Achieve your marketing and organizational goals by showcasing your brand to APSA's international membership.

Please consider taking advantage of one or more of our available opportunities that fit your organization's needs. Your partnership will benefit scholars and students while marketing your organization, products and services to new target audiences.

APSA can help customize a marketing package that meets your objectives. These partnership opportunities are designed to increase your visibility and benefit the profession at the same time.

We also invite companies and organizations to demonstrate their philanthropic commitment to the discipline. There are opportunities to support current APSA awards and programs as well as establish and launch new initiatives.

For more information and to get started, please contact Jason Sapia or Julia Walters at 202-483-2512 or [email protected].

Top Reasons to Support APSA

  • Gain exposure to more than 12,000 political scientists


  • Promote your organization and increase your brand recognition


  • Showcase your organization’s commitment to the discipline


  • Have a positive impact on APSA programs
Partnership Opportunities


Connect your company name with an established meeting of professionals. The APSA Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering of political scientists from around the world and regularly attracts more than 6,500 attendees. Over the course of the five-day program, you’ll reach thousands who seek resources relevant to their work, showcase your products and services, network with current clients, and generate new leads.

Click here to view the 2020 Annual Meeting Prospectus.

Join more than 65 exhibitors in the exhibit hall and market your company, products, and services through direct interface and networking with political science professionals.

APSA offers an assortment of sponsorships, each with their own unique benefits. Your support will demonstrate your company’s commitment to the discipline and the proceeds go towards enhancing the meeting experience for attendees.

With a variety of print and digital opportunities for every budget, advertising is an affordable, high value proposition. If your unable to attend the meeting, your company can still have a presence with an ad.



The APSA Teaching & Learning Conference is the perfect opportunity to reach professionals seeking cutting-edge classroom tools, techniques, and methodologies, including books, technology, games and simulations, online course development, software, and more. Gain access to political science educators and connect with a targeted audience of 300+ distinguished authors, professors, and scholars, representing over 150 academic institutions.

Click here to view the 2020 Teaching and Learning Conference Prospectus.

With tabletops central to session rooms, the conference offers ample opportunities for you to meet face-to-face with educators. A tabletop is just $1,000, and first-time exhibitors receive a 10% discount.

Sponsors receive added benefits, based upon level, which can include ad space, registrations, and logo placement on the conference website, signage, and in the program book.

Advertising helps maximizes your visibility and increase awareness of your company. If you are unable to personally attend the conference, your company can still have a presence with an advertisement.

Donations and grants from public and private foundations support a wide range of initiatives that provide professional development, training, and public education and outreach. APSA sincerely appreciates the support from the following partners:

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

  • Regional political science workshops in Sub-Saharan Africa

Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Regional political science workshops in the Arab Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Democracy Fund
  • Public Service Fellowship

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Annual Meeting travel grants; Awards for best paper in entrepreneurship

Henry Luce Foundation
  • Regional political science workshops in East and Southeast Asia

Ivywood Foundation
  • Task Force on New Partnerships

Japan-United States Friendship Commission
  • Professional development workshop and training for Japanese scholars

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Regional workshop in India exploring democracy and collaboration

Kettering Foundation
  • Creation of teaching syllabi collection

National Science Foundation
  • Task Force on Political Science in the 21st Century; workshop on Women's Advancement in Political Science

Russel Sage Foundation
  • Task Force on Inequality and Democracy; Task Force on Religion and Democracy

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Task Force on Congressional Reform; expansion of the Africa Politics Conference Group

William T. Grant Foundation
  • Development of civic education materials

Thank you to the following companies for participating in the APSA 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC: