Sponsorship Opportunities – Summit 2019

The aasp Summit, first held in 2008, is the annual signature event for the association, attracting nearly 600 advancement services professionals. Gain exposure to over 1,300 aasp members and thousands of more industry professionals connected through aasp’s various channels. Register online today or download the Summit 2019 Prospectus to pay by check.

Why Become a Summit 2019 Sponsor?

> Our Summit location at the Chicago Hilton offers prime exhibitor location in the center of all Summit activity.

> aasp sponsorship packages enable sponsors to be among the largest and most influential group of advancement services professionals from all nonprofit sectors, including arts and culture, healthcare, higher education, environmental causes and national and regional organizations in the country and beyond.

> Sponsors can count on receiving in-depth knowledge of the trends and progress of the advancement services profession at Summit. As a Summit 2019 sponsor, you will have direct access to industry decision-makers and clients most important to your company, and you’ll meet others who can benefit from the services your company provides.

> The aasp board, its founding members and past Summit attendees will be on hand to make introductions to ensure that you or your company representatives can make the most of the time spent at the Summit. You’ll have high visibility, preferred seating at select events, and public recognition for your contributions.

Summit Attendance Over the Years

aasp Summit attendance from 2008 to 2018




aasp Strategic Partnership Committee

David Lawson, Chair
Thomas Chaves, Board Liaison
Todd Blandford
Mary Ehart
Donna Freddolino
Michelle R. Hussey
Joshua LaBorde

Charlotte McGhee
Vicky Medlock
Chris Pipkins
Bob Sands
Mary Carole
Shomari White
Meredith Winter

Sponsorship Details & Availability

Elevate your company’s visibility through our various recognition benefits.

Premier Sponsor: $15,000 (Exclusive)

Welcome attendees to the summit and introduce opening keynote speakers.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (4) complimentary aasp memberships
√ (1) mobile app push notification

On-site Benefits:

√ Welcome attendees at the opening of the summit, introduce keynote speaker
√ Complimentary 90-minute Demo Room time slot
√ Logo recognition in on-site program
√ Signage at the event recognizing level of support
√ One-page chair drop at general session
√ Registration for (4) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ (1) mobile app push notification
√ (1) mobile app promoted post with extended-length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants


Platinum Sponsor: $12,500 (Exclusive)

Sponsor the President’s Reception.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (4) complimentary aasp memberships
√ (1) mobile app push notification

On-site Benefits:

Provide remarks at President’s Reception
√ Complimentary 90-minute Demo Room time slot
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the President’s Reception recognizing your level of support
√ Flyer displayed in meeting registration area
√ Registration for (4) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ (1) mobile app promoted post with extended-length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants


Executive Session: $12,500 (Exclusive)

By invitation only, this session is specifically tailored to top executives and leaders in the advancement services profession. It will cover valuable tools of the trade for higher-level positions and offer attendees time to engage in a private session of discussion and collaboration with fellow leaders. Event sponsor will have the opportunity to address this elite audience.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (4) complimentary aasp memberships
√ (1) mobile app push notification

On-site Benefits:

√ Provide remarks at Executive Session
√ Complimentary 90-minute Demo Room time slot
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the Executive Session recognizing your level of support
√ One-page chair drop at Executive Session
√ Registration for (4) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ 1) mobile app promoted post with extended-length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants


Diamond Sponsor: $10,000 (Exclusive)

Sponsor the Awards Lunch & Annual Meeting of the Society.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (3) complimentary aasp memberships
√ (1) mobile app push notification

On-site Benefits:

√ Provide remarks at the Awards Lunch and Annual Meeting & Presentation of Awards to recipients by sponsor representative
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the event recognizing level of support
√ One-page chair drop during luncheon
√ Registration for (3) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ (1) mobile app promoted post with extended-length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants


Gold Sponsor: $7,500 (Limited availability)

Sponsor one of the Panel Sessions of the summit.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) Sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (2) complimentary aasp membership

On-site Benefits:

√ Introduce the Panel Session speaker and provide remarks to the audience
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the event recognizing level of support
√ One-page chair drop at sponsored event
√ Registration for (2) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ (1) mobile app promoted post with extended length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) Sponsored e-blast to participants


Newcomer's Session: $7,500 (Exclusive)

Before Summit officially begins, first-time Summit attendees join together for breakfast and a specially-tailored presentation. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet aasp leadership and find answers to their conference-related questions. Event sponsor will have time to address this captivated, first-time audience.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (2) complimentary aasp memberships

On-site Benefits:

√ Provide remarks at Newcomer’s Session
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the Newcomer’s Session recognizing your level of support
√ One-page chair drop at Newcomer’s Session
√ Registration for (2) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ (1) mobile app promoted post with extended-length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants


Summit Mobile App Sponsor: $7,500 (Exclusive)

Summit attendees are heavy users of the event mobile app. Put your company at the forefront.

√ Exclusive, dedicated section in app menu with company logo as menu icon
√ Promoted posts (with image and link) – (1) before, (1) during, (1) after
√ Push notifications – (1) before, (1) during, (1) after
√ (1) Attendee poll to app users – appears on top of activity feed
√ Company logo in all app promotion emails, in program and on web page
√ Draped tabletop exhibit with registration for (2) representatives
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ (2) complimentary aasp memberships


Workshops Sponsor: $7,500 (Limited availability)

Includes sponsorship of a pre-Summit workshop outside of Newcomer’s and Executive Sessions.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants
√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ Pre-summit mailing list one month prior to meeting
√ (2) complimentary aasp memberships

On-site Benefits:

√ Provide remarks at Workshops
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the Workshops recognizing your level of support
√ One-page chair drop at Workshops
√ Registration for (2) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall
√ (1) mobile app promoted post with extended-length description in mobile app

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit
√ (1) sponsored e-blast to participants


Track Sponsor: $4,200 (5 available)

Sponsor one of the five educational tracks.

Pre-event Benefits:

√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ (1) complimentary aasp membership

On-site Benefits:

√ Host an educational track session room and provide remarks at the beginning of the session
√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the event recognizing level of support
√ Registration for (2) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit


Charging Station Sponsor: $3,000 (Exclusive)

√ Logo featured on summit charging station
√ Logo recongition on aasp’s website
√ Logo recognition on on-site printed materials and printed app
√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit


Hotel Key Card Sponsor: $3,000 (Exclusive)

√ Logo featured on attendee’s hotel key cards
√ Logo recongition on aasp’s website
√ Logo recognition on on-site printed materials and printed app
√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit


Lanyard Sponsor: $3,000 (Exclusive)

√ Logo featured on summit lanyard (lanyard provided by aasp)
√ Logo recongition on aasp’s website
√ Logo recognition on on-site printed materials and printed app
√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit


Silver Sponsor: $2,500

Exhibit Booth and Exposure

Pre-event Benefits:

√ Logo recognition on aasp website
√ (1) complimentary aasp membership

On-site Benefits:

√ Logo recognition on printed materials
√ Signage at the event recognizing level of support
√ Registration for (2) representatives (additional representatives at the special member rate)
√ Sponsorship ribbon on name tag
√ Draped tabletop exhibit space in exhibit hall

Post-event Benefits:

√ Summit attendee mailing list provided after the Summit


Breakfast Sponsor: $1,500 (3 available)

Sponsor breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

√ Logo featured on summit breakfast stations
√ Logo recongition on aasp’s website
√ Logo recognition on on-site printed materials and printed app


Break Sponsor: $1,000 (3 available)

Sponsor a break on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday.

√ Logo featured on summit break stations
√ Logo recongition on aasp’s website
√ Logo recognition on on-site printed materials and printed app


Private Demo Room: $300 (90-minute block)

Located next to the Exhibit Hall and featuring smart technology and intuitive design, the Demo Room is the perfect place to showcase your latest product offering to attendees in a private environment. Available in 90-minute time slots for track-level-and-above sponsors. Premier, Platinum and Executive Session sponsors receive a complimentary Demo Room time slot. A form will be sent upon purchase to select your time slot.





Sponsorship Agreements

Reservation/Cancellation Policy – All exhibits and sponsorships are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Exhibits and sponsorships are not reserved until aasp receives payment. Cancellations must be received in writing to the aasp office by July 15, 2019 to receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be made after that date.

Audio/Video Policy – Registration and attendance at, or participation at association events constitutes an agreement by the registrant to association’s use and distribution of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.

PCI Compliance – Please do not send credit card information via email. Per standard by the Payment Card Industry, aasp has met the requirements of the Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS).

Thank You Summit 2019 Sponsors

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