Sponsorship Opportunities

Gain access to the minds and markets leading economic development in Dutchess County and the Hudson Valley by becoming a sponsor of Think Dutchess Alliance for Business events.  Our events create opportunities to attract new clients and enhance your business relationships with current customers. As a Think Dutchess event sponsor, you will earn the recognition of your peers for your commitment to, and leadership in, the economic development community. We offer a wide range of sponsorship opportunities to give you added visibility and exposure to your peers and customers.


The Business Excellence Awards

Our signature event, The Business Excellence Awards, is the premier business event in Dutchess County. Celebrating the best in business for more than 20 years, the event brings together the county’s most renowned business leaders, entrepreneurs and government officials impacting the local economy and the Hudson Valley region. Sponsorship creates a valuable opportunity to place your business at the center of development and in reach of the most important influencers in the region.

The updated 2022 BEA sponsorship from is coming soon!


Completed sponsorship forms can be emailed to amanda@thinkdutchess.com or mailed to: Think Dutchess Alliance for Business 3 Neptune Road Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Suite A-21. All forms and payments must be submitted by October 3, 2021 to assure full sponsorship benefits.

To learn more contact: Sarah Lee, CEO Think Dutchess Alliance for Business 845.463.5406 

Join us to celebrate the achievements of the top businesses in Dutchess County that exemplify excellence, innovation, collaboration, service and resilience on Thursday, October 27th 2022 at The Culinary Institute of America. Show your support for the growing Dutchess County economy. Sponsor, attend and advertise at the 2022 Business Excellence Awards. Sponsorship places you at the center of everything happening in the Dutchess County business scene and associates your business with the top regional leaders in business, government and community.




A premier business-led organization, Think Dutchess Alliance for Business brings together 10 agency partners creating a one-stop shop for your site selection, financing, incentives, permitting and advocacy, strategic planning and counseling, marketing and networking needs.