Event Sponsorships

Event Sponsorship Overview:

NEWaukee offers hundreds of unique experiences every year. The audience and content varies to ensure the whole community feels welcome to make Milwaukee home.

Community Involvement:

We partner with over two dozen non-profits annually by finding new ways to expose their missions, drive volunteer opportunities and fundraise for their causes.

Season of Giving

Description: A month-long series of 12 non-profit volunteer activities that includes a teacher supply drive.
Date: November – December
Attendance: 250

Milwaukee Tour (For Milwaukeeans)
presented with Urban Milwaukee

Description: An in-depth bus tour and exploration of culture, history, and texture in Milwaukee neighborhoods.
Date: February, April, September and November
Attendance: 40 per event
Photos: 2017 | 2016


Description: A crowd-sourced and crowd-funded idea pitch program that focuses on community projects. Winners receive cash to fund their project ideas.
Date: Fall
Attendance: 200
Video: 2018

Professional Development:

We recognize ensuring our workforce has access to leadership and leadership development is critical to their ability to succeed in their careers.

The Speaker Crawl

Speaker Crawl

Description: An interactive professional development program that simultaneously features numerous speakers and a cultural institution to a young professional audience.
Date: April and November
Attendance: 300
Photos: 2017

The Interview

The Interview

Description: A reverse-job fair where executives pitch to an audience of job seekers, why they should come work for their company.
Date: April and October
Attendance: 200
Photos: 2017


Description: A two-day symposium that trains young professional leadership on the best practices for setting up their annual programs.
Date: October
Attendance: 200

Social Networking:

Making friends and carving out a social life is something people of all ages love. Our social programming sets a new tone for Milwaukee’s culture.


Description: A gallery night bus tour of multiple neighborhoods and art experiences.
Dates: January, April, July and October
Attendance: 80
Video: 2017

Down under Disco

Down Under Disco

Description: A pop up dance party under a Milwaukee overpass.
Date: June
Attendance: 200
Photos: 2017

The Eatery

Description: A free community dinner party with a 200-foot table in an obscure location featuring live music and food trucks.
Date: May
Attendance: 400
Photos: 2018 | 2017

Empty Storefronts Conference

Description: A day-long conference that focuses on holistic solutions, national trends, best practices, and success stories that lead to action plans and spark ideas to fill empty storefronts.
Date: November
Attendance: 200
Photos: Flickr


Description: A new business idea pitch platform that celebrates burgeoning entrepreneurs.
Date: Monthly
Attendance: 1,000

Make it in Milwaukee

Make it in Milwaukee

Description: A three-day immersive tour of a company and a community with a selected group of new recruits.
Date: Various
Attendance: 25
Photos: 2018


Description: An exclusive summer pool party featuring live music, food and drinks, contests and more.
Date: July
Attendance: 300
Photos: 2017

Urban Island Beach Party

Description: An island-themed festival at Lakeshore State Park filled with live music, food and drinks, kayaking, dancing & more.
Date: August
Attendance: 7,500+
Photos: 2017 | 2016 | 2015

World’s Largest Intern Mixer

Description: An exclusive networking event for Milwaukee-area interns. Both local company executives and their classes of intern cohorts mix and mingle at the beginning of the summer to establish a new peer group at the onset of their internships.
Date: June
Attendance: 500
Photos: 2018

7 Bridges BBQ

7 Bridges BBQ

Description: A progressive dinner and music event on the Seven Bridges trail within Grant Park.
Date: August
Attendance: 300
Photos: 2017

Premium Sponsorships:

Night Market

Description: A free, open-air market that offers a wide variety of experiences for people of all backgrounds and ages.
Dates: June – September
Attendance: 40,000+
Photos: 2018 | 2017 | 2016
Videos: 2018 | 2015

YPWeek: April 20-28


Description: A week-long platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter among young professionals.
Date: April
Attendance: 14,000
Photos: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Any combination or frequency of sponsorships can be customized for your company’s needs. NEWaukee also can design custom events for your company. If you are interested, contact us for a quote.

Contact us for more information!

Email: contact@newaukee.com | Phone: 414-273-1386