Partner with us

The Queensland Department of Education is pleased to present opportunities for your organisation to join us at the 2020 DEi Leading for Global Futures Conference to be held Monday 18 to Tuesday 19 May at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Conference will showcase approaches being taken by Queensland state schools to promote global learning and engagement locally and around the world so that every student is able to thrive now and become our global leaders of the future.

The largest conference of its kind in Queensland, the program offers teachers, education leaders and staff the opportunity to:

  • Understand how global competence contributes to vibrant communities and a stronger economy
  • Share best practice in global learning and engagement in Queensland state schools
  • Explore pedagogical approaches, tools and resources to educate for global competence
  • Connect with industry, international education sector and global thought leaders
  • Learn about products and programs to extend the global reach and impact

Who will attend?

Attendees at the conference will include representatives from Queensland state schools (principals, teaching staff, international student coordinators, homestay coordinators), Department of Education regional offices, Education Queensland International offshore schools, the Department and other Queensland Government agencies, as well as international delegates and education agents.

Why be a conference sponsor?

Key benefits for sponsoring or exhibiting at the conference include:

  • showcasing your organisation at the conference trade exhibition
  • networking with principals and educators
  • distributing your promotional material to conference delegates
  • gaining valuable insights and feedback from your education customers.

Exhibition Villages

The Exhibition Hall will have a number of learning villages which are spaces that collect partners and exhibitors in themes encouraging participants to visit different areas of the exhibition targeted at their area of interest. Please select your village in the Sponsor and Exhibitor Portal.

2020 Villages

  • Global Futures Epicentre
  • Product and Wellbeing Marketplace
  • Destination Culture HQ
  • Our Schools Village
  • Pathways Hub

Sponsorship packages at a glance

Gold Partner

$11,000 incl. GST [two available]

Silver Partner

$5,500 incl. GST [five available]

Global Networking Reception Partner NEW IN 2020!

$3,300 incl. GST [one available]

Conference Dinner Partner

$5,500 incl. GST [one available]

Bronze Partner

$2,200 incl. GST

Coffee Cart Partner

$2,200 incl. GST 

Name Badge Partner

$2,200 incl. GST [one available]

Satchel Partner

$2,200 incl. GST [one available]

Pocket Program Sponsor

$2,200 incl. GST [one available]

Day Catering Partner

$1,100 incl. GST [two available]

Sponsorship Opportunities

A variety of sponsorship packages are being offered. We also invite any new proposals you may wish to put forward; the Committee is happy to negotiate a package that will be of maximum benefit to your organisation and the meeting.

Please contact Amelia Griggs at Conference Design to discuss your support of the DEi Conference: amelia@conferencedesign.com.au; +61 3 6231 2999

Please click on the packages below to see the inclusions.

All costs are in AUD and include GST.

Packages will be available on a first come first served basis.  Please note that higher level sponsors will have first choice of table display sites.

Sponsorship Packages

Gold sponsorship allows you to value-add your exhibition at the meeting by accruing a range of branding and advertising benefits.  You will be recognised as a major supporter of the meeting. The package includes an exhibition opportunity.

Two Gold Sponsorships available.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Gold Partner on all conference materials
  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Gold Partner in the opening session
  • Conference speaking timeslot (5 minute plenary or 20 minutes concurrent – to be negotiated with committee)
  • Coffee cart and barista adjoining your display space in the catering and exhibition hall
  • Large dedicated area (6m x 6m) in the catering and exhibition hall
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • One 16:9 ratio PPT slide advert included in the Plenary Holding Slides (provided by sponsor)
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)
  • Two exhibitor registrations including daily catering
  • Four tickets to the Conference Dinner
  • Three pull-up banners for the duration of the meeting; two in the catering area and one on the plenary stage (provided by sponsor)
  • Opportunity to provide a lucky draw prize for conference delegates (provided by sponsor)

Silver sponsorship enables your organisation to show its support for the conference and the international education industry in Queensland and be recognised as a major sponsor of the meeting.  The package includes an exhibition opportunity.

Four Silver Sponsorships available.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Silver Partner on all conference materials
  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Silver Partner in the opening session
  • Conference Speaking Spot (20 minutes concurrent)
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)
  • One table display in a prominent position in the catering area
  • Two exhibitor registrations including daily catering
  • Two tickets to the Conference Dinner
  • Two pull-up banners displayed for the duration of the meeting.  One in the catering area and one in the plenary room.
  • Opportunity to provide a lucky draw prize for conference delegates

This event is always a highlight for our visiting international delegates. It is the first opportunity for them to connect at the conference. This is also one of only two opportunities to address delegates at the conference.

One Welcome Sponsorship available.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Global Networking Reception Partner on all conference materials.
  • Verbal acknowledgement as Global Networking Reception Partner during the Welcome Reception
  • Opportunity to address delegates during the Global Networking Reception (5 minutes)
  • One pull-up banner displayed in a prominent location during the Global Networking Reception
  • Delegate list in the conference app
  • Logo, 200 word profile & hyperlink on the conference website
  • Logo, 200 word profile & hyperlink on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • One PDF e-satchel insert
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Four complimentary tickets to the Welcome Reception.

The Dinner is always the highlight of the conference. Sponsoring the dinner is a fantastic opportunity to promote your organisation in a fun and relaxed environment. The dinner sponsorship also includes a chance to address delegates.

One Dinner Sponsorship available.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Dinner Sponsor on all conference materials.
  • Verbal acknowledgement as Dinner Sponsor during the dinner.
  • Opportunity to address delegates during the dinner (5 minutes).
  • Two pull-up banners displayed in prominent locations during the Dinner.
  • One display table in the exhibition and catering hall
  • Delegate list in the conference app
  • Logo, 200 word profile & hyperlink on the conference website
  • Logo, 200 word profile & hyperlink on the conference App
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • One PDF e-satchel insert
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Two registrations including social functions and access to sessions
  • Two additional complimentary tickets to the Dinner
  • Optional reserved seating
  • Opportunity to leave a gift for guests at each table setting
  • Logo printed on dinner menu

Bronze sponsorship enables your organisation to show its support for the conference and the international education industry in Queensland.  The package includes an exhibition opportunity.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as a Bronze Partner on all meeting materials including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Verbal acknowledgement as a Bronze Partner in the opening session
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)
  • One table display in the catering area
  • Two exhibitor registrations including daily catering
  • One pull-up banner displayed for the duration of the meeting in the catering area.
  • Opportunity to provide a lucky draw prize for conference delegates

This opportunity allows you to brand for your organisation one of only two coffee carts serving barista coffees to delegate for the duration of the conference.  The package includes a Table Display area adjoining the coffee cart where you can display collateral and network with delegates as they wait for their order.  The coffee cart will have a barista serving coffee, hot chocolate and tea at morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day of the meeting.

There will be limited opportunities for coffee cart sponsorships dependent on delegate numbers.

Benefits

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Coffee Cart Sponsor on all meeting materials
  • One pull-up banner (up to 1m wide) beside the coffee cart
  • One table display adjoining the coffee cart
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • One exhibitor registration including daily catering
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)

This sponsorship opportunity offers prominent exposure of your organisation and logo. Each delegate will receive a name badge when they register at the conference.

One Name Badge sponsorship available.

Benefits

  • Logo printed on each delegate name badge
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)

Each participant will receive a high quality satchel printed with your logo. Your logo is guaranteed to be seen every day during the meeting. The satchel will be selected to ensure delegates keep using it after the meeting. 

One Satchel sponsorship available.

Benefits

  • Logo printed on each delegate satchel
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo in the pocket program
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)
  • Two satchel inserts.

This is a great opportunity to reinforce your branding to all delegates. Each delegate will receive a copy of the pocket program when they register at the conference.

One Pocket Program sponsorship available.

Benefits:

  • Logo and acknowledgement as Pocket Program Sponsor on all meeting material including print, PDFs and broadcast emails
  • Logo on each page of the pocket program
  • Advertisement on the back cover of the pocket program (A6)
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo listed in the sponsors section of the pocket program*
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)

* Note, other high level sponsors will also be acknowledged in the pocket program

Day catering partners will be acknowledged in the pocket program, on-line program and with signs on the buffet tables.  Two available (Monday / Tuesday).

Two Day Catering sponsorships available.

Benefits

  • Logo & hyperlink displayed with the catering break on the on-line program
  • Logo on signage displayed on catering station
  • Logo printed in the pocket program next to the day’s catering
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 200 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Logo displayed on a joint sponsors slide in the plenary hall
  • Delegate list (name, position, organisation, state/country)

The following advertising options are available to reinforce other sponsorship packages or as individual items. For example, an advertisement in the pocket program is a fantastic way to get additional exposure, promote your exhibition stand location and keep your name in front of delegates during the conference.

Opportunities

  • Advertising: Pocket program advert (A6 page colour) $400
    (sponsors can purchase for half price!)
  • Advertising: Satchel Insert (600-1000 units) $300
    (sponsors can purchase for half price!)
  • Advertising: Holding Slide Advert (1 x 16.9 slide) $300
    (sponsors can purchase for half price!)
  • Advertising: Note Pads $In-Kind
    (Sponsor to supply approximately 400 branded pads)
  • Advertising: Pens $In-Kind
    (Sponsor to supply approximately 400 branded pens)

Exhibition Packages

Available to approved not for profit organisations on a case by case basis while space remains.  Please contact anna@conferencedesign.com.au to apply.

Each display includes:

  • Trestle table with table cloth
  • Two chairs
  • One power outlet
  • Organisation listed on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 50 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 50 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Listing in the pocket program
  • Two exhibitor registration including daily catering*

*Additional exhibitor registrations can be purchased for $160 for both days of the conference or $80 for one day (Monday or Tuesday)

Each display includes:

  • Trestle table with table cloth
  • Two chairs
  • One power outlet
  • Organisation listed on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 50 word company profile on the meeting website
  • Logo, hyperlink and 50 word company profile in the meeting app
  • Listing in the pocket program
  • Two exhibitor registration including daily catering*

*Additional exhibitor registrations can be purchased for $160 for both days of the conference or $80 for one day (Monday or Tuesday)

Terms and Conditions for Sponsors and Exhibitors

Bookings & Payments

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
Conference Design Pty Ltd, members of the Organising Committee and the Host Organisation are collectively referred to as The Organisers.

The Organisation listed on the sponsorship and exhibition application will be referred to as your Organisation or collectively as sponsors and exhibitors.

By returning a Sponsorship and Exhibition Booking Form you are accepting these terms and conditions.

Acceptance of Applications
Conference Design will issue a Tax Invoice once a Sponsorship and Exhibition application has been accepted.

Any advertising is not an offer capable of acceptance. The Organisers reserve the right to decline any sponsorship and exhibition application.

GST and AUD
All costs are inclusive of GST and listed in Australian Dollars.

Payments
Payment is required within 14 days of us issuing your Tax Invoice to confirm your application.

Sponsorship and exhibition entitlements, including the allocation of exhibition space, do not commence until payment has been received.

Cancellation of Sponsorship and Exhibition Bookings
Once a sponsorship and exhibition application has been accepted all payments are non-refundable. If you are no longer able to attend the conference please contact Conference Design to discuss your participation.

Cancellation or Postponement of the Conference
The Organisers do not accept any liability for losses incurred if the conference is cancelled or postponed due to an event that renders proceedings with the meeting inadvisable, illegal, impracticable or impossible.

If the conference is cancelled or postponed refunds will not be issued but available funds will be credited towards the rescheduled conference.

An unforeseen event could include, but is not limited to, an infectious disease outbreak; industrial disruptions; service provider failures; governmental restrictions or regulations; war or apparent act of war; terrorism or apparent act of terrorism; disaster; civil disorder, disturbance, and/or riots; curtailment, suspension or restriction on transportation; or any other emergency.

General Information

Disclaimer and Changes
Every effort has been made to present all the information accurately, however no liability is accepted for any inaccuracy and the Organisers reserve the right to change any published information.

The Organisers reserve the right to amend, update or delete sponsorship and exhibition packages and the exhibition floor plan.

Exhibition Floor Plan
The exhibition floor plan is subject to change without notice. The floor plan is not to an exact scale, but accurately represents the position and sizes of exhibition spaces.

Correspondence
When booking please appoint a single point of contact within your Organisation. All bookings will be recorded under the one name and all correspondence will be sent to this person.

Allocation of Exhibition Spaces
Conference Design will allocate exhibition spaces after taking into account each organisation’s sponsorship, the date of application, preferences, proximity to competitors and any other matters deemed relevant.

Insurance
All sponsors and exhibitors must have adequate insurance for the period of the conference, including public and products liability cover and professional indemnity insurance. We may request a certificate of currency.

Indemnity
Your Organisation shall indemnify and hold harmless the Organisers for any loss, damage to property or injury to persons suffered as a result of your participation in the conference, except where the Organisers are found to be negligent.

Supply of Goods and Services
The supply of any goods, services, samples or advice is entirely at your Organisation’s own risk.

During the Conference

 

Security
No valuable items should be left unattended at your exhibition at any time and especially not overnight. No responsibility is accepted for any loss or damage to equipment and display materials.

Representatives
Anyone from your Organisation attending the conference or guests you wish to invite to the conference must register with Conference Design before the conference. An official name badge will be required to access the meeting and exhibition area.

Custom Stands
All custom stands must fit within the purchased exhibition space. Custom stands must not exceed 3.0 metres high. If you have any questions please email us a floor plan and elevations of your proposed stand.

Delegate List
Due to privacy requirements the delegate list will be supplied on the Conference App at the time of the conference and will include name, organisation and state.

Interactive Exhibitions
Whilst we encourage you to develop entertaining and interactive displays to attract delegates, please be mindful not to disturb other exhibitors or delegates.

Storage
There is limited storage space on site for exhibition equipment or packaging.

Signage at the Venue
The venue doesn’t allow any signage to be fixed to walls or other surfaces. Your signage should be free standing to allow for easy placement and should be contained with your exhibition space.

Dismantling Displays
Due to safety requirements you will not be able to dismantle your display before the published closing time.

Damage to the Venue
Your Organisation shall indemnify the Organisers from all liability for damage to the venue deemed to have been caused by your staff, contractors, agents or guests. The cost of repairs will be the sole responsibility of your Organisation.

About the Department of Education International (DEi)

Department of Education International (DEi), trading as Education Queensland International (EQI), is the international branch of the Queensland Department of Education (DoE). Its primary role is to lead, facilitate and coordinate the department’s international activities. It develops and promotes programs for international students who want to study at a Queensland state school and provides opportunities for Queensland students, teachers and school leaders to undertake educational and cultural immersion experiences and professional development internationally.

Conference Managers

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding the conference.
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