Conference Sponsorship, Advertising & Door Prizes

The excitement around the SoACE Annual Conference scheduled to take place at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter December 10 - 13, 2017 is intensifying. Together, we will celebrate 10 years of dynamic change and collaboration remembering our rich history as we look towards our vibrant future!

Click here to view the 2016 Conference Sponsors!

You may view the various sponsorship level descriptions by clicking the page menu options below or by downloading the 2017 Exhibit and Sponsorship Packet:


Tiered Sponsorship

Diamond ($10,000+)

  • Complimentary 1-year SoACE membership
  • 3 Complimentary Registrations: Annual Conference, Drive-In workshop and/ or Webinar
  • Single Sponsor Icon in Guidebook App
  • Recognition on Sponsorship Board displayed at Annual Conference
  • Recognition at opening and closing of Annual Conference
  • Listed on Featured Sponsors Listing in App
  • Organization name listed on SoACE web site with link to URL of your choice for one year
  • Article Recognition in the SoACE Linked In Group and the SoACE Website
  • Sponsor ribbons at Annual Conference for all representatives
  • Email blast sent to SoACE membership

Platinum ($5,000 - $9,999)

  • Complimentary 1-year SoACE membership
  • 2 Complimentary Registrations: Annual Conference, Drive-In workshop and/ or Webinar
  • Rotating Banner Ad in Conference App (20 second intervals)
  • Recognition on Sponsorship Board displayed at Annual Conference
  • Recognition at opening and closing of Annual Conference
  • Listed on Featured Sponsors Listing in App
  • Organization name listed on SoACE web site with link to URL of your choice for six months
  • Article Recognition in the SoACE Linked In Group and the SoACE Website
  • Sponsor ribbons at Annual Conference for all representatives
  • Email blast sent to SoACE membership

Gold ($2,500 - $4,999)

  • Complimentary 1-year SoACE membership
  • Rotating Banner Ad in Conference App (15 second intervals)
  • Recognition on Sponsorship Board displayed at Annual Conference
  • Recognition at opening and closing of Annual Conference
  • Featured Sponsors Listing in the Annual Conference App
  • Organization name listed on SoACE web site with link to URL of your choice for three months
  • Article Recognition in the SoACE Linked In Group and the SoACE Website
  • Sponsor ribbon at Annual Conference for lead individual
  • Email blast sent to SoACE membership

Silver ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • Rotating Banner Ad in Conference App (10 seconds)
  • Recognition on Sponsorship Board displayed at Annual Conference
  • Featured Sponsors Listing in Annual Conference App 
  • Organization name listed on SoACE web site with link to URL of your choice for three months
  • Article Recognition in the SoACE Linked In Group and the SoACE Website
  • Sponsor ribbon at Annual Conference for lead individual
  • Email blast sent to SoACE membership

Bronze ($500 - $999)

  • Recognition on Sponsorship Board displayed at Annual Conference
  • Featured Sponsors Listing in Annual Conference App 
  • Article Recognition in the SoACE Linked In Group and the SoACE Website
  • Sponsor ribbon at Annual Conference for lead individual

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A La Carte Options:

Tuesday Evening Event (1 available) - $10,000 -- SOLD

  • Signage at event, verbal recognition at event, clickable logo recognition in app for Tuesday evening event, recognition at opening and closing sessions

Sunday President's Reception (1 available) - $7,500

  • Signage at event, verbal recognition at event, clickable logo recognition in app for Sunday evening event, recognition at opening and closing sessions

Lunch (2 available) - $7,500

  • Signage at event, verbal recognition at event, clickable logo recognition in app sponsoring event, recognition at opening and closing sessions 

Breakfast (3 available) - $5,000

  • Signage at event, recognition at opening and closing sessions

Conference Speaker (2 available) - $3,000

  • Signage at event, verbal recognition at event, clickable logo recognition in app

Conference Bag (1 available) - $2,500

  • Name/logo on bag

Evening Entertainment (1 available) - $2,500

  • Signage at event, verbal recognition at event, clickable logo recognition in app

Energy Break (2 available) - $1,500

  • Signage around break displays

Monday Evening Reception Space (1 available) - $1,000

  • Sponsor responsible for food and beverage cost from hotel
  • Event promotion in app with clickable logo

Conference Name Badge (1 available) - $1,000 -- SOLD

  • Name/logo on attendee badge

Click here to register

Have a sponsorship idea or in-kind donation not listed here, or on our form? We want to hear from you! Contact the conference committee.

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App Advertisements

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NEW THIS YEAR! You also have the option to purchase Conference Advertising Space in the conference app. Registration will open this spring.

Single Sponsor Icon - $2,500

  • Your own icon on the main navigation of the app
  • Module can contain any kind of information about your company, like a list of products, offers, booth information, etc.
  • Customizable to include your logo, description, website and PDF links.
  • Precise metrics included

Sponsor Banner (15 second intervals) - $1,000

  • Located at the bottom of the main screen menu
  • Clickable banner directs users to a sponsor page with a customizable image, name and description, and a “More Info” link to additional information – a PDF or webpage
  • Precise metrics including:
    • Banner Views (How many impressions did your banner receive)
    • Banner Clicks (How many impressions converted into interested leads)
    • Content Interactions (how many users interacted with your content in the app)

Promoted Social Feed Post - $500.00

  • Promote your website or content in the app’s social feed.
  • Great way to engage in conversations that are relevant to attendees

Sponsored Poll - $250.00

  • Opportunity to gain feedback and insights from attendees through a sponsor created poll.
  • You may also ask attendees to submit contact information to be reached out to later
  • Real-Time Feedback

Logo/Ad Information:

For the SoACE Website:
Please submit logo in the following format and specifications. Also include the URL (web site) you want your logo to link to your company URL.

  • jpg or gif
  • minimum resolution 72 ppi
  • maximum size 149 pixels wide

For the App:

Banner Advertisement:

  • Image should be 600 x 110 px
  • Image and description for sponsor page
  • sponsor website URL or sponsor details in PDF (max 3 pages)

Dedicated Sponsor Icon: 

  • Large image - 640 x 240 px
  • Thumbnail logo - 240 x 240 px

Event Sponsorship: 

  • Logoimage should be 640 x 240 px

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Door Prizes

"Get your tickets out! The last four numbers are...." Door prizes add fun to any conference. Conference meals just wouldn't be the same without the shouts of a winner's excitement and groan of those who realize they missed by one number! If you have been thinking you'd like to do something to help support the SoACE conference, please consider providing a door prize or two. We are taking Door Prize gift card donations online!

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Sponsorship Chair

Shereada Harrell, Florida A&M University (shereada.harrell@famu.edu)

After you Register....Once you register as a conference sponsor OR for a program advertisement  you will be contacted by the Sponsorship Committee to ensure you receive everything included within your sponsorship level or advertising tier. 

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2017 Sponsors - Thank you!

Diamond ($10,000+)

  • Enterprise Holdings

Silver ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • FloridaACE

Bronze ($500 - $1,000)

  • UNC Charlotte
  • Vault.com

A la carte Sponsors

Tuesday Evening Event: Symplicity

Conference App: Guidebook

Name Badges: Awato