Diamond sponsors provide critical funding for the annual Developments of Distinction Awards. Diamond sponsors receive a range of benefits throughout the year, including exclusive recognition at the Developments of Distinction Awards Ceremony & Reception.

Annual Contribution: $5,000

2018 Diamond Sponsors:
BHC Rhodes
Commerce Bank
J.E. Dunn Construction Co.
Nichols Charitable Trust
VanTrust Real Estate


The $5,000 Diamond level sponsorship provides the following annual benefits:

  • Invitation to private networking event with principals from other ULI sponsoring companies
  • One complimentary Associate ULI membership for one year ($440 value)
  • Company logo on ULI Kansas City website homepage hyperlinked to company’s website
  • Publicly recognized from the podium at all district council events, all year long
  • Company logo displayed at all district council events, all year long
  • Invited to display company literature at district council events
  • 5 Complimentary tickets to all 2018 local district council events including Awards or Signature Event. 3 complimentary tickets to all members only events.
  • Student Membership awarded to area college student in company’s name
  • Large company logo prominently featured in all advertising associated with the Awards/Signature event and displayed on board signage at the Awards/Signature event
  • Company logo prominently featured on Awards/Signature invitation sent to over 3,000 people from real estate/construction/architecture organizations, economic development professionals, community leaders and public officials
  • Right of first refusal for 2018 Awards/Signature Event.
  • Member rate for up to 3 attendees at the Women’s Leadership Series.

To make a Diamond level pledge, contact Joy Crimmins at 816.569.2141 or kansascity@uli.org