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Sponsorship Opportunities

2025 #SHAPEBaltimore Sponsorship Program Program

We invite you to review the 2025 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo Sponsorship Program!

Alternatively, you may click on the name/title of a sponsorship opportunity below to see a full description, including associated recognition and benefits.  

Sponsorships are sold a la carte, and your total cumulative sponsorship investment will include additional recognition and benefits as a Gold Medal, Champion, MVP,  or All-Star Sponsor (see Sponsorship Levels for a complete description of sponsor tier level benefits).

Please be sure to review and familiarize yourself with our Sponsor and Advertiser Policies.

EXHIBITOR ONLY EXCLUSIVES
Price:   $3,000
Available:  3     Sold:  0

New Item!Sometimes the smallest things can make the biggest impact!  Let your brand enhance an attendee's conference day with a simple gesture sure to improve their #SHAPEBaltimore experience!  Spread Kindness vouchers put 100 $10.00 gift cards from nearby establishments into your hands to distribute to booth visitors.

Sponsor Benefits

  • One hundred (100) printed gift card holders with your company logo and brief message of your choice
  • One hundred (100) $10.00 gift cards
  • Logo ID on Spread Kindness Meter Boards displayed in the registration area and outside of the exhibit hall, alerting attendees about participating sponsors and directing them to your booth
  • Easel-back Spread Kindness sign for placement within your booth, recognizing you as a Spread Kindness sponsor
  • SWAP Mobile App Badge Scanner by Maritz (up to 3 users)
     
Price:   $3,500
Available:  24     Sold:  0

New Item!Get’em to your booth with good grub!  Drive attendees to your booth to pick up a food voucher.  Each sponsor will receive 200 vouchers — $10 each, which are valid at the concessions stands in the Expo Hall on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Two hundred (200) food vouchers featuring company logo — $10 each* — to distribute from your booth
  • Logo ID on signage displayed in the concessions area(s)
  • Some type of pre-show digital promotion about food vouchers (TBD)… could be in News You Can Use or maybe a dedicated e-blast about things supported by sponsors for attendee benefit
  • SWAP Mobile App Badge Scanner by Maritz (up to 3 users)
*Change or credit cannot be provided if attendee does not spend the full amount of the voucher.
New Item!Showcase your organization by sponsoring the highly anticipated Expo Hall Grand Opening on Wednesday, April 2 from 9:00 – 10:30 AM.  This is the first opportunity to highlight your brand in front of 2,500+ attendees.  SHAPE America recommends that the exhibitor offer a limited availability giveaway to entice attendees to stop by your booth during the Grand Opening.

Sponsor Benefits

  • PA announcement welcoming attendees to the exhibit hall, including a verbal acknowledgement of the sponsor and encouragement to visit your exhibit booth.
  • Two (2) Double-Sided Light Boxes featuring your custom graphics/advertisement and directing attendees to visit your exhibit booth.  Locations: One in front area of the Exhibit Hall and one in the registration area.
  • Exclusive Belly Band advertisement placed on the #SHAPEBaltimore Scavenger Hunt Game Book provided to each attendee.
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Postcard size
Price:   $5,000
Exclusive
New Item!Mockup of Name BadgeSecure one of the most visible pieces of advertising real-estate at #SHAPEBaltimore with the back of the badge sponsorship.  Your custom artwork will be displayed on the full back of the event badge worn by every person that attends the event.  This is the perfect opportunity to promote a new product, advertise your Promoted Content Session or Exhibitor Demo, or include a QR code to encourage attendees to visit your website.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Custom artwork displayed on the full back of every badge
  • SWAP Mobile App Badge Scanner by Maritz (up to 3 users)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Price:   $1,500
Unlimited
New Item!Becoming an Educator Scholarship Sponsor is the best way to support a critical audience with two (2) Full Convention registrations for health and physical education teachers who may need assistance to attend the 2025 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo.  It sets you apart as a supporter of the entire HPE field.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Recognition via specialized communication to the scholarship awardees notifying them of your generosity
  • Logo on Sponsor Listing in the Online Program, Mobile App and on onsite signage

SCHOLARSHIPS Sold

  • Gopher Sport
Price:   $ 500
Unlimited
New Item!Becoming a Student Scholarship Sponsor is the best way to support HPE educators of the future, with two Full Convention registrations for students currently enrolled in a PETE/HETE program that may need assistance to attend the 2025 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo.  It sets you apart as a supporter of the entire HPE field.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Recognition via specialized communication to the scholarship awardees notifying them of your generosity
  • Logo on Sponsor Listing in the Online Program, Mobile App and on onsite signage
GENERAL SESSIONS/KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS
Physical Activity Break during a General SessionFeature your brand during the Opening General Session, held on Tuesday, April 1, 2025 at 4:00 p.m., as you lead an activity from the stage, providing a mental and physical reboot for participating attendees.  These brief refreshers present an exclusive and fun opportunity to showcase how your program supports physical activity.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Lead a 5-minute physical activity break during the Opening General Session
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Opening General Session
  • Reserved seating for up two (2) sponsor representatives during the Opening General Session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Opening General Session room
  • Logo ID on the Opening General Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • Recognition in one (1) e-Blast promoting the Opening General Session
Price:   $7,500
Exclusive     Sold Out
Sponsor a General Session or KeynoteFeature your brand during the Opening General Session, held on Tuesday, April 1, 2025 at 4:00 p.m.  The session includes remarks from SHAPE America leadership, both the President and CEO, as well as a keynote presentation.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Option to provide a video sizzle reel (max. length 15 minutes) to play as attendees arrive for the Opening General Session (video will run between 3:30-4:00 p.m.)
  • Verbal recognition during the Opening General Session
  • 5-minute (max) welcome remarks from the sponsor
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Opening General Session
  • Reserved seating for up to four (4) sponsor representatives during the Opening General Session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Opening General Session room
  • Logo ID on the Opening General Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • One (1) single-sided Meter Sign advertisement (sponsor to provide custom artwork) to be displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center
  • Recognition in up to two (2) e-Blasts promoting the Opening General Session

GENERAL SESSIONS/KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS Sold

  • Brand Apostles
Physical Activity Break during a General SessionFeature your brand during the Closing General Session, held on Friday, April 4 at 4:00 p.m., as you lead an activity from the stage, providing a mental and physical reboot for participating attendees.  These brief refreshers present an exclusive and fun opportunity to showcase how your program supports physical activity.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Lead a 5-minute physical activity break during the Closing General Session
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Closing General Session
  • Reserved seating for up two (2) sponsor representatives during the Closing General Session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Closing General Session room
  • Logo ID on the Closing General Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • Recognition in one (1) e-Blast promoting the Closing General Session
Price:   $7,500
Exclusive     Sold Out
Sponsor a General Session and KeynoteHeld on Friday, April 4 at 4:00 p.m., your organization can showcase your brand during the Closing General Session, featuring a keynote presentation and the official announcements of the 2025 SHAPE America National Teacher of the Year awardees. 

Sponsor Benefits

  • Option to provide a video sizzle reel (max. length 15 minutes) to play as attendees arrive for the Closing General Session (video will run between 3:30-4:00 p.m.)
  • Verbal recognition during the Closing General Session
  • 5-minute (max) welcome remarks from the sponsor
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Closing General Session
  • Reserved seating for up to four (4) sponsor representatives during the Closing General Session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Closing General Session room
  • Logo ID on the Closing General Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • One (1) single-sided Meter Sign advertisement (sponsor to provide custom artwork) to be displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center
  • Recognition in up to two (2) e-Blasts promoting the Closing General Session

GENERAL SESSIONS/KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS Sold

  • Gopher Sport
LECTURES & SIG MEETINGS

Join approximately 100 district leaders consisting of physical education and health education coordinators, teachers and state agency partners as they explore hot topic issues, best practices and solutions to problems encountered.  If you offer free health and/or physical education resources and have an interest in reaching state and district HPE administrators from around the country, this exclusive sponsorship is an ideal choice.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Verbal recognition during the SIG Meeting
  • 20-minute (max.) presentation from the sponsor during the SIG Meeting
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the SIG Meeting
  • Invitation for two (2) sponsor representatives to attend the SIG Meeting
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the SIG Meeting room
  • Logo ID on the SIG Meeting listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • One (1) single-sided Meter Sign advertisement (sponsor to provide custom artwork) to be displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center

LECTURES & SIG MEETINGS Sold

  • Cairn Guidance Inc.
  • Responsibility.org
Price:   $2,750
Exclusive     Sold Out

The annual C.H. McCloy Research Lecture provides a forum for a distinguished leader in the SHAPE America disciplines to present cutting-edge research findings of interest to researchers and practitioners alike.  The lecture serves as a continuing memorial to Charles H. McCloy, one of the great pioneer scientists and leaders of the profession.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Verbal recognition during the Lecture
  • 5-minute (max.) presentation from the sponsor during the Lecture
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Lecture
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Lecture room
  • Logo ID on the Lecture listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • One (1) single-sided Meter Sign advertisement (sponsor to provide custom artwork) to be displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center

LECTURES & SIG MEETINGS Sold

  • Taylor & Francis Group, LLC

The Measurement & Evaluation: JoAnne Safrit Lecture series is offered by the Measurement & Evaluation Special Interest Group (SIG) to honor the late Dr. JoAnne Safrit’s significant contributions to measurement in kinesiology.  Dr. Safrit authored and published several books on measurement and numerous research articles in the field of quantitative measurement.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Verbal recognition during the Lecture
  • 5-minute (max.) presentation from the sponsor during the Lecture
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Lecture
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Lecture room
  • Logo ID on the Lecture listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • One (1) single-sided Meter Sign advertisement (sponsor to provide custom artwork) to be displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center

This program honors the best of the best in adapted physical education and physical activity.  The 2025 program will feature a lecture presented by a recognized speaker from the adapted physical education field, and following the lecture, three awards will be presented — Outstanding Adapted Physical Education Graduate Student, Adapted Physical Education Program of the Year, and the Julian Stein Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Verbal recognition during the Lecture
  • 5-minute (max.) presentation from the sponsor during the Lecture
  • One (1) piece of marketing collateral distributed on each chair prior to the Lecture
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside the Lecture room
  • Logo ID on the Lecture listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • One (1) single-sided Meter Sign advertisement (sponsor to provide custom artwork) to be displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center

LECTURES & SIG MEETINGS Sold

  • Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
EDUCATION CATEGORIES

New Item!Display Table located outside of session roomsThe Higher Education Professional Preparation Summit (HEPPS), held on Tuesday, April 1, brings together faculty from PETE/HETE programs across the country to hear from leaders in the field, share their own expertise, and network with colleagues.

This one-day event includes specially curated sessions on hot topics and key trends to the higher education community.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor will be tagged in at least one (1) promotional announcement for HEPPS posted on SHAPE America’s social media feeds
  • Two (2) digital handouts/marketing flyers for download from the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each included HEPPS session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for each scheduled HEPPS session
  • Logo ID on the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each scheduled HEPPS session
  • One (1) 6’ skirted display table in a foyer area on the 300 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center (where education sessions will be scheduled); set-up/tear-down of materials to be displayed are responsibility of sponsor (Tuesday only)
Price:   $4,000
Exclusive     Sold Out

Display Table located outside of session roomsThe Health Education Session Category will feature approximately 90 sessions that will be scheduled Tuesday-Saturday during the convention week.  The Track features sessions that fall into one of the following sub-categories: Advocacy; Curriculum; Health Promotion; Administration/Supervision/Leadership; Instruction & Assessment; Equity; Diversity & Inclusion; Social & Emotional Learning; and Technology & Virtual/Hybrid Learning.  These sessions offer a prime opportunity to sponsors who specialize in these topics.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor will be tagged in at least one (1) promotional announcement for the Health Education Session Category posted on SHAPE America’s social media feeds
  • Two (2) digital handouts/marketing flyers for download from the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each included Session Category session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for each scheduled Session Category session
  • Logo ID on the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each scheduled Session Category session
  • One (1) 6’ skirted display table in a foyer area on the 300 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center (where education sessions will be scheduled); set-up/tear-down of materials to be displayed are responsibility of sponsor
  • NEW! One (1) Promoted Content Session scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in a meeting room with a theater seating setup, providing the opportunity to present a 60-minute educational session.
  • NEW!Opportunity to distribute promotional materials or resources to participating attendees during the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW!Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW!Logo ID on the Promoted Content Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • NEW!Promoted Content Session listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book
  • NEW!Custom sponsor artwork on four (4) panels of a 4-tier Cube Tower displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center
Please Note: When selecting this package, you will need to add one (1) Promoted Content Presentation to your reservation.  Click on the Click for more information link and then select your preferred date and time for the session.

EDUCATION CATEGORIES Sold

  • Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Price:   $4,000
Exclusive

Display Table located outside of session roomsThe Physical Activity Session Category will feature approximately 30 sessions that will be scheduled Tuesday-Saturday during the convention week.  The Session Category features sessions that fall into one of the following sub-categories: Adapted Physical Activity; Curriculum; Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs; Coaching Education & Coaching; Dance (outside of PE programs); and Early Childhood Physical Activity.  This track provides an excellent chance for sponsors with expertise in these subjects to get involved.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor will be tagged in at least one (1) promotional announcement for the Physical Activity Session Category posted on SHAPE America’s social media feeds
  • Two (2) digital handouts/marketing flyers for download from the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each included Session Category session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for each scheduled Session Category session
  • Logo ID on the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each scheduled Session Category session
  • One (1) 6’ skirted display table in a foyer area on the 300 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center (where education sessions will be scheduled); set-up/tear-down of materials to be displayed are responsibility of sponsor
  • NEW! One (1) Promoted Content Session scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in a meeting room suited for an activity-based session, providing the opportunity to lead an active, hands-on 60-minute activity session.
  • NEW!Opportunity to distribute promotional materials or resources to participating attendees during the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW!Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW!Logo ID on the Promoted Content Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • NEW!Promoted Content Session listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book
  • NEW!Custom sponsor artwork on four (4) panels of a 4-tier Cube Tower displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center
Please Note: When selecting this package, you will need to add one (1) Promoted Content Activity Session to your reservation.  Click on the Click for more information link and then sele
Display Table located outside of session roomsThe Physical Education Session Category will feature approximately 90 sessions that will be scheduled Tuesday-Saturday during the convention week.  The Session Category features sessions that fall into one of the following sub-categories: Adapted Physical Education; Administration/Supervision/Leadership; Advocacy; Curriculum; Instruction & Assessment; Dance; Equity; Diversity & Inclusion; Social & Emotional Learning; and Technology & Virtual/Hybrid Learning.  These subjects present an excellent opportunity for sponsros proficient in these areas to participate.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor will be tagged in at least one (1) promotional announcement for the Physical Education Session Category posted on SHAPE America’s social media feeds
  • Two (2) digital handouts/marketing flyers for download from the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each included Session Category session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for each scheduled Session Category session
  • Logo ID on the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each scheduled Session Category session
  • One (1) 6’ skirted display table in a foyer area on the 300 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center (where education sessions will be scheduled); set-up/tear-down of materials to be displayed are responsibility of sponsor
  • NEW! One (1) Promoted Content Session scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in a meeting room suited for an activity-based session, providing the opportunity to lead an active, hands-on 60-minute activity session.
  • NEW! Opportunity to distribute promotional materials or resources to participating attendees during the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW! Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW! Logo ID on the Promoted Content Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • NEW! Promoted Content Session listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book
  • NEW! Custom sponsor artwork on four (4) panels of a 4-tier Cube Tower displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center
Please Note: When selecting this package, you will need to add one (1) Promoted Content Activity Session to your reservation. 
Price:   $4,000
Exclusive     Sold Out

Display Table located outside of session roomsThe Professional Preparation Session Category will feature approximately 40 sessions that will be scheduled Wednesday-Saturday during the convention week.  The Session Category features sessions that fall into one of the following sub-categories: Advocacy; Curriculum; Instruction & Assessment; Administration/Supervision/Leadership; Diversity & Inclusion; Program Recruitment & Retention; Equity; Social & Emotional Learning; and Technology & Virtual/Hybrid Learning with a focus on physical education teacher education and health education teacher education.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor will be tagged in at least one (1) promotional announcement for the Professional Preparation Session Category posted on SHAPE America’s social media feeds
  • Two (2) digital handouts/marketing flyers for download from the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each included Session Category session
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for each scheduled Session Category session
  • Logo ID on the session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each scheduled Session Category session
  • One (1) 6’ skirted display table in a foyer area on the 300 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center (where education sessions will be scheduled); set-up/tear-down of materials to be displayed are responsibility of sponsor
  • NEW! One (1) Promoted Content Session scheduled on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in a meeting room with a theater seating setup, providing the opportunity to present a 60-minute educational session.
  • NEW! Opportunity to distribute promotional materials or resources to participating attendees during the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW! Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the room for the scheduled Promoted Content Session
  • NEW! Logo ID on the Promoted Content Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • NEW! Promoted Content Session listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book
  • NEW! Custom sponsor artwork on four (4) panels of a 4-tier Cube Tower displayed in a high-traffic area of the Baltimore Convention Center
Please Note: When selecting this package, you will need to add one (1) Promoted Content Presentation to your reservation.  Click on the Click for more in

EDUCATION CATEGORIES Sold

  • Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
SPONSORED SESSIONS
Price:   $ 750
Available:  5     Sold:  1

Help attendees keep up with their exercise regimen or kick-start their day with an energetic or meditative boost by leading a 1-hour session featuring your organization’s physical education curriculum and/or physical activity programming.  Morning Wellness Sessions are held at the Baltimore Convention Center, generally attracting up to 100 dedicated attendees. As the sponsor, your organization is responsible for instructing and leading the session on each selected day.  

Sponsor Benefits

  • Lead and facilitate one of the two Morning Wellness Sessions on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
  • Distribution of promotional materials or resources to participating attendees
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the scheduled Morning Wellness Session room
  • Logo ID on the Morning Wellness Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App 
  • Morning Wellness Session listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book

Bundle and Save!

Save $450 when you purchase a daily Morning Wellness Session (one session each on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)!

Discount will be applied by SHAPE America Show Management before your reservation is approved and before any payment is processed.

SPONSORED SESSIONS Sold

  • Brand Apostles
Price:   $1,250
Available:  16     Sold:  1

Promoted Content Session sponsorship benefitsPromoted Content Presentations are held in a dedicated meeting room on the 300 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center, where educational sessions will be held.  The room will be feature theater-style seating, conducive for lecture- or PowerPoint-based presentation.  These 1-hour sessions offer organizations the opportunity to highlight their thought leadership in an learning environment.  Sponsors can feature new products and services; best practices for the classroom setting; successful customer case studies; proprietary research; and many other topics that are of interest to health and physical educators.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Lead and facilitate a Promoted Content Presentation session on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
  • Distribution of promotional materials or resources to participating attendees
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the scheduled Promoted Content Presentation room
  • Logo ID on the Promoted Content Presentation listing in the Online Program and Mobile App 
  • Promoted Content Presentation listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book

SPONSORED SESSIONS Sold

  • Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Price:   $1,500
Available:  14     Sold:  3

Promoted Content Session sponsorship package benefitsPromoted Content Activity Sessions will be held in a dedicated meeting room on the 300 or 400 Level of the Baltimore Convention Center, where educational sessions will be held.  The room will be configured with limited seating around the perimeter to encourage active and hands-on participation by attendees.  These 1-hour sessions offer organizations the opportunity to highlight showcase their products and services that support effective physical education and physical activity, specifically with new products or classroom activities.  Sponsors will energize and interact exclusively with participating attendees for the duration of the session.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Lead and facilitate a Promoted Content Activity Session session on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
  • Distribution of promotional materials or resources to participating attendees
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the scheduled Promoted Content Activity Session room
  • Logo ID on the Promoted Content Activity Session listing in the Online Program and Mobile App 
  • Promoted Content Activity Session listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Book

SPONSORED SESSIONS Sold

  • 9 Square in the Air
  • Gopher Sport
  • SPARK
Price:   $3,000
Available:  4     Sold:  0

Table Clings on all tables within your selected topic areaShare your thought leadership in Physical Education, Health Education, Higher Education or Physical Activity when sponsor a selected category of daily Expo Hall Coffee Talks.  Held within the expo hall, Coffee Talks are designed to be informal networking conversations with small groups of educators to discuss specific topics.  As the sponsor you’ll receive high visibility with custom-branded table clings on tables within your sponsored category and you will have the opportunity to host/moderate a 1-hour roundtable discussion in your selected category each day (Wednesday-Friday) from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  

Sponsor Benefits       

  • Opportunity to host/moderate a total of three (3) Coffee Talks in your sponsored category (one daily on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
  • One (1) 4' x 2' skirted table in the sponsored Coffee Talk area to place tabletop signage, handouts, and other promotional materials; set-up/tear-down of materials to be displayed are the responsibility of the sponsor
  • Logo ID on signage listing the scheduled Coffee Talks within your selected category area
  • NEW! Your messaging on 30" circular, custom-branded table clings placed on each table within your sponsored category, which will be visible throughout the week.
  • Logo ID on the Coffee Talk listing in the Online Program and Mobile App for each discussion scheduled for your selected category and day, including your hosted Coffee Talk(s)
  • Your hosted Coffee Talk(s) listed in the Scavenger Hunt Game Booklet
NETWORKING
Price:   $3,000
Exclusive     Sold Out

Photo Booth images and souvenir take-away from 2024Convention attendees will love their memory keepsakes when your organization sponsors the Photo Booth at the Opening Celebration on Tuesday, April 1.  The booth will be branded with your company logo and colors, and utilizes optimized lighting and an assortment of fun props.  Attendees come together for fun and visually-stunning photographs, perfect to share with their personal social media platforms.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Logo ID on signage displayed adjacent to the Photo Booth
  • Logo ID on Opening Celebration signage displayed on Level 300 of the Baltimore Convention Center, by the skywalk to the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 
  • Logo ID on Opening Celebration signage displayed at the entrance of the event
  • Logo ID on the Opening Celebration listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • Logo ID in at least one (1) e-Blast promoting the Opening Celebration
  • Opportunity to provide additional branded props for attendees to use in their photos

NETWORKING Sold

  • Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
  • Gopher Sport
Price:   $5,000
Exclusive     Sold Out

Judy LoBianco performs on the karaoke stage at Opening CelebrationAt the Opening Celebration, the evening of Tuesday, April 1, you will undoubtedly hear SHAPE America convention attendees singing their praises for karaoke entertainment (or belting out their favorite tune).  As the Opening Celebration Karaoke sponsor, your brand will be center stage and the life of the party.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Verbal recognition by the DJ at least one (1) time during the Opening Celebration
  • Logo ID on signage displayed flanking the stage
  • Logo ID on Opening Celebration signage displayed on Level 300 of the Baltimore Convention Center, by the skywalk to the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 
  • Logo ID on Opening Celebration signage displayed at the entrance of the event
  • Logo ID on the Opening Celebration listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • Logo ID in at least one (1) e-Blast promoting the Opening Celebration

NETWORKING Sold

  • Gopher Sport
Price:   $5,000
Available:  3     Sold:  0

New Item!Branded Cocktail NapkinsServing as the official networking kick-off event for the convention, the Opening Celebration on Tuesday, April 1 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. will feature games, karaoke and time to reconnect with colleagues and friends.  You’ll be the "toast of the town" as a Beverage Station sponsor during the event.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Logo ID featured on menu signage displayed at your sponsored Beverage Station, including a custom-branded beverage
  • Logo on customized cocktail napkins provided at your sponsored Beverage Station
  • Fifty (50) drink tickets to distribute to current and/or potential customers
  • One (1) 6’ skirted table in the foyer area outside of the Opening Celebration room, offering an opportunity to distribute promotional materials, drink tickets and/or an attendee giveaway
  • Logo ID on Opening Celebration signage displayed on Level 300 of the Baltimore Convention Center, by the skywalk to the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor 
  • Logo ID on Opening Celebration signage displayed at the entrance of the event
  • Logo ID on the Opening Celebration listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • Logo ID in at least one (1) e-Blast promoting the Opening Celebration

Engage with HPE leadersOn Tuesday, April 1, join executive directors and executive committee members from state health and physical education associations, as well as national volunteer leaders from SHAPE America’s program councils and committees.  This annual gathering provides an opportunity for attendees to share reflections and ideas for how we can continue to build new relationships and support each other moving forward.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Greet attendees at the door as they arrive for the Leadership Conversations Continued Meeting
  • Verbal recognition from the podium during the Meeting
  • 15-minute (max.) presentation from the sponsor during the Meeting
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the scheduled Meeting room
  • Logo ID the Meeting listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
Price:   $2,000
Exclusive

Welcome and engage first-time attendees38% of total conference attendees are first-time attendees and their orientation session on Tuesday, April 1 is your best opportunity to meet and greet the convention’s freshest faces.  This session is designed specifically to help attendees navigate their first SHAPE America National Convention & Expo by fostering a sense of community among newcomers and providing need-to-know facts for a successful conference experience.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Greet attendees at the door as they arrive for the Orientation
  • Verbal recognition from the podium during the Orientation
  • 5-minute (max.) welcome remarks from the sponsor during the Orientation OR facilitate a 5-minute (max.) ice-breaker activity during the session
  • Provide a giveaway for all Orientation participants (optional; giveaway to be provided by sponsor)
  • Logo ID on signage displayed outside of the scheduled Orientation room
  • Logo ID the Orientation listing in the Online Program and Mobile App
  • Logo ID on sponsor acknowledgement slide during the Orientation presentation
  • Sponsor ID and Banner Ad included in an e-Blast highlighting the Orientation, targeted prior to convention to all identified students and first-time attendees
     
ATTENDEE EXPERIENCE
Price:   $2,500
Exclusive

Put your brand on every attendee with a branded name badge lanyardBecause all #SHAPEBaltimore attendees and exhibitors are required to wear a name badge for admittance to educational sessions and the Expo Hall, this lanyard sponsorship is the perfect tool to boost brand awareness and drive traffic to your booth.  

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor to produce and ship custom-branded lanyards to the designated Show Site
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Postcard size
Please note: Sponsorship fee is the listed $2,500 + sponsor to produce/ship lanyards to show site.

Splash screen featuring your logo and a premium Top Banner adThe 2025 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo mobile app includes all of the necessary information an attendee needs on a daily basis, from a schedule of events and session descriptions to the exhibit floor plan and exhibitor listings.  As the sponsor, your logo will be displayed front-and-center on the splash screen every time the event app is launched.  It’s your brand in the palms of attendee’s hands.

Sponsor Benefits

  • One (1) Top Banner Ad in the mobile app
  • Three (3) mobile app Push Notifications
  • Logo ID on the mobile app launch screen, displayed up to 5 seconds per launch
  • Logo ID on promotional e-Blasts for downloading the mobile app
  • Logo ID on the #SHAPEBaltimore website mobile app section
  • Logo ID on all onsite signage promoting downloading of the mobile app
Price:   $5,000
Exclusive

Attendees will carry your brand onsite and at home with these branded bagsGain valuable branding and visibility throughout the convention and when attendees return home when sponsoring the Attendee Welcome Bags, distributed to each attendee during the registration check-in process.  The bag allows for attendees to carry their conference essentials for the entirety of the event, and they continue to use the bag for storage and transport of everyday items upon returning home, providing lasting impressions for your brand.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor to produce and ship custom-branded bags to the designated Show Site
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Flyer or Catalog
Please note: Sponsorship fee is the listed $5,000 + sponsor to produce/ship bags to show site.
Volunteers will be a walking billboard for your brand with these branded t-shirtsNearly 300 teachers and students will serve as volunteers at the convention, and when you sponsor the Volunteer T-shirts, your brand will be on constant display while volunteers assist attendees throughout the convention center.  All volunteers will receive two (2) t-shirts, and your organization’s logo will appear prominently on the back of each t-shirt.  

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsorship includes the cost of production and distribution of the t-shirts
  • Logo ID and booth number (if applicable) or website URL on the back of each Volunteer T-shirt
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Postcard size
Price:   $5,000
Exclusive
New Item!Help attendees keep track of their luggage with this branded luggage tagHelp attendees easily locate their luggage on the baggage carousel at the airport with this plastic tag featuring your full-color custom graphics and message printed on one side.  Plus, gain lasting impressions after the convention as your brand travels with attendees wherever they go!  Each tag is packaged with a loop strap and contact information sticker (sticker is unattached to tag for packaging purposes).

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsorship includes cost of production and distribution of the luggage tag
  • Full-color custom graphics and messaging printed on one side of each luggage tag (Imprint size 2.5” W x 4.25” H on full bleed).
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Postcard size

Fast, free WiFi is a highly valued and prized service by attendees to keep connected when away from their workplace.  When your organization sponsors WiFi in the common areas of the Baltimore Convention Center, you will receive the ultimate branding to all attendees connecting to the network, and your organization will be viewed as forward-thinking, innovative and sensitive to your customer’s needs and wants.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Customized WiFi password branded to your company
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Postcard size
  • Sponsor ID in the News You Can Use e-Blast to all registered attendees (sent one week prior to the convention)
  • Banner Ad in the News You Can Use e-Blast
  • Logo ID on all onsite signage displaying WiFi login instructions
  • Logo ID on the WiFi network login instructions page of the mobile app
Price:   $6,000
Exclusive

Fun stress relievers featuring YOUR brandStress can negatively impact both physical and mental health, and unfortunately, attendees experience stress from multiple sources: work, family, finances, health concerns, and competing demands on their time.  Grow your brand awareness with a custom stress reliever, cleverly tied into physical education as a baseball, basketball, football, golf ball, hockey puck,soccer ball, tennis ball or volleyball (view options).  Attendees will love this keepsake both during and after the conference, and your sponsor logo can be printed with either your booth number or your website URL.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsorship includes cost of production and distribution of the stress reliever
  • Logo identification and contact information printed on each stress reliever
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Postcard size
Price:   $6,000
Exclusive
New Item!Attendees will rely on your brand with this branded hotel key cardShowcase your company outside of the convention center at the host hotel (Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor), which will host 600 rooms.  Position your company as the first to welcome attendees to #SHAPEBaltimore.

Sponsor Benefits

  • One (1) standard room  at the Host Hotel for three (3) nights — Tuesday, April 1-Thursday, April 3
  • Sponsor letter given out to attendees at hotel check-in (provided by sponsor)
  • Company logo included on welcome signage displayed in the hotel lobby
  • Branded hotel key cards
  • Opportunity to host an event at the hotel with event information included in the Online Program and Mobile App (some date/time restrictions apply.)  All related expenses (e.g., food and beverage, a/V, entertainment, etc.) is at the sponsor’s expense.
Price:   $6,000
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New Item!Let it ride!  Sponsor Uber or Lyft ride-share credits for 300 attendees to use during #SHAPEBaltimore.  The credit is good for a one-way ride, up to $10 value.  Ride credits will be available and valid for use only between April 1-5, 2025.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsor ID in a pre-event e-Blast
  • Sponsor logo on onsite signage promoting Uber (or Lyft) Rides
  • One (1) mobile app notification will be pushed promoting the ride credits (pending remaining availability of credits)
Price:   $7,500
Exclusive

Your brand will keep attendees hydrated during and after the eventReusable water bottles are a sporty giveaway that conference attendees will all appreciate.  Droplet graphics are included on the bottle’s reverse side to show just how well attendees are hydrating.  With over 78 colors to choose from, the Water Bottle sponsor can choose a lid color to best match the organization’s branding colors, as well as their logo identification with website on the front of the bottle.

Sponsor Benefits

  • Sponsorship includes the cost of production and distribution of the water bottles
  • One (1) Attendee Welcome Bag Insert, Flyer size
  • Logo identification and contact information printed on each water bottle

Credit Card Processing Fee Notice

A 3.5% processing fee will be applied to all payments made via credit card.  The Credit Card Processing Fee will be reflecte4d on your invoice and receipt.  This fee will not be applied to payments via ACH/Direct Deposit or check.  If you prefer to make payment via ACH/Direct Deposit or check, please select invoice as your payment method.  Instructions for both options will be outlined on your invoice.