Special Thanks

to all our Sponsors, Major Partners and Global Gift Partners for your generous support.

Gold Sponsor

Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of nearly $34 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from more than 230 banking locations serving more than 110 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. The Associated Bank Foreign Exchange team advises a wide range of businesses on managing their currency risk arising from conducting business globally. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com

Host Sponsor

Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the constantly evolving demands facing our clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia, Foley approaches client service by first understanding our clients’ priorities, objectives, and challenges. We work hard to understand our clients’ issues and forge long-term relationships with them to help achieve successful outcomes and solve their legal issues through practical business advice and cutting-edge legal insight. Our clients view us as trusted business advisors because we understand that great legal service is only valuable if it is relevant, practical and beneficial to their businesses.Learn more at www.foley.com.


  • The International Trade Association
  • Globe Trade
  • Emergent Research
  • Global Chamber
  • Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global
  • FACC
  • Global Chamber Chicago
  • Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global
  • Exim Bank
  • Small Business Trends logo
  • World Entrepreneurship Forum
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • SBE Council
  • Metro Chicago Exports logo
  • SBE Council
  • 1871
  • IL Department of Commerce - Trade & Investment

2021 Sponsorship information

By sponsoring the Global Small Business Summit 2021, your brand will be seen by more than 100,000 entrepreneurs, small business owners, consultants, senior-level executives, academics and corporate risk-takers through extensive marketing and promotion, and you will have direct access to the more than 100 entrepreneurs and small business owners attending the event. Sponsorship will provide your company the opportunity to:
  • Increase your brand awareness
  • Position your product or service
  • Catapult a big idea
  • Promote a new initiative
  • Engage the business community
  • Create a unique experience for customers and prospects
  • Prospect new customers
  • Network with the best and brightest in the international trade community

The Global Small Business Forum 2021 offers customizable solutions to your company’s needs and goals. Please refer to the attached Sponsorship Benefit listing and contact us to discuss how we can help your company achieve its sales and marketing objectives. We look forward to working with you.

2021 Sponsorship Benefit PDF