Sponsor Opportunities

ELEVATE your visibility! Take a look at the list of traditional favorites or contact CalSAE to custom-design the perfect opportunity for your company! All sponsorship options include the following benefits, while additional benefits are noted in the specific descriptions below:

  • Mailing list of ELEVATE participants for one post-conference communication (includes email addresses for participants who opt-in)
  • Recognition on conference signage, in conference digital presentations, in printed program, and in the post-conference issue of The Executive magazine

The ELEVATE Annual Conference will be held from April 25-27, 2022. Registration to attend the conference is an additional fee. Contact Lindsay Poss, CMP, CalSAE Director of Meeting & Events, if you are interested or would like additional information.

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Education/Keynotes

  • Awards Ceremony & Keynote - SOLD!
    Price: $2,500
    • Kick-off ELEVATE by supporting the celebration of our outstanding volunteers in the categories of Association Executive of the Year, Industry Partner of the Year, and Geri Hayes MacDonald Staff Achievement Award. Promote your brand at the beginning of this prestigious occasion and introduce the Keynote (<5 minutes at the podium including any promotional video).
  • Concurrent Education Session Room Host - 2 SOLD!
    Price: $1,000 each (11 opportunities)
    • Host one of the concurrent education session rooms for a day. Includes branded signage outside of the room, a high boy display table at the meeting room entrance, and the ability to put your branded marketing materials out at the participant place settings.
  • General Session - SOLD!
    Price: $2,500
    • Keep the energy going on Day 2 with our General Session. This sponsorship includes the opportunity to showcase your company while introducing the General Session and promoting your brand at the beginning of the program (<5 minutes).
  • New Member Orientation - SOLD!
    Price: $500
    • Promote your brand at the beginning of the orientation (< 5 minutes) and introduce the facilitator(s) to approximately 25 attendees. Includes recognition on orientation signage.

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Special Events/Experience

  • After Party
    Price: $1,000
    • Keep the party going a couple of hours longer after the Tuesday's night Silent Auction/Dinner. Provide ambiance such as a live musician or DJ for an added experience (food and beverage costs are additional).

  • CEO/CAE Breakfast - SOLD!
    Price: $2,500
    • Host an exclusive invite-only breakfast for association CEOs as well as those with the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. Get one-on-one face time with approximately 50 participants. Introduce yourself, play a promo video (<5 minute), and help facilitate the conversation.

  • Departure Experience
    Price: $500
    • Send ELEVATE participants back home with a goodie bag to sustain them on their travels back to their final destination.

  • Early Arrival Happy Hour
    Price: $1,000
    • Welcome the participants to ELEVATE and promote your brand at the beginning of the networking time (<5 minutes). Provide ambiance such as a live musician for an added experience (food and beverage costs are additional).

  • First-Timer Meet & Greet - SOLD!
    Price: $1,000
    • Welcome the ELEVATE first-time participants on Day 1 before the conference begins with a casual gathering (food and beverage costs are additional). Get one-on-one face time with approximately 30-40 participants.
  • Silent Auction/Dinner
    Price: $2,500
    • Close out the last night of ELEVATE by promoting your brand at the beginning of the networking time (<5 minutes). Provide ambiance such as live music for an added experience.

  • Silent Auction/Dinner Wine - SOLD!
    Price: In-Kind
    • Provide 6 total cases of red (3 cases) and white (3 cases) wine for participants to enjoy at the last night's Silent Auction/Dinner.

  • Virtual Silent Auction
    Price: $1,000
    • Support a major fundraising effort for CalSAE by having an ongoing presence in the virtual Silent Auction platform with your logo and website link on the landing page of the event (which will be online before, during, and after the conference). The Silent Auction will be open to all CalSAE members and non-members, so the reach is much greater than just the ELEVATE participants!

  • Welcome Experience - SOLD!
    Price: $500
    • Greet ELEVATE participants at the Resort with a goodie bag to sustain them until their first meal at the Resort.

  • Wellness Activity - 1 SOLD!
    Price: $500/ea (multiple opportunities)
    • Be the first thing on participants' minds in the morning by hosting a wellness activity. Potential activities may include spin class, yoga, HIIT, meditation, scavenger hunt walks...anything that gets participants up and ready for the day.


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Food & Beverage

  • AM and/or PM Snack Break
    Price: $1,000 each (4 opportunities)
    • Nourish our learners in between sessions! Includes a high boy display table near the snack break set up.

  • Board Installation & Volunteer Recognition Luncheon - SOLD!
    Price: $2,500
    • Promote your brand from the podium (<5 minutes). Includes branded signage outside of the room, a high boy display table at the meeting room entrance, and the ability to put your branded marketing materials out at the participant place settings.
  • Continental Breakfast - 2 SOLD!
    Price: $1,000 each (3 opportunities)
    • Meet and greet the participants first thing in the morning by hosting their first meal of the day. Includes a high boy display table near the continental breakfast set up.

  • Opening Luncheon - SOLD!
    Price: $2,500
    • Promote your brand from the podium (<5 minutes). Includes branded signage outside of the room, a high boy display table at the meeting room entrance, and the ability to put your branded marketing materials out at the participant place settings.

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Micellaneous

  • Attendee Brochure
    Price: $2,400 or In-Kind
    • Your logo on the front cover of approximately 1,350 mailed attendee brochures.

  • Conference Journal
    Price: $1,700 or In-Kind
    • Place a color ad on the inside front and outside back covers of the participant on-site program.

  • Device Charging Stations
    Price: $500/each or In-Kind
    • Make sure our participants can keep in touch while away from the office. Includes logo on charging stations, opportunity to distribute marketing materials at charging stations, and recognition on signage.
  • Guest Room Key Cards - SOLD!
    Price: $1,500 (available to business services/technology providers and CVBs only)
    • Put your message directly in the hands of participants with event key cards.

  • Signage - SOLD!
    Price: In-Kind
    • Print conference signage with your company logo in the footer of each.

  • Welcome Gift / Turndown Amenity
    Price: $1,750 (which includes the hotel delivery fee) plus your gift/amenity (3 opportunities)
    • Provide an item with your logo to be delivered to the guest room of each of the approximately 125 Association Professionals in attendance.


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