Information for Sponsors

Iowa CUPA-HR
43rd State Conference
Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Des Moines, Iowa March 28-29, 2019

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 43rd 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 2019 Iowa CUPA-HR Sponsor

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

Sponsorship Opportunities & Benefits

Diamond Sponsors – $2000 and above

  • Opportunity to introduce one of our speakers and give a 3 minute presentation at the beginning of a session
  • Logo printed on table tents on tables in the main rooms during keynote addresses and meals
  • Logo printed on conference bags
  • Logo on the conference website as a Diamond level sponsor with a link to the business website
  • Free registration for a booth at the conference exhibitor hall
  • Two free conference participant registrations

Platinum  Sponsors – $1500 and above

  • Opportunity to introduce one of our speakers and give a 3 minute presentation at the beginning of a session
  • Logo on the conference website as a Platinum level sponsor with a link to the business website
  • Free registration for a booth at the conference exhibitor hall
  • Two free conference participant registrations

Gold Sponsors – $1000

  • Opportunity to introduce one of our speakers and give a 3 minute presentation at the beginning of a session
  • Logo on the conference website as a Gold level sponsor with a link to the business website
  • Free registration for a booth at the conference exhibitor hall

Silver Sponsors – $500

  • Logo on the conference website as a Silver level sponsor with a link to the business website
  • Free registration for a booth at the conference exhibitor hall

Bronze Sponsors – $250

  • Logo on the conference website as a Bronze level sponsor with a link to the business website
  • Free registration for a booth at the conference exhibitor hall

Additional Information

Conference Agenda – subject to change

Exhibit booth set‐up is planned for Wednesday evening, March 27 between 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm or Thursday morning, March 28 prior to the 7:45 am opening of the exhibit area.  A Conference program and schedule of events will be available at the registration table and a copy will be furnished at your booth.

Booth Activities

While there has never been a concern that would cause the Committee to place restrictions on the activity which occurs in your booth, we would request, as has been the case in the past, that discretion and common sense be considered in enjoying yourselves. We encourage you to bring door prizes, samples, treats, etc.

Exhibit Booth Area

Contact us at for information on setting up the booth, as well as any special requirements for electrical hook‐ups, AV, and any other technology needs, etc.

Exhibit Booth Materials

You can send materials ahead but they should not arrive to the hotel more than 3 days prior to the event.

They should be addressed as follows:

Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Hold for:    (Guest Name)  CUPA-HR Event 3/28
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines IA  50309

Door Prizes

Exhibitors who wish to have their own drawings are encouraged to do so. Prize drawings and distribution of prizes will be prior to the final breakout session on Thursday at 3:10 pm. Conference attendees must be present to win.  Exhibitors are encouraged to participate in the prize-drawing event, however the Conference Planning Committee will be happy to distribute and announce your door prizes if you wish. We greatly appreciate the continued support in this area.

Lodging, Meals, and Program

Diamond and Platinum Sponsor fees include conference registration and meals for vendor participants as described.  Special hotel rates will be available at the Marriott Downtown as a participant of the Iowa CUPA ‐HR Conference.