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Opportunities for Sponsors and Exhibitors

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Why Sponsor or Exhibit?

The 18th Annual Alabama Autism Conference will offer:

  • Share your resources, products and dynamic ideas to teachers, nurses, social workers, psychologists, doctors and parents
  • Introduce new products and give demonstrations
  • Maximum exposure at a minimal cost
  • Network and provide information to over 400 conference attendees and presenters
  • Build strong partnerships with professionals and consumers

 

Sponsors

The Alabama Autism Conference provides education, research, and valuable information to professionals, service providers, and parents. This conference, which includes top-tier experts, would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. You can help continue our tradition of excellence through several sponsorship options shown below.

Our Annual Sponsors

  • The University of Alabama
  • Autism Society of Alabama
  • Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • UAB Civitan-Sparks Clinics

PRESENTING CORPORATE SPONSOR - $9,500

The Alabama Autism Conference is in its 18th year of providing education, research, and valuable information to professionals, service providers, parents, and caregivers. Sponsoring at this level will ensure Alabama is making progress in improving the quality of life for persons with ASD by educating professionals who work in this field. Sponsors receive:

  • Six registration packages
  • Complimentary exhibit table
  • Recognition on conference website
  • Acknowledgment on event slide show

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR - $5,000

The purpose of the Alabama Autism Conference is to build upon the vision of creating better services for individuals affected by ASD, educating medical professionals, service providers, and teachers by developing relationships across the state. Sponsoring at this level will ensure that Alabama brings conference speakers who are leading researchers and practitioners in the field of autism. Sponsors Receive:

  • Five registration packages
  • Complimentary exhibit table
  • Recognition on conference website
  • Acknowledgment on event slide show

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR - $2,500

While much progress is being made in our state to better understand ASD, autism remains a puzzling disorder. Sponsoring at this level will allow scholarships for 16 professionals to attend the conference. Sponsors Receive:

  • Four registration packages
  • Complimentary exhibit table
  • Recognition on conference website
  • Acknowledgment on event slide show
  • Recognition on scholarship recipients’ award letters

 

GOLD SPONSOR - $1,500

The puzzle pattern on the awareness ribbon reflects the mystery and complexity of ASD. The colors and shapes represent the diversity of the people, and families living with the condition. The brightness signals hope through increased awareness of autism. Sponsoring at this level will contribute in part to providing lunch and refreshments for conference attendees. Sponsors Receive:

  • Three registration packages
  • Complimentary exhibit table
  • Recognition on conference website
  • Acknowledgment on event slide show
  • Signage on main screen during sponsored break

 

SILVER SPONSOR - $1,000

The incidence of autism has increased greatly over the past 10 years. Today, 1 in every 50 individuals will be diagnosed with an ASD. While no cause or cure is known, we do know that early treatment and intervention is key to reaching one’s full potential. Sponsoring at this level will provide printing of materials for conference participants. Sponsors Receive:

  • Two registration packages
  • Complimentary exhibit table
  • Recognition on conference website
  • Acknowledgment on event slide show

 

BRONZE SPONSOR - $800

Very simply, the autism community believes that children and adults affected by ASD are angels. Sponsoring at this level will provide scholarships for 5 parents or professionals to attend the conference. Sponsors Receive:

  • One registration package
  • Complimentary exhibit table
  • Recognition on conference website

 

Exhibitors

Benefits of Exhibiting

As an exhibitor you can expect:

  • To build stronger partnerships with professionals and consumers
  • To provide information on resources available to professionals, parents and school personnel
  • The opportunity to network with over 400 conference attendees and presenters

 

EXHIBIT BOOTH - $500, NON-PROFIT RATE - $400

The Exhibitor fee covers one registration package to include handout materials made available by presenters. Be sure to indicate the person selected to attend the program on the registration form; each additional personnel at the booth is $150.

Note: The total number of exhibit booths available is limited. Please be sure to reserve your space as soon as possible! 

Conference Information for Registered Sponsors and Exhibitors

Setup times are Thursday, February 21, 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. or Friday, February 22, 6:00 - 7:00 a.m. Dedicated Exhibit time: 7:00 - 8:00 a.m., 9:30 - 9:45 a.m., 11:00 - 11:15 a.m., 3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment breaks, continental breakfast and lunch is included in your registration fee. 

If you are a University of Alabama Academic Department, please contact Vikki Chavis at vchavis@ccs.ua.edu or 205-348-3029 for more details.