Partners

Overview

Conference Partners

Our all-new partnerships will help you and your company connect with K-12 educators and decision-makers from across the U.S., whether they join us in Nashville or virtually!

Overview

Partnership Opportunities
Triple your reach at our exciting hybrid event!

With triple the number of avenues to engage with attendees — in person, through our mobile app and in our virtual event platform — you’ll maximize your reach. And with virtual sessions available on-demand for 30 days after the event, the connections don’t stop on July 9!

Learn more about our partnership opportunities below:

  • Banner Ads bring your message to attendees on our mobile app or virtual event platform and on screens at the Gaylord Opryland
  • Virtual and Live Session Partners engage attendees with prerecorded video ads or exclusive stage time at our most popular live streamed sessions for in-person and virtual attendees
  • Swag Bags and eBags let you share your branded swag or brochures with in-person and virtual attendees
  • Onsite Services like lanyards, selfie stations and Wi-Fi help you extend your message to attendees’ social networks
  • Networking Events grant you exclusive access to attendees at our Pacesetter reception and prize giveaway, virtual reception and virtual lounge
  • Keynotes offer partners high-value stage time at our opening and closing general sessions
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Learn more about our attendees in this quick guide Download the PDF.


Banner Ads — Mobile App or Virtual Event Platform

Put your business in front of thousands of in-person and virtual attendees with your splash page or banner ad in our conference mobile app or virtual event platform.

All ad partners also receive free ad placements on electronic event signage throughout the Gaylord Opryland.

Ad partners should submit their company name, logo, address, web address, phone and email contact information, and a high-resolution JPG, GIF, EPS or PNG ad to mswpartners@sreb.org by June 1, 2021. Ad content must be approved.

Mobile App Splash Screen — $5,000 (1 available)

Your exclusive ad will be the first thing attendees see when they launch our mobile app!

Mobile App 1/5 Banner Ad — $500 (unlimited available)

Be top of mind with a rotating ad that appears at the top of mobile app screens!

Virtual Event Entrance Banner — Pricing varies (3 available)

Welcome attendees when they arrive at our virtual event platform with your exclusive banner! Choose one or all three (a savings of $250!)

  • 1: $750
  • 2: $500  
  • 3: $500  
  • All three: $1,500
Virtual Event Lobby Banner — Pricing varies (8 available)

Put your exclusive banner in our virtual event lobby, where attendees access all conference sessions and special events!
 

1: $750    2: $500    3: $500    4: $400
5: $250    6: $250    7: $250    8: $250


Want more? Contact us for volume pricing: mswpartners@sreb.org.

Auditorium Banner — Pricing varies (unlimited available)

Attendees find and view conference sessions in our Auditorium! Choose from three rotating banners in this can’t-miss spot.

  • 1: $500
  • 2: $750
  • 3: $750

Virtual and Live Sessions

Virtual Video Ads

Sponsor a video ad during our virtual conference and share your prerecorded 15-, 30- or 60-second video ad in three on-demand virtual conference sessions.*

Virtual conference sessions will remain on demand for up to 30 days, extending your reach!

Video ad partners should submit a downloadable link to their high-quality MP4 video (with captions or subtitles) to mswpartners@sreb.org by June 1, 2021. Video content must be approved.

  • 15-second video ad: $250
  • 30-second video ad: $500
  • 60-second video ad: $1,000

* Event organizers will make every effort to place your video ad in sessions that align with your company’s products and services. All on-demand sessions will be limited to a maximum 1 minute of video ad content each.

Live Stream Stages

Share your message with in-person and virtual attendees on one of five live streaming stages for a full day at the Gaylord Opryland!

We are scheduling some of our most popular featured speakers and sessions on our dedicated live stream stages.

Live stream sessions will be recorded for later on-demand viewing and available for 30 days to registered virtual attendees.

Live stream session partners will receive two minutes of microphone time to introduce their products or services, a 6’ draped display table in the room and a preloaded brochure and pop-up offer in the virtual session.

This partnership also includes two complimentary conference registrations and your company’s name and logo on electronic signage at the venue, on our website, and in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

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Wednesday, July 7 Thursday, July 8
Delta Ballroom A (conference main stage) – five sessions: $5,000 Delta Ballroom A (conference main stage) – four sessions: $4,000
Tennessee Ballroom C – five sessions: $5,000 Tennessee Ballroom C – four sessions: $4,000
Presidential Ballroom D – five sessions: $5,000 Presidential Ballroom D – four sessions: $4,000
Presidential A/B – five sessions:$5,000 Presidential A/B – four sessions: $4,000
Magnolia Ballroom – five sessions: $5,000 Magnolia Ballroom – four sessions: $4,000

Swag Bags and eBags

Swag Bag Partner — $500 per item (unlimited)

Everyone loves swag! Let us include your branded item or brochure in our swag bag for in-person attendees! Nashville attendees will receive an SREB bag filled with conference swag when they visit our Education Marketplace in the Ryman Exhibit Hall (supplies limited).

Partners are responsible for the cost of purchasing and shipping their branded items or print brochures to SREB by June 1, 2021. Swag bag items must be approved for content. Contact mswpartners@sreb.org.

eBag Partner — $250 per item (unlimited)

Virtual conference attendees use a virtual eBag to save handouts, presentations and other materials from the virtual sessions they attend. Let us preload your company’s custom brochures, flyers or other content to the bag! eBag content must be approved for content. Submit your PDF materials to mswpartners@sreb.org by June 1, 2021.

Onsite Services

Lanyards — $2,500 (1 available)

See your company’s logo worn by thousands of attendees on our conference lanyards! This partnership also includes your company’s name and logo on the conference website, virtual event platform and app, and recognition of your company in eblasts sent to attendees.

The lanyard partner should submit company information and a high-resolution JPG, GIF, EPS or PNG logo to mswpartners@sreb.org by June 1, 2021. All content must be approved.

Selfie Stations — $1,500 (4 available)

Connect with attendees and amplify awareness of your brand with thousands of their friends! Share your company’s logo on a selfie station located in our Education Marketplace, outside general sessions in the Delta Ballroom or in other key locations at the Gaylord Opryland.

Selfie station partners should submit company information and a high-resolution JPG, GIF, EPS or PNG logo to mswpartners@sreb.org by June 1, 2021. All content must be approved.

Wi-Fi — $10,000 (1 available)

See your company’s name featured in our Wi-Fi network name (e.g., MSW21_YourCompany) and on the Wi-Fi login page, handout and information screens located throughout the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. Your company’s name and logo will also be featured on electronic and print signage throughout the conference for the duration of the event; on the conference website, virtual event platform and app; and in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

This partnership includes four complimentary conference registrations and a display table in our Education Marketplace.

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Networking Events

Pacesetter Award Reception, Poster Session and Prize Giveaway — $2,500 (1 available)

Partner with us during our 1.5 hour reception and prize giveaway the evening of Tuesday, July 6, immediately following our opening general session, and receive microphone time and exclusive access to attendees in the Education Marketplace at the Gaylord Opryland! We’ll feature your company’s name and logo at snack stations and on signage at the event.

This partnership also includes two conference registrations, a display table, your company’s name and logo on the conference website, virtual event platform and app, and recognition of your company in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

Virtual Reception and Prize Giveaway — $2,500 (1 available)

Partner with us on our evening reception, game competition and prize giveaway for virtual attendees on Wednesday, July 7, and you’ll greet attendees with a five-minute welcome and engagement throughout the event. Your company’s name and logo will appear on banner ads in the reception area.

This partnership also includes two virtual conference registrations and your company’s name and logo on the conference website, virtual event platform and app, and recognition of your company in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

Virtual Lounge — $2,500 (1 available)

In our Virtual Lounge, attendees will see your company’s banner ad during casual meet-ups or scheduled unconferences or discussion groups.

This partnership also includes two virtual conference registrations and your company’s name and logo on the conference website, virtual event platform and app, and recognition of your company in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

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Keynotes – Sold Out!

Opening Keynote — $5,000 (SOLD!)

Your company’s representative can help introduce our Opening General Session keynote speaker, Kim Bearden, co-founder of the Ron Clark Academy, on Tuesday, July 6. Your company’s name and logo will be featured on screens at the opening general session, on electronic and print signage throughout the conference for the duration of the event, on the conference website, virtual event platform and app, and in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

Also included are four complimentary conference registrations and a display table in our Education Marketplace or outside the Delta Ballroom at the Gaylord Opryland.

Closing Keynote — $5,000 (SOLD!)

Your company’s representative can help introduce our Closing General Session keynote speaker, Anna Nixon, co-founder of STEM4Girls, on Thursday, July 8. Your company’s name and logo will be featured on screens at the closing general session, on electronic and print signage throughout the conference for the duration of the event, on the conference website, virtual event platform and app, and in eblasts sent to attendees and potential attendees.

Also included are four conference registrations and a table in our Education Marketplace or outside the Delta Ballroom at the Gaylord Opryland.

Review our Partnership Terms, Conditions, Regulations and Guidelines.

Overview

Partner Listing

Visit our eShow conference site (link TBA) to view the most up-to-date list of partners and sponsors at the 2021 Making Schools Work Conference.