77th National Convention Prospectus

August 22-26, 2022 - Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

2022 Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum Sponsor (1 Only) - $25,000

This exclusive year-round partnership with BVA allows sponsorship of the new ambassador training program, and vet tech programs

BVA Convention
  • Premium exhibit hall booth (20′ x 10′)
  • Sponsorship of President’s Reception with Ambassador recognition ceremony
  • Four (4) tickets each for President’s Reception, Awards Banquet, and Father Thomas J. Carroll Luncheon
  • One (1) full-page advertisement in convention program
  • Feature story in BVA’s flagship printed publication, The Bulletin, and digital advertisement in electronic versions and social media
  • Corporate name and logo will appear on print products for sponsored events
  • Corporate banner and/or signage may be displayed at sponsored event
  • One (1) attendee bag insert
BVA Vet Tech Program
  • Twelve (12) virtual sessions (1 per month) dedicated to sponsor in support of training blinded veterans with equipment issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Services
  • Sponsor logo will be included on the BVA website, calendar of events, and email marketing to participants
  • Two (2) full page advertisements provided by sponsor for the digital edition of The Bulletin
  • Six (6) social media posts dedicated to sponsor
BVA Ambassador Program
  • Four (4) virtual sessions in collaboration with BVA Ambassador training introducing new Ambassadors to sponsor
  • Co-branded polo shirts for Ambassador graduates
  • Opportunity to present sponsor technology to Ambassador graduates
  • Sponsor logo will be included on the BVA website, calendar of events, and email marketing to participants
  • Two (2) full page advertisements provided by sponsor for the digital edition of The Bulletin
  • Six (6) social media posts dedicated to sponsor

Gold Sponsor (1 Only) - $20,000

BVA recognizes partner organizations, leaders, regional groups, and members for their exceptional commitment and service to BVA’s Mission of “Blinded Veterans Helping Blinded Veterans.”

BVA Convention
  • Premium exhibit hall booth (20′ x 10′)
  • Sponsorship of Award’s Banquet
  • Two (2) tickets each for President’s Reception, Awards Banquet, and Father Thomas J. Carroll Luncheon
  • One (1) full-page advertisement in convention program
  • Feature story in BVA’s flagship printed publication, The Bulletin, and digital advertisement in electronic versions and social media
  • Corporate name and logo will appear on print products for sponsored events
  • Corporate banner and/or signage may be displayed at sponsored event
  • One (1) attendee bag insert
BVA Vet Tech Program
  • Six (6) virtual sessions (1 per month) dedicated to sponsor in support of training blinded veterans with equipment issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs Blind Rehabilitation Services
  • Sponsor logo will be included on the BVA website, calendar of events, and email marketing to participants
  • Two (2) full page advertisements provided by sponsor for the digital edition of The Bulletin
  • Six (6) social media posts dedicated to sponsor
BVA Ambassador Program
  • Two (2) virtual sessions in collaboration with BVA Ambassador training introducing new Ambassadors to sponsor
  • Sponsor logo will be included on the BVA website, calendar of events, and email marketing to participants
  • Two (2) full page advertisements provided by sponsor for the digital edition of The Bulletin
  • Three (3) social media posts dedicated to sponsor

Silver Sponsor-Father Thomas J. Carroll Memorial Luncheon - $15,000

This annual luncheon is held on Thursday in honor of one of the most influential leaders in blind rehabilitation and celebrates BVA’s partnerships with individuals and organizations that serve the blind community.

Benefits:
  • Corner exhibit hall booth (10’x10′)
  • Ten (10) minutes of podium time to address attendees during luncheon
  • Two (2) tickets for President’s Reception, Awards Banquet, and Father Thomas J. Carroll Luncheon
  • Corporate banner and/or signage may be displayed at luncheon
  • One (1) full-page advertisement in convention program
  • Feature story in BVA’s flagship publication, The Bulletin, and digital advertisement in electronic versions
  • One (1) attendee bag insert

Bronze Sponsor-Lunch and Learn Session - $10,000

This annual luncheon is held on Thursday in honor of one of the most influential leaders in blind rehabilitation and celebrates BVA’s partnerships with individuals and organizations that serve the blind community.

Benefits:
  • Corner exhibit hall booth (10’x10′)
  • 1 (1) hour to address attendees during luncheon
  • Two (2) tickets for President’s Reception, Awards Banquet, and Father Thomas J. Carroll Luncheon
  • Corporate banner and/or signage may be displayed at luncheon
  • One (1) full-page advertisement in convention program
  • Feature story in BVA’s flagship publication, The Bulletin, and digital advertisement in electronic versions
  • One (1) attendee bag insert

Happy Hour Reception - $7,500

All attendees and sponsors will have an opportunity to network over light refreshments and finger foods.

Benefits:
  • Standard exhibit hall booth (10’x10′)
  • Sponsor will have opportunity to address attendees
  • Corporate banner and/or signage may be displayed at Happy Hour Reception
  • One (1) half-page advertisement in convention program
  • One (1) attendee bag insert

Good Morning Breakfast - $5,000 Each

This morning session provides a sponsor the opportunity to socialize with attendees and formally introduce their organization, products and services. May provide a coffee or travel mug gift.

Benefits:
  • Standard exhibit hall booth (10’x10′)
  • Sponsor will have opportunity to address attendees
  • One (1) half-page advertisement in convention program
  • Corporate banner and/or signage may be displayed at selected breakfast
  • One (1) attendee bag insert

Activity Sponsor - $1,500 Each

Unique this year, BVA is planning offsite activities and events for convention attendees.

Benefits:
  • Sponsor will have opportunity to address attendees
  • One (1) half-page advertisement in convention program
  • One (1) attendee bag insert

Convention Gear - $1,000 and up

Sponsor can provide convention bags, t-shirts, badge holders, lanyards, etc.

Benefits:
  • One (1) half-page advertisement in convention program
  • One (1) attendee bag insert

Angel Sponsor - $900 and up

Sponsor a blinded veteran to attend the convention for the first time. Your 100% tax-deductible donation will allow a blinded veteran to experience the warmth, belonging, and lifelong fellowship that comes from connecting with other blinded veterans during convention.

$900 – Sponsors one (1) convention registration for a blinded veteran
$1,400 – Sponsors one (1) convention registration, hotel, and travel for a blinded veteran

Benefits:
  • One (1) half-page advertisement in convention program
  • One (1) attendee bag insert