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U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® featuring Space Rendezvous Sponsorship Opportunities

Join us November 11-13, 2021 on the Space Coast for the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Weekend featuring Space Rendezvous.


Overview

ASF is excited to present Space Rendezvous during the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® weekend. As we honor the history of our American heroes, we also look to the future of the new age space race. Space Rendezvous truly depicts the evolution of our aerospace industry as we continue to accomplish the unthinkable. This event includes panel discussions, a book signing, the Astronaut Cocktail Challenge, a wine tasting with Caldwell Vineyard, and a reception. Learn about the past space pioneers and hear from today's industry leaders with events that celebrate all things space!



Sponsorship Opportunities


INDUCTION SPONSOR – $10,000 – SOLD OUT!

Exclusive to two sponsors

  Company listed as top tier sponsor for the 2021 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction & Gala
  Induction Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (16 guests)
       *reserved seating unavailable, ticket good for same-day entry to KSCVC
  Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception at Apollo/Saturn V Center with Astronauts, Astronaut Scholars and
     Special Guests (16 guests)
  2 Reserved VIP tables for 8 each at the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala (16 guests)
  Company name displayed on reserved tables
  Verbally recognized at the U.S Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala
  Autographed U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction Poster for each guest
  (2) complimentary wine bottles at each reserved table
  Opportunity to include company materials in guest thank you packages
  Full page sponsor advertisement in the event program (distribution 250+)
  Company logo placed on event signage, collateral, screen display, and event related materials (reach
     250+) *time sensitive
  Company logo prominently displayed and linked on the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction & Gala
     event webpage
  Opportunity to be included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive
  Exclusive to this level:
       Virtual Happy Hour with Hall of Fame Astronaut (16 guests) – prior to the weekend event
       Special Astronaut Brunch before Saturday Induction Ceremony (4 guests)
       Group photo with HOF Astronauts during Induction Reception (1 print plus the digital version)
       Opportunity to share company video congratulating inductees (2-min max)

WINE TASTING SPONSOR – $7,000

Exclusive to one sponsors

  Company listed as exclusive sponsor for the Wine Tasting event
  Invitation to join Wine Tasting with astronauts and special guests (10 guests)
  Full page ad within weekend program
  Verbally recognized at the Wine Tasting event
  Opportunity to include company promotional gift/item at the evening’s tasting event
  Company logo placed on wine pairing menu cards *time sensitive
  Company logo included on sponsor board *time sensitive
  Company logo displayed and linked on webpage
  Company logo included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive
  Exclusive to this level:
       Early access to Wine Tasting: includes a brief introduction to Caldwell Vineyard, ASF leadership and
     select astronauts
       Caldwell Vineyard 3L wine (bottle signed by select astronauts)
       Opportunity for company representative to give 3-minute remarks
       Company logo displayed on high-top tables
       Company name on event lanyards

COCKTAIL CHALLENGE SPONSOR – $5,000

Exclusive to one sponsors

  Company listed as the exclusive sponsor for the Thursday evening Astronaut Cocktail Challenge &
     dinner at Zarrella’s Woodfired Pizza
  Invitation to Thursday evening dinner at Zarrella’s with astronauts and special guests (10 guests)
  Reserved seating at Thursday evening dinner
  Half page ad within weekend program
  Verbally recognized at Cocktail Challenge
  Opportunity to include company promotional gift/item at Cocktail Challenge event
  Company name displayed on Cocktail Challenge menu *time sensitive
  Company logo placed on Cocktail Challenge signage *time sensitive
  Company logo included on sponsor board *time sensitive
  Company logo displayed and linked on webpage
  Company logo included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive

GALA SPONSOR – $4,000 – SOLD OUT!

  Induction Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (8 guests)
       *reserved seating unavailable, ticket good for same-day entry to KSCVC
  Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception at Apollo/Saturn V Center with Astronauts, Astronaut Scholars and
     Special Guests (8 guests)
  1 Reserved VIP table for at the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala (8 guests)
  Company name displayed on reserved table
  Verbally recognized at the U.S Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala
  Autographed U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction® Poster for each guest
  (2) complimentary wine bottles at reserved table
  Opportunity to include company materials in guest thank you packages
  Half page sponsor advertisement in the event program (distribution 250+)
  Company logo placed on event signage, collateral, screen display, and event related materials (reach
     250+) *time sensitive
  Company logo displayed and linked on the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction & Gala event webpage
  Opportunity to be included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive

SHUTTLE SPONSOR – $3,000

  Tickets to Friday book signing with Eileen Collins at the Hilton Cocoa Beach (8 guests)
       *includes 8 signed books
  Tickets to Friday panel discussions at the Hilton Cocoa Beach (8 guests)
  Tickets to Friday reception at Hilton Cocoa beach with astronauts, Astronaut Scholars and special guests
     (8 guests)
  Company logo included on sponsor board *time sensitive
  Company logo included in event program *time sensitive
  Company logo displayed and linked on the event web page *time sensitive
  Opportunity to be included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive

ROCKET SPONSOR – $2,500 – SOLD OUT!

  Induction Ceremony at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (4 guests)
       *reserved seating unavailable, ticket good for same-day entry to KSCVC
  Invitation to Pre-Gala Reception at Apollo/Saturn V Center with Astronauts, Astronaut Scholars and
     Special Guests (4 guests)
  4 tickets to attend the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala
  Verbally recognized at the U.S Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala
  Autographed U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Poster for each guest
  Opportunity to include company materials in guest thank you packages
  Company listing in the event program (distribution 250+)
  Company logo placed on event signage, collateral, screen display, and event related materials (reach
     250+) *time sensitive
  Company logo displayed and linked on the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Induction & Gala event webpage
  Opportunity to be included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive

MARKETING SPONSOR – $500

  Opportunity to include company materials in guest thank you packages
  Verbally recognized at the U.S Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Gala
  Company name listed in the event program (distribution 250+)
  Company name listed on event signage, collateral, screen display, and event related materials
     *time sensitive
  Opportunity to be included in event promotion (newsletter, eblasts, social media, media outreach)
     *time sensitive




Health & Safety for U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame®
Induction Featuring Space Rendezvous

COVID Procedures for U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction featuring Space Rendezvous (as of June 1, 2021)

* We understand the guidelines are continually being updated. We will update our COVID procedures and guidelines accordingly.

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation will be following the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as local heath and safety organizations, to ensure the utmost safety for all of our guests. ASF will be taking the following precautions for events during the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction featuring Space Rendezvous weekend.

  • Events hosted at Hilton Cocoa Beach: Seating will be set socially distant. Masks must be worn by attendees when not seated, eating or drinking.

  • Events hosted at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will follow the guidelines set by KSCVC. You can read their guidelines here.

 

Health Acknowledgement (as of June 1, 2021)
Please make sure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to Florida. Visit: https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/travelers/ for information. By entering the event you are confirming that you and all persons in your party: are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at CDC.gov, including:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

 

Have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a 14-day quarantine.

 

Are not under any self-quarantine orders.


Guests who cannot confirm all of the above criteria must not enter attend. 


By attending this event you acknowledge that you understand and will abide by the above health-and-safety requirements.


For More Information
Please contact the ASF Events Team with any questions regarding the health and safety procedures for this event by email at events@astronautscholarship.org.


Date, Schedule & Location
  • Date
    November 11-13, 2021

  • Schedule

    Thursday, November 11
      AM: Brunch (Universe)
      AM/PM: Private Event (Universe)

    Friday, November 12
      AM: Breakfast (Universe, Galaxy)
      AM/PM: Panels & Talks (Universe, Galaxy)
      PM: Lunch (Universe, Galaxy)
      PM: Book Signing & Photo Op (Universe, Galaxy)
      PM: Fireside Chat Reception (Universe, Galaxy)
      PM: Wine Tasting with Caldwell Vineyard (Universe)

    Saturday, November 13
      AM: Induction Ceremony at KSCVC (Universe, Hall of Fame)
      PM: Induction Reception & Gala at KSCVC (Universe, Hall of Fame)

  • Location
    Thursday & Friday Events at Hilton Cocoa Beach
    Ceremony & Gala at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

  • Host Hotel

    Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront
    1550 N. Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

    Enjoy a discounted room rate with our host hotel! Coming soon.

For More Information

For more information about the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame® Induction Ceremony and Gala, contact us at +1 407-362-7900 or events@astronautscholarship.org.



View Sponsorship Packet

    View Packet

    Click to view the PDF sponsorship packet with full event benefits for the Innovators Week & Gala.

    For more information on supporting the 2021 Innovators Week & Gala, contact a member of the development team by emailing development@astronautscholarship.org.


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