Sponsoring the 2018 Alliance National Conference is an effective way to increase your company’s visibility, credibility, and prestige among a national market of target customers. Being a business partner or sponsor provides you with opportunities to:

  • Interact with hundreds of leaders in search of solutions to improve their organizational stability and increase their community impact
  • Deepen current client relationships and meet promising new prospective customers
  • Learn about your customers’ current priorities and challenges
  • Educate industry professionals about your unique value proposition
  • Garner goodwill by supporting professional development

Being an Alliance for Strong Families and Communities sponsor or business partner positions your company as an industry leader and demonstrates your committed support for the organizations that build the health and well-being of children, families, and communities across the country. Maximize your marketing dollars by investing in this opportunity that engages your current and prospective customers while sharpening and inspiring your sales staff.  

About the Conference Participants

This conference draws approximately 450 human services chief executives, executives, directors, and managers representing all functional areas, as well as board directors, public sector leaders, foundation leaders, and related professionals. Staff from Alliance member and nonmember organizations attend, as do representatives from corporate partners, to stay current with industry trends and best practices, learn about new solutions, network, and recharge.  

Sponsorship Opportunities

Presenting Sponsor 
Partner with the Alliance as our marquee sponsor

Welcome Reception - Monday, Oct. 15
Kick off the conference by making new connections and reuniting old friends in a convivial setting

Awards - Reserved by Mutual of America
Recognize several of the Alliance’s most innovative, effective, and exemplary network organizations

Opening Keynote - Plenary session Monday, Oct. 15
Hit a key note by sponsoring the prominent national speaker who will set the tone for the conference, energizing participants for the learning and networking ahead

Snapshots - Plenary session Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Reserved by Hillside Family of Agencies
Come into focus during this series of TED Talk-style presentations, which often provide the conference’s most poignant, uplifting, and memorable moments

Closing Keynote - Plenary session Wednesday, Oct. 17
Go out with a bang by sponsoring the conference finale and concluding moment of inspiration and reflection

Networking Lunch - Two opportunities available
Refuel and recharge with lunch and conversation

Workshop Track - Multiple opportunities available - One reserved by Gary Community Investments, The Piton Foundation, Seneca Family of Agencies, Youth Villages
Sponsor or co-sponsor a track of workshops to show your support for a specific topic
Tracks include: Thriving and Vibrant Nonprofit Sector, Health and Well-Being, Educational Success, Economic Opportunity, Safety and Security, Colorado Innovation 

Enjoy the spotlight and keep things lively with local performers

Breakfast - Three opportunities available
Keep participants percolating with a nourishing breakfast and cup of joe

Study Tour - Multiple opportunities available - One reserved by Colorado Health Foundation
Take learning on the road with an interesting hands-on study tour

Break - Multiple opportunities available - One reserved by Child and Family Resources
Make like a networking champ and capitalize on time between sessions

General  - Multiple opportunities available - One reserved by United Health Care
Too many choices? This one is quick and easy

Friends of the Alliance ($500) - 
Multiple opportunities available
Extend a hand and show your support

Branded Giveaways

Keep your brand front and center by purchasing one of these conference items, which are personalized with your logo. Prices include production costs. All items will also include the Alliance logo. All artwork must be approved by the Alliance.

Conference App - Your logo featured on home screen of conference app  

Key Cards -  Your logo featured on hotel key cards - Reserved by FEI Behavioral Health

Reusable Bags - Your logo on shopping bags that fold to fit in pockets/purses - Reserved by Wayfinder Family Services

A/V - Your logo featured on the slide of each workshop presentation

Wi-Fi - Your company name or acronym used as the login password

Lanyards watermark -  Your logo featured on name badge lanyards - Reserved by Aramark

Pens - Your company name or logo on this popular takeaway item

Popsockets - 
Your company name or logo on this popular takeaway item

New & Improved Exhibits

Based on feedback from both vendors and conference attendees, and following national trends, the Alliance presents exhibit hall alternatives that offer more relaxed, interactive settings for building deeper engagement and better relationships. 

Solutions Showcase
Only a few spaces left! - One reserved by Annie E. Casey Foundation, MPOWR, Trillium Family Services

The traditional exhibit hall gets a makeover with a speed networking format—allowing you to showcase a product or service in a short pitch.

This 90-minute workshop session will consist of multiple short rounds to pitch your innovative solutions to small groups of attendees and lead them in discussions and question and answer sessions. 

Networking Open House
Limited opportunities - One reserved by Gary Community Investments, The Piton Foundation

Share your innovative solutions and marketing materials during a 45-minute break for all conference participants. You'll receive a small cocktail table for your signage and materials.

Table Top Exhibit
Only a few spaces left! - Reserved by  C.A.S.E./NTI, Council on Accreditation, The Village Network

Sign-up for a 6-foot table top exhibit in the high traffic registration and break area. Space is limited; large displays not permitted. The Hilton Denver City Center has the right to refuse display shipments.

Door Drop 
Slip under the door-not the radar - Multiple opportunities - Reserved by Pyramind
Your promotional piece delivered directly to each participant's hotel room.

Focus Group
Limited opportunities

Hold a focus group or small group discussion during the conference. The Alliance would partner with you to identify and invite participants, and provide meeting space with basic refreshments. Upgraded refreshments available at an additional cost.

Custom Sponsorship
Limited opportunities - Reserved by Annie E. Casey Foundation, Trillium Family Services, Youth Villages

All opportunities are first-come, first-served. 


Submission Requirements

Send the following to the Alliance Development Department:

  • Completed sponsor registration form
  • High-resolution version of your logo (prefer EPS and PNG formats); deadline is Sept. 14, 2018 to be included in onsite materials

Registration Fees

  • Alliance member early bird rate: $750
  • Alliance member regular rate: $900
  • Nonmember early bird rate: $900
  • Nonmember regular rate: $1,050

*Early bird rate ends Sept. 17

Location & Lodging

Hilton Denver City Center
1701 California St.
Denver, CO 80202

The Alliance has arranged a special room rate of $219 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable taxes. Reserve your room by Sept. 17, 2018. See the Location page of the conference website for reservation details.  

Year-Round Opportunities

The Alliance offers year-round opportunities to engage with the Alliance’s strategic action network. In addition to hosting numerous conferences and events throughout the year, the Alliance offers a Trusted Partners program, affiliate memberships, and more. Contact us via email or the online form below regarding opportunities to share success stories and breakthrough products with the industry.  

About the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities is a strategic action network of thousands of committed social sector leaders who through their excellence, distinction, and influence are working to achieve a healthy and equitable society. We aggregate the very best sector knowledge and serve as an incubator for learning and innovation to generate new solutions to the toughest problems. We accelerate change through dynamic leadership development and collective actions to ensure policies and systems provide equal access and opportunity for all people in our nation to reach their fullest potential through improvements in health and well-being, educational success, economic opportunity, and safety and security.

Contact Information

Customized sponsorship and business partnership opportunities are available. Contact the Alliance with your individual needs via email, the form below, or by calling  800-221-3726 ext. 6601.