Sponsorship Benefits

All sponsors receive:

  • Complimentary and discounted registrations
  • Individualized sponsor information packet outlining benefits and deadlines
  • Registration login and discount code for employee registration 
  • Guidance on corporate logo requirements
  • Program advertising information 

See below for benefits specific to your sponsorship:

   

Champion
Executive
Premier 
Patron 
Benefactor
Donor
Supporting
Media

See availability of sponsorship levels. 

   

Champion Sponsorships ($50,000)   

  • Complimentary attendance for six individuals to main* conference
  • Logo on event publications, website and permanently displayed during group events
  • Full-page ad in the Forum program
  • Complimentary double exhibit booth
  • Champagne Reception
  • Content development collaboration
  • Complimentary hotel nights over event dates
  • Sponsor highlights  

Keynote sponsors (up to 4) also receive:

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at appropriate keynote
  • Distribution privileges for promotional piece at appropriate keynote tables
  • Executive introduction privileges at appropriate keynote

Welcome Reception sponsor also receives:

  • Corporate signage prominently displayed at reception
  • Attendee gift at the end of reception provided by sponsor

Signature Sponsorships ($25,000)

  • Complimentary attendance for five individuals to main* conference
  • Logo on event publications, website and permanently displayed during group events
  • Full-page ad in the Forum program
  • Complimentary double exhibit booth
  • Champagne reception  

Conference Production sponsor also receives:

  • Corporate logo/name prominently displayed at appropriate location

Diversity Awards

  • Recognition on awards web page
  • Acknowledgement on all awards related marketing materials
  • Opportunity to present awards to recipients on stage during the Forum
  • Opportunity to serve on the awards selection committee

Hotel Accommodation sponsor also receives:

  • Item Room Drop

National marketing sponsor also receives:

  • Quarter page ad on the mailing cover of brochure distributed to workplace contacts around the U.S.

 Travel sponsor also receives:

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed throughout conference
  • Distribution privileges for promotional piece at select morning keynote tables

Technology (App)

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed throughout conference
  • Corporate logo on splash page

Technology - Internet Café

  • Corporate signage prominently displayed in Internet Café
  • Opportunity to design layout and brand  

Visual  Forum

  • Corporate signage prominently displayed at appropriate location

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   Executive Sponsorships ($15,000)

All executive sponsors receive:

  • Complimentary attendance for four individuals to main* conference
  • Logo on event publications, website and displayed during group events
  • Half-page ad in the Forum program
  • Complimentary exhibit booth (choice of Career Fair or Resource Expo)

(Select Executive Levels can be combined for a Signature sponsorship, see related number next to item.)

Breakfast sponsors also receive:

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed on appropriate stations
  • Distribution privileges for promotional piece at appropriate tables

Career Fair (1)

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at Career Fair
  • Complimentary double exhibit booth in Career Fair
  • Opportunity to serve on logistics committee

Career Services Center (1)

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at Career Services Center
  • Opportunity to provide coaching services

Conference Program

  • Full-page ad on the back panel of the conference program

Conference Signage

  • Corporate logo on conference signage

Diversity  Executive Forum

  • Logo on conference signage

Hospitality

  • Corporate logo displayed at appropriate location

Lunch

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at appropriate location
  • Distribution privileges for promotional piece at appropriate tables

Name Badge and Lanyards

  • Corporate logo on lanyards

Networking Reception (2)

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at reception
  • Executive welcome privileges and drawing announcements during reception

Notepad and Pen

  • Corporate logo displayed on pen and notepad
  • Opportunity to select from two pad and pen options provided by the Forum

Participant Tote Bag

  • Corporate logo displayed on the tote bag along with Forum logo
  • Opportunity to select from two tote bag options provided by the Forum

Resource Expo (2)

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at Resource Expo
  • Complimentary double exhibit booth in Resource Expo
  • Opportunity to serve on logistics committee

Tables of Content Dinner Discussion

  • Complimentary attendance for four (4)at the dinner
  • Corporate signage prominently displayed at dinner
  • Welcome privileges at the dinner
  • Acknowledgement on all Tables of Content related marketing materials

Volunteer Uniforms/Services

  • Corporate logo displayed on volunteer shirt sleeve
  • Opportunity to host volunteer Thank You reception
  • Opportunity to provide volunteer Thank You items

Water Bottles and Water Coolers

  • Corporate logo displayed on water bottle
  • Corporate logo signage prominently displayed on water stations
  • Opportunity to select from two bottle options provided by the Forum

Website/Social Media

  • Corporate logo and link on sponsor webpage

*Main Conference includes Day 2 and Day 3

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   Premier Sponsorships ($10,000)

All exclusive sponsors receive:

  • Complimentary attendance for three individuals to main* conference
  • Logo on event publications, website and displayed during group events
  • Quarter-page ad in the Forum program

Breaks

  • Corporate signage prominently displayed on appropriate break stations

Career Fair Candidate Lounge/Exhibitor Lounge

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed in candidate and exhibitor lounge
  • Complimentary Career Fair exhibit booth

Career Fair Program 

  • Full page ad on back of Career Fair program

Closing Reception  

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at reception

Dessert Buffet

  • Corporate logo prominently displayed at buffet

 Featured Sessions

  • Introduction privileges at session
  • Acknowledgement in program each time featured session is listed

Professional Development Institute (PDI)

  • Complimentary attendance for two individuals at the Professional Development Institutes (PDIs)
  • Corporate logo signage prominently displayed during PDIs
  • Distribution privileges for promotional piece at the Professional Development Institutes

Scholarships

  • Recognition on scholarships web page
  • Acknowledgement on all scholarship related marketing materials

Wifi

  • Option to select name branded password

    *Main Conference includes Day 2 and Day 3

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   Patrons ($8,000) receive:

  • Complimentary attendance for two individuals to main* conference
  • Acknowledgement on all event publications and logo displayed on screen during group events

Workshop Track Sponsor

  • Recognition in conference program and on website

*Main Conference includes Day 2 and Day 3

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   Benefactors ($5,000) receive:

  • Complimentary attendance for one individual to main* conference
  • Acknowledgement on event publications and logo displayed on screen during group events

*Main Conference includes Day 2 and Day 3

The $5,000 level sponsorships is tax deductible less the value of complimentary attendance.

If you are a small business (i.e. annual corporate budget of < $5,000,000);or a nonprofit and wish to sponsor the conference, please contact us for details.
 

   Supporting sponsors:

For speakers/speaker companies who cover the cost of travel and accommodations.

  • Acknowledgement on event publications and logo displayed on screen during group events.

   Media Sponsors

Media sponsorships are available at all levels. Please contact Barb Voorhees at bjvoorhees@stthomas.edu or (651) 962-4385.

Sponsorship Conditions

All sponsorships must be paid in U.S. Funds drawn on a U.S. Bank. All sponsorship dollars are non-refundable.
All sponsorship commitments must be paid in full no later than February 28, 2015.

 

 

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