Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.

Real Places 2020: Sponsorship Opportunities

Join the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, Texas Heritage Trail Regions, and THC as a sponsor for REAL PLACES 2020—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. For additional information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Friends of the Texas Historical Commission via email or at 512-936-2241.

Title Sponsor (1 Available) – $30,000 – sold out

  • Sponsor name incorporated in event title
  • Inclusion as Title Sponsor on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host at opening night reception AND during each plenary session, AND special recognition at the Thursday night THC Awards Banquet
  • Opportunity to make an announcement during the opening night 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)
  • Two premium exhibit tables in Exhibit Hall
  • Full page recognition in conference program

Awards Banquet Sponsor (1 Available) - $15,000

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as Awards Banquet Sponsor throughout conference
  • Inclusion as Awards Banquet Sponsor on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host during the opening night reception AND special recognition at the Thursday night THC Awards Banquet
  • Opportunity to make an announcement 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 (1 Available) – $10,000 – sold out

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as Plenary Sessions (all, except opening night and awards banquet) Sponsor throughout conference
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host during the awards banquet AND each breakfast plenary session
  • Opportunity to make an announcement during one plenary session (except opening night and 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

Luncheon Speaker Sponsor (1 Available) – $10,000

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as Luncheon (Thursday and Friday) Sponsor throughout conference
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host during the awards banquet AND each lunch plenary sessions
  • Opportunity to make an announcement during one lunch plenary session
  • 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

Opening Night Reception Sponsor (1 Available) – $8,000

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as Opening Night Reception Sponsor throughout conference
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host during the opening night reception
  • Opportunity to make an announcement during opening night 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 (1 Available) – $5,000

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as registration sponsor
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host during the opening night reception
  • 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 exhibit table in Exhibit Hall
  • Half page recognition in conference program

Program Sponsor (1 Available) – $5,000 – sold out

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as program sponsor
  • Sponsor logo featured on back cover of conference program
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • Sponsor name mentioned in print and electronic communications, as applicable
  • Recognition by Emcee or host during the opening night reception
  • Three complimentary registrations (can be gifted to the organization(s) of your choice)
  • One exhibit table in Exhibit Hall
  • Full page recognition in conference program

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

  • Premium signage and acknowledgement as workshops and/or tours sponsor  
  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website, printed material, and signage
  • 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)
  • Half page recognition in conference program

Registration Bag Sponsor (1 Available) - $3,000

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

Lanyard Sponsor (1 Available) - $2,500

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

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

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

Hotel Keycard Sponsor (1 Available) - $2,500

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

Supporting Sponsor (Multiple Available) - $1,500

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

Professional Sponsor (Multiple Available) - $650

  • Sponsor logo inclusion on website
  • Listing on printed material and signage
  • One complimentary registration (can be gifted to the organization of your choice)

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.

BECOME A SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR

 

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