SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR VIRTUAL AND IN PERSON HERDI West SESSIONS
Here’s your chance to get a little extra out of your HERDI West experience. By sponsoring a special event, you have extra signage and visibility, and for some events the opportunity to make a short presentation to the entire HERDI West Advisory Board of College Presidents and Chancellors.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR HERDI WEST SPECIAL VIRTUAL LAUNCH SESSIONS on July 27:
We developed three special opportunities for our client partners to introduce your company to the advisory board. These are designed for the virtual environment and timeframe.
Welcome & Introduction Gift Package:
You will have the opportunity to provide a welcome gift package filled with your company information and one branded item for Advisory Board members. We will include a welcome letter from your company CEO. The gift package will be shipped directly to the Advisory Board prior to the meeting. During the welcome and introduction section when all board members are present, you will have 5 minutes to talk about your company and your experiences with HERDI. You company name and logo will appear on the HERDI West Zoom background visible for all attendees in addition to acknowledgement in the program agenda.
This will always be an important signature feature for HERDI West. You will sponsor a well-known speaker who is respected in the field of technology, higher education, or in the topic of relevant current issue important to the advisory board members. The speaker may be an author, scholar, entrepreneur, or an esteemed leader in higher education. You will have the opportunity to introduce this keynote speaker and relate your company to the theme or topic of the speaker. If the speaker is an author, we will provide a book to each board member. You may place your company sticker outside on the book cover with a message from you inside the book. Your company logo will appear on the HERDI West Zoom background visible for all in addition to acknowledgement in the program agenda.
Think Tank Sessions:
You will have the opportunity to spend quality time with a minimum of 5 and maximum of 7 advisory board members in your own virtual breakout room. This is an abbreviated version to provide the advisory board members an opportunity to experience a think tank session and your company. You should be prepared to pose at least three critical and important questions that you would like to have feedback on. We encourage you to prepare and send brief and succinct materials in advance related to your theme discussion. Your company logo name, logo, and introduction will appear in the program agenda.
*The is a one-time special pricing for the grand opening launch.
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR HERDI WEST IN PERSON THINK TANK EVENTS
Make a presentation to the entire Advisory Board prior to their Board Meeting. This would constitute a professional in-service for the board members (topic to be determined with HERDI West Executive Directors). The presentation is not to be a “sales pitch” but rather an opportunity to demonstrate a company’s expertise in a specific area.
Sponsor Advisory Board Reception following Advisory Board meeting the evening before the Conference begins. This is an intimate gathering of the presidents, attending guests and HERDI staff. Recognition will be noted in all pre-conference and conference materials. Up to four company representatives will be welcomed to attend.
Sponsor the reception preceding the banquet on the first night of the conference. Sponsor receives recognition in all pre-conference materials, “Thank You” signage throughout the reception area, a table to display promotional materials for Advisory Board members, acknowledgement in the HERDI workbook and a five minute talk at the podium at dinner, plus an exhibit table in the registration area throughout the conference, if desired.
Sponsor the banquet for all Advisory Board members, spouses and HERDI West clients on the first night of the Conference. Sponsor receives recognition in all pre-conference materials, “Thank You” signage at the banquet and on all tables, acknowledgement in the HERDI West workbook distributed to all participants, distribution of promotional materials to the Advisory Board members and a twenty minute talk at the podium preceding dinner, plus an exhibit table in the registration area throughout the conference, if desired.
Sponsor 1st day breakfast for all participants. Recognition will be noted in all pre-conference and conference materials and signage plus 5 minutes to address all attendees.
Sponsor 1st day Advisory Board luncheon attended only by presidents and HERDI staff. Recognition noted in all pre-conference and conference materials and on signage at the luncheon. Up to two company representatives will be welcomed to attend.
Sponsor 2nd day breakfast for all participants. Recognition will be noted in all pre-conference and conference materials and signage plus 5 minutes to address all attendees.
Sponsor 2nd day Advisory Board luncheon attended only by presidents and HERDI staff. Recognition noted in all pre-conference and conference materials and on signage at the luncheon. Up to two company representatives will be welcomed to attend.
Purchase an exhibit table for your company’s products/services in the registration area for the duration of the conference.
Sponsorships are available even if you are not attending the HERDI West session, however you must be a current HERDI West client for at least one session during the year. Please contact Dingo-Jo Currie at DingJo@herdi.org or Pam Walker at Pam@herdi.org.