Give your sales and brand a high-octane boost by supporting the premier event for business officers in the $536 billion higher education marketplace. More than 2,500 attendees will gather in Austin for the NACUBO 2019 Annual Meeting. Visit the site often as new options may be added; descriptions may be subject to change.
- LaTosha McNeal
- Senior Manager, Business Development
- Diamond $40,000+
- Platinum $30,000+ up to $40,000
- Gold $20,000+ up to $30,000
- Silver $10,000+ up to $20,000
- Bronze Up to $10,000
Sponsoring a Main Stage
Supported by Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, Grant Thornton LLP, Wells Fargo Bank
NACUBO will hold three main stage events at the annual meeting. Each sponsor receives significant, tangible benefits, such as their corporate logo on the screen, signage in the hall, and potentially introducing the speaker video. Other highimpact recognition opportunities, such as a book signing and/or a VIP function may become available.
NACUBO will launch the annual meeting with an opening event on Saturday evening featuring entertainment, food, drink and tons of networking. Benefits of sponsoring this fabulous event include having your logo on all pre-event marketing, significant onsite signage, and the opportunity to offer brief comments, if applicable. We do offer competitive exclusivity for the four sponsoring companies.
Future Business Officers Program
Supported by TIAA
NACUBO’s Future Business Officers Program is designed for business office staff who are ready to gain the leadership skills and organizational perspectives necessary to move into a chief business officer role on their campus. Topics covered at this new, one-day program include understanding the complex role and responsibilities of the chief business officer, building relationships in the higher education environment, and communicating effectively. Participants will begin to develop a personal plan of action in preparation for a move to the next career level, and one of you.
Supported by Huron
Designed to help attendees keep up with their exercise routine and engage in physical activity in a fun way during the annual meeting. The one exclusive sponsor will receive prominent brand recognition at each athletic event and wherever the Nfit logo is featured.
New Business Officers Program
Supported by Ellucian
The New Business Officers Program is designed to provide resources, information and guidance to those new to the chief business officer role within a higher education setting. In an intensive two-day workshop, participants will examine the complexities of the role and learn from experienced business officers, presidents, and other higher ed experts, and the sponsor may have one representative participate in all events.
Supported by CLA
As the exclusive Wi-Fi provider of the event, your company name or product name can be assigned as the Wi-Fi password that every single attendee types to log into the network.
Get on Board – NACUBO Transportation Sponsor
One of the top branding opportunities at the NACUBO annual meeting is sponsoring the transportation shuttles for all of the events. Your company’s name, logo, and brand message will be featured on buses to and from the Opening Event, TopGolf outing, Community Service, Campus Tours, and other event shuttles. Benefits include: signage in windows, promotional take-aways placed inside each bus, acknowledgement on transportation tickets, logos (and a video) on monitors inside the buses traveling back and forth between events is the first and last thing seen by attendees, plus it’s a rolling billboard constantly visible to the Austin community!
Supported by Sodexo Universities
NACUBO offers a new way of engaging and learning by viewing five live broadcasts from the annual meeting. Online participants can tune in remotely and ask experts questions, chat with other attendees, download presentations and slides, earn credits and more. As the exclusive sponsor, your company logo will appear in all ads and social media promotions of NACUBO Live! to attendees before, during and after the meeting, and you will receive the attendee list of all NACUBO Live! participants.
Build Your Brand
Supported by TIAA
NACUBO will offer an opportunity for attendees to have a professional headshot taken by an experienced photographer. The process begins with an optional makeup artist and ends with a digital copy of your best photo emailed so that it can be printed or posted online. This lounge area is in the EXPO and will have signage with custom graphics and comfortable seating.
Imagine every attendee carrying your logo - from the moment they check in at registration to months after the meeting when they are back on their campus. Upon registration, each attendee will receive a beautiful registration bag to carry important materials throughout the annual meeting. Your company’s logo will be featured exclusively alongside the NACUBO logo for maximum exposure.
Connect and Collaborate Events
Supported by BDO
Join your colleagues for an opportunity to meet and expand your network as well as share your experiences. Individual events for special interest groups – HBCU, LGBTQIA, International Attendees, and Women CBOs – will feature specific topics and lively discussions.
Meet the Authors
NACUBO will host book signings and featured speakers in The LAB, our interactive engagement space, which is located within the EXPO. Become a sponsor of this exciting event and connect with each author and the attendees who want to meet them. Sponsor will receive significant exposure with signage, recognition in the program guide, mobile app, and more.
NACUBO Board Chair’s Reception
Supported by Sibson Consulting
This is an exclusive invitation-only event attended by NACUBO’s current Board of Directors, past chairs and senior leadership. The Chair’s Reception offers great visibility and opportunities for networking in a high-impact setting. Benefits include having your logo appear on the marketing material promoting this exclusive event, as well as on signage during the reception.
NACUBO Board of Directors Dinner
Supported by The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Sponsor the intimate NACUBO Board of Directors’ dinner and you’ll be supporting the top leadership of the association. Event includes the past and present Board of Directors, as well as senior association leadership, and the sponsor may send one company representative.
Meals in the Expo
Supported by Nuventive
During brunch on Sunday, July 14 and lunch on Monday, July 15 join more than 1,000 attendees during each meal in the Expo. Become the exclusive organization supporting one or both meals and allow your staff to lead topical discussions at select roundtables throughout the meal. Featuring local Austin fare, leave plenty of room for BBQ and Tex–Mex during these two high-exposure events. In addition, for each event, we’ll make at least two ‘voice of god’ announcements recognizing your organization for the meal that day, leave literature on the tables/chairs and have your logo on signage at each table.
Supported by TouchNet
Showcase your company during the largest gathering of attendees during the morning and afternoon refreshment breaks. NACUBO has branded these events with a newly minted name and icon - T.I.M.E. - which stands for technology, interact, meet and engage. In addition to the standard signage, your company’s logo will be prominently displayed in the event app, on signage throughout the convention center, and in both the onsite and digital program guide. Sponsor may provide branded cups, napkins, clocks, etc. to be placed at each station.
NACUBO Awards Program
Supported by Oracle
The NACUBO Awards Program was established to identify and encourage individual and institutional excellence in the management of college and university business and financial affairs. An invitation-only reception recognizes award recipients. Your company name and logo will be displayed during the reception and the event sponsor will have an opportunity to make brief comments.
Names & Faces
Supported by RSM US LLP
Attendees will get a keepsake caricature that will remind them of their NACUBO 2019 Annual Meeting in Austin. They’ll receive a digital co-branded (sponsor and NACUBO logos) color print in a badge holder and will be able to download their caricature and/or name art when they get home.
The seated-massage stations have been a huge success at the NACUBO annual meetings—a proven generator of booth traffic and goodwill. Attendees get a 10-minute neck and back massage. You may provide sponsor-branded clothing, such as golf shirts, for the massage practitioners to wear.
Branded Charging Stations
Supported by EY-Parthenon, Nuventive and SunTrust
By sponsoring charging stations, attendees will know you were the one that helped get their phone and mobile devices through the day! Your brand will be added to charging stations for maximum exposure. Stations include customized panels displaying your company logo. Be a life saver for conference attendees that don’t have their cell chargers on them!
Business Officer Magazine Cover Shots
Supported by E&I Cooperative Services
A Business Officer magazine photo is an attendee favorite souvenir from the annual meeting. Located in the EXPO, sponsors will experience tons of traffic, networking and brand awareness. Your logo will appear on each photo frame. You can also supply collateral for attendees and other creative giveaways.
Campus Efficiency Posters
The poster sessions provide a unique conversation point for discussions about completed projects. Institutions display posters that highlight energy efficiency, sustainability and other operational savings. NACUBO will provide website visitors, free of charge, access to the poster online gallery. Your sponsorship includes recognition in the online gallery, annual meeting website, signage at the meeting, as well as acknowledgment of your sponsorship in annual meeting marketing.
Carbon Off-Set Option
In support of NACUBO’s leadership on sustainability efforts, the NACUBO Annual Meeting is doing their part to address global warming by offering high-quality carbon offsets in partnership with our preferred provider, Native Energy, an organization dedicated to helping build Native American, farmer-owned and community-based projects.
Community College Networking Luncheon
Supported by Oracle
Community college leaders are invited to engage in lively discussion featuring a distinctive speaker over lunch; bringing together attendees so they can discuss shared issues and network with peers. Your company name and logo will be displayed on signage during the informal luncheon. Sponsor will have an opportunity for brief comments.
NACUBO Serving the Community
Supported by Credit Adjustments, Inc., Sibson Consulting, TD Bank and TIAA
Business officers and business partners will work in conjunction with a community nonprofit organization to help give back to the host city. Sponsors are able to send up to five representatives to participate, and their logo will appear on the tee-shirts designed for participants. (Up to six partners)
Expo Happy Hour Bar
Supported by Adaptive Insights, Aramark, Baker Tilly, Barnes & Noble and Kuali
There will be approximately 1,200+ decision-makers ready to unwind, meet new friends and visit with colleagues before heading out to dinner on the town. Support the ever-popular Happy Hour in the Expo by sponsoring one of the six available bars. We will place a completely stocked bar right next to or near your booth, and you can supply branded napkins, cups, cozies – whatever you’d like share with attendees! (Up to six partners)
Expo Prize Drawings
Supported by Unifyed
Conference attendees have a chance to win a prize during the two days of the Expo. Sponsor logo is featured on signage throughout the exhibit hall. The prize drawings are held at sponsor’s booth at a number of predetermined times during the Expo hours.
Supported by Grant Thornton LLP
Every attendee is required to wear a name badge throughout the annual meeting and lanyards are a great way to enhance your brand and increase your corporate visibility! This is an excellent opportunity to ensure that your company’s name will literally be in front of every meeting attendee.
“Seeing is believing” and that’s exactly what this tour is designed to accomplish. Business officers attending the annual meeting from around the country will travel to a member institution in the immediate area to learn about a variety of innovative practices. Two representatives from the sponsoring company may travel with the group throughout the excursion, offering quality time with these leaders.
Regional Presidents Dinner
Supported by TIAA
Sponsor will serve as a co-host with NACUBO as we come together with regional presidents (current and in-coming), NACUBO’s current and incoming board chair and NACUBO’s senior staff. Sponsor will meet with key decision makers from each region. The sponsor will have the opportunity to briefly welcome attendees, and will be recognized by signage at the event.
Advancing with Technology Track
Supported by Prager & Co., LLC
Explore the strategic and technical issues facing business officers as you approach the challenges and opportunities of online education, moving financial information and academic functions to the cloud, and whether to outsource key services.
Enhancing the Built Environment Track
Supported by EY-Parthenon
Campus leaders must be stewards of the campus-both in terms of the business and environmental imperatives. Acting as change agents, business offices on every campus affirm their core values to guarantee long-term financial sustainability of the institution by increasing efficiency of operations and space utilization, promoting behavioral change, avoiding risks, and generating cost savings.
Financing the Enterprise Track
Supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
How do higher education institutions effectively manage financial resources? Today’s economy calls for innovative strategies. Hear the latest on endowments, liquidity, debt and prudent financial practices.
Implementing and Leading Change Track
Supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Leaders motivate and inspire others to action. Learn how to foster an environment that promotes high performance on a personal, professional, and organizational level. Build skills that will help you to understand and effectively deal with the multitude of challenges facing leaders in higher education today and into the next decade.
Improving the Student Experience Track
Supported by EY-Parthenon
Higher education institutions’ primary mission is to enable students to reach their academic and career goals. Business offices work collaboratively with other campus departments to create solutions for raising student enrollment, retention, and graduation rates. Acquire new knowledge of strategies and technologies that can boost your institution’s enrollment strategies, gain more efficiencies from your information systems, and implement effective student financial literacy programs.
Investing in Human Capital Track
Supported by Academic Benchmarking Consortium, Inc.
With the fluidity of workforce dynamics and increasing demands for top talent with fewer resources, innovative human resources and benefits approaches help make colleges and universities workplaces of choice. Learn how to cultivate internal leaders, explore voluntary separation programs, and hear the latest about retirement savings plan operations and measures of success.
Keeping Current and Connected Track
Supported by Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Business operations on campus can be impacted by sweeping policy changes, minor technical modifications and transformative cultural issues-both global and domestic. Hear and engage on timely topics impacting higher education, from big picture trends to best practices in financial accounting and reporting. Collect insights about how federal policies may impact the business office and prepare for changes in accounting guidance on the horizon. Share your strategies and savvy and learn from others facing similar challenges and environments.
Mitigating Risk and Compliance Track
Supported by United Educators
Risk management is about identifying and minimizing the entity’s vulnerabilities. Empower individuals within your organization to isolate and mitigate risks by implementing emergency response procedures, assessing business continuity plans, and managing exposures to risk from data security to international travel.
Planning and Budgeting Track
Supported by Kaufman Hall
Ensuring your institution’s viability is essential. Transform your institution by incorporating integrated planning, financial modeling, performance measurement, and other innovative strategies. Discover approaches to strategic planning and assess key topics such as investments, performance-based funding, facility use, and stakeholder engagement.
Running the Campus Track
Supported by BMO Harris Bank
Challenging times focus attention on innovation and increased efficiencies in all aspects of campus management. Learn how your peers are striving for excellence by understanding the value of analytics in decision-making, anticipating new roles for auxiliaries, and keeping up with shifting landscapes in governance and processes.