Sponsorship Opportunities

Four levels of general sponsorships allow us to use your gift for any Convention programming needs. Targeted sponsorships allow you to select from any number of options (i.e. grad students, keynote speakers, receptions) and have more focused recognition. General sponsor benefits are also applied to the total of targeted options. 

Platinum Sponsor - $10,000 & Up

  • One complimentary banquet table (includes 8 tickets)
  • One complimentary awards luncheon table (includes 8 tickets)
  • Recognition visible in the hotel lobby and Big Bar on 2
  • One complimentary table in the exhibit area for displaying materials
  • One complimentary full page in the convention program for advertising space (Deadline: Oct 1)
  • Spoken recognition at the opening general session
  • Banner ad on the convention mobile app
  • Recognition on our social media platforms
  • Recognition on the sponsor page in the convention program
  • Recognition in the UCEA Review (post-convention)
  • Recognition on the UCEA slideshow playing during general sessions
  • Recognition on signage at registration
  • Recognition on our website listed by sponsorship level

Gold Sponsor - $5,000-$9,999

  • Two complimentary banquet tickets
  • One complimentary table in the exhibit area for displaying materials
  • One complimentary full page in the convention program for advertising space (Deadline: Oct 1)
  • Spoken recognition at the opening general session
  • Banner ad on the Convention mobile app
  • Recognition on our social media platforms
  • Recognition on the sponsor page in the convention program
  • Recognition in the UCEA Review (post-convention)
  • Recognition on the UCEA slideshow playing during general sessions
  • Recognition on signage at registration
  • Recognition on our website listed by sponsorship level

Silver - $2,500-$4,999

  • Banner ad on the Convention mobile app
  • Recognition on our social media platforms
  • Recognition on the sponsor page in the convention program
  • Recognition in the UCEA Review (post-convention)
  • Recognition on the UCEA slideshow playing during general sessions
  • Recognition on signage at registration
  • Recognition on our website listed by sponsorship level

Bronze - $1,000-$2,499

  • Recognition on the sponsor page in the convention program
  • Recognition in the UCEA Review (post-convention)
  • Recognition on the UCEA slideshow playing during general sessions
  • Recognition on signage at registration
  • Recognition on our website listed by sponsorship level

Some options are for sole sponsors and some have multiple opportunities for the price listed. Please email uceaconvention@gmail.com with any questions. All prices listed are in USD.

For specific targeted opportunities, click the categories below:
Graduate Student Convention Sponsorships

Support graduate students that have been negatively affected financially caused by the global pandemic. Your generosity will help cover registration and travel expense.  Sponsorship Amount – Any amount will be appreciated.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $500
0%
Graduate Student Lounge

The Grad Student Lounge will be a dedicated space for graduate students to connect with each other, receive continued feedback from their mentor(s), or just take a minute to relax during the convention day.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $500
0%
Graduate Student Summit Breakfast

Don't miss out on the chance to display your dedication and support of the Graduate Students of UCEA during this critical opening event to the Summit. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $2,000
0%
Graduate Student Summit Program

Given to every GSS participant, this schedule is crucial to all Graduate Student Summit attendees. Guaranteed to show off your support of graduate student endeavors and raise visibility of institution/organization for future faculty recruitment efforts. Your institution will receive a one-page, color ad in the GSS program.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $1,500
0%
Graduate Student - Jackson Scholars Recognition Ceremony & Reception

Support the Jackson Scholars Recognition and Reception (300+ attendees) and provide your organization with optimal visibility. Signage will be placed highlighting the sponsor.   This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $2,000
0%
Graduate Student - Jackson Scholars Fundraiser

This activity to support Jackson Scholars has become an event that many attendees look forward to each year. This year’s “Adventure Columbus” will be a photo scavenger hunt in and around the general area of the Hyatt Regency. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors. 

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $1,000
0%
Graduate Student - Grad Student & Plenum Reception

This event brings together Graduate Students, Plenary Representatives and the Executive Committee for networking, introductions, and discussion. Recognition will be given at the event for sponsors. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $2,000
0%
General Sessions - Annual Banquet

Join us as we close the convention with great food and entertainment at a unique venue. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $5,000
0%
General Sessions - Social Justice Keynote

Sponsor the Social Justice keynote speaker and bring awareness to issues of social justice to the UCEA community in a timely manner to empower programs to enact change within their own context. Your sponsorship will cover livestreaming and a portion of the keynote’s honorarium, hotel, and travel. Recognition will be given in the program or keynote introductions. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $3,000
0%
General Sessions - Mitstifer Lecture Keynote

Sponsor the Mitstifer keynote speaker and support the most prestigious lecture in the field of educational administration. It honors the late Dr. Robert Mitstifer and his wife, Dr. Dorothy I. Mitstifer from Penn State College of Education. Your sponsorship will cover livestreaming and a portion keynote’s honorarium, hotel, and travel. Recognition will be given in the program or keynote introductions. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $3,000
0%
General Sessions – Presidential Address

The Presidential Address will be delivered in 2021 by UCEA President, Bill  Black (University of South Florida). This annual update on the state of UCEA and Ed Leadership is typically the most viewed (in-person and online) of all general sessions. (Your sponsorship will cover livestreaming and audio visual technology. Recognition will be given in the program or keynote introductions.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $1,000
0%
Networking Opportunities - Coffee Break

This refreshment break to keeps attendees fortified during the day as well as the chance to network and relax other conference-goers. Signage will be placed highlighting the coffee break host. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $2,000
0%
Networking Opportunities - Opening Reception in Honor of Past Presidents

Reception opportunities provide your organization or institution the opportunity for optimal visibility. Your biggest option is the Opening Reception (400+ attendees), officially welcoming everyone to the Annual Convention. This year's Opening Reception in Honor of Past Presidents Reception will take place at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. Sponsorship will include logo placement highlighting the reception host. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Other opportunities for reception sponsorship include the New Member Reception and Plenum Reception (Governance Sponsorships), and the Jackson Scholars Reception (Graduate Student Sponsorships).

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $2,000
0%
Branding Opportunities - Logo Display in Hotel Lobby and Big Bar on 2

Your logo will be visible to all attendees during convention hours and non-convention hours in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Columbus and from the Big Bar on 2. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $500
0%
Branding Opportunities - Award Sponsor

Publicly acknowledge the front-runners in the world of educational leadership preparation and receive recognition in the Convention program and at the ceremony. This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $750
0%
Branding Opportunities - Mobile App Notifications

Highlight your institution's logo (and link)  with a significant presence on the convention mobile and web app. Your presence will be seen on the home screen, bottom of each session, and attendee profiles of both applications and at the top of the web application. The 2019 mobile app yielded over 37,000 sponsor impressions! This opportunity is available to multiple sponsors.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $500
0%
Branding Opportunities - Convention Name Badges / Lanyards

All UCEA attendees must have their badge always displayed during the event. This is the perfect way to highlight your organization or institution. Not only will the name be displayed on the neck wallet, but it also houses a place for room keys and money. A must-have for attendees.

Sponsorship Amount
$4,000
Branding Opportunities - Signage

Provide directional signage and begin connecting with attendees as soon as they step onsite.

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $1,000
0%
Branding Opportunities - Hybrid Livestream

Each day, one meeeting room at the Hyatt Regency Columbus will be livestreamed as a part of the hybrid convention. Your sponsorship will help bring 12 in-person paper sessions to the virtual audience. Your logo will appear for all three days in the physical meeting room and on the online platform. 

Sponsorship Amount
$0 / $2,000
0%
Branding Opportunities - Convention Tote Bag

Tote bag sponsorship provides high profile, enduring visibility for you at UCEA. All attendees receive a tote bag at registration and many will carry it througout the entire event and to others.

Sponsorship Amount
$2,000
Branding Opportunities - Convention Gift

The number one item attendees look forward to seeing when they look in their tote bag. Emblazon it with your logo or name, and ensure that your organization is part of the excitement.

Sponsorship Amount
$5,000
Branding Opportunities - Convention Program Ad

Advertise in the Convention Program which delivers the daily schedule. Prices are as follows:

  • Back Cover/Outside Color - $1,500
  • Back Cover/Inside Color - $1,400
  • Front Cover/Inside Color - $1,100
  • 1-Page Ad Color - $800
  • 1-Page Ad B&W - $500
Sponsorship Amount
$1,500
Branding Opportunities - Convention Bag Ad

Include a flyer of your design in the Convention tote bag as a way to directly reach the audience of your field. Sponsor is required to provide the flyer and responsible for the shipment of the flyer to the convention location. Price is as follows:

  • 1 Page - 1000 flyers - $800
Sponsorship Amount
$800
General UCEA Convention Sponsorship

Sponsorship of the UCEA Convention provides an excellent opportunity to showcase your institution. Sponsors are highlighted leading up to and throughout the Convention. General sponsorships allow UCEA to use your gift for any Convention programming needs. Platinum ($10,000+), Gold ($5,000-9,999) Silver ($2,500-$4,999), and Bronze ($1,000-$2,499) level benefits are provided depending on the contribution amount.

Sponsorship Amount
Your Sponsorship