2019 Invitation to Sponsors & Exhibitors

"Invest in Their Future"

October 24 & 25, 2019
Marriott Hartford/Windsor Airport Hotel, Windsor, CT

WELCOME to Clarke's 40th Conference on Mainstreaming Children with Hearing Loss!

We are excited to invite you to join us on October 24 and 25, 2019 for this milestone event! By making the decision to exhibit or become a sponsor at our 40th Conference on Mainstreaming Children with Hearing Loss, you will be partnering with us to improve education for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. This conference provides information on hearing technology along with strategies for improving both academic and social skills that our children need in order to excel in the mainstream and become independent members of society.

We know from experience that your participation, support and knowledge are integral to our conference’s success. Past attendees have indicated that their visit to the exhibit hall increased their awareness and affected their future purchases. Maximize your exposure, make new contacts and strengthen existing relationships by showcasing your newest products and services.

Conference attendees include school administrators, directors of special education, classroom teachers, teachers of the deaf, special education teachers, audiologists, speech and language pathologists, oral transliterators, interpreters, guidance and adjustment counselors, early intervention specialists, consultants, paraprofessionals, graduate students, parents and school psychologists. Our attendees look forward to and seek out the products and services that your organization offers.

WHY PARTICIPANTS COME TO THIS CONFERENCE:

  • To learn more about hearing loss and its effects
  • To discover successful teaching techniques
  • To meet and talk with company representatives about services and products
  • To see the latest technology and products available
  • To socialize and network with other professionals and parents
  • To ask questions and get answers!

Interested in becoming a Sponsor or Exhibitor?

Fill out the form below.

Deadline for Sponsors & Exhibitors has been extended but not for long so be sure to submit your application today OR send an email to cbertrand@clarkeschools.org with an anticipated submission date.

For questions, call 413.587.7313 or email cbertrand@clarkeschools.org.

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

Gold Sponsor Options ($2,500)

(All Gold sponsorships include: free exhibitor booth, public acknowledgement at conference, listing as Official Gold Sponsor in print and online promotional materials, 2 conference registrations, and 2 conference lunch tickets each day)

Making Connections! Student Track (3 available) $2,500/each

Additional Benefit:

  • Special Student “Thank You” from youth attending “Making Connections!”
  • This sponsorship gives teens with hearing loss an opportunity to connect with others just like them!

Notebook & Pen Set (exclusive) $2,500

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo on Notebook
  • Every time attendees reach for this attractive notebook, they’ll remember their conference notes AND your generous sponsorship!

Conference Bag Sponsor (exclusive) $2,500

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo on our official conference tote bag
  • This reusable tote is sure to get plenty of use long after our conference ends, making it an excellent value and marketing opportunity!

Silver Sponsor Options ($2,000)

(All Silver sponsorships include: free exhibitor booth, public acknowledgement at conference, listing as Official Silver Sponsor in print and online promotional materials, 1 conference registration, and 1 conference lunch ticket each day)

New! Circular Mouse pad (exclusive) $2,000

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo in full-color on front of mouse pad
  • Attendees will remember your organization every time they use their PC, laptop or tablet!

Break Sponsor (3 available) $2,000/each

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo on display in break area
  • THURSDAY AM Wake-Up or THURSDAY PM Pick-Me-Up
    FRIDAY AM Wake-Up

    Opportunity to provide refreshments for conference participants in the morning and/or afternoon

New! Refreshing Mints in a Handy Tin container (exclusive) $2,000

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo on front of tin container
  • Attendees will be freshening their breath all day and as they do, they will be reminded of your company's generous sponsorship!

Bronze Sponsor Options ($1,500)

(All Bronze sponsorships include: free exhibitor booth, public acknowledgement at conference, listing as Official Bronze Sponsor in print and online promotional materials)

CART Sponsor (3 available) $1,500/each

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo will be displayed on an Access Sponsor Acknowledgement Sign
  • Day will be assigned based on conference participant needs

    Gain valuable exposure by choosing to sponsor a CART provider or an ASL Interpreter, helping to insure that ALL participants will have equal access to conference material!

Interpreter Sponsor (8 available) $1,500/each

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo will be displayed on an Access Sponsor Acknowledgement Sign
  • Thursday (4 needed) or Friday (4 needed)

New! Eye Catching Ball Point Pen (exclusive) $1,500

Additional Benefit:

  • Company Name & Logo on the pen
  • Attendees will remember and and advertise your organization's support every time they use their fancy pen!

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

What is included in Your Exhibit Space Rental?

Standard exhibit space consists of a 10’ x 8’ booth which includes:

  • Three-foot-high draped back and side walls
  • One 7” x 44” Identification Sign
  • One six foot draped table
  • Two side chairs
  • Discounted conference registration rate
  • Complimentary listing in conference brochure
  • Exhibitors listed by Company Name with brief description included in each participant’s packet

Exhibitor Rates (ONLY sponsors receive a free exhibitor booth)

For-Profit Organization Rate = $575.00
Non-Profit Organization Rate = $375.00

Conference Accommodations

The Marriott Hartford/Windsor Airport Hotel is offering
a special group rate of $139.00 per night.

To guarantee this rate, make your reservation by October 9, 2019.

2019 Sponsor/Exhibitor Reservation Form

Subject to Conference Committee Approval

 

Sponsorship Information

If you are NOT a Sponsor, please select from Exhibit Options below (only sponsors receive a free exhibitor booth)

Do you have any Comments or Questions?