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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Open Education Global Conference (http://conference.oeconsortium.org/2015) is the annual opportunity for researchers, practitioners, policy makers and educators to deeply explore open education and its impact on global education.  Conference participants will hear from thought leaders in open education and have the opportunity to share ideas, practices and discuss issues important to the future of education worldwide. The Open Education Global Conference is the largest conference devoted exclusively to open education, attracting participants from around the world. The Open Education Global Conference 2015 will take place in Banff, Alberta, Canada, from 22-24 April 2015.

The Open Education Global Conference 2015 is organized by the Open Education Consortium and Athabasca University. The Open Education Consortium (www.oeconsortium.org) is a worldwide community of universities and organizations committed to advancing positive developments through open education. Athabasca University (www.athabasca.ca) is a leading Canadian online university with a focus on the future of education.

Sponsorship Levels and benefits:

Platinum ($20,000)

Sponsors may select general conference support, or support of one of these special opportunities

  • Open Education Awards for Excellence
  • Conference Banquet
  • Conference banners and signs

Each platinum sponsorship includes preferred recognition in the conference program, on the conference website, on conference materials and banners displayed during the conference. The sponsors of the Awards for Excellence will have their logo etched onto the award given to winners. General conference sponsors will include recognition of sponsorship during coffee breaks. Platinum sponsors may request a sponsor session and/or preferred display table at the conference, along with the opportunity to give a webinar for Consortium members during the year following the conference. Each platinum sponsorship also includes four (2) complimentary full registrations.

Gold ($10,000)

Sponsors may select general conference support, or support of one of these special opportunities

  • Opening Reception
  • Conference lunches
  • Conference diversity support program

Each gold sponsorship includes preferred recognition in the conference program, on the conference website, on conference materials and banners displayed during the conference. Sponsors of the opening reception or lunches will receive additional recognition during these events. Gold sponsors may request a conference session and/or display table during the conference. Each gold sponsorship also includes two (2) complimentary full registrations, and the opportunity to purchase additional registrations at a discounted rate.

Silver ($5,000)

Sponsors may select general conference support, or one of these special opportunities

  • Conference diversity support program
  • Conference breakfasts

Each silver sponsorship includes recognition in the conference program, on the conference website, on conference materials and banners displayed during the conference. Sponsors of the travel support program will be recognized as supporting the Consortium’s efforts to diversify participation in open education around the world and will receive a report on conference impact from those sponsored to attend. Sponsors of conference breakfasts will receive additional recognition during these meals. Silver sponsors may request a conference session or display table during the conference. Each silver sponsorship also includes one (1) complimentary full registration, and the opportunity to purchase additional registrations at a discounted rate.

Bronze ($2,000)

Sponsors may select general conference support, or one of these special opportunities

  • Conference bags
  • Conference badges
  • Featured give-aways

Each bronze sponsorship includes recognition in the conference program, on the conference website, and during the conference. Sponsorship of conference bags, badges or give aways will feature the sponsor’s name and/or logo on the item. Bronze sponsors may request a display table during the conference. Each bronze sponsorship also includes one (1) complimentary full registration, and the opportunity to purchase additional registrations at a discounted rate.

Friends of Open Education (starting at $500)

Friends will receive:

  • Their organization’s name and link on the conference website
  • Statement of thanks on printed conference materials
  • Announcement of thanks at the opening of the conference
  • Acknowledgement on conference slides
For more information or a customized sponsorship package, please contact Meena Hwang at meena@oeconsortium.org