Summit logo: on the left, a green circle contains an illustration of mountains in the background and a stream leading up to them. Pine trees project up on the left side of the logo. On the right, the text: ANCA Summit 2023 / Community Solutions: The Maine Coast Summit / August 21-25 at The Ecology School in Saco, Maine.

The Summit brings nature center leaders together to learn, network, and thrive. By sponsoring the Summit, your business can build brand awareness and marketing leads among decision-makers at organizations throughout North America, while also supporting the nature and environmental learning center field as a whole. Not only can you promote your business, but you can also attend programs, dine with participants, and foster connections that will last beyond the event itself.

Read through the sponsor packages and à la carte options below so you can choose the right opportunities for your business.

Sponsor the Summit


All Summit Sponsorship Packages include a booth at the Summit and the opportunity to interact with nature center leaders, a feature in the printed Summit Participant Directory (see an excerpt of these features in the 2022 Participant Directory), and a list of the attendee emails who have opted in.

Sponsor packages at the Contributing level and above include an advertisement in the Summit Guide, a printed pamphlet for Summit participants. See the 2022 Summit Guide for examples of advertisements.

“Very key for me that decision-makers attend ANCA.”


If you want to add onto your sponsorship, or you’re unable to attend the in-person event but still want to reach participants, you can use the following opportunities.

Advertising in the Summit Guide

The ANCA Summit Guide includes details about programming and the Summit schedule, and is distributed in print at the Summit to all participants. 

  • Full Page Interior Cover Ad: $635
  • Full Page Interior Ad: $510
  • Half-Page Interior Ad: $260

Advertising in the Participant Directory

The ANCA Participant Directory is distributed in print at the Summit to all participants. All ads will be at the back of Directory. 

  • Full Page Ad: $510
  • Half-Page Ad: $260

Participant Welcome Bundle Insert

Insert a brochure, small item, or product sample into the Participant Welcome Bundle. 

  • One Insert: $315

Event Sponsorships

Throughout the Summit, there are opportunities to sponsor the individual events that take place. Sponsorship includes the display of your logo at the event and inclusion of your organization name in verbal announcements about the event.

  • Leadership Award Ceremony Sponsorship: $1575
  • Meal Sponsorship: $1050
  • Networking Social Sponsorship: $525
  • Field Trip Sponsor: $420


Please contact Membership & Programs Coordinator Daniel Auer at .

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