2017 SPONSORS


2017 Sponsorship Opportunities:

SIGNATURE SHOWCASE SPONSOR $22,500 LEVEL –
Secured by: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP - SOLD

Sponsor the Opening Day Everything Legal Keynote, Monday Concurrent Legal Sessions and Monday Evening Opening Reception
• Non-commercial conference educational platform opportunity for the Everything Legal session and opening reception on Monday, August 28, 2017.
• Provide year-long content opportunity to conference attendees, coordinated by Indiana State Council of SHRM.
• Start with the pre-conference mailer – Color ad sent to all HR attendees from past years.
• Secure your spot as the exclusive sponsor of the Everything Legal Session on Opening Day as well as the evening Reception Event. Up to 10 employees of your Company at the reception to network with attendees and answer questions.
• Sponsorship of the registration area throughout the entire Conference.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Full page color back cover ad on all conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Prime placement of two vendor display booths in the HR Marketplace.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition of Sponsorship in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Recognition via the Conference Website.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• First right of renewal in 2018

SIGNATURE SHOWCASE SPONSOR $22,500 LEVEL –
Secured by: Ice Miller - SOLD

Sponsor the Wednesday C-Suite Breakfast and Closing Luncheon – Dan Heath
• Secure your spot as an exclusive sponsor of the Wednesday keynote speaker luncheon to be held Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
• Exclusive sponsor of the Wednesday morning VIP breakfast. Introduce your company for 5-7 minutes at the breakfast. Your company will have reserved tables per your request at the breakfast.
• Provide year-long content opportunities to conference attendees, coordinated by Indiana State Council of SHRM
• Start with the pre-conference mailer: Color ad sent to all HR attendees from past years.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Full page color ad in all conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Prime placement of a vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all general sessions during the entire conference.
• Recognition via the Conference Web site.
• Introduce your company for 5-7 minutes at the closing luncheon. Your company will have a reserved table for 10 at the luncheon.
• A press release announcing the conference, closing luncheon speaker and your company.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements)
• First right of renewal in 2018.

PLATINUM PRESTIGE INTERNET CAFÉ SPONSOR $7,500 LEVEL –
Secured by: Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. – SOLD

Sponsor the Internet Café & WiFi throughout conference
• Display your sponsorship logo on the conference webpage speakers section.
• Explore creating your own promotional footage and direct website link.
• Prime placement of a vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Exclusive sponsorship of the Internet Café for the entire Conference.
• Create a splash screen which every attendee who uses the Café will see or create collateral that can be placed at each café station. Link from splash screen to all Speaker's notes / Presentations from conference is distributed to all Conference attendees.
• Prevalent Signage at the Internet Café displaying your sponsorship.
• Company exposure through signage at each mobile device charging station throughout the conference. (Can bring personal stations or have them provided by JW Marriott.)
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Company Logo within the sponsor section of the conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Recognition via the Conference Website.

PLATINUM PRESTIGE CONFERENCE BAG SPONSOR $7,500 LEVEL
Secured by: First Person - SOLD

Sponsor the attendee & vendor conference bags
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: ½ page color ad within the sponsor section of the conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Sponsor logo on conference bags given to each conference attendee.
• Prime placement of vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Three Floor-talker branding signage placed in pathway from the Conference to the Exhibit Hall
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved, to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).

PLATINUM PRESTIGE SPONSOR $7,500 LEVEL
Secured by: OurHealth - SOLD
Sponsor the conference from “Start to Finish” (includes Conference Website, Silent Auction and Post-Conference Evaluations)
• Advertise to all conference attendees via post-conference survey.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved, to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements
• Three Floor-talker branding signage placed in pathway from the Conference to the Exhibit Hall
• Prime placement of vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: 1/2 page color ad within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition

PLATINUM PRESTIGE OPENING PRESENTER SPONSOR $6,000 LEVEL
Secured by: Ultimate Software - SOLD
Sponsor the Conference Premier Opening Presenter,
• Formal introduction of your Company representative prior to the Monday Opening Presenter
• Welcome introduction (1-3 minute) by your company representative.
• Recognition of your Company through signage of sponsorship at the session.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Prime placement of a vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: full color page ad on the inside back cover.
• Two of your Staff Representatives in attendance to meet and greet attendees, from 6:30am 8:30am. A skirted display table will be provided if needed for marketing materials.
• Recognition via the Conference Website, in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.

PLATINUM PRESTIGE MONDAY LUNCHEON SPONSOR $5,000 LEVEL
Secured by: IU Online - SOLD

Sponsor the HR Marketplace Buffet Lunch on Monday
• Sponsor the HR Marketplace luncheon held on Monday, August 24, 2015.
• Recognition of your Company through signage of sponsorship at the luncheon.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Prime placement of a vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Recognition via the Conference Website.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: ½ page color ad within the sponsor section of the conference books distributed to all attendees.

PLATINUM PRESTIGE TUESDAY LUNCHEON SPONSOR $5,000 LEVEL
Secured by: Century 21 Scheetz - SOLD
Sponsor the HR Marketplace Box Lunch on Tuesday
• Sponsor the HR Marketplace luncheon held on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 by adding your postcard in the box lunch.
• Recognition of your Company through signage of sponsorship at the luncheon.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Prime placement of a vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Recognition via the Conference Website.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: ½ page color ad within the sponsor section of the conference books distributed to all attendees.

PLATINUM PRESTIGE LANYARD SPONSOR $5,000 LEVEL
Secured by: Apex Benefits - SOLD
Sponsor the Attendee ID Badge Holders and Lanyards
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Prime placement of vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: 1/2 page color ad within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees. .
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.

PLATINUM PRESTIGE BRANDING SPONSOR $5,000 LEVEL
Secured by: University of Indianapolis, School of Business - SOLD
Sponsor the Hotel Keycards, Bizzabo App, Water Bottles, WOW Gifts
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Display your company logo to Hotel Room Keys for conference attendees to see upon arrival and throughout the conference.
• Feature your company logo / identification displayed on the conference Bizzabo App which is used by conference attendees prior to, throughout and after the conference. The App is the online location for schedules, alerts and key conference information.
• Place your logo on the “WOW” gifts which are spontaneously awarded to conference attendees by our conference volunteer team. These fun treats range in value and impact and are great motivators for our attendees.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: 1/2 page color ad within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.

WELLNESS INITIATIVE $5,000 LEVEL
Secured by:

Sponsor HR Marketplace Wellness Area (including Mothers Rooms)
• This year we are continuing a one stop Wellness Area! The Wellness Area will include booths for wellness focused exhibitors.
• The area allows for the ability to discuss, demo, test several different wellness initiatives determined by your organization.
• Prime placement of vendor display booth in the HR Marketplace designated Wellness area.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved, to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Prevalent signage displaying your sponsorship.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: 1/2 page color ad within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.

PLATINUM RECHARGE & UNWIND LOUNGE SPONSOR PACKAGE $6000 LEVEL
Secured by: Cort Office & National Corporate Housing

• Joint sponsorship in one lounge
• Sponsor signage in the booth
• 2 Full page color ads in the conference guide
• Signage throughout the entire conference on all of our "total sponsors" signage in the JW Marriott & Convention Center
• Logo sponsorship on the website
• Opportunity to put an item in the conference bags (1800 items needed) - optional
• Logo on corn hole game in this lounge
• 5 Small Table tent signs in both lounges
• Attend Peyton Manning opening session on Tuesday 8/29 at 8:00 am – with name badges

PLATINUM DAY 2 KEYNOTE SPONSOR – 2017 SPECIAL SPONSORSHIP
Secured by: Purdue University, Krannert School of Management - SOLD

Sponsor the Conference Day 2 Presenter
• Formal introduction of your Company representative prior to the Tuesday Opening Presenter.
• Welcome introduction (1-3 minute) by your company representative.
• Recognition of your Company through signage of sponsorship at the session.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Targeted verbal and print recognition in all General Sessions during the entire Conference.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: full color page ad on the inside back cover.
• Two of your Staff Representatives in attendance to meet and greet attendees, from 6:30am 8:30am. A skirted display table will be provided if needed for marketing materials.
• Recognition via the Conference Website.

BRONZE EVENT SPONSOR $1,500 LEVEL
Secured by: Frost Brown Todd - SOLD

Sponsor Continental Breakfast each morning of the conference (3 total)
• Two of your Staff Representatives in attendance at the breakfast to meet and greet attendees, from 7am – 8am. A skirted display table will be provided.
• Printed napkins with your company logo each morning displaying your sponsorship.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Company Logo within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Opportunity to provide a marketing piece or giveaway at your table.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).

BRONZE EVENT SPONSOR $1,500 LEVEL
Secured by: Kightlinger & Gray - SOLD

Sponsor the Snack Breaks each day of the conference (3 total)
• Two of your Staff Representatives in attendance at the breakfast to meet and greet attendees each day during snack breaks. A skirted display table will be provided.
• Printed napkins with your company logo each day displaying your sponsorship.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Company Logo within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Opportunity to provide a marketing piece or giveaway at your table.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements)

PROFESSIONAL TRACK SPONSORS - $1,000 PER TRACK
Sponsor Professional Track Sessions for:
People (1) – WorkHere - SOLD
People (2) – WestComm - SOLD
Talent acquisition, Employee Engagement, Learning & Development, Total Rewards

Organization (1)
Organization (2)
Structure of the HR Function, Org Effectiveness & Development, Workforce Management, Employee Relations, Technology & Data

Workplace (1) - Ice Miller - SOLD
Workplace (2) - BPC - SOLD
HR in the Global Context, Diversity & Inclusion, Risk Management, Corporate Social Responsibility,
Employment Law & Regulations

Strategy (1)
Business & HR Strategy

• Two of your Staff Representatives in attendance at the sessions to meet and greet attendees, a skirted display table will be provided if needed.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).
• Prevalent signage at sessions displaying your sponsorship.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Company Logo within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Formal introduction of sponsorship at the session.


BRONZE EVENT SPONSOR $1,000 LEVEL
Secured by:

New Attendee Orientation
• Exclusive sponsorship of the "Jump Start!" Session for new HR Indiana Conference attendees
• One of your Staff Representatives in attendance at the session to meet and greet attendees.
• Prevalent signage at session displaying your sponsorship.
• Premier exposure through advertising in the Conference Program: Company Logo within the sponsor section of the Conference books distributed to all attendees.
• Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved, to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).


ADVERTISING OPTIONS:
$1,000 LEVEL
Full page color ad in Conference Program Guide distributed to all attendees
Opportunity to provide one marketing piece or giveaway (1,800) in Conference bag

$500 LEVEL
1/2 page color ad in Conference Program Guide distributed to all attendees
Opportunity to provide one marketing piece or giveaway (1,800) in Conference bag
$250 LEVEL
1/2 page black & white ad in Conference Program Guide distributed to all attendees

CONFERENCE MARKETING BROCHURE OR GIVEAWAY ITEM $250 LEVEL
Opportunity to place one marketing brochure or giveaway (1,800) in the Conference attendee bag (Item must be pre-approved, to avoid duplicate items and must meet size requirements).

Advertising specifications:
Please reserve your ads with the Indiana SHRM office. For more details, please contact Mark at (317) 841-8202. All ads should be in high-resolution PDF files or TIFF files. Full page sizes are 8" x 10.5". Bleed size is 81/2" x 11". Please allow 1/2" all around for trim. 1/2 page sizes at 8" x 5"

CUSTOM PACKAGES MAY ALSO BE AVAILABLE

For information on Sponsorships, contact:
Brian Cox
Sponsorship Chair
bcox2112@indy.rr.com