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Sponsorship and Networking Opportunities

Going Virtual Together:
Sponsorship and Networking Opportunities

Support from industry-leading organizations committed to open standards and IMS Global's mission serves to advance IMS key initiatives and technical work. IMS offers several high-impact and unique opportunities for sponsors to network and showcase your industry expertise, thought leadership, and customer successes.

This year’s sponsorships are designed to connect you with education professionals from K-12 districts and states, higher education institutions, and workforce development in a virtual environment. Contact Sandra DeCastro at sdecastro@imsglobal.org to discuss the sponsorship packages below or customize a package for your organization's needs.

Sponsorship Opportunities Include:

 

Digital Transformation Video Series

No Fee—New Contributing Member Benefit

Sponsors can record an 8-10 minute product overview to showcase how you partner with institutions to transform digital ecosystems. Your video should be related to one of the following categories:

  • Digital Credentials and Pathways
  • Learning Data and Analytics
  • Integrated Assessment
  • Adaptive Digital Curriculum
  • Online Integrated Proctoring
  • Simulations and Virtual Labs
  • Video and Collaboration

Recordings will be released during the Leading Digital Transformation, Together virtual meeting, 16-19 November 2020. Videos will also be listed on the meeting agenda and will be available after the November event as part of the K-12 and HED Playbooks. New recordings can be added to the series at any time. This is an exclusive benefit for Contributing Members. Limit one video recording per member per year. Recordings will be available for one year.

Leading Digital Transformation, Together: February 2021 Virtual Meeting

Sponsorship Fee: $5,000 

Sponsorship investment spans 12 months, providing network opportunities during the February 2021 IMS Quarterly meeting for IMS members and throughout the year.

Sponsorships are aligned with your choice of one of the following initiatives:

  • Digital Credentials and Pathways
  • Learning Data, Analytics, and Assessment
  • Learning Platforms and Adaptive Digital Curriculum

Benefits:

  • Sponsor can conduct a 30-minute virtual breakout session—along with an institutional co-presenter—on a topic of choice that is in alignment with the selected key initiative during the February 2021 virtual meeting. Session details and Zoom meeting information will appear on the meeting agenda. Live virtual sessions will be recorded and made available as part of the Learning Impact On-Demand Webinar Series. Pre-registration for the virtual session will be incorporated into the agenda. A 30-minute Q&A office chat will follow the sponsor breakout session.
    • Alternative: Sponsor can host an open Office Hour to meet with members that are interested in learning about your product or service. The Office Hour will be conducted in a Zoom breakout room. Office Hours will appear on the overall agenda with description and meeting access information. Members can click into the Zoom breakout during scheduled times and connect with whoever is staffing the Zoom room.
  • Opportunity to participate in one of the K-12 or HED Coffee Talks during the meeting.
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in the swag bags for the virtual meeting. For example, swag bag items can be online coupons, research reports, case studies, brochures, free ebooks, a free trial period of services, etc. Swag Bags will be:
    • Linked from the event website
    • Promoted via a post-event email to attendees
    • Included in the January and February 2021 IMS member newsletters
  • A digital ad in the meeting promotional emails for the February Virtual Meeting to highlight your breakout session.
    • Your ad will be included in at least one email blast (actual number depends on sponsors and the number of emails sent)
    • Your digital ad can be linked to a website, case study, or another resource
  • Sponsorship recognition (logo) on the February Virtual Meeting landing page.
  • Choice of one of the following:
    • Contribute to the Learning Impact blog to showcase your organization's leadership for adopting IMS standards aligned with the key initiative selected and to provide content to help K-12 districts or HED institutions drive learner success.
    • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar at any time during the course of the sponsorship. The focus of the webinar should be in alignment with the selected key initiative and include institutional co-presenters.

Sponsor the February 2021 Meeting

 

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Digital Credentials for Learning Summit 2021: Igniting the Talent Continuum

Sponsorship Fee: $5,000 

This sponsorship is aligned with the IMS Digital Credentials and Pathways Initiative. Your sponsorship investment spans 12 months providing network opportunities during the Digital Credentials Summit 2021 virtual meeting and throughout the year. The Digital Credentials Summit takes place from March 1-4, 2021 online.

See the Digital Credentials for Learning 2021 Sponsors.

The Digital Credentials Summit is an annual event that brings together 400+ attendees from across K-12, higher education, and workforce to share best practices and to collaborate to ensure a seamless, interoperable user experience in an opportunity ecosystem, removing silos between learning organizations and the workforce. 

Benefits:

  • Sponsor can conduct a 30-minute virtual breakout session—along with an institutional co-presenter—on a topic of choice that is in alignment with the Digital Credentials initiative during the March 2021 virtual meeting. Session details and Zoom meeting information will appear on the meeting agenda. Live virtual sessions will be recorded and made available as part of the Learning Impact On-Demand Webinar Series. Pre-registration for the virtual session will be incorporated into the agenda. A 30-minute Q&A office chat will follow the sponsor breakout session.
  • Opportunity to participate in the virtual exhibit hall.
  • Opportunity to include promotional materials in the swag bags for the March virtual meeting. For example, swag bag items can be online coupons, research reports, case studies, brochures, free ebooks, a free trial period of services, etc. Swag Bags will be:
    • Linked from the event website
    • Promoted via a post-event email to attendees
    • Included in the March and April IMS member newsletters
  • A digital ad in the meeting promotional emails for the March Virtual Meeting to highlight your breakout session.
    • Your ad will be included in at least one email blast (the actual number depends on sponsors and the number of emails sent)
    • Your digital ad can be linked to a website, case study, or another resource
  • Sponsorship recognition (logo) on the March 2021 Digital Credentials Summit and the Digital Credentials and Pathways Initiative landing pages.
  • Registration list provided in advance of the Summit with contact information for registrants who opted in to share their information with sponsors.
  • Choice of one of the following:
    • Contribute to the Learning Impact blog to showcase your organization's leadership for adopting IMS standards aligned with the Digital Credentials and Pathways key initiative. 
    • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar at any time during the course of the sponsorship. The focus of the webinar should be in alignment with the selected key initiative and include institutional co-presenters.

Sponsor the 2021 Digital Credentials Summit

 

Higher Education Institutional Leadership Board Sponsorship

Sponsorship Fee: $5,000

Sponsorship investment spans 12 months providing awareness for the sponsor’s leadership support and networking opportunities throughout the year.

The HED Institutional Leadership Board is focused on identifying priorities and resources to accelerate the adoption of a highly integrated edtech ecosystem. Each institutional IMS Contributing Member designates one academic or IT senior executive/administrator to participate on the board. The board meets four times a year—two via Zoom and two face-to-face in conjunction with a quarterly meeting.

See the HED Institutional Leadership Board Sponsors.

Benefits:

  • Ability to designate one executive to attend the face-to-face HED Executive Leadership Board meetings (two per year in November and June). The meeting will take place virtually if unable to host a face-to-face meeting.
  • Opportunity for one executive to attend the HED joint reception for institutional attendees during the Learning Impact 2021 conference (dates and location TBD).
  • Choice of one of the following to promote your leadership for supporting this initiative:
    • Contribute to the Learning Impact blog to showcase your organization’s leadership in adopting IMS standards to help institutions evolve to a fully integrated digital ecosystem and achieve “results” from adopting IMS standard(s). IMS blogs are shared with all IMS subscribers and via our social media channels.
    • Opportunity to conduct a joint webinar with institutional co-presenters to share effective practices for enabling better teaching and learning from better learning technology. Webinars are shared with all IMS subscribers and via our social media channels.
  • One digital ad in the monthly IMS Community Dispatch newsletter and one digital ad in the monthly Higher Ed Member newsletter (sponsor may request the month the ads are included for each publication)
    • Your digital ad can be linked to a website, case study, or another resource
  • One comp registration for one IMS member quarterly meeting.
  • Recognition of your sponsorship during the IMS quarterly meetings.
  • Sponsorship recognition on the HED Digital Transformation landing page.

Sponsor the HED Board

 

    K-12 Corporate Sponsorship Packages

    The K-12 Board and Statewide Programs corporate sponsorship packages include sponsorship support for the K-12 Institutional Leadership Board, Statewide Programs, and the CASE Network in combined packages that provide unique opportunities to work “shoulder-to-shoulder” with IMS Global K-12 member districts, states, and statewide organizations to address challenges through interoperability. 

    • The single program cost for the CASE Network and either the K-12 Board or Statewide Programs sponsorship is $15,000 for 12 months.
    • The combined program cost for the CASE Network and both the K-12 Board and Statewide Programs sponsorship is $20,000 for 12 months.

    See the K-12 Corporate Sponsors.

    CASE Network

    CASE Network is a breakthrough for the U.S. K-12 education sector. The project addresses the need for making the alignment of digital resources and educational technology products dramatically easier for states and school districts by providing a free, ongoing service for digital publishing, consumption, and verification using the IMS Competencies and Academic Standards Exchange® (CASE®) standard.

    K-12 Institutional Leadership Board and Statewide Programs

    The K-12 Institutional Leadership Board is composed of IMS Contributing Member districts that are focused on identifying priorities and resources to enable continuous improvement in instruction and personalized learning. The K-12 Board meets four times a year—twice via Zoom and twice face-to-face at the November quarterly meeting and the annual leadership conference.

    The Statewide Programs serve as the coordination point for IMS Global Statewide Contributing Members to solve educational technology challenges at-scale through interoperability and collaboration. Statewide membership includes state agencies, state virtual schools, and state and national university-based centers and programs focused on addressing challenges in K-12 education. Statewide Programs officially convenes four times a year—two via Zoom and two face-to-face in conjunction with at the November quarterly meeting and the annual conference.

    See details about sponsorship benefits and becoming a K-12 Corporate Sponsor.

    Sponsor the K-12 Board and Statewide Programs

     

    Structured Discussion and Networking Sponsorship

    Sponsorship Fee: $2,500

    Sponsor will sponsor a 75-minute structured discussion on a topic selected by the sponsor that aligns with one of the following focus areas:

    • Digital Credentials and Pathways
    • Learning Data and Analytics
    • Integrated Assessment
    • Adaptive Digital Curriculum
    • Online Integrated Proctoring
    • Simulations and Virtual Labs
    • Video and Collaboration 

    IMS will promote the session to IMS members and the broader education sector. Participants will spend time with subject matter experts identified by the sponsor to learn about a specific topic of interest and receive practical guidance on how to apply what they learned at their institution. IMS will coordinate the logistics for the structured virtual discussion and make a recording available to the sponsor. This is a great opportunity to gather industry data and generate awareness for your products and services!