Become a sponsor at the NAESP 2011 Annual Convention & Exposition to reach more pre-K-8 school principals than at any other convention. Take advantage of the many opportunities listed below to put your message in front of the leaders from throughout the nation who have the most purchasing power in their schools!
CONVENTION TOTE BAG
Because the Convention tote bag is a traditional keepsake for attendees, your logo will build a positive image in their minds. Sponsors also have the opportunity to insert a company flyer or catalog for expanded marketing, at no additional cost.
LANYARD FOR BADGE HOLDER
Every attendee receives a badge holder with a lanyard, which you can customize with your logo or copy of your choice.
NAESP Central is a popular hub of attendee activity at the convention. It includes the National Principals Resource Center (NPRC), which gives attendees the opportunity to pick up the latest books on RTI, Professional Learning Communities, Differentiation Instruction, and more. Purchased books can be signed by the keynote speakers, distinguished lecturers and author presenters.
The hub of the Convention! Attendees will be able to retrieve and send e-mails while they are at the meeting. Each computer station will prominently display your company logo, with a link to the website of your choice.
WELLNESS CENTER (multiple sponsorships available)
Take care of your mind, body, and spirit at NAESP’s Wellness Center. Attendees are sure to visit this area to rest, relax, and take advantage of the seated chair massage, water stations and light healthy snacks.
YOU ARE HERE EXPO MAP
Who-What-When-Where? A pocket-sized map of the exposition and city sites will be delivered into the hand of every attendee. NAESP attendees will use their guides every day of the Convention to locate exhibitors and special events, and to plan their schedules. You get a panel ad on the map for your sponsorship.
HOTEL ROOM KEY SPONSORSHIP
Put your message directly in NAESP hotel guests’ hands. Guests look at their keycard an average of 10 times each day, and with your company logo on the card, you will gain extra exposure.
HOTEL ROOM DROP SPONSORSHIP
Have one item of your choice delivered to each attendee’s hotel room.
NAESP BOARD OF DIRECTORS WELCOME VIDEO
Each NAESP officer and Board member is professionally videotaped welcoming attendees to the meeting. The video messages are broadcast continuously on the monitors in a high traffic area of the Convention Center. Have your company logo displayed among the leaders of the profession on the video! Includes production.
CONVENTION PEN & PAD
Each registered attendee’s tote bad will include a pen and pad.
CONVENTION WEBSITE BANNER AD (multiple rotating ad slots available)
Have the logo or slogan of your choice placed on the convention website up to the time of the Convention.
TOTE BAG INSERTS (limit 15 companies)
Drop a flyer, special offer, or product catalog in the Convention tote bag given to each registered attendee. Draw attention to your booth, or remind attendees of your products and services after the Convention. Item must be approved by NAESP exhibits manager.
RECEPTIONS & SPECIAL EVENTS
Help start the convention off with a bang with an evening the principals won’t forget.
CLOSING PRESIDENT’S CELEBRATION
Sponsor this popular cocktail reception held on the closing night of the Convention, filled with music, food, and fun! Open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres for VIP attendees, and special remarks from Barbara Chester, President of NAESP, from Portland, Oregon. Advance invitations are sent out for this event. Don’t miss this opportunity to mingle with the state and national leaders of NAESP with your two complimentary invitations.
NEW MEMBER AND FIRST-TIME ATTENDEE BREAKFAST
The New Member Breakfast is the event to attend for new NAESP members and first-time attendees. This sponsorship allows you the opportunity to place one item in each chair at the breakfast, have your logo on the screen in the session, and receive a list of breakfast attendees. Estimated attendance is 300.
COFFEE BREAK IN THE EXHIBIT HALL
$10,000 for one/$15,000 for both days
This opportunity offers your company on-site and event signage and customized cup wraps encouraging attendees to stop by your booth.
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT
$15,000 (multiple sponsorships available)
The NAESP Community Service Project encourages members to come together and give back to local communities on behalf of the education industry during the NAESP Annual Convention. Potential projects include off-site refurbishing or cleanup efforts at local elementary schools in the Tampa area. Aside from helping schools in need, the service project provides challenging teambuilding activities and an innovative venue for networking. In addition to a unique networking opportunity, each participant gains the satisfaction of helping out the community. The entire sponsorship fee will go directly to the schools involved in the community service project.
NAESP MENTOR CERTIFICATION AND PRINCIPAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
The NAESP Mentor and Leadership Programs at convention include three events: the Nationally Certified Principal Mentors reception, a training seminar, and a focus group for NAESP School Leadership Mentor Standards and NAESP Principal Standards. Highly energized school leaders discuss the future of the principalship and share their work from school districts around the country and world to develop effective succession plans. Sponsorships will have high visibility and will be acknowledged through links on the NAESP website and in the Convention Program book. Sponsorship materials can also be distributed at the events.
DIVERSE LEARNING COMMUNITIES NETWORKING RECEPTION
Through this event, as a sponsor you could have contact with a diverse gathering of active members from around the nation and groups within NAESP.
This is a networking opportunity for principals who have been selected as National Distinguished Principals by their respective sponsoring organizations. This recognition is based on the principal’s outstanding commitment to significantly improved student learning, meaningful community engagement, and safe supportive environments for all learners.
STATE REPRESENTATIVES RECEPTION
NAESP has a State Representative from each state who are the Association’s messengers, relaying information to and from the Association about conferences, workshops, school districts, state business, membership, etc…They give NAESP feedback and we communicate with them throughout the year. As a sponsor you could have contact with these representatives in each state and could in turn, enhance your sponsorship at local affiliate events.
NEW THIS YEAR!
Donate prizes of your choice (we request at least $25.00 in value) to be included in our daily “Prize Wheel” drawings. Attendees will take turns spinning the wheel to win great prizes. Donate as many prizes as you want!
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