2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

45th Annual International Conference
“Back to the Future”

Columbus, Ohio
September 29 – October 1, 2016

 

Over the course of the past five years, the GIS conference has seen significant growth in terms of attendance and programming.  In 2015, student attendance grew 28% over the prior year to 576 students from 53 colleges.  Participating organizations conducted more than 440 first round interviews on site.  There is no single other event for your organization to engage with this many students from so many different colleges in one place.  Get the most of your recruiting budget and participate in the 2016 Annual Gamma Iota Sigma International Conference.   Sponsorship opportunities are available for exhibiting and non-exhibiting companies and organizations, as well as for professional associations and trade organizations.  Additionally, Gamma Iota Sigma offers your organization an opportunity to become one of our Sustaining Partners.  Please contact Noelle Codispoti, Executive Director, at Noelle.Codispoti@gammaiotasigma.org or click here for more information.  

 

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  Annual Awards Dinner

Join us on Friday Night, September 30 for our Annual Awards Dinner.  Table Sponsorships are available for $2,500 and entitles your company to six (6) tickets for the night.  Companies are highly encouraged to use these tickets for GIS alumni.  The remaining four seats at your table will be provided to our student attendees.

Reception Sponsor – $10,000 (3 available)

  • Premier signage during reception
  • Special recognition during Awards program
  • 6 Tickets to Dinner
  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material

Table Sponsor– $2,500

  • 6 Tickets to Annual Awards Dinner
  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material
EXHIBITING SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Titanium – $25,000

  • Speaking Opportunity* (3 available – 2 keynote speakers and one C-Suite panel)
  • Two (2) Educational Sessions**
  • Four (4) Interview Rooms
  • Career Fair Booth
  • 10 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • 4 Tickets to Friday Night Annual Dinner
  • Advanced Receipt of Attendee Resumes
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Full-page Advertisement in Conference Program
  • Recognition on GIS website and in    conference material
  • 25 Entry-level job postings to the Career Center until 12/31/2016 (75% discount on additional postings)

 

Platinum – $15,000

  • Sponsorship of one of the following*:  Saturday Morning Breakfast or Conference Snacks (2)
    OR Paraphernalia (3 available – Conference Bags, Conference T-Shirts, or Attendee Lanyards) 
  • One (1) Educational Sessions**
  • Three (3) Interview Rooms
  • Career Fair Booth
  • 8 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • 4 Tickets to Friday Night Annual Dinner
  • Advanced Receipt of Attendee Resumes
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Half-page Advertisement in Conference Program
  • Recognition on GIS website and in    conference material
  • 15 Entry-level job postings to the Career Center until 12/31/2016  (50% discount on additional postings)

 

Gold – $10,000

  • Two (2) Interview Rooms
  • Career Fair Booth
  • 6 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • 2 Tickets to Friday Night 50th Anniversary Dinner at Navy Pier
  • Advanced Receipt of Attendee Resumes
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Quarter-page Advertisement in Conference Program
  • Recognition on GIS website and in    conference material
  • 5 Entry-level job postings to the Career Center until 12/31/2015  (50% discount on additional postings)

Silver – $5,000

  • Career Fair Booth
  • 2 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • 2 Tickets to Friday Night Annual Dinner
  • Advanced Receipt of Attendee Resumes
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Recognition on GIS website and in    conference material
  • One (1) Entry-level job postings to the Career Center until 12/31/2016  (25% discount on additional postings)

 

 

Bronze – $3,000

  • Career Fair Booth
  • 2 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material

Career Supporter – $1,000-2,999

  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material

 

NON-EXHIBITING SPONSOR OPPORTUNITIES

Gold – $7,500

  • Meal Sponsorship* (4 available – Breakfast or Lunch) OR Bus Sponsorship (Friday Night, 2 buses)
  • 2 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • 2 Tickets to Friday Night Annual Dinner
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Half-page Advertisement in Conference Program
  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material

Silver – $5,000

  • One (1) Educational Session OR Snack Sponsorship* (2 available)
  • 2 Full Individual Attendee Passes
  • 2 Tickets to Friday Night Annual Dinner
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Quarter-page Advertisement in Conference Program
  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material

Bronze – $3,000

  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Quarter-page Advertisement in Conference Program
  • Recognition on GIS website and in conference material

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION / TRADE ORGANIZATION SPONSORSHIP

Gold – $5,000

  • Two (2) Educational Sessions**
  • Career Fair Booth
  • Invitation to Faculty Roundtable on Friday
  • 4 Full Individual Conference Passes
  • 2 Tickets to Friday Night Annual Dinner
  • Advanced Receipt of Attendee Resumes
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags
  • Quarter-page Advertisement in Conference Program

Silver – $2,500

  • One (1) Educational Session**
  • Career Fair Booth
  • Invitation to Faculty Roundtable on Friday
  • 3 Full Individual Conference Passes
  • Promotional Literature or Item in Student Attendee Bags

 

*Limited number of sponsorship opportunities available. Provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

**Limited number of Educational Sessions available. Provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Session topics are due to GIS no later than July 1, 2016.

 

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2015 Participating Colleges and Universities

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