18th ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION
- Purchases of stand alone exhibit space and Bronze level sponsorship will only be available to Forum members.
- All sponsorships will be secured on a first-come, first-served basis via the online reservation form. (Note: No sponsorship reservations or requests will be taken over phone or by email.)
- All logos should be sent to The Forum within 2 weeks of securing sponsorship.
- All other files for the conference should be supplied to The Forum at least 4 weeks prior to the conference.
- Sales will open to members on 23 July and to the general public 30 July 2021.
- The Forum reserves the right to decline requests to sponsor or exhibit.
How to Reserve
The reservation process for securing sponsorship opportunities is automated and you must secure them through the online reservation form . Opportunities are claimed on a first come, first served basis, but must be confirmed with payment of a 50% non-refundable deposit within 7 days of invoice (Balance due December 1st).
If a limited volume item or table you are looking for is not present in the form it has been reserved, but we encourage you to consider other options.
Should deposit or balance invoices remain unpaid, or The Forum decline a request, items/tables may be reinstated for sale.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Please note, all prices are in USD. Those with a table or sponsorship package will be eligible to request items from the “Additional Items” section below.
|Availability||1||4||7||Up to a total of 100 tables|
|Additional registrations (in-person)||$449|
|Includes free registrations for||5||4||3||2||2||1||1 (virtual)|
|Spotlight on your organization in one pre-conference email||Yes|
|Forum Home page thanks||Logo and Name|
|Conference specific communication acknowledgements||Logo and Name||Name|
|Newsletter thanks||Logo and Name||Name|
|LinkedIn thanks||“@” Mention||Joint “@” Mention|
|Conference Website Link?||Logo and Name||Logo||Name|
|Up to 3 minutes on stage pre-Friday lunch||Yes|
|Thought leadership session or product demo||2||1|
|Opening plenary session thanks||Yes|
|Session room branding||Yes|
|Digital “Swag Bag” sponsorship||Yes|
|Additional table purchases||20% discount||Available||Not available|
|Sponsors page / “booth” in App||Large||Medium||Small|
|Forum home page thanks||Logo and Name|
|Post conference communications||Logo and Name||Name|
|SUPPORTING THE FIELD||DIAMOND||PLATINUM||GOLD||SILVER||BRONZE||TABLE||VIRTUAL|
|Donation of a Forum Fellowship||1|
We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of additional items which may only be added for any active Sponsor or Exhibitor. Please contact us if you would like to discuss any of these options or include them in your request. These will be secured on a first-come, first-served basis.
|WiFi Access||$3,000||1 Available|
|Conference App||$4,000||1 Available|
|Technical support table by registration||$3,000||1 Available|
|Biodegradable cup branding at water stations||TBA||Waitlist*|
* If you wish to be waitlisted for starred items please indicate in your reservation form
|Pre-Conference St. Patricks Day Cocktail Reception (virtual)||$1,000||1 Available|
|Welcome Reception||$5,000||1 Available|
|Newcomer Session||$1,000||1 Available|
|Friday Plenary Speaker and Lunch (Friday)||$7,500-
|Forum social activity||$2,000-
|SUPPORTING THE FIELD||COST||SPONSOR
|Sponsor a Forum Fellow from an underrepresented institution through certification||$2,000||Unlimited|
|Support a student to return to their travel abroad destination||$500||Unlimited|
|Graduate student participation and travel grant||$2,000||Unlimited|
|Professional travel grant to help a colleague attend||$500||Unlimited|
|Donate towards sustainability and equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives as a friend of The Forum||Variable||Unlimited|
|Sustainability Award Sponsorship*||$2,000||Reserved|
|Award for Excellence in Education Abroad Curriculum Design*||$3,000||1 Available|
|Award for Academic Achievement Abroad*||$3,000||1 Available|
* Please note these awards will be presented virtually either in
International Education week or the virtual portion of the conference
|Host a scavenger hunt item||$500||15 Available|
|Push notification (1 per sponsor)||$700||5 Available|
|OTHER FOOD AND COFFEE BREAKS||COST||SPONSOR
|Thursday Coffee Break (am)||$1,000||Available|
|Thursday “Portable” Lunch||$2,000||Available|
|Thursday Coffee Break (pm)||$1,000||Available|
|Friday Coffee Break (am)||$1,000||Available|
|Friday Coffee Break (pm)||$1,000||Available|
Exhibit Hall Layout (Sheraton Grand, Chicago)
We are looking forward to welcoming our exhibitors, sponsors and attendees to the exhibition hall. Tables will be sold on a first come first served basis and priced as follows:
To purchase a table or sponsorship package with table, please fill out the form below.
Sponsorship and Exhibitor Refunds
Cancellations and requests for refunds for any Sponsorship items must be made in writing to email@example.com.
Upon written request, refunds for withdrawal of sponsorships will be made based on this schedule:
- Now through 1 Dec 2021: Balance minus deposit
- 1 Dec 2021 onward: No refund.
Refunds will not be issued for the conference sponsorships that include customized items once the customized items have been produced. In the event that the conference is moved to a virtual one, any non-refundable amounts will be held as a credit towards the 2023 Annual Conference, minus the $500USD fee for a virtual booth.
Please do not hesitate to contact The Forum with any questions at 717-245-1031 or via email. Thank you for being a sponsor of The Forum’s 18th Annual Conference!
Please note, limited items will be allocated on a first come first served basis and all items must be confirmed by payment within 1 week of invoicing. Should an item not appear in the form it has already been reserved, but may become available at a future date.