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ATESL 2019 Sponsorship

Sponsorship Levels

Ruby (1 Opportunity - Event Sponsor) — $4,000

Our “ruby” sponsorship (renamed in honour of the gemstone of our 40th anniversary) is an exclusive offer for one sponsor that wishes to demonstrate its brilliance in leading diversity and language acquisition across the province. The Ruby sponsorship includes all the sponsorship rewards and a level of recognition unparalleled by the other levels.

  • Formal acknowledgment during opening and closing remarks, the introduction of the keynote speakers on both days, and at the Wine and Cheese Event and Lightning Talks.
  • Social media acknowledgement on ATESL platforms leading up to the conference
  • Acknowledgement of sponsorship in quarterly newsletter to provincial membership
  • Recognition during lunch on Friday and Saturday
  • Primary placement of logo in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • One (1) complimentary conference registration
  • Placement in high-traffic areas of banner or poster provided by our Ruby sponsor
  • Primary placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage
  • Logo on projector before keynote address

Platinum (1 Opportunity - Event Sponsor) — $2,000

The “platinum” sponsorship is an exclusive offer for one sponsor that wishes to demonstrate its appreciation of diversity and language acquisition in the community. The Platinum sponsorship receives a sizeable cache of rewards and promotional benefits, and their support is critical in providing support to the logistics, rental, and operations of the conference venue.

  • Formal acknowledgment during opening and closing remarks, the introduction of the keynote speakers on both days, and at the Wine and Cheese Event
  • Recognition during lunch on Friday and Saturday
  • Primary placement of logo and or advertisement in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • One (1) complimentary conference registration
  • Placement in high-traffic areas of banner or poster provided by our Platinum sponsor
  • Primary placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage
  • Logo on projector before keynote address

Gold (3 Opportunities - Keynote Speaker Sponsors) — $1,000.00

The “gold” sponsorship opportunity acknowledges a strong commitment towards pluralism. This level enjoys high visibility leading up to and during our conference. Gold sponsors are critical in supporting the attendance of high-profile, qualified keynote speakers.

  • Formal acknowledgment during opening and closing remarks, the introduction of the keynote speakers on both days, and at the Wine and Cheese Event
  • Recognition during lunch on Friday and Saturday
  • Secondary placement of logo and or advertisement in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • Placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage

Silver (Workshop Sponsors) — $750.00

The “silver” sponsorship opportunity acknowledges the imagination of the sponsor in seeing the potential of immigrants and refugees living in Alberta. Support at this level is essential for providing gifts and tokens of appreciation to the many volunteer speakers who are leading plenary sessions and workshops.

  • Recognition during lunch on Friday and Saturday
  • Tertiary placement of logo and or advertisement in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • Placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage

Bronze (Volunteer Sponsors) — $500.00

The “bronze” sponsorship promotes diversity and the uniqueness it brings to the community. Contributions at this level receive recognition for their support of Canada’s multiethnic and multicultural tapestry (and future). Support at this levels assists us in the recognition of event volunteers.

  • Tertiary placement of logo and or advertisement in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • Placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage

Unique Sponsorship Levels

Lunch (2 Opportunities - Meal Sponsor) — $1000.00

The “lunch” sponsorship promotes diversity and the uniqueness it brings to the community. Contributions at this level receive recognition for their support of Canada’s multiethnic and multicultural tapestry (and future). Support at this level ensures that meals at the conference are paid for and attendees are able to stay focused on professional development, rather than rumbling stomachs.

  • Logo on projector during lunch
  • Verbal acknowledgment during lunch
  • Signage with your logo placed at each of the buffet tables
  • Tertiary placement of logo and or advertisement in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • Placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage

Nutrition Break (4 Opportunities - Nutrition Sponsor) — $500.00

This level of sponsorship helps newcomers find their place in Canadian society by supporting the training and innovations behind their education and training. Support at this level helps provide energy boosts throughout the day and ensures that attendees’ minds are sharp for the numerous back-to-back workshops and presentations.

  • Signage with your logo placed on nutrition break tables
  • Tertiary placement of logo and or advertisement in all print and electronic marketing materials
  • Placement of logo and link to your website on the ATESL 2019 webpage

Champion (Attendee Sponsor) — <$500.00

This level of sponsorship helps newcomers find their place in Canadian society by supporting the training and innovations behind their education and training.

  • Recognition in print on the ATESL 2019 conference webpage

Sponsorship Checklist

Benefit Ruby (1 spot) Platinum (1 spot) Gold (3 spots) Silver Bronze Lunch (2 spots) Nutrition (4 spots) Champion
Formal Acknowledgement and recognition during opening and closing remarks on Friday and Saturday
Formal acknowledgement and recognition at Lightning Talks
Social media acknowledgements on ATESL platforms leading up to gala
Acknowledgement of sponsorship in quarterly newsletter to provincial membership
One complimentary registration
Formal acknowledgement and recognition at the Wine and Cheese Event
Recognition during lunch on Friday and Saturday
Logo and link on conference webpage
Placement of logo or advertisement in print and electronic marketing materials (varying by commitment)
Written acknowledgement on conference webpage

Sponsorship Payment Contract

To show your support for the ATESL 2019 conference, please send an email to sponsorship@atesl.ca indicating your preferred category of sponsorship.

The benefits of sponsorships have specific timelines and will begin upon receipt of payment. All sponsorship payments must be received before the payment deadline of October 5th, 2019. If payment is received after this date, certain benefits cannot be guaranteed due to time restrictions and logistics. Benefits for sponsorship will be according to descriptions listed above. Every effort will be made to accommodate requests for alternative benefits to those listed above.

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations to the ATESL 2019 conference are also welcome and will be acknowledged during the conference and on the conference webpage. We are currently seeking donations of gifts for our speakers and door prizes for our attendees and welcome all manner of gift cards.

Have an idea that isn’t listed here? Let us know! Contact us at sponsorship@atesl.ca

Sponsorship Agreement and Payment

To become a conference sponsor please complete the 2019 Conference Sponsorship Agreement and send to sponsorship@atesl.ca .

To make payment, please use the online payment OR send a cheque as detailed in the sponsorship agreement.