Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

2024 Natural Areas Conference

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities

Your sponsorship will:

  • Contribute to the resiliency of natural areas in light of climate disruption
  • Support practitioners who care for nature in order to sustain life on earth
  • Play a role in protecting ecologically significant landscapes for future generations

For more information about sponsorships, contact Holli Redekop.

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Sponsorship Packages



Tall Grass
$25,000
Flint Hills
$20,000
Konza
$15,000
Bison
$10,000
Prairie Smoke
$5,000
Little Apple
$2,500
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Discount on additional registrations25%25%20%20%15%10%
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*Premium items will be customizable and decided after meeting with NAA to discuss your sponsorship goals.



Benefits of Sponsoring & Exhibiting

The Natural Areas Conference gathers the largest number of natural areas practitioners and researchers in North America, in one space, at one time, maximizing your marketing investment. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to engage a knowledgeable audience interested in learning about products, services, and programs that support the protection of biodiversity and ecologically significant landscapes. Whether you invest in an opportunity to address participants from the main stage, prefer one-on-one conversations at an exhibit table, or something uniquely different, NAC24 has an option to support your organization's mission and financial goals.

  • Increase market share and expand visibility to more than 15,000 natural areas practitioners and researchers via email in addition to conference attendees.
  • Target a specialized audience that is difficult to reach during four content rich days.
  • Connect with potential purchasers, partners, and participants in a collegial environment focused on information sharing and relationship building.
  • Reach qualified practitioners who manage, maintain, and restore ecologically significant landscapes.
  • Capture qualified leads and new partnerships throughout the event
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and advance the stewardship of natural areas.

These are only some of the benefits to be gained. Generate high quality leads and expand prospects by supporting the Natural Areas Conference. There is a package for every budget. Let’s talk!

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Exhibit Hall

Your presence in the Exhibit Hall offers you the opportunity to interact with more than 350 conservation-minded professionals and decision-makers from corporations, non-profit organizations, federal agencies, civic groups and more. Our attendees are taking a leadership role in creating sustainable ecosystems and are an important audience for your organization’s message.

What’s included?

  • Exhibit space with 6 foot table, two chairs and table linen
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Electricity available at no additional cost
  • One full conference registration; includes access to food, networking and learning events
  • Attendee list prior to the conference
  • Listing in the conference program
  • Promotion in NAA social media postings

Cost: $1000 (Nonprofits receive a $250 discount)

Who attends?

The Natural Areas Conference is the longest-running annual national event bringing together natural area professionals—managers, practitioners, communicators, and scientists—to exchange the latest science, share innovations, build effective collaborations, and address conservation challenges. The conference typically draws 350 to 500 in-person attendees. NAA continues to host the conference because our community tells us that this gathering is essential to the advancement of their work.

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*Sponsorship Add-ons - may be purchased à la carte at full price

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Passport Game $2,000

Sponsor our passport game where attendees will go on a treasure hunt to all participating exhibitors. Upon completion of visiting each booth on the card they are entered into a raffle.



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Breakfast Buffet $1,500

Sponsor the breakfast buffet each morning during the conference and receive recognition on the buffet signs, easel sign, and acknowledgment in the conference agenda.

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Field Workshops $5,000

Field workshop sponsor will receive their logo on participant's digital packet covers, acknowledgment in the conference agenda, logo on workshop tickets, and the opportunity to address participants on each bus before they head out to the field!



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Flint Hills Welcome Reception $12,500

This happy hour style reception is a great way to engage with attendees. The sponsor of this event will receive recognition as the presenting event sponsor, the opportunity to welcome guests and speak for 5 minutes during the reception, logo on tickets, acknowledgment in the conference agenda, and an info table at the event. 



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Poster Reception $3,000

The poster reception sponsor will receive their logo on event tickets, easel sign, bar signs, acknowledgment in the conference agenda, and a table at the event!



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Awards Luncheon $5,000

Sponsor the Awards Luncheon and have your organization's logo on screen, a static ad in the slide rotation, table tents or swag at tables (BYO), and logo on event tickets.



Klean Kanteen Cups $7,500

Place your logo in the hands of every attendee by giving them a Klean Kanteen reusable cup AND make a difference by reducing the use of single use plastic.


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3 sponsorships available


Beverage Breaks $500*

Increase your networking potential by sponsoring a beverage break in the exhibit hall. The refreshment break sponsorship includes your logo on station signs as well as recognition on the agenda.


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5 sponsorships available


Breakout Session $1,000

Sponsor one of six breakout sessions and receive your organizations name or logo on the room sign, acknowledgment in the conference agenda, and the opportunity to introduce the session presenters.




Thank you to our partners who make the 2024 Natural Areas Conference possible.











Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for?
We’d love to put together a custom package for you!
For more information, contact Holli Redekop.

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