2018 Summer Conference


Event Keynote Sponsorship (1 of 2 options remaining)

Enjoy full exposure by speaking to all attendees at a conference general session, prior to a keynote speaker. This opportunity allows for full-conference brand exposure and on-site meetings with current and prospective clients.

  • Introduction by emcee
  • 2-minute address to general session participants
  • 4 access passes to the conference 
  • 4 passes to conference award luncheon and banquet
  • 4 passes to host night out and Goodwill tour
  • Tabletop exhibit at conference
  • Usage of GII logo in conference marketing
  • Sponsor listing in conference program
  • Sponsor logo in conference website
  • Sponsor listing in pre-conference email
  • Member Marketplace ONLINE 12-Month subscription
  • Enterprise Report (HQ list, websites, addresses)

Event Breakfast Sponsorship

Increase your brand and ROI with an exclusive breakfast sponsorship. Package includes: 

  • 30-45 minute presentation by sponsor to breakfast participants
  • 1 logo on overhead projector in breakfast room
  • 1 logo on print conference program as event breakfast sponsor
  • 1 logo in conference mobile app
  • Member Marketplace ONLINE 12-month subscription
$3,000 (Price Cut)

Event Pre-Conference Session Sponsorship

Engage with a highly targeted audience by sponsoring one of the pre-conference sessions in retail and loss prevention. Choose from the following pre-conference sessions to sponsor.  

Hands-On Kaizen Training – Part 1 & 2
Participants will learn key principles of Kaizen, including: • 5S workplace organization • Cellular production • One-piece flow • Standard work • Understanding lead and lag measures • Root-cause analysis • Value-stream mapping • Understanding waste • Improving performance to reduce cost.

Saturday 7/28/2018 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Part 1)
Sunday 7/29/18 | 8:30 am – 3:30 pm (Part 2)

Goodwill Central Texas: Corporate Campus


Prepare like a Pro: Non-Confrontational Techniques for Human Resources and Loss Prevention with Wicklander
Participants will learn proven techniques from Certified Forensic Interviewers (CFIs) who’ve conducted thousands of integrity-based interviews around the globe. Focus will be on how to minimize fear through specific tactical techniques utilized by an SHRM/HRCI/IAI-approved organization.

Dates - Sunday 07/29/2018| 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Hilton Austin Hotel

Sponsorship includes: 

  • 1 logo on conference website as selected session sponsor
  • 1 logo on print conference program as selected session sponsor
  • 1 logo in conference mobile app
  • Table top exhibit in the foyer right outside session to engage attendees
  • Member Marketplace ONLINE 12-month subscription

$3,000 (Price Cut)

Event Virtual Sponsorship

Increase your ROI by gaining exposure to Goodwill’s staff unable to attend conferences in person. Virtual sponsorships allow Goodwill organizations to gain access to conference education through live streaming and session recordings. Click to view current line up of virtual sessions. This package includes: 

  • 1-2 minute force watch video prior to live stream (optional)
  • 1 logo on live-stream portal viewed by all virtual attendees
  • 1 logo on recording of live stream session housed in Goodwill's intranet, MyGoodwill
  • 1 logo on print conference program as virtual event sponsor
  • 1 logo in conference mobile app
  • 3-question questionnaire with lead generation
  • Member Marketplace ONLINE 12-month subscription
$3,000 (Price Cut)



Attendee Email Marketing 
Grow awareness and subsequently your return on investment by sending an e-blast message to up to five segments of conference attendees. 


Dine-Around Sponsorship
Connect over dinner with 10 - 18 of your core audience. Benefits also include mention in the event mobile app and ability to leave dinner participants with a promotional item/gift. Select from the following themed dinners:

  • Evolving Trends in Marketing and Communications (Sold)
  • Data Analytics Initiative (Sold)
  • Donated Goods Retail Operations 1 (Sold)
  • Donated Goods Retail Operations 2 (Sold)
  • Finance 1 (Sold)
  • Finance 2 (Sold)
  • Information Technology (Sold)
  • Loss Prevention and Safety 
  • Transportation and Logistics (Sold)
  • Market Planning and Analysis (Sold)
  • New and Purchased Goods for Retail (Sold)
  • Philanthropy/Financial Donor Messaging

Hotel Key Card (1 of 2 options remaining)
Advertise to attendees through your company logo and message on room keys.

Hotel Room Drop
Impress attendees at the conference by having a thoughtful gift and/or marketing material delivered to rooms of all conference attendees. Limited to a selected day.

Hosted Buyer Pre-set meetings
Save time and money by opting into meet with attendees at specific times during the conference.

Lead Retrieval
Increase your ROI immediately by capturing your leads and following up with them in real time.

Member Marketplace LIVE Moments (Vendor-led Sessions)
Seize the stage to conduct a session during the Member Marketplace LIVE. We will set the lounge into theater style and equip the space with an LCD projector and internet access. Bring your best tools and tips and educate Goodwill attendees with innovative tools and technologies. Session duration is 20 minutes. 

Member Marketplace ONLINE Subscription
Enjoy post-conference benefits of being listed on Goodwill’s virtual vendor database for a full year. This is a discounted offer for exhibitors only. The regular price is $1,200. Membership includes an online listing and weekly promotion exposure.

Mobile App Banners
Increase your brand awareness through ad banners on the mobile app.

Networking Break Sponsorship
Increase your exposure by sponsoring the networking breaks. This is a daily sponsorship opportunity and its benefits include your logo on the conference website, print program, mobile app and networking break table tents.

Vendor-Facilitated Meeting Room (1 of 2 options remaining)
Conduct a business meeting with 15 or less of your existing or new clients. This is a daily sponsorship opportunity and its benefits include up to two hours of access to a meeting room at the conference facility. The meeting room will be set up in your desired format. You will be responsible for marketing the meeting to potential participants. Audio-visuals, food and beverage are not included in the sponsorship fee.

Vendor-Hosted Reception
Network informally with attendees by hosting a reception. Food and beverage are additional costs at sponsor expense.

Webinar Express Series
Introduce your company to attending and non-attending Goodwill staff and encourage them to visit your table or contact you through a Webinar Express.