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2015 CALIFORNIA SCIENCE EDUCATION CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 2-4, 2015 • SACRAMENTO, CA

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Last Updated: February 9, 2015

The California Science Education Conference offers several opportunities for sponsors to demonstrate their support of science education by providing financial contributions to facilitate the presentation of professional development programming as well as other conference functions.

The 2015 California Science Education Conference is expected to draw approximately 1,500 to 1,800 science educators from across the state for three days of professional development and networking.

The California Science Teachers Association is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. CSTA represents science educators statewide—in every science discipline at every grade level, Kindergarten through University. CSTA has over 2,400 members.

To confirm your sponsorship, complete the on-line sponsorship confirmation form or contact Gretel MacLeod, Conference Manager, at (916) 979-7004 or gretel@cascience.org

For more details on the below listed sponsorship opportunities you may view the 2015 Sponsorship Catalog here.

Sponsor Opportunities (status information is updated as it changes)

Event

Anticipated Attendance/Quantity

Sponsorship Amount

Status of Sponsorship

Level of Sponsorship

Opening Keynote Address

800

$15,000

SOLD

Platinum

Awards Lunch

150

$5,500

Available

Silver

Evening Event

400

$15,000

Available

Platinum

Attendee Wireless Internet - public spaces and meeting rooms - named network

1,500

$10,000

SOLD

Gold

Focus Speaker Series

8 sessions with 100 per session

$7,500
or $1,000/session

Available

Gold or Bronze

Coffee Break (Friday)

500

$5,000

Available

Silver

Coffee Break (Saturday)

500

$5,000

Available

Silver

Coffee Break (Sunday)

300

$5,000

Available

Silver

Coffee Break (All Three Days) - Exclusive Sponsorship

300

$15,000

Available

Platinum

Workshop Room Audio-Visual Equipment

30 - 100/session
1,800 total

$20,000

Available

Platinum

Short Course Audio-Visual Equipment

25/session
500 total

$7,500

Available

Gold

Sponsor a Teacher - Registration only

Unlimited

$150

Available

Dependent upon total donation

Sponsor a Teacher - Registration, Membership, Hotel

Unlimited

$1,000

Available

Dependent upon total donation

Field Course Shuttle Transportation

Several Hundred

$8,000

Available

Gold

Future Science Teacher Award

1

$1,000

Available

Bronze

Name Badge Lanyards

1,800

$4,000

SOLD

Silver

Name Badge Holders

1,800

$5,000

Available

Silver

Tote Bags

1,800

$5,000

SOLD

Silver

Hotel Key Cards

1,000

$3,500

Available

Silver

Conference Volunteer T-Shirts (with Company Logo)

150

$1,500

SOLD

Bronze

Closing Keynote Address

1,000

$15,000

Available

Platinum

General Donations

n/a

Minimum $500

Available

Supporting - Platinum

To confirm your sponsorship, complete the on-line sponsorship confirmation form or contact Gretel MacLeod, Conference Manager, at (916) 979-7004 or gretel@cascience.org

LEVELS OF SPONSORSHIP

CSTA offers five levels of sponsorship to meet every budget. The minimum donation is $500 and donations in any amount above $500 are accepted. See below for details about the benefits of sponsorship.

  • Platinum Sponsor ($15,000 +)

  • Gold Sponsor ($7,500—$14,999)

  • Silver Sponsor ($3,000—$7,400)

  • Bronze Sponsor ($1,000—2,999)

  • Supporting Sponsor ($500—$999)

BENEFITS OF SPONSORSHIP

Being a conference sponsor has many benefits. The following outlines the benefits at the various levels of sponsorship:

    Supporting Sponsors ($500 - $999)
  • Company name on conference web site

  • Company name in conference registration brochure (for sponsorships confirmed by June 1, 2015)

  • Company name on conference signage (for sponsorships confirmed by July 30, 2015)

  • Company name on event or service signage

  • Company name recognition during general session

  • Company name recognition during sponsored event

  • Company name in conference program (for sponsorships confirmed by August 30, 2015)

  • Recognition of your company in CSTA's on-line newspaper, California Classroom Science

  • Bronze Sponsors ($1,000 - $2,999)

    All of the above plus:

  • If participating as an exhibitor: enhanced exhibitor program book listing and highlighted space on exhibit hall floor plan (for sponsorships confirmed by August 30, 2015)

  • The option to have your company logo published in place of your company name on the conference website, registration brochure, program book, signage, etc.

  • Silver Sponsors ($3,000 - $7,499)

    All of the above plus:

  • Option to participate in priority booth selection for next year conference

  • Gold Sponsors ($7,500 - $14,999)

    All of the above plus:

  • One 10’ X 10’ aisle/in-line booth in the exhibit hall (space only)

  • Platinum Sponsors ($15,000 +)

    All of the above plus:

  • Hyperlinked company name/logo on conference home page

  • One 10’ X 10’ corner booth in the exhibit hall (space only, en lieu of the aisle/in-line booth included in the Gold Level sponsorship)

All conference sponsors are given the first option to renew their previous year sponsorship.