2023 AIR Forum Cleveland, Ohio May 28 – June 2, 2023

Become a Sponsor

Join us as a sponsor May 30 – June 2, 2023, for the 63rd annual AIR Forum in Cleveland, OH. 

In a world of constant change, the need for higher education professionals to get together annually to learn, connect, and share has never faltered. 

As the world’s largest gathering of higher education professionals working in institutional research, effectiveness, assessment, planning, and related postsecondary education fields, the AIR Forum is the community’s premier event. 

Our sponsors and exhibitors help provide participants with a conference that continues to lift the bar, while sponsors gain brand exposure and build relationships with decision makers and influencers. 

To reserve your spot, register through our online sponsorship portal. If you have questions or need help choosing a sponsorship package—just reach out, we are here to support you

Purchase Sponsorship

2023 Sponsor Prospectus

View the 2023 AIR Forum Sponsor Prospectus (PDF). 

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Connect With Us

Email the AIR Forum team at forum@airweb.org.

Sponsorship Packages

  • Diamond Sponsorship $16,000 | Availability: 2 of 2

    Diamond Sponsor Receives:

    5 Sponsor Rep Registrations*

    *Additional representatives are $475 per person. (Only five additional representative registrations can be purchased at this discounted rate. All additional representatives should be processed at the member or nonmember rate through the regular AIR Forum registration system.)

    Visibility
    • 20’ x 20’ island booth at Exhibit Hall entrance with standard amenities including 8’ high back drape, 3’ high divider drape on each side, two 6’ tables, four chairs, and two waste bins.
    • Digital marketing: One 100-word paragraph in a promotional email to attendees on behalf of sponsors. No more than five sponsors will be included per email. Digital marketing collateral available for download on the sponsor listing page of the AIR Forum website. 
    • Online recognition (premier placement; top billing): Sponsor name, logo, description, website link, and social media handles displayed on the sponsor listing webpage.
    • Onsite recognition (premier placement; top billing): Sponsor logo displayed on entrance unit to Exhibit Hall and on welcome slides for opening and closing keynotes.
    Concurrent Sessions
    • One 45-minute speaker session or discussion group in regular concurrent session schedule (will not compete with another sponsored session) plus one 20-minute product demonstration or “Ask an Expert” session to be presented in Exhibit Hall theaters (will not compete with other sponsored sessions).
      Attendee Engagement
      • May offer sponsor giveaway at booth.
      • Meeting space at the convention center for private meetings or functions.
      • Attendee lists (two lists, pre- and post-conference) with name, title, institution, and mailing address. Lists are for one-time use.
      • Attendee email list for those who’ve opted to receive marketing information from our sponsors. List is for one-time use.
      • Lead retrieval available for purchase through the lead retrieval app. Get unlimited scanning, quick lead qualification, and the ability to measure your booth staff’s performance.
      • Participation in the AIR Forum networking activity to drive attention to your booth (such as booth crawl, trivia, bingo, etc.).

      Sponsor Package Enhancements:

      • Additional 10’ x 10’ booth: $1,500
      • Add your logo on lanyards: $3,000; water bottles: $2,500; conference bags: $2,500 (First right of refusal in order of level purchased.)
      • Lead retrieval is available for purchase.
      • Add a 20-minute product demonstration or “Ask an Expert” session to Diamond: $350. One per sponsor, subject to availability.
      • Platinum Sponsorship $9,000 | Availability: 5 of 6

        Platinum Sponsor Receives:

        4 Sponsor Rep Registrations*

        *Additional representatives are $475 per person. (Only five additional representative registrations can be purchased at this discounted rate. All additional representatives should be processed at the member or nonmember rate through the regular AIR Forum registration system.)

        Visibility
        • 10’ x 20’ booth in a premier location (first choice of booth locations) with standard amenities including 8’ high back drape, 3’ high divider drape on each side, two 6’ tables, four chairs, and two waste bins.
        • Digital marketing: One 100-word paragraph in a promotional email to attendees on behalf of sponsors. No more than five sponsors will be included per email. Digital marketing collateral available for download on the sponsor listing page of the AIR Forum website. 
        • Online recognition: Sponsor name, logo, description, website link, and social media handles displayed on the sponsor listing webpage.
        • Onsite recognition: Sponsor logo displayed on entrance unit to Exhibit Hall and on welcome slides for opening and closing keynotes.
        Concurrent Sessions
        • Choice of one 45-minute speaker session or discussion group in regular concurrent session schedule or one 20-minute product demonstration or “Ask an Expert” session to be presented in Exhibit Hall theaters (may compete with another sponsored session).
          Attendee Engagement
          • May offer sponsor giveaway at booth.
          • Attendee lists (two lists, pre- and post-conference) with name, title, institution, and mailing address. Lists are for one-time use.
          • Attendee email list for those who’ve opted to receive marketing information from our sponsors. List is for one-time use.
          • Lead retrieval available for purchase through the lead retrieval app. Get unlimited scanning, quick lead qualification, and the ability to measure your booth staff’s performance.
          • Participation in the AIR Forum networking activity to drive attention to your booth (such as booth crawl, trivia, bingo, etc.).

          Sponsor Package Enhancements:

          • Additional 10’ x 10’ booth: $1,500
          • Add your logo on lanyards: $3,000; water bottles: $2,500; conference bags: $2,500 (First right of refusal in order of level purchased.)
          • Lead retrieval is available for purchase.
          • Add meeting space at the convention center for private meetings or functions to Platinum $500. Meeting space is subject to availability.
          • Add a 20-minute product demonstration or “Ask an Expert” session to Platinum: $400. One per sponsor, subject to availability.
          • Gold Sponsorship $6,500

            Gold Sponsor Receives:

            3 Sponsor Rep Registrations*

            *Additional representatives are $475 per person. (Only five additional representative registrations can be purchased at this discounted rate. All additional representatives should be processed at the member or nonmember rate through the regular AIR Forum registration system.)

            Visibility
            • 10’ x 10’ booth (second choice of booth locations) with standard amenities including 8’ high back drape, 3’ high divider drape on each side, 6’ table, two chairs, and waste bin.
            • Online recognition: Sponsor name, logo, description, website link, and social media handles displayed on the sponsor listing webpage.
            • Onsite recognition: Sponsor logo displayed on entrance unit to Exhibit Hall and on welcome slides for opening and closing keynotes.
            Concurrent Sessions
            • Choice of either one 20-minute product demonstration or “Ask an Expert” session to be presented in Exhibit Hall theaters (may compete with another sponsored session).
              Attendee Engagement
              • May offer sponsor giveaway at booth.
              • Attendee lists (two lists, pre- and post-conference) with name, title, institution, and mailing address. Lists are for one-time use.
              • Lead retrieval available for purchase through the lead retrieval app. Get unlimited scanning, quick lead qualification, and the ability to measure your booth staff’s performance.
              • Participation in the AIR Forum networking activity to drive attention to your booth (such as booth crawl, trivia, bingo, etc.).

              Sponsor Package Enhancements:

              • Additional 10’ x 10’ booth: $1,500
              • Add your logo on lanyards: $3,000; water bottles: $2,500; conference bags: $2,500 (First right of refusal in order of level purchased.)
              • Add digital marketing to Gold: $500. 
              • Lead retrieval is available for purchase.
              • Add meeting space at the convention center for private meetings or functions to Gold $750. Meeting space is subject to availability.
              • Add a 20-minute product demonstration or “Ask an Expert” session to Gold: $450. One per sponsor, subject to availability.
              • Silver Sponsorship $3,500

                Silver Sponsor Receives:

                2 Sponsor Rep Registrations*

                *Additional representatives are $475 per person. (Only five additional representative registrations can be purchased at this discounted rate. All additional representatives should be processed at the member or nonmember rate through the regular AIR Forum registration system.)

                Visibility
                • 10’ x 10’ booth (third choice of booth locations) with standard amenities including 8’ high backdrape, 3’ high divider drape on each side, 6’ table, two chairs, and waste bin.
                • Online recognition: Sponsor name, logo, description, website link, and social media handles displayed on the sponsor listing webpage.
                • Onsite recognition: Sponsor logo displayed on entrance unit to Exhibit Hall and on welcome slides for opening and closing keynotes.
                Attendee Engagement
                • May offer sponsor giveaway at booth.
                • Attendee lists (two lists, pre- and post-conference) with name, title, institution, and mailing address. Lists are for one-time use.
                • Lead retrieval available for purchase through the lead retrieval app. Get unlimited scanning, quick lead qualification, and the ability to measure your booth staff’s performance.
                • Participation in the AIR Forum networking activity to drive attention to your booth (such as booth crawl, trivia, bingo, etc.).

                Sponsor Package Enhancements:

                • Additional 10’ x 10’ booth: $1,500
                • Add your logo on lanyards: $3,000; water bottles: $2,500; conference bags: $2,500 (First right of refusal in order of level purchased.)
                • Add digital marketing to Silver: $600. 
                • Lead retrieval is available for purchase.

                Gain Brand Exposure

                AIR Forum attendees are highly engaged higher education professionals who support data-informed decision making. If you are looking to gain brand exposure and build relationships within this sector—and especially with decision influencers—the 2023 AIR Forum is your exclusive chance to connect and be a part of the world’s largest gathering of professionals in these fields. 

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