2018 Annual Meeting Sponsorship Packages and Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Click here to register for an exhibit booth or sponsorship or advertising at AERA’s 2018 Annual Meeting.


Reserve your sponsorship online at www.aera.net and click on “2018 Annual Meeting” and follow links for exhibiting and sponsorships.

Benefits of Sponsorship

  • All sponsors contributing $4,000 or more will be listed on a Sponsor Recognition page in the AERA 2018 Annual Meeting Program—circulation of thousands in print distribution and viewable to all Annual Meeting attendees on the AERA website. This page will list all sponsors and the items sponsored. (Sponsorships must be paid in full by February 24, 2018 to be included in the program).
  • Sponsors contributing $5,000 or more will have their company logo placed on the Official Welcome Sponsorship Meter Board displayed outside the Exhibit Hall. (Sponsorships must be paid in full by February 24, 2017 to be included in the program).
  • All sponsors will receive special recognition throughout the meeting by category of sponsorship.

Mobile App Features:

  • Banner ad rotating at top of app Dashboard page with click through to a full screen Landing Page where you can provide further promotion
  • Weighted banner (Banner is at top of Dashboard longer than non-weighted banners)

If you are exhibiting:

  • Exhibit Hall Map has your booth space background colorized on the app’s interactive exhibit floor map
  • Upload logo to exhibitor page, which will link to your website. Manage that content throughout the year using your provided exhibitor web portal
  • Have your promotional video downloadable from your Exhibitor Profile
  • Non-exhibitors will receive special recognition on directional signage at the Convention Center

Platinum Sponsor ($18,000) – Includes Gold Sponsorship Items, Plus:

  • Sponsorship of the Cyber Lounge in the Exhibit Hall
  • Sponsorship of the AERA Annual Meeting Wifi

Gold Sponsor ($12,000)Includes Silver Sponsorship Items, Plus:
*Multiple Gold Sponsorships are Available* (SOLD to SAGE Publishing)

  • Cling wrap advertising in two (2) locations at the New York Hilton Midtown
  • One (1) additional complimentary registration
  • One (1) complimentary full page Print Program Advertisement
  • One (1) additional complimentary text message alert on mobile app

Silver Sponsor ($7,000) – Includes Bronze Sponsorship Items, Plus:
*Multiple Silver Sponsorships are Available* (SOLD to GTCOM and Mathematica Policy Research)  

  • One (1) complimentary registration to invite your prospective/preferred client to attend
  • One (1) complimentary half-page print program advertisement
  • One (1) Complimentary Text Message Alert on Mobile App
  • One (1) Complimentary Meeting Attendee List (Pre- or Post-) to include names, titles, affiliations and postal addresses

Bronze Sponsor ($4,000)
*Multiple Bronze Sponsorships are Available* (SOLD to AccessLex Institute, National Institute of Education, and RAND)

  • Recognition on Official Welcome Signage of Sponsors located at the entrance of Exhibit Hall
  • Recognition in the Print Program and Mobile App with Company/Institution name
  • Recognition in Pre-Annual Meeting AERA Insider eNewsletter (monthly November-March and daily at Annual Meeting)
  • Recognition on the AERA Annual Meeting Webpage with Company/Institution name, description, logo, and hyperlink to your company page
  • One (1) complimentary quarter-page Print Program Advertisement


Cling or Wrap Signage – Brand the meeting space with your logo! Buy a wrap advertisement to go on escalators or columns around the New York Hilton Midtown, or go with a floor cling sign that will point attendees towards your booth. Be seen at the AERA 2018 Annual Meeting! $5,000 per sign.

Hotel Key Cards – Be noticed first! This exclusive sponsorship includes your company/institution logo on the Hotel Key Cards at the New York Hilton Midtown, the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, and the New York Marriott Marquis for maximum exposure. $6,000 for this exclusive sponsorship.

Exhibit Hall Prize Card and Hall Map – Sponsor the exhibit prize card and lottery for 2018! Last year this game was a big hit with meeting attendees and exhibitors. Have your logo on all exhibit hall floorplans and the exhibit prize cards. $2,500, one remaining.

[New] Charging Stations – Attendees will need to recharge their smartphones, tablets and laptops throughout the meeting. AERA will provide charging stations branded with your logo in the New York Hilton Midtown. This sponsorship includes signage acknowledging your sponsorship and a listing on the website. $2,000 for two (2) stations. $1,000 for one (1) station.

Reception Sponsorship – AERA hosts a variety of high profile receptions throughout the meeting. These include, but are not limited to, the Opening Reception, Publications Reception, Presidential Champagne Toast, Awards Luncheon, and Welcoming Orientation for New Members and First-Time Attendees, among many others. Be seen by our attendees when you sponsor a reception with us! Price includes listing in the online and print programs (if sponsorship is received before the print deadline), the AERA website, and reception signage. Contact Kayla Firriolo at kfirriolo@aera.net for more information. $13,000 for five (5) receptions, or $3,000 for one (1) reception.

Have another idea for a sponsorship that’s not listed here? Feel free to reach out to Kayla Firriolo at kfirriolo@aera.net to discuss additional sponsorship opportunities.

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