Sponsorship Opportunities

HR Division Sponsorship

General sponsorship of the HR division can be at any level (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze).

Specific sponsorship can be an event sponsorship or an award sponsorship. It can be sole sponsorship or a shared one (available at different levels).

Event Sponsorship

For sole sponsorship, a sponsor agrees to cover the full cost of the event (estimates based on previous year’s costs will be provided). Shared event sponsorship is available at the following levels:

Platinum Level 

  • HR Division Reception (250 attendees)
  • Ice Cream Social (250 attendees)
  • Doctoral Consortium (40 students and 30 presenters)
  • Junior Faculty Consortium (30 faculty and 20 presenters)

Silver Level 

  • Doctoral Consortium Dinner (45 attendees)
  • Junior Faculty Consortium Dinner (35 attendees)

Other events (levels vary):

Sponsors may provide a refreshment break or lunch for a particular Professional Development Workshop

Award Sponsorship

Sponsors agree to cover the full cost of the award, and are encouraged to cover the cost of the plaque for the award winner(s). We estimate 125 attendees at the awards ceremony.

Gold Level

  • Distinguished Human Resource Executive Award
  • Herbert Heneman Jr. Career Achievement Award
  • Thomas A. Mahoney Mentoring Award

Silver Level

  • Early Career Achievement Award
  • Scholarly Achievement Award
  • International HRM Scholarly Research Award
  • Innovative Teaching Award
  • Ralph Alexander Best Dissertation Award
  • Best Convention Paper
  • Best Student Convention Paper


Estimated attendees in parentheses


Benefits Bronze
Recognition on the HR Division website/AOM Connect (by level) from August 1 – July 31 (Sponsor provides logos and URLs)  √  √  √
Recognition (by level) HR Division social media  √  √  √  √
Recognition (by level)in the slide show shown at the Ice Cream Social1
Recognition (by level) at the HR Division Business Meeting  √  √  √  √
Recognition (by level)in slides at the Welcome and Award Ceremony  √  √  √  √
Recognition (by level)in the Welcome and Awards Program Brochure  √  √  √  √
Right of first refusal for next year’s event/award    √  √  √
Recognition from podium at the specific sponsored event2
Participation in handing the award winner the check2      √   √
Photo with the award winner (Awards only)2      √   √
Opportunity to set-out materials at the sponsored event2      √   √
Opportunity to provide signage at the event (Sponsors provide their own signage)2   √   √
Opportunity to address the event (when feasible)2   √
Mailing list of event participants (when feasible)
Inclusion (by logo) on HR Division promotional material   √
Opportunity to send a representative to the event2

** Sponsorship level category and recognition determined by total amount of sponsorship dollars received from sponsor.

1 If Ice Cream Social is not held, sponsor will be recognized on slide show at comparable division event.

2 Availability of benefit is contingent on ability to hold in-person conference and division activities. For virtual conference and division activities, alternative benefits may be offered/negotiated based on feasibility.