PARTNERSHIPS

Currently, reservations for partnerships are closed. Plan to meet our Exhibitors and Sponsors at the Riverfront Hall starting on March 11, 2024: Program | CIES 2024 – The Power Of Protest (lasaweb.org).

We thank our sponsors for their partnerships:

Platinum Sponsors

company mark of AIR with tagline Advancing Evidence, Improving Lives.

Gold Sponsors

Alfraganus University logo, blue text with a red line separating the two words horizontally
Chemonics logo with orange icon
OPM logo, blue text Oxford Policy Management next to blue circle with smaller white circle inner right.
World Vision logo
logo for NORRAG, Global Education Centre, Geneva Graduate Institute

Silver Sponsors

RTI logo, RTI International with blue square icon

ADVERTISING INFORMATION

The 2024 CIES Annual Conference has many great advertising opportunities. CIES 2024 can provide your organization, institution or company with fantastic exposure to leading education scholars, practitioners and policymakers from over 100 countries.

Conference Platform Banner ads - $995

The platform banner ads are featured prominently on the conference HUB which provides maximum views prior to and during the conference. Sales of banner ads will be limited to 10 to maximize views.
Conference Platform Banner ads (gif, jpg, jpeg, png or svg) should be at least 720 x 120 pixels for best results. 1260 x 210 or larger is recommended (ratio 6:1). An image resolution of at least 72 dpi is best.

PRINT PROGRAM AND ONLINE ADVERTISING

Ads are due by January 12, with the following specifications:

    • Resolution hi: 300 dpi
    • CMYK color
    • Format: PDF
    • PSD all texts in curves
Full page ad

(5″ x 7.5″ – portrait orientation) will be featured in full color in the print program and in a combined PDF on the Online Conference Hub – $500

    Half page

    (5″ x 3.65″ – landscape orientation) will be featured in full color in the print program and in a combined PDF on the Online Conference Hub- $350

      Back cover of print program

      (6.3 x 8.6 (bleed) – portrait orientation) Limit of one back cover ad will be sold. The printed program will be distributed during the convention and will include convention schedules, featured events, hotel maps and more – $995

        Back inside cover of print program

        (6.3 x 8.6 (bleed) – portrait orientation) Limit of one back inside cover ad will be sold. The printed program will be distributed during the convention and will include convention schedules, featured events, hotel maps and more – $795

          For questions or concerns, please contact:

          Pilar Rodriguez
          Sponsorship and Exhibit Sales Manager
          pilar@maestromeetings.org

          EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

          Our attendees travel locally, across the United States, and around the world to participate in the CIES Annual Meeting. CIES 2024 will be held in Miami, FL at the Hyatt Regency Miami. In addition to the onsite days (March 10-14, 2024), CIES 2024 will still offer two online days (March 6-7, 2024).

          Please consider joining us on-site in Miami FL or virtually through our Meeting Hub.

          EXHIBIT SPACES at the in-person conference will be in the Riverfront Hall in the Lobby Level of the Hyatt Regency Miami Hotel. You will be given the option to select where you would like to be set up. Both are in the heart of conference meeting rooms.

          The exhibitor set-up includes:

            • a six-foot covered table;
            • two chairs;
            • a small trash can;
            • complimentary Wi-Fi; and
            • name badges for your representatives stationed at your tables in the exhibit area.

          Note: Up to three staff badges will be issued per exhibit table. Exhibitor badges do not substitute for CIES 2024 conference registration. If you are a conference participant/presenter, you must register. Staff badge names will be collected from exhibitors in mid to late February. 

          Exhibitors will be listed on the CIES 2024 Online Conference Hub with a description of your organization, social media account(s), and link to the URL of your choice.

          Booths are assigned on a first come first served basis.

            • One table – $800
            • Two tables – $1,500
            • Three tables – $2,000
            • Add-on a virtual booth + $200

          Virtual exhibitors will set up their booth in a user-friendly platform for display on the CIES 2024 Online Meeting Hub. An instruction guide is available for users, as well as IT support if necessary. The online exhibitor’s gallery will be available February 22-March 14. Exhibitors can customize their site by adding an unlimited number of books, videos, brochures, contact information, and photos. Exhibitors may update their space throughout the conference.

            • Upgrade your virtual booth to “featured exhibitor” for an additional $250. Upgrading your virtual booth will position your organization in one of the top eight placements of the virtual exhibit hall. Virtual booths are arranged alphabetically on the conference Hub.

          Materials drop off/shared table – $150

          CIES will provide a drop off table for organizations who wish to drop off a limited number of print materials. This table is not “staffed” and does not qualify for complimentary registrations.

          Exhibitor Schedule for the On-site Conference in Miami, FL

          Exhibit Hall Set-up

          March 10 (3:30 – 6:30pm)

          Exhibit Hall Hours

          March 11 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm)

          March 12 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm)

          March 13 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm)

          March 14 (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)

          Exhibit Hall Break Down

          March 14 (12:30 pm – 2:30 pm)

          Virtual-only exhibitors – $500

          Virtual exhibitors will set up their booth in a user-friendly platform for display on the CIES 2024 virtual Online Conference Hub. The online exhibitors’ gallery will be available February 22-March 14, 2024, prior to and during both the virtual and on-site conference formats. Exhibitors can customize their site by adding an unlimited number of books, videos, brochures, contact information, and photos. Exhibitors may update their site throughout the conference. An instruction guide is available for users, as well as IT support if necessary.

            • Upgrade your virtual booth to “Featured Exhibitor” for an additional $250. Upgrading your virtual booth will position your organization in one of the top eight placements of the virtual exhibit hall. Virtual booths are arranged alphabetically on the convention Hub.

          SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

          Collaborations with external organizations and institutions furthers the mission of CIES in advancing the field of comparative and international education and creates more meaningful experiences for our conference participants. Our sponsorship opportunities are designed to encourage conference goers to engage with your organization, all while helping to make our event more sustainable. Below you will find more details on the sponsorship opportunities available at CIES 2024 Miami FL. 

          Sponsorship Package Opportunities

          Platinum Level Sponsorship - $4,000 ($4,500 value)

          • Two exhibit tables with prime location in exhibit hall ($1,500 value)
          • Logo recognition on all print and virtual conference materials ($1,500 value)
          • One paragraph promotional blurb to be included in one daily email to attendees during the conference ($1,000 value – for sponsors only) or banner ad on Online Convention Hub – February 22-March 14, 2024 ($995 value)
          • Full-color full-page ad in print program and Online Meeting Hub ($500 value)

          Gold Level Sponsorship - $3,000 ($3,800 value)

          • One exhibit table with prime location in exhibit hall ($800 value +)
          • Logo recognition on all print and virtual conference materials ($1,500 value)
          • One paragraph promotional blurb to be included in one daily email to attendees during the conference ($1,000 value – for sponsors only) or banner ad on Online Convention Hub – February 22-March 14, 2024 ($995 value)
          • Full-page full-color ad in print program and Online Conference Hub ($500 value)

          Silver Level Sponsorship - $2,000 ($2,650 value)

          • One exhibit table with prime location in exhibit hall ($800 value +)
          • Logo recognition on all print and virtual conference materials ($1,500 value)
          • Half-page ad in print program and Online Conference Hub ($350 value)

          Specialty Sponsorships

          Wi-Fi Network Sponsor - $10,000

          Reliable internet is essential to facilitate conferencing for both online and on-site participants. Your organization will be featured as the exclusive Wi-Fi provider throughout the conference.

          Zoom Sponsor – $10,000

          Selecting the Zoom sponsorship will put you front and center as the provider who brings us all together. Your organization’s name will stand out as one supporting technology in these transitional times. A small logo can also be placed on the waiting room screen of each Zoom link.

          Charging Station - $2,000

          Conference days are long and require more power than a typical battery can last. Help participants while promoting your organization by providing a charging station conveniently placed for attendee access.

          Conference Music Breaks Sponsor - $1,500

          CIES Conference attendees will be treated to brief musical performances to calm and refocus during busy conference days. The Conference Music Break Sponsor will be featured on signage located near the piano(s) during performances. Attendees will thank you and so will we.

          To discuss these or any sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

          Najeeb Shafiq, Executive Director of CIES, – mnshafiq@pitt.edu

          Susan L. Robertson, President-Elect, Comparative and International Education Society, 2023-2024 – conference@cies.us

          Pilar Rodriguez, Sponsorship and Exhibit Hall Manager – pilar@maestromeetings.org

          INSTITUTIONAL RECEPTIONS

          • As a CIES convention, institutions—including their units, such as a research center—are all welcome to sponsor and host institutional receptions at CIES 2024. CIES members and attendees from all over the world have enjoyed institutional receptions at our annual gatherings, and will again at CIES 2024.

            Plan your unique Institutional Reception with us by reaching out at mcabrera@maestromeetings.org, indicating “Institutional Reception Inquiry” in your Subject line.