Sponsor

The Communications Network's annual conference is the premier leadership gathering for social sector communications professionals.

A champion of using communications effectively, The Communications Network’s membership includes executives from leading foundations, nonprofits, social entrepreneurs, and consulting firms who believe smart, strategic communications are fundamental to delivering social good.

The Network’s annual conference brings together 600 leaders from across the global social sector to share, learn from one another, and leave inspired. It has developed a reputation as the best philanthropy and nonprofit communications event in the country.

This conference would not be possible without the generous support of our many sponsors, who are listed below.

Check out our comnet16 sponsors below

 

 
 

Thank you to the below organizations who are sponsoring ComNet16. 

Platinum Level Sponsors ($25K+)

Opening Night Reception Sponsor - LOR FOUNDATION

  • Opportunity to deliver brief welcome remarks to conference attendees at the opening night reception

  • Primary acknowledgment of support at reception

  • Four conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird member price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • Name listed on materials and displays as conference sponsor at ComNet16

  • One full-page ad in conference program

  • Up to two items in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo (linked) featured prominently on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Reception to Honor Detroit Sponsor - FORD FOUNDATION

  • Opportunity to deliver brief welcome remarks to conference attendees at a special Thursday night reception honoring Detroit

  • Primary acknowledgment of support at reception

  • Four conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird member price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • Name listed on materials and displays as conference sponsor at ComNet16

  • One full-page ad in conference program

  • Up to two items in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo (linked) featured prominently on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Lead Conference Sponsor - CHARLES STEWART MOTT FOUNDATION, W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION, JOHN S. AND JAMES L. KNIGHT FOUNDATION, KRESGE FOUNDATION, WALTON FAMILY FOUNDATION

  • Four conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird member price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • Name listed on materials and displays as conference sponsor at ComNet16

  • One full-page ad in conference program

  • Up to two items in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo (linked) featured prominently on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

 

Gold Level Sponsors ($15K)

Lunch Sponsor - ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION

  • Official sponsor of lunch on Thursday, October 1 at the conference. Lunch will be provided to all registered conference attendees. Dining room will be decorated with signage representing sponsor. Sponsor has opportunity to leave materials at each table.

  • Three conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One half-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo featured on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Multimedia Sponsor - COLORADO HEALTH FOUNDATION

  • Sponsor of all photography and video associated with ComNet16. All video recordings and photos will include acknowledgment of sponsorship. 

  • Three conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One half-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo featured on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

ComNet16 App Sponsor - CONRAD N. HILTON FOUNDATION

  • Official sponsor for the ComNet16 app used by 500+ attendees. Logo will be displayed on app splash page each time an attendee opens the app. 

  • Three conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One half-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Name listed on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Health and Wellness Sponsor - CALIFORNIA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION

  • Enable ComNet16 to serve healthy food and beverages during meals and breaks

  • Three conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One half-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo featured on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Speaker Sponsor - THE CALIFORNIA WELLNESS FOUNDATION, GORDON AND BETTY MOORE FOUNDATION, CASEY FAMILY PROGRAMS, SKILLMAN FOUNDATION

  • Opportunity to introduce a plenary session

  • Acknowledgment of speaker sponsorship on resulting video recording

  • Three conference registrations and a one-year institutional membership to the Network (good for up to six individuals)

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One half-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Logo featured on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Silver Level Sponsors ($10K)

Attendee Badge Lanyards – HATTAWAY COMMUNICATIONS

  • Sponsor logo prominently displayed on lanyard worn by 500+ attendees for all three days of ComNet16. (Communications Network logo will also be displayed on the lanyard.)

  • Two conference registrations

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One quarter-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Name listed on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Conference Bags – THE ANNIE E CASEY FOUNDATION

  • Your logo appears on one side of eco-friendly, reusable bags carried by 500+ attendees. (The Communications Network logo will also be displayed on the bag.)

  • Two conference registrations

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One quarter-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Name listed on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

ComNet16 Sustainability Sponsor - WILLIAMS GROUP

  • Enable conference to increase sustainability via using water cisterns in place of disposable plastic water bottles, recycling all paper materials from conference, and partnering with TerraCycle to prevent hard to recycle items from going in landfills.
  • Listed as sustainability sponsor on all conference materials and on ComNet16 website

  • Two conference registrations

  • Additional conference passes available at $675 early bird price leading up to conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • One quarter-page ad in conference program

  • One insert or promotional item in the attendee gift bag (provided by the sponsor)

  • Name listed on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

 

Bronze Level Sponsors ($5K-$7K)

Custom Eco-friendly Water Bottles - FORUM ONE

  • Provide custom aluminum eco-friendly water bottles to 500+ conference attendees with logo and/or name on bottle. (Communications Network logo will also be displayed on water bottle.)

  • One registration to the conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • Name listed on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide

Conference Notebook Sponsor - BURNESS

  • Logo featured on notebook made from recycled content distributed to all conference attendees

  • One complimentary registration to the conference

  • Invitation to a sponsors-only reception hosted by The Communications Network Board held during the conference

  • Name listed on Sponsors page on conference website and in program guide