2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

The I.C.E. Exchange is your opportunity to showcase and promote your products and services, retain and develop relationships with current clients and new customers, and increase your visibility. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to sponsor key events and attendee experiences at our event today!

How to build a sponsorship package:

  • Choose the tiered sponsorship package level you want to reach.
  • Select the events/items your company would like to sponsor to reach the dollar amount of your sponsorship level.
  • Complete the Exhibit/Sponsorship Application & Contract with your selections and return to I.C.E. Sales Manager, Ryan Leach at rleach@credentialingexcellence.org.
  • Any questions regarding your exhibit and/or sponsorship package can be sent to the I.C.E. Exhibits Management Team (Corie Sunder and Michaela Bussey) at meetings@credentialingexcellence.org.

2021 Sponsorship Levels

Please note that exhibit booth cost is not included in total sponsorship spend.

  Diamond
$30,000+
Platinum
$15,000-$29,999 
Gold
$11,000-$14,999 
Silver
$7,000-$10,999
Bronze
$3,000-$6,999
Priority booth placement        
Complimentary full page ad in the I.C.E. onsite program         
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Complimentary full conference registrations  5 4 3 2 1
Logo/listing in the I.C.E. onsite program as an official sponsor

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Hyperlink with company name and logo on the official 2021 I.C.E. Exchange webpage

Complimentary 10x10 exhibit booth.  Sponsorship level must be spent not to include any booth costs. 
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Complimentary pre and post conference attendee mailing list with emails. Attendees must opt-in to these lists. 

   
Complimentary rotating banner ad on the I.C.E. Exchange website 

       
2021 Credentialing Insights partial sponsorships to include logo on the about page

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Partial sponsorship of 2021 I.C.E. Academy's webinars (excludes CEO webinars), to include logo on the landing page and recognition on a webinar slide    

Welcome Reception - $15,000

This reception welcomes the Board of Directors, the Program Committee, industry leaders, and I.C.E. attendees who have committed time and energy in the interest of advocacy, education and awareness of our members’ efforts to support the delivery of high-quality, cost effective certification programs and kicks off the entire conference! Additional benefits include enhanced visibility through logo recognition on napkins during the event and entryway signage.

Innovation Happy Hour - $15,000

This sponsorship includes signage with your company name and logo, one drink ticket per attendee with your company logo, and branded napkins on all bars.

Mobile App Sponsorship - $15,000

As the official sponsor of the conference mobile app, your company will be featured on a rotating banner that is displayed at the top of the app Dashboard page. Content can be customized to educate attendees about your products/services, invite them to your booth, and/or take them to your website. We will also send out one push notification based on language that the sponsor provides. *Feature set may change based on the mobile app provider. Exact details will be confirmed a minimum of three months prior to the conference.

Welcome Gift - $13,500

Our attendees will be pleasantly surprised by receiving your welcome gift that is dropped just outside of their hotel room doors (Pending hotel approval. Welcome Gifts may also be distributed at the beginning of the conference). This unique opportunity will provide visibility and branding for this exclusive sponsor. Please contact I.C.E. for gift details.

Wi-Fi Internet Access - $13,000

Sponsor the Wi-Fi Internet access for I.C.E. Exchange attendees! Sponsorship will include your company’s logo on the network’s splash page* as well as recognition everywhere the Wi-Fi access information is listed or announced (website, signage at the event, etc.). *Pending confirmation from the Wi-Fi provider

Hotel Key Cards - $11,000

Be the standout message every time an attendee reaches for their key to access their room. This sponsorship includes your logo on all attendee room keys. Your message is read with each swipe of the card.

*NEW* Education Track - $8,500

Is there an aspect of I.C.E. education that has always resonated with your organization? Now, you can have your brand associated with one education track at the Exchange. Prominently position yourself as a thought leader in the profession! This opportunity includes recognition in the agenda, signage outside of the session room, and a small sign to display at your booth. *This opportunity does not allow for input on/selection of session content and has no bearing on educational submissions by your organization.

Available tracks: Business of Certification, Credentialing Innovations, and Test Development and Administration

First Time Attendee Reception - $10,000

Approximately 30% of I.C.E. Exchange Attendees are first-timers. Help us welcome these attendees during this exclusive reception. Sponsor receives signage with company name and logo, the sponsor logo will be featured on pre-event promotion as well as first-time attendee tickets, and personalized napkins to maximize exposure. Sponsorship includes: napkins with your company logo and 5 tickets for individuals in your company to attend and mingle with these first-time attendees!

Attendee Breakfast - $10,000

Have your company name visible as people enjoy coffee and breakfast before a day of educational sessions and networking events. Sponsorship includes signage and napkins with your company logo.

Relaxation Station - $7,500

Have attendees come to you in the Innovation Hall to enjoy comfortable seating, relaxing music, guided meditation, stretching, and more! This opportunity includes an adjacent 10x10 to yours, lounge furniture, and one audio speaker.

Roaming Photo Booth - $5,000

Help attendees make fun memories they can bring home. This will be a roaming photographer and not a physical booth. Any digital images will be provided to you with attendee consent. If printing is available, all photo strips will have your company’s logo printed on them. *Final branding and options subject to change and dependent on vendor

Charging Station - $5,000

Help attendees stay charged throughout the I.C.E. Exchange with a charging station for attendees to use. Station will be prominently featured with your branding in the conference space.

Solutions Showcase - $2,500 (3 available)

Provide a special presentation to conference attendees outside of the Innovation Hall! Sponsoring a Solutions Showcase will provide you with an opportunity to hold a session dedicated to highlighting your new products and services as well as network with current clients and other attendees. I.C.E. staff will make every attempt to monitor entrance to the showcases, but cannot guarantee other vendors will not be in attendance. Showcases cannot be held during regular conference sessions. Sponsors may provide food and beverage during their Solution Showcase; must be sourced through the hotel and must follow safety protocols as recommended by I.C.E. staff.

CEO Special Interest Group (SIG) Discussion - $2,500

Present your company as a thought leader by sponsoring the CEO SIG Discussion. CEOs, Executive Directors, and Credentialing Organizations are invited to attend this event to discuss the trends affecting certification. The sponsorship includes signage with your company name and logo, and the sponsor has the opportunity to invite one member of their company to sit in on the discussion.

Attendee Giveaways
All items will be branded with company logo and included in the conference bag.

  • Mobile Charger - $10,000
  • Lanyards - $8,500
  • Conference Bags - $8,000
  • Hand Sanitizer - $5,000
  • Ballpoint Pens - $5,000
  • Water Bottles - $5,000
  • Luggage Tags - $5,000
  • Reusable Fabric Mask - $5,000
  • Touchless Door Opener Tool - $5,000

Attendee Mailing List

Pre or post-conference mailing list with emails - $500 each / $800 for both

*Each Attendee lists may only be used once. Pre-Attendee List will be sent October 29th. Misuse of these lists will result in the loss of your appointment to select sponsorship items and booth placement for the 2022 I.C.E. Exchange. Must be an exhibitor or sponsor to purchase. This is already included in some sponsorship packages.