CBIE 2019 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
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countries
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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 40 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 2019.

PREMIER SPONSOR – SOLD

$35,000 (EXCLUSIVE)

As the Premier Sponsor, receive the highest level of exposure at CBIE 2019.

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  • Five (5) regular conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • One large exhibit space (34′ x 10′) located in main foyer of conference space.
  • Sponsorship of ten (10) conference bursaries for first-time attendees.
    • Logo and company name on material and announcements promoting the bursaries.
    • Company logo and sponsorship recognition on CBIE’s INTL webpage and in the bursary application form.
    • Custom email by sponsor to bursary recipients prior to the conference.
    • Bursary recipients to attend a meet and greet with the bursary sponsors at the conference.
    • Bursary recipients to attend the speed networking event and reception on Monday evening.
    • Bursary recipients mentioned in CBIE’s newsletter, linked to CBIE’s website with a list of bursary winners and sponsorship recognition.
    • Recognition at conference of bursary winners and bursary sponsors.
  • Custom email by CBIE announcing premier sponsorship, sent to conference delegates four (4) weeks prior to the conference.
  • A two (2) minute video played during a conference plenary session (video to be approved by CBIE).
  • Announcement of sponsorship during opening remarks of the conference.
  • One (1) banner ad on conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • Opportunity to host Braindates.
  • Sponsor profile (100 words) on conference registration webpage during the month of September.
  • Logo on footer of conference e-newsletters (starting in July 2019).
  • One (1) ad in conference e-newsletter (linked to your website).
  • 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 (with link), conference app, and signage at the conference.
  • Sponsor profile on conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 4 weeks and 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.

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DIAMOND PACKAGE

$20,000

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  • Four (4) regular conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • One (1) exhibit space (premium location).
  • Sponsorship of the Opening Reception, Opening Keynote or Closing Keynote.
  • One (1) banner ad on conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • Opportunity to host Braindates.
  • Sponsor profile (50 words) on conference registration webpage for two weeks (July – November).
  • 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 (with link), conference app and signage at the conference.
  • Sponsor profile on conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.

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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).
  • Sponsorship of a networking break or breakfast.
  • One (1) banner ad on conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • Opportunity to host Braindates.
  • 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 (with link), conference app and signage at the conference.
  • Sponsor profile on conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.

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SILVER PACKAGE

$6,000

SEE DETAILS

  • Two (2) regular conference passes (with Gala tickets).
  • One (1) exhibit space.
  • Opportunity to host Braindates.
  • 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, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.

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Events

Braindate

$12,000

CBIE is excited to announce the launch of Braindate, an innovative platform that brings a new level of networking to the conference experience. Braindates offer delegates the opportunity to meet one-on-one and learn from fellow participants at CBIE 2019 about topics and questions that are most pertinent to them. Be the sponsor of this new and exciting initiative that is bound to have delegates talking.

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  • One (1) regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Sponsorship of the Braindate platform and the Braindate meet-up lounge at the conference.
  • Opportunity to provide small branded takeaway on meeting tables (ex. mints, notebooks).
  • Signage outside Braindate lounge promoting sponsorship.
  • Your logo on the Braindate platform, located within the conference app.
  • Access to data after the event (ex. topics and themes discussed).
  • Sponsorship recognition and logo in pre-conference emails promoting Braindate.
  • Sponsor recognition on CBIE’s website and in the conference app promoting Braindate.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

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Opening Reception

$9,500

Sunday, November 17 – The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Help kick-off CBIE 2019 and make a great first impression by sponsoring the official Opening Reception of the 2019 Conference.

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  • One (1) regular conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • 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.
  • You logo rotating on the Museum’s large wall display.
  • Sponsor-branded cocktail napkins throughout the venue.
  • A signature drink promoted at the bar with the name of your choice (approved by CBIE).
  • Branded signage at the reception, provided by CBIE.
  • Your logo next to the Opening Reception in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Sponsor profile on conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Opening Keynote

$9,500

Monday, November 18

Increase your company’s profile by associating your name with this year’s opening keynote speaker.

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  • 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 acknowledged in remarks introducing the speaker.
  • Sponsorship recognition in any pre-conference promotion of 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 Opening Keynote in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Sponsor profile on conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

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Panel: International Perspectives on Indigenization

$8,500

Tuesday, November 19

Panelists from the around the world come together to discuss indigenization within their institutions and education systems.

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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 panel sponsor.
  • Your sponsorship acknowledged in remarks introducing the panel.
  • Sponsorship recognition in any pre-conference promotion of the panel.
  • 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 panel description in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Sponsor profile on the conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Closing Keynote

$6,500

Wednesday, November 20

Help us close CBIE 2019 with an exceptional keynote speaker.

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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.
  • Sponsorship acknowledged in remarks introducing the speaker.
  • Sponsorship recognition in any pre-conference promotion of 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 Closing Keynote in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Sponsor profile on the conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Gala Evening – SOLD

$9,500

Tuesday, November 18

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 nights!

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  • Two (2) regular conference passes (with Gala ticket).
  • Your sponsorship acknowledged in the opening remarks of the evening.
  • Your logo on a rolling screen in ballroom throughout the evening.
  • Your logo on printed menus at every place setting.
  • Sponsor-branded cocktail napkins.
  • Option for exclusive branding – flyer or corporate gift on every chair during the Gala (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.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Breakfast

$3,000

(3 OPPORTUNITIES)

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.

SEE DETAILS

  • Your logo next to the breakfast in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Your logo on signage at the breakfast stations, provided by CBIE.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

Networking Break

$3,000

(5 OPPORTUNITIES)

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

SEE DETAILS

  • Your logo next to the networking break in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • Your logo on signage in the break area, provided by CBIE.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

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Hot Topics Session

$3,500

2 OPPORTUNITIES
Monday, November 18
Tuesday, November 19

Back by popular demand are Hot Topics sessions. These 1.5-hour thematic sessions are engaging, interactive and thought-provoking – a twist to the regular conference schedule.

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  • Your logo on the soft microphone box that will 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.
  • Your logo next to the session in the conference agenda on CBIE’s website and app.
  • 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.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Items

Conference App

$8,500

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. CBIE 2019 is going green again this year and we will not be producing a print program. All delegates will be relying on the conference app to guide them through their conference experience.

SEE DETAILS

  • One (1) regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Recognition as the official sponsor of the app with your logo appearing on the app splash page for all delegates to see.
  • Two (2) rotating banner ads on the conference app (design provided by sponsor).
  • Sponsorship recognition in pre-conference promotion about the app.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Gold-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Wi-Fi – SOLD

$6,500

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 Wi-Fi.

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  • 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.
  • One (1) complimentary regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Wi-Fi information and your logo displayed at registration desk.
  • Information about the Wi-Fi login and sponsor recognition on large projection screens in main ballroom.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

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Delegate Lounge

$7,500

2 OPPORTUNITIES

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

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  • One (1) complimentary regular conference pass (with Gala ticket).
  • Branded signage at lounge entrance promoting sponsorship.
  • Opportunity to display company signage.
  • Opportunity to display/distribute company brochures and/or take-aways.
  • Sponsor recognition in the conference app, promoting the lounge.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Conference Lanyard

$6,000

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.

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  • Your company name and/or logo printed in colour on the lanyard portion of the conference badge.
  • Company profile on CBIE’s conference app.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app and signage at the conference.

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Photo Booth – SOLD

$6,000

At the Gala Evening

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.

SEE DETAILS

  • 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.
  • Delegate list (incl. name, title, company, email) shared 2 weeks prior to the conference. Delegate list is comprised of registered delegates who opt in to receive emails from sponsors.
  • Recognition as a Silver-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

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Hotel Key Card

$3,500

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.

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  • Your company name and logo, with mention of CBIE 2019, 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 Bronze-level* sponsor on CBIE’s website, conference app, and signage at the conference.

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Coat Check

$3,500

Help provide a secure and easily accessible way for delegates to store their coats and belongings at this year’s conference.

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  • Your logo on signage prominently at the coat check area Monday through Wednesday.
  • Sponsorship acknowledged in information section of conference app, promoting coat check.
  • 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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Opening Reception Transportation

$2,500

SEE DETAILS

  • Sponsorship acknowledged in pre-conference newsletter promoting transportation.
  • 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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Advertising

Banner Ad – Conference App
$500

Purchase a banner ad in the conference app to help increase your visibility and drive traffic to your exhibit space.

CBIE 2018 had 175,000 banner impressions during the conference.

Get your company noticed today!

Ad specs (both required):
Mobile Banner: 640 x 150 pixels, PNG or JPEG format
Tablet Banner: 552 x 150 pixels, PNG or JPEG format

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