Museum professionals come to the Visitor Experience Conference (October 7-9, 2018) each year to hear from knowledgeable voices and learn from peers in the field. Your presence as a VEX sponsor increases your visibility with these leaders of cultural institutions. Sponsorship also helps keep the registration costs for participants affordable.

We offer ample opportunities to promote your brand and share your message with  leaders in the visitor experience and museum field. 

Download the Sponsorship Packet.


Presenting Sponsor $4,000 (1 available)

The Presenting Sponsor will receive a high level of visibility during the three-day conference, including opportunities to speak to the attendees.

  • Recognized as the Presenting Sponsor on all marketing materials
  • Speaking opportunity at conference
  • Verbal acknowledgement of your organization’s support during the event
  • Complimentary conference registration for up to 6 staff members
  • Complimentary registration to additional events for 6 staff members
  • 50% discount on additional event tickets
  • A welcome table at the event to display literature, take-aways, etc.
  • Full page ad and organization contact information included in the event program
  • Promotional materials included in the conference bag
  • Company logo included on one conference give away (bag, lanyard, etc.)

Keynote Sponsor $2,500 (2 available)

Help us bring in an international thought leader and innovator.

  • Recognized as the Keynote Sponsor on all marketing materials
  • Speaking opportunity at conference
  • Verbal acknowledgement of your organization’s support during the event
  • Complimentary conference registration for up to four staff members
  • 50% discount on additional event tickets
  • A welcome table at the event to display literature, take-aways, etc.
  • Full page ad and organization contact information included in the event program
  • Promotional materials included in the conference bag

VEX Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Sponsor $1,500 (4 available)

The Visitor Experience Group is committed to improving diversity in the museum and cultural field and believes there can be a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, and cultures within our community. Help sponsor the registration of applicants to the DEI program.

  • Recognized as “VEX DEI Sponsor”
  • Complimentary conference registration for four staff members
  • A full page ad and organization contact information included in the event program
  • 50% discount on additional event tickets
  • A welcome table at the event to display literature, take-aways, etc.
  • Promotional materials included in the conference bag

Event Sponsor $1,000

Our events provide top-line networking and social experiences. From the Welcome Event to our signature Post-Conference Networking Event and informative Behind-the-Scenes tours, there are many opportunities to support VEX and position your company to hundreds in the industry.

  • Recognized as “VEX Event Sponsor”
  • Complimentary tickets to one event for up to 5 staff members
  • A 1/2 page ad and organization contact information included in the event program
  • 50% discount on additional event tickets

Workshop & Activity Sponsor $800

VEX hosts 1/2 day workshops where participants are given tools and concrete road-maps to implement at their institutions.

  • Recognized as “VEX sponsored in part by…”
  • Complimentary conference registration for 2 staff members
  • Company logo included on table signs during workshop
  • 50% discount on additional events

Additional Marketing Opportunities

Our print and digital advertising helps you market your products and services to our attendees before, during, and after the annual conference.  VEX has an active online presence throughout the year.

Exhibitor $750

  • Table at the Monday conference to display literature, take-aways, etc.
  • Registration for 2 to the Monday conference only

Advertising in the Conference Program 

The VEX Program is distributed to all conference participants and is available online.

Placement Price Maximum Dimensions (width x height)
Full Page – Color $500 5.5 x 8 inches
Half Page – Color $250 5.5.0 x 5.175 inches
Other Email to discuss

Conference Bag Inserts

Include your pre-printed literature or promotional item in the VEX Conference bags.
Per piece:  $250

Delivered to the VEX Committee by October 1, 2018. Materials not received by the deadline cannot be included.

Non-Profit Opportunities

We work at non-profits and on the front lines. We get it, budgets are limited. Contact us to inquire about opportunities to swap advertising, registration, or to get discounts on existing sponsorship packages.

Would you like to sponsor at a different amount or  customize a package? Contact us for additional ideas.