Strengthen Your Show Presence! Increase your ROI with exciting sponsorship and advertising opportunities that will enhance your visibility at the 2016 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition. Choose from a variety of advertising and sponsorship options.

Advertising Opportunities will be available in July 2015

Exhibitor Passport Program

Guaranteed Traffic to you Booth! Participate in NAA’s Exhibitor Passport Program and have attendees stop by your booth to fill your companies square in the passport. Once attendee has visited all participating exhibitors’ booths they are entered to win prizes.

This is your chance to connect with attendees and make sure you are on their list of must-see exhibitors before they arrive at the show AND you can continue to stay in contact with them during and after the Expo!

Contact Sharon Salang at 703-797-0663, to sign up to participate in the program.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Increase your ROI with exciting networking and sponsorship opportunities that will enhance your visibility at the 2016 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition.  Sponsorship opportunities start at $2,500.

In addition to the sponsorship benefits listed for each item, sponsors also receive:

  • General Sponsor Recognition – Conference website, pre-promotional materials and onsite signage
  • Pre-Show Promotional Recognition on Conference Materials (as applicable)
  • Custom Digital Registration Banners to Distribute to Customers to Receive a Discount Off Full Conference Registration
  • Access to the Pre and Post-Conference Attendee Registration List (available four weeks before the conference)
  • Sponsor Recognition in the Onsite Program Guide

Questions?  Contact the NAA Business Development Team at 703-797-0663 or exhibits@naahq.org for information.

Garrett’s Popcorn Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $12,500
Provide a single bag of Garrett’s gourmet popcorn (a Chicago tradition since 1949) to each conference attendee during the conference. Bags of popcorn will either be distributed once before or after a session.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor Logo printed on stickers stuck to popcorn bag/boxes
-Sponsor will receive three (3) complimentary full conference badges

Hotel Room Key Card Sponsor – SOLD to University Furnishings
Qty: 1
Investment: $12,500
Introduce your company to conference attendees right when they check into their hotel room with the official room key card.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo/image printed on hotel room keys at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for conference attendees. Conference logo has to be incorporated into the artwork. Sponsor to submit artwork file to NAA by Jan. 4, 2015.
-Sponsor will receive three (3) complimentary full conference badges

Pre & Onsite Conference Registration Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $10,000
Every attendee must visit the registration lobby when they arrive to pick up their registration materials. By taking advantage of this exclusive opportunity your company name will stand out and leave a lasting impression on attendees.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Registration Counters/Lobby
-Sponsor Logo included in Attendee Registration Confirmation emails starting in Sept. 2015
-Sponsor Logo printed on registration lanyards
-Sponsor will receive three (3) complimentary full conference badges

Official Conference Registration Bag Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $10,000
Put your brand on the official conference bag that attendees pick up at registration and carry throughout the conference to hold materials and giveaways they collect along the way. Plus, see your brand in virtually every square foot of NAA for the entire duration of the conference and when attendees use it back at home.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo/artwork printed on both of the side panels of the conference bag. NAA conference look will be printed on the front of the bag and will be shared with the sponsor. NAA to provide artwork specs to sponsor by Oct. 15, 2015. Sponsor to submit artwork file to NAA by Nov. 15, 2015.
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved giveaway to be placed in each bag by NAA. Sponsor to provide proof of giveaway/handout for NAA approval by Jan. 15, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive three (3) complimentary full conference badges

myNAA Mobile App Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $10,000
Get your message directly to your customers and prospects. By sponsoring the myNAA Mobile App, your company will be recognized each time an attendee utilizes the App to navigate the show, download exhibitor information, coordinate schedules and more. The myNAA Mobile App will be downloadable for iPhone and Android technology.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo on onsite signage
-Sponsor rotating banner ad on app’s home-page
-Sponsor can submit one (1) text alert message to be sent out on Tues. or Wed. during the conference
-Sponsor will receive three (3) complimentary full conference badges

Photo Lounge Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $10,000
Sponsor the Photo Lounge which will be setup for attendees to take fun group photos at the conference. Attendees will be able to view and share they photos. The lounge will be set up in the NAA Exposition and will be open on Tues., Feb. 16 and Wed., Feb. 17, during the NAA Exposition.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Photo Lounge Area
-Sponsor logo incorporated in the photo frame or backdrop of picture
-Sponsor will receive three (3) complimentary full conference badges

Exclusive Education Breakout Session Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $10,000
Your company will have the opportunity to be the exclusive Education Breakout Session sponsor on Tuesday and Wednesday. Sessions and speakers will be announced in November 2015.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Education Breakout Session Rooms
-Sponsor logo on opening presentation screen
-Sponsor acknowledgement at the beginning of each session
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved handout to be placed in the session rooms by NAA Staff. Sponsor to provide proof of giveaway/handout for NAA approval by Jan. 15, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Opening General Session with Luncheon Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $7,500
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor the Opening General Session with Luncheon on Tues., Feb. 16 at the 2016 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition. Speaker – Jonathan Perelman, VP Buzzfeed Motion Pictures
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage in the General Session Room
-Sponsor logo on opening presentation screen
-Sponsor acknowledgement at beginning of each session
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved giveaway for each attendee; NAA staff will place them on the tables or chairs in the session room. Sponsor to provide proof of giveaway/handout for NAA approval by Jan. 15, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Wednesday General Session Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $7,500
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor the General Session on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the 2016 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition. Speaker to be determined in Oct. 2015.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the General Session Room
-Sponsor logo on opening presentation screen
-Sponsor acknowledgement at beginning of each session
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved giveaway for each attendee; NAA staff will place them on the tables or chairs in the session room. Sponsor to provide proof of giveaway/handout for NAA approval by Jan. 15, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Connection Area – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $7,500
Everyone needs a charge these days! The Connection Area is a great place for attendees to plug-in and re-charge their electronic devices. Unique to this area is that attendees have a locker so they can leave their device to charge during a session and pick-up later.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage in the Connection Area
-Sponsor logo/message banner on the sides of the charging locker – Specs: 27”x27”. Sponsor to submit artwork files to NAA by Jan. 12, 2016.
-Each area will include lounge furniture for attendees to relax in while their devices are charging
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Escalator Runners – NEW
Qty: 2
Investment: $7,500
Catch the attention of NAA conference attendees as they make their way down to the convention center from the hotel lobby. Escalator runners strategically position your products’ artwork in a highly visible location!
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo/message displayed on one (1) group of escalators
Level 3 to 2 (Lobby to Mid-level) Specs – 5.5”Wx348”H – Both Sides
Level 2 to 1 (Mid-level to Convention Space) Specs – Section A – 9”Wx66”H | Section B, C, D – 9”Wx103”H | Section E – 9”Wx87”H
Sponsor to submit artwork files to NAA by Jan. 12, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Stair Clings – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $7,500
Step up to this opportunity by placing your logo/message on each of the 31 interior steps in the Convention Center. Attendees will be using the stairs to access/exit the NAA Exposition.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo/message printed on one (1) set of stairs (Specs: 49”W x 6”H). Sponsor to submit artwork files to NAA by Jan. 12, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Prize Vault Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $7,500
Sponsor the Prize Vault that will be set up in a high traffic area of the conference. The plexi-glass vault will be filled with a bag of fake money enticing attendees to try and crack the 6-digit code for a chance to win $100,000! Attendees will receive a ticket with their registration materials instructing them to visit the Prize Vault located in the NAA Exposition during hall hours for a chance to crack the code. Tickets will be collected and prizes will be awarded to attendees who attempted the prize vault.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Prize Vault Kiosk
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Relaxation Massage Station Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $7,500
The relaxation massage station is always a hit with conference attendees. With so many sessions, events and activities going on during the conference, attendees will enjoy an opportunity to rest their feet and receive a free back or foot massage, compliments from your company. The station will be set up in the NAA Exposition and will be open on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Wed., Feb. 17, during the NAA Exposition.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Relaxation Massage Station
-Sponsor can provide pre-approved branded t-shirts for Massage Team to wear. Sponsor must submit proof of t-shirts to NAA for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved shirts must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive two (2) complimentary full conference badges

Closing General Session with Cocktails Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000
Don’t miss the opportunity to sponsor the Closing General Session on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at the 2016 NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition. We will start the session with a 15-minute cocktail reception so attendees can enjoy a drink before and during the general session. Speaker to be determined in Oct. 2015.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the General Session Room
-Sponsor logo on opening presentation screen
-Sponsor acknowledgement at beginning of each session
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved giveaway for each attendee; NAA staff will place them on the tables or chairs in the session room. Sponsor to provide proof of giveaway/handout for NAA approval by Jan. 15, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Tuesday Networking Welcome Reception Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000
Sponsor the Networking Welcome Reception on Tuesday, Feb. 16. The reception will be open to all conference attendees and will be in the NAA Exposition.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Welcome Reception
-Sponsor acknowledgement during the Welcome Reception
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved giveaway for each attendee; NAA staff will place them on the cocktail tables setup in the reception area. Sponsor to provide proof of giveaway/handout for NAA approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor can provide branded cups and/or napkins to be placed at the bar stations. Sponsor to provide proof of cups and/or napkins to NAA for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Tuesday Hotel Room Drop Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000 plus the cost of the amenity provided by the sponsor
Want to deliver a message to attendees where they live, at least during the conference? This room drop opportunity allows you to drop off an amenity on Tuesday, Feb. 16 to all conference attendees who booked through the conference room block.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor provided amenity placed in hotel room of each conference attendee. Sponsor to submit proof of room drop to NAA for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

NAA Newcomer Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000
Approximately 25 percent of the attendees at the 2015 NAA Student Housing Conference were there for the first time. NAA will help prepare the attendees before the conference with an informative webinar that they can participate in. NAA will also send out a welcome email pre-show on what to expect at the conference. Be the sole sponsor of this select group and help make a good first impression!
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor recognition on Newcomer welcome email sent out to attendees pre-show
-Sponsor recognition on Newcomer webinar held two weeks before the conference
-Sponsor can provide goodie bags to be distributed at booth for Newcomer attendees. Sponsor will let NAA know by Jan. 4, 2016. NAA will then promote in the webinar and email that they need to stop by the sponsor booth to pick up their bag.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Attendee Lounge Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000
There are plenty of opportunities for attendees to sit and meet with a colleague, wait for a colleague or have some time alone preparing for a meeting. Your company name will be visible as you give attendees an area to relax, network, etc.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at Attendee Lounge area
-Lounge will include lounge furniture, lighted end tables and cube seating. Sponsor logo/message branded on the sides of eight (8) cube seats located in the lounge. Sponsor to provide artwork files (Specs: 12”x12”) to NAA by Jan. 12, 2016.
-Sponsor can provide pre-approved giveaways to be placed in the sponsored lounge area. Sponsor to submit proof of room drop to NAA for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Social Media Messaging – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000
During the conference, NAA will provide social media messaging promoting the conference through several different outlets. Promote your participation and brand by being highlighted in several different ways.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor will provide messaging for the following (max of 140 characters including hashtag): Two (2) Facebook and One (1) Tweet post leading up to the Conference and One (1) Facebook post during the Conference – NAA has 11,699 Facebook likes, 14,200 NAA Twitter followers and 4,389 Student Housing Twitter followers (as of 7/15/2015)
-Sponsor will submit messages to NAA by Jan. 12, 2016
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Chicago Market Sundries Coffee Sleeves – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $5,000
Promote your company in the Hyatt Regency Chicago’s Market Sundries located in the hotel lobby.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo printed on 3,000 coffee sleeves distributed in the Market Sundries on Tues., Feb. 16 and Wed., Feb. 17.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Convention Center Column Inserts – NEW
Qty: 3
Investment: $5,000
Position your brand front-and-center by sponsoring a column insert located in the main lobby of the convention center. These impressive vertical structures will feature your message for all attendees to see.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo/message printed on one (1) column located in the Main lobby of the convention center (Specs: 3’Wx5’H). Sponsor to submit artwork files to NAA by Jan. 12, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Attendee Giveaway
Qty: 2
Investment: $3,500 plus the cost of the attendee giveaway
Each Full Conference Attendee will receive a registration bag when they pick up their registration materials onsite. Your company will have the opportunity to provide a giveaway that will be placed in the bags for all attendees.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor can provide a pre-approved giveaway to be placed in each bag by NAA. Sponsor to submit proof of item for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Re-Energize Break Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $3,500
Give attendees a quick way to re-energize during education sessions on Tues., Feb. 16 from 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. by sponsoring a snack break (energy snacks and energy drinks).
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the food stations
-Sponsor logo printed on tablecloth runners
-Sponsor can provide pre-approved branded napkins to be placed on food stations by NAA. Sponsor to submit proof of napkins for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Continental Breakfast Sponsor
Qty: 1
Investment: $3,500
Offer attendees a light breakfast in the conference lobby on Wed., Feb. 17 before they start their fun-filled educational and networking day.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor onsite signage at the Breakfast Stations
-Sponsor logo printed on tablecloth runners
-Sponsor can provide pre-approved branded coffee cups and/or napkins to be placed on food stations by NAA (cups – 12 ounces or less). Sponsor to submit proof of cups and/or napkins for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Create Your Own Sponsorship
Qty: Unlimited
Investment: $3,500 plus the cost of the sponsorship item
Interested in creating your own sponsorship for the conference? Work directly with NAA staff to create a unique sponsorship opportunity that meets your company’s needs.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Conference Speaker Gift Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $2,500
Sponsor the speaker gift that is given out to each speaker at the registration desk. Last year, NAA had over 25 speakers and this year we are expecting more.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo imprinted in white on the speaker gift or box
-Sponsor can provide pre-approved branded gift bags for the gifts to be placed into. Sponsor to submit proof of bags for approval by Jan. 4, 2016. Approved items must be shipped to the NAA office and received by Jan. 22, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge

Attendee & Non-Attendee Survey Sponsor – NEW
Qty: 1
Investment: $2,500
After the attendees are settled back in their home work environments, they will receive an attendee survey from NAA regarding their Chicago event experience.
Sponsorship Includes:
-Sponsor logo included in the survey email that goes out to all attendees and non-attendees
-Sponsor company can provide one (1) specific question to each survey and will receive the results to that one question. Sponsor to submit survey question and multiple answers to NAA by Jan. 4, 2016.
-Sponsor will receive one (1) complimentary full conference badge