ANCA Summit 2024: Natural Spaces, Urban Places | MOSH / Lichterman Nature Center / Memphis Tennessee | September 9-13

The ANCA Annual 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

Summit Sponsors are also welcome to submit program proposals for Workshops. Learn more here.


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 2023 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 2023 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: $665
  • Full Page Interior Ad: $535
  • Half-Page Interior Ad: $275

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: $535
  • Half-Page Ad: $275

Participant Welcome Bundle Insert

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

  • One Insert: $330

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: $1650
  • Meal Sponsorship: $1100
  • Networking Social Sponsorship: $550
  • Field Trip Sponsor: $440

Booth Information

Sponsors may choose to set up a booth for the duration of the Summit. Sponsor representatives who maintain a booth are also welcome to engage with Summit participants at meals, networking events, and programs.


Booth set-up is Monday, September 9, from 12-5pm or Tuesday, September 10, from 9am-12pm.

Sponsor Hall hours are:

  • Tuesday, Sep. 10 — 1:30-6pm
  • Wednesday, Sep. 11 — 9am-6pm
  • Thursday, Sep. 12 — 9am-6pm

Booth teardown is Thursday, September 12, after 1:30pm and the morning of Friday, September 13.

ANCA Staff will be available throughout the Summit to assist with late set-up or early teardown.

What's Included

Each booth will include:

  • One 6-foot table
  • Two chairs
  • Access to wifi and limited electricity

All displays need to be freestanding on the ground or tabletop; we will not be able to attach anything to the walls.


Please contact Membership & Programs Coordinator Daniel Auer at .

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