Annual Meeting Sponsorships

We are currently seeking sponsors for our 2024 Annual Meeting. Sponsorships start at just $250 and offer a range of levels to fit your business. Download our sponsorship levels as a PDF.

Why Sponsor?

  • Almost 200 people from 100 institutions typically attend the OLHA Annual Meeting and Conference.
  • 41% of attendees are board members or administrators in their institutions; 27% have curatorial/collections care responsibilities; 22% are involved with education, exhibit development, and interpretation.
  • The Local Historian, the newsletter of the Ohio Local History Alliance, is emailed six times a year to approximately 365 member organizations.

Become a Sponsor

  • The deadline to sponsor and for receipt of image files is September 20, 2024. 
  • Sponsorship checks can be mailed to the Ohio Local History Alliance, c/o Ohio History Connection,
    800 East 17
    th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211.
  • Contact for questions, credit card payments, and image files is Dr. Betsy Hedler, Ohio Local History Alliance Executive Secretary, at 614-297-2538 or ohiolha@ohiohistory.org

Sponsorship Levels

Buckeye Sponsor: $5,000

  • All Trilobite Sponsor benefits; and
  • One full-page advertisement in six issues of the Local Historian (in place of half-page advertisements in the Local Historian)
  • Verbal recognition and slide including logo in the presentation at the Friday keynote and the Saturday Awards luncheon

Trilobite Sponsor: $2,500

  • All Ladybug Sponsor benefits; and
  • Full-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One half-page advertisement in four issues of the Local Historian
  • Two complimentary Annual Meeting registrations and lunches for company representatives or guests
  • Two features on Alliance social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Verbal recognition and slide including logo in the presentation at the Friday keynote
  • One complimentary vendor table

Cardinal Sponsor: $1,000

  • All Ladybug Sponsor benefits; and
  • Half-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One half-page advertisement in two issues of the Local Historian
  • Two complimentary Annual Meeting registration and lunches for company representative or guest
  • One feature on Alliance social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Verbal recognition and slide including logo in the presentation at the Saturday awards luncheon
  • One complimentary vendor table

Flint Sponsor: $750

  • All Ladybug Sponsor benefits; and
  • Half-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One complimentary Annual Meeting registration and lunches for company representative
  • Signage recognizing sponsorship at both continental breakfasts
  • One complimentary vendor table

Carnation Sponsor: $500

  • All Ladybug Sponsor benefits; and
  • Quarter-page advertisement in Annual Meeting program
  • One quarter page advertisement in one issue of the Local Historian
  • One complimentary Annual Meeting registration and one lunch for company representative
  • Signage recognizing sponsorship at the Friday afternoon break
  • One complimentary vendor table*

Ladybug Sponsor: $250

  • Company logo and hyperlink on OLHA 2024 Annual Meeting website page
  • Company logo in Annual Meeting program
  • Company literature in Annual Meeting conference packet

Download our Sponsorship Levels as a pdf.