Sponsorship Opportunities

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PLATINUM SPONSOR – Opening Keynote Session – $5,000

SOLD – GOLD SPONSOR – Closing Networking Reception – $3,500

SILVER SPONSOR – Lunch Keynote Session – $2,500

SILVER SPONSOR – Closing Keynote Session – $2,500

SOLD – BRONZE SPONSOR – Corporate Social Responsibility Panel – $1,500

BRONZE SPONSOR – Conference Event App – $1,500

SOLD – BRONZE SPONSOR – Print Materials – In-kind

 

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, see the CONVERGENCE Summit 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities (1-31-2019) pdf or descriptions below. Contact Tammy Niebur at nienaber.tammy@gmail.com or 612-790-6179 for further information.

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR – Opening Keynote Session

Opening Keynote: Brave New Workshop

For decades, the Twin Cities has enjoyed the audacious, hilarious, and thought-provoking original comedy, improv and satire of the Brave New Workshop. The Brave New Workshop will kick off CONVERGENCE Summit 2019 with laughter, learning, thinking and playing to motivate, energize and spur us to action. This session will be based on the book “The Innovative Mindset: 5 Behaviors for Accelerating Breakthroughs” by BNW’s John Sweeney and Elena Imaretska.

Sponsor Opportunity:

$5,000 sponsorship of the opening session

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Introduce Opening Keynote Session
  • Sponsor to create a blog on the topic of innovation to be promoted on summit.iabcmn.com and in related social media posts
  • Billing as PLATINUM Sponsor (including logo) in all communications, including:
    • CONVERGENCE Summit postcard and direct mailer
    • CONVERGENCE Summit website (summit.iabcmn.com)
    • CONVERGENCE Summit 2019 event program
  • Recognition by the IABC MN Chapter President at CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Three free registrations to CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Six-foot-long table in the lobby near the registration table from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • One free use of the CONVERGENCE Summit 2019 mailing list

 

SOLD – GOLD SPONSOR – Closing Networking Reception

Sponsor Opportunity:

$3,500 sponsorship of the Closing Networking Reception in the Swain room from 4 to 6 p.m.

Attendees of previous Summits have noted that networking is one of the most significant benefits of attending the event. The Closing Networking Reception will be positioned as an extension of the CONVERGENCE Summit and a way for attendees to connect and share their learnings from the day.

The Swain Room is adjacent to the registration area in the McNamara. It will be used as one of the break-out rooms earlier in the day. With the tabletop / bar configuration, the room can comfortably accommodate 110 people.

Sponsor to also provide a significant prize (i.e., iPad, earphones) to use as a drawing at the Networking Reception

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Networking Reception to be named after sponsor
  • Reception will be included as part of the agenda for the day
  • Sponsor name and logo will appear on CONVERGENCE Summit 2019 website (summit.iabcmn.com) and in the CONVERGENCE Summit program
  • Recognition by the IABC MN Chapter President at CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Three free registrations to CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Six-foot-long table in the Swain Room during the Networking Reception
  • Ability to collect attendee contact information through a prize drawing

 

SILVER SPONSOR – Lunch Keynote Session

So how do successful companies use cause-marketing, advocacy and corporate social responsibility to connect with their customers and the community? Our lunch keynote speaker and a panel following lunch will address this trend. Lunch will take place with all attendees in the Johnson Great room.

Sponsor Opportunity:

$2,500 sponsorship of Lunch Keynote Session

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Introduce Lunch Keynote Speaker
  • Recognition on CONVERGENCE Summit (summit.iabcmn.com) website
  • Recognition by the IABC MN Chapter President at CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Two free registrations to CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Six-foot-long table in the lobby near the registration table from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

SILVER SPONSOR – Closing Keynote Session

Joining us from Boston, the incoming Chair of IABC and global consultant, Victoria Dew, SCMP, will wrap the day with a lively discussion on fueling your career and leadership.

In her motivational presentation, Fuel Your Inner Career, she will use her wit, humor and communications expertise to encourage participants to create an expansive, magnetic mindset that propels personal and business success.

Sponsor Opportunity:

$2,500 sponsorship of Closing Keynote Session

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Introduce Closing Keynote Speaker, Victoria Dew
  • Recognition on CONVERGENCE website (summit.iabcmn.com)
  • Recognition by the IABC MN Chapter President at CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Two free registrations to CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Six-foot-long table in the lobby near the registration table from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

BRONZE SPONSOR – Conference Event App

Sponsor Opportunity:

$1,500 sponsorship of conference event app to facilitate engagement among attendees.

  • Agenda and Content Management
  • Speakers and Sponsors
  • Live Polling
  • Slide Sharing
  • Networking
  • Real-Time Feedback

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Sponsor name and logo will appear prominently in the event app
  • Recognition on CONVERGENCE Summit 2019 website (summit.iabcmn.com)
  • Recognition by the IABC MN Chapter President at CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • One free registration to CONVERGENCE Summit 2019

 

SOLD – BRONZE SPONSOR – Print Sponsor – In-kind

IABC Minnesota will secure an in-kind print sponsor for multiple chapter activities, which will also benefit CONVERGENCE Summit 2019.

CONVERGENCE Sponsor Opportunity:

Postcards: 4-color, 2-sided, Q: 1,000, early January 2019 | Q:1,000, early July 2019

Direct Mailer: 8×14 3-fold, 4-color, 2-sided, Q: 1,000, February 2019

Program: 8.5×11 folded, 12 pages, 2-sided, 4-color, Q: 150, March 2019

Posters: 3’x4’ foam core, Q: 4, March 2019

Vinyl Clings: 8”x18” repositionable cling, Q: 7, March 2019

Sponsor Benefits:

  • Sponsor name and logo will appear prominently on CONVERGENCE print materials (postcard, direct mailer, program, posters)(postcard, direct mailer, program, posters)
  • One free registration to each IABC Minnesota event in 2019 (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31)
  • One free registration to CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Recognition by the IABC MN Chapter President at CONVERGENCE Summit 2019
  • Recognition on CONVERGENCE Summit website (summit.iabcmn.com) and the IABC Minnesota website (iabcmn.com)