Speaker, Consultant, & Sponsorship Guru
Teresa Stas is a national speaker, author, and CEO of Green Cactus, an event sponsorship and marketing agency based in Fresno, CA, and Portland, OR. She was named one of 2019’s “20 on the Rise Event Professionals” by Honeybook and RisingTideSociety.com.
Teresa has brokered millions of dollars in sponsorships with national brands such as Toyota, Crown Royal, Safeway/Albertsons and White Claw. She currently handles partnerships for several events along the west coast such as the national relay Hood to Coast, the Oregon State Fair, Country Fan Fest and Hive Music Festival.
Teresa is an Oregon State University graduate and holds a Sports Marketing Certification from Columbia University. She is the author of the book "Sell Your Event! The Easy to Follow Practical Guide to Getting Sponsors" and writes the column “Small Event, Big Sponsors” for IFEA’s “ie” magazine, and her online course SellSponsorships.com has been used in the coursework at Florida International University and Troy University. She currently resides in central California with her husband and step-son.
"Liked how candid Teresa was - shared some insider + personal "tips of the trade" that I would like to implement moving forward as we handle sponsorships."
- Oregon Festival & Events
"Teresa’s talk about Building a Sponsorship deck has really taught me a lot about the do’s and don’ts when it comes to sponsors and requesting their commitment. Thank you so much!"
"Teresa presented interesting and relevant content and fielded questions from her audience -all in an engaging way!"
- Jesus C.
Florida Festivals & Events Attendee
- Vickie G.
How To Build A Sponsorship Deck That Actually Sells!
Finding, Creating, And Selling Assets & Activations That Sponsors Will Love!
Prospecting: How To Find Sponsors For Your Event!
Sponsorship 101 & Beyond
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