Opportunities

–––> NEW “App Sponsorship” Available

BOOTH RENTAL SPACE

10×10’ Space
Black Pipe and Drape
8’ Table with Black Tablecloth
2 Chairs
Garbage Can
1 Free Exhibitor Badge
(Full Access to All Sessions)

PRICES

$750 for first 10×10 booth rental space

$550 for each additional 10×10 booth rental space

$100 for each additional name badge

 

NOTE: After submission and processing, application items are non-refundable. 

CONFERENCE BOOKSTORE

We have an Assorted Publisher Area in the Conference Bookstore where you may promote and sell your product alongside other quality Christian publishers. This provides you the opportunity to market your product and interact directly with attendees.

Publishers must submit an application to attend the conference. Once received and approved, we will put you in touch with bookstore managers to arrange your bookstore space.

For best effect publishers are encouraged to purchase booth space(s) for their ministries. This booth space allows the opportunity for publishers to distribute free literature, facilitate giveaways, and collect customer data while maintaining a strong sales presence.

Bethlehem College & Seminary reserves the right to decline application requests or refuse certain product placement for any reason in accordance with our ministry’s Foundational Documents and Theological Vision for Ministry.

JOURNAL AD

Each attendee will receive a conference journal at registration. You may purchase and design an ad for the journal for:

$1100 Full Page, Color Ad
$550 Half Page, Color Ad

All ads must be submitted by September 15, 2019. Journal Ad Spec Sheet

GIVEAWAYS

We encourage Exhibitors to giveaway quality resources from their booth. If giving away 500 copies or more of a quality resource, we will notify attendees by highlighting your booth number on the Exhibitor Area page of the Conference Journal. (Flyers, pamphlets, bookmarks, and the like do not qualify.) You may also highlight booth giveaways by utilizing the app feed to post information or by purchasing a journal ad that describes your giveaway.

PASSPORT PRIZE

All attendees receive a passport to stamp at each exhibitor booth to be qualified for several significant drawings (e.g. an iPad, Kindle, gift certificates, commentaries). This will encourage attendees to make their way to each booth.

Exhibitors or publishers who contribute prizes will receive a complete list of all the names and contact information of the attendees who participate in the program.

Prizes must be a $200 or more value – all prizes are subject to approval.

PARTNER SPONSOR // $4,000 (6 AVAILABLE)

Partner with us and receive the full exhibiting and marketing package!

  • Included on announcement slides before and after general sessions.
  • Complimentary booth rental space (standard 10×10 ft).
  • One complementary half-page journal ad.
  • 4 registrations.

 

LIVESTREAM SPONSOR //  $4,000 (2 AVAILABLE)

While there are roughly 3,000 attendees at the conference, there are on average 29,000 more participating in the conference via The Gospel Coalition livestream webpage and Facebook page.

  • Included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions.
  • Your company logo, with a link to your website, will appear beneath the 2019 video feed on The Gospel Coalition livestream webpage.
  • 2 registrations. 

 

WI-FI SPONSOR  // $2,500 (1 AVAILABLE)

In sponsoring the Wi-Fi for the conference, all the attendees, staff, and exhibitors will be able to access internet for free in the lobby, exhibitor area, bookstore, and eating areas.

  • Included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions.
  • Anyone logging on to the internet will be directed to the landing page of your choice.
  • 2 registrations.

 

APP SPONSOR // $2,500 (1 AVAILABLE)

With an average of 1500 downloads each year, our customized conference app is an integral part of the conference and useful resource for the attendees.

  • Company logo included within the app graphics and featured on the app page of the conference journal.
  • Company logo and link included in the app announcement emails / communications.
  • A push notification with company name and link will be sent through the conference app.

 

SEMINAR SPONSOR                                           

$1,400 for 1 Session / $2,800 for 2 Sessions / $5,000 for 4 Sessions

Different seminar themes have a certain quantity of sessions. Sponsorship of a theme would include all sessions.

  • Included in all announcements given during the sponsored seminar sessions.
  • Discounted booth rental space. (We will contact you to discuss discount amount.)
  • Your company name, will appear next to your seminar category in the Conference Journal, Conference App, and signage on-site.
  • 50% off journal ads purchases.
  • 2 registrations.

 

COFFEE BREAK SPONSOR // $3,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

During the Tuesday morning 30-minute break, coffee and tea will be served next to the booth of the sponsor.

  • Company will be mentioned as the sponsor of the coffee break from the conference emcee before the break.
  • A push notification will also be sent through the conference app directing attendees to your booth and the free coffee.
  • One free booth rental space (10×10) located beside the coffee break station.
  • 2 registrations.

 

VOLUNTEER SPONSOR // $2,500 (1 AVAILABLE)

The conference could not be run without our dedicated volunteers. Over 100 volunteers will be involved in ushering, registration, praying with attendees, bookstore check-out, and much more.

  • Company logo will prominently appear on the back of each uniform volunteer t-shirt.
  • The Volunteer Sponsorship also provides a lounge for the volunteers to refresh themselves with snacks and beverages and an area to rest while on break. You are welcome to provide literature and signage from your company in the lounge.

 

PASSPORT SPONSOR  //  $3,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

All attendees receive a passport that must be stamped at each exhibit booth to be qualified for several significant drawings (e.g. iPad, Kindle, gift certificates). This encourages attendees to make their way to each booth.

  • Company name, logo, description, and website printed on the front cover, inside cover, inside pages, and inside back cover of the passport booklet.
  • Sponsor receives names, emails, and mailing addresses of all attendees who participated in the program.

 

SPANISH TRANSLATION SPONSOR // $2,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

Live Spanish translation is offered for all main auditorium plenary sessions, as well as main auditorium seminar sessions. We have a heart to encourage and serve the Spanish speaking church! These audio files are a highly sought after resource.

  • Company will be included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions in the main auditorium.
  • Complimentary booth rental space (10×10 feet) in the Exhibitor Area.
  • 2 registrations.

 

SHUTTLE BUS SPONSOR  // $1,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

On Wednesday, multiple buses will shuttle attendees from the Convention Center to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. For four hours, a shuttle will depart every 20 minutes. We serve hundreds of attendees with this free service. This is your opportunity to provide reading material for the 30-minute ride to the airport!

  • Your company may provide promotional material to be given to attendees as they board the bus. Your company’s name will be listed on the sponsors page in the conference journal.

 

PRAYER ROOM SPONSOR // $2,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

The prayer room is available for any conference attendee to use for personal quiet time, reflecting on the conference, or praying with a prayer team member. There is also a team praying throughout the conference. 

  • Company will be included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions in the main auditorium.
  • Complimentary booth space (10×10 foot) in the Exhibitor Area.
  • Company name will be listed on the sponsors page in the conference journal. Your company will be included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions in the main auditorium.
  • 2 registrations.

HOST A WORKSHOP – SOLD OUT FOR 2020

We offer a limited number of workshops opportunities for our exhibitors who would like to more fully present the work of their ministry or speak on a topic related to their work. The time slots are 45-minutes long on Tuesday afternoon. We publicize time, title, & speaker in our conference journal and conference app. You may also give out resources during your workshop time. If you desire A/V capabilities, the Convention Center will help hook up A/V to your computer, however, you must provide your own adapter.

WORKSHOP RESERVATION FEE                  $175

BOOTH RENTAL SPACE POLICIES

  • Booth rental space allocations will be confirmed no later than September 16, 2019.
  • All exhibit materials, chairs, and fixtures need to be contained within your assigned space unless otherwise approved by the conference director.
  • Organizations cannot share (sublet) their booth(s) with other organizations.
  • Booths do not need to be occupied during event plenary sessions.
  • Exhibits need to remain in place throughout the entire conference.
  • Tear down must not occur before 11:00 AM on Wednesday Feb 5, 2020.
  • All display materials must be removed from the exhibit hall area by 2:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020.
  • Exhibitors are not permitted to sell product from the booth space. Exhibitors may offer complimentary gifts or products to attendees.
  • After submission and processing, application items are non-refundable.
BOOTHS

BOOTH RENTAL SPACE

10×10’ Space
Black Pipe and Drape
8’ Table with Black Tablecloth
2 Chairs
Garbage Can
1 Free Exhibitor Badge
(Full Access to All Sessions)

PRICES

$750 for first 10×10 booth rental space

$550 for each additional 10×10 booth rental space

$100 for each additional name badge

 

NOTE: After submission and processing, application items are non-refundable. 

BOOKSTORE

CONFERENCE BOOKSTORE

We have an Assorted Publisher Area in the Conference Bookstore where you may promote and sell your product alongside other quality Christian publishers. This provides you the opportunity to market your product and interact directly with attendees.

Publishers must submit an application to attend the conference. Once received and approved, we will put you in touch with bookstore managers to arrange your bookstore space.

For best effect publishers are encouraged to purchase booth space(s) for their ministries. This booth space allows the opportunity for publishers to distribute free literature, facilitate giveaways, and collect customer data while maintaining a strong sales presence.

Bethlehem College & Seminary reserves the right to decline application requests or refuse certain product placement for any reason in accordance with our ministry’s Foundational Documents and Theological Vision for Ministry.

MARKETING

JOURNAL AD

Each attendee will receive a conference journal at registration. You may purchase and design an ad for the journal for:

$1100 Full Page, Color Ad
$550 Half Page, Color Ad

All ads must be submitted by September 15, 2019. Journal Ad Spec Sheet

GIVEAWAYS

We encourage Exhibitors to giveaway quality resources from their booth. If giving away 500 copies or more of a quality resource, we will notify attendees by highlighting your booth number on the Exhibitor Area page of the Conference Journal. (Flyers, pamphlets, bookmarks, and the like do not qualify.) You may also highlight booth giveaways by utilizing the app feed to post information or by purchasing a journal ad that describes your giveaway.

PASSPORT PRIZE

All attendees receive a passport to stamp at each exhibitor booth to be qualified for several significant drawings (e.g. an iPad, Kindle, gift certificates, commentaries). This will encourage attendees to make their way to each booth.

Exhibitors or publishers who contribute prizes will receive a complete list of all the names and contact information of the attendees who participate in the program.

Prizes must be a $200 or more value – all prizes are subject to approval.

SPONSORING

PARTNER SPONSOR // $4,000 (6 AVAILABLE)

Partner with us and receive the full exhibiting and marketing package!

  • Included on announcement slides before and after general sessions.
  • Complimentary booth rental space (standard 10×10 ft).
  • One complementary half-page journal ad.
  • 4 registrations.

 

LIVESTREAM SPONSOR //  $4,000 (2 AVAILABLE)

While there are roughly 3,000 attendees at the conference, there are on average 29,000 more participating in the conference via The Gospel Coalition livestream webpage and Facebook page.

  • Included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions.
  • Your company logo, with a link to your website, will appear beneath the 2019 video feed on The Gospel Coalition livestream webpage.
  • 2 registrations. 

 

WI-FI SPONSOR  // $2,500 (1 AVAILABLE)

In sponsoring the Wi-Fi for the conference, all the attendees, staff, and exhibitors will be able to access internet for free in the lobby, exhibitor area, bookstore, and eating areas.

  • Included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions.
  • Anyone logging on to the internet will be directed to the landing page of your choice.
  • 2 registrations.

 

APP SPONSOR // $2,500 (1 AVAILABLE)

With an average of 1500 downloads each year, our customized conference app is an integral part of the conference and useful resource for the attendees.

  • Company logo included within the app graphics and featured on the app page of the conference journal.
  • Company logo and link included in the app announcement emails / communications.
  • A push notification with company name and link will be sent through the conference app.

 

SEMINAR SPONSOR                                           

$1,400 for 1 Session / $2,800 for 2 Sessions / $5,000 for 4 Sessions

Different seminar themes have a certain quantity of sessions. Sponsorship of a theme would include all sessions.

  • Included in all announcements given during the sponsored seminar sessions.
  • Discounted booth rental space. (We will contact you to discuss discount amount.)
  • Your company name, will appear next to your seminar category in the Conference Journal, Conference App, and signage on-site.
  • 50% off journal ads purchases.
  • 2 registrations.

 

COFFEE BREAK SPONSOR // $3,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

During the Tuesday morning 30-minute break, coffee and tea will be served next to the booth of the sponsor.

  • Company will be mentioned as the sponsor of the coffee break from the conference emcee before the break.
  • A push notification will also be sent through the conference app directing attendees to your booth and the free coffee.
  • One free booth rental space (10×10) located beside the coffee break station.
  • 2 registrations.

 

VOLUNTEER SPONSOR // $2,500 (1 AVAILABLE)

The conference could not be run without our dedicated volunteers. Over 100 volunteers will be involved in ushering, registration, praying with attendees, bookstore check-out, and much more.

  • Company logo will prominently appear on the back of each uniform volunteer t-shirt.
  • The Volunteer Sponsorship also provides a lounge for the volunteers to refresh themselves with snacks and beverages and an area to rest while on break. You are welcome to provide literature and signage from your company in the lounge.

 

PASSPORT SPONSOR  //  $3,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

All attendees receive a passport that must be stamped at each exhibit booth to be qualified for several significant drawings (e.g. iPad, Kindle, gift certificates). This encourages attendees to make their way to each booth.

  • Company name, logo, description, and website printed on the front cover, inside cover, inside pages, and inside back cover of the passport booklet.
  • Sponsor receives names, emails, and mailing addresses of all attendees who participated in the program.

 

SPANISH TRANSLATION SPONSOR // $2,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

Live Spanish translation is offered for all main auditorium plenary sessions, as well as main auditorium seminar sessions. We have a heart to encourage and serve the Spanish speaking church! These audio files are a highly sought after resource.

  • Company will be included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions in the main auditorium.
  • Complimentary booth rental space (10×10 feet) in the Exhibitor Area.
  • 2 registrations.

 

SHUTTLE BUS SPONSOR  // $1,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

On Wednesday, multiple buses will shuttle attendees from the Convention Center to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. For four hours, a shuttle will depart every 20 minutes. We serve hundreds of attendees with this free service. This is your opportunity to provide reading material for the 30-minute ride to the airport!

  • Your company may provide promotional material to be given to attendees as they board the bus. Your company’s name will be listed on the sponsors page in the conference journal.

 

PRAYER ROOM SPONSOR // $2,000 (1 AVAILABLE)

The prayer room is available for any conference attendee to use for personal quiet time, reflecting on the conference, or praying with a prayer team member. There is also a team praying throughout the conference. 

  • Company will be included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions in the main auditorium.
  • Complimentary booth space (10×10 foot) in the Exhibitor Area.
  • Company name will be listed on the sponsors page in the conference journal. Your company will be included in all announcement slides before and after general sessions in the main auditorium.
  • 2 registrations.
WORKSHOPS

HOST A WORKSHOP – SOLD OUT FOR 2020

We offer a limited number of workshops opportunities for our exhibitors who would like to more fully present the work of their ministry or speak on a topic related to their work. The time slots are 45-minutes long on Tuesday afternoon. We publicize time, title, & speaker in our conference journal and conference app. You may also give out resources during your workshop time. If you desire A/V capabilities, the Convention Center will help hook up A/V to your computer, however, you must provide your own adapter.

WORKSHOP RESERVATION FEE                  $175

POLICIES

BOOTH RENTAL SPACE POLICIES

  • Booth rental space allocations will be confirmed no later than September 16, 2019.
  • All exhibit materials, chairs, and fixtures need to be contained within your assigned space unless otherwise approved by the conference director.
  • Organizations cannot share (sublet) their booth(s) with other organizations.
  • Booths do not need to be occupied during event plenary sessions.
  • Exhibits need to remain in place throughout the entire conference.
  • Tear down must not occur before 11:00 AM on Wednesday Feb 5, 2020.
  • All display materials must be removed from the exhibit hall area by 2:00 PM on Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020.
  • Exhibitors are not permitted to sell product from the booth space. Exhibitors may offer complimentary gifts or products to attendees.
  • After submission and processing, application items are non-refundable.

Logistics

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1st

1:00 PM – Exhibitor Set-Up Begins

5:00 PM – Exhibitor Set-Up Closes

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd

7:00 AM – Exhibitor Set Up Begins

8:45 AM – Exhibitor Set Up Closes

9:00 AM – Event Opens – Bookstore/Exhibitor Area Open

10:00 AM – Pre-Conference Sponsored by TGC

12:00 PM –  Seminar Group 1

1:15 PM – Seminar Group 2

2:30 PM – Seminar Group 3

3:45 PM – Seminar Group 4

4:30 PM – Dinner Break

7:00 PM – Plenary Session

9:00 PM – Evening Session

10:00 PM – Evening Ends

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4th

7:30 AM – Bookstore/Exhibitor Area Open

8:30 AM –  Plenary Session

10:30 AM – Plenary Session

11:30 AM – Lunch Break

12:15 PM – Auxiliary Workshops Group 1

1:30 PM – Auxiliary Workshops Group 2

1:45 PM – Special Panel Session

3:30 PM – Plenary Session

4:30 PM – Dinner Break

7:00 PM – Plenary Session

9:00 PM – Evening Session

10:00 PM – Evening Ends

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5th

7:30 AM – Bookstore/Exhibitor Area Open

8:30 AM – Plenary Session

10:00 AM – Plenary Session

11:15 AM – Plenary Speaker Q&A Panel

12:00 PM – Event Ends

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Exhibitor Tear Down

ELECTRICAL

If you would like electrical for your booth, please order it through the Minneapolis Convention Center using their Electrical Services Form. We will email you this order form once it is available. In order to receive a discount, the form needs to be sent at least 15 days prior to the event. You will need to know your booth number in order to complete the order form.

SHIPPING

The Minneapolis Convention Center does not accept exhibitor shipments for this event. Please refer to our Shipping Specification guidelines to see options for small shipments or freight shipments.

Labels for pallet shipments.

ACCOMODATIONS

HILTON MINNEAPOLIS

  • $132 per night – book by January 10, 2020
  • The Hilton is our main conference hotel, and is connected to the Minneapolis Convention Center by heated skyway.

HYATT REGENCY

  • $134 per night – book by January 11, 2020

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

  • $127 per night – book by January 10, 2020
  • Newly Remodeled!

TRANSPORTATION

SUPER SHUTTLE

  • Shuttles offered from the airport to hotel vary by hotel but Super Shuttle is $24 roundtrip. This can be reserved online to receive the discounted rate.

WEDNESDAY SHUTTLE

  • We will have a shuttle scheduled for attendees, exhibitors, and publishers to use on the last day of the event from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Shuttles will run every 20 minutes from the Convention Center to the airport (Terminal 1). There is no fee for this service.
SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1st

1:00 PM – Exhibitor Set-Up Begins

5:00 PM – Exhibitor Set-Up Closes

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd

7:00 AM – Exhibitor Set Up Begins

8:45 AM – Exhibitor Set Up Closes

9:00 AM – Event Opens – Bookstore/Exhibitor Area Open

10:00 AM – Pre-Conference Sponsored by TGC

12:00 PM –  Seminar Group 1

1:15 PM – Seminar Group 2

2:30 PM – Seminar Group 3

3:45 PM – Seminar Group 4

4:30 PM – Dinner Break

7:00 PM – Plenary Session

9:00 PM – Evening Session

10:00 PM – Evening Ends

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4th

7:30 AM – Bookstore/Exhibitor Area Open

8:30 AM –  Plenary Session

10:30 AM – Plenary Session

11:30 AM – Lunch Break

12:15 PM – Auxiliary Workshops Group 1

1:30 PM – Auxiliary Workshops Group 2

1:45 PM – Special Panel Session

3:30 PM – Plenary Session

4:30 PM – Dinner Break

7:00 PM – Plenary Session

9:00 PM – Evening Session

10:00 PM – Evening Ends

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5th

7:30 AM – Bookstore/Exhibitor Area Open

8:30 AM – Plenary Session

10:00 AM – Plenary Session

11:15 AM – Plenary Speaker Q&A Panel

12:00 PM – Event Ends

11:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Exhibitor Tear Down

ELECTRICAL

ELECTRICAL

If you would like electrical for your booth, please order it through the Minneapolis Convention Center using their Electrical Services Form. We will email you this order form once it is available. In order to receive a discount, the form needs to be sent at least 15 days prior to the event. You will need to know your booth number in order to complete the order form.

SHIPPING

SHIPPING

The Minneapolis Convention Center does not accept exhibitor shipments for this event. Please refer to our Shipping Specification guidelines to see options for small shipments or freight shipments.

Labels for pallet shipments.

TRAVEL

ACCOMODATIONS

HILTON MINNEAPOLIS

  • $132 per night – book by January 10, 2020
  • The Hilton is our main conference hotel, and is connected to the Minneapolis Convention Center by heated skyway.

HYATT REGENCY

  • $134 per night – book by January 11, 2020

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

  • $127 per night – book by January 10, 2020
  • Newly Remodeled!

TRANSPORTATION

SUPER SHUTTLE

  • Shuttles offered from the airport to hotel vary by hotel but Super Shuttle is $24 roundtrip. This can be reserved online to receive the discounted rate.

WEDNESDAY SHUTTLE

  • We will have a shuttle scheduled for attendees, exhibitors, and publishers to use on the last day of the event from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Shuttles will run every 20 minutes from the Convention Center to the airport (Terminal 1). There is no fee for this service.

Contact

Feel free to contact any of the staff below to answer any questions before, during, or after the conference.

DAVID CLIFFORD

Director of Outreach Events & Church Partnerships

651-295-0166 Cell
[email protected]

 

AMY GUIBAL                          

Assistant to the Director of Outreach Events & Church Partnerships

[email protected]

 

KYLE WHITGROVE                           

Conference Bookstore Manager at Westminster Bookstore

[email protected]