Sponsorship packages to maximize your exposure!
Our five sponsorship levels offer the optimal combination of face-to-face time, promotion and advertising – all for one convenient price!
All sponsorship packages include these benefits:
- Expo Booth Package (8' x 10' booth space)
- On-site Visibility
- Sponsor Recognition
- Subscriptions to our On Board newspaper and e-Clips daily emails
- Early 2018 booth/sponsorship selection
Additional benefits added at each sponsorship level. See what's available below, download our 2017 Sponsorship Prospectus (revised April 2017) and Contract (revised April 2017, a fill in form, please use Adobe Acrobat Reader found here) and email your contract to Archa Wachowicz.
Merit starting at $4,000
Educational Seminar Strands – 8 of 9 available – $4,000
The cornerstone of our Convention, educational sessions cover timely issues that are important to school board members such as:
Please be aware these may change depending on need. (Choose two strands and become an Honors sponsor, choose three and become a High Honors sponsor.)
Student Music Groups – Exclusive – $4,000 - New York State School Music Association
Student performances will be held at our Opening Reception, Opening Session and Commissioner’s Session. Support our public school children while gaining increased visibility during these three highly attended events.
Honors starting at $6,500
NEW! Olympic Sports Experience Simulator - Exclusive - $6,500 - Available
A six minute ride that allows visitors to experience some of hte most thrilling Olympic sports safely. The ride offers a virtual taste of what bobsled, luge, skeleton and ski jump athletes experience. Five mechanical seats are synchronized to the action of real point-of-view footage shown on a large screen for an exhilarating experience. The sponsor will received 500 tickets to distribute at their booth.
Charging Stations – 2 available – $6,500
Get your name in front of attendees as they charge their mobile devices.
Pens – Exclusive – $6,500 - BBS Architects, Landscape Architects & Engineers, P.C.
A pen provides a fun and creative way to get your company’s name and logo in front of all Convention attendees. This is a great takeaway that will extend beyond the 3-day event.
Registration Stations – Exclusive – $6,500 - Available
First impressions last, so get your company name and logo in front of our registrants as they seamlessly check-in.
Coffee Stations – 4 available – $6,500
Always a popular stop for our attendees, these stations will be strategically placed around the Annual Convention & Education Expo. Choose from:
- The Crowne Plaza: Available
- High Peaks Resort: Available
- Lake Placid Conference Center #1: R.S. Abrams & Co. LLP
- Lake Placid Conference Center #2: Available
Notebooks – Exclusive – $7,000 - New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP)
A great promotional opportunity and take-away with your company’s logo front and center on this exclusive Convention notebook.
High Honors starting at $9,000
Transportation – 2 available – $9,000
Looking for a high-impact sponsorship that extends beyond the convention walls? Your company could be highlighted on buses and trolleys that hundreds of attendees will use to travel between the Conference Center and hotels.
Wi-Fi Access – Exclusive – $9,000 - Aetna
Be the exclusive sponsor of this highly used and valued service. Attendees will appreciate the free Wi-Fi services offered at the Lake Placid Conference Center, Crowne Plaza and High Peaks Resort.
Afternoon Break – 2 available – $9,000
This event draws attendees to the expo floor Friday afternoon for a light snack and exclusive time to network with exhibitors.
1) C&S Companies
Continental Breakfast – 2 available – $9,500
Good Morning Lake Placid! Gain visibility first thing in the morning as breakfast is served in the Conference Center both Friday and Saturday mornings.
1) Hodgson Russ LLP
Friday Lunch – 2 available – $10,000
Our buffet lunch on Friday afternoon features culinary delights from the region.
Take your name to new heights and help attendees find their way around the expo by having your logo displayed on an aisle sign hung above the Expo floor. (You must be an exhibitor to purchase this package.)
1980 Ice Rink - Matthews Buses
USA Ice Rink - Leonard Bus Sales, Inc.
Salutatorian starting at $12,750
Student Innovation Trail - Ingerman Smith LLP
One of the most popular sites on the expo floor, members never miss a chance to visit the student boths where students demonstration their 21st century skills.
Name Badge Lanyards – Exclusive – $12,750 - PERMA
A sponsorship where everyone will know your name. Highly visible opportunity to have your company’s name printed on all lanyards.
Technology Lounge – Exclusive – $12,750- School Guard Glass
Attendees and exhibitors alike can take a break from the Convention action and recharge mobile devices, check emails, view NYSSBA News Videos and connect with colleagues back home while relaxing in comfy lounge seating.
Featured Speakers – Exclusive – $13,000 - Guercio & Guercio, LLP
Sponsor the experts. Our larger-scale Featured Sessions (about 8) spotlight highly-visible speakers on timely topics that matter to our members.
Keynote Reception – Exclusive – $13,500 - Turner Construction Company
A great way to start the Convention, this Reception is just prior to our widely-attended Opening Keynote Session – and great exposure for your company.
Valedictorian starting at $16,500
Convention App – Exclusive – $16,500 - Utica National Insurance Group
Downloaded by more than 1,000 users, the official Convention App is a great way to get exposure before, during and after Convention.
Convention Bags – Exclusive – $16,500 - Lamb & Barnosky, LLP
A Convention staple, our attractive and functional totes are valued by all attendees and will prominently display your company logo on one side of the bag.
Opening Session – Exclusive – $17,000 - New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal (NYSIR)
Drawing approximately 1,000 attendees, our Opening Session is a highly-energetic session and features a powerful speaker, student musical performance and awards – a great way to start the Convention.
Don't see a sponsorship package that meets your marketing budget or goals? Please contact Archa Wachowicz, Deputy Director of Business Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-783-3788 with questions or to receive a sponsorship proposal.