Sponsorship Opportunities

Target Audience: This event is exclusively for deans and heads of higher education business units (i.e., the highest academic authority or official of the entire business unit).

Expected attendance:  500+

All sponsorship opportunities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs are subject to change at the discretion of AACSB International.


Sponsorship commitments must be received prior to December 1, 2017 in order to provide print recognition.

Increase your visibility and gain recognition among a targeted audience of business deans—choose from the sponsorship opportunities below or contact Debbie Wiethorn, debbie.wiethorn@aacsb.edu, for a customized sponsorship package.

Due to the nature of sponsorships and the benefits received, sponsorship cancellations are not accepted.

Benefits and Recognition:

  • Logo recognition on the AACSB International website
  • Hyperlinked recognition on the AACSB Event App
  • Logo in journal and on signage
  • Recognition from podium as appropriate, and logo displayed on pre-plenary stage screens
  • Table top display for distribution of informational brochures during conference
Offerings Investment
Welcome Reception - Wednesday Peregrine Academic Services
Evening Reception - Thursday 25,000 USD
Networking Luncheon - Thursday University of Cincinnati
Luncheon - Friday 22,500 USD
Continental Breakfast - Thursday Hunan University
Continental Breakfast - Friday 18,500 USD
Plenary I ESC Rennes School of Business
Plenary II University of San Diego
Plenary III Kent State University
Conference Bag KPMG
Meeting Place ETS
Hotel Key Cards Villanova University
Badge Holders GMAC
General Conference Support  Eduvantis LLC
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Benefits and Recognition:

  • Sponsor recognition on the AACSB Website
  • Recognition on the AACSB Event App
  • Recognition in journal and on signage at sponsored event
  • Table provided during sponsored event to distribute promotional materials*
Offerings Investment
Charging Station St. John's University
Refreshment Break - Thursday Morning*
Temple University
Refreshment Break - Thursday Afternoon* Ball State University
Refreshment Break - Friday Morning* 8,000 USD
Tchotchke in Conference Bag (Space is limited; item provided by sponsor/approved by AACSB) 6,000 USD
Affinity Group Refreshments - Wednesday 5,000 USD
Welcome Refreshments - Wednesday Tulane University
Ad in Conference Journal (Multiple Available) 5,000 USD
  Peregrine Academic Services
  StudyPortals
  University of Cincinnati
  University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
  University of North Texas
Hydration Stations 3,000 USD