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Sponsorships

National Conferences on Science Education

 

Show NSTA members and attendees that you support science teaching

Show that you are a market leader by elevating your branding, name recognition, and visibility at the world’s largest gathering of science educators.

To learn more about sponsorships, please contact:

Bob Jonas

rjonas@nstaalliances.org • 703-609-3974

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These diverse sponsor options offer organizations unique marketing solutions that are guaranteed to help you stand out.

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Hotel door

Hotel Door Drop

Limited to 4 Sponsors

$850 per drop

ONLY TWO LEFT

Increase your organization’s marketing reach by having a promotional item or piece of literature delivered directly to the doors of all conference attendees staying at the headquarters hotel on a peak night. You can use this item to greet attendees, share your organization’s message, and list your logo and booth number. Production and hotel charges not included.

Aisle banner

Aisle Sign Sponsorship

Ask if Your Aisle Is Still Available

Only Two Aisles Left!

$3,800 per aisle

Be the top dog in your aisle and draw extra attention and visibility to your booth by sponsoring your entire aisle. Your organization’s name and promotional copy will be incorporated into the aisle sign. Only one organization can sponsor each aisle.

Poster Sessions

Poster Sessions

$4,500

SOLD

Poster sessions were immensely popular at our last conference, drawing attendees into the expo hall! Sponsor these aisles to show your commitment to ingenuity and community in science teaching.

Details
  • Logo featured on every Poster Session sign
  • Branded carpet decals prominently featured in Poster Session aisles
  • Logo/branding incorporated into ceiling banner hanging above the area
  • Sponsor name and logo on all related signage
  • Sponsor’s representative may meet and greet guests and network with attendees
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral in area
  • Recognition on mobile app
Welcome letter

Welcome Letter

$5,100

SOLD

Be the company attendees check out while they check in. Every attendee at the headquarters hotel will receive an official welcome letter sponsored by you. It will feature must-have information for attendees, including the convention center map, registration desk hours, exhibit hall hours, and much more—along with a personalized message from your company.

housing

Housing Sponsorship

$5,100

Get noticed when your branding is included on all official housing confirmations sent to attendees prior to the National Conference—as well as posted on the NSTA housing webpages.

  

NSTA Cafe

NSTA Café

$5,200

Everyone needs to eat! Sponsoring the NSTA Café where attendees will find concessions, food service, beverages, etc. is guaranteed exposure, visibility, and branding in front of all attendees.

Details
  • Logo/branding incorporated into ceiling banner hanging above the area
  • Sponsor name and logo on all related signage
  • Sponsor’s representative may meet and greet guests and network with attendees
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral in area Recognition on mobile app
  • Recognition on mobile app
Ribbon Wall

Ribbon Wall

$5,800

Teachers love to stand out! Feature your logo on the NSTA Ribbon wall where teachers will self-select from dozens of badge ribbon options per their discipline (Elementary, Physics, Second Grade, etc.) and fun ones too. Your marks will be included on two different kiosks—one prominently displayed adjacent to registration, and a second in the NSTA Hub itself!

Details
  • Sponsor name and logo incorporated into the kiosk build and display
  • Sponsor marks on all related signage and promotional material
  • Sponsor has the opportunity to submit two customized ribbons to be produced per NSTA’s approval

  

Birds of a Feather

Birds-of-a-Feather Pavilion

$5,900

SOLD

Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) gatherings are informal get togethers of like-minded educators who wish to network or discuss topics of interest without a pre-planned agenda. For example, BoFs allow groups to meet and discuss issues relating to regular conference sessions and talk out common problems facing their grade levels or focus.

Details
  • Sponsor name and logo on table-top signs for each focus area
  • Recognition on ceiling hanging sign
  • Sponsor’s representative may meet and greet participants and network with attendees
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral on BoF tables Recognition on mobile app
  • Recognition on mobile app
Job Fair

Job Fair

$5,900

Raise your brand awareness with both prospective job seekers and hiring managers—including from nationwide school districts, universities and colleges, and other teaching services recruiting top educational talent.

Details
  • Logo featured on Job & Career Fair table
  • Branded carpet decals prominently featured in Job Fair aisles
  • Logo/branding incorporated into ceiling banner hanging above the area
  • Sponsor name and logo on all related signage
  • Sponsor’s representative may meet and greet guests and network with attendees
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral in area
  • Recognition on mobile app

Signature Level

Share a Thon

Share-a-thon Sessions

Exclusive $6,100

Sponsor this popular informal gathering of multiple presenters who share information about related projects and findings. Attendees roam around the space checking out the diverse offerings from table-top sessions to "make-n-take" opportunities, etc. Be part of this session to show your commitment and ingenuity in the science teaching community.

Details
  • Sponsor has the right to distribute promotional material in the session
  • Branded carpet decals prominently featured in the area
  • Sponsor can stage/display own signage or posters
  • Logo recognition on Share-a-thon signage
  • Acknowledgement on other sponsor signage
  • Recognition on mobile app
badges

Badge Coupon Promotion

$6,500

This is an exceptional opportunity to guarantee your message or promotion is seen by every attendee—as every conference participant must retrieve a badge from registration. In addition to a badge and relevant tickets, your customized copy will be included on badge print out stock.

High School Haven

High School Haven

$7,200

SOLD

Sponsoring the High School Haven--a dedicated learning and connecting space for high school educators who teach biology, chemistry, and/or physics, is guaranteed to get your brand directly in front of this targeted influential audience. This opportunity carries your brand outside the hall into the session arena.

Details
  • Sponsor has the right to distribute promotional material in the lounge
  • Branded carpet decals prominently featured in the area
  • Sponsor can stage/display own signage or posters
  • Representative can lightly engage attendees in the lounge
  • Logo recognition on HS Haven signage
  • Acknowledgement on other sponsor signage
  • Recognition on mobile app
You Are Here

You-Are-Here Kiosk

$8,000

SOLD

The “You-Are-Here” floor plan kiosk prominently located near the expo hall main entrance, with your booth highlighted and promotional material distributed.

Details
  • Sponsor name and logo incorporated into the kiosk build and display
  • Sponsor marks on all related signage and promotional material
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral at kiosk display

  

badges

Conference Lanyards

$8,700

SOLD

Your organization’s name and logo can appear exclusively on the official Denver National Conference lanyards distributed to all attendees and exhibitors when they arrive onsite. There is no better sponsorship to guarantee that you will always be on each and every attendee.

  • Recognition on the lanyard kiosk in registration area, where attendees will pick-up their bags
  • Includes bag insert or other promotional item

  

Water

Water Service

$11,500

Put your brand on the prominent water service stations located in multiple areas throughout the NSTA space—including, but not limited to, near the registration area, outside the workshop and session rooms, close to the general session keynote auditorium, in the expo hall, etc. Your logo will be recognized at each station, on the cups, and per your choice can also be included on a custom water bottle in each registration bag. (Production not included.) This way, attendees can fill up when they want using your branded bottle and then bring your brand back home with them.

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Head Shot Lounge

$12,500

The Headshot Lounge offers attendees the opportunity to have professional portraits taken while they are at the Denver National Conference. The lounge will be branded with your company’s logo and promoted in the mobile app. As the exclusive sponsor, you will also have the option to display promotional materials and giveaways.

Details
  • Logo/branding incorporated into ceiling banner hanging above the area
  • Sponsor name and logo on all related signage
  • Sponsor’s representative may meet and greet guests and network with attendees
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral in area
  • Recognition on mobile app
App

NSTA Conference App

$12,500

SOLD

Sponsoring the Conference App places your brand directly in front of attendees multiple times throughout the event. Your brand will be eye-catching, displayed on the splash screen, and will receive further exposure with 2 banner advertisements featured in the rotation at the top of the App. The App features maps, schedules by time and topic, speaker information, exhibitor listings, sponsor listings, general event information, and more. The App is central to the attendee experience in successfully navigating the conference.

Details
  • Dedicated advertising space on App home screen—2 Banners
  • Logo on splash page displayed when App is opened
  • 3 push notifications
Charging Station

Charging Station Lounge

Booth Display Area Included

$12,000

SOLD

As the Charging Station sponsor, you'll power the conference right in the center of all the activity. This lounge is the one location all our plugged-in attendees can't do without, ensuring that you'll be sponsoring the most indispensable location in Denver.

Details
  • Sponsor marks incorporated into charging stations as available.
  • Logo/branding incorporated into ceiling banner hanging above the area
  • Sponsor name and logo on all related signage
  • Sponsor’s representative may meet and greet guests and network with attendees
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral in area
  • Recognition on mobile app

Premier Level

plate

Board & Leadership Dinner

Booth Display Area Included

$14,000

This prestigious, invitation-only event celebrates the passing of the gavel from the outgoing President to the new. Your organization will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the NSTA Board of Directors, executive volunteers, and senior staff in an informal soiree.

Details
  • Sponsors name and logo on all related signage, invitations, and promotional material
  • Sponsors representatives may meet and greet guests at the door and network with guests during reception
  • Sponsor may present guests with a small token
  • Sponsor acknowledged and thanked for support during remarks by NSTA leadership
Wall of Ideas

Inspiration Wall

Booth Display Area Included

$14,500

SOLD

Work with our team on this creative partnership that gives you an opportunity to fully embed yourself into the experience and inspirational moments for our attendees. Put your brand (literally) in the hands of every attendee at every "ah-ha" moment. All attendees are given Post-It Notepads with instructions to "use these Post-It Notes to collect your favorite quotes, inspired ideas, doodles, sketches, or takeaways from the sessions you attend. Then add your Post-It Notes to the Inspiration Wall near the Keynote Session.”

Details
  • Sponsor’s name and logo incorporated into wall graphics and related signage and materials
  • Post-It Notes branded with sponsor marks and included in every registration bag and other highly trafficked areas
  • Sponsor may distribute promotional material
  • Recognition on mobile app
PLI

Professional Learning Institute

$14,500

SOLD OUT

The Professional Leasing Institute & Short Courses (PLI) sponsorship provides your company with unmatched and exclusive exposure with this premiere content that’s a kick-off to the show. The PLI is an ideal platform to elevate visibility with content leaders and leading experts in science education discussing important and timely topics at these immersive, half-day and full-day courses.

Details
  • Sponsor representative has the right to distribute material in the event area, break rooms, and lobby area
  • Two comp tables and chairs will be provided
  • Sponsor representative can be exclusively staged at the two break rooms and lightly engage attendees and pass out promotional material
  • Generous signage throughout event space, in break rooms, and lobby area
  • 1 Banner Ad in NSTA Reports
  • Logo recognition on NSTA Conference web pages, keynote slide, etc.
Pocket program

Pocket Program

$18,000

Distributed in registration bags and other locations the Pocket Program includes schedule at a glance, information about the keynote, the floor plan, and other important information in a portable, user-friendly design.

Details
  • Sponsor name and logo incorporated into the Pocket Program
  • Sponsor marks on all related signage and promotional material
  • Sponsor information highlighted in the Pocket Program

  

Keynote Speaker

General Session Keynotes

Booth Display Area Included

$18,000

SOLD OUT

This is in the upper echelon of conference sponsorships. Be the premiere player at NSTA with significant visibility onstage, online, and onsite throughout the conference. Align your company with science teaching professionals to reach the largest gathering of attendees and champion your brand in front of participants at one of our general session keynotes. Call to learn more about this year’s keynote speakers.

Details
  • Sponsor representative publicly thanked by NSTA leadership during remarks at expo opening ceremony
  • Brief keynote stage speaking/video opportunity (agreed and approved by NSTA)
  • Sponsor promotional flyer dropped on all keynote session seats
  • Includes a 10’ x 20’ expo hall booth space
  • Generous stage and keynote room recognition
  • Premium branding on all collateral
  • Promoted posts in conference app
  • Logo on website, select marketing materials, and additional onsite signage
Awards

Awards Kiosk

Booth Display Area Included

$18,000

Along with program partners, NSTA administers and presents numerous annual awards—including recognizing outstanding student achievements in STEM, conference funding for new teachers, Presidential Citation for extraordinary contribution in science education, acknowledgement of exemplary teachers, excellence in the classroom, and many other awards. NSTA will acknowledge and recognize these exceptional achievements in a highly visible, prominently placed kiosk and with signage on which your brand and logo will both be front and center and associated with these premiere award programs, including:

  • Sponsor name and logo incorporated into the kiosk build and display
  • Sponsor marks on all related signage and promotional material
  • Sponsor may distribute literature or collateral at kiosk display
Registration

Attendee Registration Area

Booth Display Area Included

$18,500

Sponsor the Registration Area where all attendees check in. As the first place all participants arrive and gather throughout the show, there is no higher branding visibility than having your marks incorporated with NSTA’s as we welcome our members and attendees to Denver.

Details
  • Sponsor’s name and logo will be included in prominent signage in the registration area
  • Sponsor’s name and logo will be incorporated into the design of the registration desks and décor
  • Includes display area outside of the exhibit hall
  • Recognition on mobile app

  

TV

Television Access in Host Hotel

$19,500

SOLD

Reach attendees staying in the official NSTA hotel by playing your promotional video throughout the conference on the headquarters hotel televisions. The sponsorship ensures that your message will be heard around the clock. NSTA will grant permission to the hotel for this service. Any video production costs or hotel fees are incurred by the sponsor.

bag

Conference Bag

$19,500

SOLD OUT

Your organization’s name and logo can appear exclusively on one side of the official Denver National Conference bags distributed to all attendees and exhibitors when they arrive onsite. This collector’s take-home piece brings your branding home to all attendees. Production included; two-color imprint.

Details
  • Recognition on the bag kiosk in registration area, where attendees will pick-up their bags
  • Includes bag insert or other promotional item
Toast

Attendee Toast Expo Welcome Reception

Booth Display Area Included

$19,500

The Attendee Toast provides your company with unmatched and exclusive exposure with this premiere kick-off to the show. This event will offer attendees the chance to visit the hall for light hors d'oeuvres and drinks and learn about the latest products and services. Sponsor this event to take advantage of the highly visible opportunity to greet and mingle with all attendees.

Details
  • Sponsor representative publicly thanked by NSTA leadership during remarks at expo opening ceremony
  • Includes a 10’ x 20’ exhibit space in the hall
  • Organization’s representative can be exclusively staged at the expo entrance to meet attendees and pass out promotional material
  • Organization can include promotional insert in all attendee registration bags
  • Sponsor can briefly use the expo hall PA system to address attendees
  • Custom napkins with sponsor logo can be distributed at all catering and beverage stations
  • Sponsor signage recognition at all beverage stations throughout the hall
  • Organization can distribute literature at all catering and beverage stations
  • Recognition on mobile app
Welcome

Kick-off & Opening Reception Welcome Reception*

$23,700

SOLD

The welcome reception provides your company with unmatched and exclusive exposure with this premiere kick-off to the show. This event will offer attendees the chance to network, connect with the sponsor, and enjoy hors d'oeuvres and drinks before the opening keynote session. Special invitations are extended to more than a dozen science education leaders from all 50 states.

Details
  • Sponsor representative publicly thanked by NSTA leadership during informal remarks at the event
  • Organization’s representative can be exclusively staged at the event entrance to meet attendees and pass out promotional materials
  • Custom napkins with sponsor logo can be distributed at all catering and beverage stations
  • Sponsor signage recognition at all beverage stations throughout the event
  • Organization can distribute literature at all catering and beverage stations
  • Recognition on mobile app

  

  

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