Sponsorship Opportunities

Explore more than 50 sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 Annual Program Meeting (APM). Click a sponsorship below to be directed to full descriptions of each opportunity. Consider the benefits received with each of the five sponsorship levels listed below when deciding your level of support.

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General Sponsorships

   

Award & Scholarship Sponsorships

Event Sponsorships

Destination Sponsorships

Lecture, Session, & Workshop Sponsorships

Want to create your own sponsorship? Contact Julie Ackerman Montross (703-519-2057) to learn more
about custom sponsorships.

General Sponsorships

12 Week E-mail Countdown

  • Email Week #12-9—$2,500 each
  • Email Week #8-5—$3,000 each
  • Email Week #4-1—$3,500 each

Sponsor one (or more!) weekly countdown e-mails sent to 2017 APM registrants, beginning 12 weeks prior to APM. Each e-mail will feature one of the American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare’s 12 Grand Challenges of Social Work as well as news, updates, and important information to prepare registrants for APM.

  • Includes logo and/or brand recognition in the e-mail and 140 characters of text
  • Sponsor to provide artwork and text, subject to CSWE approval

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Badge Lanyards—$4,500 (sole sponsorship) SOLD
Everyone at APM will be swimming in your brand with the badge lanyards sponsorship—badges are required and each APM participant will receive a lanyard with your logo!

  • Includes logo and/or brand recognition on lanyard given to each APM participant 
  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Column WrapsContact for pricing
Bring your brand or program’s message to APM with billboard-like column wraps on the Exhibit Floor, near Registration, or in other high-traffic areas.

  • Contact us for sizing and location availability
  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Escalator Signage—Starting at $6,000
The escalator is the primary entry point to the 2017’s APM Exhibit Floor and session rooms, giving you the opportunity to place your logo and message front and center—literally.

  • Contact us for sizing and location availability
  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Floor Decals—$1,200
Lead the way with your logo by sponsoring a floor decal that will be placed on the Exhibit Floor in high-traffic areas.

  • Contact us for sizing and location availability
  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Hotel Keycards—$5,500 (sole sponsorship) SOLD
Your message will be on APM participants’ minds every morning and evening of APM with branding on the 2017 APM hotel keycards.

  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Hotel Keycard Sleeves—$4,400 (sole sponsorship) SOLD
Wrap the 2017 APM hotel keycards with your logo to get your message in each APM participant’s hand upon arrival in Dallas.

  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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iPad Giveaway—$3,000 (sole sponsorship) SOLD
Place your brand’s message in front of everyone who enters the iPad Giveaway—decorate the raffle wheel and enjoy logo recognition on giveaway signage.

  • Sponsor to provide artwork and/or décor for raffle wheel, subject to CSWE approval
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Mobile App—$7,500 (sole sponsorship) SOLD
The 2017 APM mobile app enables APM participants and exhibitors to receive on-demand and up-to-date information about the conference. Your logo will be on 3,000+ APM participants’ mobile devices as they check the app for the Exhibit Floor map, Schedule at a Glance, Opening Plenary Speaker biographies, and more.

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Napkins—starting at $2,500
There’s no shortage of receptions and award ceremonies at the 2017 APM! Sponsor food and/or beverage napkins to keep your message on APM participants’ minds after lectures and sessions.

  • Contact us for a list of eligible events and availability
  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Social Media Photo Booth—$6,000 (sole sponsorship) SOLD
Sponsor the centrally located photo booth on the Exhibit Floor where APM participants can snap photos with colleagues and share them on social media.

  • Includes signage on photo booth
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Student Volunteer T-Shirts—$4,500 SOLD
We love our APM volunteers! You will too when you see them wearing your logo and message all over the conference—from Registration to the Exhibit Floor, and everywhere in between.

  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Tote Bags—$5,750 SOLD
Sponsor the 2017 APM tote bag and let APM participants take your brand’s message home with them!

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Tote Bag Inserts—$2,700
Put your message in the tote bag given directly to more than 2,700 APM participants! Whether a flyer, notebook, or bookmark, your brand will be in the hands (and bags) of everyone at APM.

  • Sponsor to provide insert, subject to CSWE approval
  • Sponsor responsible for all costs, including shipping to the 2017 APM location site by September 25, 2017 
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Twitter Feed Flat Screen Monitors—$2,500 each
Flat screen monitors displaying a live, dynamic Twitter feed of all the APM action will be placed in high-traffic areas throughout the conference. Place your logo around the perimeter of the screen (or all 6!) to catch APM participants’ attention as they check the monitors for updates and important information.

  • Contact us for sizing and availability
  • Sponsor to provide artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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WiFi Network/Password—$20,000 (single sponsor) or $10,000 each (two co-sponsors)

Be the name everyone is saying at APM by sponsoring (or co-sponsoring) the WiFi network name and password. APM participants will become instantly aware of your brand as they type your coded message into mobile devices to connect to the wireless Internet.

  • Contact us for availability and specifications
  • Sponsor to provide network name and password, subject to CSWE approval

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Award & Scholarship Sponsorships

Council on Disability and Persons With Disabilities (CDPD) Disability Manuscript Award—$300
Show your support of disability research, education, and persons with disabilities by sponsoring the fourth annual Disability Manuscript Award. This award recognizes exceptional scholarship that contributes to expanding the knowledge base about disability, including addressing social, political, and economic issues affecting persons with disabilities.

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Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity (CRECD) Award—starting at $100 
Does your program or company actively promote diversity? Sponsor the third annual CRECD Award that recognizes doctoral students and junior faculty with outstanding scholarship in the areas of racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity in social work education.

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Feminist Manuscript Award—$300
Demonstrate your dedication to feminist research in social work education by sponsoring the CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education’s Feminist Manuscript Award. The award is given to the presenter of the scholarly paper that most advances feminist knowledge.

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Feminist Scholar Award—$200
Express your company or program’s alignment and promotion of feminist thought by sponsoring the CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education’s Feminist Scholar Award. The recipient will be an exemplary feminist and have contributed to feminist scholarship in social work education.

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Partners in International Education (PIE) Awards—$300 
Is your program or company a leader in promoting international education? The PIE Awards recognize the contributions of students, individuals, and organizations as partners in advancing education for international social work. The awards are given for conceptual, curricular, and programmatic innovations in education for international social work.

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Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity & Expression (SOGIE) Scholarship Award—starting at $250
Be an LGBT champion by sponsoring the SOGIE Scholarship Award. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship that contributes to the development of social work curriculum materials and faculty growth opportunities relevant to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and the experiences of individuals who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and/or two-spirit. 

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Event Sponsorships

APM Awards Luncheon—starting at $2,500
CSWE and APM participants will recognize recipients of the Significant Lifetime Achievement Award and Distinguished Recent Contributions to Social Work Education Award at the APM Awards Luncheon. Receive logo and/or message placement on the presentation slides and other signage as we proudly “honor our own” with the year’s most impactful social work education efforts.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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APM Awards Luncheon Table$1,000
The Significant Lifetime Achievement Award and Distinguished Recent Contributions to Social Work Education Award will be presented at the APM Awards Luncheon. Sponsor a table at the APM Awards Luncheon and get a front row seat! You will receive a reserved table at the front of the room, including a sign with your logo.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

Committee on Human Rights Immigration & Migration Event—$1,000
Show your support of human and immigrant rights by sponsoring the CSWE Commission on Global Social Work Education’s Committee on Human Rights’ event. This educational dialogue will cover immigration and migration from a human rights perspective.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity & Expression (CSOGIE) Breakfast—$5,000 (sole sponsorship)
Is LGBT rights education a defining characteristic of your company or program? Place your logo and message on signage for the CSOGIE Breakfast at APM to demonstrate your steadfast support.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity & Expression (CSOGIE) Reception—starting at $1,000  SOLD
The 2017 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Scholarship Award recipients will be honored at a reception hosted by CSWE’s CSOGIE. Place your brand on the presentation slides and signage as the council proudly presents the year’s most outstanding contributions to the development of social work curriculum focusing on LGBT topics and experiences.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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CSWE Opening Night Reception—starting at $3,000
Directly following the 2017 APM Opening Plenary Session, all APM participants will head to the CSWE Opening Night Reception on the Exhibit Floor, where you’ll want everyone to see your logo and message. Your brand and message will be top of mind on the opening night of APM.  

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Doctoral Student Connection Breakfast—$6,000 SOLD
Does your school’s doctorate program need heightened visibility at APM? Sponsor the Doctoral Student Connection Breakfast and receive logo and message placement on signage and presentation slides. The networking event will also include a recognition ceremony for the GADE Leadership and Service Award and the GADE Teaching Award recipients.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Leadership Networking Reception—$5,000
Your brand will be among current, new, and future social work leaders at the CSWE Leadership Institute’s reception that honors new leadership in social work and provides a platform for discussing today’s most relevant topics in social work education. The reception honors recipients of the 2017 CSWE Summer Leadership Scholarship Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Minority Fellowship Program Reception 
With your generous support, Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) fellows, who are dedicated to reducing the effects of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities, will have the opportunity to meet and network with MFP alumni and invited guests at APM. Your logo will be incorporated into  MFP signage, on the CSWE website, and in the Final Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Women’s Council Networking Breakfast—co-sponsorship starting at $4,500
Does your program or company focus on feminist research or champion feminist thought? The Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education’s networking breakfast brings diverse women and men together to recognize feminist research. Your message could be part of the celebration—place your logo on presentation slides and signage.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Destination Sponsorships

Charging Lounge—starting at $8,000
Want a sponsorship that APM participants will remember? Use your brand and message to deck out a charging lounge where APM participants can relax and recharge—bound to be one of the most popular spots on the Exhibit Floor.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Charging Stations—$1,500
Sponsor charging stations where APM participants are sure to stop to recharge and power up their devices between sessions and lectures. Charging stations will be strategically placed in high-traffic areas on the Exhibit Floor.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Coffee Stations—$1,500
Show off your logo and message while APM participants fuel up on coffee throughout the day at branded coffee stations on the Exhibit Floor and near session rooms.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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First-Timers Lounge—$8,000
Welcome first-time APM APM participants by sponsoring the First-Timers Lounge, a modern meeting space where students, administrators, and faculty members can network, collaborate, and discuss their APM experiences.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Hydration Station—$1,000
Treat APM participants with a cool drink at hydration stations in high-traffic areas on the Exhibit Floor and near session rooms. They’ll take in your message in as they take water breaks between lectures, meetings, and workshops.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Job/Professional Development Board—$750
Greet APM participants at the professional development board as they network and explore exciting opportunities.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Networking Lounge—$8,000
Be the center of attention as APM APM participants mingle at the Networking Lounge on the Exhibit Floor. Your brand and message is sure to be a talking point as professors, administrators, and students collaborate and converse.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Registration—$6,000 
With logo recognition at Registration, your brand will be the first thing on APM participants’ minds at the start of APM. Welcome all APM participants with this sponsorship that includes high-exposure signage and logo recognition in the APM Final Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Lecture, Session, & Workshop Sponsorships

Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture—$6,000
Continue the legacy of Carl A. Scott’s contributions to social work education and social justice by sponsoring this annual lecture, one of the three headlining events at APM. Everyone will be in attendance to hear from one of social work’s most inspirational educators, and your logo and message will be right there with them.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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CSWE Career Center Learning Labs—$3,000
Are you trying to reach career-seeking or career-changing students and faculty? The Career Center Learning Labs provides a space for collaboration and discussion with presenters about various job-hunting topics and tactics.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Educational Tracks—$2,500 each
Do you have specific content areas where your program or company excels or has a new initiative to highlight? Sponsor one or more of the 40 diverse educational Tracks. Your logo will be in the APM Final Program and on the mobile app.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Hokenstad International Lecture—$6,000
Sponsoring the Hokenstad International Lecture is perfect if your program or business aligns with the values, challenges, and powerful potential of international social work education. The annual lecture features a top-tier speaker and is one of the three headlining events at APM. Enjoy logo recognition on signage, presentation slides, and in the APM Final Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Minority Fellowship Program Doctoral Fellows Training
Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) doctoral fellows are committed to improving health care outcomes of racially and ethnically diverse populations. By sponsoring this integral training, your company or program will be supporting the professional development of culturally competent behavioral health professionals available to underserved populations. Benefits include branding on all MFP signage, the CSWE website, and in the Final Program. 

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Opening Plenary Session—$6,000 (sole sponsorship) or $3,000 (co-sponsorship) 
Open APM participants’ eyes to your brand at the Opening Plenary Session. Place your logo on the opening presentation slides and signage to make sure your message is the first to be seen at the 2017 APM.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Oral Presentations—$1,500 each  
Choose from a multitude of options when sponsoring an oral presentation (or multiple presentations!). These sessions include two 20-minute presentations followed by a 10-minute Q & A period with the audience. You’ll receive logo recognition on signage, presentation slides, and in the APM Final Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Panel Presentations—$2,000 each
If there’s a content area that your program or business values, explore the variety of panels on diverse topics. Panels feature two to four presenters and are the perfect way to show your support for a specific subject matter. Enjoy logo recognition on signage, presentation slides, and in the APM Final Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Poster Sessions—$6,000
Show that your program or company is at the forefront of academia research by sponsoring the interactive Poster sessions, where lively discussion takes place between presenters and viewers of poster material. Your logo will be featured on the entrance tower to the Poster Sessions area, signage, and in the Final APM Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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Interactive Workshops—$1,500 each
Show that your program or company values innovative education by sponsoring Interactive Workshops. These are dynamic, instructorparticipant dialogue sessions that use the latest teaching methods to achieve learning objectives. The sponsorship includes logo recognition on signage, presentation slides, and in the APM Final Program.

  • Contact us for specifications and planning details
  • Sponsor to provide all artwork, subject to CSWE approval

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