The 2012 GreenGov Symposium is presented by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO).  This year's program will be held Sept. 24-26, 2012 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

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September 24-26, 2012
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel (Washington, DC)


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Sponsorship Prospectus

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The GreenGov Symposium provides an educational experience for stakeholders to discuss the performance goals set by President Obama’s Executive Order on Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy and Economic Performance. Symposium attendees will offer and hear solutions over two days of plenary sessions and breakout tracks, as well as a third day of post-Symposium workshops and meetings. Program topics will align with the subject matter covered by Executive Order 13514 and the field of sustainability, including:

  • Clean Energy
  • Climate Risk & Resilience
  • Education & Engagement
  • Fleet Management & Transportation
  • Green Facilities
  • Greening the Supply Chain
  • IT & Electronics
  • Sustainable Planning
  • Water & Waste Management


At the 2011 Symposium, more than  1,200 leaders from Federal, state and local government, non-profit and academic communities, and the private sector came together to help shape a sustainable future. The program featured nearly 350 speakers across more than 80 program sessions, 9 breakout tracks, and more than 40 exhibitors.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship in this critical event offers unparalleled engagement with decision makers in industry and government. Position your organization as a thought leader in encouraging the development and application of best practices, products and services related to sustainability. Event sponsors will enjoy opportunities to enable and participate in discussions on energy, waste, water, sustainable procurement, climate change and related environmental issues. This year’s sponsorship packages offer your organization opportunities to participate in on-site activities, in addition to the traditional branding and promotion. Additionally, special events can be designed to meet your company's needs.

Official Sponsorship Levels for the 2012 GreenGov Symposium

About the Sponsorship Levels Platinum
Number of sponsorship packages at this level available Three (3) Three (3)

Five (5)

Eight (8)

Eight (8)

Ten (10)

Recognition in welcome remarks during opening plenary session          
Exclusive and customized roles identified for sponsors        
Co-host independent post-Symposium workshop at the event site on approved topic        
Tier 1 sponsorship item (based on availability) One (1)          
Tier 2 sponsorship item (based on availability) One (1)
Tier 2 or Tier 3
One (1)        
Tier 3 sponsorship item (based on availability) One (1) One (1)      
Breakout track sponsorship One (1) One (1) One (1)      
Non-federal subject matter experts to serve as speakers/moderators for program breakout sessions (subject to the approval of the Steering Committee and CEQ, in accordance with established speaker guidelines) Two (2) Two (2) Two (2) One (1)    
Tabletop exhibit display Double
Single Single  
Expert shift at the Knowledge Bar        
Color ad in Symposium program Full Page ½ Page ¼ Page ¼ Page ⅛ Page  
Logo recognition on column wraps

Logo recognition on event website, promotional materials and related on site program materials

Symposium registrations Ten (10) Seven (7) Four (4) Three (3) Two (2)

One (1)

Discounted Symposium registrations (20% discount for non-Federal employees) Fifty (50) Thirty (30) Twenty (20) Ten (10) Five (5)

Five (5)

Access to reserved seats during plenary sessions      
Access badges to the speaker green room Three (3) Three (3) Two (2)      
Recognition in post-Symposium “thank you” communication        
Sponsor ribbons for staff in attendance

Additional Sponsorship Packages

Tier 1

  • Cocktail Reception - $30,000
    Celebrate the opening of the 2012 GreenGov Symposium as the title sponsor of this reception. Collaborate with ACCO event managers on the look and feel of the cocktail reception, and have your logo featured on event signs and related promotional materials.
  • Post-Symposium Workshop (3 available) - $20,000
    Work with ACCO to develop program content for a post-Symposium workshop for which your organization will serve as a co-presenter. Workshop sponsors will receive recognition on room signs and opening/closing slides of the workshop materials.  All post-Symposium workshop content is subject to approval by CEQ.
  • Lunch (2 available) - $20,000
    Get maximum exposure as the official lunch sponsor, open to all event participants. You will also receive the Bronze Sponsor benefits.
  • Breakfast (2 available) - $15,000
    Get maximum exposure as the official breakfast sponsor, open to all event participants. You will also receive the Bronze Sponsor benefits.
  • WiFi - $15,000
    Be the organization that provides critical WiFi access to every attendee in all GreenGov space, including meeting space, public space and exhibit areas. Feature your logo and a link to your website on the WiFi landing page. You will also receive the Bronze Sponsor benefits.
  • Expo Giveaway Bags - $10,000 + Production Cost of Items
    Be seen everywhere with your logo printed on eco-conscious attendee tote bags distributed to all registrants. You will also receive the Bronze Sponsor benefits.
  • Memory Stick - $5,000 + Production Cost of Items
    Have your logo printed on eco-friendly memory sticks distributed to all registrants. You will also receive the Bronze Sponsor benefits.
  • Badge Lanyards - $5,000 + Production Cost of Items
    Because attendees must wear their name badges at all times, lanyards are the perfect way to highlight your organization throughout the Symposium. Have your logo printed on eco-friendly badge lanyards distributed to all Symposium attendees. You will also receive the Bronze Sponsor benefits.

Tier 2

  • Coffee Break (2 available) - $10,000
    Have your company’s logo printed on signs and table tents at one of the coffee breaks. You will also receive the Supporting Sponsor benefits.
  • Snack Break (2 available) - $10,000
    Have your company’s logo printed on signs and table tents at one of the snack breaks. You will also receive the Supporting Sponsor benefits.
  • Recycling Stations (1 of 2 available) - $10,000
    Show that your company means green by sponsoring GreenGov 2012 recycling stations. Your logo will be featured on each station throughout the event area. You will also receive the Supporting Sponsor benefits.
  • Cell Phone & Laptop Recharging Stations (2 available) - $7,500
    Provide attendees with the opportunity to recharge their cell phones, laptops and PDAs powered by your company. Your logo will be prominently displayed in the recharging stations area. Includes custom stations with electrical capabilities, table signs with logo and company name, and opportunity to distribute promotional materials at a small table within the station throughout the duration of GreenGov 2012.
  • Program Guide - $5,000
    Get your message out there with an advertisement on the back cover of the official GreenGov 2012 Program Guide—you provide the design! All designs must be pre-approved by the event producers.
  • Branded Hotel Room Keys - $4,000
    Hotel guests look at their key cards an average of 10 times per day. Each Marriott Wardman Park hotel guest will receive room keys that are printed with both your logo and the GreenGov logo.

Tier 3

  • Water Bottles - $2,500 + Production Cost of Items
    Have your logo printed on the most-kept give-away: a eco-friendly water bottles distributed in attendee bags.
  • Pens - $2,500 + Production Cost of Items
    Have your logo printed on eco-friendly pens distributed in attendee bags. This is a promotional item that will be used during the day and long after the event concludes, providing maximum marketing impact.
  • Highlighters - $2,500 + Production Cost of Items
    Make your organization stand out with your logo printed on eco-friendly highlighters distributed in attendee bags.
  • Expo Giveaway Bag Insert (3 available) - $2,500 + Production Cost of Items
    Place your marketing message in the hands of key decision makers by including a handout in the attendee bags. Inserts are subject to GreenGov 2012 sustainability standards and approval of the GreenGov 2012 event producers.
  • Schedule At a Glance Signs (1 of 2 available) - $3,000
    Brand your organization on the official event schedule at a glance signs.
  • Feature Your Side Event on GreenGov 2012 Program Materials (5 available) - $3,000
    Have your exhibit events, product demonstrations and/or side events featured on the GreenGov 2012 web site, as well as in program guide. Sponsorship includes your name, exhibit table number, logo and description of the event on the “Events at GreenGov 2012” page of the web site.
  • Column Wraps - $2,500 (all four sides), $750 (one side)
    Be the first company to make an impression on attendees by featuring your logo and marketing message on column wraps in the foyer area. Messaging must be pre-approved by the event producers.
  • Program Book Advertising - $2,500 (full page ad), $1,500 (half page ad), $1,000 (quarter page ad)
    The program book is utilized by attendees throughout the Symposium and as an important take home resource providing maximum marketing impact. All designs must be pre-approved by the event producers.

Increase Brand Awareness & Promote Your Initiatives

On-site promotional opportunities benefit both organizations who are sponsoring or exhibiting and those who are not. Current exhibitors and sponsors reinforce their investment by highlighting their marketing message to ensure attendees are aware of their presence. Organizations have an opportunity to make an impression at GreenGov even if they are unable to attend.

Download the promotions contract by clicking here.


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This sponsorship invitation is extended solely by ACCO. The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) does not participate in any fundraising activities, nor endorse any sponsors in connection with the GreenGov Symposium. Any sponsorship or exhibition funds received by ACCO will be used solely to defray the costs incurred by ACCO as appropriate in producing the Symposium. Further, any sponsorship or advertisements appearing in these materials do not imply endorsement, recommendation, or favor by the United States Government or CEQ.

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