FOUNDATION – $2,500-$4,999

BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPS
RETAIL – $500
MICRO-BUSINESS (TWO OR FEWER FT EMPLOYEES) – $250
NON-PROFITS – $100

All memberships are valid for a 12-month period beginning on the date application and payment is submitted. Payment may be divided into two separate installments upon request

HOW TO JOIN

Joining the Champaign Center Partnership is easy! To become a member, please:
1. Fill out and submit a membership application.
2. Submit payment electronically or by check.
Once your application and payment is received, our staff will contact you with a welcome packet to guide you in making the most of your membership investment!

How to Join
Champaign Center out of district business

Out-of-district businesses

Out-of-district businesses may join as a Supporter or Friend of the Partnership with corresponding benefit levels. We also offer corporate investments for companies wishing to increase the impact of their membership through banner ads, in-depth features, event sponsorship, and more.

Member testimonials