2023 Leadership Symposium

August 10 - 11, 2023
Hilton Downtown - Columbus, OH
The kickoff to the academic year convening an elite group of Chapter Officers

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Sustaining Partners

Sponsorship Opportunities
As always, Sustaining Partners have the exclusive opportunity to engage with student leaders at this event for NO CHARGE through the Sustaining Partner Career Fair and Networking Luncheon. NEW this year, Gamma Iota Sigma is offering additional branding opportunities for Sustaining Partners wishing to further elevate their organization's brand.

Agenda & Location
GIS Sustaining Partners are exclusively invited to engage with 100 top GIS student leaders at the Leadership Symposium on Thursday, August 10th, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.

    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM – Registration and Booth Set-Up - Bellows Ballroom DEF
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT - Networking Lunch with GIS Sustaining Partners - George Bellows Ballroom ABC
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM EDT - Career Fair with GIS Sustaining Partners - George Bellows Ballroom DEF

See the full agenda here

Register Your Attendees

  • As a reminder, up to two (2) representatives from your organization are invited to attend. If you did not register your attendee(s) at the time of registration, please refer to your confirmation email from MemberClicks to log in to your account, modify your registration, and register attendees by July 7, 2023.

Career Fair

  • Your organization will be provided with one (1) table with a black tablecloth for the Career Fair. You are invited to bring a banner, tablecloth, giveaways, and other items to represent your organization. You may set up your booth between 10:30 AM -12:00 PM EDT on Thursday, August 10th.

Shipping Information

  • Any materials for the Career Fair may be sent to directly to the Hilton Downtown Columbus at: 
    401 North High Street 
    Columbus, Ohio 43215

  • Pricing for the exhibitors that will need to ship anything to the hotel:



0 lbs – 49 lbs

$5.00 per package fee applies

50 lbs +

$50.00 per package

  • Materials must be labeled as follows and may not arrive prior to August 8th. Please review the complete Shipping Guidelines
    • Hold for arrival
    • Attention: (Guest Name and Organization)
    • Arrival Date: (Month/Day/Year)
    • Complete return address
    • Number of boxes (i.e., Box 1 of 2; Box 2 of 2)
    • Gamma Iota Sigma, Bellows Ballroom DEF
  • Shipping Materials Back:
    • Create your own shipping label with your appropriate FedEx or UPS Account number listed, affix it to your packages, call the provider (FedEx or UPS) for pick up, and communicate with the onsite Hotel Staff that the boxes will need to be taken to the Loading Dock.

 Reserve Your Room

  • Gamma Iota Sigma has secured a room block at Hilton Columbus Downtown for a discounted rate of $189/night. Sustaining Partners may reserve their hotel rooms by calling 1-800-HILTONS and referencing the group code GAMMA or reserving online by July 7, 2023.