Sponsorship Opportunities



Don't miss your chance to reach long-term services and supports professionals at the National HCBS Conference August 28-31st in Baltimore, MD. Our conference sponsorship options offer unique opportunties for your organization to network, brand, market, and advertise -- booting your visibility.

 
2017 Conference Sponsorship Levels Platinum
$40,000
Diamond
$35,000
Emerald
$25,000
Sapphire
$15,000
Ruby
$10,000
Gold
$7,500
Logo published in program

Logo on conference website page
Premium
Location

Advertisement in final program
Full Page,
Priority
Location
Half Page,
Premium
Location
Half Page
Quarter
Page
Quarter
Page
 
Differentiated Signage on entrance to exhibit hall

Company name listed on conference tote bag

   
Screen Projection Loop before and after general sessions

Logo displayed on HCBS Clearinghouse

     
Conference App Promotional Posts

1 Push
Notification
During the
Conference

1 Promoted
Post
During the
Conference
       
Promotional insert in tote bag

         
Exhibit booths
2 Premium
Booths
1 Premium
Booth
1 Premium
Booth
1 Standard
Booth
1 Standard
Booth
1 Standard Booth
and 1 registration
OR
2 Registrations
Full Conference registration
5
registrations
4
registrations
3
registrations
2
registrations
1
registration
1 Standard Booth
and 1 registration
OR
2 Registrations
 
All of the events, activities, and items listed in the following pages are available for sponsorship
on a first-come, first-served basis. Detailed information on programs and presenters will be
available in May 2017.
 

Plenary Speaker: Negotiable
Plenary Luncheon: $30,000
(1 available) (2 available)
(To sponsor the luncheon prior to the speaker, see below)
The National HCBS Conference has a history of
bringing thoughtful speakers to address the audience
on a variety of current policy and systematic issues
affecting home and community based services.
The plenary speaker reaches over 1,100 advocates,
federal and state government employees, as well as
researchers, consultants, and policy makers. Your
company will receive full benefits of the Diamond
Sponsorship level. This sponsorship includes having
your logo displayed during the plenary, exclusive
time to highlight your organization during the
speaker introduction, and being highlighted within
the conference program.
Conference attendees will enjoy a luncheon
prior to plenary speakers. Your company will
be recognized throughout the meal at the food
stations. Your company will receive full benefits of the
Diamond Sponsor and will be highlighted within the
conference program.

Innovation Track—Workshops: $15,000
 
(2 available)  
This track will allow for corporations and private
funders to present to a large and diverse group
of individuals. This will be the opportunity to
present a session during the conference and sell
your product/products to a broader audience.
Your company will receive full benefits of the
Sapphire Sponsor and will be highlighted within the
conference program.
 


Networking and Reception Sponsorship Opportunities:

Exhibit Hall Opening Reception: $25,000
Exhibit Hall Luncheon: $25,000
(2 available) (1 available)
Conference attendees gather to celebrate the
opening of the exhibit hall at the end of the first
day to network with colleagues and browse exhibit
booths. Your company will received full benefits of the
Emerald Sponsor. Additionally, your company will
be recognized throughout the reception at the food
stations, as well as highlighted within the conference
program.
Conference attendees will enjoy a boxed lunch
while networking and browsing exhibit booths.
Your company will be recognized at the entry to
the exhibit hall, as well as throughout the reception
at the food stations. Your company will receive full
benefits of the Emerald Sponsor and be highlighted
within the conference program.

Continental Breakfast: $20,000
Snack Bags: $15,000
(3 available) (1 available)
Conference attendees will enjoy a continental
breakfast each morning while networking with
colleagues. Your company will be recognized
throughout the meal at the food stations. Your
company will receive full benefits of the Sapphire
Sponsor and will be highlighted within the
conference program.
All conference attendees will appreciate some snacks
in their conference bags to enjoy throughout the
conference. This is an easy way to get recognition
for your company with your logo displayed on a bag
holding a few snacks for every participant. Your company
will receive full benefits of the Sapphire Sponsor and will
be highlighted within the conference program.

Cell Phone Lounge: $15,000
 
(1 available)  
Sponsor a comfortable lounge with chairs and tables set
up for people to have quiet meetings with colleagues or
make phone calls between sessions. This is an easy way
to get recognition for your company with your logo
displayed throughout the lounge space. Your company
will receive full benefits of the Sapphire Sponsor and will
be highlighted within the conference program.
 
 

Additional Exclusive HCBS Sponsorship Opportunities:
Promotional items can turn some of the conference’ most used resources into valuable impressions for your company. These sponsorship opportunities do not receive benefits of Conference Sponsorships above.

Charging Stations: $7,500
HCBS Conference Smartphone App: $20,000
(3 available) (1 available)
These days everyone is on their smartphone or tablet,
using it to take notes, and to gather contact info from
other conference attendees. Sponsorship of a charging
station includes a screen display, showing a 10 minute
slideshow loop that can be used as advertising space as
well as your logo displayed on the kiosk.
Tired of carrying around a big heavy agenda? Wish you
could send a message to a speaker you just heard? The
HCBS Conference Smartphone App allows for attendees to
bookmark and save the people they meet and sessions they
attend within a full online listing of the agenda. It also has
an interactive Exhibit Hall map to easily allow attendees
to find the company with which they are interested in
connecting. Sponsorship for the App includes your logo
displayed on posters throughout the conference, as well as
in communication about the app. Your company’s name
will also be highlighted within the app. This is a great way
to be at the fingertips of every attendee!

Hotel Key Cards: $10,000
Name Badge Lanyard: $10,000
(1 available) (1 available)
Be the first thing attendees see as they check-in for the
conference at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Your
logo will be printed on over 1,000 hotel key cards.
Everyone will wear your company’s logo or name
around their necks to display their name badge for the
conference. Your company’s logo will be worn by over
1,000 individuals!

Water Bottles: $10,000
Technology/Demo Room: $10,000
(1 available) (2 available)
Have your organization’s logo on a water bottle placed
in all conference attendee’s tote bags. After a long day
of workshops and networking, everyone will appreciate
your contribution to the event.
 
Does your company have software or new technology to
share? The Exhibit Hall includes six rooms that can be
used to expand your exhibit space. These special rooms
will allow attendees to interact with your products, and
allow you space to demonstrate or display new, exciting
technology. Sponsorship of an Interactive Display Space
includes one conference registration.

Conference WiFi: $15,000
Escalator Banner: $15,000
(1 available) (2 available)
Conference attendees will appreciate WiFi available
throughout the conference, allowing them to easily
connect to exhibitors’ and speakers’ websites, and to
engage with the Conference App. Sponsorship includes
your name on all materials highlighting the conference
WiFi, as well as throughout the conference agenda.
Capture the undivided attention of attendees each
day at the HCBS Conference as they ride up and
down the escalator banks in the Baltimore Marriott
Waterfront. Your company will receive full benefits of
the Sapphire Sponsorship level and will be highlighted
within the conference program.

Exhibit Hall Footprints: $15,000
Coffee Break with Custom Coffee Sleeves: $20,000
(1 available) (3 available)
Such a contagious and fun way for attendees to find
your booth! Custom footprint floor clings will lead
attendees to your booth from the main entrance of
the Exhibit Hall. Your company will receive full benefits
of the Ruby Sponsorship level and will be highlighted
within the conference program.
 
Hot and in demand! Your sponsored coffee break will
include coffee sleeves that are a sure way to catch the
eye of every attendee. Your company will receive full
benefits of the Sapphire Sponsorship level and will be
highlighted within the conference program.

E-Newsletter Ads: $7,500
 
(3 available)  
Leading up to the HCBS Conference NASUAD
sends a series of email newsletters with information
about the conference, including announcing plenary
speakers, hotel deadlines, and more. Your organization
can advertise within these emails with a sidebar ad that
will be clickable to your website. These emails reach
over 3,000 individuals!
 
 
Meeting and Networking Opportunities:

NASUAD Spring Meeting Dinner: $20,000
(2 available)
Nearly 100 officials from State offices join us in in the Spring for NASUAD’s bi-annual membership
meeting. The Spring Meeting is held at a new location each year. Following a full meeting agenda, members
join for a casual dinner where they can reconnect with their colleagues. Sponsors are invited to join the
dinner to mingle with NASUAD members. Sponsors of the Membership Dinner will be recognized by
having their logo displayed during the event, as well as throughout the meeting agenda materials.

Private Breakfast with NASUAD Members: $20,000
(3 available)
With officials from nearly all 50 states attending, sponsors of these breakfasts will work with NASUAD
staff on identifying and personally inviting state directors in targeted states. This is an exclusive
opportunity to have an informal meeting with targeted contacts and discuss your products and
programs. Your company will receive full benefits of the Sapphire Sponsor and will be highlighted within
the conference program.

NASUAD Fall Dinner: $35,000
(During the 2017 HCBS Conference)
Nearly 100 officials from State offices join us one night during the HCBS Conference for NASUAD’s
bi-annual membership dinner. Members will join for a casual dinner where they can reconnect with
their colleagues. Sponsors are invited to join the dinner to mingle with NASUAD members. Sponsors
of the Membership Dinner will be recognized by having their logo displayed during the event, as well
as throughout the meeting agenda materials. Your company will receive full benefits of the Emerald
Sponsor, and will be highlighted within the conference program.

NASUAD's President's Receptions: $40,000
(2 available)
The NASUAD Board of Directors President serves a two year term. To honor the outgoing and
incoming Presidents, NASUAD hosts two receptions for NASUAD members during the HCBS
Conference. These events are well attended by NASUAD board and membership and are a highlight
of the conference for the attendees. Sponsors will have their logo displayed on reception tables, as
well as in the membership agenda materials. Sponsors are invited to join the reception to mingle
with NASUAD members. Your company will receive full benefits of the Platinum Sponsor, and will be
highlighted within the conference program.
     

Customize Your Sponsorship!
If you don't see an exact fit for what you're looking for in the following pages, contact us to create a custom sponsorship package.

 
Questions? Contact Rachel Feldman  202-898-2578  RFeldman@nasuad.org

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