Sponsorships

Sponsor #EDU22


Sponsoring an opportunity at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is a great way to gain brand awareness with higher ed IT leaders and professionals 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 2022 website

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

  • 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 2022 website
  • Three 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 join us at the VIP Recognition Reception

Pricing

Day Price
Wednesday General Session $16,000
Thursday General Session A
Dedicated to the 2023 Top 10 IT Issues—a signature EDUCAUSE product. Comes with several additional benefits beyond those noted above including:
  • Recognition on the Issues web page and within email communications;
  • An executive interview written by EDUCAUSE and published in this fall's EDUCAUSE Review Top 10 IT Issues Report—and more.
(To secure sponsorship of the Thursday General Session A, please contact our Corporate Team. This option is not available in the Shopping Cart.)
$30,000
Thursday General Session B
Dedicated to the 2023 Top 10 IT Issues—a signature EDUCAUSE product. Comes with several additional benefits beyond those noted above including:
  • Recognition on the Issues web page and within email communications and more (no executive interview).
(To secure sponsorship of the Thursday General Session B, please contact our Corporate Team. This option is not available in the Shopping Cart.)
$20,000
Friday General Session $9,500

VIP Recognition Reception

Join EDUCAUSE executives, the board, program committee, 2022 award winners, and other special guests on Tuesday evening for the VIP Recognition Reception.

Benefits include:

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

Pricing

Opportunity Price
VIP Recognition Reception $15,000 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

Pricing

Opportunity Price
CIO Lounge $15,000

Braindate

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*
    • Your logo in the top-left corner
    • 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

Pricing

Opportunity Price Inclusions
Primary Sponsorship $9,500 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 Wednesday and Thursday.

Wednesday Refreshment Breaks: $9,000 Sold

Thursday Refreshment Breaks: $8,500 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
Reception in the Exhibit Hall (For Exhibiting Companies Only)
Sponsoring this heavily promoted and popular Wednesday 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).
$7,900
  • 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 you can have one-on-one discussions with frontline campus innovators and staff members.
$8,500Sold
  • 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 Station $9,500
  • Branding in the Relaxation Station
  • Coupon for a massage (provided by sponsor) to be redeemed at sponsor booth
  • Option to supply your own signature clothing such as a shirt or golf shirt for the massage therapists to wear
  • Recognition in the website agenda and attendee communications (pre-conference and during)
Activations
Help drive traffic to the exhibit hall and gain brand recognition by producing an engaging and inspiring experience.

For instance, you can create a display that covers a critical topic in higher education like DEI or climate change.

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

Name Badges/Registration

$30,000 Sold

  • Graphic in the EDUCAUSE 2022 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
Foyer Space | Early Morning Coffee Stations (3 Days)

$9,500 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 Coming soon!
Wi-Fi $5,000 Sold Inclusion on the Splash Page and on signage throughout the conference

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 information technology to shape strategic IT 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 2022.

Benefits include:

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

Pricing

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.