Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Packages

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Bronze Sponsor

Investment: At least $5,000
Benefits include:

  • Identification as sponsor using company name and/or logo on EAST Conference Website, Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet slide presentations, and all event related printing*
  • The opportunity to host a breakout session(s)
  • The opportunity to insert promotional materials into the Conference registration bags (estimated 300)
  • 10'x10' Exhibitor Booth
  • VIP Reception invitation for each banquet guest
  • Banquet Tickets (up to 4, valued at $42 each)
  • Sponsor recognition on banner stands at entrance of the exhibit hall
  • Company logo on 15'x15' sponsor banner in exhibit hall with logo placement and size according to sponsorship level
  • 3'x5' banner on rail in exhibit hall

Silver Sponsor

Investment: At least $10,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package plus:

  • Additional 2 tickets to Banquet (6 tickets total)
  • :30 second commercial (provided by sponsor), aired on 2 back-to-back large monitors on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour
  • Increase to 3'x10' banner on rail in exhibit hall

Gold Sponsor

Investment: At least $15,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10'x20'
  • Additional 4 tickets to Banquet (8 tickets total)
  • Increase to :60 second commercial (provided by sponsor), aired on 2 back-to-back large monitors on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour
  • Increase to 5'x5' banner on rail in exhibit hall 

Diamond Sponsor

Investment: At least $25,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10'x20'
  • Additional 6 tickets to Banquet (10 tickets total)
  • Increase to :90 second commercial (provided by sponsor) aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour 
  • 5'x10' banner in exhibit hall
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet entrance signage
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet tickets

Presenting Sponsor

Investment: At least $50,000
Benefits Include Bronze Package plus:

  • Increase exhibitor booth space to 10'x20'
  • Additional 6 tickets to Banquet (10 tickets total)
  • Increase to 1:20 second commercial (provided by sponsor) aired on floor of exhibit hall 2x/hour
  • 10'x10' banner in exhibit hall
  • 15'x15' banner in banquet hall
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet entrance signage
  • Company logo on Awards Banquet tickets 
  • Opportunity to make remarks at the Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet
  • Company logo listed in exhibit hall on main entrance aisle sign
  • Company name placement as presenting sponsor on Convention Center marquee

A la Carte - Premium

A la Carte Sponsorships valued greater than $5,000 include a Sponsorship Package, as well as the additional promotional printing listed.

Founder's Award - $15,000

Your company name and/or logo will be prominently displayed on stage during the Awards Banquet and your company will be thanked and recognized during the awards presentation.  The Banquet is the highlight of the Conference, bringing together over 2,000 students, facilitators, administrators, and community leaders to celebrate the highest honor for an EAST program: winning the Founder's Award. Includes Silver package benefits.

Registration Bag - $10,000

Your company name and/or logo imprinted on one side of a large tote bag with the Conference logo printed on the other. Bags are filled with promotional and event-related materials and presented to approximately 300 conference participants (each school, VIP, sponsor, exhibitor, and judge).  Includes Bronze package benefits.

Conference Program - $8,000

One page dedicated to recognition of your company's sponsorship on the back cover or other prominent location in the Conference program. The programs are provided to all conference participants (approximately 2,500). Includes Bronze package benefits.

Conference Website - $7,000

Your company name and/or logo will be prominently displayed on the home page of the Conference website and your organization identified as the official sponsor of the Conference website. Include Bronze package benefits.

Lanyards - $6,000

Your company name and/or logo imprinted on approximately 2,000 lanyards worn by conference attendees. Includes Bronze package benefits.

A La Carte Sponsors - Plus

Sponsorships less than $5,000 will be provided with:

  • The opportunity to host a breakout session(s)
  • The opportunity to insert promotional materials into registration bags (estimated 300)
  • Awards Banquet tickets (up to 2, valued at $42 each)
  • Identification as sponsor on website, Opening Plenary and Awards Banquet slide presentations, and event related printing specific to item as identified below. 
  • Invitation to VIP Reception

T-Shirt Sleeve - $4,000 (Two Available)

Your company logo printed on one sleeve of the official conference t-shirt.  Shirts are provided to all Conference participants (approximately 2500), displaying the EAST Conference Logo on the front and recognition of other sponsorship levels on the back. 

VIP Reception - $3,500

Your company name and/or logo printed on all VIP Reception invitations, with signage opportunities within the reception venue (signs provided by sponsor). Six (6) tickets to reception.  Guests include business and government leaders, other conference sponsors, exhibitors, VIPs, EAST Board of Directors, EAST student ambassadors, EAST alumni and other invited guests.

Difference Maker Coins - $3,000

Your company name and/or logo imprinted on the back of 200 coins given to select student participants during Conference. Students are presented these coins by EAST staff, VIP guests and competition judges for exemplifying the core values of EAST.  Recipients of the coins and sponsor are recognized at Conference closing session.

Breakout Session Room - $2,500 (Seven Available)

Your company name and/or logo on signage outside one of the dedicated training rooms, which offer multiple sessions daily throughout the conference.  The room will be "named" for your organization and referred to as the "Sponsor Name" Room in all communications related to the Conference.  Signage and promotional items (provided by sponsor) may also be placed in the room. Placement coordinated by priority on a first-come-first-served basis.

Poster Competition - $2,000

Your company name and/or logo displayed in all communications related to the EAST Conference poster competition as sponsor.  Opportunity to present the poster competition award and be recognized as competition sponsor during Opening Plenary, when students vote for poster winner via live texting.  Your company logo will also be displayed on signage along with finalist posters near the main exhibit hall entryway following voting and announcement of winner. The live text voting is a highlight of the Conference. 

Aisle Sign - $1,500

Your company logo displayed in exhibit hall on the bottom of one hanging 2'x6' aisle sign. Seven available placement coordinated by priority on a first-come-first-served basis. 

A La Carte Sponsors - Standard

Table Display - $250 VIP Table / $100 EAST Table

EAST Table: Your company name and/or logo displayed on one table for ten during Awards Banquet for students, facilitators, administrators, parents, and community leaders to see your support for their work.  

VIP Table: Reserved in the front middle two sections, hosting community and industry leaders, legislators, and other prominent supporters of EAST> Table displays assigned on a first-come-first-served basis with the earliest sponsors being placed on tables closest to the stage.  

All table display sponsors will be recognized and thanked on the Conference website and in the Conference program.  Approximately 175 EAST tables and 25 VIP tables available.  Volume pricing available for companies wishing to sponsor a minimum of ten tables.

EAST Enthusiasts - Individual Donations

Every little bit helps in producing this annual Conference for EAST students from across the country. Donations of any amount are welcome and show your support of the EAST model, the EAST Initiative and EAST students and facilitators.  Individual donations will be recognized and thanked on the Conference website as well as in the Conference program.

In-Kind Donations

We welcome and appreciate in-kind donations which will receive the benefits equal to the value of the item(s) donated. All in-kind donations will be recognized and thanked on the Conference website.

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