Coming Soon! - 2018 CONNECT® Conference
Coming Soon! – 2018 CONNECT® Conference

MAY 8-10, 2018 | Salt Lake City, UT

​​​Thank you for your interest.  Our 2018 sponsorship packages will be available soon!  If you would like to be added to the list of interested parties for this event or other NRECA events going forward, please email Stephanie.Harbrecht@nreca.coop

CONNECT is the annual national conference for electric cooperative communications, marketing and member services professionals. It brings together more than 550 electric co-op professionals for three days of educational sessions, resources and creative tools to enhance member engagement, the latest information on new energy innovations and technologies, and outstanding networking opportunities.

​​​Become a Sponsor!

 


2017 Sponsorship Opportunities

  
Description
  
  • Recognition as the Touchstone Energy Reception Sponsor with signage throughout the Reception.
  • Invitation to welcome conference attendees at the Reception.
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions.
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi).
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app.
  • Five complimentary conference registrations (a $4,250 value).
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Recognition as the Sponsor with signage throughout the Reception.
  • Invitation to welcome conference attendees at the Reception.
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions.
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi).
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app.
  • Four complimentary conference registrations (a $3,400 value). 
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Recognition as the Reception Co-Sponsor with signage throughout the Reception.
  • Invitation to welcome conference attendees at the Reception.
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions.
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi).
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app.
  • Three complimentary conference registrations (a $2,550 value). 
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Invitation to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Three complimentary conference registrations (a $2,550 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Invitation to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Invitation to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Invitation to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Company logo featured on custom designed Scan and Go registration monitors. 
  • Opportunity to provide literature to be handed to conference attendees at registration.  Literature provided by sponsor and must be received by NRECA no later than Friday, April 14. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Recognition as the co-sponsor of the Exclusive Reception for Gold Spotlight on Excellence Award Winners with signage at the event entrance. 
  • Opportunity to welcome attendees at the entrance of to welcome attendees at the entrance of the Reception. 
  • Company logo will be featured on a commemorative giveaway received by Spotlight on Excellence winners. 
  • Company logo featured on custom cocktail napkins provided at the reception. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value). 
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Company logo co-branded with event logo on a high-quality conference attendee bag. 
  • Opportunity to provide literature to be included inside attendee bag.  Literature provided by sponsor and must be received by NRECA by Friday, April 14. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value). 
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Company logo and a custom message featured on conference attendee hotel keycards. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide. 
  • Commitment deadline of Friday, March 17.
  
  • Your company logo featured on the splash screen of the mobile app and a custom menu item re-directing attendees to your company website.  
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • Two complimentary conference registrations (a $1,700 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Recognition as the sponsor of the continental breakfast with signage at the food and beverage stations on the day of your choice. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • One complimentary conference registration (a $850 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Recognition as the sponsor of the refreshment break with signage at the food and beverage stations on the day of your choice. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • One complimentary conference registration (a $850 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
Solutions-based case studies co-presented by sponsors and their co-op partners. Session must include a co/presenter from an NRECA member co-op.  Your company is required to submit a summary description of your case study, along with a case study title, and names of company and co-op presenters at the time of sponsorship commitment.  Presentations are meant to be educational in nature and must not be construed as a ‘sales-pitch’.

  • Co-op Case Study sponsorship provides the opportunity for your company and a co-op partner representative to make a 30 minute educational/ co-op case study presentation to CONNECT Conference attendees. 
  • Conference attendees will select the Co-op Case Study that best fits their personal and professional development.  They will have six presentations to choose from in the time block.  
  • Presentations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and must be received by Monday, March 20. 
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • One complimentary conference registration (a $850 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.
  
  • Your company logo featured on conference attendee lanyards.    
  • Visual stage recognition and gratitude during Conference General Sessions. 
  • Generous space in our high visibility event space and on-site signage (includes table and free wifi). 
  • Company profile listing, including contact information, description, logo in the conference program mobile app. 
  • One complimentary conference registration (a $850 value).  
  • Company logo recognition and gratitude on our event website and on-site program guide.

  
Description
  
A completed sponsorship commitment form must be received by Monday, April 3, 2017  in order to secure sponsorship benefits as detailed above (unless otherwise noted).  

Given production schedules for publications, signage and other sponsorship acknowledgements, it is extremely important to adhere to the above posted deadline(s).

While we will make every effort to provide sponsorship benefits as described here, the final details of sponsorships are subject to change. In the event that a sponsorship benefit becomes unavailable, services or products of equal or greater value will be provided.  Sponsors will be notified of any changes.

  

NRECA strives to create a safe, productive and welcoming environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation for all who participate in NRECA-sponsored meetings, events and activities (“Events”).  For purposes of this policy, harassment includes, but is not limited to, sexual harassment, offensive or physically threatening bodily contact, and intimidation or discrimination based on race, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or appearance.  Sexual harassment includes any unwelcome sexual advances or attention, whether physical, virtual, or verbal.  Harassment, discrimination or intimidation of any kind will not be tolerated. This policy applies to all who participate in NRECA-sponsored Events including, but not limited to, attendees, NRECA staff, sponsors, vendors, guests, contractors, students, and exhibitors.  Participation constitutes agreement to comply with this policy as a condition of attendance.  Suspected violations of this policy should be reported to Event sponsor or any member of NRECA management while on site at the Event or as soon as possible.  Violations involving NRECA staff members or contractors should be reported to NRECA’s Human Resources Department at humanresources@nreca.coop or in person if after the Event. All reports will be treated seriously and investigated promptly.  At NRECA’s sole discretion, policy violations may result in removal from or denial of access to NRECA-sponsored meetings, events and activities without refund of any applicable registration fee or other costs to the participant.


Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!