2018 Sponsorship Invitation

Dear Friends of the NFBV:

The National Federation of the Blind of Virginia (NFBV) cordially extends an invitation for you to connect with your consumer base at our 60th State Convention. There are opportunities to be an exhibitor, be a general sponsor, or even a sponsor of a specific event. Companies and organizations wanting to be an exhibitor on Friday November 9 can register at the Bronze level. Those wishing to have visibility throughout the Convention can elect to be a sponsor at the Platinum, Gold or Silver level which all include space in the exhibit hall on Friday. The benefits that can be leveraged at each sponsorship level are described below. Your support will be publicized in both our printed and Brailled materials and earn benefits outlined in this invitation.

Meet the largest collection of students, parents, educators, rehabilitation professionals, and community partners the weekend of Thursday through Sunday, November 8-November 11, 2018 in Fredericksburg at the Hospitality House. The hotel is located at:

Fredericksburg Hospitality House Hotel & Conference Center
2801 Plank Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA22401

To make hotel reservations, please call: 540-786-8321.

We invite you to spend the weekend with us at a beautifully appointed hotel using our competitive group rate of $79 for both king and doubles. Please mention the NFBV to obtain the discounted rate. Reservations must be made by Thursday, October 12. Visit our convention landing page for all the details.

Following are the options for exhibitors/sponsors. Leverage one of these opportunities to ensure your message gets into the hands and ears of consumers across the Mid-Atlantic region.

Please Note: The deadline for sponsorship registrations is September 30, 2018. Registrations received after the cutoff cannot be guaranteed all listed benefits.

Bronze

  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention registrations
  • 1 Complementary 3’x6′ exhibit Hall Table

Silver

  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor at 1 Convention General Session
  • Print, Braille, and digital distribution of Sponsor provided collateral with registration material
  • Dissemination of 1 approved targeted email message to the NFB of Virginia Announcement list
  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention registrations
  • 1 Complementary 3′ x 6′ exhibit Hall Table

Gold

  • Recognition as Gold sponsor and opportunity to share a 2-minute remark at 1 NFBV Convention General session.
  • One 30 second ad on the NFBV YouTube channel
  • Company name and logo on State Convention landing page
  • Print, Braille, and digital distribution of Sponsor provided collateral with registration material
  • Dissemination of 1 approved targeted email message to the NFB of Virginia Announcement list
  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention registrations
  • 1 Complementary 3’x6′ exhibit Hall Table with priority placement based on sponsorship level and registration date)

Platinum

  • Recognition as Platinum sponsor and opportunity to share a 2-minute remark at the NFBV Convention Banquet
  • 2 complementary banquet tickets
  • Recognition through Sponsor provided signage and display of company logo for the duration of the Convention
  • One 60 second ad on the NFBV YouTube channel
  • Banner ad on State Convention landing page
  • Print, Braille, and digital distribution of Sponsor provided collateral with registration material
  • Dissemination of 1 approved targeted email message to the NFB of Virginia Announcement list
  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention registrations
  • 1 Complementary 3’x6′ exhibit Hall Table with priority placement based on sponsorship level and registration date)

NFBV Chapters and Divisions will need to contact the Exhibits Coordinator for table assignment information.

Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsorship opportunities are welcome from any company or organization. Those interested only in a table in the exhibit area on November 9 and referenced in the Convention program can elect a bronze sponsorship of $250 for companies, and $125 for non-profit organizations. Sponsorship of specific events can be arranged by contacting the Convention Sponsor Coordinator. Donations of door prizes are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the Convention Exhibits Coordinator.

Exhibit tables will be available for set-up starting at 10:00am until 12:00pm on Friday, November 9, and the exhibits will be open to Convention attendees from 12:00pm through 5:00pm. The NFBV is pleased to provide you with a skirted and draped exhibit tabletop and two chairs. Exhibit tables will have access to power outlets upon request at no cost when indicated on the Sponsor registration form. Sponsor must provide their own power strip. A heavy-duty extension cord is encouraged to ensure easy access to electricity. If you have electrical needs beyond that of a few outlets, contact the Convention Exhibit Coordinator to discuss your requirements.

We appreciate your support of the National Federation of the Blind of Virginia’s 60th Convention. We look forward to partnering with you to ensure that people who are blind can “Live the Life They Want”!

For information about Exhibiting and/or sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Annette Carr, Exhibits Coordinator
Phone: (703) 915-2837 Email: nfbvsponsorships@gmail.com

Register today by visiting our online sponsorship registration page!

Remember, the deadline for sponsorship applications is September 30!