Supporting the annual BPLC conference is a unique and fun opportunity for companies and organizations that believe in the power of blended and personalized models, welcome opportunities to collaborate with educators and leaders, and are invested in building tools that enhance the student learning experience.
In addition to official opportunities, sponsors may plan their own activities on Thursday, April 5th from 7 - 10pm; on Friday, April 6th from 5:30 - 7:30pm and on Saturday, April 7th from 5:30 - 11pm. The Highlander Institute will support these events through marketing efforts, identifying and inviting attendees and recommending venues.
Here is what BPLC17 sponsors had to say
“As a vendor it is hard not to feed off of the energy of both participants and the Highlander staff.”
“The quality of participants is exceptional - a large number of educators and leaders stopped to talk about their needs and really explore product solutions.”
“We enjoyed presenting a session where we could share some BPL strategies and tips that teachers could immediately use.”
“I did not experience the usual barrier between attendees and vendors here. The atmosphere and level of participant engagement are a testament to the relationships built by the Highlander Institute.”
“We loved presenting a breakout session where existing customers could share stories.”
“Logistics were FLAWLESS and everything ran so smoothly.”
“We were treated perfectly from beginning to end and received a lot of support and transparency to make our experience great.”
"This was hands-down the best event I’ve attended in my 5 years at DreamBox -- in terms of collaboration, brand awareness and having the opportunity to meet with so many existing customers all in one location. Our breakout session was well-received and had good attendance, and we were even able to capture a few customer video testimonials. Already looking forward to next year!"
Jess Whitesell, Dreambox
"Honestly, I can't sing your organization's praises enough. Your model reminds me of the nationwide Writing Projects: convene excellent educators to help other teachers level up their practices and the ripples spread from there. While other organizations tout themselves as supporting teachers, I see the Highlander Institute systematically re-professionalizing an often de-professionalized field."
Sara Niesen, MindMyEducation
"Thanks for a great conference. I am always so impressed by how you make vendors feel supported and can only imagine how well that translates into your work in schools. "
Tamatha Hauskens, IXL Learning