About the Points of Light Conference

The Points of Light Conference is a global gathering of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders focused on driving transformative change. The conference strengthens the social sector by offering innovative ideas and resources to help people, worldwide, find opportunities to do good in new and meaningful ways.

In the past decade, the conference has served as the gathering place for 23,000+ participants looking to engage volunteers and build community. The 2023 conference in downtown Chicago welcomed more than 1,200 participants. In 2024, we anticipate 1,500 attendees.

In Houston for 2024, we are creating an experience that offers something for every champion of social good in partnership with Points of Light Global Network Affiliate, Volunteer Houston, a program of Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston.



THE POINTS OF LIGHT CONFERENCE OFFERS EXCELLENT VALUE

We connect people from around the globe, from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia to upwards of 20 countries worldwide, to recognize our common vision for a better world.

Attendees are nonprofit/NGO, national service and government leaders; they are social entrepreneurs and business leaders. In their day-to-day responsibilities, they focus on nonprofit management, volunteer engagement and management and corporate social responsibility as well as employee and community engagement.

2024 CONFERENCE EXHIBITOR BENEFITS

  • 10' x 10' booth space located in Civic Park, our premier exhibit hall.
  • One (1) skirted six-foot table and up to four (4) chairs upon request.
  • Two (2) complimentary exhibitor registrations.
  • One (1) complimentary LeadCapture app registration equipping you to seamlessly collect, qualify and follow up with onsite leads.
  • Post event analytics and reporting.
  • Premium placement on the conference exhibitor page.
  • Increased visibility and reach to attendees with an exhibitor highlight post featuring your logo, brand social media tag and booth number on Points of Light social media channels.
  • 20-amp, 120-volt circuit, 2000-watt (standard) w/power strip.
  • $3,500
  • One (1) skirted six-foot table and two (2) chairs located in Civic Park, our premier exhibit hall.
  • Two (2) complimentary exhibitor registrations.
  • One (1) complimentary LeadCapture app registration equipping you to seamlessly collect, qualify and follow up with onsite leads.
  • Post event analytics and reporting.
  • Feature on the conference exhibitor page.
  • Increased visibility and reach to attendees with an exhibitor highlight post featuring your logo, brand social media tag and booth number on Points of Light social media channels.
  • 10-amp, 120-volt circuit, 1000-watt (standard) w/power strip.
  • $2,200

2024 CONFERENCE SPONSORSHIP BENEFITS

We know you are passionate about tackling the complex issues that face our communities and supporting the changemakers who do the work. At the Points of Light Conference, we bring social impact leaders from across industries together to brainstorm solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.

YOUR CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP ACCOMPLISHES SEVERAL KEY OBJECTIVES:



  • Facilitates collaboration between companies and nonprofits, fostering a platform for listening, learning and networking to drive impact.

  • Showcases your corporate leadership in civic engagement, providing valuable brand exposure aligned with your civic and social investment goals.

  • Enables Points of Light to offer programming at an accessible price point, ensuring wider participation and impact within the community.

$200,000

A Presenting Sponsorship showcases your company’s leadership in corporate social impact and civic engagement, aligns your company’s financial support with your social impact goals, and offers brand visibility with our Opening or Closing Plenaries. Points of Light can customize opportunities at this level. Presenting sponsorships are non-exclusive, and we encourage multiple companies at each level.

$100,000

A Platinum Sponsorship showcases your company’s leadership to corporate social impact and civic engagement, aligns your company’s financial support with your social impact goals, and offers brand visibility with one (1) of three (3) Civic Talks. Points of Light can customize opportunities at this level. Platinum sponsorships are non-exclusive, and we encourage multiple companies at each level.

$75,000

A Gold Sponsorship showcases your company’s leadership and offers brand visibility with one (1) of the following conference assets: Welcome Reception, Business Summit, Nonprofit Leadership Course or the Food Truck Festival. Gold sponsorships are non-exclusive, and we encourage multiple companies at each level.

$50,000

A Silver Sponsorship showcases your company’s leadership and offers brand visibility with one (1) of the following conference assets: All conference meals, Global Affiliate Network PreConference or Service Project. Silver sponsorships are non-exclusive, and we encourage multiple companies at each level.

$35,000

A Bronze Sponsorship showcases your company’s leadership and offers brand visibility with one (1) of the following conference assets: Sponsored Workshop or Snack Break/Idea Exchange. Bronze sponsorships are non-exclusive, and we encourage multiple companies at each level.

$25,000

A Supporter Sponsorship offers your company branding and visibility along with conference access via two (2) registrations.

$10,000

An Investor Sponsorship offers your company branding and visibility along with conference access via one (1) conference registration.