Sponsor #EDU23

Sponsoring an opportunity at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is a great way to gain brand awareness with higher education technology leaders who are seeking your services and solutions. Opportunities to do so at this year’s event include:

All sponsorships come with the following benefits in addition to sponsorship-specific benefits:

  • Company logo on the EDUCAUSE 2023 website

  • On-site signage with company logo (produced by EDUCAUSE)

  • Recognition in the general session walk-in slides

  • One complimentary full-conference registration

Want to help support your clients who may not have the resources to register for this year's event? Consider participating in our Corporate Give-Back opportunity.

General Sessions

As a general session sponsor, your company will receive maximum brand exposure and be recognized as a key supporter of EDUCAUSE.

Benefits include:

  • Your company logo under the general session speaker’s photo on the EDUCAUSE 2023 website
  • Two front-row seats at the in-person general session—reserved for your employees (registration required/not included)
  • Prominent recognition from the stage (your company logo will appear on large screens)
  • Verbal acknowledgment and executive introduction during the general session
  • An invitation for one executive to attend the VIP Recognition Reception


Day Price
Tuesday General Session $16,000 Sold
Wednesday General Session
Dedicated to the 2024 EDUCAUSE Top 10—a signature EDUCAUSE product. Comes with several additional benefits beyond those noted above including recognition on the EDUCAUSE Top 10 web page and within email communications—and more. To secure this session, contact our corporate team.
Thursday General Session $8,500

VIP Recognition Reception

Join EDUCAUSE executives, the board, program committee, 2023 award winners, and other special guests on Monday evening for the VIP Recognition Reception.

Benefits include:

  • Executive invitation for two representatives
  • Recognition noted in the program portion of the reception


Opportunity Price
VIP Recognition Reception $16,000 Sold

CIO Lounge

CIOs visit the CIO lounge to network, relax, refuel, watch streamed general sessions, and informally meet and chat.

This exclusive sponsorship puts your company brand front and center with key decision makers for the duration of the conference.

Benefits include:

  • Sponsor recognition in the web agenda
  • Company logo on the CIO Experience web page
  • An unstaffed sponsor station (includes a 6' table) for your marketing materials, company-provided free-standing banners, and other resources


Opportunity Price
CIO Lounge $16,000 Sold

Young Professionals Experience

Looking for ways to support young professionals in higher education technology?

Sponsor an experience for emerging leaders in the EDUCAUSE community. You'll gain brand recognition and support networking amongst the group, and can share your thought leadership. Have other ideas? Contact our corporate team to co-develop the experience!

This opportunity is not available in the Shopping Cart. Please contact us to learn more and to discuss pricing


Braindates are one-on-one or small-group knowledge-sharing conversations that you book with attendees using the Braindate platform. They're the best way to meet with, learn from, and have useful discussions with new people during the event.

Benefits include:

  • Sponsor recognition in EDUCAUSE marketing communications to thousands of potential and registered attendees and in the online agenda.
  • Sponsor recognition in the Braindate platform in the following ways:
    • Your logo on the splash page when participants first log into the platform*
    • Logo recognition on the platform
    • Your logo and tagline in the marketplace; high position in the market, linking to your Braindate topics (top positioning for primary sponsor)*
    • Recognition on the web page created specifically for Braindates
    • Branding recognition in the on-site Braindate lounge
    • Option to provide a give-away item(s) for additional branding (sponsor-provided)


Opportunity Price Inclusions
Primary Sponsorship $9,500 Sold All benefits noted above.
Secondary Sponsorship $7,500

All benefits noted above, except those marked with an asterisk.

This option includes secondary placement in the braindate marketplace within the platform.

Exhibit Hall Sponsorships

Opportunity Price Inclusions
Refreshment Breaks
Distribute materials and gain brand recognition among attendees in several grab-and-go areas. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tuesday Refreshment Breaks: $9,000 Sold

Wednesday Refreshment Breaks: $9,000 Sold

  • Opportunity to brand grab-and-go stations (i.e. pull-up banner, branded napkins, cups, etc.; sponsor-provided)
  • 6' sponsor table set in an EDUCAUSE designated area for the entire day
  • Basic power
Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall (for exhibiting companies only)
Sponsoring this heavily promoted and popular Tuesday event makes your company stand out in the hall. Attendees must visit sponsor booths and scan their name badge to be entered into a drawing to win a prize (provided by EDUCAUSE).
  • Sponsor recognition in promotional emails highlighting events in the exhibit hall
  • Sponsor recognition in the online agenda
  • One handheld lead retrieval device for scanning leads for the entire show (winners selected only from scans captured during reception hours)
  • Announcement thanking the sponsors in the hall
  • Decal(s) in the aisle by booth and freestanding signage, making it easy for attendees to find sponsors
  • Social media promotion
Poster Sessions
Campus posters will be displayed in the exhibit hall, where attendees can have one-on-one discussions with frontline campus innovators and staff members.
$8,900 Sold
  • A poster space for two days (staffed during poster session hours)
  • Company logo on a large banner that hangs over the poster session area
Massage Area $12,000 Sold
  • Branding in the Massage Area
  • Option to supply your own signature clothing such as a shirt or golf shirt for the massage therapists to wear (sponsor-provided)
  • Recognition in the website agenda and attendee communications (pre-conference and during)
  • A greeting table for sponsor
Develop an engaging and inspiring experience that drives traffic to the exhibit hall. For instance, you can create a display that covers a critical topic in higher ed like DEI or climate change.

Have other ideas or initiatives that your company is passionate about? Contact us to co-develop an opportunity.

Conference Resources

Opportunity Price Inclusions
Tote Bags

$7,900 Sold

(Fee is for sponsorship only; additional fees apply)

  • Your company logo (with the EDUCAUSE logo) on attendee tote bags
  • Distribution in the conference tote area

Sponsors will design, produce, and ship tote bags. Tote bags must be reviewed and approved by EDUCAUSE.


(Fee is for sponsorship only; additional fees apply)

  • Your company logo on attendee notepads
  • Distribution in the conference tote area

Sponsors will design, produce, and ship notepads. Notepads must be reviewed and approved by EDUCAUSE.

Name Badges/Registration

$31,500 Sold

  • Graphic in the EDUCAUSE 2023 registration platform
  • Branded lanyards, alternating sponsor and EDUCAUSE logos
  • Company logo and booth number on the back of the badge
  • Company logo on kiosks in satellite registration areas
Early Morning Coffee Stations (3 Days; in foyer areas)

$12,000 Sold

(Fee is for sponsorship only; additional fees apply)

  • Opportunity to brand coffee stations with items such as napkins, coffee cups or takeaway mugs, or coffee sleeves
  • Signage with your company logo by break areas (EDUCAUSE-produced)

Sponsors will design, produce, and ship branded items. Items must be reviewed and approved by EDUCAUSE.

Mobile App $16,000 Sold
  • Sponsor graphic and tile on the main page of the app
  • Two push notifications
Shuttles | Four Routes $14,000
  • Recognition on four routes
  • Sponsor logo on the EDUCAUSE Hotel and Travel page
  • Sponsor recognition on signage in key areas including the shuttle area at the convention center and shuttle areas at the conference hotels
  • Sponsor recognition on the front window of the shuttle
  • Opportunity to provide a fun and/or useful logoed item to those riding the shuttle (sponsor-provided and approved by EDUCAUSE)

Scholarship Program

Make a positive impact on the higher education thought leaders of tomorrow by contributing to the EDUCAUSE Scholarship Program.

EDUCAUSE Scholarships are an extension of our commitment to those who lead, manage, and use technology to shape strategic decisions at every level within higher education.

Awards are made on an annual basis and preference is given to underserved individuals at financially challenged institutions. Scholars receive a complimentary registration to EDUCAUSE 2023 and are selected by EDUCAUSE.

Benefits include:

  • Recognition in scholarship-related email announcements and your logo on the web page


Opportunity Price
Scholarship Program $5,000

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EDUCAUSE Membership

EDUCAUSE members receive special pricing on all of our events, sponsorships, exhibits, and more. Learn more about the benefits of membership.