Sponsor Packages

Register for your preferred sponsorship package.

Bronze Sponsor

Investment: At least $5,000
Benefits Include:

  • Identification as sponsor using company name and/or logo on 2010 EAST Conference website, Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet slide presentations, and all event related printing*
  • The opportunity to host a breakout session(s)
  • The opportunity to insert promotional materials into the Conference registration bags (estimated 300)
  • 10’x10’ exhibitor booth
  • VIP Reception Invitation
  • Banquet tickets (up to 4, valued at $42 each)
  • Sponsor recognition on banner stands at entrance of the exhibit hall
  • Company logo on 15’x15’ sponsor banner in exhibit hall with logo placement and size according to sponsorship level. 

*Printing includes advertising and marketing pieces such as direct mail, posters, t-shirts and event program. Logo placement according to sponsorship level.

Silver Sponsor

Investment: At least $15,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package Plus:

  • Additional 2 tickets to Banquet (6 tickets total)
  • :30 second commercial aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour (provided by sponsor)
  • 3’x5’ banner on rail in exhibit hall

Gold Sponsor

Investment: At least $25,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package Plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10x20
  • Additional 4 tickets to Banquet (8 tickets total)
  • Increase to :60 second commercial aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour (provided by sponsor)
  • Increase to 3’x10’  banner on rail in exhibit hall

Diamond Sponsor

Investment: At least $50,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package Plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10x20
  • Additional 6 tickets to Banquet  (10 tickets total)
  • Increase to :60 second commercial aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour (provided by sponsor)
  • 10’x10’ banner in exhibit hall
  • 10’x10’ banner in banquet hall
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet entrance signage
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet tickets (approximately 2000)

Presenting Sponsor

Investment: At least $75,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package Plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10x20
  • Additional 6 tickets to Banquet  (10 tickets total)
  • Increase to :90 second commercial aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour (provided by sponsor)
  • 10’x10’ banner in exhibit hall
  • 10’x10’ banner in banquet hall
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet entrance signage
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet tickets (approximately 2000)
  • Opportunity to make remarks at the Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet 
  • Company logo listed in exhibit hall on main entrance aisle signs
  • Company name placement as presenting sponsor on Convention Center marquee

A la Carte Sponsor Opportunities

Sponsors in the à la carte categories will be provided with:

  • The opportunity to host a breakout session(s)
  • The opportunity to insert promotional materials into registration bags (estimated 300)
  • VIP Reception invitation
  • Awards Banquet tickets (up to 2, valued at $42 each)
  • Identification as sponsor using company name listing on website, Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet slide presentations, and event related printing specific to item as identified below

Registration Bags—$10,000 (Sold)
Your company name and/or logo would be imprinted on one side of a large tote bag with the Conference logo printed on the other.  These bags are filled with promotional and event related materials and presented to approximately 300 conference participants (each school, VIPs, sponsors, exhibitors, judges).

Conference Program—$7,000
One page dedicated to recognition of your company’s sponsorship on the back cover or another prominent location of the 2010 EAST Conference program.   The Conference program is provided to all conference participants (approximately 2,500).

Conference Gift$5,000
Your company name and/or logo printed on a promotional item along with the logo for the 2010 EAST Conference.  These items will be distributed to all conference participants (approximately 2,500 items).    

Lanyards—$5,000
Your company name and/or logo will be imprinted on 2,000 lanyards to be worn by conference attendees.

2010 Conference Website—$5,000
Your company name and/or logo will be prominently displayed on the home page of the (http://conference.eastproject.org ) website and your organization will be identified as the official sponsor of the Conference website.

T-shirt—$4,000
Your company logo will be printed on one sleeve of the official conference T-shirt.  These T-shirts are provided to all Conference participants (approximately 2500) and will incorporate the 2010 EAST Conference logo on the front of the shirt and recognition of other sponsorship levels on the back. Two available.

VIP Reception—$3,000 (Sold)
Your company name and/or logo will be printed on all VIP Reception invitations and there will be signage opportunities within the reception venue (signs provided by sponsor).  Your company will receive six (6) tickets to the VIP reception. Reception guests include business and government leaders, other conference sponsors, exhibitors, VIPs, EAST Board of Directors, EAST student ambassadors, EAST alumni, and other invited guests.

Difference Maker Coins—$3,000 (Sold)
Your company name and/or logo would be imprinted on the back of 200 coins given to select student participants during the 2010 EAST Conference. Students are presented these coins by EAST staff, VIP guests and competition judges during the conference for exemplifying the core values of EAST.  Recipients of the coins and the sponsor are recognized at the conference closing session.

Breakout Session Room—$2,500
Your company name and/or logo would appear on signage outside of one of the dedicated training rooms which offer multiple sessions daily throughout the conference.  The room would be ‘named’ for your organization and would be referred to as the ‘Sponsor Name’ Room in all communications related to the 2010 EAST Conference.  Signage and promotional items (provided by sponsor) may also be placed in the room. Seven available, placement will be coordinated by priority on a first come first-serve basis.

Poster Competition—$2,500
Your company name and/or logo would appear in all communications related to the 2010 EAST Conference poster competition as the competition sponsor.  Your organization would have an opportunity to present the poster competition award during the Opening Plenary on Tuesday, March 2. Your Company logo will also be displayed on signage along with the with poster finalists near the main exhibit hall entryway. 

Aisle Sign—$1,500
Your company logo listed in the exhibit hall on the bottom of one hanging 2’x6’ aisle sign.  Seven available, placement will be coordinated by priority on a first-come first-serve basis.

In-Kind Donation
We welcome and appreciate in-kind donations. Vendors donating at least $10,000 in goods or services will be listed as an in-kind sponsor in the conference program and on a 15’x15’ banner listing all sponsors, hanging above exhibit area. Any in-kind donations valued below $10,000 will be thanked on our conference website.

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