Information for Sponsors



The April 2-3, 2020 conference has been cancelled.

44th State Conference
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Des Moines, Iowa

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 44th annual Iowa CUPA-HR Conference!  Our conference activities are successful due in large part to the support we receive from our corporate sponsors. In return, you receive access to multiple decision makers in both human resources and business offices at the same time.  By committing as a sponsor to our event, you are able to increase your company’s exposure and showcase your commitment to higher education.

Click Here to Register as a 2020 Iowa CUPA-HR Sponsor

The following options are available for interested sponsors of the conference:

Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits


Gold Sponsorship – $2000

Opportunity to provide branded conference bags, notepads, pens or table favors for participants

Opportunity to present a conference session (topic approved in advance). Materials due 15 January 2020

All items at the silver and bronze sponsorship levels.

Silver Sponsorship – $1000

Opportunity to share subject matter and introduce conference keynote or breakout session

Two (2) conference registrations for company representatives

Recognition of sponsorship on chapter website including a link to your business website

Attendee mailing list including email addresses

All items at the bronze sponsorship level

Bronze Sponsorship – $500

Logo recognition on chapter website, in conference program and on conference signage

One (1) conference registrations for company representative

Exhibit table to display your company’s information and/or products

Attendee list (excluding email addresses)

Additional Information for Sponsors

Conference Agenda – subject to change


Exhibit booth set-up is planned for Wednesday evening April 1 or Thursday morning, April 2 prior to the 7:30 AM opening of the Exhibit Hall. A conference program and schedule of events will be furnished at your booth.


Conference sign-in will begin at 7:30 on Thursday, April 2, outside the exhibit area on the second floor of the hotel. Opening session will begin at 8:00 and the day’s events will conclude at 4:30. The exhibit area is open only on Thursday from 7:30 until mid-afternoon. On Friday, the conference continues with meetings beginning at 8:00 ending early afternoon.

Exhibit materials should be shipped to:

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Hold for [YOUR NAME] CUPA-HR Event 4/1/2020
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309



Sponsors who wish to have their own drawings are encouraged to do so. Prize drawings and distribution of prizes will take place prior to the final breakout session on Friday. Conference attendees must be present to win. Sponsors are encouraged to participate in the prize drawing event, however the planning committee will be happy to distribute and announce your door prizes if you wish. We appreciate your continued support in this area.


Please send anything you would like included in the conference bag to:

Heidi Eichorn, Human Resources
Drake University
2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311-4505

These items must be received no later than Monday 30 March 2020.


For your convenience and to promote networking opportunities with conference attendees, all refreshment breaks will be held in the exhibit area.


Information regarding reserving your room at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown will be sent soon after your registration has been received.

To register as a conference sponsor, click here.