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Sponsor Opportunities

The NRF Foundation Student Program and Career Fair gathers the best and brightest students who are passionate about diving into a retail career. At this event your recruiters can connect with:

  • 600+ college students
  • 80+ colleges and universities across the U.S.
  • Dozens of majors including retail, fashion, merchandising, marketing, business, finance, & accounting.
  • Student Challenge, Next Generation, and Rising Stars scholarship recipients.
Interested in sponsorship?
Contact
Robin Wagher
Sr. Director, Career Development Programs
(202)-495-7224
  • The NRF Foundation Student Program and Career Fair gathers the best and brightest students who are passionate about diving into a retail career. At this event your recruiters can connect with:

    • 600+ college students
    • 80+ colleges and universities across the U.S.
    • Dozens of majors including retail, fashion, merchandising, marketing, business, finance, & accounting.
    • Student Challenge, Next Generation, and Rising Stars scholarship recipients.
  • Interested in sponsorship?
    Contact
    Robin Wagher
    Sr. Director, Career Development Programs
    (202)-495-7224

Sponsorship Opportunities

Item
Rate
Status
Entrepreneurship Panel (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
$15,000
Available
Closing Keynote (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
$15,000
Available
Registration
Includes logo recognition on registration area.
$10,000
Available
Student Lunch (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes logo recognition on napkins.
$5,000
2 of 2 Available
Networking Break (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes logo recognition on napkins.
$5,000
Available
Professional Headshots
Includes premium, high traffic Career Fair table location.
$5,000
Available
Breakfast (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes logo recognition on napkins.
$5,000
Available
Attendee Coat Check
Includes recognition on printed tag and on-site signage.
$2,500 
1 of 2 available 
Post Event Survey
Includes logo recognition on post event feedback survey to all student and faculty attendees.
$2,500
Available
Pre-show Attendee Emails
Includes logo recognition and weblink on two (2) pre-show email announcements to registered attendees.
$2,500
2 of 2 available
Daily Agendas
Includes logo recognition on daily agenda provided for each attendee.
$2,500
2 of 2 available
Mobile App Banner Ad
 
$250
2 of 2 available
Career Development Session (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
 
SOLD
Water Stations
Includes logo recognition at water stations in the room.
 
SOLD
Resume Workshops (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes exclusive access and interaction with 100+ students and sponsor company recruiters.
 
SOLD
Charging Sticks
Includes recognition on charging sticks provided to all student attendees.
 
SOLD
Opening Keynote (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
 
SOLD
Afternoon Break (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes logo recognition on napkins.
 
SOLD
Social Mosaic
Includes logo recognition among curated social media content displayed on stage through the two-day event.
 
SOLD
Student Lunch (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes logo recognition on napkins.
 
SOLD
Morning Break (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes logo recognition on napkins.
 
SOLD
Mobile App
includes prominent logo placement on app splash page, one banner ad in app and brand recognition in pre-show attendee update emails.
 
SOLD
Registration Bags and Lanyards
Includes logo recognition badge lanyards as well as the opportunity to provide a company branded bag for student attendees.
 
SOLD
Event Recap/ Retail Careers SmartBrief Special Edition
Includes logo recognition on event recap landing page, recap email and SmartBrief e-newsletter.
 
SOLD
Opening Keynote (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
 
SOLD
Financial Literacy Session
Includes recognition/remarks from stage
 
SOLD
Executive Mentor Experience
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage and session branding.
 
SOLD
Fireside Chat with Bill Brand (Saturday, Jan 13)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
 
SOLD
Young Professionals Panel (Friday, Jan 12)
Includes recognition/remarks from the stage.
 
SOLD

 

Sponsor Levels and Benefits

Platinum Level - $15,000

  • One (1) complimentary full conference registration to 2018 Retail's BIG Show ($1,300 value)
  • Eight (8) passes for company representatives to the Student Program and networking events; additional passes available for purchase
  • Opportunity for a company representative to introduce a session from the Student Program stage
  • Premium location for Career Fair table
  • Up to two (2) interview booths at the "Get Hired" event
  • Prominent placement on the Available Jobs tab of the Student Program website
  • Access to resumes of student attendees pre-show
  • Access to student attendee list pre and post show (one-time use for each)
  • One (1) insertion/item for the student attendee registration bags
  • Company profile on Student Program event website
  • Opportunity to have five (5) company executives participate in the Executive Mentor Experience
  • Company logo recognition through NRF Foundation social media accounts, on onsite Student Program signage, and at the NRF Foundation Board meeting
  • Complimentary access to SWAP platform on two (2) devices. 

Gold Level - $10,000

  • One (1) complimentary full conference registration to 2018 Retail's BIG Show ($1,300 value)
  • Six (6) passes for company representatives to the Student Program and networking events; additional passes available for purchase
  • Opportunity for a company representative to introduce a session from the Student Program stage
  • Premium location for Career Fair table
  • Prominent placement on the Available Jobs tab of the Student Program website
  • One (1) interview booth at the "Get Hired" event
  • Access to resumes of student attendees pre-show
  • Access to student attendee list pre and post show (one-time use for each)
  • One (1) insertion/item for the student attendee registration bags
  • Company profile on Student Program event website
  • Opportunity to have four company executives participate in the Executive Mentor Experience
  • Company logo recognition through NRF Foundation social media accounts, on onsite Student Program signage, and at the NRF Foundation Board meeting
  • Complimentary access to SWAP platform on one (1) device.

Silver Level - $5,000

  • Four (4) passes for company representatives to Student Program and networking events; additional passes available for purchase
  • One (1) networking table at the Career Fair
  • Access to student attendee list post show (one-time use only)
  • One (1) insertion/item for the student attendee registration bags
  • Company profile on Student Program event website
  • Opportunity to have two (2) company executive participate in the Executive Mentor Experience
  • Company logo recognition through NRF Foundation social media accounts, on onsite Student Program signage, and at the NRF Foundation Board meeting

Bronze Level - $2,500

  • Two (2) passes for company representatives to the Student Program and networking events; additional passes available for purchase
  • One networking table at the Career Fair
  • One insertion/item for the student attendee registration bags
  • Company profile on Student Program event website
  • Company logo recognition through NRF Foundation social media accounts, on onsite Student Program signage, and at the NRF Foundation Board meeting