Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities

The National Federation of the Blind 2021 National Convention offers a variety of opportunities for organizations to demonstrate support for the blind community, increase brand awareness, showcase products and services, and connect with consumers. As the largest gathering of blind people in the world, our convention provides direct marketing opportunities and access to thousands of blind people, their families, and blind professionals that you will not find anywhere else.

The virtual format of the 2021 National Convention will offer opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to connect with more people than ever before If you have any questions or would like to receive convention-related email updates, please contact Anna Adler at 410-659-9314, extension 2282 or [email protected].

Sponsorship Opportunities

Becoming a platinum, gold, silver, bronze, or white cane sponsor of the national convention is a great way to demonstrate your support for America's blind community and connect in a meaningful way. Please reach out if you would like to discuss how you can participate in seminars, user testing, employment recruitment, or anything else not listed below.

Platinum Sponsorship Level - $25,000

  • Sponsor promo included in emails exclusively for high-level sponsors to convention registrants with link to webpage.
  • Full-page ad in the convention agenda.
  • Four hours of live or pre-recorded seminar sessions (can be broken into separate sessions) listed in the convention agenda.
  • Inclusion in email after convention inviting participants/members to view recorded sessions.
  • Sponsor logo to appear on the NFB 2021 National Convention webpage for the remainder of 2021, at appropriate level, with direct link to organization's website.
  • Social media recognition—multiple unique posts.
  • Special recognition in the NFB enewsletter, with link to sponsor’s website (distribution is approximately 32,000).
  • Use of NFB logo on sponsor’s website for remainder of 2021, dependent on mutually agreed upon copy.
  • Organization name included in the 2021 National Federation of the Blind Annual Report.
  • Prominent placement in the virtual exhibit hall.
  • Banner image on the national convention virtual event platform.

Gold Sponsorship Level - $15,000

  • Sponsor promo included in emails exclusively for high-level sponsors to convention registrants with link to webpage.
  • Half-page ad in the convention agenda.
  • Two hours of live or pre-recorded seminar sessions (can be broken into separate sessions) listed in the convention agenda.
  • Social media recognition—multiple posts.
  • Organization name included in the 2021 National Federation of the Blind Annual Report.
  • Prominent placement in the virtual exhibit hall.

Silver Sponsorship Level - $10,000

  • Sponsor promo included in email to convention registrants with link to webpage.
  • Half-page ad in the convention agenda.
  • Two hours of live or pre-recorded seminar sessions (can be broken into separate sessions) listed in the convention agenda.
  • Sponsor logo to appear on our 2021 National Convention webpage for the remainder of 2021, at appropriate level.
  • Social media recognition.
  • Organization name included in the 2021 National Federation of the Blind Annual Report.
  • Prominent placement in the virtual exhibit hall.

Bronze Sponsorship Level - $5,000

  • Sponsor promo included in email to convention registrants with link to webpage.
  • Two hours of live or pre-recorded seminar sessions (can be broken into separate sessions) listed in the convention agenda.
  •  Third-page ad in the convention agenda.
  • Sponsor logo to appear on our 2021 National Convention webpage for the remainder of 2021, at appropriate level.
  • Social media recognition.
  • Organization name included in the 2021 National Federation of the Blind Annual Report.
  • Prominent placement in the virtual exhibit hall.

White Cane Sponsorship Level - $2,500

  • Sponsor listing with link to webpage included in email to convention registrants.
  • One hour live or pre-recorded seminar session listed in the convention agenda.
  • Quarter-page ad in the convention agenda.
  • Sponsor listing on our 2021 National Convention webpage for the remainder of 2021, at appropriate level.
  • Organization name included in the 2021 National Federation of the Blind Annual Report.
  • Prominent placement in the virtual exhibit hall.

Sponsor Application

Please complete the 2021 National Convention Sponsor Application. If you have any questions contact Anna Adler at 410-659-9314, extension 2282, or [email protected]. The deadline for inclusion in the convention agenda is May 31.

Exhibiting Opportunities

The 2021 exhibit hall will offer our partners an opportunity to share information about their products and services with the blind community. With thousands of blind people, parents of blind children, and professionals in the blindness expected to register, the 2021 national convention exhibit platform will provide direct marketing opportunities and consumer access that you will not find anywhere else.

Exhibitors will receive access to an exhibit space on the virtual event platform and Zoom room to connect with participants during exhibit hours. Exhibitors can upload organizational information, links, images, and documents to their dedicated exhibitor profile within the convention platform and mobile app.

Exhibitor Registration Fee: $500
Exhibitor Registration Deadline: May 31, 2021

Exhibitor Application

Please complete the 2021 National Convention Exhibitor Application. If you have any questions contact Anna Adler at 410-659-9314, extension 2282, or [email protected].

Exhibit Hall Schedule

July 6: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
July 7: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
July 8: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
July 9: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
July 10: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

All times listed are eastern. Demo rooms for exhibitors will not be available beyond the listed times so as not to conflict with major convention events such as the division meetings, affiliate caucuses, and general sessions.

More Information

For more details, download our 2021 Convention Partner Packet (PDF). If you have questions about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, please contact Anna Adler at 410-659-9314, extension 2282, or [email protected].