CBIE 2018 is the meeting place for international education professionals from across Canada and around the world.

850
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Participants
70
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sessions
40
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countries
35
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exhibitors

Why Sponsor

  • The CBIE Annual Conference is Canada’s International Education Conference and THE meeting place for international educators and decision-makers from across Canada and around the world.
  • Expose your brand and showcase your services to those who matter in international education.
  • Build new contacts and develop new partnerships.
  • Drive increased traffic to your exhibit space.
  • Get the most recent intelligence, trends and developments in international education.
  • Expand your knowledge of the sector.
  • Grow your business.

Who Will Be There

  • Over 850 delegates from over 30 countries.
  • Presidents, vice-presidents and directors of international offices from schools, colleges, institutes and universities.
  • Student advisors, researchers and faculty, ESL/FSL language instructors, recruitment and marketing professionals, and other international education practitioners.
  • Canadian and foreign government officials.
  • Private sector representatives.

PACKAGES

Sponsor packages include a combination of Conference passes, exhibit booths, event sponsorship, promotional opportunities, and brand visibility. See what package best meets your needs for getting your company recognized at CBIE 2018.

PREMIER SPONSOR (EXCLUSIVE)

$35,000

As the Premier Sponsor, receive the highest level of exposure at CBIE 2018. This year, it includes sponsorship of the Opening Reception, the opportunity to connect with delegates in your own private boardroom, and a lunch video opportunity.
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  • Five (5) regular Conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • One large (16’ x 8’) exhibit space (premium location).
  • Private boardroom that is connected to your exhibit space for duration of conference.
  • Sponsorship of the Opening Reception on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Canadian Museum of History.
  • Custom email by CBIE announcing sponsorship, sent to Conference delegates 4 weeks prior to the Conference.
  • NEW! Opportunity to host an information webinar on a topic of interest to the international education community (to be approved by CBIE).
  • A two (2) minute video played at the Monday lunch (video to be approved by CBIE).
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Opening Reception includes:

  • One (1) push notification welcome message from sponsor sent to delegates via CBIE’s Conference App the day of the reception.
  • Sponsorship acknowledged in the opening remarks of the reception.
  • Sponsor-branded cocktail napkins on tables throughout the venue.
  • A signature drink promoted at the bar, with the name of your choice (approved by CBIE).
  • Opportunity to hand out branded swag item to delegates at the reception (provided by sponsor).
  • Signs with your logo at the entrance to the reception hall, provided by CBIE.
  • Your logo next to the Opening Reception in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.

Other sponsorship benefits:

  • Announcement of sponsorship in opening remarks at the Conference.
  • One (1) rotating banner ad on Conference App (design provided by sponsor).
  • NEW! Sponsor profile (100 words) on Conference registration webpage during the month of September.
  • NEW! Logo on footer of Conference e-newsletters (starting in July 2018).
  • NEW! One (1) ad in Conference e-newsletter (linked to your website).
  • NEW! Sponsor profile featured in one (1) Conference e-newsletter.
  • A table reserved exclusively for your company and guests in the main ballroom for plenary sessions and lunches.
  • Dedicated slide thanking sponsor rotating on screens in main ballroom.
  • Announcement of sponsorship through CBIE’s social media channels.
  • Recognition as a sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company) shared 2 weeks prior to the Conference.

DIAMOND PACKAGE

$20,000

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  • Four (4) regular Conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • One (1) exhibit space (premium location).
  • NEW! Opportunity to host an information webinar on a topic of interest to the international education community (to be approved by CBIE).
  • NEW! Opportunity to sponsor either the First-time Attendee Reception, RISIA Alumni Reception, or Awards Luncheon.
  • NEW! One (1) rotating banner ad on Conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • NEW! Sponsor profile (50 words) on Conference registration webpage for two weeks (July – November).
  • NEW! Two (2) ads in Conference e-newsletter (linked to your website).
  • NEW! Sponsor profile featured in one (1) Conference e-newsletter.
  • Slide thanking sponsor rotating on screens in main ballroom.
  • Announcement of sponsorship through CBIE’s social media channels.
  • Recognition as a sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company) shared 2 weeks prior to the Conference.

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GOLD PACKAGE

$10,000

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  • Three (3) regular Conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • One (1) exhibit space (premium location).
  • NEW! Sponsorship of one (1) networking break or breakfast.
  • NEW! One (1) rotating banner ad on Conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • NEW! Sponsor profile (50 words) on Conference registration webpage for one week (July – November).
  • NEW! One (1) ad in Conference e-newsletter (linked to your website).
  • Slide thanking sponsor rotating on screens in main ballroom.
  • Announcement of sponsorship through CBIE’s social media channels.
  • Recognition as a sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company) shared 2 weeks prior to the Conference.

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SILVER PACKAGE

$6,000

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  • Two (2) regular Conference passes (with Gala tickets).
  • One (1) exhibit space.
  • NEW! One (1) ad in Conference e-newsletter (linked to your website).
  • Slide thanking sponsor rotating on screens in main ballroom.
  • Recognition as a sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company) shared 2 weeks prior to the Conference.

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EVENTS

Leaders in international education from across Canada and around the world will be in Ottawa November 18-21, 2018 attending CBIE 2018. Sponsor an event and highlight your organization as an innovator in the field.

First-time Attendees Reception

Sunday, November 18

$3,500

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Every year, CBIE welcomes over 100 first-time attendees to the Annual Conference. Whether new professionals to the field or new to the CBIE Conference, this reception offers a friendly environment for new conference participants to meet with one another before the Opening Reception. What better way to get your brand and message in front of a new and engaged audience?

  • Sponsor logo on screen at beginning of reception.
  • Sponsor logo on poster sign at entrance to the reception.
  • Opportunity to attend the reception and meet with new conference participants.
  • Opportunity for sponsor branded promotional material/swag (provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Recognition as Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Opening Keynote  SOLD

Monday, November 19

$10,000

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Get noticed in 2018! There is no better way to increase your company’s profile than by associating your name with one of the amazing keynote speakers we are featuring at CBIE 2018.

  • One (1) regular Conference pass (with Gala ticket)
  • Your logo exclusively on main ballroom screens prior to the plenary announcing you as the keynote sponsor.
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement in remarks introducing the speaker.
  • Sponsorship acknowledgement and logo placement in any e-blasts and social media promotion to CBIE’s membership about the Opening Keynote.
  • Option for exclusive branding — flyer or corporate gift on every table or on every chair during the plenary (provided by sponsor).
  • Your logo next to the Opening Keynote in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the conference.

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RISIA Alumni Reception

For Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors

Monday, November 19

$3,500

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This reception invites over 100 alumni of CBIE’s International Students and Immigration Education Program who are working in the field of international student immigration advising to meet with their colleagues from institutions across Canada. With immigration being a keystone topic in international education, this receptions offers you a way to showcase your brand to those working closest with students.

  • Sponsor logo on screen at beginning of reception.
  • Sponsor logo on poster sign at entrance to the reception.
  • Opportunity to attend the reception and meet with student immigration advisors.
  • Opportunity for sponsor branded promotional material/swag (provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Recognition as Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the conference.

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CBIE Awards Luncheon

Tuesday, November 20

$6,000

Be the lead sponsor to celebrate and recognize the amazing work being done in the field of international education.
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  • One (1) regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Reserved seating in the main ballroom for the luncheon.
  • Your logo exclusively on main ballroom screens prior to the start of the luncheon.
  • Your sponsorship acknowledged during the luncheon remarks.
  • Option for exclusive branding – flyer or corporate gift on every table or on every chair during the luncheon (provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsor representative to announce seat prize (Optional and gift provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

Open Forum Session – NEW!

Tuesday, November 20

(3 OPPORTUNITIES)

$4,000

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Put your name next to this year’s new and exciting open forum sessions. These 2-hour thematic sessions will be engaging, interactive and thought-provoking – a twist to the regular Conference schedule.

  • Your logo on the soft microphone box that will literally be tossed around the room from delegate to delegate, putting your logo directly in their hands.
  • A sign with your logo at the entrance to the session room and onscreen at the beginning of the session.
  • Option for exclusive branding – flyer or corporate gift on every table or on every chair during the session (provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Gala Evening

Tuesday, November 20

$10,000

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CBIE’s traditional gala evening is back by popular demand! Dressed in their finest, conference participants will enjoy an evening of socializing, dinner, and dance. Showcase your company at one of the Conference’s biggest evenings!

  • One (1) regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Five (5) additional gala evening tickets.
  • Your sponsorship acknowledged in the opening remarks of the evening.
  • Your logo on a rolling screen in main ballroom throughout the evening.
  • Option for exclusive branding – flyer or corporate gift on every chair during the Gala (provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsor representative to announce seat prize (Optional and gift provided by sponsor).
  • A sign with your logo at the entrance to the ballroom.
  • Reserved seating in the main ballroom for the Gala.
  • Sponsor profile on Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Pre-Conference Workshop

(5 4 OPPORTUNITIES)

$3,000

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  • Brochures on workshop tables (brochures provided by sponsor).
  • Recognition of sponsorship on CBIE’s website (on workshop page), on the Conference app beside the sponsored workshop, on signage outside the workshop session room.
  • Logo on two (2) emails sent by CBIE to participants – one prior to and one after the workshop.
  • Recognition of sponsorship on cover and closing PowerPoint slides of the workshop.
  • Recognition of sponsorship by the chair of the workshop at the beginning of the workshop.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Closing Keynote

Wednesday, November 21

$7,500

Be the lasting impression of CBIE 2018 by associating your company with this year’s closing keynote.
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  • One (1) regular Conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Your logo exclusively on main ballroom screens prior to and at the end of the plenary announcing you as the keynote sponsor.
  • Your sponsorship acknowledged in remarks introducing the speaker.
  • Option for exclusive branding — flyer or corporate gift on every table or on every chair during the plenary (provided by sponsor).
  • Your logo next to the keynote description on the Conference app and website.
  • Sponsor profile on the Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

ITEMS

Put your brand in the hands of over 850 delegates at CBIE 2018!

Conference App

$10,000

The Conference app is the central hub for delegates to connect, build their schedule, stay up to date on conference events, and receive important updates throughout the week. Put your company logo in the palms of over 850 delegates.
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This year, CBIE 2018 is going greener than ever before and will not be producing a print program. All delegates will be relying on the Conference app to guide them through their Conference experience.
  • Recognition as the official sponsor of the app with your logo appearing on the app splash page.
  • Two (2) rotating banner ads on the Conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

Delegate Lounge

(3 OPPORTUNITIES)

$7,500

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Get maximum exposure by sponsoring one of the delegate lounges area where attendees can relax, check in with the office, recharge their devices, and meet with other delegates between sessions. This sectioned off area, complete with couches and tables, offers a relaxing space for delegates to unwind.

  • Signage outside lounge entrance promoting sponsorship.
  • Opportunity to display company pop-up banners.
  • Opportunity to display/distribute company brochures and/or take-aways.
  • Sponsor recognition in the Conference app, promoting the lounge.
  • One (1) complimentary regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Delegate Bag

$7,000

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Delegate bags are distributed to all attendees upon check-in at the registration kiosk and are carried throughout the 3-day conference. A great opportunity for brand promotion and high visibility! Delegate bags selected and provided by CBIE.

  • Your company logo (printed in white or black) on the co-branded (with CBIE) Conference bag.
  • Opportunity to include the exclusive promotional insert in the delegate bag (provided by sponsor). No other sponsor inserts will be included.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Conference Lanyard  SOLD

$6,000

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Worn by all delegates for the duration of the Conference, this high visibility item will put your brand front and center! Conference badges provided by CBIE.

  • Your company name and/or logo printed on the lanyard portion of the conference badge.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Photo Booth SOLD

Gala Evening

$6,000

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$6,000

This high visibility item is sure to have delegates smiling and posing all night long in front of your logo. A popular and interactive element of the evening, delegates love getting creative and goofy in front of the camera. Print copies are made onsite and will be posted in cubicles and offices long after the conference.

  • Your logo (co-branded with CBIE) on the backdrop of the photo booth.
  • Your logo (co-branded with CBIE) on the photo print outs.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Hotel Key Card

$5,500

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Promote your company to every delegate by branding the host hotel key cards with your logo. An opportunity to introduce your company to delegates before the conference even begins! Cost of key cards included in price.

  • Your company name and logo, with mention of CBIE 2018, will be printed in colour on the host hotel key cards (one-sided).
  • Sponsor to submit their own artwork for the key card (approved by CBIE).
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Wine Sponsor – NEW!

Gala Evening

$5,000

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Help us celebrate the Gala Evening by being this year’s wine sponsor. This sponsor always gets a round of applause.

  • Sponsorship acknowledgement during the opening remarks of the Gala.
  • Your logo on a rolling screen in main ballroom throughout the evening.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app and signage at the Conference.

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Wi-Fi  SOLD

$5,000

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Help delegates stay connected – be the Conference’s exclusive Wi-Fi sponsor. A critical, must-have element of the Conference, over 850 delegates will be typing in your company name to connect to the Conference’s Wi-Fi.

  • Customize the password for CBIE’s Conference Wi-Fi, e.g. your company name.
  • Delegates are re-directed to your company’s web page after logging in.
  • Wi-Fi information cards with password (business card size) available at registration desk (optional and provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsorship recognition on the Conference app.
  • Information about the Wi-Fi login and sponsor recognition on large projection screens in plenary sessions.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Meeting Room – NEW!

$3,500

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$3,500

Sponsor a private boardroom for the duration of the conference that delegates can reserve for ad-hoc meetings.

  • Promotion of the boardroom and sponsor recognition on the Conference app.
  • Signage outside lounge entrance promoting sponsorship.
  • Opportunity to display company pop-up banners.
  • Opportunity to display/distribute company brochures and/or take-aways.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Breakfast

(2 OPPORTUNITIES)

$3,000

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Help delegates start their day off on the right foot. Be the exclusive sponsor of a breakfast and have your promotional material and your team ready to greet delegates.

  • Sponsorship acknowledged on the Conference app schedule next to the breakfast.
  • Your logo on signage at the breakfast stations, provided by CBIE.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.

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Networking Break

(5 4 OPPORTUNITIES)

$2,500

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Be recognized as the sponsor who provides an extra boost by sponsoring a networking break where delegates can network, take a break, or grab a coffee to recharge.

  • Sponsorship acknowledged on the Conference app schedule next to the break.
  • Your logo on signage in the break area, provided by CBIE.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Transportation  SOLD

To Opening Reception

$2,500

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  • Sponsorship acknowledged in pre-conference newsletter promoting transportation.
  • Your logo on signage on the bus windshield.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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Coat Check

Opening Reception

$2,000

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  • Your logo on signage by the coat check area, provided by CBIE.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s Conference app.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, Conference app, and signage at the Conference.

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