Become a sponsor


Thank you to our generous 2013 Portland State of Mind sponsors! The sponsorship deadline for the 2013 Portland State of Mind has passed. Please contact Christian Aniciete at to get involved with the 2014 celebration.



Be a part of the 2013 celebration

Portland State of Mind is a campus and community celebration featuring a series of events for students, alumni, donors, families and Portland citizens. Sponsoring the annual celebration offers your company the opportunity to reach residents in the Portland metropolitan area and more than 170,000 PSU constituents.

This year’s signature events include: PSU Weekend lectures and seminars, city-wide scavenger hunt, Portland State Convenes (town hall on topic relevant to public), Jazz performance, Simon Benson Awards Dinner with Anderson Cooper, Viking football tailgate and game, Interface: How Oregon’s tech sector plugs in to PSU (business forum), concert, #PSUTweetup and Sustainable Beer Panel with CEO of New Belgium Brewery.

We invite you to be a part of our celebration by becoming a sponsor, supporting our efforts through monetary and in-kind donations such as event tickets, products or gift certificates. All donations are tax deductible. Past sponsors include Unitus Credit Union, Google, Coca-Cola, 7-Eleven and Ben & Jerry’s.

Benefits of Sponsorship
- Exposure to an audience of more than 15,000 students, alumni, and Portland citizens
- High visibility in promotional materials
- Participation in three student-centered events

Sponsorship Levels
- Platinum          $5,000
- Gold               $2,500
- Silver               $1,000
- Bronze             $500 and below

Details of sponsor levels and benefits are outlined below.

How to Participate
Become a sponsor by contacting Social Media Coordinator, Christian Aniciete, 503-725-2318 or 

Student Events
Your support will fund these events developed specifically for PSU’s 30,000 students: 

Scavenger Hunt
 Downtown scavenger hunt that will challenge bodies and brains about the city of Portland and the PSU campus.

 Online fans meet in person for music, refreshments, photo booth, door prizes and fun.

Concert featuring OK Go
 Dance the night away to live music. Featured bands include local March Fourth Marching Band and OK Go.

Sponsorship Levels 
Platinum $5,000
- Official recognition as event sponsor
- Logo on posters (500), PSU Magazine insert (90,000), Oregonian insert (285,000), website, and HTML email invitations (60,000)
- Participation in Portland State of Mind Scavenger Hunt
- Display organization logo at check-in tables
- Verbal recognition of sponsorship during Tweetup and Concert
- Company table and banner display opportunity at Tweetup
- Company banner displayed at Concert
- One week advertisement space in Virtual Viking student newsletter
- Ten tickets to concert

Gold $2,500
- Logo on select print and online materials
- Display organization logo at registration tables
- Company table and banner display opportunity at Tweetup
- Company banner displayed at Concert
- Verbal recognition of sponsorship during Tweetup and Concert
- Four tickets to concert

Silver $1,000
- Logo on online materials
- Verbal recognition of sponsorship during Tweetup and Concert

Bronze Under $500
- Verbal recognition of sponsorship during Tweetup and Concert

About Portland State University
Portland State University serves as a center of opportunity for nearly 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation’s most livable cities, the University’s innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University’s 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State’s commitment to sustainability with eight LEED certified buildings, while many of the 213 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU’s motto, “Let Knowledge Serve the City,” inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe.