Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.

Real Places 2019: Sponsorship Opportunities

Join the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, Texas Heritage Trail Regions, and THC as a sponsor for REAL PLACES 2019—a conference focused on preserving, revitalizing, and experiencing the Texas mystique. Through your sponsorship, you will gain visibility with County Historical Commissions, Main Street programs, local governments, chambers of commerce, convention and visitor bureaus, preservation organizations, historic sites, and travel industry experts.

Title Sponsor - $30,000 (1 Co-sponsorship Reserved - 1 AVAILABLE)

  • Sponsor name incorporated in event title 
  • (i.e. <<Sponsor’s>> Real Places Conference in partnership with The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission)
  • Inclusion as Title Sponsor on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to make an announcement or be recognized during plenary session
  • Opportunity to include a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout in registration packet 
  • Eight complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Full page recognition in conference program

Awards Banquet Sponsor - $12,000

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as Awards Banquet Sponsor throughout conference 
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to make an announcement or be recognized during the awards banquet
  • Opportunity to include a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout in registration packet
  • Six complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Full page recognition in conference program

Plenary Session Sponsor - $10,000

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as Plenary Session Sponsor throughout conference 
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to make an announcement or be recognized during plenary session
  • Opportunity to include a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout in registration packet 
  • Six complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Full page recognition in conference program

Luncheon Sponsor - $10,000

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as Luncheon Sponsor throughout conference
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to make an announcement or be recognized at the beginning of lunch
  • Opportunity for a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout to be placed at each luncheon seat 
  • Six complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Full page recognition in conference program

Welcome Reception Sponsor - $8,000

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as Welcome Reception Sponsor throughout conference
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to make an announcement or be recognized during Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to include a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout in registration packet
  • Five complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Half page recognition in conference program

Registration Sponsor - $5,000

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as sponsor of registration 
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to include a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout in registration packet
  • Four complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Half page recognition in conference program

Program Sponsor – $5,000 – sold out

  • Sponsor logo featured on back cover of conference program
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Three complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Full page recognition in conference program

Workshop or Tour Sponsor (4 Available) - $3,500

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as sponsor of workshops and/or tours
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Sponsor name mentioned in press releases and announcements
  • Opportunity to include a sponsor-provided giveaway or handout in registration packet
  • Three complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Half page recognition in conference program

Breakfast or Break Sponsor (4 Available) - $2,500

  • Premium signage or acknowledgement as sponsor of breakfast or break
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Two complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Quarter page recognition in conference program

Hotel Keycard Sponsor - $2,500

  • Sponsor logo featured on keycards distributed to all conference guests at hotel check-in
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Two complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Quarter page recognition in conference program

Bag Sponsor - $2,500

  • Sponsor logo featured on bags distributed to all conference attendees
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Two complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Quarter page recognition in conference program

Lanyard Sponsor – $2,000 – sold out

  • Sponsor logo featured on lanyards distributed to all conference attendees
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • Two complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One premium exhibit table in Exhibit Hall 
  • Quarter page recognition in conference program

Supporting Sponsor - $1,500

  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, signage, and emails 
  • One complimentary registration (can be gifted to the organization of your choice)
  • Quarter page recognition in conference program

Professional Sponsor - $400

  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website
  • Listing on printed material and signage

Exhibit Hall Table - Commercial $800 | Nonprofit $650

Exhibit tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tables include a skirted table and chair, along with one complimentary full conference registration. For more information on exhibit hall registration, please email us.

For additional information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Friends of the Texas Historical Commission via email or at 512-936-2241

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