Sponsorship Application

Show your support of the conference

We are expecting over 250 attendees at the 2016 conference. Attendees are expected from many disciplines in the professional, academic research, and practice fields. Many attendees equally reflect the adoption community. They will hear nationally recognized keynote speakers and will participate in various workshops and academic research presentations. We would like to invite you to actively participate in this very important conference as well. We offer several opportunities for your organization to take part in supporting the Adoption Initiative Conference through sponsorship, participation or advertising*.

The Adoption Initiative Conference Committee is offering sponsorship opportunities with varied levels of commitment and benefits:

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All sponsors will have their names listed in the conference sponsor acknowledgements in the printed conference program. As noted, sponsors will also be eligible for additional program listings as well as listing on the Adoption Initiative website’s 2016 Sponsorship Page. Diamond, Platinum, Gold, and Silver sponsors also receive conference admissions as noted. Diamond, Platinum, and Gold sponsors are also provided with a sponsor table at the conference for informational materials.

PARTICIPATION: Have a Conference Presence with a Vendor Table

The Adoption Initiative Conference is offering vendor tables for exhibitors to purchase display space. The Vendor/ Exhibitor will receive one admission, which includes lunch. Vendor tables are set up inside the entrance hall as well as outside of conference events. They provide an opportunity for you to present your materials as well as engage with conference participants. The cost for each table will be $500.

ADVERTISING: Get listed in the printed program

The printed conference program is provided to all conference attendees. Various advertising sizes are offered to organizations and individuals who would like to target those attending the conference, reflecting a mix of academics and professionals as well as those from the adoption community. Rates are as follows:

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GIFTS IN KIND: Volunteer, help out, or…

We have tried to offer a vast range of possibilities for inclusion in the upcoming conference. We realize that “thinking outside the box” can offer a more creative and mutually beneficial final result. Therefore, if you or your organization would like to contribute in another creative way, please do get in touch with us to discuss the best way for you to participate: adoptioninitiative@gmail.com

We encourage you to consider supporting this important adoption event. Becoming a sponsor is an excellent way to support adoption knowledge and increase visibility of the products and services your agency, group, or company provides to the many conference attendees. We also greatly appreciate any efforts on your part to further advertise the conference itself, through your member discussions, mailing lists, or contact outreach.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the above email address. Make sure you sign up for the email list to get updates! Please use this link to download the sponsorship application form. Please note sponsorship deadline for inclusion in printed materials: April 1, 2016. Sponsorships will be accepted after that time and will be eligible for all other benefits.

Thank you for your interest in the Adoption Initiative! We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 Conference!

—Adoption Initiative Conference Committee

* Note: The Adoption Initiative reserves the right to refuse advertising or sponsorship from any entities that might conflict with the overall mission of the conference objectives.

• Download Sponsorship Application Form (pdf)