Why Sponsor?

Sponsoring the NAIS Annual Conference builds visibility for your brand, connects you with educators, and gives you a forum to share your organization’s expertise. Whether you are trying to reach schools at the local or national level, aligning your company with this conference will win your brand valuable exposure to 5,000+ attendees, including independent school leaders, administrators, and teachers throughout the country.

Sponsorship Benefits

  Diamond Platinum Gold Silver Bronze
VISIBILITY: Logo in conference preview (October 20), program (February 5), website, and signage x x x x x
RECOGNITION: Thank-you from NAIS leader at general session, acknowledgement in email and social media, on-site sponsor ribbons, sponsorship sign for your exhibit booth x x x x x
CONNECTIONS: Advance selection of your 2019 NAIS Annual Conference exhibit booth location, pre-conference or post-conference direct mail attendee list* x x x x x
Complimentary Conference Registrations 5 4 3 2 1
Company Logo Showcased in the General Session Slide Show Individual Slide Individual Slide Shared Slide Shared Slide Shared Slide
Standard 10’x10’ Exhibit Booth(s) 2 FREE 2 FREE 1 FREE 50% Off 25% Off
Drink Tickets for Customers at the Networking Reception 25 20 15 10 5
Company Logo on Annual Conference Homepage x x x    
Complimentary Tickets to President’s Breakfast 4 2      
Individual Mention on Social Media x x      
Banner Ad on Conference Mobile App x        

*Direct mail attendee list excludes email and is contingent upon NAIS approval of marketing material. 

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Level Visibility Opportunity Description Available Cost
  Hotel Key Cards 5,000+ Independent School leaders and decision makers with your company logo at their fingertips the entire week of the conference! 1 $30,000
  Mobile App Splash Page Display an ad for your business that attendees will see each time they open the 2018 Annual Conference show in the NAIS Events app. 1 $30,000
  Name Badge Lanyards Display your logo proudly on  lanyards attached to conference name badges which are required to be worn by all attendees in order to access sessions. 1 $30,000
  Welcome Reception Co-host the official Annual Conference welcome reception with NAIS.  1 $25,000
  General Session Speakers Attach your company name to one of the 2018 Annual Conference General Session Speakers, and have up to 10 seats reserved for you and your guests at the front of the hall. 4 $20,000
  Wi-Fi Login Have your company be the face of the Annual Conference Wi-Fi for all attendees every time they log into the Wi-Fi at the Convention Center.  1 $20,000
  Lunch (Thursday or Friday) Treat Annual Conference attendees to lunch in the NAIS Expo while they network with their colleagues and exhibitors on either Thursday or Friday.  2 $15,000
  Makerspace Make your mark by aligning your brand with our Makerspace within our Expo and supporting the important work it does to inspire our schools to create or improve upon their own makerspaces. 1 $15,000
  Featured Workshop Attach your name to one of the Annual Conference Featured Workshops. 9 $15,000
  Meetup Space Brand one of our lounge/meetup spaces intended to encourage our attendees to gather and network within the Expo! 3 $15,000
  Relaxation Lounge Treat conference attendees to a massage and some well-deserved downtime in the Expo’s relaxation lounge.  1 $15,000
  Charging Stations Have your logo wrapped on our charging stations within the Expo. 1 $10,000
  AM Break (Thursday or Friday) Put your logo in everyone's hand with branded break items like coffee cup sleeves. 2 $10,000
  PM Break (Thursday or Friday) Put your logo in everyone's hand with branded break items like coffee cup sleeves. 2 $10,000
  Headshot Booth Display your logo proudly at the Headshot Booth while Annual Conference attendees stop by to get their professional headshots. 1 $10,000
  General Sponsorship This allows you to align your brand with the conference, but does not connect you to a specific event. Unlimited $5,000

For more information about these opportunities or if you are ready to sign up to sponsor the NAIS Annual Conference, contact us at sponsorship@nais.org