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Sponsorship Opportunities

At the AFT TEACH 2013 conference there are a variety of opportunities available for you to highlight your company and reach thousands of teachers and school staff. Sponsor an individual event, donate a raffle prize, place an ad in the conference program or co-sponsor the entire conference. If you are interested in sponsorship or if you have any questions, please contact Heidi Glidden at hglidden@aft.org

AFT TEACH Conference Co-sponsorship

Platinum ($20,000 or more)
Platinum sponsors receive the gold benefits, plus:

  • a full-page, black-and-white ad in the conference program;
  • two additional complimentary exhibitor registrations;
  • prominent exhibit location;
  • company name scrolled on screens prior to and after plenary sessions; and

Gold ($15,000-$19,999)
Gold sponsors receive the silver benefits, plus:

  • two additional complimentary exhibitor registrations; and
  • an acknowledgment in AFT's magazine, American Teacher, which has a circulation of over 800,000 people nationwide.

Silver ($10,000-$14,999)
Silver sponsors receive the bronze benefits, plus:

  • prominent signage at the conference; and
  • two complimentary exhibitor registrations.

Bronze ($5,000-$9,999)
Bronze sponsors receive:

  • a listing on the "Thank You Conference Sponsors" sign at exhibit hall entrance and in the registration lobby;
  • one free, 10'x10' exhibit space; and
  • an acknowledgment on the AFT TEACH 2013 website.

AFT TEACH Event Sponsorship

Closing Brunch ($20,000)
Your company name will be displayed prominently at the final conference brunch. The sponsoring company will also receive the benefits of a Platinum Sponsor.

Reception ($20,000)
Sponsor a special night of dining and dancing for conference participants! The sponsoring company will also receive the benefits of a Platinum Sponsor.

Computers for E-mail Stations ($20,000)
Your company name will be prominently displayed at the e-mail stations located in the Expo area. The sponsoring company will also receive the benefits of a Platinum Sponsor.

Computers for Resource Center ($20,000)
Your company name will be prominently displayed at the resource center located outside the Expo area. The sponsoring company will also receive the benefits of a Platinum Sponsor.

Registration Coffee ($10,000)
Your company name will be displayed prominently in the registration area. The sponsoring company will also receive the benefits of a Silver Sponsor.

Expo Snack ($10,000)
Your company name will be displayed prominently in the Resource room/Expo area. The sponsoring company will also receive the benefits of a Silver Sponsor.

Afternoon Refreshment Break ($7,500)
Your company name will be displayed prominently in the Expo area. The sponsoring companies will also receive the benefits of a Bronze Sponsor.

Morning Coffee Break ($4,500)
Your company name will be displayed prominently in the Expo area. The sponsoring companies will also receive the benefits of a Bronze Sponsor.

Conference Prize Sponsor
Conference prize sponsors donate prizes to be given away throughout the conference. Prizes could include a TV, digital camera, smartphone, Smart board, tablets, DVD player, computer, etc. As a conference prize sponsor, your company will receive the following:

  • Prominent signage at the prize drawing event;
  • a listing on the "Thank You Conference Sponsors" sign in the registration lobby; and
  • their company name scrolled on screens prior to and after plenary sessions.

Conference Program Advertising Opportunities

  • Inside front cover, 4-color—$2,500
  • Inside back cover, 4-color—$2,500
  • Full-page, black & white advertisement—$2,000
  • Half-page, black & white advertisement—$1,000

Note:

  • Sponsorships are not confirmed until full payment is received, and those fees are non-refundable once received.
  • Booth space beyond that which is provided as part of sponsorship can be purchased at the regular booth space rental charges.
  • Other sponsorships may be available and we're always open to new ideas!
  • The AFT reserves the right to change or substitute sponsorship benefits and will notify affected organizations of such changes as soon as possible.
  • The AFT reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any organization for sponsorship.

If you are interested in sponsorship or if you have any questions, please contact Heidi Glidden at hglidden@aft.org.