2018 Sponsorship Opportunities


For more information about demographics and registration, download the 2017 Prospectus.

The National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference hosts federal, state and local professionals from the substance abuse prevention field and related disciplines. By participating in the NPN Conference, organizations will have access to a range of 900-1,100 participants who include: prevention providers, school personnel, government agency representatives and directors, law enforcement personnel, policy makers, coalition leaders and members, counselors, health education specialists, and social workers.

Application Form

The application deadline is Friday, August 3, 2018. 

All exhibitors, sponsors, and advertisers must be approved by the Conference Committee before participation in the conference is finalized. A representative will be in touch promptly after submission of payment and registration to confirm participation and provide your organization with more details.

Please discuss sponsorship options with a representative before applying to ensure availability and confirm options. Afterward apply and pay online, by using the registration system. 

Contact Information

For questions or information, please email Dennis Green at dennisgreen@unr.edu or 775-682-8558.

Sponsorship Packages

Platinum-$15,000 (1 available)
This level of sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsorship of event WiFi for 4 main event days and charging station (committee choice type of station)
  • Double size exhibitor space in prime location (2 tables – in succession)
  • Co-Sponsorship of all break(s) along with the host organization, includes signage at break locations
  • Company logo on the back of all nametags
  • Sponsorship of lanyard
  • Registration for six (6) representatives

Gold-$10,000 (1 available)
 This level of sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsorship of hotel key cards for event guests (additionally, organization must pay for the key cards directly with hotel)
  • Co-Sponsorship (with host organization) of all continental breakfasts, includes signage at food and beverage locations
  • Logo on conference participant bag, along with host organization
  • Bag insert option; bag insert must be provided and mailed to the Dixie Convention Center
  • Registration for four (4) representatives

Silver-$8,000 (1 available)
This level of sponsorship includes:

  • Sponsorship of notebook/pen
  • Co-Sponsorship (with host organization) of one lunch, includes signage at food and beverage locations
  • Full page color ad in the program
  • Banner ad on conference Facebook page, Cover Photo “Thank you” to sponsor with organization logo
  • Registration for three (3) representatives

All Sponsorships Include
Marketing Opportunities:

  • Exhibit table in prime location (8′ space with 6′ table) with power
  • List of participants and contact information* (not included in exhibit only fee)
  • Logo on the website, program, and event signage
  • Included in one “thank you” email before conference in listserv announcement
  • All sponsoring agencies must be approved by the committee.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities:

  • Make a suggestion to the committee

*List of participant contact information will be for those participants who agree to receive announcements and news from sponsors.

Payable To

Payments can be made by credit card, check, or purchase order using the online registration system.  For checks and purchase orders, please make them payable to ‘Board of Regents’ and reference the participant(s) and order ID number. Please mail payment to the address below, which is also located on the registrant’s invoice.

Payment Mailing Address

University of Nevada, Reno
ATTN: NPN Conference
College of Business/MS 0024
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557 

University of Nevada, Reno/Board of Regents/NSHE w9 Form: UNR w9 Form


A confirmation notification, including detailed information about set-up hours, where to ship materials, and other pertinent information will be sent, via email, to the contact person listed on the application multiple times before the conference.

Payment, Cancellation and Refund Policy

All payments must be received prior to the event. The conference organizer reserves the right to refuse admission if full payment is not received prior to the event. The conference organizer must receive official cancellation from the sponsor, exhibitor, or advertising organization by Friday, August 3, 2018 by 5:00pm PDT to provide a full refund. If the conference organizer is notified of cancellation after the date, no refund will be provided.


  • Half page program advertisements should measure 4.5″ x 7.5″ in size and should be be horizontal only.
  • Full page program advertisements should measure 7.5″ x 10″ in size and should be be vertical only.
  • Logo, advertisement, and/or graphic must be received by Friday, June 22, 2018 by 5:00pm PDT in order for items to be printed in program, placed on conference signs, etc.
  • Acceptable file formats for logos and advertisements include EPS, high resolution PDF, JPG or TIF. Files should be saved in the original application/file format in which they were created with no bleeds. Photos/ images should be high resolution and received in the file size you wish to have it printed; i.e., 600 dpi or higher for black and white, 300 dpi or higher for color/grayscale. Please do not send logos/photos/images from word processing software, presentation software or websites.
  • Committee reserves the right to place ad. No ads will be placed in an inside or back cover of the printed program.

Please Note:

  • The Conference Committee must approve all sponsors.
  • Sponsor options and format must be approved and negotiated with the Conference Committee.
  • Sponsors must provide all artwork and graphics; for example, bag insert, logo, and advertisement.
  • Single State Authority (SSA) and National Prevention Network (NPN) member packages vary.


Exhibitors are responsible for their own lodging, transportation and travel arrangements. For information regarding lodging, parking and transportation, please see Travel Info.