Sponsorship Information

Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor for the 48th Annual Arizona Career and Technical Education Summer Conference! The conference will take place July 14 – 19, 2023 at the Hilton El Conquistador and Westin La Paloma resorts in Tucson, AZ.

The purpose of this brochure is to explain the sponsor benefits, as well as a breakdown of benefits by each sponsor tier.

ACTEAZ is a 501 (c)(6), a nonprofit Trade and Professional Association. Not all donations are considered tax deductible. Check with your accountant or tax consultant.


Why Sponsor Us?

The Arizona CTE Summer Conference is the largest career and technical education conference in the state and one of the largest in the nation. Each year, the event attracts approximately 1,300 education and industry professionals that span more than 140 school districts.

The 2023 conference boasts approximately 275 sessions, onsite teacher certification by the Arizona Department of Education, and exhibitors from across the United States showcasing the latest and greatest technologies and resources for CTE educators.

Though the event is held in-person, we also use the conference app Whova so attendees, presenters, exhibitors, and sponsors can interact and network with one another.

All sponsorships include a virtual sponsor booth in the Whova conference app.

  • Upload a video and up to 2 handouts (must be PDFs and no larger than 10 MB)
  • Add virtual product demos
  • Interact with attendees via chat
  • Send in-app messages and post on the Community Board to engage with attendees
  • Set up virtual meetups
  • Collect and export lead information
  • Logo will be displayed throughout the app
  • Listed on the virtual conference event platform for three months after the conference has ended


2022 At A Glance

  • 1,179,208 total sponsor impressions in Whova app
    • 98,200 average impressions per sponsor
  • 1,335 attendees
    • 150 organizations & school districts
  • 92% mobile app active users
  • 75% Whova app download rate
  • 82% organizer announcement open rate
  • 4,302 private 1-on-1 in-app messages (all users)


Sponsorship Tiers

Item Platinum ($5,000) Gold ($3,000) Silver ($1,000)  Bronze ($500)
Video played before Awards Breakfast (2 minutes max, 200 MB file limit)  
Opportunity to speak at Awards Breakfast        
Logo displayed on large screens at Keynote Session and recognized by ACTEAZ President   ✅     
Logo featured in promo video posted on ACTEAZ social media channels   ✅  ✅   
Logo printed on event signage*    ✅  ✅ 
Logo printed on event bags*    ✅ 
Virtual sponsor booth in Whova conference app    ✅  ✅  ✅ 
Listed on Summer Conference website as a sponsor until the end of 2023    ✅  ✅  ✅ 


Commitment Form

Again, thank you for your interest in sponsoring our conference! For the full sponsorship packet and commitment form, please click here

If you have any questions, please contact Shelly York at (623) 826-6399 or email [email protected]

*Sponsors must submit their information before June 1, 2023 to allow enough time for printing.