Become a Sponsor

Exhibitor Prospectus & Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in building your brand awareness at National School Boards Annual Conference 2018. Click here to download the 2018 sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor prospectus guide for more in-depth information.

General Session/$25,000 per session

Sponsor the Saturday or Sunday General Session with the ability to bring 5 minute greeting

Master Class/$12,500

Bring 3 - 5 minute greetings at three Master Class Sessions

Educational Track/$15,000

Choose up to five sessions of Subject Area Tracks with the ability to bring 3-5 minute greetings at the start of each session

Focus Group/$12,500

Hold a Facilitated Focus Group and lunch with your choice of attendee demographic

Networking Opportunities

Board Dinner/$25,000

Host a dinner attended by the Board of Directors and NSBA Senior Staff Monday evening

Leadership Reception/$25,000 

Exclusive invitation-only Leadership Event with the ability to brand and network with State and National Leadership

Attendee Lounge/$25,000


Host our attendees on the exhibit floor in a branded lounge with food and beverage

Relaxation Station/$25,000

One of the most popular features on the exhibit floor, your company invites all attendees for a complimentary massage at your branded relaxation station

CUBE Urban Night Out

Celebration and networking opportunity with representatives from the top 100 urban school boards across the country

Joint Caucus Reception/$6,000

Host members of the Black Council, Hispanic Council and American Indian/Alaskan Native Caucus and celebrate diversity in education at this evening reception

Council of Urban Boards of Education Luncheon/$12,500

Sponsor this annual luncheon featuring keynote speaker Judge Glenda Hatchett

Black Council Luncheon/$12,500

Sponsor this dynamic luncheon for our National Black Council of School Board Members

Hispanic Council Breakfast/$6,000

Sponsor this educational breakfast for our National Hispanic Council of School Board Members

American Indian/Alaskan Native Caucus Luncheon/$6,000

Sponsor this educational luncheon for our National Caucus of American Indian/Alaska Native School Board Members

Education Technology Luncheon/$6,000

National Connection Lounge/$6,000

Exclusive lounge for National Connection, Technology Leadership Network and Council of Urban Boards of Education members with branding and networking opportunities

Off-Site Experiential Programs/$3,000-$5,000

Visits to the Mapleton Public Schools and other area institutions highlighting technology in action. Variable sponsorship amounts

Tote Bags/$25,000 SOLD OUT


Have your logo on the highly prized attendee tote bags

H2O (Deluxe)/$25,000

Sponsor a water station and have logo branded water bottles for attendees to reuse throughout the convention center

Lanyards/$12,500

Branded lanyards to be distributed to all attendees

Mobile App Sponsorship/$12,500

Branded Splash Screen on the Mobile App (plus banner ad)

Wi-Fi/$12,000

Sponsor the Convention Center Wi-Fi where attendees will have to input the password of your choice for access

Charging Station/$6,000

Provide attendees a dedicated charging space with your branding

Email Stations/$6,000

Put your logo on the splash screen with a direct link to your company’s website at these prominently displayed kiosks in the lobby area

Scooters/$6,000

Brand the rides that are highly visible throughout the conference

Transportation Sponsor/$6,000

Have your logo featured on transportation flyers as well as shuttle signs at the convention center and shuttled hotels

Coat Check/$6,000

Check in your coat at this branded coat check station

Coffee Break/$6,000

Sponsor a branded coffee station during a session break on pre-conference days. Ability to network with attendees

H2O (Regular)/$6,000

Sponsor a water station for the conference attendees located in high traffic areas throughout the convention center

Column Signage/$6,000
Large branded advertisements that will be wrapped around the columns in high traffic areas.

Conference Mobile App Banner Ad

Our Conference App was downloaded more than 4,700 times during our conference! Advertisers are provided with metrics and usage information post-show to demonstrate app user activity and ROI. Banner ads rotate at the top of the app’s dashboard page. When the ad is tapped, the user is taken to a full screen app landing page featuring more information about the advertiser. $1,000 flat rate

Conference Program Book

Not only do attendees consult it on site, they also use it as a resource long after the event is over as a valued reference tool.

Advertising Rates:

Full Page $3,500 • Half Page $1,500
Issue Date: March 25-27, 2017
Space Close: January 5, 2017
Materials Due: January 26, 2017

Advertising Rates:

Full Page $3,500 • Half Page $1,500
Issue Date: March 25-27, 2017
Space Close: March 3, 2017
Materials Due: March 17, 2017

Booth Pricing

10 x 10 inline $1800
10 x 10 corner $2100
10 x 20 inline $3600
10 x 20 corner $3900
10 x 20 two corners $4200
20 x 20 island $8400

Booth Rental Includes:

  • 5 Booth Badges per 10x10 booth that give full access to all sessions
  • Exhibitor Guide listing
  • Listing on the NSBA Conference website and the Mobile App

Booths are no longer included in sponsorship packages.

Exhibit Hours

Six hours of dedicated, exclusive Exhibit Hall time!

Saturday—April 7
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Exclusive Hours:
11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Sunday— April 8
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Exclusive Hours:
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

For more information regarding exhibting contact Susan Clubb, Exhibit Sales Associate, 703-838-6167/sclubb@nsba.org
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