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Corporate Secretary offers industry service providers a variety of ways to interact and connect with your target market, from simple banner ads to thought-leadership white papers to speaking engagements at our live events. Contact us today and get a complimentary custom marketing plan for your company that will bring in qualified leads and build brand awareness.

Advertorials

Advertorials are a great way to feature more content than a traditional ad can convey, with an editorial “look and feel” to them. Convey your expertise on a chosen topic, include quotes from clients and personalize your message with photographs of key individuals at your company.

Benefits include:

  • Page designed in the editorial style, with your corporate colors, logo and company contact details
  • Assistance by our editorial team to craft your message, as needed
  • PDF of the supplement
  • 500 reprints for your direct marketing, trade shows and sales collateral

Topics include:

  • Compensation
  • Compliance, ethics and CSR
  • Corruption & internal investigations
  • Director education & training
  • E-discovery & records management
  • Proxy voting & shareholder actions
  • Regulation & legal
  • Risk management and D&O liability
  • Stock transfer & unclaimed property
  • Technology & social media

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Print Ads

With an advertisement in Corporate Secretary, you position your message in front of our high-level audience of decision makers each month. Consistently build brand awareness each month with your targeted message in both the print and digital editions of each magazine. Our interactive version gives you the additional value of enabling our readers to click through directly to your website.

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Supplements

Special supplements are printed throughout the year to target issues of particular interest to our readers. Service providers sponsor a supplement by featuring their thought-leadership piece, advertorial or traditional ad within the supplement.

Benefits include:

  • 2 page thought leadership feature within the supplement OR traditional page ads
  • Distributed via print and digital
  • 24/7 viewing on www.corporatesecretary.com
  • Leads from downloads sent directly to you

If you have a subject you’d like to promote in a special publication, please let us know and we will work with you to achieve your goals.

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Inserts

Grab our print readers’ attention the minute they get the magazine by inserting your marketing collateral into the polybag in which the magazine is delivered. Whether it’s a calendar of upcoming events you want to promote, an important announcement, a membership drive, or your glossy new brochure, inserts are an affordable way to catch someone’s attention.

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Belly Bands

Before our readers can even crack open the spine of the magazine, your company’s compelling message is boldly communicated by a belly band wrapped around your selected issue. This feature is especially great to kick off a new marketing campaign or stand out from the crowd during industry conferences’ extra magazine distribution.

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For custom pricing or other questions about marketing to the Corporate Secretary audience, contact us.

White papers / Topic sponsorship

Be the exclusive sponsor of an online section of www.corporatesecretary.com and make your company the go-to specialist for that particular topic. With excellent industry web traffic and increased time spent on site by users, our website is the key place to demonstrate your expertise in front of this high-level audience.

This is among the most cost-effective ROI marketing solutions in the industry today. On a cost-per-lead basis, this program is competitive with traditionally low-cost solutions such as Google AdWords yet delivers higher-quality leads because of the registration component (as opposed to just directing a person to your website). Exclusive sponsorship of one of our online topics includes all newly published stories as well as thousands of articles in our extensive archive.

Benefits include:

  • Weekly emails with contact information of prospects who have downloaded your white paper/report/guide/research.
  • Monthly push-promotion of the white paper/report/guide/research via special report e-newsletters.
  • Banner ad exclusivity on the home page of your chosen topic and all articles tagged within that topic
  • Logo + sponsor statement on the home page of your chosen topic and all articles/pages tagged within that topic.
  • Client Care Calls – monthly review of your performance by our team with valuable suggestions on how to sustain or improve performance

Topics include:

  • Compensation
  • Compliance, ethics and CSR
  • Corruption & internal investigations
  • Director education & training
  • E-discovery & records management
  • Proxy voting & shareholder actions
  • Regulation & legal
  • Risk management and D&O liability
  • Stock transfer & unclaimed property
  • Technology & social media
Sponsored topic page with exclusive content
Special report download form
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Banner ads

Capture the attention of our ever-growing web visitors with your compelling, interactive banner ads. Drive traffic directly back to your homepage or targeted marketing page. This is one of the most cost-effective ways to build brand awareness and we can tailor a banner ad campaign to fit any-sized budget.

We offer two venues for your banner ads:

Website: put your banner ad campaign in full rotation on the website homepage and any unsponsored topic sections.
E-newsletter: make sure your message gets into their inboxes by sponsoring a top, middle or lower banner ad that is paired with our editor’s weekly or monthly features.

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Editor's pick newsletter with banner ads
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For custom pricing or other questions about marketing to the Corporate Secretary audience, contact us.

Corporate Secretary’s events program continues to attract high-caliber, engaged attendees across North America. Every year our awards, think tanks and webinars collectively reach thousands of GRC professionals. Much of this success is due to the strength of partnerships with associations, industry experts and service providers. We provide sponsors with a wide range of benefits, both pre and post-event: thought leadership, branding, lead generation and networking opportunities. Through your participation in Corporate Secretary events, you will gain tangible returns on your marketing and advertising investments.

Awards

The Corporate Secretary Corporate Governance Awards first began in 2008 and are celebrated by over 400 industry professionals every November in New York City. Recognizing the best of the best in governance, risk, compliance and ethics, these awards are looked forward to every year by the corporate practitioners and the service providers alike. Sponsoring a Corporate Governance Award tells your prospects that you’re proud of the efforts they go through and support them in their endeavors.

Benefits include:

  • Company branding on all pre-event marketing materials (print and online)
  • Full company branding (logo, bio, URL) on Sponsors section of event webpage
  • Advance notice of the nominee list before general release
  • Company representative to present an award on stage, picture taken with winner
  • Company name engraved on trophy next to winner’s name
  • Company branding on-screen while presenting the award
  • One table of 10 at the award dinner
  • 20% discount on the table price for any additional tables booked
  • One full-page, color advertisement in the special awards program, distributed at the awards ceremony
  • Company branding on the post-event article published in Corporate Secretary

For information about award categories, judges, venue and other information, click here

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Webinars

Our webinars allow you to save both time and money while reaching GRC professionals across North America. Each webinar provides the event sponsor with demonstrable ROI: a database of engaged leads, opportunities to poll the audience on key issues to help your future targeting, and a range of exclusive branding opportunities to align our company with the area of specialty discussed.

Benefits include:

  • Exclusive webinar sponsorship
  • Full contact details for all opted-in registrants
  • Branding with links on: event website; registration page; live event screen; hosted recording page post-event
  • Opportunity to ask a question to all registrants at registration
  • Opportunity to block certain domains from registering
  • Opportunity to provide a relevant speaker on the panel
  • Moderated by our world-renowned editorial staff
  • Branding on webinar article in Corporate Secretary featured after the event

If you have a subject you would like to feature in a webinar, please let us know and we will work with you to achieve your goals.

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Think Tanks

Corporate Secretary Think Tanks provide an innovative, interactive and highly regarded event format to the GRC industry. At these exclusive events, we invite only senior-level corporates to attend, and the only service providers are our limited number of event sponsors.

For each sponsored session, between three and four industry leaders introduce the topic before participants break out into small roundtable groups to discuss the issues. To finish, each table reports its conclusions to the whole room. Our editorial and events teams will work with you to develop your session’s topic.

These exclusive events offer you unparalleled access to a high-level, engaged audience. We invite only one sponsor operating within that area of expertise, so you don’t have to compete for audience attention.

Benefits include:

  • Exclusivity within your area of expertise
  • Exposure to a captive and senior-level audience
  • The opportunity to assist with theme development and program agenda, including the potential to have a speaking position.
  • Adviser involvement with the invitation process
  • Company logo on all pre-event marketing material (print and online)
  • Company logo on all event literature (online and print)
  • Opportunity to include an insert in the Think tank delegate pack
  • Full company branding (logo, bio, URL) on Sponsors section of event webpage
  • Company logo included on all think tank signage
  • Agreed number of passes for senior- level employees from your company to attend and partake in the group discussions
  • Delegate list provided prior to event
  • Company logo to be included in Corporate Secretary’s write-up following the event
  • Feedback report taken from delegate post-event survey

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Round Tables

Corporate Secretary Roundtables bring together a select group of experts and opinion leaders to discuss the latest thinking around a particular ‘hot’ topic. The findings of this group are disseminated widely through the magazine, website and weekly e-newsletter. The sponsor is involved with the entire process and thus has the opportunity to position its company as enlightened thought leader in its field.

Benefits include:

  • Collaboration with Corporate Secretary editorial staff on topic
  • Custom invitee list drawn up by Corporate Secretary and sponsor
  • Company logo on all pre-event marketing material (online and print)
  • Company logo on all event literature (online and print)
  • Company logo included on all roundtable signage
  • Sponsor noted as “In Association With” Corporate Secretary
  • Senior- level representatives from your company in attendance
  • Corporate Secretary will produce a four-page feature in association with sponsor, reporting the discussion and conclusions reached. This will be featured in the hard copy and digital editions of the magazine and will also be available online.

To get more information on how we can create a custom round table for your company, contact us.

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Corporate Secretary is committed to educating GRC professionals around the world and is proud to partner with these groups, organizations and associations.

Be a part of the global commitment to education and excellence in GRC – contact us for affiliation opportunities.

Corporate Secretary offers industry service providers a variety of ways to interact and connect with your target market, from simple banner ads to thought-leadership white papers to speaking engagements at our live events. Contact us today and get a complimentary custom marketing plan for your company that will bring in qualified leads and build brand awareness.

Research Report Sponsorship

Corporate Secretary’s research division, new as of 2014, offers your company exclusive sponsorship of a research report to position your brand as a thought leader and advocate of GRC knowledge and best practices. We begin by surveying thousands of GRC professionals, which results in a large, composite base of data from we then dig down deeper into certain subjects, asking more questions, gathering more answers, and then finally publishing an in-depth research report. Service providers who sponsor these reports are pairing themselves with the vital information that governance, risk and compliance professionals need.

Benefits include:

  • Exclusive branding on the cover of the report
  • Sponsor statement including contact details
  • Supplement included in all print and digital editions of Corporate Secretary
  • Feature news article to appear on website
  • Extensive social media marketing outreach
  • Opportunity to add a webinar or roundtable to your package at a significant discount

For a list of upcoming topics in 2014, contact us.

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Custom Research Reports

The Corporate Secretary research team is happy to engage with sponsors in the production of reports tailored to your individual specifications. Our bespoke reports can range from one-page briefings to comprehensive thought-leadership reports that draw upon extensive primary data and contextual analysis.

We have experienced researchers and editors available to discuss suitable subject matters with sponsors and we are equally flexible should sponsors wish to take the lead on originating and developing research ideas.

Contact us today to discuss prices, topics and timing.

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For over a decade Corporate Secretary has been the only independent monthly publication helping service providers keep GRC professionals up to date about industry developments, best practices, and showcasing their products and services via editorial, ads, research and events. It’s no wonder that our long-time advertisers stay with us and new-to-the-industry players approach us for marketing advice. Let us help you take your marketing campaign to the best level it can be – contact us today.

Year after year Corporate Secretary has delivered our message to the exact people we want to get in front of. Our sales reps have been following up on our recent white-paper campaign leads and report that the high-quality, interested contacts they receive allow them to engage with governance professionals in a more meaningful way now.
— Director of Marketing, board portal company

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