Our Conference Sponsorship Levels

Platinum Sponsor: 


Gold Sponsor: 

Silver Sponsors: 

Bronze Sponsors: 












Sponsorship Opportunities:
NEW! Education Sponsorship $10,000 exclusive/ $6000 split for 2 companies

NEW! Deep Dive Workshop Sponsorship $6000 exclusive/ $3000 split for 2 companies
Sponsor the 6 Deep Dive Workshops being offered as Pre-conference education to attendees: Double Base Boot Camp, Suzuki's Every Child Can!©, It's All About the Bow, The Many Paths to Musical Wellness, Cultivating Creative Musicians, State Leadership Workshop (invite only)
 Benefits include:
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship recognition in exhibit booth
              -Recognition in pre-conference marketing materials distributed to over 10,000 string educators
              -Onsite recognition on badges 
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference website
              -Company name announced at Deep Dive Workshops
              -Sponsorship recognition in onsite brochure



NEW! Official ASTA Instrument Supplier (In Kind Sponsorship) SOLD
Be recognized as the official ASTA Instrument Supplier and provide the following instruments for the entire National Conference:
      2 Bass
      3 Cellos 
      with bows and protective cases
      *Instruments are needed from 8 am Friday, March 3 – 3:45pm Saturday, March 4, 2017. 
            Benefits include:
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship recognition in exhibit booth
              -Recognition in pre-conference marketing materials distributed to over 10,000 string educators
              -Onsite recognition on badges 
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference website
              -Company name announced at all ASTA Reading Sessions
              -Sponsorship recognition in onsite brochure


Music Industry Showcase $399 only 2 Left!
Showcases are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Full payment of showcase must accompany request. Showcases are not cancellable and once confirmed no refunds will be issued. Must be a Council member and exhibitor at the conference.

Conference Bag Insert $299

Inserts are reserved on a first come, first served basis. Full payment must accompany request.

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception $6,000 SOLD

Videotaping - select conference sessions $5,000

Official Conference Program $4,250 SOLD

Conference Tote Bags $3,750 plus cost of bags SOLD
(subject to ASTA approval—artwork for conference logo will be provided)
Help attendees stay “green” with a conference bag they can use at the meeting and beyond! Your bag will be handed out at registration to each attendee and will feature your company name and logo as well as the conference logo. 
            Benefits include:
              -Company name on tote bags provided to attendees at registration
              -Opportunity to include one promotional item in tote bag
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship Ribbons for badges
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference website

Opening Social/Reception (Wednesday) $3,000 SOLD
Friday Evening Reception Exhibit Hall $2,800 SOLD
Mobile App for Smart Phones $2,750 SOLD
Have your company logo in everyone's pocket by sponsoring the 2017 ASTA Conference App. Your company logo will be displayed prominently on the ASTA Conference app main screen, along with your company information. Making it easy for attendees to go straight to your website any time, any where. 
           Benefits include:
              -Company logo and information on Conference App home page
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship Ribbons for badges
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference website

Charging Stations $2,000/station

Registration Area/Webpage $2,300 SOLD
Make sure your company logo is the 1st partner ASTA attendees see as they enter the 2017 ASTA Conference in Pittsburgh. With this opportunity your company logo will be displayed on the ASTA registration booth itself.
Benefits Include:
              -Company logo on registration booth kick panels
              -Opportunity to provide ASTA with a welcome gift to give to all attendees at registration
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship Ribbons for badges
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference Registration page 


State Leader Luncheon $1,500

Hotel Key Cards - Westin Hotel $1,500 *key cards purchased separately SOLD
           -Company log/ design displayed on all attendee keycards staying in the Westin Hotel
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship Ribbons for badges
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference website


Hotel Key Cards - Omni William Penn $1,500 *key cards purchased separately SOLD
This sponsor has the opportunity to capture the attention of hte attendees each and every time they reach for their hotel room key. Benefits include:
              -Company log/ design displayed on all attendee keycards staying in the Omni Hotel
                 -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
                 -Sponsorship Ribbons for badges
                 -Listing with logo and link on Conference website


Lanyards
$3500 *plus cost of lanyards SOLD
(one opportunity available)
More than just a place to hang a badge, lanyards are now popular for busy professionals and students every day for carrying keys, small wallets, and more! You’ll help make connecting easy for attendees by providing the:
              -Company name on lanyards provided to attendees at registration
              -Sponsorship Recognition on conference signage
              -Sponsorship Ribbons for badges
              -Listing with logo and link on Conference website


Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall–3 available $900 Thursday SOLD Friday SOLD  Saturday SOLD
Jam Sessions $850 each or sponsor both (Friday and Saturday) for $1500
Opening Ceremonies (Keynote) $500 SOLD
Conference Directional Signs $500 SOLD
Elizabeth A.H. Green Award $750 
Artist-Teacher Award $750 SOLD

Master Class Session Sponsorship Opportunities:
Eclectic Styles         $1,000  SOLD
Chamber Music      $1,000
Bass                        $1,000 
Cello                       $1,000 
Harp                       $1,000
Violin                      $1,000 SOLD
Viola                       $1,000 SOLD


Conference Program Advertising

The following ad sizes are available for the 2017 National Conference program booklet. The following prices are for ASTA members. Non-members must add 30% to listed prices
Size                     Black/white           Color      
Full page                  $1,095             $1425
2/3 vertical               $895                $1165
1/2 vertical               $695                $905
1/2 horizontal          $695                $905
1/3 vertical               $595                $775
1/3 horizontal          $595                $775
1/4 vertical               $495                $645
Inside Front Cover    N/A                 $2,000 SOLD
Inside Back Cover     N/A                 $2,000 

Become a Sponsor

Interested in sponsoring the 2018 national conference? Details coming soon. Questions? Contact Susan Hoopes

ASTA continuously strives to provide all members with vital access to a variety of activities and programs. We are also pleased to offer additional marketing avenues to members by providing several high visibility opportunities to showcase your company through sponsorship of receptions, conference breaks, concerts and performances and other conference materials. Plus, if you are a sponsor of Platinum, Gold or Silver level you may select premium sponsors only exhibit spaces! See the floor plan for these designated booth selection. Promotion of the individual company sponsoring each event includes not only recognition at the time of the sponsored event, but on the ASTA website, in issues of the American String Teacher journal, news releases and the official
conference program. Promotion of your sponsorship begins as soon as the sponsorship is confirmed. All sponsors will also be recognized in one of the following categories based on total sponsorship dollars. Once confirmed, sponsorship cannot be cancelled. 
Exhibitor Prospectus
(Adobe PDF File)