Annual Meeting Sponsorships

We are currently seeking sponsors for our 2018 Annual Meeting.

Why Sponsor?

Sponsorship is a wonderful opportunity to promote your business while supporting Ohio’s local history community.¬†More than 240 attendees from 128 institutions attended the 2017 OLHA Annual Meeting. 38% of attendees are board members or administrators in their institutions; 21% have curatorial/collections care responsibilities; 28% are involved with education, exhibit development, and interpretation. The Local Historian, the newsletter of the Ohio Local History Alliance, is emailed six times a year to over 350 member organizations.

Become a Sponsor

The deadline to sponsor and for receipt of image files is September 4, 2018. 

Sponsorship checks can be mailed to Ohio Local History Alliance, c/o Ohio History Connection, 800 East 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211.

For questions, credit card payments, and to send us image files, contact Dr. Betsy Hedler, Ohio Local History Alliance Executive Secretary, at 614-297-2538 or ehedler@ohiohistory.org.

Sponsorship Levels

Sponsorships start at just $250 and offer a range of levels to fit your business.

Conference Packet Sponsor: $250

  • Company logo and hyperlink on OLHA Annual Meeting website page
  • Company logo in Annual Meeting program
  • Company literature in Annual Meeting conference packet

Breakfast Sponsor: $500

  • All Packet Sponsor benefits; and
  • Quarter-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One half-price Annual Meeting registration for company representative or guest
  • Signage recognizing sponsorship at Friday or Saturday continental breakfast

Afternoon Break Sponsor: $750

  • All Packet Sponsor benefits; and
  • Half-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One quarter page advertisement in one issue of the Local Historian
  • One complimentary Annual Meeting registration for company representative or guest
  • Signage recognizing sponsorship at the Friday afternoon break

Awards Sponsor: $1,000

  • All Packet Sponsor benefits; and
  • Half-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One half-page advertisement in one issue of the Local Historian
  • One complimentary Annual Meeting registration for company representative or guest
  • One feature on Alliance social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Verbal recognition and slide including logo in the presentation at the Saturday awards luncheon

Keynote Sponsor: $2,000

  • All Packet Sponsor benefits; and
  • Full-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One half-page advertisement in two issues of the Local Historian
  • Two complimentary Annual Meeting registrations for company representatives or guests
  • Two features on Alliance social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Verbal recognition and slide including logo in the presentation at the Friday keynote

Premier Sponsor: $5,000

  • All Keynote Sponsor benefits; and/except
  • One full-page advertisement in two issues of the Local Historian (in place of half-page advertisements in the Local Historian)
  • Verbal recognition and slide including logo in the presentation at the Friday keynote and the Saturday Awards luncheon

Download our Sponsorship Levels as a pdf.