Convention Sponsors

Dear Friends:

The National Federation of the Blind of Virginia (NFBV) cordially extends an invitation for you to connect with your consumer base at our 64th state convention in Falls Church. There are opportunities to be an exhibitor, be a general sponsor, or even a sponsor of a specific event. Companies and organizations wanting to be an exhibitor on Friday, October 28th can register at the Pioneer level. Those wishing to have visibility throughout the Convention can elect to be a sponsor at the Vanguard, Innovator, or Trail Blazer level which all include space in the exhibit hall. The benefits that can be leveraged at each sponsorship level are described below. Your support will be publicized in both our printed and Brailled materials and earn benefits outlined in this invitation.

Meet the largest collection of students, parents, educators, rehabilitation professionals, and community partners from across the state the weekend of Friday through Sunday, October 28 through October 30, 2022 at the:

Westin Tysons Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia 22043
703-893-1340

We invite you to spend the weekend with us at the appointed conference hotel. Discounted room rate details and reservation deadlines can be found at our state Convention landing page.

Note: The deadline for room reservations is also Monday, October 10.

Leverage one of our four sponsorship opportunities to ensure your message gets into the hands of consumers across the Mid-Atlantic region. Vanguard, Innovator, and Trail Blazer sponsorship opportunities are welcome from any company or organization. Those interested only in a table in the exhibit area on October 28 and to be referenced in the Convention program can elect a Non-profit or For-profit Pioneer sponsorship. Sponsorship of specific events or donations of door prizes are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the Convention Sponsorships Coordinator, Bob Meter by phone: (850) 755-0181, or via email: rcmeter@comcast.net.

Please Note: The deadline for Exhibit/sponsorship registrations is midnight on Monday, October 10, 2022. Registrations received after the cutoff will be accepted, although all listed benefits cannot be guaranteed. Online registration can be completed here.

Sponsor Benefits



Pioneer - $125 non-profit & $250 for-profit)

  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention tickets
  • 1 Complementary 3’x6′ exhibit Hall Table

Trail Blazer ($500)

  • Recognition as Trail Blazer Sponsor at 1 Convention General Session
  • Opportunity to sponsor a coffee station at one of three morning general sessions
  • Dissemination of 1 approved targeted email message to the NFB of Virginia statewide Announcement list
  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention tickets
  • 1 Complementary 3′ x 6′ exhibit Hall Table

Innovator ($1,000)

  • Recognition as Innovator sponsor and opportunity to share a 2-minute remark at 1 NFBV Convention General session
  • One 30 second ad on the NFBV YouTube channel
  • Company name and logo on State Convention landing page
  • Print, Braille, and digital distribution of Sponsor provided collateral with registration material
  • Dissemination of 1 approved targeted email message to the NFB of Virginia Announcement list
  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 2 complementary Convention tickets
  • 1 Complementary 3’x6′ exhibit Hall Table with priority placement based on sponsorship level and registration date)

Vanguard - $2,000

  • Recognition as Vanguard sponsor and opportunity to share a 2-minute remark at the NFBV Convention Banquet
  • Opportunity to sponsor a specific breakout session
  • 4 complementary banquet tickets
  • Recognition through Sponsor provided signage and display of company logo for the duration of the Convention
  • One 60 second ad on the NFBV YouTube channel
  • Banner ad on State Convention landing page
  • Print, Braille, and digital distribution of Sponsor provided collateral with registration material
  • Dissemination of 1 approved targeted email message to the NFB of Virginia Announcement list
  • Sponsorship recognition in the Convention Program
  • 4 complementary Convention tickets
  • 1 Complementary 3’x6′ exhibit Hall Table with priority placement based on sponsorship level and registration date)

One (1) electrical outlet is available for $25 when requested on the Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration form. Sponsor must provide their own power strip. A heavy-duty extension cord is encouraged to ensure easy access to electricity. If you have electrical needs beyond that of 1 outlet, they can be arranged with the Exhibits Coordinator, Annette Carr.

Each Exhibitor will be provided with a skirted and draped 3’ x 6’ exhibit tabletop and two chairs.

Exhibit tables will be available for set-up from 10:00 AM - 12:00am on Friday, October 28, with the exhibits being open to Convention attendees from 12:00 PM through 5:00 PM. Exhibit space should be cleared by 6:00 PM.

Table space will be provided at no cost to NFBV Chapters and Divisions. please contact Annette Carr by October 10 to reserve your space.

We appreciate your support of the National Federation of the Blind of Virginia’s 2022 Convention. We look forward to partnering with you to ensure that people who are blind can “Live the Life They Want”!

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Robert Meter, Sponsorships Coordinator
Phone: (850) 755-0181
Email: rcmeter@comcast.net

Register today by visiting our online sponsorship registration page!

Remember, the deadline for sponsorship registration is midnight Monday, October 10, 2022!