Sponsorship Opportunities

Optimize your conference presence by becoming a sponsor of career and technical education’s premier event! As a VISION 2017 sponsor, your company’s solutions for enhancing teaching and driving student success will be front and center with career tech educators from all over the country – most of whom are leaders and key influencers for education technology purchases.

ACTE offers unique branding packages designed to get your message in front of thousands of education professionals before, during, and after VISION 2017.

General Sessions

Opening General Session SOLD $15,000
Thursday, December 7, 8:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Be the biggest sponsor on our biggest stage! VISION has three General Sessions. Sponsor one or all three! Sponsorship includes five minutes of speaking time, signage recognition, logo on the VISION website, complimentary exhibit space, advertising in Techniques magazine, and an e-blast to attendees.

Closing General Session $5,000
Saturday, December 9, 10:30 a.m. - Noon

Sponsorship includes five minutes of speaking time, signage recognition, logo on the VISION website, complimentary exhibit space, advertising in Techniques magazine, and an e-blast to attendees.

STEM is CTE Symposium Opening Session and Luncheon $15,000
Saturday, December 9, 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

STEM is CTE Symposium, on Saturday December 9, brings together hundreds of education and business leaders from across the country to address access to STEM-related career paths through CTE programming for all students, especially for women who are still underrepresented in STEM fields. Sponsorship includes five-minutes speaking time, signage recognition, a symposium program session, VISION website logo and banner, Techniques magazine advertising, and an e-blast to VISION attendees.

Receptions

Educators in Action Reception $7,500
Wednesday, December 6, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

The Educators in Action Reception is an exclusive, invitation-only event for ACTE’s 300+ volunteers, Board of Directors, and award winners. The reception takes place prior to the ACTE Awards Banquet and is the only recognition and networking event for ACTE’s strongest advocates, most engaged educators, and leaders for excellence in the CTE field. Sponsorship includes five-minutes speaking time, signage recognition, VISION website logo and banner, one Awards Banquet table, Techniques magazine advertising and e-blast to VISION attendees.

First-time Attendee Orientation SOLD $10,000
Thursday, December 7, 7 - 8 a.m.

Every year, nearly 600 people attend VISION for the first time. This opportunity will include coffee service during the first-timer orientation session, a chance for a company representative to bring remarks to the group, and plenty of signage and branding. Sponsor will also receive full-page ads in Techniques magazine, and a logo on the VISION website and VISION promotional mailings.

ACTE State Association Leadership Breakfast $5,000
Saturday, December 9, 8 - 9 a.m.

This annual event brings together the leadership from all the ACTE state association to recognize excellence, share successes and explore topics that will enhance the value each association provides to its members and collectively to the profession.  A full breakfast will be served.  As always, we will be recognizing the state associations who have met the criteria for the ACTE Quality Association Standards Award. Sponsorship includes five-minutes speaking time, signage recognition, VISION website logo and banner, Techniques magazine advertising and e-blast to VISION attendees. Limit of two sponsors.

STEM is CTE Symposium Reception $5,000 
Saturday, December 9, 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Hundreds of education and business leaders will be at the STEM is CTE Symposium closing reception. Sponsorship includes five-minutes speaking time, signage recognition, VISION website logo and banner, Techniques magazine advertising and e-blast to VISION attendees. 

VISION 2017 Awards Banquet Sponsorships

Wednesday, December 6, Gaylord Opryland Resort

ACTE offers a limited number of sponsorship opportunities to support the ACTE Excellence Awards program and VISION 2017 Awards Banquet. The companies and organizations that support the ACTE Excellence Awards are not only supporting ACTE, but actively recognizing and celebrating the best in career and technical education.

$10,000—Gold level companies receive:

  • 10 seat table at the Banquet 
  • Your logo on printed Banquet material 
  • Your logo on VISION General Session sponsor list 
  • Sign for your CareerTech Expo booth 
  • Name and logo on VISION follow up article for Techniques magazine 
  • Full-page ad in Techniques magazine 
  • Opportunity to present awards and speak during the Banquet 
  • Table stand for sponsored table 
  • Your logo on ACTE awards website for 1 year 
  • Your logo on VISION website 

$5,000—Silver Level companies receive:

  • 10 seats at the Banquet 
  • Your logo on printed Banquet material 
  • Your logo on VISION General Session sponsor list 
  • Sign for your CareerTech Expo booth 
  • Name and logo on VISION follow up article for Techniques magazine 
  • Half-page horizontal ad in Techniques magazine 
  • Your logo on ACTE awards website for 1 year 
  • Your logo on VISION website 

$1,000—Bronze Level companies receive:

  • 10 seats at the Banquet 
  • Your name on printed Banquet material  

VISION Technology

VISION Program App $10,000

Attendees consistently ask for more event-specific information. Now they have it at their fingertips! The VISION program app sponsor will receive a banner in the app and logo on the splash page, prominent signage within the convention center, their logo on ACTE's VISION app promotions to attendees and the VISION homepage, and a full-page Techniques ad. Limit of two sponsors.

VISION Wi-Fi Password $10,000

When you have a conference app, conference attendees want access to free Wi-Fi. This creates a unique sponsorship opportunity. Imagine two-thirds of VISION attendees typing your company's name and booth number into their mobile device. Attendees and guests at Opryland will also see your company's name along with VISION when available WI-Fi networks are detected. Finally, ACTE will use your logo, company name and booth number when promoting free Wi-Fi access before and during the event.

VISION Awareness

Raise your profile during the show through tote bag inserts, workshops, and vendor e-blasts.

Tote Bag Insert (each) $1,000

Drop a discount flyer, special offer or product catalog in the VISION tote bag and resell your products and services to each registered attendee. Draw attention to your booth and remind attendees of your products and services.

Exhibitor Workshop (each) $1,000

Present your products and services to attendees in a 50-minute educational session. Workshops are built on the show floor, are wired for Internet and seat approximately 50 attendees theater-style. Workshops are held on the hour during Expo hours.

Vendor E-blast (limit two messages) $1,800

An opportunity only available to CareerTech Expo vendors! You will receive one vendor e-blast sent to the VISION pre-registered mailing list and one sent to the post-VISION mailing list.

VISION Visibility

Vision attendees will receive tote bags, lanyards, and ID badges. Co-brand with us and increase your visibility!

Tote Bags SOLD $15,000

How would you like to see your logo all over ACTE’s CareerTech VISION? This portable marketing opportunity will showcase your company’s logo on 4,500 tote bags. Not only will attendees become familiar with your name and image, but they will take these bags back to their schools for continued exposure.

Lanyards SOLD $10,000

Get your logo into the hands and around the necks of all the attendees. 4,500 customized lanyards will showcase your company logo and name. These items are popular with educators who need them to hold their identification cards. Sponsor will also receive a full-page Techniques ad, and a VISION attendee e-blast.

Attendee ID Badge $10,000

Every attendee receives an ID badge. What a great way to get your company name in front of all attendees before and during VISION! The marketing opportunity includes your logo printed on every VISION ID badge.
 

Package Sponsorships

CareerTech VISION Sponsor $15,000

This exclusive sponsorship provides a unique branding opportunity and a distinctive outlet for getting your message in front of thousands of education professionals before, during and after the event.

  • Banner on VISION website, within the online conference registration form, and in the conference mobile app
  • A logo on the VISION website and included in all VISION mailings
  • Announcement promoting your sponsorship within ACTE e-newsletter sent by to all ACTE members
  • Two VISION registrations
  • One full-page ad in the Nov./Dec. VISION issue of Techniques magazine
  • One e-blast to VISION attendee list
  • One e-blast to ACTE member list
  • Opportunity to present one VISION program session, depending on available space
  • Billing on signs at the convention center
  • Opportunity to submit a company brochure, flyer or other item in the VISION tote bags

We can customize your sponsorship package to match your messaging and yearly approach!

 

CareerTech Expo Sponsor $7,500

All the basics* are included. This is a turnkey solution for setting up and promoting your exhibit. You just need to show up and have your sales pitch ready.

  • One 10’ x 10’ booth at VISION CareerTech Expo
  • A complimentary half-page horizontal ad in the Nov./Dec. VISION issue of Techniques magazine
  • One e-blast to VISION attendee list
  • One e-blast to ACTE member list
  • Billing on signs at the convention center
  • Opportunity to submit a company brochure, flyer or other item in the VISION tote bags

*Internet, electric, booth furnishings, and other services are not included with this package.

 

Consider sponsoring VISION 2017 for a new level of exposure. Contact Jim Waterhouse, ACTE Exhibits Manager, at 800-826-9972, ext.332 or jwaterhouse@acteonline.org

 



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Exhibitor Quick Links

Online Exhibit Space Contract

Expo Rules and Regulations

Online Floor Plan

Exhibitor List

Attendee Demographics

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibitor Workshops

Advertise

Expo Dates and Hours

Expo Fees and Benefits



Exhibitor Newsletters

Coming Soon!
 



Expo Setup Links

Exhibitor Service Center

Hotel and Housing Information

Freeman Service Kit (available in  August)

Plan Your Presence

Expo Dates and Hours



Contact Us

Jim Waterhouse

ACTE Exhibits Manager

800-826-9972 Ext. 332

 

Exhibitor Housing Warning!

 

ACTE does not solicit exhibitors for housing or contract any company to do so. If you are contacted or solicited about housing/hotel rooms for VISION 2017 it is not legitimate.






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