GOVIT Leadership Summit & Symposium Logo

November 19-21, 2024
JW Marriott Mall of America, Bloomington, MN

2024 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Why Sponsor the 2024 Symposium?

Welcome to the forefront of the evolving public sector market, where groundbreaking advancements in information technology are shaping the future today. Your organization plays a crucial role in driving these transformative changes, enabling improvements that benefit society as a whole. The 2024 GOVIT Leadership Summit & Symposium presents a unique opportunity for your business to gain a competitive edge. Join us as we bring together government IT leaders, innovators, and visionaries to share valuable information, provide key insights, and create meaningful opportunities that will position you for success.

To further discuss the best opportunity for you, contact Christopher Kohn at ckohn@fusionlp.org.

SYMPOSIUM SPONSOR PROFILE

The GOVIT Symposium sponsors and exhibitors represent various markets within the information technology and digital markets.

Products and Services Represented Include:

  • Digital
  • Transformation/Integration
  • Software & Services
  • Audio/Visual Communication
  • Solutions
  • Network/Infrastructure Products & Solutions
  • Citizen Engagement
  • IT Consultation & Support
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Data and Analytics
  • Cloud and Hosting Solutions
  • Data/Document Management
  • Cyber Security Systems & Integration

SYMPOSIUM ATTENDEE PROFILE

The 2024 GOVIT Symposium hosts government leaders and professionals from across the greater Midwest — including city, county, state and regional agencies, as well as state college and university offices.

Attendee Position Titles Include:

  • Data and system analysts
  • CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CBTOs
  • Procurement
  • Accessibility & Equity Management
  • Technology & Digital Specialists
  • IT Directors & Managers
  • Network Administrators
  • AI/Analytics specialists
  • Information Security analysts
  • Software/systems development and engineers
  • Quality Assurance
  • Web Applications Developers

Attendees by Sector:

  • State
  • County
  • City
  • Regional
  • Federal
  • Educational
  • Non-profits

2024 DELIVERABLES

As technology partners, we know you’ll appreciate that we’re using innovation and technology to continue to convene and connect people in meaningful ways!

We’ve taken the time to curate innovative benefits which will bring more visibility, engagement opportunities, and overall value for your investment.

Check out the deliverables below.

TECH LEADER - $20,000 (1 Available)
Take a leadership role and and position your company as the exclusive GOVIT Leadership Summit & Symposium Tech Leader sponsor with the highest level of premium speaking, direct engagement, and visibility opportunities.

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Leadership Summit mainstage – your company’s exclusive participation on a panel discussion with SLED IT leaders
  • Host /facilitate 1 roundtable session at the Leadership Summit on topic of your choice
  • (2) Sessions at the Symposium with a speaker and topic of your choice
  • (1) Post-event webinar with speaker and topic of choice

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Speed networking sessions with VIP SLED IT officials
  • (6) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • Ticketed VIP breakfast
    • Opportunity to host a special reception – Wednesday
    • Exclusive promotion of your company logo on screens before plenary
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Exclusive promotion of your company onsite (main entrance doors, mainstage screen, projected signage) all pre-event marketing, and mobile app as the Tech Leader Sponsor for the Summit and Symposium (linked Logo)
  • (2) Pre-event e-blasts to Summit registration list promoting your roundtable session
  • (2) Videos showcasing your speaker’s sessions at the Symposium on event website and pre-event e-blasts
  • Recognition on event social media (2 prior to event/2 during the event)
  • Year-long recognition on Summit & Symposium website and GOVIT Hub 365 as the 2024 Summit & Symposium Tech Leader Sponsor with linked logo to your website

OPPORTUNITY TO ADD ON TABLE-TOP DISPLAY – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE

KEYNOTE SPONSOR - $15,000 (2 Available)
Exclusive sponsorship of one of two all-audience opening sessions.

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • 5 minute mainstage showcase prior to Symposium keynote sessions
  • Host/facilitate 1 roundtable session at the Leadership Summit on topic of your choice
  • (1) Session at the Symposium with a speaker and topic of your choice
  • (1) Post-event webinar

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Speed networking sessions with VIP SLED IT officials
  • (4) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • Ticketed VIP breakfast
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Exclusive promotion of your company onsite (main entrance doors, mainstage screen, projected signage) all pre-event marketing, and mobile app as the Tech Leader Sponsor for the Summit and Symposium (linked Logo)
  • (2) Pre-event e-blasts to Summit registration list promoting your roundtable session
  • (2) Videos showcasing your speaker’s sessions at the Symposium on event website and pre-event e-blasts
  • Recognition on event social media (2 prior to event/2 during the event)
  • Year-long recognition on Summit & Symposium website and GOVIT Hub 365 as the 2024 Summit & Symposium Tech Leader Sponsor with linked logo to your website

OPPORTUNITY TO ADD ON TABLE-TOP DISPLAY – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE

FIRESIDE CHAT - $12,000 (2 available)
Opportunity to host an informal discussion in the ballroom. Open to all attendees!

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Host a 30 minute Fireside Chat (discussion) in the ballroom on a topic of your choice. This is a great opportunity to invite a customer to discuss a solution you partnered on!
  • Host/facilitate 1 roundtable session at Summit
  • (1) Post-event webinar

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Speed networking sessions with VIP SLED IT officials
  • (4) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • Ticketed VIP breakfast
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Promotion of your company onsite (mainstage screen, projected signage) on the event website, all pre-event marketing, and mobile app as a Fireside Chat Sponsor for the Summit and Symposium (linked Logo)
  • (2) Pre-event e-blasts to Summit registration list promoting your roundtable session
  • (2) Pre-event e-blasts promoting your Fireside Chat at the Symposium
  • Recognition on event social media (2 prior to event/2 during the event)
  • Up to 6-months of recognition on Symposium & Summit website and GOVIT Hub 365 as the 2024 Summit & Symposium Fireside Chat Sponsor with linked logo to your website

OPPORTUNITY TO ADD ON TABLE-TOP DISPLAY – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE

WI-FI SPONSORSHIP - $12,000 (1 available)
Exclusive opportunity with your company’s linked logo seen by all attendees when accessing the event Wi-Fi

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • (1) Session at Symposium with a speaker and topic of your choice/li>

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Speed networking sessions with VIP SLED IT officials
  • (4) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • Ticketed VIP breakfast
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Exclusive promotion as the “wi-fi sponsor” with your company’s name and linked logo/page seen by all attendees when they log-in
  • Promotion of your company onsite, all pre-event marketing, and mobile app as a wi-fi sponsor for the Symposium (linked Logo)
  • (2) Pre-event e-blasts promoting your Session at the Symposium
  • Recognition on event social media (1 prior to event/1 during the event)
  • Up to 6-months of recognition on Summit & Symposium website and GOVIT Hub 365 as the 2024 Symposium Wi-Fi Sponsor with linked logo to your website

OPPORTUNITY TO ADD ON TABLE-TOP DISPLAY – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE

SESSION SPONSOR - $8,000 (9 available)
Your company provides a 45-minute session on a topic of your expertise!

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • (1) Session at Symposium with a speaker and topic of your choice

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Speed networking sessions with VIP SLED IT officials
  • (4) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Promotion of your company onsite, all pre-event marketing, and mobile app as a Session Sponsor for the Symposium (linked Logo)
  • (2) Pre-event e-blasts promoting your Session at the Symposium
  • Recognition on event social media (1 prior to event/1 during the event)
  • Up to 6-months of recognition on Summit & Symposium website and GOVIT Hub 365 as the 2024 Symposium
    Session Sponsor with linked logo to your website

OPPORTUNITY TO ADD ON TABLE-TOP DISPLAY – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE

AWARD SPONSOR - $6,000 (1 available)
Position your company as the exclusive sponsor for the awards program that recognizes the best of Minnesota’s SLED IT projects and employees, including website and award nomination promotions, and visibility and engagement at an (all audience) awards ceremony over lunch!

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • 5 minute mainstage showcase prior to awards program

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Speed networking sessions with VIP SLED IT officials
  • (2) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Promotion of your company onsite, all pre-event marketing, and mobile app as a Awards Sponsor for the Symposium (linked Logo
  • Recognition on event social media (1 prior to event/1 during the event) as the Awards Sponsor
  • Up to 6-months of recognition on Summit & Symposium website and GOVIT Hub 365 as the 2024 Symposium Awards Sponsor with linked logo to your website

OPPORTUNITY TO ADD ON TABLE-TOP DISPLAY – NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE

GOLD SPONSOR - $5,000 (10 available)
Your brand seen by all attendees with these high-visibility opportunities!

Exclusive branding rights for: Wednesday lunch; Thursday lunch; Wednesday breaks; Thursday breaks; Wednesday Happy Hour; Mobile App; charging stations; lanyards; floor decals

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Promotion of your company onsite, all pre-event marketing, and mobile app
  • Up to 6-months of recognition on Summit & Symposium website and GOVIT Hub 365 as a 2024 Symposium Gold Sponsor
SILVER SPONSOR - $3,500 (8 available)
Your branded item handed to all attendees at registration!

Option to bring (at sponsor expense): your company’s brand on: pens, notepads, napkins, coasters, coffee sleeves, water bottles, stress balls, hand sanitizer, or sponsor’s choice of item handed to attendees at registration

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (2) Complimentary passes with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Promotion of your company on event mobile app
  • Sponsor’s choice of onsite items listed above
BRONZE SPONSOR - $2,000 (17 available)
Opportunity to gain valuable insights and engage with all attendees!

DIRECT ENGAGEMENT:

  • (1) Complimentary pass with access to:
    • Summit/Symposium welcome reception
    • All Summit sessions & meals
    • All Symposium sessions & meals
    • Attendee opt-in list

VISIBILITY BENEFITS:

  • Promotion of your company on event mobile app
Pop-Up Exhibit Table
$250 Add-on for Sponsors
$500 Ala Carte for Non-Sponsors

The 6 feet, skirted tables located in high-traffic areas during the Symposium are a convenient and inexpensive way to increase your visibility and share information and resources with attendees.

(Does NOT include ticket to Symposium – ticket(s) must be purchased separately)
Pop-up exhibit during Symposium only

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Listing in mobile app only
  • Opt-in attendee list

Register now to secure the sponsorship that brings you the high-visibility and the engagement you need.

About Fusion Learning Partners

From learning opportunities and events to organizational development and collaborative initiatives, Fusion exists to strengthen and transform the communities where we work, live, and thrive.

Because Innovation Begins with Learning.

2024 Steering Committee

  • Jay Wyant, Minnesota IT Services
  • Melissa Reeder, League of Minnesota Cities
  • Sue Wallace, Quantico Consulting
  • Amy Middendorf, Morrison County
  • Adam Larson, Washington County
  • John Gamades, OrangeBall Creative
  • Amy Kretsch-Ward, Fortinet
  • Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
  • Dave Andrews, Minnesota State Services for the Blind
  • Jim Hall, Hallmentum
  • Lisa Meredith, Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative
  • Derek Engelking, City of Saint Paul
  • Tia Kropf Beringer, State of Wisconsin
  • Tim Herman, Online Business Systems and Minnesota Infraguard
  • Chetan Ganatra, Ramsey County
  • Patty Hartwig, LOGIS
  • Rebecca Dennis, Minnesota State Colleagues and Universities
  • Matt Bailey, IBM
  • Sarah Mixdorf, Google