Become a Sponsor/Exhibitor for 2017

  • Register as a Sponsor or Exhibitor

    Download 2017 Conference Sponsorship Package Benefits

    Thank you for considering a sponsorship of Habitat for Humanity of Texas annual conference: Lone Star Summit 2017. This conference is designed for Habitat affiliate leaders and decision-makers across the state and is the primary source of revenue to fund the statewide programs of Habitat Texas, including disaster planning, technical assistance, resource development and advocacy.

    The Summit is a three day event that features over 30 breakout sessions targeted to Habitat for Humanity affiliates of all sizes, providing intermediate and advance level training for Accounting, Construction, Family Services, Development, ReStore Operations, Interfaith, and Management. Participants will have an opportunity to learn and share best practices with many fresh topics presented by a variety of speakers including experts in the nonprofit community as well as Habitat for Humanity affiliate experts.

    Review the sponsorship package, and let us know if you have any questions. Maybe you have a unique or creative idea you want us to consider. Would you like to sponsor one of our pre-Summit family events like winery tours, green home tours, or trips to local family-friendly events? Maybe you are interested in sponsoring an in-depth workshop after the Summit. Let’s talk! Call 512-523-5725 or email info@habitattexas.org.

    Conference sponsorship levels

    Conference Sponsor – Premium Sponsorship Package $25,000

    (Limited to 1 sponsor)

    As the Premium Sponsor your business will receive top billing throughout the entire conference. This is your opportunity to show support for Habitat for Humanity and the more than 80 affiliates from around the state. Through this EXCLUSIVE sponsorship your benefits include:

    • Premium placement on Habitat for Humanity homepage
    • Company logo and description along with link to company on conference homepage
    • Company logo on confirmation emails delivered to each attendee when they register
    • One (1) pre-conference email to welcome attendees week prior to the event
    • Logo on conference nametags
    • Logo on conference tote bag (co-branded with tote bag sponsor and Habitat for Humanity Texas logo)
    • Prominent logo at registration desk at the event
    • One (1) custom 3’ x 8’ vinyl banner post in the conference area
    • Full page color ad in conference program – front inside cover
    • Opportunity to address attendees during opening session and closing session of the conference (20-minutes of mic time)
    • Recognition at opening night reception (introduction as the Conference Sponsor by Habitat for Humanity Texas’ Executive Director and signage with logo)
    • Four (4) premium reserved guest seats at opening night reception, lunch, and evening social
    • Exclusive photo opportunities at opening and closing of conference (may include check presentation for sponsorship; group photos; and any other creative ideas you want to propose)
    • Two (2) 30” x 6’ exhibit tables with prominent placement (center of exhibitor space)
    • Logo on slideshow played during meals
    • Six (6) conference registrations
    • Inclusion in post-event thank you emails and other correspondences
    • Post-event access to list of conference participants (includes names and emails)
    • Recognition in Habitat for Humanity Texas e-newsletter throughout the year
    • Name and link on the Habitat Texas partner page in 2017

    Ready to Register?

    Conference Sponsor – Lead Sponsorship Package $15,000

    (Limited to 2 sponsors – exclusive rights within industry or product category)

    As a Lead Sponsor your business will receive recognition throughout the entire conference. This is your opportunity to show support for Habitat for Humanity and the more than 80 affiliates from around the state. Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Company logo and description along with link to company on conference homepage
    • Company recognition on Facebook and Twitter pages
    • Full page color ad in conference program (inside back cover and last page)
    • Opportunity to address attendees during opening session of the conference (10-minute of mic time)
    • One (1) 30” x 6’ exhibit table with prominent placement
    • Logo on slideshow the plays during meals
    • Two (2) reserved guest seats at opening night reception, lunch, and evening social
    • Four (4) conference registrations
    • Inclusion in post-event thank you emails and other correspondences
    • Post-event access to list of conference participants (includes names and emails)
    • Name and link on the Habitat Texas partner page in 2017

    Ready to Register?

    Complimentary WiFi Sponsor – $7,500

    (Limited to 1 sponsor)

    Help all conference attendees get connected at the annual conference as the Official WiFi Sponsor. Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Company logo on signage and login instructions for WiFi
    • WiFi log in landing page linked to company website
    • Logo and link placement on event registration website
    • Logo on slideshow played during meals
    • ½ page color ad in the conference program
    • One complimentary 30” x 6’ exhibit table in the conference hall
    • Materials in attendees’ tote bags
    • Name and link on the Habitat Texas partner page in 2017

      Ready to Register?

    Opening Night Reception Sponsor – $5,000

    (Limited to 2 sponsors – exclusive rights within industry or product category)

    Attendees will be looking to unwind after traveling from around the great state of Texas. Year after year, we see how much people enjoy seeing friends from the Habitat Family. The Opening Night Reception will offer attendees an evening that includes great food, entertainment, and networking with their colleagues. Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Logo and link placement on the event registration website
    • Signage recognition at the reception
    • 3 minutes of “mic” time at reception to thank attendees or speak about your company
    • Two (2) premium reserved guest seats at opening night reception, lunch, and evening social (day 2)
    • One complimentary 30” x 6’ exhibit table in the conference hall
    • Logo on slideshow played during meals
    • Materials placed in the attendees’ tote bags
    • ¾ color ad in the conference program
    • Two (2) reserved guest seats at opening night reception
    • Two (2) conference registrations
    • Name and link on the Habitat Texas partner page in 2017

    Ready to Register?

    Plenery or Lunch Sponsor  – $5,000

    (Limited to 4 – exclusive rights within industry or product category)

    By sponsoring one of our plenary or lunch sessions you get a prime opportunity to be visible and supportive of Habitat for Humanity. This is your chance to get your message in front of the leaders from our affiliates. Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Logo on screen at sponsored plenary or lunch
    • 3 minutes of “mic” time to thank attendees or speak about your company
    • ½ page color ad in the conference program
    • One complimentary 30” x 6’ exhibit table in the conference hall
    • Materials in the attendees’ tote bags
    • Two (2) reserved guest seats at the plenary or lunch session of your choice
    • One (1) conference registration
    • Name and link on the Habitat Texas partner page in 2017

     Ready to Register?

    Conference Lanyards – $5,000 (Limited to 1 sponsor )

    Keep your brand top-of-mind during the conference. Benefit from prime visibility by placing your company logo on the conference lanyards. Sponsor benefits include:

    • Lanyards provided to every participant registered to the conference
    • Your QR code or message on the backside of the name badge (if desired)
    • ¼ page color ad in conference program

     Ready to Register?

    Evening Social & Dinner Reception Sponsor (Day 2) – $2,500

    (Limited to 2 sponsors – exclusive rights within industry or product category)

    After a great day of networking and learning, attendees can attend a Happy Hour reception that includes dinner and drinks. The reception will offer attendees an evening that includes entertainment too. Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Signage recognition at the reception
    • 3 minutes of “mic” time to speak about your products or services
    • Logo on slideshow played during meals
    • Materials placed in the attendees’ tote-bags
    • ¼ color ad in the conference program
    • One complimentary 30” x 6’ exhibit table in the conference hall

     Ready to Register?

    Tote Bag Sponsor – $2,500

    Give attendees a helping hand by sponsoring the conference tote bag. Emblazoned with your company logo, each attendee will not only have a convenient way to carry conference materials, but a fun take-away from the conference.  Sponsor benefits include:

    • Co-branded tote bag with company logo (Habitat for Humanity Texas and Premium Conference sponsor logos will be included)
    • Logo on slideshow played during meals
    • Promotional material included in tote-bag
    • ¼ page color ad in conference program

     Ready to Register?

    Product Showcase – $2,000

    Interested in showcasing your product? Sign up for our Product Showcase sponsorship which includes up to 90-minutes of showcase time. Invite prospects and pitch your product*.

    Product showcase includes:

    • Advance copy of the registrants’ email addresses to be used for promotion
    • Promotion in the program book (brief description of your product showcase along with the date/time of your session)
    • Announcement about your showcase date/time at the opening plenary Day 1
    • One complimentary 30” x 6’ exhibit table in the conference hall
    • Post-event access to list of conference participants (includes names and emails)

    *Product Showcase sponsors are responsible for promoting their session and getting attendees to their session. Habitat for Humanity Texas will encourage participation by offering a drawing for those who attend.

      Ready to Register?

    Breakout Sessions – $1,000

    Sponsor one of the many educational sessions offered at the conference. This is a great opportunity to present your company to a specific segment of conference attendees – Fundraising, Construction, Green Building, Affiliate Operations, ReStore, Finance, and many other disciplines. Sponsorship benefits include:

    • Introduction by the session leader at the opening of the workshop
    • 5-minute speaking opportunity to highlight your company, product or services
    • ¼ page color ad in program book
    • Materials included in participants’ tote-bags
    • Post-event access to list of conference participants (includes names and emails)

     Ready to Register?

    Networking Break Sponsor  – $1,000*

    (Limited to 3 sponsors)

    This is the perfect opportunity to highlight your company without having to even be present at the conference. After each session, attendees have the opportunity to take a break in the main conference hall. Our past experience shows that they are eager to visit and do take time to take a break in between sessions. Sponsor benefits include:

    • Company information will be displayed on the jumbo screen in the conference hall during one networking break (which lasts 30 minutes); information can include logo and company information; product information; or other customized message (subject to approval by Habitat for Humanity Texas)
    • Company listing on signage recognizing your sponsorship of the networking break; signage will be placed in the exhibitor/break area
    • Company listed in the conference program along with other network break sponsors
    • Materials included in attendees’ tote bags

    Ready to Register?

    *Sponsorship does not include any mic time to speak

     

    Exhibitor – Business Rate – $750/Nonprofit Rate – $500

    Interested in sharing information about your products and services? Become an exhibitor and get access to hundreds of Habitat for Humanity conference attendees. All conference refreshment breaks will take place by the exhibitors’ area guaranteeing networking with our attendees! Exhibitor benefits include:

    • One 30” x 6’ exhibit table in the conference hall with 2 chairs*
    • 1 – one minute Exhibitor Spotlight speech during a conference break (mic provided)
    • Name tag with Exhibitor ribbon
    • Distribution of your products or promotional materials at your table
    • Materials included in attendees’ tote bags
    • Listing in the program with a 50-word description**

    Ready to Register?

    *Internet and power available for an additional $50

    *For only $150 more you can upgrade your program listing to a ¼ page color ad

     

    Note:  Sponsors or companies that wish to speak or present on a specific educational topic at the conference, may submit an RFP for consideration. The RFP is separate from the sponsorship/exhibitor process. Please reference the conference website for more information.

     

    Please click here for other terms and conditions

     

    Other Ideas?

    Do you have a unique or creative idea you want us to consider? Maybe it’s demonstrating construction techniques in the parking lot or sponsoring the shuttle buses to the awards dinner (where you get the mic on the ride over)?

    Would you like to sponsor one of our pre-Summit family events like winery tours, green home tours, or trips to local family-friendly events? Maybe you are interested in sponsoring an in-depth workshop after the Summit. Let’s talk! Call Amy Ledbetter Parham at 512-523-5725.

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  • Testimonials

     

    • Tommy FikacSr. Marketing Consultant, CenterPoint Energy

      As a longtime supporter of Habitat for Humanity, CenterPoint Energy values the opportunity to partner with the 80-plus affiliates throughout Texas, and help provide affordable housing within our communities.  The Lone Star Summit gives us the quality time needed to build our relationships with Habitat staff and volunteers.

    • Diane DonaldsonGarland Habitat for Humanity

      Just wanted to let you know, that was the best conference I have been to in years. I was able to attend 5 courses and each were informative, interesting and I felt they were well worth the time. I not only enjoyed, but came away with a lot of useful information. Thank you and great job!

    • Katy WalterscheidtGolden Crescent Habitat for Humanity

      Wouldn't miss this conference! The face-to-face conversations I have with my peers during the conference are invaluable to me because they offer a different perspective on the same issues we all deal with at Habitat.

    • Jessica Mc.Senior Marketing Analyst at McCoy's Building Supply

      McCoy’s Building Supply always enjoys being a part of this event. I’ve personally attended for the past few years, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to spark conversations and exchange stories with Habitat for Humanity affiliates all across the state.  The vision of Habitat for Humanity is so inspirational, and talking to the folks that really drive that vision is a very worthwhile experience.

    • Todd FoxSenior Fiscal Analyst, Risk Prevention and Response Unit, Habitat for Humanity International

      Texas is one of my favorite conferences and I always enjoy interacting and working with your affiliates and would love to come to the conference again.  Keep me posted!