ACI offers two strategies that introduce businesses to ACI’s 27 member colleges and universities in communities throughout Illinois. These institutions comprise more than 70,000 Illinois students, 10,000 faculty and staff, and have a combined purchasing power of more than $1.3 billion.

Become an ACI Corporate Partner
Annual cost: $5,000

ACI Corporate Partners offer services and products that meet the needs of higher education. ACI encourages member institutions to make ACI Corporate Partners their first call when they require the services or products these partners provide, and provides ACI Corporate Partners with opportunities to showcase their firms to prospective customers on ACI campuses.

ACI provides these benefits to ACI Corporate Partners:

  • Featured in our newsletter
  • Featured on our website in the ACI Corporate Partner Directory
  • Introductions to three of our member schools per year
  • Facilitate up to three email blasts per year to our member colleges and universities
  • Publicize up to two webinars benefiting our network per year
  • Two representatives from each Corporate Partner are welcome to attend all ACI conferences, with lunch, at no charge.
  • Opportunity to present at an ACI conference and the opportunity to distribute promotional information at the event
  • Corporate Partners offer exclusive services to members. ACI will not recruit new Corporate Partners whose services compete with those offered by current Corporate Partners.


Become an ACI Corporate Sponsor
Cost per four-track conference: $5,000

Cost per one- or two-track conference: $2,500

ACI Corporate Sponsors support ACI Professional Development Conferences to help members boost the number of Illinois college graduates and to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and affordability of private higher education.

ACI provides these benefits to ACI Corporate Sponsors:

  • Exclusive sponsorship rights for one ACI member conference
  • Introduction at the conference
  • Corporate name on all conference material
  • Opportunity to present at the conference, and the opportunity to distribute promotional information at the event
  • Lunch (including up to two staff attending) with conference participants and other presenters, at no charge

For more information on ACI Corporate Partnerships and Sponsorships, please contact Mick Weltman at 312-263-2391, ext. 1, or


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