Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Connecticut Historical Society, One Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    Register

    Join the League as we gather for our annual business meeting and to honor the 2020 Awards of Merit recipients! This event is free with your RSVP.  A ticketed reception will follow.

    If you plan on attending the reception, simply purchase a ticket for that event; it is not necessary to RSVP to both. If you plan to attend the business meeting and awards presentation, but do not wish to purchase a ticket for the reception, please RSVP for this event.

    • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Connecticut Historical Society, One Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    Register

    The Awards of Merit presentation and reception have been postponed due to the coronavirus. We plan to hold this event when the dust settles. We still welcome sponsorships, though the exact date of the awards ceremony is unknown at this point.

    Each year, CLHO recognizes excellent work in Connecticut history through its Awards of Merit. By sponsoring the Awards of Merit presentation and reception, your organization reaches not only those in attendance at the awards, but also the 200+ attendees at our Annual Conference in June.

    GOLD - $1000 - Awards Reception Sponsor

    • Recognized as Lead Sponsor in the introductory remarks of the CLHO Annual Business Meeting
    • Address attendees prior to the Awards of Merit ceremony
    • Full-page of ad space in the Awards of Merit 2020 program booklet distributed at the event, and included in the CLHO Annual Conference registration packets for 200+ attendees
    • Top-level recognition on printed easel poster at Awards reception
    • Place promotional materials at the Sponsors’ table
    • Logo receives top sponsor recognition in e-mail promotions of the Awards of Merit event and appears on the CLHO homepage with a link to your website
    • 4 complimentary reception tickets

    Bonus Benefits for CLHO Annual Conference

    • Recognition in conference print material and program as the Gold Sponsor of the Awards of Merit reception
    • Access to the conference attendee contact information spreadsheet
    • Include an insert in registration packet folders
    • Complimentary exhibitor table space in the Annual Conference Exhibit Hall

    SILVER - $750 - Awards Ceremony Sponsor 

    • Recognized in the introductory remarks of the CLHO Annual Business Meeting
    • Half-page of ad space in the Awards of Merit 2020 program booklet distributed at the event, AND included in the CLHO Annual Conference registration packets for 200+ attendees
    • Second-tier recognition on printed easel poster at Awards reception
    • Place promotional materials at the Sponsors’ table
    • Logo included in e-mail promotions of the Awards of Merit event, and will appear on the CLHO homepage with a link to your website
    • 2 complimentary reception tickets

    Bonus Benefits for CLHO Annual Conference

    • Recognition in conference print material and program as the Silver Sponsor of the Awards of Merit ceremony
    • Access to the conference attendee contact information spreadsheet
    • Include an insert in registration packet folders

    BRONZE - $500 - Award Program Booklet Sponsor 

    • Recognized in the introductory remarks of the CLHO Annual Business Meeting
    • Quarter-page of ad space in the Awards of Merit 2020 program booklet distributed at the event, AND included in the CLHO Annual Conference registration packets for 200+ attendees
    • Third-tier recognition on printed easel poster at Awards reception
    • Place promotional materials at the Sponsors’ table
    • Logo included in e-mail promotions of the Awards of Merit event, and will appear on the CLHO homepage with a link to your website
    • 1 complimentary reception ticket

    Bonus Benefits for CLHO Annual Conference

    • Recognition in conference print material and program as the Bronze Sponsor of the Awards of Merit program booklet
    • Include an insert in registration packet folders
    • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Connecticut Historical Society, One Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105
    Register

    Celebrate the achievements of our Awards of Merit recipients at a reception following the awards presentation at the Connecticut Historical Society. Delicious food is on the menu, as well as lively networking opportunities and fun. The evening includes the chance to see Pieces of American History, an outstanding quilt exhibition with Guest Curator Lynne Bassett on hand in the gallery, plus behind-the-scenes tours of Collections Storage areas, led by CHS staff. (Storage tours are on a first come, first serve basis, with sign-up when you arrive at CHS.)

    The reception will follow the Annual Business Meeting and Awards of Merit presentation, which will begin at 5:00 p.m. The meeting and presentation are free with your RSVP. $15 tickets are for the reception only. If you wish to attend the free portion of the event, simply RSVP.

    If you purchase a ticket for the reception, we will assume you are also attending the meeting and awards presentation; it is not necessary to RSVP for that event as well.

    • Monday, June 01, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut
    Register

    Get direct access to over 200 museum professionals from across the state of Connecticut by sponsoring CLHO's Annual Conference.

    All sponsors receive the following benefits:

    • your company name/logo included in press communications and printed in the conference program
    • the opportunity to insert collateral material into the conference packet/tote bag
    • being featured as a sponsor in emails to CLHO members and contacts (over 1,100 people)
    • your company logo on the CLHO conference website, with links to your website
    • complimentary table in the exhibit hall
    • complimentary conference admission for one person
    • recognition as a sponsor at the keynote address
    • a contact list for all conference attendees

    In addition, our specific sponsorship categories offer the following:

    Breakout Session Sponsor ($150)

    • your company highlighted in the opening remarks of one of the conference's four breakout sessions

    Coffee Break Sponsor ($250)

    • your company name/logo featured prominently on the tables for either the morning or the afternoon coffee break

    Program Booklet Sponsor ($250)

    • your company name/logo placed prominently on the inside front or back cover of the program booklet

    Closing Reception Sponsor ($300)

    • company name/logo featured prominently at the bar during the conference's closing reception

    Tote Bag Sponsor ($400)

    • company name/logo printed on the tote bag provided to all conference registrants

    Box Lunch Sponsor ($500)

    • your company name/logo featured prominently on the tables where attendees will pick up their lunches

    Keynote Address Sponsor ($500)

    • opportunity to address conference attendees prior to the keynote


    • Monday, June 01, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut
    Register

    The exhibit hall at CLHO's Annual Conference is the central gathering place for the 200 or so museum professionals who attend each year. This year, we are in a new space on the CCSU campus, and the exhibit hall will be located in the spacious central atrium of Willard-DiLoreto Hall. It's a wonderful space to showcase your products and services.

    Exhibitors receive a table, one complimentary admission to the conference, a box lunch, as well as the benefits of conference sponsorship:

    • your business name included in press communications, as well as emails to CLHO contacts (over 1,100 names)
    • your business name and logo featured in the conference program
    • option to insert collateral material in conference packet/tote bag
    • your logo on the CLHO conference website with links to your website
    • recognition at the keynote address
    • an email contact list of all attendees to follow up with after the conference

    CLHO Members: $100

    Non-members: $145

Past events

Thursday, March 12, 2020 CANCELLED: Coffee with CLHO and CTHumanities: New Haven
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Coffee with CLHO and CTHumanities: Rocky Hill
Thursday, February 20, 2020 Connecticut Collections Meetup and Info Session
Monday, January 06, 2020 Insects in the Museum: Revitalizing the Historic House Experience with Contemporary Art
Friday, December 13, 2019 Coffee with CLHO and CTHumanities: Old Saybrook
Wednesday, December 04, 2019 Coffee with CLHO and CTHumanities: Litchfield
Monday, November 18, 2019 Workshop: Paper Conservation with Jean Baldwin
Thursday, October 31, 2019 Coffee with CLHO and CTHumanities: Norwalk
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Coffee with CLHO and CTHumanities: Willimantic
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 CT Museum Educators Roundtable: An Introduction to Evaluating Museum Exhibitions and Programs
Saturday, July 13, 2019 Behind the Scenes Tour - Greenwich Historical Society
Monday, June 03, 2019 Become a 2019 Annual Conference Sponsor or Exhibitor
Monday, June 03, 2019 Registration Closed - 2019 CLHO Annual Conference
Thursday, April 18, 2019 Graphic Design Basics for Museum Educators
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Sold Out! - CLHO Award of Merit Reception and Mini-Tours
Monday, March 18, 2019 Digitization 101
Friday, January 25, 2019 Connecticut Digital Archive Winter "Unconference"
Friday, November 16, 2018 Casual Convos with Public Historians
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Enchantment Encampment with the Connecticut Museum Educators Roundtable
Saturday, October 13, 2018 Tour Old New-Gate Prison & Copper Mine with CLHO
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Fearless Financing and Fundraising
Friday, August 10, 2018 Connecticut Collections Information Session
Monday, July 23, 2018 Curators' Colleague Circle: Affordable Exhibitions
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 CT Collections Information Session
Monday, June 04, 2018 2018 CLHO Annual Conference & Award of Merit Reception
Monday, June 04, 2018 Become a 2018 Annual Conference Sponsor or Exhibitor
Monday, April 30, 2018 Connection Collections (CTCo) Meet-Up & Training
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Learning, Creating, and Having Fun: Museums as Social Hubs with CT Museum Educators Roundtable
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Twitter 101 Workshop - CANCELLED
Sunday, April 08, 2018 Red Carpet Premiere - Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero!
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 #CTPlaces Advocacy Day
Monday, March 05, 2018 Connection Collections (CTCo) Meet-Up & Training
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Behind-the-Scenes at The Stowe Center
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Behind the Scenes at Old Lyme Historical Society: Renovations!
Monday, October 30, 2017 Sweet Secrets to Fundraising and Appeals: Marketing and Development Colleague Circle
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Meet-Up and Catch-Up: StEPs-CT Alumni Circle
Monday, October 02, 2017 Lesser-Heard Voices: Fall 2017 CMER Meeting
Monday, September 25, 2017 Meet-Up and Catch-Up: StEPs-CT Alumni Circle
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 How a Disaster Helped Reinterpret a Historic House: Curator's Circle at the Shelton History Center
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Meet-Up and Catch-Up: StEPs-CT Alumni Circle
Monday, June 05, 2017 2017 CLHO Annual Conference & Award of Merit Luncheon
Monday, June 05, 2017 Become a 2017 Annual Conference Sponsor or Exhibitor
Thursday, May 18, 2017 Virtual Field Trips and Distance Learning for Museums
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Social Media 101: Using Facebook as an Effective Tool for your Organization
Monday, May 01, 2017 Volunteer Organizations Colleague Circle: Meet Up and Discussion at Railroad Museum of New England
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Guided Tour of "SeaChange", the newest exhibit at Mystic Seaport & Behind the Scenes Collections Visit
Monday, April 24, 2017 "Caught on Camera": Museum Security Best Practices as Taught through Real Video Surveillance Footage
Monday, April 03, 2017 Exploring Connecticut Collections: A New Approach to Collections Management, Access and Digital Preservation PLUS Object Cataloging 101
Monday, March 20, 2017 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Volunteer Organizations Colleague Circle: Meet Up and Discussion at the Solomon Goffe House, Meriden, CT
Thursday, January 26, 2017 History Unfolded, Holocaust Newspaper Project
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Serving Visitors with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Winter CMER Meeting
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Guided Tour of the exhibit "Art & Industry in Early America, Rhode Island Furniture, 1650-1830" at the Yale Art Gallery
Monday, December 05, 2016 Volunteer Organizations Colleague Circle: Meet Up and Discussion at the Rocky Hill Historical Society
Friday, November 04, 2016 The Law and its Effect on Museums, Historic Houses & Historical Societies
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Marketing & Development Colleague Circle: Meet the Experts!
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Curator's Colleague Circle at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center: Storage of Your Dreams!
Monday, October 03, 2016 WWI Centennial Commemoration Show & Tell Workshop
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 The Anatomy of a Field Trip: Fall CMER Meeting
Thursday, September 08, 2016 Volunteer Organizations Colleague Circle: Meet Up and Discussion at the Meriden Historical Society
Monday, June 06, 2016 2016 CLHO Annual Conference & Award of Merit Luncheon
Monday, June 06, 2016 Become an Annual Conference Sponsor or Exhibitor
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Connecting with the New Social Studies Frameworks: What Historical Societies, Museums and Libraries Need to Know
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 Summer Programming for Kids, Teens, and Families: Spring CMER Meeting
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Development and Marketing -- Cheerleaders of Your Institution
Thursday, April 07, 2016 Volunteer Organizations Colleague Circle: Meet Up and Discussion at the Thomas Darling House
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Rally for Humanities, Heritage, Preservation and Library Funding!
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Collections Colleague Circle: Quick Tips for Collections Care & Management
Thursday, December 10, 2015 Museum Education in Connecticut: What's New? What's Next?
Friday, November 20, 2015 Volunteer Organization Colleague Circle: Stump the Experts!
Monday, November 09, 2015 Collections Colleague Circle: Old Loans & Other Ownership Tangles
Monday, November 02, 2015 Directors Colleague Circle (Small/Medium Organizations): Navigating the Relationship Between the Director & the Board
Monday, June 29, 2015 No Lectures! Creating Meaningful Experiences at Historic House Museums and Other Cultural Sites
Monday, June 01, 2015 2015 CLHO Annual Conference & Award of Merit Luncheon
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 History Rally Day at the State Capitol
Monday, February 23, 2015 Directors! Consultants! and Boards! Oh My!
Friday, June 01, 1990 1990 Annual Meeting

Connecticut League of History Organizations
Central Connecticut State UniversityDepartment of History
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
(860) 832-2674
info@clho.org

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