Exhibiting and Sponsorship

Exhibiting and Sponsorship Information

Interested in exhibiting at an upcoming FCCLA conference? 

Exhibiting at an FCCLA conference puts your products or service in front of an audience of youth leaders, educators, and state decision makers. It's a cost-effective way to reach your target audience!

The following national conferences are currently offering exhibiting opportunities for the 2021-22 school year.


National Fall Conference

Columbus, OH | November 11-13, 2022

This conference will bring FCCLA members from across the country together for a fall meeting that builds the foundation of the FCCLA experience. The majority of the attendees are members who have not previously attended the National Leadership Conference. This event will be their first exposure to FCCLA on a larger scale outside their school or state meeting. The National Fall Conference will include career exploration workshops, networking opportunities, general sessions, and exhibits!

Conference Location

Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Exhibit Dates (Subject to Change)

Friday, November 11, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Exhibit Setup
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Exhibits Open
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Opening General Session

Saturday, November 12, 2022
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM Exhibits Open
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Closing General Session


National Leadership Conference

Denver, CO | July 2-6, 2023

The FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Denver, CO will be a sea of red blazers as thousands of FCCLA members converge for an unforgettable opportunity to connect with peers, compete in STAR Events, learn from motivational speakers, attend leadership workshops, and give back to the local community. Chapter members and advisers arrive at the conference with a desire to find inspiration that will impact their chapters. Attendees make multiple visits to the EXPO floor bustling with energy and excitement to make connections all in one convenient place.

Conference Location

Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Exhibit Dates (Subject to Change)

Saturday, July 1, 2023 – Exhibit Set-Up
Sunday, July 2, 2023 – EXPO Open and Opening General Session
Monday, July 3, 2023 – EXPO Open (Move-Out Begins at 2:00 PM)


Online Registration

Register directly online.

RETURNING EXHIBITORS

Returning exhibitors should enter the username and password previously created for your organization. After logging in, please select 2022-2023 Exhibiting & Advertising from the drop-down menu.

NEW EXHIBITORS

New exhibitors should select "First Time Exhibitor" on the registration page and proceed with account set-up. After you've created your account, please select 2022-2023 Exhibiting & Advertising from the drop-down menu.

*If you have questions or problems accessing your account, please email alee@fcclainc.org.


Exhibiting Packages

Want to better leverage your investment in FCCLA for maximum impact? FCCLA offers various exhibiting and marketing opportunities to take advantage of and increase your ROI. From speaking opportunities to interactive activities, the following packages* will make your investment in FCCLA invaluable. The wide variety of exhibiting and marketing opportunities will help you create greater visibility for your products and services. And there is something for every budget! 

*Leads Tracking
All exhibiting packages include access to the FCCLA Conference App and lead tracking capabilities for each registered booth representative. 

*Custom Packages
Exhibitors and sponsors have the opportunity for FCCLA staff to curate a custom promotional package. Our staff has specialized knowledge of FCCLA to help your company develop an effective, customized sponsorship and marketing plan. To take advantage of this fantastic opportunity, contact Abigail Lee at 703-657-5713 or alee@fcclainc.org!

Please note that exhibiting packages do not include labor, shipping charges, electricity, or internet services. These items may be purchased at an additional cost prior to each conference.

  • Platinum Package ($10,000)

    Complimentary package benefits are outlined below. Individual item descriptions can be found in the "Add-ons" section.

    General:

    • Tabletop exhibit space at the National Fall Conference
      • Includes two tables
    • EXPO booth space at the National Leadership Conference
      • 20' x 20' Island - Includes four (4) skirted tables and six (6) chairs
    • Complimentary exhibitor representative registration for up to six (6) individuals
    • Identification as a Platinum level sponsor during all general session multimedia presentations
    • Leads tracking

    advertising:

    • Five (5) custom e-newsletter advertisements sent through May 31, 2023
    • Three (3) educational webinars through May 31, 2023
    • One (1) pre-recorded 30-second general session welcome message at NFC and NLC
    • A discount of 25% on any additional advertisements purchased outside of the package

    Recognition

    • Logo included on onsite signage (Top Level)
    • Organization name and logo included in event marketing materials (Top Level Logo and Link)
    • Organization featured in vendor spotlight newsletter sent before and after conferences (Top Level Logo and Link)
    • Inclusion on FCCLA's national website (through July 2023)

     

  • Diamond Package ($7,500)

    Complimentary package benefits are outlined below. Individual item descriptions can be found in the "Add-ons" section.

    GENERAL:

    • Tabletop exhibit space at the National Fall Conference 
      • Includes two tables
    • EXPO booth space at the National Leadership Conference
      • 10’ x 20’ Corner  – Includes two (2) skirted tables and five (5) chairs
    • Complimentary exhibitor representative registration for up to five (5) individuals
    • Identification as a Diamond level sponsor during all general session multimedia presentations
    • Leads tracking

    ADVERTISING:

    • Four (4) custom e-newsletter advertisements sent through May 31, 2023
    • Two (2) educational webinars through May 31, 2023
    • One (1) pre-recorded 30-second general session welcome message at NFC and NLC
    • Discount of 25% off any additional advertisements purchased outside of package

    RECOGNITION:

    • Logo included on on-site signage (Second Level)
    • Organization name and logo included in event marketing materials (Second Level Logo and Link)
    • Organization featured in vendor spotlight newsletter sent before and after conferences (Second Level Logo and Link)
    • Inclusion on FCCLA’s national website (Through July 2023)
  • Gold Package ($5,000)

    Complimentary package benefits are outlined below. Individual item descriptions can be found in the “Add-ons” section. 

    GENERAL:

    • Tabletop exhibit space at the National Fall Conference 
      • Includes one table
    • EXPO booth space at the National Leadership Conference
      • 10’ x 20’ Standard  – Includes two (2) skirted tables and four (4) chairs
    • Complimentary exhibitor representative registration for up to four (4) individuals
    • Identification as a Gold level sponsor during all general session multimedia presentations
    • Leads tracking

    ADVERTISING:

    • Three (3) custom e-newsletter advertisements sent through May 31, 2023
    • One (1) educational webinar through May 31, 2023
    • Discount of 25% off any additional advertisements purchased outside of package

    RECOGNITION:

    • Logo included on onsite signage (Third Level)
    • Organization name and logo included in event marketing materials (Third Level Logo and Link)
    • Organization featured in vendor spotlight newsletter sent before and after conferences (Third Level Logo and Link)
    • Inclusion on FCCLA’s national website (Through July 2023)
  • Silver Package ($3,000)

    Complimentary package benefits are outlined below. Individual item descriptions can be found in the “Add-ons” section. 

    GENERAL:

    • Tabletop exhibit space at the National Fall Conference 
      • Includes one table
    • EXPO booth space at the National Leadership Conference
      • 10’ x 10’ Corner  – Includes one (1) skirted table and three (3) chairs
    • Complimentary exhibitor representative registration for up to three (3) individuals
    • Identification as a Silver level sponsor during all general session multimedia presentations
    • Leads tracking

    ADVERTISING:

    • One (1) custom e-newsletter advertisement sent through May 31, 2023
    • One (1) custom social media advertisement sent through May 31, 2023

    RECOGNITION:

    • Logo included on onsite signage (Fourth Level)
    • Organization name and logo included in event marketing materials (Fourth Level Logo and Link)
    • Organization featured in vendor spotlight newsletter sent before and after conferences (Fourth Level Logo and Link)
    • Inclusion on FCCLA’s national website (Through July 2022)
  • Bronze Package ($1,500)

    Complimentary package benefits are outlined below. Individual item descriptions can be found in the “Add-ons” section. 

    GENERAL:

    • Tabletop exhibit space at the National Fall Conference 
      • Includes one (1) table
    • EXPO booth space at the National Leadership Conference
      • 10’ x 10’ Standard  – Includes one (1) skirted table and two (2) chairs
    • Complimentary exhibitor representative registration for up to two (2) individuals
    • Identification as a Bronze level sponsor during all general session multimedia presentations
    • Leads tracking

    RECOGNITION:

    • Logo included on onsite signage (Name)
    • Organization name and logo included in event marketing materials (Name and Link)
    • Organization featured in vendor spotlight newsletter sent before and after conferences (Name and Link)
    • Inclusion on FCCLA’s national website (Through July 2023)
  • Basic Package ($500)

    Complimentary package benefits are outlined below. Individual item descriptions can be found in the “Add-ons” section. 

    Please note that this package (Basic Level) is only available for the National Fall Conference and does not include exhibiting space at the National Leadership Conference. 

    GENERAL:

    • Tabletop exhibit space at the National Fall Conference 
      • Includes one table
    • Complimentary exhibitor representative registration for one (1) individual
    • Leads tracking

    RECOGNITION:

    • Logo included on onsite signage (Organization Name)
    • Organization name and logo included in event marketing materials (Organization Name and Link)
    • Organization featured in vendor spotlight newsletter sent before and after the conference (Organization Name and Link)
    • Inclusion on FCCLA’s national website (Through July 2023)

Package Add-Ons and A La Carte

Listed opportunities are only a few of the many available for you to reach FCCA’s audience of students and advisers across the nation! If you have a sponsorship or advertising idea, please contact us and we would be happy to customize a package. 

In-kind sponsorships and donations are also always appreciated and provide great value to FCCLA. Administrative fees may apply

  • Additional Booth Rep. ($250)

    *Purchase of exhibiting package required

    Exhibiting packages come with a set amount of complimentary representative registrations. Additional representative registrations can be purchased through this add-on option.

  • Additional Table at NFC ($250)

    *Purchase of exhibiting package required

    Exhibiting packages come with a set number of complimentary exhibit tables for the National Fall Conference. Additional exhibiting tables can be purchased through this add-on option. (Max 3 tables total per exhibiting company)

  • Adviser E-Newsletter ($500)

    This opportunity allows you to send one (1) branded message that can include photos, videos, and web links. This e-newsletter will be sent to FCCLA’s 5,600+ chapter advisers across the nation. FCCLA staff will work with you to schedule a publication date.

  • Student and Adviser E-Newsletter ($1,000)

    This opportunity allows you to send one (1) branded message that can include photos, videos, and web links. This e-newsletter will be sent to FCCLA’s 199,000+ student members and 5,600+ chapter advisers across the nation. FCCLA staff will work with you to schedule a publication date.

  • Educational Webinar ($1,000)

    We are committed to helping industry partners promote their products and services to FCCLA’s audience in a variety of ways. FCCLA educational webinars offer the perfect opportunity to support quality online education to members, as well as the promotion of your company. With more than 155,000 members and 5,600 chapter advisers, there is ample opportunity for marketing to your target audience.

    Included in educational webinar price:

    • Webinar listed on FCCLA’s national website
    • Two (2) e-newsletters promoting the webinar
    • One (1) social media post promoting the webinar
    • Webinar recording housed on FCCLA’s website and portal for re-watching
    • Opportunity to provide direct follow-up to registered attendee

STAR Events

Every year, over 4,000 members compete in FCCLA’s STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events for a chance to win scholarships, awards, and national recognition. STAR Events are competitive events where members are recognized for their proficiency and achievement in chapter and individual projects, leadership skills, and career preparation. In addition, STAR Events offer personal skill development and application of learning through teamwork, goal setting, and performance. 

STAR Event sponsorships connect your business, industry, or organization with high-performing youth, who will soon be the leaders in their career fields. Sponsor a STAR Event to connect with your future top-performing student or employee and promote your company in front of our entire national audience.

The top three highest-scoring teams and individuals in each event will be recognized on stage during the National STAR Event Recognition session. Your sponsorship will also help to provide these students with a special award to recognize their momentous achievements.

Investment: $5,000

  • Benefits
    • On-stage presence during the award presentation. 
    • Direct access to Competitive Event national student winners, who are the leaders in their event areas.
    • Opportunity to directly communicate with national student participants through informational flyers and participant gifts.
    • Acknowledgment in STAR Event press releases.
    • Identification as sponsor on the FCCLA national website, during the general session multimedia presentation, and during the STAR Events Recognition Session.
  • 2021-2022 STAR Events

    View a full listing and descriptions of the STAR Events offered this year.


Scholarships and Awards

FCCLA and its partners and sponsors award up to $13,326,000 in scholarships and awards annually. Scholarship opportunities are awarded to National STAR Events participants following competition at the National Leadership Conference. These awards are offered by partners and are not administered by FCCLA. Final tuition scholarship award amounts are determined by the sponsoring partner.

TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Collegiate
  • Hotel/Hospitality
  • Memorial
  • Partner

ADMINISTRATIVE FEE: $250 Per Scholarship

**Beginning this year, the administrative fee for scholarships is waived if a minimum $1,500 exhibiting package has been purchased.

  • 2021-2022 Scholarship Providers
    • Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
    • Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
    • Culinary Institute of America
    • Culinary School of Fort Worth
    • Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
    • Goodheart-Willcox Publishing
    • Johnson & Wales University
    • Lead4Change
    • Men’s Wearhouse
    • National Technical Honor Society
    • Sullivan University

Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.