Become a Sponsor

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

  • Increase brand awareness at the leading national conference dedicated to work-integrated learning attended by more than 300 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. Sponsors at all contribution levels will be recognized in conference materials distributed to attendees. 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 + 3 memberships + 3 full conference registrations + 1 Full-page Advertisement (7 1/4” x 9 1/2”)
B/W, jpg, eps, png, or pdf format. DUE by February 21, 2025

Promotion Opportunity: 5-minute address to all conference attendees one of the following mornings: Monday, April 7, 2025, or Tuesday, April 8, 2025

Tier: Gold
Amount: $4,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 2

Includes: Exhibitor Table + 3 memberships + 2 full conference registrations + 1 Full-page Advertisement (7 1/4” x 9 1/2”)
B/W, jpg, eps, png, or pdf format. DUE by February 21, 2025.

Promotion Opportunity: 5-minute address to all conference attendees during one of the following lunch sessions: Monday, April 7, 2025, OR Tuesday, April 8, 2025.

Tier: Silver
Amount: $3,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 2

Includes: Exhibitor Table+ 3 memberships + 1 full conference registration + 1 Half-page Advertisement (7 1/4” x 4 3/4”) 
B/W, jpg, eps, png, or pdf format. DUE by February 21, 2025.

Promotion Opportunity: Recognized on conference schedule and signage as a sponsor of one of the following: Sunday, April 6, 2025 (President’s Reception) OR Tuesday, April 8, 2025 (Awards Banquet Reception).

Tier: Bronze
Amount: $2,000
Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier: 4
Includes: Exhibitor Table + 3 membership + 1 full conference registration + 1 Half-page Advertisement (7 1/4” x 4 3/4”) 
B/W, jpg, eps, png, or pdf format. DUE by February 21, 2025.
Promotion Opportunity: Recognized on conference schedule and signage as a sponsor of one of the coffee breaks offered throughout the conference:

  • Monday, April 7: AM Break
  • Monday, April 7: PM Break
  • Tuesday, April 8: AM Break
  • Tuesday, April 8: PM Break

Amount: $1,000

Number of Sponsorships Available for Tier:  4

Includes: 1 Quarter-page Advertisement (3 1/2” x 4 3/4”) 
B/W, jpg, eps, png, or pdf format. DUE by February 21, 2025.

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

  • Sunday, April 6: CEIA Academy Alumni Reception
  • Sunday, April 6: First Time Conference Attendee Mingle
  • Sunday, April 6 – Tuesday, April 8: – Networking Receptions
  • Sunday, April 6: Committee Recognition Reception

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

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Branding on Conference Swag: The Conference Committee welcomes cash donations or in-kind donations for the following items (would be distributed to all conference attendees):

  • Bags (distributed at check-in)
  • Name Badges
  • Pens
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottles
  • Welcome to suggest other items!

A minimum of 400 of each item must be donated in-kind or an equivalent cash value to these items purchased. These items will be placed in the attendee’s conference registration bag when they check-in.

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

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities are Available:

  • Sponsor of Specific Events (Contact CEIA Office for more information)
  • Assistance with Keynote and Plenary Speakers’ Expenses: $300 – $600
  • Attendee Door Prizes: $20 – $30
  • Printing Expenses: $200
  • President’s Reception Entertainment: $500
  • Volunteer Recognition Certificates: $75

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

 

PAYMENT:

Payment must be received by February 21, 2025 to be recognized as a sponsor.
Advertisements must be received and paid for
(including those in a package) by February 21, 2025.

Unpaid Sponsorship registration will be cancelled after 30 days.

Conference Sponsorship Committee
Scott Maynard: scott.maynard@sjcchamber.com

Technical Assistance with Registration and Payment
Peggy Harrier (CEIA Executive Director): 513-543-6664 or info@ceiainc.org