Exhibitors & Sponsors

Are you looking to position your products or services as resources to a growing field of nature-based early learning professionals?

The conference is the perfect platform to connect with hundreds of national and international leaders in the field, and to reach thousands more early childhood professionals through the Natural Start communication channels, including social media, website, and newsletter. Conference attendees are teachers, administrators, and other professionals working in nature-based early learning settings as well as traditional schools and childcare centers.



The standard benefits for our exhibitors and sponsors are listed below. Contact us at [email protected] to discuss customizing these benefits to meet your needs.

Download an overview of all exhibitor and sponsorship options here. 


Exhibitor | $900

As an Exhibitor, you will be able to interact with conference participants and display your products in a centrally-located, high-traffic location, for the entire duration of the event (afternoon of July 29 through afternoon of July 31).

  • 6' display table in central location, with internet access and electricity (if requested)
  • One complimentary registration, with full access to conference sessions and meals
  • Recognition in conference program 
  • Access to attendee email list


Silver Sponsor | $1,500

As a Silver Sponsor, you will not only be able to connect and share your expertise with conference attendees but also be recognized in print and online as a supporter and as a resource to professionals in this growing field.

  • ALL of the benefits offered to Exhibitors
  • Additional 4’ of display space next to 6’ table (ideal for those with displays that need to be placed on the floor, for example, shelves, mannequins, or racks)
  • Half-page ad in conference program
  • Recognition and link to your website on conference website and all conference emails
  • Recognition of support during conference welcome


Gold Sponsor | $3,000

As a Gold Sponsor, you will receive high-profile brand exposure and impact. This is an opportunity to engage with attendees before, during, and after the conference, and to reinforce your message through directed special offers for conference attendees. 

  • ALL of the benefits offered to Silver Sponsors, and you will receive a FULL-page ad in the conference program, TWO complimentary registrations, and a display space in a prime location. 
  • Recognition of support during conference welcome and logo displayed before plenaries
  • Recognition in all printed conference materials, including program and banners
  • Social media announcement to all Natural Start followers (approx. 6,300 as of January 2020) when sponsorship is confirmed and customized social media post following the conference
  • Opportunity to include an insert in the conference materials given to each attendee at registration


Presenting Sponsor | $5,000+

As a Presenting Sponsor, you represent the highest level of support for early childhood and environmental education, aligning your organization with Natural Start’s mission to advocate for high-quality nature-based learning opportunities for all young children. Presenting Sponsors also receive the highest-profile brand exposure and impact.

  • ALL of the benefits offered to Gold Sponsors, but you will receive THREE complimentary registrations, a display space in a prime location, verbal recognition of support during opening and closing addresses, and top billing on all sponsor listings. 
  • Opportunity to address the audience during a plenary
  • Recognition of support in NAAEE Annual Report


A La Carte Ad Pricing

Purchase a full- or half-page advertisement in the conference program without being a conference exhibitor or sponsor OR as an add-on to the exhibitor and sponsorship packages above. 

  • Full-page ad: $500
  • Half-page ad: $300

Thank you for supporting nature-based early childhood education. See you in Cincinnati!