Sponsorship Opportunities

The Educational Travel Community opens to members the opportunity to sponsor one of the events at the 31th Annual Conference. Sponsoring a partner venue is a powerful way to ensure that your company stands out in the delegation of ETC attendees leading this niche market.

An additional benefit includes upgraded location and larger display space in the International Bazaar—the most heavily trafficked area assigned exclusively to sponsoring partners. Square footage of display space varies with investment level and venue choice.

Sponsoring Partner Requests

If you are interested in joining the ETC 2017 partner team, please contact Carole Erickson, ETC Conference Director and Partner Liaison  |  406-745-4800  |  partner@travelearning.com

ETC reviews and confirms requests for partnership opportunities on a first come, first served basis. Many partner venues are renewed annually by longstanding partners. In addition to a prime listing of valued partner venues, ETC also customizes sponsorship requests to align with partner brands and visibility objectives. 



Community DinnerCommunity Dinner: Make an exclusive impression on the entire Conference delegation with an opportunity to spotlight your organization for an evening that will be long remembered. The Community Dinner is heavily attended by delegates and valued as one of the best venues for networking. Traditionally held off site, this venue offers an experience at an outstanding local venue with superb food, drinks, and entertainment.  

Sponsor Culinary TableDestination Dinner: Showcase your company’s name in lights and significantly heighten your branding recognition and visibility for your organization  with an exclusive focus on your destination! Heavily attended by delegates and valued as one of the best venues for networking, this venue features the cuisine of host destination and is held on site. 

Welcome MixerWelcome Mixer: Make an unforgettable first impression among Conference delegates with an exclusive spotlight on your organization at this prized venue. Communicate your highly personalized message effectively through cultural demonstrations, local cuisine, ethnic entertainment and décor, promotional displays, food and music. This strictly networking event is well attended by ETC delegates.  
Conference Resource DirectoryConference Resource Directory: Dominate the Conference's prime print advertising platformby supporting the highly coveted and most sought after resource guide for the educational travel community—the CRD. The guide lists the contact information and profile background on all delegates—a broad reaching medium viewed by 100% of the Conference delegation, as well as virtual delegates. This promotional medium provides valuable print exposure during the Conference and long after, as delegates refer to this year-round resource guide.

Audio and VisualsAudio and Visuals: Showcase your company’s name in lights and significantly heighten your branding recognition and visibility for your organization every day of the Conference! This bold and sustained visual promotional medium reaches 100% of delegates over the course of the full Conference.

Risk Management Intensive Forum: Secure sustained exposure for your brand both at the Educational Travel Community’s annual Conference and online on our website throughout the calendar year by hosting the all new intensive ETC program on Risk Management Intensive. This program will set an industry standard and deliver a prestigious educational sponsorship opportunity with branding for your organization onsite, online and in print.

Sponsor Cappuccino BarCappuccino Bar: Benefit from exclusive branding at the Cappuccino Bar as delegates line up for their java, with all eyes on this sponsor’s corporate branding. This venue is a signature feature at the Conference each year and provides sustained visibility for the Sponsoring Partner(s). 
BizPassport CoverBiZ Passport and Mini-Agenda: Designed as a key navigational tool for all ETC delegates, this promotional medium provides maximum print exposure throughout the Conference. The BiZ Passport and Mini-Agenda is a double-sided booklet featuring the company location for all International Bazaar exhibitors and an abbreviated Conference agenda for quick reference. Every page is a must-read! Delegates walk around with the BiZ Passport easily accessible in their Conference badge holder.
2014 Keynote Andrew McCarthyPlenary Speakers (choice of 5): Receive prominent partner recognition at the most heavily attended sessions of the Conference, and enjoy exclusive access to the Conference assembly at one of the daily plenary sessions. Link your corporate image to one of the featured speakers selected by the Conference Organizer and directly support the advancement of professional education within the Educational Travel Community. Have your sponsorship commitment showcased visually to the entire Conference delegation before, during, and after the Conference. 
Jumpstart ManualJumpstart Manual and Jumpstart Online Tutorials: Benefit from targeted marketing exposure to Travel Planner delegates by partnering on the Jumpstart Tutorials, a series of pre-conference “how to” seminars for Travel Planners needing a primer or refresher on the basics of educational travel. Showcase your organization’s support of professional development and training in the industry by helping underwrite the delivery costs for this important online and offline educational course and for the Jumpstart Manual—an important resource for Travel Planners long after their Jumpstart training. 
Landyard WalesConference Badges and Lanyards: With this sponsorship, you are guaranteed exposure from the badges and lanyards distributed to every conference attendee. Keep your brand close to people's hearts with our multi-use name tags that will be worn throughout the conference.

ETC TotesConference Tote Bags: With this sponsorship, you are guaranteed exposure from the Tote Bags distributed to every conference attendee. Keep your brand in constant view on the shoulders of delegates with your name and visuals up close throughout the conference.

Sponsor Executive Forum Food and BeverageExecutive Forum Food and Beverage: Support the professional development of senior executives in institutional development and alumni affairs at nonprofit institutions by sponsoring this highly regarded one-day educational program! Benefit from targeted marketing exposure to an exclusive group of Executive Directors to whom Travel Planners report. 

Key CardConference Hotel Key Card: Deliver excellent exposure for your company with customized branding and messaging on the official hotel’s key cards. Positioning your company’s image in front of Conference delegates will be a “key” to success. 


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