Sponsorship and Interview Opportunity Descriptions and Fees

January 18 - 21, 2019 | Kalamazoo, Michigan

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 (For more information about any of these, contact: Shane Holt at +352-333-3345 or sholt@naylor.com)


Interview Opportunities


Interview & Career Fair Package  
Cost: $3,500 each

Student Summit is the perfect place to interview multiple students over a three day period. Having a table at the Career Fair gets your name out there and gives students an opportunity to interact with you and learn more about your company. *Space is limited and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Package includes:


Bring Extra Interview Booth Personnel
Additional Cost: $150/each       

Are you sending more than two representatives from your company? Additional exhibitors representing the same company can register online for a $150 each (additional fee). Extra exhibitors are permitted to conduct interviews and extra interview booths are available to accommodate multiple interviews at once. There is no limit to the number of exhibit personnel present at each table on the show floor during Saturday evening’s Career Fair and Sunday coffee and meal breaks. All meals are included in $150 fee.


Get an Extra Interview Booth (or Booths)
Additional Cost: $500/each

Expand your reach and conduct multiple interviews at the same time. Each extra interview booth allows for students to be interviewed simultaneously, instantly increasing the number of students each company gets to interact with. *Additional booths are limited to three per company (total four) and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Package includes: One additional interview booth inside the interview rooms provided (includes one table and three chairs).


Add-On to your Interview & Career Fair Package:

*These Add-Ons can be combined with your “Interview & Career Fair Package” (described to the left), and cannot be purchased separately.


TAPPI Memberships for Young Professionals (Bridge Year) and Students

Add-on Cost: $350 for a bundle of 10

Ensure that current and graduating students enter the industry with all the resources they need to succeed. Each membership you sponsor is completely tax-deductible and gives these young people full access to TAPPI member resources and benefits that can help them jumpstart their careers.

Choose from:


Company Named Travel Stipend

Cost: $500 (can be purchased in increments of $500)

Students often rely on their school to fund their travel to Student Summit, but group budgets can be very low, forcing students to pay out-of-pocket. Help cover their costs by sponsoring travel for a student or two! Company Named Travel Stipend Sponsorship includes your company logo on all printed materials and the Student Summit website.


30-Day Job Posting on TAPPI Career Center
Add-on Cost to TAPPI Sustaining Members: $295
Add-on Cost to Non-Member Sponsors: $495

Give your search for talent a boost beyond the Student Summit and add a Career Center Sponsorship to your package. (Career Center Is partnered with the Engineering and Science Network. Visit it online at careers.tappi.org)

This sponsorship gives you one 30-day job posting TAPPI’s Career Center that will be viewed nationwide through relevant Engineering and Science partner career databases. All postings include: listing on more than 40 Engineering and Science partner Career Centers, live links to employer website, nationwide resume database search. (Excludes local packages, where applicable)  


Gift Cards and Extra Prizes
Add-on Cost: $25 (sold in $25 increments)

Get some more brand recognition through sponsoring fun gift cards and other prizes, to be awarded throughout the Summit for engagement.


Sponsorship Opportunities


Student Summit Casino Night Sponsorship
Cost $10,000 (Exclusive)

Sponsor this networking and entertainment event for an exclusive, fun evening with the students.

Casino Night Sponsorship includes:


Student Summit T-Shirt Sponsorship

Cost: SOLD, no longer available

Your sponsorship provides a premium t-shirt, imprinted with your logo and given to each registrant.

Branded Premium Item Sponsorship includes:


Student Breakroom Sponsorship
Cost $5,500 (Exclusive)

Open during non-event hours for students to mingle and hangout, the Student Breakroom provides light snacks to supplement meals provided during the event.

Student Breakroom Sponsorship includes:


Speaker Luncheon Sponsorship
Cost $5,000 (Exclusive)

Sunday’s Luncheon could feature a speaker from your company.

Speaker Luncheon Sponsorship includes:


Student Summit App Sponsorship
$4,000 (Exclusive)

The TAPPI Student Summit app, designed specifically for the event, will be in the hands of each attendee and the “go to” source for conference schedule, speaker information and interaction between participants. Your sponsorship will ensure high-visibility for your company and brand.

Student Summit App Sponsorship details:


Printing and Charging Station Sponsorship
$1,500 (Exclusive)

Give students the opportunity to print more resumes, charge devices, and check emails.

Printing and Charging Station Sponsorship details:


Breakfast Sponsorship
Cost $4,500 or $2,500 (Monday available; Sunday sold)

Help the students start the day off right with a sponsored breakfast and time to learn about your company. Breakfast is served on Sunday and Monday morning, choose to sponsor one or both.

Breakfast Sponsorship includes:


Coffee Break Sponsorship
$2,500 each (limit 2 companies)

Get your name in front of students while they grab a cup of coffee and a snack. Choose from Saturday or Sunday Coffee Breaks.

Coffee Break Sponsorship Includes:


Lanyard Sponsorship
Cost: SOLD, no longer available

This sponsorship offers your company a chance to be seen through the entire summit.

Lanyard Sponsorship details:


Coffee Break Sponsorship
$2,500 each (limit 2 companies)

Get your name in front of students while they grab a cup of coffee and a snack. Choose from Saturday or Sunday Coffee Breaks.

Coffee Break Sponsorship Includes:


TAPPI Trivia Game Sponsorship
Cost: $2,000

New to Student Summit for 2019, the TAPPI Trivia Game is a Jeopardy-style session that will challenge student teams to test their know

TAPPI Trivia Game Sponsorship includes:


Engineering Competition Sponsorship
Cost: SOLD, no longer available

The Engineering Competition is always a major highlight of the event. Organized by host city students, student attendees are given a challenge to solve using only the materials they are given. It is always amazing to see how each group approaches the same challenge.

Engineering Competition Sponsorship includes: