Sponsorship Opportunities

Leverage Your Brand By Reaching Your Target Audience!

We are excited to provide you with the sponsorship opportunities below that are available during our 2021 virtual conference and beyond. Your participation and contribution allow you to promote your company’s brand while helping NISOD support community and technical college faculty, staff, and administrators.

Platinum Package: $10,000

This sponsorship package provides:

  • $15,000 credit toward any of the sponsorship options below.
  • 8 complimentary conference registrations.
  • Opportunity to submit a digital company brochure, flyer, or other promotional item for all conference attendees.
  • One email message sent to conference attendees on your behalf.
  • Final attendee postal list in an electronic format after the conference.
  • Company listing on the conference’s sponsor page.

Gold Package: $7,500

This sponsorship package provides:

  • $10,000 credit toward any of the sponsorship options below.
  • 5 complimentary conference registrations.
  • Opportunity to submit a digital company brochure, flyer, or other promotional item for all conference attendees.
  • One email message sent to conference attendees on your behalf.
  • Final attendee postal list in an electronic format after the conference.
  • Company listing on the conference’s sponsor page.

Silver Package: $5,000

This sponsorship package provides:

  • $6,500 credit toward any of the sponsorship options below.
  • 3 complimentary conference registrations.
  • Final attendee postal list in an electronic format after the conference.
  • Company listing on the conference’s sponsor page.

Bronze Package: $2,500

This sponsorship package provides:

  • $3,500 credit toward any of the sponsorship options below.
  • 2 complimentary conference registrations.
  • Final attendee postal list in an electronic format after the convention
  • Company listing on the conference’s sponsor page.

All the sponsorship options below are also available à la carte.

Annual Conference Sponsorships

Exclusive sponsorship and management of the virtual conference platform. This sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsorship recognition in all conference promotional emails.
  • Dedicated space on the conference’s home page.
  • Sponsor logo and company description included on the conference sponsor page.
  • Sponsorship promoted on social media channels.

This exclusive sponsorship of one General Session provides your company with extraordinary visibility and puts your brand in front of thousands of faculty, staff, and administrators. General Sessions are recorded and accessible to participants after the conference for continuous exposure for the sponsor.

This sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsor’s company name, logo, and web page link on a slide at the beginning of the General Session.
  • A two-minute prerecorded video introduction and welcome by a company representative.
  • Sponsor logo on the General Session and schedule-at-a-glance web pages.
  • Sponsor logo in all emails promoting the General Sessions.
  • Sponsor logo and description included on the conference sponsor page.
  • Sponsorship promoted on social media channels.

Each year, NISOD honors Excellence Award recipients who have been selected by their colleges as the best of the best. A virtual celebration will be held during each day of the conference. This exclusive sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsor’s company name, logo, and web page link on a slide at the beginning of each celebration.
  • A two-minute prerecorded video introduction/welcome by a company representative played at each celebration.
  • Sponsor logo on the schedule-at-a-glance web page.
  • Sponsor logo in all emails promoting the Excellence Awards Celebrations.
  • Sponsor logo and company description included on the conference sponsor page.
  • Sponsorship promoted on social media channels.

Sponsored by: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Live Session format is 50 minutes, including time for Q&A. Presenters will present their sessions live through Zoom. Each room will have a moderator who will track questions from participants via the chat and pose those questions to the presenter(s) at the end of the session. Sessions must include at least one community or technical college co-presenter who can speak about how your product/service is being used on their campus. The session will be recorded for on-demand viewing following the conference by registered participants.

This exclusive sponsorship provides the opportunity for five faculty members from NISOD-member colleges to attend the conference. Sponsorship recognition includes:

  • Sponsor logo on the faculty scholarship web page.
  • Recognition in all faculty scholarship promotional emails.
  • Recognition in all faculty scholarship acknowledgment emails to recipients and presidents of recipients’ colleges.
  • Sponsor logo and company description included on the conference sponsor page.
  • Sponsorship promoted on social media channels.

Each day of the conference features four conference tracks, with six presentations in each track on Day One and Day Two, and two presentations in each track on Day Three. Day One or Day Two Sponsorship Cost: $2,500; Day Three Sponsorship Cost: $750. This sponsorship includes:

  • Slide with company logo displayed prior to each session and during session breaks.
  • Opportunity for company representative to introduce presenter(s).
  • Sponsor logo on the conference schedule-at-a-glance web page.
  • Sponsor logo in all emails promoting the conference sessions.
  • Sponsor logo and company description included on the conference sponsor page.
  • Sponsorship promoted on social media channels.

Pre-Recorded Sessions are limited to 60 minutes and will be available on demand throughout and after the conference. These presentations do not require the presenter(s) to attend the conference. The presenter(s) are responsible for recording, editing, and submitting their presentation to NISOD by April 2, 2021.

The conference will kick off each morning in the Networking Lounge. Sponsorship is for one of the days of the conference and includes:

  • Sponsor logo on the conference schedule-at-a-glance web page.
  • Sponsor logo and company description included on the conference sponsor page.
  • Sponsor logo incorporated into digital background.
  • Sponsorship promoted on social media channels.
A limited number of digital bag insert opportunities are available. You may include an item of your choice in the attendee convention bags. The sponsor is responsible for production of digital inserts or promotional items by the provided deadline. Inserts may include, but are not limited to company promotions, product discounts, gift cards, and much more. All inserts may contain hyperlinks, but must be provided in PDF format.

Prize drawings will be held between sessions. Sponsor provides prize with a minimum value of $250 and is responsible for sending the prize to the winner. Sponsorship recognition includes:

  • Opportunity for company representative to announce the prize and winner during the prize drawing.
  • Sponsor logo on the conference schedule-at-a-glance web page.
  • Sponsor logo and company description included on the conference sponsor page.

Additional Sponsorships

One of NISOD’s most popular benefits, webinars average 300 participants and are offered every month to educators at member and nonmember colleges. Webinars are archived on our website for post-event viewing by individuals at our member colleges.

  • Webinars must include at least one community or technical college co-presenter who can speak about how your product/service is being used on their campus.
  • Linked company logo on the webinar registration web page.
  • Linked company logo on marketing emails (20,000+ contacts).
  • Webinar promotion via social media channels.
  • Company encouraged to promote their webinar, as well.

Create brand exposure through sponsored content in our weekly digital newsletter, sent to 20,000+ contacts (20% open rate, 7% click rate). Content written by sponsor and approved by NISOD. The content is limited to 75 words and can include links and a company logo or other small image.

The NISOD Papers, an occasional publication, is NISOD’s version of a white paper series that educates our audience or explains a particular issue relevant to community and technical college educators. The NISOD Papers covers an array of diverse topics, including professional development, emerging technologies, crisis communication, education reform, and more.

  • The NISOD Papers are promoted to 20,000+ contacts through our weekly digital newsletter.
  • Messaging must be from a “thought-leader” perspective.
  • Content ideas to be discussed with NISOD staff to ensure the topic/article is a good fit for our audience.
Tweet or Facebook post about your organization. Post/tweets can include a photo or graphic with text from your organization. One Occurrence: $600. Additional Occurrences: $450 each
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Contact Sheryl Powell today to become a sponsor!

Sheryl Powell, Associate Director

Email: sheryl@nisod.org

Ph: 512.232.6998