Leadership Summit

Event Information

The Leadership Summit is ACSA’s premier professional development event for school leaders. This annual gathering of educators at all levels of administration is a celebration of the entire profession.

For 2.5 days, this event provides opportunities for invaluable networking and offers professional development on current critical leadership and educational issues.


Nov. 5-7, 2020
Hilton San Diego Bayfront


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Upcoming Leadership Summit Dates/Locations:

2021: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Nov. 4-6

Hotel & Travel

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San Diego, CA

Hilton San Diego Bayfront

1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101

Sitting on the breathtaking San Diego waterfront, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel in downtown San Diego is the perfect setting for our annual Leadership Summit. This AAA Four Diamond Award-winning hotel boasts 165,000 sq. ft. of elegant indoor and gorgeous outdoor event and meeting spaces. Rising 30 stories above San Diego Bay, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel is a spirited blend of San Diego’s coastal influences, style, innovation and of course the unmistakable vibe.


Event Schedule

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Leadership Summit—Schedule

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Sponsors & Exhibitors

2019 Leadership Summit Sponsorship Packages

San Francisco, CA | November 7-9


Register to become a Sponsor/Exhibitor


Exhibit Hall Hours:

Thursday, November 7 | 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening (Door Prizes, Giveaways, Coffee & Snacks) | 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Attendees Exhibitor Bingo | 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Membership Activities | 9:30 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

  • Exhibit Hall Speakeasy Reception (Drinks and light food, gaming stations, entertainment) | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 8 | 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

  • Networking Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

  • Attendees Exhibitor Bingo – 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Membership Activities – 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Exhibitor Prize Raffle Drawings – 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Closing Exhibit Hall Prizes and Raffles – 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Dedicated Exhibit Hall Activities (no competing conference events):

  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening (Door Prizes, Giveaways, Coffee & Snacks) | Thursday, November 7 | 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Exhibit Hall Speakeasy Reception (Drinks and light food, gaming stations, entertainment) | Thursday, November 7 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

  • Exhibitor Prize Raffle Drawings | Friday, November 8 | 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

  • Closing Exhibit Hall Prizes and Raffles | Friday, November 8 | 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.


Exhibitor Level Sponsorship | $4,000

  • 2 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • Logo on Signage
  • Program Recognition
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Keynote Luncheon Sponsorship | $6,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • 4 Tickets to the Keynote Luncheon
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity in front of Luncheon Attendees (est. 100)
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage and throughout
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Equity Luncheon Sponsorship | $6,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • 4 Tickets to the Equity Luncheon
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity in front of Luncheon Attendees (est. 100)
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage and throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Equity Breakfast Sponsorship | $6,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • 4 Tickets to the Equity Breakfast
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity in front of Breakfast Attendees (est. 100)
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage and throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Women’s Breakfast Sponsorship | $6,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • 4 Tickets to the Women’s Breakfast
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity In Front Breakfast Attendees (est. 100)
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage and throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Awards Banquet Sponsorship | $8,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity In Front of 500 School Leaders
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage & throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Internet Sponsorship | $8,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • Logo Displayed on WIFI Landing Page
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage & throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

Every Student Succeeding Luncheon Sponsorship | $10,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity in front of 1,000 School Leaders
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage & throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

General Session Sponsorship | $10,000

  • 4 Complimentary Exhibitor Registrations
  • Premier Booth in Exhibit Hall
  • 2-3 Minute Speaking Opportunity in front of 1,000 School Leaders
  • Program & App Recognition
  • Logo Displayed on-stage & throughout event
  • Pre/Post Attendee List

2019 Leadership Summit Upgrades/Add-Ons

Premier Booth Upgrade | $1,500

Additional Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration Badge | $500

Selfie Station | $3,000

Quarter Page Ad in Conference Program | $1,000

Half Page Ad in Conference Program | $1,500

Full Page Ad in Conference Program | $3,000

Chair Drop | $2,500

Charging Station Sponsor | $2,500

Conference Tote Bag | $5,000

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