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#2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference Sponsorship Information

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Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference! The conference will be a multi-disciplinary research conference attracting the highest quality research on a wide variety of important current and emerging policy and management issues. This year’s conference theme, Advancing Policy Research with Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, highlights policy research that engages multidisciplinary perspectives and will aim to identify facilitators and barriers to effective cross-disciplinary collaboration for increasing the impact of policy research. 

#2022APPAM will be fully in-person. We look forward to seeing you in Washington DC this November 17 – 19!
 

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New in 2022 – APPAM Lottery: Popular limited quantity items sell out quickly so APPAM is implementing a lottery system this year. The lottery was open Wednesday, May 11 to Wednesday, May 18 at 12 PM ET and is now closed. All remaining sponsorships will be on a first come, first served basis while spots last. 

Questions? Submit via email to Samantha Oliver Thomason at soliver@appam.org

 
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2022 Fall Research Conference General Sponsorship Levels

There will be three different general sponsor levels for the 2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference and recognition will be given to each sponsor in marketing materials, onsite at the conference, and on APPAM.org. This is a great opportunity to highlight your program or institution in front of 2,300 potential students and employees.

APPAM reserves the right to substitute benefits included in the packages below depending on availability. All substitutions will be of equal value.

Descriptions of each item within the sponsorship packages can be found below.

All prices are listed as member/non-member. For example, $1,000 / $1,100, is $1,000 for APPAM institutional members and $1,100 for institutional non-members.

 

Platinum level sponsorship: $12,000 / $13,500 - 3 remaining!

  • Full Page Print Ad in Pocket Guide Program - Sold out & requires substitution 
  • Digital Home Page Banner Ad in Online Program
  • Digital Banner Ad in Mobile App
  • Digital Half Tower Ad in Registration System
  • Single Exhibit Space w/ Option to Upgrade for $250
  • Eight Complimentary Registrations
  • Opportunity to Provide Registration Area Materials
  • Opportunity to Send One Mobile App Push Notification Onsite
  • Recognition throughout Signage, Mobile App, Programs, and Registration Area
  • Featured Profile in APPAM Sponsor Spotlight

Gold level sponsorship: $8,500 / $9,500 - SOLD OUT

  • Half Page Print Ad in Pocket Guide Program
  • Digital Home Page Full Tower Ad in Online Program
  • Single Exhibit Space w/ Option to Upgrade for $250 
  • Six Complimentary Registrations
  • Opportunity to Provide Registration Area Materials
  • Recognition throughout Signage, Mobile App, Programs, and Registration Area
  • Featured Profile in APPAM Sponsor Spotlight

Silver level sponsorship: $5,500 / $6,500  SOLD OUT

  • Half Page Print Ad in Pocket Guide Program
  • Digital Policy Area Session Page Banner Ad in Online Program
  • Four Complimentary Registrations
  • Opportunity to Provide Registration Area Materials
  • Recognition throughout Signage, Mobile App, Programs, and Registration Area
  • Featured Profile in APPAM Sponsor Spotlight 

 

Sponsorship Package Item Descriptions:

  • Mobile App - The Mobile App is the most up-to-date way to access conference information while at the conference. All sponsors and exhibitors will be recognized through the Sponsors & Exhibitors section of the map and banner ads will be available for Platinum Sponsors.

  • Online Program Advertisements – Banner or Full Tower ads placed on either the Landing (home page), Interior Pages, or Session Listings by Policy Area Pages of the Online Program. See below PDF for ad specs and placement.
     
  • Pocket Guide Program - Replacing the full printed program of years past, the Pocket Guide Program will feature limited full and half page ads. The Pocket Guide Program will be an easy-to-carry guide that provides attendees with a high-level schedule of events, maps, and other necessary conference information. Based on attendee feedback, APPAM will not have an Onsite Magazine in 2022 so this is the only print advertisement opportunity.
     
  • Profile Feature – APPAM will continue the Sponsorship Spotlight Series in 2022 that will highlight the work or mission of each general sponsor. These profiles will be published in APPAM News and promoted on social media in the weeks leading up to the conference.
     
  • Recognition – All sponsors will be recognized in the online program, APPAM.org, and in scripted conference remarks.
     
  • Registration System Advertisements - Half tower ads are available for placement in the online registration system. Ads will rotate as attendees advance through the registration process.

     

 


 

In addition to the general sponsorship opportunities, there are several individual items available for sponsorship. Popular limited-quantity items will entered into a lottery to select the item sponsor. The lottery was open Wednesday, May 11 to Wednesday, May 18 at 12 PM ET and is now closed. All remaining sponsorships will be on a first come, first served basis while spots last. Items with an asterisk (*) below have a quick sellout risk and will likely use the lottery system. Invoices and payments will not be processed until the sponsors have been notified on Friday, May 20. For a description of how the new lottery process will work, please scroll up to the top of this page. 

All prices are listed as member/non-member. For example, $1,000 / $1,100, is $1,000 for APPAM institutional members and $1,100 for institutional non-members.

 

The below items are exclusive sponsorship items:

Conference Water Bottles* – $5,500 / $6,050 SOLD

Add your organization's logo to the APPAM water bottles! Reusable bottles are placed throughout the APPAM conference space near water coolers for easy access for attendees. These are one of the most popular branded items for both sponsors and attendees alike. Not only do attendees use the bottles throughout the event, but they take them home as conference souvenirs. Because of their popularity, the water bottles tend to run out on day two so this is a great opportunity to get your logo in the hands of thousands of APPAM attendees.

Hand Sanitizer Station – $500 / $550 SOLD

Hand sanitizing stations will be positioned near APPAM Registration so it’s a great spot to feature your company’s logo. There will be two stations, one per sponsor.

Hotel Key Cards* – $5,500 / $6,050 SOLD

Your organization’s logo will be placed on the keycard to all APPAM attendee hotel rooms. This is a great opportunity for your organization’s name and logo to be in the hands of each attendee!

Mobile App* – $7,500 / $8,250 SOLD

Your organization’s logo will appear on the landing page of the 2022 Fall Research Conference mobile app as well as on various signage around the conference as the mobile app sponsor. This is a great opportunity to get your logo and organization’s information in the hands of all attendees, most of whom say the mobile app is their top resource for navigating the event. 

Conference Lanyards* – $7,000 / $8,000 SOLD

Your organization's logo will appear on the lanyard of every registration badge given out in November. This is a great opportunity to see your organization's logo around the neck of every attendee.

Conference Badges* – $3,000 / $3,300 SOLD

New in 2022! Due to the high demand for conference lanyard sponsorship, APPAM has added a new badge sponsorship opportunity. Your organization’s logo will appear on the front of the 2,300+ name badges given out this fall. An example can be found here.

 

The below items can have multiple sponsors or a sole sponsor:

If the full sponsorship commitment is met, additional branding opportunities may be offered to increase sponsor visibility.

APPAM Communities Lounge – Starting at $2,500

Place your organization’s logo on signage for the APPAM Communities Lounge near the Exhibit Hall! Now in it's third year, this popular lounge provides a comfortable space for conference attendees to network and discuss issues and research that are important to them. Communities will be named via a submission process this spring and scheduled at times throughout the three-day conference. For reference, you can see 2021 Communities here. There is room for three sponsors or one sole sponsor.

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to three) - $2,500 / $3,000

  • Sole Sponsorship - $6,000 / $7,000

Student Hub – Starting at $2,000

The Student Hub is a popular lounge area for students and recent graduates to network and recharge in between sessions. The lounge will be located near registration and the APPAM Exhibit Hall. Feature your organization’s name and logo on the meeting space signage and online. There is room for three sponsors or one sole sponsor.

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to three) - $2,000 / $2,500 - 2 remaining!

  • Sole Sponsorship - $5,000 / $6,000

Dependent Care Grants – Starting at $1,500

APPAM Dependent Care Grant program offers policy students and young professionals grants of up to $400 each to help cover expenses for additional at-home or on-site dependent care. Your organization's support of this program would support the participation for those who may not be able to attend otherwise! There is room for five sponsors or one sole sponsor.

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to five) – $1,500 / $2,000 - 4 remaining!

  • Sole Sponsorship - $7,000 / $8,000

Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break – Starting at $3,500

These refreshment breaks are much appreciated by attendees and each will have coffee, tea, and light fare. Add your organization’s name and logo on the daily refreshment break signage! There are three breaks available: Thursday Afternoon SOLDFriday Afternoon SOLD, and Saturday Morning. Each daily break can have two sponsors or a sole sponsor:

  • Daily Partial Sponsorship (up to two) – $3,500 / $3,850 - Saturday remaining!

  • Daily Sole Sponsorship - $6,500 / $7,250

Headshot Lounge – Starting at $1,500 SOLD

Back by popular demand, APPAM will provide a complimentary headshot lounge for conference attendees. The lounge will be open for two days in November. Feature your organization’s name and logo at the station and in online promotions. The lounge can have three sponsors or a sole sponsor:

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to three) – $1,500 / $2,000

  • Sole Sponsorship - $4,000 / $5,000
 

 


 

2022 Fall Research Conference Sponsored Events

In addition to the general conference sponsorship levels and sponsored items, there are several events available for sponsorship. All sponsored events are non-exclusive and if the full sponsorship commitment is met, additional branding opportunities may be offered for the event sponsors.

All prices are listed as member/non-member. For example, $1,000 / $1,100, is $1,000 for APPAM institutional members and $1,100 for institutional non-members.

 

Daily Wellness Sessions – $900 / $1,000

Help keep APPAM attendees active! Each morning of the conference, attendees will be invited to join their peers in an organized workout before the day's sessions kick off. Past wellness sessions have included a fun run, high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T), and yoga. The sponsor of these events will have their name on signage at the event as well as in conference publications.

Equity and Inclusion Fellowship Meet Up – Starting at $2,000 SOLD

The Fellows are invited to come together for a private reception to meet their peers and grow their networks. Sponsors will be recognized on signage and will be invited to give welcome remarks before allowing the Fellows to mix and mingle. This event is non-exclusive and may be sponsored by up to three organizations.

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to three) - $2,000 / $2,250
  • Sole Sponsorship - $6,000 / $7,000

Equity and Inclusion Fellowship Lunch – Starting at $3,000

APPAM will host a programmed lunch for the recipients of the 2022 Equity & Inclusion Fellowship in November. The Fellowship recognizes students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds for their accomplishments and bright futures in the public policy world. The sponsors of this luncheon event will have their organization featured at the event in signage, all conference materials, and in the welcome remarks. This event is non-exclusive and may be sponsored by up to three organizations.

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to three) - $3,000 / $3,500 - 1 remaining!

  • Sole Sponsorships - $9,000 / $10,000

Student Mixer – Starting at $2,000

APPAM will host a networking meet-up event for master’s and PhD students on Thursday, November 17. All student attendees are invited to participate and meet other students from all over the world. Your organization can sponsor this event and would be featured on signage and in all promotional material. This is a non-exclusive sponsorship and may be purchased by up to three organizations.

  • Partial Sponsorship (up to three) - $2,000 / $2,500 - 2 remaining!
  • Sole Sponsorships - $6,000 / $7,000
 

2022 Fall Research Conference Advertising Opportunities

Digital Ads

There will be two platforms for digital advertisements at the 2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference: the online program and the online registration system. The online program at APPAM.org will be seen by everyone who comes to the site to get hotel information, explore networking opportunities at the conference, or looks at the program agenda. APPAM is also offering the opportunity to purchase ad space during the online registration process. These premium ad positions ensure that every single conference attendee will see your ad when they register for the event! All digital ads come with a link back to your website.

Please see the advertisement specification documents for particulars on formats for the digital ads and how to submit them. The deadline for reserving and submitting digital ads (registration system and online program) is Friday, July 1.

Print Ads

In addition to digital ads, there will be one opportunity for print advertisements at the 2022 APPAM Fall Research Conference, the APPAM Pocket Guide. The new pocket guide program has replaced the full printed program used in previous years and received great feedback from attendees in March 2022. This condensed version will be easier to carry and will feature a high-level schedule of all events and sessions at the conference. 

Please see the advertisement specification documents for particulars on formats for the print ads. The deadline for reserving and submitting digital ads (registration system and online program) is Friday, July 1. The deadline for reserving print ads is Friday, September 23 with all ads due on Friday, September 30.  

All prices are listed as member/non-member. For example, $1,000 / $1,100, is $1,000 for APPAM institutional members and $1,100 for institutional non-members.

 

Online Program Ads
 

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Interior Page

Sessions by Policy Area

 

Banner - $1,750 / $1,850 SOLD
 

 

Banner- $700 / $800
 

 

 

Banner- $1,000 / $1,100

2 remaining!
 

Full Tower - $1,250/$1,350 SOLD

 

Full Tower - $550 / $650

 

Full Tower - $900 / $1,000 

 

 

Registration System Ads 
 

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Half Tower - $1,000 / $1,100 - 1 remaining!

 

 

Pocket Guide Program Ads - SOLD OUT
 

Premium Positions* 

Non-Premium Positions

Back Cover - $2,500 / $3,000 

Full Page - $700 / $775 

Inside Cover - $2,000 / $2,500 

Half Page - $500 / $550 

Inside Back Cover - $1,500 / $2,000 

 

 

*Premium positions have a high sellout risk and will likely use the new lottery system.

Exhibits & Lounge Space

The APPAM Exhibit Hall has long been the meeting, networking, and refreshment spot for attendees. Various special events are hosted inside of the Exhibit Hall, such as the welcome reception, poster sessions, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, the headshot lounge, charging stations, lounge areas, and much more. There are now two great options for your to participate in the 2022 Exhibit Hall:

  • Booth – This is the traditional APPAM booth that will come with back and side drape, one to two draped six-foot tables, two chairs, and a small ID sign. Exhibit booths should be staffed throughout the open exhibit hall hours.
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  • NEW in 2022! Lounge Pod - Can’t staff a booth but want a spot to meet with colleagues and have your logo featured prominently in the hall? Exhibit hall lounge pods are a hot commodity for attendees looking for a spot to network, catch up on emails, or to enjoy a quick cup of coffee before the next round of sessions. Lounge pods will be located inside of the Exhibit Hall and will come with comfortable and attractive seating for up to four people and a branded charging tabletop for your logo or ad of choice. 
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Single Booth (8 x 10) - $1,100 / $1,650

Double Booth (8 x 20) - $1,650 / $2,200

Lounge Pod (8 x 10) - $4,000 / $4,500

 


 

Opportunities for Institutional Members
 

Affiliate Receptions

If your institution is interested in hosting a reception or meeting during the conference and would like to utilize space in the hotel, please complete the sponsorship order form above. APPAM will assign all space based on expected attendance and order of request. Organizations will arrange all room set up, catering, and AV orders directly with the hotel once space has been assigned. Please be aware that space will only be available on Thursday, November 17 after 7:00 PM U.S. Eastern Time. Applications closed August 31st. Find affiliate receptions in the Online Program.


PhD Program Fair

APPAM will host the PhD Program Fair on Friday, November 18 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. Space is limited so tables will be reserved on a first come, first served basis. The Fair is open to any policy PhD program that is interested in sharing details of their program with conference attendees. The request form must be completed by Friday, September 30. 
 

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Interview Space

Will your organization be interviewing candidates at #2022APPAM? Let us take care of the space! Many APPAM Institutional Members use the Fall Research Conference as a meeting place to interview potential employees. To assist our members, APPAM is pleased to offer complimentary private interview space to our members this November! There will be three interview rooms at the conference that may be reserved in one-hour increments throughout Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 19. Once you reserve the space, you have access to the room for the entire time on the date of your reservation. At the conclusion of the reservation times each day, the room will be refreshed for use by the next organization. Space will be reserved on a first come, first served basis or until Wednesday, October 26, whichever comes first.

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Sponsorship Questions?

Email APPAM Deputy Executive Director, Samantha Oliver Thomason, at soliver@appam.org.

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