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NACCE 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

We look forward to partnering with you!

Contact Leah Loch, Director of Marketing & Communications, with your questions and to request a contract.

Expected Attendance:


Reasons to Sponsor #NACCE2021:

  • Develop relationships with key leaders in higher education
  • Increase brand awareness among innovative and forward-thinking colleges
  • Highlight thought leadership in entrepreneurship education
  • Market innovative products and services  

While NACCE 2020 was 100% virtual, we look forward to a hybrid format this year.



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TITLE SPONSOR - $25,000 *ONE AVAILABLE*

As the exclusive Title Sponsor of NACCE 2021, your brand will be the only partner linked to all aspects of the event. Your sponsorship assets can be customized to meet your targeted goals.

Sponsor Presence - Awareness & Promotion:

  • Name in conference title – for example: Entrepreneurship in America's Heartland: The NACCE 19th Annual Conference presented by YOUR COMPANY NAME
  • Seven full conference registrations
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual tickets
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space with prime placement within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Branded slides for all main stage sessions
  • Inclusion in conference promo video
  • Display of corporate logo on signage tiered by level
  • Approved promotional item in conference bag  
    • Encourage non-paper items
    • Swag boxes are also being delivered to virtual attendees 
  • Verbal recognition of company during opening and closing main stage sessions, along with logo on slides
  • Program guide
    • One full page color ad with premium or preferred placement 
    • Company description and logo 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • NACCE quarterly journal, Community College Entrepreneurship
    • One full page color ad in 4 issues of NACCE’s journal
  • Four banner ads in member enewsletter
  • Sponsored blog post on nacce.com
  • Press release stating partnership with NACCE
  • Two sponsor highlight emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community  
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one postconference (two weeks after) 
  • Seven Twitter & Facebook promotions

Speaking Opportunities:

  • Opportunity to welcome attendees and give brief company overview during opening mainstage session (5-10 minutes)
    • NACCE to approve content
  • 30-minute product education session
  • Two 60-minute breakout sessions
  • 60-minute webinar
    • pre or post-conference; dates are flexible
    • marketed to NACCE members and other conference attendees
  • NACCE podcast, Making Our Way Forward
    • Opportunity to be featured as a thought leader guest speaker

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
  • Two stand-alone emails from your company to all (opt-in) conference attendees
    • Pre or post-conference; dates are flexible

PLATINUM SPONSOR - $20,000 *ONE AVAILABLE*

As the Platinum Sponsor of NACCE 2021, your brand will be elevated to the highest levels throughout the conference via the following assets:

Sponsor Presence - Awareness & Promotion:

  • Six full conference registrations
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual tickets
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space with prime placement within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Display of corporate logo on signage tiered by level
  • Approved promotional item in conference bag
    • Encourage non-paper items
    • Swag boxes are also being delivered to virtual attendees
  • Verbal recognition of company during opening and closing main stage sessions, along with logo on slides
  • Program guide
    • One full page color ad with premium or preferred placement 
    • Company description and logo 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • NACCE quarterly journal, Community College Entrepreneurship
    • One full page color ad in 3 issues of NACCE’s journal
  • Three banner ads in member enewsletter
  • Sponsored blog post on nacce.com
  • Two sponsor highlight emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one postconference (two weeks after)
  • Six Twitter & Facebook promotions

Speaking Opportunities:

  • 30-minute product education session
  • 60-minute breakout session
  • 60-minute webinar
    • pre or post-conference; dates are flexible
    • marketed to NACCE members and other conference attendees
  • NACCE podcast, Making Our Way Forward
    • Opportunity to be featured as a thought leader guest speaker

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
  • One stand-alone email from your company to all (opt-in) conference attendees
    • Pre or post-conference; dates are flexible

GOLD SPONSOR - $15,000 *TWO AVAILABLE*

As a Gold Sponsor of NACCE 2021, your brand will receive upgraded recognition throughout the conference through the following sponsorship assets:

Sponsor Presence: Awareness & Promotion:

  • Five full conference registrations
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual tickets
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space with prime placement within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Display of corporate logo on signage tiered by level
  • Approved promotional item in conference bag 
    • Encourage non-paper items
    • Swag boxes are also being delivered to virtual attendees
  • Verbal recognition of company during opening and closing main stage sessions, along with logo on slides
  • Program guide
    • One half page color ad with premium or preferred placement 
    • Company description and logo 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • NACCE quarterly journal, Community College Entrepreneurship
    • One full page color ad in 2 issues of NACCE’s journal
  • Two banner ads in member enewsletter
  • Sponsored blog post on nacce.com
  • Two sponsor highlight emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one postconference (two weeks after)
  • Five Twitter & Facebook promotions

Speaking Opportunities:

  • 25-minute product education session
  • 60-minute breakout session
  • 60-minute webinar
    • pre or post-conference; dates are flexible
    • marketed to NACCE members and other conference attendees

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
  • One stand-alone email from your company to all (opt-in) conference attendees
    • Pre or post-conference; dates are flexible

SILVER SPONSOR - $10,000 *TWO AVAILABLE* 

As a Silver Sponsor of NACCE 2021, your brand will receive elevated recognition throughout the conference through the following sponsorship assets:

Sponsor Presence: Awareness & Promotion:
  • Four full conference registrations
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual tickets
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space with prime placement within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Display of corporate logo on signage tiered by level
  • Approved promotional item in conference bag 
    • Encourage non-paper items
    • Swag boxes are also being delivered to virtual attendees
  • Verbal recognition of company during opening and closing main stage sessions, along with logo on slides
  • Program guide
    • One quarter page color ad with premium or preferred placement 
    • Company description and logo 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • NACCE quarterly journal, Community College Entrepreneurship
    • One full page color ad in 1 issue of NACCE’s journal
  • Banner ad in member enewsletter
  • Sponsored blog post on nacce.com
  • Two sponsor highlight emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community 
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one postconference (two weeks after)
  • Four Twitter & Facebook promotions

Speaking Opportunities:

  • 20-minute Product Education Session
  • 60-minute webinar
    • pre or post-conference; dates are flexible
    • marketed to NACCE members and other conference attendees

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
  • One stand-alone email from your company to all (opt-in) conference attendees
    • Pre or post-conference; dates are flexible

COPPER SPONSOR - $7,500 *THREE AVAILABLE*

As a Copper Level sponsor, you will be ensured of superior branding opportunities throughout the conference with the following sponsorship assets:

Sponsor Presence: Awareness & Promotion:

  • Three full conference registrations
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual tickets
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space with prime placement within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Display of corporate logo on signage tiered by level
  • Approved promotional item in conference bag 
    • Encourage non-paper items
    • Swag boxes are also being delivered to virtual attendees
  • Logo on slides during opening and closing main stage sessions
  • Program guide
    • Company description and logo 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • NACCE quarterly journal, Community College Entrepreneurship
    • One half page color ad in 1 issue of NACCE’s journal
  • Two Sponsor Highlight Emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one postconference (two weeks after)
  • Three Twitter & Facebook promotions

Speaking Opportunities:

  • 15-minute Product Education Session

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
  • One stand-alone email from your company to all (opt-in) conference attendees
    • Pre or post-conference; dates are flexible

BRONZE SPONSOR - $5,000 *THREE AVAILABLE* 

As a Bronze Level sponsor, your benefits will include:

Sponsor Presence: Awareness & Promotion:

  • Two full conference registrations
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual tickets
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space with prime placement within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Display of corporate logo on signage tiered by level
  • Logo on slides during opening and closing main stage sessions
  • Program guide
    • Logo 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • NACCE quarterly journal, Community College Entrepreneurship
    • One quarter page color ad in 1 issue of NACCE’s journal
  • Two sponsor highlight emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one post-conference (two weeks after)
  • Two Twitter & Facebook promotions

Speaking Opportunities:

  • 10-minute Product Education Session

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
  • One stand-alone email from your company to all (opt-in) conference attendees
    • Pre or post-conference; dates are flexible

EXHIBITOR - $2,500 *TEN AVAILABLE*  FIVE AVAILABLE

As an exhibitor, your benefits will include:

Sponsor Presence: Awareness & Promotion:

  • One full conference registration
    • Can choose in-person and/or virtual ticket
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend full conference
  • Exhibit space within NACCE Exhibit Hall 
  • Custom webpage on conference website
  • Two sponsor highlight emails (including multiple sponsors) to the entire NACCE membership and community
    • Includes logo and link
    • One pre-conference (two weeks before) and one postconference (two weeks after)
  • One Twitter & Facebook promotion 

Lead Generation:

  • Registration list shared 1 month and 1 week prior to the event
    • Contains names, titles & orgs of registrants
    • Final registration list delivered one-week post event
  • Contact information from registrants that opt-in to share their contact info with sponsor
    • Delivered one-week post event
ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
IN-PERSON ONLY OPTIONS

LEADERSHIP & PHILANTHROPY DINNER SPONSOR - $5,000 *ONE AVAILABLE*

This invite-only dinner gives your company the opportunity to network with community college executives, philanthropy and foundation leadership, and NACCE’s all-star members. This on-site dining experience will highlight your commitment to NACCE’s mission of igniting entrepreneurship in our member’s communities and on their campuses. This will take place onsite at the conference hotel on Sunday, October 3.

This sponsorship includes:

  • Two full conference in-person registrations
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend in-person conference
  • Logo, link & 50-word company description in invitation and reminder emails
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the opening main stage session with logo on slides
  • An opportunity to welcome the attendees to the dinner & give a 5-minute presentation
  • An opportunity to decorate room with company branded content (i.e. set up banners, table/chair drops, etc.)
  • One stand-alone email from your company to all dinner attendees

BREAKOUT TRACK SPONSOR - $5,000 *THREE AVAILABLE*

Get your brand in front of your target market! NACCE 2021 features three different breakout tracks:

  • Workforce Development & Non-Credit Programming Track
    • Target Audience: Workforce Development Staff and Center Directors
  • Academic Programs Track
    • Target Audience: Faculty, Student Services Leaders & Deans
  • Entrepreneurship 101 – Cross Disciplinary Teaching & Leadership Best Practices
    • Target Audience: New NACCE Members and those brand-new to entrepreneurship

This sponsorship includes:

  • One full conference in-person registration
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend in-person conference
  • Opportunity to have a 1-minute video played before each track specifc session begins
  • Opportunity to serve as room moderator for all track specific sessions (i.e. introduce the speaker, review housekeeping items, administer surveys, assist presenters as needed, moderate Q&A, etc.)
  • An opportunity to decorate room with company branded content (i.e. set up banners, table/chair drops, etc.)
  • Logo on signage related to the track
  • Branded giveaways for track specific sessions

EVENING RECEPTION SPONSOR - $2,500 *TWO AVAILABLE*  

The evening receptions at the NACCE Annual Conference are an elegant and fun end to the day; a chance to share conversations over hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. As the sponsor, you have the opportunity to make this your party and to brand it as your own…just think of the possibilities!

This sponsorship includes:

  • One full conference in-person registration
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend in-person conference
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the main stage session earlier that afternoon with logo on slides
  • An opportunity to welcome the attendees during the reception & briefly share about your organization (5 minutes)
  • An opportunity to decorate room with company-branded content (i.e. set up banners, table drops, etc.)
  • 10 drink tickets to use for networking purposes

LANYARD SPONSOR - $2,000 *ONE AVAILABLE*

Conference attendees are required to wear name badges to attend all sessions and activities. This is a great opportunity to showcase your company’s name and logo.

As the exclusive sponsor, your sponsorship include:

  • Company’s name & logo printed on lanyards and visible to all conference participants
  • Logo on signage at registration

COFFEE & DESSERT BREAK SPONSOR - $1,000 *TWO AVAILABLE*

If you’ve ever attended or hosted a conference, you know that people love (and demand) their coffee and good food! On Monday and Tuesday, we have designated coffee and dessert breaks.

Your sponsorship includes:

  • Signage and marketing materials at coffee and dessert tables
  • Verbal acknowledgement during the afternoon main stage session that day with logo on slides

VIRTUAL ONLY OPTIONS

BREAKOUT TRACK SPONSOR - $5,000 *THREE AVAILABLE*

Get your brand in front of your target market! NACCE 2021 features three different breakout tracks:

  • Workforce Development & Non-Credit Programming Track
    • Target Audience: Workforce Development Staff and Center Directors
  • Academic Programs Track
    • Target Audience: Faculty, Student Services Leaders & Deans
  • Entrepreneurship 101 – Cross Disciplinary Teaching & Leadership Best Practices
    • Target Audience: New NACCE Members and those brand-new to entrepreneurship

This sponsorship includes:

  • One full conference virtual registration
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend virtual conference
  • Opportunity to have a 1-minute video played before each track specific session begins
  • Opportunity to serve as room moderator for all track specific sessions (i.e. introduce the speaker, review housekeeping items, moderate Q&A, etc.)
  • Branded slides for track specific sessions
  • Branded giveaways for track specific sessions

NETWORKING SESSION SPONSOR - $2,500 *FOUR AVAILABLE* 

Our virtual attendees will have daily networking sessions held on Zoom Meeting.

Your sponsorship includes:

  • One full conference virtual registration
    • Discount of 50% off regular conference price for additional staff to attend virtual conference
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees and give brief company overview (5 minutes)
  • Opportunity to help lead networking session
  • Branded slides for networking session
  • Branded giveaways during networking session
We look forward to partnering with you to make our 19th annual conference a success!