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General Session - Presenting Sponsor ($25,000) SOLD OUT
General Sessions bring together the entire assembly of PTA convention attendees, featuring nationally-known keynote speakers who inspire and inform. As the Presenting Sponsor of one General Session, your company will receive verbal and visual recognition (slide) during the session from the podium by a PTA leader, your company representative can deliver up to 5 minutes of remarks on stage (can include a multimedia presentation) as well as introduce the session’s featured speaker, and PTA will disseminate your sponsor-supplied item on all the chairs just prior to the start of the session.
WiFi - Providing Sponsor ($20,000)
Want to be the hero of this convention? Sponsor the WiFi for all attendees! Your company will decide what word or phrase will be used as the WiFi password, which becomes a fun branding opportunity. Signage in high traffic areas will alert attendees to the availability of WiFi due to your company’s generosity and feature the password. Additionally, PTA will acknowledge your company’s generous support of the WiFi access in the printed convention program, verbally from the podium during a General Session, and on walk-in slides.
National PTA Awards & Reflections Celebration, Host Sponsor ($20,000)
New in 2016, PTA has brought together our various awards programs to create one unforgettable, fun and entertaining evening event. With award-winning Reflections student performances, a plated dinner, and the unveiling of PTA’s annual volunteer award recipients, this heartwarming event celebrates the value of the arts in education and the life-changing impact of PTA volunteerism. As a Host Committee Sponsor, your company representative will co-present (with a PTA leader) one prestigious PTA award on stage and host two VIP tables adjacent to the stage. Your company will receive 20 specially branded VIP tickets. Your company may decorate your two tables as desired and place materials on each chair.
Convention Tote Bags ($20,000)
Promote your organization’s message and logo on the official convention tote bag, which is distributed to all attendees. The tote bag is a traditional keepsake that will be used by attendees throughout the convention and long after it concludes. As the exclusive sponsor, your company’s logo/message will be printed on all tote bags and your company may supply up to three items to be inserted into the bags. (If your company produces bags and wants to supply the actual convention bags in quantity, please inquire about an alternative lower rights fee.)
Today’s Parents, Tomorrow’s Leaders: Growing a New Generation of PTA Champions Symposium ($15,000)
As the Presenting Sponsor of this year's symposia, your company will receive verbal and visual recognition (slide) during the event from the podium by a PTA leader, your company representative can deliver up to 5 minutes of remarks on stage (can include a multimedia presentation) as well as introduce the session’s featured speaker and/or panel, and PTA will disseminate your sponsor-supplied item on all the chairs just prior to the start of the session. This event will take place Friday, June 23rd from 1 - 2:45 PM at The Paris Hotel.
Convention Workshops - Presenting Sponsor ($10,000) SOLD
Convention T-Shirt ($10,000) SOLD
Demonstrate your alignment with education and commitment to professional development as the Presenting Sponsor of the convention workshops. Your company will be acknowledged on classroom signage (entry sign, table tents) and in scripted welcome remarks by the moderator at the start of each workshop. Additionally, PTA will disseminate your sponsor-supplied material just prior to the start of each workshop.
The Convention t-shirt is another coveted souvenir for attendees. Sponsor will have the opportunity to brand the back of the t-shirt, and host a table in the registration corridor or expo hall to pass out the shirts and network with folks picking up their special gift.
Convention Badge Lanyards ($7,500) SOLD
This is the ultimate sponsorship for companies that want to raise visibility for their brand. Imprint your logo on the official convention badge lanyard, which will be worn by attendees throughout the convention and captured in nearly every convention photo. PTA will produce and distribute the lanyards, upon approval of the lanyard layout by your company.
Convention App ($7,500) SOLD
The Convention app is a great way for attendees to stay connected to the Convention schedule of events, speaker details and expo highlights. Launched at the 2014 convention, our usage among attendees skyrocketed in 2015! Attendees “get” that the app is convenient and easy to use, and it increasingly trumps the convention program as their source of information before, during, and after the convention. As a sponsor of the App, enjoy your company’s branding throughout the sections, and the opportunity to submit one daily push notification out to all attendees’ home screen on their phones (up to 3 total).
Endowment Lunch – Host Sponsor ($5,000) SOLD
The PTA Endowment Fund ensures that the association can continue to carry out education, advocacy, programs and initiatives that advance our mission. This year’s lunch will recognize donors who have made a significant contribution to that effort. As the exclusive host sponsor, your company will receive verbal recognition from the podium, up to 5 minutes to make remarks, and the opportunity to disseminate one item at the lunch.
Convention Lapel Pins ($5,000) SOLD
PTA members covet their annual convention pins and treat them as highly collectible! Bring a tremendous amount of traffic to your booth by sponsoring the official 2017 National PTA Convention keepsake lapel pin. PTA will design and produce the pin, featuring the official convention theme/design, and deliver the entire quantity of pins to your booth for exclusive distribution. At onsite check-in, all attendees will receive a printed voucher featuring your company’s logo and booth number instructing them to pick up their pin at your booth during expo hall hours.
Hotel Key Cards ($2,500 rights fee +)
Be one of the first companies to get the attention of attendees upon their arrival in Las Vegas by featuring your logo and booth-driving message on the hotel key cards of the official convention hotels. Since a hotel key is used multiple times each day for several days, the recall of your brand will be particularly high among our attendees. Sponsor can choose to design a custom key-card sleeve for an additional cost.
State Presidents’ Club Breakfast ($2,500) SOLD
Honor PTA’s legacy by supporting a fun annual tradition at the convention, the State Presidents’ Club Breakfast – an invitation-only ticketed event that brings together past state PTA presidents. As the exclusive sponsor, your company representative will make brief welcoming remarks and enjoy honored guest status. Get to know this special group of PTA movers and shakers! Signage at the entry way and table tents throughout the suite will indicate your company’s support of the event.
Diversity and Inclusion Breakfast – Host Sponsor ($2,500) SOLD
Emerging minority leaders at every level of PTA gather over breakfast to explore ways of engaging families from diverse backgrounds. As the exclusive host sponsor, your company will receive verbal recognition from the podium, up to 5 minutes to make remarks, and the opportunity to disseminate one item at the breakfast.
Convention Pens ($2,500 rights fee +) SOLD
Supplying your company’s branded pens to be placed in all the convention tote bags is a simple, cost-effective way to provide a useful service to attendees and literally put your brand into their hand.
Convention Notepads ($2,500 rights fee +)
Supplying your company’s branded notepads to be placed in all the convention tote bags is a great complement to the pen sponsorship above or equally viable as a standalone way to put your brand in front of the attendees throughout their convention experience.
National PTA Awards & Reflections Celebration Patron Table ($1,000 per table)
There is no better way to capture the heart and mind of a PTA leader than with the gift of a complimentary ticket to NPTA's Reflections & Awards Celebration. By sponsoring a VIP table, which seats 10 people, your company receives acknowledgment on your table and in the special event program. PTA staff will assist you in inviting and confirming specific guests on your wish list, or you can create excitement by giving away the tickets from your booth onsite in the Expo Hall. Your company may decorate your table as desired and place materials on each chair.
Reflections & Awards Celebration Dessert Reception – Host Sponsor ($20,000)
Surprise and delight attendees with a delicious dessert, featuring your company logo. Ability to give remarks during dessert OR present an award during the program. The dessert host will also be given a Patron Table and a full page ad in the Celebration print program.
Convention Lunch Sponsor (Inquire for more information) Reserved
Treat each attendee to a discounted boxed lunch by sponsoring the concession stands located in the Expo Hall on Friday and/or Saturday. Drive traffic to your booth as attendees come by to pick up thier coupon, complete with your logo.
Host State PTA & Volunteers Lounge (Inquire for more information)
Each year, the National PTA Convention is supported by over 125 tireless, cheerful volunteers from the host state PTA. As a supporting sponsor of the Host State PTA & Volunteers Lounge, your company logo will be featured with others on the back of all volunteers’ official shirts as they run all over the convention venue assisting attendees and doing countless tasks. In addition, table tents and entrance signage indicates your support. This is a highly visible sponsorship that engenders much appreciation, as a portion of the sponsor funds cover snacks, beverages, and special gifts for the volunteers.
Fitness Break – Host Sponsor (Inquire for more information) SOLD OUT
Healthy Lifestyles are a priority focus for all PTAs and we practice what we preach at the convention by having fun fitness breaks and other health-focused activities in the midst of general sessions and throughout the convention venue. As the exclusive host of one fitness break, your company representative and/or a designated fitness expert can come on stage to make a brief remark and then lead the assembly in a non-strenuous fitness moment. This was a big hit at the 2015 convention when Olympian Shannon Miller and Polar hosted a surprise fitness break in the middle of a general session – our delegates loved it!
+ indicates that the company will incur additional production costs to fulfill their obligations to this sponsorship, above and beyond the specified rights fee paid to National PTA.