Event Sponsors

Current Partners

SETDA provides opportunities for companies to network with state members and showcase their products/services at our in-person events. A variety of activities afford companies an audience with state members; examples include speed meeting sessions, round robin product demonstrations or speaking opportunities. Learn more about our Private Sector Partnership programs.  These partnership programs are excellent ways for companies to have in-depth interactions with state members throughout the year.

For more information: To learn more about how your company can become engaged with SETDA’s membership, please contact Melissa Green, Director of Strategic Partnerships, [email protected] or 202-715-6636 x703.

Learn more about the Leadership Summit Sponsorship opportunities Leadership Summit 2017 – Sponsorships.


• Free registration for 2 company executives including the one day Education Forum Event.

• 6’ skirted table for demo/display at exclusive 2 hour Tabletop Showcase & Reception

• Access to the pre-registration list for targeted outreach only (for individual contacts, not mass solicitations)

• Company branding on event signage, mobile app and event related web pages

Speed Meeting Sponsor – $5,000: Speed meetings are a unique opportunity to accomplish a lot of targeted marketing to a large number of states in a small amount of time. Each company will have 7 minutes to demo, present and discuss your product/service followed by 3 minutes of Q&A. You will present to small groups of state members on a rotating basis.

Product Showcase Reception Sponsor – $4,000: Engage with SETDA members, staff, affiliates and channel partners over the course of this 2 hour reception attended by state leaders from over 45 states. As the sponsor & host of a table during this cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception, your company representatives will have opportunities to demo and engage with state members in a setting designed to facilitate one-on-one conversations.

Focus Group Host & Sponsor – $6,500: Design, lead and present a 1 hour interactive focus group session to an audience of approximately 10 state education leaders. Discuss national and state trends, brainstorm, troubleshoot, and plan ahead with state level thought partners from around the nation.

Speaking Sponsors (morning or afternoon) – $5,000: This sponsor will have the opportunity to be introduced by SETDA’s executive director, then take the stage to speak for 7–10 minutes at the day’s opening activity/breakfast or midday activity/lunch. Sponsor may place collateral at every table.

Social Networking Event Sponsor – $6,500: The is a unique opportunity for a sponsor to host and attend this informal networking activity attended exclusively by SETDA members and staff by touring the DC area. This sponsor will have a 5-7 minute speaking opportunity at the venue.

Event WiFi Sponsor – $4,000: This sponsor for the event’s wireless internet connection will have the benefit of increased brand awareness and website traffic as each person who logs on to wifi during the event will be directed to their company website homepage.

Event Mobile App Sponsor – $3,000: This sponsor will have its company logo appear on a banner ad on every page of the event’s mobile app throughout the duration of the event. This sponsor will also have the option to have handouts or collateral at the event, and host a table at Opening Product Showcase Reception.

Table Top Exhibit Sponsor – $2,500: This sponsor will host a 6’ skirted table at the Opening Product Showcase Reception and will engage with SETDA members, staff, affiliates and channel partners over the course of this 2 hour reception attended by state leaders from over 45 states.

Brain Break & Games Station Sponsor – $2,500: This sponsor will help SETDA staff select and provide the games & activities for the “Brain Break and Games Station”at the event. In addition to a giant “Jenga” game and a giant “Connect 4” game, this sponsor can provide their own game or activity for conference attendees and other sponsors to enjoy at a “Brain Break & Games Station” which will be set up for the duration of the event. The sponsor’s logo, company description and collateral will appear on a sign at the station.

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