2021 SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

 

TIER I:

Book Club/Bookstore Sponsor | $4,500

The Maine Human Resource Conference brings world-class speakers to deliver Keynote presentations. Their books will be featured in our HR Bookstore along with many other titles dedicated to helping our HR professions stay current. We will also host 3 book club webinar style events in March and April 2021 featuring author interviews.

As the sponsor your company will receive:

  • Exclusive logo placement during the webcast of the book club and at the virtual bookstore during the event.
  • ½ page ad in the Virtual Guide
  • Special thanks in our web, emails, newsletters that communicate about the book club and bookstore

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Health & Wellness Sponsor | $4,500

Companies have realized the importance of supporting good health practices as a benefit to their bottom line as well as contributing to employees’ overall wellbeing!

We will schedule a Health & Wellness daily segment to our program for the 2021 MEHRC and your company can be connected.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • Your company introduces the daily Health & Wellness segment
  • Your company’s logo will be prominent during this segment

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Community Forum Sponsor | $4,500

Prior to the start of the conference and throughout the conference, attendees will start each day on the Community Forum page. This is the place all participants will start to map out which programs to attend, how to find a sponsor, and engage in discussion forums about the industry.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • Top of Community Forum Banner placement, hyperlinked

  • ½ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Email Communications Sponsor | $4,500

Early in the process of communicating with attendee prospects for the Maine Human Resource Conference( 5-6 months out) we start to send out a series of email letters to tell all about programming plans, keynoters schedule, continuing education credit update. These are sent to all of the former attendees of HRC as well as new HR professionals.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • Top Banner position on all emails sent associated with our marketing to attendees

  • Full Page back cover ad in our virtual guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Continuing Education Sponsor | $4,500

A key benchmark of the Maine HR Convention is the level of educational opportunities available throughout the conference. Our attendees give this event high praise for delivering great subject matter, AND a boatload of continuing education credits. This conference regularly delivers the number of credits they need from one location and at one time.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • Your company logo placement on all CEU information items
  • ½ Page Ad in Virtual Guide adjacent to Continuing Education information

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Keynote Sponsor | $4,500 | 3 OF 3 AVAILABLE

The constant search and delivery of world-class presenters at the Maine HR Convention; this is the hallmark of excellence reported by our HR attendees each year! The team at Strategic HR U.S. places this commitment as the gold standard of our conferences. Attendees understand that our content excellence is due to the generous support of our sponsors.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • Walk in/out slide for your assigned Keynotes
  • 2-minute Podium intro prior to your assigned Keynotes
  • Company logo on assigned Keynote videos in archive post-event
  • ½ Page Ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Registration Sponsor | $4,500

Maine HR Convention registration will launch January 4th! We currently have over 7,000 contacts in our database. Registration opening is the very first step in messaging the exciting news about our keynote speakers and workshop sessions to be hosted throughout the event. We’ll support the registration process with mentions in numerous emails and newsletter communications, all with your logo proudly featured.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Banner Ad on all pages of the Registration Portal from January to May.
  • Branding on 4 dedicated Registration Launch Email Promotions.
  • Linked Logo on all Registration Confirmation Emails.
  • Linked Logo on all promotional emails and attendee newsletters.
  • ½ page Ad in Virtual Guide.

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information

 

TIER II:

Technology Sponsor | $3,500

It has been a whirlwind of research to find virtual platforms that deliver the technology necessary to produce a virtual event, period. Let alone a conference with as many moving parts as ours. The Technology sponsor is a top-level sponsorship –for obvious reasons: The conference couldn’t run without it, and the sponsor is in front of the attendees at every key checkpoint.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Lead advertising placement on Hopin platform
  • “Large” virtual booth thumbnail size and placement in top tier of listings.
  • Linked logo on all conference communication platforms & emails
  • ½ Page Ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Attendee Newsletter Sponsor | $3,500

Strategic HR publishes a minimum of four (4) e-newsletters leading up to the Maine Human Resource Convention. The content focuses on best practices for the virtual event, engagement & networking tips, keynote speakers, workshop subject matter as well as current HR news. This hits every registered attendee of the event –HR professionals from all across the state.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Banner Ad on all Attendee Newsletter email communications
  • Special Thanks mention/linked logo on Website, Promotional Emails, Online Community
  • ¼ page Ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
GO GREEN - Virtual Guide Sponsor | $3,500

One of our goals is to work at making our events greener, with less waste! Now we have an opportunity to make the Virtual Guide the mainstay for delivering all the content information to attendees.

We plan to keep this in place when we are back producing our conferences in their original style at the Samoset.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • 100 Word Special Thanks on our lead page of content of the Virtual Guide

  • Full Page, inside front cover ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Social Responsibility & Chat Room Sponsor | $3,500

The chatroom function is a key engagement point during the LIVE conference, and as the chatroom sponsor, you’ll be given the recognition and tools to help drive those conversations. As social responsibility sponsor, you will receive recognition for helping steer the conference’s charitable giving program.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Consultation in the creation of the charitable giving program
  • Spokesperson role in promoting charitable giving initiative from the main stage
  • 2-minute Video/Podium Time
  • ‘Thank You’ message or Announcement from your organization pinned in chat room 2x/day throughout the LIVE event
  • ½ Page Ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Help Desk Sponsor | $3,500

When we decided to make the Maine Human Resource Conference a virtual event, we created a Help Desk in the Community Forum. Along with this, we developed several video tutorials. This proved to be a good addition to helping the attendees and sponsors learn how to navigate the conference. We’ll market this feature early and often.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Logo/Company Name on all Help Desk info
  • Your company will be thanked via email, web, newsletter communications leading up to the event
  • Banner and special thanks at beginning of live webinars and taped video tutorials
  • ½ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information

 

TIER III:

Entertainment Sponsor | $2,500 | 3 OF 3 AVAILABLE

Each day during the Maine Human Resource Conference we will have fun and entertaining breaks worked into the scheduled Keynote presenters and workshops.

Musical entertainers will perform a 10-minute mini Concerts each day. Your company can be an exclusive sponsor of one of these acts!

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via web & community forum leading up to the event
  • Your logo placed in the programming section associated with the performance

  • 1 Minute introduction prior  to the start of the performance

  • ¼ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Game for a Day Sponsor | $2,500 | 3 OF 3 AVAILABLE

Each day of the Maine Human Resource Conference we’re going to make sure our attendees are engaged! There will be a daily game with some serious bling on the line for those that really get involved.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via web & community forum leading up to the event
  • Your logo placed in the programming section associated with the activity
  • Your company can help choose the prizes and award the winners at the end of the day
  • ¼ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Roundtable Forum Sponsor | $2,500 | 3 OF 3 AVAILABLE

Sponsors looking for an opportunity to have their very own forum to pitch to attendees will be provided a time slot during one day of the event.

You can host your hand-picked subject, invite a celebrity, present an overview of your products/services in a “zoom” invitation!

This will be a regularly scheduled part of the day’s programming.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your logo placed in the programming section associated with the roundtable
  • 50 Word descriptive listing in the “What’s Happening Today” portion of the Community Forum
  • ¼ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Early Bird & Coffee Sponsor | $2,500 | 3 OF 3 AVAILABLE

We’re going to work with a local coffee bean roaster to and offer all our attendees a coupon they can use to get a free bag of coffee delivered to them prior to the 2021 MEHRC.

We’ll highlight our 3 Early Bird Sponsors in the coupon as well as on the sticker on every bag sent out.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked via web & community forum leading up to the event
  • Your company name included in the Coffee coupon & bag sticker
  • A designated day to host the coffee break along with the conference producer, Bud Bernstein. You’ll enjoy a cup and chat about the day’s planned activities on-stage!
  • ¼ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information

 

TIER IV:

Swag Sponsor | $1,500 | 8 OF 8 AVAILABLE

Everyone loves to get Swag and we’ve figured out how to make this fun, efficient, and Green!  We’ll host a special section in the Virtual Guide and the Community Forum dedicated to “Get Your Swag On”  This will drive traffic for attendees to get coupons for your swag. Because we’ll have this in place several weeks before the start of the conference, you get some Pre Event POP!

Additional Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked in the Virtual Guide
  • Mention in any early communications to attendees to encourage participation in our Virtual Swag Bag
  • ¼ page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Question of the Day Sponsor | $1,500 | 3 OF 3 AVAILABLE

Each day of the Maine Human Resource Conference we will have a Poll question to generate chat traffic. Experience shows this to be and engaging and popular.

Additional Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company name/logo featured with the Poll of the Day
  • Your company will be thanked in the Virtual Guide
  • 1/8 page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Post-Conference Survey Sponsor | $1,500 | 8 OF 8 AVAILABLE

Right after the conference, we distribute a survey to find out what our attendees thought of all aspects of their participation.

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked in the Virtual Guide
  • Banner on the Survey sent to every attendee

  • 1/8 page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information
Supporting Sponsor | $1,500 | 10 OF 10 AVAILABLE

This will include this unique feature sure to drive traffic to your booth: Your company will be included in a Scavenger Hunt Game where we will instruct our attendees to be in the lookout for 10 items buried at our Supporting Sponsor Booths!

Additional Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked in the Virtual Guide & Community Forum
  • A special portion of Community Forum dedicated to Scavenger Hunt with your company listed

  • Logo on coupon prizes awarded to winners

  • 1/8 page ad in Virtual Guide

In addition, your company will receive this Standard Virtual Booth Package:

  • Virtual booth, which includes:
    • Dedicated text chat
    • Live Video Conferencing
    • Recorded On-Demand Video Feature
    • “Drop off a Business Card” Call to Action Button
  •  25-word company listing in Virtual Guide
  •  2 Booth Rep passes to the conference
  •  2 Full Conference Passes to give to clients
  •  Attendee list with contact information

 

TIER V:

Contributing Sponsor | $750 | 10 OF 10 AVAILABLE

For some of you, staying connected until we are back to a live, in-person event is important and we are understanding that until we get back to those days you still desire to stay connected to our attendees. This package may fit the bill for now:

Features of this sponsorship:

  • Your company will be thanked in the Virtual Guide & Community Forum
  • 1/4 page ad in Virtual Guide
  • Attendee list with contact information