Safety Leadership Summit

Safety Leadership Summit

Nov 16 – Nov 18, 2016 | Renaissance Worthington, Fort Worth, TX

The Safety Leadership Summit is an information-packed program, where safety leaders from all disciplines can join together to learn how to strengthen their culture of safety performance. By engaging with safety leaders from all across the cooperatives —Operations, Human Resources, Executive Management, Front Lines — best practices will be shared to help reduce injuries and accidents and improve safety performance.

It takes collaboration to create a culture of safety. Take this opportunity to get your team in one place alongside other professionals from across the country who are looking in the same direction.

  • General Sponsorship Benefits

    • A listing on the “Thanks to Our Sponsors” pages on NRECA.coop and Cooperative.com including your logo and a hyper link to your website
    • A listing in the 2016 Safety Leadership Summit mobile app, including your logo, a hyperlink to your website, company contact information and a company description
    • Your company logo included on the “Thank You to Our Sponsors” page in the on-site program guide
    • Attendee list, pre and post conference – available upon request
    • (New for 2016!) A small table-top display in the networking foyer
    • A table-top display in our Leading Practices Showcase (*Showcase hours listed below.)
      *Leading Practices Showcase Hours:

      • Wednesday- Happy Hour 5:00pm-6:30pm
      • Thursday- Breakfast 7:00am-8:00am; 1:00pm-3:00pm; Reception 5:30pm-7:00pm
      • Friday -Breakfast 7:00am-8:00am
  • 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, with specific sponsorship questions.

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2016 Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Keynote Speaker Sponsorship: Leif Babin, Co-founder Echelon Front – Sold to Federated!

    Sponsorship Fee: $30,000

    Leif Babin is a decorated former Navy SEAL officer, co-author of Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as leadership instructor, speaker, and executive coach.

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the Keynote Speaker with signage at the event entrance
    • A representative from your company is invited to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker from the general session stage
    • Your company will receive five (5) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Keynote Speaker Sponsorship: Charlie Morecraft, International Safety Expert

    Sponsorship Fee: $12,000

    Charlie Morecraft is one of the world's most renowned motivational safety speakers. Charlie worked in refinery operations for many years until suffering a horrific accident in 1980 that left him with burns over 50% of his body. When Charlie tells his story the audience sits in rapt attention as they are moved to new levels of awareness. Charlie has that rare and unique ability to speak with ordinary words and conjure extraordinary images.

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the Keynote Speaker with signage at the event entrance
    • A representative from your company is invited to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker from the general session stage
    • Your company will receive two (2) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Keynote Speaker Sponsorship: Kirk Lippold, Commander, USN (Ret.)

    Sponsorship Fee: $6,500

    Commander Kirk Lippold, USN (Ret.), author of Front Burner: The Attack on the USS Cole, knows what it takes to create the foundation for successful leadership that prepares teams to rise to any challenge they may face.

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the Keynote Speaker with signage at the event entrance
    • A representative from your company is invited to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker from the general session stage
    • Your company will receive two (2) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Keynote Speaker Sponsorship: Deborah A. P. Hersman, President & CEO, National Safety Council

    Sponsorship Fee: $5,500

    Deborah Hersman is president and chief executive officer of the National Safety Council. The National Safety Council saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes, communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the Keynote Speaker with signage at the event entrance
    • A representative from your company is invited to introduce your company (up to five minutes) and the Keynote Speaker from the general session stage
    • Your company will receive two (2) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Welcome Happy Hour Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Fee: $10,000
    Wednesday, November 16th; Evening

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the exclusive sponsor of the 2016 Safety Leadership Summit Welcome Happy Hour
    • Cocktail napkins on the food and beverage stations will feature your company’s logo
    • An invitation for your company representatives to welcome attendees upon entering the Happy Hour
    • Your company will receive two (2) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Networking Reception Co-Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Fee: $8,500 per sponsorship
    Thursday, November 17th; Evening

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as a co-sponsor of the Safety Leadership Summit Networking Reception with signage at the event entrance and food and beverage stations
    • Cocktail napkins on the food and beverage stations will feature your company’s logo
    • An invitation for your company representatives to welcome attendees upon entering the Reception
    • Your company will receive two (2) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Scan and Go Registration Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Cost: $8,000

    Benefits include:

    • Your company’s logo will be displayed on the Scan and Go Registration computers
    • Your company will be recognized as the exclusive sponsor of the Scan and Go Registration with signage at the stations
    • A company representative is welcome to be present at the Scan and Go Registration to answer questions and welcome attendees
    • Your company will receive two (2) complimentary summit registrations
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Continental Breakfast Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Fee: $6,500 each; 2 available
    (Thursday, Nov. 17th; Friday, Nov. 18th)

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as the sponsor of the Continental Breakfast on the morning of your choice
    • Your company will receive one (1) complimentary summit registration
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Event Mobile App Sponsorship - Sold to SEDC!

    Sponsorship Fee: $5,000

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as a sponsor of the Event Mobile App
    • Your company will receive one (1) complimentary summit registration
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Mobile Charging Station Sponsor

    Sponsorship Fee: $3,500 each; 3 Available

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as a sponsor of a mobile charging station displayed in the foyer of the conference
    • Your company’s logo will be prominently displayed on one mobile charging station
    • Your company will receive one (1) complimentary summit registration
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits
  • Networking Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Fee: $3,000; 5 Available

    Benefits include:

    • Your company will be recognized as an official Networking Sponsor of the 2016 Safety Leadership Summit
    • Plus, general sponsorship benefits

Meeting, Event, and Activity Conduct Policy

NRECA strives to create a safe, productive and welcoming environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation for all who participate in NRECA-sponsored meetings, events and activities (“Events”). For purposes of this policy, harassment includes, but is not limited to, sexual harassment, offensive or physically threatening bodily contact, and intimidation or discrimination based on race, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or appearance. Sexual harassment includes any unwelcome sexual advances or attention, whether physical, virtual, or verbal. Harassment, discrimination or intimidation of any kind will not be tolerated.

This policy applies to all who participate in NRECA-sponsored Events including, but not limited to, attendees, NRECA staff, sponsors, vendors, guests, contractors, students, and exhibitors. Participation constitutes agreement to comply with this policy as a condition of attendance.

Suspected violations of this policy should be reported to Event sponsor or any member of NRECA management while on site at the Event or as soon as possible. Violations involving NRECA staff members or contractors should be reported to NRECA’s Human Resources Department at humanresources@nreca.coop or in person if after the Event.

All reports will be treated seriously and investigated promptly. At NRECA’s sole discretion, policy violations may result in removal from or denial of access to NRECA-sponsored meetings, events and activities without refund of any applicable registration fee or other costs to the participant.

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.