The WSAE Annual Convention is the premiere networking and educational event of the year for Washington association community. Association executives and industry suppliers gather formally and informally, to discuss the most important trends and traditions in association management

Total CAE credits:  (Wednesday = 4; Thursday = 5; Friday = 3)

Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities

Who attends:
The WSAE Annual Convention is attended by more than 100 association executives and industry suppliers. Also present will be more than twelve thought leaders presenting on organizational strength and resiliency, association governance, leadership and more. 

2019 Attendance: 47 executives from 36 different associations & 64 associates from 56 different companies.

Confirmed Sponsorship:

  • 9 Hole Golf Tournament sponsored by Experience Olympia & Beyond 
  • Deep Dive Pre-Convention sponsored by Washington State Convention Center  
  • Welcome Reception sponsored by Suquamish Clearwater Resort Casino
  • Name Badges sponsored by Meydenbauer Center 
  • Opening General Session sponsored by Visit Tri-Cities
  • Lunch Awards Program sponsored by our Diamond GEMS: Tulalip Resort Casino; ilani Meeting & Entertainment Center; Diehl & Company; and the Lynnwood Convention Center
  • Education Breakout Room Host Thursday (1 remaining): Meydenbauer Center
  • Education Breakout Room Host Friday: Meydenbauer Center and Travel Tacoma Mt. Rainier Tourism and Sports

View the 2020 Sponsor FACT SHEET,  and contact Brit Kramer at to learn more.

The following sponsor benefit options allow us to customize a sponsor opportunity that aligns with your marketing goals for 2020 … just select those elements that are important to you … using an industry standard for measured marketing value we can develop a sponsorship opportunity just for you (they can be in any range up to $10,000)


____     Three-minute presentation during a general session 
____     Swag and brochure placement 
____     Hospitality 
____     Recognition during a general session
____     Recognition during the introduction of a breakout session
____     Display table 
____     On-site Signage
____     Wednesday after Hours Post Reception
____     Meeting Lounge
____     Charging Stations $350
____     Welcome Room Amenity/Wednesday - $500
____     Guest Room Turn Down Amenity/Thursday - $500
____     Convention Polling
____     First Timers Welcome Social
____     CAE recognition
____     Entertainment sponsor opportunities 
____     Live music; Caricature; Professional photographer

____     Company logo placement  

  • WSAE website convention page
  • April and July issues of the Washington Executive/sponsor recognition
  • Convention printed program
  • Quarter page ad in the convention program

____     Golf sponsorships: Closest to the pin long drive contest; putting contest, and more!

Price is only an issue in the absence of value!