Why Sponsor

Investing in the Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace is investing in the future. It is the ultimate marketing opportunity for you and your company. We are thrilled to deliver an event of this magnitude and you can play an important role in lending to its success.

Come join us at the HBCU CDM to:

  • Access extremely vetted high caliber students in one location
  • Time & Cost Effective Means of Selecting High Quality Candidates
  • Foster Professional Development
  • Spotlight your Organization.

Sponsoring is an excellent marketing tool and investment in the future leaders of America.  Our students are vetted high quality candidates from a diverse range of majors.

Participating in the HBCU Career Development Marketplace provides access to HBCU faculty, HBCU career services staff, educational advisors, speakers, panelist and most importantly the future leaders of America.

Please download and review our sponsorship packet and register as a sponsor online.

Click here to be a sponsor for the 11th Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace

2018 Sponsorship Levels

Diamond Sponsor – $50,000

Access to Student’s Resumes that match Job Profile 9 months prior to event; Title Sponsor Signage; Lunch Sponsor with 30 minute presentation; General Session & Career Fair Booth Space; 10 complimentary registrations; Social Media Alerts; Logo on plenary screens; TWO full page ads in program book; Promotional item in conference bag; Sponsor Table in Plenary Room; Link to company website from HBCU CDM site.

Platinum Sponsor – $35,000

Access to Student’s Resumes that match Job Profile 6 months prior to the event; Reception; General Session & Career Fair Booth space; 6 complimentary registrations; Logo on plenary screens; Full page ad in program book; Link to company website from HBCU CDM site.

Gold Sponsor – $25,000

Access to Student’s Resumes that match Job Profile 3 months prior to the event; Breakfast Sponsor; Career Fair Booth space; 4 complimentary registrations; Logo on plenary screens; 1/2 page ad in program book.

Silver Sponsor – $15,000

Access to Student’s Resumes that match Job Profile from local/in-state schools prior to the event; PM Break; Career Fair Booth space; 2 complimentary registrations; Logo on plenary screens.

Thanks to our 2017 sponsors

Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors this event remains free to students of HBCUs. This opens the opportunity for these students to gain access to valuable information and connections that will boost their careers. Below are the sponsors from this past year. Thank you so much!

We would also like to thank our 2017 HBCU Exhibitors

ABT Associates

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO)


Albemarle County Public Schools and Local Government


American Enterprise Institute

American Institute for Research

American Modern Insurance Group


Barilla America

Care First

Central Intelligence Agency

Choice Hotels

Conagra Brands

Consumers Energy

Council on Foreign Relations

Democracy Prep

Department of Housing & Community Development


Dow Jones

Emily’s List

Fairfax County Public Schools


Fulton Financial



Harvard Kennedy School

Huntington Bank

Ingersoll Rand


Maclean Fogg

Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services

Maryland Live

Maryland Natural Resources Police

Merrill Edge

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service

MUFG Union Bank, N. A.

National Security Agency



Southern Corporation

Northwestern Mutual

NuVasive Inc.


Paul Public Charter School

Prince William County Schools

Propel Schools

Raymond James

Republic National Distributing Company


St. Coletta

Stanley Black and Decker

Staunton City School


The Advisory Board Company

The Nature Conservatory

Towson University

Under Armour

Union of Concerned Scientists

Unity Health Care

University of Minnesota

Wake Forest University

Wells Fargo

WESCO Distribution

Á La Carte Sponsorship

Industry Sponsor $10,000

Industry Highlights: STEM, Government, Entrepreneurship or Open Topics (insert your industry)

• Sponsor workshop session on your industry

• Recommend or choose speaker for your sponsored session (subject to HBCU CDM approval)

• Sponsor Promotional Item to be distributed during session

T-shirts $6,000

Sponsor Logo on T-shirts for long term impact; T-shirt distributed to every registered attendee

conference bags $5,000

Logo on Conference Bags

Hotel key cards (double sided) with keycard holders $6,000

Distributed at HBCU CDM Registration for every


 Utilized throughout conference by students, staff,

career directors etc.

sponsored reception $5,000

Meet & Greet/Networking Reception with signage

and promotional items

Support networking opportunities between students,

alumni and industry professionals

sponsor a bus $15,000

Help Students arrive to the conference from their


Lanyards for badges $4,500

Logo on Lanyards that hold conference badges

sponsor a break $5,000

Signage/Promotional Item at Break

Support networking opportunity between students,

alumni and industry professionals