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Credit Union Celebrations and Awards Sponsorship Opportunities

Join us in celebrating the philosophy of the credit union movement through credit union celebrations and awards. Every year we celebrate the cooperative history, achievements, and year-round impact of the credit union movement.

Learn about our awards and sponsorship opportunities below. Become the exclusive sponsor of these celebrations and awards and show your support for the credit union movement in a unique, impactful way. 

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National Credit Union Youth Month

What is Youth Month?

Youth Month encourages young credit union members to embrace financial responsibility and the unique power of credit unions to provide financial security.

What do you get for your sponsorship?

The National Credit Union Youth Month sponsor gets the following:

  • Recognition as a supporter of the Youth Month Savings Challenge 
  • Logo and/or company name placement on Youth Month promotional materials (i.e. website, emails, social media, press release)  
  • Logo and/or company name placement on Youth Month materials provided to credit unions (i.e. poster, coloring page, social content, video, press release)

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL

$15,000

   

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International Credit Union Day

What is ICU Day?

International Credit Union Day® (ICU Day) has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948.

The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement’s history and to promote its achievements. It is a day to honor those who have dedicated their lives to the movement, recognize the hard work of those working in the credit union industry and show members our appreciation.

What do you get for your sponsorship?

The International Credit Union Day sponsor gets the following:

  • Recognition as a supporter of the credit union industry’s globally-recognized celebration with a 70+ year history 
  • Logo and/or company name placement on ICU Day promotional materials (i.e. website, emails, social media, press release) 
  • Logo and/or company name placement on ICU Day materials provided to credit unions (i.e. poster, coloring page, social content, video, press release)

SPONSORSHIP LEVEL

$15,000

SOLD: Harland Clarke

Credit Union Hero Award

What is the Credit Union Hero Award?

The Credit Union Hero Award honors an unsung hero who goes above and beyond to promote credit union philosophy. Each nominee and recipient is acknolwedged for their firm belief in and dedication to credit union principles and for making a difference in their community.

What do you get for your sponsorship?

The Credit Union Hero Award sponsor gets the following:

  • Sponsor mention and digital ad on nomination page (news.cuna.org/nominatehero) when nomination period begins early November
  • Regular tweets by @cumagazine promotion CU Hero, including sponsor Twitter handle.  
  • Press release sent to trade/financial press, including sponsor recognition and a quote from sponsor
  • Sponsor mention/logo included in marketing emails to various audiences (lending, HR, CEOs, leagues, etc.) asking for nominations
  • Sponsor logo included in full-page ad in Winter issue of Credit Union Magazine announcing program voting
  • Sponsor mention in the Nussle Report article congratulating Top Heroes
  • Sponsor recognition in each Hero profile article and video posted on news.cuna.org/cuhero
  • Sponsor recognition in all social media graphics  
  • Sponsor mention and logo prominently displayed on Credit Union Hero of the Year online voting when online voting opens in early February.
  • Sponsor recognition on signage in the CUNA News GAC booth listing top Heroes and information on voting
  • Sponsor mention in a Spring Credit Union Magazine feature story profiling the top four Heroes. Article also includes reference to the online voting page.
  • Sponsor recognition in tweets and emails urging readers to vote throughout the month
  • Sponsor mention in Spring Credit Union Magazine advertisement reminding readers to vote. 
  • Sponsor recognition in video award presentation of CU Hero of the Year award
  • Sponsor is able to do a live lead-in to the winner video
  • Sponsor recognition included in CUNA News podcast recorded with winner
  • Sponsor recognition in email sent promoting CU Hero podcast
  • Sponsor name included on CU Hero trophy
  • Sponsor name included on certificates for other CU Heroes
  • Sponsor recognition in press release sent to trade/financial press announcing the CU Hero of the Year, including a quote from the sponsor
  • Sponsor recognition in tweets and emails congratulating the winner, as appropriate
  • Sponsor recognition in online article about the CU Hero presentation

Award Sponsorship

$40,000

SOLD: Symitar

Credit Union Rockstar Award

What is the CU Rockstar Award?

Each year, Credit Union Magazine recognizes the credit union movement’s Rock Stars: Those unique, innovative people who excel in their areas of expertise and by doing so make our movement a better, more interesting place.

What do you get for your sponsorship?

The Credit Union Rockstar Award sponsor gets the following:

  • Leaderboard digital ad on CU Rockstar webpage
  • Digital edition of the CU Rockstar issue on the webpage
  • Digital Margin ad to the left of the digital edition on the platform
  • Video/interview to be placed on CU Rockstar webpage – What makes a Rockstar and why does the sponsor support this campaign
  • Acknowledgement/quote in applicable press releases (both during the nomination phase and the winner announcement)
  • Sponsor recognition in tweets during nominations and winner reveals (averaging 2-3 per week)
  • Sponsor recognition on promotional emails for CU Rockstar
  • Sponsor recognition on social media posts sent by CUNA News team
  • Sponsor recognition in podcasts highlighting Rockstar winners
  • 3 ads (5 full pages in CU Rockstar issue)
  • One video ad to be integrated into one ad page in the digital edition
  • Sponsor logo included in two promotional CU Rockstar ads in Credit Union Magazine (ads developed by CUNA)
  • Link to the digital edition of CU Rockstar issue that can be shared with staff/clients

Award Sponsorship

$65,000

SOLD: Fiserv

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