2019 METC Conference Optional Sponsorships

  Sponsor Levels           Optional Sponsor Opportunities 

REGISTRATION OPENS IN OCTOBER

Learn More and Decide Which Level By Viewing Our  #METC19 Sponsorship Chart
Complete #METC19 Conference Inquiry Form to be notified when registration opens. 
Deadline for METC to include items in conference bag or Opening Keynote
Friday, January 25, 2019

   

WHY SPONSOR?

  • Increase your product and brand recognition at our Midwest Education Technology Community (METC) Conference
  • Put your company name and logo in front of some of the most powerful EdTech industry professionals
  • Be recognized as a leader in educational technology
  • Stand out from the competition and increase sales
  • Position your company for future business growth

METC19 Conference - Optional Sponsorship Opportunities

Specialty Luncheon / Featured Speaker Sponsor ($3,500, 6 available)
Sponsor the speaker for one of our six Specialty Luncheons held during the METC Conference. As a 
Sponsor, your organization will receive recognition during the chosen luncheon and will have the opportunity to briefly speak to the audience at the start of the luncheon. A sign will be on display outside of the room indicating your company as the Luncheon Speaker Sponsor, includes one booth space.

The six luncheons include:

  • STEM & CTE Luncheon – Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Luncheon - Monday, February 11, 2019
  • Leadership In Education Luncheon – Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Early Learning Luncheon - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
  • Library & Media Literacy Luncheon – Wednesday, February 13, 2019
  • School Network & ICT Luncheon – Wednesday, February 13, 2019

$3,500
Contribution
(6 available)

Connections Lounge Sponsor ($3,500, 2 available)
Provide a place for METC Conference attendees to recharge upstairs by the fireplace!  Sponsor will provide furniture of their choice in this premier location at the conference. METC will provide an afternoon snack, and signage will be placed in this charging lounge naming your company as the Connections Lounge Sponsor. *includes one booth space
$3,500
Contribution
Lanyard Sponsor ($2,500, 1 available)
As the Lanyard Sponsor, your company name will be printed alongside the METC logo on all attendee lanyards!  All attendees, presenters and exhibitors receive these lanyards for the use of their required name badge, so this is an excellent way to promote your company! *Option to add-on booth space
$2,500
Contribution
Speaker Appreciation Dinner Sponsor ($2,500, 1 available)
Sponsor the opening night Appreciation Dinner for the Keynote, Featured Spotlight speakers and have an opportunity to speak with this group of key EdTech leaders and EdPlus leadership staff. Signage indicating your company as the sponsor will be placed in the Boardroom. *Option to add-on booth space
$2,500
Contribution

Breakfast Sponsor ($1,500, 3 available)
Display your company name and logo in front of all attendees by sponsoring a morning breakfast. During this time frame, METC conference activities are occurring are inside of the Exhibit Hall where the food and beverage are provided.  A sign will be at the breakfast indicating your company as the METC Breakfast Sponsor.  In addition, your company is welcome to be present around the breakfast tables to greet attendees as they arrive. *Option to add-on booth space 

$1,500
Contribution

Student Sponsorship Opportunities ($1,500, 3 available)
For over five years, METC has supported students by providing authentic learning experiences throughout the three days. Teams of students attend with a teacher sponsor who actively engages them in our student run IT Help Desk, eNews Bureau, Showcase and more. This sponsorship provides complimentary registration for the teacher sponsor, as well as the space & food for their students to share & learn. In addition to signage near the designated student area, your company can provide their logo for the METC Conference student volunteer t-shirt.

o   Innovation SHOWcase - $1,500 *Option to add-on booth space
o   IT Help Desk - $1,500 *Option to add-on booth space
o   eNews Bureau - $1,500 *Option to add-on booth space 

$1,500
Contribution

VIP Dine Around Reception - ($500, 5 available)
Diners will enjoy an evening out with their peers networking and enjoying new learning. Groups will be limited to approximately 25 people to maximize interaction and collaborating opportunities. Upon arriving at the restaurant each group will be served a signature dish and have 20 minutes to enjoy. After 20 minutes the group will rotate to the next restaurant. Sponsors receive 5 VIP Vouchers to invite attendees of your choice. One or two rounds will occur, depending on interest. Email address and contact information of attendees will be provided to all sponsors. *Option to add-on booth space 

$500
Contribution

Start-Up, Light-Up, IGNTE Reception - ($500, 5 available)
Be a part of this NEW reception on Monday afternoon, specially highlighting Start-Up Companies, organizations new to Missouri, or other innovative, creative non-profit programs. We are hosting this reception with some light hors d'oeuvres to support our mission of connecting innovative learners. You can be first to be a part of this NEW opportunity, specially designed to mingle and entertain after hours on Monday. IGNITE & Start-Up Presentations will be offered during the reception, along with a Fireside Chat or two!  *Option to add-on booth space 

$500
Contribution

Motivate, Engage, Transform & Connect (METC) Reception - ($500 per sponsor, 5 available)
Transform your traditional methods of meeting our attendees to this lighter, more casual afternoon of mingling and entertainment. We’ll provide some light hors d'oeuvres while you provide the program. There will be an opportunity to participate in some Karaoke and Sing-Alongs as we motivate and engage our attendees after the conference on Tuesday. Join this select group of sponsors to connect with our attendees on a different level. *Option to add-on booth space

$500
Contribution

Snack Sponsor ($500, 3 available)
Organizations may sponsor the afternoon beverage and snack break for one of the conference days. The afternoon break will be highly visible to attendees in the lobby.  A sign indicating your company as the sponsor will be provided at each break station. *Option to add-on booth space 

$500
Contribution

Educator Attendance Scholarship - $250 (unlimited)
METC is often asked if we can accept donations for sponsoring an educator to attend the conference. Your company can donate funds for complimentary conference attendance for a specific educator or METC staff will determine an attendee based on need of those who apply for these select scholarships. This sponsorship will provide one educator one day of attendance to the METC Conference. Recognition of company can remain anonymous if requested. *Option to add-on booth space 

$250
Contribution

Playkerspeace Promoter - ($250, 6 available)
We are providing a unique opportunity to interact with our attendees within our Playkerspace (Playground + Makerspace). Join this select group of exhibitors offering hands-on opportunities to experience a product that supports STEM or STEAM. You will have an opportunity to embed your product and one representative in our Playkerspace area for a limited amount of time on one day of the conference. *Option to add-on booth space

$250
Contribution

REGISTRATION OPENS IN OCTOBER
Learn More and Decide Which Level By Viewing Our  #METC19 Sponsorship Chart
Complete #METC19 Conference Inquiry Form to be notified when registration opens. 
Deadline for METC to include items in conference bag or Opening Keynote
Friday, January 25, 2019.