The 2009 National Cohousing Conference was a great success! It ran from June 24 to June 28th 2009. Please join us for our next conference!

2009 Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsoring and Supporting the 2009 Conference

There are three levels for Professional Sponsorships, Cohousing and other Non-Profits, and Individual Supporters. More people than ever have the opportunity to help grow our vital movement.

Professional Sponsorships

Platinum Level sponsors - $2000
Buy a spot in conference history at this, the first of our annual Cohousing Conferences in Seattle. With Platinum-level sponsorship, your company logo will appear as a prominent link throughout the 2009 Conference web pages. Your company will be prominently acknowledged using logos in the Conference Program - and you will receive a full-page ad and the right to include a multi-page insert as part of the Registration materials. We will also thank and mention Platinum sponsors with projected logos in both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary. One exhibit space is yours in a Premier Position within the Exhibit Area, and you get half-price registration for all company employees.

Gold Level sponsors - $1000
Gold level sponsors receive a text link throughout the 2009 Conference web pages (below the Platinum level), They receive textual acknowledgment in the Conference Program - and you receive a half-page ad and the right to include a 1 page insert as part of the Registration materials. We will also thank and mention Gold sponsors with projected textual mentions in both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary. One exhibit space is yours in a Standard Position in the Exhibit Area and you receive 2 complementary invitations to Saturday Dinner/Auction - in the event you choose not to register for the conference. Does not affect cost of registration.

Silver Level sponsors - $500
With the Silver Level, sponsors receive a text-only presence on 2009 Conference Website (below the Gold level), a textual acknowledgement in the Conference Program and a Quarter-page Ad. We will thank and project one slide listing all Silver level sponsors - as a group - during both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary. You also receive 2 invitations to the Saturday Dinner/Auction in the event you choose not to register. Does not affect cost of registration.

Community/Non-Profit Sponsorships

This sponsorship level is exclusively for Community Groups (regardless of legal structure) and Non-Profit organizations. It is not available to businesses or individuals offering services to Community Groups.

Platinum Level sponsors - $1000
With Platinum-level sponsorship, your group's logo will appear as a prominent link throughout the 2009 Conference web pages. Your group will also be prominently acknowledged using logos in the Conference Program - and you will receive a full-page ad and the right to include a one-page insert as part of the Registration materials. We will also thank and mention Platinum sponsors with projected logos in both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary. One exhibit space is yours within the Exhibit Area.

Gold Level sponsors - $500
Gold level sponsors receive a text link throughout the 2009 Conference web pages (below the Platinum level), They receive textual acknowledgment in the Conference Program - and you receive a half-page ad in the Registration materials. We will also thank and mention Gold sponsors with projected textual mentions in both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary. One exhibit space is yours in a Standard Position in the Exhibit Area and you receive 2 complementary invitations to Saturday Dinner/Auction - in the event you choose not to register for the conference. Does not affect cost of registration.

Silver Level sponsors - $250
With the Silver Level, sponsors also receive a text links on 2009 Conference Website (below the Gold level), a textual acknowledgment in the Conference Program and a Quarter-page Ad. We will thank and project one slide listing all Silver level sponsors - as a group - during both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary. You also receive 2 invitations to the Saturday Dinner/Auction - in the event you choose not to register. Does not affect cost of registration.

Platinum

Rich Kato, Sunward Cohousing

Silver

The Lanphear Family

Individual Supporters

Individuals are invited to support the 2009 National Cohousing Conference. Individuals associated with Businesses or Groups are also invited to participate, with attribution, but without links. Individual supporters may also wish to remain anonymous.

Platinum supporters - $1000 or more
Platinum-level supporters are acknowledged throughout the 2009 Conference web pages, the Conference Program, and via projections in both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary.

Gold supporters - $500-$999
Gold level supporters are acknowledged on the Sponsorship page, in the Conference Program, and as a group via projections in both the Friday night Keynote Address and the Saturday morning Conference Plenary.

Silver supporters - $50-$499
Silver-level supporters are acknowledged on the Sponsorship page and in the Conference Program.

To become a sponsor, fill out this form and return it to Craig Ragland, execdir [at] cohous [dot] org or by fax to 206.285.2701

All Sponsor levels will be invoiced within 2 weeks of sponsorship commitment. All payments are due upon receipt of the invoice. Tables will be assigned on a first come, firsst served basis.


Exhibiting at the 2009 Conference

Exhibit tables will be located in a central area near registration, the Bookstore, and the coffee break area.

Exhibit Set-up Hours

  • Friday, June 26 8:00am to 3:00pm

Exhibit Open Hours:

  • Friday, June 26 3:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Friday, June 26 8:30pm to 10:00pm (during the post-Keynote Reception)
  • Saturday, June 27 12:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Sunday, June 28 8:00am to 10:30am
  • Sunday, June 28 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Please note that the Exhibit Area is not a secured room, it is an open area so valuable items should not be left unattended.

Exhibitors can select their preferred exhibit table location on a first come first served basis according to receipt of the Exhibitor Registration Form.

Please take a look at our Sponsorship packages (above) as well, many of which include exhibit space!

Cohousing Groups and Non Profits

$250 for a whole table
$150 for a half table

Cohousing Groups and Non-profits CANNOT sell products from their booths - contact the bookstore.

Professionals/Commercial

$500 for a whole table
$300 for a half table

Professionals/Commercial CAN sell product from their booths.

Electrical outlets exist at the perimeter of the exhibit area; please bring extension cords if you require electricity. Table cover will not be provided. Access to the exhibit area will begin at noon on Friday, June 26, 2009.

To become an exhibitor fill out this form by Friday, May 15th. If space is still available, it may be possible to exhibit, but those missing this deadline will not appear in the program.

Questions?

  • For Cohousing Groups and Non Profits: Contact Joanie Connors, jvcphd [at] gmail [dot] com
  • For Professionals and Allied Groups: Contact Katerina Prochaska, katprochaska [at] gmail [dot] com
  • FAX 206.285.2701

Exhibit tables will be assigned on a first come, first served basis.