Directors Conference

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March 28 – 31, 2015 | Reno, NV

The NRECA Directors Conference is the only utility industry conference designed specifically for electric cooperative boards of directors. Approximately 700 cooperative directors attend this popular event to share ideas, experiences and solutions.

General Sponsorship Benefits

  • A listing on the “Thanks to Our Sponsors” pages on NRECA.coop and Cooperative.com, including your logo and hyperlink to your website (listed throughout the year).
  • A listing on the 2015 Directors Conference mobile app including: a hyperlink to your website, contact information, logo and a company description.
  • Company name and logo included on the “Thank You to Our Sponsors” page in the On-site Program Guide.
  • Attendee List – pre and post conference (and upon request)
  • Exhibit – Table-top display at the conference
  • Logo on printed and online conference materials
Commitment Deadlines and Availability
Given production schedules for publications, signage and other sponsorship acknowledgements, it is extremely important to adhere to the deadlines

While we will make every effort to provide sponsorship benefits as described here, the final details of sponsorships are subject to change. In the event that a sponsorship benefit becomes unavailable, services or products of equal or greater value will be provided. Sponsors will be notified of any changes.

Become a Sponsor!

Please contact Stephanie Harbrecht, 703-907-5830, with specific sponsorship questions.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Biggest Little City in the World Reception - SOLD!

    Monday, March 30, 2015 from 5:00–6:00 p.m.
    Sponsorship Cost: Actual Cost ($55,000 estimate)
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the Sponsor of the Directors Conference Biggest Little City in the World Reception with signage at the event.
    • Invitation to welcome conference attendees at the beginning of the reception.
    • An opportunity to place an 180px x 150px button ad in one (1) Directors Conference attendee e-mail communication.  (NRECA will provide artwork specifications and placement dates.  Contingent upon timing of commitment.)
    • Five  (5) complimentary conference registrations  
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Opening General Session Speaker Sponsor: General Michael V. Hayden - SOLD!

    Monday, March 25, 2015 from 8:00–9:30 a.m.
    Sponsorship Cost: $30,000
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the Opening General Session Speaker with signage at the event.
    • Invitation to introduce your company and the speaker
    • An opportunity to place an 180px x 150px button ad in one (1) Directors Conference attendee e-mail communiqué.  (NRECA will send you artwork specifications and placement dates.  Information regarding deadlines will be forwarded once the sponsorship is confirmed).
    • Three (3) complimentary conference registrations
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Continental Breakfasts

    Monday, March 30 or Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
    Sponsorship Cost: $8,500 One (1) SOLD, One (1) Available
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the Continental Breakfast on March 30 or 31 with signage at the event
    • Two (2) complimentary conference registrations
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Networking Breaks

    Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (Morning (SOLD), Mid-Afternoon, Afternoon)
    Sponsorship Cost: $6,500 Two (2) SOLD, Four(4) Available
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the Networking Breaks on March 30 or 31 with signage at the event
    • Two (2) complimentary conference registrations
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Meet ‘n Greet Happy Hour

    Sunday, March 29, 2015 from 5:00–6:00 p.m.
    Co-Sponsorship Cost: $6,000 Four (4) Available
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as a co-sponsor of the Directors Conference Meet ‘n Greet Happy Hour with signage at the event.
    • Two (2) complimentary conference registrations
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Mobile App - SOLD!

    Sponsorship Cost: $5,000
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the 2015 Directors Conference Mobile App downloaded by attendees to use throughout the event and into the future
    • Your company will receive a custom menu item
    • Your company will receive a promoted post and one push alert per day; content provided by sponsor (deadline: March 13, 2015; content subject to NRECA’s approval)
    • Two (2) complimentary conference registrations
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Conference Journal Book

    Sponsorship Cost: $5,000 One (1) Available
    Benefits Include:

    • Your company logo will appear on a high-quality journal book for the 2015 Directors Conference.  The journal books will feature a one-color logo on one side, and will be distributed to attendees at registration.
    • Two (2) complimentary conference registration
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Conference Lanyards - SOLD!

    Sponsorship Cost: $4,500 One (1) Available
    Benefits Include:

    • Your company logo will appear on the conference lanyards at the 2015 Directors Conference.  The lanyards will feature a one-color logo on one side, and will be distributed to conference attendees at registration
    • One (1) complimentary conference registration
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits
  • Sharpie Marker - SOLD!

    Sponsorship Cost: $3,500

    Benefits include:

    • Attendees will receive a custom sharpie marker featuring your logo for use to fill out their safety and emergency contact information on their attendee badges
    • One (1) complimentary conference registration
    • Plus general sponsorship benefits

Become a Sponsor!

Have an idea for sponsorships? If you have questions regarding a specific sponsorship or your company is interested in a personalized sponsorship opportunity, please call Stephanie Harbrecht at (703) 907-5830.