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2017 Annual Conference Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities
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10/14/2017 to 10/17/2017
When: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Where: Loews Chicago O'Hare
Chicago, Illinois 
United States

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Download the 2017 Conference Sponsorship and Exhibitor Prospectus
Sponsorships and exhibit booths are not confirmed until full payment is received.

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The Organization Development Network (OD Network) brings together organization development professionals from across the world. The 2017 OD Network Annual Conference will be a gathering place for a highly-focused, powerful group of more than 400 professionals. Attendees recognize the OD Network as their most reliable source to connect with fellow practitioners, grow their knowledge and skills, and impact the organizations they serve. Your presence as a sponsor or exhibitor will help to further demonstrate your support for the goals of the OD industry as well as your unique understanding of the field.

Promote Your Products and Services

Gain exclusive access to more than 400 OD business professionals who are key decision makers at their respective organizations, as well as consultants who influence thousands of organizations as a sponsor or exhibitor. Here are some examples of what attendees indicate they are looking for by registering for the 2017 OD Network Annual Conference:

  • Assessment and feedback instruments
  • Books, educational and learning products
  • Coaching resources
  • Consulting services, methods and tools
  • Degree and continuing or executive education programs
  • Innovative software solutions
  • Knowledge management approaches
  • Project management technology
  • Professional and career services
  • Small business and practice management tools and solutions
  • Survey design and implementation services
  • Technology-integrated products
  • Training products, simulations and services

You must be signed in to purchase a sponsorship or exhibitor table.

Conference Sponsorship Packages

Platinum Sponsor: $20,000
Gold Sponsor: $12,000
Silver Sponsor: $7,000
  • Logo displayed above and in larger dimensions than Gold and Silver Sponsors in all promotional materials
  • Three (3) complimentary full-conference registrations
  • Double exhibit table (two 6-foot exhibit tables)
  • Mobile app advertisement (banner ad)
  • Two (2) mobile app push notifications
  • Online advertisement on the OD Network website for six (6) months
  • Logo on the conference website, with link to your website
  • Logo on the “pack your bags” email sent to all registered attendees, with link to your website
  • One (1) insert in the attendee folders*
  • One (1) sponsored email to registered attendees
  • Option to hold a 45-minute Sponsor Spotlight Presentation during the conference
  • Choice of:
    • Opening reception sponsorship
    • One (1) keynote sponsorship
    • Conference folder sponsorship
  • Logo displayed above and in larger dimensions than Silver Sponsors in all promotional materials
  • Two (2) complimentary full-conference registrations
  • Double exhibit table (two 6-foot exhibit tables)
  • One (1) mobile app push notification
  • Logo on the conference website, with link to your website
  • Company name listed in the “pack your bags” email sent to all registered attendees
  • One (1) full-page flyer insert in attendee folders*
  • One (1) sponsored email to registered attendees
  • Option to hold a 45-minute Sponsor Spotlight Presentation during the conference
  • Logo displayed in all promotional materials
  • Two (2) complimentary full-conference registrations
  • One 6-foot exhibit table
  • Logo on the conference website, with link to your website
  • Company name listed in the “pack your bags” email sent to all registered attendees
  • One (1) half-page (8.5” x 5.5”) flyer insert in attendee folders*
  • One (1) sponsored email to registered attendees

*Sponsor responsible for printing and shipping copies of inserts (no larger than 8.5” x 11”)

Purchase a Sponsorship Package

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

NOTE: In addition to benefits listed below, all event sponsors (except where noted) receive recognition as a conference sponsor on OD Network’s website, mobile app, signage, and onsite brochure.

Networking Reception Sponsor: $6,000
(1 of 2 available: Sunday Evening Reception)

Help welcome attendees to the most talked-about conference in the field of organization development.

  • Signage at the opening networking reception
  • Opportunity to provide logo napkins2
Keynote and Speaker Sponsorship: $5,000
(3 Available1)

Keynotes are the heart of any conference and the most well-attended sessions. Through this opportunity you’ll reach hundreds of attendees!

  • Signage at the keynote presentation
  • Logo displayed through chair drop materials on each seat in the session (materials supplied by sponsor)2
Conference Folder: $5,000
(1 Available1)

Your logo will go places — at the conference and beyond! (Please note that folders will also display the OD Network logo. Contract signed and artwork must be received no later than August 14, 2017.)

  • Company logo on conference attendee folders
  • One folder insert2
Networking Reception Drinks Sponsor: $5,000
(2 Available: Sunday Opening Reception and Monday Evening Reception)

Optimize your exposure with attendees by sponsoring drink tickets for the receptions. Sponsors will have the opportunity to network within the reception for additional exposure.

  • Company logo displayed on drink tickets
Mobile App: $4,500
(1 Available)

Your organization can be at the fingertips of over 400 attendees by sponsoring the annual conference mobile application.

  • Recognition on the splash screen and mobile app web page
  • One mobile app advertisement
Member Engagement Center Sponsorship: $4,500
(1 Available)

Place your company front and center in the exhibit hall by sponsoring the interactive Member Engagement Center.

  • Company logo on signage
  • Company website displayed on splash pages
Concurrent Session Track: $4,000
(3 Available)

Attendees find it difficult to choose among the dozens of sessions built into each conference track, but it’s easy to notice your support!

  • Exclusive sponsor for one session track. Choose from Technology, Collective Action, and Innovation.
  • Opportunity to place materials on table inside room during designated track2
  • Listing in onsite program agenda next to sponsored track
Hotel Keycards: $3,000
(1 Available)

Keep your company’s message top-of-mind by putting it right in the hands of attendees!

  • Company logo included on conference attendee room keys
45-Minute Sponsor Spotlight Presentation: $2,500
(2 of 6 Available)

Position your organization as a thought leader by hosting a 45-minute Sponsor Spotlight Presentation.

  • Sponsor to host presentation by providing educational content2
Coffee Break: $2,500 each
(Limited Availability)

Help attendees quench their thirst as the official coffee break sponsor!

  • Signage with company name and logo at the coffee station
  • May provide personalized cups and/or napkins2
Badge Lanyards: $2,000 - SOLD

Attendees are required to wear their name badges to all functions, giving your company thousands of impressions during the conference.

  • Company logo imprinted on each attendee lanyard
Conference-Branded Pens: $1,250
(1 Available)

Imagine all of the attendees carrying pens with your company logo, information and booth number — on-site at the conference and beyond!

  • Sponsor to provide logoed pens2
Conference Note Pads: $1,250
(1 Available)

Your logo could be in the hands of the attendees as they take notes during sessions, and after the meeting.

  • Sponsor to provide logoed note pads2
Mobile App Advertisement: $1,000
(9 Available)

This is a fantastic opportunity to place your organization’s information in the hands of all attendees.

  • Banner ad in the conference mobile app
Folder Insert: $2503

Put your collateral or a fun trinket into the hands of every conference attendee. You supply the item, we do the stuffing!

  • Materials to be supplied by sponsor and must be no larger than 8.5” x 11”. Proofs of all items required by August 23, 2017. Sponsor must ship copies of inserts directly to the hotel.2
Door Prize Drawing: In-Kind3

Contribute a door prize to be given away during the OD Network Membership meeting. One prize drawing per company.3

Pre-conference Email: $1,0003

Expose your company to all conference attendees via an all-attendee email. Simply provide the HTML and subject line, and we’ll do the rest!Submit your content to no later than August 4, 2017.3

1 Availability subject to Platinum Sponsorship reservation.
2 Sponsor responsible for creation and cost of personalized materials. Materials are subject to OD Network’s approval.
3 Opportunity does not include recognition on conference website and materials.

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Conference Exhibit Packages

Network with Your Key Customers

Don’t miss the opportunity to reach your target audience face-to-face. Exhibiting during the three days of the 2017 OD Network Annual Conference will provide your organization with an unparalleled platform to demonstrate your products and services to an international audience — all while fostering new relationships!

The standard Exhibit Hall package includes one (1) 6-foot skirted table (no pipe and drape), two (2) chairs and a waste basket. Additional amenities (e.g. electrical, internet) are extra and will need to be ordered through the conference hotel.

Exhibitors will receive (2) complimentary Exhibit Hall ONLY passes for each table purchased. Exhibitors who are interested in attending conference sessions must purchase a full conference pass through the attendee registration website. This will be strictly enforced onsite.

Exhibit Package
Single Table
Double Table
6-foot tabletop(s) for exhibit space 1 2
Exhibit Hall-only passes 2 4
100-word description and logo in the annual conference mobile app Included Included
Pre-conference access to attendee list* Included Included
Post-conference use of attendee list* Included

*Attendee lists include the following contact information: full name, job title, company name and phone number. Email addresses will not be provided.

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