Annual Conference Sponsorship Information

Support Ohio’s museums and promote your business – year-round!

Ohio Museums Association Sponsorship packages

The Ohio Museums Association sponsorship program gives you more opportunities to promote your business to Ohio’s museum community both during the conference and throughout the year!

OMA sponsorship packages start as low as $250 and offer a bundle of perks – including benefits that will promote your company to museum professionals from across the state at in-person OMA events, and with an even greater reach with our OMA online options.

See the full list of benefits offered at each sponsorship level below.

Ohio Museums Association Sponsorship Packages

OMA offers sponsorships at six levels to best fit the unique needs of your business. Choose from the following packages:

Supporter Level - $250

  • Company logo and hyperlink on OMA website
  • Company listing in Conference program book
  • Company listing in Conference mobile app
  • Company literature in Conference attendee goodie bag
  • Sponsor sign at company exhibit table (for those who are both sponsors and OMA conference exhibitors)

Bronze Level - $500

  • Bronze Level sponsors will receive all Supporter Level Benefits and the following:
  • Ticket for one representative for OMA’s Annual Museum Tour and Awards Dinner (held in conjunction with the OMA Annual Conference)
  • 10% Discount on all Conference registrations for company representatives and guests
  • An electronic version of the OMA Conference Attendee registration list
  • Business Card-sized advertisement in the Conference program book 

Silver Level - $750

  • Silver Level sponsors will receive all Bronze Level Benefits and the following:
  • Conference session sponsorship (includes Company name on session signage, and opportunity to give a two-minute presentation and pass out promotional material to session participants at start of session.) Session sponsorship is on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Access to OMA’s online Member Directory
  • Company listing on all OMA Conference email promotions
  • Exhibit hall table at OMA Conference (a $165-$180 value)
  • One OMA Conference registration for Company representative or guest
  • Half-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the Business Card-sized advertisement specified in the Bronze Level package.)

Gold Level - $1000

  • Gold Level sponsors will receive all Silver Level Benefits and the following:
  • Banner advertisement in one issue of Ohio Museums Monthly – OMA’s monthly newsletter (Month of advertisement is on a first-come, first-served basis.)
  • Company recognized by name in thank you announcement during OMA annual meeting of the membership
  • Two OMA Conference registrations for Company representatives or guests
  • Half-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the advertisements specified in the Bronze and Silver Level package.)

Platinum Level - $1500

  • Platinum Level sponsors will receive all Gold Level Benefits and the following:
  • One company-branded Conference Student Scholarship ($155 value)
  • Company recognized by name at the OMA’s Annual Awards Dinner
  • Three OMA Conference registrations for Company representatives or guests
  • Full-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the advertisements specified in the Bronze, Silver and Gold Level package.)

Diamond Level - $2000

  • Diamond Level sponsors will receive all Platinum Level Benefits and the following:
  • Opportunity to introduce Conference Keynote speaker
  • Named sole sponsor for a Conference event (list of conference events available for named sponsorship includes Museum Tour, Annual Awards Dinner, Annual Meeting of the Membership and Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon, Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction.) Event availability is on a first-come, first served basis.
  • Four OMA Conference registrations for Company representatives or guests
  • Full-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the advertisements specified in the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Level package.)

Let the Ohio Museums Association help your business grow by reaching museums and museum professionals across the state! Start your OMA sponsorship today!

2018 Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Conference sponsorships can be purchased below, or via check sent to The Ohio Museums Association, 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211.

For questions on sponsorship packages, please call 614.297.2375 or email [email protected].

Please Note: Once you have clicked "add to cart" on the sponsorship packages below, you can see your total cart purchases by clicking the cart icon on the upper right. You will need to sign in or create a new account to complete your checkout process.

Supporter Level Sponsorship - $250
Supporter Level Sponsorship - $250
Supporter Level Sponsorship includes:
Company logo and hyperlink on OMA website
Company listing in Conference program book
Company listing in Conference mobile app
Company literature in Conference attendee goodie bag
Sponsor sign at company exhibit table (for those who are both sponsors and OMA conference exhibitors)
(Note: Please click on the cart icon in the upper right corner to complete your checkout process)
250.00
Silver Level Sponsorship - $750
Silver Level Sponsorship - $750
Silver Level sponsors will receive all Bronze Level Benefits and the following:
Conference session sponsorship (includes Company name on session signage, and opportunity to give a two-minute presentation and pass out promotional material to session participants at start of session.) Session sponsorship is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Access to OMA’s online Member Directory
Company listing on all OMA Conference email promotions
Exhibit hall table at OMA Conference (a $165-$180 value)
One OMA Conference registration for Company representative or guest
Half-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the Business Card-sized advertisement specified in the Bronze Level package.)
(Note: Please click on the cart icon in the upper right corner to complete your checkout process)
750.00
Gold Level Sponsorship - $1000
Gold Level Sponsorship - $1000
Gold Level sponsors will receive all Silver Level Benefits and the following:
Banner advertisement in one issue of Ohio Museums Monthly – OMA’s monthly newsletter (Month of advertisement is on a first-come, first-served basis.)
Company recognized by name in thank you announcement during OMA annual meeting of the membership
Two OMA Conference registrations for Company representatives or guests
Half-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the advertisements specified in the Bronze and Silver Level package.)
(Note: Please click on the cart icon in the upper right corner to complete your checkout process)
1,000.00
Platinum Level Sponsorship - $1,500
Platinum Level Sponsorship - $1,500
Platinum Level sponsors will receive all Gold Level Benefits and the following:
One company-branded Conference Student Scholarship ($155 value)
Opportunity to introduce a speaker at the OMA’s Annual Awards Dinner
Three OMA Conference registrations for Company representatives or guests
Full-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the advertisements specified in the Bronze, Silver and Gold Level package.)
(Note: Please click on the cart icon in the upper right corner to complete your checkout process)
1,500.00
Diamond Level Sponsorship - $2,000
Diamond Level Sponsorship - $2,000
Diamond Level sponsors will receive all Platinum Level Benefits and the following:
Opportunity to introduce Conference Keynote speaker
Named sole sponsor for a Conference event (list of conference events available for named sponsorship includes Museum Tour, Annual Awards Dinner, Annual Meeting of the Membership and Breakfast, Keynote Luncheon, Exhibit Hall, Silent Auction.) Event availability is on a first-come, first served basis.
Four OMA Conference registrations for Company representatives or guests
Full-page advertisement in the Conference program book (this benefit will be in place of the advertisements specified in the Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum Level package.)
(Note: Please click on the cart icon in the upper right corner to complete your checkout process)
2,000.00

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

The success of OMA 2017 would not have been possible without your support! Thank you for your contributions to a fantastic OMA 2017!

OMA would like to recognize our 2017 Conference Sponsors:

Diamond Sponsors:


Silver Sponsors:





Supporter Sponsors:






Advertising

Click on Advertising Opportunities for additional information on advertising in the Conference program book, or on the Ohio Museums Association's website.

Conference Raffle Packages

Back for 2018, the Ohio Museums Association will hold our second annual Raffle during the 2018 Conference - and you can get in on the fun!

Donate services, company products, books, T-shirts, mugs, event tickets, trips, tours, vacation home rental, dinner, employee perks, plants, or anything you'd love to win!

Raffle packages will be on view in the exhibit hall during the annual conference. All proceeds support OMA programs. Contact auction Chair, Megan Hancock for details.

Business Membership

Become a Business member of the Ohio Museums Association!
OMA provides the following services to its members:

  • Professional Development and Networking Opportunities through participation in our workshops and annual conference
  • Discounted Registrations, Advertising and Exhibit Hall space for the Association’s Annual Conference
  • Free Subscription to Ohio Museums Monthly
  • A forum for free publicity for events in the newsletter and magazine
  • Free listing of job openings in the newsletter and web site
  • Free web site link and listing on OMA web page
  • Access to Workers’ Compensation Group Rating providing discounts in annual BWC fees
  • Access to group and individual health insurance through Tabit, Arganbright & Hazelbaker
  • Generous Discounts through supplier, Gaylord
  • Access to members-only offers on merchant services through our partner, Thrive Payments 

For more information on how to become and OMA Business Member click here .