The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) is the leading professional organization of public opinion and survey research professionals in the United States, with members from academia, media, government, the non-profit sector, and private industry. Members share an interest in survey research, qualitative and quantitative research methods, and public opinion data. We are a professional organization dedicated to advancing the science and practice of survey and public opinion research in order to give people a voice in the decisions that affect their daily lives.
This is your opportunity to showcase your organization’s products and services at the premier forum for advancing knowledge in public opinion and survey research.
- Sponsors and exhibitors gain high visibility and have extensive opportunities to promote their company’s brand, products, and services directly to the AAPOR community members attending this premier event and beyond
- Go beyond the exhibit hall and promote your organization with high-impact sponsorship opportunities
- Your sponsorship supports the continued growth and development of the public opinion and survey research field.
View the Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus. For an updated list of available opportunities, please see the Summary of Sponsorship Opportunities below.
To qualify for this premier support level, please choose your AAPOR Annual Conference sponsorship and/or year-round opportunities from the available options in the prospectus.
- Recognition as a Sustaining Sponsor in the conference program, on the conference website, in pre-conference emails, and in communications to conference attendees
- Six complimentary full conference registrations
- Full-color premium position ad in the printed program (inside front cover or inside back)
- Full-color banner ad in the online program
- One push notification through the conference mobile app during the event
- Two complimentary short course registrations
- First priority of booth selection beginning in February 2024
- Complimentary lead retrieval service in exhibit space
- Reserved table in the front row of general session events
Sponsorship Package Levels
Sponsorship packages include conference registration(s), short course registration(s), and advertisement space in the digital and printed conference programs.
All Sponsors receive:
- Pre-and post-conference registration lists (Attendee name, company, mailing address for all; email address for those that have agreed during registration)
- A booth in the exhibit hall, or an equivalent sponsorship opportunity
- Fees waived for corner booths
- Sponsorship level recognition in the conference program, conference website, pre-conference emails, and communications to conference attendees.
|Full Conference Registration||1||2||3||4|
|Short Course Registration||1||1||2||2|
|Option to Buy Additional Exhibitor Registration at a Reduced Rate of $400||1||2||3||4|
|Printed Program Ad||Quarter Page||Quarter Page||Half Page||Full Page|
|Online Program Digital Ad*||Interior Page: Tower||Interior Page: Banner||Home Page: Tower||Home Page: Banner|
|Reserved Seating in General Session Events||No||No||No||Yes|
|Lead Retrieval Exhibitor Service Included**||No||No||Yes||Yes|
Each booth-only purchase includes:
- Two full conference registrations
- One additional conference registration at the reduced rate of $400 per person
- Standard exhibit space
- Recognition on signage, conference programs, and on the conference website
- Pre- and Post-Conference lists are not included with booth-only purchases, but are available for additional purchase:
- Pre-conference list: $250
- Post-conference list: $275
|Booth Only Fees|
|Inline Booth (8ft x 8ft)||$2,500|
|Corner Booth (8ft x 8ft)||$2,750|
A la Carte Opportunities
All à la carte sponsors will receive the following:
- Recognition on conference signage or included branded item
- Company listing in the digital and printed conference programs and the mobile app for the specific opportunity chosen
- Recognition on the AAPOR website
Broaden your reach by choosing an à la carte sponsorship opportunity. The opportunities below ensure that your organization makes an impact on all conference attendees. These opportunities are available to any organization. You do not need to purchase a sponsorship package above to purchase the options below.
SAY MORE WITH AAPOR
Choose these opportunities to have your logo in the hands of attendees throughout the conference.
Commemorative Item – $4,000
Increase your organization’s name recognition by putting something in the hands of every attendee at the conference. Sponsors provide the branded product, subject to AAPOR approval.
Conference Connection Emails – $2,500
AAPOR’s Conference Connection email series is the premier way to highlight your organization before the conference. The regular email series is pushed every two to three weeks from February through May 2024 and is the consolidated way to get conference updates. Each issue will feature a specific aspect of the conference from registration to the plenary to special networking events. Included in that list of features will be a banner ad for your organization that links directly to your website. Conference Connection emails are seen by over 2,600 people.
Conference Mobile App – $7,000
Be the sponsor of our popular conference mobile app! The app houses all of the most important conference information and is the best way to get up-to-the-minute details about everything happening at the event. The sponsor of the mobile app is acknowledged in the app via an opening splash page and the in-app banner ad at the top of the screen. The app can be used to view the schedule, read session descriptions, find exhibitors, and get maps of the hotel.
Conference Wi-Fi – $5,000
Help conference attendees get all the information they need by sponsoring the conference wi-fi network. In addition to standard sponsor recognition, the sponsor of this opportunity will be recognized in the network password.
Daily Onsite Emails – $1,000 for one,$3,500 for all four
Every evening of the conference, attendees receive a daily email that recaps the day’s events and provides an advance of what’s coming up the next day. Have your organization featured in these emails so that it can be seen by conference attendees each day through a banner immediately following the email header! Opportunities are available to sponsor one of four daily emails or sponsor all four emails for a reduced rate. Daily emails are sent to all attendees (about 1,200!) and placed on the AAPOR website for public access. In addition to being emailed, links to daily emails are featured on the AAPOR conference website.
Hotel Key Cards – $4,000
This sponsorship provides continued exposure throughout the conference to all attendees staying at the conference hotel. The sponsor’s logo and conference logo are placed on two keys per guestroom. Keys are printed in full color.
Lanyards – $8,000
If you’re looking for maximum exposure during the annual conference, these high-quality lanyards are the key. Every attendee will be wearing a lanyard with your company’s logo.
Presentation Management System -$7,500
How do the presenter slides make it to each room of the conference? AAPOR’s presentation management system, of course. By sponsoring this highly praised system, your organization’s logo will be shown on the screen as attendees walk into every breakout session during the conference. In addition to recognition in every session room, the sponsor will be recognized during general session remarks and the conference website.
Short Courses – $1,000 for one; $3,500 for four; $7,000 for all eight
Highlight your organization through conference short courses. Short courses are intensive workshop-style sessions held prior to the conference to help kick-start attendee learning. There will be four short courses held virtually the week before the conference as well as four courses held in-person in Philadelphia the day before the conference starts. Organizations may sponsor individual short courses, four courses, or all eight. In addition to standard sponsor recognition, sponsors of short courses will also be included in the short course promotional materials prior to the course date.
President’s Address LiveStream – $5,000
Support the live streaming of the Presidential Address and be recognized in the opening remarks of the address and on the AAPOR website.
Award Banquet Live Stream – $5,000
Support the live streaming of the Awards Banquet and be recognized in the opening remarks of the address and on the AAPOR website.
General Session Closed Captioning -$7,000
Support the placement of closed captioning onscreen at the Opening Plenary, the Presidential Address, and the Awards Banquet. You will be recognized during opening remarks at each event as well as on the event recordings hosted on the theAAPOR website following the conference.
CONNECT MORE WITH AAPOR
Choose these opportunities to have your organization highlighted at attendee-favorite events throughout the conference.
New Member Happy Hour Hosted by the Welcoming Committee (three available) – $1,500
An annual favorite! This gathering is a time for new members to meet each other before the conference starts.
Branded Lounge – $2,250
Are you looking for a branded space without the need for staff? This lounge area will be located in the exhibit hall and will have seating for four people with coffee and charging capabilities. Great spot to meet your targeted audience!
Student “Hub” Lounge – $2,500
Be known for providing a space for students to come together, meet each other and have a quiet space to work. Feel free to leave some of your collateral as well!
AAPOR One-Day Experience – $2,500 (three available)
In 2022, AAPOR launched the pilot program for the AAPOR One-Day Experience. This program allows local college students from underrepresented backgrounds to come to the AAPOR conference for a day to see what the conference is like, learn more about the field, explore career opportunities, and network with other conference attendees. Following the conference visit, all students will receive a complimentary AAPOR membership. The goal of the program is to drive interest in the public opinion field and increase the membership pipeline for AAPOR. Sponsors of this program will receive recognition in AAPOR outreach emails, event signage, and at the Presidential Address. They will also have the opportunity to directly interact with the involved students at various points during the experience.
Coffee Break – $1,500 (four available)
Highlight your organization at one of the ExhibitHall coffee breaks. Sponsorship of a coffee break includes your logo on all coffee cup sleeves provided at the break’s beverage stations as well as signage at the event. Your organization will be remembered for bringing the fuel attendees need to power through an exciting day of sessions! Four breaks are available for sponsorship. Break selection will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Golf Outing – $2,500
The annual golf outing attracts a fervent group of players of all skill levels eager to enjoy some friendly competition before getting down to the business of the conference. The golf outing also includes prizes for several contests, including low net, closest to-the-pin, and longest drive. Sponsorship of this event includes signage at the golf outing meeting point in the hotel,recognition in conference programs and the Activities Award Luncheon, and two rounds of golf at the outing. Sponsors are welcome to provide giveaway items for golf participants at an additional cost and must be approved by AAPOR before the conference.
Fun Run/Walk – $2,000
Whatever our location, whatever the weather, a healthy group of attendees participates in the annual AAPOR Fun Run/Walk, which will be held on Friday morning. Up to 50 participants usually run or walk the two-mile course. Sponsorship of this event includes finisher swag with your logo as well as post-run/walk refreshments to make sure participants are ready to start the rest of their days ‘running’!
Speed Networking – $2,000
Employers and AAPOR attendees love our SpeedNetworking sessions to learn more about each other. This year, AAPOR is expanding this program further by providing private interview space for organizations wishing to conduct onsite interviews with the candidates they meet during Speed Networking! Your logo will be prominently displayed in the Speed Networking space.
Pre- or Post-Conference Mailing List -$250 (Pre-)/ $275 (Post-)
Interested in connecting with conference attendees before or after the event? Consider purchasing a pre- or post-conference mailing list. The lists include the attendee name, company, mailing address for all attendees, plus email addresses for those who have agreed during registration. Pre-conference lists will be sent in early April 2024 and post-conference lists will be sent the week following the conference.
These lists are to be used ONCE before and after the conference.
Cancellations received in writing by February 10, 2024, will be subject to a 50 percent administrative fee. No refunds are issued for cancellations received after February 11th 2024 the exception of those due to a government-instituted travel ban. Cancellations due to a government-instituted travel ban will receive a refundless 50 percent administrative fee, up until May 8, 2024, or they may defer their support to the 2024 AAPOR Annual Meeting.
Apply to Exhibit or Sponsor the AAPOR 79th Annual Conference
If submitting payment by check, please send payment to:
American Association for Public Opinion Research
1436 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314