Innovation Summit

Innovation Summit 2024

August 1-2, 2024
Branson Convention Center
200 Sycamore Street in Branson MO 65616

#GOInnovate24

Call for Vendors

We invite you to be a part of our GOCSD Innovation Summit, the premiere educational conference in Southwest Missouri.

Sponsor

Why sponsor the GOCSD Innovation Summit?

  • Targeted reach: Gain direct access to influential education professionals shaping tomorrow's classrooms.

  • Multiple promotion opportunities: Choose from 3 sponsorship tiers with benefits like leading a breakout session, logo placement on t-shirts and website, and exhibit booths.

  • Go beyond the booth: Enhance your presence with limited-availability Touch Points like your logo on name tags and digital displays, or your videos played before keynotes.

  • Year-round engagement: Consider becoming a GOCSD Partner to connect with our growing community throughout the year.

Refunds will be provided only if the event is canceled. A sponsorship does NOT include storage, placement, shipment or reshipment of exhibit materials, special lighting, individual booth cleaning or any other special services. Use the Register button to access the form to indicate your selections, enter your details, and submit payment.

Sponsorship Tiers

Tier 1

Tier 1

$2500

  • Logo, link, description and contact info on the sponsors page of the registration site and app

  • Recognition of sponsors who are partners, published in GONews which is distributed to all members and partners

  • 3 Thank you posts on GOCSD social media channels, and app and website

  • Prime location for 2 sponsor tables on the concourse

  • Logo featured on digital signage in multiple locations in the convention center

  • Logo featured in welcome slide deck which is played before each keynote

  • Logo on t-shirts*

  • Logo in the footer of all webpages of the registration site

  • Opportunity to submit a breakout or round table proposal by Mar 25th. This must include co-presenting with a member district.

  • Recognition at a Membership Meeting, if also a GOCSD Partner.

*Tier 1 Sponsorship submitted after July 5th will not include a logo on the T-Shirts.

Tier 2

Tier 2

$1500

  • Logo, link, description and contact info on the sponsors page of the registration site and app

  • Recognition of sponsors who are partners, published in GONews which is distributed to all members and partners

  • 2 Thank you posts on GOCSD social media channels, app and website

  • Prime location for 1 sponsor table on the concourse

  • Logo featured on digital signage in multiple locations in the convention center

  • Logo featured in welcome slide deck which is played before each keynote

Tier 3

Tier 3

$500

  • Logo, link, description and contact info on the sponsors page of the registration site and app

  • Recognition of sponsors who are partners, published in GONews which is distributed to all members and partners

  • 1 Thank you post on GOCSD social media channels, app and website

  • 1 Sponsor table located on the concourse

Additional Touch Points

Make your organizations stand out above the crowd. Extend your reach beyond your sponsorship table by selecting additional touch points. These touch points can be added to a Tier. These items have limited availability and deadlines.

Touch Point

Cost

Capacity

Deadline

Large Prominent Logo on the T-Shirts

$1000

Limit 4

July 5

Logo on Lanyards

$900

Limit 1

July 19

Logo on Name Tags

$800

Limit 2

July 19

2 minute video shared before a Keynote

$600

Limit 6

July 31

1 image/slide displayed before a Keynote with 5-7 sentences to be read by GOCSD speaker

$500

Limit 4

July 31

Marketing Materials available on table in registration area

$400

Limit 10

July 31

Logo printed on signs displayed on breakfast buffet tables

$300

Limit 4

July 26

Logo on a slide in all the breakout session slide decks

$200

Limit 20

July 26

Create Your Own: Do you have an idea for a Touch Point that you’d like to run by us? We like new ideas. Reach out, and let’s see what’s possible.

Swag and Freebies

Educators love freebies! We welcome any additional monetary or product support that you may wish to provide for this non-profit event and organization to use as prizes for the drawing. We will have a Sponsors Card that attendees will present to you. We ask that you sign these cards which will be put into a drawing for donated prizes. Feel free to also bring items to give away at your table.

Venue

Attendees

Concourse

The Branson Convention Center is located on the Branson Landing.

​To optimize the opportunity for you to connect with attendees, sponsor tables will be located along the main corridor outside the meeting rooms.

You may start setting up as early as 7:30 AM each day. Visiting hours:

  • Aug 1: 9:30 AM - 4 PM (lunch break at 11:30)

  • Aug 2: 7:45 AM - 11 AM​

See the event home page for a detailed conference schedule.

Attendees

We expect 900+ educators from 100+ organizations in SW and SE Missouri to attend the conference.

Participants will include superintendents, district leaders, building administrators, tech directors, instructional coaches, university professors, teachers, etc.

Registration

Refunds will be provided only if the event is canceled. A sponsorship does NOT include storage, placement, shipment or reshipment of exhibit materials, special lighting, individual booth cleaning or any other special services. Use the Register button to access the form to indicate your selections, enter your details, and submit payment.

Partner with GOCSD

Is your organization a GOCSD Partner? The benefits of joining the GOCSD Community include having multiple opportunities to connect with our members.

Questions?

Michelle Darby, GOCSD Partnership Coordinator

Dr. Greg Katzin, Coordinator of Innovation Summit Sponsorships

Dr. Michelle Brenner, Director of Innovation Summit