Sponsor Opportunities

Our Annual Training Conference & Expo is the largest health and human service conference in the Midwest and is attended by both health and human decision makers and direct service staff who make referrals to clients and colleagues on placements and products. Join us for professional development, networking, and sharing in the pursuit of our common goal to improve the health and human service system.

Sponsor Opportunities PDF

Annual Conference Statistics

  • Virtual Sponsor pages accessible for 30 days post-conference
  • Education offered in 11 tracks for 60+ sessions
  • Up to 18 live CE hours with over 80 total CE hours
  • Participants from the health and human services field representing private and public sectors, government, non-profit, and for-profit agencies
  • Participants’ job roles include: in roles including social workers, psychologists, drug and alcohol counselors, clinical counselors, mental health professionals, therapists, county directors, board members, child care workers, child support officers, county commissioners, financial workers, foster parents, peace and parole officers, public health nurses, school counselors, advocates, clergy and more. 

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Full details of sponsor opportunities and policies are included in the Sponsor Opportunities PDF.

Questions? Please contact Beth Ringer, Director of Membership and Marketing, bringer@mnssa.org.

Conference Details

Hours
Bonus Pre-conference Sessions: March 12, 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 8:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Thursday, March 18, 2020, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday, March 19, 2020, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Virtual Sponsor Tips

Why Sponsor?

Spotlight your brand to your prime target audience! - You have solutions our conference participants need to support the people they serve.

Increase your exposure! - Sponsors may choose from four different packages to meet your agency's needs. Add on extra sponsorship opportunities to increase your visibility and be viewed as a leader in the health and human service field.

Support industry continuing education! - In addition to being valuable resources for participants, sponsors help MSSA bring quality education to the conference. All sponsor levels come with complimentary conference registration(s) to attend our education sessions and network with participants.

Leader Sponsor ($5,000)

Keynote Session Video (2 Available): The keynote speakers set the tone for the entire conference and have the highest attendance of any single event. Gain high visibility as one of two top conference sponsors by providing a 1-2-minute video that will be played before one of the two keynotes. 
MSSA Weekly Email Ad: Ad to be run 3 times from January to March. Date selection is first come, first served. Ad specifications: 
  • File formats accepted: JPG, PNG, PDF. 
  • Image color mode: RGB (not CMYK). 
  • Banner dimensions: 468x60. 
  • Ad provided to MSSA five (5) days prior to first run date.
MSSA Homepage Ad: Rotating ad on MSSA’s homepage from January to March.
MSSA Conference Webpage Ad: Linked logo listed on sponsor page.
Social Media Recognition: Your logo will be shared to over 2,000 individuals who follow MSSA’s social accounts.
Post-event Metrics: Data on who visited your virtual sponsor page will be shared with you post-conference. Email and mailing addresses will not be shared unless participants opt-in.
Recognition on Participant Emails: Your linked company logo will be shared in emails to registered participants.
Rotating Logo on Virtual Conference Platform: Your logo will be featured on the platform’s footer. 
Virtual Sponsor Page: Highlight products/services, share information, and connect with participants
Treasure Hunt: A treasure hunt password will be hidden on your virtual sponsor page.
Complimentary Full Conference Registration: Receive 4 complimentary registrations for your staff to attend the conference.

Partner Sponsor ($4,000)

Track Sponsor (10 available): Acknowledged as track sponsor on each session in a selected track. Tracks are available on a first come first served basis. The number of sessions in each track varies; minimum of 3 sessions with logo is guaranteed.
MSSA Weekly Email Ad: Ad to be run 2 times from January to March. Date selection is first come, first served. Ad specifications: 
  • File formats accepted: JPG, PNG, PDF. 
  • Image color mode: RGB (not CMYK). 
  • Banner dimensions: 468x60. 
  • Ad provided to MSSA five (5) days prior to first run date.
MSSA Homepage Ad: Rotating ad on MSSA’s homepage from January to March.
MSSA Conference Webpage Ad: Linked logo listed on sponsor page.
Social Media Recognition: Your logo will be shared to over 2,000 individuals who follow MSSA’s social accounts.
Post-event Metrics: Data on who visited your virtual sponsor page will be shared with you post-conference. Email and mailing addresses will not be shared unless participants opt-in.
Recognition on Participant Emails: Your linked company logo will be shared in emails to registered participants.
Rotating Logo on Virtual Conference Platform: Your logo will be featured on the platform’s footer. 
Virtual Sponsor Page: Highlight products/services, share information, and connect with participants
Treasure Hunt: A treasure hunt password will be hidden on your virtual sponsor page.
Complimentary Full Conference Registration: Receive 3 complimentary registrations for your staff to attend the conference.

Supporter Sponsor ($2,000)

MSSA Weekly Email Ad: Ad to be run 1 times from January to March. Date selection is first come, first served.. Ad specifications: 
  • File formats accepted: JPG, PNG, PDF. 
  • Image color mode: RGB (not CMYK). 
  • Banner dimensions: 468x60. 
  • Ad provided to MSSA five (5) days prior to first run date.
MSSA Homepage Ad: Rotating ad on MSSA’s homepage from January to March.
MSSA Conference Webpage Ad: Linked logo listed on sponsor page.
Social Media Recognition: Your logo will be shared to over 2,000 individuals who follow MSSA’s social accounts.
Post-event Metrics: Data on who visited your virtual sponsor page will be shared with you post-conference. Email and mailing addresses will not be shared unless participants opt-in.
Recognition on Participant Emails: Your linked company logo will be shared in emails to registered participants.
Rotating Logo on Virtual Conference Platform: Your logo will be featured on the platform’s footer. 
Virtual Sponsor Page: Highlight products/services, share information, and connect with participants
Treasure Hunt: A treasure hunt password will be hidden on your virtual sponsor page.
Complimentary Full Conference Registration: Receive 2 complimentary registrations for your staff to attend the conference.

Friend Sponsor ($350)

Virtual Sponsor Page with the following:
  • Share your featured products or services
    Provide informational resources to participants visiting your page
    Connect with interested attendees 
    Receive analytics on page visitors post-conference (contact information provided only if attendee opts in)
Complimentary Full Conference Registration: Receive 1 complimentary registration for a staff person to attend the conference.

Note: If you have exhibited with MSSA in the past, this sponsor level might be the best fit for your organization.

Sponsor Add-ons

Featured Sponsor – $150. Gain visibility by being highlighted in the sponsor virtual directory.
Treasure Hunt participant – $100. Have a treasure hunt keyword hidden on your virtual sponsor page if not already included in your sponsor level.
Event Host – $1,000. Support self-care and networking activities during the conference. You will be recognized as the event host on the virtual conference platform. Opportunities include sponsoring the awards video, student poster session, student networking, yoga, documentary, chat breaks, and brain breaks. Other ideas are encouraged!