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2024 Annual Conference Sponsorships Opportunities

Make an Impact! Sponsor the 2024 NASPAA Annual Conference.

The 2024 NASPAA Annual Conference sponsorship options are here! This year, we are pleased to announce new opportunities to support NASPAA and get your school recognized as we welcome everyone in Washington, DC. Please review the list of options below.

Note

  • Items listed as ‘SOLD’ are no longer available
  • There will be a lottery among bidders to determine who will receive the sponsorship if needed. Complete the online reservation form via Survey Monkey to submit your sponsorship request officially. Please do not inquire via email.
  • The list of SOLD items will be updated weekly on Fridays

NASPAA sponsorships a great opportunity to give your program visibility within the public affairs education community. Sponsorship packages are available at various “metallic” levels and offer benefits (identified in the chart below). Review details of sponsorships below. Please note that an exhibit table can be added to any sponsorship level for an additional fee.

*This sponsorship is reserved for accredited programs only. However, programs undergoing (re)accreditation during the 2023-2024 review cycle are excluded from this sponsorship opportunity to preserve the integrity of the review process.

Table of sponsorship benefits based on the level

Premier Level

Co-sponsor of the official welcome event of #NASPAA2023! The reception will be on Wednesday, October 23, at the conference hotel. Sponsors will receive recognition in event promotions and onsite signage. Use this opportunity to exhibit/distribute school materials or giveaways (NASPAA must approve). Est. 300-350 guests.

The sponsor of the mobile conference app will receive premium digital ad placement and recognition within the app, and recognition with the app download instructions in conference program and communications.

Sponsor the official opening session of the 2024 Annual Conference. The opening plenary will be on Thursday, October 24th. The sponsor will receive verbal recognition, an acknowledgment in the event slideshow, visibility in the mobile app through push notifications, placement of a custom ad in the event slideshow (provided by the sponsor), the ability to place school promo materials/giveaways at all guest seats, tables, and place signage on stage. Premium seating is reserved for school leadership. Est. 350 guests

Celebrate some of NASPAA's leaders worldwide by sponsoring the NASPAA Awards luncheon on Thursday, October 24th. Sponsor receives verbal recognition, an acknowledgment in the event slideshow, visibility in the mobile app push notification, and placement of a custom ad in the event slideshow (provided by the sponsor); the ability to place school promo materials/giveaway at all guest seats and place signage on stage (NASPAA must approve). Receive complimentary luncheon tickets for up to three attendees and premium table seating for school leadership. Est. 300-350 guests.

Share your commitment to supporting excellence in public service and celebratng the 50th anniversay of the organization by sponsoring the Friday Pi Alpha Alpha Awards Luncheon! The sponsor  will receive recognition in event promotions, push notifications in the mobile app, and onsite signage. Take advantage of the opportunity to exhibit/distribute school materials or giveaways (NASPAA must pre-approve). Receive complimentary luncheon tickets for up to three attendees and premium table seating for school leadership. Est. 250-300 guests.

Before we travel back to our corners of the Earth, let’s celebrate the NASPAA community one more time. Co-sponsor the closing reception of #NASPAA2023! on October 25th in Washington, DC. Sponsors receive recognition in event promotions, push notifications in the mobile app, and onsite signage. Take advantage of the opportunity to exhibit/distribute school materials or giveaways (NASPAA must approve). Est. 300-350 guests.

Platinum Level

Help attendees chart their courses by sponsoring the NASPAA E-Flipbook. This digital program gives us a sustainable way to share the conference schedule. It is sent to all conference attendees in advance and shared widely in NASPAA communications. With this sponsorship, you receive the front page color ad placement and premium recognition in the flipbook.

Ready. Set. Swipe! Sponsor the item that will go into the hands of all conference hotel guests. Your logo will adorn the front of the hotel keycard distributed to attendees at the official conference hotel, Hyatt Regency.

See your logo alongside the NASPAA Annual Conference brand on one of the most visible items at the event, the welcome bag! Logo placement alongside NASPAA on a reusable bag distributed to attendees during registration to all. Est. 600 attendees

You can never have too many blankets hanging around! See your logo alongside the NASPAA Annual Conference brand on the first ever Annual Conference fleece! Item will be distributed to attendees at registration to all. Est. 600 attendees

Gold Level

We are bringing new tech to the 2024 Annual Conference to streamline check in! Be seen by every attendee at the event as they check in on all three days of the conference. See the image below for an example.

Printed programs are a hot commodity at the Annual Conference! Be the sponsor of the printed program. With this sponsorship, you receive recognition within the front of program content area in full color.

Learning each other's names helps to build a connection. It comes easy for some, and others may need a reminder. That's okay! We have you covered. Help attendees make connections by sponsoring this year's conference name badge lanyard. They are distributed at registration to all attendees, volunteers, and speakers.

We are thrilled to extend an exclusive invitation for your esteemed school to sponsor the inaugural First Time Attendee and New Member Lounge at the upcoming NASPAA Annual Conference. Elevate your school's brand and engage with potential collaborators by securing this prime sponsorship today.

The NASPAA community will forever remember the legacy and work of Dr. Nadia Rubaii. Co-sponsor the inaugural DEI Breakfast in honor of Dr. Rubaii. By co-sponsoring, you make this event accessible and free to a limited number of guests.

Sponsor the breakfast kickstarter of the day on Thursday

Sponsor the breakfast kickstarter of the day on Friday

Silver Level

Co-sponsor of the all-day coffee and tea on Wednesday, October 23rd; signage at station and recognition in flipbook program and mobile app.

Co-sponsor of the snack breaks on Wednesday, October 23rd; signage at station and recognition in flipbook and mobile app.

Sponsor of the AI lunch on Wednesday, October 23rd (est. 200 attendees). Onsite podium and slideshow recognition, the ability for promo materials/giveaway at all guest seats (NASPAA must pre-approve), and inclusion in all AI-specific communications

Co-sponsor of all-day coffee and tea on Thursday, October 24th; signage at station and recognition in flipbook program and mobile app.

Co-sponsor of all-day coffee and tea on Friday, October 25th; signage at station and recognition in flipbook program and mobile app.

Show your support of NASPAA by sponsoring the Annual Business Meeting. This is your chance to be highlighted during the event that welcomes the incoming NASPAA President and provides space for the community to hear from NASPAA leadership about the future of the organization. The sponsor receives live and visual (slide deck) recognition and the ability to provide promo materials/giveaways at all guest seats (NASPAA must pre-approve). Est. 100-200 guests

Bronze Level

Co-sponsor of Wednesday charrettes and workshops (Doctorial, Case Studies, etc.) on October 23rd. Recognition signage and inclusion in workshop-specific communications, flipbook, and mobile app listings.

Sponsor of the AI breakfast on Wednesday, October 23rd (est. 200 attendees). Onsite podium and AI slideshow recognition, ability to place promo/giveaway at all guest seats (pre-approved by COPRA staff), and inclusion in all AI-specific communications.

Sponsor of the snack break on Wednesday, October 23rd (est. 200 attendees). Onsite podium recognition, slide show, and inclusion in all AI-specific communications.

Co-sponsor of afternoon snack on Thursday, October 24th; signage at the onsite station and recognition in flipbook program and mobile app

Co-sponsor of afternoon snack on Friday, October 25th; signage at the onsite station and recognition in flipbook program and mobile app.

Copper Level

Sponsor a conference track and receive recognition in the flipbook and mobile app. Tracks include (select one or more to sponsor):

■  Track 1: Centering Equity

■  Track 2: Best Practices (SOLD)

■  Track 3: Democracy, Governance, and Human Rights (SOLD)

■  Track 4: Digital Transformation (SOLD)

■  Track 5: Health, Climate, and Energy (SOLD)

■  Track 6: Global Teaching and Learning

■  Track 7: Administrative Strategies for Career Professionals

 

Co-sponsor all day beverages during the 2024 Accreditation Institute on Wednesday, Oct. 23rd. Receive signage at the onsite station and recognition in the flipbook program and mobile app.

NASPAA is excited to announce our second annual Simulation Workshop to be held once again onThursday at the Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Workshop attendees will participate in a simulation workshop focusing on what we can learn and how we can benefit from educational simulations. Be the first to sponsor the Sim Workshop at the Annual Conference!

Supporter Level

Overall conference support does not go unnoticed. This is an excellent option for smaller budgets or to boost your sponsorship to the next donation level. Supporting sponsors will be recognized with their names listed on the NASPAA website, flipbook, mobile app, onsite slide shows, and signage.

How to Secure Your Sponsorship

Many options sell out quickly, so please act fast if you have a specific sponsorship in mind. Here are some tips and reminders as your team selects the sponsorship opportunity for your institution:

●  Please list alternate choices on your reservation form. We will do our best to keep this website updated weekly.

●  Complete the online reservation form via Survey Monkey to submit your sponsorship request officially. Please do not inquire via email.

●  At the time of the request submission, you may provide a credit card for payment or indicate that you wish to receive an invoice.

●  Logos and ads are due no later than August 9, 2024, to execute your sponsorship benefits fully. Logos and ads must follow the naming system below. 

Logos: Logo.InstitutionName.2024

Ads: Ad.InstitutionName.2024

IMPORTANT: To officially secure your sponsorship, payment (check, credit card, or ACH/wire transfer) must be submitted to NASPAA by September 3, 2024.

Questions about sponsorship options? Contact Ja'Nell Henry at henry@naspaa.org.

Questions about sponsorship invoices and payments? Contact 

If you are interested in a specific opportunity you do not see listed, please contact henry@naspaa.org. From time to time, we may be able to add additional elements and are also open to customizable options that align with your school's specific initiatives or objectives.

If you are interested in a specific sponsorship opportunity that you do not see listed, please contact henry@naspaa.org, as there may be some flexibility to add additional elements. NASPAA is also open to customizable options that align with your school's specific initiatives or objectives. 

Conference registration opens in June 2024.