2018 Conference Sponsors

  • January 01, 2018
  • October 01, 2018
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Promote your organization, service or product to the Michigan museum and cultural community at the 2018 Michigan Museums Association (MMA) Conference.

MMA offers extensive sponsorship opportunities in conjunction with its largest program, the annual  conference. 

The conference will take place at the Dearbon Inn in Dearborn, October 28-30.  We expect 200-250 staff, volunteers, and board members from museums throughout the state to participate in the conference.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Key Sponsorships

  • Presenting Sponsor – $5,000
    Includes your logo featured on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, two personalized thank yous on our social media accounts, featured signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday and Tuesday, and five complimentary conference registrations.

  • Lake Superior Sponsor $3,000
    Includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and three complimentary conference registrations.

  • Lake Michigan Sponsor – $2,000
    Includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and two complimentary conference registrations.

  • Lake Huron Sponsor – $1,000
    Includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a half page ad in the printed program (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Monday or Tuesday, and one complimentary conference registration.
Event Sponsorships
  • Opening Reception (Sunday) – $3,000
    The conference kicks off on Sunday, October 28 with a gathering at the Arab American National Museum. Light refreshments will be served.
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and three complimentary conference registrations.

  • Newcomers Coffee (Monday) $500
    First-time conference attendees will have the chance to mingle with the MMA Board of Directors and other members of the Michigan museums community.
    Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high), and a complimentary tote bag insert.
  • Day One Keynote  (Monday)  - $2000
    A featured speaker with will inform and inspire conference participants with a presentation related to the conference theme of leadership. Speaker to be announced.
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the general sessions on Monday or Tuesday, and two complimentary conference registrations.

  • Tours (Monday) $1000
    Conference Participants will be shuttled to various local museums and locations for special featured and behind-the-scenes tours.
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a half page ad in the printed program (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Monday, and one complimentary conference registration.
  • Monday Evening Reception – $3,000
    Conference attendees will gather at The Henry Ford Museum of Innovation for a reception amidst one of the greatest historical collections in the country. 
    Sponsorship includes  your logo featured on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, featured signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the reception, and three complimentary conference registrations.
  • Student Coffee (Tuesday) - $500
    Both undergraduate and graduate students attending the conference will have the opportunity to meet students from other university programs, and can informally mingle with the MMA Board of Directors and other museum leaders.  
    Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high), and a complimentary tote bag insert.

  • Day Two Keynote  (Tuesday)  - $2000
    A featured speaker with will inform and inspire conference participants with a presentation related to the conference theme of leadership. Speaker to be announced.
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a full page ad in the printed program (7 1/2" wide x 10" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks at the keynote, and two complimentary conference registrations.

  • Morning Break (Tuesday) $500
    Coffee, tea, and light snacks will fuel up participants after an inspiring keynote presentation.
    Sponsorship includes your name on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a quarter page ad in the printed program (3 1/4" wide x 4 1/2" high), and a complimentary tote bag insert.

  • Museum Cafe (Tuesday) $500
    Conference Participants share expertise and engage using a World Cafe format, allowing for shorter conversations with peers focusing on a variety of topics and issues.
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a half page ad in the printed program (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during lunch on Tuesday, and one complimentary conference registration. 

  • Closing Reception (Tuesday) $2000
    The conference wraps up with a lovely evening reception at Fair Lane: The Henry Ford Estate.
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts, signage at the conference, a half page ad in the printed program (7" wide x 4" high), a complimentary tote bag insert, remarks during the reception, and one complimentary conference registration.

Ongoing

  • Tote Bag with Logo $500
    Each conference participant will receive a tote bag with conference information, sponsor promotional material, and other swag. These are still in use long after the conference—your logo will be seen by hundreds!
    Sponsorship includes your logo on the MMA website and in the printed conference program, a personalized thank you on our social media accounts and signage at the conference.



     The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Michigan Museums Association 313-334-7643 PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721 lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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