Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The RP Group

The Strengthening Student Success Conference has become a popular and high-profile venue for a wide cross-section of community college leaders to explore effective practices. Throughout the years the event consistently sells out, and this year we anticipate more than 800 in attendance, including sponsors, exhibitors, and presenters.

What Others Are Saying...

“Strengthening Student Success is truly one of my favorite events.” Anonymous

“This conference inspired me to think about specific ways... to collaborate with others in different areas on my campus.” El Camino College attendee

“I’m so charged up! My story matters, my experience matters and I can make a difference.” Cuesta College attendee

“This is the one event I plan for each year.” Anonymous


Contact Tracy Newell with any questions or for more information about sponsor and exhibitor opportunities.


Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!

College Futures Foundation

College Futures Foundation



CIVITAS Learning

Civitas Learning



Grad Guru





Pearsons, Smarthinking


Hobsons Starfish


Vita Navis

Vita Navis








Thank you to our wonderful exhibitors!


+AVID for Higher Education

Rob Gira
AHE Consultant
9797 Aero Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

AVID for Higher Education supports colleges that are committed to student success and provides a series of intentional and strategic services that strengthen and enhance the teaching and learning connection.

+ California Acceleration Project

Summer Serpas
Assistant Director
1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

California Acceleration Project supports the state's 114 community colleges to transform remediation to increase completion and equity.

+Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI)

Krista Rindell
1102 Q Street Suite 4800
Sacramento, CA 95811

IEPI, a statewide collaborative effort, provides workshops, webinars, and other activities designed to help colleges and districts embody the Vision for Success core commitments.

+Link-Systems International, Inc.


Alex Mayer
Deputy Director of Postsecondary Education
475 14thStreet, Suite 750
Oakland, CA 94612

MDRC creates and disseminates rigorous, nonpartisan evidence on the effectiveness of policies and programs to improve the lives of low-income families, children and communities.

+National University

11355 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

National University participates in the California Community Colleges-Associate Degree for Transfer (CCC-ADT) program, which guarantees Associate in Arts for Transfer and Associate in Science for Transfer degrees are fully transferable and are aligned to similar bachelor’s degrees which can be completed in 90 quarter units or less.

+Precision Campus

Eric Spear
49 Mt Vernon Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Precision Campus provides student success and enrollment management analytics for higher education.


Anna Rudolph
Events Coordinator 71 W 23rdStreet
New York, NY 10010

Watermark systems put better data into the hands of educators and learners everywhere to empower them to gain insights into learning and drive meaningful improvements.


  • Event in high demand, consistently selling out over the years

  • Place to explore strategies for maximizing institutional effectiveness, student learning, equitable outcomes

  • Opportunity to build relationships with a wide cross section of more than 800 higher ed, CCC faculty, directors, student services, staff, research, planners, and others


  • Speaking, event-hosting opportunities

  • Logo, ad, brochure, signage placement (digital, print)

  • Opportunities to be seen as a leader 

  • Opportunities to share your product or service in high-traffic areas 

  • Rich, targeted environment for relationship-building


  • Collaborating across sectors

  • Guided Pathways

  • Implementation of AB 705

  • Leadership development

  • Strategic, integrated planning...and more!

Detailed Benefits at a Glance

  • ​​​​All levels include a post-conference attendee list

  • All sponsor levels include an exhibit table in a premium location

  • All exhibitor materials must fit on the table (with the exception of one standup banner, no more than 3’ wide)

  • View our Sponsorship Package Mailer.

Level Sponsored Event  # of Conf. Registrations Included Speaking Opportunity Program Visibility Event Page Visibility Signage & Banners
Platinum Level Sponsor ($7,500) Conference Check-In/ Networking Area (1 opportunity) 3 5-7 minutes at a general session Full page back cover color ad; contact info & one-sentence company bio Logo and link for six months Logo included on sponsored event signage; opportunity to bring and display banner throughout conference
Gold Level Sponsor ($5,000) Lunch (2 opportunities) 3 3-5 minutes at a general session Full page color ad; contact info & one-sentence company bio Logo and link for three months Logo included on sponsored event signage; opportunity to bring and display banner at sponsored event
Silver Level Sponsor ($3,500) Reception, Breakfast or Boxed Lunch (3 opportunities) 2 2-3 minutes at a general session Half page color ad; contact info & one-sentence company bio Logo and link for two months Logo included on sponsored event sign
Bronze Level Sponsor ($2,500) Refreshment Break (Up to 8 opportunities) 2   Quarter page color ad; contact info & one-sentence company bio Logo and link for one month Logo included on sponsored event signage
Exhibitor ($1,750) Tabletop Exhibit (Up to 6 opportunities) 2   Contact info & one-sentence company bio






Need More Information?

Go to our conference page or email us at sssc@rpgroup.org for additional information. With specific questions, contact MeetingWise LLC, our conference planning consultants, at coordinator@meetingwise.net or (310) 937-9473. Look for conference and sponsors promotion on twitter and facebook: #SSSC18.

Exhibit Hours (tentative)

Set-up will be from 7-8 am on Wednesday, October 3. Tear down will begin at 4 pm on Thursday, October 4.

Logo & Ad Specs

Sponsor logos & ads (may be color or b&w) must be submitted to coordinator@meetingwise.net in high-resolution jpeg, png, pdf, or eps (jpeg or png ONLY for logos) formats by August 24, 2018. Finished Sizes: Full Pg. = 7” wide x 9-1/2” high, Half Pg. = 7” wide x 4-1/2” high, Qtr. Pg. = 3-1/4” wide x 4-1/2” high.