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Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

2015 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities


National Underground Railroad conference sponsors demonstrate their commitment to advancing this important history through contributions that support conference programs and events. Each level of giving offers unique opportunities to build and expand your brand awareness. Sponsorship opportunities can be tailored to showcase your organization’s mission and sponsorship objectives, and all sponsors are prominently recognized on the conference website and throughout all conference materials.

Become a Sponsor!

Sponsor a Specific Event


Wednesday Evening Reception                   $5,000


Premium Benefits


• Introduction and thank you at beginning of event
• Opportunity to address attendees
• Logo on signage during event
• Full page ad inside conference program
• Two full conference registrations

Standard Benefits


• Logo on back cover of conference program
• Logo on signage recognizing all conference sponsors
• Table space in exhibitor hall to share sponsor materials
• Link to your website on National UGRR conference web pages

 

Morning Breaks                                            $1,000


Perk up our attendees and your visibility during a mid-morning coffee break. Two opportunities available

 


Premium Benefits


• Logo on signage during morning break


Standard Benefits


• Logo on back cover of conference program
• Logo on signage recognizing all conference sponsors
• Table space in exhibitor hall to share sponsor materials
• Link to your website on National UGRR conference web pages


Afternoon Breaks                                        $2,000


Perk up our attendees and your visibility during an afternoon break. Two opportunities available


Premium Benefits


• Logo on signage during coffee break

Standard Benefits


• Logo on back cover of conference program
• Logo on signage recognizing all conference sponsors
• Table space in exhibitor hall to share sponsor materials
• Link to your website on National UGRR conference web pages

 

 

Exhibit Hall Beverage Station                   $1,500


Make sure attendees are well hydrated and have another reason to visit the exhibit hall


Premium Benefits


• Logo on beverage station signage


Standard Benefits


• Logo on back cover of conference program
• Logo on signage recognizing all conference sponsors
• Table space in exhibitor hall to share sponsor materials
• Link to your website on National UGRR conference web pages

 


Underground Railroad Tour                     $1,000


Provide transportation for tour exploring the region’s Underground Railroad sites


Premium Benefits


• Thank you at beginning of tour
• Two tour tickets
• Logo on signage during event

 

Standard Benefits


• Logo on back cover of conference program
• Logo on signage recognizing all conference sponsors
• Table space in exhibitor hall to share sponsor materials
• Link to your website on National UGRR conference web pages

 


Legacy Tour                                           $1,000


Provide transportation for tour exploring the region’s African American presence after the Civil War


Premium Benefits


• Thank you at beginning of tour
• Two tour tickets
• Logo on signage during event

 

Standard Benefits

Logo on back cover of conference program
Logo on signage recognizing all conference sponsors
Table space in exhibitor hall to share sponsor materials
Link to your website on National UGRR conference web pages

 


Don’t want to sponsor a specific event, but interested in contributing to the conference and making it a success


General Sponsorship

Platinum                                              $10,000 and above
Gold                                                    $5,000-$9,999
Silver                                                  $2,000-$4,999
Bronze                                                $1,000-$1,999
Patron                                                 $500
Supporter                                            $100
Friend                                                 $50


BENEFITS


• Credit on "donor" pages in the conference program book, where we list the contribution and donation level, (platinum, gold, silver, etc.)
• Recognition of  platinum, gold, silver, and bronze levels throughout the conference
• Personal recognition of platinum, gold, silver, and bronze levels during the opening convocation and banquet
• Companies that donate at the platinum, gold, silver, and bronze levels can also have their logo on the back cover of the program book, logo on                 conference sponsor signage, and credit and link to your website on National UGRR Conference web pages.
• Platinum and gold sponsors receive two full-conference registrations.
• Bronze and silver sponsors receive one full-conference registration.

Note: Representatives from sponsoring companies must be registered to attend conference events and programs.