Winter Institute - Innovative Economics

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Support the Winter Institute

Your sponsorship is vital to the success and sustainability of the Winter Institute.  We appreciate sponsorship at any level.  If you are looking for something specific, we are happy to work with you to tailor a package to your needs. 

2019 Winter Institute Sponsorship Packages

View a visual representation of our sponsorship packages (PDF).

Platinum Sponsorship $25,000

This sponsorship is exclusively offered to one company and gives the sponsor the following benefits:

  • Principal sponsorship of the 2019 Winter Institute.
  • Sole sponsor of the Thursday evening networking reception. The reception immediately follows the evening portion of the event.  Vendor tables/displays at the reception will solely feature your company. 
  • Prominent displays/vendor tables on both Thursday and Friday featuring your company
  • Prominent indication of sponsorship in promotional materials. Your company logo included on all Winter Institute print materials including newspaper ads, posters, fliers, and website.
  • Opportunity to show a short video advertisement featuring your company.  This video will be shown prior to the start of: Thursday evening’s Economic Outlook and one of Friday’s keynote addresses.
  • 25 registrations to the full event including the networking reception.  Each of the 25 registrants will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets to be used at the reception.
  • 25 student scholarships. Sponsorship and company logo indicated on nametags.

Elite Sponsorship - $10,000

This sponsorship is limited to three companies and gives each sponsor the following benefits:

  • Sponsorship of a specific session.
  • Displays/vendor table on both Thursday and Friday featuring your company.
  • Indication of sponsorship in promotional materials.  Your company logo included on Winter Institute print materials and website.
  • 15 registrations to the full event including the networking reception.  Each of the 15 registrants will receive 2 complimentary drink tickets to be used at the reception.
  • 10 student scholarships. Sponsorship and company logo indicated on nametags.

Visionary Sponsorship - $5,000

  • Indication of sponsorship on marketing and promotional pieces.
  • Display/vendor table on both Thursday and Friday featuring your company.
  • 10 registrations to the full event including the networking reception.  Each of the registrants will receive 1 complimentary drink ticket to be used at the reception.
  • 5 student scholarships. Sponsorship and company logo indicated on nametags.

Pioneer Sponsorship - $2,500

  • Indication of sponsorship on marketing and promotional pieces.
  • Display/vendor table on both Thursday and Friday featuring your company.
  • 8 registrations to the full event including the networking reception.  Each of the registrants will receive 1 complimentary drink ticket to be used at the reception.

Innovator Sponsorship - $1000

  • Indication of sponsorship on marketing and promotional pieces.
  • Display/vendor table on Friday featuring your company.
  • 6 registrations to the full event.

Entrepreneur Sponsorship - $500

  • Indication of sponsorship on marketing and promotional pieces.
  • A shared display/vendor table on Friday.
  • 4 registrations to the full event.

Advocate Sponsorship - $350

  • Indication of sponsorship on marketing and promotional pieces.
  • 3 registrations to the full event.

St. Cloud State inclement weather policy

St. Cloud State makes every effort to announce any closing/cancellation by 5 a.m. regarding day classes and events and before 3 p.m. for evening classes and events. 

In the event a portion of the Winter Institute must be canceled please refer to St. Cloud State’s Severe Winter Weather Policy. The Winter Institute website and Winter Institute Facebook pages will be updated in the event weather impacts any of the scheduled events. Since sponsors will have enjoyed the advertising exposure prior to the event refunds will not be issued for weather cancellations.