Vendors & Sponsors

Thank you to our 2016 Conference Sponsors!

The AEE International Conference provides access to an attendee audience of more than 700 educators and practitioners who impact more than 2 million learners annually. Promote your business or organization and demonstrate your support for experiential education as a sponsor of the 44th annual AEE International Conference in Minneapolis in October 2016.

As a sponsor, you will be recognized in all marketing, promotion, and public relations initiatives to the audience of attendees but also to the broader experiential education community. Not only does your sponsorship support experiential education, it helps your business or organization position itself in the community.

Opportunities:

Career Fair $45 (unlimited availability)
Use the AEE Conference registration form to reserve your Career Fair space.

On Thursday, October 27 AEE will host a career fair from 6:00-7:30pm. Recruit prospective students or employees for your program. Make appointments for informational or professional interviews that you can host on Friday or Saturday in our interview area at the conference center. The Career Fair will be open both to conference attendees and the public.

Marketplace Vendor – $495 (10 available)
Email aee@epponline.com to reserve your Marketplace space.

Sell your goods in our new conference marketplace this year. Located in the general session area, you will have multiple opportunities to sell your products to 700 conference attendees, plus one night that will be open to the general public. Space is limited so reserve your spot early.

Vendor includes:
Access to 700+ attendees, plus one night that is open to the public
One market attendee pass (This grants you attendance to all activities outside of conference workshops.)
A 10x10 area in in the conference marketplace
Listing in the Conference Program
Marketplace hours (closed during general sessions)
               -Thursday, Oct. 27 11:30am- 7:30pm (4:30-7:30pm open to the public)
               -Friday, Oct. 28 9:30am-11:15am, 1:00pm-3:00pm
               -Saturday, Oct 29 12:00pm-2:00pm

Supporting Sponsor - $995 (25 available)
Email aee@epponline.com to reserve your Supporting Sponsorship.

Promote your company, university or organization, while supporting AEE and receiving an economical way to attend the conference.
Sponsorship includes:
Recognition at the Thursday evening sponsor reception
Listing with company logo as event sponsor in the Conference Program
Sponsor listing on the AEE conference website with a link to your organization’s website
Option to have your promotional material included in conference attendee bags
One complimentary table top display at sponsor reception on Thursday, October 27
Two complimentary registrations to the conference
Optional table at the career fair on Thursday, October 27

Conference Scholarship Sponsor
Email aee@epponline.com to reserve your Scholarship Sponsorship.

Your sponsorship will support the conference attendance of students, international participants and others lacking the financial resources to attend the AEE International Conference.
“Change a Life” for $1,000 – Support at this level will provide a conference scholarship to one participant.
“Build future leaders” for $5,000 – Support at this level with provide conference scholarships for five participants.

Event Sponsorship

Email aee@epponline.com to reserve your Event Sponsorship.
All event sponsorships include the following benefits:
- Recognition at the event
- Your organization’s banner prominently displayed at the event
- Listing with company logo as event sponsor in the Conference Program
- Full-page ad in the conference program
- Sponsor listing on the AEE conference website with a link to your organization’s website
- Sponsor recognition on email updates to conference attendees
- Option to have your promotional material included in conference attendee bags
- One complimentary table top display at the sponsor reception on Thursday, October 27 or
   one complimentary marketplace vendor booth (if you wish to sell products)
- Two complimentary registrations to the conference
- Optional table at the career fair on Thursday, October 27

Party Sponsor - $3,000 (one available)
Support fun and community for conference attendees! This year’s Friday night party is a Northwoods themed event with log roll challenges, an ice-fishing themed photo booth, live music, Hammerschlagen and other games! Sponsoring this event will make your organization the title sponsor for an entire evening of fun.

Party sponsorship includes: the basic event sponsorship benefits listed above

ActivatEE Sponsor - $4,000 (one available) SOLD
ActivatEE is sharing platform designed by AEE to turn our attendees into keynotes. Up to seven presenters[e1]  give short, inspiring talks back-to-back in a general session format.

Sponsorship of ActivatEE includes: the basic event sponsorship benefits listed above PLUS
- Your organization’s logo/advertisement displayed prominently on the projector screens following the presentations
- Opportunity for video or in-person presentation of your organization

Keynote Sponsor - $5,000 (one available) SOLD
Demonstrate your support through the conference kick-off event. The Thursday morning introductory keynote will be presented by Richard Louv, author of the bestselling book Last Child in the Woods.
 
Sponsorship of the conference keynote includes: the basic event sponsorship benefits listed above PLUS
- Your organization’s logo/advertisement displayed prominently on the projector screens before and after the keynote
- Opportunity for video or in-person presentation of your organization

Kurt Hahn and Awards Sponsor - $5,000 (one available)
Support the presentation of AEE honors and recognitions, including the prestigious annual Kurt Hahn Address. This is a luncheon event. (Presenter TBD).

Sponsorship of the Kurt Hahn Address includes: the basic event sponsorship benefits listed above PLUS
- Recognition at the event
- Your organization’s logo/advertisement displayed prominently on the projector screens before and after the address
- Opportunity for video or in-person presentation of your organization