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SEPTEMBER 10–13, 2023


Gaylord Palms Resort  & Convention Center

Exhibitor & Sponsorship

Secure Your Spot Today!

Sponsoring the American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) educational conferences allows you to position your company as a leader in the human services field, establish relationships with policymakers, deepen current customer relationships, educate state and local human services leaders about your solutions, and learn about challenges and priorities from APHSA members' organizations.

Don't wait—secure an opportunity today to reach the top health and human service leaders. From the agency executives and deputies to program directors/analysts and beyond, your sponsorship will expose you to these valuable in-person events throughout the year! Find out more about the sponsorship opportunities in the following sections below.


You can access your profile sponsor tools by clicking the button below if you're already a sponsor.

Exhibit & Sponsorship Prospectus

Download the current PDF to review the current sponsorship opportunities and details. (Last updated 08/03/23)


Don’t see one that fits your marketing goals and objectives, let our team help create an opportunity for you! Contact Info in PDF.


According to Center for Exhibition and Industry Research (CEIR) AHA Moments on Exhibiting in 2022 Survey (Expo Expo December 2021)

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Live Expo Hall Floor Plan

Ready to Purchase Your Sponsorship?

Below is the link to the sponsorship/exhibitor registration portal/rental process. When the link opens, please click the “Register New” button and follow the instructions to properly register your sponsorship/exhibitor package. Additionally, you will be able to see select your sponsorship level and booth location.


Space is limited – do not delay! Click below and get started by reserving your exhibit space today. Please note that you will be prompted to make a payment for the sponsorship during the registration process. If you are paying with a Purchase order (PO), please select “Check” as your form of payment. Thank you.

Sponsorship Levels

Gov’t / Non-Profit
2023 Fee

Engagement Opportunities

Create engagement with these add-on conference experiences.

Engagement Opportunity
Resource Wall Position
Swag Bag Insert / Logoed Item
Morning Wellness Sessions (One Opportunity)

Want to Further Expand Your Exposure and Engagement?

The following opportunities are open to all exhibitors for an additional fee.

Empowerment ZoneWant to own the entire Empowerment Zone? Buyout the opportunity for $24,500

Innovation, Ideation & Inspiration–I3 Area – $13,500 – One (1) opportunity available

Don't miss out on the opportunity to sponsor the Innovation, Ideation & Inspiration Area (I3 Area) at the ISM + PHSA Education Conference & Expo! This area will be the hub of interactive, engaging, and inspiring activities throughout the expo floor, including mini sessions on upping your game and brand, well-being topics, mentoring, and more. Your brand will be associated with the importance of personal and professional growth and will be prominently featured with branding on the area itself.

Inspiration: (Re) Brand You Bar – $13,500 – One (1) opportunity available

Elevate your brand by sponsoring the Empowerment Zone, where attendees can brush up on their resumes, LinkedIn profiles, and interview skills with the help of professional coaches and experts. Segments on (re)branding yourself will be offered on Monday and Tuesday on the expo floor as part of the – Innovation, Ideation & Inspiration – I3 Area. Additionally, they will be providing some mini sessions on the I3 Area stage over breaks. As the sponsor of this area, you'll be recognized as the company that's investing in attendees' professional growth and development. Get your brand in front of a captive audience and receive leads from badge scans.

Social Networking Event – $16,500 – Two (2) opportunities available. Buyout this opportunity for $32,000

Help underwrite networking events held within the event hours and which are open to all conference attendees. Drink tickets with logos will be provided to all attendees with an ethics disclaimer included. Sponsor(s) will receive additional tickets for distribution. Note that all receptions will adhere to current food and beverage protocols at the time of the conference.


Wellness Walking Challenge – $12,000 

Attendees do a ton of walking during the conference. Make the most of this activity by sponsoring a wellness walking challenge that rewards conference participants while advancing your marketing goals. This sponsorship includes push notifications with your company name promoting the challenge, signage with your logo, and a leaderboard with your brand showing the top twenty-five walkers throughout the conference.

Courageous Conversations$8,100

Having courageous conversations about social service issues impacting our workforce is essential. Underwriting this session will demonstrate your leadership in the area. 


Window Clings – $3,500 per window – Multiple opportunities available

Throughout the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, there are ample windows to strategically promote your brand with custom window clings. The Sponsor provides print-ready artwork.

Demo Theatre in Expo Hall$4,000

Limited availability. Demo your product/solution in front of a dedicated audience. Demo times are twenty (20) minutes in duration. The area will include a theatre with seating, a monitor with cable connections, and hardline internet access for presentations—one per company.

Hotel Marketing

Show management will connect you with the hotel's point of contact. The Sponsor is responsible for all fees associated with any door or in-room drops. Fees will be paid by the Sponsor directly to the hotel.

Digital Retargeting Packages– $4,000 to $6,000 – Limited packages available

Work directly with a top retargeting firm on digital retargeting campaigns that will give you an avenue to promote your brand. Reach attendees around the Internet to remind them about your industry solutions.

Elevator Wraps (if available) $6,000

The Sponsor's logo will be prominently displayed on the wrap on the elevators at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center within the conference and expo area. Depending on placement, attendees will be reminded of your brand while traversing between sessions or heading to their room.

Email Marketing – $3,000 – Five (5) opportunities available

APHSA will allow confirmed 2023 Platinum and Gold sponsors to send an approved email to ISM + PHSA Conference registrants in the weeks leading up to the conference. The Sponsor will send the requested email message to ISM + PHSA show management in advance for approval. APHSA will send your email to registered attendees upon receipt of the completed Contract and Payment. Email dates will be available in the months of September and October. A sponsor may purchase one (1) package. Several timeslots are available, and it's a great way to develop a campaign building for the ISM + PHSA Education Conference & Expo.

SOLDHeadshot Lounge – $16,500 One (1) opportunity available

Attendees are looking for an excellent opportunity to have their professional headshots updated. Providing this engagement experience will elevate our attendees' professional look on their LinkedIn page and other locations where they post their headshots. The Sponsor will receive leads from the lounge of all who have their photo taken.

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