Nationally renowned keynote speakers are a highlight of the convention with nearly all 2,000 attendees at the Wednesday and Thursday General Sessions and more than 1,000 attendees at the Friday General Session. Sponsors of the keynote speakers will be highlighted at each General Session and in convention materials. Sponsor receives reserved seating for the General Session along with the opportunity to introduce the keynote speaker at that General Session..
Be a part of the tradition! The WASB hosts a Breakfast on Thursday morning of convention featuring a prominent speaker. Attended by approximately 350 members, the WASB Breakfast is a popular way to begin the day with an inspiring message. Sponsor receives complimentary tickets to the Breaktast along with the opportunity to introduce the keynote speaker.
Attended by hundreds of schools officials, the Welcome Breakfast is held the Wednesday morning of convention for attendees. Be a part of this great networking opportunity to kick off the convention. Sponsors receive a coffee station in their booths.
Held late Wednesday afternoon at the Hilton to maximize exposure and participation, the Networking Reception is a highlight of the convention.
The WASB Delegate Assembly is the official meeting of WASB members held to determine the policies and positions of the association. Held on Wednesday afternoon of convention, the Delegate Assembly is attended by one member from each school board and CESA board in the state. If the Delegate Assembly Refreshments sponsorship is included in a package (listed above), the sponsor receives an upgraded convention on-site guide ad.
Does your company promote health and wellness in schools, energy-saving services, recycling and waste reduction, indoor environmental health, sustainable transportation, school grounds, water conservation, environmental education, or related products and services?
If so, participate in the Sustainable Schools Pavilion in the Exhibit Hall to highlight your products and services. The Pavilion will include space to distribute materials and display signs as well as to hold short presentations during the dedicated Exhibit Hall times.
The Convention Mobile App provides vital tools and information to attendees. Sponsorship includes an ad on the home page on a rotating basis, one daily message on Wednesday and Thursday of convention from the sponsor to attendees, and the ability to highlight your team by including bios, photos and contact info.
You'll get maximum exposure by having every attendee wearing your company name and logo.
Advertise on the Attendee Bags and your logo will be seen throughout the convention.
Advertise on the On-site Guide Magazine Cover Wrap for a unique opportunity to be the first ad attendees see.
Advertise in the widely use Convention On-site Pocket Guide for an exclusive opportunity.
The Internet Café is a popular stop for attendees to use the Internet stations, check their email and recharge their phones and tablets. Your ad will appear as a screen saver.
Display your logo and message prominently to attendees by advertising on two of the four primary escalators used by attendees to reach the first, second and third floors of the Wisconsin Center.
Advertise on the network of seven Wisconsin Center InfoCaster flat screens for Tuesday-Friday of convention. Your ads will rotate with convention announcements and are highly visible to attendees.
Send an Email Message to Attendees: $250
Send a message to attendees via email in the two weeks leading up to the convention or two weeks after to follow up. One message per vendor is allowed, logos can be included. The message will be sent by the WASB staff using a standard convention email. The deadline to sign up is Jan. 5, 2017.
- Send Two Messages to Attendees on the Convention Mobile App: $250
The Convention Mobile App is used extensively by attendees during the convention and can be a great vehicle for getting your message out. Send a message to attendees via the Convention Mobile App encouraging them to visit your booth. (One message per exhibitor per day on Wednesday and Thursday of convention week.) Content must be provided at least one week in advance.
- Enhanced Business Profile: Highlight Your Team: $125
Increase networking by including your logo, events, and team members along with their bios, photos and contact info on the Convention Mobile App. (see Exhibitor Business Profile for Web/Print.)
Display your logo and message prominently to attendees by advertising on 5-10 tables (depending on size of signage) used by attendees at registration, the cafeteria, the WASB Commons or other locations of the sponsor's choice throughout the Wisconsin Center.