Sponsoring at ISA2022

ISA's Annual Convention is the ideal time to share your organization's name and promote your brand. Choose from our large selection of partnership opportunities and connect with scholars, educators, and practitioners in government, NGOs, and the business world that make up our 6,500+ attendees. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor at ISA's Annual Convention and promote your company and branding to a diverse attendee population in an environment filled with international scholars, educators, and practitioners.

 

Universal Sponsorship | Open Sponsorship (minimum $500) **SOLD OUT**

Are you interested in sponsoring but but unable to decide where or how? Consider a Universal Sponsorship. Sponsorship of this nature will be applied to the overall cost of the convention.

Convention Wi-Fi | $9,000 **SOLD OUT**
Exclusive Sponsorship

Wi-Fi access is critical for our attendees, especially with an international audience. Be the sole sponsor of the Convention-wide Wi-Fi at ISA! Your company's name and logo will be featured on signage throughout the venue and will be incorporated in the Wi-Fi Password!

Health & Safety Signage | $6,000 **New Opportunity**
Exclusive Sponsorship

At ISA2022 in Nashville, our goal is to maintain a healthy and safe environment for all of our attendees. You can be a huge part of the health and safety reminders by sponsoring signage for this specific purpose. You will be recognized on all Health & Safety Signage with your organization’s name and logo! Signage will be dispersed throughout the convention meeting space.

ISA Poster Gallery | $8,500 **SOLD OUT**
Exclusive Sponsorship

The ISA2022 Poster Gallery gives presenters the opportunity to share scholarly work, provide and receive feedback, and engage in valuable networking opportunities. Sponsoring the Poster Gallery provides sponsors with a chance to share their own marketing material and network with conference attendees.

Lanyard | $8,000 **SOLD OUT**
Exclusive Sponsorship

Lanyard and name badges are required for entrance to all convention events. Stand out by sponsoring our lanyards, which will be branded with your organization's name and logo.

Convention Mobile App | $8,000 **SOLD OUT**
Exclusive Sponsorship

Be the sole sponsor of the ISA Annual Convention Mobile App and have your company logo seen every time someone opens our app! This is a great way to get your company branding seen by our convention attendees.

Directional Signage | $5,000 **New Opportunity**
Exclusive Sponsorship

What better way to show your support than to help ISA attendees find their way! Directional Signage is a great way to get your name and logo in front of all convention attendees throughout the Gaylord Opryland property. With so much to explore, we want to make sure attendees can find their way to the convention meeting space and, of course, to the Exhibit Hall to visit our partners! Your support of this signage will help them do so in a quick and timely fashion!

Early Career Scholars Reception | $3,500
Exclusive Sponsorship

This reception brings together early career scholars (current students or those within 2 years of receiving their PhD) at the annual convention. The reception will provide an enormous opportunity for networking among scholars at the beginning of their careers.

Exhibit Booth Coffee Break | $3,500 each

Host a break at your booth! Exhibit Booth coffee breaks are served in the Exhibit Hall near your booth and provide a great networking and marketing opportunity to showcase your products. The coffee break serves up to 200 people and includes assorted pastries, as approved by ISA. Get 10% discount by sponsoring multiple breaks.

Early Career Scholar Lounge | $2,500 per day **FRIDAY IS SOLD OUT**

Early career scholars from all over the world are actively seeking publishing opportunities in the field of International Studies. The Early Career Scholar Lounge is a drop-in space for Early Career Scholars to prep, recharge, and meet peers. Have your printed material front and center with newer scholars in the field who are looking to network with you.

Headshot Lounge | $2,500 increments ($10,000 exclusive sponsorship)

The Headshot Lounge has always been a huge success, so we are hoping to bring it back to Nashville! Help support scholars to better represent themselves professionally! The Professional Headshot Lounge provides a place for attendees to get a professional headshot taken. A growing trend for students and scholars, this is becoming a popular service offered for attendees. A professional headshot is instrumental in the digital age. Exclusive Sponsor receives naming rights.

Tranquility Room | $1,500 per day **New Opportunity**

As a sponsor of The Tranquility Room, your generous support will provide a peaceful, quiet space for our attendees as a retreat from the convention hustle and bustle - a space to take a few minutes to unwind, pray, relax or refocus before moving on to the next meeting.

Exhibit Hall Networking Tables | $1,000 (per table/day)  **New Opportunity**

We know our attendees have missed the ability to network throughout the pandemic. Sponsor's name and logo featured at our Networking tables, which will be located in the exhibit hall.

Backyard Games!! | $500 increments ($8,000 exclusive sponsorship)

Backyard Games was a big hit with our attendees during our Toronto Convention in 2019 and we are excited to be able to offer it once again. Backyard Games, located in the exhibit hall, is an area dedicated to relaxing. Play a game, do a puzzle, or just chat with colleagues that you haven't seen in a while. Backyard games and seating will be available while the exhibit hall is open. This is a great space to showcase materials and place to have your organization visible to attendees, as we will provide a place for you to showcase materials as the sponsor of this new fun and bright area! Exclusive Sponsor receives naming rights.

Author Spotlight | $750 per session **New Opportunity**

Do you have an author that you'd like to spotlight? This year ISA is providing a space in the exhibit hall for you to do just that! We will provide the space - you provide the author and content. Great opportunity to promote your author and network with attendees. Each Author Spotlight Session is 90 minutes and includes an LCD package (projector, screen, and laptop).

First-Timers Meet & Greet | $500 increments ($5,000 exclusive sponsorship)

First-time attendees are invited to attend this morning meet and greet where we will have coffee with muffins and pastries available. This is a great way for attendees to meet other first-timers and begin to network with colleagues at their first ISA Annual Convention! ISA staff will be available to answer questions. Exclusive Sponsor receives naming rights.

Nursing Parents Room | $500 increments ($3,000 exclusive sponsorship) **SOLD OUT**

The Nursing Parent Room provides a comfortable and private place for parents to nurse, pump, and store milk daily at the convention. Sponsoring this space will show that your organization supports and encourages nursing parents to participate at ISA comfortably! Sponsor the Nursing Parent Room in increments of $500 to show your support for the working parents at ISA. Exclusive Sponsor receives naming rights.

KiddieCorp Child Care | $500 increments ($14,000 exclusive sponsorship)

On-site child care is provided by KiddieCorp for the ISA members at the Convention. Your sponsorship helps to make child care more affordable for attendees.

Many of ISA’s Sections, Regions, and Caucuses host events at the ISA Convention. These events, once confirmed, will be available for open sponsorship. If you would like more information regarding sponsorship of these events, please contact us.

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Sponsorship Tiers

In appreciation for the support that our sponsors provide, ISA recognizes their contributions widely throughout the convention. All sponsors, regardless of their contribution, will be recognized on sponsored event signage and website. For our tier level sponsors, many additional benefits are available.

For a detailed breakdown of each sponsorship tier, click to expand each tier level below.

 

 

  Top
$15,000+
Premier Platinum
$10,000+
Platinum
$8,000+
Gold
$5,000+
Silver
$3,000+
Bronze
$1,000+
Company Logo on Convention Signage
YES - - - - -
Email Blast
YES - - - - -
Premium Recognition Placement
YES YES - - - -
Room Nights
3 3 - - - -
Second Booth
YES YES 50% - - -
Preferred Booth Placement
YES YES YES Upon Availability - -
Logo on Exhibit Hall Entrance
YES YES YES - - -
Recognition in Attendee Emails
YES YES YES - - -
Full Convention Registration
3 2 1 - - -
Complimentary Exhibitor Registration
4 3 2 2 1 -
ISA Website Banner Ad
4 4 3 2 1 1
March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad
YES YES YES YES YES YES
Social Media Blasts
5 4 3 2 1 1
Recognition on Sponsor Board
YES YES YES YES YES YES
ISA Website Recognition
YES YES YES YES YES YES
Mailing List Rentals
5 4 3 2 1 1

 

 
• Organization's logo on the Convention signage throughout the venue recognizing your sponsorship.
• One (1) Email Blast sent to registered Convention attendees 1 month before the Convention.
• Premium Placement of Top Sponsor recognition throughout our offerings - on signage, website, Exhibit Hall, and more!
• Up to Three (3) complimentary hotel room nights at one of the ISA convention hotels.
• One (1) complimentary exhibit booth (with purchase of 1 full price booth - limit of 1 per organization).
• Preferred booth placement for exhibitors.
• Organization’s logo on Exhibit Hall Entrance treatment.
• Recognition in Convention Emails: Top Sponsor recognition in informational emails sent to registered attendees leading up to the Convention including Welcome Email and Daily Emails.
• Three (3) Full Convention Registrations which include access to all panels (may be used by paper presenters). Organizations must agree to ISA's Convention Code of Conduct.
• Four (4) complimentary Exhibitor Registrations (this benefit does not apply to paper presenters).
• Four (4) ISA Website Banner Ads: Organization's banner advertisement will rotate on all Convention pages on ISA's website throughout the Convention cycle.
• One (1) March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will be included in the last monthly newsletter before the Convention begins. Newsletters are sent to all ISA members.
• Six (5) Social Media Blasts: Postings on ISA's social media channels before, during, and after the Convention. This will include a combination of ISA mentions and Organization provided content (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
• Organization’s logo on the Convention Sponsor Board.
• ISA Website Recognition - Top Sponsor recognition on ISA’s Sponsor web page & Exhibitor web page which includes organization’s name and logo with URL and organization’s “About Us” (100-character limit).
• Five (5) Mailing List Rentals: Choose from available Section and Caucus mailing lists.

 
• Premium Placement of Top Sponsor recognition throughout our offerings - on signage, website, Exhibit Hall, and more!
• Up to Three (3) complimentary hotel room nights at one of the ISA Convention hotels.
• One (1) complimentary exhibit booth (with purchase of 1 full price booth - limit of 1 per organization).
• Preferred booth placement for exhibitors.
• Organization’s logo on Exhibit Hall Entrance treatment.
• Recognition in Convention Emails: Top Sponsor recognition in informational emails sent to registered attendees leading up to the Convention including Welcome Email and Daily Emails.
• Two (2) Full Convention Registrations which include access to all panels (may be used by paper presenters). Organizations must agree to ISA's Convention Code of Conduct.
• Three (3) complimentary Exhibitor Registrations (this benefit does not apply to paper presenters).
• Four (4) ISA Website Banner Ads: Organization's banner advertisement will rotate on all Convention pages on ISA's website throughout the convention cycle.
• One (1) March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will be included in the last monthly newsletter before the Convention begins. Newsletters are sent to all ISA members.
• Four (4) Social Media Blasts: Postings on ISA's social media channels before, during, and after the Convention. This will include a combination of ISA mentions and Organization provided content (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
• Organization’s logo on the Convention Sponsor Board.
• ISA Website Recognition - Top Sponsor recognition on ISA’s Sponsor web page & Exhibitor web page which includes organization’s name and logo with URL and organization’s “About Us” (100-character limit).
• Four (4) Mailing List Rentals: Choose from available Section and Caucus mailing lists.

 
• One (1) complimentary exhibit booth exhibit booth at 50% (with purchase of 1 full price booth - limit of 1 per organization).
• Preferred booth placement for exhibitors.
• Organization’s logo on Exhibit Hall Entrance treatment.
• Recognition in Convention Emails: Top Sponsor recognition in informational emails sent to registered attendees leading up to the Convention including Welcome Email and Daily Emails.
• One (1) Full Convention Registrations which include access to all panels (may be used by paper presenters). Organizations must agree to ISA's Convention Code of Conduct.
• Two (2) complimentary Exhibitor Registrations (this benefit does not apply to paper presenters).
• Three (3) ISA Website Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will rotate on all Convention pages on ISA's website throughout the convention cycle.
• One (1) March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will be included in the last monthly newsletter before the Convention begins. Newsletters are sent to all ISA members.
• Three (3) Social Media Blasts: Postings on ISA's social media channels before, during, and after the Convention. This will include a combination of ISA mentions and Organization provided content (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
• Organization’s logo on the Convention Sponsor Board.
• ISA Website Recognition - Top Sponsor recognition on ISA’s Sponsor web page & Exhibitor web page which includes organization’s name and logo with URL and organization’s “About Us” (100-character limit).
• Three (3) Mailing List Rentals: Choose from available Section and Caucus mailing lists.

 
• Preferred booth placement for exhibitors (Upon Availability).
• Two (2) complimentary Exhibitor Registrations (this benefit does not apply to paper presenters).
• Two (2) ISA Website Banner Ads: Organization's banner advertisement will rotate on all Convention pages on ISA's website throughout the convention cycle.
• One (1) March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will be included in the last monthly newsletter before the Convention begins. Newsletters are sent to all ISA members.
• Two (2) Social Media Blasts: Postings on ISA's social media channels before, during, and after the Convention. This will include a combination of ISA mentions and Organization provided content (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
• Organization’s logo on the Convention Sponsor Board.
• ISA Website Recognition - Top Sponsor recognition on ISA’s Sponsor web page & Exhibitor web page which includes organization’s name and logo with URL and organization’s “About Us” (100-character limit).
• Two (2) Mailing List Rentals: Choose from available Section and Caucus mailing lists.

 
• One (1) complimentary Exhibitor Registrations (this benefit does not apply to paper presenters).
• One (1) ISA Website Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will rotate on all Convention pages on ISA's website throughout the convention cycle.
• One (1) March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will be included in the last monthly newsletter before the Convention begins. Newsletters are sent to all ISA members.
• One (1) Social Media Blasts: Postings on ISA's social media channels before, during, and after the Convention. This will include a combination of ISA mentions and Organization provided content (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
• Organization’s logo on the Convention Sponsor Board.
• ISA Website Recognition - Top Sponsor recognition on ISA’s Sponsor web page & Exhibitor web page which includes organization’s name and logo with URL and organization’s “About Us” (100-character limit).
• One (1) Mailing List Rentals: Choose from available Section and Caucus mailing lists.

 
• One (1) ISA Website Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will rotate on all Convention pages on ISA's website throughout the convention cycle.
• One (1) March 2022 Newsletter Banner Ad: Organization's banner advertisement will be included in the last monthly newsletter before the Convention begins. Newsletters are sent to all ISA members.
• One (1) Social Media Blasts: Postings on ISA's social media channels before, during, and after the Convention. This will include a combination of ISA mentions and Organization provided content (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram).
• Organization’s logo on the Convention Sponsor Board.
• ISA Website Recognition - Top Sponsor recognition on ISA’s Sponsor web page & Exhibitor web page which includes organization’s name and logo with URL and organization’s “About Us” (100-character limit).
• One (1) Mailing List Rentals: Choose from available Section and Caucus mailing lists.

Contact us

Are you looking for something beyond our listed opportunities?

Our Exhibits and Sponsorship Manager, Tara Guilleaume, can answer any questions you might have and is happy to work with you to tailor a partnership opportunity that meets your organization's needs!

Email Tara