Maker Educator Convening 2016: Sponsorship Opportunities

Maker Ed will be hosting the national Maker Educator Convening on May 17 and 18, 2016 at The Crucible, Oakland’s premier industrial arts space. More details about the event can be found here.

If you are interested in any of the sponsorship opportunities below, contact Jakki Spicer, Director of Development at [email protected] or 510.655.1935

Overall Event Sponsorship

We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to be a sponsor of this event at any of the following customizable levels.

At the $2,500 level, you will receive:

  • 2 Educator tickets to the MEC
  • Opportunity to share printed materials with participants
  • Special thank you in a Maker Ed quarterly newsletter (over 1,600 recipients)
  • Verbal acknowledgement on Wednesday, May 18th during introductions
  • Opportunity to share branded items with attendees as take-home gifts (e.g. stickers, pens, buttons, other fun items)
  • Recognition in the Maker Ed annual report
  • Recognition on Maker Ed’s website sponsor page at the corresponding level

At the $5,000 level, you will receive:

The following benefits of the $2,500 level:

  • Opportunity to share printed materials with participants
  • Special thank you in a Maker Ed quarterly newsletter (over 1,600 recipients)
  • Verbal acknowledgement on Wednesday, May 18th during introductions
  • Opportunity to share branded items with attendees as take-home gifts (e.g. stickers, pens, buttons, other fun items)
  • Recognition in the Maker Ed annual report
  • Recognition on Maker Ed’s website sponsor page at the corresponding level

Plus:

  • 4 Educator tickets to the MEC
  • 1/8 page ad in Convening program

At the $7,500 level, you will receive:

The following benefits of the $5,000 level:

  • Opportunity to share printed materials with participants
  • Special thank you in a Maker Ed quarterly newsletter (over 1,600 recipients)
  • Verbal acknowledgement on Wednesday, May 18th during introductions
  • Opportunity to share branded items with attendees as take-home gifts (e.g. stickers, pens, buttons, other fun items)
  • Recognition in the Maker Ed annual report
  • Recognition on Maker Ed’s website sponsor page at the corresponding level

Plus:

  • 6 Educator tickets to the MEC
  • ¼ page ad in Convening program
  • A message of gratitude shared with Maker Ed’s 18,200+ Twitter followers and 4,500+ Facebook fans

At the $10,000 level, you will receive:

The following benefits of the $7,500 level:

  • A message of gratitude shared with Maker Ed’s 18,200+ Twitter followers and 4,500+ Facebook fans
  • Opportunity to share printed materials with participants
  • Special thank you in a Maker Ed quarterly newsletter (over 1,600 recipients)
  • Verbal acknowledgement on Wednesday, May 18th during introductions
  • Opportunity to share branded items with attendees as take-home gifts (e.g. stickers, pens, buttons, other fun items)
  • Recognition in the Maker Ed annual report
  • Recognition on Maker Ed’s website sponsor page at the corresponding level

Plus:

  • 8 Educator tickets to the MEC
  • Opportunity to present an Ignite talk at the event
  • Opportunity to bring and display branded banner at event
  • Recognition on signage at the event
  • ½ page ad in Convening program

At the $15,000 level, you will receive:

The following benefits of the $10,000 level:

  • Opportunity to present an Ignite talk at the event
  • Opportunity to bring and display branded banner at event
  • Recognition on signage at the event
  • A message of gratitude shared with Maker Ed’s 18,200+ Twitter followers and 4,500+ Facebook fans
  • Special thank you in a Maker Ed quarterly newsletter (over 1,600 recipients)
  • Verbal acknowledgement on Wednesday, May 18th during introductions
  • Opportunity to share branded items with attendees as take-home gifts (e.g. stickers, pens, buttons, other fun items)
  • Recognition in the Maker Ed annual report
  • Recognition on Maker Ed’s website sponsor page at the corresponding level

Plus:

  • 8 Educator tickets to the Maker Educator Convening (MEC)
  • Opportunity to have a staffed table and/or demos during breakfast, lunch, and breaks at the event, including distributing printed materials
  • Full page ad in Convening program

Networking Event Sponsorships

We are also pleased to offer you the opportunity to be the sole sponsor of the evening networking events on either Tuesday or Wednesday of the national Maker Educator Convening (MEC).

Sponsor the Tuesday evening networking event (including screening of “Most Likely to Succeed,” and wine bar) for $15,000, and you will receive:

  • 8 Educator tickets to the MEC
  • Opportunity to have a staffed table at screening, including distributing printed materials
  • Branding rights for this networking event
  • As the sole sponsor, you will receive recognition on signage at the event and/or the opportunity to display a banner that you provide
  • Verbal thanks and recognition at the event
  • All the benefits of the $15,000 sponsor level above

Sponsor the Wednesday evening networking event for $12,000 and you will receive:

  • 8 Educator tickets to the MEC
  • Opportunity to have a staffed table at networking event, including distributing printed materials
  • Branding rights for this networking event
  • As the sole sponsor, you will receive recognition on signage at the event and/or the opportunity to display a banner that you provide
  • Verbal thanks and recognition at the event
  • All the benefits of the $10,000 sponsor level above