INTERACT Conference

Interact 2016 Conference

Portland, OR  – July 23, 27, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN – August 13 – 17, 2016

The INTERACT Conference (formerly known as the Human Resources Conference) is the leading national conference for electric cooperative human resources professionals, bringing together more than 400 decision-makers who are looking for tools, strategies and best practices to meet their co-op’s business development goals.

  • General Sponsorship Benefits:

    • A listing on the 2016 INTERACT Conference pages on NRECA.coop and Cooperative.com
    • A listing on the 2016 INTERACT Conference mobile app, including a hyperlink to your website, contact information and a company description
    • Company logo included on the “Thank You to Our Sponsors” page in the on-site program guide.  Completed sponsorship commitment form must be received by June 24, 2016.
    • A tabletop display in a high traffic location for the duration of the conference
    • The conference attendee list will be made available to sponsors upon request before and after the event
  • Commitment Deadlines and Availability

    Given production schedules for publications, signage and other sponsorship acknowledgements, it is extremely important to adhere to posted 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.

Please contact Stephanie Harbrecht, (703) 907-5830, Stephanie.Harbrecht@nreca.coop with specific sponsorship questions.

2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

  • INTERACT Community Day and Morning Wellness Walks Sponsorship [Sold]

    Sponsorship Cost: $35,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the INTERACT Community Day at both conferences including signage recognizing the sponsor as such
    • Recognition as the sponsor of the Morning Wellness with signage recognizing the sponsor as such
    • Your logo will also be featured on wellness walk attendee giveaways
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • INTERACT Conference Reception, Co-Sponsorship with NRECA

    Portland, OR: July 26, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN: August 16, 2016
    Sponsorship Cost: $20,000 per location; $35,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the co-sponsor of the INTERACT ’16 Conference Reception with signage at the event entrance
    • Invitation to welcome attendees at the entrance of the reception
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Opening General Session Keynote Speaker, Jake Wood

    Portland, OR: July 26, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN: August 16, 2016
    Sponsorship Cost: $15,000 per location; $25,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the Opening General Session Keynote Speaker with signage at the event entrance
    • Invitation to briefly introduce your company and the Keynote Speaker
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits

    Jake Wood serves as CEO of Team Rubicon, a veteran service organization that provides military veterans with purpose, community and self-worth through volunteer service. Team Rubicon uses veterans’ unique skills for disaster response, humanitarian crisis intervention, and community service. Jake is also the co-founder of POS REP (military jargon for Position Report), a mobile, proximity based social network designed exclusively for the active duty military and veteran community. A decorated Marine Corps veteran and leading veteran advocate, Jake speaks around the country on issues such as veteran reintegration, social entrepreneurship, leadership and service. ​

  • Closing General Session Keynote Speaker, Joel Zeff

    Portland, OR: July 27, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN: August 17, 2016
    Sponsorship Cost: $15,000 per location; $25,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the Closing General Session Keynote Speaker with signage at the event entrance
    • Invitation to briefly introduce your company and the Keynote Speaker
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits

    Joel Zeff is a masterful public speaker and a nationally renowned motivator, lifelong humorist and improvisational actor. His interactive performances invite members of the audience to participate in hilarious improvisational exercises that illustrate his central message: That organizations and individuals should CELEBRATE every day successes to increase collaboration, productivity, passion and innovation. Come see how he delivers a combination of inspiration, essential business knowledge, and significant ideas to help audience members reconnect with their own passion and success!

  • INTERACT Conference Break Sponsor

    Both locations.
    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be identified as the sponsor of the INTERACT ’16 Conference Breaks with signage at the break stations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Scan and Go Conference Registration Sponsor

    Sponsorship Cost: $8,000 per location; $12,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be identified as the sponsor of the Scan and Go Registration kiosk with signage at the registration stations
    • Your company logo will be displayed on the Scan and Go Registration monitors
    • A company representative is invited to be present at the Scan and Go Registration to welcome attendees and answer questions
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits

    *Sponsorship commitment form and payment must be received by June 24, 2016.

  • Conference Wi-Fi Sponsor

    Sponsorship Cost: $8,000 per location; $12,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Recognition as the sponsor of the INTERACT ’16 Conference Wi-Fi with signage throughout the conference
    • Recognition on the Wi-Fi information page on the conference mobile app
    • Wi-Fi will be used by conference participants throughout the conference
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Conference Mobile App [Sold]

    Sponsorship Cost: $5,000 per location; $10,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the INTERACT ’16 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: July 15, 2016 for Portland; August 5, 2016 for Indianapolis)
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Conference Journal Book Sponsor

    Sponsorship Cost: $5,000 per location; $8,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Your company logo will appear on the conference journal books at the INTERACT ’16 Conference.  The journal books will feature a one-color logo on one side of the journal book co-branded with the INTERACT ’16 logo.
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits

    *Sponsorship commitment form and payment must be received by June 24, 2016.

  • Conference Lanyards

    Sponsorship Cost: $5,000 per location; $8,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Your company logo will appear on the conference attendee lanyards at the INTERACT ’16 Conference.  The lanyards will feature a one-color logo on one side of the lanyards and will be distributed to conference attendees at registration.
    • Your company will be recognized at the conference lanyard sponsor with signage near the registration desk
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits

    *Sponsorship commitment form and payment must be received by June 24, 2016.

  • Conference Attendee Bag

    Sponsorship Cost: $5,000 per location; $8,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Your company logo will appear on the conference attendee bag at the INTERACT ’16 Conference.  The bags will feature a one-color logo on one side of the bag co-branded with the event logo.  Attendees will receive the bag at registration.
    • Your company will be recognized as the conference attendee bag sponsor with signage near the registration desk
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Networking Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Cost: $3,000 per location; $5,000 for both locations
    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as a Networking Sponsor of the INTERACT ’16 Conference
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits