The National Center for Families Learning’s annual Conference is a premiere event focused on innovative strategies and practices in family literacy and learning, two-generation education, and parent and family engagement. This year’s Conference will be held in NCFL’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky November 4th – 6th, 2019 in celebration of our 30th anniversary.

By becoming a sponsor of the Families Learning Conference, you’ll reach a national audience of approximately 1,000 educators, school leaders, literacy advocates and practitioners, researchers, and family engagement experts. From event sponsorship to exhibitor booths, we’ve got you covered. Whatever your budget, NCFL has an opportunity to match your needs.

For more information or to secure a sponsorship, contact Brooke Burnette, Corporate Partnerships Manager at NCFL, bburnette at familieslearning.org. To become an exhibitor, email conference@familieslearning.org.


In addition to the offerings listed below, each Sponsorship level includes:


NCFL 30TH ANNIVERSARY BRUNCH: $30,000 (Exclusive)

Harness the excitement of NCFL’s Closing Brunch ceremony by engaging Conference attendees in your brand! Sponsor has exclusive speaking role from the mainstage during the finale event, including announcing the location of the 2020 Families Learning Conference date and location. Your additional exclusive sponsor benefits include:

HOMETOWN THROWDOWN! $15,000 (Exclusive)

Be the exclusive Sponsor of NCFL’s Banquet after-party! Following Tuesday night’s powerful Banquet dinner and speakers, guests are invited downstairs to the Kentucky ballroom for some fantastic local music and talent served up with Kentucky-themed desserts! In addition to the above sponsorship benefits, this sponsorship opportunity includes:


Be the exclusive Sponsor of NCFL’s invitation-only cocktail party, held in a private space on Tuesday evening before heading to the Banquet Celebration. Up to 75 guests will mingle with VIP guests and enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres before NCFL’s keynote dinner begins. Sponsor is able to personally select up to 10 guests to attend reception. In addition to the above benefits, this sponsorship opportunity includes:


Help Conference attendees make the most of their time in America’s #1 bourbon destination! This exclusive sponsorship will provide attendees a bourbon toast each night of Conference, with the ability to provide a different product each evening for attendees to sample. Sponsor is able to provide mixologist to explain tasting notes to attendees and provide product for purchase. In addition to the above sponsorship benefits, this sponsorship opportunity includes:


Be the brand that surprises and delights NCFL’s Conference-goers with a fun, practical Conference takeaway! This creative offering will provide attendees an efficient and convenient medium to have a professional photo taken and emailed directly to them. This will be one of the hottest stations at the 2019 Families Learning Conference! Additional exclusive sponsor benefits include:

RELAXATION ROOM: $10,000 (Exclusive)

When attendees reflect on past Conferences, what frequently comes to mind are the uniquely memorable experiences and offerings. Be the brand that pampers and recharges during the high-energy hustle of Conference week! Attendees will be able to enjoy complimentary massages, sip flavored waters, and listen to relaxing music while recharging for the next impactful session. Your additional exclusive sponsor benefits include:

ATTENDEE SCHOLARSHIPS: $5,000 (10 scholarships at $500/each)

Provide educators and practitioners the ability to attend the powerful Families Learning Conference by sponsoring 10 registration scholarships for attendees. NCFL’s three- day Conference is packed with opportunities for attendees to deepen, renew, and refresh their commitment to their profession through exposure to hundreds of compelling relevant speakers, access to nationally-renowned funders, and networking events that convene like-minded professionals in the field.


Provide attendees access to powerful, expert-led educational content by sponsoring a Featured Session. Your sponsorship covers costs for meeting space, wireless internet, a screen, podium, LCD, and microphone for one session, as well as branded on-site signage and program recognition. Additionally, a designated representative from your organization may provide introductory remarks for the session. Sponsor may select featured session that aligns with company area of interest.


Your company will enjoy prime placement in the main Conference breezeway, where attendee foot traffic is heaviest. You will have a 6-foot table with the ability to bring branded table covers, signage, and promotional giveaways and company information to share with approximately 1,000 attendees throughout Conference. Exhibit tables will have access to Wifi and electrical outlets. Exhibitor table purchase includes Tuesday Banquet and Wednesday Brunch for one booth personnel. Additional company representatives at the booth but not attending Conference may purchase a “Booth Personnel – meals” badge for $125 or request a complimentary “Booth Personnel – no meals” badge in advance of Conference.

Join us at NCFL’s Families Learning Conference and 30th Anniversary Celebration and provide a lasting experience for all attendees!

For more information or to secure a sponsorship, please contact Brooke Burnette, Corporate Partnerships Manager at NCFL, bburnette at familieslearning.org.