2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

OUR SPONSORS ARE THE HEART & SOUL OF THE CONFERENCE AND RECEIVE TOP BILLING! ALL SPONSORS RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING VALUE-ADDED BENEFITS:

  • Logo & listing in statewide promotional brochure (mailed before conference to over 11,000 business contacts)
  • Exhibit space in preferred location (size depends on investment level)
  • Logo & weblink on kyshrmconference.com
  • Logo featured on conference app along with special recognition as sponsor
  • Podium recognition at Wednesday opening keynote – 600+ in attendance
  • Complimentary conference registrations (ideal for your HR staff or clients) – # depends on investment level
  • Networking, networking, networking
  • Activities designed to draw attendees to sponsor booths – Passport to $2,500 Prize Card Game!
  • Non-conflicting exhibit hall hours with extended breaks
  • Complete list of attendees emailed before and after the conference
  • Post event report with demographics, survey results and event photos
  • First right of refusal to sponsor next year

PRESENTING – $25,000 – SOLD! (Kentucky Career Center)

You will receive the highest level of recognition, along with the opportunity to address the audience and introduce the speaker at the opening keynote on Thursday! You receive abundant pre-event, on-site and post-event recognition throughout the duration of the promotional campaign. You also enjoy the best booth location – front & center  – and receive top billing throughout the conference. In addition, your logo is featured on all event collateral and every marketing e-promotion.

ADDITIONAL SPONSOR BENEFITS:

  • Exclusive recognition throughout the conference as the presenting sponsor
  • Logo included on name badge and tote bag
  • Company name included in press releases and promotions
  • Premier 20’ x 16’ exhibit space with pipe, drape, two skirted 8′ tables, four chairs (front & center)
  • Logo on cover of promotional brochure (mailed statewide!)
  • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker at opening general session and speak for three minutes
  • Opportunity to leave a takeaway item in attendee seats at opening general session
  • SEVEN full registrations for your HR staff or key clients to attend the SHRM
    Conference – $4,000 value
  • Fees include all meals, breaks and receptions for SEVEN booth representatives
  • Ad on kyshrmconference.com
  • Full-page, color ad on cover position of onsite directory
  • Ad on conference mobile app
  • One insert in conference tote bag (you provide)

TITANIUM – $15,000SOLD! (Hanna Resource Group)

Friday Closing Keynote Luncheon – End the conference on a great note by educating the audience about your company and introducing the keynote speaker (3 minute max) and provide an attendee giveaway. Your logo is prominently displayed on keynote signage, screen and table tents. We’ll also provide a skirted display table in the back of the room if desired.

ADDITIONAL SPONSOR BENEFITS:

  • Exclusive recognition throughout the conference as the titanium sponsor
  • Logo included on tote bag
  • Premier 10’ x 16’ exhibit space with pipe, drape, two skirted 8′ tables, four chairs (highly visible)
  • Logo on cover of promotional brochure (mailed statewide!)
  • Opportunity to introduce keynote speaker at Friday closing keynote and speak for three minutes
  • Opportunity to leave a takeaway item in attendee seats at closing keynote
  • SIX full registrations for your HR staff or key clients to attend the SHRM Conference – $3,500 value
  • Fees include all meals, breaks and receptions for SIX booth representatives
  • Full-page, color ad in onsite directory
  • One insert in conference tote bag (you provide)

PLATINUM – $10,000
(choose one opportunity below)

Wednesday Closing Keynote – End the first day on a great note by educating the audience about your company and introducing the keynote speaker (3 minute max). You can also provide an attendee giveaway. Your logo is prominently displayed on keynote signage and on screen.

Welcome ReceptionSOLD! (Integrated Corporate Wellness Solutions)
Sponsor the event (held inside the exhibit hall on Wednesday) that kicks off the conference. You’ll enjoy lots of networking, entertainment and prizes. Your logo will appear on napkins and signage, and you’ll have the opportunity to speak. It’s your chance to revel in the spotlight!

Networking ReceptionHeld on Thursday night at an offsite location ─ the Networking Reception Sponsorship gives you an opportunity to meet, greet and keep the networking going! The reception starts at 5:30 p.m. after the exhibit hall closes and is within a short walk from the Omni. With drinks, heavy appetizers, entertainment and prize giveaways throughout the evening, there are plenty of opportunities to be noticed. Your logo will appear on napkins and signage, and you’ll have the opportunity to welcome attendees. We’ll also provide a skirted display table if desired.

Conference Tote BagLogo is solely featured on one side of the conference tote bag.

Bottled Water – Logo featured on conference water bottles.

Conference DirectoryLogo appears on the cover of the printed conference directory, and your full-page, color ad appears on the back cover.

ADDITIONAL SPONSOR BENEFITS:

  • Recognition throughout the conference as a platinum sponsor
  • Logo included on tote bag
  • Premier 10’ x 16’ exhibit space with pipe, drape, two skirted 8′ tables, four chairs
  • FIVE full registrations for your HR staff or key clients to attend the SHRM Conference – $3,000 value
  • Fees include all meals, breaks and receptions for FIVE booth representatives
  • Full-page, color ad in onsite directory
  • One insert in conference tote bag (you provide)

ASSOCIATE – $5,000
(choose one opportunity below)

LanyardSOLD! (ARGI)
Your logo and/or company name featured on lanyard that all attendees wear throughout the conference.

Pens & Highlighters – SOLD! (AssuredPartners)
Logo included on the conference pens and highlighters.

Prize Card SOLD! (MCM CPAs & Advisors)
Logo appears on prize cards required for attendee eligibility in the $2,500 cash prize drawing. You’ll receive additional exposure as attendees drop off the completed forms at your booth. Think outside the box and provide a branded item for attendees that drop off their prize cards to you!

Tote Bag Insert – Insert (you provide) in the conference attendee tote bag.

  • Opportunity #1
  • Opportunity #2 
  • Opportunity #3

NotepadsLogo (one color) on conference notepads distributed in tote bags.

Recharge LoungeSOLD! (Fisher Phillips & Foundations HR Consulting)
This is a perfect platform to promote brand awareness and highlight your products and services. The Recharge Lounge is located near the exhibit hall and is a great way to rest and recharge!

Wednesday Break – SOLD! (Steptoe & Johnson, PLLC)
Held before the exhibit hall even opens! Logo on signage and napkins. We’ll provide a skirted display table so you can meet and greet during this break if you desire.

Thursday BreakfastSOLD! (Peoplemark)
Logo on signage, napkins and table tents, plus recognition during announcements.

Thursday Mid-Morning Break – SOLD! (INCIPIO Workforce Solutions)
Logo on signage, napkins and table tents, plus recognition during announcements.

Thursday Lunch – SOLD! (Littler Mendelson, P.C.)
Logo on signage, napkins and table tents, plus recognition during announcements at the busiest exhibit hall traffic of the conference!

Thursday Afternoon Break – SOLD! (Lockton)
Logo on signage, napkins and table tents, plus recognition during announcements

Friday Breakfast – The exhibit hall is closed, but our attendees are in full force at this last breakfast of the conference. Logo on signage, napkins and table tents, plus recognition during announcements.

Friday Break – The exhibit hall is closed, but attendees gather for a quick break to refuel before their last couple of sessions of the KYSHRM conference. Logo on signage, napkins and table tents, plus recognition during announcements.

Track Sponsorship – Logo on signage in the breakout session room; logo on schedule in conference brochure & recognition during the session.

  • Business Management Strategy
  • Management
  • Motivation
  • Human Resource Law
  • Benefits & Compensation

ADDITIONAL SPONSOR BENEFITS:

  • Recognition throughout the conference as an associate sponsor
  • 8’ x 10’ exhibit space with pipe, drape, one skirted 8′ table & two chairs in a preferred location
  • FOUR full registrations for your HR staff or key clients to attend the SHRM Conference – $2,400 value
  • Fees include all meals, breaks and receptions for FOUR booth representatives
  • Half-page, color ad in onsite directory