The Urban Affairs Association (UAA) welcomes organizations and institutions to become conference sponsors. Sponsors receive special recognition and benefits.

The conference attracts about 1000 attendees each year from schools and organizations throughout the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Audience at lunch numbers 400-500 persons.

Please review the sponsorship opportunities below and if you wish to become a sponsor or have questions, contact the Administrative Manager, Dr. Deidre Beadle (dbeadle@uaamail.org).

 

Diamond Sponsorship
($22,000 – $30,000 USD)

Conference Registration
Waiver
Marketing & Advertising BenefitsConference Role/
Participation
Sponsored Conference
Activity
For each $2000 of sponsorship, the sponsor will receive one Comprehensive Registration waiver1Sponsor name and logo listed on/in:
1. Conference website
2. Printed program sponsors acknowledgement page
3. Conference registration area

Additional benefits:
4. Logo on conference bag
5. Full-page ad in printed conference program
6. Special acknowledgement in the online conference program
The UAA Executive Office will work closely with the sponsor to determine the most appropriate set of conference initiatives and benefits to further the sponsor's strategic objectives. A representative of the sponsor is seated at the luncheon VIP head table and introduced and thanked formally by the Executive Director. The representative receives a custom-made plaque to display in their home institution/organization.

AND

The designated sponsor representative will receive two (2) invitations to the Conference VIP Dinner Reception.
Specially-designed activity to meet objectives of the sponsor

Emerald Sponsorship
($10,000 – $20,000 USD)

Conference Registration
Waiver
Marketing & Advertising BenefitsConference Role/
Participation
Sponsored Conference
Activity
For each $2000 of sponsorship, the sponsor will receive one Comprehensive Registration waiver1Sponsor name and logo listed on/in:
1. Conference website
2. Printed program sponsors acknowledgement page
3. Conference registration area

Additional benefits:
4. Logo on conference bag
5. Full-page ad in printed conference program
6. Special acknowledgement in the online conference program
A representative of the sponsor is seated at the luncheon VIP head table and introduced and thanked formally by the Executive Director. The representative receives a custom-made plaque to display in their home institution/organization.

AND

The designated sponsor representative will receive two (2) invitations to the Conference VIP Dinner Reception.
Sponsorship at this level may focus on special initiatives such as:

conference tracks (5 -10 sessions),
or
networking reception,
or
specialized awards,
or
international or domestic conference scholarships.

Other initiatives may be tailored to meet sponsor objectives.

Platinum Sponsorship
($6,000 or $8,000 USD)

Conference Registration
Waiver
Marketing & Advertising BenefitsConference Role/
Participation
Sponsored Conference
Activity
For each $2000 of sponsorship, the sponsor will receive one Comprehensive Registration waiver1 or two Basic Registration waivers2Sponsor name and logo listed on/in:
1. Conference Website
2. Printed program sponsors acknowledgement page
3. Conference registration area

Additional benefits:
4. Logo on conference bag
5. Full-page ad in printed conference program
6. Special acknowledgement in the online conference program
Sponsor representative(s) may
participate as presenter(s) and/or
moderator(s) in sessions, subject to
normal participation policies.

AND

The designated sponsor representative will receive one (1) invitation to the Conference VIP Dinner Reception.
Sponsorship at this level may be targeted for initiatives that include:

conference scholarships,
or
a mini-track of 3-4 sessions on special topics,
or
a half-day professional development workshop.

Gold Sponsorship
($4000 USD)

Conference Registration
Waiver
Marketing & Advertising BenefitsConference Role/
Participation
Sponsored Conference
Activity
For each $2000 of sponsorship, the sponsor will receive one Comprehensive Registration waiver1 or two Basic Registration waivers2Sponsor name and logo listed on/in:
1. Conference Website
2. Printed program sponsors acknowledgement page
3. Conference registration area

Additional benefits:
4. Full-page ad in printed conference program
5. Special acknowledgement in the online conference program
Sponsor representative(s) may
participate as presenter(s) and/or
moderator(s) in sessions, subject to
normal participation policies.

AND

The designated sponsor representative will receive one (1) invitation to the Conference VIP Dinner Reception.
Sponsorship at this level is used for basic support such as audio-visual services and space rental of session rooms.

Silver Sponsorship
($2000 USD)

Conference Registration
Waiver
Marketing & Advertising BenefitsConference Role/
Participation
Sponsored Conference
Activity
The sponsor will receive one Comprehensive Registration waiver1 or two Basic Registration waivers2Sponsor name and logo listed on/in:
1. Conference Website
2. Printed program sponsors acknowledgement page
3. Conference registration area

AND
4. Special acknowledgement in the online conference program
Sponsor representative(s) may participate as presenter(s) and/or
moderator(s) in sessions, subject to normal participation policies.
Sponsorship at this level is used for basic support such as audio-visual services and space rental of session rooms.

Bronze Sponsorship
($1000 USD)

Conference Registration
Waiver
Marketing & Advertising BenefitsConference Role/
Participation
Sponsored Conference
Activity
One (1) Basic Registration waiver2Sponsor name and logo listed on/in:
1. Conference Website
2. Printed program sponsors acknowledgement page
3. Conference registration area

AND
4. Special acknowledgement in the online conference program
Sponsor representative may
participate as presenter and/or moderator in sessions, subject to normal participation policies.
Sponsorship at this level is used for basic support such as audio-visual services and space rental of session rooms.

1Comprehensive Registration covers all conference materials, audio-visual support, daily meals, receptions, coffee breaks, and access to exhibits.

2Basic Registration covers all conference materials, audio-visual support, coffee breaks and access to exhibits. No meals or receptions are included.

Note: Under the U.S. tax policies for Charitable Giving, UAA is a tax-exempt organization that can accept donations and grants that can provide tax-deductibility at the 50% level. Please see the IRS formal guidelines for details.