Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

JOIN the largest gathering of Community Foundation Professionals in the Nation-Exhibit at the 2012 Fall Conference for Community Foundations in New Orleans!

CELEBRATE the steady recovery of New Orleans this September at the beautifully renovated Hyatt Regency New Orleans at the Fall Conference.

The Fall Conference is the ideal place to meet your customers-the chief executives, board members, fundraisers, finance executives, and program directors who run community foundations-through an exhibit booth or a conference sponsorship-or both.

This year, we have expanded exhibit viewing time over the course of the conference. And we-re offering new Learning Labs so you can demonstrate your products and services on stage in Community Central.

"The Council of Foundation's Fall Conference for Community Foundations is an event that we always make a point to attend because of the relevant programs and excellent networking opportunities. We are extremely excited to be exhibiting this year and to be able to participate alongside many organizations that are passionate about philanthropy just as we are."
-Shai Chu, HR and Project Manager, Razoo

Online exhibitor and sponsorship registration is now open.

Confirm your participation by July 25, 2012 to be included in the first round of booth space assignment.

Questions? Didn't see the exhibit or sponsorship package you were looking for? No problem! We'll customize a sponsorship package to fit your needs. Contact:

Laura K. Larson, Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager
Council on Foundations

Important Dates and Deadlines

Exhibitor and sponsor contacts due-July 25, 2012.

Names of registered exhibitors and sponsor staff and payments due-August 17, 2012.

Exhibitor Set Up-Saturday, September 8, 3-6pm and Sunday, September 9, 8am-3pm.

Exhibit Viewing Hours-
Sunday, September 9, 3-6pm
Monday, September 10, 9am-6pm
Tuesday, September 11, 9am-6pm
Wednesday, September 12,9am-12noon

Exhibitor Tear Down -Wednesday, September 12, noon-3pm

Exhibitor Packages | Sponsorship Opportunities | Additional Testimonials | Download the Prospectus

Exhibitor Packages 

Only the Council on Foundations can provide the visibility and platform you need to make lasting face-to-face connections and distinguish your company-s offerings to community foundation leaders nationwide.

Here-s your chance to discuss your company, its mission, and your ideas with community foundation leaders. Exhibitor packages give your organization high visibility in Community Central, the hub for registration, networking, and refreshment breaks.

All packages include:

Platinum Exhibitor Package: $10,000

Diamond Exhibitor Package: $6,500

Premier Exhibitor Packages: $4,500

Supporting Exhibitor Packages: $2,800

Sponsorship Opportunities 

Looking for maximum exposure? Become a conference sponsor as a way to increase your ROI. Each sponsorship includes one full-conference registration plus a 10 percent discount on additional registrations, a complimentary preregistration mailing list for one-time use, and display of your logo on the conference website and app.

Tote Bags: $8,000 ($7,500 if combined with any exhibitor package) - SOLD

Show your support for the conference-and the environment-by sponsoring recyclable tote bags for all attendees. Proudly display your company name and logo and include a promotional item of your choice.

Relaxation Station: $5,000 ($4,500 if combined with any exhibitor package)

Give the gift of a seated back massage at the Relaxation Station in Community Central. Outfit the massage staff with your branded polo shirts, hats, or buttons. We-ll feature your name and logo on signs around the station that will increase booth traffic. This win-win offering was wildly successful at the Family Philanthropy Conference.

Sponsored Breaks: $5,000 ($4,500 if combined with any exhibitor package)

Networking and social events in Community Central expose attendees to your company as they mingle over food and drinks. Two after-lunch dessert receptions and a happy hour provide opportunities to welcome attendees and display promotional materials (for non-exhibiting companies). Signs at entrances and food and beverage stations add to the sponsorship impact.

Cyber Caf-: $3,500 ($3,000 if combined with an exhibitor package)

Support the Cyber Caf- in Community Central and provide Internet and printing services for attendees.

Your company name and logo will appear as wallpaper on each computer with a link to the website of your choice. Signs at the Cyber Caf- will also feature your company-s name and logo.

Learning Labs: $2,500 for one and $2,000 each for two or more ($1,500 if combined with an exhibitor package and $1,000 each for two or more)

These 15-minute segments are your chance to take the stage in Community Central during program breaks to demonstrate your product or services. We-ll provide the audiovisual equipment and signs featuring your company name, logo, and scheduled presentation times.

Concurrent Sessions: $2,500 ($2,000 if combined with any exhibitor package)

Sponsor a concurrent session for an opportunity to connect your company, brand, or image to a specific issue. The session moderator will acknowledge your sponsorship, and a display of promotional materials and signs with your company-s name and logo will be located near the session room.

Attendee Registration Bag Insert: $2,500 ($2,000 if combined with any exhibitor package)

Include a branded item in the registration bags handed to all attendees as they check in.

Looking for even greater impact? Several high-profile events are available, including plenary sessions, off-site sessions, networking events, session tracks.

If you don-t see the type of sponsorship package you-re looking for, we-ll customize one for you.

Contact Laura Larson at 703-879-0705 or laura.larson@cof.org.


-We have exhibited at this conference since 2003 and it has been one our best sources of new business. I would highly recommend it.- -Will Thorpe, Director of Business Development, Mason Investment Advisory Services

-The Fall Conference provides a unique platform for knowledge sharing, industry education, and collaboration with community foundation thought leaders. We are so pleased to be a part of it.-
- Bryan Mileger, CEO, Stellar Technology Solutions

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