Sponsorship & Endorsement Guidelines

The sponsorship and endorsement guidelines were adopted on April 19, 2013 (updated January 27, 2017)

  • The purpose and values of the requesting sponsor are consistent with the Texas City Management Association (TCMA).
  • The program content is relevant and timely for the membership of TCMA.
  • The proposed event does not conflict in time (within 30 days) or audience with a TCMA or TML event.
  • TCMA will be involved in developing the program.
  • TCMA has the opportunity to review and comment upon promotional materials including speakers and pricing prior to printing and distribution.
  • TCMA is provided an option to negotiate in the sharing of the net revenues of the proposed event.
  • A list of attendees as well as an evaluation summary is provided to TCMA.
  •  A formal request must be submitted to TCMA outlining what involvement would be expected of TCMA.
  • TCMA may consider sponsorship of an event held during national conferences such as the TCMA hosted Texas Reception during the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Annual Conference. Sponsor(s) will be limited to the extent of their promotional material as determined by the TCMA Executive Committee.
  • Only events meeting these guidelines will be considered for sponsorship, endorsement, or for promotion through the TCMA.
  • Members of TCMA who are in service are to adhere to the TCMA Code of Ethics and do not solicit sponsorships. The Board has approved that a TCMA Senior Advisor can assist with TCMA Annual Conference Sponsorships.
  • TCMA does not partner, promote, or manage scholarships for private organizations.