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Business Opportunities

GSBA offers various ways at a wide-range of price points for you to gain year-round exposure to the education market while receiving recognition for your support of GSBA and public education. There is something here for everyone – from small businesses to the largest corporate partners. Businesses may mix and combine the various opportunities in the following programs to suit their objectives and budget: the GSBA Associate Program, Advertising, Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities.

Click on the headings to expand section and then the links below to select the options.


FY2020 GSBA EXHIBIT OPPORTUNITIES

Exhibit at Annual Conference

2019 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference, December 5-6, 2019 at Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta – INFO coming soon!

 

Future Exhibit Dates:

  • 2020 Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly– June 4 – 5, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Savannah
  • 2020 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference– December 3 – 4, Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta

For information about exhibiting at the conferences, contact Pam Harrison.

Future Exhibit Dates

  • 2019 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference– Thursday & Friday, December 5 – 6, Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta
  • 2020 Summer Conference & Delegate Assembly– Thursday & Friday, June 4 – 5, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Savannah
  • 2020 GSBA/GSSA Annual ConferenceThursday & Friday, December 3 – 4, Renaissance Waverly Hotel, Atlanta

For information about exhibiting at the conferences, contact Pam Harrison.


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVE REGISTRATION

Details:
A Business Representative badge for $450.00 allows access to the exhibit area on Wednesday and Thursday, the Thursday/Friday general sessions, Thursday breakout sessions and meals on Thursday through Friday. This does not provide access to the Wednesday workshops. After November 12, price increases to $520.

If you do not want to exhibit, but you do want to attend, registration will open soon.

FY2020 GSBA ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES

REGISTER HERE

Agenda Magazine

Full Color/Full Bleed/Mailed to over 2500 school officials and businesses. To view previous issues of AGENDA, click here.

FALL 2019 ISSUE (Limited Space Available):
– Reserve by September 16, 2019 – Extended Time
– Submit artwork by September 23, 2019
– Extended Time

SPRING 2020 ISSUE (Limited Space Available):
– Reserve by March 6, 2020
– Submit artwork by March 13, 2020

Art Specs:

  • Full page (8.5 x 11 w/bleed) $700
  • Half page horizontal (7.5 x 4.75 no bleed) $500
  • Front inside cover (8.5 x 11 w/bleed) SOLD
  • Back inside cover (8.5 x 11 w/bleed) SOLD

Connections Magazine

Full Color/Full Bleed/handed to 800+ conference attendees/mailed to all 180 school districts. To view previous issues of Connections, click here.

DECEMBER 2019 ISSUE:
– Reserve by October 18, 2019
– Submit artwork by October 25, 2019

JUNE 2020 ISSUE:
– Reserve by April 24, 2020
– Submit artwork by May 1, 2020

Specs:

  • Full page (8.5 x 11 w/bleed) $500
  • Half page horizontal (7.5 x 4.75 no bleed) $300
  • Front inside cover (8.5 x 11 w/bleed) – SOLD
  • Back inside cover (8.5 x 11 w/bleed) – SOLD

If you would like more information, contact Pam Harrison.

Looping PowerPoint Ad – $300 per slide

Looping PowerPoint slides will be shown prior to conference general sessions and on displays in the exhibit areas. Your slide will be shown in rotation with other business slides and announcements at least 6 seconds each.

Logo/Message Floor Decals (Dec. 2019) – $500+

Your logo and/or text design (approved by GSBA) in the walkways of the hotel public areas. It can be placed on the floor in front of your exhibit space or another heavily trafficked area (not near a competitor). Stickers with custom designs affixed to the floor on Wednesday and professionally removed the afternoon of Friday. Note: this is only available for our Annual Conference in December at the Waverly.

36” diameter – $500
Larger sizes may be available – cost TBD

Logo on Conference Tote Bag (Dec. 2019) – $5,000

Your logo on the Conference Tote Bag distributed to all conference attendees.

Luggage Tag for Conference Totes – $1,500

Your Logo on a Luggage Tag with the Agenda-At-A-Glance. Price includes color printing, manual assembly, and attaching it to conference tote bags which are given out at the registration desk. This offer is available for both our December Conference and our June Conference.

Scrolling Logo Ads in the GSBA Hub – $750/for 3 months; $1,250/for 6 months; $2,000/year.

The GSBA Hub is a password protected online community exclusively for GSBA members and school leadership. By clicking on your logo on the Hub home page, visitors will be taken to your company description and contact information on another Hub page. Your ad will begin on the 1st or 15th of the month, whichever comes first after your payment has been received.

Video Commercial Made at the Conference – $500 per video

The GSBAtv crew will film and edit your 1-2 minute video and provide it to you to post as you like. If time permits, GBSA may ask permission to show your commercial at the conference on a monitor in the exhibit area. Consider linking your commercial to a logo ad in the GSBA Hub (available separately).

GSBAtv Sponsorship (Logo Ad) – $500 per video

GSBAtv is GSBA’s video capture of the conference elements that are shared beyond the walls of the host hotel via our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and the GSBA Hub). The videos are made available for you to share as well. Make your logo and our video go viral!

  • Your logo is shown throughout the video in lower right corner
  • Your logo will be at the end of each video, thanking you for your support.
  • 10% discount after the first ad will be applied to each additional GSBAtv logo ad.

Column Banners at the 2019 GSBA/GSSA Annual Conference – $500/3 days

Your logo will be placed in an 18″ x 30″ area (including margin) on 11 ft. x 30″ column banner in the Waverly lobby with other business logos. Availability is limited due to the maximum number of potential banners.

Listing in the GSBA Mobile App – No Charge

Exhibitors, Sponsors and GSBA Associates will be listed on the app within the GSBA Hub which is how most of our members and school leaders will access it with passwords. Direct and open access to the public.

View last year’s app as an example: https://2018gsbagssaannualconference.sched.com/directory/exhibitors

 


FY2020 GSBA SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Conference Sponsorships

  • View 2019 Sponsor Listing
  • Pre-Conference Workshops (4)
  • Food & Beverage Sponsorships
  • Speaker Sponsorships
  • Board Recognition Sponsorships – NEW

Also offering Regional Workshops, District Meetings and more Opportunities. Info coming soon.