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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

Become a Vendor

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition invites you to exhibit with us. Conferences are attended by faculty members, academic deans, campus chief executive officers, student affairs professionals, counselors, learning specialists, first-year program directors, institutional researchers, assessment practitioners, and students from two-year and four-year colleges and universities.

Many participants will be in the process of making immediate decisions about course texts, technology resources, assessment resources, and other materials, and may be unfamiliar with the range of publications, products, and services available.

 

27th National Conference on Students in Transition

    

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Registration Deadline: September 16, 2020

 

An example of  fees, & sponsorship opportunities available for the National Conference on Students in Transition can be found in the below:

  • Registration for two representatives 
  • All conference sessions
  • Company description listed in electronic program
  • A print copy of attendee list with email addresses (sent via mail)
  • An electronic list of attendee mailing addresses (one-time use after the conference)
  • Opportunity to submit one proposal for conference presentation (pending registration)
  • Listing on vendor information page 

Vendor Fees 

Nonprofit Organization: $450
Commercial (for-profit or academic): $700
Each Additional Representative: $275


Ad Placement Fees 

Program will be disseminated electronically and in color.

Full Page: $400
1/Page Horizontal: $250
Inside Back Cover: $700

Companies/organizations are invited to sponsor special events, rooms, and sessions. Recognition will be provided in the electronic conference program book. Sponsorships will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis according to when registration forms are received.

Deadline for Sponsorship: September 3, 2020

National Conference on Students in Transition Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum (limited availability) - $3,000

  • Two registrations for National Conference on Students in Transition*
  • Up to 2 slides included during general session presentation
  • Session Room Naming Rights
  • Full page ad included in electronic program
  • Access to participant list for conference: mailed printed list with emails, emailed list with mailing addresses
  • Recognition on Sponsors Page in electronic program
  • Opportunity to submit one proposal for conference presentation (pending registration)

Gold (limited availability) - $2,000

  • Two registrations for National Conference on Students in Transition*
  • Session Room Naming Rights
  • Half page ad included in electronic program
  • Access to participant list for conference: mailed printed list with emails, emailed list with mailing addresses
  • Recognition on Sponsors Page in electronic program
  • Opportunity to submit one proposal for conference presentation (pending registration)

Silver - $1,250

  • Two registrations for National Conference on Students in Transition*
  • Acknowledgement during select sessions as session sponsor
  • Half page ad included in electronic Conference program
  • Access to participant list for conference: mailed printed list with emails, emailed list with mailing addresses
  • Recognition on Sponsors Page in electronic program
  • Opportunity to submit one proposal for conference presentation (pending registration)

Bronze - $750

  • Two registrations for National Conference on Students in Transition*
  • Access to participant list for conference: mailed printed list with emails, emailed list with mailing addresses
  • Recognition on Sponsors Page in electronic program
  • Opportunity to submit one proposal for conference presentation (pending registration)

*Once you complete your sponsor registration, please email fyeconf@mailbox.sc.edu with information for your representatives that will be attending the conference.

Materials Deadline: September 11, 2020

  • Company/Organization Description
  • Logo
  • Advertisement for Program Booklet (can be in color)
  • Web link that the advertisement for Program Booklet will go to

Materials received after the deadline will forfeit space in the conference program booklet.

 

Vendor Information and Guidelines

In order to provide exhibitors a formal setting for networking, the National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition offers exhibitors the opportunity to make presentations during events.

Presentation proposals will only be accepted from registered exhibitors, and registration does not guarantee that a proposal will be accepted for presentation. Please be aware that the schedule may not allow for more than one presentation per company/organization. 

Information on proposals for the 27th Students in Transition Conference can be found on the Proposal Page.

The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina reserves the right to refuse requests for any and all (a) exhibit booth space and (b) advertisement space in the event program book for Center-sponsored events that are not consistent with the Center's mission and goals.

Cancellations requested on or before September 3, 2020 (for the 27th National Conference on Students in Transition) will have the registration fee refunded less a $100 administrative fee. A written request for refunds is required. Absolutely no refunds will be made after September 3, 2020 (27th National Conference on Students in Transition).

In order to provide conference attendees with additional information about our exhibitors, we are including descriptions of our exhibitors in the conference program booklet. Please upload a company logo (.pdf or .jpg file format) and a 50-word description/about your company or mission statement for inclusion in the program booklet, on the exhibitor registration form.

The National Resource Center also offers exhibitors the opportunity to advertise in our conference program booklets. By purchasing an ad in the conference program, you place your company or organization's products or services focused on student learning, development, and success in front of conference attendees and all those who will view the program once the attendees return to their campuses. To purchase ad space, complete the ad space section on the Exhibitor Registration form. Materials will not be returned and become the property of the National Resource Center. Conference organizers reserve the right to review and approve ad copy. The deadline for materials is September 11, 2020 for the 27th National Conference on Students in Transition.

Submitted ads should be print-ready (300 dpi or higher) and in either a .pdf or .jpg format.

Dimensions

The program book is 8.5” x 11” spiral-bound and produced in color. Ads will be sold in three sizes. See the vendor registration form for costs.

  • inside back cover

    Inside Back Cover

    8.5" x 11"

  • full page ad

    Full Page

    7.5" x 10"

  • half page ad

    1/2 Page Horizontal

    7.5" x 4.875"

 

Contact the conferences staff at fyeconf@mailbox.sc.edu for more information about exhibit space, sponsorship opportunities, or conference presentations.

National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition
University of South Carolina
1728 College Street
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: 803-777-1440
Fax: 803-777-9358

 


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