About Business Partnerships

This is your opportunity to promote your organization’s products and services to over 190 OACAO member organizations with a combined membership of over 200,000 older adults centres/senior active living centres from across Ontario. Opportunities are available for your organization to become involved with the OACAO at a variety of levels. The levels and benefits are described below.

We look forward to sharing the unique aspects of your organization with our exciting and dynamic association!

Become a Business Partner

Business Partnership Categories

Opportunities are available for your organization to become involved with the OACAO at two levels:

Platinum Business Partner – Annual fee: $1,600 (April 2021 – March 2022)

  1. Website: Priority location for company logo on the OACAO website home page Business Partner Carousel with a hot link to your company website.
  2. Social Media: At least quarterly, OACAO will retweet and/or add comments to partners’ tweets on Twitter. At least quarterly, OACAO will like, comment on and/or share on partners’ Facebook page. One editorial guest post on Facebook.
  3. Newsletter: Priority location of advertisement in the OACAO newsletter.
  4. List Serve: Partners are permitted to send one email per quarter (4 in total) through members-only List Serve.
  5. Plus: All Benefits listed below as a Gold Business Partner.

Gold Business Partner – Annual fee: $1,200 (April 2021 – March 2022)

  1. Website: Logo on the OACAO website home page Business Partner Carousel with a hot link to your company website. Brief write-up on OACAO website Business Partner page and video (if available) with a link to your website and contact information.
  2. Social Media: Brief write-up on partnership will be posted on OACAO Facebook and Twitter accounts. OACAO will follow and support your activities on Twitter account. OACAO will follow and support your activities on Facebook account.
  3. Newsletter: Company logo, website and contact information listed in each OACAO newsletter. Marketing material or advertisement included in each OACAO newsletter, distributed via OACAO’s List Serve, online and by mail.
  4. Other Benefits: Company logo, brief write-up and contact information listed on the OACAO Membership Discounts and Centre Incentives mailed to members. Provide you with a members-only List Serve giving you immediate access to pertinent information from the OACAO as well as more than 500 individuals who work in the field of older adults. This includes sector trends, opportunities and OACAO events and services. Invitation to attend the OACAO Annual Meeting. Your company listed on the Business Partners page of the Annual Report.

An active and healthy lifestyle for older adults is critical to a thriving society. At Arbor Memorial, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life in the communities we serve. We are proud to support the OACAO and its positive impact on the lives of so many older adults in Ontario.

Business Partnership Benefits

Our goal is to help you market your products and/or services to the 200,000 older adults that participate in activities at older adult centres across the province.

BENEFIT 1:

Your company logo, name, phone number and website will be listed in the OACAO Newsletter distributed quarterly to all members and partners. The option to include a flyer OR written print ready article/advertisement in each copy of the OACAO newsletter sent out 4 times per year and posted on the OACAO website.

BENEFIT 2:

Your logo included on the OACAO website home page Business Partner Carousel with a link to your webpage.

BENEFIT 3:

A brief write-up about your company on the OACAO website Business Partners’ web page with your contact information.

BENEFIT 4:

OACAO will follow and support activities of partners who have a Twitter account.

BENEFIT 5:

OACAO will follow and support activities of partners who have a Facebook account.

BENEFIT 6:

Your company name and contact information in the OACAO Annual Business Partner Directory.

BENEFIT 7:

Upon becoming a partner of the OACAO, you will be invited to join the OACAO List Serve of over 500+ Individuals, giving you immediate access to pertinent information regarding older adults and older adult centres. A brief introductory write-up about new Business Partners will be shared on List Serve by the OACAO. Platinum Partners are permitted to send one email per quarter to the OACAO membership (4 in total) through List Serve.

BENEFIT 8:

A brief write-up, logo, contact information and details of benefits to OACAO members included in the OACAO Membership Discounts and Centre Incentives Handout.

BENEFIT 9:

Access to staff and volunteers in over 190 Older Adult Centres and Organizations across Ontario.

BENEFIT 10:

Where permitted, the opportunity to provide flyers and get connected to the members of OACAO’s member centres across the province or in a specific region. OACAO’s membership represents 200,000 older adults across Ontario.

BENEFIT 11:

The opportunity to provide sponsorship and/or attend provincial or regional OACAO events and local OACAO member events. (additional fee may apply)

BENEFIT 12:

Access to the 2020 OACAO Member / SALC Profile (statistical analysis of the OACAO membership and Seniors Active Living Centres across Ontario).

We have been pleased with our strong and collaborative partnership over the last decade. We find it to be mutually beneficial to the OACAO and Collette.