Become a Sponsor

CEIA invites colleges, employers, community organizations and vendors to consider sponsoring the 58th Annual Conference. Sponsorship allows you to:

  • Increase brand awareness at the leading national conference dedicated to Cooperative Education and Internships.
  • Network with educators and employers from across the country.
  • Assist in honoring outstanding achievements by students, practitioners, and researchers.
  • Support the improvement and expansion of quality, work-integrated learning programs, which are critically important experiences that lead to future success.

Donations of any amount and of any kind are always appreciated. Every donation enhances our programming. Please contact a member of the Sponsorship Committee to begin a conversation on how you can support our conference!

Sponsorship Package Tiers

Amount: $5,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 2
Includes: Exhibitor Table + 1 organizational membership (for 3 people) + 3 full conference registrations + 1 full page ad
Promotion Opportunity: 5 minute address to all conference attendees on one of the following mornings: Monday, April 19 or Tuesday, April 20.

To purchase click here.

Tier: Gold
Amount: $4,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 2
Includes: Exhibitor Table + 1 organizational membership (for 3 people) + 2 full conference registrations + 1 full page ad
Promotion Opportunity: 5 minute address to all conference attendees during on one of the following lunch sessions: Monday, April 19 OR Tuesday, April 20

To purchase click here.

Tier: Silver
Amount: $3,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 2
Includes: Exhibitor Table+ 2 individual memberships + 1 full conference registration + ½ page ad
Promotion Opportunity: Recognized on conference schedule and signage as a sponsor of one of the following: Sunday, April 18 (President’s Reception) OR Tuesday, April 20 (Awards Banquet Reception)

To purchase click here.

Tier: Bronze
Amount: $2,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 4
Includes: Exhibitor Table + 1 individual membership + 1 full conference registration + ½ page ad
Promotion Opportunity: Recognized on conference schedule and signage as a sponsor of ONE of the breaks offered throughout the conference:
Monday, April 19: AM Break
Monday, April 19: PM Break
Tuesday, April 20: AM Break
Tuesday, April 20: PM Break

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Amount: $1,000

Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier:  5

Includes: Quarter page ad  *does NOT include conference registration.

Promotion Opportunity: Recognized on conference signage for ONE of the following:

  • Sunday, April 18: CEIA Academy Alumni Reception
  • Sunday, April 18: New Members’ Mingle
  • Sunday, April 18: Committee Recognition Reception
  • Sunday, April 18 – Tuesday, April 20: Network and Regional Receptions

To purchase click here.

All sponsors at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Patron tiers will be recognized as a sponsor on: conference web page, guidebook, printed program distributed to attendees at the conference, signage at conferences, slides running before all attendee sessions and social media posts prior to conference.

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Event: Opening President’s Reception
Amount: $6,000
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: Solely own sponsorship of the highly anticipated welcome party at CEIA National Conference. Your logo will be the only one featured on creative branding located at the reception.

To purchase click here.

Event: Tuesday Gala Awards Reception and Banquet
Amount: $6,000
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: Provide your current and future clients with the glow up they need for the annual CEIA Awards Gala (The Oscars of our industry). Mingle with our members as they get ready for the gala and they will appreciate all the pampering you sponsored for them. Your logo will be the only featured logo on creative branding located at the Gala.

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Event: Monday Breakfast and Keynote
Amount: $5,000
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: Over 300 CEIA members will be invited to breakfast and the keynote session on Monday. Be front and center with these experiential learning professionals as the premier sponsor. Your logo will be the only featured logo on creative branding located at the meal.

To purchase click here.

Event: Tuesday Breakfast & Plenary
Amount: $5,000
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: Over 300 CEIA members will be invited to breakfast and the plenary session on Tuesday. Be front and center with these experiential learning professionals as the premier sponsor. Your logo will be the only featured logo on creative branding located at the meal.

To purchase click here.

Event: Marketing & Printing
Amount: $3,000
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: A printed book program, a digital program, recognition certificates, and the conference mailer are all a successful and affordable way to reach your audience. Many businesses, organizations, event marketers and industry professionals rely on such products to educate and grow awareness of their brand.

By sponsoring the printing efforts of CEIA for the conference, your organization will be recognized on the conference webpage, Guidebook, printed program distributed to attendees at the conference, signage at conference as well as specified events, slides running before all attendee sessions and social media posts prior to conference.

To purchase click here.

 Event: Program Enhancements (speaker fees, audio/visual, etc.)

Amount: $2,000

Number of Sponsorships Available: 4

Promotion Opportunity: Sponsoring a well-respected speaker at the conference represents an exceptional marketing opportunity. Speaker sponsorship enables you to:

  • Strengthen visibility and awareness of your organization
  • Enhance your image

Your logo will be featured on creative branding located at the speaking session.

To purchase click here.

Event: Hospitality Suite
Amount: $1,500
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: Creatively crafted to network and entertain our members and attendees, the hospitality suite is a perfect way to get away from the hustle and bustle of the conference week and network in a casual setting. Solely own sponsorship of the highly anticipated hospitality suite at the CEIA National Conference. Your logo will be the only featured logo on creative branding located outside and inside the suite.

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Event: Gala Awards Reception Entertainment
Amount: $1,500
Number of Sponsorships Available: 1
Promotion Opportunity: Close out the CEIA Conference by providing attendees with the best entertainment! Your brand will be highlighted when the entertainment is announced during the event, and your company’s name will be prominently displayed.

To purchase click here.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Below are additional sponsorship opportunities available for the CEIA conference. Be it branding on conference swag, door prizes, or stewarding the photographic aspirations of attendees, all can be supported through sponsorships ranging from $50 – $900. Please contact a member of the Sponsorship Committee to discuss one of these options before completing the online sponsorship form.

The Conference Committee welcomes cash donations or in-kind donations for the following items (would be distributed to all conference attendees; minimum of 400 items):

  • Bags (distributed at check-in), Name Badges, Pens, Sunglasses, Water bottles, and/or creative options you think of that we have not!

To purchase click here.

The CEIA Conference Committee wants attendees to share the great experience they are having in Tampa by taking pictures and sharing them on social media. To facilitate this process, the conference committee is seeking sponsors for:

  • Photo booth at President’s Reception (Sunday, April 18)
  • Step and Repeat Banner (available throughout the conference)

To purchase click here.

Sponsors at all contribution levels will be recognized in the printed program distributed to attendees at the conference.

Payment must be received by February 28, 2021 to be recognized as a sponsor in the printed conference program. Advertisements must be received and paid for (including those in a package) by February 19, 2021.

General Inquiries about Conference Exhibiting
Rebecca M. Pettitt (Chair): rpettitt@pugetsound.edu

Technical Assistance with Registration and Payment
Peggy Harrier (CEIA Executive Director): 513-793-2342 or info@ceiainc.org