Sponsors

Are you ready to connect with IT departments throughout the Ozarks? Are you ready to help us strengthen the IT community in the Ozarks? Consider sponsoring one or more of our IT-focused events!

Quick Start Guide

  1. Review our summary of 2017 AITP Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF)
  2. Read the details below or contact our Sponsorship Director Russ Andrews to discuss your needs.
  3. We will help you reserve specific sponsorships.
  4. We will send you online payment instructions (or an invoice).

New in 2017:

  • Help us recognize the best of tech at our new Excellence in Technology Awards dinner event in March 2017.More info.
  • We want to support our members who are furthering their educations. Help us support our members for years to come by making a donation to our scholarship endowment fund at CFO. More info.

 

Payment Notes: Sponsors can pay online (PayPal) or our Treasurer can send you an invoice. We must receive payment or Purchase Order before we advertise your sponsorship on our website, in our emails, or at our events.

PROGRAM AND SPONSOR SCHEDULE

Member Meeting Sponsorships

Sponsoring our monthly membership meetings ($600-900) is a great way to show your support for the local IT community and gain visibility in front of our 250+ members and 2000+ subscribers to our technology mailing list. You will have an opportunity to speak to an audience of 60-80 IT professionals for five minutes prior to the meeting. You can also setup a booth between our registration table and the meeting room so that you can visit with attendees about your products/services prior to the meeting. Your sponsorship supports our AITP Scholarship Fund, which is available to the 100+ full-time college students associated with our student chapters and to the 250+ members (and family) of our professional chapter.

Sponsor Benefits (Cost: $600 per Meeting)

  • Sponsor may distribute your product information to each table before meeting begins.
  • Sponsor may distribute your product information at table near meeting registration booth.
  • Sponsor may discuss your product for up to 5 minutes during our meeting.
  • Sponsor may use demo room to demo your product after our meeting.
  • Sponsor name/logo will appear on slideshow at meeting.
  • Sponsor name/logo will appear on meeting web page and meeting email announcements.
  • Sponsorship will benefit our annual technology scholarship fund.
  • Sponsor will receive recognition when we award 2017 technology scholarships.

Co-Sponsor Benefits (Cost: additional $300 per Co-Sponsor)

  • Co-Sponsor may distribute their product information to each table before meeting begins.
  • Co-Sponsor may distribute their product information at table near meeting registration booth.
  • Co-Sponsor may share Sponsor demo room to demo their product after our meeting.
  • Co-Sponsor name/logo will appear on slideshow at meeting.
  • Co-Sponsor name/logo will appear on meeting web page and meeting email announcements.
  • Sponsorship will benefit our annual technology scholarship fund.

Statistics (Updated Nov '16)

  • Attendees include IT executives, IT professionals, technology business owners, and technology vendors.
  • Membership: 273 (Oct '16) – 10% increase over 246 (Oct '15) – Largest AITP chapter in US
  • Average general membership meeting attendance: 65-75
  • Average emails sent per month: 2500 – At least 2 emails to 1250 professionals and students
  • Average website visitors per month: 1300 – Total of 16,750 page/month (13 pages/visit)

 

Member Meeting Calendar (2017)

Date Topic Sponsor Location
Tue January 24 IT Executive Panel O'Reilly Auto Parts Hilton Garden Inn
Wed February 15 Telecom & Internet HCOMM Solutions Hilton Garden Inn
Thu March 2 (6PM) Excellence in Technology Awards (See Event Page) Old Glass Place
Wed March 15 Professional Development OTC Workforce Development Hilton Garden Inn
Wed April 19 Data Center AVMAN Hilton Garden Inn 
Wed May 17 Software & Development Available ($600) Hilton Garden Inn
Wed June 21 Data Storage Pure Storage Hilton Garden Inn 
Wed July 19* NO MEETING (Technology Tours) Host a Technology Tour!  
Wed August 16 Cloud Computing Relus Cloud Hilton Garden Inn 
Mon September 18 (8AM) Charity Golf Tournament Presented by SHI (See Event Page for More Info) Highland Springs
Wed September 20 Cyber Security Presidio Hilton Garden Inn 
Wed October 18* NO MEETING (techITout Expo)    
Thu October 26 techITout Expo Available (See Prospectus) Oasis Convention
Wed November 15 Virtualization AOS Hilton Garden Inn 
Fri December 15 (pending) Member Christmas Party Available (Door Prizes) Hilton Garden Inn
Wed December 20* NO MEETING (Christmas Party)    

* No meeting on these dates. Attend other AITP events these months. 


Cyber Security Group Sponsorships

Sponsoring our quarterly "Cyber Security" user group meetings ($300) is a great way to show your support for the local Cyber Security community and gain visibility in front of our 250+ members and 2000+ subscribers to our technology mailing list. You will have an opportunity to speak to an audience of 25-40 Cyber Security professionals for several minutes prior to the meeting. Your sponsorship helps us cover most of the attendee lunch costs, so that they are only paying $5-10 for lunch at these event.

Cyber Security Calendar (2017)

Date Topic Sponsor Location
February 23 Joe Brown, FireEye Available The eFactory
May 25 Open Source Tools Available  The eFactory 
August 24  IT Policies  Stronghold Data  The eFactory 
November 30*  Available  Available  The eFactory 

* Typically Quarterly 4th Thursday. Date changed due to Thanksgiving holiday.

 

RECENT SPONSORS

AITP of the Ozarks educational and peer-networking programs would not be possible without support from these industry leaders! Thank you for your support!

 


Past Year Sponsors

 

Pure Storage gives you the power and reliability you need to tackle the most demanding business and IT problems. 800-379-7873

 

Since 1948 Radiophone Engineering Inc. has been providing high-level two-way radio services to the public safety, manufacturing, health care, education, retail, entertainment, and service industries. Based in Springfield, MO. 866-858-2929

 

O'Reilly Automotive intends to be the dominant supplier of auto parts in our market areas by offering our retail customers, professional installers, and jobbers the best combination of price and quality provided with the highest possible service level. Based in Springfield, MO.

 

We help clients unlock the unlimited potential of a completely connected world. We understand that the backbone of this unprecedented level of connection is Information Technology.

 

Our ability to unify your communication efforts lets you focus on what you do best, run your business! 417-262-6666

 

Trend Micro, a global leader in security software, strives to make the world safe for exchanging digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered content security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. For more information, visit trendmicro.com.

 

AVMAN provides amazing solutions to your audio, video, and lighting needs. We serve Houses of Worship, Businesses, and Schools nation-wide! We offer free consultations, thoughtful and intuitive design, friendly support, and beautiful installation! Contact Kevin Reagan or Jay Jones at 800-745-3151

 

As a complete IT services and solution provider, Datalink helps organizations transform technology, operations and service delivery to meet business challenges. Simply put, we help you increase the impact of what IT does for your business. Contact Tim LeMunyon at 913-451-6922

 

The Center for Workforce Development at OTC offers job training, professional development and continuing education to businesses and individuals in the community.