The Pentagon Memorial 9/11 Visitor Education Center (VEC) is an innovative initiative to design and construct a space where visitors from around the world can learn about the events of September 11, 2001, the lives lost that day, and the historic significance of the Pentagon Memorial site. The VEC Foundation Sponsors are visionary leaders who understand the importance that the Center will play in educating those who did not experience the attacks first hand, and are committed to providing the critical funding needed to make this historic project a reality for the thousands of visitors from around the world.

Sponsorship: $1 million pledge (All pledges can be paid during planning and development phase 2012 - 2015.)


Pentagon Memorial 9/11 Reception at the John F. Kennedy Center For the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. on September 10, 2012.
Invited guests to this VIP reception include: Pentagon Memorial Fund leadership, the Memorial’s architects, Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretaries of the Armed Forces, and major donors. Includes:

  • Speaking opportunity for CEO or other company executive during the reception
  • (10) Invitations to the official Pentagon Memorial 9/11 Reception
  • (1) Full color advertisement featured in video presentation during reception
  • Featured in 9/11 commemoration press release and in press materials
  • Special media relations effort to highlight corporate leadership
  • Special recognition on official reception signage

Pentagon Memorial 9/11 Visitor Education Center Advisory Committee.
Company representative will be invited to be part of this executive advisory committee for duration of the project. The purpose of the committee is to advise the Pentagon Memorial Fund leadership on the project throughout its development. Members of the committee will include Pentagon leadership and representatives from each of the armed forces, along with other Foundation sponsors

Exclusive Recognition.
Company / organization name highlighted on all materials generated for media and promotional purposes during the Planning and Development Phase of the Visitor Education Center Project.

Advertisement in Nationally Syndicated Television Special – “A Nation Remembers”.
Receive (2) 30-second commercial spots on this one-hour nationally syndicated television special that has already reached over 155+ million television households and has been contracted to air on stations in 80% of the nation’s designated market areas. The program uses the construction of the Pentagon Memorial as the backdrop for telling the stories of the men and women who died, and the families who lost so much. It features original interviews with surviving family members and friends, high-ranking Department of Defense officials and government leaders. In 2011, based on an average :30 second Broadcast Commercial spot, the Return on Investment value gained through commercial placement in “A Nation Remembers” equaled approximately $141,750.

Unique Onsite Audio Tour Recognition at Pentagon Memorial.
Featured in Foundation Sponsor recognition at the opening of the audio tour. Opportunity to provide a special message of support for the Visitor Education Center initiative at the conclusion of the audio tour.

National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Fund Website.
Opportunity to place company logo on special 9/11 Visitor Education Center promotional page. Opportunity to include customized statement of support for the 9/11 Visitor Education Center initiative.

VIP Memorial Tour / Check Presentation.
Invitation for a private internal tour of Pentagon and informal check presentation at the Pentagon Memorial.

VIP Visitor Education Center Briefings.
Invitations to private VIP briefings for key stake holders (Senior executive Pentagon officials, elected federal, state and county officials, and Founding sponsors.

9/11 Visitor Education Center Groundbreaking Ceremony
10 tickets to the Visitor Education Center groundbreaking ceremony and VIP reception.

VIP Invitations to all official 9/11 events sponsored by the Pentagon Memorial Fund.
(10) Invitations to a special Washington Nationals Game dedicated to the Pentagon Memorial Fund and the 9/11 Visitor Education Center on September 9, 2012.Recognition during Pregame Ceremony (confirmation pending)

Exclusive Recognition on Pentagon Memorial 9/11 Visitor Education Center Materials.
Company / organization name highlighted on all materials generated during the Planning and Development phase of the project (2012 – 2015).

Preview Center Recognition.
Special Foundation Sponsor name recognition at preview center located in close proximity to Pentagon Memorial 9/11 Visitor Education Center site. (Lease approval pending)

National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Fund Website.
Opportunity to place company logo on special visitor education center promotional page and include a customized statement of support for the initiative.

Visitor Center Sponsors

  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius
  • National Football League
  • Walter L. Phillips, Inc.
  • Washington Nationals