Be part of the 2022 Annual Conference!

ACUI is pleased to offer the following opportunities to engage with and promote your brand to attendees during the 2022 Annual Conference at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.

To learn more about the ACUI Expo, sponsorships, or other advertising options, contact Heather Brown or corporate@acui.org.

Engagement Opportunities

Expo Booth

Through the Expo, you can reserve a 10' by 10' booth during designated ACUI Expo hours. Each booth purchase includes two corporate partner registrations (additional registrations are $895 each).

 
Priority
(through October 2)
Early
(October 3–December 15)
Regular
(December 16–March 4)
Member$2,499$2,999$3,499
Nonmember$3,499$3,999$4,499

 

Upgrade Options
  • Premium Corner Booth – $700
  • Premium Inline Booth – $400
  • Corner Booth – $600
  • Second Inline Exhibit Booth – $2,499
  • Third Inline Exhibit Booth – $2,499
Engagement Kiosk – Starting at $1,000

Connect with members outside of ACUI Expo hours. Only eight of these premium locations are available. Offers expanded hours Sunday, March 13 through Tuesday, March 15 in the foyer outside of the All-Conference Session ballroom.


Pricing
  • Member: $1,000
  • Nonmember: $1,500
Facility Design Awards – Starting at $675

Showoff your past building achievements while connecting with ACUI members to see how you can assist with future architecture projects.

Nominations for the 2022 Facility Design Awards are being accepted online through Tuesday, January 4, 2022. Winners will be notified before the Annual Conference and recognized during the conferences’ Architecture & Design Showcase. Nominations can be made here.

This will be an evening event with a cash bar. ACUI will do specified outreach to boost attendance, including incentivizing with a drink ticket.


Member Pricing
  • First Nomination – $675
  • Each Additional Nominations – $1,125
Nonmember Pricing
  • First Nomination – $1,450
  • Each Additional Nominations – $$1,400
Architecture and Design Showcase – Starting at $250

The showcase brings ACUI institutional and corporate members together to share about the latest innovations in college union facility design.

Participants will have easel and presentation space during this cash bar event that will also recognize the 2022 Facility Design Award winners.

Member Pricing
  • First Project Entry – $250
  • Additional Entries – $200
Nonmember Pricing
  • First Project Entry – $350
  • Additional Entries – $300
Focus Groups – Starting at $1,500

Host a one-hour focus group with ACUI members to get feedback you need. ACUI will support attendance by offering incentives.

ACUI will support in finding five or more attendees. Corporate partners will have the option to cater refreshments and can request specific members to request attend.


Member Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $1,500
  • Without Expo Booth – $2,490
Nonmember Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $2,000
  • Without Expo Booth – $3,250
All-Conference Commercials – Starting at $500

Be in the limelight by creating a 30-second commercial that will be shown during all-conference sessions.

Commercials will be played within 10 minutes of the start of the program, but no sooner than 5 minutes before the scripted program begins. Corporate partners responsible for production. Anything over 30 seconds will be cut off. Commercials will be shown both in person and virtually. A commercial package consists of one commercial shown at all four All-Conference Sessions.


Individual Commercial Member Pricing
  • With Expo Booth –$500
  • Without Expo Booth –$825

Commercial Package (4) Member Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $1,500
  • Without Expo Booth –$2,490
Individual Commercial Nonmember Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $750
  • Without Expo Booth – $1,000

Commercial Package (4) Nonmember Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $2,000
  • Without Expo Booth – $3,250
Mobile App Advertisement – Starting at $250

Have your logo prominently placed on mobile app; attendees will have your brand in front of them throughout the conference.

Corporate partner is responsible for design. Ads will be on a rotation.


Member Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $250
  • Without Expo Booth – $425
Nonember Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $350
  • Without Expo Booth – $750
Push Notification on Mobile App – Starting at $500

Get the message out to attendees that they should stop by your booth or attend your session through a push notification.

Choose date and time of send in coordination with other ACUI push notifications. Corporate partner responsible for content; ACUI reserves right to edit. Limited quantity available.


Member Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $500
  • Without Expo Booth – $600
Nonmember Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $600
  • Without Expo Booth – $700
Daily Newsletter Advertisement – Starting at $125

Have your logo featured in the conference daily newsletter, sent each morning of the event to all registered attendees.


Member Pricing - Per Day/Issue
  • With Expo Booth – $125
  • Without Expo Booth – $200
Nonmember Pricing – Per Day/Issue
  • With Expo Booth – $225
  • Without Expo Booth – $300
Educational Session Presenter – Starting at $2,500

Showcase your knowledge as a leader in the field by presenting an educational session at the Annual Conference.

Corporate partners can present alongside a campus member or independently (limited quantity available). All presenters must be registered for the conference. Two registrations are included with an ACUI Expo booth.


Member Pricing – Per Session, Campus Partner
  • With Expo Booth – $2,500
  • Without Expo Booth – $4,150

Member Pricing – Per Session, No Campus Partner
  • With Expo Booth – $5,000
  • Without Expo Booth – $8,300
Nonmember Pricing – Per Session, Campus Partner
  • With Expo Booth – $3,500
  • Without Expo Booth – $4,750

Nonember Pricing – Per Session, No Campus Partner
  • With Expo Booth – $6,500
  • Without Expo Booth – $9,500
Corporate Partner-Led Experiences – Starting at $2,500

Bring the ACUI community to you! This opportunity is for those with offices or facilities or as a service provider in Chicago area.

Corporate partner is responsible for all expenses; must be coordinated within ACUI's event schedule.


Member Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $2,500
  • Without Expo Booth – $4,150
Nonmember Pricing
  • With Expo Booth – $3,500
  • Without Expo Booth – $4,750

Sponsorship Opportunities

Diamond Sponsor – $25,000+

Choose from one of the following to sponsor:

  • Opening Banquet
  • Closing Banquet 
  • Entire Virtual Conference
  • Custom Recognition Package Options

All of the benefits of Platinum, plus:

  • Verbal recognition at the closing banquet
  • Reserved seating at the closing banquet
  • Opportunity to showcase a 90-second company video commercial during a full conference gathering (replaces Platinum benefit of 60-second video)

Platinum Sponsor – $20,000+

Choose from one of the following to sponsor:

  • ACUI Community Service Experience
  • Keynote/Panel Speaker
  • Custom Recognition Package Options

All of the benefits of Gold, plus:

  • Invitation to preconference ACUI Leadership Team reception
  • Opportunity to showcase a 60-second company video commercial during a full conference gathering (replaces Gold benefit of 30-second video)

Gold Sponsor – $15,000+

Choose from one of the following to sponsor:

  • Lunch
  • ACUI Expo Coffee Gift Card
  • Custom Recognition Package Options

All of the benefits of Silver, plus:

  • Reserved seating at All-Conference Sessions for up to five
  • Opportunity to showcase a 30-second company video commercial during a full conference gathering
  • Hyperlinked logo on the ACUI conference website 

Silver Sponsor – $10,000+

Choose from one of the following to sponsor:

  • Conference Internet
  • Virtual Attendee Engagement Opportunity
  • Hotel Key Cards
  • Lounge Furniture
  • SMPP/Mid-Level Managers Programs
  • I-LEAD® Program and Reunion

    All of the benefits of Bronze, plus:

    • Present one session with a campus professional
    • Acknowledgement in all conference materials

    Bronze Sponsor – $5,000+

    Choose from one of the following to sponsor:

    • Conference Lanyard
    • Conference Mask
    • Closed Captioning at all All-Conference Sessions
    • Career Center
    • FUNd Run/Walk/Roll
    • Architecture and Design Showcase

      All of the benefits of Crystal, plus:

      • Verbal recognition of sponsorship at a full conference gathering

      Crystal Sponsor – $2,500+

      Choose from one of the following to sponsor:

      • Charging Station
      • Newcomers Virtual Welcome  
      • Quiet Room
      • Evening Meal
      • Silent Auction
      • Past President’s Reception 
      • Tours
      • Sponsor-provided branded napkins at a reception

        Benefits included:

        • Priority for space assignment in the ACUI Expo
        • Use of ACUI sponsor logo in ads and communications