The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities’ Senior Leadership Conference fosters and strengthens organizational excellence among human services executives, directors, and managers. By sponsoring this conference, you will gain prominent exposure to the Alliance’s national network and can connect with more than 200 human services leaders. Use invaluable face time to develop relationships with key decision makers in the industry who are seeking high-quality, cost-saving, and innovative solutions.

Being an Alliance 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.

The following sponsorship opportunities are designed with your interests in mind. In addition, customized opportunities and annual partnership agreements that provide savings and preferred status are available. To learn more, contact the Alliance Development Department.

Conference Demographics

The Senior Leadership Conference draws executives, directors, and managers of nonprofit human services organizations, as well as philanthropic and corporate professionals in the social sector from across the nation.Recent Senior Leadership Conferences have welcomed approximately 250 attendees from 33 states, withfirst-time attendees being approximately 40 percent of the whole.

Attendee Roles: 30 percent chief executives, 25 percent executives, 25 percent directors, 10 percent managers,plus board directors, program staff, and other experts and leaders.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The following sponsorship opportunities are available first-come, first-served. To reserve your sponsorship or make inquiries, email the Alliance Development Department or call Margaret Thom, development manager, at 414-359-6601. Asterisk (*) indicates exclusive opportunity.

Presenting Sponsor*
Partner with the Alliance as our marquee sponsor. Your name and/or logo will be included in all conference communications and you may make brief remarks during the opening general session.

Welcome Reception and First-Time Attendee Reception*
Kick off the event by making new friends and creating community during these relaxed networking receptions on the first evening of the conference.

Rising Leaders Scholarships* - Sponsored by Bellevue University
Invest in a better future by supporting leadership development for our rising leaders. This sponsorship covers our scholarship program for the 2019 Senior Leadership Conference. In addition to attending the conference,chosen individuals receive mentoring and follow-up coaching.

General Sponsorship - Sponsored by Hillsides - others available
Show your support as a Friend of the Alliance.

Conference Program Sponsorships

Opening Keynote*
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.

Closing Keynote and Lunch*
Leave a lasting impression on attendees by sponsoring the conference finale and concluding session of inspiration and reflection.

Workshop Track*
Sponsor a track that alights with your expertise. Your logo is featured on the first slide of each workshop in the track. Each track includes approximately three to four workshops. Choose from:

  • Advancing Equity
  • Leadership Practices
  • Financial Health, Sustainability Strategies - Sponsored by Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley
  • Nonprofit Workforce Development Strategies
  • Strategy and Innovation Approaches

Opportunities for Further Connection

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

Solutions Showcase
The traditional exhibit hall gets a makeover with a speed networking format. This 90-minute workshop session consists of multiple short rounds to pitch your innovative solutions to small groups of attendees and answer questions.

Table Top Exhibit - Sponsored by 1st Choice Advisors, Brown & Brown of Lehigh Valley, DATIS, Mutual of America - others available
Connect with participants with a six-foot table-top exhibit in the high-traffic registration and break area. Staff your table during breaks and lunches on the first two days. Space is limited; large displays not permitted.

Focus Group- Sponsored by MindShare Technology Group
Hold your own custom focus group or small-group discussion during the conference. The Alliance will partner with you to identify and invite participants and provide meeting space with basic refreshments. Upgraded refreshments available at an additional cost.

Food and Drink Sponsorships

Refuel and recharge with lunch and conversation.

Mix & Mingle Happy Hour*
Meet with other attendees over a beverage or two after the first full day of the conference.

Take a special interest group out to dinner. You choose the interest—whether CFOs, human resources executives, fund development and marketing professionals, foreign food lovers, or something else. Dinner costs are the responsibility of the sponsor.

Breakfast- Sponsored by Pressley Ridge and Turning Points for Children - 1 available
Keep participants percolating with a healthy breakfast and cup of joe.

Break - Sponsored by Beyond Strategy Consulting and Improvement Assurance Group - others available
Make like a networking champ and capitalize on time between sessions.

Branded Swag and Technology Sponsorships

Your brand will remain front and center with these conference items and other opportunities personalized with your logo. Prices include production costs. Items may be co-branded with the Alliance logo. All artwork must be approved by the Alliance.

Conference App* - Sponsored by Mutual of America
Your logo featured on home screen of the conference mobile app.

Your logo featured on the conference slide template.

Wi-Fi* - Sponsored by FEI Behavioral Health
Your company name or acronym used as the Wi-Fi login password.

Your logo featured on this popular takeaway item.

Door Drop
Your one-page 8.5”x11” printed promotional piece delivered to each participant’s hotel room.

Sponsored Post in the Conference App
Share a brief post, including a custom image and link to your website, with attendees via the conference app.

Custom Sponsorships

The Alliance will work with your organization to find benefits that fit your goals and budget.


These sponsorship opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve your sponsorship or make inquiries, email the Alliance Development Department or call Margaret Thom, development manager, at414-359-6601.

All sponsorship materials are due by Jan. 18, 2019. This includes:

  • Signed sponsorship form
  • High-resolution version of your logo (EPS and PNG formats for all sponsors and Adobe Illustrator format for branded items)
  • Completed conference app form
  • Sponsored post information for the conference app (if applicable):
    • Copy for post (no more than 140 characters)
    • Image (580x256 pixels)
    • Display text and URL for call to action button

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 serve as an incubator for learning and innovation to generate new solutions to the toughest problems and aggregate the very best sector knowledge. 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 Development Department or call Margaret Thom, development manager, at 414-359-6601.