Sponsorship Options

Packages

Bronze Sponsor

Investment: At least $5,000
Benefits include Bronze package plus:

  • Identification as sponsor using company name and/or logo on conference website, Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet slide presentations, and all event related printing.*
  • Opportunity to host a breakout session(s)
  • Opportunity to insert promotional materials into 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 exhibit hall entrance
  • Company logo on 15'x15' sponsor banner in exhibit hal; logo placement and size according to sponsorship level
  • 3'x5' banner on bleacher rail in exhibit hall

*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 $10,000
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)
  • Increase to 3'x10' banner on rail in exhibit hall

Gold Sponsor 

Investment: At least $15,000
Benefits include Bronze package plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10'x20'
  • 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 5'x5' banner on rail in exhibit hall

Diamond Sponsor

Investment: At least $25,000
Benefits include Bronze package plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10'x20'
  • Additional 6 tickets to Banquet (10 tickets total)
  • Increase to :90 second commercial aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour (provided by sponsor)
  • 5'x10' banner in exhibit hall
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet entrance signage
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet tickets (approximately 2000)

Presenting 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 1:20 second commercial aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour (provided by sponsor)
  • 10'x10' banner in exhibit hall
  • 15'x15' 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 – Premium

A la Carte Sponsorships valued greater than $5,000 include a sponsorship package, as well as the additional promotional printing listed.

Founder’s Award – $15,000

Your company name and/or logo prominently displayed on stage during Awards Banquet and your company thanked and recognized during awards presentation. The Awards Banquet is the highlight of the Conference, bringing together over 2,000 students, facilitators, administrators, and community leaders to celebrate the highest honor for an EAST program: winning the Founder's Award. Also includes Silver sponsorship benefits.

Registration Bags – $10,000

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. Bags are filled with promotional and event related materials and presented to approximately 300 conference participants (each school, VIPs, sponsors, exhibitors, judges, etc.). Also includes Bronze sponsorship benefits.

Conference Program – $8,000

One page dedicated to recognition of your company’s sponsorship on back cover or other prominent location in conference program. The program is provided to all conference participants (approximately 2,500). Also includes Bronze sponsorship benefits.

Conference Website – $7,000

Your company name and/or logo prominently displayed on home page of event website (http://conference.eastproject.org) and your organization identified as the official sponsor of the Conference website. Also includes the Bronze sponsorship benefits.

Lanyards – $6,000

Your company name and/or logo imprinted on approximately 2,000 lanyards to be worn by conference attendees. Also includes Bronze sponsorship benefits. 

A la Carte – Plus

Sponsorships less than $5,000 will be provided with:

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

T-shirt Sleeve – $4,000

Your company logo printed on one sleeve of official conference T-shirt. Shirts are provided to all conference participants (approximately 2500) and feature conference logo on front and recognition of other sponsorship levels on back. Two available.

VIP Reception – $3,000

Your company name and/or logo printed on all VIP Reception invitations and signage opportunities within reception venue (signs provided by sponsor). Six (6) tickets to 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

Your company name and/or logo imprinted on the back of 200 commemorative coins. Students are presented these coins by EAST staff, VIP guests and competition judges for exemplifying the core values of EAST.  Recipients of the coins and the sponsor are recognized at Conference closing session.

Breakout Session Room – $2,500

Your company and/or logo on signage outside one of the dedicated training rooms, which offer multiple sessions daily throughout the Conference. Room will be “named” for your organization and referred to as the “Sponsor Name Room” in all conference communications. Signage and promotional items (provided by sponsor) may also be placed in the room. Placement will be coordinated by priority on a first-come first-served basis. Seven available.

Poster Competition – $2,500

Your company name and/or logo in all communications related to the conference poster competition as the competition sponsor.  Opportunity to present the poster competition award during the Opening Plenary on Tuesday, March 1. Company logo also displayed on signage along with the 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. Placement coordinated by priority on a first-come first-served basis.  Eight available.

A la Carte – Standard

Table Display – $500 EAST Table, $750 VIP Table

Your company name and/or logo displayed on one table of ten seats during Awards Banquet where students, facilitators, administrators, parents and community leaders will see your support of EAST. Tables assigned on a first-come, first-served basis with earliest sponsors placed at tables closest to stage. VIP tables are reserved in front middle two sections and host community leaders, industry leaders, legislators and other prominent supporters of EAST. Table display sponsors recognized and thanked on Conference website and in program. Approximately 175 EAST tables available and 25 VIP tables available.

In-Kind Donations

We welcome and appreciate in-kind donations. In-kind donations will receive the benefits associated with the value of the item(s) donated.  All in-kind donations will be recognized and thanked on the conference website.

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