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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.

Don't miss out! Register by February 9th to assure inclusion in the onsite program book.

Sponsor Opportunities PDF

2022 Conference Features

  • In-person, 3-day exhibit hall with networking opportunities!
  • Education offered in 10 tracks for 100+ live, in-person sessions
  • Up to 18 live CE hours with 20 on-demand 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, supervisors, program managers/directors, psychologists, drug and alcohol counselors, clinical counselors, mental health professionals, therapists, case managers, child protection, adult protection, county directors and commissioners, financial workers, foster parents, 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.

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.

2022 Sponsors

Thank you to our Sponsors!

2022 Sponsor List   

Exhibit Details

Hilton Minneapolis, 1001 Marquette Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403 -- Minneapolis Grand Ballroom & Foyer, 3rd Floor

Exhibitor packets will be located at your booth. Please visit the MSSA Help Desk with questions.

Exhibit Hours & Floorplan »

Leader Sponsor ($4,000)

  • Track Sponsor: Be seen as a content expert! Track sponsors will be acknowledged before each session in a selected track. Conference educational sessions are divided into “tracks” by topic. Tracks include Adult Services, Behavioral Health, Child Well-Being, Developmental Disabilities, Diversity & Inclusion, Ethics, Health & Wellness, Macro, Supervision & Leadership, and Additional Topics. Tracks are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of sessions in each track varies; minimum of 4 sessions is guaranteed.
  •  Premium Exhibit Booth: Includes two 6’ skirted exhibit tables, 2 chairs, electricity, and listing in sponsor directory.
  •  Conference Program Ad: Half-page color ad in print conference program book.
  •  Social Media Recognition: Acknowledgement on MSSA’s social media platforms with 2000+ followers (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter).
  •  Recognition on Participant Emails: Linked logo included in emails to conference participants.
  •  Recognition on Conference Webpage: Linked logo included on conference webpage.
  •  Annual Conference Complimentary Registrations: 6 complimentary conference registrations.
  •  Complimentary Hotel Room: 1 complimentary hotel room at the Hilton Minneapolis for the nights of March 15-17.
  •  Complimentary Buffet Lunch Passes: 8 complimentary buffet lunch passes for March 16-18. (Each pass is valid for 1 lunch.)

Partner Sponsor ($2,100)

  • Premium Exhibit Booth: Includes two 6’ skirted exhibit tables, 2 chairs, electricity, and listing in sponsor directory.
  • Conference Program Ad: Quarter-page color ad in print conference program book.
  • Recognition on Participant Emails: Linked company name included in emails to conference participants.
  • Recognition on Conference Webpage: Linked company name included on conference webpage.
  • Annual Conference Complimentary Registrations: 4 complimentary conference registrations.
  •  Complimentary Buffet Lunch Passes: 4 complimentary buffet lunch passes for March 16-18. (Each pass is valid for 1 lunch.)

Supporter Sponsor ($1,100)

  • Oversized Exhibit Booth: Includes two 6’ skirted exhibit tables, 2 chairs, and listing in sponsor directory.
  • Recognition on Conference Webpage: Company name included on conference webpage.
  • Annual Conference Complimentary Registrations: 2 complimentary conference registrations.

Friend Sponsor ($550)

  • Basic Exhibit Booth: Includes one 6’ skirted exhibit table, 2 chairs, and listing in sponsor directory.
  • Recognition on Conference Webpage: Company name included on conference webpage.
  • Annual Conference Complimentary Registration: 1 complimentary conference registration.

Sponsor Add-ons

  • Wifi – $3000 (1 Available) Includes selection of Wifi password and recognition on signage.
  • Conference App – $3000 Includes recognition on conference app.
  • MSSA Awards of Excellence – $3000 Includes recognition in 2022 awards video and at awards reception during the 2022 conference.
  • Conference Tote Bag – $2500 (4 Available) Includes logo on MSSA’s conference tote bag.
  • Lanyard – $2300 (2 Available) Includes logo on MSSA’s conference lanyard.
  • Track Sponsorship – $1500 Includes acknowledgement before each session in a selected track. Conference educational sessions are divided into “tracks” by topic. Tracks include Adult Services, Behavioral Health, Child Well-Being, Developmental Disabilities, Diversity & Inclusion, Ethics, Gender-Based Violence, Health & Wellness, Macro, and Supervision/Leadership. Tracks are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of sessions in each track varies; minimum of 3 sessions is guaranteed.
  • Lactation Lounge – $1500 Includes recognition on signage and inside the Mother’s Room.
  • Meditation Room – $1300 Includes recognition on signage and inside the Meditation Room.
  • Volunteer Break Room – $1000 Includes recognition signage and inside the Volunteer Break Room.
  • Speaker Prep Room – $1000 Includes recognition on signage and inside the Speaker Prep Room.
  • Student Networking Event – $1000 (3 Available) Includes recognition and designated time to speak to students during Student Networking Event.
  • Conference Art – $1000 Includes recognition on conference art display during the conference as well as virtually on-demand for 30 days post-event.
  • Health and Wellness – $750 Includes recognition on sanitizing stations with masks and hand sanitizer throughout the conference.
  • Networking Events – $550 Includes recognition during facilitated networking events at designated times each day of the conference. Networking events will be divided by topic (including disability services, behavioral health, children’s services, etc.). Sponsorship includes opportunity to moderate a topic. Topics available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Self-Care Break – $550 Includes recognition at self-care activities during a designated 30-minute break each day of the conference.

Advertising Opportunities - Ads Due February 9th

More than 3,000 participants will use the program book for schedule, speaker and content information over our 3-day conference. Post conference the program book remains a valuable reference tool and record of continuing education for participants.

Type  Cost
 Full Page - Outside Back Cover  $800
 Full Page - Inside Front or Back Cover  $700
 Full Page - Interior  $600
 1/2 Page Horizontal or Vertical  $375
 1/4 Page  $250
 Insert in Conference Bag
   - 1 piece provided by Sponsor & approved by MSSA  
 $1050

Questions? For more information or to discuss exhibitor, sponsor, or advertising opportunities please contact Beth Ringer, Director of Membership and Marketing, at MSSA at 651.789.4328 or  bringer@mnssa.org.